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8 Leadership Lessons from Marathon Runners

admin   •   Blog, carousel-post, Leadership   •   February 01, 2015

An entrepreneur, in many ways, is like a marathon runner. By choosing entrepreneurship, you have opted for a different life. You know you have a long distance to run, but it is important that you realise it is not speed but stamina and endurance that will carry you through. The most important fact to remember is you are in this alone. It is your own race. Link to article

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5 Leadership Lessons From Ernie Banks

admin   •   Blog, carousel-post, Leadership   •   February 01, 2015

Banks played for the Chicago Cubs, and only the Cubs, for 19 seasons. The Cubs had a losing record in the vast majority of those seasons. The Cubs’ losing ways didn’t stop Banks from hitting 512 home runs in his career (tied for 9th all-time when he retired), or making multiple National League All Star teams, or winning the league’s Most Valuable Player Award two years in a row. Nor did the Cubs’ constant losses stop Banks from loving the game, and more importantly, loving life. Link to article

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5 Reasons Leaders Have Trouble Trusting Their Instincts

admin   •   Blog, carousel-post, Leadership   •   February 01, 2015

The NFL’s latest controversy, involving the New England Patriots and being called “Deflategate” by the media, has become much more than a debate around who knew what about the deflated footballs, when it happened and how should the Patriot’s ownership, management, coaches and players best handle the crisis at hand. Deflategate is another example of how leaders attempt to go about making the best decisions for the betterment of their team, their organization and depending on what their instincts tell them they should do based on past experiences and outcomes in similar situations. Link to article

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10 “B” WORDS FOR SUCCESSFUL LEADERS

admin   •   Blog, carousel-post, Leadership   •   February 02, 2015

Begin: Start something. Leaders find ways to step forward even when the path is uncertain or unclear. Lisa asked, “What can we try,” when the best decision was unclear. Link to article

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