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Greatness Comes At A Cost

Joseph Lalonde

Everyone talks about wanting to be great. They claim they want to make a difference in the world. But is that the truth? Do people really want to be great? I don’t believe they do. Greatness comes at a cost. A cost many people aren’t willing to pay.

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7 Rookie Mistakes New Leaders Should Avoid

Ron Edmondson

I deal with a lot of new leaders. I’ve been one myself numerous times. In fact, I’m there again now. I’m the “new guy” I don’t know as much about the organization I am supposed to lead as many of the people I’m supposed to be leading.


7 Easy Ways to Support Your Pastor this Sunday

Ron Edmondson

In 16 years as a pastor, I learned two things well. First, Sunday mornings are a stressful time for pastors. Second, most people who attend church love their church – and love their pastor.

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If Only People Came With Warning Labels

Joseph Lalonde

Life could be so much easier… If only people came with warning labels. You may be thinking “Yes! That’d be awesome. I could easily see the toxic people in my life.” ” or “I could recognize the people who will cause me trouble.”

Use Wisely Your Power of Choice – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I am sharing a lesson today from one of my favorite books by Og Mandino, The Greatest Miracle in the World. In this great book, there is an incredibly powerful sentence that all leaders can learn from: Use wisely your power of choice.

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Three Reasons Why Small Things Make a Big Difference

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve heard, and probably said, “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” While there is some truth in that statement, the sentiment can be very harmful if we don’t consider small things in the right context.

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The Lion and The Fox


[Photo by Jonathan Körner at Unsplash] The Sovereign Professional has some sound advice from our old friend Niccolo


DS Hydraulics | Great Place to Work

Chart Your Course

I always talk about the importance of employee retention. Retention starts by treating your employees with respect and dignity. Here is an example of one of those businesses. Greg Smith. I started working for D&S Hydraulics, a family owned company, almost 35-years ago.


10 Prayers of a Christian Leader

Ron Edmondson

A leader’s most effective tool may be prayer. For the Christian leader, especially, prayer should be critical to how we lead. I’m 54 and I’ve not mastered this yet – even though I know how powerful prayer is for the believer.

How to Communicate Remarkably Clear Leadership Expectations

Let's Grow Leaders

“These guys are seasoned managers, and these are fundamental leadership expectations. Shouldn’t they just know the right thing to do?” ” “I’m so frustrated, my team is just not executing on what I consider fundamentals.”

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5 Affordable Meals Packed with Protein for Business Women

Women on Business

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Institutional Memorry


[Photo by Clem Onojeghuo at Unsplash] I have been present when the most appropriate reaction to a person's resignation or retirement would be the rending of garments and the gnashing of teeth.

Peak Performance Strategies To Help You Conquer As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

We all want to experience positive growth in life both as leaders and as individuals. It has always been the greatest desire of every human. Though some attain greatness while others don’t. Stay with me.

Team Leadership: 4 Simple Steps to Getting Stuff Done

RapidStart Leadership

“Can Team Leadership really be boiled down into four steps?” ” Leaders are always busy, and whatever we are involved with, things only seem to grow more complicated over time. As complexity grows, it can help to view our roles as leaders in the simplest terms possible.

Leap: How to Thrive in a World Where Everything Can Be Copied

Leading Blog

I N TODAY'S competitive environment, where latecomers can copy almost any product or service, companies can no longer just be good at what they do. Is the displacement of early pioneering companies an inevitable fate in the modern economy?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Antboy

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article This past weekend was a busy one (and I’m not just saying that!) The annual Unity Christian Music Festival was Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I ran a half-marathon distance.

On relationships at work


In lieu of a written post this week, I’d like to direct you to a recent interview I did with the Welsh Wire on relationships at work. It’s 21 minutes long, and is intended to explore the importance for leaders to develop strong, healthy relationships at work. You can listen in here.

Effective Public Speaking - Part 2

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking. Introduction written by Chris Brady] Beginning public speakers usually think there are three main types of. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Risk-Free Forex Trading Is Possible

Women on Business

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The One Behavior that Most Advances Your Leadership

Leadership Freak

Seeking feedback is at the top of the biggest leadership failures. The Leadership Challenge) Everytime I’m asked about giving feedback, I ask, “What are you doing to seek feedback?” I do this because… Continue reading → Feedback Humility

Back to the Land


[Photo by Johny Goerend at Unsplash] Law Latte Blog has a very interesting map on land use in the United States

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6 Tips to Balance Your Work & Life

Career Advancement

“Balance is not better time management, but better boundary management. Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices.”. Betsy Jacobson~. Kathy asks: My job keeps demanding more and more of me. I’m passionate about my career, but I don’t want it to be my entire life.

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Planning And Preparing The Moments For A High-Performance Culture

Eric Jacobson

Coaching With Confidence – a Complimentary Webinar

Kevin Eikenberry

Confidence can help you be more effective at anything you do. Some consider it a chicken and egg thing – does the confidence lead to the success, or does past success build confidence? The answer, of course, is yes.

4 Reasons People Don’t Enjoy Work

Leadership Freak

Drucker said, “A man (person) should never be appointed to a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths.” “… the defining characteristic of the very best… Continue reading → Leading

Great News!


Kenton Stacy keeps fighting. Read the story at Cultural Offering


What Bulldozer Parents are Doing to Our Gen Z Workforce

Let's Grow Leaders

I’ll be honest. I didn’t even know bulldozer parents were a thing until Friday night. When did helicopter parents become bulldozer parents? Are they really bulldozing at work? I had to Google the whole “bulldozer parents” thing after having dinner with some HR execs […].


How To Create A Modern Day Legacy

Eric Jacobson

Legacy in the Making is the fascinating new book where authors Mark Miller and Lucas Conley provide readers a toolkit for how to be a modern day legacy builder for your company/brand.

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What is Meaningful Leadership? (Part 5)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is Meaningful Leadership? Making a Difference By Building a Better Society For the Future In Part 1 of this series we looked at how leaders generate meaningful environments where others can thrive. In Part 2 we explored a leader's own quest for authenticity. In Part 3 we looked at the role of powerful conversations and a focus on relational ROI. In Part 4, we examined how meaningful leadership requires truth-seeking based on ethical values.

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How to Expand Power and Lead with Honor

Leadership Freak

The ethical development and use of power is essential to leadership success. But anytime you rely on title or position, you’ve lost influence and resorted to intimidation. Coercive power offends talent. Think… Continue reading → Humility Power Leadership Development

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Leaders are Readers

CEO Blog

I have always known reading was good and audiobooks are great. I have also known TV can often cut into reading time. It can be so much of a temptation that I do not even own a TV. A recent article in Entrepreneur magazine underscored how important reading is.

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8 Steps To High Performance

Eric Jacobson

“Higher performance comes from doing many things well—but some of those things are not in your power to change,” says author Marc Effron. Therefore, he recommends in his new book, 8 Steps to High Performance , that you focus on what you can change and ignore the rest.