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Dec31
The Power of a Leader's Vision

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Proverbs 9:19 "...where there is no vision, the people perish..."

Solomon's words here are one of the mantras that I try to live my life by to the fullest. It is imperative that any effective leader have and keep a clear vision of where they are, where they want to be a distinct path on how to get there. There are people counting on that leader. In many cases, there are families, organizations, corporations, countries and cities counting on the vision of that leader. There must be a vision.

A leader's power and voice are tied directly into the vision that he or she has set for those that follow them. If their vision is rich, exciting and viral, there will be followers. If their vision is weak, muddled or cloudy, there will still be people that follow them. The quality of the vision does not drive the followers loyalty. The leader will not fail. The absence of the vision is what causes the followers to perish. They must have something to follow.

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Dec29
Vladmir Putin Named As Times Person of the Year - 2007
Vladimir Putin names as 2007 Times Person of the Year. Continue Reading
Dec20
Vision and Goal-Setting for Leaders in 2008
  As a leader, have you set goals for you and your business in 2008? Do you have any definite changes that you want to make to the way you lead, to the way you have been conducting business?All leader's successes... Continue Reading
Dec18
Show Your Leadership Style By Creating A Value-Driven Business Ethic
The cliche, "you get what you pay for", can translate into so many areas of life and business that it's well worth taking heed to also when you're in leadership. There is essentially the idea that the quality of value... Continue Reading
Dec17
Leaders Celebrating Together With Know More Media's Online Presence for 2 Years
Last week was a celebration of blog network, Know More Media, with an online presence of two years in the news/blog world. They officially launched the network in December of 2005 and business has been getting better for them since... Continue Reading
Dec13
The Mitchell Report Spotlights a lack of Leadership
With the release of the “Mitchell Report,” the world got a glimpse of the ugly truth that Major Baseball and its high-priced talent is rife with performance-enhancing drug use. While the revelation that players are using performance-enhancing drugs is... Continue Reading
Does The Use of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in MLB Affect School-Aged Children?
Some little fellows (and some big ones too) who have idolized ball players for many years of their lives will be sadly disappointed Continue Reading
Dec12
Leading By Example
People who fall under our leadership in any situation will simply do what they see, or don't see, you do. Continue Reading
Dec11
Leaders Need Breaks Too
As a business owner, a parent and busy adult, taking time away from all of our responsibilities can become more of a burden than a luxury. Just mention the word "vacation" and you're ususally met with a rolling of the... Continue Reading
Dec10
Is Don Imus A Fascinating Character?
 Controversial, I give him, but Don Imus being hailed as one of the Most Fascinating People Of 2007 by Barbara Walter's and NBC, I think not. While I also realize that advertisers want viewers and ratings, don't you think adding... Continue Reading
Dec 7
Do What I Do, Say What I Say, Lead Like I Lead
The mark of a great leader is in the followers that he or she has behind them. I have had my fair share of following great, powerful leaders as well as following questionably weak ones. Although my experiences were memorable with... Continue Reading
Dec 6
Should Don Imus Be Celebrated or Ignored?
Should we take Don Imus seriously and listen to anymore of his rantings? Or should he just get off the air for good? Continue Reading
Dec 5
Can Online Learning Make Better Leaders?
Learning online can be a beneficial tool for leaders, especially those who find themselves limited on time. Distance education, or online learning as it is better known, has quickly become the choice of furthering one’s education. Although it is still... Continue Reading
Dec 4
Neighborhood Leaders
Do you live in one of those communities where no one mows their lawn until you do? What about painting their homes...have you seen anyone have theirs painted recently after having just had yours done? And let's not forget about this... Continue Reading
Dec 3
Future Leaders Are in Some of the Best High Schools in the Country
GPA's and character traits can be found in our future high school leaders. Continue Reading

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