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December 29, 2015

Leadership: 5 Qualities of a Great Leader and How You Can Have Them »

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Charles de Gaulle was – and still is  – considered one of the great leaders of the 20thcentury. In his manual for leadership, “The Edge of the Sword,” he defined what he believed were the crucial qualities that a leader must possess, “A leader must possess intelligence and instinct; and in order to persuade people to follow a specific path, he needs authority. A leader must be able to create a spirit of confidence. The leader must also possess mystery, character, and grandeur.” Here are the 5 qualities of a great leader: Intelligence and Instinct: Most leaders are intelligent, but…
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July 9, 2015

5 Minutes with a Leader: Rosemarie Francis – CEO, Author, Amazing Person »

Everyone has a story; but few have one as amazing as Rosemarie Francis. From a poor and abusive childhood, Rosemarie left home at 17. She bought her first house at 18, put herself through college, and earned a Certified Management Accountant designation at 21. She then worked her way up through the corporate world to become VP of Sales for a Fortune 500 corporation and eventually started her own highly successful company. Today, she is the CEO of Etelu – a mobile web and app development company specializing in health care and education. Additionally, she is an angel investor, a…
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November 20, 2014

Leadership Tips: 5 Minutes with a Leader – Jonathan Colehower, Senior VP & CMO at Manhattan Associates »

It’s been said that managers do things right; leaders do the right things. Finding those traits in one person is unique and inspiring. Such a person is Jonathan Colehower. Jonathan is the Senior VP and Chief Marketing Officer for Manhattan Associates, one of the largest supply chain corporations in the world. In addition to fulfilling his business responsibilities, what makes Jonathan a great leader is his reach beyond those tasks. For example, his commitment as a board member to the Atlanta-area Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and his duties as the Chairman of the Board of Desire Ministries – a faith-…
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September 18, 2014

5 Minutes with a Leader – Marc Winchester: V.P. Enterprise Segment for Phreesia »

If you were asked to picture in your mind a person who is a major fan of The Rolling Stones, but enjoys biking, walking and hand-crafting vintage postcards, different images of people may come to mind. However, for me, that image is one of Marc Winchester. While that is one side of the affable and easy-going side of Winchester, the other is that of a veteran of healthcare IT with a track record spanning over three decades. Currently the Vice President of the Athena Enterprise Segment for Phreesia, Winchester is in charge of growing Phreesia’s footprint in large ambulatory clinics…
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August 21, 2014

5 Minutes with a Leader – Robert Wright: Chief Editor, “Life Science Leader” Magazine »

You just never know who you will sit next to on a plane. After a hectic boarding of a flight, a pleasant fellow sat down in the seat next to me. We started to chat and laugh and continued to do so the entire flight. In fact, we haven’t stopped chatting and laughing since – although now it’s via emails and phone calls. While his sense of humor is sharp, so is his ability to be part of a team of experts in the editing and writing of one of the foremost magazines in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With…
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July 21, 2014

How To Become a Better Leader – Oil Yourself »

Maybe this happened to you before…if you don’t add oil to your car or your lawn mower, you are soon going to have problems. Why? Because oil is the magic ingredient that reduces friction. In the workplace, there can be tons of friction. As the leader, part of your job is to reduce that friction and keep all the units working together smoothly. One way to day that is through developing a higher level of trust between yourself and those who report to you. Low levels of trust stifle innovation. If you aren’t trusted, your team will not act as…
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