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7 Deadly Leadership Sins

Posted by on June 5, 2015 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Whether you are a new leader or a seasoned pro, committing one of these "sins" can dethrone you as corporate kingpin (or queenpin); and kill your career.


Arrogance. Having a know-it-all, superior, holier than thou attitude has been the downfall of many leaders. Arrogant leaders have a tendency to intimidate or bully subordinates; ignore, reject, or refuse to listen to anyone else's ideas or feedback; blame others, and refuse to accept persona...

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Managing Conflict - Leadership in Action

Posted by on April 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Conflict in the workplace is one of the most difficult situations a leader has to deal with. The outcome of conflict -- good or bad -- lies in how a leader manages the process to resolve it.  One of the most important things to keep in mind is that conflict is good for organizations. Working throu...

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The Most Effective Way to Engage Employees is Communication

Posted by on March 5, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)


Surveys, polls and countless studies reveal the overwhelming number of employees who are "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" in their respective workplaces. Despite all the attention given to employee engagement, it still remains a menacing problem in organizations.


Incentive-based carrot and sick programs, corporate leaders flexing their authoritative mu...

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Here it is, Folks! Poor Examples of Leadership

Posted by on January 21, 2015 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

I must admit that I rarely watch State of the Union addresses, and Wednesday night was no exception, until...I tuned in and caught the last half of President Obama's speech. Before I talk about that classic moment in time, I have to call attention to the poor example of leadership that the U S Congress has set before us.


Despite Republicans having control of both houses, there is still strong division along party lines, as well as the familiar finger pointing, lack of ...

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How to Handle Personal Friendships and Work Relationships

Posted by on October 28, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (2)

When it comes to work, it is not unusual to end up being employed by the same company as one of your friends. However, friendships can become strained when there is a shift in duties, or responsibilities that brings about a distinction in your respective positions.


Having frie...

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