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5 Characteristics of Great Leaders

Model the characteristics you want your business and employees to have. 5. Honesty Few things can hurt a business relationship as badly as one person having a hidden agenda. Honesty isn’t just about lying: it’s about misrepresenting the facts and withholding information too. Don’t keep relevant parties out of the loop. 4. Care Sometimes, you […]

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Fluff.

I rarely read entire books. It’s sad but true–business books are often packed with fluff–meaningless platitudes, irrelevant examples, motivational happy speak, etc… Even the best books have a great deal of information that just isn’t worth it for me. But, there are often invaluable nuggets of wisdom within the fluff. Sorting through the fluff: I […]

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The Importance of Intentionality

In his latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth,  Maxwell once again challenges readers with new leadership insight. I have been a fan of Maxwell for quite some time, and found his latest book some of his best work. The Law of Intentionality jumped out at me immediately. Intentionality is an extremely important predictor […]

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Lessons from John Maxwell

In the latest issue of Success, John Maxwell gave an insightful interview in anticipation of his latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, coming out shortly. Here are some of the most important takeaways from the article. Reflect. Take the time to think and ask questions about your experiences. Just a few minutes a day can […]

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