Posts by scottcarbonara

Creative Leadership

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Leadership | 0 comments

Years ago, a boss praised my creative talents in my role as leader. I scoffed inside, telling myself that I was the least creative person in any room. “I just have great, innovative employees,” I told him. Then, to reinforce my believe that I was lacking in that department, I married a highly artistic woman. Next to her, I was a Milk Dud compared to her Godiva Chocolates! Creative Visionary vs. Re-visionary When my neighbor placed a small, multicolored whirligig in his front yard, the kind that catches the wind and reflects the light when it spins, I cursed myself for not having...

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Leadership: Broken Down Beds & Employees

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Leadership | 1 comment

Leadership exists to make employees successful. Or coach them out the door.

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Engagement Lessons from a 12 year-old

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Engagement, Happiness | 2 comments

My 12 year-old daughter applied to be a peer mentor in her school. But what she wrote applies to engagement at school, work, life, and beyond.

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One at a Time…Right Now

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Happiness | 2 comments

While running this morning, it dawned on me how much time I waste discouraged about yesterdays and worried about tomorrows. Am I the only one who does this?

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Be the Light…

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Happiness | 1 comment

Karen asked herself, “What can I do today to create the kind of world that I want to live in?” Then she rescued a dog named Angel…

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