Tag Archive - Leaders of Character

Character – Knowing Your Strengths and Weaknesses

There is really only one person on earth who truly knows your character – YOU. All of us have strengths and weaknesses in our character. But do we stop and really look at ourselves in the mirror?

We have developed the My Mirror Character Assessment for just that purpose. You will get a snapshot of your character in as little as five minutes and it is FREE!

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The Hypocrisy that Limits Your Ability to Lead

Most people do not look in the mirror and think – hypocrite. But, if we pick and choose when we act with Integrity, what should we call ourselves? Answer: Hypocrites

Part time Integrity is not really Integrity. It is hypocrisy.  If we only choose Integrity when it is easy, what are we? Answer:  Hypocrites. Continue Reading…

The Pride that Limits Your Ability to Lead

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Humility or arrogance? As leaders if we believe we are the most important person in any situation, we begin to limit our own ability to lead.

Our culture seems to celebrate the arrogance of leaders who pound their chests and promote their own accomplishments. But a Leader of Character is a counter-culture leader because a Leader of Character chooses Humility instead of arrogance. The choice is ours. Continue Reading…

Why Do People Follow You? Interview #2 w/ author and Sales Gravy CEO – Jeb Blount & Dave Anderson on IMPACT Talk Radio

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Dave Anderson interviews best selling author Jeb Blount. Topic: Why Do People Follow You? (30 minutes)

Jeb Blount is the CEO of Sales Gravy (www.salesgravy.com) and the best selling author of People Follow You along with 6 other best sellers.

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Stop Reacting! Start Leading!

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The Fear That Limits Your Ability to Lead

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Courage or Cowardice? It is the leader’s choice. There is no middle ground. Leaders are constantly confronted with choices that will expose us as a coward or a courageous Leader of Character.

  • What do we do when we are faced with uncertainty?
  • What do we do when we are faced with a situation that makes us uncomfortable?
  • What do we do when we are faced with saying what someone wants to hear versus something they need to hear?

Our choices when we face our fears define who we are as a leader. Continue Reading…

Why a Good Leader Can Make a Bad Decision

Regret

It happens everywhere, and we are all vulnerable. In business, in the military, in non-profits and in churches good leaders succumb to a temptation. Every leader is vulnerable including me and you.

I am talking about moral decisions. Decisions that ruin our credibility, our reputations and our moral authority. The public is shocked. Our friends are surprised. And our family may be devastated.  Continue Reading…

Integrity and “Just This Once” – Interview #2 with NYT Best Selling Author Karen Dillon and Dave Anderson on IMPACT Talk Radio

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Dave Anderson interviews New York Times best selling author Karen Dillon – Topic: Integrity and “Just This Once.” (30 minutes)

Karen Dillon is the former editor of the Harvard Business Review and author of How Will You Measure Your Life the New York Times Best Seller.

All past and current podcasts also available on iTunes. (Over 5 Million downloads to date!)

Please rate us on iTunes as well!

Other resources -free PDF downloads of character-based interview questions are available at Overwhelmedmanagersguide.com.

Listen Here:

Or download the podcast by clicking here and listen later!

Stop Reacting! Start Leading!

Listen to IMPACT Talk Radio today for no fluff, straight talking solutions designed to IMPACT high IMPACT leaders who want to lead high IMPACT Teams. Every show goes beyond theory and gets into HOW to make an IMPACT that matters.

How To Find The Next Leader Among Your Employees

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Who is ready to lead? Someone has been promoted. Someone has left the company. Someone needs to be ready. But is that person already available or do you have to go outside the organization? That is the question.

There are a lot of highly skilled people waiting for a chance to lead. But, we all remember those great individual contributors that moved into leadership and struggled. Finding the right person is vital. But, it doesn’t have to be guess work. Continue Reading…

Leaders of Character: Don’t Need The Spotlight

Who Deserves The Spotlight?

Leadership and sports analogies go together like peanut butter and jelly.  There are so many bad examples of leadership on display in politics and business, that sports is often the best place to go.

However, when you read the title of this entry, you may now be thinking of sports stars who seem to crave the spotlight.  They are the ones who enjoy speaking about themselves and their accomplishments.  This entry is not about one of those stars. Continue Reading…

The Quickest Way to Change a Team

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Some people would say we were DAL. I prefer to say we were the team that made the Top 71 teams possible. Unfortunately, there were only 72 teams.

I was pushing every button and using every motivational trick I could think of to improve my sales team’s performance. I had never failed before and I was determined not to fail now. I was contemplating firing some people to shake things up. We needed a change. Continue Reading…

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