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By Jim Taggart Feb 15 2015

What Can Situational Leadership Teach Us?

 Leadership = InfluenceLeadership can be viewed as a process of influencing people. That’s no big revelation. However, the challenge arises when a leader wants to motivate her team or assist in their professional development and she must determine which leadership style to use.To read more, cli...
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By Amelia Ranta Feb 13 2015

Automate Your Personal Life- Focus on Leadership Part 2

Whether we realize it or not we are all leaders even if it is only of our own lives. In another article, I talk about the importance of automating your business to focus on leadership in your organization. This article will focus on how to automate parts of your personal life to focus on the more im...
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By Phil Dourado Feb 12 2015

The best way to get Creative is not to BREAK limits. It's...

... to embrace them. Okay, sounds like we're calling the Thought Police. 'Let's put constraint on creativity'. But funnily enough, when all the locks are broken, and you say to creative minds 'You can do ANYTHING you want', suddenly the mind falters at the limitless potential. Creativity truly...
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By Jim Taggart Feb 9 2015

Target’s Huge Fall and Exit from Canada: Five Leadership Lessons

There’s no question, or doubt, that reaching the pinnacle of a top leadership job in the corporate world, or the public sector for that matter, is for the most part something of which to be proud. Leading organizations in today’s volatile global economy and geo-political roller coaster of non-stop e...
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By Jim Taggart Feb 1 2015

The New Leadership Challenge: How to Deal with Uncertainty

When either thrust or eased into a leadership role, one of the outcomes is the leader being expected to have some, or even all, of the answers to problems facing the work team. As one moves up the organizational hierarchy, employees fully expect senior leaders to be purveyors of the future. And when...
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By Zen Master Jan 29 2015

"The issue is not the original commitment; it’s the infinite number of re-commitments."

What does it mean to be a Conscious Leader?To be engaged, present, and aware of what you are thinking and feeling. To be Mindful.Jim Dethmer's guest post on Dan McCarthy's Leading Blog has some down-to-earth advice about what it takes to be a conscious leader, in three steps with some choice quotes....
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By Jim Taggart Jan 26 2015

Discover Your Inner Leader: Reflections to Inspire and Motivate

1) Do you hesitate to make decisions and second guess the ones you do make? 2) Do you question your ability to motivate others and to create a team climate?3) Do you worry that others have more talent than you?If you answered yes to any of these questions, or even seemed unsure, then my newest...
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By Vern Marker Jan 25 2015

10 Characteristics that Separate Strong from Weak Business Leaders

Leadership isn’t new. We have always had leaders. The question is: How are some leaders more successful than others? Different practices, such as Kaizen, offer healthy approaches to making continuous improvements; while others, like micromanaging, can create very unpleasant work environments. Here a...
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By Amelia Ranta Jan 22 2015

How To Establish Leadership Through Your Personal Brand

Personal branding is a difficult task in today’s age of countless options. It can be a real challenge to stand out from the crowd within your own target market. One of the best ways to achieve this differentiation is through thought leadership in your specific industry or niche. Establishing yoursel...
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By Phil Dourado Jan 21 2015

Are you guilty of any of these 20 Bad Leadership Habits? Here's a quick test

Getting feedback in any venture you do is vital.It is impossible to truly see ourselves and what we do objectively. Fostering an environment where people feel comfortable telling you what your bad habits are is essential, but for your own sake you should be on the lookout too.These 20 bad ha...