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Podcast 45: Leadership Skills: Observation

This is Podcast 45 Leadership Skills: Observation       Get it on the iTunes store HERE Get it on Stitcher HERE This Podcast Sponsored by Wordsprint Stay connected with your tribe!   Get Hugh’s Mini-Course on the 5 Pillars of Success for only $7 Hugh

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An Agenda: The Enemy of Productivity in Meetings!

No More Boring, Unproductive Meetings! An agenda is the killer of productivity in meetings. Focus on specific outcomes expressed as deliverables instead. Drive for excellence on outcomes in all activities, and you will create the DNA for excellence for your organization and

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Leaders, Define Your Standard of Excellence

You must have control of the authorship of your own destiny. The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.   – Irene C. Kassorla One of the most common problems I encounter, when working with leaders

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Leadership Skills: Setting Boundaries

“No” is a complete sentence. ― Anne Lamott Setting boundaries is difficult for most of us. Somehow, we have been taught that if we don’t please others, it’s a bad thing. I have discovered just the opposite…trying to please others does not build

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Leadership Resources: Facilitation Tool – Problem Solving

Let’s Chat About Leadership… This blog series appears on Tuesdays, and focuses on resources that I use as I pace my ability to continually strive for my greatest effectiveness. Leaders get things done. In order to accomplish this objective, it’s important to have

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Leadership Skills: Focus on Results

Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer

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Leadership Perspective: Reverse Paradigms, Intervening vs. Observing

Your job is to facilitate and illuminate what is happening. Interfere as little as possible. Interference, however brilliant, creates a dependency on the leader. – John Heider* Managing self is the leader’s first responsibility. Managing group process is next. Setting the example

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Leadership Resources: Stay Organized with Evernote

This blog series will appear on Tuesdays, and focuses on resources that I use as I pace my ability to continually strive for my greatest effectiveness. Leaders get things done. In order to accomplish this objective, it’s important to have the necessary skills

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Leadership Skills: Personal Discipline

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. – Eleanor Roosevelt Keeping on track with an action plan is the primary focus of this post. Being more productive means planning to be more productive. Studies by social psychologist from Germany, Wilhelm Hoffman, show that

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Leadership Skills: Choosing Priorities

The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. – Stephen Covey The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. – Stephen Covey There are lots and lots of programs that promote

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To Succeed – or Not

Tweet Be at the top of your class Are you in the 3%? Only three percent of the population will actually follow through with an idea and implement it. Yes, that’s the sad truth. Many, many people have great ideas; in fact,

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Leadership Skills: Repetition

  It’s OK to Repeat… Well I can’t stress it enough…Repetition, Repetition, Repetition!  Prospects are like children.  You need to keep your name and your call to action (offer) in front of them at least on a monthly basis.  From an email by

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What Time is it Anyway?

I get about 1,000 email messages a day. Most of them are a quick read or are SPAM. Many are subscriptions to blog posts or special offers that I want to know about. There are some that need my immediate attention and

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Process Builds Effective Teams

Transformational Leadership is Both Skill and System     We dance round in a ring and suppose,  But the Secret sits in the middle and knows. – Robert Frost   Relationship BECOMES Process. Process CREATES Trust. Trust FORMS Community. Community BUILDS Relationships.