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Five Leadership Actions that Unleash Innovation

January 14, 2014

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Five Leadership Actions that Unleash Innovation.

An Activist Hedge Fund Manager Has A Coffee Mug Specially Designed To Intimidate CEOs

January 13, 2014

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An Activist Hedge Fund Manager Has A Coffee Mug Specially Designed To Intimidate CEOs http://www.businessinsider.com/hedge-funders-mug-of-fired-ceos-2014-1?utm_source=androidapp&utm_medium=referral

Climate Control….or Managing Impact versus Intent

December 27, 2013

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Leaders know the power of their ability to communicate.  With the knowledge of the power of communication, comes an appreciation for the need to manage it effectively.  While it is easy to focus primarily on the intent, saying what one means, it is equally important to manage communication for impact as well.  In managing the […]

Top 3 Networking and Social Media Strategies

December 23, 2013

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Top 3 Networking & Social Media Strategies: • content is your foot in the door – create content that meets a need for the ones you are trying to reach to get into their space

Famous Failures via Motivating Sucess

November 4, 2013

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One of the most noted and contested paradoxes of leadership can be found in the success of failure. Leadership requires that we sometimes make decisions based on assumptions and limited or inaccurate information. As a result, we are at a risk of failure. Rather than allow the failure to defeat us, as leaders we must […]

Kid President – Pep Talk about Teamwork and Leadership via Empowerment Network

November 4, 2013

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“Two roads, diverged in a woods..and I took the road less traveled, and it hurt man” – Kid President Cutest video on leadership and teamwork. That quote makes a very valid point that should not be missed. The reality is that leadership requires us to often take the road less traveled, to make changes that […]

Are You a Leader? via Nelson Goulart

November 4, 2013

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Leaders and coaches often look for great motivational videos to set the tone for leadership training or just as a means of recharging one’s batteries. This is one of our favorite videos… enjoy!

Crisis Management….Be Prepared Before You Need To Be

October 6, 2013

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Crisis management refers to tactics employed in response to any form of disruption that may impact the organization’s business or activity for any length of time.  While most organizations have a plan, the need or importance for one became heightened post-9/11 and in light of the more recent episodes of workplace violence.  Organizations need to […]

The Leadership Path is Paved with Mistakes….

September 28, 2013

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The leadership path is often paved with mistakes.  These mistakes, both minor and major, are the metal that can either forge or destroy leaders and their reputations along the way.  The reality is that there is no such thing as a perfect leader, there are leaders who have honed their skill through trial and error. […]

Learning to Take Third Party Feedback Regardless of the Source

August 31, 2013

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Everyone has an opinion about everything it seems.  It can be particularly frustrating when those opinions come in the form of candid, constructive feedback from a third-party.  The frustration is rooted in not knowing the intentions of the third-party in providing such feedback – is it based on observation or speculation, is it intended to […]