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7 Signs It’s Not Really A Team

Ron Edmondson

In my world the word team is used almost on a daily basis. Most of us want to be in a team environment. However, in my experience working with churches – and it was true when I was in business also – more people claim to have it than actually do.

Working Out Loud: Relationships and Legacy

QAspire

Last week was celebrated as International Working Out Loud Week. For those of you who are new to this, Working Out Loud is a practice of sharing your work/work in progress with a relevant community to enable learning and collaboration.

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What Are Good People?

Leading Blog

W HAT DO WE MEAN when we say someone is good? Good is often confused with competency. But it is really a character issue. You can be good at your job but doing good is a character issue.

7 Digital Ideas that Were Panned at the Start but Changed the Way We Work

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The Factories Of The Future… Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Tech

Strategy Driven

The impact of the digital revolution has not just been witnessed in the computer age, but we have seen exactly what it’s beginning to do in the manufacturing and factory industries.

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5 Signs Your Job is Boring You and It’s Time to Make Change

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Lessons I learned from Adversity

Lead Change Blog

“The best education we can ever receive is from the University of Adversity. It’s the only institute of learning that rewards us when we fail.”. Jason Versey, A Walk with Prudence. With the hectic pace of today’s world, we easily get caught up in the busyness of life. We are forever stressed, overwhelmed, and running errands, attending to work, rushing to office, stuck in traffic jams. Our mind is swirling with thoughts, and we have no control over it.

How to Show Up Like a Leader Today

Leadership Freak

Some leaders work too hard while the people around them don’t work hard enough. You’ll burn out if you’re always the first person to arrive and the last person to leave. Leaders create… Continue reading → Culture Leading Meetings and agendas Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

8 Ways To Design a High-Trust Culture

Leading Blog

T RUST BEGETS TRUST. Paul Zak, the author of The Trust Factor , has shown that “when someone is tangibly trusted by a stranger, the brain synthesizes the signaling chemical oxytocin” and “ the more trust one is shown, the more the brain produces oxytocin.”

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Justice League

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear about a DC Comics movie, I become nervous. They’ve not had the best track record in translating comic books into movies. Though, they have gotten better over the years.

Your Passion is Your Greatest Asset, Learn How to Harness It

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Are You a Windshield or a Rear-View Mirror?

Lead Change Blog

Great leaders that build up their people and empower them to achieve greatness differentiate themselves from those managers who are not effective in those areas. Have you ever wondered why certain leaders generate great performance and others seem to flounder or fail in their leadership influence? It all comes down to opposite leadership styles: Windshield Leadership vs. Rear-View Mirror Management. People that are rear-view managers tend to be reactionary.

How I Drained the Power from a Great Question

Leadership Freak

Bill said, “I remember you asked a really powerful question. I felt the energy go up.” He was reflecting on a coaching conversation I had with him and Kevin months ago. Bill illustrated his… Continue reading → Curiosity Questions Leadership Development

163: Elephant in the Room: A Leader’s Guide to Tough Conversations | with Mike Bechtle

Engaging Leader

All of us have at least one person or group of people that we work with who has an issue that we really need to address — a performance problem, a behavioral issue, a piece of spinach stuck in their teeth — but for some reason, we avoid bringing up the topic with them.

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3 More Reasons Your Leadership Is Ineffective

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve never met a leader who says he longs to be forgotten. He wants to be remembered. And what does he want to be remembered for? Every leader wants to be remembered for being effective. Yet there are so many leaders who struggle with being effective.

How Women Can Prepare to Start a Brand New Business

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4 Ways to Promote Productivity

Lead Change Blog

In any organization, employees are known to be the backbone and great determiners of the success or failure of the organization. These employees have to be led in a systematic fashion to ensure that all efforts are channeled towards a common goal. Koontz Et Al. defined leadership as “the process of influencing people to direct their efforts towards the achievement of group goals.”

7 Ways to Practice Accountability With Heart

Leadership Freak

You elevate your leadership when you express your heart. Weak leaders hide from heart. All they care about is the bottom line. Heart is the strongest thing about you. You project strength when… Continue reading → Accountability Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development

To rant or not to rant? Is that your question?

Steve Farber

Just before the 2016 presidential elections, the Pew Research Center published the results of a survey that pretty much confirms what I suspect most of us think about political content on social media. It found, for instance, that only 20 percent of social media users said they “like seeing lots of political posts and discussions,” while 37 percent said they were “worn out” by such posts and discussions.

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Why I Write On Leadership And Entertainment

Joseph Lalonde

Two things that don't seem to go together. But do If you listen to conventional leadership wisdom, there’s two things that don’t go hand in hand. Those two things are leadership and entertainment.

Why Smart Female Business Owners are Hitting Social Media Harder than Ever in 2018

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Trust is a Funny Thing

Lead Change Blog

The little ways that trust is lost. Trust is a funny thing because it’s not tangible and yet its absence is obvious. When we don’t trust people, institutions or situations, we are not allowed to bring our best selves. We may avoid situations entirely. We may hesitate, hedge, obfuscate or even feel that we have to lie. Those same behaviors are directed at us when we’re not trusted. I’ve written about how, taking a cue from Stephen M. Covey, we should be generous yet sensible with giving trust.

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How to Embrace Your Nobility and Lead with Dignity

Leadership Freak

I decided to begin the presentation, “Thank you for being heroes.” But, I ended up saying the opposite. It was dark while I drove to the hotel. I was scheduled to give a… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Taking others higher Culture Leadership Development

Design Thinking to Produce Changes

Coaching Tip

In study after study, leaders say that fostering innovation and the need for transformational change are among their top priorities. But they also report struggling with how to engage their cultures to implement the changes necessary to maximize their innovative targets. In discussing the authors work together, they came to a conclusion: "Design thinking is a missing link through which organizations are increasing their capability to innovate and create meaningful customer experiences.

You Need More Weirdos

Talent Anarchy 1

Many years ago, during my tour of duty in the corporate ranks, I worked for a company that was headed toward real financial trouble if we didn’t make some changes. We were experiencing an “innovate or die” moment for the business.

How to Buy Ethereum Online

Women on Business

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Beware Cargo Cult Management

Lead Change Blog

During World War II, the Allied Forces established supply bases in airfields on many islands in the South Pacific. The residents of those islands had never seen airplanes, or canned food, or many other things that the military uses to support operations. But they were intelligent people and they observed what the military people did to make all those goods show up. This is what they saw. The soldiers would go up into a tower with little poles sticking out of the top.

Solution Saturday: Harassing Naughty Employees

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I know you are a coach and proponent for encouraging people to receive help from mentors and coaches. What would you suggest to employees who have been misled by leadership-type coaches…grossly…for… Continue reading → Coaching Solution Saturday

Tom Rudmik: Thriving in the World of Massive Change

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Tom Rudmik’s presentation, Thriving in the World of Massive Change, at the 2012 Annual Deming Conference. Tom is CEO of Master’s Academy and College.

Untangling (Social and Mainstream) Media Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Anyone can post content on social media. In the UNESCO report "The Media: Operation Decontamination," Aidan White notes that "Today, it’s not just journalists who need to watch their language and show respect for the facts; everyone with something to say in the public information sphere needs to show some ethical restraint." Today, I'm sharing resources for understanding the ethical responsibilities of media leadership. There are many variables complicating media ethics.

Leadership – Unsafe at Any Speed?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from John R Childress: In 1965, when I was a junior in high school and sporty, stylish and innovative cars were all the rage, Ralph Nader, a Harvard trained lawyer, published a book that was both highly controversial and highly influential.

How To Morph Your Soul-Sucking Manager Into a Source of Inspiration

Lead Change Blog

Part 1: Coping and Building Bridges. There are many types of bad managers, and we can’t address them all in a blog post–or even seven blog posts. But the common denominator among bad managers is that they all sap the inspiration you feel at work (and maybe at home too). More than likely, you can’t do anything about who your boss is (if you want to stay in the same job), but you can influence the impact they have on you.

How to Lead Conversations that end with Vitality

Leadership Freak

You beat yourself up. So do the people around you. Don’t climb in a hole and pull dirt in on yourself. Maybe it’s time to throw dirt out of the hole! Practice: While… Continue reading → Coaching Values Leadership

Utopia: Next Stop or Last Stop?

Deming Institute

Post by Bill Bellows. Sir Thomas More was not the first person, nor the last, to disagree with King Henry VIII. His last serious conflict, refusing to attend the coronation of Anne Boleyn as the Queen of England in 1533, was interpreted as a snub against Anne.