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What Makes You A Strong Leader?

A leader is best when people barely know he exists. When his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. – Lao Tzu In an Entrepreneur magazine article last year, the question was posed to … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With (Always) Being Right?

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy-in fact, sometimes, it’s real hard- but just remember that doing the right thing is always right. – David Cottrell In my many years in leadership, some of the most annoying people I come … Continue reading

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Death By A Thousand Titles

Success is not a function of the size of your title but the richness of your contribution. – Robin S. Sharma I’m sure if you’ve been in leadership circles long enough you’ve heard the adage, “People don’t leave jobs, they … Continue reading

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Are You Running On Empty?

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary. – Edgar Allen Poe A first-grader wondered why her father brought home a briefcase full of work every evening. Her mother explained, “Daddy has so much to do that … Continue reading

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The Most Important Person in the Room is Not You

Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people- Mary Kay Ash At age 16 Andor Foldes was already a skilled pianist, but he was experiencing a … Continue reading

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Leadership Essentials: Communicating with Clarity

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.   – Peter Drucker A worker asked for a pay raise and got this note back from his supervisor: “Because of the fluctuation predisposition of your position’s productive capacity as … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Rise Above Your Critics

To escape criticism- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard A story is told of Winston Churchill and his extraordinary integrity in the face of opposition. During his last year in office, he attended an official ceremony. Several … Continue reading

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