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Six Leadership Lessons from Winston Churchill

The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes –Winston Churchill As a student of leadership, I have much respect for Winston Churchill. As a student of history, I have an even greater appreciation for … Continue reading

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Three Traits of Leaders Who Finish Strong

Life’s battles don’t always go To the stronger or faster man, But soon or late the man who wins Is the one who thinks he can. From, The Man Who Thinks He Can, by Walter D. Wintle The Greeks had … Continue reading

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Plowing Through Adversity

Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit. – Napoleon Hill An old farmer had plowed around a large rock in one of his fields for years. He had broken several … 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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Six Threats Every Leader Will Face

Strong convictions precede great actions. – James Freeman Clarke The legendary bare-knuckles boxing champion John L. Sullivan was confronted by a runt of a man who, suffering from the effects of too much drink, challenged the burly champion to a … Continue reading

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Three Questions for the Gray Areas of Leadership

I love the gray areas, but I like the gray areas as considered by bright, educated, courageous people. – Alan Furst A story is told of Lord Halifax, a former foreign secretary of Great Britain, who once shared a railway … Continue reading

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