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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Huffington Post

What I Learned About Leadership From Addiction Recovery
Huffington Post
After recently leaving my job after two decades, I have had time to reflect on my leadership journey. The recent loss of an important early mentor has focused that reflection on something unexpected -- how much my recovery from addiction shaped my ...


Forbes

Future Of Work: Mindfulness As A Leadership Practice
Forbes
I first learned about mindfulness at the moment I needed it the most: I was referred to the mindfulness work of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, professor emeritus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School by my surgeon after breaking both my ankle and top ...

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Group, Yale Seek Solution To Nigeria's Leadership Challenges
CHANNELS TELEVISION
At a seminar, with the theme “From Success to Significance, Legacy”, held in New Haven, U.S., participants looked at changes and adjustments that Nigeria's leadership should make, as many Nigerians countdown to May 29 for the inauguration of a new ...

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Bath Community Hospital sees change in leadership
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The board unanimously elected interim board leadership including Peter Faraone as chair and Wiley “Buddy” Kling, Jr., as secretary. The board has decided to postpone election of permanent officers, and the operation of an executive committee has ...

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Sioux City Journal

Central Iowa school getting "positive vibes" from teacher leadership changes
Sioux City Journal
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa | Teachers and administrators at Southeast Polk School District told Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday a $2.2 million state grant for teacher leadership has been the "jet fuel" to propel collaboration, mentoring and innovation that is ...

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ThinkProgress

Under US Leadership, Arctic Council Vows To Fight Climate Change
ThinkProgress
On Friday, ministers from eight countries and leaders of Arctic Indigenous Peoples met in Iqaluit, Canada for the biennial meeting of the Arctic Council, an international body charged with addressing the most important issues facing the Arctic region.

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Phys.Org

Researcher collects leadership insights from 'Transformers'
Phys.Org
For the project, Harms teamed with Seth Spain of Binghamton University to rate the leadership skills of more than 120 characters featured in the first two years of "The Transformers" cartoon (1984-1985) and the 1986 film "The Transformers: The Movie.

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Forbes

Want To Be A Thought Leader? Master Public Speaking
Forbes
Thought leadership is about developing, packaging and communicating concepts, ideas, insights and solutions that will enhance the success of a select audience. Not only is this approach highly beneficial to the audience, for professionals it is one of ...


AL.com

Huntsville, Madison PTAs take home most of Alabama leadership awards
AL.com
PTAs from Huntsville and Madison city schools dominated Alabama's 97th annual PTA convention in Montgomery this weekend. IMG_3911.JPG (Courtesy of Huntsville Council of PTAs). The majority of Outstanding School Leader awards and Family School ...


Dismal leadership race shows how far Ontario PCs have fallen
Toronto Star
But since 2002 the party has failed to find a politically savvy leader who resonates with Ontarians. Even more worrying, recently failed Tory leaders like Ernie Eves, John Tory (open John Tory's policard) and Tim Hudak brought much more experience to ...

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Leadership Like Water-Water Canoeing

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

A Leader?s Ultimate Goal ? Connect to Engage!

Connect and Engage! Your People Are Your Power.It's been said... Read More

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 1, General Strategies for Unproductive Behavior

It happens easily. You're conducting a meeting and suddenly a... Read More

Five Surprisingly Hip Politicial Ideas From Plato

Don't you love politics?Me, neither. But I do like thinking... Read More

Leadership Prep

So you want to be a leader? Or you want... Read More

The Top 10 Questions for Socially Responsible Leaders

The assets of your business traditionally include property, plant, equipment,... Read More

A Whack Up Long Side The Head Of Human Resources: The Leadership Imperative

When we perceive the simple center in the seemingly complex,... Read More

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation

Leaders do nothing more important than get results. But you... Read More

Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!

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

Lessons In Leadership: What Not To Do... From A Canoe!

When it comes to fishing, my husband takes the lead.... Read More

Having Fun In Leadership

"Don't measure your life by your goals, but rather by... Read More

Characteristics of a Good Leader

It's interesting to hear the responses from executives when I... Read More

Learn How to Lead People

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

3 Elements of Leadership Power!

In an article discussing the need for innovative products and... Read More

5 Tips to Help You Win Big & Become a Village Hero

A few years ago, I returned to my impoverished village... Read More

Mr. Shoaffs Simple Strategies to Success

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

Getting Things Done, Without the Sweat!

How do you get your people on your side? And... Read More

The Leadership Vacuum

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

Transformational Leadership

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

Leadership Development for Success

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

Strengthening Leadership Development with Employees

Within every business lies a network of people who are... Read More

Make The Elephant Jump -- Leading With A Kind Heart

Leadership is not about getting people to do what they... Read More

Who Needs Heroes?

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

Thoughtleading: The Art of Separating Yourself from the Pack

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

Choose To Become An Encourager

"...I know that the only source of happiness is within... Read More