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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Forbes

One Simple Concept That Will Infuse Your Leadership With Success
Forbes
Search “Leadership” online, and you'll find a million articles offering advice on how to be a better leader. Eleven simple steps, nine strategies, five leadership tips – we're inundated with so-called education and training about how to lead well. The ...


Leadership lessons from baseball
Washington Post (blog)
The principles of managing a baseball team can apply to leaders in all sorts of fields. That's the conclusion, at least, drawn by Howard C. Fero, the co-author of “Lead Me Out to the Ballgame: Stories and Strategies to Develop Major League Leadership ...


Statesman Journal

Lewis: Experience, respect are keys to good leadership
Statesman Journal
I trained the Iraqi Police leadership in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2005. I am married with six grown children, and we're glad to have spent the last 17 years here in Silverton. Like many of you, we made a conscious decision to move here and have grown to love ...

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Huffington Post

Boys Are Much More Likely To Take On Leadership Roles In Science And Math ...
Huffington Post
The survey, which included 40,000 middle and high school educators, notes that these gender gaps extend to the professional world, with fewer women taking on leadership positions -- not only in STEM fields, but in most disciplines across the board.


How CIOs Can Help CMOs Take Technology Leadership
InformationWeek
The changing nature of IT leadership, particularly in relation to marketing-led technology leadership, was one of the major themes of the InformationWeek Leadership Conference at Interop New York. PricewaterhouseCoopers chief technologist Chris Curran, ...

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Leadership Lessons From A Humble Pope
Forbes
Since his election 18 months ago, Pope Francis has won widespread acclaim from inside the Catholic Church and beyond. Indeed, at a time when the world's leaders have generally been found wanting he has shown what an effective leader can do. He has ...

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The Age

Essendon crisis: Leadership group tried to stop James Hird appealing verdict
The Age
Some senior Essendon players tried to persuade James Hird not to go through with his plan to appeal to the Federal Court verdict against him and the club, after the club hierarchy briefed the leadership group on the crisis on Wednesday. The club ...

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Entrepreneur

Most Leadership Advice Is Useless. Here's What I Really Learned Running 20 ...
Entrepreneur
The reason? I was a bad leader. Here are some things I didn't know about my own company: I didn't know what our product did. I didn't know any of the clients. I didn't know how much money we made. I didn't know how much we lost. And I had crushes on ...


Arizona Republic

Educators learn curriculum of climate leadership
Arizona Republic
On Wednesday, they joined more than 250 other university and college leaders who listened to presentations from scholars and researchers about the latest revelations of climate change and conservation efforts worldwide. "It's about discussing ...


The Tennessean

Olli Jokinen brings leadership to Predators
The Tennessean
Some of that leadership comes in the form of advice and in his outlook on the game. "The one thing with this league is the sun is going to rise tomorrow again," Jokinen said. "You can't plan ahead. You can't get too high. You can't get too low. You've ...

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Hidden Self Confidence

Peer independence is arguably the least understood aspect of self... Read More

Rationalize Success Away

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

Leadership In The Zone!

"You do not merely want to be considered just the... Read More

Wisdom From The Rock

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

Ask Yourself Whats In It For WE?

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

Miraculous Leadership

It was a time of turmoil. In November 1979, supporters... Read More

The Seven Mistakes to Avoid when Organising Your Student Leadership Program

How do you measure the success of a training or... Read More

Leadership Challenges: The Walls In Our Lives

We have all experienced walls or challenges in our work... 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

Develop a We Focus And Not a Me Focus

____________________________________________"There's only one thing more contagious than a good attitude... Read More

Being an Extraordinary Leader Through Tough and Challenging Times

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

Communication Skills & Leadership - Organizational Communications Processes in Leadership Activity

"Sooth 't were a pleasant life to lead, With nothing... Read More

Reveal the Leader Within

A Leader is not a certain type of person or... 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

The Leadership Talk As A Living Hologram

The hologram is a three-dimensional photograph made on a flat... Read More

What Makes A Good Leader? Ask Uncle Sam

What do the major generals who are leading the war... Read More

Leadership Styles and What We Need For the Future:

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

Get What You Want - Negotiating Skills for the Timid!

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

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive President Jimmy Carter tells in... 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

E=MC - Is It In Me?

How many times have you seen the E = MC2... Read More

Leadership and The Dirty Work

The airline, Jet Blue, has been featured in many magazines... Read More

In Leadership, Good Enough Is Pretty Bad

The first time I meet a leader to decide if... Read More

Leadership ? Push vs. Pull?

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

Leadership and Followership in a Team Setting

Many solopreneurs work in a team environment either with their... Read More