Month: May 2015

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Upgrading How the World Sees You

Upgrading How the World Sees You

As the summer begins, I am reminded of the adjustment it always was to come home from college for the summer.  On the one hand, it was always great to be home and unplug from the pressures of school in the safety and comfort of the family cocoon.  Yet in those 8 months away from [...]

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The One Thing Your Success Depends On

The One Thing Your Success Depends On

[Tweet "Leaders are all around us in our everyday lives. Sometimes they have a title & sometimes they don’t."] Regardless, they offer us a treasure trove of insight if we are willing to take the time to ...consciously observe them in action, …actively listen to their stories, …and even ask them to share what they [...]

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Embrace the Peter Principle

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You may have heard of the Peter Principle:  essentially it is that people tend to rise to the level of their incompetence. Mostly this is referenced when someone is perceived to be in a position that is way over their head and they are thought to be failing or expected to fail. In my early [...]

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May 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

May 2015 Leadership Development Carnival

Welcome to the May 2015 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival. The theme for this month’s carnival is Leading Yourself. When asked his greatest leadership challenge, renowned leadership expert John Maxwell is reported to have said, “Leading me!” He went on to say, “If I could kick the person responsible for my problems, I wouldn't be [...]