Traditional Leadership

Meriam-Webster defines a leader as follows – a person who has commanding authority or influence. The Business Dictionary is a bit more specific. It includes establishing and realizing a clear vision, coordinating conflicting interests, and thinking and acting creatively in difficult situations. Furthermore, Kermit Burley defines traditional leadership as a style where power is given to…

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Servant leadership is by no means a new concept, but it is most certainly a revolutionary one. Servant leadership involves taking the traditional leadership model and turning it on its head. The newly restructured hierarchy places the employees at the very top and the leaders at the bottom. In short, the leaders serve the employees…

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Start with Why Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is a British-born American author, motivational speaker, and author of five books. Start with Why (2009) and The Infinite Game (2019) are two of his more renowned books. Start with Why is without question one of my all-time favorite books on my reading list. Sinek believes our ultimate purpose, whether personally or professionally, is the…

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We all encounter different types of adversity from time to time and some certainly encounter it more than others. Some of us thrive in the face of a great challenge and others struggle to get out of bed. Successful people find a way to manage adversity and navigate around life’s roadblocks that typically bring others…

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Developing content and strictly monitoring your brand are two essential practices. However, doing so doesn’t always leave you free of potential drama. Let’s face it – accidents happen! Here are 10 ways to restore your social media reputation when things hit the fan. Pause & Plan Before Responding Knee jerk reactions are rarely the best…

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Solution Selling

Odds are that you’ve likely heard of solution selling – heck, it may even be your strategy of choice. If you’re not in the know, solution selling is a sales methodology that rose in popularity during the 1980s. The formula is pretty basic. The salesperson diagnoses the needs of their prospect, then recommends the best…

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What is a Blog

Do you know what a blog really is at its core? If you don’t then you’ve come to the right place. Back in the day, a blog was more of a personal diary that people shared online. In this online journal, you could talk about your daily life or share things that you do. However,…

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