Monthly Archives: November 2011

Is passion really important?

A few years ago I heard the best definition of passion I’ve heard and it really resonated with me. This quote reminded me of the importance of passion and how passion is the fuel that drives us to do great … Continue reading

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One leadership concept that will lead you to greatness

Do you know what you or your organization can be the best in the world at doing? Do you know what you or your organization is passionate about? Do you know what you or your organization’s economic drivers are?   Those … Continue reading

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What the Germans teach us about prioritization

There is one leadership mistake I see happen often that renders a leader ineffective. As a leader, we are responsible to make key decisions. It comes with the territory. These could be decisions related to directional or strategic decisions or … Continue reading

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How to give and receive feedback

When you read that word you might get a little uncomfortable. Most of us have had bad experiences with others giving us feedback. If it’s positive it’s usually pleasurable, but when it’s constructive we would rather eat nails. Although it’s … Continue reading

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Go ahead and quit! It’s easier

In just over a week I am running a half marathon. Admittedly, I am not very fond of running long distances, so I’ve been training for weeks and have learned this is not a race for the faint of heart. … Continue reading

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Leadership Kryptonite: A leadership lesson from Superman

Do you remember the iconic battles between Superman and Lex Luthor, Superman’s arch nemesis and the consummate evil genius? As a young boy we put on the superman underoos, the red “S” on our chest and the red cape and … Continue reading

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Waiting for my real life to begin

I ran across this video this morning while combing through the blogs I follow. I found this on Jon Acuff’s blog and thought it was worthwhile to pass along to stimulate thinking. It’s a song from Colin Hay called “Waiting … Continue reading

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