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The Presence Cure

You can also read this article in Psychology Today here The greatest lesson I learned at a conference I facilitated for over fifty nonprofit leaders in Amsterdam earlier this month dates back to a troubled American teenager named Mark. Don’t Give Up on Me At sixteen years old, Mark had been expelled from a public […]

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The Loneliness of Working for Social Change

You can also read this article in Psychology Today here Ever since Sarah Wright and I started researching loneliness together about ten years ago, I have asked participants at my leadership conferences “Who here feels lonely sometimes?” at the beginning of a session I teach on how to create a culture of belongingness in organizations. […]

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Our Misguided Image of Masculinity Still Prevails

You can also read this article in Psychology Today here Many of us like to think of ourselves as enlightened when it comes to gender relations. Let’s consider just how enlightened we are with respect to two controversial and critical dimensions of how men and women interact: cooperation and aggression. Congratulations on Your Promotion! Now […]

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Why Our Narcissism is Growing

Many people claim that the entire social media business model enables narcissistic people to thrive. Is this true? Let’s take a deep dive. If it is in fact true, then this idea would be predicated on people being attracted to posts that attack others. Kind posts, by this reasoning, would not tend to incite as […]

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CSL Completes Social Change Leadership Conference for 100 Nonprofit Leaders in Mexico

The Center for Sustainable Leadership completed its first social change leadership conference in Mexico City for 85 Mexican nonprofit leaders this past August. One of the most poignant movements for me occurred when I asked the nonprofit directors why they wake up each morning and come into the office. A nun who works in an orphanage […]

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Dating in the Age of Distraction: The Beautiful Ones Always Smash the Picture

Some people believe that dating has never been so easy as it is today. Swipe right and connect. Done. No need to approach someone in a bar, or even go to a bar in the first place. Do it All without Getting Up Many of us believe that the Internet helps us create the illusion […]

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The Great Resignation of Engagement: 5 Lessons We Can Learn From ‘The Boss’

Are you feeling disconnected from work and others and struggling to renew your motivation?  Read Dr. Anthony Silard’s latest article in the International Business Times bit.ly/the-boss-and-resignation If you have enjoyed this article, you can receive similar articles by Dr. Anthony Silard in your email inbox. Every two weeks, we send the latest issue of The Art […]

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Too Much Viewing, Not Enough Listening

“My husband and I went out to dinner with another couple, and it was incredible that most of the time they were on their phones,” reports Monica, a wedding planner in Chicago who attended one of my recent conferences on Leadership in Times of Social Disconnection. “My friend posted on Facebook, ‘Having a great time […]

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The Challenge of Developing Meaningful Relationships in the Age of Distraction

I went for a walk around Lago di Albano (near Rome) this past weekend and was thinking about how there are two things we do in life: First, we choose how we want to live. Second, we live with what we choose.  I was reflecting on how I’ve made some choices in my life that […]

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Transcend Your Story

You are a creator. As another creator, I salute you. What have I created? A few books? This article? Leadership courses?   What We Create  I have created something much more far-reaching in my life: my story.   I am male. I am fifty-five. I am American, with Spanish and Hungarian ancestry. My parents divorced when I […]

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