Leadership

The Secret That’s Killing Job Production

As a business leader, you want to be the hero for your team. You hope they see you as confident and competent. A trail blazer. A problem solver. A resource. You want to be in their corner, and you want to have their back. And you want to help them—even if it’s a personal issue. […]

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3 Questions Every Leader Needs to Ask

As a business leader, you’re a pro at asking questions. Budget updates. Timeline details. Marketing channels. And of course, you ask about team members. Or do you? At the frenzied pace of your role, you may focus on what’s right in front of you—the urgent—and forget the most important piece of the business puzzle: your […]

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The Forgotten Leader Who Changes Lives

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes. Some blaze trails by starting new companies. Others shepherd churches, run hospitals, give orders to platoons, or care for animals. Some have big offices and big salaries. Some spend more time in their cars than in their homes. They lead corporations, create non-profits, manage people and resources, and […]

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Freedom Isn’t Free

When it comes to saving for retirement, sacrifice is necessary. But today I want to thank the people who have truly sacrificed to protect our country. There are so many people who work hard for us, and the least we can do is have gratitude and say thank you.

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5 Lies That Weaken Your Leadership

As a leader, you’re confident in your ability to direct a group of people to accomplish your company’s goals. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be a leader. You believe in your business skills, think your employees respect you, and excel in communication. Or not. While you may think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, those working […]

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Your Retirement Questions Answered!

“What are the steps I need to do to retire in 10 years?” “How do you hold yourself accountable to your growth plan?” Chris answers these questions and others about money, retirement and leadership from his Twitter followers.

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9 Tips for Becoming an Intentional Leader

You can’t expect people to see you as a leader just because you have the fancy title on your business card. You have to be intentional in developing the trust and respect of those who work with you. You have to take deliberate actions for others to follow your vision and direction. Here are some […]

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The Secret to Effective Employee Feedback

Good leaders know the people on their team. They get that everyone comes to the table with unique personality styles. If you’ve used the DISC Profile System in your business, you’ve seen this in action. The DISC is a personality assessment tool that companies can use to help their employees discover their personality and behavioral […]

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Titles Don’t Make Leaders—Actions Do

What makes you a leader? Too many people think it’s about a title—COO, CEO, VP, and all those other fancy letters. The truth is that leadership has nothing to do with a title! It has everything to do with your attitude and your actions. Leadership is about how you interact with people and how you […]

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