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Four Ways to Lead Through Conflict

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William E. Channing French novelist and playwright Alexandre Dumas once had a heated quarrel with a rising young politician. The argument became so … Continue reading

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Five Ways To Lift Your Leader

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitudes and in actions. – Harold S. Geneen In his book the 360° Leader, John Maxwell shares a story about President Harry S. Truman speaking at the National War College. … Continue reading

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Why People Fire Their Leaders- And How to Stop It

People quit people, not companies – John Maxwell I remember my first job out of college. I was excited and filled with great enthusiasm. But it played out like A Tale of Two Cities, “it was the best of times, … Continue reading

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Start With Low Fences

“I work on the same principle as people who train horses. You start with low fences, easily achievable goals, and work up. – Ian McGregor Developing your skill sets as a leader is not an overnight process. It’s something that … Continue reading

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Let Others See The Boss In You

“He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.” – King Solomon (Proverbs 27:18) I read an article on CBS News Money Watch about the Top 40 Bonehead Bosses. … Continue reading

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Mixed Signals and the Art of Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”. – George Bernard Shaw Every good leader knows the value and importance of good communication. Leaders succeed or fail based on it. Organizations rise and fall … Continue reading

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What Do Your Motives Say About Your Leadership?

“Men are more accountable for their motives than anything else. – Archibald Alexander Bob Kuechenberg, the former Miami Dolphin great, once explained what motivated him to go to college. “My father and uncle were human cannonballs in Carnivals,” he explained. … Continue reading

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