Leadership

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On Leaders and Culture

Culture is what takes over when leadership and management isn't around.

Culture is what takes over in those moments of truth, when a decision makes a difference--for good or for ill.

Culture is what happens when the organization's real values…

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10 Laws for Leaders

  1. Give your team credit for the victories. Your team did the work. They did the heavy lifting. Take none of the credit, even when it was your idea and even when you worked harder than anyone. The victory belongs to your team.
  2. Take the blame…
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How to Help Your Blustering Boss

When someone in leadership role resorts to yelling, screaming, cursing, stomping their feet, and banging things around in order to get something done, it is an indication that they lack influence, lack real authority, and lack resourcefulness.

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On The Power of Being Nice

I’m not suggesting that you can’t be demanding. I’m not even remotely suggesting that you shouldn’t have knock down, drag out productive disagreements. And, I’m not intimating that you should be a softie, a cupcake, a cream puff, or that…

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Written On Hearts and Minds

Words on paper have the power to inspire. But alone, they don’t always create a big enough “why.” Your mission statement, vision statement, values statement, and guiding principles aren’t where the real action is, as inspiring as the words may… Continue Reading

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