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To Be A Successful Leader Followers Must Believe …

June 14th, 2015 · 13 Comments

A crucial component of successful leadership is that followers believe in the leader and what the leader is about. Authority gives a boss the power to direct the actions of others, but it is a belief system that gives a leader the power to inspire the actions of others. Belief in a leader happens when […]

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A Parody can be Really Humorous Unless it’s Really Serious

February 15th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Now that Republicans are in full control of Congress, they have an opportunity to exhibit strong, constructive leadership.  Instead, the Republican leaders have chosen to make a parody of leadership. A parody is deliberate, exaggerated imitation of the particular way someone does something that is calculated to produce a comic result. What makes a parody […]

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Stepping Up to Successful Leadership Calls for Many Small Steps

January 11th, 2015 · 13 Comments

Leadership is not about one giant leap, but about a lot of small steps that add up to a big success. We’ve been raised and socialized on time-honored images of leadership. The standard-bearer of leadership is depicted as one who is out front or highly visible. We are conditioned to believe that the best leadership […]

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