16 Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Taking Leadership Personally – The symbolic side of the leader
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16 Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Taking Leadership Personally – The symbolic side of the leader

Keeping Up Appearances Communication always happens. Even when you are not deliberately sending a text, speaking before a group, speaking with someone, making a call, or any of the other acts we would equate with communicating, leaders are always communicating something. That is the symbolic nature of the job. Someone somewhere is reading something into...
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Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Personal Competencies #2 – Drive and Purpose part 2
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Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Personal Competencies #2 – Drive and Purpose part 2

Born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum in 1905 to a Jewish family in St. Petersburg, Russia, Ayn Rand, as she came to be known in the US, became one of the 20th centuries most controversial and influential authors and philosophers. After the Russian Revolution, her family’s business was confiscated by the government as the country became a...
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16 Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Personal Competencies #2 – Drive and Purpose, Part 1
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16 Qualities of a Superlative Leader – Personal Competencies #2 – Drive and Purpose, Part 1

The son of a British nobleman and an American heiress, Winston Churchill’s role in World War Two has become synonymous with excellence in leadership. Churchill saw action in Cuba, Egypt, Sudan, and the battles of WWI. His career as a statesman began at the age of 25 when he was elected to the House of...
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Qualities of a Superlative Leader – 29 Competencies
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Qualities of a Superlative Leader – 29 Competencies

Jason (not his real name) was a perfectly irritating individual. There was just something about him that was abrasive and off-putting. He had been crossways with nearly everyone in the building. He had a Gomer Pyle intellect, a Barney Fife attitude, and a Machiavellian manner. Upper management moved him from department to department almost always...
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Qualities of a superlative leader #4 – Competence, part 1
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Qualities of a superlative leader #4 – Competence, part 1

“Leadership means that a group, large or small, is willing to entrust authority to a person who has shown judgment, wisdom, personal appeal, and proven competence.” – Walt Disney." Walt Disney was born December 5, 1901 at 2156 North Tripp Avenue in Chicago’s Hermosa neighborhood. His family moved around some while he was growing up,...
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