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FOLLOWING THE LEADER & WHITEWATER RAFTING

I rode down the Chattooga River yesterday in a whitewater raft. They call it whitewater because there are points on the rafting trip that get bumpy and steep because of the water rippling over rocks. I’m not a whitewater expert.  In fact, it’s not something I would ever attempt without expert coaching and leadership. Our […]

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LEADERSHIP 101

Leader Consultant Tim Kight interviewed Mark McCullough, an executive leader in the huge utility company American Electric Power. McCullough has worked for AEP his entire career. He started as a manager trainee at the bottom and worked his way up to a leadership position overseeing 5,000 teammates and 8,000 contractors. Kight asked McCollough to describe […]

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TRUSTWORTHINESS

“Trust is the stacking of small moments over time, something that cannot be summoned with a command—there are either marbles in the jar or there are not.” – Brené Brown, Dare to Lead Trust – I’ve come to learn that being trusted is among the most sought-after character traits. Leadership books tell me that as […]

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LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TRAINING: ARE YOU A GOOD LEADER?

A popular point at our leadership development training is – People don’t quit companies, they quit bosses. For each of us, our perception of the company where we are employed is influenced heavily by the leadership we encounter.  Our enterprise isn’t a name or a product as much as it is the people we encounter. […]

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