Tag Archives: Leadership

Two Minutes To A More Powerful You

November 3, 2014

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Communication is much more than what we say; it is also how we say it. With subtle variations in your voice and body language, the same words can carry significantly different messages and will affect how your message is remembered. As a leader, you are constantly communicating with the people around you so it is […]

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Authenticity and Trust: Wisdom From Jack Welch

November 2, 2014

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Respect is earned honesty is appreciated quote on a blue sky

Business can be a brutal, cold-hearted world where leaders regularly have to make tough decisions that may go against promises or intentions. It’s not a pleasant situation to be in, but it happens. When it does, leaders risk eroding the trust of their teams, which is why it is critically important to continuously build and […]

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Don’t Confuse Motion And Progress

May 14, 2014

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“Don’t confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but doesn’t make any progress.” ~Alfred Montapert As leaders, we love, no, need to see that things are making progress. If we don’t see any progress, we might get impatient and start taking action to get things moving again. This is where we need to keep […]

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The Difference Between The Impossible And The Possible

February 16, 2014

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The first step in tackling an “impossible” challenge is deciding whether you want to tackle it. That first decision is the start of the determination needed to see you through any set-backs or misdirections as you work toward the goal. If you are leading others, your determination will help keep them going. Take a deep […]

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Just A Little Respect

February 2, 2014

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Respect is earned honesty is appreciated quote on a blue sky

Some of the best managers I have worked with were renowned around the office for their straight-forward honesty. They mostly directed it toward a situation, but if you dropped the ball they would call you on it in a matter-of-fact way. More importantly, they expected the same honesty from you, particularly if something went wrong. […]

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Do You Know Your Reputation?

January 19, 2014

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Do you know your reputation? While it is your character that truly counts, your reputation at work influences decisions that may affect your career, such as what team you work with or what project you are assigned. However, this does not mean you need to be obsessed with your reputation every moment of the day. Instead, your […]

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