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Leadership isn’t learned in a binder, baby

This week’s community #usguys #usblogs topic is courtesy of @gabyorourke (who also happens to be one of our super fabulous members) and is on “Leadership lessons you didn’t learn in school”.  Since launching the Executive Roundtable, we’ve been running an executive forum every year along the same theme. My short response to this theme would be “basically …

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Kick your fears to the curb; not your ambitions #usguys #usblogs

In 2000, I decided to “up” my leadership by enrolling in a coaching program through the Coaches Training Institute.  It was probably one of the best leadership decisions I ever made.  Not only did it help me be a better “manager/coach”, I found it to be a strangely effective form of personal therapy.  All of …

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5 Leadership Lessons from Hollywood – #usguys / #usblogs

In honour of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, #usguys #usblogs posed the topic: what we learn from the movies as the Monday morning blog theme.  Since I’ve been having a bit of writers block, I thought I’d jump into their game and see if it inspired me to write this week.  So, here’s my some-what tongue-in-cheek …

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