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Famous Leadership Quotes: Part 2

Famous Leadership Quotes: Part 2

The topic of leadership encompasses so many skills that it can be difficult to define. Essentially, leaders influence other people. Whether or not that influence leads to good results depends on many different factors. These motivational leadership quotes from famous people can shed some light on who leaders are and what they do:

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Famous Leadership Quotes: Part 1

Famous Leadership Quotes: Part 1

Leadership is a vital skill that wise people develop throughout their lives. Many famous people have spoken eloquently about how to become a strong leader. Here are some famous leadership quotes to motivate you on your own journey of learning how to lead well.

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How to Engage Your Workplace Team

How to Engage Your Workplace Team

There are several steps leaders can take to engage their teams and draw them toward seeing work as a calling, writes Dr. Steve Gladis in this excerpt from his book Positive Leadership: The Game Changer at Work.

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What’s the Science of Positivity?

What’s the Science of Positivity?

If you increase the level of positivity in your workplace, you can increase the bottom line there and enjoy great success, writes Dr. Steve Gladis in this excerpt from his book Positive Leadership: The Game Changer at Work.

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Positive Leadership Certificate Program Will Empower Leaders this Fall

Positive Leadership Certificate Program Will Empower Leaders this Fall

Dr. Steve Gladis and Dr. Beth Cabrera, who are both Senior Scholars at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being, work together on a popular Positive Leadership Certificate program that teaches people the skills they need to put positivity into practice on the job every day. This fall, Gladis and Cabrera will teach a new cohort at the Mason Institute for Leadership Excellence.

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Arts and Nature: A Double Dose of Well-Being

Arts and Nature: A Double Dose of Well-Being

Planning to enjoy time outdoors or seeing a show or this summer? Doing so is not only fun, it's also a smart choice to invest in your well-being. CWB Senior Scholar and MILE faculty member Dr. Beth Cabrera’s latest blog explores why the arts and nature are two key factors for well-being.

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Embracing the Unknown

Embracing the Unknown

How can we embrace the unknown? CWB Senior Scholar and MILE faculty member Dr. Beth Cabrera’s blog explores how to reduce anxiety and increase resilience by accepting life's surprises.

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