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What Lies Behind Our Fear?

Lead Change Blog

One thing I’ve learned about rescue dogs—they come with a lot of baggage. Not unlike every single one of us reading this blog. Since I’ve adopted Louie over five years ago, one thing remains constant: fear is his one of his top issues.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From John Wick 3: Parabellum

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. It all started with a dog. A dog that was slain by someone attacking John Wick (Keanu Reeves) and his home. Now, we’re three films into the John Wick franchise and it only keeps getting better.

Do You Need an Attitude Adjustment?

Leading Blog

H AVING A POSITIVE ATTITUDE is a critical element of leadership. To some, this comes naturally. Others must constantly work on it. Since my earliest memory, I have had the sense that anything worth doing… worth pursuing… must be passionately pursued. A positive attitude naturally follows.

The Art of Servant Leadership

Lead Change Blog

By integrating the servant-led paradigm into their inner lives and professional thinking, today’s leaders can revolutionize heartless corporate strategies that reward the few at the expense of the many.

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.

The Journey of Servant Leadership: Iron Sharpens Iron

N2Growth Blog

Each day I reflecting upon the journey of servant leadership , what I now define as “relational leadership”. Although I certainly do not intend to make this a post with any religious overtones, I’ve found the bible has an amazing quote that shapes my thinking on this topic.

Is it a Strength or a Weakness?

Kevin Eikenberry

There is much talk about strengths and how we should play to them. The wisdom is learn about your strengths, and once you know them and use them, you will become more effective. This is a fine approach, and while I agree with it in general, there is a problem. A problem that might be […].

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The Benefits Of Speaking Up

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There you sit. Your head is down and you’re not offering your opinion. You’re quiet and waiting for the meeting to be over. You have this nagging feeling you should speak up. You believe you have something to offer. Yet, you just can’t speak up.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Keynote Speaker

Career Advancement

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”. Ray Kroc. Easton Asks: I want to hire a great professional keynote speaker for an event I’m helping to plan. However, I don’t want to pay an arm and a leg for a feel-good speech that doesn’t deliver results.

The Unspoken Role of Confidence in Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Karen J. Hewitt: Leadership is one of the most regularly used words in the world of business, and arguably one of the most important. But what does it really mean, and is it delivering what it promises in organisations?

The Danger of Expertise – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We spend most of our lives trying to learn and know as much as we can. It’s ingrained in us that the more we know, the better off we are. And while there’s no question that knowledge truly is power, sometimes…as leaders…there is danger in expertise.

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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.

Stop Holding Your Tongue

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. There’s a time and a place to hold your tongue. You and I both know this. But we frequently hold our tongue much more than we need to. We have great ideas. They are life-changing or organizational changing ideas. And we hold onto these ideas without speaking up.

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The Anatomy of Encouragement for Leaders

Leadership Freak

Everyone needs encouragement, eventually. Encouragement feels like someone sat beside you and grabbed an oar. #1. Encouragement thrives with connection. Encouragement from a distance is better than no encouragement.

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Baldheaded Leadership

Lead Change Blog

She was the chief operating officer of a large company, and this was the leadership conference for her company. I was there as a keynote speaker, and her “message to the troops” came right before my closing remarks. She had been going through chemotherapy for breast cancer and was utterly bald. no wig and no hat. She stood before this large group of followers entirely without pretense, embarrassment, or reserve. And she was incredibly compelling.

10 Questions Leaders Must Answer When Making Big Decisions

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Greg Bustin : Leaders are in the decision-making business. Some of your decisions are bigger than others, and so to be considered successful on your terms as well as the terms of others means you must make more good decisions than bad decisions when the stakes are highest.

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.

5 Mistakes New College Grads Make as They Enter Entrepreneurship

Strategy Driven

It’s that time of year again. Thousands of qualified college graduates are getting set to enter the workforce. They were promised that their hard work and diligence will earn them an attractive job and a high chance of success.

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Types of Tech Your Business Can Utilize For Success

Joseph Lalonde

The world we live in is shaped dramatically by technology. In the last decade or so, everything from the way we work to the way we socialize has been impacted by the latest gadgets.

The Answer to Boredom isn’t Variety

Leadership Freak

Everyday Phil wakes up it’s February 2 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania – Groundhog Day. That’s what happens to Phil Connors (Bill Murray) in the comedy classic, Groundhog Day.

3 Lessons From Emerging Leaders On The Power of Differing Perspectives

Lead Change Blog

Great leaders are those people that can view any situation through multiple lenses, and so find different perspectives that can yield different results. I’m sure many of you will be familiar with the three positions of perspective. This is an NLP phenomenon that, in essence, states that there at least three viewpoints through which you can look at any situation. The three perspectives are through the lenses of: Self. The Other Person. The Observer.

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Global Ethics: TMP Challenge 15

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonI participate in a global think tank called The Milennium Project (TMP). As an invited reviewer, my focus is on Global Challenge 15: Global Ethics.

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Starting new with those who have offended you

Aspire-CS

How often have you been having a conversation with someone that you aren’t fond of, and your mind wanders to some past offense that you believe they did to you? How about that employee that you hired who was so full of promise, but lost your trust?

Why Fintech Will be The End of Traditional Banking

Strategy Driven

It’s a brave new world out there. As always, technology is having a profound effect on the world around us and the way we navigate through life. Who would have thought 20 years ago we would be walking around with miniature computers in our pockets ?

Questions that Fuel Energy when Your Tank is Low

Leadership Freak

Two people face the same challenge. One rises and thrives. One stumbles and flounders. The difference is motivational energy. You are responsible to manage your energy.

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Nolan Bushnell’s Two Simple Rules

Lead Change Blog

There are a lot of stories about Nolan Bushnell. He was the electrical engineer who invented the game “pong” and founded Atari. For a while there in the 1970’s, Nolan Bushnell could do no wrong. Nolan would sit around the living room with his friends and come up with ideas of all kinds. Two of the ideas resulted in Atari and the video game “Pong.” They’re why Bushnell is in the Video Game Hall of Fame and why Newsweek named him “one of the 50 men who changed America.”.

Building A Successful Startup

Joseph Lalonde

Starting your own business in today’s economic climate is tough. Although you may hear tall tales about new entrepreneurs earning millions and retiring at 35, the truth is that making a new company is hard and time-consuming work.

Previewing A World-Class Learning Experience

Kevin Eikenberry

When I talk to organizations about their gaps in leadership development, developing coaching skills is near the top of their list. Here at The Kevin Eikenberry Group, we’ve been training and developing coaches for many years.

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What You Need to Know About Trade Show Marketing

Strategy Driven

The First Impression. In a world of e-commerce and online activities, trade shows can be overlooked; however, this offline alternative is far from being unimportant.

Forget About Silencing Your Inner Critic

Leadership Freak

Your inner critic’s voice is louder and more believable than external voices. Others compliment you, but you know you’re a fraud. Forget about silencing your inner accuser.

How to Attract the Best Talent by Using SEO

Lead Change Blog

Are you a tech-savvy human resource manager? You must have heard about search engine optimisation. However, you might have assumed that it isn’t relevant to you as a recruiter. But the truth is that SEO is critical for the success of any modern business—and that includes recruiting and HR marketing firms. By creating valuable web content with SEO best practices in mind, you stand a good chance of attracting top talent whenever you post job openings.

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Improve Business Organization In 4 Steps (And Why You Need To!)

Joseph Lalonde

All entrepreneurs need to concern themselves with the organization of their business. This refers to how everything is taken care of with regards to how well you keep things under control. How are you organizing your data? How are you organizing your workplace?

Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World

RapidStart Leadership

“Are we making progress, or just making noise?” Mark Twain has said a lot of funny and interesting things, but do you know what he said about chickens and eggs? Or how his comment applies to good leadership? Stick around and I’ll tell you in this edition of “Lines for … Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World Read More ». The post Making Noise: 3 Tips for Better Leading in a Noisy World appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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7 Signs Your Career is Impacting Your Relationship

Strategy Driven

A high-pressure job cannot only impact your general health and personal happiness, but it could also be taking its toll on your relationship with your partner.

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Dear Dan: My Boss Says People are Afraid of Me

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, My superintendent told me I’m not getting the position. He said, “You have great ideas, but take it slow. And he repeated, “Take it slow. Don’t rush anyone. I like your… Continue reading → Dear Dan Feedback Personal Growth Leadership Development leadership success

The Long and Short of an Effective Employee Development Program

Women on Business

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