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Loving Change and the Next Great Opportunity

by Donald Van de Mark “They won.  We lost.  Next.”  Barry Diller Barry Diller, who has led TV networks, movie studios, home shopping empires and now a variety of online companies, is a person who demonstrates an eagerness for experience.  I worked … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Boost Your Listening Skills

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus quotes (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135) Managers often think they’re good at listening but if you ask their staff, … Continue reading

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Interpersonal Skills Fastest Route to Leadership Success

“The problem with (CEO)Leo Apotheker wasn’t lack of vision as much as a lack of execution and communication.”  HP Executive Chairman Ray Lane on the firing of HP’s CEO who had been on the job for only 11 months. You … Continue reading

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Team Building Tips from Great Leaders

Boosting entrepreneurship and small business so jobs are created is the focus of the new StartUp Partnership America, a private/public sector initiative chaired by former AOL co-founder Steve Case.  While creating jobs is certainly needed, taking care of employees is equally important from a talent management resource issue. Your team … Continue reading

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Using Videos of Successful Leaders to Jazz Up Your Trainings

We’re often asked about how our clients use our corporate training videos to teach soft skills and leadership development. Often, trainers think they have to show a 20 – 30 minute long video, taking away precious time they need to facilitate … Continue reading

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What does it take to be a Leader?

…not a manager..but a leader.  The difference is that wide gap between execution and vision.  E-Myth considers the following to be the five core effective leadership skills. We’ve added examples of successful leaders who demonstrate these skills: 1.Vision This is the … Continue reading

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