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Leaving a Leadership Legacy (Part 2)

Written by Sue Hawkes on June 22, 2017

This is part two of a two-part series exploring what it means to develop leaders throughout your entire organization. See part one here.

You’ve begun to produce a leadership legacy when your leaders are producing other leaders. If you’ve guided your leaders on your own team well, they will do this independently of youif they still need your help guiding their team, your work isn’t done yet.

When you start to see that third-generation leader rise, you know you’re almost there. You’ve created a leader equal to or better than yourself who has created a leader who is in turn equal to or better than they are. This allows everyone to rise as the company wins.

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Leaving a Leadership Legacy (Part 1)

Written by Sue Hawkes on June 19, 2017

If you own a business or are on the leadership team of a business, you’re tasked with strategically defining what the future of your business will look like. Who will lead it into the future as you and your leadership team think of future transitions? How will you grow? The answer to these questions begins with developing others and eventually working yourself out of a job.

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Just Say "No" to Grow Your Business

Written by Michael Erath on June 15, 2017

Have you ever said yes to something and then regretted the commitment you made? If so, you’re normal. Saying no is difficult for two primary reasons, which I will share below. But being able to say no is essential in creating the capacity to say yes to, and to be successful at, what is truly important.

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5 Tips to Beat Your Biggest Business Obstacles

Written by Randy Taussig on June 8, 2017

The ability to solve substantive business challenges could be the most important skill your leadership team must master. It can either propel your business forward at light speed or, if done poorly, keep you orbiting through chaos and frustration.

Beating business obstacles is one of the most difficult skills to master, but when you do, magic happens!

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How to Balance Employee Autonomy and Accountability

Written by Mike Kotsis on June 5, 2017

Disengaged employees cost companies as much as $550 billion every year in lost productivity. As a result, frustrated companies are looking for better ways to increase employee accountability. But increased accountability on its own creates a culture of micromanagement that leads to unhappy workers. This, in turn, has a negative impact on employee productivity.

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