Leadership

Do You Know What Mastery Looks Like?

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So I had a birthday last week…

YOU: “How old are you?”

motivational speaker Bill StaintonDoesn’t matter. Anyway, I happened to be in San Diego for the annual convention of my industry organization, the National Speakers Association, and a group of friends ...

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Leaders: The Medium is NOT the Message

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I was just reading a back issue of Harvard Business Review and came upon an article by Jorge Cauz, the president of Encyclopedia Britannica.

YOU: “Encyclopedia Britannica?! Is that still a thing? Are encyclopedias still a thing? I mean, aside from Wikipedia, of course.”

Yes, it’s still a thing, although as of last year they no longer produce a physical, bound, book version. Today they are digital only. When asked about that, Cauz said:

“I’m confident in Encyclopedia Britannica’s ability to endure in ...

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Why Good Magicians–and Good Leaders–Have a Plan B

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In card magic, there are a number of secret moves, or “sleights,” that all self-respecting magicians must master. I still remember spending hours, days, and weeks practicing maneuvers like the side pass, the Elmsley count, the glide, and many others. I got fairly good, although my professional magician friends can run circles around me. I was a pretty good amateur, but I was never a master.

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