Recently, I was setting up my equipment for a seminar at a hotel in Cincinnati.  The audio/visual guy for the hotel was assisting me with sound checks and I mentioned that I thought the conference center had a nice view.  We were at the top floor of a medium-sized hotel and from the room, you could see the city and the horizon off in the distance. It happened to be early in the morning so the sun had just recently risen over the horizon. It was indeed a nice view. After my comment about the view, the tech guy said, ...

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As the Founder of Distribute Consulting and the Remote Work Association, Laurel Farrer she leverages virtual workforces to solve corporate and socioeconomic concerns. A global thought leader on the topic of remote work, Laurel collaborates with the world's leading businesses and governments to eliminate virtual worker discrimination, prevent policy retraction, increase remote job accessibility, train distributed leaders, and design economic initiatives. Laurel is also a Forbes Contributor. Links: www.laurelfarrer.com https://www.distributeconsulting.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurel-farrer/ Twitter: @laurel_farrer Inside This Episode The Global Implications of Remote Work The Evolving Workplace Managing the Pendulum of Change Management Risk Factors for Remote Work Discrimination Maintaining Engagement ...

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7 percenters are great communicators.  This means they understand that people are different and they have effective tools for communicating despite these differences. Keep in mind that while extroverts thrive in social settings, this setting is an energy drain for introverts.  A common misconception is that introverts are shy and don’t like to talk.  That’s not the case.  Think of it as how they like to recharge after a draining day.  An extrovert recharges by being out among people.  An introvert recharges by being at home. Introverts can present an interesting communication challenge.  Often most comfortable in familiar surroundings and ...

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Heroic Leadership with Dr. Scott AllisonScott is a Professor of Psychology, University of Richmond. He has published over 100 articles and authored numerous books on heroism and leadership, including 'Heroes' and 'Heroic Leadership'.  His work has been featured in USA Today, NY Times, LA Times, NPR, and Psychology Today, among others.  He has received Richmond's Distinguished Educator Award and the Virginia Council of Higher Education's Outstanding Faculty Award.Links:Website: http://t.co/DI5HqDENuh?amp=1LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heroes/Twitter:  @HeroesTodayBooks: Dr. Allison's Books on AmazonInside this Episode:Tapping Into Heroic DriveThe Power of ImperfectionThe Role of RelatabilityHeroism is Born From AdversityPreparing for the MomentThe Human Journey is the Hero’s JourneyWhy ...

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We’ve all heard that leaders are decisive. They makes decisions and they make them quickly. It seems that I’ve heard this a million times. And that’s why a study by Kimberlee Weaver, a psychologist at Virginia Polytechnic University, caught my attention. Weaver and her colleagues found something interesting that is important to decision-makers everywhere. When we hear an opinion over and over again, it doesn’t matter if we hear it from different people or the same person multiple times, our brains simply tally up each occurrence of the opinion. Are brains aren’t trying to lead us astray, they’re just computing ...

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