Why vote?

The opportunity to vote was something that I looked forward to for my eighteenth birthday. There has never been a Presidential election I have missed and few midterm and local elections that I have missed in the three decades since. Yet, with each election, I find myself wondering if my vote truly matters. I was …

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Removing obstacles to collaboration and respect

In considering collaboration and respect, take a moment to reflect on these two work environments. The first, the boss is always right. If challenged, the boss erupts in anger or becomes passive aggressive. The employees of the company are constantly stressed, pressured to get everything right, unable to fully engage or contribute their skills, talent, …

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Be present

Measuring the leaders greatness based on the bottom line is like measuring the quality and caliber of a person based on looks alone. A great leader inspires trust. Leaders who are skilled in being present are able to build trust because their presence drives their self-awareness, communications, actions, and decision making. Before we can discuss …

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Tim Mask, President of MWB, an advertising agency in Jackson, Mississippi, championed the agency’s #CreateForGood initiative, which reflects the agency’s mission to attract clients that have a positive impact on health, the economy, and quality of life. Mask is the founder of the Fast Forward Mississippi Initiative, a benefit organization focused on reversing Mississippi’s “brain drain,” the outmigration of …

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