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Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 2

Ron Edmondson

This is part of a series of posts to help you develop a life plan. I hear people talk every year about resolutions — some make them — some don’t. Some hate them — some don’t — most don’t.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel Leadership is taking you into a new universe today. We’re bringing you into the Spider-Verse. Yes, the Spider-Verse. What is the Spider-Verse?

The Best Leadership Books of 2018

Leading Blog

The Mind of the Leader : How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results by Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018) The Mind of the Leader offers a radical, yet practical, solution to solve the leadership crisis.

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Your Biggest Communication Mistake – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

There are a lot of communication mistakes that we can make but there is one in particular that has the biggest negative impact on the success of our communication.

Ethical Thinking: 5 Questions to Ask in the New Year

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each year I raise questions that help leaders stay current as ethical expectations change. Here are 5 new questions to tackle as we head into a New Year. . Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking ethical leader ethical leadership and complexity ethical questions ethics good leadership Leadership

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Becoming Self Employed – Is It For You?

Strategy Driven

Becoming self employed is an attractive prospect for many people. It offers a degree of flexibility and you have no boss to answer to. Being self employed can also be lucrative, any profits made are yours once you have met ongoing costs.

What a Mechanical Shark Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

Leading Blog

O NE RECENT EVENING, exhausted after a long day of work, I collapsed into bed and turned on the television. On screen was the classic scene from “Jaws,” where actress Susan Backlinie is stalked by the unseen aquatic predator and then pulled underneath the dark water.

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Leadership Gift #4 – Share Your Belief

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 4, the shopping list suggests you share your belief. What beliefs should you share?

How to Build Trust with Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss: “I didn’t tell the complete truth, and our relationship hasn’t been the same since.” This may sound like the confession of a person with marital issues, or the breakdown in a long-term friendship. But it’s a quote from a CEO client of ours.

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Solutions to Effectively Reach Your Target Audience

Strategy Driven

Reaching your target audience can often be a struggle. For a business just starting up, understanding how to best achieve this goal is vital in the early days. Start on the right foot and spend time, money, and resources focusing on appropriate ways to reach and appeal to your target audience.

Everything Begins with a Day One

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP IS intentional influence. Leadership is about being intentional. It’s about taking responsibility for everything we do. We affect others in ways we never imagined. It is prudent of us then to be intentional about how we live out our life. It gives us the moral authority to lead.

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7 Excuses for Not Doing What God has Called Us To Do

Ron Edmondson

There’s always an excuse if we’re looking for one. I’ve made so many excuses in my life. For years I may have sensed God was calling me into vocational ministry, but I knew I had to provide for my family.

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Anticipation and Influence

Kevin Eikenberry

Do you remember how you felt a week before Christmas as a kid? If you are like me, you were practically bursting with anticipation. School would be out soon. There were Christmas cookies around and Christmas music on the stereo.

The Giant and the Ghost: Structure and Transparency

Execupundit

As you explore the possible reasons why an organization is not functioning properly, be sure to examine the structure and the transparency. The structure is often accepted as something that just "is" and which must be worked around.

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Free Business Plans for Small Business Owners and Start-ups

Strategy Driven

It’s not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you’re probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding.

Variety is the Spice of Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Wouldn’t it be great if chocolate was one of the four food groups? Maybe my preference to see that happen (*smile*) is why the topic of 31 flavors keeps popping into how I think about success, civility, inclusion, leadership, and respect. I worked in corporate America for lots of years. When I look back at that time, I see how all the places where I worked managed by one flavor. That flavor was numbers, results, and the bottom line.

5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan

Ron Edmondson

As we head into a new year, I want to help you think through life planning. I believe in purposeful living and that means you have to be intentional in where you spend your time. We are told in Ephesians 5:16 to “make the most of our time.”

Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner

Kevin Eikenberry

Last Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 6, the shopping list suggests you be a learner. One of the most powerful differences between humans […]. The post Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Sense

Execupundit

The unseen and the unspoken may be some of the most powerful forces in your life. See if you can sense them

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Working In The Oil Industry: Finding Jobs

Strategy Driven

Finding a job in the current day and age is a lot more difficult than it ever has been before. Ever since the recession occurred, employment has been on shaky ground. The jobs on offer are scarce, yet there is a huge supply of individuals seeking work. The issue that has arisen is evident.

How Servant Leaders Deliver Remarkable Results

Leadership Freak

Pressure produces compliance, not commitment. The compliant never achieve greatness. It’s not leadership to declare a random goal and pressure people to perform. “Increase profits by ten percent!” ” The heart of servant leadership… Continue reading → Coaching Interview Leading Leadership Development

3 Questions to Discern What I Personally Announced on Sunday Morning

Ron Edmondson

If you’re a pastor then you know the tension I am about to describe in a made-up scenario. Pastor, can you announce the next meeting of the “Faithful Followers” meeting? It’s Tuesday night at 7 at Sister Rita’s house. Everyone needs to bring their favorite dessert.”

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Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 2, the shopping list suggests considering your leadership vision. Specifically, the Day 2 item on the list reads: […]. The post Leadership Gift #2 – Choose Your Vision appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

"An Intolerant Nation is a Miserable Nation"

Execupundit

Oh, we can “do justice” — with vindictive glee. But are we kind? Do we have the slightest trace of humility? As any Christian who grew up in the bonds of fundamentalist legalism can tell you, justice untempered by mercy grinds the human heart into dust.

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Simple SEO Strategies for Growing Your Business

Strategy Driven

There is definitely no doubt about the fact that every business needs a thought-out SEO strategy, so the only question about it is whether you are willing to spend time or money on it?

Plot Your Course

Lead Change Blog

“Why is it so difficult?”. Does that question sound familiar? It seems to be the theme song of frustrated business owners everywhere. Running a business is supposed to be engaging, showing growth every year, and giving you the freedom to live life on your terms. But the reality is so different. Instead of finding freedom, it feels like you’re spinning your wheels, stuck in the mud of horrible meetings and email hell.

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There’s Still Luck

Joseph Lalonde

Sometimes you stumble upon the right thing. There’s a phrase a lot of people like to toss around. I’ve even tossed around the phrase. That phrase is: Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. This phrase on luck is attributed to the Roman philosopher Seneca. While I agree with this phrase for the most part, I’m beginning to think it’s not only […] The post There’s Still Luck appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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Creating Meaningful Positive Reinforcement – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This episode is in response to your direct feedback when I asked viewers in a previous episode to send in requests for topics that they wanted me to discuss. So today, I’m sharing how you can share meaningful and positive reinforcement, including WHY you should provide this to your team.

Bock on Books

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Silo Mentality: The Bane of Most Teams

Strategy Driven

One of the biggest frustrations expressed by business leaders of teams is the ‘silo mentality.’ This mentality allows people to work in separate silos or independent units with only cursory regard for other units or team members.

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Kings, Cannibals, and Cultural Bias: Overcoming the Limitations of Convention

RapidStart Leadership

A strange encounter between a French king and several cannibals from South America sheds light on cultural bias, and what it takes for leaders to see past the limits of our own experience. Are You Not Amazed? Three cannibals stood before the boy king, and they were puzzled.

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Top 10 Posts of 2018

Nathan Magnuson

The seventh year of the Everyday Leadership blog has come to a close in 2018. Here are the Top 10 works (not just posts this time!) from the year. (By By the way, you can view all my past Top 10 posts as well.). Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. My first book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise was published earlier this year! The book shows how to grow your expertise in leadership while also growing trust with the people around you. Nine Ways to Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For.

Leadership Gift #7 – Choose to Ask

Kevin Eikenberry

Last Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 7, the shopping list suggests you ask more questions. How can questions be a gift? Let’s put […]. The post Leadership Gift #7 – Choose to Ask appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Today

Execupundit

I've taken the cough medicine. The other prescriptions for today involve a trade-off between sleep and black coffee

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Turning Your Back On Paper In The World Of Business

Strategy Driven

People have been aware of the issues which come with using paper for a long time. Unable to keep water out, protect from the elements, or fight off any large animals, the materials used in the modern world aren’t always designed to do a job well.

Tips for Engaging with People Who Matter Most

Leadership Freak

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Rodger Dean Duncan to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of, “LeaderSHOP.” Deadline: 12/16/2018) We… Continue reading → Leading

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Will You Take The Annual Reader Survey?

Joseph Lalonde

I do my best to create the best leadership content for you, my readers. Sometimes I hit the nail on the head. Other times I miss. That’s life. Right? We never know what’s going to be a hit and what’s going to be a miss. But I want your input.

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