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When Leading Through Change, Inspect What You Expect (With Curiosity and Compassion)

Let's Grow Leaders

When you’re leading change, it takes more than a strong plan, implemented well to succeed. It’s also vital to inspect that the actions and behaviors you THINK matter most are having the IMPACT you expect. Everyone’s On Board, and We’re Still Struggling!

Turn Your Managers Into Leaders — Teach Them To Coach.

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: Ever played a sport in school? You had a coach — what were they like? They taught you how to be effective in that sport. They pushed you out of your comfort zone. They didn’t run the course, execute the play, or swing the club — they showed you how to do it better.


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How to Overcome Negative Perceptions for a Better Leadership Brand

Let's Grow Leaders

Overcoming an Outdated Leadership Brand. Have you ever felt like this? You’ve worked hard to build your leadership brand, but the negative perceptions linger.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 6)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series on Recognizing Ethical Issues, I addressed the gaps in our thinking that require us to develop an ethical alert system. in Part 2, I explored why some leaders who want to do the right thing still don't "do the work" to learn how to do it.

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The HR Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

5 Leadership Books To Read In October 2022

Joseph Lalonde

How have you been doing on your reading goals for the year? It’s hard to think we’re entering the final quarter of 2022. Where did the year go? I want to help you curate great books to read throughout the year.

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3 Practical Lessons from Taking Cold Showers

Leadership Freak

I’ve been taking cold showers for a couple years. My practice has evolved. Even if you’re smart enough to reject cold showers, these lessons will be useful. Begin warm: My cold shower journey… Continue reading → Leading

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Growing Your Business By Taking Care Of The Customer’s Experience

Tanveer Naseer

Finding the right balance in your business between growth and creating a sense of community with your brand is crucial in creating a better customer experience.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From X-Men

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The world of comic book movies changed on July 14th, 2000. This date was the release date of the original 20th Century Fox film X-Men. Based on the Marvel comic book series, X-Men, X-Men brought to life the stories children had been reading for years.

Time Management: 7 Golden Rules for Golden Hours

Leadership Freak

We need reminders that everything we hope to do requires time and energy. Time management is the power to manage your schedule and your energy. You have two or three golden hours every… Continue reading → Time management Leadership Development Leading Time Management

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Finding the Flow: 6 Things it Helps to Know

RapidStart Leadership

Finding the flow can turn a difficult task into a rewarding experience; here are six ways we can help make that happen on our teams. The post Finding the Flow: 6 Things it Helps to Know appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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The HR Biweekly Payroll Calendar Template

Paying employees accurately and on time is a must for every business. But with new compliance regulations and hiring challenges popping up everywhere, keeping track of pay dates can be tricky. To help, Paycor is providing a downloadable biweekly payroll calendar complete with 2022 pay dates.

How To Develop A Powerful Leadership Style

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: A robust style can make people appear more competent, and a poor style can drag down a superior skill set.

Are You Afraid Of The Light?

Joseph Lalonde

Growing up, there was a popular television series called Are You Afraid Of The Dark? The show aired on the Nickelodeon TV channel. Are You Afraid Of The Dark? was a horror anthology group of teenagers who were called “The Midnight Society.”

Calling Out Hypocritical Leaders

Leadership Freak

“The greatest harm in the world has been done by people with good intentions.” Anonymous The most destructive hypocrites believe they’re authentic. They have good intentions but don’t see their own inconsistency. Teams… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Teams

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Leaders are Constellation Creators

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership communication. It is one of the most important roles we have as leaders – and one of the hardest to do well across a team. If you want to become more effective in creating that needed clarity with others, consider looking to the stars.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

5 Ways to Improve a Recruitment Strategy

Strategy Driven

All businesses need to have a recruitment strategy as they work towards growth and an ideal workforce. Recruitment strategies can only be carried out if tactical improvements are consistently made. Here are a few great tips for business leaders looking to reach strategic recruitment goals.

Why Your Diversity & Inclusion Strategy Is Not Working

CEO Insider

A comprehensive Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) strategy should be part of the blueprint for any leading organization, but successfully implementing it can be a challenge even for leaders with the best of intentions.

Diverse Voices in the Workplace: How to Make Your Company a Better Place

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Diversity in the workplace is becoming increasingly important as businesses strive to create a better work environment for their employees.

Idiots Don’t Take Notes

Leadership Freak

You had a brilliant thought and like an idiot didn’t write it down. The opportunity to record a brilliant idea is the time between a lightning flash and the thunder that follows. If… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Success

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.

The Power of Consistency – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Someone recently asked me what we’ve learned about podcasting because as of the time I’m recording this, we’ve been doing it for over six years, every week, sometimes more than every week. Having an interview or a conversation with a leadership expert or an expert leader every week.

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5 Tips for Growing Your Aesthetics Business

Strategy Driven

Growing your aesthetics business, especially in a competitive economy, can be challenging. However, you can always find ways to stand out from the competition, build your patient base, and successfully grow your business. This article outlines five tips for growing your aesthetics business.

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8 Ways You Can Set Your Goals by Thinking Creatively

CEO Insider

Think of companies that once offered a useful product or service, for example, Blockbuster. Now think of how you watch films at home. How do CEOs, professionals, and companies stay in the game and keep hitting home runs?

Servant-Leadership 101: Thorough Lesson (Erin Brockovich Movie Example)

Modern Servant Leader

The last principle in the Acronym Model of SERVANT-Leadership ® is Thorough. This 6-minute lesson demonstrates the Thorough principle, through the example of Erin Brockovich (Julia Roberts).

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

4 Things I Learned after 2 Weeks Vacation in Maine

Leadership Freak

Some vacations are about doing stuff but the best vacations don’t have agendas. When you need a vacation to recover from vacation, you did it wrong. Our plan was to live without a… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading

A Virtual Retreat?

Kevin Eikenberry

Before the Pandemic, we created the Remarkable Retreat. An intimate, customized retreat for leaders desiring to take their leadership to new levels – and find more meaning in their work, too.

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How To Boost Your AI-Powered No-Code Automation Salesforce Testing Strategy

Strategy Driven

Digital transformation isn’t just about technology, it is a complete transformation of the way businesses and customers interact. In order to achieve this level of change and adoption, organizations need to reevaluate their sales processes, testing strategies, and tools.

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Be a Better Leader by Wagging Your Tail

Thought Leaders LLC

Dogs can teach us a thing or two. Have you ever thought about how to apply canine behavior to your leadership style? There are interesting approaches your dog would encourage you to try if you want to be a better leader.

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.

Rethinking Accountability — It’s High Time!

CEO Insider

In every organizational relationship, there’s an accountability equation at play. Accountability matters because it functions as the invisible thread that enables effective interactions with others.

3 Ways to Respond to Failure: Get a Bigger Nail

Leadership Freak

Stephen King hung rejection notices on a nail when he was a kid. When he turned 17, the nail fell out because of all the rejections he’d received. What did he do with… Continue reading → Leading Failure Leadership Development learning from failure successful failure

The Folly of Worry

Kevin Eikenberry

Worry. Most of us do it. Some of us do it… a lot. For such a common practice, there is so little real benefit we can gain from it. Whether you worry as an individual, a professional, or perhaps especially as a leader, the benefits are sketchy at best. Why Do We Worry? There are […].

How you Can Find the Best Employees for Your Business

Strategy Driven

In today’s competitive job market, it can be difficult for employers to find the perfect candidate. As a result, those hoping to hire new staff members need to think outside the box when developing recruitment strategies.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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