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Practice the Fundamentals

I was once asked: What’s the biggest insight you’ve had throughout your career regarding leadership? Wow!…

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Create Clarity

High Performance Organizations do things lesser performing organizations don’t – they create clarity on what’s important…

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Delegation without Guilt

A question I believe many leaders have struggled with is: How do I delegate without guilt?…

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Create the Target Before You Shoot the Arrow

Do you have a target for what you are trying to accomplish? I saw a cartoon…

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Who Is Your Competition?

Who is your competition? It may not be who you think it is. I was reminded…

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Plan to Grow

Personal growth should be the leader’s highest priority. I liken it to the admonition you hear…

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Don’t Change That!

I believe that leaders must create change. If you and I can’t create positive change, we…

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Has Your Team Been Hijacked?

Who should lead your team? The answer may not be as clear as you think. But…

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The Happy Trap

The best leaders don’t make everyone happy. That may sound harsh to you – it may…

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Trend or Issue?

I have been very fortunate to work with some really smart people. This has had many…

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How To Revive A Culture

At a global leadership summit I attended years ago, Bill Hybels shared some of his “hard…

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How Great Do You Want to Be?

Momentary greatness is common – sustained greatness is rare. You may have experienced it yourself. I…