Author Archive | Dr. Holly Latty-Mann

Leadership in Six Words

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Career success means being able to sum up your accomplishments Haiku style, says John Baldoni, of Business Week Magazine Once upon a time Ernest Hemingway was challenged to write a story using only six words. Impossible, some thought. Not for Papa, as Neal Conan explained on NPR’s Talk of the Nation. The next day Hemingway […]

Preparing for the end of the recession

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Planning Now for an Economic Rebound Optimism among private-company CEOs is at a 16 year low, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers.  As a result, companies are putting expansion plans on hold, says Ken Esch, a partner with the firm.  That could be a mistake, warns Esch, who has been encouraging clients to do more […]

6 Ways to Be a Better CEO

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Inc. magazine asked a group of CEO’s, including Twitter‘s Evan Williams, which managerial skill they would most like to improve.  They received some interesting answers. Salena Cuffe, CEO of Heritage Link Brands, said the one thing that she would like to improve on is delegating more.  Salena told Inc., “…as someone who founds a business, […]

Leadership Quotes

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Leadership is not magnetic personality; that can just as well be a glib tongue.  It is not making friends and influencing people; that is flattery.  Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter F. […]

A Real-Life Lesson on How to Get Hired:

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One of our program graduates- David Jarrett, VP of Human Resources, Clariant Corporation– recently shared with us and his leadership class (PLDP, 10/07) the following excerpt from an interview with Ritz-Carlton CEO Simon Cooper*.  When the topic turned to what hiring process Cooper used to maintain his company’s award-winning service, he answered: When somebody asks me […]

Women in Leadership- Former First Lady, Mrs. Roosevelt

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In the July 6, 2009 issue of Time Magazine, President Franklin D. Roosevelt is featured for his impact on the American economy during the Great Depression.  In a featured article of her own,  The Relentless Mrs. Roosevelt is featured in her own right for the impact she had as well. Mrs. Roosevelt carved out her own niche and started […]

Michael Jackson, Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett – Leadership Considerations in the Entertainment Industry

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  When we hear “leaders in the entertainment industry,” usually that means popularity, the most photographed, the most talked about, and the most sought after for what often times can be reduced to gossip.   Most importantly, however, we cannot assume popularity equates to the kind of leadership that can “make a mama proud”! With […]

Leadership Quotes

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What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are.  Epictetus (Greek philosopher associated with the Stoics, AD 55-c.135)     www.leadershiptrust.org

Discount Scholarship Coupon!

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In response to current economic conditions impacting both our current and future clients, The Leadership Trust® is offering half-off-the-tuition scholarship coupons that you can apply to our tuition-guaranteed, Personalized Leadership Development Program™ through December 2009!  Limit one coupon per company, accommodations not included. Watch 14 of our graduates in less than 45 seconds describe their experience […]

Changes during downturn economy

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The Risk Takers: Hunting for Growth Video In this week’s Business Week, Joseph Weber writes about the opportunities available for companies in this downturn economy.  Watch the video to learn more! At The Leadership Trust, we are committed to helping our fellow leaders by developing their leadership prowess for our changing times.  Whether its feast […]