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10 Guiding Principles That Will Lead You to Future Happiness and Success

Leading Blog

W E SPEND SO MUCH TIME focusing on credentials, experience, intelligence, and presentation.

Effective Leadership Begins with a Strong Foundation

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Tabitha Laser: What is leadership? Since joining the workforce more than 25 years ago, and serving as a leader for numerous organizations, it’s apparent that leadership means very different things to different people.

Jerry Colonna on True Grit and Other Advice for Leaders

Leading Blog

J ERRY COLONNA helps start-up CEOs make peace with their demons, the psychological habits and behavioral patterns that have helped them to succeed—molding them into highly accomplished individuals—yet have been detrimental to their relationships and ultimate well-being.

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New Leadership Literacies

Lead Change Blog

Over the next decade, today’s connected world will be explosively more connected. Anything that can be distributed will be distributed: workforces, organizations, supply webs, and more.

The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Healthy Media Consumption

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I've blogged about how to spot fake news and variables complicating media ethics. Today I'll explore the characteristics healthy media consumption. Let's begin with a dose of healthy skepticism. Healthy Skepticism You can't believe everything you see.

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What Leaders Can Learn From a Fountain Pen – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Several years ago, I went through a phase of using fountain pens. So when one of our viewers challenged me to find leadership lessons from a fountain pen, I was more than happy to oblige. In the video below, I have five valuable leadership lessons from this every day object.

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The Big WHY

Lead Change Blog

At one point in my son’s life, school was not his highest priority. There were so many other things that claimed his attention. There was basketball and other activities. There was learning about computers and how to make them do what you wanted. Then, he saw the movie Top Gun. One reviewer said that the star of the movie wasn’t any of the actors. It was the airplanes. Flying those things became the goal. My son wanted to be a fighter pilot. Few people make the grade as a fighter pilot.

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3 Ways to Boost Your Company’s SEO Ranking

Strategy Driven

So, you have a great company, with an even better product. Once upon a time, this was enough to maintain a successful business.

Five Songs with Leadership Lessons

Kevin Eikenberry

Music can make you cry, laugh, and dance. The right song can transport you to another place and time instantly. Songs can also inspire and inform us when we take the time to listen to the lyrics.

3 Ways to Break Out of a Zero-Sum Game of Growth with Your Competitors

Leading Blog

How true disruptors use innovation, including digital, to grow the market and create new business models. F OR YEARS I was taught that growing the business in an industry with strong competition was mostly a zero-sum game. You took away share from competition or they took it from you.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

10 Ways to Spot Toxic Employees

Leadership Freak

10 ways to spot toxic employees: Team members are afraid of toxic employees. Ask a toxic person what they’re getting done and they’ll tell you what they plan to get done. Conversations have… Continue reading → Gossip

Change You Don’t Ask For

Lead Change Blog

Change is constant. This is not new information, of course. But it seems there are two feelings when it comes to change: love it or hate it. Sure, when it’s the change you’ve been hoping for, it’s easy to love. The promotion came your way. Your offer was accepted on the house. You can finally get a puppy! When it’s change you’ve asked for, being excited and bought in makes any hiccups or headaches worth it. But what happens when change happens and you didn’t ask for it?

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5 Challenges of Starting a New Business From a First Time Business Owner

Strategy Driven

You might have heard the stereotype that millennials don’t know how to work hard, how to pound the pavement, how to put in the blood, sweat and tears it takes to build a business from the ground up but, I am here to smash that stereotype into smithereens.

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The Path To Being Taken Seriously

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. I’ve talked a lot about the fun a leader can have. Leadership isn’t all seriousness. But there are reasons for being serious. One of those is the desire to be taken seriously by those you lead. You want those you lead to look up to you. To respect you.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Out of Gas? The new OOG Reboot.

Anese Cavanaugh

It was 10 a.m. yesterday when I felt "done" with my day. The previous week had been physically, mentally, and emotionally intense with special attention being needed in the land of "being a mom," "leading a team," "completing" a vendor relationship early, working with clients, and finishing the book!

4 Practices Guaranteed to Energize Tired Teams

Leadership Freak

We begin new jobs with enthusiasm. But repetition leads to boredom. Lousy bosses make work miserable. Constant pressure causes burnout. Successful leaders energize teams. 4 ways to energize tired teams: #1. Establish direction… Continue reading → Leading

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What I Learned About Leadership from Reading Mad Magazine

Next Level Blog

You may have seen the recent news that Mad magazine is ending regular publication. On the other hand, you may not have known it was still being published (I didn’t) or, depending on your age, have even heard of Mad. I definitely have.

Market Your Business The Right Way With These Helpful Solutions

Strategy Driven

Marketing your business is directly related to how well it is going to perform on the market, and for this reason, it should be something that you are placing a lot of focus on.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Three Years of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast

Kevin Eikenberry

In the spring of 2016, we decided to create a leadership podcast that would bring the best leadership experts and expert leaders to learn from each week.

Best Practices in Leadership and Productivity: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their best practices in leadership and productivity. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! The August Frontline Festival will be […].

A Powerful Exercise to Strengthen Teams with Untapped Potential

Leadership Freak

I’m meeting with the leadership team of a new client next week. I asked them to do the following exercise before our first meeting.

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How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

Research shows there is a direct correlation between engaged employees and the satisfaction of your customer and ultimately achieving your business outcomes. In other words, employee engagement drives customer satisfaction.

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.

Key Financial Tips For Entrepreneurs

Strategy Driven

Starting a new business venture can be an incredibly exciting time, but you must also be careful and well-organized during this period, especially when it comes to your finances.

5 Benefits of Outsourcing Accounts Payable for High Growth Businesses

Women on Business

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Self as Coach, Self as Leader: Interview with Pamela McLean


It is unusual of for me to do interviews or promote books on this site. An exception was made when I was asked to interview Pamela McLean. A well respected thought leader in the the emerging and evolving world of coaching for 30 years, I couldn’t resist.

Noticing – Not Feedback – Enhances Performance and Elevates Satisfaction

Leadership Freak

“People don’t want feedback, they want attention.” Nine Lies About Work) Feedback is valid when assessment is accurate, and numbers are involved. Feedback about traits is arrogant because we don’t know people. Tell… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development organizational success

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.

It’s Okay If People Don’t Take You Seriously

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. While we all desire to be taken seriously, especially those of us leading teams, what happens if people don’t take us seriously? Is it a problem to struggle in this area? Will it derail your ability to lead? These are all great questions. They’re questions that need to be answered. Knowing how to be taken […] The post It’s Okay If People Don’t Take You Seriously appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Huge Mistakes To Avoid When Planning A Corporate Event

Strategy Driven

Being an entrepreneur means making mistakes. A lot of mistakes. Although it isn’t ideal, these situations allow you to learn and grow as a business owner. That being said, there are some errors that you’re better off avoiding. Corporate events are a very important part of business.

Alternative Fundraising Websites for Small Businesses

Women on Business

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What do you spend your time on? 3 Ways to Optimize.

Anese Cavanaugh

As the old saying goes, "We all have the same 24 hours in a day and 7 days a week." and then, "it's what we do with them that makes us different," or "that we spend them on what truly matters," or whatever your preferred version of this is.

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.