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3 Simple Steps to Developing the Leader Within

3 Simple Steps to Developing the Leader Within

| June 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the beginning of every great organization or business, is the creation or development of a great leader. Leadership is a quality that many people are born with through personality traits and natural skill sets. As a whole however, leadership is a mark that has to be intentionally developed with willingness and a determined attitude. […]

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Leadership Lessons From The Walking Dead

Leadership Lessons From The Walking Dead

| May 23, 2013 | 1 Comment

When was the last time you faced adversity? Hopefully, your office won’t be swarmed by a herd of reanimated corpses any time soon, but you and your team’s ability to face and survive adversity, from upset clients to industry melt-downs, is probably the single biggest influencer of your business’ on-going success. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” […]

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How to Motivate Your Team to Step into Leadership Roles

How to Motivate Your Team to Step into Leadership Roles

| May 2, 2013 | 3 Comments

Every person who starts his own business has, at some point, had the realization that he either cannot or should not be running his business forever. Similarly, as a business grows, the strain and stress of running a burgeoning company introduces the need for employees to step up and become the company’s next leaders. Unless […]

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Finding Small Ways to Solve Big Problems – How Leaders Can Get Unstuck

Finding Small Ways to Solve Big Problems – How Leaders Can Get Unstuck

| April 29, 2013 | 3 Comments

Whether you’re working at a startup, a mid-sized company, or an enterprise organization, leaders at all levels typically find themselves stuck at one point or another. I’ve interacted with my fair share of founders and executives across industries, and they all encounter the following: a looming, lingering doubt that keeps their organizations from being great. […]

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Leading with Purpose — Reflections from Walter Robb, co-CEO, Whole Foods Market

Leading with Purpose — Reflections from Walter Robb, co-CEO, Whole Foods Market

| April 2, 2013 | 3 Comments

“If you want to lead, you must first clarify and embody your purpose. This, in turn, allows you to translate that purpose to your team members and enliven them.”  – Walter Robb With the release of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business, John Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, is showing up everywhere in the […]

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Leadership Lessons from George Washington

Leadership Lessons from George Washington

| April 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

You may have heard the description that founding a company is like leading a volunteer army.  I couldn’t agree more and want to dive deeper into the analogy to see if we can pull out some useful nuggets. It’s true, most startups are formed by individuals who are passionate about their idea.  But, the fact […]

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Want Better Results, Faster? Leave the DIY Approach at Home

Want Better Results, Faster? Leave the DIY Approach at Home

| March 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Plenty of companies take inordinate pride in being smarter than everyone else. They are perfectly happy with the strategies they have. They’re moving too fast to become better leaders. They’re doing just fine, thank you very much. But with the economy on an upward swing, CEOs and businesses who stick with this do-it-yourself approach to […]

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How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

How Women Can Balance Strong Leadership With Authenticity

| February 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

As women, we face unique challenges as leaders, whether we work in the corporate world or as business owners. There seems to be a large chasm between female leaders who too easily sacrifice authority, and iron-fisted women who never budge once their minds are made up. Unfortunately, neither approach is effective in a long-term leadership position. […]

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5 Behavioral Dimensions of Global Leaders

5 Behavioral Dimensions of Global Leaders

| February 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

You may recognize great leaders when you see them, but can you pinpoint the behaviors that make them great? If you don’t have a firm understanding of why people are successful, it’s impossible to learn from them and emulate their success. Through tireless research, we learned which qualities set great global leaders apart from the […]

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Five Ways Managers Can Improve Their Performance

Five Ways Managers Can Improve Their Performance

| November 26, 2012 | 3 Comments

There is no such thing as a perfect manager, but in today’s market it is important that every employee improves his or her performance. Here are a few things that managers can do to improve their performance. 1. Lead by Example While this common phrase is used daily in various situations, it is equally important […]

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