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 “Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving.”  

~ Oliver Wendall Holmes (who was no doubt referring to leadership improvement!)

Leadership is all around us … and in us.

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Questions That Leaders Ask

Imagine spilling your milk (or any other unplanned event). Unpleasant, right?To move on, Response Leaders seek answers to two separate but complementary questions: Why (insight) and What (action). WHY did it happen? Seeks insight into the disruption but does little to actually clean up the milk.Why is backward facing – looks at cause, effect and origin. Why is historic and factual and may be buried […]

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When a leader gets pulled in too many directions …

We’ve all been taxed with choices and opportunities beyond our ability to tackle them all: Holiday party invites, an extra piece of birthday cake, etc. The easy answer is to decline by saying “I can’t.” However, study’s show that people that say “can’t” tend to revert back to the undesired behavior (like being overscheduled, overfed, […]

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How Much Does It Cost To Be A Search & Rescue Volunteer?

Case Study of the time, training (online and in-person), team fees, equipment, etc. How Much Does It Cost To Be A Search & Rescue Volunteer?

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What Peanuts and Soccer Teach us about Visionary Success

Teams of all types succeed or fail based on the actions of the people leading them.  Click to learn what Peanuts and Soccer Teach us about Visionary Success.

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4 “What” Questions that Improve Resilience

Quick.  Can you name a resilient organization? How about the local cleaner that trims its hours because nobody has answered their want ad?  No. How about the plumber that loses its approved vendor status because their jobs run late due to a rickety work truck in constant disrepair? Nope. How about the company that shuts […]

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