You know that job you have now? You won’t have it forever. Someday, you’ll accept another offer that seems like a better fit. You’ll accept a more demanding job for better pay. You’ll accept a less demanding job to have more time with your family. You’ll change professionals as your industry revolves. Your employer will reorganize or downsize or move out of state or get bought out. Even if you’re a “lifer” at your current employer, you’ll eventually retire. (click to continue…)

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Theory vs. Reality

August 15, 2014
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We are celebrating four years of Leadership With Sass! In honor of our fourth birthday, we thought we would flash back to our very first post. Enjoy, and thank you for joining us on this live-it-out leadership journey!  Theory: A contemplation or speculation; a guess or conjecture. Synonyms include concept, guess, hunch, suspicion, dogma. Reality: The state of being […]

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Are You Afraid to Praise?

August 12, 2014
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Everyone needs praise and encouragement, some more than others. Yet, occasionally leaders withhold praise from their team members because they’re afraid of the impact their encouraging words will have!

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Learn to Live and Lead in the Present

August 8, 2014
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Leaders must continually keep their eyes on the horizon and drive their business toward the future while still leading in the present. It’s a difficult balance, planning for tomorrow while still appreciating today. However, if we constantly live in the future, we miss what’s going on now, and the “now” is what we were dreaming about […]

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You Are Not Excused

August 4, 2014
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In a recent Leadership Promises daily devotional, I read that even a really introverted person will influence 10,000 people in his or her lifetime. That’s a lot of people! Of course, that influence may be fleeting, but it doesn’t minimize the impact that we can have.

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