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Leadership Skills: Observing Triangles

“The basic building block of any emotional system is the triangle.” – Murray Bowen Triangles are… It’s quite simple. Triangles in human relationships and personal interactions exist. They are neither bad nor good. They just exist. Having said that, triangles can, and

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Leadership Skills: Hiring

“A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe “I hire people brighter than me and I get out of their way.”   – Lee Iacocca One of the most dysfunctional activities in organizations is

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The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – March 27, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending March 27, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these

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Leadership Skills: Raising the Leadership Ceiling

John Maxwell defines the “Law of the Lid” what I define as a leadership ceiling. Our organization cannot grow beyond our ability to lead it. The skill to learn is how to raise the ceiling. I have never been without ideas. I

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Leadership Dialogue: Sharing Perspectives

Sharing Leadership Ideas from Real Life Each Thursday, I’ll launch a topic for discussion, dialogue, debate, and introspective conversation. In group facilitation situations, I ask the participants to reframe disagreement from the category of a “weapon” to the category of a “creative tool.”

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The Friday Five, Blogs That Matter – January 9, 2015

Blogs of Note for the Week Ending January 9, 2015 Every day I learn something that advances my leadership knowledge and competency. Here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these