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The Success of Failure

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, August 17, 2015

I am writing this post in advance because when it comes out, my husband and I will be on The Star Flyer, taking a bucket trip around the Balearic Islands off the coast of Spain. 

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Mixing Pot of Leadership Perspective Equals Insight

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, April 20, 2015

What do you get if you blend speakers like executive coach Marshall Goldsmith with employee engagement/career guru Beverly Kaye? Throw in a mix of graffiti artist/keynoter Eric Wahl and Vivienne Harr, an 11 year-old activist named among the "50 Most Influential Philanthropists in America." Color the conference with the diversity courage demonstrated by Deb Dagit and her fierce determination for inclusion of all people. Add the courage of educator Eric Gruwell who brought autobiographical writing to inner city teens. 

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Sprinkles: The Generator of Customer Surprise and Employee Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

I live on the shoreline of a large lake! And, while the likelihood of tornadoes where I live is not as high as Kansas or Oklahoma, we do get our share of wicked twisters. Early one Sunday morning I was awakened but the sound of the proverbial freight train. Looking out the bedroom window I watched a tornado running along the shoreline on the opposite side of the lake destroying everything in its path. Fortunately, my house was not in its path. Then, the power went out. After a day without power, I was glad I had bought a gasoline-powered generator three years earlier. 

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Five Steps for Turning the Tables on the Boss and Turning the Light on You!

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, October 17, 2014

Co-Authored by Beverly Kaye & Eileen McDargh

National Boss’s Day is October 16th, an international holiday established in 1958 by a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company. Traditionally a day for employees to thank their boss for being kind and fair throughout the year, it was originally conceived as an effort to improve the relationship between employees and their supervisors.  

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Retirement card messages offer clues of great leadership.

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, October 17, 2014

 

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Hey Leaders! Forget motivation. Go for inspiration.

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, October 11, 2014
Spirituality & Health Magazine 

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MORE Leadership Lessons Learned in a Canoe

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, October 03, 2014

 

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SW Airlines puts more than heart on a plane’s belly.

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, September 11, 2014
this video 

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Were "Soft Skills" Needed for NY Times editor Abramson?

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, May 16, 2014
USA TODAY  

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Great Leaders Say Little but Say A Lot!!

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, April 10, 2014
Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog. 

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