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Wisdom and support for challenges experienced as a result of life’s many personal and professional transitions.

 

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Dale’s weekly blog provides wisdom and support for challenges experienced by readers dealing with one of life’s many transitions related to their vocation or in their personal life. When you subscribe to the blog, I will send you a complimentary copy of my eBook entitled Insights for Personal Development.

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Decisions

Decisions

It was a routine, random security check at the back door of our hospital, just past the timecards where she had clocked out. Rarely was anything found, but our practice existed to discourage theft. The security officer later said as soon as he stopped her, she had an...

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Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences

Everyone thought it was a good idea, very logical too. If you could eliminate the cause, everything else would get better. With that in mind, the Congress approved the 18th amendment to our constitution on December 18, 1917, ratified it January 16, 1919, and it took...

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The Riddle

The Riddle

I heard recently heard author Brant Hansen share a riddle and immediately knew it was the perfect introduction to this topic, so I’m borrowing it. The answer is extremely important for you as a leader to be successful working with others. Are you ready to solve it? ...

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Conflict

Conflict

The conversation at our senior leadership table was about a philosophy that would govern how we handled employee discipline across the organization, and we couldn’t abdicate our responsibility, we needed to decide. Over the years, we had drifted away from consistency...

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I am the new leader

I am the new leader

Everyone dreads getting a new supervisor. It may end up working out great for you, but the early days, weeks and months are a major disruption. Did you ever wonder what it’s like for the new supervisor, what’s going through their mind and what’s in their heart? I’ve...

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You can’t outrun bad management

You can’t outrun bad management

We were in a bar enjoying drinks and as I listened to my good friend’s story about recently losing his job. It happens, and it has happened to him before, just as it’s happened to me and maybe you too. I learned about some odd and questionable business practices, I’d...

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It’s the air!

It’s the air!

Longtime CBS news reporter, Anthony Mason, sat in a chair, in his blue plaid shirt and a leather jacket. Sitting opposite him in the recording studio, wearing a hat (a signature wardrobe piece), was Pharrell Williams. Most of the millions of people who love his work...

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Thriving Through Transitions was created to help individuals and organizations successfully navigate difficult transitions, and not just get through the transition, but become better in the process.

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