Leaders don’t look like each Other

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Published: July 15, 2014

There was only one Elvis.  He lived, and he died.  He marked our memories, and there were many copycats.  No one could ever outdo the “King” at being Elvis.  Anyone who impersonates him is just giving us nostalgia. Leaders take us to new places.  Once we have been there, the region has been explored.  The […]

Is Change Important to You?

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Published: July 11, 2014

  If you are dissatisfied, you probably want change.  Try imposing change on another person, and you will discover that most people aren’t interested.  Another person may be dissatisfied, but they probably aren’t ready to sign onto your vision.  Intentional change often fails. Change is all around us. I think we live in an era […]

Change, Risk and the Route to Happiness

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Published: July 1, 2014

  If you are looking at making a career change, you are certainly thinking about risks.  You may look at a current place of security, determine, “I have these risks if I want to go forward,” and decide if it is worth it to get up and go.  Risk is present when we make changes […]

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 […]

People don’t fail, projects do

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Published: June 24, 2014

  Do you ever feel like a failure? I’m going to guess that this internal experience happened when you failed to reach a goal.  We would all like to say calmly, “Mission accomplished.” We know: none of us has a perfect track record.   We have all tasted that bitter cocktail called failure. You are not […]

How do you find your life passion through your work?

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Published: June 17, 2014

  You likely spend 8 to 10 hours per day at work or on work related issues. Do you save up your passion for when you come home, turning it for your hobby or loved ones? Much of your life is  through your effort at work. Some people live passionately – at work, and in […]

How Do You Protect Your Dream?

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Published: June 13, 2014

There is security for your material life, and there is security for your spirit. Most of us know something about security for the material life. We buy insurance, we invest wisely and prudently; we don’t risk everything on a remote chance of a big payoff, and we listened to respected advisors in finance, real estate […]

The Cowboy versus the Executive

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Published: June 10, 2014

Leaders do many things, including run organizations. I have noticed that although all leaders are good at influencing people, there are some differences in how leaders work, depending on if they are working for a corporate business environment or small business operation. The person who runs a small business must be a leader. For small […]

Who should a leader listen to?

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Published: June 6, 2014

  The illusion is that a leader makes decisions by him or herself. I would not have faith in this leader, would you? The ability to listen and gather useful information from intelligent people is a key leadership skill. One of the fastest courses for failure would be to see a leader fail to listen […]

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 […]

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