Category Archives: Leadership

THE 4 THINGS THAT KEEP SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS UP AT NIGHT

Here are the most common things small business owners worry about and how they deal. By Brian Sutter, director of marketing at Wasp A recent State of Small Business Report, which surveyed more than 1,000 small business leaders, suggests that small-business decisions makers … Continue reading

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3 STEPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF DELEGATION

by Andria Corso One of the great opportunities of leadership is the delegation of tasks to others, which not only frees up your time to be more strategic but also develops those employees to whom you’ve delegated. Although it is a … Continue reading

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GREAT LEADERS ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

by Rhett Power , Co-founder, Wild Creations Let’s face it–we don’t have all the answers as leaders. One of the things I have learned over the years is that asking questions is OK. In fact, asking your team for help in solving a problem … Continue reading

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SEE HOW RESILIENCE CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE

by Didier Bernard Resilience (or resiliency) is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things don’t go as planned. Resilient people don’t wallow or dwell on failures; they acknowledge the situation, learn from their mistakes, and then move forward. … Continue reading

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PEOPLE ARE MESSY

By Brad Lantz, Inner Circle Twin Cities Everyone who has reared children knows that it is a messy job! They leave their finger or handprints on almost anything we do not want them to. They act in public like barbarians that … Continue reading

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LOOKING UNDER THE HOOD FOR LEADERSHIP

by Brad Lantz, Inner Circle Twin Cities When we think of leadership, we often focus on the what: external characteristics, practices, behavior, and actions that exemplary leaders demonstrate as they take on complex and unprecedented challenges. However, we won’t reach our potential as … Continue reading

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CRITICAL THINGS RIDICULOUSLY SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE DO EVERY DAY

By Dr. Travis Bradberry Having close access to ultra-successful people can yield some pretty incredible information about who they really are, what makes them tick, and, most importantly, what makes them so successful and productive. “Whenever you see a successful person, … Continue reading

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THE 4 MAJOR LEADERSHIP MISTAKES THAT MOST BUSINESS OWNERS MAKE (PART 2 OF 4)

by Dale Henry We’re now to number 2 of what we’ve found as the 4 major mistakes that business owners, or senior leadership teams of larger companies, make on a regular basis that limits the performance of the organization. The second … Continue reading

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STRATEGIC EXECUTION: WHY PLANS FAIL & SUCCEED

by Scott Morrell There’s an old saying that says, “If you fail to plan you plan to fail.”  Ponder and reflect on that for a moment.  Think of the many ways we plan in our daily lives-from who is driving … Continue reading

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4 SIMPLE PHRASES THAT INSTANTLY EARN PEOPLE’S TRUST

by Susan Steinbrecher Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to struggle. After studying hundreds of Google’s teams and analyzing years of data, the researchers behind Project Aristotle … Continue reading

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