Success Secret #9 – Finish the Job
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Success Secret #9 – Finish the Job

 Hi, I’m Jack Dunigan of thepracticalleader.com, and on our video channel this week we are returning to our series on The Secrets to Success You Don't Know That You Already Know. In this episode we’re going to be talking about secret number nine, finish the job. Standby. I had a problem with my computer,...
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One Size Fits One
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One Size Fits One

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The Power of Leverage
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The Power of Leverage

Hi, I’m Jack Dunigan of thepractialleader.com and today’s leadership lesson, lessons in superlative leaderships, I’m going to you about the power of leverage. Standby. You’ve probably seen the tagline on our website, which says reach further, accomplish more and work less. Well, that’s an important tagline because it’s not just words, it’s not just this...
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Stuck in 1st gear – is the impediment to progress you?
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Stuck in 1st gear – is the impediment to progress you?

It happens easily enough and usually innocently enough. You start a business or organization then endure what is often a long and expensive learning curve. Along the way you learn…you learn a lot. You discover the competencies and incompetencies of those working with you. You learn how to manage cash flow challenges. You learn the...
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Do you really want that promotion?
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Do you really want that promotion?

Leaders are change agents. Managers are less so. Leaders steer the ship in new directions or they inspire followers to pursue the company’s vision with renewed energy and enthusiasm. Manager just, well, manage. They keep systems operating smoothly, meet quantifiable targets, and keep things on track. Most of us expect promotions. We expect to advance...
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How to measure confidence
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How to measure confidence

Confidence, on the job, is the result of adequate self-esteem and a certainty of one’s ability to fulfill the job requirements. Confidence within an employee or an associate is directly related to their likelihood of fulfilling a task. Therefore, confidence is one of the two components you as a leader will need to be able...
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The difference between an incomplete leader and an incompetent one

  The myth of the superhero leader, a person of unlimited ability, charisma, and strength persists. Indeed, throughout all of history we have forced the illusion of the larger than life figure who is faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and able to leap tall buildings at a single bound. Without...
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The quality of confidence – lessons from Flight 1549
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The quality of confidence – lessons from Flight 1549

  Chesley Burnett Sullenberger, was born January 23, 1951 in Dennison, Texas, to a dentist father and an elementary school teacher mother. An exceptional student with a brilliant mind, he joined Mensa at the age of 12. After graduating from high school, he entered the US Air Force Academy. Already a competent pilot, he was...
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Forward focus – handling CAVE people
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Forward focus – handling CAVE people

If there is one competency that separates a leader from a manager, it is this one: the ability to maintain a forward focus and organize change to facilitate it. There are a thousand things that compete for our attention (well, maybe not a thousand but it can seem like it). And there are a thousand...
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Competence #4 – Ambitious learning
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Competence #4 – Ambitious learning

Playing almost his entire 19 year long career at the New York Yankees, Lawrence Peter Berra, whom we know as Yogi, has become a classic example of colorful management. On the field he was a catcher and an outfielder. Off the field his career as a manager has yielded some of baseball’s and American culture’s...
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