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Jerry Colonna on True Grit and Other Advice for Leaders

Leading Blog

J ERRY COLONNA helps start-up CEOs make peace with their demons, the psychological habits and behavioral patterns that have helped them to succeed—molding them into highly accomplished individuals—yet have been detrimental to their relationships and ultimate well-being.

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Five Songs with Leadership Lessons

Kevin Eikenberry

Music can make you cry, laugh, and dance. The right song can transport you to another place and time instantly. Songs can also inspire and inform us when we take the time to listen to the lyrics.

6 Ways to Just Say No to Stress

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Janelle Bruland: There is a growing epidemic that is killing us as leaders, and it’s completely curable. Our culture is filled with more anxiety and stress than ever. None of us were built to handle what we are all dealing with on a daily basis.

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Test Your Vision: A Resource for Leaders

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leaders lose credibility when they put out a vision statement that is boring or turns people off. Use this vision test to make sure your vision is not simply a wall decoration. The post Test Your Vision: A Resource for Leaders appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage

Let's Grow Leaders

Eliminate courage sinkholes to energize your team When you think about inspiring courage at work, what comes to mind? Encouraging your team to… Speak their truth in meetings? Challenge your thinking? Share new ideas? Question the way we’ve always done it? Find […].

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What Drives Engagement? Is it Ethics?

Leading in Context

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5 Critical Reasons Your Business Website Needs an SEO Audit

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How Being Less Certain Can Make You Strong

Lead Change Blog

“If the recognition program doesn’t reward people with money, Scott, it’s worthless.”. You couldn’t be more wrong, Bill. Making money isn’t the only reason people work.”. “I I can’t believe how naïve you are, Scott. You do-gooders are all alike. None of you understand business.”. Could you imagine hearing a similar exchange where you work? Two people all wrapped up in their views and openly scornful of each other’s opinions? Happens a lot, doesn’t it? And, sadly, not only at work.

How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

Research shows there is a direct correlation between engaged employees and the satisfaction of your customer and ultimately achieving your business outcomes. In other words, employee engagement drives customer satisfaction.

How to Be an Engaging Leader in a World of Robotics, AI, and Digitization

Leading Blog

M ANY of today’s leaders are saying: I know leadership is about people, not tasks; effectiveness, not efficiency. However, the rapid increase of robotics, AI, and digitization are a disruption. It’s leading us to increased depersonalization and disengagement with our employees.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Choose What To Be Serious About

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. Every leader wants to be taken seriously. They also want to have a little bit of fun along the way. I mean, who doesn’t want to enjoy the work they do? Being serious all of the time gets tiresome. You also begin to become a bore. You don’t want that.

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Learning How To Deal With Your Leadership Mess

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question that leadership is hard work and requires a diverse tool kit of skills and abilities to do the job well. But are there actions and behaviours leaders are employing that are actually impeding their ability to succeed in their role?

Why Bringing Your Dog to Work Makes Sense

Lead Change Blog

Some people may think this concept is kind of strange and off the wall, but such people can’t see the full picture. The campaign “Bring Your Dog to Work Day” may impress the employees who are pet lovers, and it makes perfect business sense when you think about it. While the concept of having pets in the workplace may seem peculiar, this initiative has tremendous potential to benefit everyone involved—including the workers, the company, and the actual pets.

The Four Powers of Courageous Leaders

Leadership Freak

The courage of leadership is seldom seen and never understood by those who choose safety over adventure. Real courage is a decision made without fanfare. Courageous leadership is the power to: #1. Live… Continue reading → Courage vulnerability courageous leaders Leadership Development

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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.

Alternative Fundraising Websites for Small Businesses

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Are Leaders Always Serious?

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. A frequent question leaders new and old will ask is whether or not they have to be serious. You know, they wonder if they have to have the stern face, commanding voice, and never smile. It’s a great leadership question to ask.

What We Can Learn From a Garden Weed – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

As a “farm kid”, I’ve had a lot of experience with weeds – working hard to eliminate them so that we can grow the crops we needed on our farm. And I’ve spent my fair share of pulling them as an adult both at my house and still at the farm.

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July 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the July Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, engagement, team building, and more. Communication. Beth Beutler of H.O.P.E. Unlimited contributed How and When to Apologize. Beth writes: “We’ve all done it. We’ve irritated or inconvenienced a coworker or client, made an unintentional mistake, or did something we know was selfish, and we wonder if we should apologize.

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.

Getting Their Attention: How to Bend time With The Oddball Effect

RapidStart Leadership

How can we get our teammates to sit up and take notice? By slowing down time. Odd as it may seem, we can actually do this, and unlocking this power can be an effective leadership tool. It involves a simple concept called the oddball effect.

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Japenese Translation Service Can Help You Break into New Markets in Japan

Women on Business

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Make Friends with Your Past – It can’t be Left Behind

Leadership Freak

The idea of leaving the past behind is an offense to who you are. And the hope of recreating the past is an offense to who you might become. Penobscot Bay, Maine Nostalgia:… Continue reading → Leading

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Netflix’s Point Blank

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Point Blank is a Netflix original movie that recently was released on the streaming service. The movie tells the story of Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson in The Avengers movies) as Paul the nurse and Frank Grillo as the criminal Abe. What you get in Point Blank is an awkward buddy movie where the two stars battle […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Netflix’s Point Blank appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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.

Switchers: Change Careers and Seize Success

Lead Change Blog

Are you stuck in the wrong profession? An industry that just isn’t a fit? Want to get unstuck, and pull off the most daring and fulfilling career move of your life—landing a new career that you’re genuinely passionate about? Career changers face unique challenges that demand fresh approaches. The first step is to recognize that the usual rules and job search tools won’t work for you. Resumes and job boards were designed with traditional applicants in mind.

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Three Years of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast

Kevin Eikenberry

In the spring of 2016, we decided to create a leadership podcast that would bring the best leadership experts and expert leaders to learn from each week.

Creative Ways to Make Your Trade Show Booth Stand Out at an Event

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Five Productivity Mistakes for Entrepreneurs to Avoid

Strategy Driven

Most entrepreneurs are led to believe that successful business models prosper quickly and easily. However, in a study by Statistic Brain, “Startup Business Rate by Industry Business, the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years was over 50 percent, and over 70 percent after 10 years.

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.

7 Ways to Thrive when your Company is Acquired

Leadership Freak

Mergers and acquisitions have winners and losers. You’re the winner if you’re on the acquiring side. You’re the loser if you’re being acquired. Disingenuous winners tell people that things won’t change. This is… Continue reading → Leading

The Most Neglected Act of Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’ve never seen it before, it’s hard to describe the power of an avalanche. Fortunately, I’ve never experienced one myself. But I have seen their power. This weekend, Karin and I cycled in the Colorado mountains between Frisco and Copper Mountain. […].

Don’t Miss This Powerful “Training Magazine” Article & Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

How to Cultivate the Best Culture--and Train for It I had the privilege of contributing an article to this month’s issue of Training magazine. The article explains how organizations can train managers to create the best workplace cultures.

The Role Your Website Plays in Attracting the Right Type of Employee

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5 Challenges of Starting a New Business From a First Time Business Owner

Strategy Driven

You might have heard the stereotype that millennials don’t know how to work hard, how to pound the pavement, how to put in the blood, sweat and tears it takes to build a business from the ground up but, I am here to smash that stereotype into smithereens.

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