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It’s Time to Take a Stand for a #TrueLeaderCreed

The news these days is filled with disturbing accounts of bad leadership behavior. The current U.S. elections have been particularly contentious… with attacks on the personal instead of the issues… reinforcing fear instead of articulating a vision for the country....

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The Dimensions of Trust

Trust is like a bank account. You start a new relationship with a certain amount of trust, and then over time you add to that account to build a solid foundation. And like a bank account, it can be emptied overnight if you’re not careful about your investment. Why...

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If You’re Careful Enough

Thursday Thoughts  "If you're careful enough, nothing bad or good will ever happen to you." ~ Ashleigh Brilliant *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       * In addition to my regular leadership blog, I...

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The True Test of a Vision

The true test of a vision is whether it continues to inspire and guide people after the leader is gone. Consider the seamless transition at Southwest Airlines when founder Herb Kelleher stepped down compared with Disney's two decades of floundering after the death of...

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Is Vision Relevant in 2016?

In 2011, I asked What Happened to Vision? It generated a fascinating, thought-provoking conversation. When presenting my question, I had noted: Studies of high performing organizations show over and over again that shared vision is one of the key differentiators. As...

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A Time for Giving Leadership

Guest Post by Bob Burg and John David Mann We’re in the silly season, the time of U.S. presidential primaries, and one effect of the media assault is that it makes us examine this thing, this force in our lives, called “leadership.” It’s easy to think of leadership as...

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