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How to Up Your Success Quotient in Finding Future Leaders

by Sandra Ford Walston Succession planning, or passing the baton of leadership, is a big priority for many organizations yet so many HR executives spend their time just putting out fires trying to quickly hire talent for a given job. … 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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Edward Snowden: Courageous Leader or Just Plain Paranoid?

Scrutinizing the Latest Events in the NSA Scandal  by Lee Ellis As a former POW in the camps of North Vietnam, I think my comrades and I saw the purest example of leadership possible. Our senior leaders put their country … Continue reading

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Ethics of Business Videos & Getting Clear

Employees of a disengaged manager are four times as likely to be disengaged themselves. It’s contagious. Productivity suffers but also without thinking of the larger ramifications, a manager can lead employees to unethical behavior without realizing it.  Maybe it’s telling … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Boost Courageous Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston A working mother who witnesses her boss harassing a co-worker must face the truth and take realistic action. Since this defining moment could affect her livelihood, taking action requires making tough choices. The woman’s courage holds … Continue reading

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Why Communication is The Most Important Role of a Leader

Mary Kay Ash put it really well when she coached her sales force on selling her products. She said (and we’re paraphrasing here),  when you’re telling someone about your company or products, ask, “Did I tell you about my products? … Continue reading

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Leadership Clarity and Its Role in Ethics and Winning

By Lee Ellis To insure clarity in his orders to his generals, it’s said that Napoleon called in a private or corporal and read the message to them. If they understand it, he knew his generals would get it. Leaders … Continue reading

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Dishonorable Leadership Behavior – Are You Beyond It?

by Lee Ellis The new revelation by leaders at Emory University that a former Dean of Admissions had been supplying false data (lying) when reporting the SAT scores and Class Ranking of  incoming students has been a great disappointment to … Continue reading

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