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Getting Comfortable With Failure

I have not failed. I have found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas Edison As a leader, chances are, you’ve had a run-in or two with failure. If not, be patient. I say that not to be pessimistic or … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With (Always) Being Right?

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy-in fact, sometimes, it’s real hard- but just remember that doing the right thing is always right. – David Cottrell In my many years in leadership, some of the most annoying people I come … Continue reading

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Growing Big, Staying Small

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford In his book, It’s Not About the Coffee, Howard Behar, former president of Starbucks International, recounts a fascinating story … Continue reading

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It’s Your Time to Soar

Eagles don’t flock, you have to find them one at a time. – Ross Perot “While walking through the forest one day, a man found a young eagle who had fallen out of its nest. He took it home and … Continue reading

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Developing a Leadership Mindset

“You can change your mindset” – Carol S. Dweck – Mindset, The New Psychology of Success In her highly acclaimed and recommended book Mindset , Carol S. Dweck lays out four foundational statements to gauge whether you have a fixed-mindset … Continue reading

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Choose One Chair – Becoming a Leader of Destiny

“Yesterday all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay. Oh, I believe in yesterday.”- “Yesterday”, by Paul McCartney and John Lennon In Guidepost magazine a number of years back Luciano Pavarotti relates … Continue reading

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