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Warwick Fairfax

Want to Be a Great Leader? Show People Kindness, Dignity and Respect

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As we rise in organizations and become more successful and as our businesses grow, life gets more hectic and more demanding.  We travel more, are away from home more, the pressure intensifies.  Our bosses or our boards seem more demanding.  The shareholders expect and demand continuous quarterly earnings increases.  But something else happens, too.  Perhaps imperceptibly, we begin to change.

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Forgiveness is Key to Moving Beyond Your Crucible #73

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Have you suffered setback and failure? Then you probably have struggled with anger and maybe bitterness as you think of those who contributed to your pain. In this episode, Crucible Leadership founder and BEYOND THE CRUCIBLE host Warwick Fairfax discusses with cohost Gary Schneeberger the critical need to forgive those who have wronged us (or even ourselves) in order to move past our crucibles and toward a life of significance.

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Finding Power in Pain, Rejecting Shame and Suffering: Andrea Anderson Polk #72

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She knows her childhood was not unique, but that didn’t make it any easier for Andrea Anderson Polk to grow up in a dysfunctional family in which feeling safe was hard to come by even as she tried to protect her younger siblings from emotional trauma. The crucibles she endured made her question both her faith and the therapy her parents underwent to try, unsuccessfully, to improve their family life.

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