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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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Leadership Skills: Communication is Relationship

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw Did you get my email? “Did you get my email?” is a typical question from those who think that communication is about data. Many

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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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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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Do the Opposite

A Time for Everything There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1   The Tao of Leadership is one of those books that every leader needs to own, to read, and to reread on a

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Watch the Director!

What you can learn about leadership from the musical conductor is comprehensive. I spend my time working with great people doing great things. The more competent clients realize how much they don’t know, and they’re willing to be open to new ideas,

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Failing is a Pathway to Success

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~Henry Ford I was looking at expensive rings with a variety of brilliant gems that sparkle in the light. They sparkle because they are highly polished and engraved for excellence. Gems cannot

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Got Conflict?

      Conflict exists… Conflict shows that there is creative energy… Conflict is not resolved, it is managed… Do not pull back from conflict, move toward it… Keep from becoming anxious…     There is much more to say, but if you can start with these you can succeed… To learn more, check out

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Leadership Skills: Words Are Power

Words, words, words. Our society is full of words: on billboards, on television screens, in newspapers and books…. With so many words around us, we quickly say: “Well, they’re just words.” Thus, words have lost much of their power. * – Henri

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Leadership Skills: Listening

“Being listened to is so close to being loved that most people cannot tell the difference.” –David Oxberg   Listening is a primary skill for the Transformational Leader. My model for great leadership is based on the skills of the musical conductor,

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Leadership Skills: Silence

Talking, Talking, Talking…That’s Not Leadership!   Saying nothing…sometimes says the most.  – EmilyDickinson Silence is more eloquent than words.  – Thomas Carlyle We sometimes think that because we are the leader, we must make noise, we must talk, we must have answers,

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Who Do You Want To Impress?

Are you writing to impress someone? Who? Are you writing a blog, a book, or articles? Why are you writing? To whom are you writing? I am writing all of the above. I write for my own awareness. I gain clarity as

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Leadership Skills: Knowing the Difference

Encouraging Group Interaction is Not a Weakness in Leadership God, Grant me the serenity to accept what I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. – REINHOLD NIEBUHR, “The Serenity Prayer” When to

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Quitting

Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted. – Albert Einstein Looking at Things from a Different Perspective   In his book, Flip Manifesto, Daniel Pink suggests that the reader ask their boss to draw an