From the Heart

Being Flexible with Our Words

Aden Leadership is all about communication because we know it creates stronger relationships, welcoming work environments, and collaboration that brings us more creative solutions. We all communicate differently and leaders, although they too have their own preferred...

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The Essentials of Soft Skills

Being kind and considerate is a way of being. These are not taught skills, these are innate that we bring out in each other and within ourselves. Please don’t call me soft and don’t call a leader soft because they want to talk about how we language, behave and seek to...

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Having Patience & Being Patient

We are often told that patience is a virtue that we should strive to develop in our lives. In my experience, patience has been a valuable tool when communicating. When we don’t exhibit patience and/or restraint, we risk losing trust—possibly denting key relationships....

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You Set The Balance In Your Life

Now ask yourself is it really Work-Life Balance? Or is it just Life Balance? Do we really have two lives, one at work and one at home? Nope. One heart, one brain, two eyes, and a set of everything else. We don’t and never will leave one life completely to work on,...

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We Are The Future

It’s not too late to tell the people that you serve and within your community what it is that you believe to be true. It’s not too late to change your values, reset your intentions, and become the person you are meant to be. Too often our older leaders let age be an...

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Limitless Leadership

Is it becoming harder to make plans for the long-term and to set goals because of all the uncertainty that surrounds us nowadays? Are vacations being imagined without dates? Where are you going to be in three, six or nine months? There are increasing conversations...

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Let Us Share Our Gratitude

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” ~ Zig Ziglar  Showing Up With Gratitude Leading a team of individuals always brings up challenges...

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Connect v Connection

Are you just hanging around or are you truly connected with those in your community?  How do you know, and do you really care?  Are deep meaningful connections important to you and your work or will a world of Followers and Likes to serve you and your goals? We are...

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Freedom to Serve

We all have freedom to do, be, and say anything we want.  Recently, there has been a social questioning of our freedom of speech. Especially when many people are speaking on such a wide breadth of topics close to our hearts.  Our freedom of speech exists until it is...

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Is It Soup Yet?

Life is full of surprises, opportunities and disappointments.  Sometimes the most challenging part of the journey is the wait.  Leadership is a lot like making soup or your favorite stew.  You have a plan, add all the ingredients and then you slowly simmer the...

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Loss and Legacy

This week we mourn the loss of an amazing athlete.  A sudden, unexpected and tragic for the loss of all on board the Kobe1 for families, friends and colleagues.  Even if you were not a basketball fan, you were aware of Kobe Bryant. On Leadership – Kobe’s thoughts...

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