Lessons in a Leader’s Life

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The best part of learning is the action that closely follows the lesson.

We have all heard the phrase “use it or lose it”.  This applies to many aspects of our life, not just the often associated physical fitness part of our lives that we immediately think of after hearing this.  It applies to our brains, our psyche, our influence, and in the leader’s world, our learning ability.  In the life of the leader, learning is the capacity to effect change as a result of turning new information into action.  The greatest of leaders do this proactively in response to new information that must be integrated in a world where information overload and more data “magically” translates into “better” outcomes.

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Leaders Who Lead Best are Led by Others

You will know the mark of a good leader when you feel it.
You will know the mark of a good leader when you feel the impact of their lessons.

Do you have a mentor? Is there someone that you turn to when you need direction or guidance on critical decisions? Some are lucky enough to be able to confidently turn to more than one adviser. Maybe you are experienced enough to be a mentor and have earned the trust of someone that turns to you in times of indecision.  A great leader is never ashamed to seek the input of those that are successful and have been Continue reading Leaders Who Lead Best are Led by Others