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10 Ways to Start Your Day Like a Leader

Peak performance is built on rest. Exhaustion breeds discouragement and fear. I hope you woke up this morning refreshed. 10 ways to start your day like a leader. Take two minutes this morning… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (10 Ways to Start Your Day Like a [...]

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7 Ways to Infuse Meaning into Work

Tasks are drudgery. Meaningful work motivates.  Focus on meaning. Meaning is motivation. Think big picture, not small task. I just drove our grandson to baseball practice. It reminded me of the years we… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (7 Ways to Infuse Meaning into [...]

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Only 1 in 10 are Self-Aware*

Self-awareness enables you to bring your best self to others. But studies show that only 10% to 15% of leaders are self-aware. (*HBR) Low self-awareness makes you irritating to others, dissatisfied with yourself,… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Only 1 in 10 are [...]

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The #1 Cure for Fault-Finding Leaders

Fault-finders reject people. Acceptance is the #1 cure for fault-finders. Don’t expect great performance from people who feel rejected by you. Successful leaders accept people. Critics believe there’s something wrong with others.  The… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The #1 Cure for Fault-Finding [...]

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How to Rise Above Fault Finding and Energize Your Team

You don’t think of yourself as a fault-finder, but what if you track your thoughts and language for an hour? What’s your attitude about others right now? Yourself? Fault-finders build insecure teams. You’re… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Rise Above Fault Finding and Energize Your [...]

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Dealing with Destructive Leadership

Wise leaders give and receive correction. Incompetent leaders tear down and poison relationships. Correction cp. criticism: Correction builds up. Criticism tears down. Correction looks to the future. Criticism camps in the past. Correction… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Dealing with Destructive [...]

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Two Ways Be Less Critical and More Positive

Critics point out what’s wrong, but neglect how to improve.  Two reasons leaders are critical of others: #1. You assume people have negative motives. He’s late because he’s lazy. She didn’t smile because… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Two Ways Be Less Critical and More [...]

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Two Ways To Be Less Critical and More Positive

Critics point out what’s wrong but neglect how to improve.  Two reasons leaders are critical of others: #1. You assume people have negative motives. He’s late because he’s lazy. She didn’t smile because… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Two Ways To Be Less Critical and More [...]

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How to be Judged 132% More Effective as a Leader

Negative environments are built by default. 50% of our emotional vocabulary describes negative emotion. 30% describes positive emotion. 20% is neutral. Robert Schrauf You have more words for negative energy than positive emotion. The… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to be Judged 132% More Effective as a [...]

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A Powerful Project that Enhances Authenticity and Fuels Energy

85% are not self-aware.* Your stories show YOU who you are. A story: Recently, I taught a group of leaders how to energize team members by listening to stories. During the session a… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (A Powerful Project that Enhances Authenticity and Fuels [...]

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