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Howard Schultz’s Connection and Leadership

Howard Schultz is featured on the cover of Time and, as usual, he talks and cares about much more than how Starbucks will make more money. (Although he goes into that too). Here’s a sampling from his interview: On how … Continue reading

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Courageous or Heroic?

While many claim that courage and heroic are synonymous, commingling them as such does a disservice to the concept of courage. Firefighter Captain Mary agrees, “People notice heroes dealing with disaster and emergency responses. When a civilian dials 911 for … Continue reading

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2 Strategies for Reframing to Make Positive Change

by Judith Glaser To create change, courageous leaders jump in and embrace the process as an opportunity. They also create the space for open communication and collaboration with their teams.  In the previous three steps, you learned to recognize and release old baggage filled … 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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How Courage-Based Decisions Boost Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston One of the first life lessons of my career also made the biggest impression. I had taken a job as an entry-level business development officer for a small start-up bank in West Los Angeles. My job … Continue reading

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Secret Service, John Edwards, Teachers Cheating! What’s up Doc?

by Lee Ellis Have you noticed the disconnect? Everyone thinks they have high ethics and honorable behavior, yet the headlines seem to indicate that our society has big problems in living and leading with honor. Shocking Behavior in the Headlines … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Gain Self Confidence as a Leader

by Marshall Goldsmith Here are a few suggestions that I give leaders who have self-confidence issues. 1. Decide if you really want to be a leader. Many of the MBAs who report self-confidence issues are brilliant technicians. They often find … Continue reading

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