Chris Craddock
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Leadership and Influence

The ripple effect is a great visual understanding of leadership and influence throughout an organization. Like most of you, I have dropped a stone into a body of water to see how far the ripples expand out into the water. These ripples form concentric circles and these circles are circles with a common center. I […]

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5 Ways to Become A Better Leader

The job of a corporate leader is to guide a team towards success, reaching specific goals. But in order to inspire and motivate that team, a leader must relate to individual team members and what drives them to excel. Leadership means creating an environment where team members also relate to one another. The ability to influence […]

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Motivating Employees: 5 Easy Ways

Today’s workplace can be a slippery slope when it comes to getting the most from each employee. As leaders, we want each and every member of the team to work to their full potential, and we want them engaged in the results of their efforts. Motivating employees today takes leaders that are, first and foremost, self-aware […]

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Leadership Credibility: It Still Matters

One of the fundamental beliefs about leadership is that leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow. Leadership credibility is a vital attribute in determining if team members will follow someone.  Over the past 30 years, there has been plenty of research that consistently shows that the attributes […]

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