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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30 Inspiring Leadership Quotes
Business News Daily
It's been said that a company's greatest asset is its people. This may be true, but it takes a great leader to guide those people — and therefore the business — to success. Whether they led a company or a country, history's best leaders understood ...


CBS Local

Bears Notes: Leadership Rallies Bears At Halftime
CBS Local
“Great player,” said Lovie Smith, the Bucs' head coach and Bears' leader of nine years. “He's been that way since he came into the league. Same old Matt Forte.” In a season with leadership voids and an identity crisis, the Bears' leaders stepped up ...

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The Guardian

Tom Watson accused of manipulating two Labour leadership elections
The Guardian
“I want the party to choose leaders in an open democratic way. Your problem is, this is one leadership election you can't manipulate,” the shadow Northern Ireland secretary tweeted in reference to the leadership fights in 2006 and 2010. Watson resigned ...

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Howell completes leadership course
Savannah Morning News
The EMS Leadership course is funded by the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission in partnership with Georgia Southern University and the Georgia Association of EMS. The 2014 class graduation marked completion of the third year of the program.


Los Alamos Daily Post

House Democrats elect new leadership
Albuquerque Journal
Egolf, a Santa Fe lawyer and political progressive, was named to lead the House Democrats after their top leader, current House Speaker Ken Martinez, D-Grants, declined to seek a leadership role in the new term. The Democrats' second-in-command, ...
Egolf, Stapleton, Caballero Make Up House Democrats New Leadership Team ...Los Alamos Daily Post

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Four conversations to build your team leadership
The Nation
The four leadership conversations I will be introducing are powerful communication tools that enhance learning and help people develop themselves. I divide the conversation into two perspectives according to the time frame (past versus future) and the ...


Tech Cocktail

8 Ways to Promote Your Business as a Leader in the Field
Tech Cocktail
Clear values, innovation, pricing strategies, passion, and branding are all key attributes that will help to transform new and existing businesses into trusted household names. Yet without excellent leadership skills, a business can quickly crumble ...


Herald Scotland

Dirty tricks row over Labour leadership voting booklet
Herald Scotland
Unions overwhelmingly backed Murphy's left-wing rival, Neil Findlay MSP, for the leadership, and left-wing MP Katy Clark as deputy. But the material sent by the party to voters contained only nominations by MPs, MEPs and MSPs - the bulk of whom backed ...


Marillyn Hewson shares leadership lessons; NDIA appoints new leader
Washington Post
Louis “Lou” Addeo, the acquisition chief at Fairfax-based ManTech International, is set to retire at the end of the year, according to a company security filing. Addeo was appointed ManTech's executive vice president of corporate development and ...


“No leadership on the pitch” – Carragher hits out at “mentally and physically ...
This Is Anfield
Jamie Carragher couldn't hide his frustrations after Liverpool's fourth straight defeat, losing 3-1 at Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon. The former Liverpool defender said, speaking as a supporter, he was worried for his side, who are being “bullied ...
Jamie Carragher: Liverpool are mentally weak and have no leadershipAnfield Online

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Leadership Like Water-Water Canoeing

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

How To Get To Know A Disabled Person

When you first meet someone who is blind, deaf, or... Read More

Leaders ARE; Are you?

Identity CrisisIt's not only the knowledge you carry around in... Read More

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

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

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 2, Multiple Conversations

Side conversations ruin meetings by destroying focus and fragmenting participation.Approach... Read More

Ask Yourself Whats In It For WE?

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working... Read More

Are You The Most Powerful Leader You Can Be?

As someone who teaches, manages, parents or influences you'll probably... Read More

Introduction to the The Enneagram as a Leadership Tool

The Enneagram is a fascinating tool of nine orientations that... Read More

Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Experience

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

7 AAA Ways To Succeed!

[Abounding Abundant Ample Ways To Boost Your Growth!] This may... Read More

The Three Faces of Leadership

This article was published in the Nov. 2003 edition of... Read More

Who Is Randy Gage and Why Is He One of My Mentors and Heroes?

Who is Randy Gage? I first read about him in... Read More

Leading In The Face Of Disaster

The date was Saturday, April 11, 1970, the time 13:13... Read More

3 Elements of Leadership Power!

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

A Good Leader Knows The Teams Colours

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

Top 25 Leadership Quotations

Ponder what it takes to be a true leader with... Read More

A Lasting Leadership Lesson: How One Leadership Talk By George Washington Saved The Revolution

A Lasting Leadership Lesson: How One Leadership Talk By George... Read More

Stand Out as a Leader, Do 5 Things Better! Number One: Improve the Quality of Your Decision Making!

The manager administers, the leader improves; the manager maintains, the... Read More

Effective Leaders are (#2) Technical

SET CLEAR AND REASONABLE OBJECTIVES FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHERS: Plan?... Read More

Effective Listening Equals Effective Leadership: Learn How!

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

Building Future Leaders

As a whole we spend a lot of time filling... 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

Birth Order - Understand How It Affects Your Personality

"Know thyself" is a powerful principle that leaders, managers and... Read More

Recommended Books on Leadership and Team Building

The single most important thing a leader can do is... Read More