September 26, 2011

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What Leaders Do

Organizational leaders have four basic responsibilities.  They must build credibility, motivate their followers, get the job done and improve their organizations.  These responsibilities are constant, regardless of the type of organization or the leader’s level within the organization.  Leading from where they are, these three things are the focus. Credibility… Leadership begins with who you […]

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September 23, 2011

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Choosing a Leader

Did you catch the Republican Presidential Debate last night?  I thought one of the more interesting questions dealt with the candidate’s plans to turn the country around – not their specific jobs plans, but the candidate’s underlying principles.  The candidates who got the most positive crowd response talked about competent leadership. Competence… The environment was […]

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September 20, 2011

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Leadership Books

At its very foundation, leadership is a relationship between leader and follower.  The follower must believe that the leader will guide them to success.  The leader has to be credible in the eyes of the follower.  Credibility explores the process by which leaders attain and maintain credibility.  It identifies 6 key disciplines the leader must […]

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September 19, 2011

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Leading with Momentum

How ’bout those Bills?  Has anyone outside of upstate NY taken notice of the Buffalo Bills.  They are off to a 2-0 start on what was generally expected to be another disappointing, lackluster year.  In fact, the media called them “extremely frustrating” before the first game had even been played. Leaders Know Their Team The […]

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