Building A Team For Project Performance

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Published: November 18, 2014

How do you build a five-star team? Through appreciation, individual attention, challenging assignments, and involvement with something hugely meaningful. Even though your team may not have won any awards (yet), if you start with trust and rapport, you can build a team that you will proud to call, “a high-performance team.”   Start with trust. […]

Do You Have A Leadership Voice?

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Published: October 28, 2014

  My friend Tal Shnall has recently challenged his readers to “discover their leadership voice.” (Read more here: http://leadchangegroup.com/discover-your-leadership-voice/) What does this mean – “a leadership voice” and how do you express your voice?   I believe the only way to realize your leadership voice is to understand your vision of the future. Your job […]

Leadership is not a Small Business Luxury

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Published: September 30, 2014

Over coffee this afternoon, talking to a sales professional about what I do, I heard that small business owners aren’t interested in leadership. “Isn’t leadership just something that corporations are interested in?”   Boy am I glad you asked that question!   Yes, it makes sense that corporations are interested in leadership. Leaders get results; […]

What Inspiring Leaders Do

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Published: September 23, 2014

  When you cross the path of an inspiring leader, you will feel the charge in your heart that says, “Look at how awesome she is. I think I can be that awesome too, in my way.” Inspiration is a special gift, one that lifts our spirits. I’m not sure that all leaders have this […]

Micro Leadership, Macro Leadership

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Published: September 19, 2014

  Is it daunting to consider yourself a leader? Perhaps you are judging yourself too harshly.  I think that all people have leadership talents within them; our work sometimes calls us to be a leader at a micro level, and at other times, someone calls us to be a leader at a macro level.  Good […]

Effective Leadership with Less Need to Dominate

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Published: September 12, 2014

Imagine an effective leader who does not need to command other people. At most, this kind of leader uses the powers of influence to encourage others to follow his or her guidance. Why is it then that many people think of leaders as a commanding force – a person comfortable with the power to dominate […]

Three Reasons Leadership Leads to Success

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Published: June 27, 2014

Leaders can become successful.  While there are no guarantees for success, leadership behavior does hasten success. I’ve had a chat with my friend today, Dan Creed, about small business enterprise and leadership.  We both agree – a small business owner must act as a leader if he or she wants to be successful.  In small […]

A journey into the future

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Published: June 3, 2014

The world is turbulent, change is expected. We may have an idea of our way forward and we certainly have uncertainty about what it will do to us. Many of us seek hope and we proceed even without it. Occasionally in life we find someone who will show us the way forward. That person may […]

Your Tribe Tells Me Who You Are

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Published: May 2, 2014

      Two tribes of achievers inhabit this century. Both tribes are focused on leading the future. Each tribe has a different founding story. Members of the tribe can recognize each other by the stories they tell and the values they hold. Some people are members of both tribes, however, if you talk to […]

Five Ways to Get Your Boss to Call You A Leader

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Published: April 29, 2014

      Do you want to be seen as a leader? Some activities will invest you with greater credibility (“cred”). Do these things and do them well, and people may decide that you are a leader.  It is not a guarantee – however these are things that leaders do. Executive Education Gets Personal Listening. […]

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