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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Entrepreneur

4 Personality Traits That Make You an Effective Leader
Entrepreneur
They're the kind of leaders who build their teams from the ground up. They understand that effective leadership is built on trust, and that honesty in leadership generates a stronger team dynamic. Honest interactions with employees build the kind of ...

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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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Boston Herald

Flynn: Leadership failure allows criminals to take over Baltimore
Boston Herald
Where was the political and moral leadership? It's a sad commentary on a once-great American city. Every city has faced serious challenges, but the Baltimore police should never have allowed a mob to form. Instead, they should have constantly dispersed ...

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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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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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cleveland.com

Michigan State commit, Berea-Midpark junior LB Joey Bachie gives Spartans ...
cleveland.com
"When you're the linebacker, you're the quarterback of the defense and I believe I can bring strong leadership and bring energy to everybody," Bachie said. "Football has been my thing. I'm physical, I love the weight room and training for the game." ...


Bernie Kerik on Baltimore: 'Where's the Leadership?'
Newsmax
The last he heard from leadership, he said, was when Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Saturday, "It's a very delicate balancing act, because while we tried to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the other things that were going on ...

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EurActiv

Seven concrete steps for Europe to regain leadership in the digital economy
EurActiv
Leadership in internet services, broadband speeds and capacities and innovative telecommunications are the key to global leadership for the European Union, in a fast moving world. Being the most competitive industry, most competitive markets, most ...


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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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 ...
Central Iowa school getting 'positive vibes' from teacher leadership changesMason City Globe Gazette
Superintendent in suburban Des Moines says schools need basic funding for ...Dubuque Telegraph Herald

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

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Get What You Want - Negotiating Skills for the Timid!

OK, I know this title sounds self-serving and hard nosed,... Read More

Leadership A Perspective From Tao

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You Make The Difference

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

A Call to Men to Live a Strenuous Life!

Any man would be justly proud to claim even a... Read More

Top Skills Of Extraordinary Leaders

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

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What Kind of Leader Are You?

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Leadership: Wisdom of the Ages

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

Ten Qualities Of A Great Leader - Plus 1

Great Leaders are optimists first and foremost. Their tendency is... Read More

The Happy Jar

I just delivered a free speech. I am a great... Read More

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 6, Deadlocked Discussions

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

Why the Squirrel Kept Winning!

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

A Leader?s Ultimate Goal ? Connect to Engage!

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

Heres The REAL Reason Bush Won: The Dark Night Of The Leadership Soul

George Bush won the election because he was finally able... Read More

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Here's how to get out of, or avoid, the "I... Read More

Supervisor Training: Helpful Tips to Lead Your Pack

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

Value Driver Leadership

CHAPTER 1 ************ VALUEThose qualities regarded by a person or... 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

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 4, Quiet Participants

There are many reasons why someone would decline to participate... Read More

Being an Extraordinary Leader Through Tough and Challenging Times

Tough and challenging times will surely come. That is a... Read More

Precious Moments

There is too much learning out there that we earn... Read More

Mentor? Who Needs A Mentor?

Who needs a mentor. . .everyone who is truly serious... Read More

Ask Yourself Whats In It For WE?

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

Wisdom From The Rock

He grew up in Brooklyn, the son of an ex-con... Read More