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Video: Embracing Difficult Conversations

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Join me for my interview with Ed Wojcicki, Executive Director, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. Ed and I talked about the counter-intuitive strategy of running toward […]

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Relevant Thoughts: Great Leaders

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“Great leaders think less about what they have to say and more about what they should ask.” — Mary Byers, CAE

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The Bravest, Scariest Form of Leadership

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Courteous dialogue is one of the most powerful (and most underrated) leadership tools. Courageous dialogue even more so. Talking to, and with, “the enemy,” is […]

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Strategic Planning Doesn’t Need to Take Weeks or Months

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There are many who believe that strategic planning has to be a long, drawn out process and that the more time and effort spent, the […]

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The Promise of Past Presidents

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Former leaders are some of your most informed—and passionate—members. They often have an extraordinary commitment level to the association and a deep understanding of the […]

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Want to Know What Your Members Are Thinking? Ask!

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The Oklahoma State Medical Association recently convened a Young Physician Focus Group to discuss strategies for keeping organized medicine active and relevant in the lives […]

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