Category Archive: Leadership

Jan 07

John Wooden (and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)

John Wooden was a great man and a great coach. He won, as men’s basketball coach at UCLA, 10 national titles in 12 years. Yet, developing young men was more of his focus. This blog post points to some things we can learn from ‘The Wizard of Westwood’ and some pictures. Wooden’s Pyramid of Success …

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Dec 09

“I am a human being, not a human doing.”

How To Get Better Perspective (In Just 90 Seconds) “We consume; we don’t experience. We settle; we don’t savour. All of this means that we “do” productive. We should “be” productive.” In order to make this happen, you need to be aware and have focus. (What’s even more interesting is that you need to be …

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Nov 26

Embrace your holy desire for greatness one small act of service at a time

The truly great over-focus on serving.  Many good points… https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/the-race-to-insignificance-or-issues-of-greatness/

Oct 20

Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – H3 Leadership

3 Traites for Leadership: 20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it. When he reflected on the habits that propelled him forward he came up with twenty and organized them around …

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Sep 25

The 13 Principles of Disagreement

Decisions made when everyone agrees and nobody discusses alternatives aren’t really decisions, Dan Rockwell writes. Focus on exploring options that lead to actions, and disagree on merit rather than the person. “Invite the entire team to argue for and against each option, regardless of their preferred position,” he suggests. 12. Grab an oar and row, …

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Aug 11

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have (Lolly Daskal)

http://www.lollydaskal.com/leadership/lead-from-where-you-are-and-with-all-that-you-have/ Themes: (other) people, communication, connecting, dialogue quote: How many times have you heard yourself say If only I had the right role … the right job … the right business … the right opportunity, then I would step into my leadership. But that role, position, opportunity, or business may never come along. So when …

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