Author Archives: RCD

Leadership: Where Is Your Heart? – Part I

There isn’t a day that passes by in your life where you are not required to make a decision of some sort.  Whether you are running a Fortune 500 company or you are a homemaker; you are faced with decisions.  … Continue reading

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Leadership: The Ability to Say “I Don’t Know”

You were promoted to that position that you have worked so hard for in management.  For several years, you were one of the most knowledgeable people in your respective area of work. You were the go-to guy/gal for many people … Continue reading

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Continuing Education: Have You Started Yet?

It’s really simple to sit back and let your life effortlessly pass you by.  I am amazed at how many very intelligent and capable people choose things to do with their time besides increasing their level of higher education (yes, … Continue reading

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A Corporate Infection: Conspiracy Theory and Lack of Trust

Within the corporate world there is an infection that needs to be stamped out once and for all.  There are people, who are supposed to be effectively leading others, who don’t trust anyone who do not report directly to them … Continue reading

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Jack of all Trades, Master of Some – DukeNet7 @ www.Etsy.com

Throughout my time on this planet, I have learned how to do many things (my dad taught me tons of different things when I was growing up…I am passing my knowledge down to my kids…its great fun to see them … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

After completing my Master’s Degree in Management with a focus in Leadership in February of 2016, I decided to take a nice break from writing (excluding the daily writing that I do as part of my job).  After 9 years … Continue reading

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Leadership: The Interrelation of Self Confidence, Health, and Wellness

How many of you have invested in some sort of exercise equipment in your life that ended up being used as a clothes rack, etc.? How many times have you started an exercise routine (perhaps after the New Year) and … Continue reading

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Leadership: The Importance of Making Decisions Part II – A Real World Example That I Recently Witnessed First Hand

My last post was about the importance of decision making. A couple of days after posting it I was in a meeting with some high ranking members of my organization. The topic was a difficult one. Everyone in attendance had … Continue reading

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Leadership: The Importance of Making Decisions – The ability to make decisions, sometimes on short notice, sometimes with limited information, and sometimes under pressure.

The fourth item from the Leadership Principles/Skills Outline was: Ability to make decisions…sometimes on short notice…sometimes with limited information This topic can be applied to any part of your life, but I am going to focus on the necessity for … Continue reading

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Hard Work: How to Successfully Achieve Your Personal Goals

The third item from the Leadership Principles/Skills Outline was Hard Work. There are a million ways to define and/or discuss the topic of ‘Hard Work’. This blog is dedicated to leadership and continuing (higher) education both of which require significant … Continue reading

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