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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Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror
INSEAD Knowledge
The INSEAD Global Leadership Centre has taken the findings of its leadership development work (gleaned over 10 years of leadership coaching), to develop the Global Executive Leadership Mirror (“The Global Mirror”), providing a lens through which ...


Oil City

Ed candidates talk leadership at public forum
Wyoming Tribune
"Ms. Balow talks about her experience, but what it amounts to in leadership is two years in the current job she's been working," he said. "What I believe this job needs is leadership that has been proven over time, and that's what I've done for the ...
Candidates for state schools superintendent debate attributes needed for the ...The Republic

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Dallas Morning News

Aaron David Miller: The time of great American leadership is over
Dallas Morning News
This focus on leaders is understandable, particularly during times of great uncertainty and stress. The psychologists and mythologists tell us that the need to search for the great leader to guide or even rescue us is an ancient — even primordial ...


The different leadership styles of DC's mayoral candidates
Washington Post (blog)
Three D.C. mayoral candidates — Muriel Bowser (D), David Catania (I) and Carol Schwartz (I) — sat down with The Post to discuss their leadership styles, what they look for in staff and the biggest management challenge they think the next mayor will face.

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Podcast: Francis Collins on leadership
Washington Post (blog)
In this conversation, Collins speaks about the unique challenge of leading scientists, how science strengthened his spirituality and what he's learned about motivating people. You can subscribe to our On Leadership podcast on iTunes to hear all of our ...


Yahoo, Marissa Mayer and the Leadership Question
Bloomberg View
At the end of the day, all executives have to be honest with themselves about whether or not they're good leaders. What are their weaknesses? What don't they understand? Do they trust and empower their deputies and teams? Do their teams trust them?

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Forbes

Shooting For Higher Goals: Leadership Lessons From Charles Schwab's Former ...
Forbes
Now, at 66, he has had ten years to reflect on the leadership lessons he learned at Schwab and he's developed some new skills since, as he's run several businesses, including the now-defunct all-business-class-to-London Eos Airlines and a private ...

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How to Develop Global Leadership Skills
Huffington Post
These things could range from politics to business to even sports and It has dawned on me that my lens can actually be used as a force for good; a force that allows me to become a global leader. As a TCK do you know that you are a global leader? That's ...


Leadership Matters: Never Too Many Leaders
Huffington Post
"Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better." -- Harry S. Truman, 33rd President ...


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Interim Burlington School District Leaders Resign Over Conflict With Board
Seven Days
In a scathing letter to board chair Patrick Halladay, the interim leadership team wrote, "There are board members who regularly make email and public meeting comments that malign central office administrators. This behavior only serves to expand the ...
School system leadership to step downWPTZ The Champlain Valley
Burlington Schools' Interim Leaders Quit, Blame BoardVermont Public Radio

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5 Steps on How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

Which one is a goal? I will lose 15... Read More

Leadership and Power - Being the Boss Doesnt Guarantee Either of Them

Some people mistakenly associate supervisory positions, or seats of power,... Read More

Two Leadership Traps: How To Avoid Them and How To Get Out Of Them (Part 2)

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

Leadership ? Push vs. Pull?

At your next staff meeting consider leading your team through... Read More

The Three Essential Attributes of a Leader: The Demonstrated Abilities

Leaders need to:1. Have a vision to which they are... Read More

You Make The Difference

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

8 Questions to Ask if You Want to be a Better Leader

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Listening Like a Leader

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Character Traits of Extraordinary Leaders

When people make a decision (either consciously or unconsciously) to... Read More

Three Factors Of Leadership Motivation

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

Mr. Shoaffs Simple Strategies to Success

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

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

We need to engage our listeners and transform them into... 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

7 AAA Ways To Succeed!

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

5 Leadership Power Principles!

95% of Workers Fail Because of This...But They Can Fix... 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

Are You a Good Manager or a Great Leader?

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

Leadership Styles and What We Need For the Future:

By definition a leaders leads a team to take action... Read More

Leader is Not a Title

There is a steady flow of information in the form... Read More

Unleash It!

On airplanes, in restaurants, in the newspaper and on television,... Read More

Birth Order - Understand How It Affects Your Personality

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

Leadership Tips From My Dad

Lee (L.B.) Weiss (Sept. 21/25 ? April 30/82)My dad has... Read More

Leadership Skills - 10 Ways to Beef Up

10 Ways to Beef Up Your Leadership SkillsHave you ever... Read More

Leadership Development for Success

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

Three Growth Guidelines from Stephen Covey

I have been looking for answers to what it takes... Read More