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Servant Leadership

Why Work Has a Terrible Reputation

Saturday afternoon, I went out for tacos with my daughter and her family. The restaurant was a fun local place—and the dining area was decorated with a whole host of bumper stickers. On the wall next to our table, the bumper stickers had a theme. Life is good. Work is terrible. Work, it seems, has a terrible reputation. If work has a  »  

Cheryl Shares Three New Lessons

I am excited to be back in the blogosphere talking to you about leadership. The second edition of Dare to Serve hits the market in just a couple of weeks, and I can’t wait for you to see the new chapters. You can jump on Amazon today and pre-order your copy by clicking here. Many of you have asked me what I’ve been up to since the  »  

Deliberate Dignity

Last week I was getting ready to board a flight at Newark airport.  The arriving plane was late and the gate crew was rushing around to quickly get that plane ready to go.  The gate agent called the first group of passengers to board, but as they got down the ramp to the door of the plane, it became evident that the cleaning crews were  »  

The Problem with Hurry

Full disclosure: I suffer from what psychologists’ call “hurry sickness.” I didn’t know it had a name until recently, but nonetheless, I’ve always known that I suffer from it. I jam-pack my days. I overschedule. I say “yes” way too often. The benefits of my disease include getting a lot done, being admired by others who do  »  

Called to Account

Do you know what an idiom is?  It is a collection of words that have a meaning not obvious from the words themselves.  Examples in the U.S. include: “Barking up the wrong tree” — looking for answers in the wrong places. “Crying over spilt milk” – complaining about something that’s already in the past. “Killing two  »  

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