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Impediments to Progress – Monumental Inertia
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Impediments to Progress – Monumental Inertia

As the twentieth century began, navies in only a half-dozen countries were experimenting with a new type of watercraft –...
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The most powerful women in business and management

  Thanks to the Brighton School of Business and Management - http://thepracticalleader.com/the-most-powerful-women-in-business-and-management/ - for this:    
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The perfect storm that can shipwreck even the most promising career – 6 things you need to know today
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The perfect storm that can shipwreck even the most promising career – 6 things you need to know today

It is everyone’s dream – a corner office, a commensurate salary, respect and recognition from your peers. Leadership has its...
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Toxic Employees and what to do about them – Free Infographic

We all have to deal with associates and employees. Most are productive and well-adjusted adults. But there are those that...
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Look what you’ll miss if you’re not on my Twitter feed
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Look what you’ll miss if you’re not on my Twitter feed

Are you on my Twitter feed? If not, here’s just some of the things you’ll be missing in the next...
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The 5 “UPS” to Success and Effectiveness

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Restoring Passion and Purpose
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Restoring Passion and Purpose

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence...
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Seeds of Greatness
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Seeds of Greatness

Like most of you, I am a collector and reader of books. My Kindle is filling up with downloaded editions....
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7 rules of engagement that make it easier for your associates to work with you
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7 rules of engagement that make it easier for your associates to work with you

Unless you are the sole proprietor of your business and work in isolation, tucked away somewhere in a closed room,...
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Simple solution

One thing you can do that will make your associates appreciate you even more. I spent 30 years as a...
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Using Authority, Capitalizing on Power
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Using Authority, Capitalizing on Power

I was in my first year of junior high school. That means the ripe age of 12. I had enrolled...
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We are what we are
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We are what we are

I am putting together my next publishing venture, gathering material from past entries and creating a new self-training program for...
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How to really live every day of your life
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How to really live every day of your life

One of my clients is home health care company that provides care for older people who want to remain in...
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Calling is not just a religious thing
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Calling is not just a religious thing

  “The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness,...
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Fitting in – Understanding the difference between management and leadership
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Fitting in – Understanding the difference between management and leadership

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Returning next week

With apologies, Jack Dunigan - The Practical Leader, is a bit under the weather and will return on Monday, January...
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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...
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Three things you can measure right now that will help determine where you fit as a leader or manager
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Three things you can measure right now that will help determine where you fit as a leader or manager

At what level do you most often think? At what level are you most often called upon to think? You...
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Measuring Resilience – how well and how quickly can you adapt
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Measuring Resilience – how well and how quickly can you adapt

Change is a constant. Always has been, always will be. Leaders are, in every sense of the word, change agents....
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Getting the most from a mentoring relationship – How to make your mentor’s job easier and more productive
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Getting the most from a mentoring relationship – How to make your mentor’s job easier and more productive

  We marked the passing of 2014 this past week and, as is common at the turn of the calendar,...
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