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Empowering The Quiet Team Leader

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Guest post from Ilene Marcus : It’s crunch time. Your team is on overdrive. Each decision matters. Every moment counts. 2- Sincerity. I will show up.

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Leading with Trust

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Guest post by Paul J. Zak, PhD : One-third of business leaders surveyed in 2015 said that retaining colleagues is their number one concern. Paul J.

Leadership Development and the Role of Millennials

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Guest post from Philipe Bruce: More than 50% of businesses claim that they do not have the resources or time to train their employees to be leaders.

Spin vs. Sorry: How to Mess Up Well & Become Authentic

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Guest post from Bill Munn: “It was my mistake. I’m sorry. Please forgive me." We need to frame this so fewer people are defamed. · The list goes on.

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Six Ways to Make Your Presentation a Hit

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How can we do that? One way is by taking cues from the place that can still captivate us for hours at a time: the movies. And you know what?

How Successful People Create Their Own Future

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Joe Dispenza shattered several vertebrae after getting hit by a car while on his bicycle. Instead, he thought his way to healing.

Teach Millennials how to use their Power

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Guest post from Dan Negroni : When we think of leaders and when we think of millennials, there are usually conflicting descriptions.

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Engaging your Team: The Science of Inspiring Others to Give their All

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Guest post from Suzanne Bates: When I started my first career in television news so many years ago, the term “employee engagement” had been invented.

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Building Commitment on Your Team

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Guest post from by JV Venable: Any man or woman you hire will come on board with a measure of uncertainty. A little humble pie over Turkey.

7 Ways to Build Trust and Confidence with Your Team

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He’d wait for at least two people to respond, and if they had the same answer, he’d send it up the chain. Err, nope.” Doesn’t he trust us? Tell them.

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Ask Not What Your Habit Can Do for You, but What Your Habit Can Do for Others

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Guest post from Michael Bungay Stanier: For those in a leadership role, the responsibility to lead and direct employees falls to you.

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Were the Founding Fathers Great Leaders?

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This brings to mind two questions: “Were the Founding Fathers really the great leaders they are claimed to have been?” They exemplify moral integrity.

Six Steps to Hiring Exceptional Talent

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Guest post from Dee Ann Turner: The best business leaders have a keen sense of purpose that drives their work. It’s also the most difficult.

Five Things GREAT Bosses Do Daily

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Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds : Every morning, your team members rally themselves to come to work. They feel trusted, honored, and respected.

When Listening, Avoid Making Suggestions

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Instead of making a suggestion, bring your attention back to what they are saying and why. or “How has this affected you?”. It is a proposed pathway.

10 Ways to Kill Off Your Star Employees

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I wrote this post for another publication in 2014, but it appears they have deleted it. I’m preparing to do a workshop on how to nurture high potentials and found it in my archives. Still looks relevant to me! Warning: the following article contains a heavy dose of sarcasm. Read at your own risk, and whatever you do, DO NOT follow the advice!

Leaders Should Define More Than the Mountain Top, but Less Than the Whole Plan

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Guest post from Hamish Knox : When it comes to defining their vision, leaders tend to fall into two camps. What am I hearing/seeing?

Great Leaders Embrace Innovation, and Innovation Demands Risks

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Guest post by Randal Moss : Great leaders consistently talk about the need for their organization to ‘be innovative’ in their thinking. Randal C.

Leadership Growth Starts with Courageous Communication

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Guest post from Matt Paese Talent Exec: So, we have a serious leadership shortage and it’s getting worse. CEO: So hire more people. It’s not enough.

Brave Leadership

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Guest post from Darrin Murriner: Most people would agree that good leaders are brave leaders. But our definition of brave may vary widely.

4 Moves Smart Leaders Make to Get Better Team Results

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Guest post by Victor Prince : Teams at work are like portfolios of people with different skills and performance patterns.

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Six Things Great Leadership Teams Do

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Guest post from regular contributor S. Whatever that team is called - an executive team, a leadership team, a management team, etc. They include: 1.

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Servant Leadership Revisited

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It was popularized in modern management writings by Robert Greenleaf in a 1970 essay. To me it is more of a value system. So What to Do?

Don’t Just Lead – Guide!

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But in my view, rather than the extreme mountaineer, it’s the mountain guide we can learn the most from. Guides are trust-builders.

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The Art and Science of Professional Development

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Guest post from Bill Bartlett : What is your position on professional development? Training is a critical driver of executive growth and development.

A Manager’s Guide to Preventing and Dealing with Workplace Conflict

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Most people can handle just about any amount and type of work that comes their way. It’s not the work that puts them over the edge – its conflict with coworkers! Conflict in the workplace – or anywhere - is inevitable. Conflict is part of being human. Ultimately, it’s part of a manager’s job to deal with workplace conflict head-on.

Anyone Can Train Themselves to be a Highly Effective Leader

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Are you kidding? You’ve clearly never met [colleague/boss/archenemy]! Don’t think so. People either have natural leadership ability or they don’t.

Using the Billboard Effect to Develop and Obtain Employee Buy In on the Leader’s Vision

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Well expressed, but it's easier said than done. A billboard is the visual image of the leader's vision. That is both clear and unambiguous.

What Neuroscience Tells Leaders to Pay Attention to

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G uest post from Amy Brann : The best leaders wear many hats including a Coaching one at times. A leader can help people to grow and develop.

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If Your Business isn’t Agile, You Won’t Have a Future. It’s That Simple

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Guest post from Linda Holbeche : The rulebooks of business are being rewritten. Is it possible to get the best of both worlds? A worthy aim!

Gaining Trust on Day One

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Guest post by Paul Smith : It happens every time you join a new company, or even when you change roles at the company you work for now. Or do you?

6 Steps That Help Generate Leaders from Followers

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Guest post from Taffy Williams : Leaders must be creative and agile in their thinking in order to create the leaders of tomorrow.

Five Degrees of Workplace Culture

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Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: How healthy is your workplace culture? Is yours a safe, inspiring, productive culture or far from it? Chris Edmonds

Organizational Transformation Requires Leadership at all Levels

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Guest post from Satish P. They have planned, designed, executed, and sustained organizational transformation in a holistic, structured way. Satish P.

The Virtue of Humility

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Guest post by Ron Wallace: When you envision the best boss you ever worked for, what character trait comes to mind? Determination? Integrity?

So You Want to Be a Leader? You Better Find a Mentor

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Guest post by Nigel Dessau: I have never met anyone who was successful in life who did not have at least one mentor. I accepted the job at Sun.

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When the Leader Needs Help

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This is a tricky juncture, when you transition from scrappy, creation mode into organizational development mode. Tell me if this sounds familiar. -

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Psychological Swagger: Four Signs you Lead with it

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Guest post from Dr. Rob Fazio: Leading is not a science, it’s an art, influenced by science. You know when to give up. Is this something I enjoy?

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When “Fluff” Triples Revenues: Why Leaders Can’t Overlook Happiness

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And why wouldn’t he? Our culture has long viewed happiness in the workplace as a sign of lower productivity. Look at this through your own lens.

Leaders need to Lead

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Guest post by Ken Marlin: Leadership is one of those concepts that management gurus like to throw around. I don’t buy it: good leaders do both.

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