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Four Great Examples Of How Starbuck’s Howard Schultz Leads From The Heart

“Some people say, ‘Come on, markets are not about morals, they’re about profits.” I say that is old thinking.  That’s a false choice.  The great companies will be the ones that find a way to have and hold on to … Continue reading

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Help Another To The Top Of The Mountain And You Arrive There Too.

“When you have a wit of your own, it’s a pleasure to credit other people for theirs.”                                               … Continue reading

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The Surprising Secret To Making Successful Organizational Change

Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.                                             … Continue reading

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Drill Sergeants With Heart? How The Military Is Reinventing Its Leadership For The 21st Century

If I asked you to conjure up an image of an Army (or Navy, Marine Corp, etc.) Drill Sergeant, I’m almost certain what you conceived would match up pretty closely to the photograph on the right. For generations, Drill Sergeants … Continue reading

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The Wonderous Effects Of Encouragement And Five Great Ways To Give It

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”                                               … Continue reading

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The Great Rewards From Being An Empathetic Leader

“If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks.  You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his … Continue reading

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How To Win Your Boss’s Admiration, Right After A Blown Assignment

There is something in humility which strangely exalts the heart.                                          Saint Augustine A good friend of mine, Colin, recently participated … Continue reading

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A Leadership Lesson From Howard Stern. Yes, that Howard Stern

“Not every contestant can be wonderful.” “You’ve got to be up front with people.”                                                 Howard Stern … Continue reading

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7 Books That Will Change Your Life And Leadership

Since the publication of my book, Lead From The Heart, last fall, I have written 49 blog posts.  This therefore, is number 50. Since that number represents something special to me, I’ve been noodling over what would be a compelling … Continue reading

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Four Magnificent Leadership Practices Of The Dalai Lama

His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, spoke at my alma mater, the University of California, San Diego last week, and it was an honor and great privilege for me to attend. Noting that the Dalai Lama is one of our … Continue reading

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