Leadership Training

How To Position Yourself As An Extraordinary Leader

Leadership – particularly extraordinary leadership – is a mindset. Think about the truly respected, influential leaders that you look up to. They didn’t become exceptional simply by being promoted to a leadership position. They are recognized as extraordinary leaders because they have a presence, a mindset, a brand that they’ve positioned themselves in, either intentionally… read more

3 Things That Extraordinary Leaders Know to be True

Learn the truths that extraordinary leaders understand in order to become one yourself. Being (and becoming) an extraordinary leader has a lot to do with learned skills, experience, and competence. But it also has a lot to do with mindset and understanding that there are certain truths to business and leadership. The Difference Between Education and… read more

Competence is at the Root of Becoming an Extraordinary Leader

Soft skills are important, but competence is the core of becoming an extraordinary leader. Warren Buffet said, “Look for three things in a person – intelligence, energy, and integrity. If they don’t have the last one, don’t even both with the first two.” Read any leadership book, blog, or editorial and you will find a… read more

Following the Platinum Rule to Negotiation Success

“Do unto others as they would like done unto them.” ~The Platinum Rule Coined by Dr. Tony Alessandra in his book, The Platinum Rule, the Platinum Rule is a different approach than the Golden Rule, which tells us to treat others the way we want to be treated. The Platinum Rule recognizes that people are… read more

Leadership Development Training Does Not Have to be a Waste

Are leadership development training programs worth the investment? I recently read a blog on Inc., 3 Reasons Leadership Training is a Huge Waste, and while I can’t agree with what the title seems to imply, I do agree with many of the article’s insights. I know for a fact that the right leadership development training… read more