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The Problem with Variety Bag Leadership

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Have you ever noticed that when you buy a variety bag of something you hardly ever get a high quantity of the flavor you like? Take Oatmeal for example, the variety box has more maple and brown sugar than any other flavor. Personally, maple and brown sugar is my least …

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Flattery Is Leaderships Kryptonite

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Every leader is susceptible to pride and ego. When leaders fail to keep their pride and ego in check it can create a weakness that could damage their ability to lead. One of the main methods that people will use to exploit this weakness is flattery. Flattery is used by master …

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What is Fair in Leadership

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Why should productive employees who meet their numbers, complete their projects and show up consistently be treated the same as those who don’t? Who is being treated fairly when you treat the performers the same as the non-performers? When you treat these two very different employee types the same you …

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You’re Not a Leader if

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I keep hoping that at some point I will stop being surprised that some people are in leadership roles that shouldn’t be. Or, that these same people who are in these roles are the ones telling others how to be better leaders. It is, however, a truly wonderful experience when you see someone in a leadership position that makes positive changes and shows growth in their leadership abilities. I have been lucky enough to witness this multiple times through my career.

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