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Solutions...with Courtney Anderson! What is Holding You Back from Surpassing Your Goals? Business. Legal. Life.

Informed…Not Simply Outraged. 

Attorney. Author. Humorist. Professor. Award-winning International Strategic Leadership Innovator, Courtney Elizabeth Anderson, J.D., M.B.A., M.S. (, is "The Workplace Relationship Expert" ™ , executive director of the International Workplace Relationship Council, and practices the "Joyful Art of Business!"™ around the world. 

Leading workplace relationship policy expert who has advised various domestic and international entities including Boeing, Cirque du Soleil, The United States House of Representatives and Wal-Mart. Media appearances include: BusinessWeek, MSNBC, The Wall Street Journal, FOX News, Cosmopolitan, CNN International, USA Today, CNN - HLN, The Christian Science Monitor, HuffingtonPost, Sorbet magazine (Dubai) and many more. She has worked for global clients in North America (USA, Canada, Mexico), Africa (South Africa), Asia (Japan, Hong Kong, Indonesia, India), Australia and Europe (Italy, The Netherlands, Spain).

"Solutions…with Courtney Anderson!" is a weekly show that delivers pragmatic concepts and tools that will permit you to surpass your goals!


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Jun 30, 2014



SHOW NOTES: This episode is part of our JOYFUL ART OF BUSINESS™ series wherein we explore how to combine the positive benefits of our professional endeavors (“business”) with the overall positive emotional return on our efforts (“joy”). Our topic is, “Lead. Follow. Or, get out of the way.”

Who originated this quote? Thomas Paine? US General George S. Patton?

What does the quote mean? That we must take responsibility for those instances when we are driven to lead with our vision. We must invest the time and resources to define, refine and communicate our vision to others. We have to ensure that we are treating ourselves and others with kindness and respect.

We should be leaders, followers and those who get out of the way at different times in our lives. When we are followers, we must take responsibility and refuse all offers for us to lead. We are in this role to balance our lives and must insist that others understand and accept that. When the role of follower is excessive (in terms of time or other resources), we must take responsibility for our decision to get out of the way. We should not feel obligated to everything. It is healthy to “get out of the way” when we decide that an endeavor is not for us. 

CAUTION: If you think that you are “the leader” in everything in your life (work, family, hobbies, etc.), you are not. You are a micro-managing [...]



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