Monthly Archives: June 2012

100 Most Influential World Leaders of All Time

This is an incredible Slide Share on Leadership and I had to share it with you – Please enjoy!! 100 most influential world leaders of all time [slideshare id=8758435&w=477&h=510&sc=no] View more documents from bagotech Related articles Downloads The 100 Most Influential Philosophers Of All Time ebook (aerkvbu.typepad.com) Time’s list of 100 most influential people…where’s PhD.Hun […]

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Leadership on U.S. Health and asking “HOW” for Long-Term Success

Click here —> Leadership on U.S. Health Care <— for the audio The current health system is broken. Corruption, theft, and incompetence are a few of the problems. Health is the basic essential to living a satisfied life and everything else is extra. Everyone needs to take responsibility and end the blame game. Requiring everyone to […]

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Leadership Essentials: Public Speaking

Public speaking is the #1 feared activity which is why leadership is magnified through the lens of public speaking.  Great leadership is communicated with a superior ability to provide dynamic speeches in public that capture people’s imaginations. The public speaking platform is essential for leadership and developing the ability to communicate effectively to large audiences is […]

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The Future of Leadership

According to Abraham Maslow, Peter Drucker’s management principles accurately apply to the leaders who have evolved and are at the top of human development. These leaders have met all of their requirements in life and their needs are fulfilled. The strategies purported by Peter Drucker neatly fit the lifestyle of the prototypical leader. Applying Peter […]

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Strengths-Based Process: Leveraging Strengths for Success

We all have strengths – We all have weaknesses. The common consensus is that we should improve our weaknesses to become more balanced and competent.  This misinformed belief leads people to become average. None of us are satisfied with average – there has to be another way to develop. Yes, you need to be aware […]

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#1 Reason Why People Quit their Jobs and the Solution

Employees are the life-blood of the organization and more employees quit their jobs out of frustration. People love what they do, but hate doing their work when they are managed poorly. The majority of managers and leaders do not have the correct skills to lead their workforce, and the turnover rate reflects this reality. They need […]

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Servant-Based Leadership: A Father’s Day Special

On Father’s Day, as a father of five, I am proud to experience all the wonderful moments associated with my role. My kids take pride in doing the right things for themselves and watching how proud I am of their achievements. As a father, I am a servant leader. I meet my kid’s needs in […]

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There is Always a Solution

When all hope is lost there is still a solution. There is never an end, but there is always a new beginning. Are you willing to acknowledge alternatives and encounter the pain involved to travel the less traveled path? Change is inevitable and accepting change is more difficult than change itself. Identifying the solution is […]

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Team effectiveness and Leadership Innovation is Enhanced by the Devil’s Advocate

Every team, in order to be effective, needs to have a devil’s advocate. A devil’s advocate is a member of the team that provides conflicting information and challenges the common consensus to ensure that all alternatives are considered and safety procedures are put in place to avoid the identified problems. Decision making is enhanced through […]

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37 Traits of Leadership

Resiliency Integrity Charisma Vision Fairness Consideration for others Leading diverse employees Intellectual stimulation Courage Loyalty Dependability Self confidence Responsibility and accountability Flexibility Judgment Perseverance/tenacity Desire Mentoring and developing Decision making Communications Negotiation Delegation Empowerment Prioritizing Decisiveness Physical and emotional stamina Goal setting Planning Organizing Measuring business performance Measuring employee performance Assessing risks Reward and recognition […]

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Strategy Demystified

The term strategy is widely used and applied to many processes and situations in which are not strategy. The concept of strategy is misused in many circumstances and not truly understood. Most people look like a deer in the headlights when “Strategy” is mentioned. The following is a quick and concise guide to understanding “Strategy”. […]

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Preventing Cognitive Shortcuts from Damaging Leadership Relationship Building

All of us develop cognitive shortcuts to efficiently comprehend the abundance of available information in a short amount of time, but concurrently we are also creating untrue assumptions about the world around us. Our information processing is not perfect and the created incorrect assumptions create an additional workload in the future. Working with incorrect data […]

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Why Goodwill is Priceless

Goodwill is derived from an accumulation of respect and the compounding effect can inadvertently change the world. Creating awareness within communities about having an abundant possession of goodwill promotes additional goodwill through the phenomenon of social proof, and an inherent human need to join a movement.  Goodwill promotes added commitment and can catapult an average leader into the ranks […]

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Client-Centered Leadership

Rule #1 for successful client-centered leadership is to identify who are the clients. The common assumption is that business clients are customers, but the concept of client includes: vendors, employees, customers, board members, partnerships, media, and family. Satisfying everyone is an honorable achievement to strive for, but is usually impossible to sustain over time. There […]

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New Leader – Team Communication Error: Problems and Solutions

Great individual performers who are promoted to leadership positions are used to producing superior results which are the reason for their promotion. These standout performers have customized frameworks set in place that guide their performance.  Their frameworks have taken years of development and their work experience and education has created a blueprint for success. As […]

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Outsourcing Power and what it means to you

Globalization is here. Large organizations outsource work for cheaper production. Produced quality is similar when compared to higher priced competitors regarding a large variety of projects. Outsourcing has enabled more choices and flexibility for awarding work.  Outsourcing has improved our choices and fueled worldwide competition. The ability to outsource has saved valuable time, stress, and […]

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