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Lisa Earle McLeod

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Is it OK to cry at work?

Traditional wisdom has told us that emotions don’t belong at work. This idea isn’t just wrong; it’s insane.

August 26, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

Lose the drama, take the coaching

Have you ever watched one of those TV shows where people get advice from an expert? It’s odd dynamic, people go on the shows for help, but when the experts weigh in they become defensive and resist.

July 22, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

I love people…and capitalism

I was in China a few years ago with my oldest daughter. We were slightly off the beaten path walking through a village situated amongst several canals.

June 17, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

Our black ancestry: a personal story

When my friend Diana told me about her family legacy, I was stunned. But no more stunned than when she discovered it herself. Here, in her own words, is Diana Roman’s story.

May 6, 2015 3 p.m. read more..

The table of brotherhood actually happened at a burger joint

I was sitting at an upscale burger place in Atlanta a few months back with my daughter. An African-American family sat down at the table beside us - a mom, a dad, two college-age boys and a grandmother. The tables were big pine farm style tables. We were all sitting within inches of each other.

November 5, 2014 3 p.m. read more..

Close the passion gap

We have a gap. A gap between what makes organizations successful and the way leaders traditionally manage business.

October 23, 2013 3 p.m. read more..

Three situations that call for a red team

What if you had a team of people whose sole job was to find fault with your thinking? It’s called a red team. Used by the CIA, IBM, the Army, news organizations and other businesses, a red team is a group designed to penetrate your defenses.

September 25, 2013 4:49 p.m. read more..


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