Leadership Living is an engaging serial feature interpreting “MasterPoint” principles for both aspiring and seasoned professionals and corporate leaders. As concise, appealing and ongoing leadership training, the series adds value to company newsletters, magazines, and other professional membership publications. Permission is granted for publication without charge, provided that each issue is presented in its entirety, including the copyright notice and brief bio at the end.
105 How dare I NOT be offended! Taking offense is an act reserved only for me104 Does your private life impact your public life? You cannot separate character from conduct. 103 The All-New Change Game: how to play to win Lead through trends, timings and transitions. 102 How to live, eat and breathe leadership It’s not a matter of position, but disposition. 101 How to destroy the debilitating effects of ignorance within Leaders are readers. 100 How to soar over the ruins of stinkin’ thinkin’ I choose. And my choices make all the difference. 99 How to hire the right people Know first your own essentials 98 Leading and defining organizational culture Mission, virtue, empowerment, and adaptability. 97 How to confront someone A constructive confrontation yields a positive resolution. 96 Advancing from eligible to successful To come along successfully, get along relationally. 95 Take a turn at the front Initiative leads to leadership 94 Envisioning and crafting a custom-built future Focus your vision to realize your dream 93 Intuitive by choice, not by chance Intuitive leaders clue in to deliver up the best. 92 Gaining credibility through crisis Character in crisis creates credibility in command. 91 Respect—it’s everywhere you want to be Don’t merely yearn respect—earn it! 90 12 most engaging investments Invest in your most valuable human resources. 89 Neutralize negativity Lead best with a positive charge. 88 Intentionally the best Being intentional is becoming to the best in me. 87 MasterPoint Leadership Creed Live what you believe. 86 Getting smart about goals Be smart, live smart with SMART goals. 85 7 deadly sins of professional irresponsibility Achieve through a regimen of responsibility. 84 Let me tell you about my narcissism! Outward living produces upward results. 83 Profiles in courage Courage lives and grows within before asserting itself without. 82 Ascending the levels of leadership Aspire higher to lead larger. 81 Shutting down the problem factory Convert problem makers into problem solvers. 80 How to live a great story My future is a blank page. I determine what I write on it. 79 Have your people call my people… Constructive meetings make productive people. 78 Life and leadership on the road Plan to act; act to lead; lead to live. 77 Why virtue matters In every leadership decision, personal relationship, course of action. 76 Storms only cross our pathways Weather difficult disturbances with proactive preparations. 75 The instrumental role of risk in success Rise to the risks to reach the rewards. 74 Transformative firepower Kindle an intentional blaze for the best in transformative results. 73 Are you talking to me?! It’s my life and I’m responsible for it. 72 Agility in the land of giants Disable your obstacles to achieve your dream. 71 You can’t make me! (but I can be persuaded) Persuasiveness is power. 70 Let’s dance! Love learning to lead in discerning. 69 How to fail uphill Pack attitude to make altitude. 68 Be a successful double dealer Be a Leader-Manager. 67 Purposeful pathfinding Plot your way with the 4 cardinal points. 66 Fostering creativity in the workplace Invest in imagination, cultivate curiosity. 65 Power-up with partnerships The 8 T’s of tactical teambuilding. 64 Relational results Unify people for purposeful achievement. 63 The right inner stuff Nourish your assets to flourish your worth. 62 Chasing the dream Add synergy to significance to multiply value. 61 “Those” people Don’t let the cliques spook you. Step up. Step confidently. Step in. 60 Visionary achievement The seven steps of visionary achievement. 59 Fluxing fortunes Remain flexible and open and things may go better for you. 58 Recreation and re-creation Get out! Refresh. Create. Lead. Succeed. 57 Currents Keep current with the issues & trends; partner up & navigate with purpose. 56 Thinking and doing and being Think to believe; believe to act; act to become.