Leadership Skills and Ability

What is true Leadership.Is leadership something we are born with or is it learned.My belief is that there are some natural leaders but many leadership skills are learned by hands on experience.Many great leaders show leadership skills while at school or at a young age but few of these children... Read More

Top 25 Leadership Quotations

Ponder what it takes to be a true leader with these practical quotes that will lead you to a more precise understanding of the secrets to successful leadership..."A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs... Read More

None of Us Arrived with an Owners Manual: A Fresh Perspective on the Drive to Lead (part 2)

Why didn't I get an Owner's ManualAfter a little while with life happening and no sign of the Manual we began to realize we would need to make the best of it. We began to look around to see who had one and studied what they knew, surely some of... Read More

Make the Most of Your Mentoring Relationships

Mentoring is one of the best ways to learn, to get feedback, and to take your career to the next level. Here are ten tips for making the most of your mentoring relationships.Tip #1Self-assess. Ask yourself, "What skills do I need to get where I want to go?"Tip #2Identify your... Read More

Recommended Books on Leadership and Team Building

The single most important thing a leader can do is lead by example, and if you want your team to be dynamic and learn more, you've got to continually innovate and find new ways to encourage, reward, and motivate YOURSELF! That's right, I said you've got to motivate YOU! If... Read More

3 Dynamic Techniques To Boost Your Executive Leadership!

Here's a really simple way to measure the strength of your executive leadership skills. Ask your people to name 3 important reasons why they enjoy working with you.Most leaders find it acceptable to be viewed as a "nice", "friendly" or "clever" person.Others prefer to be "hands-off" - you know the... Read More

Fighting the Gravitational Pull of Positional Leadership

A little on leadership?Many people enter the leadership world through a position and a title, but we must understand that just owning a title doesn't make you a leader. Being a leader is about influence. Your ability to lead resides in your ability to influence others around you to accomplish... Read More

Get Angry And Then Get Results

Leadership is not about winning a popularity contest, it's about getting great results. To do so, leaders must challenge people not to do what they want to do but what they don't want to do.This means getting people out of being comfortable achieving average results to being uncomfortable doing what's... Read More

Ten Steps To Effective Leadership

Many people end up in a supervisory position or SOHO ownership almost by default. In today's workplace, if someone stays on their job long enough, they will probably be promoted as others, more senior to them or higher up the chain of responsibility, leave for other opportunities.The prevalence of this... Read More

Mentors and Coaches: How to Be A Great Mentor

Though out your career you may be asked to become someone's mentor. Mentoring is a rewarding activity for both you and the mentee ? it is a great way to give back while sharing your experiences and wisdom. And it's very flattering to be asked and can appeal to our... Read More

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10 Ways to Develop Your Latent Leader

latent (adj.) ? Not visible or apparent, but capable of... Read More

Partnership: Choose It or Lose It

Charlotte decides to do good. Charlotte is a highly motivated... Read More

Take the Road Less Traveled

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took... Read More

Leadership Prep

So you want to be a leader? Or you want... Read More

Exceptional Leadership Inspires the Best Effort in Others

There is a steady stream being written and taught about... Read More

3 Aspects of Developing Leadership Skills

Everyone knows that great leaders are made, not born. However... Read More

Leadership A Perspective From Tao

Tao Te Ching said to be written by Lao Tzu... Read More

Effective Leaders are (#3) Communicative

LISTEN, WRITE, AND ARTICULATE EFFECTIVELY: Leadership positions require effective communication... Read More

5 Tips to Help You Win Big & Become a Village Hero

A few years ago, I returned to my impoverished village... Read More

Premature Articulation

Ask anyone about what makes a good leader and they... Read More

Heres The REAL Reason Bush Won: The Dark Night Of The Leadership Soul

George Bush won the election because he was finally able... Read More

Two Vital Abilities Any Leader Must Have

As a business owner, you are a leader whether you... Read More

Four Obstacles to Exceptional Leadership--Part 1

"Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of... Read More

The Personality of Leadership

Have you ever wondered what type of person or personality... Read More

The Three Factors of Leadership Motivation

Leaders do nothing more important than get results. But you... Read More

Who Is Randy Gage and Why Is He One of My Mentors and Heroes?

Who is Randy Gage? I first read about him in... Read More

Recommended Books on Leadership and Team Building

The single most important thing a leader can do is... Read More

Leadership Styles and What We Need For the Future:

By definition a leaders leads a team to take action... Read More

Professional Organizations: Join or Fold?

All of us join professional organizations for a reason--a friend... Read More

Are You a Good Manager or a Great Leader?

Your word is your truth - Know that when you... Read More

Leadership Tips From My Dad

Lee (L.B.) Weiss (Sept. 21/25 ? April 30/82)My dad has... Read More

The Death of Potential

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The Code of the Conference Leader

Are your meetings generally a waste of time? Do you... Read More

Leadership Training and Character

The vast majority of leadership training available to managers focuses... Read More

The Ten Commandments of Leadership

A poem hangs on the wall at Mother Theresa's orphanage... Read More

Are You A Leader in the Chrysalis?

Let's get this straight at the outset?Leadership skills can be... Read More

Leading In The Face Of Disaster

The date was Saturday, April 11, 1970, the time 13:13... Read More

The Goals of Leadership Coaching and Partnerships

Webster's Dictionary describes a "partner" as an ally or an... Read More

Three Growth Guidelines from Stephen Covey

I have been looking for answers to what it takes... Read More

10 Smart Ways Leaders Can Bring Out the Best in Others

You are a leader. Everyone is a leader. It doesn't... Read More

None of Us Arrived with an Owners Manual: A Fresh Perspective on the Drive to Lead (part 2)

Why didn't I get an Owner's ManualAfter a little while... Read More

The Incandescence Of The Human Spirit

There lives within every individual a power, an energy, an... Read More

Lessons In Leadership: What Not To Do... From A Canoe!

When it comes to fishing, my husband takes the lead.... Read More