Tag Archives: personal development

Leadership In A Word: Courage

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. – E. E. Cummings Word Study 1300, from Old French corage (12c., Modern French courage) “heart, innermost feelings; temper,” from Vulgar Latin *coraticum (source of Italian coraggio, Spanish … 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 Checking in or Checking Out?

A leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. – John Maxwell Employee engagement is as vital to your success as a leader as ever. When a Gallup survey reports that only 30 … Continue reading

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Transformational Leadership Webinar

On Thursday, January 28th at 7 p.m. EST, I am teaming up with my good friend and prolific leadership author John Patrick Hickey as we present the Transformational Leadership Webinar. We will share our insights on transformational leadership and how … Continue reading

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Relationships: The Fuel of Your Company Culture

The purpose of life is not to be happy, it is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. – Emerson Some time ago I came … Continue reading

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Discovering Your ‘One Thing’: Why Passion Matters to You as a Leader

Embracing the challenge of personal leadership is the beginning of expanding your sphere of influence as a leader. Whether you are the CEO of your business or serve elsewhere in the organizational structure, one thing is for sure: the boundaries … Continue reading

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Three Things Every Leader Needs To Know About Criticism

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things. – Winston Churchill I came across a story about Grace Coolidge, … Continue reading

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