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The Antidote to Ambiguity: Values-Based Leadership

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What is your mission statement? How many people in your organization have read it? Understand it? Remember it? BELIEVE IT? And, how many of those who remain after answering those questions have actually adopted it?

 

Management books universally extol the importance of a mission statement. I have both suffered through mission development exercises as a staff member and been hired to facilitate these sessions. The process goes something like this: a group of senior administrators lock themselves in a room for an extended period of time; they debate, compromise, and craft lofty prose until they finally unveil (white smoke from chimney) their UNIFYING DOCUMENT. Shortly thereafter, they proudly display their statements on websites, placards, and business cards, then sit back and wait for the wisdom to trickle down to the masses. Much to their surprise, little change occurs.

 

Read more: http://www.unconventional-leadership.com/2012/03/15/the-antidote-to-ambiguity-values-based-leadership/


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TODAY'S LEADERSHIP MANTRA: Laziness.

TODAY'S LEADERSHIP MANTRA: Laziness. | Personal Power | Scoop.it

The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked. – Napoleon Hill

 

What inspire me this quote: Every day is a new day to make a step forward for success. Contrary to what one might think, doing nothing does not make us stay put, but if we did a step back, in other words, it will take two days to return to the same level.

 

As a leader we should be every day focused on our goals in the mind and with the right actions.

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TODAY’S LEADERSHIP MANTRA: Confidence.

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Sometimes I hear, "you can not have everything". What does this sentence mean?

We can have everything we want if we really want, yes, this seems very simple!

We must learn to want more – it is not necessarily about money (it is not excluded, of course), this may be, health, happiness, love, etc. – because that is how the most can get into life...

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