Three Skills Every Leader and Parent Should Use

In the first job where I supervised other people, I made a terrible mistake. One day, a woman on my team told me she had done something without asking me, something she thought I’d be happy about. As I listened to her describe what she did, I let my facial...

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Why Personal Development Is a Leader’s Top Priority

The late Jim Rohn, one of the great authorities on personal achievement, explained how he went from being an Idaho farm boy to being a business man who was offered multi-million-dollar contracts. His secret: "Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on...

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Would You Rather Argue or Have a DIALOGUE?

Think of someone you’ve had disagreements with in the past…or even today. Do those interactions ever escalate into a heated argument, where you both get upset and end the conversation frustrated, angry or hurt? Whether it’s your boss, business partner,...

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What’s at the CORE of Your Abilities?

It’s taken a lot of effort for you to become the person you are today. As this diagram shows, you develop different kinds of ability during your life. You began some of this learning when you were young, but the learning didn’t end when you became an...

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The Ultimate Use for 360-degree Feedback

What’s the purpose of 360-degree feedback? What are the most powerful ways to use it? The technology for collecting and reporting 360 feedback was developed in the 1980s. Its original purpose was to diagnose leadership performance issues. By assessing a comprehensive...

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