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Being the Leader Your Business Needs

By Ann Connor

The business world is competitive and forever changing. In order to rise above the competition business owners need to learn how to become the most effective leaders they can be. Keeping up with evolving marketing methods and changing technologies while also leading your team to success, is oftentimes too much weight to bare. There are some leaders that have this unbearable weight on their shoulders and as a result, they tend to bring down those around them. Due to high failure rates of startup businesses, strong willed and educated leadership is a prerequisite. Figuring out how to become the kind of leader that employees and associates can depend on, is the best way to create and maintain a successful and potentially lucrative network.

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Leadership Blind Spots

by Jeff Saari

I think most of us have been in the position of going to change lanes in our car only

to be honked at. Simply put, the other driver was in our blind spot — that area to the right or left of the vehicle that nothing can be seen from the side mir- rors. If you are going slowly, this “blind spot” mistake can cause a scare or a fender bender or simply an inconvenience. Going fast it can cause major damage, injury or death.

Our leadership is analogous to this concept because what we don’t see about ourselves can have a minor or major impact on our business or team.

Behaviors you can’t see

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