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It’s All About Your Focus

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Becoming a disciplined leader is not for the faint of heart. A disciplined leader knows being disciplined is a choice. He also knows being disciplined is more than a choice. Leaders who are truly disciplined in their thoughts, actions, and life go the next step.

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Neighborhood House Names

Execupundit

There's a house in our neighborhood that we refer to as "the Goldstein house." Although the Goldsteins have not lived in the house for years, that house, like a few other houses near us, continues to carry the name of the previous owner. Or, in some cases, the previous previous previous owner.

7 Suggestions for Parenting Adult Children

Ron Edmondson

I was talking to another dad. We were comparing notes. Both of us are empty nesters. We equally recognized that being the parent of adult children is sometimes more difficult than when the children are still at home. That’s hard for some parents with teenage children to believe, isn’t it?

Effective Public Speaking - Part 1

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking. Foreword written by Chris Brady] I sat in my little metal folding chair absolutely petrified. My hands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Amazon Affiliate Marketing Business Review To Help Your Business Thrive

Strategy Driven

Starting a business is not an easy feat. When you’re still new in the business arena, you have to carefully think about what to offer to your customers and promote them in marketing mediums which are convenient for them. This will demand a lot of decision-making and resources from you.

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8 Habits of Mentally Balanced Leaders

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Facilitating a retreat for a group of fifteen men, all in their late 30’s and 40’s, all high level executives and all high achievers, an interesting topic arose. One of the men asked for help dealing with his wife who was complaining he worked too much.

How To Become A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series You may be asking yourself a simple question by now. That question is: How do I become a disciplined leader? The answer is simple. You do what a disciplined does. Photo by Dan Roizer. A disciplined leader: Trains his mind-. There are things he wants to do.

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10 Ways To Be A Great Non-Profit Board Member

Ron Edmondson

I believe in public service and giving back to the community. While I was in the business world, serving in an elected office, and now in ministry I have continued to volunteer in the community in which I live. I believe it’s truly the best way to be a Kingdom-builder.

Another Knife Fight with the Skin Doc

Execupundit

Fun in the sun I have a pressure bandage on my forehead that is. well, exerting pressure. I get to replace it around noon. The stitches will be removed in a week. I look like Herman Munster on a bad day.

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Essential Ingredients Every Business Needs

Strategy Driven

Unfortunately, you can’t simply launch a company and expect business to be booming overnight. There’s a framework you need to put in place, and essential ingredients you’ll want to include that will help you succeed and get through the rough times.

A Getting It Wrong Plan

Leadership Freak

I came across a pony-tailed biker-type guy with a long scruffy beard in a cigar shop. He was a retired union pipefitter that had traveled the country welding pipes in nuclear power plants.… … Continue reading → Failure Personal Growth Solutions Growth Leadership Development leadership success

The Art of the Tough Conversation: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on the art of the tough conversation. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on this topic. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

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The upsides to delegating

Aspire-CS

One of the most difficult personal challenges a leader can have throughout their career is to delegate some of the work they are doing to others. It’s unfortunate that all too often a crisis happens before a leader realizes they could have done a better job of delegating.

Update: The Execupundit Batch of Leadership and Management Books

Execupundit

[Photo by Us Wah at Unsplash] I have no doubt that the list has omitted some great books. Arbinger Institute, The. Leadership and Self-Deception. Aurelius, Marcus, Meditations. Barnes, John A. Ulysses S. Grant on Leadership: Executive Lessons from the Front Lines. Bate, Nicholas. Instant MBA.

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How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. In tense situations choose positive responses by maintaining perspective and getting along well with others.

Treat People as They Are – Not as You Are

Leadership Freak

It’s frustrating to expect people to be like you when they are like them. Understanding and accepting people is leadership’s missed opportunity. Don’t be so busy with goals and plans that you forget… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Stunning Strategies to Help Your Business Ace Health & Safety

Strategy Driven

Health and safety needs to be a primary concern for any business in the world. If you don’t have the right health and safety mandates in place, you are going to suffer as a business.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ant-Man And The Wasp

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly return in the 20th Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Ant-Man And The Wasp.

Cutting Edge

Execupundit

[Photo by Anastasia Dulgier at Unsplash] Check in with FutureLawyer to discover the latest in office and smartwatch technology along with a dash of Stoicism

Optimistic People

Career Advancement

“Optimism is the foundation of courage.”. Nicholas M. Butler~. Sandra sighed in annoyance when Carlos, her coworker, who bounced into the office humming an upbeat tune. Their team had just lost a major client, and he seemed clueless about how that might affect the company.

16 Signs You’re a Toxic Leader

Leadership Freak

The trouble with toxic leaders is they’re deadly and don’t know it. But if the truth be told, every leader smells at least a little. Every time toxicity gets its way, organizations lose.… … Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Success weaknesses Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

Leadership Inspirations – Committees

Strategy Driven

“What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.” ” Richard Long Harkness (1907 – 1977). Washington Correspondent for NBC and The Philadelphia Inquirer. You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Committees !

Being A Disciplined Leader Is A Choice

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series When you think of becoming a disciplined leader, what do you think about? Do you think about the effort and energy it takes to become disciplined? Do you think about changing your thoughts and actions?

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The Myth of Old Files

Execupundit

Why I Don’t Always Give People an Answer

Ron Edmondson

I have a theory, which I practice often. I’ve been using it for many years – as a leader, father, a friend, and a pastor. It’s not always what people come looking to me for, but I think it’s the best practice. I don’t always give people answers. As a pastor, people came to me for answers. As a dad, my boys, now grown, often still come to me for answers. As a friend, people come to me for answers. As a counselor, people came to me for answers.

You Judge Others by the Stories You Tell Yourself About Them

Leadership Freak

The story you tell yourself feels true even when it’s false. We all judge. You help people be themselves when you judge them by who they are, not the story in your head.… … Continue reading → Leading

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How Data Management Can Help You Get More from BI

Strategy Driven

Making sound business decisions often relies on extensive analysis from a wide variety of sources, which can be a difficult and laborious process without proper data management solutions.

Courage: 5 Ways to Show Up Stronger (Even When You’re Scared)

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever wanted to take a stand, but kept quiet? Have you had a moment of bravery you found hard to explain? Where does courage come from? A Courageous Guest Post from Selvia of Glowstone Peak Karin and David asked me to share […]. The post Courage: 5 Ways to Show Up Stronger (Even When You’re Scared) appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Glowstone Peak Winning Well bravery courage developing leadership in children glowstone peak

The Proposed Three States of California

Execupundit

[Photo by Conner Murphy at Unsplash] The drive to split California into three states has hit a roadblock. One of the early mistakes was not naming them Larry, Moe, and Curly

Closing the Gap: How to Get Coaching

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Michael Bungay Stanier: Over the last few years, the leadership world has begun to understand the importance of coaching in the workplace. But what has that really translated to? Some companies went about implementing coaching by bringing in an executive coach to help develop thei r employees.

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Who to Encourage and Who to Kick in the Pants

Leadership Freak

Experienced leaders benefit most from tough feedback, as long as they’re committed to growth. Novices need encouraging feedback. Negative feedback: Suppose you’ve been working on running great meetings for years and you’re committed… Continue reading → Feedback

Ways To Engage Employees

Coaching Tip

Employee engagement has been consistently cited as a top and growing priority by CEO's, managers, and human resources leaders across the country. Yet, statistics over the past two decades continuously show that over two-thirds of all employees are "disengaged" at work. Industry has been obsessed with measuring employee engagement," asserts author Dr. Bob Nelson. It's time to now focus on the behaviors that truly impact employee engagement, and not just the scores that measure it.".

Five Steps for Business Alignment

Lead Change Blog

As we continue to explore the business alignment steps I listed in my June Lead Change Group column ( Leadership Requires Healthy Relationships with Feedback ), we’re moving from Confronting Reality to Starting on the Inside. For any real change, you start at your core.

Advice to the World: Relax

Execupundit

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