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Author Archives: Rodger Dean Duncan

Polarized? Conversations Worth Having

Regardless of where we may stand on someone’s spectrum of identify politics, many of us are both disturbed and sickened by today’s public discourse. Social media, TV talking heads, and... Read More

Be Authentic: Discover Your True North

For any leader at any level in any organization, clarity of purpose is a critical ingredient of success. In other words, you must know where you’re headed and why you’re... Read More

Titles Don’t Make Leaders (So Don’t Chase Titles)

Being a long-time student of leadership, I’ve naturally heard a lot of pithy quotes about the subject. One of my favorites is from Margaret Thatcher: “Being a leader is like... Read More

For Best Results, Live Your Life ‘Day One’ At A Time

More than 30 years ago I wrote a personal mission statement. It’s a relatively brief and straightforward document (less than half a page), focusing on six roles that I identified... Read More

No Time for Balance? Think Again

Most people who feel the crush of busyness have heard the clichéd advice about time management: “Either run the day or the day runs you.” And my favorite, “The bad... Read More

Your Brain Has a Mind of Its Own

At one time or another, most of us have claimed that our emotions—our feelings—are imposed on us, that we have no control. Admit it, you’ve probably said something like “He... Read More
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