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A Peacock in the Land of Penguins

This classic pioneering book provides keen insight into workplace diversity. With new tips, tools, and strategies for pea...

Yes Lives in the Land of No

It seems like everywhere we turn, we're confronted by shaking heads, thumbs down, brick walls, brush-offs, and closed doo...

Being Buddha At Work

How can you hold onto your calm, compassionate self in the midst of workplace stress and clamor?

  • Life is Easier and Brighter For Peacocks Now

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    Life is Easier and Brighter For Peacocks Now

    A vibrant Q&A with BJ Gallagher, author of A Peacock in the Land of Penguins (bonus: there are lots of colorful pictures!)  Paper collage/painting by Florida artist Elizabeth St. Hillaire. The bottom one is entitled "Flowers for Algernon"   Above, is BJ's newest peacock purchas...

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    June 18, 2015

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    BJ Gallagher is now a member of Berrett-Koehler Community

  • Speaking Truth to Power

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    Speaking Truth to Power

    Word spread like wildfire across campus that Monday. “Did you hear what Warren Bennis told the Board of Trustees over the weekend?” my friend Alan asked me. Dr. Bennis, former president of the University of Cincinnati and now a distinguished business professor at the University of Southern Cal...

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    April 7, 2014

  • Find a Way to Say “Yes”

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    Find a Way to Say “Yes”

    His presence lit up the classroom the minute he walked in. And his voice-a deep, rich, resonant voice-rumbled out like thunder from somewhere deep in his body, captivating his audience. As he spoke, his face radiated joy and passion for his work, for the people he serves, and for the God he loves...

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    April 7, 2014

  • Making A Difference, One Person At A Time

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    Making A Difference, One Person At A Time

    While some people make a difference by transforming whole organizations, others do it in a quieter way. They reach out to help others, one person at a time. Jim Shaffer is one of those people. He was the chief financial officer at the Los Angeles Times where I worked in the late 1980s. My ...

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    April 2, 2014

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