Tag Archives: Leadership Tips

People Business 101

The more I get to know people, the more I love my dog – Frederick the Great Writing in The Book of Business Anecdotes, Peter Hay shares a story that back in the 1950’s, marketing whiz Stanley Arnold was working … Continue reading

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Cracked Mirrors: Embracing Your Humanity as a Leader

“Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror crack’d from side to side; ‘The curse is come upon me,’ cried The Lady of Shalott.” (From “The Lady of Shalott” by Alfred Lord Tennyson) We all enjoy reading the stories … Continue reading

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Announcing My New Book

One leadership principle I have learned over the years is quite simple: leaders are readers! In my new book, It Only Takes a Minute: Daily Inspiration for Leaders on the Move, I take you on a 365 day leadership journey. Each … Continue reading

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The Power of Purpose-Driven Leadership

When you’re surrounded by people who share a passionate commitment and common purpose, anything is possible. – Howard Schultz There is a story involving Yogi Berra, the well-known catcher for the New York Yankees, and Hank Aaron, who at that … Continue reading

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Six Ways to Rise Above Your Critics

To escape criticism- do nothing, say nothing, be nothing. – Elbert Hubbard A story is told of Winston Churchill and his extraordinary integrity in the face of opposition. During his last year in office, he attended an official ceremony. Several … Continue reading

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Five Essential Attitudes for Everyday Leaders with guest co-author Cynthia Bazin

You cannot tailor-make the situations in life but you can tailor-make the attitudes to fit those situations. – Zig Ziglar A story is told of how both the hummingbird and the vulture fly over our nation’s deserts.  What they look … Continue reading

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What Five Top Leaders Teach us About Mistakes

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. – George Bernard Shaw Fred Rogers shared a story about a young apprentice who applied to a master carpenter for a … Continue reading

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