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SCUBA Diving and Leadership Effectiveness

The Aqualung, better known as Self-Contained-Underwater-Breathing-Apparatus (SCUBA), was developed in 1943 by an engineer Émile Gagnan, and a young Naval Lieutenant, Jacques Cousteau. It consisted of a compressed air tank, two hoses, and a mouthpiece that regulated the air pressure as you … Continue reading

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Impact of Company Policies on Culture and Performance

  Tell people they’re inadequate long enough and they’ll believe it. Undermine their confidence with constant correction, tweaking, and complaints and they’ll pull back. Fill people with confidence and they’ll act with boldness. I’ve been working for the past couple of … Continue reading

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Leaders and Decisions . . .

One of the obligations of leadership is decisions. Decision making (decision from Latin decidere “to decide, determine,” literally “to cut off,” from de- “off” and caedere “to cut”) can be regarded as the mental processes resulting in the selection of a course … Continue reading

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Leadership Think Time . . .

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.  ~Abraham Lincoln I am always amazed, and a little saddened, as I observe how hectic the average day is for most … Continue reading

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