Creative Leadership

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Challenge Yourself, Leadership | 0 comments

Years ago, a boss praised my creative talents in my role as leader. I scoffed inside, telling myself that I was the least creative person in any room. “I just have great, innovative employees,” I told him. Then, to reinforce my believe that I was lacking in that department, I married a highly artistic woman. Next to her, I was a Milk Dud compared to her Godiva Chocolates! Creative Visionary vs. Re-visionary When my neighbor placed a small, multicolored whirligig in his front yard, the kind that catches the wind and reflects the light when it spins, I cursed myself for not having...

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Leadership: Broken Down Beds & Employees

Posted by on May 10, 2016 in Leadership | 1 comment

Leadership exists to make employees successful. Or coach them out the door.

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Little Things…Big Differences

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Happiness, Leadership | 0 comments

Ever get so caught up in the big things that you lose sight of the little things that deepen your relationships and make you a better, happier person?

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The Leader as a Lion…or a Fawn

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Leadership | 0 comments

The lion makes a lot of noise and attracts a lot of attention. But when it comes to responding to criticism and attacks, sometimes it’s the fawn who lives to lead another day.

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How Leaders Attract Followers

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Leadership | 1 comment

Leaders take pleasure in knowing that they had a small hand in creating a person’s transformation from follower into fellow-leader.

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Leadership Communication & The Art of War

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Change Management, Communication, Engagement, Leadership | 0 comments

Do you know why the Confederates lost the Civil War? It’s the same reason leaders fail all of the time. Here’s what “The Art of War” says…

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