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Calm Leadership During Storms

Calm Leadership During Storms

I have yet to meet a leader who actually likes obstacles and storms. But, I’ve met many leaders who recognize challenges come with leadership territory. I can remember how different leaders I’ve worked with handled storms. Some became visibly and audibly frustrated and irritated, and they voiced unhappiness to the team about challenges. Almost like clockwork, the team became uncertain…

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Make the Mission Personal

Make the Mission Personal

When I coach and consult leadership teams, I remind them how important it is for them to do what Stephen R. Covey (1989) encouraged everyone to do: “Begin with the end in mind.”  Doing that  helps keep the journey personal and current for leadership teams. I find that when I deliberately and regularly think about where it is that I want…

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Perfect It Later

Perfect It Later

As a business coach, I find myself telling my clients, “First, get it done, then make it perfect.” Many great ideas have suffered premature deaths on the drawing board as we embarked on our journey of perfection. I remember the CEO of a business I was consulting telling me he had not launched yet because they were dotting every “I” and crossing every…

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What Produces Elevation?

What Produces Elevation?

Separation combined with isolation always precedes elevation. However, separation does not produce elevation, it just precedes it. Preparation acted upon in faith produces elevation. _______________________________________________________________ By Coach Terence H. Biggs II ~ #CoachBiggs #GutsyDNA Author | Executive Coach | Speaker | Corporate Leadership Trainer Website: www.MarketplaceDynamics.com Twitter: @THBiggs Book Purchase: The DNA of Gutsy Leaders (By Coach Biggs & Dr. Biggs)

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Leadership Is All About The Team

Leadership Is All About The Team

I watched last night’s NBA Playoff (game #1) between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors through the lens of a Leadership Development Strategist whose focus is all about the team. As I watched this most anticipated duel between these two talented teams, my mind wandered back to the days when Michael Jordan would play and score the majority of his team’s…

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Leadership Navigation

Leadership Navigation

As I awakened this morning I was met by the severe nor’easter snowstorm that weather forecasters had been predicting for the last few days. By the looks of it, the storm is living up to their forecast. The snow is mixed with freezing rain and ice pellets and is being driven by an intense wind. To make matters more challenging, the temperature…

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