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The Primacy of Personality

Skills, metrics and strategy aren’t the only substance of leadership.

by Mark Sheffert

Irreconcilable Differences

Why do the poorest Americans give more of their income to charity than the rich do?

Your Best Growth May Be Right Under Your Nose

Organic growth requires focus and engaged leadership.

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Becoming a purposeful leader requires knowing your identity.

Quitting To Win

Knowing when to toss in the towel is an important characteristic of leadership.

He Said, She Said

Gender-rooted miscommunication is endemic in the workplace, but it doesn’t have to divide your organization.

When The Buck Stops . . . There

Leaders who aren’t accountable ruin organizational trust and performance.

The Value Of Tenured Teams

If your leadership team ain’t broke . . . why change it?

Forget "Gonna" New Year’s Resolutions

A vision statement for your company’s future is more likely to get you there.

Indecision Is A Decision

Avoiding tough decisions is destructive to organizations.

Strategy: Don’t Become BlackBerry

Is your strategy keeping up with marketplace evolution?

Stress: The Silent Killer

Maintaining balance in uncertain times.

Fearing, Or Learning, From Failure

Fear of failure can become a destructive part of corporate culture.

Disengaged Employees: The New Normal

Workers who don’t care will eat up your profits.

We’re Losing The Jobs War

Lack of vision and lackluster leadership is causing America to fall behind.

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