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Never Underestimate the Power of Knowing Your People

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As a leader, knowing your people has a powerful and long-lasting impact. But the pendulum of effect swings two ways–positive and negative.  A manager who is indifferent to his

Creative Leadership Inspires Inventive Results

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Real leadership opportunities can be found regardless of a global pandemic such as COVID-19.  In particular, a challenge most leaders face is how to inspire workplace-creativity. This can be especially difficult

Leaders Use Opportunity, Not Fear, to Motivate

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Using fear to motivate people is cheap leadership. Any two-bit dictator can use fear to get things done. It takes no finesse or intelligence and ultimately works against the leader. The temporary spike in motivation