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When I took over the NCLR (the National Council of La Raza is a Hispanic Civil Rights and advocacy organization) in 1974, it did not have a vision or much momentum. The organiza...
1. Know yourself – It’s impossible to lead others unless you have a full understanding of who you are. 2. Empower people by allowing them ownership in all decisions. 3. List...
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One of my first jobs was managing a restaurant for a large chain. My GM at the time was a very tough guy to work for—to put it nicely. However, I will never forget one great pi...