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How to Take Responsibility in a Crisis

How to Take Responsibility in a Crisis

If you’re a leader, it isn’t enough to take responsibility for your own mistakes. You’ve got to step up and be the spokesperson for your people when things go wrong, too. And it’s true—the blame might belong to one person. But if they’re on your team, you have to take ownership.

Instead of assigning blame, focus on fixing the problem at hand. It takes real leadership to take the focus off one individual and choose to move forward for the good of everyone around you.

There’s one particular story that will inspires me to take responsibility no matter what. Read on to learn how even Johnson & Johnson, one of the most visible companies out there, took control when their Tylenol was laced with harmful chemicals.

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How to Think Like the Person You Want to Become

How to Think Like the Person You Want to Become

One of the biggest challenges we face today is keeping a positive mind. There will always be some kind of challenge to face, but that’s just life―no matter what comes your way, your self-belief should be stronger than anything you’re up against.

Being a big thinker is all about how you see yourself. People who think big anticipate the best for their future. They believe that those big thoughts and ideas can actually play out in reality.

The mind is a powerful tool, so use this piece of motivation to think like the person you want to become.

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5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

The quickest way to give up on your dreams is to doubt your ability to live them out.

Here’s the truth: You won’t get very far in life if you don’t believe in yourself. But at the same time, you need to have a natural confidence that inspires people to be on your side.

So are you over or under confident? It’s a tricky scale to balance. To be successful, you’ll have to position yourself somewhere in the middle. A person who is boldly humble has just the right amount of self-belief to go for everything they want—without an inflated ego.

Here are five ways to master the balance.

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How to Think Like the Person You Want to Become

How to Think Like the Person You Want to Become

One of the biggest challenges we face today is keeping a positive mind. There will always be some kind of challenge to face, but that’s just life―no matter what comes your way, your self-belief should be stronger than anything you’re up against.

Being a big thinker is all about how you see yourself. People who think big anticipate the best for their future. They believe that those big thoughts and ideas can actually play out in reality.

The mind is a powerful tool, so use this piece of motivation to think like the person you want to become.

read more
5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

5 Positive Ways to Build Your Belief in Yourself

The quickest way to give up on your dreams is to doubt your ability to live them out.

Here’s the truth: You won’t get very far in life if you don’t believe in yourself. But at the same time, you need to have a natural confidence that inspires people to be on your side.

So are you over or under confident? It’s a tricky scale to balance. To be successful, you’ll have to position yourself somewhere in the middle. A person who is boldly humble has just the right amount of self-belief to go for everything they want—without an inflated ego.

Here are five ways to master the balance.

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About me

“The scarcest resource in the world is not oil, it’s leadership.”

As Co-CEO of the largest independent finances services company in North America, John Addison’s skill as a leader was tested and honed daily. He retired in 2015 after taking the company and it’s people to massive heights. He’s just not done helping people get to the top. Today, he’s at the helm of Addison Leadership Group, INC working daily to mentor and educate new leaders.

John Addison

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