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How to Show Up as Your Best Self Today

Leaders are too concerned about doing everything right? Focus on showing up as your best self if you aspire to do things right. Justifications for worst-self leadership: #1. Burning hair. You can’t bring… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (How to Show Up as Your Best Self [...]

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Making Decisions When the Path is Uncertain and Confusing

The path forward is uncertain and confusing: Multiple options present themselves. Future contingencies hide from sight. Decisions narrow or eliminate options. Conflicting advice calls from reliable sources. Results matter. You feel pulled between… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Making Decisions When the Path is Uncertain and [...]

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Where Talent Thrives or Dies – How to Build Effective Teams

Poorly run teams are where talent goes to die. Talent thrives on effective teams. Talent dies where jerk-holes thrive. Where talent thrives: There’s more to success than meeting the numbers. You get what… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Where Talent Thrives or Dies – How to Build Effective [...]

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Solution Saturday: How to Earn Respect

Dear Dan, I need help! I am the new manager to a team of experienced professionals. How do I earn their respect? Sincerely, New Manager Dear New, Congratulations on being selected to manage… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (Solution Saturday: How to Earn [...]

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A New Question That Invites a Story

During a listening exercise, a young woman asked a question I’ve never asked. I led a group on a listening exercise. The instructions were simple. Listen to ask a question. She asked, “How… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (A New Question That Invites a [...]

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5 Ways to Lead with a Big Heart

I’ve always admired leaders who handle heavy responsibility with heart. Some leaders put on masks and lose themselves to the expectation of others. But leaders with heart bear the load of responsibility with… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (5 Ways to Lead with a Big [...]

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5 Essentials of Culture Building

The most important thing about us is the way we treat each other while we do the work. Organizational culture is simply the way people consistently treat each other. (This following post is… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (5 Essentials of Culture [...]

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves – 4 Things Leaders Overcommunicate

People judge you by the story they tell themselves about you. The most powerful words we hear are the stories we tell to ourselves. Potential stories: Normally I greet people warmly, with a… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Stories We Tell Ourselves – 4 Things Leaders [...]

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

People judge you by the story they tell themselves about you. The most powerful words we hear are the stories we tell to ourselves. Potential stories: Normally I greet people warmly, with a… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (The Stories We Tell [...]

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3 Ways to Shift Your Thinking Before You Implode

Hardening of the thought process happens when established ways of thinking dominate conversations about change. Thinking shifts when you admit: “It’s not working.” “Working harder won’t work.” Thinking needs to shift when: A… Continue reading → Fuente: Leadership Freak (3 Ways to Shift Your Thinking Before You [...]

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