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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Why it takes a crisis to get women in leadership
Fortune
The NFL has suddenly decided it would bring in new leadership to fix problems that have been plaguing it for decades. On Monday, commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to the league's teams announcing that he hired three women to “help lead and ...
Goodell Must Hand Off His LeadershipHuffington Post
Roger Goodell Should Read This New Study on Leadership and EmpathyNew York Magazine
Silverman: Where's The Leadership? And Where The Heck Is Goodell?CBS Local
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Update: Distinguished Leadership Awards honor community's dedicated leaders
Tallahassee.com
In other awards, the Leader of the Year honor was presented to Wayne Tedder, director of the Tallahassee-Leon County Department of Planning, Land Management and Community Enhancement. The Pacesetter Leadership Award winner was Gloria Pugh, ...

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7 Words Define What Employees Expect From Leadership
Forbes
During these times of change and uncertainty, employees need leadership, not followership, from their leaders. They have grown tired of the unnecessary workplace politics that makes them feel as if they don't have a relationship with leadership they ...


What Kind of Leaders Do We Need Now? Elie Wiesel's Answer
Forbes
It's always a good time to ask what kind of leadership we need because the world is constantly changing. But the world is not only changing. It's being dramatically reshaped, making us ask the question not just with more urgency but through a different ...


Author to bring message of lifting others to Women's Leadership Council Breakfast
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
After she gave birth to her third child, Glennon Doyle Melton wanted to venture beyond what felt like an isolated existence as a suburban, stay-at-home mom. Because her husband, Craig, generated enough income in software sales to support the family ...


Five things to know about Alibaba's leadership
Washington Post (blog)
On Friday morning, Jack Ma, the charismatic and already super-wealthy founder of Alibaba Group, is expected to ring the bell of the New York Stock Exchange. It will mark the much-anticipated debut of shares of the Chinese company, and could become the ...

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Nothing Teaches Leadership Like Football
TIME
Ours is a game that has nurtured millions of young men and women. Because football is more than a great sport, it is a classroom. It teaches a variety of positive attributes – character, loyalty, discipline, teamwork, physical fitness and leadership ...

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Lubbock Chamber of Commerce 2015 New Century Leadership Class
LubbockOnline.com
The New Century Leadership class is comprised of 45 high school juniors who will meet every month for the next eight months to acquire leadership skills. Amy Marquez, leadership director at the chamber, said the goal is to give these advanced students ...


Rotary camp helps build students into leaders
Alexandria Town Talk
Students represented Alexandria Senior High, Bolton High, Holy Savior Menard High, Pineville High, Tioga High and University Academy at Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp in June. The 20 Rapides students were among 60 campers.


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Power and Perspective: Two Key Elements of Leadership
BusinessNewsDaily
The best leaders are those who think not just about themselves but others as well, new research suggests. Business leaders who consider their audience's perspective and who are conditioned to see the world from someone else's point of view produce the ...
Power isn't enough: Study reveals the missing link for effective leadershipPhys.Org

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Leadership A Perspective From Tao

Tao Te Ching said to be written by Lao Tzu... Read More

What We Can Learn From J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty planned to enter the U.S. Diplomatic Service,... Read More

Top Skills Of Extraordinary Leaders

1. Good Communicator. Extraordinary Leaders are those who can take... Read More

Character -- Why It Matters In Leaders

"Character is much easier kept than recovered." -Thomas Paine"The best... Read More

The Personality of Leadership

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

3 Dynamic Techniques To Boost Your Executive Leadership!

Here's a really simple way to measure the strength of... Read More

It?s Not All About Cheese: The Missing Component in Employee Development (Part 1)

Spencer Johnson really hit a nerve when he wrote Who... Read More

Five Steps Towards Greater Self Confidence

We watch the star athlete calmly make the final shot,... Read More

Transformational Leadership

"What is leadership?" When this question is asked most of... Read More

Leadership: Wisdom of the Ages

If you gather 100 experienced leaders together to share with... Read More

The Leadership Strategy: An Unmined Comstock Lode of Results

During the Second World War, Winston Churchill had a framed... Read More

Give Your Valentine A Very Special Gift - Empowerment

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

E=MC - Is It In Me?

How many times have you seen the E = MC2... Read More

Leadership Training and Character

The vast majority of leadership training available to managers focuses... Read More

Professional Organizations: Join or Fold?

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

Leadership Development for Success

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

Reinventing Failure: Designing Success

I am fascinated by problems. I like to think of... Read More

The Power of the Leader Within - The Keys to Martial Arts Life Mastery, Key#1

"What do you want to be when you grow up?"Remember... Read More

Leadership Is Action?Not Position!

People respond to good leadership! Period! It is in all... Read More

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

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

Building Teams and Teamwork

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

The Death of Potential

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Shades of Grey: Government, Religion, & People

Some think that everything is black and white. I'm beginning... Read More

Wanted: A Dictionary-Perfect Leader

Answers are often before our very eyes or in front... Read More

Thoughtleading: The Art of Separating Yourself from the Pack

Lately the age-old business dilemma of how to stand out... Read More