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What distinguishes leaders from laggards?

What distinguishes leaders from laggards and greatness from mediocrity is the ability to uniquely imagine what could be. ~Robert Fritz When I first moved to my condo in Chicago I had a bird’s eye view of The Montgomery. This is … Continue reading

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Leaders: Experience and Power Hinder Self-Awareness

Even though most people believe they are self-aware, only 10-15% of the people we studied actually fit the criteria. ~Tasha Eurich Experience and power hinder self-awareness. Yes, that’s correct. While for some leaders, they do learn from experience. For others, … Continue reading

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2 Ways to Sabotage Your Leadership

Repeated complaining rewires your brain to make future complaining more likely. Over time, you find it’s easier to be negative than to be positive, regardless of what’s happening around you. Complaining becomes your default behavior, which changes how people perceive … Continue reading

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A Leadership Lesson from the Chicago Police Department

Accountability is really an act of love. ~Patrick Lencioni On Friday, January 13, 2017 the Department of Justice issued their report on the investigation of the Chicago Police Department, sparked by the highly publicized shooting of Laquan McDonald in 2014. … Continue reading

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Finding leadership, the week after.

Authentic leaders match their behavior to their context. They do not burst out with whatever they may be thinking or feeling. They understand how they are being perceived. ~Bill George After this past week, I was at a loss for … Continue reading

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