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What You Can Do to Enable Kids to Grow Up

1shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn After a lively debate with a student group about the essence of healthy leadership, one student approached me with an indifferent attitude toward preparing to be a leader. When the subject came up of how slowly kids are maturing today, this male student said to me: “What’s the big…

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My Favorite Leadership Quotes

5shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Every year I post a list. It’s a list I think leaders like you will appreciate and benefit from. I’ve posted lists of my favorite leadership books, my favorite leadership movies and even my favorite leadership examples—and many of them are students! Today, I’d like to share with you…

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The Key Role of Intuition in Students’ Decisions

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore I just had a difficult conversation with my son Jonathan. He is an intelligent 23 year old who loves to serve people. Our discussion was hard because it concerned the mismatch with his recent summer job waiting tables at a high-end restaurant in Beverly Hills, California. Even…

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The Top Traits We Look for in Millennial Team Members

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore As I travel, I meet leaders who consistently ask about hiring and firing staff. How do we find good members and how do we cultivate their talent? How do we find young staff members who possess a strong work ethic and great attitudes? Great questions. Whether you’re…

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A Graduation With Over 90 Valedictorians

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore We’ve all seen it: Little League baseball players show up for their final game, and everyone gets a trophy. Students compete in an art show, and everyone gets a ribbon. It’s become commonplace. We are all winners. In fact, we’re all awesome. The question on the minds…

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Tiger Mom or Cat Dad?

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore The claws are out over two parenting styles that are expanding in our world today. We see them in America, but they’re not limited to our country. Helicopter Parents and Snowplow parents are old news. These styles are a reaction to two decades of deficiencies in Baby…

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Three Balancing Acts to Perform with Today’s Young Students

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore You’ve probably noticed the new breed of students today, who bring with them new and different issues we leaders must face. Research is beginning to show that today’s teens look at money, social media, gender issues, family and careers differently than twenty-somethings do. They’re much more “out…

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Evaluating Your Leadership: From Progress to Progressive

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore OK. Here’s a walk down memory lane. Do you remember when MySpace was the leading edge of social networking? How about when Walkmans were the leading edge of portable music? Do you remember the Palm Pilot or Blackberry? How about Prodigy or CompuServe or AOL? Each of…

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A New Approach to Leadership: Podcast #28

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Follow @TimElmore Today I’m excited to share with you a conversation I recently had with my good friend Zach Thomas. He is an accomplished leader who studied at West Point, served as a Ranger instructor, started his own business, and now leads young people at a Chick-fil-A. We discussed a new…

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