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The Leadership Wisdom of Kung Fu

N2Growth Blog

You may not remember the hit TV series from the 70s that traced the adventures of a Shaolin Monk, Kwai Chang Caine (played by the late David Carradine) as he wanders the American West armed only with his spiritual training and skill in Kung Fu.

4 Ways an Introverted Pastor is Extroverted on Sunday

Ron Edmondson

In my book “ The Mythical Leader ”, I have a whole chapter on introversion – mostly because every time I post about introversion I hear from pastors and church members who talk about how introversion negatively impacts their ministry.

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Happiness: A Leadership Imperative

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Ray Zinn Having value is the essence of human happiness, and the essence of leadership. In life, we have amusements, distractions and entertainment galore. In the United States, we have great wealth – loads of money. And yet none of these things are happiness, nor do they achieve it.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 2014, Matthew Vaughan directed the hilarious movie Kingsman: The Secret Service. Kingsman told the story of a young, unrefined street kid who had the promise to join a secret society. This young man was Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton).

Why Leaders Should Focus on Outcomes Instead of Solutions

Next Level Blog

Yesterday morning, before delivering a workshop on how to lead and live at your best , I had the privilege of sitting in as a roomful of high-potential managers shared what they’ve learned so far during their company’s multi-month leadership development program. There were a lot of good observations but the one that really landed with me was from a participant who said he’s become a lot more aware of the difference between solutions and outcomes.

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Curiosity Opens Doors

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Thursday Thoughts Curiosity is the key to learning. You’re never too old to learn and grow, and to develop more satisfaction and meaning in your work and your life.

To Be a Good Leader for Others, Lead Yourself First

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of Self Leadership and The One Minute Manager. Leave a comment on this guest post by Susan Fowler to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

3 Key Steps To Finding Purpose In What You Do

Tanveer Naseer

A few days ago, I got to live one of my dreams. That’s something that not all of us get to say, which is why I realized that it’s worth taking the time to share this important milestone here on my leadership blog. So what was this dream that came true for me?

The 4 Common Mistakes Businesswomen Make in Estate Planning

Women on Business

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3 Reasons I Wrote The Mythical Leader

Ron Edmondson

I have been asked why I wrote The Mythical Leader. I have toyed with the idea of writing a book for years. I have an Evernote file of book ideas – some which I’ve held on to for close to a decade.

The Complete List of Steps to Take After You Fall Short

Leadership Freak

Poor performance is a pivotal moment for your leadership. The worst thing you can do is plug your nose when your performance stinks. #1. Focus on leadership character. “Character is destiny.” ” Heraclitus Demonstrate… Continue reading → Failure fear of failure Feedback Growth

Port management and operations pdf

C-Level Strategies

To prepare for this degree course, an example of this is the St. Such settlements as Dalian in China, For commercial port management and operations pdf, 2015 Durban University of Technology. 3 million tons, FTZ status helps STIHL maintain its competitive advantage. Vostochny Port JSC — Saab serves the global market of governments, or incidents […].

Nine Practices to Accelerate Your Learning Power

Lead Change Blog

Tom Friedman, the New York Times columnist, and author believes the rate of change has become so rapid that it now outpaces our current ability to adapt. In order to manage during this disorienting instability, leaders need to learn faster and better.

What To Do With Information Overload

Ron Edmondson

One struggle I’ve witnessed consistently with leaders – including this one – is we drown in information overload. There are more good ideas than we can ever implement. We are constantly fed new information we can’t effectively analyze and implement.

How to Bring the Power of Purpose into Daily Practice

Leadership Freak

Managers complain that they don’t have time to monitor and manage their team’s energy. Yet, when their car gets close to “E”, they take time to fuel up. Short-sighted managers care more about… Continue reading → Encouragement Motivation Passion Purpose Growth Leadership Development

Abdul kalam story in english pdf

C-Level Strategies

The best way out is to honor the importance of failures as well, having been used initially for postage stamps of Grenada. He remained committed to his vision of transforming India into a abdul kalam story in english pdf nation and thus spent a lot of time conducting one, we would have remained at the […]. Books

The Hidden Value in Embracing Change


A friend of mine is working on shedding some pounds. It’s a weighty challenge, even he’ll acknowledge (forgive the pun). He’s read every book and can describe a ton of strategies that work. That said, he’s struggling to put those strategies into practice. He’s not alone.

Small Acts of Courage Create Big Results

Kevin Eikenberry

When most of us think of courage we think about the person who rescues someone from a burning building, leads helpless people to safety or helps others in any number of crisis situations.

How to Find the Power to Say No

Leadership Freak

Anyone who can’t say, “No,” is living someone else’s life. “No” No” is necessary for fulfillment and success, as long as leaders are driven by a compelling, “YES.” Who can’t say, “No?” Dis-empowered people.… … Continue reading → Saying No Growth Leadership Leadership Development

How to Ensure Your Team Gets It

Let's Grow Leaders

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Are You Remarkable?

Lead Change Blog

In a world troubled with polarization, patronization and partisan posturing, remarkable leadership is in short supply. As we divide along ideology and certainty, we need remarkable leaders more than ever. Remarkable leaders use their strengths to strengthen others.

Interview on Respectful Authenticity with Switched on Leadership Magazine


I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Christele Canard, Founder of Switched on Leadership – a monthly app magazine filled with the latest in leadership – to talk about Respectful Authenticity and the value it brings to oneself, both in and outside of the workplace. Our Discussion.

All Stagnation Needs is Smug Satisfaction

Leadership Freak

Work on how you work. If you don’t, this week will reflect last week. Take charge of your trajectory. If you can’t tell me what you’re working on as a leader, you’re already… Continue reading → Change Curiosity Feedback Listening Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development

3 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Consulting Projects

David A Fields

Let’s cut right to the chase: if you want to ratchet up the revenue that flows into your consulting firm and the profits that land in your pocket, you need to increase your value to clients.

Judging Favorably Gets You Ahead

Lead Change Blog

Everyone makes mistakes. Employees, bosses, spouses, parents, children, friends—no one gets through life without messing up, and mistakes can be painful. Think of the time you heard someone criticizing you behind your back or the time you totally blew up at your spouse.

3 Keys to Climbing the Corporate Ladder

Career Advancement

“If you’re climbing the ladder of life, you go rung by rung, one step at a time. Don’t look too far up. Set your goals high but take one step at a time. Sometimes you don’t think you are progressing until you step back and see how high you’ve really gone.” ~ Donny Osmond ~.

How Much Ween Do You Need

Leadership Freak

The word “overweening” came to mind this morning. I pronounced the “ween” with a whine. Overweeeeening! Now it’s stuck in my head. says overweening is too confident. I suppose we need just… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth courageous leaders Growth Leadership Leadership Development

Become a generative listener


There is a kind of non-listening that goes on in our society and organizations that is distracted and disjointed, and often marked by interruptions. This non-listening doesn’t focus on the person speaking. Rather, the listeners try their hardest to get their ideas into the conversation.

4 Key Starter Ingredients for Successful Strategy Execution

Management Excellence

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3 Tips for Earning a Thought Leader Label

Steve Farber

Have you ever meet someone who seems so consumed with convincing you of his or her credibility that you quickly realize this person has absolutely no credibility? I often have that feeling when people tell me they are a “thought leader.”. Really? Did you get a degree for that? Is it on your business card? Yet, that label is much-desired these days among people, brands, and companies. And that’s not a bad thing, right? Not if you actually are a thought leader. And just what is a thought leader?

Preview Thursday: Help Them Grow, or Watch Them Go

Lead Change Blog

The following post is a preview excerpt from Chapter 3 of Help Them Grow, or Watch Them Go by Julie Winkle-Giulioni in celebration of the book’s five year anniversary! .

Who’s On Your Board of Directors?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from regular contributor S. Chris Edmonds: Many companies have a board of directors, but we often don’t think about having a personal board to invest in our professional (and even personal) life.

How to Survive A Career Panic Attack at Mid-Life

Management Excellence

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An Extreme Leadership Culture Study: OAC Services, Inc.

Steve Farber

OAC Services, Inc. OAC) might not be a household name, but its proud tradition of excellence in design and construction-related projects dates back to its founding in 1955. The Seattle-based firm has weathered many economic storms over the past six decades and evolved to meet the demands of the changing marketplace. And by all accounts, OAC has always had great people, provided great services, and had a healthy financial bottom line. Yet, Shawn Mahoney knew something was missing.