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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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5 Ways You May Be Killing Employee Morale

Everything rises and falls on leadership. – John Maxwell Addressing the topic of work many years ago, Indira Gandhi said, “My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who … Continue reading

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Turning Your Fear into Fuel

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. – Dale Carnegie I read a story not long ago that Louis Pasteur is reported … Continue reading

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