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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel Leadership is taking you into a new universe today. We’re bringing you into the Spider-Verse. Yes, the Spider-Verse. What is the Spider-Verse?

The Best Leadership Books of 2018

Leading Blog

The Mind of the Leader : How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018) The Mind of the Leader offers a radical, yet practical, solution to solve the leadership crisis.

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5 Suggestions for Experiencing More Joy at Christmas

Ron Edmondson

But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David. Luke 2:10-11. As I read the Scriptures, the ability to have joy is a gift.

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Leadership and Work Teams

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Simon Mac Rory: If you work in an organization today as a leader you will lead a team. 90% of what we do in an organization happens through collaborative effort, making the team the most important production unit.

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Your Biggest Communication Mistake – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

There are a lot of communication mistakes that we can make but there is one in particular that has the biggest negative impact on the success of our communication.

Ethical Thinking: 5 Questions to Ask in the New Year

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each year I raise questions that help leaders stay current as ethical expectations change. Here are 5 new questions to tackle as we head into a New Year. . Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking ethical leader ethical leadership and complexity ethical questions ethics good leadership Leadership

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Becoming Self Employed – Is It For You?

Strategy Driven

Becoming self employed is an attractive prospect for many people. It offers a degree of flexibility and you have no boss to answer to. Being self employed can also be lucrative, any profits made are yours once you have met ongoing costs.

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The power of positive future-focused questions

Aspire-CS

You’ve probably heard that leaders need to ask more questions. It takes courage and practice to find the kind of questions that will help others to help themselves, your organization and move everyone forward.

Anticipation and Influence

Kevin Eikenberry

Do you remember how you felt a week before Christmas as a kid? If you are like me, you were practically bursting with anticipation. School would be out soon. There were Christmas cookies around and Christmas music on the stereo.

What a Mechanical Shark Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

Leading Blog

O NE RECENT EVENING, exhausted after a long day of work, I collapsed into bed and turned on the television. On screen was the classic scene from “Jaws,” where actress Susan Backlinie is stalked by the unseen aquatic predator and then pulled underneath the dark water.

Do You Suffer from a Neglected Organization?

Lead Change Blog

You have a problem. Coworkers come to work, aren’t really involved, and generally feel themselves unappreciated. The work environment is characterized by complaining (especially amongst one another), general negativity, high absenteeism, and a large brain-drain of valuable employees who seek better opportunities elsewhere. And because they’re interesting candidates, they’re the ones who’re easily snapped up by other organizations, leaving you with the leftovers.

5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan

Ron Edmondson

As we head into a new year, I want to help you think through life planning. I believe in purposeful living and that means you have to be intentional in where you spend your time. We are told in Ephesians 5:16 to “make the most of our time.”

Solutions to Effectively Reach Your Target Audience

Strategy Driven

Reaching your target audience can often be a struggle. For a business just starting up, understanding how to best achieve this goal is vital in the early days. Start on the right foot and spend time, money, and resources focusing on appropriate ways to reach and appeal to your target audience.

Leadership Gift #4 – Share Your Belief

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 4, the shopping list suggests you share your belief. What beliefs should you share?

Everything Begins with a Day One

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP IS intentional influence. Leadership is about being intentional. It’s about taking responsibility for everything we do. We affect others in ways we never imagined. It is prudent of us then to be intentional about how we live out our life. It gives us the moral authority to lead.

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The Giant and the Ghost: Structure and Transparency

Execupundit

As you explore the possible reasons why an organization is not functioning properly, be sure to examine the structure and the transparency. The structure is often accepted as something that just "is" and which must be worked around.

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Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 2

Ron Edmondson

This is part of a series of posts to help you develop a life plan. I hear people talk every year about resolutions — some make them — some don’t. Some hate them — some don’t — most don’t.

Working In The Oil Industry: Finding Jobs

Strategy Driven

Finding a job in the current day and age is a lot more difficult than it ever has been before. Ever since the recession occurred, employment has been on shaky ground. The jobs on offer are scarce, yet there is a huge supply of individuals seeking work. The issue that has arisen is evident.

Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner

Kevin Eikenberry

Last Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 6, the shopping list suggests you be a learner. One of the most powerful differences between humans […]. The post Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Plot Your Course

Lead Change Blog

“Why is it so difficult?”. Does that question sound familiar? It seems to be the theme song of frustrated business owners everywhere. Running a business is supposed to be engaging, showing growth every year, and giving you the freedom to live life on your terms. But the reality is so different. Instead of finding freedom, it feels like you’re spinning your wheels, stuck in the mud of horrible meetings and email hell.

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Sense

Execupundit

The unseen and the unspoken may be some of the most powerful forces in your life. See if you can sense them

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3 Questions to Discern What I Personally Announced on Sunday Morning

Ron Edmondson

If you’re a pastor then you know the tension I am about to describe in a made-up scenario. Pastor, can you announce the next meeting of the “Faithful Followers” meeting? It’s Tuesday night at 7 at Sister Rita’s house. Everyone needs to bring their favorite dessert.”

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Enhance Leadership Qualities Of Managers At Work

Strategy Driven

At the managerial position, leadership qualities are extremely essential because managers are in charge of building and leading a good team. Managing a team and making them work towards a common goal, comes with a lot of challenges and these challenges require good leadership skills to overcome.

Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 2, the shopping list suggests considering your leadership vision. Specifically, the Day 2 item on the list reads: […]. The post Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Variety is the Spice of Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Wouldn’t it be great if chocolate was one of the four food groups? Maybe my preference to see that happen (*smile*) is why the topic of 31 flavors keeps popping into how I think about success, civility, inclusion, leadership, and respect. I worked in corporate America for lots of years. When I look back at that time, I see how all the places where I worked managed by one flavor. That flavor was numbers, results, and the bottom line.

"An Intolerant Nation is a Miserable Nation"

Execupundit

Oh, we can “do justice” — with vindictive glee. But are we kind? Do we have the slightest trace of humility? As any Christian who grew up in the bonds of fundamentalist legalism can tell you, justice untempered by mercy grinds the human heart into dust.

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Top 10 Posts of 2018

Nathan Magnuson

The seventh year of the Everyday Leadership blog has come to a close in 2018. Here are the Top 10 works (not just posts this time!) from the year. (By By the way, you can view all my past Top 10 posts as well.). Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. My first book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise was published earlier this year! The book shows how to grow your expertise in leadership while also growing trust with the people around you. Nine Ways to Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For.

Free Business Plans for Small Business Owners and Start-ups

Strategy Driven

It’s not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you’re probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding.

Leadership Gift #7 – Choose to Ask

Kevin Eikenberry

Last Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 7, the shopping list suggests you ask more questions. How can questions be a gift? Let’s put […]. The post Leadership Gift #7 – Choose to Ask appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

How Servant Leaders Deliver Remarkable Results

Leadership Freak

Pressure produces compliance, not commitment. The compliant never achieve greatness. It’s not leadership to declare a random goal and pressure people to perform. “Increase profits by ten percent!” ” The heart of servant leadership… Continue reading → Coaching Interview Leading Leadership Development

Bock on Books

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Kings, Cannibals, and Cultural Bias: Overcoming the Limitations of Convention

RapidStart Leadership

A strange encounter between a French king and several cannibals from South America sheds light on cultural bias, and what it takes for leaders to see past the limits of our own experience. Are You Not Amazed? Three cannibals stood before the boy king, and they were puzzled.

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Simple SEO Strategies for Growing Your Business

Strategy Driven

There is definitely no doubt about the fact that every business needs a thought-out SEO strategy, so the only question about it is whether you are willing to spend time or money on it?

Creating Meaningful Positive Reinforcement – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This episode is in response to your direct feedback when I asked viewers in a previous episode to send in requests for topics that they wanted me to discuss. So today, I’m sharing how you can share meaningful and positive reinforcement, including WHY you should provide this to your team.

Being Mindful Of Your Emotions

Lead Change Blog

The last few days, I have been witness to a power battle that has erupted over the execution of certain high-value projects. The association that manages our gated community buildings have lost the trust of its residents as they have not been very transparent about money matters. The pent-up frustration has resulted in a barrage of emails flying back and forth between us, the residents, and the association board members.

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Execupundit

I've taken the cough medicine. The other prescriptions for today involve a trade-off between sleep and black coffee

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What’s Twice as Important as Technical Skill

Leadership Freak

The difference between top and average performers isn’t technical skill. Yes, in order to succeed you need technical skill. But to thrive at top levels of organizational leadership you need something more than… Continue reading → Feedback Values Leadership Leadership Development

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