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The Rhino’s P-E-O-P-L-E

The Rhino’s P-E-O-P-L-E

By • on March 11, 2011

Happiness and honing are the two main objectives of the 2nd level, of the five levels of leadership. At the second level, people should become happy to follow you, as opposed to having to follow you because of your position or title. This level affords you the opportunity to hone, or sharpen relationships with your peers and/or subordinates so that

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How Resilience Can Make or Break a Leader

How Resilience Can Make or Break a Leader

By • on December 30, 2010

Jack Welch, in his extraordinary book “Winning” notes resilience as one of the most important characteristics a leader can have: “The fourth characteristic [of senior leadership] is heavy-duty resilience. Every leader makes mistakes, every leader stumbles and falls. The question with a senior-level leader is, does she learn from

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360-degree Vision OR Your Mother, the Rhino

360-degree Vision OR Your Mother, the Rhino

By • on June 17, 2010

While it is very easy to put on blinders and run through life, the rhino realizes that survival depends on constant observation and planning. A Rhinos vision can be likened to a mother’s vision-no matter what species she hails from. A mother’s main objective is to lead by example and protect herself and her herd of baby Rhinos. While growing up

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Rhino Foresight

Rhino Foresight

By • on March 16, 2010

The best chess players in the world will tell you that they are not just merely interested in the board game; they will tell you that they are strategists whom enjoy an intellectual cat and mouse where they are not anticipating their own next move, but rather their worthy opponents. They not only plan their next five or six moves in advance, they base

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Do You Own Your Time?

Do You Own Your Time?

By • on November 18, 2009

Has anyone ever asked you the question, “Do You Own Your Time®?” You’ve probably heard the question before, either asked aloud or whispered by that little voice inside your head. Or perhaps you’ve heard it another way: “Do you control how you Spend Your Time?” You already know that time is precious; however many of us fall into the rat-race

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The Ultimate Marketing Guru: The Rhino

The Ultimate Marketing Guru: The Rhino

By • on October 28, 2009

Tough times call for tough role models. And in the jungle, they don’t come any tougher than the rhino. The rhino may seem like an unlikely marketing guru in a recessionary environment, but take a second look. The rhino is actually one of nature’s master communicators. He uses an elaborate combination of grunts, growls, and puffs to get his message

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Set Your Thermostat on Success

Set Your Thermostat on Success

By • on October 5, 2009

Imagine the thermostat in your home. Get a good, clear picture of it. I know this is a strange request—I doubt you usually spend a lot of time pondering your thermostat. But it actually plays a pretty amazing role in our daily lives. Think about it. With the simple push of a finger, a thermostat creates huge changes in our environment. It dictates

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Building Rhino Immunity to Financial Cancer

Building Rhino Immunity to Financial Cancer

By • on September 29, 2009

There’s no doubt that cancer remains one of the biggest health-related anxieties we are confronted with today. It’s almost impossible to turn on the nightly news without hearing about a promising new cancer treatment, or to walk down a supermarket checkout aisle without spotting a headline on preventative diets or lifestyle changes. We can count

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Re-Engage Your Leadership Communication Today

Re-Engage Your Leadership Communication Today

By • on September 8, 2009

Three Ways You Can Re-Engage Your Leadership Communication Today: 1. Mean what you say and do what you say you will do. 2. Stop and listen to your team before you speak. 3. Everyone matters.Throw out old communication habits and using email as the primary form of communication. Work to communicate on a personal inspired level – holding weekly

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Running With The Rhinos

Running With The Rhinos

By • on July 19, 2009

Failure is the main ingredient in the recipe for success; its 10 parts education, 20 parts effort and 70 parts failure. So why do we hang our heads, lower our eyelids, and cover our mouths, drenched in shame and disgrace, when admitting our failures? It all starts with the competitive arena which has actually made it more difficult for leaders and

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