Sense of Humor – Leadership Blog Series

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Sense of Humor – Leadership Blog Series

Having a sense of humor when leading a group is no laughing matter.  Seriously, when crisis hits, and it will, having a sense of humor puts your people at ease and may spare you from an early death.  When your website crashes, ROFL won’t be included in your tweet.  Lost revenue from a faulty online […]

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Responsiveness – Leadership Blog Series

An effective leader responds to crisis, mystery, opportunity, and confusion. A good leader does not back down or shy away from managing unexpected circumstances.  At times like these, followers need reassurance, guidance, and most of all, security.  Leaders must not only be willing to respond to issues as they arise but must do so in […]

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Leadership Series on the Blog

Are leaders born or made?  What makes a good leader? Join us this week on the blog for our leadership series.  We will take a look at 4 traits of successful leaders.  At the end of the week, evaluate your own traits and see if you have what it takes to be a successful leader. […]

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Reflections – A Message from SmarterServices’ President

Leadership is getting things done through people. There are two ways you can get someone to do something – (1) force them, (2) motivate them. Obviously as educational leaders we are not in a position to force someone to do something. Who would want to work in an organization that forces people to do things? […]

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