Seven Essentials Leaders MUST Give Their Team Members

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If you lead a team, small or large, paid or volunteer, they need something from you. As the leader, there are actually seven things that you have to take responsibility to provide them, if you want a winning team. 1.    Credibility Every team member needs credibility in order to succeed, and until it can be earned through effective performance the …

Conquering Conflict: An Essential Part of Leadership

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Leadership requires numerous people working together as a team, and such cases are likely to produce disagreement and conflict. Conflict is simply a fact of life, unless you’re the only person left on the planet. Even then, it’s likely you’d have an argument with yourself at some point! All conflict results from violated expectations, but it doesn’t always have to …

“Whose Back is the Monkey On?”: The MOST Valuable Management Principle I’ve Ever Learned!

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“Call (text, email, message) me this week and…” We respond, “Yeah, sure, I’ll give you a call.” This is a regular conversation for all leaders and managers. For some, it happens scores of times in a day. We have good intentions, but we often forget and never deliver the call we committed to. At that moment we loose credibility and …

3 Principles to Live By, as if You were Dying

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I recently asked a sobering question to a friend of mine who is a 41-year-old wife and mother of two. “If you were told you had only six months to live, what would you want to say to the people in your life?” She responded immediately with three statements that provide some insights into how we should live every day, …