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The Top 4 Mistakes Busy Leaders Make

Leadership Freak

Mistake #1: Being penny wise and pound foolish. Everything isn’t a crisis, even if you think it is. It’s destructive to allow urgencies to replace priorities. Busyness is no excuse to take your… Continue reading → Leading

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Elvis The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Many people think they know the story of Elvis Presley (portrayed by the great Austin Butler). A great musician who rose to prominence. Then, losing it all due to a battle with drugs and obesity. The new Elvis movie introduces us to another villain in the life of Elvis.

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It All Starts With Trust

Joseph Lalonde

Trust. We all want to be trusted. What we often don’t do is trust those we lead. We hire a new employee. We begin to think of ways the employee may cheat the company. We’ve broken a bond of trust. The employee may not realize it. Slowly but surely, the employee will begin […].

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How To Be A Positive Leader In Your Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

Having a role in any type of leadership position is never an easy task. You will always be met with challenges throughout your day and it’s how you react to these changes that define you as a leader. A good leader is exceptional at what they do and they care. Click to continue reading.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Seeing The Facets of Facts Part 2

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Building on last week's post about Seeing the Facets of Facts, this week I'm digging into the dangers of "Partialized Facts." When I say "Partialized Facts" I refer to treating one perspective on an issue that is only part of the picture as the whole truth. I have seen it happen so many times. It's time to call it what it is. Unethical.

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Your Guide to Implementing the Rockefeller Habits | Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

The more measurable a plan is, the better it will be executed. Sales Management Leadership Scaling Up

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5 Ways to Find Purpose

Leadership Freak

You’re fortunate if purpose interests you. You have opportunity to consider things beyond food and shelter. The burden of prosperity is figuring out what to do. 5 ways to find purpose: #1. Purpose… Continue reading → Leading

Dealing with Naysayers: How to Stay Confident in Your Goal [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t Let Well-Meaning Naysayers Derail Your Contribution. Naysayers love to discourage courage. If you’ve got a naysayer telling you it can’t be done (or you can’t do it), what you do next makes all the difference.

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Making Your Luck

Kevin Eikenberry

Luck, especially good luck, is something many people think others get. We see others with great situations and wish we had their luck. But not everyone feels that way.

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Fostering Team Emotional Intelligence

QAspire

The emotion of the team is a sum-total of emotions and feelings that members of the team experience. Left unnoticed, unexpressed, and unattended, these emotions can grow toxic to harm relationships or grossly undermine team’s potential.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

6 Ways to Be a Great Boss

Strategy Driven

Studies show that 82 percent of employees consider quitting because of a bad leader. Many people will opt for a new boss over a pay raise from a bad one. So, you can guess how high the expectations are if you want to lead a business or a small team.

2 Dangers for Arrogant Leaders

Leadership Freak

I grew up in an anti-authoritarian time, the 60’s, and lived in a self-reliant culture of farmers in Central Maine. High self-reliance combined with an anti-authoritarian spirit lends itself to arrogance. #1. Arrogant… Continue reading → Leading

Leading Through Complexity with Everett Harper

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you faced complex problems that require quick decisions in the face of uncertain outcomes? In this episode, CEO, entrepreneur, and strategist Everett Harper delivers a pragmatic take on solving complex problems by making decisions through uncertainty.

Asking for Help – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is a part of a series on reasons we should be asking, and in this video we’re talking about one reason to ask for help. You can see the other videos here: Asking for Input | Asking to Learn) Everyone needs help in life – at work, at home, in our personal lives. I […].

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone! 11 Tips To “Shake Things Up”

CEO Insider

I want you to imagine that when you wake up tomorrow, everything you do will be done to the best of your ability. You’ll give 110% effort to each activity you’ve planned for your day, disregarding any fears you may have. No obstacles. No negative thinking. No procrastination.

5 Core Characteristics Every Business Owner Needs to Master

Strategy Driven

When you own a business, you must take on many day-to-day duties yourself, especially in the beginning. Over time, you may employ others to fulfill these roles. However, you need to learn and master a whole set of skills before you can taste success.

5 Counter-Intuitive Responses to Painful Situations

Leadership Freak

Some people anticipate future difficulties and run away. Leaders anticipate painful situations and move forward. The advantage to anticipating painful situations is developing prepared responses. 5 Counter-intuitive responses to painful situations: Open up;… Continue reading → Leading

Leading through Social Turmoil with Grace and Compassion

Let's Grow Leaders

Give your team the time and space to feel and process. during these (and future) moments of social turmoil. It’s another remarkably stressful moment of social turmoil in the United States.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

How AI Can Make Strategy More Human

Harvard Business Review

It’s opening up a new world of strategy innovation. Corporate strategy AI and machine learning Technology and analytics Digital Article

How rigorous is your succession planning process and execution of it?

Thought Leaders LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How rigorous is your succession planning process and execution of it? Extremely — we know who’s going where next and execute the plan well 5.24%. Very — we know where most people are headed and generally execute the plan 20.95%.

Enhance Your Company’s Online Presence With These Tips

Strategy Driven

No company can survive without a strong online presence. Even if your company only operates on a local level, establishing an online presence is a must.

A 5-Step Response to Employee Concerns About Work-Life Balance

Leadership Freak

Experienced leaders are coming to grips with a younger workforce that wants more out of life than working long stressful hours. Stressed employees want to minimize pressure. Leaders feel pressure to do more… Continue reading → Leading

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12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

10 Leadership Qualities That Will Make You A Great Leader

Lolly Daskal

Every leader is different, with their own style and skills. But there are some qualities they all share—qualities are essential to success in leadership. In my work coaching leaders around the world, these leadership qualities are the ones I emphasize as most important: Focused energy.

Small Actions Make Great Leaders

Harvard Business Review

Takeaways from an analysis of more than 1,000 leadership moments. Leadership and managing people Leadership styles Managing people Digital Article

How Leaders Become Strategists

Skip Prichard

Pinpointing the Crux. As someone who loves studying and implementing strategy, I read numerous books on the subject each and every year. Many offer the same tired ideas, but a few stand out and offer ideas you can use immediately.

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3 Freelance Business Ideas Worth Trying

Strategy Driven

Freelancing comes with benefits worth considering. First, you control your workload and schedule, helping you achieve a good work-life balance. You also decide what niche to focus on and clients to offer your services to. You also determine the best ways to address your clients’ needs.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

How to Set up World-Class Custom Trade Show Exhibits on a Budget

Women on Business

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The Strategic Planning Process

Thought Leaders LLC

Laying out your organization’s strategic plan can be overwhelming. Follow these steps to keep your strategic planning process simple and effective. . Strategic planning is an inherently simple process.

Dehumanization Is a Feature of Gig Work, Not a Bug

Harvard Business Review

The 40 million Americans who’ve rented out their services to platforms like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash may be canaries in the coal mine of the new world of work. Personal purpose and values Careers Talent management Managing people Technology and analytics Digital Article

Surfing or Sinking on the Waves of Ceaseless Change

The Practical Leader

How well does this describe our world today? These social and economic changes… were uneven and unsettling. They opened up differentials between groups and between different societies. They spawned lust for wealth, envy, and distrust of neighbors.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.