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These Two Phrases Are Signs of Weak Leadership

Good leaders and bad leaders have many differences. Effective leaders tend to do things well, while ineffective leaders often don’t. However, it’s interesting to note that both kinds of leaders make mistakes. No one is perfect. What sets these two

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The 5 Must-Have Leadership Traits for Executives

If you’re in an executive position then it’s a given that you’re a leader, right? Well, in reality, just because you carry an executive title that doesn’t make you a true leader. In fact, in order to be a real

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What Does it Mean to be a Leader in the Age of A.I.? -Part 1

By Steven Singer CPA, Partner at GROCO, ssinger@groco.com 510-797-8661 With the advent of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning, it’s time to re-evaluate how we hire, train and lead our employees. The ability to do a job faster or cheaper

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The Perfect Leadership Trio

Chip Conley, author of ” The Rebel Rules: Daring to be Yourself in Business, says your management team should consist of a brain trust that includes a “passionate visionary,” a “get-your-hands-dirty operator,” and a “responsible, finance-minded executive.” But how do

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Key Elements to Successful Teamwork

At our recent leadership retreat our team focused on two topics: Trust and accountability. After reading several books and having lively discussions for two days it became clear that a firm must have trust in order to hold people accountable.

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Identify Your Firm’s Future Leaders

Leaders are increasingly being asked to identify the emerging leaders in their organizations. To help in this process, we recently examined 360-degree performance appraisal data on more than 120 emerging leaders from 18 North American companies to see what leadership

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Keys to Empowering Others

A common characteristic of many good leaders is the ability to delegate responsibility. One way that this can be done is by empowering others with the ability to also lead. Empowering someone else can be an excellent tool to achieve

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Change in the World

Be the change you wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

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