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10 Years of Top Posts: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I’m sharing The Last 10 Years of Top Posts on the Leading in Context Blog. It’s a time capsule of the issues you thought were most important over the last 10 years.

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We Must Hold Our Leaders To The Highest Levels Of Integrity.

Rich Gee Group

Integrity is a vital quality that all leaders must possess to be effective and successful in their roles. It is the foundation of trust and credibility. This not only refers to our political spectrum but to all corporate leaders and managers worldwide.

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How to Stop Being Perceived as Negative at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

When your responses are perceived as negative it’s time to change your approach “Don’t be so negative” can be incredibly frustrating feedback to receive when you’re genuinely trying to help and don’t want to be perceived as negative.

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How To Be The Most Interesting Person In The Room.

Rich Gee Group

Becoming the most interesting (and exciting) person in the room requires a combination of qualities and skills, including intelligence, confidence, charisma, and the ability to communicate effectively.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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Leadership Is An Endurance Sport

Joseph Lalonde

People regularly ask me why I continue to participate in endurance sports. These endurance sports range from half marathons, to biking, and more. Endurance sports push my body and mind to the limits. You have to prepare to succeed in any such endeavor.

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Advice to My Younger Self

Leadership Freak

You see who you are by reflecting on who you were. One way to practice self-reflection is to give advice to your younger self. I’ve done this a few times over the years.… … Continue reading → Leadership Development wise advice

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Attributes of a Powerful Question

QAspire

In his book “ Poke The Box ”, Seth Godin asked a powerful question, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” For me, this question led to a significant mindset change – from working within the boundaries of known to trying new things out.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From 10 Minutes Gone

Joseph Lalonde

My latest book, Reel Leadership, is now available on Amazon. If you love movies and leadership, you will love this book. 10 Minutes Gone stars two of my favorite actors, Michael Chiklis (I loved Chiklis in Fantastic Four, The Shield, and No Ordinary Family) as Frank and Bruce Willis as Rex.

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Efficiency: One Simple Plan to Lose Less Money

Leadership Freak

Organizations would be rich if they stopped losing money. 20% of every dollar earned by a company in the US is lost to employee time theft. Losses from theft, fraud, and other retail… Continue reading → Humility Leadership Development Leading humility

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Leading for All of Us with Dr. Christopher Gilbert

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading with an ethical compass may seem to be challenging in this time of deepening divisions and “alternative facts”, trust and authenticity grow more precious by the hour.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Does Your Leadership Suffer From Proximity Bias?

Rich Gee Group

Proximity bias describes how managers treat workers who are physically closer to them more favorably. To overcome and instill a culture of excellence anywhere, leaders should:
 1. Establish clear communication channels.

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Attributes of a Powerful Question

QAspire

In his book “ Poke The Box ”, Seth Godin asked a powerful question, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” For me, this question led to a significant mindset change – from working within the boundaries of known to trying new things out.

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5 Relationship Books For Leaders To Read In February 2023

Joseph Lalonde

February is the month of love. With that idea in mind, I thought this month would be a great one to hit on the best relationship books out there. These books are not only for those in personal relationships. These relationship books will help you in your personal and business relationships.

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5 Ways to Manage Emotions that Distort Perception

Leadership Freak

Emotion distorts the way you see yourself, others, opportunities, and the world. You manage emotions; you don’t control them. Excluding emotional outburst which should be controlled.) “We

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

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The Role of Visuals in Marketing: Photos Edition

Strategy Driven

Using high-quality images in your marketing efforts is essential for building trust with your audience and presenting a professional image. Photos are a powerful marketing tool that can help businesses capture the attention of their target audience and effectively communicate their message.

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How To Help Your Team Focus & Eliminate Distractions.

Rich Gee Group

Helping your team focus and stay productive can be a challenging task. These ten strategies can be easily implemented to support them in this effort: Set clear goals and priorities. Team members must understand what is expected of them and their role in achieving the team's goals.

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Your Next Mindset Shift as a Consulting Firm Leader

David A Fields

Consulting firm leaders traverse an interesting, attitudinal path, with numerous inflection points. If you’re like the majority of leaders, your thoughts about parts of your consulting practice will shift dramatically as your firm grows. Why is knowing a typical progression important?

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Stop Letting the Latest Trend Dictate How You Run Your Company

Michael McKinney

Q UIET QUITTING. Quiet firing. Quiet thriving. What will be the next viral workplace term? Today’s businesses aren’t plagued by these “new” movements—except for the reactionary movement of buying into the latest buzzword and letting it affect their workplace culture.

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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.

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Priorities: The One Priority of Leadership

Leadership Freak

A priority gives direction. Without a priority, leaders squander resources, frustrate people, and live in alarm mode. One website lists 40 leadership priorities. A person with 40 priorities is an exhausted chipmunk with… Continue reading → Leading

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We’ve Never Had it So Good: A Review of Superabundance

The Practical Leader

Back in the day, I took a very depressing university course featuring the Club of Rome’s 1972 report, The Limits to Growth.

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Unspoken Rules Of Mascot Marketing Every Brand Must Follow

Strategy Driven

While digital marketing has emerged as a transitional trend in the branding landscape, some strategies continue to go strong. For example, brand mascots are still crucial, and they will never be outdated when it comes to promoting brands.

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How to Work with Difficult People Successfully

Lolly Daskal

Working with difficult people can be challenging, but there are steps you can take to effectively manage and resolve conflicts and challenges. As an executive coach, I know that even though some people can be challenging, there are some strategic ways to work with difficult people successfully.

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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Leading Thoughts for January 26, 2023

Michael McKinney

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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5 Proverbs for People with Big Dreams

Leadership Freak

An average person in motion is better than a lazy genius with big dreams. #2. Talk inflates. Action humbles. A long list of past and current actions validates character. A long list… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Vision dreams

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Top 5 Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link] Women On Business Partners virtual assistant

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5 Tips To Simplify Your Small Business Accounting Processes

Strategy Driven

Starting a business or owning one takes a lot of work. You’ll need to manage your business capital and finances and keep the company on the right track. Implementing small business accounting processes is one way to do this.

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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This Is How The Best Leaders Bring Out The Best In Others

Lolly Daskal

Most people think of leadership in terms of influence and power. As an executive leadership coach, I have spent a significant amount of time coaching leaders around the world in learning the truth.

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Leading Thoughts for February 2, 2023

Michael McKinney

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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3 Ways to Find Enjoyment Today

Leadership Freak

A coaching client said, “I want a learning plan for myself that’s fun. I don’t need another job.” All learning plans should be fun. The world is wacked when enjoyment feels like a… Continue reading → Leadership Development energy Leading new joy

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3 Critical Connections You’re Missing without Internal Branding

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link] Marketing brand brand building brand marketing internal branding

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.