Success Secret #8 – When It’s Time To Move On
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Success Secret #8 – When It’s Time To Move On

Hi, this is Jack Dunigan of thepracticalleader.com, and this is episode number eight in our series The Secrets to Success You Don't Know That You Already Know. Today we’re going to learn why it’s sometimes right just to move on. Standby. For today’s success secret we’re going to focus in on the world of rodeos...
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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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3 leadership lessons I learned on board the USS Midway

In mid-January of this year my son and I spent the better part of a day touring the USS Midway, a decommissioned aircraft carrier berthed in San Diego harbor. I’ve been on naval vessels before but none as large as the Midway. As awe inspiring as the Midway’s war making capabilities were, both Nathaniel and...
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6 Bases of Power – Coercive
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6 Bases of Power – Coercive

There was a time when this type of power was common. It is the first resort of bullies, manipulators, and thugs. It is the last resort of everyone else. The Business Dictionary defines it as “Authority or power that is dependent on fear, suppression of free will, and/or use of punishment or threat, for its...
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Keepers trait #9 – Sensitivity
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Keepers trait #9 – Sensitivity

This may seem like an unusual or even inappropriate trait and I want to be clear from this first sentence that I am NOT suggesting sensitivity in the emotional or psychological sense.  A sensitive associate is not to be confused with a touchy one. I do not mean someone who is easily set off, offended,...
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Keeper Trait #3 – Emotional and Psychological Security
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Keeper Trait #3 – Emotional and Psychological Security

You’ve encountered them, those insecure types who have a point to prove, weight to throw around, and a chip on a shoulder they are just hoping someone will knock off. Ok, it does sound like a cliché festival but it is true. (Clichés became clichés because their observations are both obvious and common.) Remembering that...
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