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I’ve been asked to lead…now what do I do? Follow these 10 Steps


Congratulations! You’ve been asked to lead or chair an event, committee or project in your community.  You eagerly accept.  Now where do you begin? You have interest in the project and you like the idea behind the cause but now … Continue reading

Effective leaders talk less, listen more, respect others


I attended a business meeting today for which I was the facilitator and observed one individual I’ll call Michael, exhibit poor leadership skills. He had a lot to say about everything discussed and was a poor listener to other attendees … Continue reading