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Every leader needs a boost from time to time.

The newest leaders need to build momentum and loft to get their influence off the ground.

Experienced leaders need to find ways to stay aloft and refuel.

Successful leaders need to stay grounded and keep their vision clear.

These analogies from piloting a plane can serve as great examples to us in how to keep our leadership fresh and relevant. Virtually any leader knows enough to get themselves off the ground easily. The real challenge in leadership is keeping motivated during each new mission and knowing how to get your people on board consistently.

Here are 10 ways to give your leadership some lift:

  1. Start on the ground. Any pilot and their craft start on the ground. Good leaders stay grounded by coming back to earth from time to time to re-tool their purpose, gain new missions, and refresh themselves.
  2. Chart your…

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