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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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#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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#918 – Leaders Color Outside of the Lines

Do you remember as a kid learning to color?  A coloring book would be given to you and some fantastic Crayola crayons and off you go.  You would work diligently to try and match the right shade of green to … 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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#921 – Leadership and Six-Pack Abs – Neither Comes Easy

I thought this was going to be a great gift. Maybe even the greatest gift a son has ever given to his father. I had seen this on television while eating chips and dip a thought, “This is it! People can … Continue reading

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Elvis and Leadership…too many “Yes” men

This is a repost of August 16, 2011…as an Elvis fan, this is my leadership thought on this special anniversary day. Today is a special day…it comes around every year and thousands of people, dare I say millions of people … Continue reading

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#931 – Leaders seek feedback to stay connected

I’m not exactly sure when it started, but the idea of asking for and receiving feedback from employees, constituents, and all stakeholders involved in an organization became something of a requisite function of any year-end activity. What can be a … Continue reading

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#942 – Super Leadership has the Right Attitude

This is an easy question…How is your attitude?  Do you have a positive outlook on what is ahead or does a poor attitude get in the way…EVERYTIME! We’ve all heard quotes like “Attitude determines altitude” and “Is your glass half-full … Continue reading

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#943 – Super Leadership has the Right Strategy

Years ago when I had the opportunity to coach high school sports, one of the things I enjoyed the most was preparing for a game. The games themselves were fun, but the results would sometimes depend on how well you … Continue reading

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#944 – Super Leadership has the Right People on the Team

Having the right people in your oragnization is such a key ingredient to a successful organization.  And it’s even more important to your leadership! Successful leaders know they cannot have true success without the right people around them.  Jim Collins … Continue reading

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