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Richard Branson Key Leadership Skills Video

Have you ever noticed how large companies will often describe “entrepreneurial experience” as a key desired trait for future employees. No wonder. It takes a certain steely resolve and “do whatever it takes” attitude to be an entrepreneur. Large companies … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Suck Ups and Favoritism

by Marshall Goldsmith  I have reviewed more than 100 custom-designed leadership profiles for major corporations – and have helped write over 50. These documents typically feature motivational language that describes the leadership practices companies desire – such as “communicates a … Continue reading

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Leaders Change Management to Innovate

“A natural optimist, I was only willing to see the good in everyone – including myself. I could see that when I wasn’t open to looking at my own dark side (those pesky weaknesses and overused strengths!). I lacked depth … Continue reading

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Risk. Is It in You?

The daily headlines show how business is rebounding, especially in the technology sector where innovation and change is constantly happening. This was the business report from the New York Times today: ” Dell jumped nearly 6 percent after the computer maker reported … Continue reading

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The Leadership Test, Will You Pass?

Listen to the audio of the first chapter. Dr. Timothy Clark’s new book,“The Leadership Test: Will You Pass?” is being used throughout corporate America as a guide for understanding the foundation principles of leadership. This book is the “Who Moved … Continue reading

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How to Make Good Decisions in a Split Second

Just think if your reaction to events triggered an army of allies just waiting to help you make the smartest decision and best response in a split second? Would you want that? How valuable would that be to your career or home life in times … Continue reading

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Effective Communication to Effectively Persuade

Many of us act as though we all see the same reality, yet the truth is we don’t. Human Beings have cognitive biases or blind spots. Blind spots are ways that our mind becomes blocked from seeing reality as it … Continue reading

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3 Examples of Great Leadership

I know a great CFO, who I used to work with and who is now very successful in his career.  I’m convinced he succeeded because he has the highest emotional intelligence of just about anyone I know and he’s a very … Continue reading

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Are You a Good Listener?

by Marshall Goldsmith You may think you’re a pretty good listener, but do the people around you disagree? Has anyone ever looked at you with a disappointed expression and said, “Are you listening?” My guess is the answer is yes. … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Creative Ways to Use Video to Teach Leadership?

This video shows the various ways to jazz up your leadership skills trainings. We took our most popular training, The Wisdom of Caring Leaders to show you how speakers, corporations and schools can use our videos to jump start their … Continue reading

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