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written by Mick Ukleja

Why Do We Judge Others?

5 Tendencies That Ambush Our “Better” Judgment

No matter how much we think we shouldn’t judge others, we are conditioned to do it.  Making quick judgments can lead to regrets.  We narrate and share stories about others – usually without most of the facts.  We know that caution should be used when making judgments about someone’s character or choices.  Largely these are […]

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Posted In: Personal Values
08.25.2016
written by Mick Ukleja

7 Things That Drive Your Core Strengths…And Make You Unique

At your core there exists a unique set of abilities. We refer to them as strengths. These are not difficult to discover.  There are many “strength finder” type assessments that are more than capable of pointing these abilities out. What usually goes unnoticed are the multiple enablers that surround our lives and enhance our abilities.  […]

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08.10.2016
written by Mick Ukleja

Let Your Light Shine: Be A Thermostat, Not A Thermometer

Leadership at all levels is a key force in any organization. So it makes sense that self-leadership would be a key force in your personal life. As you take a break from your role at work, you do not take a break from your role as a leader. Leadership starts in yourself. That’s the key […]

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Posted In: Personal Values
12.16.2015
written by Mick Ukleja

How Do You Build And Maintain Trust?

(And Why Are Facebook Users The Most Trusting of All?)

Did you know that the typical internet user is twice as likely as others to feel that people can be trusted? Facebook users are the most trusting of all.  A typical user is 43% more likely than internet users to feel folks can be trusted.  They are three times more likely to trust people than non-internet […]

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09.24.2015
written by Mick Ukleja

What Do Gratitude, Thanksgiving, and Contentment Have In Common?

Gratitude, Thanksgiving, and Contentment rise from the same place.  They are a combination of feelings, attitudes and behaviors.   They are not the result of a perfect life. They are the result of a full life.  Contentment is the choice to be at peace with yourself and at peace with the world around you.  Webster’s […]

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Posted In: Personal Values
11.25.2014
written by Mick Ukleja

Authenticity Leads to Whole-Hearted Living

5 mindsets to cultivate

The world that lies before us is often a mysterious, and sometimes a frightening place.  Navigating it effectively takes a personal quest for authenticity. Authenticity allows us to live a life of courage, compassion, and connection.  It does not eliminate anxiety, but it tempers it so that it does not become a lifestyle.  As we […]

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11.19.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

What Captain Kirk Teaches CEOs About the Power of Truth-Telling

I recently spoke to the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium in Oklahoma City and then Tulsa on 6 strategies to strengthen our integrity in a greedy world.   How is it possible to “Face the herd?”  As a result, I was interviewed by The Company Ethicist, a San Francisco based organization, on what it means to […]

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10.30.2013
written by Mick Ukleja

THE MAGNETIC ATTRACTION OF HUMOR

4 Ways To Use Humor As A Dealer Of Hope “Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep, and you weep alone.” Ella Wheeler   One of the greatest gifts you can give to others is the gift of humor.  Yet using humor to lift other’s spirits is a little more complicated than at first […]

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Posted In: Personal Values
03.05.2013
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