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Gary Winters

It's All About Leadership

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With Spring comes the promise of renewal and revitalization. This is a great time of year for leaders to recharge their batteries as well. Here are five ways you can do a little “Spring cleaning” to take your leadership practice to the next level: Realign your behavior to your core values Recommit to developing your […]

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The most effective leaders I’ve known share a strong commitment to this principle: “What” flows downward, and “How” flows upward. As leaders they recognize their responsibility to communicate what needs to happen: We need a new strategy to increase sales by 10% The system we use to capture citizen concerns is not working – let’s […]

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I was doing a transition workshop with a client, and the new leader’s administrative assistant asked how I wanted the room set up. Among other things, I asked if she would please make up some name tents for each participant. I arrived at the session expecting some simple name tents, perhaps some cardstock folded over. […]

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I was working with a finance manager one day and watched him step outside the box and invent a brand new way to take his team to another level. He’d brought the team together for a meeting. After the initial checkin, he told them he had something he wanted to say that wasn’t on the […]

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