Leadership Improvement

Leading in a Crisis – Major General John Gronski (ret’d)

We have all been through and continue to go through crisis.  For the last two plus years we have been dealing with the pandemic.  We have seen businesses crumble, people scatter, emotions rising.  The truth is leading in a crisis is not easy.  Now we have Russia invading and starting an unprovoked war with the …

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Leadership Behaviors for Success – Angie Morgan (U. S. Marine Ret’d)

Let’s say your 5 foot 3 inches tall and you decide to join the U. S. Marine Corps, what do you think you are going to learn about leadership?  Now add to that you are female in the Marine Corps…what do you think it will take to be a respected leader?  When it comes to …

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Leadership Lessons from a US Army General – Maj Gen John Gronski (ret’d)

When it comes to leadership who better than a U.S. Army general is more qualified to talk about it.  When you have led thousands of men and women in the midst of brutal, volatile, and dangerous combat, and having to take the responsibility of the lives of all those under his command you better demonstrate …

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Leading Others Successfully - The Leadership Core - Will Schirmer - A New Direction with Jay Izso

Leading Others Successfully – The Leadership Core – Will Schirmer

Everyone wants to be the one leading the charge, but no one wants the real responsibility that comes with it.  Leading others sounds great until you realize it is more than a title.  Leading is not about you being in charge.  Leading is about taking care of others.  Demonstrating you care.  Showing them understanding and …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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