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When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.
I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working. I am grateful for these opportunities.
We hear constantly that our problems are their fault. If it weren't for "them" everything would be better. This has been a disturbing development for the last few years, but it seems to have been taken to a whole new level where division is rewarded, and unity laughed at.
The next time you see a middle-schooler or even a peer use derogatory terms, make faces or inappropriate impressions or gestures related to disability, take that opportunity to talk about it. It all starts with a conversation. A conversation many won't have, unless you bring it up.
Everyone in Norway knows the word "dugnad," and most of us are accustomed to the term 'dugnadsånd' (the spirit of dugnad). The dugnad tradition has been around for a long time.
Your long-term success will quite possibly come down to how you answer one question.
The way you communicate as a leader will grow significantly when you adopt the following principle: People have positive intentions. There are rare exceptions, but people for the most part want to be respected and appreciated for their contributions in life.
Leadership is hard, especially when confronting policies and people that simply don't work anymore. Caving in to doubt and criticism just creates organizational mirages that perpetuate dysfunction.
Last week, an exposé in the New York Times depicted the terrible culture and working conditions at Amazon's headquarters in Seattle. Whether or not it is true, the company does have a major public relations issue on its hands.
I don't write this article as someone who has never had skeletons in my closet. Rather, I write this from the perspective of somebody who has been emancipated from them. Let me tell you, boy does that lightness feel great. Never again and I am not lying.
Every day we make choices about what to wear, what to eat, our mindset, whether to do that Bikram yoga class or that 5km run, what our big fat hairy audacious goals are for the day. We can also make a choice about the way we want to work and our own leadership style.
Like many aspiring lawyers, I decided to attend law school because I wanted to make a difference in the world. I was committed to eliminating child poverty, supporting education programs, ending mass incarceration and this was only the beginning of my to-do list. Law school provided me with the advocacy tools to take a stand for justice.
When I had no safety at home, when food was scarce and my life seemed impossibly violent and out of control, you became President. You instilled a belief in me that moral leadership will win.
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