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The Wealthy Fisherman: Define, Learn, Do

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from EDGE, co-authored by Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward. We once heard the story told of a young man who worked at a sporting goods store. He was in his second year. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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What Will You Learn Today?

Kevin Eikenberry

If you have kids or if you were ever a kid (and I’m guessing you can answer at least one of these affirmatively??), you have asked or been asked this question before: What did you learn today?

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Healthy Habits Of Successful Leaders – An Expert Roundup

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks. Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the civanonversation on what a healthy leader looks like.

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5 Steps To Cultivate Compassion In Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Stanford professor Dr. Leah Weiss. Modern leadership training is being taken over by a clever but misguided trend. One that’s filled with yoga rooms and entertainment-infused buffet lunches.

Making Life Easier For Your Employees With These Simple Suggestions

Strategy Driven

Every employer wants happy employees. Not only should you want to care about your employees’ wellbeing, but retaining a loyal, happy workforce will save your business money and increase productivity.

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Brand-Culture Fusion: Are You Who You Say You Are?

Leading Blog

I T WOULD SEEM that it would go without saying that your culture and your brand should be one and the same. Individually, who you are on the inside should be who you are on the outside.

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The One Thing Exceptional Leaders Never Forget

Tanveer Naseer

Recently, Tesla and Space X founder and CEO Elon Musk shared a powerful message on Twitter about his company’s recent launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket with the Tesla-driving Starman inside: Why Falcon Heavy & Starman? Life cannot just be about solving one sad problem after another.

How To Create Healthy Habits As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader Becoming a healthy leader takes work. You have to create healthy habits that will stick with you for extended periods of time. These habits will help keep you on track for success.

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A Difficult Day Every Leader Must Face

Ron Edmondson

There is a day every leader has to face, even though no leader necessarily wants to face it. I have walked through this day with dozens of leaders over the years and it’s never a fun process. It’s the day when it’s time to no longer be the leader.

The Five Purposes of Listening

Leadership Freak

The most neglected work of leadership is listening. The reason? It’s hard work. If leadership is about others, listening is about leadership. 4 reasons you hate to listen: A squirrel’s attention span. Busy… Continue reading → Listening Leadership Development

Lizzie Fourman Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Businesswomen Bloggers Women On Business News lizzie fourman

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Town Hall Meetings: 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Leadership Message

Let's Grow Leaders

When done well, corporate town hall meetings are an inspiring way to get everyone on the same page, to communicate your MIT priorities, to hear what’s on the minds of the people closest to your customer, and to say thank you. We’re […].

Top Traits of Socially Responsible Employers

Strategy Driven

When talented workers are looking for new employment opportunities, they tend to go for the companies that have a proven track record of being socially responsible. If you start to demonstrate that you fit the bill, you should soon have a big pool of excellent employees to choose from.

From doer-ship to leadership


Photo credit: 123rf. Some of the most prevalent things I hear from the people who report directly to a leader is that they want to be more autonomous and be challenged in the work they do. And not surprisingly, they want to be acknowledged more frequently for what they are doing well.

People who Believe They Have No Control Act as if They Don’t Matter

Leadership Freak

People who believe they have no control forfeit their power and act as if they don’t matter. Helplessness: Waits for instructions. Rejects creative solution-seeking. Avoids risk. Gives up quickly. Complains when results disappoint. When you try to change things but everything stays the same, eventually you give up. Three steps to helplessness: Belief that … … Continue reading → Power

Old Friends


[Photo by Cristina Gottardi at Unsplash} Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. - Jackson Brown, Jr


3 Reasons Why Your Company’s “Superhero” Leadership Strategy Isn’t Working

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Busine: Would you describe your company’s CEO as Wonder Woman, or your executive vice president as Batman? Do the regional managers remind you of the Fantastic Four? I’d guess it’s unlikely that you think of your leadership team in this way.

A Look at the IFA’s Driving Toward Equality Report

Women on Business

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A Success Framework

Jason Womack

Hey everyone, I am running in the Los Angeles Marathon tomorrow, Sunday, March 18. If you have time, between 7 AM and 11 AM please send me a text… I will see it on my phone! In anticipation of tomorrow’s

How to See Opportunity Everywhere You Go

Leadership Freak

The way you show up impacts what you see. Leaders who show up to fix things see problems and inadequacies. Leaders who show up to celebrate progress see strengths and opportunities. The world… Continue reading → compassion Leadership Development

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Go See


[Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov at Unsplash] I could request a report, but I'd better go see. I could make a call but I will learn more if I go see.

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How to Stop Selling Your Ideas and Start Enrolling People in Them

Next Level Blog

Think about the last time you made a big purchase like a car, a major appliance or a mattress. With the possible exception of the car, there’s a pretty good chance you bought the product online after reading a lot of customer reviews. Why was that the case? Of course, one reason is that Amazon and other online retailers make it really easy to buy things online. Another likely reason is that you would do anything to avoid an aggressive sales pitch at the dealership or the store.

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10 Of My Biggest Leadership Mistakes

Ron Edmondson

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in leadership. One of the primary purposes of this blog is to help others learn from my experience. So, I want to share some of the mistakes I’ve made. I hope at least one of them encourages other leaders.

Seth Godin on The Human Side of Business


I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

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How to Show Up, Stir Up, Build Up, and Shut Up

Leadership Freak

If you let your mind wander, you’ll end up where you don’t want to go. Give your personal leadership focus and direction. #1. Show Up. Bring your best self to work by determining… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Marks of leaders Motivation Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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65 seconds to a better Saturday morning

Jason Womack

65 seconds. that was how long it took me to get in a good mood this morning. Look, I know I'm "SUPPOSED" to not let external things get me up, or get me down. But, I'm human. So, when


How to Overcome Burnout

Women on Business

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Developing Leadership Skills in Children: 11 Ways to Grow Your Kids

Let's Grow Leaders

When we talk about developing leadership skills in children, we’re often met with a sigh, “Oh my kids not ready for that…” And yet, most of us take a deliberate approach to developing other skills in our kids early on. We teach them […].

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Medical Maxim


[Photo by Isabell Juskova at Unsplash] When you hear hoof beats, think of horses, not zebras. - Dr. Theodore Woodward


The Most Important Thing You Manage isn’t Projects or People

Leadership Freak

Someone or something is controlling your attention. Often it’s not you. Maybe it’s an email alert or a buzzing cell phone. Distracted leaders live inconsequential lives. The most important thing you manage is your… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Time management Values mission & vision Innovation Leadership Development Priorities Time Management

Self-Feedback: The Art of Giving Feedback to Ourselves

Kevin Eikenberry

Feedback. When we think about that word, we think about giving it to someone or receiving it from someone. We don’t think about self-feedback – giving feedback to ourselves. Perhaps that will change for you after reading this article. Self-Feedback requires no one but yourself.

Registering A Company In The UK Need Not Be Tricky – Follow These 5 Simple Steps

Women on Business

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Love. Its what makes a leader a leader


Photo credit: 123rf. Subaru took a bold move in the world of marketing cars a few years back. They added the word, “Love” to the front end of their slogan, “It’s what makes a Subaru”. It was bold because who uses the word “love” in the business world?

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Subjects That Deserve More Discussion


[Photo by Nik MacMillan at Unsplash] Which subjects deserve more discussion in the workplace? You may well have your own list but these are my nominees: Courage. Just what does it mean in a working environment? Do we recognize the difference between physical courage and moral courage?