Leadership Is First Character

Much of what is described as leadership development these days is the teaching of skills – communicate better, coach people better, motivate better, provide feedback better, etc. Sometimes what is billed as a leadership program is simply teaching...

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Leaders and Those That Lead

There are leaders and then there are those that lead. We hear the term “leader” in many places – political leaders, community leaders, church leaders, military leaders, sports leaders, etc. These “leaders” are elected, appointed, or anointed to...

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Leadership Drives Focus

Focus is a necessary discipline of any organization. In order to achieve goals and objectives efficiently and effectively, the organization must be focused. Without focus the likely result is either stagnation or confusion and chaos. In a recent...

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Lead Up, Down, and Sideways

Mention leadership and oftentimes people think only in terms of leading as a position. They might think of an elected official, an executive, or someone else that has a position in which they are expected to lead. But leadership is quite separate...

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Attitude Drives Action

In leadership a positive attitude has many benefits, both personally and corporately. It makes the leader more productive. It influences those around us to lift their attitude and helps them be more productive. We are no doubt familiar with...

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Celebration!

One year ago today, on September 5, 2016, we introduced our new website and this blog on leadership, character, and business strategy. Our goal at that time was to publish a relevant and interesting article on the subject of leadership...

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