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Little League Coach’s Moving Speech Will Tell You All About Leadership

September 18, 2014 1 Comment
Little League Coach’s Moving Speech Will Tell You All About Leadership

There’s so much talk about what determines a great coach or leader. Much of the literature surrounding leadership focuses on the daily business of the craft: habits, strategies, knowledge etc. Last month, I stumbled on a very moving video on social media. It was the annual Little League World Series. The five-minute video clip gave […]

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$250,000 Advice from America’s Most Sought-After Executive Coach

September 15, 2014 2 Comments
$250,000 Advice from America’s Most Sought-After Executive Coach

Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s best known – and best paid – executive coaches. He has racked up an impressive 7 million air miles and coached over 50 major CEOs. In fact, executives who hire Goldsmith for one-on-one coaching pay $250,000 for the privilege. Now, I started reading one of Goldsmith’s signature books […]

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One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

September 13, 2014 7 Comments
One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

Bear with me even if you’re not the type who enjoys reading poems. I was too. But, when I encountered the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling, I was blown away. Absolutely mesmerized by the words and its profound meaning and inspiration. Each of the poem’s sixteen couplets illustrates a leadership attribute, and they together provide […]

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5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

September 11, 2014 4 Comments
5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

Charles Swindoll writes: I used to bite my fingernails right down to the quick. I’d bite them off just as soon as the first signs of new growth would appear. Research has shown that it takes only about three or four weeks for an activity to become a habit. That is wonderful comforting if it’s […]

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15 Things I’ve Learned From Truett Cathy

September 8, 2014 12 Comments
15 Things I’ve Learned From Truett Cathy

The world is at loss as we mourn and celebrate the passing of Truett Cathy. Truett, the founder of a faith-driven business Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at 93. He built his popular chain from a single Atlanta restaurant into a billion dollar business. But most importantly, Truett was a man of principle, value, and character. […]

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Leadership Styles Around The World [Infographic]

September 5, 2014 3 Comments
Leadership Styles Around The World [Infographic]

  Courtesy of: http://www.brightonsbm.com/

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Talk is Cheap…Change is Hard

September 2, 2014 19 Comments
Talk is Cheap…Change is Hard

I have the privilege of introducing you to Mark Miller. Mark currently serves as the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness for Chick-fil-A. Mark is where I see myself in the next ten, fifteen years – a Christian professional specializing in the field of OD, working for a BAM (Business As Mission) company. Here’s great news. Ten […]

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10 Reasons Why You’re Not A Leader

August 29, 2014 5 Comments
10 Reasons Why You’re Not A Leader

Do you want to make a difference? Change the culture? Turn the world upside down? Make a dent in the universe? Well, let me tell you that you won’t achieve this without leadership. Here’s why leadership matters. Culture is defined by 3-5% of people who operate at the top of the cultural mountains. In “Discovery […]

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Top 30 Leadership Tweets: August 2014 Compilation

August 27, 2014 5 Comments
Top 30 Leadership Tweets: August 2014 Compilation

So here’s my top 30 curated leadership tweets you might have missed in August 2014. The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore by @HarvardBiz Chris LoCurto on Redefine Rich [Podcast] by @matthamsr What Ice Buckets Teach Us About the Spread of Ideas by @SkipPrichard It’s Hard to Build An Online Business in 2014 by […]

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Why the Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Use the Provocative “C-Word”

August 25, 2014 11 Comments
Why the Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Use the Provocative “C-Word”

“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” No other quote has influenced me greater in shaping my approach to leadership than this uttered by Teddy Roosevelt. If I’ had to define leadership in a single word, it’s influence. Influence is about making a difference – a meaningful impact – […]

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