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How a Local NGO is Changing Leadership in Senegal with Salif Kanoute, President DECLIC

My guest today, Salif Kanoute, has an inspiring story on how he is changing traditional leadership in Senegal through a local NGO he co-founded called DECLIC.  Salif's passion for his mission is contagious, but he also shares a lot of valuable lessons in leadership and better ways to work with communities.  I challenge you to apply at least one of the best practices Salif shares in your own work, and share with us the results.
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What You as a Leader Can Do About Structural Racism, with Akasha Saunders, Diversity and Inclusion Coach

I am excited about today's guest, Akasha Saunders, and the over 10 years' experience he brings in uniting people across race, sexual orientation, gender and religion.  In this episode we discuss what we as development workers can do to start dismantling structural racism, beginning by looking at ourselves.
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Common Salary Negotiation Scenarios and How to Get What You Want and Deserve, with Monica Rockstroh, Career Pep Talker

My guest today, Monica Rockstroh, is a professional Career Pep Talker and in this episode shares advice around several common salary negotiation scenarios in aid work to help you get what you want and deserve. 
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How to Stop Negative Thinking Before It's Too Late

As a leader, you create what you allow.  This means you are responsible for your team's performance and the impact that results. 

But are you responsible for the way your team thinks?

YES!!!  As a matter of fact, that is probably one of the most important and overlooked areas we as leaders are responsible for.  Because depending on the type of thinking your team has, it will create very different results.

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