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How to Communicate about Unmet Expectations

by Judith E. Glaser How should a leader address customers; shareholders; the press; employees? Are there different components of the message that should be shared with one group and not another? Who needs what type of information? Most of all, how can … Continue reading

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Seven Negative Patterns that Derail Your Business

by Judith E. Glaser As you read the following seven I-centric habit patterns, identify ones that do not serve your organization and see them as opportunities to develop WE-centric patterns. Monitor your impact. Notice how, by shifting to WE-centric patterns, … Continue reading

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The Difference Between a Boss and a Leader

by Helen Whelan Here’s a question.  If you could earn 10% more than what you earn now but had to work for the boss described on the left, would you?  Or, would you want to work for the leader on the … Continue reading

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The Power of Response-ability

“Response-ability” is part of Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits.  I recently read about this in his classic powerful book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. I know, not a new book, but something you can read over and over and … Continue reading

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What Defines Personal Courage?

by Sandra Ford Walston Personal courage is the way of one’s heart. It is a blending of heart and essence combined with the commitment to hold ourselves completely accountable for our actions. Applying courage consciousness, we must recognize that our … Continue reading

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Why Develop a High Level of Courage?

by Sandra Ford Walston Want to change your career? A critical shift in behavior occurs when a person develops a high level of courage consciousness. Why? Courage consciousness not only represents the crucial first step into an empowering, truth-based existence, … Continue reading

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Personal Characteristics of Successful Leaders

by Marshall Goldsmith We wouldn’t drive backwards to get to our destination. Why do we think delving into the past will help us make the change needed to propel us forward?  There is a school of thought among psychologists that … Continue reading

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Choosing to Stay Positive When Bad Luck Happens

Success is an Attitude! Meeting opener DVD: Stephen Covey and others on positive attitude. Wisdom of Winning Teams: Competition, Change, Commitment, Innovation and Energy – 5 key concepts to move your team forward with Bill Bradley, Jack Welch and others by Bud Bilanich Stuff happens: good … Continue reading

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