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If Serving Is Below You, Leadership is Beyond You

In their book, Servant Leadership in Action, Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell have collected an incredible collection of essays by prominent writers on the subject of servant leadership. Simon Sinek, in his essay, The Evolution of Servant Leadership, suggests that … Continue reading

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We Make Our Choices, Then Our Choices Make Us

Gordon B. Hinckley wrote: “The course of our lives is seldom determined by great, life-altering decisions. Our direction is often set by the small, day-to-day choices that chart the tract on which we run. This is the substance of our … Continue reading

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Extreme Ownership

In their book, Extreme Ownership, former Navy SEALs, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, write about the power of extreme ownership as a critical element in highly successful leadership. “This concept,” they write, “is the number-one characteristic of any high-performance winning … Continue reading

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The Twelve Laws of Karma

Karma is the Sanskrit word for action.  Great leaders know the meaning of this magical and elegant word as the law of cause and effect or, as Isaac Newton’s third Law of Motion states: “For every action there is an … Continue reading

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The Five Temptations of a CEO

Tom Peters tells great leaders: “We are CEOs of our own companies: Me, Inc.” Whether in the role of the individual contributor or the actual CEO of the company, we are the CEO of the business we own – “Me, Inc.” the work … Continue reading

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Leader as Mentor

In a recent blog, Peter Drucker’s 9 Functions of a Mentor,  Dan Rockwell captures the great leader’s responsibility to grow and develop others – to see in others what they do not see, their incredible gifts, talents and potential, and help … Continue reading

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How to Lead When You Are Not in Charge

In their Harvard Business Review Blog, How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge, Gary Hamel and Polly LaBarre share their thoughts on “the attributes of individuals who can inspire others and multiply their impact.” They are seers — individuals who are … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of the Ten Scrolls

Og Mandino in his book, “Greatest Salesman in the World,” recounts the legend of Hafid, a master salesman and trader who lived two thousand years ago in ancient Jerusalem.  In the book Hafid tells the story of his extraordinary success … Continue reading

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