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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

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1 Clear Sign to Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills: Good leaders never make their people feel this way, especially during a crisis.

Today we are facing two unprecedented crises: a worldwide pandemic combined with a growing economic catastrophe. This is our shared reality.

If you are like me, you have wondered what it all means. You have questioned what and how much to believe. And even considered whom to blame for the whole state of affairs.

Unchecked and unchallenged, the natural and likely outcome of our situation leads to increased strain and separation. There is an antidote to our condition, however, but it requires action.

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Bill Gates Now Asks 1 Question That He Says 'Would Have Been Laughable to Me When I Was 25'

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Bill Gates Now Asks 1 Question That He Says 'Would Have Been Laughable to Me When I Was 25'

In this article, author Marcel Schwantes shares Bill Gates' thought-provoking question and Brian Paradis' belief in imagination and curiosity.

 

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4 Signs That Will Instantly Identify an Executive With Good Leadership Skills

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4 Signs That Will Instantly Identify an Executive With Good Leadership Skills

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Paradis, former president of Florida Hospital's (now Advent Health) Central Region, a $4 billion company with more than 25,000 employees. The facility was ranked the #1 hospital in the nation three years in a row by US News and World Report under Brian's leadership, but it took a lot of imagination to solve the organization's challenges to get to that point. Brian has recently authored a book, Lead with Imagination, about what he believes is an essential quality for a  difference-maker in the increasingly complex world of business: imagination. 4 ways to...

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