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Noncompetes, Human Dignity, and True Value Creation company culture leadership mindset undivided life May 06, 2024

With the recent FTC ruling to ban noncompetes nationwide, some organizations are scrambling to find other ways to scare current and former employees from operating in the same industry. The biggest...

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Be grateful for those who challenge you. leadership mindset personal development Apr 15, 2024

“I recently learned about the CARPOOL program that is being developed by Jeff Schiefelbein. This program is going to fail. I am 200% against this project, and I urge you to join me in putting...

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I Hope You Fail company culture leadership undivided life Apr 08, 2024

“My kid never gets hurt. Never.”

I was squinting at this woman at the local playground as she made this proclamation and stared intently at me while I held one of my crying kids. I had...

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Creating Great Company Culture is So Simple That It's Difficult communication company culture leadership mindset personal development undivided life Mar 18, 2024

Creating a great company culture is simple. That is what makes it so difficult.

Many people are curious about company culture, wondering how they, too, can create a dynamic workplace. They clearly...

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Every Little Push Matters in Culture Building company culture leadership mindset personal development undivided life Mar 11, 2024

It's easy to get excited about the intentional culture-building concepts we share at Undivided Life, only to be brought back down to the reality of your lack of status or feelings of insignificance...

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Be Consistent. Treat Each of Them Differently communication company culture leadership Feb 19, 2024

I’m consistent with the kids. I treat each of them differently.

Leading a family with seven kids is like leading a large company.

My kids range in age from ten to just one month. If you spend...

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It Takes a Village... company culture leadership mindset undivided life Feb 05, 2024

We did something impossible this past weekend.

Less than two weeks after my wife gave birth to our seventh child, we moved across town with a long U-Haul truck and FIVE full moving PODS, and then...

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Three Lessons in Leadership from My Big Family Life company culture leadership undivided life Jan 29, 2024

“You have seven kids!! I can barely handle two.”

My wife and I hear comments like this daily, and I think there is a lot of truth in the sentiment that it is difficult to keep up with...

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The Power of Being Proactive – Pro Tips for People Leadership communication company culture leadership Jan 16, 2024

Business owners and executives often compliment themselves on creating “pretty good” company cultures with policies and organizational norms that work well. They share how employees...

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Set the Table for Tough Conversations communication company culture leadership Dec 11, 2023

Tough conversation ahead? Be sure to set the table.

Resist the urge to launch into feedback and coaching without a proper setup.

When we dive into a crucial conversation or fraternal correction...

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Does Being a "Best Place to Work" Matter? company culture leadership mindset strategy Oct 22, 2023

Being named one of the “best places to work” isn’t about the award.

It’s about the reality.

While I was at the last company I co-founded before Undivided Life, we...

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Business as a Blessing (BaaB) - The New Path Forward company culture leadership strategy Oct 08, 2023

By now, we are all familiar with concepts like Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Anything as a Service (XaaS). The phrase “as a service (aaS)” refers to a...

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Medical Leave is NOT Vacation company culture leadership mindset Oct 08, 2023

Have you ever taken time away from work for a medical need? Have you stayed with a sick child in the hospital, tended to the mental health of a loved one, had a new baby, adopted a child, mourned...

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Undivided Life Adds Key Talent During Fast Growth leadership recruiting strategy Oct 02, 2023

Cody Slape joins Undivided Life as the company’s Chief Optimizer.

October 2, 2023

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Only nine months into the launch of Undivided Life, the demand for the company’s...

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Attracting Great Talent Doesn't Require Luck company culture leadership recruiting Sep 24, 2023

It’s impossible to attract great talent in today’s job market.

We are told this every day. Then we repeat it over and over.

And for most companies and most leaders, this false...

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Three Common Barriers to Coachability communication company culture leadership mindset Sep 19, 2023

To be coachable, you should not defend, rationalize, or dismiss the coaching contributions of others.

 

Coaching is foundational to great culture building, but it requires fertile soil.

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How Can Intentional Culture Building Improve Earnings? communication company culture leadership Sep 18, 2023

When we hear that a company will start focusing on culture, most of us roll our eyes and think, “Here we go again.” This will be another round of meaningless cheerleading events without...

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Comparison to Others is a Recipe for Misery company culture keynote speaker leadership mindset Sep 11, 2023

I have no desire to be better than you.

I just want to be the best me.

My best changes from day to day, hour to hour.

My best is different when I am healthy, rested, and surrounded by people who...

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Noncompetes, Human Dignity, and True Value Creation

May 06, 2024

Be grateful for those who challenge you.

Apr 15, 2024

I Hope You Fail

Apr 08, 2024