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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The Secret To Success In An Interim Leadership Role
Forbes
Woe unto the interim leader. Must be strategic. But may not be the one who sees the strategy through. Must build the organization. But may be building it for someone else. Must manage the operations. But the implementation of unpopular edicts can be ...


Forbes

Shooting For Higher Goals: Leadership Lessons From Charles Schwab's Former ...
Forbes
Now, at 66, he has had ten years to reflect on the leadership lessons he learned at Schwab and he's developed some new skills since, as he's run several businesses, including the now-defunct all-business-class-to-London Eos Airlines and a private ...

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Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville leadership event will focus on change
Asheville Citizen-Times
Scheduled for Nov. 12 at Asheville's Biltmore Baptist Church, Lead Through Change is designed to help leaders anticipate the pace and speed at which change is happening, as well as empower leaders with immediate strategies and ideas they can use to ...


Jackson Sun

Bratcher: It's not about photo ops; it's about leadership
Jackson Sun
If you haven't noticed, we live in a society that is littered with those in leadership feeling the need to hold press conferences. I'm sure you have seen many over the last several weeks regarding the issue of the Ebola virus. Press conferences to tell ...


INSEAD Knowledge

A Conversation on Blue Ocean Leadership
INSEAD Knowledge
But leadership is seldom studied in the field of strategy. It is usually a topic of study in Organisational Behaviour (OB). Studies from the OB perspective normally look at the supply side and focus on who leaders need to be. They examine factors such ...


Politico

A new course for college leadership
Politico
Herbst points to Hanna Holborn Gray, who led the University of Chicago from 1978-93 and helped clear the way for women to break into leadership ranks of research universities. “I don't think any female president today would compare their path to ...


Leadership one of Conner's strongest traits for men's soccer team
UW Badger Herald
As of late, Wisconsin men's soccer head coach John Trask has gotten some big-time names to come play for him at UW. But with 12 new freshmen on this year's squad, a lot of those names have departed from the program that Trask once brought to UW.


5 Reasons It's Incredibly Difficult To Rely Upon Leaders
Forbes
The marketplace continues to change fast, and as it does leaders are still trying to figure out how to best change with it. They are learning the hard way that they must touch the business just as much as they lead it. Leaders need to start rolling up ...


Huffington Post

One of the Biggest Leadership Myths: It's Lonely at the Top
Huffington Post
There are a lot of people who shy away from pursuing a leadership role since they have the perception that leaders end up on an island all on their own. They think that a leadership role means that you have to have all the answers. People think that ...

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Two Convenient Myths About Leadership*
Forbes
Anyone following the leadership turmoil in American iconic firms like EK, HP and JC Penney JC Penney in recent decades — or having observed how different divisions, departments, and teams are managed within large organizations — cannot help but ...

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A Call to Men to Live a Strenuous Life!

Any man would be justly proud to claim even a... Read More

Supervisor Training: Helpful Tips to Lead Your Pack

A new supervisor is hired to anchor a gardening project... Read More

Two Leadership Traps: How To Get Out Of Them and How To Avoid Them (Part 1)

You've heard of the Peter Principle: "People are promoted to... Read More

Two Leadership Traps: How To Avoid Them and How To Get Out Of Them (Part 2)

Here's how to get out of, or avoid, the "I... Read More

Learn How to Lead People

"Who rules or guides or inspires others"Having excellent guide skills... Read More

Leadership Styles and What We Need For the Future:

By definition a leaders leads a team to take action... Read More

Leadership Development for Success

In today's highly competitive world, there is a lot of... Read More

Are You The Most Powerful Leader You Can Be?

As someone who teaches, manages, parents or influences you'll probably... Read More

Make the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships

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

Top Skills Of Extraordinary Leaders

1. Good Communicator. Extraordinary Leaders are those who can take... Read More

How to Become a Great Leader & Improve Your Leadership Skills

A great leader is able to inspire his/her workers to... Read More

Communication Skills & Leadership - Organizational Communications Processes in Leadership Activity

"Sooth 't were a pleasant life to lead, With nothing... Read More

Always Be Open To Learning

"We should not only use all the brains we have,... Read More

Embracing Adversity for Achievement

"Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll... Read More

Leadership

Webster's defines leadership as : "1. the office of position... Read More

Tough Times Demand Resilient Leaders

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

Managing Monsters in Meetings - Part 5, Dominant Participants

While dominant participants contribute significantly to the success of a... Read More

To Be An Effective Leader, Do A Check-up From The Neck Up

Before we can effectively lead anyone, we must take an... Read More

Building Future Leaders

As a whole we spend a lot of time filling... Read More

Leadership: 9 Universal Laws

1. The Law of Authoritarian StyleAuthoritarian leaders lead by control... Read More

Leadership A Perspective From Tao

Tao Te Ching said to be written by Lao Tzu... Read More

Leadership Is Action?Not Position!

People respond to good leadership! Period! It is in all... Read More

7 Excellent Ways To Improve Your Leadership Skills!

Did you know that there are 7 really effective yet... Read More

3 Dynamic Techniques To Boost Your Executive Leadership!

Here's a really simple way to measure the strength of... Read More

Leadership Prep

So you want to be a leader? Or you want... Read More