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The Leadership Killer

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, October 30, 2018

My good friend and colleague, Bill Treasurer, is launching his new book with co-author John Havlik today! 

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Book Excerpt: Improvise to Maximize

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, September 17, 2018

Great conversations result when there's an easy give and take, a go-with-the-flow sensation, along with an acute sense that you are being heard at a deeper level than the normal chitchat. In this instance, good conversations resemble improvisational theater.  

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The Right Questions Fuel Resiliency

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

The German poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote: "Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves." Zora Neale Hurston also penned, "There are years that ask questions and years that answer."  

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The “Pickle Pledge” Turns Patients into Raving Fans and Employees into Super Stars

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, October 24, 2016

I admit it: a pickle pledge sounds like something created on Sesame Street to get kids to eat pickles. Or perhaps it is a rhyme: eat a pickle and get a nickel. You can have as much fun with that phrase as you’d like but nothing is further from the truth: The Pickle Pledge, created by colleague Joe Tye, is serious stuff. So serious that Midland Memorial Hospital went from an all-time low to an all time high in patient satisfaction in less than a year! And—hundreds of Midland Health employees not only made dramatic improvements in their personal lives but created an internal Cultural Productivity Benefit of $7.2 million!! 

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The Resilient Investor - It’s More than Wall Street

By Eileen McDargh - Monday, July 18, 2016

If investing is only about money in the bank or in Wall Street, you are short-changing yourself about building a better life and a better world. That’s the premise behind THE RESILIENT INVESTOR, a provocative book that maps out investment choices for all your assets— assets that are much more than ownership of “things” and the balance in a bank or fund. 

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Busting the Multitasking Myth

By Eileen McDargh - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Resiliency requires energy and focus—both of which vanish in our ever-pressing sense that we can only get “it all done” by handling many things at the same time.  We bring our work to our homes, watch smart phone screens instead of the eyes around the dinner table, and go into a restless sleep right after checking more email. 

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Book Reviews: A Short Course In Kindness & Creating A Charmed Life

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, February 11, 2014
A Short Course in Kindness 

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Book Reviews: Blink and Choose Peace & Happiness

By Eileen McDargh - Thursday, February 06, 2014
BLINK-The Power of Thinking Without Thinking 

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Book Reviews: SHED or You're DEAD & The Five Secrets

By Eileen McDargh - Tuesday, January 28, 2014
SHED or You’re DEAD  

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Book Reviews: Making Mustic & Revival

By Eileen McDargh - Saturday, January 25, 2014
Making Music – Unique Ways Songs Became Hits 

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