Archive for March, 2012

 
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Mar
22

Why March 22 is a Special Day for Me

March 22 has a special place in my heart because two people, who had great influence on my life, were born today. First, my maternal Grandmother (Nanny or Nan when […]

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Posted on: March 22, 2012 in Family, Featured
Mar
20

Why I Bought a New iPad

I know, I admit it, I’ve drank the Kool-Aid. So, while I try hard not to be prejudice—the fact is, I am an Apple brand lover and so it’s with […]

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Posted on: March 20, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Mar
16

Life is Not a Game of Perfect

None of us will ever reach perfection. We get so caught up in our own or other people’s expectations and we think we have to hit it perfect every time. Truth is, we can’t and we won’t.

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Posted on: March 16, 2012 in Culture, Featured, Leadership
Mar
14

Three Pitfalls of Pride

What are the qualities of a prideful leader and why, in most cases, are they difficult to follow? I’d like to suggest three pitfalls: A proud leader is self-focused. Writer […]

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Posted on: March 14, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Mar
08

Can a Humble Leader be Effective?

Humility requires leaders to shed all their prejudices and biases. Humility requires you as a leader to examine who you are and what you have become. Humility requires a completely […]

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Posted on: March 8, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Mar
06

How to Ignore Peer Pressure

In 1 Samuel 24:1–7, King Saul leads his army on a manhunt for David. Saul’s attention is diverted from his true enemies, the Philistines, and instead he chooses to follow […]

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Posted on: March 6, 2012 in Featured, Inspirational
Mar
01

Letting go of the Plank

Development is an attribute of a trustworthy leader. It requires a humble attitude and a long-term commitment to growth and improvement. Benjamin Franklin once said, “You can’t expect an empty […]

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Posted on: March 1, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
28

6 Ways To Know if You are a Control Freak

Overcontrol diminishes trust. Control-freak leaders have a hard time building truly great teams. Their lack of trust in subordinates hamstrings creativity and superior performance. If you think you over control, […]

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Posted on: February 28, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
24

The Sweet Rewards of Humility

Humility is costly, but there are incredible and often surprising rewards for leaders who recognize their own personal strengths and limitations while seeing and encouraging the greatness in others. Sometimes […]

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Posted on: February 24, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
21

4 Ways to Motivate People to Achieve Their Potential

In my last post I wrote about Gary. He was an example of a dedicated employee who had a tremendous Growth Achievement Potential (GAP). He was a mail room person […]

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Posted on: February 21, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
 

Trust is the winsome wedding of faith and hope.

Brennan Manning

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