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The Death of Integrity

Guest post by Larry Ackerman Note from Jesse: I am honored to host this thought-provoking article by my good friend Larry Ackerman on the Death of Integrity. So important and well-written!   I recently came across a witty line that was part of a political...

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Best Leadership Blog Posts of 2018

In 2018 Seapoint Center published over 30 articles focused on all aspects of leadership, including communication and personal effectiveness. Using Google Analytics data and the number of reader comments, I identified this year's five best leadership blog posts....

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6 Tips for First-Time Managers

The jump from the role of individual contributor to a first-time manager is one of the most dramatic and most challenging leaps you can make. It requires a complete shift in how you see your role and in how you deliver results. But unfortunately, most new managers are...

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Set Goals

The idea that you should not set goals runs counter to what we’ve been taught. Numerous research studies over the years have established a strong link between goal-setting and success, motivation and confidence. For most people, setting goals can make the difference...

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It’s time to pause…

Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere - the darkest day of the darkest week of the year. It is the moment before the balance shifts and light begins to overtake darkness. There is a brief moment of change, a pause, as the sun changes direction from...

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Is Arrogance Killing Your Leadership Potential?

Guest post by Bill Treasurer There is no bigger turn-off than arrogance. This is especially true in leadership. When a leader's confidence grows recklessly out of control, when their head swells to 50x its normal size, they've become a victim of the "leadership...

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The Trust Feedback Loop

  Leadership starts with you. If you want to build a strong team, the place to start is with a look in the mirror. Your vision for your team arises from your own character, motives and beliefs. How you regard yourself determines the grandeur and scope of your vision....

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