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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 51 – An Interview with.

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Articles of Faith: Great Leadership « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

So, you want to be a great leader…? Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant;” Mark 10:43. Is this the way you think

People Buy You:

Kevin Eikenberry

This weeks Resource Recommendation is People Buy You: The Real Secret To What Matters Most in Business by Jeb Blount.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Scams, Coercion, & Networking

Orrin Woodward

I have spent the last several years studying the scams, schemes, and cons perpetrated on the American masses through the use of coercion.

Now Thyself

Tony Mayo

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it. Søren Kierkegaard What we should do is not future ourselves so much.

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The Wisdom of Mohandas Gandhi - A Dozen Quotes

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In India, Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948) is considered the father of his country. Although he didn't invent the

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Perception is More Than Reality

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We've all heard, and said. that “perception is reality”. This profound truth, while believed, is sometimes hard to remember or put into practice.

Serving Politicians

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By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth News Flash: There is one tell-tale sign, a dead give away that you're a weak leader - I can see it a

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Many People Are Born Gays and Lesbians - They're Not That Way by.

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Should two people of the same sex be allowed to marry? Should a gay person be allowed to serve openly in the military

The Latent Power of a Cliche

Kevin Eikenberry

Wikipedia defines a cliche, in part, as “. I've spent some time recently thinking about

A Simple Phrase That Will Change Your Life. | Rich Gee Group

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If the the grass is greener on the other side of the fence, it's time to water your own grass. Stop trying to yearn for a better job, if you don't

It???s Not Business, It???s Personal

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How do you create a culture of ownership? I googled that phrase and hoped to come across a Seven Steps To Creating A Culture Of Ownership-type list, but couldn't find one. A few years ago, my brother came to Charlotte (all the way from Germany) and visited the short-order restaurant I was managing. Hire the right people. Then make it right.

Buddha - The Wisdom in My Favorite Quotes

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In his lifetime, he was known as "Siddhartha Gautama

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The First 30 Days as CEO

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It seems presumptuous for me to post "advice" but a friend is likely taking on a new CEO role and I have been thinking about the best 90 day plan. The first 30 days of a 90 day plan in a new leadership role seems obvious to me. They are "Listen and Learn". Regardless of background and experience, there will still be lots to learn.

Getting to the Heart of Vulnerability in Leadership | C-Level.

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Inspire The World ??? A Recipe

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I mentioned in an earlier post that I am not great at inspiring others. So I did some research (they say leadership can be learned) and came up with the following recipe - just in time for the holiday season: Making inspiration is actually quite simple, at least on paper. Youll need Conscientiousness, Why, Belief in Change, and Authenticity.

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Myth vs. Reality - What It Really Takes to Get Employees to Bring.

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In so many ways, organizations have "got it wrong" about how to get the best work from employees.

The Lesson of the Double Jump

Chris Brady

In my crazy teenage years I became consumed by a magnificent obsession. It was on my mind in the morning, afternoon, evening, and night.

Are You Playing With The Big Boys? Or Girls?

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“It's better to hang out with people better than you. It's a proven fact. Play tennis with someone better than you and you'll

Competitive Advantage: Employees Who Know They Can Make A Difference

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Step 5 of my inspiration recipe called for "Make others believe that they can make a difference.. Thats an ingredient you cant buy at Wal-Mart. Let me approach this from a personal experience : A few years ago, my husband was diagnosed with adult ADHD. ADHD is linked to low levels of the neurotransmitters Dopamine and Norepinephrine.

Thoughts on Intimacy - New Braunfels Wurstfest and Thanksgiving

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Wurstfest 2010 is history. Wurstfest is a 50-year-old annual 10-day celebration of German culture that happens in New Braunfels, Texas, every year.

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Kick Your Micromanagement Habit

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No one wants to admit to micromanaging employees’ performance. Yet you may have micromanagement tendencies if you recognize any of the following behaviors: • Resisting delegation. Immersing yourself in the particulars of others’ projects. Focusing on tiny details instead of viewing the big picture. State your desire to change.

Want To Be Successful? This Is What You Do.

Rich Gee Group

This morning, I'm speaking in front of 100+ people at the Wilton Library on LinkedIn.

How To Produce An Effective Company Blog

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If you lead a business and aren't part of the 34% of US companies using a blog for marketing purposes, your business likely will within the next year.

Proactivity - Solve Problems WhileThey Are Still Small

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Henry Mintzberg in this interview with McGill University’s Karl Moore talks his latest book, simply called Managing. Leadership management

Tough Times Never Last. Tough People Do.

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I run a high-performance peer-advisory group — a great bunch of people who know what they want and know how to get it.

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USAF Captain Ed Freeman - Vietnam War Medal of Honor Winner

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You know how people forward you inspiring stories through email? I have a lot of friends, and I get my share of them. I never forward them on.

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Seven Ways to Be More Comfortable and Confident When Receiving.

Kevin Eikenberry

There is lots of advice for leaders, managers and coaches on how to give better feedback. I've written and taught quite a bit about it myself.

Four Reasons why Civility in the Workplace is a Must | You're Not.

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When I was little, my parents made it their business to instill in me the importance of minding my manners.

Book Review: It's Not Just Who You Know

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This powerful statement comes

At the Core of Your Abilities - Personal Strengths and People Skills

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I once had an upscale retirement home for a client. My job was to help the various units in the home work better as a team.