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5 Ways Leaders Build Confidence

Five Ways Leaders Build Confidence “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan Successful leaders know that true confidence requires consistent attention to managing themselves well in many situations. Leaders with confidence tend to

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Leadership Needs Lightness

“Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.” Michael J. Gelb Leadership Needs Lightness If you find yourself caught in intense swirls of thinking and not moving forward, take a deep breath,

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Goal Setting: It Takes More Than Wanting It

Goal Setting: It Takes More Than Wanting It “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer

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North Star Leadership - Synthesis Management Group

Are You Following Your North Star?

Your North Star Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je ne sais quoi” that speaks to others. It says “there is something cool going on here”… let’s follow and discover it. Tuning into their inner North Star, Leaders use it

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No Fast Track For Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders & Managers If you are responsible for developing leaders and managers, then you need to be the kind of mentor to put them in situations that allow them to grow new skills that meet the needs of leading people, evaluating situations and articulating expectations. You are their mentor

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competition or collaboration

Competition or Collaboration

Compete defined– strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” Walt Disney Collaborate defined – work jointly on an activity, especially

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7 Practices for Personal Leadership

“If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn’t be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” ― Warren G. Bennis In this world of busyness it

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8 Practices for Leading Change

“In life, change is inevitable. In business, change is vital.” ― Warren G. Bennis Change is around us all the time.   The role of the leader is to define where they want to maintain focus and growth. These skills become absolutely imperative to guide yourself and others through change:

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Prime for Success -The Losada Line

“There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way.”  Harriet Lerner In leadership one of the most important jobs you will have is to not demotivate people.  There is a myth leaders can freely give

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leadership building

5 Ways Leaders Build Confidence

Five Ways Leaders Build Confidence “The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.” William Jennings Bryan Successful leaders know that true confidence requires consistent attention to managing themselves well in many situations. Leaders with confidence tend to

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laughing, happy people

Leadership Needs Lightness

“Over-seriousness is a warning sign for mediocrity and bureaucratic thinking. People who are seriously committed to mastery and high performance are secure enough to lighten up.” Michael J. Gelb Leadership Needs Lightness If you find yourself caught in intense swirls of thinking and not moving forward, take a deep breath,

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goal settgin

Goal Setting: It Takes More Than Wanting It

Goal Setting: It Takes More Than Wanting It “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get them closer

Continue Reading »
North Star Leadership - Synthesis Management Group

Are You Following Your North Star?

Your North Star Leaders who dare to dream and design ways to bring them to reality have that certain “je ne sais quoi” that speaks to others. It says “there is something cool going on here”… let’s follow and discover it. Tuning into their inner North Star, Leaders use it

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leadership-development-bobbie-goheen

No Fast Track For Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders & Managers If you are responsible for developing leaders and managers, then you need to be the kind of mentor to put them in situations that allow them to grow new skills that meet the needs of leading people, evaluating situations and articulating expectations. You are their mentor

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competition or collaboration

Competition or Collaboration

Compete defined– strive to gain or win something by defeating or establishing superiority over others who are trying to do the same “I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn’t know how to get along without it.” Walt Disney Collaborate defined – work jointly on an activity, especially

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leadership group

7 Practices for Personal Leadership

“If knowing yourself and being yourself were as easy to do as to talk about, there wouldn’t be nearly so many people walking around in borrowed postures, spouting secondhand ideas, trying desperately to fit in rather than to stand out.” ― Warren G. Bennis In this world of busyness it

Continue Reading »
woman writing goals on white board

8 Practices for Leading Change

“In life, change is inevitable. In business, change is vital.” ― Warren G. Bennis Change is around us all the time.   The role of the leader is to define where they want to maintain focus and growth. These skills become absolutely imperative to guide yourself and others through change:

Continue Reading »

Prime for Success -The Losada Line

“There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way.”  Harriet Lerner In leadership one of the most important jobs you will have is to not demotivate people.  There is a myth leaders can freely give

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