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Why Your Mindset Will Be Your Biggest Struggle

Joseph Lalonde

Do you know what the biggest hurdle to changing your life in 2019 will be? Your biggest hurdle will not be family or friends. Your hurdle won’t be your job or your title. The biggest hurdle you’re going to face is your mindset. The Hurdle Your mindset will cause you to stumble and fall.

Collecting Lessons – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week I shared my observations on the idea of collecting something. If you missed it, you can watch it here.

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7 Traits of an Insecure Leader

Ron Edmondson

Christian are called to walk by faith. Of course, this includes Christian leaders. A part of our calling in leadership means we won’t always know what the future holds, but we steadfastly follow God’s leadership. I must be honest.

Conquering the 5 Misconceptions that Hold Leaders Back

Leading Blog

T HERE ARE THINGS we believe that when we really think about them, we might find that they are not helpful. We might think of them as blind spots that adversely affect our leadership effectiveness. In What Are Your Blind Spots?

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Why Being a Remarkable Leader Matters

Kevin Eikenberry

Being a leader is complex and difficult. It is understandable that we can get frustrated with things we are trying to improve that are complex and difficult. Being a leader is also important. Remaining aware and ready to improve can be a challenge, unless you know why leading is important to you.

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Modern Times

Execupundit

‘Let the jury consider their verdict,’ the King said, for about the twentieth time that day. ‘No, No, no!’ said the Queen. Sentence first — verdict afterwards.’ Stuff and nonsense!’ said Alice loudly. The idea of having the sentence first!’ - From Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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6 Habits of High-Performance Leaders

Lead Change Blog

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. – Jim Rohn. For many years, I have been a big advocate of focusing on your strengths as, when leaders excel at what they love, they get into a state called flow. When this happens, it often feels like time flies by and we get extraordinary amounts of work complete. Typically, we feel energized and alive because we are doing what we love. However, I have recently changed my thoughts on this.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Glass

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Eighteen years after the release of one of my favorite movies, M. Night Shyamalan returns to write and direct the last movie in the Unbreakable trilogy. Glass concludes the three movie story arch with a bang.

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Getting Back to Basics

Execupundit

There are decent and intelligent people who voted for Hillary Clinton. There are decent and intelligent people who voted for Donald Trump. All of them are our fellow Americans and they deserve, as a minimum, some basic respect and even - dare I say it? some friendliness.

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3L’s of Self-Directed Learning: Insights from My TEDx Talk

QAspire

I started 2019 by delivering a TEDx talk at TEDxGCET in Vallabh Vidyanagar. This post covers a few key insights extracted from the talk. Video to be posted soon. Formal education is a launch pad that equips us with fundamentals. But we need wings to fly long and high in the direction of our dreams.

The Truth About You

Leading Blog

I N THE January/February 2019 issue of Communication Arts , Ernie Schenck writes about two kinds of truth: authentic and inauthentic. Authentic truth is who you are. Inauthentic truth is who you are when everyone is looking.

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Network after Work

Career Advancement

“Networking is an essential part of building wealth.”. Armstrong Williams~. Liam didn’t drink, so when his coworkers went to the bar after work, he’d say goodbye and head home. Sure, he was missing out on the chance to socialize, but it wasn’t really his scene.

Start Planning Your Succession the Day You Arrive

Ron Edmondson

I was at the last church I served for six years, and I started planning my succession the week I arrived. It’s an idea I recommend to others as well! I don’t say this to promote short pastorates, or to discourage the putting down of roots.

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What Kills Great Leadership?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Bill Treasurer : Leadership is a powerful thing, one that comes with a unique set of stresses, challenges, privileges, and responsibilities. Our leadership journeys begin starry-eyed and well-intentioned, but the path to leadership power is one that can lead even the best of us astray if we aren’t careful. What kind of leader will I be?”

Novels for Leaders

Execupundit

There was a reason why Patrick O'Brian was invited to a luncheon with the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. This book is the start of a magnificent series of novels

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Grateful Leaders are Great Leaders

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this guest post by David Nielson to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success. Deadline:… Continue reading → Leading

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Authentic Leadership: Ornamental Hermits and Why We Should Avoid Them

RapidStart Leadership

In the middle of the 18th century in Europe, it was fashionable to have your own personal hermit. Sounds crazy, I know, but there it is. How did this come about, and more importantly, what can it tell us about authentic leadership?

My 7 Strategies in a New Leadership Position

Ron Edmondson

Whenever I enter a new position, I want to be strategic. I’m having to live this advice again, but I’m trying to be strategic. The first couple years in my last position were challenging and fun at the same time.

New Year, New Opportunity

Kevin Eikenberry

The start new year is often a time when people look ahead and create goals and a vision of where they want to be at some point in the future. Soon after the start of new year is often the time when people lose sight of those goals and visions. They become frustrated at the […].

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"When Did Masculinity Become a Dirty Word?"

Execupundit

Imagine the following scenario. It is decided that there are aspects of female behaviour that are deeply troubling. Indeed they are so troubling that a phrase enters the language, first on the campuses and then across wider society: ‘Toxic femininity’.

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My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2018

Tanveer Naseer

The beginning of a new year is often equated with new beginnings or with a fresh start. It’s in that vein that I’m sure you’ve noticed a very big change here on website. It’s been over 10 years since I started this site and it just felt like it was. Click to continue reading.

Leadership: A Spiritual Boot Camp

Lead Change Blog

Leadership expert James MacGregor Burns, once wrote something that we think is very interesting to consider. He said, “Leadership is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth.” Since those words were originally written more than 40 years ago, we suspect that leadership has actually become one of the most observed and the most understood phenomena on earth.

What to Pack on a Business Trip as a Business Woman

Women on Business

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Let them choose

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. You’ve hired good, smart people. So why not let them make some of the choices that you’ve been making for them? Those bright employees will relish that freedom while learning and developing. Simultaneously, you’ll keep them interested and engaged.

The Incomparable Bate

Execupundit

Nicholas Bate hides out in Oxford where he has a consulting practice, several books constantly in the pipeline, and an excellent blog. Photo by Sidharth Bhatia at Unsplash

Top Post Series of 2018: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The Top Post Series this year reflects a concern I have that many other people must share. It is a concern about what can happen when we don’t use ethical thinking. This series answers the important question “Why should we take the time to think intentionally about the ethics of our […].

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Your Leadership Heritage

Lead Change Blog

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”. Isaac Newton said that in the 17 th century, and the idea is even older than that. Other people have helped you become what you are today. They’re part of your heritage, your leadership heritage. If you take the time to reflect on your leadership heritage, you will become a better leader. You will deepen your understanding of why you do things the way you do.

Where Did Everybody Go? 23 Ways to Stick With Your Goals

RapidStart Leadership

It’s happening already. If you go to a gym or fitness facility, you know this to be true: there’s that sudden influx of new faces in the new year. With the turn of the calendar often comes a desire to turn over a new leaf, and fitness goals feature prominently. … Where Did Everybody Go?

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Time to Expand? How to Get it Right

Strategy Driven

If the time has come for your business to expand and take things to the next level, you need to tread carefully. Of course, growth and expansion are vital parts of running a successful company but expansions should always be undertaken with great care and consideration.

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The Beauty

Execupundit

The beauty of putting some thoughts on paper is that the process often elicits other thoughts as well as dissent and conclusions in the mind of its author. Don't just think it, write it. Staring at scribbles of ink can work all sorts of magic

Better Isn’t Always Better

Joseph Lalonde

There’s been so many innovative, awe-inspiring inventions in the last couple of decades that it is mindblowing. The Apple iPhone, high-speed internet, DVR… All of these inventions were improvements upon something we already had. The iPhone allowed the average phone user to carry a mini-computer inside of their phone. High-speed internet drastically reduced the time […] The post Better Isn’t Always Better appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

The Need To Innovate

Eric Jacobson

I find this advice from Ken Goldstein (from his book, Endless Encores ) particularly helpful. He says: "You have to be innovating all the time. The only sure path to a limited repertoire is not to push yourself beyond the familiar.

Trending Employee Benefits Your Startup Should Be Offering in 2019

Women on Business

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Three Ways to Make the 4AM Club Work For You

Strategy Driven

“Early to bed, early to rise makes a [wo]man healthy, wealthy and wise.” ” – Ben Franklin. You’ve heard it said a million times before: the early bird catches the worm, and in the opinion of many highly successful people, the phrase is much more than a cliche.

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Tech Appeal

Execupundit

FutureLawyer can rest assured that the appeal of smartwatches continues to be strong. The market in south Florida alone must be enormous

7 Powers of Vulnerability

Leadership Freak

Patrick Lencioni said, “I don’t think a leader can be too vulnerable.” It still freaks me out. But the ability to connect, influence, and inspire requires vulnerability. If others play it safe, lack… Continue reading → vulnerability Leadership Development

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3 Steps For Dusting Off Your Leadership in the New Year

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we start a New Year, it's is a wonderful time to take stock of our leadership. The intense, conflicted global environment we face is formidable. Sitting still won't keep our leadership up to the task. It's definitely not a good time to let our leadership get dusty from a lack of attention. It's time to take action. Here are three things you can do to dust off your leadership and discover your best capabilities this year: .

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