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Multitasking Has It’s Downside
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5 Tough Lessons All Good Leaders Endure
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Is ‘Success’ Your Goal?
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5 Surefire Ways To Sharpen Your Skills
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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps

Multitasking Has It’s Downside

  This post is a repost of an original written by Ernie Smith at Associations Now.  You can read the original here.   Why taking a step back from doing multiple tasks at once may be the best decision you’ll make all day.  Tackling several tasks simultaneously can feel really good if done right. The problem is, this strategy is often done wrong, and it’s easy to get offtrack. Plus, when it’s done wrong, it can[…]

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5 Tough Lessons All Good Leaders Endure

Tough lessons by their very nature are not easy to come by.  But these lessons are the pillars on which we build the rest of our lives. They need to be sturdy. They need to be well established. And they need to be able to withstand the pressure that comes with ridicule and judgement from those who think they are unnecessary. How tough are your lessons? Every high-functioning leader of which I am aware, has[…]

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Is ‘Success’ Your Goal?

Early this week I had a breakdown in my usual upbeat attitude about my position in life. I entertained the question, “What have I to show for my life?” I couldn’t identify what I would consider a ‘successful’ accounting for my professional life. I took a wide open psychological body blow. It knocked the wind out of my sails and I was temporarily stuck. Luckily, I have enough experience under my belt to recognize it[…]

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5 Surefire Ways To Sharpen Your Skills

When I was a young man I started reading and listening to all the ‘Leadership’ material I could find.  I asked experienced, more mature leaders for their recommendations.  I sometimes just happened across a book that I would find interesting to read.  One of those books was John Maxwell’s 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership.  It fed a hunger that I had to develop my leadership and my life.  John Maxwell’s teaching still does that today,[…]

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Nonprofits CAN Create Clever Apps

Nonprofits are not known to be on the cutting edge of technology.  For those of us in the nonprofit sector, this news comes as no surprise and hardly worth blogging about.  However, it is more and more the case that the nonprofit is learning the ongoing necessity of engaging in the digital sphere. But, are apps worth the effort?  The sad reality is that 20% of all apps are opened only once before being deleted.[…]

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