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The Problem with Practice and the “Try and Try Again” Approach

The Problem with Practice and the “Try and Try Again” Approach   Sometimes those of us who are diligent, driven, and focused on getting to that end result can become frustrated when we don’t master something immediately. “Try and try again” is a good motto except when...

4 Keys to Realizing Your Authentic Leadership Presence

4 Keys to Realizing Your Authentic Leadership Presence   In my role as an organizational coach, leadership presence is a frequent topic of discussion with executive clients and leaders who are striving to reach a desired position within their companies. I find it...

How the Transition to Green Construction Drives Business Growth

How the Transition to Green Construction Drives Business Growth   Sustainable construction has experienced an exponential increase in the last few years, and it soars higher as time passes. Building green homes, shopping centers, government offices, and more isn’t a...

The Competitive Conversationalist

The Competitive Conversationalist   This is a problem that I have struggled with my entire life. I’m the guy that always has to top the other person’s story. I can’t help myself, while the other person is talking all I’m think about is which cool story can I pull out...

5 Leadership Styles and the One that Outperforms Them

5 Leadership Styles and the One that Outperforms Them   Lead Change is a leadership media destination with a unique editorial focus on driving change within organizations, teams, and individuals. Lead Change, a division of Weaving Influence, publishes twice monthly...

The Biggest Construction Stories of the Decade

The Biggest Construction Stories of the Decade   As construction enters its third decade of the 21st century, the events and changes of the last 10 years within the industry and in the world it serves have been hugely dramatic—generating challenges yet to confront or...

True or false? Leaders Must Know Everything

True or false? Leaders Must Know Everything   That’s false. In fact it’s absolutely positively false. Few things about leadership will ever be more false. It’s odd then that so many people in leadership positions act as if it were true.Insecure and inexperienced...

The 5 Tactics of Teamwork: A Blueprint for Team Managemen

The 5 Tactics of Teamwork: A Blueprint for Team Managemen   A recent Gallup study discovered something odd: Teams with fewer than 10 members have the highest and the lowest levels of engagement in Gallup's database. Our scientists say this illustrates how easily...

The Impact of Great and Terrible Leaders

The Impact of Great and Terrible Leaders   MOST PEOPLE have been around a bad leader at some point. Someone who doesn’t communicate, sets impossible expectations, or is just difficult to be around. You’ve likely experienced the draining, exhausting feelings from...