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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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Instead of being just like you... company culture mindset undivided life Mar 25, 2024

Instead of being just like you, do you think I could be just like me?

We were a few minutes down the road, and my daughter Lorelei had just cooled down after throwing a fit back at the house. She...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Work From Work Flexibility (WFWF) company culture mindset strategy Aug 29, 2023

Work From Work Flexibility...

For the past two decades and across three  companies, I have proclaimed and promoted Work from Work Flexibility (WFWF). In that timeframe, I have launched...

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Don't Follow Your Passion keynote speaker leadership mindset Jun 18, 2023

Not following my passion
was one of the best decisions
of my life.

At 24 years old, I started a new career.

- - Deregulated electricity sales - -

At the time, I didn’t like sales.
And to this day,...

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A simple word change that builds two-way respect and loyalty communication company culture leadership mindset Jun 12, 2023

Leadership Challenge: A simple word change that builds two-way respect and loyalty.

When introducing a person that works for you,
Especially outside of the office
in Social settings,
Don’t refer...

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We Like to Work from Work communication company culture leadership mindset May 07, 2023

We like to work from work.



It used to be all the rage - - Working from work.

Even though it’s not as popular these days, the benefits of working from work haven’t changed.

Shoulder...

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Four Ways to Find More Time… communication leadership mindset Apr 24, 2023

Four Ways to Find More Time…

(By Jeff Schiefelbein) 

I have the time for my six young kids, a fantastic marriage, a new business, a consistent speaking schedule, several nonprofit...

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Every Sunset is a Rainbow keynote speaker leadership mindset Apr 17, 2023

No one ever told me that every sunrise is a rainbow.

I remember flying home from a business trip early in my career and watching the sun slowly set on the horizon.

The red and orange bands became...

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How to Calm Your Nerves Before Speaking communication keynote speaker mindset Mar 28, 2023

After giving over 50 talks each year for the last 24 years, I’ve been asked how to get rid of the fear and nervousness before a speech.

 It’s simple.

The nerves are never going...

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Business or Pleasure? company culture leadership mindset Mar 11, 2023

Business or pleasure?

Every time we field that question, the answer says it all.

Question - Are you traveling for business or pleasure?
Answer - What’s the difference?

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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