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Lessons from Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was a man of action. Over his lifetime, his curiosity and passion fueled a diverse range of interests. He was a writer (often using a pseudonym), publisher, diplomat, inventor and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. His inventions included the lightning rod, bifocals and the Franklin stove. Franklin was responsible for establishing the first public library, organizing fire fighters in Philadelphia, was one of the early supporters of mutual insurance and crossed the Atlantic eight times. Self-development was a constant endeavor throughout his incredible life. […]

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Are you asking yourself the right questions?

Are you asking yourself the right questions? Inspiring minds want to know. The right question can be just the right prompt to inspire you to action, gain better perspective, or help you make the most of any situation. But it’s up to you to make sure you ask yourself some of these questions. Here is a set of 101 questions that can help shape your day, solve a problem, figure out next steps, or get “on the right path.” What’s the way forward? What do you want your life to […]

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Leadership Myths

Ten or twenty years ago, debunking leadership myths was easy. In every other corner office you could find an overconfident boss barking orders to masses of underperforming employees. However, over the last decade there has been a shift in the prevailing management winds. Most of the changes have been good—though none revolutionary. People are getting more respect. Collaboration, engagement, and performance are all on the rise. More and more companies are doing well by doing good. None of it is “new,” successful leaders have been doing this stuff for years. […]

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A Leader Who Shows Promise!

Ten Ways to Identify a Promising Person The most gifted athletes rarely make good coaches. The best violinist will not necessarily make the best conductor. Nor will the best teacher necessarily make the best head of the department. So it’s critical to distinguish between the skill of performance and the skill of leading the performance, two entirely different skills. It’s also important to determine whether a person is capable of learning leadership. The natural leader will stand out. The trick is identifying those who are capable of learning leadership over […]

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The Movement…

Everyone should strive daily to be successful, but remember that your success shouldn’t be at the expense of others. Henry Ford said it best, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” As you’re moving forward striving to achieve any level of success make sure you include others who can share in that success with you! Always keeping in mind that not everyone wants to be part of the movement! OE

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The Journey…..

“It’s not about the length of the journey but the people who inspire and motivate you along the way that help your dreams become a reality.” SF

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