Tag Archives: Leadership Essentials

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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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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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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Value- Added Leadership

Few things increase the credibility of leaders more than adding value to the people around them. – John Maxwell American artist James Whistler, who was never known to be bashful about his talent, was once advised that a shipment of … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew About Leadership 30 Years Ago

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. – William Shakespeare One of the benefits of aging (not that I am old) is attaining a certain amount of wisdom that can … Continue reading

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When Leaders Are Good Bad Examples

    Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. – Albert Schweitzer A story is told of when Gen. George C. Marshall took command of the Infantry School at Fort Benning, GA. He … Continue reading

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