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912 -Leaders Learn from Other Leaders

Every Saturday morning at 7:30, I get up to participate  in a great Twitter discussion surrounding education, learning, technology and how to be a more effective leader (shoutout to #satchat).  Throughout the week there are various discussions that continue to … Continue reading

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#915 – Leaders Realize They Are Responsible

There is that moment in a leader’s tenure that he or she goes “Oh my…”  I think it’s the moment where the “realization of responsibility” comes in and hits them in the face like a 2X4! That realization would most … Continue reading

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#916 – Fear of Change Keeps Leaders Inside the Lines

The other day I was watching my six year old daughter color a picture of one of the Disney Princesses.  She was working diligently to get different colors on the page, trying to create…or re-create an image that she could … Continue reading

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#917 – The Unknown Keeps Leaders in the Lines

Coloring…always fun and somewhat peaceful from time to time.  I like when my family goes to a restaurant and the tablecloth becomes a big canvas where we can draw, play tic-tac-toe and color all over the place.  There are no … Continue reading

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#919 – Leaders Notice the Little Things

It doesn’t have to be much, but have you ever noticed that a small compliment can go a long way.  Someone makes a change in their appearance and you notice..there is better organization and you notice…a new introduction is made … Continue reading

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#920 – Leaders Look at Different Perspectives

Is there only one way to look at things? If you are following the 2012 Presidential Election you are sure to notice, or at least see all of the ads that talk about different views.  You’ll hear candidates say they … Continue reading

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#922 – Instead of Complaining, Leaders show Gratitude

I cannot even begin to try and count the number of times I was told to be thankful as a child.  Saying “thank you” became a much taught subject and forgetting to let someone know we appreciated their gift or … Continue reading

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#928 – Asking for Feedback is an Opportunity to Share Vision

I’ve always heard that one of a leader’s main responsibilities is to be a vision-caster.  Someone who can share a larger dream than what is currently being sought after.  A vision bigger than anything anyone has worked on before.  Casting … Continue reading

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#929 – Feedback shows a willingness to be wrong

This post resumes a quest I started almost a year ago to begin identifying one thousand leadership traits that can be used and lived into everyday.  After a few weeks off, let’s get back to it. Everyday and in most … Continue reading

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#930 – Leaders Seek Feedback to Grow and Learn

For those of us who live in the midwest, spring usually cannot come quick enough.  A normal winter hibernates the majority of people with the exception of having to go to work and attend school.  When the sun finally shines, … Continue reading

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