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 officer, when I mentioned some of the countries we had visited and what we had done there. My visits were seldom for tourism. Most always I was working. The retired officer then made what I...
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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. We’re going to be talking about how you can get more done. The series is called effectiveness, and this is episode number one, your unfulfilled potential. I’m going to tell you the story of Robert...
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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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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 transcript of the video above. You can also see the videos on our Youtube channel - http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4_kHBpN5lMsdWA2dzGfBIg/feed The principles of success and achievement are as old as life and as universal as sunshine. They’ve never changed...
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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 difficulty in deciding what to do next in his career. My question to him? Where have you enjoyed success in your career? When he had time to reflect and respond, I explained. I use the...
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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 their homes as long as possible. One of the companies clients recently passed after a long period of substance abuse. Even though she was regularly treated by physicians, her condition worsened. Before my client’s company...
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Power Plays – The 4 Dilemmas We Face and What to Do About Them
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Power Plays – The 4 Dilemmas We Face and What to Do About Them

Only 4 dilemmas, you ask? Well, truthfully, leaders and manager face many challenges daily. Some days it may seem like your hours are filled with nothing but. However, the dilemmas I refer to in the title are the encompassing dilemma that we face in principle. They manifest themselves in the unending stream of challenges and...
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Churchill and Hitler were both effective leaders. Here’s why.
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Churchill and Hitler were both effective leaders. Here’s why.

Leadership as a topic can be completely separated from concepts of good and evil. Leadership in its execution has been used for both. There is perhaps no more certain contrast of this than in the parallel administrations of Adolf Hitler and Winston Churchill. One used his considerable skills of leadership to bring most of the...
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Keeper Trait #15 – Initiative
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Keeper Trait #15 – Initiative

Many potential employers put it directly in their ads – “must be a self-starter.” It is, apparently, an all too unusual trait. Perhaps more than any other trait, it separates the successful from the failure, the winner from the loser, the prosperous from the poor. A person with initiative does not wait to be told...
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Beware the naked man who wants to give you fashion advice

 “Well, you have your degree. Now you’re going to get an education.” One of my professors said that to me the night I graduated. She was correct. A few weeks later I had moved with my new bride (who is now my not-so-new bride but exciting nonetheless) to Northern Arizona for our first post-college, degree-enabled...
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