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What Does The Task Require of You?

May 3, 2011
Leadership Advisory

“If you will change, everything will change for you.” Shoaff

Leaders shape outcomes. They shape outcomes by seeking to understand what the task requires of themselves. Through that undergoing, they discover what will be required of those around them; and, the power to compel action.

Change starts with you. Want better results? Wish your team was more motivated and passionate? Need your team to be more open, forthright and candid in their communication and contribution? Show them the way.

Commitment is simply generosity

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Desperation Diminishes

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Competence Only Gets You To The Dance

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