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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make When They Are on the Brink of Success

A few years ago, a friend and I bought a house to rehabilitate and sell.  After a few months, the majority of the major work was completed.  It seemed to take forever to finish the last 5% and get it ready to sell. Likewise, an NFL team can march down the field 10, 20, or 30 yards at a time.  Something happens though once they get near the goal line.  The last 10 yards seems to take more effort than the previous 90. I began thinking about this topic after watching a compilation video on Facebook showing a bunch of…

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Good Leaders Operate Like a Thermostat Not a Thermometer

The temperature in Atlanta, Georgia has been rather cool the last few weeks.  Actually, I would say downright cold, although the last few days have been rainy with moderate temperatures. I don’t like cold weather, especially when the temperature drops below 20 degrees. I know, 20 degrees isn’t too bad for some places but it is pretty cold for here. Anyways, the cold temperature started me thinking about the difference between a thermostat and a thermometer. A thermostat registers the temperature in the room and adjusts its setting according to how it has been programmed to regulate the temperature.  A…

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Leadership Quotes

You can learn a lot by what others have to say.

“To each, there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents.  What a trajedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.”

– Sir Winston Churchill

Set Career Goals

The earlier a person writes their career goals down and starts working to achieve them, the more likely the person will find success.

Establish Good Habits

Establishing good habits will do more to propel someone toward a successful career than almost anything else they can do.

Diversify Assignments

A diversified work assignment is a foundation of a well thought out plan to be an attractive candidate for a law enforcement executive position.

Point to Specific Achievements

A career filled with specific achievements will provide a selection of choices that can be highlighted for specific job opportunities.

Create a Specific Resume

A well-written resume, designed for the specific job opportunity being applied for, will provide the applicant a better chance of success.

Prepare for Interview

A well thought out game plan for a job interview is a key part of the preparation needed to continue moving through the hiring process.

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