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Starting the new year the right way

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A Leadership Checklist: 10 Things To Do Right Now to Make it  a Great Year Blog author Terry Starbucker writes his top 10 list of how to start a great year on this blog.  Click the link above to read the full list. The Leadership Trust has been in the throes of kicking off a […]

Yes You Can Get Something – of Real Value – for Nothing!

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The Leadership Trust® is offering a complimentary data collection that allows you to pinpoint potential problems. “If you don’t know, you can’t fix,” and even if you decide not to know, those perceptions of what’s not working at work are still out there and may even be occasional topics of casual conversation, thereby potentially affecting […]

PLDP Graduates on Video

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We know it’s been a long-awaited process, but the video testimonial project is complete!  A special thanks to all our graduates who gave their time to make this happen, and a very special thanks to graduate Gardner Reynolds whose company provided this service, Barton Creek Productions. See if you recognize someone you know by visiting […]

Building leaders into your team

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Recently, Business Week Magazine featured a story about author Jim Colllins’ new book: How the Mighty Fall and How to Stay on Top.  He offered guidance during a discussion with a collection of Army generals, CEOs, and social sector leaders about the state of America.  One CEO asked him about his company, “When you are at the […]

Mistakes Managers Make During Tough Economic Times

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Tunnel Vision- “What worked before will work again.” Why: Often managers are jinxed by their own experience bias.  Seasoned managers with previous experience  in surviving recessionary conditions are likely to follow “what worked before.”  This is a common mistake and it is important for managers to understand that each recessionary environment is not the same, […]

How to Handle a Workplace Bully

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This article, written by Jennifer Alsever, showcases Doc Holly’s guidance in dealing with bullies in the workplace.

The Effect of Stress: The Current Economic Crisis and What You Can Do to Ease the Effects of Stress

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The EFFECT of STRESS     Stress reacts physically in your body the same way “fight or flight” does. If you don’t “fight” or you don’t “flee” the stress will remain INSIDE your body and feed on it internally. Some people can physically move around to “trick” the body into believing the EXTERNAL threat is being […]

The Leadership Styles of McCrory and Perdue

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Leadership Postulate for this Blog: Each candidate’s leadership style will have a direct impact on his appeal to voters. The way in which they present themselves and their points of view is just as important as their actual opinion, as their method of working with others will be a direct indicator of their ability to […]

Invest In The Future Of Your Company

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It’s no secret by this point – the economy isn’t as strong as it used to be. Companies are downsizing and, as morale levels drop, so does job loyalty. But that doesn’t mean that corporations should focus only on the bottom line and ignore the professional development of their employees. Companies need strong leaders to […]

Welcome to the new website!

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Welcome to our leadership blog! As part of our newly designed website, we wanted to incorporate a way to keep leadership discussions open amongst our program graduates as well as invite new viewers to participate- and the blog is born!