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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Toy Story 4

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Toy Story has been a favorite movie of mine for as long as I can remember. Watching the story of toys come to life reminds me of childhood and how I used to play with toys. I’m sure I imagine I used to think my toys could come to life when I wasn’t around.

How to Use Mental Imagery to Achieve Your Goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Olympic athletes use mental imagery to help them win the gold. These 6 tips show how to use mental imagery to acheive your goals. The post How to Use Mental Imagery to Achieve Your Goals appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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Leadership at Scale the McKinsey Way

Leading Blog

B EFORE YOU BEGIN your next leadership development program, read this. It is not uncommon to hear leaders complain that leadership development programs are not delivering the effective leaders necessary to execute their strategies and purpose.

Leaders Need To Face Resistance

Joseph Lalonde

Leading can be a struggle when someone is openly resisting you. Be it a team member, friend, or loved one, resistance feels like it is hurting us. You may feel challenged or not believed. Or it might be the vision you presented to your organization is put to the test.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Addicted to Change

Lead Change Blog

Gonna have to face it: we’re addicted to change. I’m not a scientist or a psychologist. I define addiction my own way. You’re addicted to something when it’s not good for you, but you do it anyway. Over and over. By my definition, we’re addicted to change. Consider the experience of one of my coaching clients. He worked for a large company for seven years. In that time, the company had at least one management fad per year.

How People Weasel Out of Change and Justify Staying the Same

Leadership Freak

Aspiration or frustration drives you to seek advice. But you end up rejecting advice in favor of staying the same. How to weasel out of change: You’re frustrated when others do it. Maybe… Continue reading → Leading

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Do You Trust Your People?

Leading Blog

T HE GREAT WRITER Ernest Hemingway once said: " The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. ” I’ve often told people in new organizations I joined that I trust them until that trust is violated. This puts a healthy kind of pressure on them NOT to violate that trust.

Where Did Community Go?

Joseph Lalonde

One of the things that attracted me to blogging was the community. Ten years ago, commenting communities were HUGE on the blogs I would visit. I remember voraciously reading thoughts from Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Jon Harrison, Chris Lautsbaugh, Alex Barker, and many others.

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The One Skill Everyone Should Have

Lead Change Blog

Don’t get me wrong. Collaboration, diversity, and authenticity are definitely things we need more of in this world and conformity isn’t something I value. But, in my experience, there is one skill that flies under the radar, is mighty, and can put you on a new playing field: resourcefulness. Every successful team has someone with it. The person who is able to beautifully throw together a last minute request from the boss.

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Make Accomplishment the Goal

Kevin Eikenberry

Busy, is a four-letter word, even if it isn’t the type my mother warned me about. Generally, we feel like things are getting done when we are busy, yet “busy” is a symptom of a rampant problem – one that most people don’t even realize.

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

3 Best Ways to Create an Effective Digital Marketing Strategy in Singapore

Strategy Driven

Anytime you think about making a website, the first thing that comes to your mind is how to get to the top of search engines. Similarly, you would like to engage elements that are capable of promoting your enterprise and reverberate well with potential clients.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Brightburn

Joseph Lalonde

The best way to describe the movie Brightburn is this: Imagine a world where Clark Kent didn’t choose a path of good and becomes Superman. Instead, he chooses a path of selfishness. He chooses to use his powers to get what he wants. The story is similar to Superman.

Live and Work in Joy with Eileen Hahn

Lead Change Blog

Today we’d like to introduce you to Eileen Hahn, a leadership consultant who partners with organizations to assist them in hiring and leading exceptional people.

The Myth of “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail”

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Most planning is for the best-case outcomes, ignoring the high probability that something will go wrong. Failing to plan for problems leads to disasters that could have been avoided.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Five ways for leaders to orchestrate better team relationships

Aspire-CS

You believe you’re a good leader because you delegate, develop, and encourage others. You hire good people with great skills who know what needs to be done. The work gets completed on time and within budget. But something is missing.

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What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading is tough enough without ignoring these critical truths. “I I wish someone would have told me some of this before I started leading. Life would have been so much easier. I bet my team wishes I knew it too.” We hear this […].

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Building Trust: A Leadership Imperative

Lead Change Blog

For many years trust has been considered a “soft” corporate issue, in part because it has been so difficult to measure. Whilst intuitively leaders knew that the level of trust in the organisation impacted team performance and company value, there was no concrete evidence to support this. However, new research by Accenture has quantified the impact of trust on a company’s competitiveness. And the bottom line is that trust is anything but soft. What is trust?

How to Care for Yourself as an Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Social Media for Better Leadership and Learning

QAspire

Leadership in a connected world is a complex sport. Leaders risk relevance quite fast if they continue to operate in an isolated box within a tight hierarchy.

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The Three Circles of Team Commitment

Kevin Eikenberry

Having team commitment seems like a good thing (it is). But it isn’t something people always think about or feel like they have much influence over (you do). Even if you want to and believe you can improve your team commitment, you must know what you are trying to improve.

What Remarkable Leaders Do that Average Leaders Don’t

Leadership Freak

Rosa Parks wasn’t the first black woman to stand up for herself in Montgomery, Alabama. On March 2, 1955, nine months before Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus, a… Continue reading → Influence Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership succes

Friend of a Friend

Lead Change Blog

What if all the advice we’ve heard about networking is wrong?

Cash Flow Is King In Ecommerce

Women on Business

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A Leader’s Guide to Creating an Enduring Brand

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Lindsay Pedersen : Show me a valuable business, and I’ll show you a leader who has had to make hard choices. They’ve had to look at 100 good ideas and take 99 of them off the table in favor of the excellent one. That means they’ve also become proficient in prioritizing.

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What an Apple Can Teach Us About Leadership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s episode is the third in a series where I connect weird or unusual items to leadership – all of these items are suggestions from our friends on our social media channels.

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A Chipmunk in Traffic

Leadership Freak

You’re like a chipmunk in traffic because you need to prove yourself. Someone asks, “How are things going?” You say, “Crazy busy.” It’s a mortal sin to say, “I’m looking for something to… Continue reading → Stress Success Leadership Development

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Release the Familiar & Embrace the New

Lead Change Blog

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create.” – Oprah Winfrey. With great risk comes the possibility of great rewards. Many of us don’t dare to question the status quo and continue to reel under the pressure of our habits. Habits that hold us back and may even be responsible to stymie our growth. A wonderful old fable I had read and love to talk about is of the Monk, the cow, and the cliff. The Monk, the Cow, and the Cliff.

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Three steps toward creating market-leading products

Lead on Purpose

The goal of every company and product leader is to invent products (or services) that become recognized market leaders. Creating a new product category is icing on the cake, but also rare and extremely difficult.

Want to Wow Your Customers? Keep Your Promises

N2Growth Blog

If you want to wow your customers simply keep your promises. Craft a culture that is dependable and trustworthy and your customers will help your business to thrive. We have all had them – inexplicably bad customer service experiences. They happen all day long across this great country of ours.

Which Type of Workshop Do You Want to Attend?

Kevin Eikenberry

As a person who has created and led leadership workshops – and sat in many too – I have determined that there are basically two types of experiences. Both can be excellent and informative, both can be enjoyable, and both can be valuable.

An Exercise Guaranteed to Ignite Growth in Anyone

Leadership Freak

You need affirmation, but if you want to grow, seek discomfort. Comfort affirms. Discomfort transforms. Today’s challenge is as difficult as it is simple. Seek advice from an imperfect boss or colleague. If… Continue reading → Leading

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Gaining the Respect of Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Starting your own business is hard. But, for some, managing a team is even harder. Anyone can read books and learn how to do things like file a tax return and register their company. But, not everyone is naturally a great manager. Some people are great at it straight away.

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Make Yourself Way More Attractive To Employers

Strategy Driven

We all have to work if we want to make something of ourselves. Some of us settle with something low-key and try to get through life with little-to-no fuss, others harbour lots of ambition and strive to be at the very top of their field.

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