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Managers Respond to Change, Leaders Seek It

      There are so many great Leaders in history that exemplify the notion that Leaders are change agents.  From a business perspective, Steve Jobs comes to mind, and is one of my favorite of all time.  Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and John F. Kennedy also conjure up images of people willing to look … Continue reading

Myth #2: You Have to be a Leader to be a Leader

     Where does it say that you have to actually be in a leadership position to actually lead people?  It doesn’t, because you don’t.  Anybody can be a leader, from the CEO of the organization, to the janitor, to a woman riding on a bus.  The distinction is in the definition of leadership. My definition … Continue reading

There are Two Kinds of Leaders in This World, My Friend

One of my favorite scenes in the movie “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” is when Blondie (Clint Eastwood’s character) tells Tuco (Eli Wallach) the famous line: “There are two kinds of people, my friend.  Those with loaded guns, and those who dig.  You dig.” There is another saying when it comes to “making … Continue reading

Email is Killing Leadership

      Imagine a world where email, the internet, and cell phones don’t exist.  For some of us, this is not too hard to do.  After all, it was only about 20 years ago.  There is no doubt that we have made significant progress in communicating with our teams.  But we are losing something extremely important … Continue reading

Manage Expectations or Manage Emotions

I tell new leaders this story all the time.  When I was a young Project Manager for a Fortune 500 Company I was given a very important Project that had visibility all the way up to the CEO of the company.  I was so excited.  This was my big chance to show what a skilled … Continue reading

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