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Six Steps to Help Young Team Members Manage Expectations

5shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn As Generation Z moves from school to career, many of them enter their first job with different expectations than those of their employers. They want to move up the organizational chart faster than their manager believes they are ready for that move. “More than 75% of Gen Z members…

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One Solution to Spark Change in Your Students

4shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Life changes fast. Sometimes we can see it change before our very eyes, but at other times, we must step back and observe. Consider this fact. Less than a hundred years ago, in my grandparents’ day, many Americans saw some realities in life differently. Less Than a Century Ago…

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Why You Should Have High Expectations of the Students You Lead

22shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I’ve written about my experience mentoring young college students in leadership back in the 1990s. I led a group of six students who chose and discussed various topics each week. I got an email from a student one evening asking who was going to choose the topic for next…

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Are Your Students Setting the Right Goals?

13shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Last month, I met with some college seniors to set some goals for the year. It was both an enlightening and hilarious experience, as student goals ranged from “I have no idea what to write down” to “I still want to be a professional athlete” to “I want to…

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What You Can Do to Enable Kids to Grow Up

4shares 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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