Category: qualities of leadership

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Broadening Your Horizons: Developing Open-Mindedness as a Leader

Leaders who discipline themselves to look at the world around them with an open mind stand on a balcony where they are better-positioned to see windows of opportunity. From this vantage point,...

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How To Identify & Improve Your Leadership Qualities

The qualities of an effective leader have been debated for a number of years. Leaders and non-leaders alike add their two cents to the conversation on a regular basis. This conversation reveals...

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The Optimist vs The Pessimist

It is important for leaders to have an optimistic mindset and help others see the good side of things in work and life. Having a positive optimist outlook with affect those around...

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Famous Failures

People fear failure. Even successful business leaders would rather avoid it. We’re all taught since childhood not to take risks, because we’ll be punished with low grades in school. But is failure...

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Developing Leaders: It Can Be Done!

Each of us has the potential to be individuals of great worth and experience success in our life.   I am a firm believer in the concept that a leader is made, not...

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Leaders – It’s Time to Face the Music

There was a famous conductor who moved to a new city to lead the local orchestra in a new production.  From the very first day of working with the orchestra, the conductor...

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Teamwork = Miracles

Several years ago, I attended the 40th anniversary of the Sabin polio vaccine and the contributions of Dr. Albert S. Sabin at the University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital....

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Leadership Core Values & Beliefs are Keys to Greatness

Common Leadership Beliefs and Values Great leaders must have specific beliefs and core values they adhere too, for example: Leadership – People want to be led, not managed. Instead, leaders must manage...

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Are You Leading Up?

Traditional rock climbing is a style of rock climbing where a climber places pieces of protection gear, such as camming devices and stoppers, into the rock as they climb up. In traditional...

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Leadership Improvment

With the first half of the New Year comes the opportunity to set New Year’s resolutions, new goals for self-improvement.  As a leader within your organization (current or future), you can improve...

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