Blog - Amie Devero

Mayor Mike Nutter on Leadership

June 1, 2021
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He was a 2-term Mayor of Philadelphia, the President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and is now a professor at Columbia University. He was kind enough to have a conversation with me about his experience leading Philadelphia out of a recession and a multi-million […]

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Favorite Things-Podcast Edition Summer 2021

May 18, 2021
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Now, for a special summer delight:

It’s been years since I did a favorite things post. But, as we slowly ebb into “normal” life, here are some of the podcasts I’ve been listening to. I listen while I…

Walk the dog (Arlo, yes that […]

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Measurement Madness

May 4, 2021
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There is a well-known saying that “what gets measured gets managed”.  Depending on your source, it was first said by either physicist Lord kelvin, or Peter Drucker.

It’s generally true. After all, if you plan to run a marathon, you start by finding out what distance […]

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Pandemic Lessons

April 20, 2021
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We’re about a year out from the beginning of the pandemic. Moreover, we see the light at the end of the tunnel when everybody is vaccinated, and life can go back to the pre pandemic times. But now that we have a little bit of perspective, it […]

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Fault-Finding-Leaders

April 6, 2021
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Periodically, every one of us starts finding a team-member or friend irksome. But it is more than that. We start seeing them in a different –far more negative — light. Everything they do is wrong. We can’t stop ourselves. Is anyone immune to this phenomenon? If so […]

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When You Can’t Stop Finding Fault

March 30, 2021
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We all go through it. We are not appreciating and being sort of “objective” about a team-member or a friend. Instead suddenly everything they do is wrong and annoying. We can’t stop finding fault! Now what? It’s certainly not great for morals, or  a relationship […]

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Not Another Meeting?!

March 23, 2021
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Are you inundated in meetings. Does your daily schedule consist of going from one Zoom call to another? I regularly ask clients what is on their calendar. Usually, it’s little more than tons of meetings.  There are just a few unclaimed time slots fragmented between them.  That […]

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Do We Really Need to Meet?

March 23, 2021
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Almost everyone I know is inundated in meetings. Is that true of your workday as well? When I ask a client to tell me what is on their calendar, usually, it’s a litany of meetings among unclaimed time slots.

For most founders, start-up leaders and other […]

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