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The Incredible Power And Potential Of An Imbalanced Life

I am looking at many aspects of leadership differently today.  One of things I am viewing through a different lens if the difference between a balanced, broad-based skill set vs. an imbalanced approach of focusing all your efforts in only doing a few things well.  If I were forced to choose, I am advising young leaders to take the imbalanced approach. An imbalanced life allows […]

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Why These People Are The Best At What They Do

I love Apex Leaders, those who are the best at what they do.  The following are 2011 championship performers in various areas of the sports world.  Their insights are applicable to anyone wanting to lead a great organization: June 27th Sports Illustrated People Skills – Nick Faldo says of U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, “(He […]

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12 Leadership Quotes And Prinicples From LeBron James And The Miami Heat

The Miami Heat are the Eastern Conference champions and the odds-on favorite to become NBA champions.  The following is a chronological look at leadership quotes from members of the team throughout their play-off journey. For anyone looking to build a championship culture, these insights are invaluable. April 11th Sporting News Unselfishness – “For me, just finding […]

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20 Leadership Lessons On Building A Dream Team: A Case Study Of LeBron James And The Miami Heat

Pastors, do you want to hire that great music leader or staff member?  Business leader, do you want to acquire that amazingly talented person who works for the competition?  Coaches, do you want to build a Dream Team like the Miami Heat? All leaders lay in bed at night and dream about what could be […]

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15 Leadership Quotes From Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban

On May 3rd, Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban appeared on Atlanta’s 790 The Zone as part of the Chick-Fil-A Celebrity Golf Tournament.  The following are the insights shared by this great leader. “You got a great player but you got a better person.” – Saban on the Atlanta Falcons drafting Julio Jones “There aren’t […]

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3 Ways To Find That One Person Who Can Change Your Organization

Can one person really make a difference?  I think they can and so do general managers in the NHL.  The following three individuals were the top picks in the draft and changed the fortunes of their organizations. Alex Ovechkin, the 1st pick in the 2004 NHL Draft, has won multiple Hart Trophies and turned Washington […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 3

The following is the final list of ten leadership excerpts from Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint that chronicles the construction of the New England Patriots.  Regardless of your profession, these leadership lessons apply across all disciplines.   Old guys had started the process of “regulating” the locker room. Brady recognized the importance of team building, of the […]

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