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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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The Preferred Sales Leadership Model

The Preferred Sales Leadership Model


Posted By on Feb 21, 2014

by Leanne Hoagland-Smith By leaving the old, traditional leadership model and embracing one that actually works with the fast- paced, ever changing 21st century, makes good business sense. Think for a moment of a leader you appreciate or admire. Then jot down three of his or her qualities that make this person a leader to you. If you were in a group of three or more, do you believe everyone would identify the same person as a leader...

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by Leanne Hoagland-Smith Small business owners to sales professionals sometimes spend so much time in the trenches they fail to leave those well beaten pathways to see what is on the horizon. This may explain why I hear these remarks so many times: • “I never heard about that” • “Where did you read that?” • “How did you know that?” From my research, I believe these are seven significant trends affecting small businesses especially...

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Captain Flanagan can’t change the system.  But he can-within the leadership boundaries of his 757-decide to model service, graciousness, and patience with the traveling public as well as his crew. By Eileen McDargh When was the last time you boarded an airplane and the pilot was handing out Aircraft Trading Cards with the statistics of the plane on which you’re about to fly? Think about it. It makes sense. How many of us...

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