Will my schedule keep me from participating in Responsibility Immersion?
Laura writes. I’m interested in your new offering of an online immersion course. Right now we are in Thailand, so the times for the classes are pretty late for me. I checked the dates, and several after we leave Asia are on travel days, even more difficult. Normally I would say I should wait for the next semester. But I’m facing...

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Posted on 09/21/2019 07:02 am | No Comments
 
The Leadership Gift Program 2019 Teaching Team
Last semester we quietly experimented with a teaching team (as opposed to a single instructor). It was a hit! Why? You can learn so much from teachers other than Christopher. Why? Because they are (more…)

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Posted on 04/01/2019 03:34 pm | No Comments
 
Kimchi’s story: Learning to Live Life Loud
We're sharing your stories. More on that below. First, here's another compelling one... Live Life Loud! Kimchi Pursues, Finds, and Spreads Freedom "FREEDOM is very important to me. I would sacrifice my life, wealth, marriage, and status for freedom. "You see, in my Asian culture, the word "responsibility" often equates to "duty" or "obligation".  To be "responsible" means to do...

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Posted on 03/24/2019 04:54 am | No Comments
 
Gabriel’s story about our ability to respond
We're sharing your stories. More on that below. First, here's a good one... Gabriel's realization "I’m in Colombia for three weeks with my wife for a well-deserved vacation. We arrived last Thursday and we’ll be spending time with family, friends and by ourselves for some R&R. "I remember the first time I visited this country back in 2007. I was critical...

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Posted on 03/16/2019 03:56 am | No Comments
 
We’re now The Responsibility Company
I have much to report. It's been a while.  I intend to be brief here, reporting just enough for now, and then write follow-on blogs. I'm back, mostly I was pretty sick for about three years, from 2015 into 2018. I was seriously down, but not out. I still have some lingering effects. Someday I'll tell the whole story. Now isn't...

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Posted on 03/04/2019 03:58 pm | 6 Comments
 
Ideas for friends helping announce the next Immersion Cohort
August 2020 UPDATE - The next 20-week live semester starts January 13, 2021. Most of the info below applies. I also posted two videos (playlist) about how to: login to the Referral Partner center, find and choose the custom URLs to use, and build campaign-tracking links so you can see results of experiments. This post is evolving. I'm publishing it in...

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Posted on 09/27/2018 02:41 pm | No Comments
 
Why Responsibility is the Mark of Leadership
When you're coping you're not leading. In this video we summarize an hour-long webinar in five minutes. We could summarize it in three words: Leadership is Responsibility. (more…)

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Posted on 04/05/2018 10:37 am | No Comments
 
How to Apologize Responsibly in 4 Steps
My own blunder offered a perfect opportunity to review this clear approach to owning and cleaning up one's relationship messes.     Share your apology tips in a comment.   Read The Responsibility Process in paperback or on Kindle or iBooks. Contact us to order in volume for your event, book club, or class.  Christopher Avery, "The Responsibility Process guy", founded The Leadership Gift™ Program to make world-class personal leadership development accessible to...

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Posted on 04/01/2018 11:06 am | No Comments
 
Santa Lost His Sleigh
Our friends at it-agile gave you and me a Christmas gift. It's a letter from Santa about his lost sleigh, and it starts like this... (more…)

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Posted on 12/08/2017 01:35 pm | No Comments
 
“The Responsibility Process” author interview by Igor Zdorovyak
  Whether you have read The Responsibility Process or not, you'll likely enjoy this interview. Why? Igor prepared. (more…)

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Posted on 07/26/2017 03:51 pm | No Comments
 
Relearning How to Want
  Adapted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   If The Responsibility Process is triggered when we have what we don’t want, then freedom, power, and choice come to us when we discover and pursue what we truly want. Unfortunately, most of us don’t really know what that is. We speak of it vaguely like “success,” “money,” “a relationship,” or...

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Posted on 04/15/2017 01:00 am | 4 Comments
 
Joy and Responsibility at Work
  An Audio Post   Welcome! Rich Sheridan is CEO, chief storyteller, and co-founder of Menlo Innovations in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He's also the author of the book Joy, Inc.  (more…)

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Posted on 03/28/2017 03:20 pm | No Comments
 
How agile leaders improve results with The Responsibility Process
  This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.   Are your agile efforts missing something, but you can't put your finger on it? Perhaps The Responsibility Process can help. No business sector enjoys wider adoption of The Responsibility Process (described below) than the (more…)

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Posted on 03/12/2017 12:15 am | 1 Comment
 
Different is not Goodbye – Leadership is a Choice #63
  Since August 2013, Jessica Soroky has chronicled her transformational journey on this blog with courage, transparency, and vulnerability. Now she invites us to her new outlet. I'll let you know when Jessica's new blog is available. Until then, Thank you Jessica.   “To deny your own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human.” – Mouse, Matrix...

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Posted on 02/22/2017 01:06 am | No Comments
 
How I Practice Responsibility
  Among the most important things I've learned is this: The Responsibility Process works only when self-applied. (If you have heard this before, and I hope you have, it is always worth revisiting.) What this means is that knowledge about The Responsibility Process doesn't  (more…)

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Posted on 02/16/2017 01:00 am | 1 Comment
 
 
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