Second Chances

Five years ago, Chris Walden had a lofty goal: to turn his second chance into an opportunity to become a better leader, and to help others do that same. In his final post, he talks about what that journey has meant to him.

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Discontentment Is Not A Dirty Word

There’s nothing wrong with wanting more, but when discontentment prevents you from being able to celebrate victories and enjoy life, it’s time to take a step back, says Chris Walden.

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Taking A Timeout

It’s natural for leaders to feel drained at times — particularly around the holidays. What distinguishes great leaders is the willingness to refuel and turn the wheel over to those we trust, says Chris Walden.

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What Does Your Behavior Say About You?

Showing up late to meetings may seem a minor crime, but over time, behaviors like this can chip away at a leader’s credibility, says Chris Walden, who believes the “little choices” we make speak volumes to those we lead.

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Rerouted: What Leaders Can Learn From Roadtrips

Nothing can teach you more about your leadership philosophy than a road trip that doesn’t go as planned, says Chris Walden, reflecting on what he learned during a recent journey.

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