The Importance of Creating a Common Vision

By Linda Brown, Director, Rocky Mountain Enterprise Sales, IBM and CWCC Board Member How often do we hear that an accomplished and widely admired executive is “a born leader”?  Far too often in my opinion, since no one is born with the skills required to lead effectively.  On the contrary, leadership skills are learned – […]

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10 Essential Traits of an Everyday Leader

By Aimee Cohen, Owner, Success Coaching for Women and CWCC Member When we think of leaders, we often think of the big names…Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Margaret Thatcher, and others. They certainly have a long list of accomplishments, have positively impacted lives around the world, and have solidified their place in the history books…but […]

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Leadership is an action, not a position!

By Amy L. Shoemaker, PHR, CMC, EMBA, Kennedy and Coe, LLC and CWCC Member “The leader who leads by pointing the way leaves no footprints for his followers.”  African Proverb. When I attained my first vice president position; Sally, another vice president, came to me and shared that she had decided that since the last […]

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Leadership 101: Three Fundamental Skills for Leaders

By Andrea Pitman, Owner, Executive Director and People Development Expert, The Nectar  Group and CWCC Member “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” J.F.K. How does one even begin to learn something that seems so intangible like leadership? We hear about “natural born leaders” but is this reality? Are people just born with some innate ability […]

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