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Tag Archives: Leadership
What Do You Want?
Are you crystal clear on what you want? I try to always have it straight and in the forefront of my mind.
Leading People as People
I have always thought that there was a clear choice about how to lead. You could lead people as people or choose to see the people that you lead as a means to reach your objectives.
Working On vs In Your Business
There is a classic struggle that plagues the leaders in a business. Working on the business versus working in the business.
Leadership and the Pygmalion Effect
What we expect from people manifests itself in the words we use, and those words can have a powerful effect on the end results.
I have had a theory for many years that a) many of life’s most complex questions do not have an exact answer b) even if you answered them correctly for today, the answer would change tomorrow. How should you handle them?
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Afraid of Change?
People are afraid of change. I acknowledge that. However, they are not afraid of all changes. Of the changes that they fear, they are not afraid of all of them equally. What is the difference?
Speak About Others As If They Were Present
In talking negatively about a friend, colleague or acquaintance with someone, we can frequently think that we are building camaraderie. However, the strategy is deeply flawed. Find out what to do instead.
You Are What You Tolerate
It is an axiom of leadership that you are what you tolerate. That bad behavior that you tolerate; that becomes the perception of you with your employees, colleagues and the marketplace.