5 Lessons from a Leader Who Stands on Top of Africa

I recently found myself in Tanzania setting out to hike to the highest point on the continent of Africa. Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t suddenly fall from the sky or wake from a dream and ‘find’ myself on the mountain. The prerequisite planning took place and I put in extra miles to get ready,…

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How to be a Tough – Yet Amazing – Act to Follow

About a year ago, I had the opportunity to speak to 120 leaders at the U.S. division of a European-based company. The leaders were embarking on the next phase of a learning journey that they had begun the past summer. My job was to kickoff the new phase and to get them excited about the…

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4 Ideas to Building Real Trust on a Virtual Team

Building a high trust team is tough, especially when you work virtually.  Use this tool to help you and your virtual team to move things in the right direction. If you want to learn more about how to build trust, check out my podcast interview with the author of the NYT Bestseller The Speed of…

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5 Addictions that Great Leaders Avoid

Here are 5 leader addictions that can leave you and your people feeling frustrated, exhausted, and unfulfilled. Great leaders avoid them to the benefit of their people. Below is a PDF version of the tool. It’s suitable for printing, posting, and sharing! Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership…

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6 Questions to Help Your Team to Determine Priorities

Your team has limited resources. Your team members have different perspectives of what’s most important. Your environment is constantly changing and with those changes come new opportunities and threats. Given these realities, it’s critical that leaders and teams work together to clearly determine their top priorities. Use these six questions as you work with your…

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How to be a Leader People Choose to Lead

Regardless of the type of work you do and who is (or isn’t) on your team, the job of being a leader starts with you. This is why you should invest time to evaluate how well you are doing at the job of leading yourself and leading others. And, of equal importance, evaluating why you…

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Why Do You Choose to Lead Worksheet

Regardless of the type of work you do and who is (or isn’t) on your team, the job of being a leader starts with you. This is why you should invest time to evaluate how well you are doing at the job of leading yourself and leading others. And, of equal importance, evaluating why you…

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Explore Your Organization’s Culture

This poster is designed to remind you of both the need to explore your organization’s culture and some terms to help you do that. Read about each term in this article. Below is a pdf perfect for printing, posting, and sharing. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a sought after writer, speaker, and global leadership consultant.…

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