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5 Common Characteristics of Successful Boardroom Meetings

There are few places riper for productive discussions, contentious debate, smart decisions as well as disastrous ones than around the boardroom table. In my experiences both as a participant...
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How We Punish Our Performers

The gentleman who sat in the aisle seat next to me on my flight back from Dallas to Atlanta last week was clearly unhappy. I assumed his frustration was...
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How to Avoid Crash Diet Leadership

I came across a great quote in one of my Leadership Promises daily devotionals from last week: “Everyone is looking for a quick fix, but what they really need...
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How to Balance Independence and Inclusiveness

In my conversations with fellow leaders, I’ve learned that many people struggle with balancing independence and collaboration. Too much one or the other, and our leadership is out of...
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4 Actions to Tackle Your Procrastination Pitfalls

“Later.” Procrastination’s best friend. Later I’ll…workout, eat right, read a book, work on that project, spend time with the kids, clean out my closet or study for my test.
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Don’t be an Idea Hoarder

Did you know that the man some credit with inventing the radio died penniless? According to Art Cashin in one of his recent issues of “Cashin’s Comments,” in 1902, Nathan B. Stubblefield...
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12 Rules for Building a Thriving Virtual Team

As I noted in 5 Actions for Leading a Virtual Team, the Impacting Leaders team is comprised of mostly virtual employees. I asked my team to think about the...
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5 Actions for Leading a Virtual Team

Impacting Leaders is a virtual organization, and this setup works well for us and our clients. The flexibility has allowed me to cherry-pick the people on my team because...
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Respectability versus Likability

Which is more important for a leader: to be liked or to be respected? Before you answer too quickly, consider this: If we are respected and not liked, then...
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5 Actions for Becoming More Disciplined

Discipline. Now that’s a word that can send a streak of freak down our spine! Why is that? I think it’s because discipline is a self-accountability trait. It’s very...
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