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Busy Is Not Interesting

April 7, 2014

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

In reply to the question “How are you doing?” most leaders say, “I'm busy.” So what. Busy is not interesting.

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The Story Is the Mission

April 24, 2013

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

When my girls were young and we lived in the charming town of Alameda, Calif., we followed a story when we went to dinner at the Chinese restaurant that overlooks the city's main street.Parking behind the downtown buildings, we said we had to walk just so, at the buildings' edge, in single file, and circle round a pole in order to make the restaurant's secret door appear as we turned the corner.

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Renewing By Way of Losing

March 22, 2013

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

What's the good in losing? I just watched Temple beat North Carolina State in the second round of the NCAA tournament, and I feel bad for the Wolfpack.

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Vision that Compels

January 18, 2013

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave voice to a shared vision that compelled people to act. That's how mission-driven leaders and organizations lay out our most important goals.

Cultivating a Community of Practice

August 16, 2012

By: Cathy Gordon

Tags: Leadership

These days, you likely feel you need more hands, more hours in the day, and a whole other you just to make a dent in your vision. You’re not alone. Most leaders feel just as overwhelmed. Surprisingly, your greatest strength may come from connecting with those around you who share similar values, are committed to your same causes and experience your very same setbacks.

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Leading in Community

August 15, 2012

By: Daniel Pryfogle

Tags: Leadership

Things tend to slow down in the summer at Signal Hill as our clients catch their breath before the autumnal cycle of returning to school, starting new projects, and contemplating ambitious goals. But not this summer.