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Muse News - June 2012

Are you ready for a new kind of leadership?  Well, welcome to our community.  You will have a close encounter with leadership of the newest kind. 

Found your Muse yet?  If not, it's not too late. Got your Muse? Well, tell a friend.  The Leadership Muse is a brilliant testimony to how inspiration can visit and, with grand effect, produce a pantheon of 21st century leaders who rival the legendary heroes of the past. Get a copy today at bookstores, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
Leadership in the News
Fear of failure is probably on the top of most people's list of things that bring terror.  But, failure is a key to success. 
One of the most popular fictional heroes around is James T. Kirk, the leader made famous in the Star Trek series.  Here, we get a pithy discourse on leadership lessons that we get from this famous leader. 
Featured Article -Lonely Leadership

As the saying goes, it's lonely at the top.  But is that the way it should be for a great leader?


Perhaps as it relates to how the leader feels, it rings true.  Leaders should sacrifice and take risks for others, and when it comes to such acts of courage, it's not surprising that he or she stands alone.  But in the context here, it's about the connections that a leader needs to have with their followers.  Great leaders shouldn't be alone because they share their success, don't leave their followers behind, and bring others to the top with them.  Read more ... 

June 27: Blogtalk Radio - Ask the Muse
Author Linda Cureton will be hosting a book discussion on her latest book The Leadership Muse on BlogTalk Radio. It will air Wednesday,June 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm.   

The topic of this show is Resiliency: The Oasis in the Leadership Desert. Ths discussion will center around questions that we all have about the challenges in our leadership walk.  These challenges often leave us feeling cold, afraid and alone in a barren desert with few places to find sustenance and norishment.  We will talk about how to find those places of refuge where we can rest and renew thus preparing us for the next leadership challanges.  

If you can't catch it live, you can still listen to Blogtalk Radio episodes on-demand at  
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