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What’s Your “Why”?

A leader needs a vision in order to properly lead his or her team. Your vision is your mission, values, and purpose (MVP). In order to see your vision come to fruition, you will need to set goals as well. As a business, you will have many goals ranging from revenues and profits to customer service to production goals. Nonprofits…

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The Three Keys to Community

The are three major keys to building community in your business: 1. Support:  Helping your team members reach the goals and dreams they want to have. 2. Encouragement: Inspiring your team members to do the things they may be afraid to do. 3. Accountability: Providing feedback to your team members so they can become the person they need to be.…

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Leadership Is Essential for Building Community

In order to transform your organization, you’ll have to build a foundation on leadership. As leadership expert John Maxwell reminds us, “Everything rises and falls on leadership.” Before leaders are able to change their culture to create community in their organization, they must first learn to be better leaders. Leadership is effectively communicating your vision. Phenomenal leadership is creating a…

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The Character Mirror

An excerpt from my latest book “The Power Of Community” ————————– Accountability is feedback. Imagine accountability as a mirror. It’s a mirror to see who you’re becoming. Therefore, accountability is a “character mirror,” so to speak. There’s a social media meme that depicts a kitten looking in a large mirror. But instead of seeing himself as a kitten, the reflection…

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Positive Relationships

All of business and all of life is about relationships. Phenomenal leaders understand that humans are starving for authentic relationships. In their classic leadership book The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations, legendary leadership authors James M. Kouzes and Barry M. Posner describe leadership as a relationship. It’s the quality of this relationship that matters most…

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