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Amazing Leaders All Lead With Intention

(*AMAZING LEADERS*) ALL (*LEAD WITH INTENTION*)

by DrMaria on February 9, 2016

For many, intention is defined as a motivation, a drive, or an ambition to succeed. It can be a demonstration of force, determination, or your immutable will to attain or accomplish something indicates that you have a firm intention. These are examples of our Western mental models of intention. A deeper understanding of the power… Keep Reading >>

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Image Development in Leadership

(*IMAGE DEVELOPMENT IN LEADERSHIP*)

by DrMaria on February 2, 2016

I just got back from New York City and four days of meeting over 70 media including television producers, writers, agents, and editors. I gave 2-minute pitches to all of these people, which felt like speed-dating! This got me thinking about the impression we make in 2 minutes, and how we could possibly influence someone to… Keep Reading >>

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11 Area Of Delay That Detour Your Leadership Goals

January 26, 2016
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I saw this statement the other day, “I let go of anything and everything that could delay my good in any way.” By Louise Hay Hmmm… Of course, as I so often do, I contemplated how this might apply to leadership. Leadership is the action that motivates people toward a vision. Therefore, if the vision… Keep Reading >>

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Leadership Effectiveness Requires Laughter

January 16, 2016
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Early on in my corporate career, colleagues advised me to learn golf, which they claimed as a great way to network, bond with clients, and create deals. I learned the sport, but I didn’t enjoy the game as much as other people did. At one of our corporate retreats, my boss and colleagues couldn’t wait… Keep Reading >>

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4 Steps Leaders Need For Keeping Delegation Simple

January 12, 2016
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For many of the leaders I work with, delegation is a real struggle. Leaders resist delegating because we are so accustomed to doing the work ourselves. Many times, fear will rear its ugly head, thinking that if we want the work done correctly, we must do it ourselves. And then there is the time issue… Keep Reading >>

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Leaders – New Year’s Resolutions Require An Internal Space Of Grace

January 5, 2016
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The 3 Cs are outward manifestations of inward grace: care, compassion, and confidence.  “Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace”, are words filled with wisdom by Karl Barth. With our divine quiet grace, it shines like an outward beacon. The confidence comes from our surrender, knowing we are guided by the… Keep Reading >>

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Openness As We Approach Our New Year’s Resolutions

December 29, 2015
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Living with two bulging, herniated discs can be a pain (no pun intended), especially in our rainy season, when my back seems extra sore. During a family barbecue, my sister, who is an RN, asked if I was experiencing pain. When I asked why she inquired, she said that I looked like I was guarding…. Keep Reading >>

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Grace in the Workplace

December 22, 2015
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Why would grace be a lesson on leadership? How can it not? Grace is the state many wise leaders seek: grace under fire. The state of grace, however, is not just essential under fire; grace serves leaders all of the time. During times of stress, confusion, joy, and peace, grace is always at its best…. Keep Reading >>

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8 Steps Leaders Need For Addressing The Fear Factor

December 15, 2015
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I write and speak a lot about fear versus love. Fear is easy to identify. We definitely know when fear starts to creep in; our body becomes tense, blood pressure starts to rise, and feelings of anxiety emerge. Fear is not a good feeling! Why would we continue to go there repeatedly? Where love and… Keep Reading >>

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9 Benefits Of Blending Leadership & Gratitude

December 8, 2015
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I love the phrase, An Attitude of Gratitude. What exactly is an attitude of gratitude? In basic terms, gratitude is thankfulness. We usually remember to give thanks when we feel great. However, living in a state of gratitude is much like living in a state of awareness, it is a way of being. Gratitude may… Keep Reading >>

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