Four intangible leadership qualities that you can acquire

When you observe leaders that you admire, you might notice that they have certain qualities that are difficult to describe but are appealing and effective. They might cause you to think “There’s just something wonderful about that leader that I can’t describe”. Some would call this charisma. You might be surprised to discover that you […]

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A Little Secret About Courage

Courage is a favorite topic when experts write about leadership. Often the kind of courage they write about is the big, bold stuff of legends: climbing Mount Everest and leading the team down safely in intrepid weather; safely landing a plane on the Hudson River; turning a company around against long odds. I can`t deny […]

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The Importance of Introspection

From Mary Jo’s monthly column, “Leadership”.Copyright 2009 West Michigan Business Review. Reprinted with permission. Abraham Lincoln is known for leading the transformation of our nation. I`ve heard that he was once asked how long it took him to write the Gettysburg Address. He replied, “All my life.” Lincoln was an introspective man. It is easy […]

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