9 Tasks of leadership, Task #5 – achieving workable unity
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9 Tasks of leadership, Task #5 – achieving workable unity

  The capacity more powerful than any other in a leader is the ability to articulate vision because vision is a beckoning target. It articulates a view of a realistic, credible, attractive future for your organization. It makes you focus your attention on worthwhile and attainable achievements. It provides the social and spiritual architecture that...
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9 tasks, #4 – Managing – The 4 laws that demand your attention to keep your organization running smoothly
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9 tasks, #4 – Managing – The 4 laws that demand your attention to keep your organization running smoothly

For centuries inventors have dreamed of a perpetual motion machine, one that will run unattended forever. No such machine exists nor can it in this environment. Leaders have dreamed of a perpetual motion company too, one that will run never needing attention. If there is a common failing in novice leaders it is that one....
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9 tasks of leadership – Task # 1 = Envisioning Goals
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9 tasks of leadership – Task # 1 = Envisioning Goals

The following is list of the activities effective leaders pursue. It is not a list of items to schedule throughout the day. The precise things you do should support the 9 tasks. Sound confusing? Well, it is easier demonstrated than defined so let’s step in. Task #1 – Envisioning Goals The challenge of keeping the future...
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Helping your associates grow
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Helping your associates grow

I want a staff entirely populated by trusted associates. Everyone does but hardly anyone has a staff who function at that level all the time. Someone somewhere at some time is unaware, that is to say, they are unconsciously incompetent. You’ve probably seen this chart but I’ve put it in for a visual reference. Louis,...
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Barrier #4 – We Lead By One Approach Most of the Time
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Barrier #4 – We Lead By One Approach Most of the Time

Our particular, and in some cases peculiar, personality style gives rise and abets a favorite leadership style. In the 1960's, Douglas McGregor’s study suggested two divergent leadership/management styles – Type X and Type Y. The Type X style, according to the researcher, is a top-down, task oriented style. Type X managers favor giving orders, making...
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Barrier #2 – We Can Do Many Things, But Not Everything
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Barrier #2 – We Can Do Many Things, But Not Everything

In the previous post I defined Barrier #1 - We Have Limited Time. Today I will define barrier #2 - We can do many things but we cannot do everything. (Hint - this is a longer article than I normally like to post but I am confident you will find it worthwhile.) So then, what...
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The first of 4 barriers that hinder you from reaching your circle of concern
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The first of 4 barriers that hinder you from reaching your circle of concern

There are four barriers that stand in the way of everyone and anyone. Once you realize what they are and define what they do, then and only then can you determine what abilities an associate should possess. You cannot readily find the people and means to overcome the barriers until you know what they are. ...
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 2 – Four Reasons Why We Work Alone.
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 2 – Four Reasons Why We Work Alone.

Four Reasons Why We Work Alone.
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 1
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How to light a fire under almost anyone without getting burned – part 1

When your circle of concern is greater than your circle of ability.
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Immutable law of leadership #2 – cause and effect
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Immutable law of leadership #2 – cause and effect

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