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Are You Really a Team Player?

  A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other. – Simon Sinek For many of us, the idea of being part of a team is something … Continue reading

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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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Taking ‘No’ Out of Your Playbook: And Why it Matters

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome – Samuel Johnson Leaders understand that obstacles are a part of the landscape on the road to success. But how many leaders are self-aware enough to realize … 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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Leadership Lessons from Pat Summitt

“She could have coached any team, any sport, men’s or women’s. It wouldn’t have mattered, because Pat could flat-out coach. I will miss her dearly, and I am honored to call her my friend.” – Peyton Manning As a native … Continue reading

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Building Bridges and Tearing Down Walls

Management is about arranging and telling. Leadership is about nurturing and enhancing. – Tom Peters The Great Wall of China was built over hundreds of years to keep China’s northern enemies from invading. The Great Wall is so wide that … Continue reading

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