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The Difference Between Managing & Leading

If we go in wearing the leadership hat when we really needed to be wearing the managing hat we can end up walking away frustrated, disappointed, or angry (at them or ourselves as leaders).

The difference is often subtle but is muy importante.

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Three Most Powerful Words

Different combinations of these power phrases layered with copious amounts of listening can create an extremely effective salve that can remedy even the worst wrongs...

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Elements of Scale

A small sticky note sits on the left side of my computer desktop that says: "Logo & Laptop." The note is a reminder of a guy I met once in the mountains of the Dominican Republic named Mario who built an impressive marketing and creative agency by self-designing a logo, commandeering his brother’s laptop, and going ‘door to door’ looking for work from corporations around the West Indies.

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One of the nasty side effects of our media-saturated, social media cultural narcissism is that we live in sound bites, quick results, and a constant yearning...for anything really. The idea of diligence is not sexy. It won't get you instantly noticed. But the idea of taking delight in having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties is time proven path toward the enhancement of one's character. And over time, that will always a greater harvest in terms of joy.