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Countering Change: Make It Your Own

When change occurs, instability follows. Unfortunately, that means it can take a while to settle into a new normal. Some change is hard, while other times change brings new excitement. So, how do you handle change? Do you bury your head in the sand and refuse to acknowledge the changes taking place? Do you embrace […]

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How to Cultivate Change in Those You Lead

Leadership means fighting for the highest possible good in the lives of those you lead. If this is the primary concern of leadership in relation to individual employees, then an important question to ask is, “How do people really change?” Since no one is perfect, it makes sense that every employee and leader will need […]

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The Key to Success: Relationship Before Opportunity

You may not think very often about the random strangers and passing acquaintances you encounter every day, but take a moment to think about them now: Who do you have frequent contact with on a daily or weekly basis? The couple who owns the dry cleaner down the street? The waiter/waitress at your favorite lunch […]

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Humility vs. Pride: Why the Difference Will Make or Break Your Leadership

“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” ― Rick Warren Many people confuse pride with confidence. Arrogance with assertiveness. An unwillingness to compromise with decisiveness. But here’s the real fact of leadership, borne out by countless studies and research on the effect of prideful vs. humble leadership: Humility […]

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8 Answers That Will Overhaul Your Leadership Culture

Do you want to see change this year? Would you like to improve the health of your organization and people? How about reducing turnover costs and improving efficiency? The Research If you answered yes to any of these questions, then a Columbia University study holds great insight and hope for you. A healthy, rich company […]

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Getting Along: Leadership Insights for Thinkers and Feelers

The Power of Insight A few years ago, we worked with a woman who leads a department of a few hundred people at a Fortune 500 company. She was a no-nonsense go-getter who just knew how to deliver results. The only problem was her key relationships. When we asked her to plot herself on our […]

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