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Leading Through Pain

The inexperienced leader can acquire a book and learn a lot about leadership from the careful guidance of an author, influencer, military leader, or a college professor.  I know this, because I was that inexperienced leader.  But what puzzled me is the question, what specific communication does the leader provide his or her subordinates during […]

Confidence is Contagious

Confidence is Contagious. When a leader demonstrates a confident bearing, his demeanor can actually instill confidence in his teammates.  When the gates of hell open and Satan’s army is charging, when all hope is gone; the confident leader smiles. A subtle gesture that produces an enormous impact.  Even when your teammates are terrified, they will […]

What is Leadership?

What is leadership? Leadership could be most easily described as the effective ability in getting people to do… things.  And therefore, a leader’s measure is their effectiveness in doing so.  Take for example the illustration below:  As a leader, your primary mission is to move all the people located Box A into Box B.  And […]