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#26: Follow The Leader
Some people have natural leadership ability and others can develop that ability with the right attitude and effort....

#25: Coaching: What's In It For Clients
A common questions asked by those considering a leadership coach is How will this benefit me? There are many benefits, not only to the person who is being coached but to those working around them as well....

#24: Ode To Joy
This spring more than many in years past, I am finding joy. Perhaps it is that the long, long, winter thankfully met its end after a particularly valiant fight. Or the sun-warmed breeze that gently tickles my skin as it passes. Or the heart-flutters I experience while watching my darling...

#23: Leadership Intangibles
What are those intangible qualities that make someone a great leader? There are no special tricks or technique and no gimmicks or lists, it's actually the simple stuff that makes the difference....

#22: Values - A Fable Rooted in Real Life
A story (in case study format) that explains why organizational values are so important to an organization....

#21: Bio The Way
Do you have a bio? No? Why not? A bio is all about you, too, only shorter. Think of it as the trading card version of a resume. ...

#16: Conflict Sweet Conflict
Deb Sparrow sits down with Mike to talk about conflict inside an organization....

#15: There is an I in Leadership Revisited
Mike McKeen sits down with Deb Sparrow to talk further about an article she recently wrote "There Is An I In Leadership."...

#14: The Secret To Sustainable Sales Culture Revisited
Deb Sparrow sits down with Mike McKeen to discuss her article "The Secret of Sustainable Sales Culture."...

#13: Why Participation Doesn't Always Work
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Ralph's classic article "Why Doesn't Participation Always Work" read by Mike McKeen....

#12: The Three Levels Of Listening
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of "The Art of Listening at Three Different Levels" by Craig Twombly read by Craig Twombly....

#11: How We Connect?
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Craig Twombly's article "How Do We Connect?" read by Mike McKeen....

#10: Delegation
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of "Delegation" by Craig Twombly read bt Mike McKeen....

#9: Risk Taking In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archives. Audio version of "Taking Risks in Leadership" by Craig Twombly. Read by Mike McKeen....

#8: Influence In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Lorraine Twombly's article "Influence In Leadership." Read by Mike McKeen....

#7: Ethics In Leadership
Priority Learning Article Archives. Audio version of the article "Ethics in Leadership." Read by Mike McKeen....

#6: Making Leadership Choices
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Ralph's recent article "Making Leadership Choices." Read by Mike McKeen....

#5: Taking the Fear Out Of Feedback
Podcast: Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of the recent article "Taking The Fear Out Of Feedback." Read by Mike McKeen....

#4: The Meaning Of Leaning Book Review
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of Deb Sparrow's book review of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In....

#3: Testing Your Organizational Culture
Priority Learning Article Archive. Audio version of the article: Testing Your Organizational Culture. Read by Mike McKeen....

The Leadership Maker

By Ralph Twombly

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  • Communications

    Communications

    Let’s be clear here about communication methods for leaders. Face-to-face communication is best. Not just best, it is best by a mile. A phone conversation is next best, but it is no substitute for face-to-face connection.

  • Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Time for a Paradigm Shift

    Perhaps it is time for a paradigm shift, a shift in how people think and learn about what is out there for career opportunities.

  • Delegation

    Delegation

    The final test of leadership is to leave behind men and women with the conviction, commitment and competency to carry on in your absence.

  • Mind-Mapping

    Mind-Mapping

    This next excerpt of The Leadership Maker that examines Mind-Mapping and Systemic Thinking.

  • What Leaders Can Learn from the Movies

    What Leaders Can Learn from the Movies

    A perceptive leader recognizes that the most noble vision, expressed in a clear and meaningful style, has a very good chance to be misunderstood.

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