passion

6 Characteristics of Passionate Employees

April 4, 2014
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Are there people who do not have a passion for anything? Is passion an essential ingredient for a successful employee? Should our employees bring the passion, or is it up to us to create it?

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Serving Like Our Savior!

December 22, 2013
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This week we celebrate the birth of Jesus, a leader we should all strive to be like. He was loving, firm, and focused. He sacrificed for others, cast vision, believed in his mission, and was passionate about our buy in. He was patient, earned his influence, and led from the heart. He was courageous, inspirational, didn’t give […]

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Bring On The Passion

December 2, 2012
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We’re all drawn to people who are engaged in life, who have the “it” we look for in others. These people create excitement and have a sparkle in their eyes when they talk about what they’re doing. This passion that they have creates engagement; one passionate person can engage a team, and an engaged team […]

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Unsinkable Leadership Lessons from the Titanic

August 23, 2011
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If you’re like me then you’ve seen the movie Titanic more than once and, last night I found myself watching it again with my daughter, Jeri. It’s one of those movies that even though you know how it ends; you can’t help but keep watching. While some parts of the movie I’m sure have been […]

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The People Bucket List

August 1, 2011
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So is it really true that you are what you eat? Do you notice how much better you feel when you eat the right foods? Eating the right foods can really dictate how you look, feel, and even how you think. The right nutrition is crucial to our performance. I believe this concept is no […]

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Vision, Passion, and Purpose: A View From the Middle

June 30, 2011
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Today’s post by ML Hubbard* continues our Emerging Leaders series, featuring guest posts from young leaders in the workplace. Read, enjoy, and join the conversation! As a Millennial in the workplace, I’ve approached the much-anticipated fork in the road, asking myself some of the common questions we all ask at various points in our careers: […]

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Four Actions for Creating a Passionate Team

February 10, 2011
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In my last post I talked about the power of passion. Today I want to address a question I’ve been asked a few times this week: “How do you create passion?” Honestly, I can’t create a fire in your belly to be passionate about what I’m passionate about. Passion is a hunger. What I can […]

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The Thing About Passion

February 6, 2011
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It’s so fun and intriguing to see illustrations of leadership, good or bad, happen around us everyday! I don’t look for them, but I seem to laser in on a leadership moment when I see it in the making. Friday night my daughter’s 8th grade basketball team played the only team in the county that’s […]

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How to Build a Legacy of Leadership

December 23, 2010
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While 2010 approaches its end, it still leaves a legacy that will be remembered by the impact it created. As leaders, our legacy is no different. What we do today will determine our legacy long after we are gone.  I asked my good friend and colleague, Julie Claggett, to bring our year to a close […]

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