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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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Leaders of Turnarounds and Surviving Change

Editor’s Note: While this article is about CEOs the leadership advice applies to anyone in a leadership position. by Marshall Goldsmith When times are tough, becoming a new leader or CEO from outside the organization is both a blessing and … Continue reading

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Leadership is an Affair of the Heart

  Jim Kouzes, the co-author of the best selling book, The Leadership Challenge, says during these trying times, leaders need to provide positive feedback to their teams more than ever to turn around their organization’s performance. He says a positive frame of mind opens people … Continue reading

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Six Key Leadership Skills

     “If you’ve ever come in contact with a leader who has reached the final stage of  confidence, you may not remember it. The interaction may have left no impression on you. In fact, that wouldn’t be surprising because final-stage … 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 Human Part of Leadership

George Washington wasn’t considered a great leader just because he was a President or a general. Certainly those titles would confer upon him a lofty place as a leader. But, as Michael Lee Stallard recently wrote he embodied leadership through relationship, … Continue reading

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