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Qualities of a Good Strategic Leader

Qualities of a Good Strategic Leader

Quality #1 They are passionate about the work of the organization.   Passion is contagious!   Quality #2 They manage resources to maximize effectiveness.   Remember, effectiveness is doing the right things.   Quality #3 They are willing to change and to lead...

Ways to Build a Winning Team

Ways to Build a Winning Team

  #1 Attract Top Talent A. Have a clear vision for the type of people you want on your team  B. Cast a big vision   C. Clarify expectations    D. Interview/Search process    1. Good fit    2. Right skills    3. Right attitude   #2 Establish Guiding...

The Execution Enigma

The Execution Enigma

The definition of execute is to carry out or put into effect a plan, order, or course of action. To LEAD well, you must know how to execute.   L – Leverage Your Time Well   1. Ask WIN (What’s Important Now)2. Work on your Three Top Priorities of the Day3....

The Three Kinds of People in the World

The Three Kinds of People in the World

  Clinical Psychologist Dr. Henry Cloud, who is one of my favorite authors and leadership coaches, puts people in three different categories: Wise People, Foolish People, and Evil People.    What traits do these three kinds of people have and how do you deal...

Seven Habits of Excellence

Seven Habits of Excellence

  1. Give everything you have to everything you do.   2. Know your business. Become an expert in your field; commit to becoming a lifelong learner. People do not pay much for mediocrity but will spend a lot on excellence!   3. Be enthusiastic. You can...

A Case Study: A Tale of Two Companies

A Case Study: A Tale of Two Companies

  My purpose is to live, lead and finish well. Part of leading is to help others. I hope this case study will help you!     Company A Six years ago an Owner/President bought a company with annual sales of $2.5 million with a projected sales for 2019 of...

Five Surprising Time Wasters

Five Surprising Time Wasters

  Time Waster #1   Worrying   You waste time when worrying about:  Past failures or mistakes What people think Tomorrow, next week and next month   Time Waster #2Planning for the Future   There is nothing wrong with planning for the future but don’t...

Five Practices that Nurture Joy

Five Practices that Nurture Joy

1. Keep Things in Perspective    Perspective Stake (news you thought was devastating at the moment)   2. Discover Something to Laugh about Every Day    What Does Laughter Do For You?    Laughter reduces stress hormones, lowers blood pressure and...

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 2 (Practical)

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 2 (Practical)

  1. Lead Yourself Well and Model It    This statement is much easier much said than done.   Don’t expect people on your team to grow if you are not growing.   2. Empower People to Lead; this will Give People Confidence   You can’t grow people if you control...

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 1 (Philosophical)

HOW TO DEVELOP LEADERS PART 1 (Philosophical)

1. SELF AWARENESS IS THE FIRST STEP TO GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Realize their personality type. Play to their strengths.   Identify blind spots (receive feedback from others). 2. DEVELOPMENT HINGES ON TRUSTED RELATIONSHIPS What are some ways we show people we trust...