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How to Use Instagram Stories to Boost Engagement

Women on Business

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7 Bottlenecks a Leader Must Avoid

Ron Edmondson

When I owned a small manufacturing company I had to learn the language of the field. I obviously had heard the term bottleneck, but I never really understood it, or the damage it can be, until a bottleneck began to impact whether or not we were profitable as a company.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Breaking In

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I know what you were expecting. You were expecting a leadership lessons from Deadpool 2 article today. Well, you’re not getting it. After watching the first Deadpool movie, I realized it would be too crass and vulgar for a Reel Leadership.


Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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Great Ways To Improve Work Environment

Strategy Driven

Being a business owner, whether it is a small company or a larger one, is one of the most challenging activities, which is one of the reasons why not everyone can launch a business and make it work long-term.

5 Relationship Lessons From The Movies

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article You know I’m a huge movie fan. You also know I love to share leadership lessons from the movies in the Reel Leadership series. In those articles, I share leadership lessons from the movies and how they can impact your leadership. Photo by Ryan Pouncy.

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Four Ways to Ask Questions Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Curiosity takes you further than knowledge. The bottleneck in the room is the leader who has all the answers when there are competent people at the table. Telling is easy. If you doubt… Continue reading → Curiosity Questions Leadership Development

The Seven Signs of Great Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Bruce Hartman : The CEO of Footlocker, Matt Serra, once said to me, “It’s lonely at the top. Being the leader is a big responsibility.” Over the years, I have thought endlessly about this quote and what it means.

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Whatever Happened to Respect?

Kevin Eikenberry

Rude, indifferent, emotionally troubled, over-worked, and disengaged employees do more harm to your business and employee productivity than you can afford. As a manager, you deal with it all day, every day.

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5 Ways To Strengthen Relationships

Joseph Lalonde

Relationships Matter As a leader, you know relationships matter. They’re all around you from your family relationships, business relationships, and friendship relationships. You can’t avoid relationships. But you can do something.

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Employee Management Skills Every Business Woman Should Know

Women on Business

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The Choice That Makes You a Leader

Leadership Freak

Obsession with others is avoidance. I have many conversations with leaders. Sometimes those conversations begin by talking about disappointment in teammates or higher ups. It’s necessary to talk through frustrations. But conversations can’t… Continue reading → Accountability Criticism Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development

To be the Best, Invest in Relationships AND Results

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: If you had a rare diagnosis of an aggressive disease, wouldn’t you want to be treated by the best of the best doctors?

The Band of Excellence – and Why it Matters

Kevin Eikenberry

For years, I have helped leaders think about and clarify their expectations for the performance of others. Without this clarity or a mutual understanding of those expectations, people don’t know how to succeed in their work. As important as this is, it is just the starting point.

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7 Common Traits of the Best Leaders I Ever Followed

Ron Edmondson

I’ve been a wisdom seeker all my life. Thankfully, I have had some great leadership influencers in my life and I have sought to learn from each of them. Beginning with my high school principal when I was student body president.

Being grounded in the present as a bridge to your future


My grandmother used to say that I needed to stop and smell the roses from time to time. She was a smart woman who knew that my own future was dependent on what I paid attention to in my life as it happened. This is true for leaders too.

4 Weekly Rituals to Implement to Improve Your Company’s Culture

Women on Business

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How To Create A Culture Of Wellness In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

In 2016, the Wellness Council of America named Lance Breger as one of the Top 50 Health Promotion Professionals in the U.S. Last year, Lance shared his recommendations for how a business leader can create a culture that supports workplace employee wellness.

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Veterans Affairs Bill


Good news! A major veterans affairs reform bill has passed the Senate on a 92 - 5 vote and is headed for the White House. President Trump has said he will sign it


How To Keep Your Customers Truly Happy

Strategy Driven

Customers are the backbone of any company; they drive a business forward, and they can be the difference between success and failure. Therefore, to make it in the nail-biting world of business, regardless of industry, you need to first and foremost, keep your customers truly happy.

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Co-Active Leadership

Leading Blog

I T'S EASY TO THINK that you need a title to be a leader. So much of what we talk about when we talk about leadership is in the context of a title. It’s also easy to think that there’s only one way to lead.

Coaching Leaders: Learning To Lead


Organisations regularly fail to set their leaders up for success. When it comes to development, up and coming managers and leaders themselves are just as responsible and culpable. Coaching provides the opportunity and impetus for growth and change.

Business Dissertation Writing: The Skills You Have to Master Before Getting to Work

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As Memorial Day Approaches


[Photo by Daniel Foster at Unsplash] A reminder: "Taking Chance" is an important and powerful film

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Are You Looking for Advice to Improve the Performance of Your Business?

Strategy Driven

It does not matter what type of business you have, sometimes it starts to feel a bit stale and as though it needs an uplift of some sort. This can often be achieved by better performances from your employees, who may be feeling a bit lackluster from doing the same job every day.

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How to Build Enthusiasm in a Half-Hearted World

Leadership Freak

Anything you do without enthusiasm makes you less of who you were meant to be. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ” Ralph Waldo Emerson Once enthusiasm is lost, it’s like starting a… Continue reading → energy Passion Leadership Development organizational success

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Let’s Not Complicate Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Sometimes I think we complicate leadership too much. I frequently talk to pastors and ministry leaders who are stressed out by the things they know they should be doing, but aren’t getting done. They’ve read a blog – maybe even this one – they read a book, listened to a podcast, or attended a conference and they feel defeated by things, which they know could make a difference in their churches, but they’ve never been able to implement them.

Get Things Done – Leading When Life Isn’t Fair

Let's Grow Leaders

Get Things Done by Changing Your Question Sara leaned back, crossed her arms, and sighed. “It’s It’s not right! My VP expects me to hit these numbers, but customers want updates, and research is focused on new products and won’t give me the […]. The post Get Things Done – Leading When Life Isn’t Fair appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well fairness questions

Two Essential Books


There are many excellent books on leadership and management, but I believe these two are truly extraordinary

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The Best Marketing Strategies That Every Startup Should Consider

Strategy Driven

A startup is not like any other company. For established companies, success and profits are an obsession. However, for a startup, to make it big is a dream, and a dream is purer that obsessions.

On Chemistry Sets and Pogo Sticks

Leadership Freak

This morning I thought of Henry Mintzberg again. About six years ago I asked Henry to share the one piece of advice he most loves to share. He said one word, “Connect.” Connect”… Continue reading → Influence Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development

On Disrupting Yourself


I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

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Listen More – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In leadership, there are a couple of types of problems or challenges: there are skill problems and there are habit problems. And in today’s video, I am sharing some ideas with you that will help you to address the habit problem of how to listen more and listen better. Tweet it out: Listening is a […]. The post Listen More – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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