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Hypocrisy and Egotism: Me-Deep in Fooling Myself

Hypocrisy is "the practice of professing beliefs, feelings, or virtues that one does not hold or possess; falseness." Authentic leadership is from the inside out. When we are true to ourselves and actively blaze our own leadership pathway, it's impossible to be a leadership hypocrite — despite how others might see us.

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Honesty and Integrity Build a Foundation of Trust

Honesty and integrity are key ingredients in developing trust. Trust is a key element in establishing credibility. Our credibility is at the center of our ability to influence others and provide strong leadership. Examples of characteristics that are the hallmark of strong leaders — sincere, truthful, trustworthy, reliable, principled, and genuine.

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Feedback to See How Others See Me

We tend to define levels of service or quality through our own eyes and values. That may not be the way our customers or partners define it. If we're going to improve the service or quality delivered, we need to first understand how those we're serving, or producing for, perceive service or quality.

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Do As I Say, Not As I Do’ Doesn’t Cut It Any More

Managers express frustration over the behavior of the people they lead. When it comes to their own behavior, many of those same managers aren't acting any differently than the people they complain about.

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Culture Change Starts with the Management Team

When change fails, it can almost always be traced to dysfunctional leadership.

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Changing Me to Change Them

"We must be the change we wish to see in this world." — Mahatma Gandhi, Indian nationalist and spiritual leader who developed the practice of nonviolent disobedience that forced Great Britain to grant independence to India in

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Bringing Values to Life

A key test of whether core values are alive and real in an organization is to ask team members at random to recite those values. If they can't do it without referring to a piece of paper, there are either too many values or they aren't being used in daily operations

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Bridging We-They Gaps

Leaders recognize that few frontline people are going to be assertive enough to break through the invisible management barriers to come into their office and raise an issue.

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Bridging the Rhetoric-Reality Values Gap

Show, do not just tell what the organization stands for. Senior management must work as a team to lower the teamwork snicker factor when declaring teamwork to be a core value

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Bridging the Credibility Gap

One deadly consequence of the management credibility gap is that employees emotionally distance and disengage themselves from their bosses and their organizations, and this we/they schism can have profoundly negative consequences.

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Being All That We Can See

A strong set of core values leads life from the inside out, focusing energy and projecting forward becoming our vision.

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Being True to Me

Each of us learns from what surrounds us. But then we have to ask ourselves whether these things really reflect our own personal values.

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A Checklist for Changing Me to Change Them

The changes and improvements we try to make to others must also be the changes and improvements we're trying to make to ourselves.

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Leading in Turbulent Times Audio CD

Leading in Turbulent Times Audio CD

Strategic change is an inevitable fact of business life. How we choose to respond to it — as leaders or as followers — determines our personal and professional success. This Audio CD captures the essential elements of developing the leader within all of us. Developing these leadership competencies will help you and your organization continue to drive toward success and ‘grow at the speed of change’.

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Growing the Distance: Self-Study System

Growing the Distance: Self-Study System

The Growing the Distance: Self-Study System features an audio track and synchronized slides with Jim coaching you through each page of the Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide.

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Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide

Growing the Distance: Personal Implementation Guide

The Personal Implementation Guide builds upon Growing the Distance and moves from inspiration to application. In this very practical handbook, Jim condenses and shares over twenty-five years of experience helping thousands of people apply the timeless leadership principles and practices.

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Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

Growing the Distance: Timeless Principles for Personal, Career, and Family Success

There are countless personal and leadership development books full of jargon, fads, and buzzwords flooding the market. A bestseller, this is a book of “profound simplicity” that cuts to the essence, while being easy and fun to read. Although highly applicable to readers of Jim’s previous bestselling books with roles and titles like manager, supervisor, or executive, Growing the Distance is written for a much broader audience.

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How to Raise Honesty and Integrity from Good to Great

Tom is a strong manager with a solid track record of energizing and pulling teams together to deliver results in difficult circumstances. He’s been rising steadily in his organization. Tom thrives on ever more challenging assignments and driving hard to continue growing his leadership effectiveness and career opportunities. A recent 360 assessment from Tom’s direct […]

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Management Team Behaviors That Speak Louder Than Words

My last blog post discussed some of the commitment confusion and challenges we see with many management teams we’re working with. Here are two key behaviors that send very loud, visual messages about managers’ true priorities: Visible, Felt Leadership or Remote Control Management Managers in high-performing organizations spend much more time “managing by wandering around” […]

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Involved Leadership: They See You Loud and Clear

This fall we’ve been working extensively with executive teams striving to transform their cultures to boost safety, customer service, quality, and leadership at all levels. I wrote about some of this work around our Commitment Continuum in an earlier blog post which was also published in our October issue of The Leader Letter (“Lasting Culture […]

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