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Embracing Duality

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Embracing Duality

In life, we often have to deal with and explore dualities of life and how to recognize two independent, universal principles such as light and dark, life and death, good and evil. As leaders, we also address dualities between vulnerability and strength or exclusion and inclusion.

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Four Symbols of a Servant Leader

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Four Symbols of a Servant Leader

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

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Warring Tribes or Working Leaders

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Warring Tribes or Working Leaders

A few years ago, after the merger of two companies, employees were jockeying for new positions, withholding information, sabotaging each other and demonstrating workplace incivility.

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Golf and Leadership Integrity

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Golf and Leadership Integrity

Golf is often called the “gentleman’s sport” with its own language, rules, customs and etiquette. Whether you understand what entices others to the game or not, here are five golf principles that offer leadership lessons.

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Tips for Hiring Veterans without Big Data Analytics

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Tips for Hiring Veterans without Big Data Analytics

With 250,000 military veterans or more entering the civilian workforce each year, most have had little or no practice in translating military work experience to civilian language.

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Collaborative Leadership: How to Avoid Fears and Traps

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Collaborative Leadership: How to Avoid Fears and Traps

…collaborative leaders who have built strong cross-functional relationships and trust are more likely to commit to enterprise-wide goals rather than their own individual or business unit goals. They focus on doing what is right for the organization as a whole.

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Future Leaders: How to Bridge the Talent Gap

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Future Leaders: How to Bridge the Talent Gap

To win the war for talent, organizations need the equipment and tools to build a “learn, change, and grow” culture. Research consistently indicates that the most important factors in developing and retaining talent are engagement and professional development.

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How to Ensure Your Purpose Drives Alignment

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How to Ensure Your Purpose Drives Alignment

While effective leaders live on purpose, they also have a responsibility to ensure that their employees find purpose in what they do. There is a direct correlation between satisfying work and an organization’s vision and purpose.

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Pruning Shears and Leadership Courage

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Pruning Shears and Leadership Courage

Rather than constantly looking for and adding new products and services, smart leaders eliminate what is nonessential and focus attention on what is most valuable to their organizations and teams.

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Leadership Influenza – Inoculation Strategies

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Leadership Influenza – Inoculation Strategies

Leaders need to take year-round care to inoculate and prevent the unnecessary talent “influenza” such as workplace fatigue and resignations. Companies invest time and money in their employees and then their investments walk out the door when top talent leaves.

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