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Lead with Gratitude

Almost 35 years ago I was unexpectedly fired from a job I thought I was performing well in and quite enjoyed. At the time, it left me crushed.

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Tips on Leading by Example at Your Organization

Need to make some changes, big or small, at your organization? Or perhaps your team is already performing well but you are looking for ways to kick it up a notch and deliver even stronger results, and you need some new tools to get there.

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How We Reduced Our Injury Rate by 90% at Campbell Soup Company

How one leader enforced tough standards by showing he cared. This post originally appeared in Harvard Business Review here. When David White became Global VP of Supply Chain at Campbell Soup Company in 2004, the company had a shocking lost-time injury rate of 1.24%.

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What Do Great Leaders Have in Common?

In my over 40 years of leadership experience at world-class global companies, and in my ongoing work teaching and coaching leaders from all over the country at various stages in their careers, I’ve developed a very clear point-of-view about what behaviors contribute to leadership that works.

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4 TED Talks on Leading a Fulfilling Life and Leaving a Leadership Legacy

As we settle into this first quarter of 2017, many of us have already set ambitious plans for things we hope to accomplish this year. We’ve set goals, established benchmarks, and brainstormed practices that can help bring our dreams to life.

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8 Best Leadership Links to Read Right Now

Today we dispatched the January edition of our Leadership That Works Newsletter, a curated digest of the best leadership links to read right now, sent at the end of each month. In this month’s edition: how to ask better questions, why you’re braver than you think, lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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26 Tough-Minded Leadership Quotes for Better Performance

At the end of the day, leadership is about getting things done and delivering value for all stakeholders. It’s not an easy job. It’s tough. And it requires a fierce commitment to high-performance and continuous improvement.

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Our 50 Best Leadership Tips of the Year

Earlier this year, we unveiled our new mission: championing leadership that works in the 21st century. In service to that mission, our Founder, Doug Conant, tweeted a lot of leadership tips this year — tips that can empower leaders to serve with greater impact and influence people with honor.

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12 Posts on Gratitude

Today we dispatched the November edition of our Leadership That Works Newsletter, a curated digest of the best leadership links from around the web, sent at the end of each month. This month, in celebration of Thanksgiving, all the articles featured are about gratitude.

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37 Quotes on Reaching Life and Leadership Goals

An important part of leadership that works is a commitment to continuous improvement through study, reflection, and practice. To that end, we find it helps to consult the vast wisdom of others — across professions and spheres of influence.

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