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Leading Change (part one)

Every time I teach or work with church leaders the topic of managing change comes up. With that, I decided to go back and take a look at a classic …

Three Qualities Every Leader Needs to Succeed on a Team

“I want your help developing my direct reports into stronger leaders,” John* the new CEO of Fasseni, a $350 million technology company, told me several years ago.<p>Initially, I approached the request like any consultant might.<p>First, I asked John why he wanted my help. He told me that Fasseni had …

4 Strategies That Inspire Creativity

The experience of the greatest of the Medici patrons shows how true creativity blooms.<p>At the age of 20, Lorenzo the Magnificent was the most powerful and wealthiest man in 15th century Europe. His father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, had recently died and left him the Medici bank along with the …

Creativity

Why Productive Teams Have 3 Kinds Of Diversity

There are many different kinds of diversity. Here are a few you likely haven’t considered–and how they considerably help your work.<p>Here’s the bad news: People hire people who are identical to them. Here’s the good news: Working with people who <i>aren’t</i> identical to you is good for you work.<p>How so? A …

Personality

How to Stay Totally Focused on What Matters Most

Your calendar should reflect your business priorities. Here's how I made that happen--and you can too.<p>As a social media entrepreneur and author, I get contacted by dozens of people each week who want my help or want to work with me. I put myself out there, and since responsiveness is so important …

Business Planning

What Makes a Truly Great Leader?

In the technology industry--characterized by brutal competition and relentless change--this profile of a standout leader will surprise you.<p>If you spend your career in the high-tech industry, you'll probably get to work with all sorts of brilliant and highly accomplished leaders. CEOs, …

Leadership

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

What Really Sets Leaders Apart

A five-year-old's astute observation gets right to the point of what separates true leaders from mere managers.<p>Coach and consultant Bill Treasurer has been teaching leadership development and studying leadership models for 20 years. But he says he learned a valuable lesson when his five-year-old …

Leadership

How to Know If You're Working (and Living) With Purpose

Who doesn't want a deeper sense of purpose? Ask these four questions to discover your path to more meaningful work.<p><i>"If you deliberately plan on being less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life." --Abraham Maslow</i><p>Living with purpose is one of …

Happiness

Overwhelmed? Here are 3 Strategies to Multiply Your Time.

Stressed? These strategies will multiply your time and free you to focus on your mission. (Image by Renjith Krishnan.)<p>It’s been more than three years …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Albert Einstein

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