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The Secret Weapon Known to All Successful Leaders

October 5th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

Anyone can be calm before the storm. The trick is to be calm during the storm. There are many diverse talents a person in a position of leadership needs to be successful. Any search for the “qualities of leadership” will consistently uncover terms such as visionary, integrity, inspiring, innovative and confident. When looking for the [...]

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The Prerequisite for Leadership is the Willingness to be Alone in the Future

September 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

The essence of successful leadership is the ability to scout out the future and find the best path to reach it. We can all recall the stories and vivid imagery of the early 19th century “wagon trains” that carried Americans looking for a brighter future into the great unknown of the American west. Those brave [...]

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Disappointment is the Residue of Misperceiving Management as Leadership

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

There are many outstanding managers but very few true leaders Barack Obama has been president for almost six years and sadly, the most consistent and persistent criticism has sought to portray him as a feeble leader who is neither decisive nor effective. Much of this perception arises from the coordinated, concerted effort of obstreperous Republicans. [...]

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