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2015 in Review – My Top 10 Blog Posts

My year-end review has become one of my favorite posts to write. I get to take my own advice - to reflect on the big picture, look for patterns, and see what I can learn. Here’s what I found: ➤ A record number of page views - over a half-million during 2015! ➤ A...

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The Path to Happiness

I would be happy if . . . ... if only my boss wasn’t such a jerk. ... if only my co-workers were nicer. ... if only I could find someone to finance my big idea. ... if only I could buy that car (bike, boat, house). ... if only my kids lived closer. ... if only my...

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Be a leader worth following.

Thursday Thoughts:  Be a leader worth following. People follow leaders by choice. Otherwise at best, you get mindless compliance. Read ➤  How to Be a Leader People Want to Follow.   *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *    ...

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Without integrity, your other values don’t matter.

Thursday Thoughts: Do what you say. Say what you mean. Without integrity, your other values don't matter.   *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       * In addition to my regular leadership blog, I...

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Be a Leader People Choose to Follow

People follow leaders by choice. You can get compliance through imposing your authority, by coercion or manipulation, but you won’t be trusted and respected. And when your followers do have a choice, there is no guarantee they will continue to follow you. Or if you...

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When you let go of your expectations . . .

A story is told about a young boy who was traveling with his grandmother to a nearby village. The boy, very excited about the adventure, ran back and forth along the path, impatient with his grandmother’s slowness. He snacked on the berries they had brought as he...

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Visioning is an ongoing journey . . .

Consider your vision at each step along your path. "Vision and action" are a continuous process, and neither should occur without the other. Thursday Thoughts:  Visioning is an ongoing journey, not a one-time activity.   *       *       *       *       *       *      ...

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