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The Effects of Bias Affecting Leadership

As a leadership academic and professional, I have always been fascinated with what makes or breaks leaders. Bias specifically intrigues me. This is because, in…

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In Sales? Don’t Use the Word “They”

If you’re in sales, then you might want to consider the following. When talking to a customer, we often use the word “WE” when selling…

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Defining Your Leadership Traits and Theories

Introduction Leadership is more than just traits or behaviors to emulate. The Oxford Dictionary defines leadership as the action of leading a group of people…

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30 Great Leadership Books for Leadership Pros

Are you serious about your leadership abilities and skills? Looking for some great leadership books to gain insight or improve? Well, if you are going…

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Strategic Planning – Strategy 101

Formulating a strategic plan can be a very difficult task for some leaders and/or organizations. This can be for any number of reasons but likely…

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Breaking Down Ethical Reasoning

I think it’s important to be able to articulate the importance and implication of ethical reasoning for today’s leaders. Specifically, ethical reasoning is critical in…

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Hire New or Develop Existing? A Leadership Dilemma

The Senior Manager says: “What if we train and develop our people, and then they leave us?” The CEO says: “What if we don’t train…

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A Leadership Lesson About Change in Higher Education

In her paper titled Change in Higher Education: Not Enough, or Too Much?, Adrianna Kezar explores the many different elements that both encourage and impede…

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Does Money Make the Leader?

Recently, I was having a conversation about the making of great leaders. During that conversation, I was told: “I don’t have enough money to be…

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Perception of Leadership

Time and time again, I am asked: “What makes a great leader?” I’m here to tell you that the answer is often relative. I mean,…