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Looking for Ways to Improve Innovation? Improvisational Comedy Can Show You How

Leading Blog

D ISRUPTION is happening in even the most stalwart industries, leading business leaders scrambling to create a culture of innovation in their organizations. Coming up with amazingly novel ideas isn’t an innate ability but can be a learned skill that leaders and their teams can develop.

Getting Millennials To Work

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. When you hear the words millennial and work together, you may instantly think about the ways millennials will try to get out of work. You may have a negative connotation towards millennials that skews your idea of how their work ethic is. We need to break this mindset.

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How to Humanize Leadership

Leading Blog

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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […].

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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.

Collaboration Begins With You

Lead Change Blog

When leaders give up their perceptions of power and start focusing on the greater good, a culture of collaboration is born. Some people think collaboration is the same as teams—but it’s not. Collaboration is an integral part of an organization’s culture.

Why You Should Welcome Millennials Onto Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Leading Millennials. You may be thinking you don’t want to welcome millennials onto your team. They’re lazy. They have no work ethic. And they’re going to leave anyway. I have to say, your thinking would be wrong to think millennials won’t benefit your team.

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The 10 Stories Great Leaders Need to Tell

Leading Blog

W E KNOW GREAT STORIES are the foundation of great communication. It’s not the idea but the story about the idea that begets followers. The question is, are you telling the right story?

10 Magic Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

By Dan McCarthy : Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary. No, I'm not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your repertoire. I'm talking about adding some powerful phrases to your vocabulary that will engage, motivate and inspire others.

Experiment Your Way to Success

Lead Change Blog

“Experiment. Make it your motto day and night. Experiment and it will lead you to the light.” ” That’s Cole Porter’s advice. He wrote the song, “Experiment” for the 1933 musical comedy Nymph Errant. If you want to cut your failure rate, get better results, and get them faster, you’ll follow his advice. Cut Your Failure Rate.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Great Train Robbery Part 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Great Train Robbery is a two-part British television miniseries that was first broadcast in 2013 (Currently available on Amazon Prime, Netflix, and others). It tells the story of the robbery of £2.6 million (£53.5

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.

19 Leadership Trend Reports for 2019

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton One of the challenges of responsible leadership is staying on top of fast-moving trends. This week, I’m making that process a little easier for you by sharing 19 interesting leadership trend reports.

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How Being a Leader is Like a Pair of Shoes – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Believe it or not, two viewers issued me the same challenge this week – asking me to compare leadership to SHOES! Check out the video below to see if I can rise to the challenge this week… Tweet it out: Strive to be a leader people love as much as their favorite pair of shoes. […].

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Lessons on Change from a Night at the Airport

Lead Change Blog

It’s inevitable. It happens at virtually every airport, every day, across the world. Flights are delayed or canceled. Sometimes, it’s weather-related. At other times, maintenance issues, crew schedules, or other logistics are to blame. No matter the cause, the response from the flying public is fun to watch as I did on a recent business trip. That night, stormy weather in the Atlanta area turned the world’s busiest airport into a case study on human behavior in a cauldron of unwanted change.

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3 Ways to Shrink a Bighead

Leadership Freak

“Don’t accept your dog’s admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful.” Ann Landers 7 reasons humility is a brilliant idea: You’re not as smart as you think. Make room for ignorance.

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.

Why Employee Health And Wellness Needs To Become A Critical Leadership Priority

Tanveer Naseer

One key to succeeding at leadership is creating a workplace environment that empowers employees to commit their best efforts. To that end, shouldn’t leaders also be looking at measures to improve employee health and wellness to help attract and retain employees?

Why Leadership Development is Self-Development

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve had a front row seat to observe and work with many effective leaders over the last 30 years. Here is one thing that is certain: the best leaders are learners. But leadership development for the best leaders isn’t as simple as reading the right books and taking the right courses.

Encouragement that Gets Results

Let's Grow Leaders

You know you should encourage your team – but how do you encourage people in a way that’s authentic and builds results? In this episode, David shares three ways to guarantee your encouragement builds momentum and helps your team achieve results.

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Ethical Leaders And Workplace Culture: The Foundation Of Ethical Decision Making

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Dr. Steven Mintz: Ethical leaders create a culture in the workplace that promotes moral values and establishes an ethical tone at the top.

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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.

The Surprising Discovery of my Waving Experiment

Leadership Freak

I’m doing a waving experiment while I walk and have made a surprising discovery. We live in the country. Sometimes I don’t see any cars. But during “rush hour,” I wave several times.… … Continue reading → Influence Leading Leadership Development leadership success

7 Important Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Listen

Lead from Within

Great leaders must be effective communicators. That means they have to know how to speak and write clearly—and it also means they also have to know how to listen. Most of us don’t think of listening as a communication skill, but it’s one of the most important.

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Building Trust on Remote Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

Trust is valuable for a team to be successful. And it is hard enough to build when people see each other and work together every day. It is perhaps even more valuable when those people work remotely. More valuable, but even harder to create and maintain.

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Do You Have A Fixed Or Growth Attitude?

Rich Gee Group

You have a Growth Attitude when you see your abilities as just the starting point which can be developed by dedication, hard work, and effort. This viewpoint creates a resilience, a love of learning, and easy acceptance of new challenges.

Three Simple Ways to Take the Big Picture Perspective

Next Level Blog

One of my mentors, Harvard professor Ron Heifetz, likes to say that leaders can either be on the dance floor or on the balcony. In the fast-paced world that we live and work in, it can be all too easy to spend most of your time dancing and not enough up on the balcony observing what’s working, what’s not and what adjustments you need to make to live and lead at your best. In other words, you can be so busy doing things, you don’t see what needs to be done.

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How Identity is Influence

Leadership Freak

The extent and limit of influence is identity. Identity is impact. You can’t inspire confidence when you’re timid and doubtful. Become what you expect. Do you expect optimism? Become optimistic.

6 Reasons Your Best Employees Can Lose Their Motivation

Lead from Within

Employees require a certain amount of energy and motivation to be engaged and feel fully committed at the workplace. According to a recent study of 1.2 employees at 52 organizations, most of them Fortune 1000 companies, there’s cause for concern.

Weekly Round-Up: 10 Phrases for Better Leadership, 6 Employee Email Lists for Communicators, Communicating Controversial Changes, 4 Steps for High Performance Teams, Leading in a Caustic Culture

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

How to Bust Silos and Work as One Team

Change Starts Here

Silos form in organizations as a result of a rigid classification system that comes naturally to humans. We form ourselves into groups and separate people into “us” vs. “them.”

The Four Stops On the Way To Compelling Customer Story Content

Strategy Driven

Ask any experienced marketing professional about the top moves you can make to accelerate your marketing campaigns at any level of business, and an overwhelming majority will point to the weight that compelling customer testimonials carry.

How to Respond to a Pestering Nagging Boss

Leadership Freak

I always hated people checking up on me. I felt insulted. I thought: Leave me alone. Get off my back. Mind your own business. Don’t you trust me?

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Stop: What’s Missing From Your MBA

CEO Insider

There are many possible routes to the top for ambitious young leaders of tomorrow. There was a time when MBAs were in high demand by those who wished to use the graduate degree course to super-speed their careers.

15 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You and Your Employees

leaderCommunicator

When employees are engaged and inspired, they can move mountains—driving productivity, business growth, and the success of your organization as a whole. Effective leaders understand that it’s their job to connect with employees and fulfill their need to feel inspired and valued at work.

5 Ways You Can Hire and Retain Top Talent for Your Company

Women on Business

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Technology for Your Workplace: Where Do You Begin?

Strategy Driven

Technology has changed our lives from the way we communicate, shop, eat, and our health. It has infiltrated every field, and experience could not be much better. We are sure you’ve played online games or have tried your luck at them with a Resorts casino bonus code , for instance.