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5 Practices Of Values-Based Leaders

For values to have meaning and impact, they need to shape beliefs and behaviors. What are the practices of values-based leaders? Here are five main habits.
Adhere To Your Purpose

Adhere To Your Purpose

A letter written by Abraham Lincoln advises Union soldiers to hang on during periods of discontent – and proves to be just as inspirational today.
6 Steps To Overcoming Your Biggest Fears

6 Steps To Overcoming Your Biggest Fears

Whether your fears are real or perceived, you need to overcome them to achieve success in business and life. Here's some advice to get you started.
Why Deepwater Oil Drillers Face Challenges From Outer Space

Why Deepwater Oil Drillers Face Challenges From Outer Space

Offshore drilling has its share of challenges. But for one company, it's creating conditions perfect for inspiring innovation.
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6 Leadership Insights From Marathons

Successful leaders know how to run the leadership marathon. It's not just about leading; it's about developing style, refining skills, and honing execution.
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The Paradox Of Pursuing Trust

Trust is the foundation on which most (admittedly, not all) relationships are built and maintained. In business, a wide range of research validates that trust is also a powerful driver for competitive advantage and for most organizational success measures. However,...
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The Problem With Being Authentic

When you lead, please don’t be yourself. Bring your best self, and use keen judgment about what to leave out. And stop worrying about being authentic.
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6 Leadership Development Trends For 2015

The demand for leadership skills is on the rise, and leadership development programs often fail to deliver. How will this change in 2015?
We Become The Stories We Tell Ourselves [VIDEO]

We Become The Stories We Tell Ourselves [VIDEO]

You can create a new habit or quit an old one by changing the story that you tell yourself. So, it is critical that you are intentional about these stories.