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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 1: How do you energize yourself?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 16, 2017

Let’s face it: in a 24-7 world with multiple competing demands for our time talent, and yes—treasure—it is so easy to become overwhelmed. Join me in this 3-part series with my guest and colleague, Achim Nowak. Achim and I connected at Wisdom 2.0, a 3-day intensive experience that brought thought leaders together to explore wisdom in all its various dimensions. As founder and CEO of Influenc, Achim and his team are international coaches and trainers of C-level executives— all focused around ENERGY.  

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 7: Holy Shift - the value of negative experiences.

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, October 14, 2017

In my book, Your Resiliency GPS, I write about PTSG (Post Traumatic Stress Growth). Bill Treasurer, author of Courage Goes To Work, joins me for a look at the benefits leaders can experience if they know how to respond to the "Holy Shift." 

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When we lose empathy, we lose our humanity

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 09, 2017

Todd Adams, CEO of Star Thrower productions, the distributor of my training film Gifts from the Mountain, just wrote this piece and I asked his permission to share it. Important reading! 

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When You’ve Lost The Deal

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 02, 2017

You’ve spent days and weeks preparing for this opportunity. You’ve enlisted colleagues to give you advice. You've practiced what you want to say. You’ve written many scenarios and improved each time. Those who know the process exclaim, "You’ve got it for sure."  

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What happens when you move from Bud to Boss?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 25, 2017

Resilient managers know that growing through challenges as well as opportunities is a great career move. However, when one moves from the rank and file into the echelon called “boss”, strange things can happen to the relationships with people who were once on your peer level.  

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Profound Words Beat Profanity

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 18, 2017

I’m throwing down the foul flag. The use of profanity and sexuality explicit words must go. It is a mockery of intelligence to think that such low level language carries greater weight than words of substance and thought. We call them four-letter words because they require little education. I would say they are used by fourth graders but that would be an insult to nine year-olds. 

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Disaster Recovery for Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 11, 2017

As I write this, Hurricane Irma is chewing up the ocean on a relentless track toward Florida, having devastated most of Barbuda, crashed into the Leeward Islands, engulfed Puerto Rico, and who knows what will happen with Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The eastern seaboard of the US is holding its breath. 

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Seven Secrets Move Workouts into the Workplace

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 04, 2017

“Where do you get all your energy?”  That’s a question many of us are asked as we finish leading an intense management retreat, conducting a training session, or keynoting a major conference.  My answer, after I jokingly say, “Drugs!” is “Exercise”. 

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Oglala Sioux Teaches Language

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 28, 2017

Professional SpeakerOur road trip this summer took us on the eastern side of Glacier National Park in Montana. Vast ranch lands stretched for miles with rolling green, wildflowers, and rising mountain views. Much of the land was owned by cattle barons.  But, thankfully, other pieces belonged to the various Indians ensconced on their reservations: Blackfeet, Sioux, Shoshone, Cheyenne, Kootenai, Flathead Salish, Crow, Gros Ventre and Oglala Sioux. 

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Diversity Sparks Life into All

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 21, 2017

For weeks, I’ve watched this man walk three VERY different dogs. I figured he is a paid dog walker. But today, when I finally asked him, I discovered that the dogs belong to his three children. Apparently, each child got to select the dog of their choice. 

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