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How to Be a Curious Leader

When you think of the traits of a great leader, does curiosity come to mind? Interestingly enough, a curious leader is one who will find ask the questions that lead to innovation and unique perspectives about problems that have stumped those before. Albert Einstein said: “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” […]

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Be the Most Persuasive Just By Showing Up

Looking to gain consensus on an idea? Want to close a sale? The trick may be as simple as showing up. Robin Camarote says that the The 1 Thing Ridiculously Persuasive People Do Every Day is showing up. She says: “In-person requests are 34 times more successful than email. Researchers Vanessa Bohns and Mahdi Roghanizad say, “we found that […]

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How to Be Viewed as a Strategic Thinker

Are you a strategic thinker or a tactical thinker? What is the difference? A professional focused on tactics often zeros in on ways to cut costs and improve the bottom line while a strategic thinker is focused on generating sales and growing the business. Which are you? More importantly – which do others see you […]

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Thinking About a Career Move? Before You Leap…

It is easy to stay in a job for years, even when you are no longer happy or feel challenged, simply because it seems easier. However, at some point you may want to consider making a career move or even a jump into owning your own business. Are you thinking about jumping out of the […]

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Are You a Thermometer or a Thermostat?

Are You a Thermometer or a Thermostat? I heard this question asked a few days ago and it got me to thinking about the difference between the two. A thermometer lets us know what the current temperature is. It is straight forward and merely reflects the environment that it is in. While a thermostat can […]