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Leadership is About the “What”

Leadership is About the “What” Leadership is About the What

Leadership Is About The “What” More so Than The “How” In order to maintain effectiveness within the cultural context of an organization, each leader must ask themselves: “What is the most important thing about the way the team likes to do work?” Given the diversity of generations in the workplace, it is imperative for leaders […]

How Does This Happen Anyway? The Quest to Understand How Many Can be Subject to the Abuse of One

How Does This Happen Anyway? The Quest to Understand How Many Can be Subject to the Abuse of One How Does This Happen Anyway

We have been plagued with reoccurring stories of how one individual after the other has been accused of perpetuating terrible crimes on multiple victims.  These violations occur over a period of time and involve multiple victims. While many things contribute to establishing an environment where deviant behavior can be repetitious, I submit that the most […]

Will Your Personal Imprint Be Authoritative or Servant Oriented?

Will Your Personal Imprint Be Authoritative or Servant Oriented? Will Your Personal Imprint Be Authoritative or Servant Oriented

Servant leadership is a vital concept for organizational success. It differentiates itself as a leadership philosophy by declaring that the primary role of a leader is that he or she exists to serve the interests of others. The contrast here is that a hierarchical leadership principle portrays the sense of the leader as an authoritative […]

You Have Super-Powers. Use them wisely.

You Have Super-Powers. Use them wisely. You Have Super-Powers

You Have Super-Powers. There are super-powers inherent within us to influence each other.  How did you feel the last time someone at work told you that you were doing an excellent job?  What was your reaction when you heard that someone you just met was impressed with you?  Did you smile the last time you […]

A Newer You

A Newer You A Newer You

A review of the Gallup Well-Being Index from the previous year notes that Americans are not as healthy as we have been in the past.  Obesity hit a record high and the only demographic group who exercised more than in previous years were the Millennials. Another research group indicates that 45% of Americans usually make […]

The Three Components Necessary for Achieving a Balanced Life

The Three Components Necessary for Achieving a Balanced Life The Three Components Necessary for Achieving a Balanced Life

The difference between a wish and a goal is that in the case of the latter, we create a specific plan in which we strategize and work towards its attainment.  A wish usually takes on a fantasy-oriented role and is internally excused with words like “unrealistic.”  Part of establishing written balanced goals, we learned, is […]

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