Author Archives: James Strutton

QBQ! QuickNote – Integrity Begins With Me!

On a December Saturday years ago, the Millers piled into our van and headed for the mall. It was lunchtime, so we stopped at McDonald’s. Waiting at a red light in front of the restaurant, we saw a man standing … Continue reading

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QBQ! QuickNote – Outstanding Happens in Moments

Our QuickNote story is from Antonio in Indiana, an Outstanding! reader. John, I ordered Outstanding! the minute it was released, and have applied the principles to my personal and professional life. My staff has done the same—and we have seen our business … Continue reading

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Leadership and Mentoring

Ben Franklin said; tell me and I’ll forget, teach me, and I may remember, involve me and I’ll learn. I mention that to say rather than simply give the answers, the Leader’s role should be to help their people find … Continue reading

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Leadership Traits

One of the most important contributions psychology has made to the field of business has been in determining the key traits of acknowledged leaders. Psychological tests have been used to determine what characteristics are most commonly noted among successful leaders. … Continue reading

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More ideas about Leadership

Explaining and understanding the nature of good leadership is probably easier than practicing it. Good leadership requires deep human qualities, beyond conventional notions of authority. In the modern age good leaders are an enabling force, helping people and organizations to … Continue reading

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Leadership Tips

Different leaders have different ideas about leadership. For example, below you will see Jack Welch’s perspective which even though quite modern compared to many leaders, is nevertheless based on quite traditional leadership principles. First here is a deeper more philosophical … Continue reading

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SIX KEYS TO SUCCESS

I read this and wanted to share it with you because it makes a lot of sense. First don’t confuse how much money one has as to his or her success! These keys will not unlock any opportunities of success … Continue reading

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So, now you’re A Leader

There are some times in life when everything changes. For families, it’s the birth of the first child. For people in business, it’s moving from individual contributor to the Leader. Here are a dozen things to think about. Being a … Continue reading

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IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

There was a man taking a morning walk on the beach. He saw that along with the morning tide came hundreds of starfish and when the tide receded, they were left behind and with the morning sunrays, they would die. … Continue reading

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WHO’S THE BOSS?

Several weeks ago I made a post to Facebook and one of my friends, Joyce Knudsen, of Nashville, TN liked it and sent me this article, and I felt it speaks volumes to what I was saying so I decided … Continue reading

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