Leadership Styles by Alan Murray (published by Harper Business)

Leadership Styles

Adapted from “The Wall Street Journal Guide to Management” by Alan Murray, published by Harper Business.

Leadership is less about your needs, and more about the needs of the people and the organization you are leading. Leadership styles are not something to be tried on like so many suits, to see which fits. Rather, they should be adapted to the particular demands of the situation, the particular requirements of the people involved and the particular challenges facing the organization.

In the book “Primal Leadership,” Daniel Goleman, who popularized the notion of “Emotional Intelligence,” describes six different styles of […]

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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Posted: October 31, 2012 in Attitude, Happiness

This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!

Photo by Rosie Hardy

There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable while a homeless person could be […]

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6 Things Really Productive People Do

6 Things Really Productive People Do

Have you noticed that some people just seem to accomplish tons and still appear happy and relaxed? Here are six tips for becoming more productive.

Productive woman working while on a treadmill


People often ask me, amazed, how I manage to do so many things. Aside from writing two columns every week, I speak regularly, travel, create videos, manage my business, write books, consult with five companies, network, socialize, cycle, run, read, cook, […]

Initial Coaching Questions

Murphy Toerner

Initial Session Coaching Questions:

These give you a few ideas
1. What have you been procrastinating about lately?

2. What is the most important thing you learned in 2012?

3. What are your best strengths? What are two of your greatest areas of improvement?

4. What characteristics or traits do you find most appealing in others?

5. If you were guaranteed success, what would you do?

6. What “hidden” talents do you possess?

These types of questions create insight and seeing yourself more clearly enhances your coaching success.


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8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees (repost)

8 Qualities of Remarkable Employees Forget good to great. Here’s what makes a great employee remarkable. shutterstock images 24K inShare Great employees are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders and great followers… they possess a wide range of easily-defined—but hard to find—qualities

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