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

In The News:


Elmira Star-Gazette

Reid exit sparks leadership shake-up
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid's retirement has sparked a fast-moving shake-up of his party's leadership team for the next Congress. Reid, ever the tactician, moved quickly Friday to position New York Sen. Charles Schumer, one of his ...
Reid exit opens up leadership spot for SchumerElmira Star-Gazette
Schumer closes in on Senate leadership postBuffalo News
With Schumer endorsement, Democrats hope to avoid leadership fightLos Angeles Times
Washington Post (blog) -NY1 -The Hill
all 1,362 news articles »

KXAN.com

OU: Frat members learned racist chant at national SAE leadership event
Washington Post
This post has been updated. The racist chant that a group of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity members sang on a bus this month was brought to the University of Oklahoma four years ago, after members learned it at an annual national SAE leadership event, ...
Racist chant taught on fraternity leadership cruise, University of Oklahoma saysLos Angeles Times
OU fraternity learned racist chant during national leadership cruiseKXAN.com
SAE Fraternity Members Learned Racist Song At National Leadership Event ...Huffington Post
KOCO Oklahoma City -U.S. News & World Report -CNN
all 370 news articles »

What makes good government leaders
Washington Post (blog)
Terry Newell was an Air Force officer, director of training for the Department of Education and dean of faculty of the government's Federal Executive Institute. He left federal service in 2005 and now focuses on ethics and values-based leadership in ...


Fortune

Why Obama isn't on Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders list
Fortune
I grew up at a time when the President of the United States was routinely, and without irony, referred to as “the Leader of the Free World.” So it is disturbing to publish a list of the World's Greatest Leaders that, for the second year in a row ...
Taylor Swift Is the World's Sixth Greatest LeaderRadio.com Music and Entertainment News
Taylor Swift Named Greatest Woman Leader, Shakes It Off to Promote World TourTakePart
Fortune: Taylor Swift is a world 'leader,' Obama is notNew York Daily News
Salon
all 57 news articles »

Christie: Obama failing at leadership
Toledo Blade
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued his attacks on President Barack Obama, telling Michigan Republicans that Obama lacks leadership and common sense on foreign policy, the minimum wage and government ...

and more »

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, leadership showcased during royal visit
The Courier-Journal
Residents enjoyed a remarkable opportunity to experience a diverse snapshot of what is going on — and going right — in the city where fresh leadership is emerging everywhere. At the same time, treasured traditions such as Churchill Downs and historic ...

and more »

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Doing good: Leadership program returning to Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
A course on technology and leadership, which wasn't included in the program a dozen years ago, has been added, Howard said. Many participants in the earlier program went on to help nonprofits in the community, including Active Generations' Computer ...


Fortune

9 of the most inspiring acts of leadership
Fortune
Leadership may not have a one-size-fits-all definition, but most acts of leadership do share a common goal: inspiring change. Fortune asked several executives to define what leadership means to them and which recent (and historical) acts of leadership ...


TIME

The 10 Commandments of Leadership
TIME
VIII. Thou shalt not ask an employee to do something that thou wouldst not do thyself. Truly great leaders, should they perceive a scrap of litter on the floor of a hallway, will bend down, pick it up and throw it into the trash.


BurlingtonFreePress.com

Leadership a theme at VT diversity conference
BurlingtonFreePress.com
The focus of the conference — leadership, opportunities and challenges in the workplace — evolved after at least a year of discussing concerns with local residents, the resource center's executive director, Patrick Brown, said Friday. "People are ...

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Reveal the Leader Within

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Leadership Training and Character

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Are You Playing or Practicing Leadership?

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Secrets of Creating Success with Ease

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Lead People...Manage Things

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Asking for Help

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There is a steady flow of information in the form... Read More

Evil, Hostile Grumpy Listeners? Think Again

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A Good Leader Knows The Teams Colours

Leadership can be a very challenging task. As leaders we... Read More

The SAMMER Test: Leading People To Get The Right Results At the Right Time In The Right Way

As a leader, you do nothing more important than get... Read More

Leadership Development for Success

In today's highly competitive world, there is a lot of... Read More

Coaching a Leader

One of my favorite memories growing up as a child... Read More

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