Category Archive: Leadership

Jul 26

Speed Reading Pt. 2

Hopefully you’ve already read Speed Reading Pt1. and have practiced a little! If not, that’s OK keep reading. What I’m about to tell you will hopefully help with your comprehension as you read at the speed of light (not sound! Light is faster than sound!) Books Read the entire index first. This helps get an …

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Jul 11

Speed Reading Pt.1

Several years ago I was challenged to become a prolific reader by my leadership coach. For me, that meant I wanted to read at least 2 books a month – and not just thin ones. That was on top of other reading that I’d be doing. In order to do that, he also challenged me …

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Jan 24

The Power of Affirmation

You’ve probably never heard name Scott Adams, but you probably know his cartoon – Dilbert!  I like to read about successful people and I would say that Scott fits that description however you might want to define it. I recently read where he had a lady suggest to him to try this thing called affirmations. …

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Jun 06

Multitasking – slow down to speed up!

There was a time when multitasking was all the rage.  The better one could multitask the more productive one could be.  Or so we thought.  I believe this may be true up to a point and then it actually becomes unproductive and maybe even confusing.  There seems to be some rumblings in the leadership community …

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Feb 03

Importance of Self Leadership and RPMS

Doesn’t take long when you’re a student of leadership to hear of the importance of leading oneself. How are you to lead others if you can’t get your own stuff together? So as leaders we are to begin with ourselves. I was watching and listening to Dave Ferguson on this very topic recently and he …

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Dec 16

5 Stress Busting Tips

We’ve all heard that stress is a killer.  We all know we have it.  Most of us know the situations that we put ourselves in that create it. So what’s one to do? The American Institute of Stress suggests these 5 stress busting tips: Here are 5 tips to help you take back your control …

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Dec 07

12 Questions for Leaders

I recently read a great post from Tony Morgan. It discussed the 12 questions every leader needs to be asking. I thought I would share those with you to get us all thinking about how we’re doing as leaders. Now you may not think of yourself as a leader, but the possibility exists that you …

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Nov 02

5 Leadership Hacks You Need To Know

I’m really a big believer in “Speed Learning”.  Learning from others who do something well.  Many times this occurs for me in the form of lists. So today I want you to speed learn off of me.  I’ve done the research and found this post worthwhile –  written by Cary Nieuwhof. Here are his “5 …

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Oct 15

5 Great Leadership Quotes

    “The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” — Ray Kroc “A leader is a person you will follow to a place you would not go by yourself.” — Joel Barker “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” — …

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Sep 02

Most Attractive Leadership Trait

Humbleness!  According to Brian Dodd on Leadership. Here is a clip from his site: The most attractive quality a leader can have is…humbleness. The following are 11 Practices Of Humble Leadership: A Humble Leader always gives credit to others. A Humble Leader is generous financially and with praise. A Humble Leader is forgiving.  He/She understands …

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