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The Importance of Great Leadership

Whether it’s originated in our History or Culture, whether it’s from watching television or from frequenting our friends and family, we all have a clear picture in our minds of what great leadership is or should be. 1,019 more words

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The importance of becoming a self-disciplined leader

As a leader and as someone always searching for innovative ideas, I have to say that I have been struggling with staying focused on one topic at a time, controlling my train of thoughts and filtering negative emotions. 1,736 more words

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Is Your Leadership Balanced?

By Jim Funk

A lot of attention is given to work/life balance these days. But that term suggests there is some magical place where, if we can find it, we are spending just the right amount of time and energy on our career versus everything else. 1,467 more words

Is Transparency Always a Good Thing?

by Jim Funk

The news I received last month was unexpected, disappointing, and maddening. My alma mater, St. Joseph’s College, announced they would be “suspending operations” at their Rensselaer, Indiana campus after the end of the spring semester. 1,232 more words

195 Global Leaders Rate "Strong Ethics" as the #1 Competency Of A Leader

There is growing evidence of the effectiveness of ethical leadership across all levels -individual, groups and organization.

Sunny Giles, an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant conducted a research focused on identifying 10 leadership competencies, every leader must possess. 524 more words


Brief Summary of Mastering Leadership

I just finished reading “Mastering Leadership” by Bob Anderson and Bill Adams – a great read on Leadership.  I feel this book along with “Leadership Agility” by Bill Joiner and Stephen Josephs covers most of the bases required to understand Leadership competencies, the different levels of leadership and Leadership models to develop great leaders. 10 more words

Moving beyond brainstorming

This is our last post for the year. We’ll take a break and come back in January with a wrap-up on the Minnesota State leadership competencies. 235 more words