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:


New York Times

Chaos in Ferguson Is Fueled by Tangle of Leadership
New York Times
The tangle of leadership, in both the white establishment and the black community, has not only contributed to the chaos — it has also raised questions about how effective both sides can be in bringing an end to the standoff and some lasting change on ...

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Forbes

Innovation, Leadership And T. E. Lawrence
Forbes
I hate being in front, and I hate being in back and I don't like responsibility, and I don't obey orders. T. E. Lawrence, in a letter to V. W. Richards, 1918. At the risk of waxing a bit metaphysical, consider the leadership of T. E. Lawrence: scholar ...


Baltimore mayor to be at Leadership Louisville
The Courier-Journal
The 2014 Leadership Louisville Luncheon on Aug. 28 will feature a keynote address by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake of Baltimore. The theme of the event that will be at the Marriott Louisville Downtown is “Step Up Louisville.” Longtime Louisville Metro ...

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Capt. Ron Johnson's leadership challenge in Ferguson
Washington Post (blog)
When Gov. Jay Nixon named Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson to assume control over security in Ferguson last Thursday, there finally appeared to be a leader people could get behind. In the hours after he was named to lead security, hugs ...

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How to show leadership, even if you aren't the leader
Washington Post (blog)
Henry Evans is the co-author of "Step Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter," which explores ways that you can demonstrate leadership regardless of your job title. Evans spoke about his leadership theories with Tom Fox, a guest writer for On Leadership ...


New York Daily News

Lupica: Obama's return to the links shows lack of leadership in face of ISIS ...
New York Daily News
There are so many reasons, too many, why the American people now think Barack Obama is about as good at being President as he is at hitting a golf ball. His reaction to the execution of journalist James Foley in front of the world is just the latest ...
Iraq, Syria, and ISIL: Americans don't want BS, but do they want leadership?War on the Rocks

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Bloomberg

Hamas Leader Says No Specific Plan Offered for Gaza Peace
Bloomberg
Hamas hasn't been offered a step-by-step solution to its conflict with Israel, the group's political leader-in-exile said, as Israel vowed to target more of the militants' commanders after killing three yesterday. As the Jewish state's defense minister ...
Israeli strikes kill members of Hamas leadershipPBS NewsHour

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Indiegogo has more women in tech, leadership positions
SiliconBeat
“While startups haven't been a part of the dialogue to date, we thought we would do our part to contribute to what I believe is a very important conversation that all tech companies, large and small, should engage in as leaders,” Indiegogo Co-founder ...

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Norwich awards $64000 in tuition waivers to Leadership Summit participant ...
vtdigger.org
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University's College of Graduate and Continuing Studies (CGCS) has awarded $64,000 in tuition waivers to this year's Leadership Summit participant organizations. Seven organizations received tuition waivers of $4,000 apiece ...

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Florida's Fowler tackles leadership role
Florida Today
"I view myself as one of the team leaders, one of them guys that give great advice to the young guys or anybody," Fowler said. "Anything going on, I want to be that type of guy, just solid at everything. I'm still learning how to become a leader, still ...

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Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!

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

Peek Inside The Heads of Amazingly Successful Leaders

Would you like to know what really goes on inside... Read More

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

You're a bright, successful business executive making good money and... Read More

5 Leadership Power Principles!

95% of Workers Fail Because of This...But They Can Fix... Read More

It Begins Like This

Jonathan was drunk multiple times before ever completing elementary school;... Read More

Embracing Adversity for Achievement

"Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll... Read More

Ten Steps To Effective Leadership

Many people end up in a supervisory position or SOHO... Read More

The Personality of Leadership

Have you ever wondered what type of person or personality... Read More

The Defining Moment: The Straw That Stirs The Drink Of Motivational Leadership (Part Two)

In Part One, I described the importance of establishing deep,... Read More

The Tao of Leadership

There can be no doubt that the ancient author of... Read More

7 Excellent Ways To Improve Your Leadership Skills!

Did you know that there are 7 really effective yet... Read More

What Every Manager Should Know About How to See the Talents of Effective Leaders

An organization of any size, from the family to the... Read More

Effective Listening Equals Effective Leadership: Learn How!

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

Act on Some of the Facts

Making any decision without having all of the information and... Read More

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 6, Deadlocked Discussions

Although a meeting is a vehicle for resolving differences, it... Read More

You Make The Difference

What do you think makes your company successful? Your newest... Read More

Learn How to Lead People

"Who rules or guides or inspires others"Having excellent guide skills... Read More

BIG-3 Leadership!

"Do what you do so well that they will want... Read More

Professional Organizations: Join or Fold?

All of us join professional organizations for a reason--a friend... Read More

Supervisor Training: Helpful Tips to Lead Your Pack

A new supervisor is hired to anchor a gardening project... Read More

The Three Essential Attributes of a Leader: (Part 2) Bringing Others to the Vision

We need to engage our listeners and transform them into... Read More

Fighting the Gravitational Pull of Positional Leadership

A little on leadership?Many people enter the leadership world through... Read More

Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Experience

Recently I attended Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Experience training. This... Read More

Who Needs Heroes?

When we were talking the other day we started to... Read More

Premature Articulation

Ask anyone about what makes a good leader and they... Read More