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Organize Your Leader Development: Capture Your Strategic Talent

If you want some serious insights into leader development, this article is for you. Authorities Beverly A. Dugan and Patrick Gavan O’Shea, both of Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), explain: The connection between development design and a company mission and strategy. How … Continue reading

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VA Headlines Show First Step to Cure Leadership Problems

The VA leadership structure needs a redesign starting right at the top. Then they can roll out the new leadership structure design process to leaders of the other divisions and major locations around the United States. What is a leadership structure? It … Continue reading

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Leadership Wizardry Begins with Structure

Too often leaders want sustained growth, as well as performance improvement, but do not realize the best starting point is to (re)design their structure of leadership. Leadership structure refers to those organizational arrangements which can unify or defeat how leaders perform, … Continue reading

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What if 100000 Dedicated Readers Saw Your Book’s Message?

Is it possible business book summaries offer a new avenue for making your book’s content available to your target audience? In a word – YES! After I discovered EBSCO, it opened up an entirely new method to get my content … Continue reading

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Rein in Scope Creep and Create a Successful Project

Scope creep: when leaders allow uncontrolled changes, add-ons, and embellishments in a project’s goals, deliverables, features, and/or requirements. When did I first learn the dangers of scope creep? It was in a project where scope creep was all but eliminated—in … Continue reading

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Can Leaders Structure Decisions to Avoid Shakespeare’s Irrevocable Choices?

Chuck Wilcox, a Shakespearean actor and teacher for over 40 years, helps us understand how William Shakespeare’s plays shed light on fatal leader blind spots. Watch his video to understand what is Chuck saying about Shakespeare’s tragic leaders. Irrevocable decisions … Continue reading

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Leaders First – Now A Goodreads Giveaway

Twenty copies of Leaders First, an award-winning guide to leader development, are available as giveaways in the USA. Sign in now. Only three weeks are left to win your AUTOGRAPHED COPY. To sign up, click on the book link widget on the right hand … Continue reading

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Inbound vs. Exiting Women CEO’s

Are there enough inbound women leaders to replace those who are leaving? Where do most of them come from, inside or outside their organizations? This great infographic is a must see for board  members interested in leader development and setting … Continue reading

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Some Leaders Cannot Admit Their Blind Spots

“If you were blind, you would have no [error]; but since you say, ‘We see,’ your [error] remains.”  John 9:41, New American Standard  When do leaders cause the most damage to their organizations and to those who trust them?  When these … Continue reading

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2014: Bring Your Spirit to Leadership

First a confession: I failed to make my goals in 2013. Am I a failure? Well, maybe not. According to the principles of lean leadership, finding and owning mistakes is cause for celebration. If my number of mistakes in 2013 … Continue reading

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