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Do You Ever Feel Culturally Outdated?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | November 12, 2015 |

Do You Ever Feel Culturally Outdated? I do! I recently went back home in Chicago at the same time as one of my oldest friends. We met for breakfast and as I was modifying my order, I made a joke to the waitress (who was definitely younger than me) that I was just like Sally.

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How Birthdays And The Super Bowl Can Teach Leadership

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | February 1, 2015 |
Learning Leadership From Birthday And the Super Bowl

It’s Super Bowl Sunday today and the game is over. The victory parties might still be raging on but my kids are tucked into bed. Today was also my daughter’s 7th birthday. I realized today that Super Bowls celebrations, like birthdays can shed some great insights into building great teams at work. 1) Rituals Matter – For…

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3 Keys To Managing Conflicting Leadership Styles

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 10, 2013 |
3 Keys To Managing Conflicting Leadership Styles

Have you ever found yourself butting heads with another leader in your company? Do you ever read memos from others and wonder, “What are they thinking?” Recently my husband and I set out to renovate and add an additional bathroom to our house. It was a project that we’ve talked about for years but finally found…

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