Leadership Skill: The Power of Listening – Part 2

Ineffective leaders love to run their mouths but fail to use their ears. They talk and talk and talk but never take the time to listen. They make decisions and give instructions but fail to stop and pay attention to the people they lead and seek to serve and to what’s happening around them. Of…

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Leadership Skill: The Power of Listening – Part 1

One of the most important skills a leader can possess is the ability to listen. Listening is vital to leadership. When a leader fails to listen to her team, clients, and circumstances, she becomes impaired, and her effectiveness as a leader suffers. Leaders must learn to listen and listen intently. An inability to listen to…

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The Ultimate Attitude Test

Anyone can have a positive attitude when everything is going well. Anyone can have a positive attitude when they feel energized and upbeat. Anyone can have a positive attitude when no one is on their case. Anyone can have a positive attitude when the sun is shining bright. But can you maintain a positive attitude…

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7 Inspirational Nuggets to Help You Win This Week – Tome 18

This week will be what you make of it. Make it great. All it takes is that you make the decision and support that decision with your actions. Nugget 1 The best of the human heart is expressed when it focuses on someone else’s welfare and well-being. When you focus mainly on yourself, you shield…

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How to Deal With Your Team Members’ Complaints

Sometimes leadership in the context of an organization may seem to consist of extinguishing fires and dealing with people’s issues. Leadership is much more than that. However, dealing with people’s concerns is a big part of leaders’ responsibilities. When you lead a team, you must be prepared to have to deal with your team members’…

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You Can’t Be Productive Without This…

If you own the latest iPhone or the Samsung phone, but your battery is dead, these great pieces of technology serve you little. It doesn’t matter that the device has an ultra-performing processor; it’s useless because it has no power. Likewise, if you have a Lamborghini or a Ferrari or a Porsche but have no…

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The Primary Reason it Takes Time to Achieve Remarkable Results

We want results, and we wanted them yesterday. That is to say, that, usually, we want to achieve the specific results (e.g., lose 60 pounds, build a profitable business, master a craft, etc.) in the shortest time possible. If we could get what we want in an instant, most of us would be delighted. However, we…

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Why You Must Never Stop Cultivating Your Mindset

The more significant part of your results depends on your mindset; your mindset affects everything you do. From morning to night, every day, your mindset guides you through the maze of life. Your mindset gives you the glasses with which you see life. The way you see yourself, others, and the world, influence your decisions…

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7 Inspirational Nuggets to Help You Win This Week – Tome 17

As you go about your week, strive to engage in purposeful activities, focus on activities that matter, collaborate with others, persevere when facing obstacles, engineer positive change in your life, take calculated risks, and give your best every day. May this week be productive! Nugget 1 Being in motion doesn’t always lead to progress. All…

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On Being Grateful

Life is rarely precisely how you hoped it would be. You don’t need to look very far to find areas in your life you wish were different. Your health may not be as vibrant as it used to be. You may be struggling to make ends meet. Your relationship with that special someone may be…

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