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Leadership In a Word: Mentors

Seek out counsel and be a mentor to people, because they learn how to be mentors. – Cathy Engelbert Word study : a friend of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Odysseus’ son Telemachus 2a : a trusted counselor or … Continue reading

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Leadership And The Art of Change

Life is a long process of getting used to things you started out to change. – Frank A. Clark As the story goes, it was on June 4, 1783, at the market square of a French village of Annonay, not … Continue reading

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Five Rules Of The Blame Game

A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit. – Arnold H. Glasow John Killinger tells a story about the manager of a minor leader baseball team … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Your Employees Don’t Believe A Word You Say

“Don’t believe what I say. Believe what I do.” —Carlson Ghosn Two psychiatrists meet at their 20th college reunion. One is vibrant, while the other looks withered and worried. “So what’s your secret?” the older looking psychiatrist asks. “Listening to … Continue reading

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How To Bring Doers and Dreamers Together

The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. – Sarah Ban Breathnach In his book, Rules of Thumb, Alan M. Webber writes about the differences between talkers and doers. It … Continue reading

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Being Present: Why It Matters To Your Leadership

“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment” – Henry David Thoreau One of the great challenges in leadership today is having leaders who are present in the moment. It’s a … Continue reading

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Why People Fire Their Leaders- And How to Stop It

People quit people, not companies – John Maxwell I remember my first job out of college. I was excited and filled with great enthusiasm. But it played out like A Tale of Two Cities, “it was the best of times, … Continue reading

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