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Managing People Is So Old Fashion; Lead Them

At the outset, I am a self confessed protagonist when it comes to leadership. Especially that banal aspect of managing people. Dogs are managed. People are like cats. They aren’t. In fact I suspect andy person capable or desiring management

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Fly Or To Be Invisible. Which Superpower Would You Choose?

by Joe Folkman How much can you learn about someone from a silly question? Since last year we have been collecting data from the business and professional leaders who read our blogs. The question we asked was this, “If you

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Damon John on The 5 Leadership Traits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Every business has a multitude of critical issues. The ones that can badly hurt the business or prevent it from capitalizing on new opportunities, or perhaps reaching it objectives. Addressing these issues requires thought and action. Below is a video

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Is The Revolving Door of Executives Fair To Employees?

Has it occurred to you the competitive advantage of setting the appropriate example to your employees has on your customers and recruitment, innovation in new products and services? Trust is more the by-product of management and executive behaviors than employee

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6 Traits of the The Most Effective Leaders

The truly great leader never ask more of their employees than they willing to do for themselves. Here are the tips.The Drive To See It Through It is not enough to just have a vision. Lots of people see things

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Personal Development: 3 Steps to Find Your Purpose When Life is Crashing In

Have you ever worked on a jig saw puzzle adding a piece that did not fit? We press the piece in only to find it pops out. For many of our lives we can’t find where we fit despite working

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Three Habits To Improve Your Servant Leadership

How do you develop leadership in others while exposing yourself to harsh truths? Marshall Goldsmith in a fast Company article writes of General Mills CEO Steve Sanger: “As you all know, last year my team told me that I needed to

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Why I Did Not Commit Suicide When Everything Said “Do It.”

Strange how time flies. Storms rage. Adversity stings what seems to be impenetrable doors. And mighty timbers fall. Perhaps it is unusual for you to hear someone of my stature to speak honestly. I am impervious to gossip. My God

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Does Your Leadership Style Feed Bureaucracy and Negativity or Innovation and Accountability?

Change for some people is entered into kicking and screaming. They view today’s cascading uncertainty and complexity as detriments. One can hear those called to lead languishing, “When things get back to normal.” Therein lie there problems. The failure to

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How To Be An Effective Leader Without Getting In Your Own Way

When I was a freshman in high school a very attractive female senior said to me in art class that I was a stick in the mud. When I proudly rushed home to tell this “good news” to my younger

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