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Leadership In a Word: Encouragement

Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. – Ralph Waldo Emerson A word about encouragement In a Gallup article entitled “Seven Things Great Employers Do (That Others Don’t)”,  the author’s … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Reading

Read to refill the wells of inspiration. – Harold Ockenga A word about reading Reading is imperative for every good leader. It’s how you learn, it’s how you grow. In short, it makes you a more rounded and better leader. … Continue reading

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Leadership In a Word: Complacency

Complacency happens almost without notice. Check and renew your heart daily. – Jim George A word about complacency By definition, complacency is ‘showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements”. Not very flattering is it? Yet one of … 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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The Power of Unseen Leadership

Once you have a burning yes inside you about what’s truly important, it’s very easy to say no to the unimportant. – Stephen R. Covey I’ve always had a fascination with learning the back stories of successful people.Be they entrepreneurs, … Continue reading

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