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Great Leaders

The Bell Curve Of Human Nature

Jonathan F.P. Rose | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Jonathan F.P. Rose

The range of human nature falls along a bell curve of behavior, with saints at one extreme, and fascists on the other. Most of us fall in the middle. ...

In Defense of Deviousness: Voters Seeking "Authenticity" in Presidential Candidates Are Barking Up the Wrong Tree

Byron Kennard | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Byron Kennard

Ladies and gentlemen, I rise in defense of deviousness, a much misunderstood and maligned aspect of political leadership. Deviousness, in truth, is often a desirable trait in political leaders -- an assertion I shall prove in a straightforward manner by citing well-known historical examples that are crystal clear.

Mindfulness Equals Mindless-ness

Andrea Quintero | Posted 12.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Quintero

I've often examined that if we can study our mind -- then we are not the mind. I can further state that if we can still our mind -- we are not our mi...

Are You Good "Leader" Material?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

One of my Elite Program clients was recently offered her dream job. (Yay!) She will be managing a big team of people located all over the country. Sh...

17 Things Every Successful Leader Says Every Day

| Peter Economy | Posted 09.05.2014 | Small Business

Successful leaders get that way because they have a positive attitude, and they know how to build strong and enduring relationships with their employe...

7 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Garret Kramer | Posted 09.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

Great leaders understand that achieving goals does not elevate self-worth or happiness. Instead, they relish the journey -- the relationships and experiences -- as the path toward creating what they want turns clear.

What Do You Think?

Bill Marriott | Posted 04.22.2014 | Business
Bill Marriott

Back in 1954, I came home from the U.S. Navy Supply Corps School for Christmas. My father was a good friend of Ezra Taft Benson who was at that time the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. Somehow they finagled to get Eisenhower to come down to our family farm in Virginia.

Power of Message: Starts With a Mirror

Matthew Dowd | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media
Matthew Dowd

I am hopeful that leaders will emerge who see the example of the pope and understand the greatest capacity for change first exists in ourselves and as that change occurs, starting with how leaders live, then motivating others will become much easier and more effective.

The Top Three Things Leaders Do To Differentiate Themselves

Tom Morris | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business
Tom Morris

You don't have to be J.K. Rowling or John Grisham to tell good stories. But you do have to be convinced that what you're doing is important. And you have to want to motivate the people around you to join in with your vision.

How Much of a Leader Are You?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Great future leaders will be those who empower others. We have to teach our children to be the kind of leaders whom people follow voluntarily even without a title or official leadership position.

The Unexpected Leadership Lesson From Traffic School

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Sometimes your right of way doesn't matter at all. Sometimes, no matter how much you just know you deserve something, others won't see it that way or respect it. That's just a fact.

Connecting With People Makes Me Happy at Work

Denice Kronau | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Denice Kronau

Connecting with people, having an impact, even a small one, makes me happy at work. Try it. The next time you are in a seminar or workshop or some other similar situation, try to learn everyone's name before you go.

Leadership in the Era of Jobs

Richard Attias | Posted 12.07.2011 | Business
Richard Attias

This is a time when leadership is particularly important. We lack strong leadership in business and in politics; yet we need inspiration and direction more than ever before. What if the specter of the double recession is all down to a lack of leadership?