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The Second Kind Of Cowardice

Cowardice in leadership is failure to do the right thing out of fear.  Yesterday, we talked about how the fear of the loss of relational acceptance can make a leader ineffective. The second kind of cowardice is rooted in the … Read More

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Two Kinds of Cowardice (Part 1)

“What can I do better?” I asked one of my direct reports that question as I was sitting in my office during one of our regular weekly meetings.  He was one of the company’s top performers and one of my … Read More

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You Can’t Hide From Your Poor Leadership

Leaders lead. They are in the habit of giving directions and those directions being followed. Leaders are more accustomed to giving feedback than receiving it. And while a team member would be acting recklessly to ignore an evaluation from the … Read More

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The Power Of Storytelling When Discussing Goals

Love is one of the overarching themes of leadership. A proven fact is the most effective leaders love the people they lead. But for most leaders, that initial threshold is a hard one to pass. Unseasoned leaders want to lead … Read More