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Everyone Leading

Everyone Leading

Posted on 22. Apr, 2011 by .

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Tweet Truly great teams are places where everyone leads. While most organisations are content to build leadership structures, the best companies instead build leadership cultures. Leadership is more than a title, a job description, a corner office or place on the org chart. Leadership is as much about how we carry ourselves, and how we […]

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The L-Myth

The L-Myth

Posted on 10. Mar, 2011 by .

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Tweet In his bestselling book “The E-Myth” Michael Gerber attacks some common misconceptions around what it means to be an entrepreneur. He debunks why people become entrepreneurs, what a business really is, and helps explain why so many people struggle with their small business that was supposed to give them “freedom”. I believe there’s an […]

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Have You Capped Your Potential?

Have You Capped Your Potential?

Posted on 10. Feb, 2011 by .

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Tweet There’s an unusual looking building I often walk past in New York at 11 Madison Avenue. Today it is home to Credit Suisse’s World Headquarters. Back in 1909 the Met Life Tower on the site was the tallest building in the world. In the decades that followed, the enormous base of what was to […]

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Leadership Dashboard

Leadership Dashboard

Posted on 27. Jan, 2011 by .

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Tweet When you’re learning to drive a car the dashboard can seem so complicated. I remember how scary it felt to drag my eyes away from the road for a fleeting moment to glance down at the dashboard. For fear of speeding fines I would try to remember to check my speed occasionally, but that […]

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On Being A Champion

On Being A Champion

Posted on 16. Dec, 2010 by .

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Tweet “Champion” is a noun, but it’s also a verb. I believe a leader’s ambition should be both: to be a champion, but also to champion others. There’s something unattractive about the person who is great at what they do, but lets it go to their head. They forget that true success is not measured […]

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Distracted By Defining Moments

Distracted By Defining Moments

Posted on 25. Nov, 2010 by .

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Tweet I’m concerned that our modern obsession with “defining moments” in life is distracting us from the real business of building our future. Don’t get me wrong- there’s no doubt that each of us experiences major events, both good and bad, that have a profound impact on who we are. It could be conquering a […]

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Breaking It Down

Breaking It Down

Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by .

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Tweet I have a love/hate relationship with IKEA. On the one hand they sell exceptionally cost-effective furnishings that can often look good for the price. On the other hand I so often find that the frustration of dealing with their products overshadows the money I save. Take the shelving system I bought last weekend for […]

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