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Learning from Toastmasters(.org).

What did I get from Toastmasters? Nothing; did I get to meet new, interesting and exciting people? Nope! Did I get to hear workshops worth paying hundreds of dollars for in terms of life experience and know-how? 256 more words


Do Leaders Really Make a Difference?

With leadership election debates in the offing plus a spate of variable company results, the role of leadership is once again highlighted. But sometimes, there’s a sneaking suspicion that what happens will be in spite of the leader’s efforts. 370 more words


Taking Chances -- Elements Needed in a Good Project Manager

Completed the quarterly meeting of the NDIA Integrated Program Management Division, among other commitments the past couple of weeks (hence sparse blogging except on AITS.org), and was most impressed by a presentation given by… 131 more words

Project Management

How to Grow into a Great Leader

Personal development is not about the exterior circumstances of a persons life.  It is not about who they know but it just might be about what they know.   946 more words


Hire People With Strong Personal Values

A major difference between personal and organizational values is that organizational values should speak for the diversity of the employees of the organization while also focusing on the objectives and existence of the organization; while personal values encompass the existence and decision making of an individual. 291 more words

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How to Lead Change

Collaboration and info sharing is an important and on-going function of a police leader.

To illustrate this point, Chief Mike Masterson (who is retiring today after a decade of leading Boise police) alerted me to this insightful article by… 944 more words


Be Confident and Lead

Confidence is one of those things that if you don’t have it, you won’t lead well. Insecurity will destroy us from the inside out. I know this from experience. 286 more words