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Gary Winters

It's All About Leadership

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The leadership consulting world is awash with instruments, 360 feedback processes, and other means to help you determine whether you’re a good leader. While all have their value and can contribute to your learning journey, there’s another way to determine your effectiveness as a leader. Look at your followers. Ask yourself: aaa Are they passionate […]

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So you’re in charge, huh? You’ve got power, baby!  You can use it make things happen. Before you let all that power go to your head, let’s take a closer look… I once worked with a general manager of a large electronics firm (2000+ employees) who had 17 people reporting to him directly. He loved […]

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I wrote in an earlier post that these are the BEST of times. Not because the economy is on track, or business is booming, or peace is breaking out around the world. None of those things is true – at least, not today. Still, these are the best of times for leaders. People are looking […]

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With the election of Barack Obama this week comes a wonderful opportunity to learn about being a leader in transition. In March, 2008 I published on this blog an article called Five Mistakes to Avoid if You’re the New Leader in Charge. It will be interesting to see if Obama avoids these mistakes. They are: […]

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