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Leadership Lessons From Running A Half Marathon At 3AM

Joseph Lalonde

Why I Ran A Half Marathon At 3AM Many months ago, my pastor came up with a crazy idea: Let’s run a half marathon! For those of you who don’t know, a half marathon is 13.1 miles. That’s a long distance to go by foot.) That sounds crazy enough on its own.

Executive presence is an inside job

Aspire-CS

It’s not unusual for an executive to be puzzled that they’ve been told they need to develop “executive presence” in order to move into executive levels in an organization. The question on their mind is “What is executive presence?”. Rightfully so.

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7 Lazy Leadership Practices

Ron Edmondson

Whoever is lazy regarding his work is also a brother to the master of destruction. Proverbs 18:9. Laziness is a sin. It’s also annoying. And, ineffective in leadership. The fact is, however, many of us have some lazy tendencies when it comes to leadership. I do at times.

How to Find Your Entrepreneurial You

Next Level Blog

It’s been awhile since I’ve done an author conversation but I think this one is worth the wait. Join me for a fun, informative and possibly life changing conversation with Dorie Clark, the author of three books including the just-released, Entrepreneurial You. Whether you run your own business, are thinking about starting your own business, want to jump-start your side-hustle or are perfectly happy in your job, there’s something in this conversation for you.

What Was Unilever Thinking?

N2Growth Blog

The PR Disaster that resulted when Unilever decided a run a Dove Soap ad on its U.S. Facebook page last Friday, that showed a black woman turning white, could have been avoided with better leadership. It’s that simple! No more discussion or debate needed.

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10 Things Every Team Leader Needs to Know

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Want to build a high performance team – where the team consistently achieves its goals and where team members are proud to be members? It’s not that hard, but you won’t get far if you just try to “wing it.” ” These are 10 things every team leader needs to know.

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Execupundit

And so it came to this: Dannie Stamp, bitter, brokenhearted, packed into a sterile cubicle on an upper floor of The Tower, staring off into the hazy shimmer of the oppressive heat, watching the planes taking off and landing at O'Hare Airport. The end-of-summer sirocco reminded him of better days back home in Persia, Iowa, where his father would worry over the corn burning up before the harvest.

Elizabeth Pieters accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

N2Growth Blog

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries. Philadelphia, PA October 17, 2017 — Elizabeth Pieters, Chief People Officer at N2Growth Inc.,

Change Starts Within You: Unlock the Confidence to Lead with Intuition

Kevin Eikenberry

by Cortney McDermott This is a small book, that you could probably read in 20 minutes. And if you did read it in 20 minutes, you would get some value. But as the title says, change starts within you. And the 20-minute read doesn’t allow the book to get within you in a way that […].

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7 Times When It is Not A Good Time To Change

Ron Edmondson

6 Basics of Media Pitching

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 Public Relations influencers media publicity

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Blast Past Fear of Failure and Soar

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of Find the Fire: Reignite Your Inspiration & Make Work Exciting Again Leave a comment on this guest post by Scott Mautz to become eligible to win one… Continue reading → Author Leading Book Notes

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Are you a horrible boss?

Survive Your Promotion

In this video I talk about the five kinds of horrible bosses, and what makes ordinarily smart, nice people turn into terrible managers.

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Overcoming the Tendency to Micromanage

Kevin Eikenberry

Micromanagement. The word creates emotion in most anyone who has ever worked a day in their life. Most have been micromanaged, and none liked it. Few call themselves micromanagers, and even fewer want to do it; yet they often don’t realize when they are doing it.

How to Handle those Tough Performance Conversations

Lead Change Blog

For a couple of decades, I began every supervisory skills class by asking the participants what they wanted to learn most. How to talk to team members about behavior and performance” was always at the top of the list. Here’s what you need to know if you want to do that part of your job well.

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It’s Time To Do a Better Job Telling Your Company Story – Guest Blogger Meg McSherry Breslin

leaderCommunicator

Company “profiles” are everywhere today – on corporate websites, in job postings, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. With one click of the “About Us” link, anyone, anywhere can hear your company story. So why are so many stories and profiles so weak, so boring and uninspired?

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7 Reasons People Who Could Be Leading Aren’t

Ron Edmondson

We need leaders. When Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few…” I’m confident some of those workers should be leaders of other workers. Throughout the Scriptures God used men and women to lead others to accomplish great things – all to His glory.

Sometimes a breath, a decision, and a stand is all you need to do to get back to you.

Anese Cavanaugh

I've been on a special type of sabbatical for the last 2 months, a "formal reboot" of sorts. A ton has happened.

4 Ways to Get the Most from Sadness

Leadership Freak

Any leader who is upbeat all the time, in my opinion, is out of touch or faking it. Real leaders have real feelings. You might see the good in failure. But you don’t… Continue reading → Failure Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

4 Steps To Move Past Setbacks And Drive Success

Tanveer Naseer

In today’s faster-paced, interconnected global environment, there’s no question that there are greater demands on leaders in terms of what they need to deliver. And those demands become more apparent when an organization suffers a setback in achieving its long-term goals.

Step-by-Step Directions for a Low-Stress, High-Margin Consulting Firm

David A Fields

You want a consulting firm that funnels more profit into your pockets with less time and stress. One key to that happy result is easy, in theory, but the details may be a bit murky. This article provides more clarity and direction.

Are you a Leader or a Lemming?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sandy Coletta: I know what you are thinking - a lemming is a follower and by its very definition, a leader isn’t a follower. It is absolutely true that within a given group, the leader is setting the direction and guiding those who follow.

Resilience in change

Lead on Purpose

Change happens. Change is one of the inevitable aspects of business and life. Some find it difficult to deal with change, and their attitude toward it limits their growth. I believe the biggest inhibitor is their inability to see past … Continue reading → Purpose business change progress resilience success

4 Questions in 4 Days that Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance

Leadership Freak

It’s Monday morning in the U.S. Apologies to everyone who is a day ahead of us.) I’m posting 4 questions in four days that enable leaders to strengthen teams and elevate performance. Tantrums:… Continue reading → Feedback Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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5 Steps To Having Courageous Conversations

Lead Change Blog

According to the 2015 Employee Trends Report by Quantum Workplace, one of the biggest areas of concern for team members is that there is often not open and honest communication with managers. So why is this? Why does miscommunication pervade at least 50% of business conversations?

Challenges for Founder Leaders and How to Make Things Easier

Leading Blog

F OUNDERS of organizations, whether non-profit or for-profit start-ups, often feel that they occupy a very lonely space. Every decision, every responsibility seems to weigh heavily on their shoulders. But it doesn’t need to be that way!

Never Say Die

Coaching Tip

Nothing builds confidence like success. The tougher the problems and the more of them we solve, the greater our confidence becomes. That's the paradox of success in action. As our team racks up success after success, we understandably develop a strong can-do attitude, both as individuals and as a team. Unintended Consequences. No good goes unpunished, as the saying goes, and there are some things to keep in mind while evolving a team into this kind of leadership environment. .

Unraveling The Future State of The World

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The Millennium Project is a global participatory think tank with a noble purpose - To "improve humanity’s prospects for building a better future.". Complexity Context Ethical Thinking Trends complexity and leadership ethical leadership blog global ethics day global future leadership future the millennium project

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4 Questions in 4 Days That Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance – Pt. 2

Leadership Freak

The tyranny of the urgent sucks the life out of your best self. You get lost in results. People are tools. Relationships become burdens. Today’s question: How do you want to show… Continue reading → Accountability Humility Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development leadership journey

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Keeping Your LeaderShip Afloat: 4 Ways to Get Your Head Above Water

RapidStart Leadership

Does it sometimes feel like your attempts at leading are like, oh, I don’t know, paddling a half-submerged pumpkin down a river? . Last weekend I had the privilege of watching people attempt to do exactly that.

Podcast: Exploding Your Presence on Social Media

Rich Gee Group

It’s not about the exploitation of technology – but service to your community. Who is your real audience? What do they really want to read from you? Learn all the secrets to reach your audience and wow them with your insights and ideas.

Welcome to the New Lead Change!

Lead Change Blog

My team and I are really excited to introduce and unveil the new Lead Change. Here’s what’s new: Our look. We hope you like the fresh new colors and logo and the exciting way we’re presenting content on our new magazine-style homepage.

In Defense of the Hand Written To-Do List

Survive Your Promotion

I’m a geek. I love my smartphone and my iPad, I’ve worked in IT for years, and I’m all about technology. So here’s a surprise – I hand write my daily task list. Every day.

4 Questions in 4 Days that Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance – Pt. 4

Leadership Freak

Incompetent leaders don’t ask questions. Statements are boring and safe. Questions expose wisdom. Track curiosity: How many questions do you ask in an hour? What percentage of your questions begin with what or… Continue reading → Personal Growth Questions Growth

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