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How to Understand the Law of Attraction!

Have you ever thought the world was there only to make you fail? Do you think that If you didn’t have bad luck you wouldn’t have any luck at all? This is an example of stinking thinkin’! In reality, you make your own luck, your own failures and successes with your choices. Yes, we can […]

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4 Tips to Develop a Team Competitive Advantage

In a previous article, we discussed the idea of problem solving broken into a mindset structure, in this article we will look at ways to make a team building strategy that can become a competitive advantage, if done consistently and transparently using those mindsets. If you are a team leader or senior leader, this same […]

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Social Selling’s Time Has Come!

Are you hearing about Social Selling for the first time, lately? I would not be surprised if that were the case since many senior leaders have avoided any interaction involving social media. The day has come when you can no longer hide. The old selling systems are dying. Based on a 2012 article in the […]

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Kids Teach Leadership!

While watching our granddaughters as we were shopping over the weekend, it dawned on me that I can learn many positive concepts about leadership from them. Kids teach leadership? Now keep in mind, the oldest is 18 months and the youngest is 4 months and yes, they easily get grandpa’s attention, but this goes deeper. We are […]

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Leadership Crisis? – How About Coaching?

According to a recent government report the business world is currently in a leadership crisis. Up and coming managers, those who will be our business leaders of the future don’t see positive examples of “inspirational leadership” in their work places. Employees long to see a genuine shared vision, real confidence and trust in teams and respect […]

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Leadership POV – TLG’s Point of View

If you want to step up to the plate and help shape the future at work, in an organization, as a teacher or anywhere else, you need to be willing to work at mastering a number of traits.  I have assembled a number of these traits from John Maxwell as well as my many years […]

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Best Practices – Right or Wrong

Even as a consultant, when I hear the term “Best Practices”, the hair on my neck stands straight up and tingles. Even though I come from Retail and IT industries where the term is very common, I have been less that convinced that they are 100% good for any organization. The term “Best Practice” is […]

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Small Business Notes: Part 2 – Leadership Issues to Allow Growth

In today’s business world the small – medium privately held business faces a number of issues that can impede their growth and success in their market place.  While I have seen lists upwards of 25 potential issues, they can really be digested to these ten.  An organization may be dealing with one or more of […]

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Ben Franklin & Self-Improvement

Early in Ben’s career, somewhere in his late twenties, he determined that he needed to continuously work on improving his attitudes and service to those around him.  He penned the 13 virtues at that time and proceeded to work at improving himself of at least one virtue per week. He sets an example for us […]

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Five Meeting Attitudes to Avoid

If you have participated in a few bad meetings, you must have experienced at least one of the following attitudes.  Here they are and how to fix them. 1) Many leaders think they are meeting experts. Many tell me that they know how to hold a meeting.  Actually, all they do is host a party. […]