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Leadership Distinction #36: Competence

photo by Quino Al on Unsplash Leaders, forget about trying to be ‘great’. Competence will see you through. Leadership Distinction #36: Competence If there’s a phrase I would eradicate from common usage it is the one that so many media...

Leadership Distinction #35: Manager

photo by peter-neumann on Unsplash This must be made clear: Managers May Lead, but Leaders Must Manage Leadership Distinction #35: Manager The term Manager has rapidly lost its luster, within only a few decades after Peter Drucker...

Leadership Distinction #34: Committed

photo by Johannes Plenio on Unsplash We often choose first, then reason why Leadership Distinction #34: Committed “Follow your gut.” “Follow your heart.” This is the advice you’ll hear from friends and allies when you share with them the pressure...

Leadership Distinction #33: Motivation

photo by Shirly Niv Marton on Unsplash Make sure Your Why for Being in Business is aligned with the King and Queen Leadership Distinction #33: Motivation Cash is king, still. But I read a statement made by a group of CEOs the other day, in which...

Leadership Distinction #32: Power

photo by Todd Turner on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #32: Power Increase your Power in this world (but probably not the way you think) Ever notice how the topics that pepper our business conversations involve sheets? Balance sheets, term sheets...

Leadership Distinction #31: Authority

by Prescilla du-Preez on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #31: Authority Is your team following your lead, or complying with your Authority? Persons with higher levels of responsibility in organizations are often referred to as leaders. But how much...

Leadership Distinction #30: Trust

by Noah Buscher on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #29: Authentic This kind of trust is a gamble — but it’s a gamble you must take At the turn of the century Robert Solomon and Fernando Flores introduced a practical and clear way of...

Leadership Distinction #28: Follower

by Reimond de Zuniga on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #27: Influence The Follower decides when you may lead No matter the topic of our interest there always seems to be some key, salient truth that commonly, and curiously, gets overlooked in the...

Leadership Distinction #27: Influence

Leadership Distinction #27: Influence When you take center stage ask your audience to join you When you attempt to secure the commitment of a follower your ability to Influence is center stage. What you offer for a reason to follow you is...

Leadership Distinction #26: Charisma

photo by Emmanuel Zua on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #26: Charisma How to be consciously charismatic If there is a leadership topic that draws the interest of everyone it is the art and practice of what draws the interest of one person toward...

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