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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Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville leadership event will focus on change
Asheville Citizen-Times
Scheduled for Nov. 12 at Asheville's Biltmore Baptist Church, Lead Through Change is designed to help leaders anticipate the pace and speed at which change is happening, as well as empower leaders with immediate strategies and ideas they can use to ...


5 Reasons It's Incredibly Difficult To Rely Upon Leaders
Forbes
The marketplace continues to change fast, and as it does leaders are still trying to figure out how to best change with it. They are learning the hard way that they must touch the business just as much as they lead it. Leaders need to start rolling up ...


Huffington Post

One of the Biggest Leadership Myths: It's Lonely at the Top
Huffington Post
There are a lot of people who shy away from pursuing a leadership role since they have the perception that leaders end up on an island all on their own. They think that a leadership role means that you have to have all the answers. People think that ...

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7 Habits Of Natural Leaders
Huffington Post
Successful leadership, like happiness, is one of those things that everyone claims to have the "secret" to. There are more than 27,000 leadership books on Amazon, thousands of seminars on leadership skills held in conference rooms across the country ...

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Leadership one of Conner's strongest traits for men's soccer team
UW Badger Herald
As of late, Wisconsin men's soccer head coach John Trask has gotten some big-time names to come play for him at UW. But with 12 new freshmen on this year's squad, a lot of those names have departed from the program that Trask once brought to UW.


INSEAD Knowledge

A Conversation on Blue Ocean Leadership
INSEAD Knowledge
On the other hand, if we think about leadership as a service that people in an organisation “buy” or “don't buy”, the focus of study is moved to the demand side and on what acts and activities leaders need to undertake in order to boost their teams ...


The Guardian

Inspiring leadership for challenged schools
The Guardian
But the importance of high-quality leadership in our schools cannot be overstated. We know there is a strong link between school leadership, quality of teaching, and outcomes for pupils. That is why last month I launched Talented Leaders, a programme ...


ABC News

Raimondo, Fung Spar Over Leadership in TV Debate
ABC News
Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung went after each other's leadership and decision-making in the first televised debate of the Rhode Island governor's race, while voters also got an introduction to a wild-card Moderate Party candidate.
Tussles over leadership at RI gubernatorial forumThe Providence Journal

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Two Convenient Myths About Leadership*
Forbes
Anyone following the leadership turmoil in American iconic firms like EK, HP and JC Penney JC Penney in recent decades — or having observed how different divisions, departments, and teams are managed within large organizations — cannot help but ...


CBSSports.com

Tim Tebow criticizes identity, leadership of Florida offense
CBSSports.com
Tim Tebow does not think the Florida offense has an identity, and he believes that a lack of leadership on that side of the ball is one reason for the Gators' current struggles. After a blowout home loss to Missouri, Florida athletic director Jeremy ...
Tim Tebow says Gators lack toughness, leadershipOrlando Sentinel (blog)
Tim Tebow says lack of leadership, identity are biggest issues with Florida ...AL.com
Former QB Tim Tebow: Florida lacks identity, leadership on offenseSI.com
Bleacher Report -Yahoo Sports (blog) -FOXSports.com
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Pure Discipline

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Celebrating Successes: The Power Of Compliments

Years ago, when I was new in management circles, a... Read More

Elements of Timeless Leadership

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

Tough Times Demand Resilient Leaders

The stock market gyrates with unpredictable and heartburning results. Icons... Read More

Weakness, Struggle, Fear, Knowledge, Growth, Courage, Leader

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Why You Should Ignore This Advice

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Leadership ? Push vs. Pull?

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5 Leadership Power Principles!

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

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Leadership, Self-Development, and the Committment to Growth

There is a common phrase that says: "You can't teach... Read More

Rationalize Success Away

I was invited to do a Leadership workshop at a... Read More

None of Us Arrived with an Owners Manual: A Fresh Perspective on the Drive to Lead (part 2)

Why didn't I get an Owner's ManualAfter a little while... Read More

3 Aspects of Developing Leadership Skills

Everyone knows that great leaders are made, not born. However... Read More

The Incandescence Of The Human Spirit

There lives within every individual a power, an energy, an... Read More

In Leadership, Identifying Dreams That Lead To Great Results

History teaches that when people needed to do great things,... Read More

Blowing Your Own Leadership Horn

There are two streams of competitiveness running through every organization.... Read More

Leadership Success and its Greatest Barrier: the Law of Administrivia

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

Why the Squirrel Kept Winning!

I had the good fortune (or misfortune depending on your... Read More

Building Self Confidence

As a hypnotherapist I specialise in helping people to develop... Read More

Seven Personal Characteristics Of A Good Leader

How often have you heard the comment, "He or she... Read More

Career Advice for Business Leaders: Empowering Others

Many potential leaders in business sabotage themselves and their organizations... Read More

Partnership: Choose It or Lose It

Charlotte decides to do good. Charlotte is a highly motivated... Read More

Lead People...Manage Things

Master The Five Key Facets of High Performance LeadershipMany people... Read More

Are You a Good Manager or a Great Leader?

Your word is your truth - Know that when you... Read More

Effective Leaders are (#3) Communicative

LISTEN, WRITE, AND ARTICULATE EFFECTIVELY: Leadership positions require effective communication... Read More