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John Addison is the Leadership Editor for SUCCESS and the author of Real Leadership: 9 Simple Practices for Leading and Living with Purpose. Renowned for his insight and wisdom on leadership, personal development and success, John is a sought-after speaker and motivator. Read more on his blog, and follow John on Facebook and Twitter.

Articles by John Addison

Why You Should Make Friends With Everyone on Your Team

John Addison: Why You Should Make Friends With Everyone on Your Team

When leaders have constant communication and daily contact with their employees, they can create an environment where people feel they are part of something special.

June 13, 2016
It’s Not Good Enough to Say You’re Sorry—You Have to Do Something About It

John Addison: It’s Not Good Enough to Say You’re Sorry—You Have to Do Something About It

Accepting blame rather than assigning it helps you move past the problem and build a stronger culture.

May 16, 2016

John Addison: Call Your Mother!

Thank her for being your mom—because no matter how old we get and how independent we think we are, we always need our mothers.

May 8, 2016

John Addison: 4 Motivational Quotes From Strong Women I Admire

‘If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman.’

April 25, 2016

John Addison: How Great Leaders Stay Calm

A leader who inspires confidence and calm has to be consistent.

April 11, 2016

John Addison: Why Real Leaders Do What Is Right

Your job as the leader is to be a guiding principle and to guide on principle.

March 28, 2016

John Addison: Why People and Places Are More Important Than Money or Success

Community happens when you make connections based on a sense of place and purpose. It is about sharing life.

March 21, 2016