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On the Importance of Culture and Its Impact – the Roots That Ensure the Harvest

Louis Gerstner, former Chairman of the Board and CEO of IBM, said: “I came to see that culture isn’t just one aspect of the game. It is the game.” Jon Gordon, in his weekly newsletter, shares his 14 Thoughts on … Continue reading

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As a Man Thinketh…

In his book, How Successful People Think, John Maxwell writes: “I’ve studied successful people for forty years and, though the diversity you find among them is astounding, I’ve found that they are all alike in one way: how they think. That is the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Consistent Winners

In his article, Lessons from Consistent Winners, Philip Humbert discusses the question:  “Why do some people win time after time, while others work just as hard but never seem to ‘put it all together’?” His response to this is that while … Continue reading

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It Is In Our Control … a Choice

In his blog post, Pitchers and Hitters, Seth Godin shares an interesting sport metaphor about the great leaders’ approach to life – being a pitcher or a hitter in life. Hitters don’t have much of an agenda other than, “swing at the good … 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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Three Minute Leadership: Knowing Which Hat to Wear

Leadership and management – the two different hats, the two critical roles of highly effective leaders. It is important that leaders be aware of which hat they should be wearing and when, if they are to successfully lead their organization … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership – The Law of the Inner Circle

“A leader’s potential is determined by those closest to him or her.”  This is the ‘Law of the Inner Circle’ that John C. Maxwell shares with leaders in a recent article, “A Leaders Inner Circle,” in Leadership Wired.  The newspapers … Continue reading

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Three Minute Leadership: Your Mood and Behaviors Drive Others’ Moods and Behaviors

We know that great leadership starts at the top in providing the direction, strategy and values of an organization. But there is much more that starts at the top as Daniel Goleman (the man who introduced the world to ’emotional … Continue reading

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