Selflessness & Giving – True Leadership Superpowers


This time of year, many people are preoccupied with the act of giving. But, that act is not always without expectation of return. True acts of giving involve selflessness. Being less concerned about yourself and more concerned about the welfare of others, without wanting to gain from it personally. Selflessness and giving are the underrated…

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Gratitude – A Powerful Tool for Effective Leadership

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Gratitude is talked about everywhere. It is the latest buzzword in the media, and there are multiple interpretations of the true meaning. If we go by the dictionary definition, gratitude is the feeling of thankfulness and appreciation. Generally speaking, most people would agree with that. It’s important to be thankful for friends, family, and the…

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Fear & Its True Role Within Leadership

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Fear as a motivator and leadership tactic is not a new technique. We have many examples throughout history of politicians, religious leaders, and business leaders who have used fear to prompt the desired action on behalf of those they held power over. Even the media perpetuates fear. They package it up and sell it to…

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Do You Know HOW to Measure the Success of Workplace Culture?

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Have you experienced a workplace where management holds the belief of “You have to reach your numbers to get a bonus, otherwise you’re gone”?  With this attitude, there is no middle ground. As a result, the human beings working within this organization aren’t healthy or happy because they are treated as cogs in a machine.…

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Hire for Talent, Not to Fill the Position

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Have you ever hired the wrong candidate for a job role? You’re not alone. In fact, you’re in good company with 74% of employers acknowledging that they too have made this hiring mistake.  How can you hire the RIGHT person? Hire for talent and not to fill the position. It seems easy enough to say,…

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Unwritten Rules in the Workplace and How They Affect You

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The “real” office hours Expected email response time Open door policies Dress codes Using vacation days Camera on or off during virtual meetings   Above are just some examples of unwritten rules each workplace seems to have. These guidelines aren’t found in any employee handbook, shared during orientation and training, or rarely even spoken aloud.…

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How to Know Your System is Broken

Systems are vital for everything in our world to run smoothly. We even have built-in systems in our bodies that enable us to live healthy lives. These systems create order and predictability for us unless there is a breakdown within them. In which case, you need to identify what the broken piece is and come…

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Interview with Dan Wesley

There is no doubt that before committing to working with someone to improve yourself or your organization, you do your due diligence. You check reviews, ask for recommendations from people you trust, and ask questions of those who have personal experience with their business. To this end, Ronald Reagan spoke these wise words:  “Trust, but…

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Shocking Workplace Statistics and How to Avoid Becoming One

If we were to ask you whether your employees trust you, what would your answer be? Did you know that a survey revealed 58% of people trust strangers more than their boss?  How does that statistic make you feel? It could be one reason companies like Uber and Lyft succeed, even though it goes against…

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Are You Making These 3 Leadership Mistakes?

Chances are, the reason you’re here reading this is because you want to excel within your leadership role. You don’t want to make mistakes. You’d like to learn from the experiences and mistakes of others. You continue to expand your knowledge base for ways to improve, develop your self-awareness, and contribute positively to your organization’s…

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