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The courage that Jack Kennedy displayed in facing down the Cuban missile crisis, that Churchill showed in fostering Britons’ courage to show a stiff upper lip in the face of Nazi bombing, that any leader musters when he or she reaches out for the right decision and the rest of the organization subsequently breathes a […]

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This question should be on everyone’s minds, especially if you run an Association. Members are looking for increased value based upon their relationship with you and your organization. How can you meet those increased expectations? Join me at the ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition in St. Louis, MO to find the answer (http://www.asaeannualmeeting.org/). I’ll be […]

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One of the best exercises conducted over the years involving emotional intelligence consists of asking participants to differentiate between good and bad bosses. No matter where this question is asked, the answers are very similar. Bad bosses are described as being self-centered and arrogant and acting like bullies. Good bosses are invariably described as being […]

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Social market leadership leverages a multichannel, multidirectional approach toward building relationships around enabling the key interactions that support the awareness, influence, interest, buying, and referral processes. By the way, you can’t apply a traditional marketing approach to the social networks and collaborative technologies. You can’t just broadcast your advertising or public relations (PR) message on […]

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If you want to know someone’s motivation, follow the money. In 9 out of 10 professional services organizations, performance evaluations and compensation plans are not congruent with the needs and desires of the leadership team to drive sales and revenue. Even the word ‘sales’ is seen as or thought of as derogatory and somehow demeaning […]

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