Tag Archives: People Skills

Leadership In A Word: Listening

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. – Bryant H. McGill A word about listening Listening. Yes, I know, it’s a leadership topic that’s been tackled by the best of … Continue reading

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Winning With People

A boss has the title. A leader has the people. – Simon Sinek Writing in The Book of Business Anecdotes, Peter Hay recounts the following story: In the 1950s, marketing whiz Stanley Arnold was working at Young & Rubicam, where … Continue reading

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Are You Playing To Your Strengths?

Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong. – Simon Sinek A recent story in the Gallup Business Journal revealed that only twenty percent of U.S. Workers think that their jobs use their strengths. It said, … Continue reading

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The ‘Yes Men’ Disconnect and How it Hurts Your Leadership

Very few big executives want to be surrounded by ‘yes’ men – Burton Bigelow I heard a somewhat humorous account some years back about the Biblical story of David and Goliath. When the Israelites came up against Goliath all the … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

“Don’t take your love away from me Don’t you leave me in misery If you go then  I’ll be blue Cause breaking up is hard to do   Neil Sedaka   The song by Neil Sedaka was first recorded in … Continue reading

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The Most Important Person in the Room is Not You

Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, ‘Make me feel important.’ Never forget this message when working with people- Mary Kay Ash At age 16 Andor Foldes was already a skilled pianist, but he was experiencing a … Continue reading

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In Praise of Second Fiddle Leaders

  Expressions of servant leadership are found when you concede being in the spotlight by putting someone else in it. Where were you on April 8, 1974 at 9:07 p.m. EST? It might be a stretch for some to remember … Continue reading

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