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Crisis Leadership: Clarifying What Needs to be Done

the sky is falling 2Think of a time when you were under a lot of pressure with a very short deadline. I don’t mean being at Starbucks trying to decide on which decadent coffee you were debating on ordering. I mean serious pressure–and it doesn’t have to be necessarily work related.

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Living and Leading on the Edge

TheInnerEdge_CoverThis post takes a look at a new book that is joining the leadership field. Written by a respected leadership practitioner, it has arrived at a critical time for leaders who must contend with competing priorities and conflicting challenges, all the while trying to remain centered and focused on what needs to be done.


Meet Joelle K. Jay.

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Discover Your Leadership Trail

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Jim Grand Manan Trail


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Leaders Pay Close Attention…and Then Act

Hardly any faculty is more important for the intellectual progress of man than ATTENTION. Animals clearly manifest this power, as when a cat watches by a hole and prepares to spring on its prey.
– Charles Darwin (The Descent of Man, 1871)

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How to lead like Walt

1. Connect with People on a Personal Level

"Whenever anyone called him Mr. Disney he got upset. It was always Walt. And he always knew your name. In the early days, we didn't wear name tags, but Walt still called you by your first name. Once he knew your name, he never forgot it."

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10 Leadership Lessons to Succeed During Turbulent Change

happy-people1In my new ebook Workforce of the Future: Building Change Adaptability, 2nd Edition I present four major forces that are exerting major impacts on our planet and its seven billion inhabitants.

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5 Leadership Lessons from Coach Carter

coach carterAs many of you will know, two of my biggest passions are sports and leadership, so whenever I get something that mixes the two I am doubly happy.

Today I watched the movie Coach Carter, not the first time I have seen it, but I do love this film, it has some great leadership lessons and also some great basketball.

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Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones

big picture As I watched the season finale of Game of Thrones yesterday it reminded me of one of the most important lessons we need to learn as leaders, and that is what does success look like, real success.

Sometime we think we know, but often we only see the the problem and removing the problem is not the same as finding a solution, let alone a good solution.