Tag Archives: Leadership Style

The Headwinds of Leadership

When everything seems to be going against you, remember the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. – Henry Ford I came across a humorous story about a captain and three sailors who were left on a sinking … 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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Taming Your Inner Cynic

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a carpenter to build one. – Sam Rayburn The story is told of a judge who had been frequently ridiculed by a conceited lawyer. When asked by a friend why … Continue reading

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Aim Close: Bringing the Big Picture Down to Size

If you set goals and go after them with all the determination you can muster, your gifts will take you places that will amaze you. – Les Brown Imagine what the game of bowling would be like if you couldn’t … Continue reading

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Four Leadership Lessons From Ebenezer Scrooge

Hello, Ebenezer, I’ve been waiting here for you… – The Ghost of Jacob Marley Tune in to most any radio station and you will hear the Christmas Carols. The stores are decorated and the bells are ringing. Yes, Christmas is … Continue reading

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The Rhythm of Your Leadership

I am still learning that my schedule is far less about what I want to get done and far more important about who I want to become. – Bill Hybels A story is told about the great 19th-century naturalist and … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Know Your Surroundings

I really do believe in the influence of your surroundings. –  Matt Sharp As a leader, your surroundings are an important factor in the formation and execution of your leadership style. The people you surround yourself with may not always … Continue reading

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