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Questions Make A Leader

“One good question can be more explosive than a thousand answers.”  —Anonymous We are living with the most complex issues since time began. There are no simple answers. It is critical to draw on well thought out questions. Having all … Continue reading

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How To Judge A Nation’s Value

Real leadership: “A nation should not be judged by its wealth, but by how it treats it poor. Continue reading

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8 Critical Qualities of a “New Breed” of Leader

(Based on Dr. Sheila’s latest book: A New Breed Of Leader) Can you clearly identify the eight critical qualities of  a “New Breed” 21st century authentic leader? We are living in a transformational era with limitless possibilities. No generation of leaders … Continue reading

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Ethics: Profit Motive and Social Responsibility

I’m sure you’d agree that the prime purpose of business is to make a profit. But when profits become the only measure of success, we have lost sight of our shared values. When unethical business practices create unfair situations that go beyond a healthy competitive environment, we are in deep trouble. Continue reading

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Six Critical Leadership Questions

Here are six leadership questions to ask yourself every single day. They will keep you on track to accomplishing your personal and organizational goals. Why? Because they build community, core values and shared visions. Continue reading

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A Leader Is Courageous

The world is at a cross road in its history. We can continue our head long rush to materialism and financial Darwinism…. or we work can work together, maintain our standard of living, increase our productivity and stop the growing division between the haves and have not’s. Continue reading

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When Risk Taking Makes a Difference

If we don’t start taking risks, start over with “out-of-the-box thinking,” then we’ll never be able to fulfill ourselves as individuals, as organizations, and as a nation. Continue reading

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How To Judge A Nation’s Values

“A nation should not be judged by its wealth, but by how it treats it poor.” Continue reading

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Howard Schultz and Starbucks…Alignment and Language

Does your language align with your values and who you are as a person and as an organization?
All language is about getting your point across. It can be the language of persuasion and influence or of intimidation; it’s up to you to decide.
As you strive to form coalitions with others, it’s helpful to have a definition to guide you. That definition begins as a question: What does alignment mean in terms of leadership language that matters most?

Alignment is the ability to bring disparate groups together around a common goal and shared values, through the use of personal, organizational and cultural words, images and a simple working philosophy. Continue reading

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Humility Strengthens Purpose

When you recognize that competence begets competence and that knowledge shared is knowledge multiplied, you’re saying, in effect, to your followers, “We can learn and grow together.” You build a sense of connectedness and a community of growth. While your … Continue reading

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