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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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Growing Big, Staying Small

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford In his book, It’s Not About the Coffee, Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International, recounts a fascinating story … Continue reading

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It’s Your Time to Soar

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. – Ross Perot “While walking through the forest one day, a man found a young eagle who had fallen out of its nest. He took it home and … Continue reading

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Four Leadership Questions You Need to Answer

What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question. – Jonas Salk A friend once asked Isidor I. Rabi, a Nobel prize winner in science, how he became a scientist. Rabi replied that … Continue reading

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The ‘Yes Men’ Disconnect and How it Hurts Your Leadership

Very few big executives want to be surrounded by ‘yes’ men – Burton Bigelow I heard a somewhat humorous account some years back about the Biblical story of David and Goliath. When the Israelites came up against Goliath all the … Continue reading

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The Sweet Spot of Encouragement

If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it- young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous- is changed by it. – John Maxwell A story is told of American … Continue reading

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From Resolution to Lifestyle: This is Your Year

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens. – Ecclesiastes 3:1 During WWII General Douglas McArthur asked an engineer how long it would take to build a bridge across a certain river. “About … Continue reading

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