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7 Powers of Life Purpose

Leadership Freak

Living without purpose is easy; just run around doing stuff as fast as you can. Life purpose is living in service to something bigger than yourself. It’s not self-neglect because purpose provides a gallant… Continue reading → Leading Purpose Leadership Development

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series on Recognizing Ethical Issues, I addressed the gaps in our thinking that require us to develop an ethical alert system. in Part 2, I explored why some leaders who want to do the right thing still don't "do the work" to learn how to do it. In Part 3, I dug into the importance of ethical awareness as the basis for ethical decision making. Part 4 described ways to start developing ethical thinking.

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Leaders ‘instill trust’

Decker Communication

A recent study by Korn Ferry shows the traits needed by leaders, and as it has been tracked over the years, the traits have changed accordingly. One stood out to me as a new addition for 2022; however, is it new? It’s that leaders need to ‘instill trust.’

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Outsource for Proactive Business Solutions

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You know who you are. You are an entrepreneur. A great idea has taken hold, and you cannot shake it off. The realization that you are onto something big has begun to set in. Now it is time to innovate and ideate to create something special – a company of your own.

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If you’re going to make a significant change in your career, it’s important to go about it in the correct and proper way. A big part of that is knowing why going ahead with such a change is right for you.

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