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Leadership

How to Harness The Power of Intentional Conversations

  Leaders do three things: deliver results, inspire people and innovate. It’s hard to reach your full potential if you don’t have those you are influencing completely bought in to your vision.  So what do you do when not everyone is on board?  Ignore it?  Take the passive aggressive approach?  Confront them? [bctt tweet=”It’s hard …

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3 C’s to Build Trust and Increase Teamwork

  Trust is one of the foundations of leadership – its’ the lubricant on the gears of a high performing team.  Without trust we cannot reach our full potential. So the question is:  How do we gain trust?  We live in a time – in a society – where skepticism continues to accelerate on a …

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What can Your Team Achieve when You Conceive and Believe?

  “Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” That’s one of the most famous – and most powerful – lines Napoleon Hill wrote in 1937 in his best-selling book, Think and Grow Rich.  At the time of Hill’s death in the 1970’s that book had already sold more than 20 million copies.  …

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What is a Leader’s Most Important Task?

As a leader, your most important task is developing new leaders. The other day I was visiting with a new manager. She was sharing with me the transformation that has recently been taking place within her team.  Her team has become unified behind her vision, individual team members are becoming accountable and more problems are …

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Stop Trying to Make People Feel Valued

    I have a challenge for you:  Starting today, stop trying to make others feel valuable.  Now that challenge could go several different directions, so let me add the emphasis:  stop trying to make others feel valued. Instead, know that others are valued. Feels completely different doesn’t it? One of my favorite quotes came …

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When were you last pleasantly astonished?

  A friend and client recently shared this quote with me, telling me it was her father’s favorite saying – for his employees and his kids alike.  There are other variations of the quote, but I think Linda’s dad Eugene definitely said it best. We just celebrated Father’s Day – some of us spending the …

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How important is humility in a leader?

  What comes to mind when you think of humility?  Are they positive or negative pictures?  Think about the word “servant”.   What comes to mind now?  And again, are they positive or negative images? Now change the word from “servant” to “service”.  How does that change your imagery? [feature_box style=”22″ only_advanced=”There%20are%20no%20title%20options%20for%20the%20choosen%20style” alignment=”center”] “Humility does not …

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