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Corey Blake from Round Table Companies: 10 Tips to Vulnerable Strength

While many are talking about vulnerability from a philosophical standpoint, practicing vulnerability is more challenging for most of us. Vulnerability requires courage, repetition, and the ability to manage one’s own discomfort as well as that of others who are impacted by our vulnerability. That being said, the result of living a vulnerable lifestyle is deep […]

10 Tips for Effective Meetings

Imagine two different meetings: A loosely run meeting that starts and ends late, continuously veers off topic, and lacks next step commitments A tightly run meeting that respects everyone’s time, covers the items (and only the items) on the agenda, and closes with actionable next steps that ensure accountability Which meeting would you rather attend? […]

Introducing the New Stagen.com

Stagen is excited to announce the launch of our redesigned website including our new blog! Like many of our programs, the process of redoing our website was a 52-week journey of self-discovery. As many of you know, the Stagen experience is not easy to put into words. It’s much harder to articulate in writing.  This […]

Are You a Knower or a Learner?

Is it possible to stay fully open to other views when you are the “authority” on the subject? What about if you are the project manager, division manager or even the CEO? What if you actually ARE the proverbial “smartest person in the room”? What is your attitude to learning? Toward feedback? Toward setbacks and […]

A Manner of Speaking: Are You Using the Right Mode of Communication?

Some of us have a lot to say. We tend to be very “generous with our opinions” at times. We tend to be unaware of our natural tendency toward “advocacy” before “inquiry.” Put another way, we would “tell first….ask questions later.” It’s important to understand how valuable it is to ask questions first, several in […]



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