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Entries from November 2007

Essential Skills for the Modern Supervisor

November 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on Essential Skills for the Modern Supervisor

On December 10-11, 2007, I’ll be facilitating a two-day workshop through the Center for Quality at Eastern Michigan University called Essential Skills for the Modern Supervisor. A high-performance organization requires dynamic leaders who can fully develop the potential of the firm’s most valuable assets – its colleagues. In this two-day seminar, participants will explore their […]

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Tags: Announcements · Communication · Leadership

Quest for Excellence ® XX

November 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on Quest for Excellence ® XX

Last week I received a postcard inviting me to register for the 20th Annual Quest for Excellence ® Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. on April 22-25, 2008.  I attended this conference two years ago as a new examiner for the Michigan Quality Leadership Award and found it to be an incredible opportunity to listen to and learn from leaders […]

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Tags: Excellence · Leadership · Learning

The Leadership Challenge

November 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on The Leadership Challenge

 The Leadership Challenge, 4th Edition Author: James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner Of all the leadership books I’ve collected and read over the years, The Leadership Challenge is the one I keep coming back to for both inspiration and practical application. It’s also the leadership book I refer most often to my clients.  When I discovered that authors Kouzes and Posner had […]

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