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Friends Help Friends Jumpstart Their Cars (cc @Buhle007)

Got to connect with Buhle, great catching up… And, he helped me jump start my car (I left my car lights on for well over an hour!). That’s a parable of life. Friends are necessary to sometimes help us do things we cannot do for ourselves.

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Leadership Life Self Leadership Team

There’s A Wrong Way Of Being Right

I’ve said it before, the truth is a beautiful thing. Nothing taints truth like delivering it with malice and egotistical motives. In both life and leadership we tend to place a high value on it, if it is on our side. I don’t know anyone who loves being ‘wrong’.

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Leadership Life Self Leadership

You’ve Been Made Blind By Pride When

There’s the adage, “pride comes before a fall”. It is true. The sad thing about it, is that often people don’t realise that they’ve been made blind by pride. Pride can make you blind to the fact that you’re about to fall. In fact pride makes you blind to the fact that you are proud […]

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Leadership Life

The Tainting Of Cynicism

Relationships are key to great leadership and, well a great life. Rather, great relationships are key to great leadership and pleasant life. There are some ‘general laws of life’ that when violated affect everything, even in leadership, because, well, leaders lead people, primarily. Trust allows leaders, and everyone else in general, to be vulnerable. Vulnerability increases trust […]

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Change The World Life Self Leadership

“It’s Never Us”; The Death Of Integrity And All That’s Right

There has never been a time in history that leaders have been this under scrutiny. Information technology has undermined privacy to the benefit of the masses, in some regard. Scandalous dealings are unveiling and broadcasted to the entire world almost immediately. Political leaders and celebrities already have the attention of many. Social media magnifies their […]