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Innovation through Inspiration: Presidential Leadership

By George Fritz

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“I am not concerned that you have fallen;
I am concerned that you arise.”

Abraham Lincoln

“99% of excuses come from people who make excuses”
George Washington

Does anybody send cards to the President on President’s Day? It’s probably not a lucrative business model for Hallmark or American Greetings, as there would only be a handful of recipients available…but it’s worth a thought! Presidential character and growth has been the subject of much discussion over many generations–as the very feat of rising to such a pinnacle of leadership seems so daunting for many of us. What we fail to …read more

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Believe the Best in Yourself!

When you doubt your power, you give power to your doubt.
Honore de Balzac

Visualize you are an ice skater in a competition. You are in first place going into the final round. If you perform well, the gold medal is yours. You are nervous, anxious and frightened.

Then, mere minutes before it’s your turn to take the ice, your trainer rushes over to you with incredible news: “You’ve already won! The judges tabulated the scores, and none of the skaters can possibly catch up with you. You are too far ahead to lose.”

Upon hearing that news, how do you feel?… Read the rest on General Leadership.com

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Prepare for the Future with a Completed Bucket List

Bucket List - GeneralLeadership.com“Things turn out the best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.”
John Wooden

As the end to my working years begins to come hazily into view, conversations with younger co-workers naturally and frequently include the question, “What are you going to do when you retire?” Feeling not very smart or helpful, I usually mumble something about taking care of household chores that have been put off for later. However, that one question about what I will do when I transition into life’s next season always leaves me secretly thinking that someday I should sit down and create a “bucket list” of things I would like to do when I am no longer spending every day in the office.… Read the resat GeneralLeadership.com

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The Leader’s Greatest Harvest

by Matthew Fritz

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Seeds are curious things—small, innocuous . . . overlooked.  Incredibly, they are filled with an amazing power for growth. A growth for greatness. So, too, is your capability for seeding leadership potential!

True leadership, the type that succeeds in continually pushing the bounds of individual and organizational potential, is about promoting an environment where individual teammates are encouraged and empowered to grow for the good of the team and the Mission. Read more at Switch and Shift .com

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