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The ‘I’, ‘We’, and ‘You’ of Teamwork

In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first-ahead of personal glory. – Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant A team, business, or organization that desires to attain any degree … 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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Four Ways Leaders Can Foster Cooperation

The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. – Theodore Roosevelt Charles Osgood told the story of two ladies who lived in a convalescent center. Each had suffered an incapacitating … Continue reading

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Five Traits of Extra Mile Leaders

There are no shortcuts on the extra mile – Zig Ziglar Bob Kuechenberg, the former Miami Dolphins great, once explained what motivated him to go to college. “My father and uncle were human cannonballs in carnivals. My father told me, … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Are You Building Trust?

To be successful as a leader your employees must know that they can trust you. Without trust, you do not have the ability to influence others. –Elizabeth Stincelli The issue is old as time but has never been more relevant. … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Protect Office Morale

Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room – Winston Churchill The early American Indians, as the story goes, had a unique practice of training young braves. On the night of a boy’s thirteenth … Continue reading

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Leadership Minute: Team Unity

A house divided against itself cannot stand. – Abraham Lincoln In leadership circles we hear a lot about teamwork and team building, but not as much about team unity. Unity of your team does not mean checking your individuality at … Continue reading

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