SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF LEADERSHIP BURNOUT

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF LEADERSHIP BURNOUT

Leaders are greatly responsible for the growth, development, and productiveness of their teams and organizations.  One of the greatest responsibilities of leaders is to grow and develop the people around them.  With these expectations, leadership burnout can become a real issue.

Are you suffering from leadership burnout?

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SHARPENING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS

SHARPENING YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS

A leader is a person that inspires, motivates, and leads himself and a group of people.  A leader will encourage others to pursue goals with intentionality.  I don’t believe anyone is born a leader, but an effective leader is a person that consistently sharpens a set of leadership skills.

Here are 6 leadership skills that every leader needs to sharpen.

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NIGHTMARES OF LEADERSHIP

NIGHTMARES OF LEADERSHIP

Developing leadership skills and solutions can be a challenge, but effective leaders understand and welcome the challenge.  Although leaders embrace these challenges, they can still be a leader’s nightmare.  Check out these 4 nightmares that most every leader with have to face.

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LEADING WITH A FIERY PASSION

LEADING WITH A FIERY PASSION

The heart and soul of leadership is about inspiring and influencing others.  Leadership is like light.  It is impossible for darkness to exist when light is present.  Darkness can be defined as confusion, procrastination, ineffectiveness, selfishness, dishonesty, guilt, regret, dictatorial, and condescending just to name a few.

The best way to radiate your light as a leader is by discover your passion as a leader.  To effective lead with passion there are 5 essential characteristics every leader should possess.

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5 BENEFITS OF LEADERSHIP

5 BENEFITS OF LEADERSHIP

There are many opportunities and privileges that come with leadership, but it also comes with tremendous responsibility.  I believe we all are leaders.  The questions are who, why, and how are we leading?  Have you ever thought no one was watching, but you looked around and saw someone watching you?  The fact of the matter is that someone is always watching us, which makes us all leaders.

Whether you believe you are a leader or not, leadership has its benefits.  My hopes are that you will see the benefits of leading, and seek various ways to develop your leadership. Here are 5 benefits of leading.

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SUCCESS IS IN YOUR STRATEGY

SUCCESS IS IN YOUR STRATEGY

I’ve never heard anyone say, “I don’t care about being successful.”  Everyone wants to be successful.  Of course, each individual’s idea of what success looks like is different.

 Over the last half of a decade, I have heard more authors writing about significance over success.  At one time, I jumped on that bandwagon.  Truth is, we cannot have significance without success.  Let me explain.

Here are a five strategies to achieve success and significance.

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5 THINGS TO GIVE AWAY TO STRENGTHEN YOUR LEADERSHIP

5 THINGS TO GIVE AWAY TO STRENGTHEN YOUR LEADERSHIP

Although leadership is dynamic, it does have a level of simplicity.  The greatest leaders understand that leadership simply starts with leading self.  This is what the greatest leaders all know.  However to lead first yourself and others, you must first give away a few things that can negatively affect your leadership.  Here are 5 things you should give away to strengthen your leadership.

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PROFITABLE STRATEGIES OF LEADERS

PROFITABLE STRATEGIES OF LEADERS

Sometimes all we need is a slight shift in perspective or strategy to bring about profitable outcomes.  What if there was a way to develop stronger relationships?  What if there were ways of creating financial independence?  What If there were ways of securing your dream job?  What if there was a way for you to live the life you’ve always wanted to live?

With the right strategy you can accomplish just about anything.  Let me share a few strategies that will help you profit as a leader.

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ALL OR NOTHING

ALL OR NOTHING

A big enemy of success and significance is indecisiveness.  Sometimes people are tricked into thinking that not making a decision is the best decision.

The best things come to those that give all or nothing.  Every situation is different, but every day you must make a decision to give your all or nothing.  In other words, make a decision to commit or make a decision not to commit.  Whatever you do, don’t find yourself stuck in the middle of all or nothing.

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HOW TO LEAD IN A CRISIS

HOW TO LEAD IN A CRISIS

Imagine you are the one receiving the first call in the middle of a serious crisis.  What would you do?  What problem would you address first?  Who would you recruit to help you think and address the myriad of problems?  Would you focus on managing or leading during the crisis?

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POWERING YOUR LEADERSHIP

POWERING YOUR LEADERSHIP

What are the first things that come to mind when you hear the word energy?

After a taking a small poll from a few leaders within our online community of leaders, these leaders consistently mentioned two words when discussing leadership and energy - strength and power.

Some people may think that energy is overrated, but leaders that successfully lead understand the importance of energy with their leadership.

Energy is the capacity to exert power.  In other words, energy is the ability to lead or influence others.

The idea of leadership energies has been around for a long time.  Here are 5 types of energies you need to be aware of to help strengthen your leadership skills.

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A LEADER’S WORST ENEMY

A LEADER’S WORST ENEMY

A leader will face many challenges as they evolve and develop.  In the process of growing as a leader, there is one common challenge every leader will face.

I have had the privilege of interviewing and coaching some phenomenal leaders with exceptional skill and great vision.  However, most of these leaders have all shared how the common worst enemy of any leader is self.

Here are 5 ways to avoid getting in your own way of growing and achieving as a leader.

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THE NEED FOR GENTLENESS IN LEADERSHIP

THE NEED FOR GENTLENESS IN LEADERSHIP

One of the most misunderstood ingredients to effective leadership is gentleness.  Many times gentleness is mistaken for weakness.  But the greatest leaders understand that gentleness is strength.

It is of great benefit for a leader to incorporate gentleness into his or her leadership.  So for this reason, I want to share 5 ways to incorporate gentleness into your leadership.

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LAUNCHING YOUR LIFE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

LAUNCHING YOUR LIFE TO THE NEXT LEVEL

There are many things you can focus on to take your life to the next level.  One of the most effective ways to achieve your life’s success is by improving your leadership.

One my greatest mentors is my father.  He is honest, inspirational, committed, passionate, decisive, creative, servant driven, full of integrity, and the best father in the entire world.  I wouldn’t be half the man I am without his guidance and example.  Recently, he spoke about “Launching To The Next Level.”

Here are his three points from his talk and how they can launch your life to the next level.

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NO-NONSENSE LEADERSHIP TIPS

NO-NONSENSE LEADERSHIP TIPS

Leadership is simple, but it can also get a little complicated because you are leading people.  For this reason, no-nonsense leadership is a polarizing topic.  It will create discomfort and inspiration at the same time.

Leadership is about showing people you care, but also taking care of your business at the same time.  So I have come up a few no-nonsense tips to empower your leadership.

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ESSENTIAL STEPS TO EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

ESSENTIAL STEPS TO EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

Everyone has a secret to leadership and there are no shortage of leadership books and articles.  Whatever your source may be; I think everyone would agree that leadership is valuable to a person’s personal and professional development.

I am a firm believer that you cannot effectively lead others until you know how to lead yourself.  So I want to give you 3 essential steps to effective leadership.

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GO BEYOND

GO BEYOND

Limits limit us.  Don’t get me wrong; thank goodness for some limits that set good parameters and are good for sanity and civility; like speed limits.

However, there are some limits that are detrimental to progress and a critical one is limited thinking.

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POWERING YOUR VISION

POWERING YOUR VISION

Do you have vision when it comes to your life?  How are you powering your vision?   

There is an art to making your vision a reality.  Here are three strategies and leadership actions you will need if you would like to power your vision.

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CREATING MEANINGFUL MOMENTS

CREATING MEANINGFUL MOMENTS

There is no secret that many people feel “stuck” personally and professionally.  Also, that we all want to feel a sense of fulfillment and achievement, which many times we define as success.  But how do you move from being “stuck” to living in the freedom of success and achievement.

Check out these three simple things to make the most of your life, which will help you to create more meaningful moments in your life.

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