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Archive for August, 2010

Leadership is an action, not a word . . .

August 19, 2010
Leadership is an action, not a word . . .

I don’t get the accusation that the President is too far in front of the people. We elect the President, Governors and other political LEADERS to lead us. Not be with us or behind us.

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How to lose a weekend . . . keeping score

August 12, 2010
How to lose a weekend . . . keeping score

WARNING: Geek-speak is about to happen in this blog post and it’s not really about leadership (at least not directly).

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Leaders don’t fall in love . . .

August 10, 2010
Leaders don’t fall in love . . .

Leaders do not fall in love with their own ideas. At their best, they also don’t let you fall in love with your own ideas. The do fall in love with the vision, the noble goal of the organization.

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Book Review: Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright

August 7, 2010
Book Review: Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan, John King, Halee Fischer-Wright

Tribal Leadership is perhaps the most significant leadership development book I’ve read this year. Logan, King and Fischer-Wright have written an outstanding book tracing the path of organizational and leadership excellence through an understanding of completion with past events and experiences. They explain the theory of Tribal Stages in the organization and how people move […]

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Your strength will become your weakness

August 3, 2010
Your strength will become your weakness

There are many different ways of stating the premise that if you overuse a particular strength, it is soon seen by others as a fault, a weakness. My favorite way of saying it is that “your strength will become your weakness.” The point is that if you fully and only play to your strength, your […]

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