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Action is…….

“Action is character. If we never did anything, we wouldn’t be anybody!” ST

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Persistence and Perseverance!

Demonstrating exceptional persistence and perseverance can open doors to success; make sure you take an in-depth look inside yourself and what you’re made of!!! Nathan knew what he was made of!!! He went fishing and was the only one in the group who caught a fish! Isn’t that why you go fishing? It was a good day! Grandpa Jim was proud! OE

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The Situation is Never the Problem

Everyone copes and deals with situations differently. Regardless of what we face, our overall reaction is what people will remember. Whether the outcome is positive or negative our actions and reactions speaks for themselves. The situation is never the problem, sometimes the problem is our attitude. Having a positive attitude will enable you to see the brighter side of any situation and will provide you with a new level of hope and understanding. It can also produce a level of new found confidence allowing you to expect something bigger or […]

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Growing Into Leadership

People aren’t born into leadership positions. We usually start in the trenches, as the doers. We earn the right to lead the projects and the vision by doing the work itself, and doing it well. Because the hardest part of learning to lead well is letting go of the execution, the very thing that earned us our spot at the head of the team, and entrusting others with the building and construction. The old saying of “if you want something done right, do it yourself” just doesn’t play at scale. […]

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Essential Leadership through Diversity

True leadership means having the ability to go outside of what is comfortable to you and building a strong relationship with those you lead. As a leader you must engage in meaningful conversations and encourage everyone to create and put into practice their talents. Everyone has something to offer, but it’s rarely offered because they may lack courage, drive or an opportunity. A big mistake leaders often make is not allowing those they lead to enhance their own leadership skills. Leadership is not about controlling followers. Leadership is about providing […]

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The Limits of Leadership

“Imagine the organization that has been given a Herculean task with insufficient resources to accomplish it,” says Col. Reed. “We’ll run good leaders into the ground if we try to train and lead our way out of that situation.” Again, leadership is not a universal panacea. In fact, leaders are really not responsible for all of the doing; they set the direction for others to carry through. Leadership demands delegation, asking others to share in the load. At the same time, leaders must ensure that their employees have the authority […]

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Share Your Leadership Skills!

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