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When you think of a highly successful woman, who comes to mind? Oprah Winfrey? She’s usually pretty high up on the list of successful...

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Generally speaking I’ve worked with 3 types of leaders in my life. Interestingly, I met the prototypes of each of them when I went...

What the Best Leaders Learn from Hate and Hypocrisy

A few years ago, I was on an executive retreat with 10 friends, all of whom run successful businesses. The idea was that we...

4 Important Keys to Being a Powerful Business Leader

Leadership is one of the most critically important roles and skills in business. But it's also somewhat difficult to define exactly what makes a...

4 Ways to Cope with the Pressures of Leadership

The freedom of being a leader comes with hidden shackles: the ties you feel to your investors, supporters, employees and all of the other...

3 Ways to Beat Small Business Owner Isolation

“One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do…” Harry Nilsson wrote that lyric and Three Dog Night had a major hit with it in...

Why Every Small Business Owner Should Have a Mentor

There’s one essential item you’re missing that’s key to your continued success. No, it’s not your business plan, mission statement or investors (though the...

Test Your Leadership with These Two Questions

Are you running a business, or an organization, or a team? For a quick rating of your own leadership, ask yourself these questions about...

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