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Leadership is about Performance. Performance is about Feedback

Was reading an article on LinkedIn this morning on performance management. For me this is a critical component of effective leadership. You may consider it a “management” role, but I consider it a crucial component of leadership. Feedback of the

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Why can’t I get what I want? Leadership Development Tutorial

A manager needs his team to stay over and work extra hard to get a critical order to a customer but gets only lack lustre effort. A supervisor attempts to motivate her team but her inspiring words fall flat. An

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Time for a new Leadership Direction

Over the past 7 years Developing Leaders has provided it customers, friends and blog readers to a wealth of leadership development ideas, concepts and exercises. It has been a joy to do this as there is so much to say

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Help My Boss is an Idiot! 5 Steps to Freedom: Part 4

Help my boss is an idiot! 5 steps to freedom: Part 4 Okay here we are at the end! How are you enjoying and learning from this article? As we wrap up I want you to see a clear theme

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Help My Boss is an Idiot! 5 Steps to Freedom: Part 3

Help my boss is an idiot! 5 steps to freedom: Part 3 In part 3 we will explore what to do about meeting the expectations you discovered in part 2. Step 3: Can you, with integrity, give it to them?

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The Leader Walks the Talk

How many “managers” have you encountered that will say one thing, and then do the opposite? I can assume at least 90% can agree to that. When we think about leadership the words: trust, credibility, relationships, communication, and consistency come

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Greet Failure with Gratitude

We all want to succeed and never fail. That is a logical way of thinking; however, that is not reality. At one point or another, failure will occur. The real question is not when, but how will you handle it?

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What leadership style do I need?

What leadership style should you choose? Wrong question! What character traits and skills do you need to succeed as a leader? Right question!   Check out this video  

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How Do I Motivate My Team

Here is another of our short videos answering commonly asked leadership questions. This one is critical. In an age when only 1/3 of american workers are engaged (according to Gallop research) the ability to motivate takes on a whole new

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“Learn to Appreciate What You HAVE, Before Time Makes You Appreciated What You HAD”

“Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.” Today’s society has hindered our way of living. Think about it.. we have the mindset of faster is better. The more we get done during the

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