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What the Heck is Leadership and Why Should I Care? Dr. Gary DePaul

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There are so many theories on Leadership it can get quite exhausting.  In fact Leadership theory is wide and so vast you may find yourself throwing your arms up in the air and saying, “I’m just going to do leadership my way”.  Well it is confusing.  And it causes us to ask more questions, such as: “Is leadership the same …

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Lead and Discover Your Purpose from Your Job – Dr. Michael Colburn

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Are you leading from your current job?  Why not?  Have you discovered what you are purpose in  your current job?  What?  Why?  Are you thinking to yourself well I am just a (fill in the blank).  You are NOT a “just a”.  You are and can be a leader from your current job.  Being a leader does not require a …

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Re-motivation of the De-motivated Employee – Drs. Cathy Bush & Tara Peters

In demotivated, demotivation, Innovative Leadership, Leader Transformation, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Motivation, Podcast by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

Often as a executive coach I am asked the question, “How do I improve employee motivation?” or “How do I motivate this employee?”.  In fact, it is really the wrong question, because your employees are motivated, but there are things in your business environment that have “demotivated them”.  The reality is you cannot motivate anyone, but you can remove the …

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Next Level Leadership – Innovative Leaders Guide -Maureen Metcalf

In Innovative Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Skills, organizational transformation, Podcast, Uncategorized by A New Direction1 Comment

The easiest thing for us to do as leaders is rely on what worked in the past.  But let’s be honest there is not guarantee what we have done in the past will produce success in the future.  We also need to face the reality that as businesses change, younger generations, enter our businesses, our leadership needs to be more …

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Challenging Leadership: Choose Love Not Fear – Gary Heil

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Are you someone in leadership?  Well the truth is we all are leaders in some way.  So much has been written about leadership.  How to be a good leader.  How to be a more effective leader.  It seems however, when it comes to leadership and philosophies of leadership so many say very similar things.  As leaders we often are looking …

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Choosing Discomfort for Leadership & Success – Green Beret Jason Van Camp

In Choosing Discomfort, Embrace the Suck, Green Beret, Leader Transformation, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Podcast, Special Operations, Success, Uncategorized by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

When it comes to Special Operating Forces there is a phrase commonly used, “embrace the suck”.  The idea that you are in the midst of horrible circumstances you have to decide if you are going to make through this adversity, you have to sit in the middle of this discomfort so that you can come through it in the end.  …

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Leading The Demotivated Employee – Dr. Tara Peters

In demotivated, demotivation, employee motivation, Leader Type, Leadership, Leadership Improvement, Motivation, Podcast, Uncategorized by A New DirectionLeave a Comment

How many times have I been asked, “how can I motivate my people”?  It is question that is asked of every coach.  As a coach we typically do not give an answer because we know you are not ready to hear the truth.  And even if we were to tell it to you, you not only have a reluctance to …

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Be a Better Leader and Transform Your Business – Maureen Metcalf

In Business Transformation, Innovative Leadership, Leader Transformation, Leader Type, Leadership, Leadership Growth, Leadership Improvement, Leadership Skills, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso2 Comments

Change is inevitable, but in today’s world change comes at us at an accelerated pace.  This means that businesses and organizations must be able to transform.  How does a business do that?  Well it starts with the leader.  There must a leader that first must transform before he business can transform.  If I were to ask you the question do …

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The Leadership Killer – Captain John Havlik (US Navy SEALs retired)

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So often we point fingers at leaders for their problems.  We will look so intently at the things we do not like about a particular leader and in the process we neglect to realize we have become arrogant believing that we “know” more, or someone else would be better suited to be in their place.  The fact is our belief …

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Eliminate Fear – Fearless Leadership – Alan Weiss

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Fear.  So often we do not want to admit it.  But as long as we are human we will fear.  But what about fear when it comes to leadership?  Can a leader afford to be afraid?  A leader may deny their they are afraid, but the truth is their behavior will give them away.  Because no matter how hard you …