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Leaders are paid to make the important decisions.  They need to ensure that the organization’s decision making process is fact-based and inclusive otherwise it just becomes a battle of opinions. and , when it comes to opinions, the person with the most power typically wins.

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Daily Leadership Thought #179 – Create Your Own Destiny

Courage still matters in business and in life. Many of us avoid the difficult decisions or talk ourselves out of taking risks. We strive for comfort where only pain and discomfort exists. It’s better to bet on yourself and your business and accept the consequences then to live in someone else’s shadow or become another fish in the pond of mediocrity.

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Leadership Thought #400 – 25 Ways Leaders Get Themselves in Trouble

Leadership isn’t easy or everyone could do it. Some talented people make it look easy, but we often don’t see all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes to make it look this way. Most leaders struggle at some point and have to learn some difficult lessons along the way. Experience can be the best teacher if you are open to learning. I’ve observed the following 25 ways (in no particular order) that leaders tend to get themselves in trouble:

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  Chapter 1: Napoleon Bonaparte “Napoleon recognized that the best way to inspire his people was through two means: imbuing people with the belief that they were fighting for honor and ideology,…
  SECTION ONE – DISCIPLINE   Problems and Pain   “Life is difficult…This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.  It is a great truth because once we truly see…
  Chapter 1: The ONE Thing “What’s the ONE Thing you can do this week such that by doing it everything else would be easier or unnecessary?” “Where I’d had huge success,…

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