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The 12 Pains of Being a Good Teammate

The 12 Pains of Being a Good Teammate

The Twelve Days of Christmas is among the holiday season’s most beloved carols. Its cumulative lyrics were first published in 1780 in an illustrated children’s book titled Mirth Without Mischief. While numerous arrangements have been connected to the song over...
The Greatest of Faults

The Greatest of Faults

Scottish essayist Thomas Carlyle was born this week in 1795. Don’t know who he is? I didn’t either. I had to look him up, despite him being credited as the orator of one of my favorite quotes: “The greatest of all faults is to be conscious of none.” Carlyle was a...
Self-Care Is Not Selfish

Self-Care Is Not Selfish

If you’re a regular Teammate Tuesdays reader, you know that my foray into the art of being a good teammate began with the publication of my children’s book Be a Good Teammate and a desire to provide my preschool-aged daughters with a bit of lasting life advice should...
Ancestral Gratitude

Ancestral Gratitude

According to the TSA, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving through the Sunday after Thanksgiving is the busiest travel period of the year in the United States. Nearly 55 million people traveled 50 miles or more from their home during this period last year. AAA is...
Horrific Teammates

Horrific Teammates

During a Q&A session at the end of an event I spoke at last week, a member of the audience prefaced her question to me by describing her previous job as a “nightmare.” She said the individuals on her work team were “horrific teammates.” Horrific. Nightmare....

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