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Develop Character First, Leadership Will Follow

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.  ~Helen Keller In the middle of the second World War, Britain was facing a shortage … Continue reading

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A Life Lesson . . . in Leadership

Walter Brennan, three-time Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actor, stared in a 32 episode TV series, The Tycoon, between 1964-1965.  The very first episode was entitled “Horatio Alger Again”, and I remember watching it with amazement, because that one episode … Continue reading

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A New Paradigm for Executive Search?

Lately I’ve been researching and talking to various leaders in a number of global executive search companies.  It’s no small industry either, being estimated at close to $10 billion. And at some point almost all large companies utilize executive search, whether to … Continue reading

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Do Business Leaders Practice Like Other Professionals?

Whether it be sports, music or theatre, to get to the top takes talent and practice.  Practice, Practice, Practice.  And to stay on top takes more practice.  For every hour in a tennis tournament, a professional tennis player spends dozens … Continue reading

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