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Constructive Criticism and Feedback Sandwiches with Bruce Springsteen
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Let me give you a hypothetical situation. An employee comes into your office with a performance issue. You a) Boost his confidence so he has the self-esteem
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L.A. Reid on Surrounding Yourself with Top Performers
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Want to make a rookie leadership mistake? Only hire people who you are certain will never be as good as you. That way, you will always be indispensible, right?
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Emotional intelligence
Taylor Swift on Six Ways to Increase Self-Awareness
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Want to solve most of your leadership issues with one competency? It’s not intelligence, technical skills, or flexibility, although these would be nice.
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Branding
American Idol on the Need for Brand Diversification
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This week, American Idol ends its epic 15 year run. Whether or not you watched, there’s no denying the impact Idol contestants have had on the musical landscape.
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Communication
The Ramones on Simplistic Communication
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One of the most difficult endeavors for smart, hard working leaders is to communicate complex ideas in the simplest possible manner. You aren’t doing this
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Wu-Tang Clan on Long Term Planning
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How far ahead do you tend to think? Five years? Five months? Five days? What about 88 years? That’s Wu-Tang Clan’s strategic time line. If you are unfamiliar
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Radiohead on Rabidly Protecting Ideas
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We all have multiple projects happening at any one time. Some are destined to progress the organization, others will eventually become the bane of our existence.
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10 Leadership Quotes to Get You Through the Holidays
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Another year, another list of great quotes that I wasn’t able to use in an article. So, in an attempt to kick off 2016 with a fresh list of topical pop
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Weekender: Richie Sambora on Authenticity
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a ‘shot through the heart’ to kick start your weekend. Why just a shot? Because it’s the weekend!
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Sammy Hagar’s Rules of Success
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After writing on leadersayswhat for as long as I have, I am embarrassed that it has taken me this long to discuss Sammy Hagar. As one of my favorite musicians
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