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How a Shift in Language Finds Solutions Faster

By Larry Lipman The experts say that the words we use in our everyday conversations and in our thoughts determine: * Our mood * Our reputation * Our destiny The same applies to LEADERS! With the all the Leadership & Management … Continue reading

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Continuous Learning and its Role in Leadership

by Karlin Sloan One of the best things you can do as a leader is to keep learning no matter your age or level on the org chart. If you don’t learn to grow, advance, and adapt, you’ll probably face … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Avoid the Need to Be Right and Get What You Want

by Judith Glaser I’m sure it’s happened to you: You’re in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder. You talk over one of … Continue reading

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How to avoid being Sisyphus at work

“We don’t have a skills gap, we have a thinking gap.” Lou Adler, author of The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired Lou Adler is an Influencer on LinkedIn. As of this writing, he has 274,009 followers. He writes … Continue reading

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How to Manage Conflict When You’ve Angered Someone

Ever been late for an appointment and the first thing you do is justify why you’re late?  Or, you anger a co-worker who mis-reads your email of how he can perform better? When you email him back to explain, his … Continue reading

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How Courage-Based Decisions Boost Leadership Skills

by Sandra Ford Walston One of the first life lessons of my career also made the biggest impression. I had taken a job as an entry-level business development officer for a small start-up bank in West Los Angeles. My job … 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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Fifty Shades of Mentoring & 4 Ways to Succeed

by Lois Zachary It was a dark and stormy night. Secretly, she wanted to cancel their mentoring meeting. She was scared. Scared about driving during the storm and also that if she didn’t meet with her mentor this evening she would miss … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Keep Fear from Killing Innovation

by Holly Green It’s scary to think about giving up what made you or your organization successful for something that may or may not work. That’s the dilemma at the heart of change and innovation. It’s kind of like being … Continue reading

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Communication Skills Build Trust in Change

Communicate. Communicate. Communicate!  You’ve heard this but do your leaders do it? Do you know which way your company is headed? If leaders don’t constantly communicate or are not clear about the direction of their company, there’s a void. That … Continue reading

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