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Sketchnote: What Rebels Want From Their Boss


At the heart of a meaningful change is someone who thought beyond the boundaries. Someone who challenged the status quo. Someone who exerted emotional labor to pursue, fight for their ideas and convince others. And then they bring about change.

5 Ways Ministry Leaders Start the Journey to Failure

Ron Edmondson

One of the hardest things I do in ministry is interact with those who are no longer in ministry, but wish they were. They’ve been derailed. They messed up and either they got caught or the guilt got the best of them and they confessed.

10 Signs Your Leadership Strategy Doesn’t Work

Lead Change Blog

In any professional environment, management is composed of a leader and a group of colleagues working collaboratively. Together, they work towards their team’s goals. Ideally, the team should meet their targets and perform well under an effective management.

The 10 Commandments of Social Media

Ron Edmondson

A guest post from my son, Jeremy Chandler This is a guest post from my son, Jeremy Chandler. Currently, Jeremy serves as a Marketing Manager at Pursuant, a fundraising agency serving the nation’s leading nonprofits, faith-based ministries, and churches. He and his wife Mary live in Nashville, TN.

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Leadership IS personal


Robert was well known as an executive who would go ballistic for the smallest of transgressions by others. He seemed to take everything personally, and often blamed the messenger who reluctantly carried any bad news into his office.

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5 Questions to Help Millennials Grow into Leadership

Ron Edmondson

A Guest Post by my son, Jeremy Chandler There will come a point in time in every Millennial’s career when we move from being primarily executioners to leading teams and managing others.

What a Leader Must Focus On

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you have a myriad of things that vie for your attention; many things that you feel, or others suggest, you need to focus on.

What's the Secret to Becoming a Great Leader?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Kene Erike: That is not a question reserved for the gated playgrounds of MBA students or empty suits struggling to justify big paychecks. The concept of "Leadership" is a fixture in our daily lives that dictates the experiences we share with others. Let's start by defining terms.

Where do Leadership and Customer Service Intersect?

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Your Team can either make you or break you. John Maxwell. There was an explosion of extremely poor customer service in the first 4 months of 2017.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Alien: Covenant

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Alien: Covenant is a sequel to the 2012 Prometheus and a prequel to the 1979 Ridley Scott Alien film series. Seeing the backstory of the Alien series brought to life was intriguing. I knew where the movie was headed but couldn’t quite wrap my mind around it.

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9 Key Principles for Business & Life from Sam Zell

Leading Blog

B ILLIONAIRE investor Sam Zell has put down on paper an account of the principles that guide how he does business in Am I Being Too Subtle? He doesn’t claim to be self-made. He credits his parents with handing down to him values that have served him well in life.

The People Who Lead the Best Try the Least

Leadership Freak

Leaders work too hard at the skills of leadership and not hard enough at becoming themselves. Genuine leadership: Real leaders change us effortlessly. Who they are influences us more than what they… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development

Everyday Bias: Identifying and Navigating Unconscious Judgments in Our Daily Lives

Kevin Eikenberry

by Howard J. Ross As a human, you are biased, and it impacts us in large and small ways, and in many cases for understandable reasons. That’s the message stated clearly in the first chapter title: If You are Human, You Are Biased.

Why Small Choices Derail Big Dreams

Joseph Lalonde

What big dreams do you have? Or, should I ask, what big dreams did you have when you were young? I longed to become a video game designer. I wanted to design the next Final Fantasy game. But I didn’t. Instead, I took a few college courses and began working.

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Are You a Bridge Building Leader?

Lead Change Blog

A crowded Montgomery, AL city bus stopped at its usual spot and a middle-aged African-American woman boarded the bus. As the bus pulled away, she realized every seat on the bus was taken and was prepared to take the trip standing on her feet. But, something changed that stance.

5 Easy Strategies to Manage the Company Rumor Mill


Don’t Ignore the Grapevine. Some call it the grapevine; others call it hearsay. No matter what you call it, it can be problematic and distracting. If you aren’t talking proactively about issues that are important to your employees, chances are that someone else is.

How to Show Compassion and Get Results

Leadership Freak

Done poorly, compassion prolongs weakness, propagates irresponsibility, and validates destructive behaviors. Compassion, like all great virtues, requires insight to be practiced skillfully. People first: Compassion is a ‘people first’ approach to leadership. It’s… Continue reading → Leading

7 Tips to Instagram Your Way to Success

Women on Business

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Leadership Biz Cafe Podcast #20 – Lolly Daskal On What’s Stopping Leaders From Achieving Greatness

Tanveer Naseer

As leaders, how aware are we of the obstacles we create for ourselves that impede our ability to achieve our own form of greatness? That’s the question that served as the basis of my conversation with my fellow leadership expert and friend, Lolly Daskal.

Designing Organizations That Engage Generations Together

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 38 A lot of buzz has been created in regards to creating multigenerational churches and organizations. Zach Yentzer believes churches and organizations are moving in the right direction but they’re focusing on the wrong thing.

The World Needs Your Story (Cathy Fyock)

Let's Grow Leaders

Winning Well Connection Reflection. We first met Cathy when she attended our workshop on how to co-author a book. Cathy is an amazing storyteller and story listener– and we enjoyed working with her audience to share our story in a recent webinar.

How You Learn is How You Lead: 9 Questions that Expand Leadership

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of How you Learn is How You Live. Leave a comment on this guest post by Kay Peterson to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

5 Ways to Take Back an Already Delegated Project

Ron Edmondson

I’m a fan of delegation. In fact, I consider myself somewhat of a professional delegator, if there is such a thing. I certainly love to delegate. I think it makes the team stronger. As a leader, have you ever given away a project and wished you could take it back?

7 Ways Leaders Excel – And 7 Ways They Get In Their Own Way

Tanveer Naseer

Leadership is much more than what you know or even what you do. Your personality in great part determines how you influence the people around you. That’s why it’s important to know who you are as you lead if you want to understand how you go about the work of managing, delegating and leading.



Chris Brady

Here is an excerpt taken in its entirety from the book, EDGE (a publication designed especially for those on the younger side of life), written by Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward. We love watching. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Your Builder Personality

Coaching Tip

The task of building a business from the ground up is enormously challenging. There are many elements at play--but when building for growth is imperative, the most important and often least understood is the personality of the builder or founder. It shapes everything from the team and product to the overall business strategy and it is the one resource that founders can directly control.

The Real Truth About Encouragement

Leadership Freak

The wrong approach to empathy and encouragement validates poor performance, frustrates leaders, and hinders teams. Encouragement is better than empathy. Responsible failure calls for empathy and encouragement. Empathy feels good, but encouragement nudges… Continue reading → Encouragement Leadership Development

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Simple Ways to Improve Your Office Work Environment

Women on Business

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Stop Seeing the Bible as a Reference Book

Ron Edmondson

A guest post by Chandler Vannoy Dictionary. Thesaurus. Encyclopedia. We all know what these are. These are all reference books, and a reference book is only used when you need to use it as a source to make a point.

Build Your Small Business Brand in 10 Easy Steps

Strategy Driven

Photo courtesy of Pexels. Define what your brand is. Find your niche in the market. What are the special requirements or problems that your customers have and how can you help them to solve that.

9 Ethical Roles: Is Your Leadership Team “All In”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I blogged a while back about the Critical Roles of the (Ethical) CEO. I realized later that these important ethical roles apply not just to CEOs, but also to all senior leaders in an organization. And if the leaders they manage don't carry these roles throughout the organization, there will be gaps in the culture. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization developing ethical leaders ethical business ethical leadership leadership roles leadership skills

The Surprising Secret to Getting Things Done

Leadership Freak

The secret to getting things done is only starting things you can finish. But that leaves little room for trying new things. Picky starters: The most surprising and helpful thing I’ve learned about… Continue reading → Strengths Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success


Being a Woman Shouldn’t Limit Your Upward Mobility

Women on Business

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0816 | The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking with Judah Pollack


Judah Pollack is an author and speaker. He has worked with everyone from US Army Generals and Special Forces to non-profit founders and social good pioneers. A regular speaker at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, Judah engages people in asking what does it mean to be human?