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The Culture is Your Leadership Legacy

In Be a Better Leader by Jason Cortel

Leaders leave a legacy, intended or not, designed or not. Your legacy isn’t what you wish or insist it is. Your legacy is how others live and work because of the behavior they saw you exhibit. You control the legacy you leave behind based on what you cultivate in the …

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The Wanderer

In Be a Better Leader by Jason Cortel

Use this simple technique to start seeing, hearing and understanding all that is happening under your leadership.

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How to Enter a New Leadership Role

In Be a Better Leader, First Time Manager, Lists by Jason Cortel

Have you recently been promoted to a leadership position? There will be doubters and critics out there who believe you will fail. In fact, they will be waiting for it. They will doubt your ability to lead; they will doubt your ability to carry the torch of success. Your own mind is …

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Activate Encouragement Instead of Fear

In Be a Better Leader by Jason Cortel

Fear is a natural reaction to risks associated with the unknown. Business leaders are faced with the unknown quite often. Some allow their fear to drive them to the dark corner of leading by fear. Better leaders lead by activating encouragement when fear creeps in. Some business leaders are masquerading as experts …

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Listening or Dictating be a Better Leader

In Be a Better Leader by Jason Cortel

   This can happen independently or a mixture of both. Knowing when and how long to listen vs. dictate can have a profound impact on the outcome. If your goal is to have an effective conversation, frequently pause and ask for feedback then listen. Dominating the session with your own …

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