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Year in Review: Top 10 Posts of 2018

We’re wrapping up an incredible year on the Refresh Leadership blog and we’re already planning for another year of leadership and workplace development content, including in-depth analysis of current events, motivational anecdotes, quick tips, and much more. But in the meantime, as we bring this year to a close, check out our top 10 posts […]

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Taking Yes for an Answer

A motivational message from author and leadership expert Jim Stovall. I’m a big believer in goal setting, but we have to be careful and specific when we set our goals. I have met people who have goals to be successful, wealthy, or to accumulate any number of material goods. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with having […]

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5 Quick Tips for Getting Out of Your Own Way

We’ve all been there. Working on a big project or new initiative, when all of a sudden progress comes to a grinding halt, and you’re struggling to find the motivation to keep moving forward. Often, it’s an outside influence that throws everything off track, like a client changing their mind about the objectives of the […]

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Maintaining a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit During the Holidays

According to a survey conducted by Healthline.com, an online resource for health and well-being information, more than 60% of respondents said they feel some level of elevated stress during the holidays. The primary causes include finances, healthy eating/exercise, picking the “right” gift, and scheduling. From juggling family obligations to finishing up end-of-the-year projects at work, […]

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Leadership Lessons from Mr. Rogers

A primer of instant nostalgia for anyone who grew up within a more than three-decade period spanning 1967 to 2001, Fred Rogers’ venerable Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood has become the hallmark of wholesome educational programming for children. From tying your shoes to standing up against racism and discrimination, each 30-minute episode featured Rogers speaking directly into […]

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Check out this entertaining and insightful video from science author and media theorist Steven Johnson for some great information about how big ideas most often develop and come to fruition. “Most important ideas take a long time to evolve and they spend a long time dormant in the background. It isn’t until the idea has had […]

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Don’t Miss Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Catch Josh Sundquist at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. 1MT1MT: One More Thing, One More Time  When Sundquist was training for the Paralympics, his motto was 1MT1MT (one more thing, one more time). What’s the 1MT1MT you could do today to get closer to becoming the best leader you can be? […]

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Take Charge with Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.) at the Refresh Leadership Simulcast

Leadership: Taking Charge Drawing on examples garnered from experience as a leader on the world stage, Powell will illustrate precisely what it takes to be a leader, providing strategies for “taking charge” during times of great change and great crisis. Leaders come from all walks of life, but the most essential qualities of leadership are […]

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Express Employment Professionals Impacts Employment in the U.S.A.

Express Employment Professionals is in the business of putting people to work. During this time of year, we especially like to recognize all of that hard work and thank the employers who provide opportunities to make a difference in someone’s life through a job. To shed light on the impact of the staffing industry and […]

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The Defining Characteristics of Servant Leadership

Think back to the best boss you’ve ever had. What qualities set them apart from the rest? Did they show confidence in their decisions and consideration for how they affected others? Did they strive to gain understanding about difficult situations rather than simply reacting? Did they put a high priority on helping you develop in […]

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