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How to Humanize Leadership

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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […].

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Unethical Leadership: Selective Respect

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We've seen selective respect too often. Beyond harming the people who are disrespected, it also destroys trust, and leads to chaotic environments and fear-based cultures.

Go After The Puck.

Rich Gee Group

As Wayne Gretzky said a number of years ago: "I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been." — Where do you think your puck is going to be in the next five years? Where is your career or business going? Is it thriving or flat? Where is your industry going? Growing or shrinking?

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Great Train Robbery Part 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Great Train Robbery is a two-part British television miniseries that was first broadcast in 2013 (Currently available on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others). It tells the story of the robbery of £2.6 million (£53.5

The 10 Stories Great Leaders Need to Tell

Leading Blog

W E KNOW GREAT STORIES are the foundation of great communication. It’s not the idea but the story about the idea that begets followers. The question is, are you telling the right story?

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How You Learn is How You Live

Lead Change Blog

Being a lifelong learner is one of the secrets to happiness and success. When people acquire new skills, master new capabilities, and become more mature, their personal and professional lives are enhanced. But what’s the best way for each of us to do that?

How Being a Leader is Like a Pair of Shoes – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Believe it or not, two viewers issued me the same challenge this week – asking me to compare leadership to SHOES! Check out the video below to see if I can rise to the challenge this week… Tweet it out: Strive to be a leader people love as much as their favorite pair of shoes. […].

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Do You Have A Fixed Or Growth Attitude?

Rich Gee Group

You have a Growth Attitude when you see your abilities as just the starting point which can be developed by dedication, hard work, and effort. This viewpoint creates a resilience, a love of learning, and easy acceptance of new challenges.

No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy.

Leading Blog

A FTER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS on September 11, 2001 and on the eve of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Major General James Mattis needed to connect with every member of the 1st Marine Division.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

3 Ways to Shrink a Bighead

Leadership Freak

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers 7 reasons humility is a brilliant idea: You’re not as smart as you think. Make room for ignorance.

Experiment Your Way to Success

Lead Change Blog

“Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment and it will lead you to the light.” ” That’s Cole Porter’s advice. He wrote the song, “Experiment” for the 1933 musical comedy Nymph Errant. If you want to cut your failure rate, get better results, and get them faster, you’ll follow his advice. Cut Your Failure Rate.

Why Leadership Development is Self-Development

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve had a front row seat to observe and work with many effective leaders over the last 30 years. Here is one thing that is certain: the best leaders are learners. But leadership development for the best leaders isn’t as simple as reading the right books and taking the right courses.

How to Help Your Team Bring You Better Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

You don’t just want ideas—you want GOOD ideas. There’s no time for half-baked solutions to trivial problems. But if you stop listening, they’ll stop sharing, and you’ll miss the good ones. How you respond to incomplete, off-base, or inelegant ideas makes all […].

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Why Employee Health And Wellness Needs To Become A Critical Leadership Priority

Tanveer Naseer

One key to succeeding at leadership is creating a workplace environment that empowers employees to commit their best efforts. To that end, shouldn’t leaders also be looking at measures to improve employee health and wellness to help attract and retain employees?

The Surprising Discovery of my Waving Experiment

Leadership Freak

I’m doing a waving experiment while I walk and have made a surprising discovery. We live in the country. Sometimes I don’t see any cars. But during “rush hour,” I wave several times.… … Continue reading → Influence Leading Leadership Development leadership success

What Grumps & Grouches Can Remind Us To Be

Lead Change Blog

Curmudgeon , bellyacher , and old biddy are but a few of the unflattering terms people use to describe those who have the strength and spirit (lots of it, sometimes) to call out pretense, bad behavior, hypocrisy, or the pitfalls of conventional thinking. Some cross patches live to annoy.

Building Trust on Remote Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

Trust is valuable for a team to be successful. And it is hard enough to build when people see each other and work together every day. It is perhaps even more valuable when those people work remotely. More valuable, but even harder to create and maintain.

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Preparing for Success: 8 Ways to Stack the Odds in Your Favor

RapidStart Leadership

What does preparing for success look like? In this short video, a small team prepares to break a major barrier of human achievement; here's what it takes. The post Preparing for Success: 8 Ways to Stack the Odds in Your Favor appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

Coaching For Change – The Key To A Change-Prepared Workforce

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Daniel Lock. Change is the one constant in business. Factors causing change include digital disruption; legislative and regulatory changes; and changing customer needs and desires. Whatever the reason, organizations are always changing.It

The Top Ten Toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders

Leadership Freak

“Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” Peter Drucker Top Ten toxic Behaviors of Lousy Leaders: #1. Neglecting relationships. A short conversation about someone’s… Continue reading → Success Leadership Development leadership success

How To Plan The Details When Creating A Business Plan

Joseph Lalonde

Getting your business idea off the ground takes several key personality traits. While the opportunity to open a business may well be there for many people, few will have the right attributes to make it a success.

How Leadership and Napkins Are Related – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this episode, I am taking on the challenge brought to me by a viewer answering the question: How are leaders like napkins? Seem impossible? Think again! ?? Tweet it out: Hey leader – how can you protect your team from harm and stress today?

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10 Magic Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

By Dan McCarthy : Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary. No, I'm not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your repertoire. I'm talking about adding some powerful phrases to your vocabulary that will engage, motivate and inspire others.

6 Reasons Your Best Employees Can Lose Their Motivation

Lead from Within

Employees require a certain amount of energy and motivation to be engaged and feel fully committed at the workplace. According to a recent study of 1.2 employees at 52 organizations, most of them Fortune 1000 companies, there’s cause for concern.

Ten Ways to Screw Up Your Next Meeting

Leadership Freak

When meetings go off the rails, the person at the head of the table is incompetent. Ten ways to screw up your next meeting: #1. Don’t state the purpose of the meeting. #2.… … Continue reading → Meetings and agendas Leadership Leadership Development Meetings

Loneliness: An Increasingly Recognized Health Problem

Michael Lee Stallard

Article Published by SmartBrief Loneliness is a growing problem in U.S. society, but fortunately it is one that is beginning to receive the attention that it deserves.

5 Ways You Can Hire and Retain Top Talent for Your Company

Women on Business

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Grow Your Business By Becoming Accessible to Your Consumers

Chart Your Course

Modern business needs an internet presence, and the demographics of those using the internet is changing. According to BBC figures 3.2 billion people use the internet daily. Of those, internet freedom advocates estimate up to 700 million have accessibility requirements.

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5 Ways to Deal with a Job that Sucks

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Steve Farber: A buddy of mine has a step-daughter who works three or four 12-hour shifts each week as a clerk in a hospital emergency room.

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How to Rise Above Problem-Based Thinking

Leadership Freak

Good days turn bad quickly. Eight hours of good performance are ruined by five minutes of tension with a colleague. Everything in your day went well, but you have a bad experience –… Continue reading → Courage Curiosity Solutions courageous leaders Leadership Leadership Developmen

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The 4 Keys To Retail Success

Strategy Driven

Retail is one of the best kinds of business you can possibly be involved in.

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How to Build a Personal Brand: 10 Tips to Get You Started

Women on Business

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