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Two Things To Remember About Accountability

Accountability is rarely far from my mind when I am coaching leaders. Often times the topic appears as elusive and desirable as the Holy Grail: “If we could just figure out how to hold people accountable, we’d get so much done.” Accountability is not...

The Key to Influence in Organizations

Many of us start in completely the wrong place, focusing on our end of the equation: Thinking about being assertive, getting what we want, putting our point across, having impact, persuading people, winning the argument, and so on. When we need to influence people in...

Inspirational Leadership: Do It Your Way

To Be Inspiring, First Be Yourself by Michael D. Hume, M.S. If you want to be a more inspirational leader, as do most of my clients, you first have to be inspired. It’s natural to think of inspirational role models who’ve helped ignite your passion for...

Outstanding Qualities of a Successful Leader

When it come to leaders, does one size fit all? Some management theorists list five or ten qualities that make a good leader, but does every situation require the same type of approach and the same skills? Broadly defined, a leader is someone who takes a group of...

Failing In Life And Business Is The Path To Success

What is really understood about the power of having the right perspective? How many people are afraid of failure? I write quite often about combating the blockers that stop people moving on in life and in business. Being afraid of failure will hold you back. Learn to...

Change Management: Limiting the Impact of Change

Change happens.  We either initiate it or are part of it.  We will cover keys to lesson the impact of change.  These keys are to communicate truthfully, early and often and to make as few unnecessary changes as possible. Imagine a car making too sudden of a turn and...

Cash Advance – How To Find Financing

Everyone has come across a financial disturbances at least once for last years. Many times you are living paycheck to paycheck and do not have the cash you need saved up. You think you might apply for Cash Advance, but in this harsh economy, financial institutions...

Inspirational Leadership: The Art Of Appreciation II

Victimhood Starts With Low Appreciation Of Self And Others by Michael D. Hume, M.S. I’ve written often about the primary “need” expressed by most of my clients – the need (or desire) to increase their inspirational leadership. I’ve also...