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The Tao of Leadership

There can be no doubt that the ancient author of the Tao Te Ching, Lao-Tzu, was a man of unique wisdom whose writings continue to influence people of different backgrounds and faiths.Many leaders then and now get wrapped up in selfish ambition.

Your Ultimate Leadership Feedback Loop: Their Leadership

Life on our planet flourishes through feedback. If life forms don't develop feedback loops and get good information about how well they are interacting with their world, the world eventually kills them.

The Three Faces of Leadership

This article was published in the Nov. 2003 edition of Hamilton, Ontario's BIZ Magazine under the title "Leadership's Triple Crown" LMWhat does it take to be the head of a small business, a department manager, or even a corporate CEO? The effective director isn't one persona but three: a Visionary, a Manager, and a Mentor/Coach.

Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Experience

Recently I attended Cub Scout Leader Outdoor Experience training. This was a 24 hour course starting Friday evening.

Stand Out as a Leader, Do 5 Things Better! Number One: Improve the Quality of Your Decision Making!

The manager administers, the leader improves;the manager maintains, the leader develops;the manager relies on systems, the leader relies on people;the manager counts on controls, the leader counts on trust;the manager does things right, the leader does the right thing.-Fortune MagazineThe intentions of our decisions are our brand of fertilizer that enables our results to flourish and amplify with time or, fade and wither! You got the record crop (number/result) this year.

What Every Manager Should Know About How to See the Talents of Effective Leaders

An organization of any size, from the family to the department store, the neighborhood grocery store to the largest international corporations, is a reflection of its leadership.And leadership is only as good as its leaders.

The SAMMER Test: Leading People To Get The Right Results At the Right Time In The Right Way

As a leader, you do nothing more important than get results. But simply getting results can be easy.

Supervisor Training: Helpful Tips to Lead Your Pack

A new supervisor is hired to anchor a gardening project that has fallen apart. The last supervisor walked out on the job because he was overwhelmed with the high expectations of the project.

Effective Listening Equals Effective Leadership: Learn How!

No matter what role you play in your company, becoming a more effective listener will help you get ahead in your position. It means fewer errors, improved accuracy, and enhanced working relationships.

Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!

As the 'Great And Powerful Oz' once said to Dorothy, "Pay No Attention To The Man Behind The Curtain!" and as you know, appearances can be deceiving they are also one of the first things people judge others by. For instance, you recall the old saying 'Never Judge A Book By Its Cover?' well guess what - we still do!I know that might not sound too politically correct, but deep down we make snap judgements using exterior appearances and then spend our time trying to rationalize our 'gut instinct.

Listening Like a Leader

Our studies of the most effective people in corporate America show that the top 2 percent are effective not because they executed best practices well. They did not make the most phone calls or have the best processes.

F2 Leadership

People don't leave jobs; they leave bosses. --AnonymousCongratulations.

In Leadership, The Eight Ways Of Right Action (Part 1)

The ancient Greeks had a saying: "When Aschines speaks, the people say, 'How well he speaks,' but when Demosthenes speaks, the people say, 'Let's march against Philip!'".To get the best results as a leader, the people you lead should be saying in one way or the other after you speak, "Let's march!"When you speak to people as a leader, it's not what you say that's really important, what's important is the action people take after you have had your say.

In Leadership, The Eight Ways Of Right Action (Part 2)

In Part 1, I said that leaders who can't have people take right action are ineffective, and I listed four of the eight ways of right action. In Part 2, I'll describe the remaining four ways.

Two Leadership Traps: How To Get Out Of Them and How To Avoid Them (Part 1)

You've heard of the Peter Principle: "People are promoted to their level of ultimate incompetence". But what the Peter Principle doesn't tell you is the nature of the incompetence.

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How To Take Advantage Of Your Greatest Leadership Fear
Most leaders privately acknowledge their greatest insecurity is feeling like an imposter. Leaders enter jobs with deep-seated feelings of inadequacy, feeling certain they are over their head , and hoping they don't “get caught.” Our research studying ...

The Guardian

The world's problems cannot be solved by self-styled heroic leaders
The Guardian
Leaders such as the US president, Donald Trump, or Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan may claim they can fix what ails their societies, but the dangers of a “heroic” leadership mode become clearer all the time. The most important problems facing the world, ...

Christian Science Monitor

Moral leadership in the wake of Charlottesville
Christian Science Monitor
August 15, 2017 Washington—President Trump finally denounced white supremacism on Monday, uttering a detailed if belated message that both Democrats and Republicans said was urgently needed from America's leader, given the violent weekend ...
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Scientific American (blog)

Why Scientists Should Have Leadership Skills - Scientific American ...
Scientific American (blog)
Science has a vital role in shaping our society and economy. The impact of science can continue to grow provided our scientists and science professionals are ...

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Financial Times

Failed Ryanair Ukraine deal is a blow to pro-western leadership
Financial Times
It was supposed to be a success for Ukraine's pro-western leadership: a deal with low-cost airline Ryanair to enter the market with flights to Kiev and the western city of Lviv. It would have helped Ukrainians take advantage of the visa-free travel ...

Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Uber Shareholders Fight for Control as Leadership Vacuum Weighs
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
The acrimony among Uber Technologies Inc.'s investors spilled further into view with a new letter from one shareholder alleging underhand tactics by board member Benchmark Capital. The letter, sent Tuesday, is the second from investor Sherpa Capital's ...

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Why governmental transparency will not work without strong leadership
The mission of the Office of Government Ethics is to “[p]rovide overall leadership and oversight of the executive branch ethics program designed to prevent and resolve conflicts of interest.” In other words, the Office of Government Ethics does not ...

St. Augustine Record

A Closer Look At The Manufacturing Council Resignations Reveals Fascinating Moments In Leadership
They're distancing themselves from President Trump, and in response, he called them “grandstanders.” But a closer look shows strong differences between the resignations and fascinating moments in leadership. Merck CEO Ken Frazier was the first to ...
Trump fires back after the CEO of Merck resigned from his manufacturing councilWashington Post
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COLUMN: Trump failed test of moral leadership with Charlottesville
ABC News
The preamble to the Constitution of the United States begins, "We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union...". Watching the tragic events in Charlottesville makes clear that we are still very much in the process of ...

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Chamber names 2017 Leadership Wichita class
Wichita Eagle
The 33 people selected to this year's class will attend eight sessions between late August and early November learning about economic and workforce development, leadership skills and other topics that will equip them to be the area's future leaders.

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