Author Archive | Chery Gegelman

3 Things to Remember When Pride Calls Your Name

Every human on the planet will be tempted by pride. Behind that little word is a fire that has the power to destroy potential, character, callings, and lives. Below are three critical things to remember, when pride woos you: Your calling can become your idol if you let it You were born with unique gifts […]

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10 Reasons Strategic Fairness is Worth Your Effort

We’ve all been there… When our boss hires a friend: Then the friend leverages that relationship to charm their way out of responsibility and accountability. When laws are created for the good of all: But certain groups are consistently exempt from the law. When an executive relocates: Inconsistency is unfair and confusing.  It creates stress, erodes trust, […]

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Engagement and Growth: Begins with a Balanced Culture

I recently visited a high school that has invested years teaching their students to be activists. While that effort alone is impressive.  The uncommon skill they are teaching, and modeling for the students is even more so. Through instruction and experience, their students are learning that a healthy culture is a balanced culture.  And that […]

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9 Ways that the Fear of Conflict Kills and Destroys

Some people and organizations hate conflict. They fear: Discomfort Disagreements Judgmental words Explosive behavior Relationships struggling or ending Then they allow that fear to drive their results! Some feel victimized by the past and hold so tightly to those emotions that they experience less joy and less productivity. Others have rumbling fires of anger burning […]

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How to Stand Against: The Schemer who Manipulates the Truth

On Monday morning women from 9 different nations connected in an online Conversation Safari to explore the question… Are you being manipulated? During that discussion, we talked about different kinds of manipulation. Unintentional manipulation – like a guilt trip to get someone to do what you want him or her to do. Intentional manipulation – […]

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Uncommon and EXTRAordinary Agents of CHANGE

Prior to moving to the foreign land I now live in, I read about expat wives. I read about their maids and their drivers. I read about how they filled their time with shopping and the spa and expensive vacations. I read about women that became alcoholics or drug addicts from boredom. Wow what a […]

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