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Top 5 for New Leaders

May 27, 2013 by

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New leaders often struggle to find their place in the organization and in defining or refining their leadership style.  Here are 5 key pieces of advice for new leaders and those who are redefining themselves. 1.  Knowledge = Confidence Know the numbers related to your business.  From a macro level, take the time to learn […]

Leadership Influence to Drive Organizational Citizenship

May 26, 2013 by

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Every day is an opportunity for potential risks due to ethical failures.  Leaders are the role models for their team in terms of the understanding and management of risk.  Through their actions, leaders are able to influence organizational citizenship behaviors by defining expectations, modeling compliance and holding everyone accountable for deviations.  “Effective leaders must have […]

A CEO’s tips for new grads … and everybody else

May 20, 2013 by

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Do You Have The Discipline To Rinse Your Cottage Cheese?

May 15, 2013 by

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There is obviously an analogy here and it comes from the Jim Collins book, Good to Great: A world-class athlete who won the Hawaii Iron Man Triathlon 6 times, trained intensely and was very disciplined – biking 75 miles, swimming 20,000 meters, and running 17 miles per day. He burned approximately 5,000 calories a day in […]

The Theoretical Case for Women Leaders?

May 1, 2013 by

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With the ongoing dialogue regarding women in leadership, a theoretical case can be presented that argues the effectiveness of women leaders based on ideal leadership styles and traits.  Previous research has focused primarily on men in leadership, arguing that masculine leadership traits were more desired and effective.  While underrepresented in the C-Suite for Fortune 500 […]