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Leadership Effectiveness: Meet Right Or Don’t Meet

Leadership Effectiveness: Meet Right Or Don’t Meet

In our years of experience shadowing leaders and working with executive teams, we have seen many substandard meetings. The result? Lost opportunity (the executive who did not speak up, leaving her colleagues in the dark […]

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Executive Vitality: Beware of Energy Vampires

Executive Vitality: Beware of Energy Vampires

Eerie as it sounds, modern psychology and business theory have identified some people as “energy vampires.” Energy vampires are the ones who suck the energy right out of you. Even the idea of being in […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: The Courage Of Candor

Leadership Effectiveness: The Courage Of Candor

One of the hardest things to do in most organizations is “to speak truth to power.” Warren Bennis and James O’Toole in their excellent article, “What’s Needed Next: A Culture of Candor” (HBR, June 2009), […]

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Executive Vitality: Small Changes, Big Impact

Executive Vitality: Small Changes, Big Impact

Are you feeling calm, focused, balanced, and productive today, every day, or at least, most days? If not, it’s possible you need to work on your Executive Vitality. We’d like to tell you about one […]

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Leadership Effectiveness: Making a Difference

Leadership Effectiveness: Making a Difference

EXCN has been privileged to work with some exemplary executives over the years and Jacko Maree, recently retired CEO of Standard Bank Group in South Africa, is one of them. High on the list of […]

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Executive Vitality: Feel Better, Lead Better

Executive Vitality: Feel Better, Lead Better

You may be fit to be a leader. But are you a leader who is fit? More and more executives are telling us of the toll that their leadership lifestyles are taking on their vitality. […]

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Creating an Environment for Success

Creating an Environment for Success

Effective leaders are people others truly want to follow. They create the environment for other people to be successful and for the organization to achieve its mission and attain profitability. Great leaders focus less on […]

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Coaching Discussed By Alyssa Freas On Biz Talk With Josh Smith

Alyssa Freas was a guest December 13, 2012 on  “Biz Talk With Josh Smith,”  a weekly business radio talk show focusing on entrepreneurs, small, women, minority and veteran-owned businesses.   Discussion centered around the value of coaching […]

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Don’t Let Fatigue Drain Your Executive Vitality

Don’t Let Fatigue Drain Your Executive Vitality

Executive Vitality is an executive’s exuberance, mental vigor, capacity for meaning or purpose, and power to grow. All these critical leadership characteristics are diminished by the fatal vitality drain—fatigue. Recently, I read a great piece […]

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Credible Leadership Provides Intense Alignment and Guardrails

Credible Leadership Provides Intense Alignment and Guardrails

The link below will take you to a New York Times interview with the president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide. What I found of particular interest and value were his comments on culture and the importance […]

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