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KERRY SIGGINS, CEO, StoneAge

There are many attributes and qualities that can be assigned to good managers, such as being a decent listener, accountable, organized, motivating and honest and having a positive outlook on life. more

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It's human nature to want to ease discomfort quickly. As Sigmund Freud famously described, we have the instinctual need to seek pleasure and avoid pain. But leaning into discomfort is where we stretch ourselves, grow as people and achieve greatness. more

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Accountability is the cornerstone of authentic and inspirational leadership; it entails taking 100-percent responsibility for your attitude, actions, decisions and the health of your relationships. more

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Some people are lucky and can escape the dark trap of endlessly worrying. Others not so much; they have the "what ifs" crawling inside their ears, whispering stories of danger, fear, doubt, failure and pain. "What if I fail?" "What if I look stupid?" more

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Staying calm under pressure is key to surviving turbulent times. Choosing to respond thoughtfully rather than react emotionally will help you create a more intentional outcome. more

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Have you ever stopped to question your thoughts? Where did this thought come from? Why do I think this way? What past experiences are helping to formulate my opinion? more

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Too many managers have no idea how to effectively motivate their teams. So, where do well-intentioned but ineffective managers go wrong? Here are 7 mistakes managers make. more

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The single most important attribute to becoming successful is self-discipline. It helps you stay focused on reaching your goals, gives you the gumption to stick with difficult tasks, and allows you to overcome obstacles and discomfort. more

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Human nature drives us to avoid situations that feel scary; fear and anxiety overwhelm and we hunker down, looking for relief from uncomfortable feelings. Yet, to reach our full potential, we must overcome the instinctual urge of a "fight-or- flight" more

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There are many attributes and qualities that can be assigned to good managers, such as being a decent listener, accountable, organized, motivating and honest and having a positive outlook on life. more

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Promotions are not given, they are earned. Look withing yourself to figure out why you are being passed up for promotions and follow these steps. more

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People are filled with all kinds of biases; we are hardwired to have them. We tend to see and feel our own points of view strongly, and we are particularly onesided. We seek information to preserve our opinions and beliefs, causing us to interpret si more

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In a recent strategic planning session, I stated admirably one of our employees is worth $1 million to our organization because of what he brings to our team and customers on a daily basis. more

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Candidness is such a rarity today; maybe it always has been. We all say we want it but tend to become defensive when we get it. more

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Receiving feedback can be tough at times, but it’s critical to grow personally and professionally. How can you improve if you don’t know what to improve upon? more

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Falling into the trap of complacency is so easy to do. And it’s no wonder. Humans are homeostatic beings. Just as our bodies work to maintain equilibrium, our brains work to keep our external environment stable, too. more

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Every morning while I am getting ready for work, I think about the day I am going to have. I go through the things I need to get done, the conversations I have to have and the meetings I need to prepare for. more

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