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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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Preparing your team

Preparing your team

It was mid-afternoon on “game day” when I received a message the meeting was moved back right into my departure timeframe, creating a problem for several reasons. It was a meeting I could not miss, and on this day, I had a real dilemma. I was coaching a 6th grade boys...

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Boundaries

Boundaries

January 1944, the allies are planning the invasion of mainland Europe which we know as “D-Day”. At the same time, the Office of Strategic Services (which later became the CIA) released the Simple Sabotage Field Manual, a guide for residents who lived in German...

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Mastery is short lived

Mastery is short lived

It was a different age of rapid and very high inflation many years ago. Remaining competitive with wages for our current staff and those we were recruiting was essential to the success of our organization. Inflation made it even more challenging. I was responsible for...

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Think!

Think!

“Think Dale”. I remember Dave saying it to me. He was a mentor who always pushed me to look beyond the obvious. I became a better professional because of him, although at the time, I wasn’t always happy. He taught me to ask more questions, digging deeper to make...

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Is it time?

Is it time?

Our business was increasing, which was good, impacting the staff everywhere in the organization. They were working hard, extra hours, and begging their leader for more help. I never forgot the CEO’s message, one he regularly shared with us in leadership, but also to...

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Do it for them!

Do it for them!

It was almost Thanksgiving, which meant the Christmas holiday was around the corner. It’s one of my favorite times of the year. My team was working on a new Human Resources Information System which would go live for our organization in the second quarter of the coming...

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Just Do It!

Just Do It!

I was in a beach chair. While enjoying the ocean, I noticed a young girl about age 12, going back and forth to different parts of the beach with five small children under the age of five in tow.  She laughed, played in the sand, in the water, encouraged and directed...

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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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