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  • The Responsibility Process Book video update 3

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    The Responsibility Process Book video update 3

    For more, see ChristopherAvery.com/book now.

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    July 29, 2015

  • A Lack of Agreement Leads to an Abundance of Upset

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    A Lack of Agreement Leads to an Abundance of Upset

    Cathy Laffan returns to the blog today with a post for her monthly series. A recent upset showed me the drama that comes from a lack of agreement. My husband and I had a household project that we wanted to complete and decided that we would hire someone to do the heavy work. We mentioned the pr...

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    July 29, 2015

  • Two Wolves and a Turtle – Leadership is a Choice #21

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    Two Wolves and a Turtle – Leadership is a Choice #21

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.  One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside all people…He said, “My son, the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance...

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    July 29, 2015

  • I Hold All the Power – Leadership is a Choice #19

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    I Hold All the Power – Leadership is a Choice #19

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. I was first introduced to The Leadership Gift™ Program in July of 2012; it would be over a year later in August of 2013 that I would finally join the program. I remember sitting in a beautiful restaurant, tucked away under some tropic...

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    July 13, 2015

  • The Opportunity to Practice – Leadership is a Choice #20

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    The Opportunity to Practice – Leadership is a Choice #20

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   “Your entire career is based on luck…” “If it weren’t for me, you would be stuck in a cubicle somewhere.” “You’re doing good right now, but imagine what you could do if you played the game; the right mentor here could help you with ...

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    July 13, 2015

  • What I Found in Freedom – Mike Edwards

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    What I Found in Freedom – Mike Edwards

    This week Mike Edwards joins us from his blog with a post about wins. Several years ago I learned the phrase “I am free, powerful and at choice” from my friend Christopher Avery. I remember thinking at the time it sounded a little slogan-like but I was curious what was really behind these wor...

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    July 2, 2015

  • We Are a Family – Leadership is a Choice #18

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    We Are a Family – Leadership is a Choice #18

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   It’s 6 am and I sit on a plane watching the beginning of the sun rising over the clouds. The orange and red fills the horizon in the most brilliant fire. It is the physical representation of the fire I feel building in my chest. N...

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    June 29, 2015

  • Red Solo Cups and Responsibility – Leadership is a Choice #17

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    Red Solo Cups and Responsibility – Leadership is a Choice #17

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. The elevator door opened on the 30th floor and revealed a whole new world. A world that resides at the top of the place I call home Monday through Friday. Where typical office walls are used just a few floors below, this floor is imm...

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    June 24, 2015

  • Love Letter – Leadership is a Choice #16

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    Love Letter – Leadership is a Choice #16

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. For almost two years I have studied The Leadership Gift™ Program, but I’ve realized the last 16 weeks have been the deepest dive I have ever taken into this material. Today I want to share with you a love letter from me to me. Dear Me...

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    June 16, 2015

  • My Masterpiece Staring Back at Me – Leadership is a Choice #15

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    My Masterpiece Staring Back at Me – Leadership is a Choice #15

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   What do I see when I look in the mirror? The reflecting image constantly changes. It wasn’t until I entered this journey that I realized the changes I saw were completely my choice. The further into wonderland I go the easier, and a...

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    June 10, 2015

  • Navigating Grief Responsibly

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    Navigating Grief Responsibly

    Cathy Laffan returns to the blog today to resume her monthly post! Emotions that I had never felt before welled up in me like waves in a storm at sea.  I was hurting, I felt out of control, and I didn’t like it.  I lashed out at a loved one and hurt them at a time when they were already ...

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    June 5, 2015

  • She Believed She Could, So She Did – Leadership is a Choice #14

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    She Believed She Could, So She Did – Leadership is a Choice #14

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   “Hey, when you’re done come down to my office,” says every boss in America. “Sure boss, can you tell me if it is good or bad?” says every employee who is now riddled with anxiety about why they are being called to the boss’s of...

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    June 2, 2015

  • My Operating System – Leadership is a Choice #13

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    My Operating System – Leadership is a Choice #13

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. I wake up in the morning, slide out from my bed, placing my feet firmly on the floor before taking the first groggy steps toward the bathroom. Without a power button pushed, my conscious (the little voice in my head, the same one that...

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    May 26, 2015

  • Rediscovering my 7-year old self – Leadership is a Choice #12

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    Rediscovering my 7-year old self – Leadership is a Choice #12

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. As a little girl I would lie in the grass behind my childhood home staring at the clouds above. I may have been recovering after spending 10 minutes trying to get as high as my legs could pump before leaping from the swing. Or I may h...

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    May 20, 2015

  • “Mastering Responsibility” book video update #2

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    “Mastering Responsibility” book video update #2

    Highlights Christopher completed the rough first draft of The Responsibility Process book by April as planned. A few colleagues are providing feedback now. After Christopher makes revisions, he will invite you to join the Beta Review group to download, read, and provide feedback chapter-by-ch...

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    May 20, 2015

  • An Anxiety Free Breakthrough – Leadership is a Choice #11

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    An Anxiety Free Breakthrough – Leadership is a Choice #11

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. The last few weeks I have invited you to walk a journey with me through an anxiety problem that I was deeply struggling with. Today I am excited to share the part of the journey that includes growth, realizations, and forgiveness. Las...

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    May 11, 2015

  • Failing is Simply an Opportunity for Growth – Leadership is a Choice #10

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    Failing is Simply an Opportunity for Growth – Leadership is a Choice #10

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   Practice, learning, failing, growing: these things make up my journey. There is a part of this journey that only recently became transparent to me, my intention is to change that. Last week I began to open up about something much de...

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    May 6, 2015

  • Today – Leadership is a Choice #9

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    Today – Leadership is a Choice #9

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   Today I hurt. Today I am struggling. I don’t even know how to put into words the way I feel without allowing evaluation and fear to take over. I have become aware all this means I have more learning to do. I am perfect, no matter wh...

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    April 27, 2015

  • My Word, My Commitment – Leadership is a Choice #8

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    My Word, My Commitment – Leadership is a Choice #8

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. Sitting nice and straight at the desk I ran my fingers over the keys and pushed down on a few just to hear the sound it made. I turned the knob on the side just like my grandma had shown me and grabbed a piece of paper. I sat in awe, ...

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    April 20, 2015

  • Warning: Ignoring wins will bog you down

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    Warning: Ignoring wins will bog you down

    This week Mike Edwards joins us from his blog with a post about wins. Over the past couple weeks I have found myself to be in a rut. Almost a bad mood of sorts. Given all the work I’ve done in the past year to improve myself this was getting under my skin. How could this be happening again?! ...

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    April 14, 2015

  • The Responsibility Process™ Translations: Now Download Hungarian Poster PDF

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    The Responsibility Process™ Translations: Now Download Hungarian Poster PDF

    As part of our ongoing initiative to translate The Responsibility Process™ into every language of the world, we are pleased to announce another PDF poster ready for you to download. I am pleased to add the Hungarian translation to the growing list of full-color The Responsibility Process poste...

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    April 6, 2015

  • A Thrilling Ride – Leadership is a Choice #7

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    A Thrilling Ride – Leadership is a Choice #7

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. Click, click, click. Head tilted back, staring up at the sky as it seems to grow closer and closer with every click of the metal chain below. The anticipation grows almost unbearable. When will the clicks stop? I have to be at the top...

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    April 6, 2015

  • It’s All in the Mindset – Leadership is a Choice #6

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    It’s All in the Mindset – Leadership is a Choice #6

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. As a child the world seems likes a magical wonderland. Being a princess, professional hockey player, or world famous journalist all seem like realistic possibilities. But, year by year the dreams start to slip further and further away...

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    March 30, 2015

  • Mastering Responsibility book video update 1

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    Mastering Responsibility book video update 1

    For timely news and updates, subscribe at the top right of this page or in the same position on Partnerwerks.com. Contact us to be the first to know about preferred pricing on prepublication events and services. The post Mastering Responsibility book video update 1 appeared first on Christopher ...

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    March 23, 2015

  • Responsibility Across Generations – Leadership is a Choice #5

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    Responsibility Across Generations – Leadership is a Choice #5

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. There has been a break in reality between the baby boomers and Generation X management and the new influx of Generation Y workers about how to be successful in the workplace. I have become fascinated by generational research, the stu...

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    March 23, 2015

  • Let It Go – Leadership is a Choice #4

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    Let It Go – Leadership is a Choice #4

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. In the not so distant past, despite all my effort, I could not wrap my mind around this one concept. I was aware that the only thing between myself, peace, power, and choice was this concept but instead I was overwhelmed. I was left f...

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    March 16, 2015

  • 10 Elements of Courage by Frank Sonnenberg

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    10 Elements of Courage by Frank Sonnenberg

    Please welcome Frank Sonnenberg, author of “Follow Your Conscience”, to the blog. People with courage possess ten shared characteristics. They should remain as guideposts in your journey through life: Self-confidence. Courageous people believe in themselves. They know who they are and what th...

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    March 11, 2015

  • Be Proud, Celebrate! – Leadership is a Choice #3

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    Be Proud, Celebrate! – Leadership is a Choice #3

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. A booming voice calls out, “Judy, you’re the next contestant on the Price is Right!” The crowd goes crazy as the camera guys all search for Judy to pop up out of her chair. As she makes her way down the stairs she can barely contain h...

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    March 9, 2015

  • Start Now – Leadership is a Choice #1

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    Start Now – Leadership is a Choice #1

    This week Jessica Soroky begins her new series “Leadership is a Choice” with “Start Now”. Today marks the day that I have chosen to re-commit to documenting and sharing my personal leadership journey through a new blog series called, “Leadership is a Choice”. That may have just been an introdu...

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    March 6, 2015

  • I’m No Actor But I Play Many Roles – Leadership is a Choice #2

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    I’m No Actor But I Play Many Roles – Leadership is a Choice #2

    Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice. In the course of 24 hours I play close to a dozen different roles, and that’s just counting the roles I am aware of. When the alarm goes off, a split second before consciousness takes over I have no role, I am just a sleepy human. Onc...

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    March 6, 2015

  • Steve Piersanti

    Christopher Avery commented on Steve Piersanti's blog post The New Leadership Paradigm

    Steve, your 20 contrasting dimensions are stunningly simple, accurate, and obvious. Thank you.

    January 29, 2015

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    Christopher Avery is now a member of Berrett-Koehler Community

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