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  Have you ever noticed that gifted athletes rarely make good coaches? Nor will the most productive worker necessarily make the best department head. That's why it's vital to distinguish between the skill of performance and the skill of leading the performance-two entirely different skills. It's ...
     The Greek philosopher Ovid said, "There is no excellency without difficulty." He was right. Following the path of least resistance always leads to mediocrity. The way to true excellence is much harder. Perhaps that's why it is so rarely traveled these days. One of the primary challenges ever...
   The saying that knowledge is power is not quite true. The fact is, "utilized" knowledge is power. And whoever said, "What you don't know can't hurt you," never owned a business. Knowledge, the only instrument of production that is not subject to diminishing returns. It's the knowledge you wise...
 Time is precious. That's why one of the most crucial lessons any leader can learn is how to use time wisely. John D. Rockefeller once said, "Without the management of time, you will soon have nothing left to manage. If you visit Big Ben in London, you'll find a little poem about the preciousness...
  It's a good thing to have a goal. It's an even better if you have a powerful inner drive to achieve it. But without a workable plan, your goal and passion will benefit you very little. Most people in business are so busy coping with the urgent demands of the present that they tend to let the fu...
  Winston Churchill once said, "An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity. A pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity." Which approach do you tend to take? Great leaders tend to see opportunities-even in difficult times. They have trained themselves to look at every situation and se...
  Would you like to have the ability to perceive new business opportunities? Would you like to be able to find solutions to difficult problems no one else has even considered? Then what you need is imagination. Great leaders all had the ability to look beyond present circumstances and see the pos...
  The terms are often used interchangeably, but there is an important difference between leadership and management. Being a good manager doesn't necessarily make you a good leader. But every good leader should be a competent manager. You may be a one-man operation, but you still must manage your ...

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