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Wednesday; August 30

In her article on leadership for Forbes Magazine Kathy Caprino identified nine core behaviors of people who positively impact the world.  While the entire article is worth the time it takes to read, I want to highlight one of the nine points that seems particularly applicable in today’s world.  In an effort to have a positive impact leaders “engage with people in open, mutually-beneficial ways”.   Years ago we might have called them “people people”.  They understand the power of relationships and find value in interacting with others on their level.  They connect – not for what they get out it – but, in a way that others are blessed by this relationship.  These are not “us vs. them” types of relationships, they are “we” relationships.  No, not all of these leaders would be considered overtly outgoing, but they have matured beyond crippling introversion to be able to interact in individual relationships and with the world at large.  Most of those people are probably involved …