Leadership

7 Surprising Questions Great Leaders Ask

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on April 18, 2016. Great leaders ask great questions—have you ever wondered why? Do great leaders intentionally develop the art of asking great questions because they know it’s an essential leadership skill or do people who learn to ask great questions eventually become great leaders? Honestly, the best…

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15 Outstanding Leadership Quotes

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  Photo credit: izquotes.com 15 Outstanding Leadership Quotes “A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.”  —Lao Tzu “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the…

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3 Forward Choices Great Leaders Make

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  Have you ever seen a small child jump off the diving board for the first time? As a swim coach for 13 years, I’ve helped hundreds of new swimmers take their first step off the diving board. And believe me, it never gets old. Here’s what happens… The little kiddo slowly inches her way to the…

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5 Leadership Styles That Are Guaranteed To Backfire

5 Leadership Styles to Avoid

  Different circumstances require difference leadership styles. Plus, different people respond to different leadership styles. That’s why having different leadership styles represented in an organization or company is a good thing. With that said, there are some leadership styles that backfire every time they are tried. Here are 5 bad leadership styles that are guaranteed…

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4 Communication Skills of Thought Leaders

  Most successful direct sales professionals and entrepreneurs are thought leaders. The reason? In order to be a thought leader, you must continually invest in yourself. When you invest in yourself, not only do you better your chances of becoming a thought leader, you also better your chances of experiencing success. Both are natural by-products…

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