I am talking about the set of beliefs we as leaders have, often gone unnamed or unexamined, but held strongly […]
When I was last in Africa, I found a book in the library of the home in which I resided about the early days of safari hunting. The industry is tightly regulated these days and was, to a certain degree, even in the early part of the twentieth century. The hunters and guides were […]
As the twentieth century began, navies in only a half-dozen countries were experimenting with a new type of watercraft – the submarine. Invented in its most recent and most useable form by Irish immigrant and schoolteacher John Philip Holland, most traditional navy officers didn’t like submarines, did not understand how submarines could be deployed […]
Thanks to the Brighton School of Business and Management – http://thepracticalleader.com/the-most-powerful-women-in-business-and-management/ – for this:
It is everyone’s dream – a corner office, a commensurate salary, respect and recognition from your peers. Leadership has its privileges, if not immediately at least eventually. From the first experiences of being a leader, which most people do not readily identify as such, until one’s name becomes synonymous with the term, persons in […]
We all have to deal with associates and employees. Most are productive and well-adjusted adults. But there are those that are not so simple or so easy to deal with. I found this wonderful and useful infographic from GETVOIP.com.
Coming tomorrow = The Perfect Storm guaranteed to foul up your leadership
Are you on my Twitter feed? If not, here’s just some of the things you’ll be missing in the next week: Painful lessons in effective leadership How to turn insults into motivation to succeed 5 Visionary CEOs and Their Key Traits That Every Leader Should Master Getting to know and understand your leadership philosophy […]
Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers. Robin S. Sharma
Like most of you, I am a collector and reader of books. My Kindle is filling up with downloaded editions. My bookshelves are full and getting fuller. But with over 400,000 books being published every year in every genre, it is impossible to keep up. On Amazon as of this morning, a search for books […]
Unless you are the sole proprietor of your business and work in isolation, tucked away somewhere in a closed room, you have to work with, for, and alongside others. In every job there is a certain amount of give and take with which we must all contend. We must be able to get along […]
I spent 30 years as a trainer and consultant talking my way through life assisting other leaders do their jobs even more effectively. Then, wanting a career change, I took an avocation and made it a vocation. I opened […]
I don’t really remember the first project we were given to work on. But I do […]
I am putting together my next publishing venture, gathering material from past entries and creating a new self-training program for emerging leaders. It is called “Building Leaders From The Inside Out – A Course In Developing Leaders With Character.”
In so doing, I’ve encountered some interesting feedback. One reviewer said that “The leader […]
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