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Tribute to a great leader and good person

Aspire-CS

Good people die everyday. Yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity and leadership the way Ted did. He passed away last week and left a legacy of positive experiences for anyone who took the time to know him – which wasn’t a hard thing to do.

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Your Mini Guide on How to Launch Your Own Online Jewelry Store

Women on Business

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Thomas Jefferson's Ten Rules to Live By

Leading Blog

Thomas Jefferson was skilled in many fields. In December 1962, John F.

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The Power of a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Dear Leader, You’ve been granted authority. You have real influence. People trust you. Therefore: Your words are powerful. Choose them wisely. People look to you for direction. Take them to noble places. Your suggestions are taken seriously. Don’t make them lightly.

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IO Improvement: Making Your Computer Perform Better Than New

Strategy Driven

Over the last few decades, computers have just about taken over the world. These machines are used in business, for people’s personal lives, and to handle loads of background jobs which most people are blissfully unaware of.

Women Dominate US Law Schools But Still Lack in the Legal Profession

Women on Business

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Lessons from Washington & Lincoln

Leading Blog

P RESIDENTS DAY was created in 1968 when George Washington’s birthday (February 22) was moved to the third Monday of February as part of the Uniform Holidays Bill. Today it is thought of as a day to remember all U.S.

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What Is Expected Of You As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Eekkk! You got the call. You’ve been tasked with stepping up to a new role in your organization. They’re going to give you a new title. The title of a leader! Let the celebration commence. You’ve taken a big step by moving into a leadership position. Congratulations.

How Leaders Can Get More Solutions from Their Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Invest twenty seconds to get more solutions and ideas. Recently, I donated blood through the Red Cross. What happened next is a great example of how you can get more solutions, ideas, and critical thinking from your team members. Four weeks after […].

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How to Start a Business That’ll Succeed: A 10-Point Guide

Strategy Driven

It is only natural to worry about failure when starting a business. However, don’t let the fear stand in the way of what could be a profitable company, which could potentially change your life.

Finding Your Flywheel

Leading Blog

G REATNESS NEVER HAPPENS in one fell swoop—no single action. It is the result of a series of correct actions that build on each other. Jim Collins likens it to turning a giant, heavy flywheel.

7 Ways We Tried To Parent with Grace

Ron Edmondson

Cheryl and I had a model for our parenting. Whenever I say that to people they hear “complicated” It wasn’t. We aren’t complicated people. Simply put, we attempted to implement grace into our home.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The original The Lego Movie spawned multiple other Lego movies recently released a sequel. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part continues the story of Finn (Jadon Sand) and his Lego land of wonder.

Celebrate Failure

Career Advancement

“I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.” ” ~Thomas Edison~. Trevor wanted his people to be pillars of innovation and creativity.

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Promotional Products – Beating the “Fake News”

Strategy Driven

Watch the news these days there are many versions of the “truth”. And it’s not just in the worlds of politics and current affairs that people find it difficult to know what to believe anymore.

Fond Memories: 3 Ways to Be Remembered as a Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Chris Dyer : Setting the tone for those with whom you work is a must for executives in the here and now. You establish yourself as the organizational authority. You suggest what type of behavior is acceptable.

Knowing Your Identity Helps Establish Your Influence

Ron Edmondson

Here’s a little known fact about me. I once wanted to be known as the life of the party. People who know me well might say I’m funny and quick-witted. I’m actually kind of silly at times, but people seldom see the real me. My family knows this about me. Occasionally the people I work with get to see who I really am. Except for occasional bursts of randomness, however, the rest of the world thinks I’m always serious and always thinking about something purposeful.

Reintroducing Quibbling: The Kryptonite of Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

What is quibbling and why does it matter to leaders? Do you remember watching Superman, and seeing what happens to him when he comes in contact with Kryptonite? How weak and ineffective he becomes?

10 Catchy WordPress Landing Page Themes

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Who Is On Your Team?

Joseph Lalonde

Changing the course of your life and making the new year your best one ever is tough as it is. Sometimes we make change even tougher than it has to be. Why is that? It’s because we keep the wrong people on our teams.

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The Case for Progress vs. Perfection

Kevin Eikenberry

Coaching success as a leader ultimately rests on answering one question: Did the person being coached reach the level of performance or behavior desired at the start of the coaching? Reaching the objective is one thing, yet the process of coaching is more nuanced than that.

My Advice for Two Very Different People Wanting to Partner Together in Ministry

Ron Edmondson

Someone I know reached out to me about church planting. That’s not unusual, since I’ve planted a couple churches previously. Here’s the backend story before I share our dialogue. His question had to do with working with others – forming a partnership with someone in ministry.

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Your Checklist for Leading with an “Us” Mindset

Next Level Blog

One of the things I’m doing with my blog posts this year is to try to provide you with simple, practical and immediately applicable insights you can apply to be a better leader.

6 Tips for Opening a Local Business

Women on Business

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Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

Strategy Driven

Application of design thinking to help solve myriad problems that are not typically associated with design is illuminated in a new book through vignettes drawn from such diverse realms as politics and society, business, health and science, law, and writing.

Novels for Leaders

Execupundit

It could be the ultimate "bad boss" novel

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Collecting Memories – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We are continuing in our series of videos about collections and today’s video is about collecting memories. I’ll talk about WHY we should collect memories and HOW to do it better and more often.

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Scaling Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Are you a High-Creative leader, capable of rapidly growing your organization while simultaneously transforming it into a more agile, innovative, adaptive, and engaging workplace? Or are you a High-Reactive leader, who practices leadership that cancels itself out and seriously limits scale?

How to Collect Judgment Money From People Who Owe You

Women on Business

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6 Characteristics of Successful Law Firms

Strategy Driven

What does it take for a law firm to be successful? Unfortunately, there is no single best way to answer this question. Success can be relative, and it can be pursued in several ways.

Journalism Self-Destructs

Execupundit

Interesting takes on the American media's self-defeating bias at Althouse and at Cultural Offering. All the media have to do is to embrace basic professionalism and that will work wonders for their reliability. Remember Michael Crichton's observation on the Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect?

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The Simplicity—and Power—of Stop, Start, Continue

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Rodger Dean Duncan : Whether you’re a leader, follower, partner, or service provider, clarity is always important. Let’s say you’ve delegated a task to someone else. If a deadline will be missed or a key deliverable won’t be ready as expected, you want an honest and timely report.

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Visible Values

Lead Change Blog

“Coach Bryant had an idea about how a man should act, and if you watched him, you could figure it out.”. Howell Raines described legendary Alabama football coach Bear Bryant that way. The quote illustrates something important about values. What you do shows your values to the world. Most of us, most of the time, are sure that the way we act reflects our values. We’re often wrong.

Top Business Security Risks: How to Protect Yourself

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Let The Sign Talk For You!

Strategy Driven

A sign has many essential roles in any businesses. It doesn’t merely symbolize an image your company portrays. It illustrates something that’s not as easy as how church signs depict, where angels are typically good, while demons are always the opposite.

Novels for Leaders

Execupundit

The old master's last novel and he hit a bull's eye

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4 Ways Weakness is Advantage

Leadership Freak

Strength usually takes you further than weakness but pretending you have it all together limits opportunity and potential. Strength-based leadership is no excuse to ignore the benefits of weakness. Get over yourself. You… Continue reading → Encouragement Personal Growth Strengths Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development organizational success