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How To Deal With Disappointment And Discouragement

Have you ever had one of those days (or weeks)? Everything seems to go wrong and much like in the cartoons, a rain cloud hangs over your head wherever you go. We all come from different backgrounds and our leadership qualities vary greatly, but there is something we all have in common—discouragement and disappointment. At

2024-01-28T16:13:35-05:00By |Personal Leadership|

Honesty in Leadership: 3 Tips For Gaining The Trust Of Others

There are a number of essential qualities that good leaders should possess, and among the top of those is honesty. In the midst of corporate corruption and increasingly deceptive practices, employees of all ages value honest, transparent leaders. How important is it for our current and future workforce? A recent worldwide study of Gen

Why Is Personal Leadership Development Important?

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have all the luck? Well, that's usually because those people don't rely much on luck at all. They make their own luck by constantly working to improve themselves and their situations. As an individual, personal leadership development can take you to the next level in the

8 Things You Should Expect From A Business Consultant

The decision to bring in a business consultant is a big one. And a brave one. It typically means that, despite your blood, sweat, and tears, things aren’t going as hoped or expected, which is not abnormal. After all, the statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Business Employment Dynamics show that only about 30% of

What Is Personal Leadership And Why Does It Matter?

Personal leadership is the ability to develop and utilize your positive leadership traits to guide the direction of your life instead of letting time and chance determine your course. Personal development can begin when you decide to be your own life coach and live by a personal mission statement that reflects your values and

Mental Toughness: Do You Have It?

What do effective leaders have in common? It isn’t physique, diet, or rituals that they share—it’s mental fortitude. We expect our leaders to be strong, level-headed, and unrattled by surprises that come their way. After all, where would Bill Gates be right now if he sat around whining about Apple and feeling sorry for himself

Three Timeless Leadership Qualities Of George Washington

Getting a large enterprise off the ground is no easy task.  Many leaders who have tried find their efforts frustrated by a seemingly endless array of challenges that arise both from within and outside their organizations or spheres of influence.  Now imagine starting an enterprise from scratch with inexperienced and often undisciplined people from various

Making The Most Of Video Conferencing

So many things have changed in recent months for people and industries throughout the world because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. One change that may have longer lasting impact than others is how members within organizations stay connected while being apart. Businesses, schools, agencies, churches, etc. have all started implementing video conferencing on a larger

Five Tips For Making Hard Decisions As A Leader

Have you ever heard somebody say that they would never want to be President of the United States of America? I have heard this expressed many times. Why? Aside from giving up all privacy during a grueling campaign, most of the people I know who have said this explain that they would not want to

2021-10-04T15:43:38-04:00By |Leadership Tips|

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