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How to live a breakout life
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How to live a breakout life

photo by Adrian Olguin, www.adjam.com.au Used by permission I was speaking with one of my employees, a retired Air Force...
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Your Unfulfilled Potential – The Story of Robert
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Your Unfulfilled Potential – The Story of Robert

Effectiveness Your Unfulfilled Potential - The Story of Robert I’m starting a new series today in Lessons in Superlative Leadership....
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The Gold Rush Syndrome – How Effective Leaders Capitalize on a Dream
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The Gold Rush Syndrome – How Effective Leaders Capitalize on a Dream

The Gold Rush syndrome…and what it means for you as a leader by Jack Dunigan Do you know the one...
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Never Mistake Forbearance For Indifference
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Never Mistake Forbearance For Indifference

Hi everybody. I’m Jack Dunigan of thepracticalleader.com and this is the next episode in our Youtube channel series on The...
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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...
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The Top 4 Challenges That Superlative Leaders Overcome Every Day
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The Top 4 Challenges That Superlative Leaders Overcome Every Day

Welcome back to thepracticalleader.com on our Youtube channel here. In today’s episode we’re going to talk about the top four...
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Secrets of Success You Don’t Know That You Already Know #2 – Showing Up On Time
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Secrets of Success You Don’t Know That You Already Know #2 – Showing Up On Time

Success Secrets You Don’t Know That You Already Know #2 – Showing Up On Time NOTE: The following is a...
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Three Components of a Balanced Organization
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Three Components of a Balanced Organization

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Before you plunge ahead, perhaps you should look back
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Before you plunge ahead, perhaps you should look back

Those are the words I said to one of my clients, an older and accomplished professional who was experiencing some...
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6 things you should NOT do when a customer complains
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6 things you should NOT do when a customer complains

In my last article I recounted the story of Mike (you can read the entire story here). Assuming you are...
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Mike has filed a complaint. What would you do?
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Mike has filed a complaint. What would you do?

Here’s the situation: You are the general manager of a store that has three departments. Your store is one of...
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How to know you’re working on the right thing
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How to know you’re working on the right thing

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Attitudes of an effective delegator – Never sanction incompetence
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Attitudes of an effective delegator – Never sanction incompetence

Whenever I hire a new employee, as part of their orientation I am always careful to emphasize that it would...
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Attitudes of an Effective Delegator #2 – Gratefulness
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Attitudes of an Effective Delegator #2 – Gratefulness

This week’s entry just happens to coincide with the American holiday of Thanksgiving, a once-a-year day set aside to be...
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Attitudes of an Effective Delegator #1 – Others are Smart, Responsible, & Capable
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Attitudes of an Effective Delegator #1 – Others are Smart, Responsible, & Capable

We recently fired an employee and did so reluctantly. She was a hard worker, had a very low absentee rate,...
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The Attitudes of an Effective Delegator
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The Attitudes of an Effective Delegator

“He was a very hard worker but not a good delegator,” said the consultant. Sitting across the table from the...
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Top Earning Side Jobs
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Top Earning Side Jobs

Top-Paying Side Jobs - Infographic In addition to their full-time work, many people also decide to take on a variety...
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Back to normal
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Back to normal

We were hacked. This website and two more that I administer were hacked by person or persons unknown. It was,...
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Birds of a feather – why we need to belong

It commonly happens. Single adults hang out with other single adults. After marriage, couples transition away from their single friends...
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