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7 Paradoxes Every Leader Must Master (part 2)

As discussed in part 1, modern leadership is full of paradoxes. To be an effective leader and people manager circa 2016 you have to be aware of the big ones. However, your biggies will look differently than mine. Nevertheless, if you lead with the Para ...

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7 Paradoxes Every Leader Must Master (part 1)

“The surf was your refuge, but it was also a hostile wilderness…” - William Finnegan Barbarian Days Like the surf, the modern leadership landscape is a paradox. According to INSEAD Emeritus Professor Paul Evans, it's a balancing act where leaders ha ...

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How to Move from Imitation to Greatness

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. - Charles Caleb Colton Say what you will about Mr. Colton's oft-used quote, but he was definitely on to something. When Bob Dylan was starting out on the Greenwich Village coffee house circuit in the e ...

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HOW TO CHECK YOUR BLIND SPOTS FOR REAL CHANGE

There’s a BIG MISMATCH between how you think you’re viewed by others and how they actually see you. In fact, you really have no idea how you come across.  “What matters about you, to someone else, is whatever has the most meaning for them – not for you,” ...

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How To Unlock Your Hidden Dragon Right Now

"Do I have permission to be creative?"This would be an irrelevant question to any artist or entrepreneur.After all, there's no need to get permission for something that comes naturally.But not everyone is Walt Disney or Steve Jobs.Where does that leave th ...