Monthly Archives: July 2012

Leadership: Does the Situation Matter?

In previous posts we’ve talked about two major camps of leadership theorists: those who believe leadership is all about a handful of universal traits, and those who believe it’s all about a handful of different leadership styles.Both of these approaches … Continue reading

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Leadership: Is it all about Style?

Do all leaders possess the same key traits? The ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu thought so. In his famous book on leadership, The Art of War, he proposed that all effective leaders possess the same five characteristics: intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, … Continue reading

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Are the 5 Classic Traits of Effective Leaders All There Is To It?

One of the classic schools of thought on the subject of leadership holds that leadership – whether in business, politics, or other areas of society – consists of a collection of traits. These traits can be cultivated by anyone who … Continue reading

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Leadership: What Is It? And Why Is It So Important to Us?

After a wonderful vacation hiatus, I’m energized and excited to be back in the office.  I hope your summer plans are allowing you time to rest and rejuvenate!Gary and I have been focused on the topic of leadership the last … Continue reading

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