A different horizon: Native American views on leadership

So much of what we teach, read, and aspire to as leaders is based on a set of premises that we take for granted based on a platform of cultural, historic, political, and social experience. University of Nebraska Associate Professor Miles Bryant published a 1996 article examining leadership values through a lens of culture. Leading“A different horizon: Native American views on leadership”

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Two mindsets that shape our lives

Last month, RMA friend and associate Sarah Wolfgram pointed us to brainpickings.org, the weekly blog of New York-based writer Maria Popova. What a treasure-trove of great ideas! Popova’s recent piece, “Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives,” really gives food for thought to how we fine-tune the “internal monologue” that scores“Two mindsets that shape our lives”

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Leadership lessons from the world of sport

Hope. Commitment. The highest aspirations. Setbacks. Whether you’re a devoted fan of sports or not, you have to agree that athletes and sporting events can be a treasure trove of leadership lessons. As the Winter Olympic Games open tomorrow in Sochi, Russia, there’s a wealth of news coverage on the athletic competitions to come as“Leadership lessons from the world of sport”

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Confront your fear

At RMA, we never get tired of learning about leadership, and taking more risk—a willingness to move out of a comfortable place and consciously stepping into the unknown—is part of what makes a leader emerge from the crowd. Are you taking risks these days? What is it that you are afraid of? Here’s a five-minute“Confront your fear”

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