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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Servant Leader: Is that a Paradox?

When you stop and think about the term “Servant Leader”, it really does appear to be a paradox. From our conceptual understanding of language, we are led to think of a servant as one who is “serving” and a leader as the one who is in “power.” The two words together seem to cancel each […]

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Leadership – The Gift of Influence

Excellent leaders seem to have a natural ability to receive automatic buy-in from others. This gift of “influence” is often a combination of integrity plus charisma. When trust and admiration are in place, it is natural for others to want to follow a person or business. This is a natural form of branding. Successful leaders […]

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What is Your Energy Leadership Level?

RETURN ON ENERGY (ROE) Good leadership skills are available to everyone and the leadership style we adopt is a choice. This choice can even be made day-by-day, depending on our own energy level and the “fuel” we use in our lives through meaningful relationships, rest and relaxation, personal development, spirituality, and personal growth. An important […]

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Likeability… You Go First

I have read several blogs lately on a variety of topics such as: Trust Credibility Likeability Collaboration All had the same familiar theme… in order to “up” the ante for you, you must up the ante for others. One of the blogs was a book review of “Enchantment,” by Guy Kawasaki. Kawasaki says there are […]

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Make Bottom-Line Business Sense

In previous blogs, we have looked at EQ in many ways, especially as it relates to healthy and happy relationships- both at work and at home. Researchers have confirmed what Human Resource professionals have known for quite some time. One’s level of emotional intelligence is a great predictor of success at work as well as […]

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7 Steps to a More Prosperous Life

As we discussed in a previous post, prosperity is about much more than money or finances. Once you determine areas of your life where more prosperity is needed it is time to outline a plan to make this happen. Who are your reference groups? Remember… Like attracts Like Read and study in areas that will […]

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Does Your Brand Create Trust?

People have brands. Companies have brands, both for products and as an employer. Even countries have brands. So what is a brand? According to Wikipedia: Brand is the identity of a specific product, service, or business. The word brand has continued to evolve to encompass identity – it affects the personality of a product, company […]

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Spiritual Intelligence

We hear a good bit more about Spiritual Intelligence today than we did a decade ago. The term was coined in 1997 by Danah Zohar and explored in her book, “Rewiring the Corporate Brain.” With Ian Marshall, she defined Spiritual Intelligence as: “ …the intelligence that makes us whole, that gives us our integrity. It […]

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Organizational Values Drive Culture

Does your company have a set of clearly defined and clearly stated values? If not, now is the time to determine, define and declare your values. As you begin the process, keep in mind that companies don’t have values. The employees inside the company…at all levels… have the values. Values that are determined by the […]

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Employee Engagement is Energy …Not Satisfaction

Engagement is about commitment. Passionate commitment! Employee engagement is not the touchy-feely stuff or positive thinking mantras. It is not job satisfaction. Think about this…. Sometimes people are satisfied doing “nothing”. Is that what you really want? Engagement at the leadership level is paramount! Studies show that employee disengagement is four (4) times higher for […]

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