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Leadership Training Comes Through in a Crisis

When I attended a leadership development program in mid-2001 I did so with the idea that it would help me land my next promotion so I could keep climbing the corporate ladder. My primary objective in attending the program was to acquire the tools necessary to become an outstanding leader so I could take on roles of increasing responsibility in my company. These were perfectly natural goals, but during the course of the program I came to realize that the program was not about what I had thought it was about. It offered far more opportunity. The program was about people—all people, and about how all people offer their own unique ways to help our causes, influence our behavior and decisions, ...

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