How Deep Are Your Roots? – A Leader’s Core Convictions

How Deep Are Your Roots? - A Leader's Core Convictions

“Angela, if you are ever going to succeed in this organization, you need to learn to raise your voice and throw a chair around every now and then.  People need to know you mean business!”   As appalling as it to think that someone would ever offer advice that chair throwing is required for effective

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Photos from the Fall 2014 TBL Leadership Forum

2014 Fall Leadership Forum

 We celebrate the success of another wonderful TBL Leadership Forum in Nanjing China!     TBL Leadership Partners would like to thank all student participants as well as our awesome team of professionals for making this such a wonderful event.   For more pictures from the 2014 Fall  TBL Leadership Forum visit: Fall 2014 TBL

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The Leadership Filter – Champions of Principle

Leadership Principles

Although I knew almost nothing about the game at the time, I coached my son’s soccer team when he was only four years old.   I embarked upon the season determined to learn enough about soccer to be able to teach the boys a few fundamentals.  To my great surprise, I learned more than I

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2014 Leadership Forum in Nanjing, China

  TBL Leadership Partners along with a great team of professionals traveled to Nanjing, China to work with students aspiring to become successful leaders. Thank you to our professionals and our amazing students for making this such a meaningful experience for all!      

Catch the Waves – 5 Steps Toward Intelligent Risk Taking

I held tightly to his forearm as we bobbed and jumped in the wet playground of waves.  I gazed in wonder at the sea foam as it danced back and forth from crest to shore before disappearing on the golden sand.  I was but a tiny spec on the edge of the Atlantic and from

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Balancing Authority & Democracy

Rather than asking how to achieve a balance between authoritative leadership and democracy, we might instead consider which style of leadership is appropriate given the situation at hand. I was once asked this very interesting question about leadership, “How do you deal with the balance between powerful leadership and democracy?”  To properly answer this question,

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Strengths: Are You Positioned to Win?

  Do you know where you play best on the court of life? In the world of sports, the best coaches position their players to maximize their strengths.  Coaches know that if everyone plays the role that he or she does best, the team will perform much better than if players are in positions that

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