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Leadership Lesson from John Wooden - Lynn Guerin - A New Direction - Jay Izso

Leadership for Greatness: Lessons from John Wooden – Lynn Guerin

John Wooden was the greatest college basketball coach of all time.  He won 10 National Championships and 4 undefeated seasons while at UCLA.  Some have even said, that John Wooden was the greatest coach of any sport…it would be hard to argue against him.  As great as John Wooden was as a basketball coach he …

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Gary DePaul | What the Heck is Leadership | A New Direction Jay Izso

What the Heck is Leadership – Why Should You Care – Dr. Gary DePaul

There are so many theories on Leadership it can get quite exhausting.  In fact Leadership theory is wide and so vast you may find yourself throwing your arms up in the air and saying, “I’m just going to do leadership my way”.  Well it is confusing.  And it causes us to ask more questions, such …

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Dr Tara Peters & Dr Cathy Bush - The Demotivated Employee - A New Direction

Re-motivation of the De-motivated Employee – Drs. Cathy Bush & Tara Peters

Often as a executive coach I am asked the question, “How do I improve employee motivation?” or “How do I motivate this employee?”.  In fact, it is really the wrong question, because your employees are motivated, but there are things in your business environment that have “demotivated them”.  The reality is you cannot motivate anyone, …

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Maureen Metcalf - Innovative Leaders Guide - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Next Level Leadership – Innovative Leaders Guide -Maureen Metcalf

The easiest thing for us to do as leaders is rely on what worked in the past.  But let’s be honest there is not guarantee what we have done in the past will produce success in the future.  We also need to face the reality that as businesses change, younger generations, enter our businesses, our …

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Gary Heil Leadership Choose Love Not Fear A New Direction Jay Izso

Challenging Leadership: Choose Love Not Fear – Gary Heil

Are you someone in leadership?  Well the truth is we all are leaders in some way.  So much has been written about leadership.  How to be a good leader.  How to be a more effective leader.  It seems however, when it comes to leadership and philosophies of leadership so many say very similar things.  As …

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Jason Van Camp Deliberate Discomfort A New Direction with Jay Izso

Choosing Discomfort for Leadership & Success – Green Beret Jason Van Camp

When it comes to Special Operating Forces there is a phrase commonly used, “embrace the suck”.  The idea that you are in the midst of horrible circumstances you have to decide if you are going to make through this adversity, you have to sit in the middle of this discomfort so that you can come …

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Tara Peters and Jay Izso A New Direction

Leading The Demotivated Employee – Dr. Tara Peters

How many times have I been asked, “how can I motivate my people”?  It is question that is asked of every coach.  As a coach we typically do not give an answer because we know you are not ready to hear the truth.  And even if we were to tell it to you, you not …

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Maureen Metcalf A New Direction with Jay Izso

Be a Better Leader and Transform Your Business – Maureen Metcalf

Change is inevitable, but in today’s world change comes at us at an accelerated pace.  This means that businesses and organizations must be able to transform.  How does a business do that?  Well it starts with the leader.  There must a leader that first must transform before he business can transform.  If I were to …

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John Havlik and Jay Izso A new Direction podcast

The Leadership Killer – Captain John Havlik (US Navy SEALs retired)

So often we point fingers at leaders for their problems.  We will look so intently at the things we do not like about a particular leader and in the process we neglect to realize we have become arrogant believing that we “know” more, or someone else would be better suited to be in their place.  …

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Eliminate Your Fear - Fearless Leadership - Alan Weiss - A New Direction

Eliminate Fear – Fearless Leadership – Alan Weiss

Fear.  So often we do not want to admit it.  But as long as we are human we will fear.  But what about fear when it comes to leadership?  Can a leader afford to be afraid?  A leader may deny their they are afraid, but the truth is their behavior will give them away.  Because …

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