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15 Lessons from 5 Years of Lead Change Group

15 Lessons 5 Years | Lead Change Group

In late March, 2009, after 4 months of thinking and planning, I decided to start a leadership consulting business named the Lead Change Group. I also decided to create a group on LinkedIn to connect with like-minded folks and potential prospects.  So on March 30, 2009, I went to the LinkedIn Groups section and clicked » Read More

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The Obligation – Origins of Lead Change Group Final Chapter

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Do you ever wonder if you’ve done all you could? As I grow older, I question the impact I made with the resources at my disposal. I’ve had 55 years. I’ve had quite a bit of money and time, friends, opportunities. In Tribes, Godin titled a section The Obligation: Not too far from us, a » Read More

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The Forces of Mediocrity – Origins of Lead Change Part 10

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Remarkable visions and genuine insight are always met with resistance. Seth Godin, Tribes Our world is marked by a pull to the ordinary. Anything exceptional looks different. We claim to applaud the different, but many things, in fact most things we really like the new, but not necessarily different. Look at just about any area » Read More

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Errors and Deviants – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 9

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This is part 9 of a series on the history of the Lead Change Group outlined by examining the book Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us by Seth Godin. For links to all the posts click here. If you’ve been reading any of these Origins of Lead Change posts you know our group proves » Read More

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The Posture of a Leader – Origins of Lead Change Part 8

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In Tribes, Godin talks subtly about the transition in leadership from autocrat to servant. The section is titled The Posture of a Leader. He lists a series of shifts that we need to be aware of. For example, “If you are a student in my class and you don’t learn what I’m teaching, I’ve let » Read More

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Who Cares? – The Origins of the Lead Change Group Part 7

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Leaders care. One thing I care about is that I not do nothing. When I see something that needs to be done, especially in the leadership space, I don’t want to be a tourist, trying something a little and then going back where I was. What we do should impact us and change us as » Read More

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How to Be Wrong – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 6

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Have you ever choked? I’m not talking about dinner. Choking is a performance analogy. I’ve been fortunate to play Pebble Beach Golf Links. In the golf world, it’s about as close as you can get to the center of the universe. The course is beautiful and often so is the weather. Incredible. When you spend » Read More

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The Plurality Myth – Origins of Lead Change Group Part 5

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This is the fifth part of a series on the origins of the Lead Change Group based on one of the key books that inspired me to take action: Tribes by Seth Godin. For links to all the posts, check out this page. On page 65 in Tribes, Godin has a section titled The Plurality » Read More

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The F Word – Origins of Lead Change Part 4

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This is the fourth part of a series on the origins of the Lead Change Group based on one of the key books that inspired me to take action: Tribes by Seth Godin. For links to all the posts, check out this page. On page 42 of Tribes, Seth Godin remarks that there are no » Read More

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Why Now? Origins of Lead Change Part 3

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This is the third part of a series on the origins of the Lead Change Group based on one of the key books that inspired me to take action: Tribes by Seth Godin. For links to all the posts, check out this page. When I went into business on my own as a consultant in » Read More

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