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Leadership, Narcissism, And Parental Income

March 5, 2017 4 Comments
Leadership, Narcissism, And Parental Income

An exceptional new study on the link between narcissism and leadership was recently published in one of our top academic journals. The study of 229 recent graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, all lieutenants and captains at the time of the study, showed a strong negative relationship between narcissism, leadership behaviors, […]

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CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

August 16, 2016 4 Comments
CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

Servant leadership is a belief in and practice of “leadership that places the good of those led over the self-interest of the leader, emphasizing leader behaviors that focus on follower development and de-emphasizing glorification of the leader” (Hale and Fields, 2007, p. 397). Servant leaders see themselves as a resource, not the source or oracle […]

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If You Worried More About Performing

April 11, 2013 6 Comments
If You Worried More About Performing

You wouldn’t have to worry about making excuses for failing to achieve what you said was your goal. You wouldn’t have to blame others for failures you could have avoided. You wouldn’t have to count on others shirking their responsibility in order to give you what you think you are entitled too even though your […]

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The Choices Of Leadership

April 5, 2013 2 Comments
The Choices Of Leadership

I am speaking this morning to a group of leaders at Truckee Meadows Community College. It’s not often that I get a chance to speak to colleagues in education about leadership so I am looking forward to it. These folks have been participating in leadership development and my talk will be the final session. I […]

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