Introduction to: Think Like A Leader

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There are many definitions of the terms leader and leadership. Historians, scientists, theorists, researches, scholars, and practitioners from many fields of endeavor have identified countless characteristics and traits of good and successful leaders. However, in spite of all of these efforts, no single definition, no universal list of attributes, and no all-encompassing metric for quantifying…

REALITY #14: The difference between that which is equal and that which is equitable can be enormous.

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Just because something is equal does not mean it is equitable in its intent, its impact, or its net effect.  In fact, totally equal treatment of unequal people is generally inequitable.  This very real state of disequilibrium between equality and equity has been part of the human condition since the beginning of time. By simple…

REALITY #12: There can be an enormous disparity between assumptions and eventualities.

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A significant element of leadership, regardless of the type of organization being led, is the process of developing reasonable assumptions.  Rational assumptions set the stage for organizations to plan, prepare, and act or react in their best interests.  Even though assumptions may later prove to be incorrect, they need not permanently weaken nor destroy an…