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The Open-Door Policy

The Open-Door Policy

Leadership is often defined as a set of behaviors by which one person influences others toward the achievement of goals. Put more simply, leadership is about momentum and results. While these definitions are true, they somehow fall short. What mechanism should a...

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Why Should You Train for Courage?

Why Should You Train for Courage?

If you are wondering, “What is this courage stuff, and why should I train for courage?” I've got some answers to those questions in this post, plus at the end, I've got a free downloadable resource for you. If you want to learn about courage, you also have to learn...

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Leading People

Leading People

The old saying is true: if you claim to be a leader and you turn around and nobody is following you, you’re not a leader. You’re just out for a walk. The impact you have on people can, potentially, be positive and enduring. In the same way that good leaders before you...

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7 Ways To Improve Your Professionalism

7 Ways To Improve Your Professionalism

Professionalism is not just a trait; it's an art form that can dramatically elevate both individual and organizational success. At Giant Leap Consulting, we offer an entire professionalism workshop that highlights the following 7 characteristics. These key areas are...

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Is Perfectionism Attainable?

Is Perfectionism Attainable?

Nobody’s perfect, but that doesn’t seem to stop people from trying. And why not? There are lots of good reasons for wanting to be perfect. Some professions, for example, greatly benefit from their inherent perfectionism. This is especially true of professions where...

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Keeping An Opportunity Mindset

Keeping An Opportunity Mindset

Opportunities are the venues where people can try themselves, test themselves, better themselves, and even find themselves. The leader’s job is to match the opportunity to the person and to help the person, and the organization, exploit the opportunity for all it’s...

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What is a Scary Leader?

What is a Scary Leader?

Leadership is as ancient as humanity. Since the first tribes of barefooted humans hunted on the plains, there have been leaders. In fact, leadership is probably older than humanity, in that animals and other organisms display leadership. Pecking orders are part of...

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