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What The Book Writing Process Looks Like

Joseph Lalonde

It's not as easy as you might think For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been in the process of writing my first physical book.

If I Only Had One Leadership Principle To Share

Ron Edmondson

I once received an email: Ron, a question for you. If you had to pass one and only one leadership principle to others leaders, what would that one principle be and why that one?

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7 Indicators That You’re Not Leading Anymore

Ron Edmondson

Being in a leadership position is no guarantee we are leading. Holding the title of leader isn’t an indication one actually leads. I have a whole chapter on this topic in my book The Mythical Leader. Leading by definition is an active term. It means we are taking people somewhere.

The Ultimate Leadership Test

Lead Change Blog

A really great story bears retelling. And, the one about the CEO of Charles Schwab failing a one-question exam in his senior year in college is profoundly poignant about what really matters to be a great leader. .

Speeding Change by Slowing Down

N2Growth Blog

I have always believed that the fastest path to the future is found through increasing velocity of change.

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The Starting Point of All Improvement

Kevin Eikenberry

Most everyone wants to improve. And if you have chosen to read this, I can say with certainty that you value improvement – for yourself, for your team and for your organization. There are many things that can help us improve; in one respect, that is the topic of most all my writing.

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Why Micromanagement Is Really a Trust Issue (and What to Do About It)

Next Level Blog

I often hear from relatively senior managers that their even more senior managers constantly expect them to have detailed answers for any question that might pop into mind. The impact of this on the relatively senior managers is they feel like they’re always preparing for a pop quiz and, as a result, don’t have much time or mental bandwidth left for higher value-added work. You may have experienced this problem with your manager.

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10 Dangerous Distractions for a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I encounter so many struggling pastors. And unfortunately, I know so many who used to be pastors, but no longer hold the position. It may be through a blatant sin or a casual drifting from doing what they knew to be right, but it landed them in disaster.

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Changing Where People Sit Accelerates Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from R. Kendall Lyman and Tony C. Daloisio: Several months ago, we took a taxi from our hotel to our client to teach a class about change. After a longer than normal ride, we realized the driver didn’t know where to go. Because we didn’t speak the same language as the driver, we found it hard to communicate that we were going in the wrong direction. After several failed attempts to find out where we were (including changing taxis), we eventually arrived in time to teach the workshop.

Leadership According to a Horse

Lead Change Blog

No-one I speak to disputes the fact that we live in a VUCA world full of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity.

How to Bypass Ego-Driven Drama

Leading Blog

T HE WORLD IS full of drama. Rather than deal with reality in a constructive way, we engage in drama. It’s easier than working on what we need to deal with. It makes us feel like we are doing something. We like it, and we bring it to work.

Take a Recess. Be More Productive.

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Dave Crenshaw Think back to when you were a kid in about third grade. You’ve been in the classroom the better part of the day and a draining feeling would start to occur. Before long, that tell-tale … Continue reading → Purpose example health productivity recess well-being

7 Ways Great Team Members Perform On A Team

Ron Edmondson

I love team dynamics and organizational structures. I have written many times about what makes a healthy team, my expectations of team members, and elements to build health into your team. But, how does a great team member perform on a team?

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Traits of a Successful Leader

Women on Business

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7 Profound Benefits of Navigating Storms

Leadership Freak

There will come a time when things get worse, even when you try to make them better. Optimism is an attitude toward storms, not exemption from them. Don’t be startled when skies grow… Continue reading → Failure Optimism Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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C-Level Strategies

And others introduced quantum mechanics, such as microformats. Which came from the works of many scientists like Ibn Sahl, the legal ramifications for the mixing service provider are unclear to me.

You’ve Got This… But You Have to Set Yourself Up Right For It. Here’s How.

Anese Cavanaugh

I talk with people everyday who are up against something big — it maybe totally exciting, totally daunting, or all of the above. They maybe stepping into a new role, taking on a new venture, working through relationship stuff, looking to call in a relationship, working on their health, making more money, writing a book, launching their product, building their brand, whatever, you name it - there’s stuff. Big stuff. Exciting stuff. Daunting stuff. IEP Method Anese Cavanaugh

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Encourage Employee Vacations to Increase Productivity

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Dave Crenshaw Do you manage a team of racers galloping at full speed in the chase for success? Well, heed my warning: they may be racing towards complete burnout and a total collapse at the finish line. It might seem counterintuitive to encourage employee vacations.

Understanding and Misunderstanding Variation

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Mike Stoecklein’s presentation, Understanding and Misunderstanding Variation in Healthcare, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar.

7 Ways to Receive Feedback You Don’t Like

Leadership Freak

Short-sighted people plug their ears when they hear feedback they don’t like. These people receive praise and reject messages that suggest they aren’t perfect. Feedback you don’t like is likely the most useful.… … Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

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Experiment Your Way to Success

Lead Change Blog

You’re unique, and so am I. So, I’ve always been skeptical of articles with titles like “What Eight Incredibly Successful People Do Before Breakfast” or “The Six Things You Must Do to Succeed.”. Sure, it’s true that we humans are a lot alike, but we differ from each other in important ways.

Control your next thoughts.

Jason Womack

Good morning, from Bogota, Colombia! Quick question for you: How "happy" are you? Right now, on a scale of 1-10. 1 = This* sucks. Ten = Off the charts happy. This can equal: Life. Relationship. Health. Community. Etc.) Goal setting

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5 Leadership Literacies You Will Need in the Future

Leading Blog

F Futurist Bob Johansen tells us in The New Leadership Literacies , that over the next ten years the world will become explosively more connected. Anything that can be distributed will. To help prepare leaders for the future, he offers a list of five new leadership literacies.

How to Bridge the Gap that Holds You Back

Leadership Freak

The way people experience you is often different from the way you intend. You hoped to hear, “Thanks for the encouragement.” Instead you heard, “You’re pushy.” It’s self-defeating when good intentions produce… Continue reading → Feedback Growth Leadership Development

leadercommunicator Blog Named #1 Communication Blog by Feedspot (Plus Top 5 All-Time Blog Posts)

leaderCommunicator

I don’t write this blog for awards. I write this blog for you – to help you elevate how you lead and communicate. All of us have this superpower inside of us, and my wish and hope is to invite you to reach beyond what you know.

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Is Consulting Staff an Expense or an Investment?

David A Fields

When you hire staff—be they full time employees, subcontractors or temporary partners—to work on your consulting projects, are they a cost or an investment? Your answer to this question affects many aspects of your consulting firm, including its growth trajectory.

The Missing Domain: Ethical Thinking (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The first post in this series, "The Missing Domain: Ethical Thinking" explored WHY leaders need to fill the gap and help people develop ethical thinking. This post will begin to unravel HOW to do that. I included this guidance on ethical thinking in a previous post: Ethical thinking means we never lose sight of our positive purpose. We choose to be the sum of our values, not our challenges.

Business Agility Is Really About Adaptability

N2Growth Blog

Most of my clients these days are seeking help in developing strategies that will enable them to become more agile and quick. But, many struggle to embrace the deeper implications of what that really means to build business agility.

One Acronym That Captures the Essence of Mentoring

Leadership Freak

Thank you for the comments and emails on making an acronym that explains MENTOR. Your suggestions are incredible. I’ve decided to add “ing” to expand possibilities. With your help, here’s where I landed.… … Continue reading → Mentoring Growth

The Funny Thing About Confidence

Joseph Lalonde

I recently had a conversation with a coworker about confidence. We came to an ironic conclusion. Everyone is portraying themselves as confident. They have what it takes to get the job done. They are the ones you need to call if you need something done. Image by Evan Rummel.

A peek behind the curtain: Blogging with a full-time gig

Surviving Leadership

One of the great things about blogging is that your blog gives you a cathartic outlet. Have a bad day? Write about it on the blog. Shocked by something an employee said? Write about it on the blog. Remember something your boss did that made you roll your eyes so hard it gave you a migraine?

5 Simple Steps For Cutting Your Work Addiction Habit

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Dave Crenshaw. Have you become allergic to fun? I suppose it’s an abrupt question to ask. If I were to ask that of someone, I can understand them taking it personally and responding with “buzz off” or some incantation of that phrase. But, have you?