Tag Archives: leadership skills

Are you leading?

Just because someone has the title of leader and a sign on the door doesn't automatically mean that they are, in fact, an effective leader. One of the things that I am passionate about is helping people become more effective in their leadership roles. So much of what happens in our lives, our workplaces, our…
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The Double Bottom Line – Meaningful Profits

Ted Leonsis has reached the top of the proverbial success heap.  With a very impressive resume’, Leonsis, a billionaire has devoted himself to not only financial success but life success. Leonsis worked 15 years with AOL earning himself the position of Vice Chairman and President.  He founded Monumental Sports and Entertainment which manages three top…
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Courage: Character of a Leader

"Real courage defends values, principles and people, not property and profits." Mark Twain once wrote, “Courage is the resistance of fear, the mastery of fear- not the absence of fear." Courage is key as we explore the character of healthy authentic leaders. But what is courage and what does it look like in real life?…
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Problem-Solving: Reverse Engineering

Creative problem solving is an essential tool in anyone's toolbox! With effective problem-solving tools, you can employ the one which is best suited to help you resolve the situation and leverage it for success.  It is important to realize that one size doesn’t fit all.  While some tools may have worked wonderfully many times before,…
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Inspiring Leaders

Today's effective, healthy leaders understand that those they lead are not a commodity to be consumed.  No longer a product to be bought and used to serve the grand vision of the leader.  More people are seeking significance from their work.  Where in generations past employees have been content to contort for the sake of…
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Humility in a Status Chasing World

Somewhere during my formative years I came to believe that humility was the rejection of the reality that some things I did, I did well.  To accept any praise or even to share a strength or a talent was considered boastful and full of pride.  As such, I grew up feeling just as bad about…
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