Qualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence, part 3

I’m summing up today with a caveat. The general study and analysis of the traits of intelligence is ongoing. Many minds greater than mine have explored this subject.  I do not want to give an impression that this in an exhaustive list. I have narrowed the list to those traits of intelligence that are most … Read moreQualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence, part 3

Qualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence part 2

Born in the village of Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England, in 1643, the only son of prosperous farmer Isaac Newton, this baby of the same name was premature, tiny, weak, and not expected to live. But he did. His father had died three months before he was born. His mother, Hannah Ayscough Newton, remarried when Isaac was … Read moreQualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence part 2

Qualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence, part 1

He was the tenth son of a Boston soap maker. His father intended for his son to enter the ministry but he had money enough for only one year of schooling when the profession required many. So he apprenticed the young man to his brother, James, a printer. The apprenticeship did not go all that … Read moreQualities of a superlative leader – Intelligence, part 1

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 … Read moreYour Unfulfilled Potential – The Story of Robert

The Deadly Dozen

The Deadly Dozen – Any one of these twelve things could ruin your chances to get that job you want. Hi everybody, I’m Jack Dunigan of thepracticalleader.com. This is another episode in lessons in superlative leadership. We’re in the middle of a series on how to excel at your job interview, and in this episode … Read moreThe Deadly Dozen

7 Things You Should Always Do

Hi, I’m Jack Dunigan of thepracticalleader.com, and this is our YouTube channel lessons in superlative leadership. We’re in the middle of a series on how to get that job that you want and the things you need to do. In this episode we’re going to learn the seven things you should always do at your … Read more7 Things You Should Always Do

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 … Read moreThe Power of Leverage

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 … Read moreBefore you plunge ahead, perhaps you should look back

Excuses won’t help you, reasons will.

“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” George Washington Carver Excuses won’t help you, reasons will. Why? Those who hired you and look to you don’t care how rough the water is, they expect you to bring the boat in. Yes, you. Leadership is a problem solving proposition … Read moreExcuses won’t help you, reasons will.