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It is amazing how focusing on the positive will shift people’s thoughts, attitude and behavior. by Alice Kemper I just received a phone call from someone I met in the summer at a Bar-B-Q. Quite honestly, I had forgotten about this particular conversation until the phone call today. You see, I had given this person a personal challenge and asked him to try it for 3 weeks and let me know if there was a difference. John approached me as...

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Learn to say No thoughtfully and respectfully with the focus on creating a high performance sales culture. By Leanne Hoagland-Smith Are you limiting your sales team and the ability to increase sales by not ever saying No? Sometimes, you need to demonstrate sales leadership by just standing up and not saying or appearing to be saying Yes to everything. Society frowns on saying No because you are believed to be making a negative...

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By Leanne Hoagland-Smith If you truly want to do more with the same amount of time each and every day, then begin by developing those self-leadership skills necessary for personal success. Can we agree that: A minute has 60 seconds? An hour has 60 minutes? A day has 24 hours? Then how can you run out of time given that time is a constant? What is really happening is that you are having to do more with the same amount of time. Now the...

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By Leanne Hoagland-Smith Leaders and those who display effective leadership skills can use this simple model to help their direct reports and others move from where they are now to where they want to be. Leadership is about securing the desired results individually or organizationally. To accomplish this goal, objective, directive, initiative- call it what you will- does suggest an understanding as to the obstacles or challenges and...

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Quotes to Stay Focused in Leadership

Quotes to Stay Focused in Leadership


Posted By on May 20, 2014

By Leanne Hoagland-Smith Many times the words of others actually have far more impact and insightfulness than when those words are read within the pages of a dictionary. Quotations are rooted in the actual performance of leaders who have been there, done that. They can be easily incorporate into everyday speeches or part of a training session. These quotations help to define or explain leadership: “Leaders are people who do the...

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