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One Essential of a Great Leader

Growth often results from pain and discomfort.  Sometimes suffering yields obvious and tangible results in and of itself (like exercise) whereas other times it is our response to suffering that determines whether we become bitter or better.  Despite our fear of being broken, if we embrace and effectively move through challenge, we can better lead

Green Balloons

Pain is threaded through our lives, including at work, and, if we’re going to lead, we need to be real about pain. It’s hard when people show us their problems. It makes us uncomfortable. Usually, when we are interrupted by the suffering of others, our primary motivation is to reduce our own discomfort as quickly