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Simple Can Often Be Hard

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, November 20, 2017

There’s a wonderful Stephen Sondheim song, Anyone Can Whistle. It’s the title song from a musical of the same name. The words talk about how the singer can do difficult things—like read Greek, dance the tango, and slay a dragon. However, what is so simple for others is really hard for her: like whistling.The singer has to admit she needs help.  

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How to Handle the Cost of Compassion Fatigue

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hurricanes took huge tolls on families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Fires swept through Northern California totally destroying 8,000 structures and taking 51 lives. My financial advisor and two clients lost everything. We discovered major electrical damage and potential fire in our house, resulting in a stunningly expensive need to rewire over two-thirds of our house. My best friend buried her husband of 64 years and within five months, also buried her 17 year-old grandson. Opioid addictions kill thousands and within a month after the massacre in Las Vegas, 300 more people in the U.S. are dead from guns.  

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 5: The benefits when a leader surrenders.

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, November 13, 2017

Renowned leadership expert, Jim Kouzes, calls Bill Treasurer's newest book "one of the most unique and value books you will read all year." In this second interview, join me as I ask the founder of Giant Leap Consulting about a concept in his book A Leadership Kick in the Ass. This concept revolves around the courage it takes for a leaders to surrender! 

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Living In The Now

By Eileen McDargh - Friday, November 10, 2017

Today I have a featured blog post on Inspire Me Today and I'm going to share a bit of it below but you can read the rest on the Inspire Me Today website!  Thank you to the staff of Inspire Me Today for featuring me!  

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I Am Thankful For Ironing

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, November 08, 2017

I am sick. OK, having read the headline you are probably shaking your head and muttering, “You sure are. No one loves ironing.”
 

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 4: How to find blind spots in your leadership.

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, November 06, 2017

Bill Treasurer is the author of A Leadership Kick in the Ass and a consultant for over 20 years to firms that want to grow courageous leadership. In this series, join me as I talk with Bill about how to help leaders who are oblivious to the negative effects of their own behavior. 

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 3: How do you energize work and relationships?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 30, 2017

Resilient workplaces and resilient relationships are the result of a power give-and-take exchange of energy. Listen to award-winning author, Achim Nowak, as we discuss what you can do to foster that energy exchange. 

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 2: How do you energize others?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 23, 2017

Can a leader spark energy in others? Join me and Ted X Speaker, Achim Nowak, for a quick insight into what you can do to re-energize others. 

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THE ENERGIZING MOMENT: Part 1: How do you energize yourself?

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 16, 2017

Let’s face it: in a 24-7 world with multiple competing demands for our time talent, and yes—treasure—it is so easy to become overwhelmed. Join me in this 3-part series with my guest and colleague, Achim Nowak. Achim and I connected at Wisdom 2.0, a 3-day intensive experience that brought thought leaders together to explore wisdom in all its various dimensions. As founder and CEO of Influenc, Achim and his team are international coaches and trainers of C-level executives— all focused around ENERGY.  

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When we lose empathy, we lose our humanity

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 09, 2017

Todd Adams, CEO of Star Thrower productions, the distributor of my training film Gifts from the Mountain, just wrote this piece and I asked his permission to share it. Important reading! 

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