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Leadership in an age of lewd and crude words and actions

We live in a world consumed with image and frankly I’m sick of it. I’m sick of people doing their best to “look good” but “aren’t good.” I’m sick of the people who cry about the danger of climate change, as they continue to be the biggest users and abusers of energy. And I’m sick of the people who talk …

Great Leadership

The One Overlooked Secret of Great Leadership

I hate … I literally hate the “I’m-a-just-a” phrase.  I hate it when people in my audiences tell me “I’m just a Contract Specialist … or … I’m just an Administrative Assistant … or … I’m just a Sales Associate … or … I’m just a Customer Service Rep … or… I’m just a … and they go on to …

Good Leaders Increase The Quantity And Quality Of Their Communication

You’ve heard the phrase that truth is stranger than fiction. I saw that recently in a company where I was working when one supervisor remarked, “We know communication is a problem, but the company is not going to discuss it with the employees.” By contrast, effective leaders work on increasing the quantity and quality of their communication. If you’re a …