Tag Archives: Management Skill

Taking ‘No’ Out of Your Playbook and Why it Matters

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome – Samuel Johnson Leaders understand that obstacles are a part of the landscape on the road to success. But how many leaders are self-aware enough to realize … Continue reading

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Life, Work, and Discovering Your ‘Why’: Finding Balance in an Unstable World

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham Lincoln Architect Frank Lloyd Wright once told of an incident that may have seemed insignificant at the time, but had … 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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Leadership Minute: Build Bridges

I have no shortage of strong opinions, but I have tried all my life to be a bridge builder. – Bill Hybels Bridge building is such an important leadership skill to develop. When leaders can build bridges and connect people … Continue reading

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Connecting Your Organizational Dots and Why It Matters

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. – Vince Lombardi In a Peanuts cartoon Lucy demanded that Linus change TV channels, threatening him with her fist if he didn’t. “What makes you … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: A Life of Gratitude

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. – John F. Kennedy As leaders we have much to be thankful for. No amount of words … Continue reading

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