5 Steps on How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

Which one is a goal? I will lose 15 pounds I want to run a marathon Quit smoking All of the above None of the above The correct answer is (5) - none of the above. The first three are wishes, not goals. However, you are... Read More

7 AAA Ways To Succeed!

[Abounding Abundant Ample Ways To Boost Your Growth!] This may come as a surprise but there are reliable,effective and powerful ways to improve your ability to learnnew things. If you will allow me to use leadership skills training asour example, you will see how poor learning forces us tosuffer through... Read More

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive President Jimmy Carter tells in his memoirs that a trip to Gettysburg and a discussion about Abraham Lincoln helped achieve a breakthrough in the Camp David negotiations. The Israelis and the Egyptians had reached a deadlock. President Carter suggested that all the participants take... Read More

Is Your Life Ready For Groundhog Day?

In the hit comedic movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray's character, Phil Conners, is caught up in a time warp, doomed to live the same day over and over until he gets it right. Hilarious as the ensuing mayhem may be on the big screen, it is a poignant and not... Read More

Helping Others Develop Their Potential

Most of us find ourselves in a position to help others achieve more of their potential than we realize. Sure, as leaders, supervisors, and parents we can see ourselves in that position; but the fact is that all of us are uniquely qualified to help at least one other person... Read More

Unleash It!

On airplanes, in restaurants, in the newspaper and on television, I often hear people saying their businesses are not growing to their satisfaction or that they are not reaching their objectives. The explanations that follow consist of reasons like: ? It's the economy? Our customers don't get it? I don't... Read More

The Metamorphosis of the Successful Executive . . . Overcoming Professional Stagnation

You're a bright, successful business executive making good money and managing a capable staff of accomplished professionals. You are successful beyond your wildest business school dreams. You've achieved much-yet something's missing. On the surface, life is good-yet you feel tired, drained, frustrated, defeated. Intuitively, you know your life can and... Read More

Ten Steps To Effective Leadership

Many people end up in a supervisory position or SOHO ownership almost by default. In today's workplace, if someone stays on their job long enough, they will probably be promoted as others, more senior to them or higher up the chain of responsibility, leave for other opportunities.The prevalence of this... Read More

Professional Organizations: Join or Fold?

All of us join professional organizations for a reason--a friend belongs, we need to for credibility, etc. Many times we let years slide by and we don't stop and review those reasons. Unless something sets off a boundary--lack of funds, the organization runs itself into a ditch, or a leadership... Read More

Rationalize Success Away

I was invited to do a Leadership workshop at a well known Fortune 100 company out in New Jersey. The all day event was geared toward their new crop of interns. At a point in my presentation I talked about the many reasons we come up with for not taking... Read More

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Panel finds Secret Service leadership lacking
Fox News
... An independent panel appointed to investigate the Secret Service after a series of security breaches around the White House released a report Thursday that said the agency tasked with protecting the president of the United States is “starved for ...
Secret Service needs outside leadership, culture change, review findsWashington Times
Secret Service Report Urges Higher White House Fence, Stronger LeadershipBuzzFeed News
Secret Service needs more training, staff and outside leadership - reportRT
Columbus Dispatch -USA TODAY -Lexington Herald Leader
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5 Leadership Lessons From the Cuba Negotiations
Inc.com
While such backstage engagement may frighten some, it is, if nothing else, a sign of leadership committed, for good or bad, to moving an agenda. One can debate the moral aspect of backstage engagement, but no matter what your position, it can be a ...


Julián Castro shares his thoughts on leadership
Washington Post (blog)
Castro talked about his leadership philosophy, improving employee morale at HUD and how he spends his time away from the office during a conversation with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership. Fox is the vice president for leadership and ...

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Recommended Reading: Top 10 Creative Leadership Books Of 2014
Forbes
Each of the top 10 books of the past year offers fresh ideas, actionable insights, and imaginative solutions to a range of pressing challenges faced by creative leaders. The listed titles, including the notables that follow, celebrate thinking ...


Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu could be disqualified from Likud leadership race
Jerusalem Post
The comptroller quoted Netanyahu's speech at the event as follows: "I want to thank my friends here, Likud members, who expressed support for me yesterday as leader of the country and Likud…Likud members understand this election is about only one ...
Netanyahu may be disqualified from Likud leadership race for misusing party ...Haaretz
Moshe Feiglin backs out of Likud leadership raceThe Times of Israel
Hardliner Feiglin will not challenge Netanyahu for Likud leadershipi24news
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American Leadership outlasts Parowan
St. George Daily Spectrum
PAROWAN – In a game with a combined nine points in the fourth quarter and 48 total fouls committed, American Leadership Academy outlasted Parowan High School on Thursday night. ALA took the lead with just over four minutes in the first quarter and only ...

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Leadership shake-up at failing middle school
Muncie Star Press
That includes the assistance of a state "turnaround specialist," implementation of the state's eight "turnaround principles" like school leadership, use of data and family engagement; implementation of AdvancED's digital-age school improvement plan ...


Irish Times

Taking Shackleton's exemplary leadership skills safely on board
Irish Times
The expedition that followed is a story of leadership in the face of disaster that speaks to our business climate today. So much so, that a workshop has been created in Dún Laoghaire to explore the legend of Shackleton in the hope that some of his ...


USA administration shifts around titles under new leadership
AL.com
MOBILE, Alabama -- Under the leadership of new president Tony Waldrop, USA has taken a step to align the institution's administration with similar universities and "better reflect their responsibilities," according to spokesman Bob Lowry. Several ...


Why Tough Love Leadership Works
Forbes
Teachings of the Far East explain the concept of yin/yang. In order to achieve balance, and ultimately success, we need to have oppositional forces present and equal. This is obvious in our relationships, as oftentimes opposites attract – personalities ...

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Leadership and Followership in a Team Setting

Many solopreneurs work in a team environment either with their... Read More

Building Teams and Teamwork

A tight knit team is a group of competent individuals... Read More

Mr. Shoaffs Simple Strategies to Success

(Excerpted from the Jim Rohn Sampler single CD)My first mentor,... Read More

Why Not Lead With Emotions?

Studies have shown that companies that have acquired competencies to... Read More

Effective Listening Equals Effective Leadership: Learn How!

No matter what role you play in your company, becoming... Read More

The Leadership Vacuum

In today's fast moving, ever changing, and highly competitive world... Read More

Leadership Like Water-Water Canoeing

Although world business is undergoing historic changes, the prevailing view... Read More

Give Your Valentine A Very Special Gift - Empowerment

Delegating is a commonly misunderstood concept. Delegating is not about... Read More

Ten Characteristics of Leadership

Many people are interested in the characteristics of a great... Read More

Leadership: 9 Universal Laws

1. The Law of Authoritarian StyleAuthoritarian leaders lead by control... Read More

Hidden Self Confidence

Peer independence is arguably the least understood aspect of self... Read More

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 5, Dominant Participants

While dominant participants contribute significantly to the success of a... Read More

Leadership - Passion, Purpose, Profit - Its Not That Hard

Go to any educational institution, look at airport bookshelves, shopping... Read More

Leadership Success and its Greatest Barrier: the Law of Administrivia

Years ago, a very wise, and often cynical boss of... Read More

Elements of Timeless Leadership

Great leadership is timeless, always in vogue. The world has... Read More

How to Become a Great Leader & Improve Your Leadership Skills

A great leader is able to inspire his/her workers to... Read More

Dont Be a Complainer

Complaining. There's room for legitimate complaining, but if you let... Read More

10 Attributes of Effective Strategic Leaders!

Did you know that people who lead strategically resemble fine-tuned... Read More

Leadership Is Power: Test Your Ethics

"The payoff for the ethical person is a reputation for... Read More

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 3, Drifting From the Topic

Although new ideas lead to creative solutions, they can be... Read More

Is Your Life Ready For Groundhog Day?

In the hit comedic movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray's character,... Read More

Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!

As the 'Great And Powerful Oz' once said to Dorothy,... Read More

What Kind of Leader Are You?

You are a leader if someone is following you. This... Read More

Pure Discipline

General George S. Patton was born on November 11, 1885... Read More

What Makes A Good Leader? Ask Uncle Sam

What do the major generals who are leading the war... Read More