It’s All About the Mission
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
“When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.” ~W. Clement Stone I love it when I encounter a quote that has stood the test of time. We have a fascination with celebrity in our era that makes... The post It’s All About the Mission appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Leaving a Lasting Legacy – By Joe Lawerence
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
Whenever a new boss takes over a work center or as the old one leaves, they look at how they can change or have changed the organization. Whether it was new equipment, a bigger budget, more manning, a better building, etc.; their success is measured by if they made the unit better, faster, or stronger.... The post Leaving a Lasting Legacy – By Joe Lawerence appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Top 5 Leadership Personality Tests
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
In talking to many high profile leaders in my interviews one constant theme that keeps cropping up is this idea of “Self-Mastery”; getting to the truth of who you really are as a leader.  This is a critical first step in your leadership journey. In the Marine Corps this was one of the key Leadership... The post Top 5 Leadership Personality Tests appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Top 10 New-to-Leadership Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
[saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes”]  Corner-Office Confidential: Avoid These Ten Common New-to-Leadership Mistakes Leadership skills are so essential in today’s workforce, but many new leaders lack fundamental skills. Those who are interested in a degree program that caters to new leaders might consider a masters degree in organizational leadership from an accredited university. Accepting... The post Top 10 New-to-Leadership Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them) appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Top 20 Leadership & Influence Experts of 2013
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
I know, there are actually 22 names on this list, but coming up with the Top 20 Leadership & Influence Experts wasn’t easy.  There are so many great leaders to choose from and I couldn’t quite narrow it down to just 20. Looking into the lives of those who have successfully made their way in... The post Top 20 Leadership & Influence Experts of 2013 appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Teamwork
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
Nothing of real significant value can be accomplished by a single person.  I love John Maxwell’s assertion that “one is too small a number to achieve greatness.” No matter how hard you try, you will not be able to find one example of genuine achievement that was performed by a lone human being.  There was... The post Teamwork appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Courage
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
When I think of the concept of courage I’m often drawn towards those larger than life, uncommon examples of valor that are held in reverence and awe. For example, Medal of Honor recipient Sgt John Basilone on Guadalcanal repelling 3,000 Japanese for three days and nights without sleep, rest, or food; or Neil Armstrong taking... The post Courage appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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What Is Leadership?
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
I came across an amazing book titled Toward A Meaningful Life by Rabbi Simon Jacobson.  It’s a fascinating read that gives a fresh perspective on every aspect of our lives; from birth to death, love and marriage, family, etc. I especially love the following excerpt that deals with the question “What is leadership?” : In... The post What Is Leadership? appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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The New American Crisis
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
“These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with... The post The New American Crisis appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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Comfortable With Chaos
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by Richard Rierson
2y ago
As a father of four daughters (ages 15, 13, 9, & 7), I feel I’m qualified to speak with authority on the concept of living and dealing with chaos. As if having children isn’t challenging enough, we are also the owners of one extremely large German Shepherd, a loving & needy Boxer, two mini Dachshunds,... The post Comfortable With Chaos appeared first on Dose of Leadership ..read more
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