5 Steps on How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

Which one is a goal? I will lose 15 pounds I want to run a marathon Quit smoking All of the above None of the above The correct answer is (5) - none of the above. The first three are wishes, not goals. However, you are... Read More

7 AAA Ways To Succeed!

[Abounding Abundant Ample Ways To Boost Your Growth!] This may come as a surprise but there are reliable,effective and powerful ways to improve your ability to learnnew things. If you will allow me to use leadership skills training asour example, you will see how poor learning forces us tosuffer through... Read More

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive

Abraham Lincoln Is Still Alive President Jimmy Carter tells in his memoirs that a trip to Gettysburg and a discussion about Abraham Lincoln helped achieve a breakthrough in the Camp David negotiations. The Israelis and the Egyptians had reached a deadlock. President Carter suggested that all the participants take... Read More

Is Your Life Ready For Groundhog Day?

In the hit comedic movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray's character, Phil Conners, is caught up in a time warp, doomed to live the same day over and over until he gets it right. Hilarious as the ensuing mayhem may be on the big screen, it is a poignant and not... Read More

Helping Others Develop Their Potential

Most of us find ourselves in a position to help others achieve more of their potential than we realize. Sure, as leaders, supervisors, and parents we can see ourselves in that position; but the fact is that all of us are uniquely qualified to help at least one other person... Read More

Unleash It!

On airplanes, in restaurants, in the newspaper and on television, I often hear people saying their businesses are not growing to their satisfaction or that they are not reaching their objectives. The explanations that follow consist of reasons like: ? It's the economy? Our customers don't get it? I don't... Read More

The Metamorphosis of the Successful Executive . . . Overcoming Professional Stagnation

You're a bright, successful business executive making good money and managing a capable staff of accomplished professionals. You are successful beyond your wildest business school dreams. You've achieved much-yet something's missing. On the surface, life is good-yet you feel tired, drained, frustrated, defeated. Intuitively, you know your life can and... Read More

Ten Steps To Effective Leadership

Many people end up in a supervisory position or SOHO ownership almost by default. In today's workplace, if someone stays on their job long enough, they will probably be promoted as others, more senior to them or higher up the chain of responsibility, leave for other opportunities.The prevalence of this... Read More

Professional Organizations: Join or Fold?

All of us join professional organizations for a reason--a friend belongs, we need to for credibility, etc. Many times we let years slide by and we don't stop and review those reasons. Unless something sets off a boundary--lack of funds, the organization runs itself into a ditch, or a leadership... Read More

Rationalize Success Away

I was invited to do a Leadership workshop at a well known Fortune 100 company out in New Jersey. The all day event was geared toward their new crop of interns. At a point in my presentation I talked about the many reasons we come up with for not taking... Read More

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New York Times

Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Ebola Outbreak
New York Times
Leadership must be imposed, the experts said, perhaps with a West African in charge. Donors must commit at least $500 million. And a new strategy is needed, with the first priority being to stop the panic caused by imprisoning residents of the affected ...
We Got It Right On This OneLeadership Newspapers
Editorial: US leadership is needed to stop EbolaNewsday

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Twenty Invaluable Tweets on Leadership
Forbes
This week I had the opportunity to attend my first Intuit Leadership Conference, a gathering of the top leaders across the 8000+ person public company that provides TurboTax, QuickBooks, Quicken, Mint and now Docstoc (the company I co-founded in 2007).


Is It Just Me?: Leadership Tyler bringing author of 'The Servant,'Hunter, to speak
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Something special is going to happen in Tyler on Sept. 9. Leadership Tyler has decided to bring James Hunter, author of The Servant to its annual luncheon. This year's event is called Leadership Live and will feature two events involving Hunter. A ...


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Turner to lose leadership post after scandal
The Courier-Journal
Eric Turner is losing his House leadership role because of “irreconcilable conflicts” arising from his use of his public office to benefit his family's nursing home business, House Speaker Brian Bosma announced Friday. An Associated Press investigation ...
Turner loses leadership postNUVO Newsweekly
Bosma removes Turner from leadership post-scandalMuncie Star Press
Rep. Eric Turner to lose leadership post over ethics concernsIndianapolis Star
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CBSSports.com

Q&A: Victor Oladipo on leadership, losing and being sick of 2nd place
CBSSports.com
At the end of his rookie season with the Orlando Magic, he was told to come back a leader. Hoosiers coach Tom Crean reminded him that he can't forget what got him there or let anyone outwork him. The Magic, who finished 23-59 last season, then cut ties ...

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Tony Abbott shows leadership in grasping nettle of Islamic State terrorism
The Australian
But Australian military leaders are in deep and continuous dialogue with their American counterparts about what Australia may do and can do. They are in the process of furnishing precise options for the Abbott government to consider if and when the ...

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Lessons along the leadership pathway
The News-Press
Throughout the community, I speak often about journeys — journeys of life, of discovery, of purpose and, especially, leadership. As I have shared, I'm a lifelong student on leadership. How can we most effectively help lead and guide others to success ...


Leadership is key benefit of financial plan
Shreveport Times
Consultant Bobb Biehl says, “Leadership is knowing what to do next, knowing why that is important and knowing how to bring the appropriate resources to bear on the need at hand.” A financial plan is really just a personal leadership agenda translated ...

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Latino institute emphasizes leadership, action and education
HeraldNet
Two years ago, the organization started a Latino Leadership Initiative, which provides scholarships and mentoring to community college students in Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties. In return, the students complete community service projects of ...

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Sydney Morning Herald

Women still lag men in leadership roles: report
Sydney Morning Herald
Little progress has been made in encouraging more women into leadership roles in government and law but, in the top NSW companies, female board directors steamed ahead last year. The annual Women in NSW report, to be released on Monday by the ...

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Why the Squirrel Kept Winning!

I had the good fortune (or misfortune depending on your... Read More

Abe Lincoln: An Extraordinary Leader

Perhaps noted as one of the greatest United States presidents... Read More

Trust - The Most Vital Component in Leadership

"Trust is the emotional glue that binds followers and... Read More

Building Teams and Teamwork

A tight knit team is a group of competent individuals... Read More

Premature Articulation

Ask anyone about what makes a good leader and they... Read More

The Compassion Paradox

Effective leaders are comfortable with paradox. They can call on... Read More

BIG-3 Leadership!

"Do what you do so well that they will want... Read More

Tough Times Demand Resilient Leaders

The stock market gyrates with unpredictable and heartburning results. Icons... Read More

Make the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring is one of the best ways to learn, to... Read More

Characteristics of a Good Leader

It's interesting to hear the responses from executives when I... Read More

What Kind of Leader Are You?

There are literally millions of words written and spoken each... Read More

Boy Scouts of America and Leadership Coaching

The Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness talks with Dennis... Read More

Who Is Randy Gage and Why Is He One of My Mentors and Heroes?

Who is Randy Gage? I first read about him in... Read More

10 Attributes of Effective Strategic Leaders!

Did you know that people who lead strategically resemble fine-tuned... Read More

Helping Others Develop Their Potential

Most of us find ourselves in a position to help... Read More

Leadership and Change in a Holographic Universe

Have you ever noticed that since the early part of... Read More

On Being A Born Leader

"Leaders are born, not made." Right? Let me ask you... Read More

C4 Leadership: Taking Your Leadership (and your Life) from Good...To Explosive!

Chances are if you're interested in this post, you're looking... Read More

Two Vital Abilities Any Leader Must Have

As a business owner, you are a leader whether you... Read More

Blowing Your Own Leadership Horn

There are two streams of competitiveness running through every organization.... Read More

3 Elements of Leadership Power!

In an article discussing the need for innovative products and... Read More

Chris Top 7 Favorite Leadership Books

1. The West Point Way of Leadership.GREAT book by a... Read More

Leadership Success and its Greatest Barrier: the Law of Administrivia

Years ago, a very wise, and often cynical boss of... Read More

Extraordinary People in Mediocre Times

My grandfather used to speak of the days when people... Read More

5 Steps on How to Set and Achieve Your Goals

Which one is a goal? I will lose 15... Read More