Leadership Lessons from NYC Marathon and Edison Pena

Leadership Lessons from NYC Marathon and Edison Pena

Yesterday’s New York City Marathon was notable for several reasons. First, with more than 45,000 participants it was the largest marathon to date. And then there were the runners themselves. Gebre Gebremariam, an Ethiopian, became the first man to win in a marathon debut since 1980. Other racers included a double lung transplant patient, Meredith Viera and Al Roker from the Today Show, and, most surprisingly, Chilean miner Edison Pena.
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How to Avoid Micromanaging

How to Avoid Micromanaging

Micromanaging is defined as insisting on having a say in an employee’s work at every opportunity, and every manager does it to some extent.  Why?  Primary reasons include the belief that you can do a task better yourself and the …
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How to Read a Resume

How to Read a Resume

Most leaders have read hundreds, maybe even thousands, of resumes.  But is there any method to the madness?  If you want to give every candidate a fair shot at securing a spot on your team while getting through the pile …
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