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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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Between the stimulus and the response is your greatest power

By Helen Whelan We face constant choice and can actually change the outcome by our response. You might want to read this again. It took me awhile to actually get this.   It could be an interaction with an angry … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Feelings, the Powerful Leadership Motivator

Can you remember when a previous boss or colleague acknowledged you for a trait you value? How did that make you feel? Were you shocked that s/he knew enough about you and cared enough to know what you specifically value … Continue reading

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Marshall Goldsmith Video: How to Avoid Favorites

We’ve all seen it. A boss has his or her favorites. It’s de-moralizing. You’re frustrated because it feels like Fort Knox trying to get his attention to discuss an important business problem or HR solution. Others don’t even want to bother; they … Continue reading

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Empty Calorie Thoughts that Derail Success

by Sharon Melnick You know not to think the obvious kinds of negative thoughts. Thoughts like “I am not as smart as my counterparts” or “I can’t…” Those are easily identified as thoughts to remove from your mental diet. Here … 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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