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13 Signs That A Leadership Mindset Is Inside You Though You Don't Know

“The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite …

Nelson Mandela

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

Easiest Summer Ever: Braised Long Beans With Tomatoes and Garlic

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>If you ask me, people don't overcook their vegetables often enough. The truth is, vegetables are sometimes absolutely delicious when cooked to the utterly smash-able stage, without a trace of crispness left. In …

A Successful Leader Has to Learn to Say No

“The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It’s very easy to say yes.” — Tony Blair<p>Tony Blair isn’t the only one who thinks that. So does Steve …

Bourbon Production Climbs To Historic High

At no point in recent memory have consumers been as excited about bourbon as they are today.<p>"We are in the middle of a global whiskey renaissance," Lisa Hawkins, vice president of the Distilled Spirits Council, said. "There is a fascination with bourbon in the U.S. and abroad, with demand booming …

Naked Leadership

Being a CEO is a lot like stripping for your partner.<p>It's a dance -- how much should you reveal and how quickly?<p>And what about your personal tone and style?<p>Is it a playful game of strip poker or a lap dance performance?<p>As a leader, when we stay fully clothed we're guarded -- wrapped too tightly, …

The 3 communication skills every leader needs to master

For a business leader to be successful, solid communication skills are vital.<p>Skip Weisman, a leadership and workplace communication expert, coaches leaders on how to communicate more effectively.<p>He says there are three overarching skills that lead to success, which he calls "the three levels of …

Communication Skills