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The Lost ART of Leadership
The Lost ART of Leadership

Most people define leadership as the ability to achieve a position. Their goal is to go after a position and, when they achieve it, think they have become a leader. Is there more to it than that? Leadership is influence not position. This is illustrated somewhat humorously in a Chinese proverb that I love. “He […]

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Nine Principles for Effective Leadership
Nine Principles for Effective Leadership

“If women would realize what an influence they have, they would be filled with pride. If men recognized how influential women are, they would be scared to death.” It is said that we all influence at least 250 people in our lifetime. We each have the responsibility of leadership. Every woman can be a leader. […]

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Leadership Paradoxes
Leadership Paradoxes

1. People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. 2. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Do good anyway. 3. If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. 4. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. 5. Honesty […]

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Increasing my Capacity for Leadership
Increasing my Capacity for Leadership

I thought I had come up with the formula for managing stress. I even taught it at stress management seminars. But it wasn’t until I found true risk-free security that I knew how to battle stress for good. Conquering things beyond my ability has always been a part of who I am. At 8 years […]

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Effective Leadership of Meetings
Effective Leadership of Meetings

The meeting was over, and once again Matt wondered what had gone wrong. After an hour and a half, nothing had been accomplished and all six attendees felt the time was wasted. Meetings are expensive—just calculate the salaries and benefits expense of everyone in attendance. Meetings can cost hundreds of dollars per hour, or more. […]

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Leadership, Opportunity, Integrity and Cancer
Leadership, Opportunity, Integrity and Cancer

Profile on: Herb Buller: Co-founder of Midland Concrete Product, Kitchen Craft of Canada and Norcraft Canada. Today is a day of celebration for Erna and me. Exactly ten years ago today we were in the Winnipeg Clinic at the ophthalmologist. I had just been subjected to a bunch of tests on my left eye. After looking into […]

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Leaders in the Workplace
Leaders in the Workplace

How can we become more effective leaders? Often when we think of leadership we think of CEOs of major corporations, or politicians who are responsible for leading their countries. However, we are all leaders in some respect. There are many areas of life where having good leadership skills can help you make a huge impact, […]

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Because I Say So!
Because I Say So!

Have you ever played “Follow the Leader” games as a child? We learn the value of being a leader and respecting leadership early on in life. Leadership is a skill we learn as children and continually hone through every stage in development. Think about the leaders in your life and the people under your leadership. […]

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How to Lead by Example
How to Lead by Example

Would you as a leader ever ask someone to do something that you wouldn’t do yourself? Lorne Plett, president of IDC Communications, describes leadership as being willing to lead by example and demonstrate the kind of attitude and behavior that he wants to see in his employees. Are you walking the walk of leadership (doing […]

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Time Away: Balancing Work and Family
Time Away: Balancing Work and Family

When you’re in a leadership position it’s not that easy to just switch off and go on vacation.  But if your family doesn’t have your full attention they’ll know it and you might as well stay at work. Leonard Buhler, president of Power to Change, shares one habit he developed to create a balance that […]

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