Leadership

532 | Three Rules For Leading Effective Meetings

What comes to mind when you hear the word “meeting”? Is there a spark of interest and excitement? Or do you feel a tinge of dread and reluctance? For some leaders, meetings are something to look forward to. For others, especially those caught in a Leadership Crazy Cycle, meetings are, well, something else. Whichever camp

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531 | 3 Rules For “Control Freak” Leaders

Leaders lead others through modeling, inspiration, and service.  Leadership is, in a word, influence. It’s not manipulation. It’s not micro-management. Just helping others get to the next level, succeed, and thereby, helping the company succeed. Influence, in the case of leadership, is positively affecting the people that follow you. But, in a world of deadlines,

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530 | 3 Rules To Hedge Against Customer Loss

What’s the most valuable asset to a business? You might think, money is in the bank! Tangible or intangible assets. Your products or services.  And while all of those things have substantial value, if they are “the most important” assets in our minds, then they will determine many of our business practices. Not always for

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529 | Are You Intentional With Relationships?

Maintaining healthy, thriving, life-producing relationships.  Easier said than done. There’s everything to gain, and maybe everything to lose as well. So, what does it take to really win when it comes to relationships?  The dirty word here is “intentionality”. It’s what no one really wants to talk about. Why is that? Some things in life

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525 | Identifying And Expressing Needs

Communication is either your biggest asset or your biggest liability, especially as a leader. Click To Tweet Whether we’re dealing with a couple at a marriage event, or a team of executives in a weeklong StratPlan, we spend a lot of time improving what folks thought was “good” communication. Why is that? We discover that

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