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Accidental Leadership – Unbundling the App

For most leaders the process of becoming a leader is accidental. You start a career…

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Leadership & Belief (Part 1)

Boy on a high dive, Norman Rockwell, 1947 ‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right’. – Henry Ford   My wife should probably have been a vet. As a child it was what she had her heart set on and knowing her as I…

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Leadership Excellence = Getting Past Good Enough

An impossibly large number of people think they are above average drivers. Most students assess themselves as better than average and a study of college professors found that ninety percent of them thought they were above average teachers. No doubt, most leaders would assess themselves as above average too. These…

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Why We’re Probably Predestined To Awful Leadership Forever

Principle | ˈprɪnsɪp(ə)l | noun. A fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behaviour or for a chain of reasoning. Leadership performance in any domain; business, politics, education, religion or the military seems over time to be firmly stuck. Leadership has not got better and in many cases a cogent case could…

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What’s The Value of Leadership – Really?

There are no bad teams, only bad leaders.  Instinctively we recognize there is more than a grain of truth to this statement. It’s not a new sentiment, Napoleon declared ‘There are no bad Regiments, only bad Colonels’.  We know leadership has a value but we are not sure how to…

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Leading Back To Work = Getting A Grip

In the military, grip is often viewed as a key component of a leader’s performance and potential. Rarely defined, nonetheless it is a quality that is obvious when you see you it and equally obvious when it’s absent or lacking.   Right now (July 2020) lots of businesses and organizations are…

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1-Big Reason Leader’s Don’t Get Any Better

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels   Turning food into energy and the nutrients needed for health takes a comprehensive and complex digestive system. Turning knowledge into action requires no less of a system.  The system that enables us to improve performance starts with knowledge but knowledge is the easiest part of the equation,…

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