Archive for the ‘qualities of leadership’ Category

How To Identify & Improve Your Leadership Qualities

The qualities of an effective leader have been debated for a number of years. Leaders and non-leaders alike add their two cents to the conversation on a regular basis. This conversation reveals a plethora of answers—many of which are great and hard to argue against. However, the question that remains is this: What are those […]

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The Optimist vs The Pessimist

It is important for leaders to have an optimistic mindset and help others see the good side of things in work and life. Having a positive optimist outlook with affect those around you. The same is true for pessimism. This short poem by Oscar Wilde should provoke some self reflection. “Between the optimist and the […]

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Famous Failures

We came across this image and couldn’t find a source for who created it but we thought we’d post it anyway. Click on the image to be able to read it better.

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CMOE Releases Inspirational Subway Art

Subway Art has become a popular way to showcase a series of words, phrases, or inspirational thoughts in a way that mimics the look of posters found in old subway cars in a simple and stylish way. CMOE has released 5 tasteful designs geared towards office atmosphere and working professional. We encourage you to use […]

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Developing Leaders: It Can Be Done!

Each of us has the potential to be individuals of great worth and experience success in our life.   I am a firm believer in the concept that a leader is made, not born.  Just like anything, it takes significant time and investment to develop a leader to their full capacity.  We each have the capability […]

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Leaders – It’s Time to Face the Music

There was a famous conductor who moved to a new city to lead the local orchestra in a new production.  From the very first day of working with the orchestra, the conductor treated the orchestra members poorly.  His appalling leadership style, or lack thereof, was affecting the mood, motivation, and overall performance of the entire […]

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Teamwork = Miracles

Several years ago, I attended the 40th anniversary of the Sabin polio vaccine and the contributions of Dr. Albert S. Sabin at the University Of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Children’s Hospital. As the representative of my employer at the time, Pfizer, I was there to present a proclamation to Mrs. Sabin and hospital staff […]

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Great Leaders Have Specific Beliefs and Core Values

Great must have specific beliefs and core values they adhere too, for example: 1. Leadership – People want to be led, not managed.  Instead, leaders must manage their actions and lead by example. 2. Vision – People want to know how their efforts matter.   A leader must actively provide this vision to his/her people. 3. Pride – People […]

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Are You Leading Up?

Traditional rock climbing is a style of rock climbing where a climber places pieces of protection gear, such as camming devices and stoppers, into the rock as they climb up. In traditional climbing there are at least two people, one who climbs andone who belays. Traditional climbing also requires more gear than other styles of […]

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Leadership Improvment

With the first half of the New Year comes the opportunity to set New Year’s resolutions, new goals for self-improvement.  As a leader within your organization (current or future), you can improve your leadership skills and make an even greater impact on the organization’s bottom line as we move forward into the year by taking note of […]

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