Monthly Archives: December 2014

Down with New Year’s Resolutions

Up with End of the Year Resolutions Roughly 45% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions. 39 percent of people in their twenties achieve their resolution each year. 14 percent of people over 50 achieve their…

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Focus on Passion & Relationships for Success

Former Oil Industry Exec Says Passion & Relationships are Critical for a Fulfilling Career V., an Iowa farm boy, received his undergraduate degree in engineering and was immediately drafted and sent to Vietnam as a Seabee in the U. S. Navy. Upon discharge from the Navy, V. decided to follow his passion for business and…

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Leadership Customer Service

Great Leaders Know the Customer’s Experience Being a great leader for your team or company isn’t just about vision, communication and inspiration. Great leaders from the CEO, management or team front also keep abreast of the customer’s or client’s experience.  One bad customer/client experience can cost a company or business years of revenue and may…

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Employers Looking for Leaders with Soft Skills

Bark & Bite Leadership is Out as Companies Focus More on Collaboration and Teamwork It’s time to lose the chip & whip for those who aspire to leadership greatness. Employers today are looking for leaders who have the business agility of an antelope and the gifts to build and inspire great teams. If you read…

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Leadership Perceived

What do we see that says ‘leader’ to us? When we are in the audience or attending a team meeting, what are some of the elements that help us to accept and trust leadership? First is usually vision. We want our leaders to have a vision. In fact, we want them to have THE VISON.…

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