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The world is starving for original and decisive leadership. – Bryant H. McGill Decisiveness Nick Tasler, in his book Why Quitters Win,* defines three primary sources of decisiveness – nature, training, and incentive. Leaders make effective decisions for different reasons. Not being
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation. – Saint Augustine
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
You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere. – Lee Iacocca I comment frequently about ways that leaders cause problems. We are not aware that many of the things we do will
Life moves pretty fast; if you don’t stop and look around every once in awhile, you could miss it. – John Hughes Leaders tell me how hard they work. Some tell me how long it’s been since they took a vacation (sometimes it’s been
Blogs of Note for the Week Ending January 31, 2014 Continuing in my new tradition, here are quotes from 5 blogs that got my attention this week. I don’t benefit from reposting any of these posts. Sometimes, I don’t even know the
Here is another repost of one of my high-traffic blog posts. Roberta Gilbert writes about over-functioning in her book, The Cornerstone Concept. Murray Bowen, creator of Family Systems Theory, once declared, “Over-functioning is irresponsible responsibility.” The #1 complaint I hear from leaders: that
Secret is withholding information for power. Confidential is privileged information. Knowing the difference separates good leadership from bad. In my ebook, Creating Healthy Teams, I define the elements of conflict and provide descriptions, preventions, and prescriptions for conflict.
Men are anxious to improve their circumstances, but are unwilling to improve themselves. They therefore remain bound. – James Allen, As A Man Thinketh What sets you apart from other leaders? When I began my current journey as a leadership resource for corporate
Many Lessons Come from Experiences Out of Our Normal Experience From time to time, I go to a Waffle House for breakfast. It’s fast. It’s dependable. It’s a friendly place. It’s a place where the food is fresh. It’s not a gourmet restaurant.
Build Leaders Within Teams “None of us is as smart as all of us.” – Old Southern traditional saying The Transformational Leader creates a leadership system within organizations and builds teams of leaders. This might seem to be contrary
Define Things Others Can Do We try to do too much. We have not taken the time to define what we should be doing. We should set aside time to think, plan, and strategize. We have not defined what we want others
Transformational Leadership Transformational leadership was birthed from educational systems and the military. The writings of BM Bass and JM Burns are cited in many, if not most, articles on transformational leadership. In the best sense, transformational leaders equip and create community. Traits