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Our Lives Are Like A Movie.

Rich Gee Group

I watched a great analysis of the movie Ex Machina on YouTube the other day, and the narrator spoke about how all character growth in a movie is based on three areas: weakness, need, and desire.

We The People: What We Value

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton As we near the 4th of July, it is a fitting time to remind ourselves of the greater vision for our country. During a tour of the Constitution Center in Philadelphia, I realized that the U.S.

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It All Starts With Trust

Joseph Lalonde

Trust. We all want to be trusted. What we often don’t do is trust those we lead. We hire a new employee. We begin to think of ways the employee may cheat the company. We’ve broken a bond of trust. The employee may not realize it. Slowly but surely, the employee will begin […].

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How To Be A Positive Leader In Your Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

Having a role in any type of leadership position is never an easy task. You will always be met with challenges throughout your day and it’s how you react to these changes that define you as a leader. A good leader is exceptional at what they do and they care. Click to continue reading.

How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

The Top 4 Mistakes Busy Leaders Make

Leadership Freak

Mistake #1: Being penny wise and pound foolish. Everything isn’t a crisis, even if you think it is. It’s destructive to allow urgencies to replace priorities. Busyness is no excuse to take your… Continue reading → Leading

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Dealing with Naysayers: How to Stay Confident in Your Goal [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t Let Well-Meaning Naysayers Derail Your Contribution. Naysayers love to discourage courage. If you’ve got a naysayer telling you it can’t be done (or you can’t do it), what you do next makes all the difference.

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Your Guide to Implementing the Rockefeller Habits | Rainmaker Group

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A 5-Step Response to Employee Concerns About Work-Life Balance

Leadership Freak

Experienced leaders are coming to grips with a younger workforce that wants more out of life than working long stressful hours. Stressed employees want to minimize pressure. Leaders feel pressure to do more… Continue reading → Leading

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Making Your Luck

Kevin Eikenberry

Luck, especially good luck, is something many people think others get. We see others with great situations and wish we had their luck. But not everyone feels that way.

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Leading Through Complexity with Everett Harper

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you faced complex problems that require quick decisions in the face of uncertain outcomes? In this episode, CEO, entrepreneur, and strategist Everett Harper delivers a pragmatic take on solving complex problems by making decisions through uncertainty.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

5 Leadership Books To Read In July 2022

Joseph Lalonde

By now, summer is in full effect. The kids are out of school, the temperature is rising, and vacations are happening. What better time to grab a great read? There’s not! That’s why I’m sharing another great list of 5 books every leader should read.

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7 Best Financial Ideas To Make Money In 2022

Strategy Driven

This year, we’re all beginning to feel the pinch as the cost of living rises rapidly, which means more of us are looking for ways we can make money in 2022.

5 Ways to Find Purpose

Leadership Freak

You’re fortunate if purpose interests you. You have opportunity to consider things beyond food and shelter. The burden of prosperity is figuring out what to do. 5 ways to find purpose: #1. Purpose… Continue reading → Leading

Asking for Help – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is a part of a series on reasons we should be asking, and in this video we’re talking about one reason to ask for help. You can see the other videos here: Asking for Input | Asking to Learn) Everyone needs help in life – at work, at home, in our personal lives. I […].

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Leading through Social Turmoil with Grace and Compassion

Let's Grow Leaders

Give your team the time and space to feel and process. during these (and future) moments of social turmoil. It’s another remarkably stressful moment of social turmoil in the United States.

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5 Things That Leaders Should Stop Doing

Joseph Lalonde

If you want to be the best leader you can be, and if you want to reach your full potential in the world of business, thew re a few things you are probably doing now that could be holding you back and making your journey to success a longer, rockier one than it really needs […].

How to Handle Sensitive Documents In Business

Strategy Driven

In business sometimes you will need to handle highly confidential documents. When you need to handle extremely confidential documents you have to have a system in place on how you are going to keep them secure. It can be quite challenging if you do not have a set procedure in place.

5 Counter-Intuitive Responses to Painful Situations

Leadership Freak

Some people anticipate future difficulties and run away. Leaders anticipate painful situations and move forward. The advantage to anticipating painful situations is developing prepared responses. 5 Counter-intuitive responses to painful situations: Open up;… Continue reading → Leading

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Fostering Team Emotional Intelligence


The emotion of the team is a sum-total of emotions and feelings that members of the team experience. Left unnoticed, unexpressed, and unattended, these emotions can grow toxic to harm relationships or grossly undermine team’s potential.

A Quick Trick to Refresh Your Consulting Firm’s Network

David A Fields

Over time, your consulting firm’s network can dwindle as you lose touch with ex-clients and fail to maintain other contacts. Fortunately, there’s an easy method to reawaken dormant relationships and enrich your pool of potential consulting clients. Remember Yuri? Sure you do.

This Is What Great Leaders Provide Their Teams

Joseph Lalonde

Being a leader can be tough, but the main goal of leadership is normally quite a straightforward one: to ensure the team that you are caring for can achieve what it needs to achieve. To help make sure of that, there are a few things that will usually be important to focus on.

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5 Core Characteristics Every Business Owner Needs to Master

Strategy Driven

When you own a business, you must take on many day-to-day duties yourself, especially in the beginning. Over time, you may employ others to fulfill these roles. However, you need to learn and master a whole set of skills before you can taste success.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

What does “Choose How You Show Up” Really Mean and Who Cares

Leadership Freak

The average leader begins the day stressed. Heart attacks are more likely in the morning and may be connected to adrenaline. Thinking about the next thing while you do this thing means you’ve… Continue reading → Leading

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Which of 8 Definitions of Strategy are You Using?

CEO Insider

Despite how much is written about strategy and how much money is spent on it, academics and consultants continue to report chronic strategy practice failures: I argue that one reason for the failures is that strategy is still not fully defined.

10 Leadership Qualities That Will Make You A Great Leader

Lolly Daskal

Every leader is different, with their own style and skills. But there are some qualities they all share—qualities are essential to success in leadership. In my work coaching leaders around the world, these leadership qualities are the ones I emphasize as most important: Focused energy.

How rigorous is your succession planning process and execution of it?

Thought Leaders LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How rigorous is your succession planning process and execution of it? Extremely — we know who’s going where next and execute the plan well 5.24%. Very — we know where most people are headed and generally execute the plan 20.95%.

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

How to Avoid Business Mistakes: Tips for Entrepreneurs

Strategy Driven

Making mistakes is a part of life. We all make them, and we learn from them. But when it comes to your business, you can’t afford to make too many mistakes. Mistakes can cost you time, money, and customers. This blog post will discuss mistakes that entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them.

Don’t Blow Past Your Strengths

Scott Elbin

Between the leaders I’ve worked with in our Next Level Leadership® group coaching program and the individual executives I’ve coached over the last 20 plus years, I’ve delivered around 2,000 colleague feedback reports.

6 Habits of successful entrepreneurs

CEO Insider

Over the past few years, the success of leading businesses and entrepreneurs has been thrust into the spotlight like we haven’t seen for many years with company values and profits surging.

"Heart First" Wins Gold Quill Award of Excellence

David Grossman

I am incredibly honored that my latest book, Heart First: Lasting Leader Lessons from a Year that Changed Everything , has been recognized by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) for worldwide Excellence in Communications in the publications category.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.