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How Identity is Influence

The extent and limit of influence is identity. Identity is impact. You can’t inspire confidence when you’re timid and doubtful. Become what you expect. Do you expect optimism? Become optimistic. Optimism is response… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How Identity is [...]

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The Surprising Discovery of my Waving Experiment

I’m doing a waving experiment while I walk and have made a surprising discovery. We live in the country. Sometimes I don’t see any cars. But during “rush hour,” I wave several times.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Surprising Discovery of my Waving [...]

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3 Ways to Shrink a Bighead

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers 7 reasons humility is a brilliant idea: You’re not as smart as you think. Make room for ignorance. You don’t… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (3 Ways to Shrink a [...]

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How to Rise Above Problem-Based Thinking

Good days turn bad quickly. Eight hours of good performance are ruined by five minutes of tension with a colleague. Everything in your day went well, but you have a bad experience –… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Rise Above Problem-Based [...]

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Results-Only Leaders Have Empty-Tank Teams

Managing energy is more important than managing time. It doesn’t matter how much time you have if your energy-tank is empty. Results-only leaders have empty-tank teams. 4 unbreakable rules of energy: #1. Four… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Results-Only Leaders Have Empty-Tank [...]

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Ten Ways to Screw Up Your Next Meeting

When meetings go off the rails, the person at the head of the table is incompetent. Ten ways to screw up your next meeting: #1. Don’t state the purpose of the meeting. #2.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Ten Ways to Screw Up Your Next [...]

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The Top Ten Toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders

“Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Top Ten toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders: #1. Neglecting relationships. A short conversation about someone’s… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Top Ten Toxic Behaviors of Lousy [...]

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What Lies Behind Points to What Lies Ahead

The road ahead looked narrow, but when I looked back I saw the future. Kierkegaard wrote in his journal, “Philosophy is perfectly right in saying that life must be understood backwards. But then… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (What Lies Behind Points to What Lies [...]

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Toxic Leaders – The Toxic Trinity that Takes Leaders Down

Bill Clinton said, “It’s the economy, stupid.” In organizations, “It’s the leadership, stupid.” The problem with organizations is toxic leadership. Look around. If you don’t like what you see, look in the mirror.… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Toxic Leaders – The Toxic Trinity that Takes Leaders [...]

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How to receive feedback

The most important thing about feedback is the way it’s received. How to receive feedback: #1. Aspire to improve. Aspiration makes feedback desirable. “Tell me how to improve.” Poorly delivered feedback is useful… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to receive [...]

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