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“. masterful storytelling” — Stacie Tyson

In the CEO Afterlife

Stacie Tyson is the prolific reader and history buff behind the book blog, Pursuing Stacie. Not long ago, I asked if she would mind reviewing The Circumstantial Enemy. Here’s what she had to say: Alright Friends, you know how much of a total history nerd I am.


Ten Minutes!


I recall an article in The Wall Street Journal a few years back that revealed the results of a study - yes, there is always a study of some sort - finding that the makers of microwavable food sought to keep their products' cooking times within 10 minutes.


Motivating and Rewarding Your Global Workforce

Chart Your Course

Remote work has become more popular than ever. It’s not just domestic companies that are employing remote workers, either. A growing number of international companies are now hiring workers from anywhere, PayScale says.


Blowing Past Our Limits

Leading Blog

W INTER OLYMPIC gold medalist Picabo Street said, “To uncover your true potential you must first find your own limits and then you have to have the courage to blow past them.”. We do not come to our potential without struggle.

A Practical Application – Performance Reviews

Joseph Lalonde

For many people, performance reviews seem like rather soulless exercises driven by organizational imperatives.

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Habits Worthy of Your Dreams

Chris Brady

This post was transcribed from a Live talk given by Chris Brady. I was speaking at an event one time and someone asked me this question, “If you had to attribute one thing to your success, what would. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Successful Leaders Are Great Communicators: How to Connect with Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss: To be an effective leader and run a high-performing company, you need to be great at communicating with your employees.

Managing Remote Teams: How to Increase Engagement and Performance

Let's Grow Leaders

Managing Remote Teams: Relationships First Dear Karin and David, Do you have any best practices for managing remote teams? I’m finding it hard to build genuine connection and to stay on top of performance when the team is so dispersed. Signed, On […].

Art Break: Purvis


Art Contrarian looks at the Austin Reed posters by Tom Purvis


It All Matters with Paul Cummings

Kevin Eikenberry

Paul Cummings, the author of It All Matters: 125 Strategies to Achieve Maximum Confidence, Clarity, Certainty, and Creativity, joins Kevin to talk about the power of a single decision and shares insights into some of the strategies to achieve the 4 C’s.

N2Growth Leadership Academy Recognized by Sioux Falls

N2Growth Blog

Click the link below to view the document. Top 10 2017_Human Resources_City of Sioux Falls. The post N2Growth Leadership Academy Recognized by Sioux Falls appeared first on The Executive Hub. Communication

Key Tips for Bridging the Generational Divide in the Workplace

Leading Blog

M ILLENNIALS NOW MAKE UP the largest percentage of the workforce. As workers, they’re characterized as brazen, fearless and unwilling to take “no” for an answer. Their assuredness and technological expertise have radically changed office dynamics.

5 Tips to Make Your Office Comfortable

Women on Business

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TED talk: Adam Grant , who writes very interesting books, on the surprising habits of original thinkers

5 Secrets of Church Revitalization

Ron Edmondson

I’ve written frequently about church revitalization. As one who has planted a coupLe churches, I know the challenges are unique. One thing I’ve noticed is the number of pastors who enter revitalization thinking the church just needs new leadership. Or better sermons. Or it needs them.

N2Growth Leadership Academy Recognized by Sioux Falls

N2Growth Blog

Top 10 2017_Human Resources_City of Sioux Falls. The post N2Growth Leadership Academy Recognized by Sioux Falls appeared first on The Executive Hub. Communication

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Panther

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Black Panther is the last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie before the character packed Avengers: Infinity War releases May 8th, 2018. With the previous Marvel movies, Black Panther had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, Black Panther delivered. Credit: Marvel/Disney.

What if you were curious?


Photo credit: 123rf. Last week I listened to a client’s frustration over employees who had become complacent, moving slowly, dotting their “i’s” and “t’s”, following the corporate line. Unfortunately, this is a song and dance I’ve heard too often.



From the simplest lyric to the most complex novel and densest drama, literature is asking us to pay attention. Pay attention to the frog. Pay attention to the west wind. Pay attention to the boy on the raft, the lady in the tower, the old man on the train.

Demotivation: 7 Ways You Might Be Killing Your Team’s Spirit

RapidStart Leadership

Could your efforts to lead actually lead to demotivation? A team’s spirit means everything when it comes to productivity, engagement, and satisfaction. But sometimes, despite our best intentions, the way we lead can become a source of demotivation.

How Healthy Is Your Organization’s Culture?

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Marcella Bremer. A CEO invited a group of people to a meeting who were at two different levels of the corporation. He asked a question and then went around the table in an orderly fashion getting input from the attendees.

170: Transforming Resistance to Change | with Christine Comaford

Engaging Leader

How do great leaders overcome resistance to change ? and the stress that accompanies it? Navigating change is hard, and people often get emotionally hijacked in the process.

#Podcast Interview With Kevin Cashman on Leadership From the Inside Out

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I thoroughly enjoyed this 20-minute podcast interview with Kevin Cashman, author of six books, including the pioneering book on how to grow the whole person to grow the whole leader, Leadership From the Inside Out.

Random Thoughts: The Book is Out


Over the years, many readers and friends of this blog have asked that the occasional Random Thoughts posts be put into a book. Those requests have been granted. I'm glad (and relieved) to say the book is out. It is a hodgepodge of 701 thoughts, including a few that have never appeared on the blog.

5 Suggestions for Developing Trust as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Trust is like gold in leadership. Without it a leader will fail to build a healthy following. Change will be difficult to implement. Retention and recruitment of leaders becomes near impossible. Developing trust takes time. It is seldom granted with position or title.

4 Career Changes That Will Bring In The Bucks

Strategy Driven

Many of us are growing more and more tired of the rat race we have been thrust into during the beginning of our careers. Perhaps you started in an office job when you were young and you still haven’t managed to fight your way into a job you are passionate about.

The Little Kindnesses Matter

Leading Blog

P RESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY would often informally invite confidants to the White House to review the day's business or discuss the problems of the days ahead. Charles Dawes was often one such guest. In Portrait of an American: Charles G.

3 Proven Ways Call Centers Can Better Streamline Operations

Chart Your Course

Customer Service is Important to Call Centers. Customer service has come a long way. These days, businesses have more options than ever before to customize the live support experience — and technology is playing an increasingly vital role in keeping customers satisfied.

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7 Ways Leaders Waste Valuable Time and Energy

Ron Edmondson

Wasting time and energy may be one of my biggest pet peeves as a leader. Some days I leave work and feel I never got off the proverbial treadmill. It’s physically and mentally draining. Does it ever feel like you are wasting valuable time and energy?

Reactive marketing: what is it and why should you do it

Strategy Driven

News travels fast, and is easily shared thanks to the increasing role of social media in the lives of consumers and the businesses they engage with.

Dealing with New Idea Naysayers

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve been there. A new idea is floated, a change is introduced, or a solution to a vexing problem is suggested and the responses include: “We can’t do it that way.” That will never work.” If you have worked in an organization or led in any capacity, you have heard the new idea naysayers.

Is It Time To Change The Soundtrack Of Your Life?

Joseph Lalonde

Research tells us that by this point in the year over 80% of people have given up on their New Year’s resolution. The resolutions, the goals people have set have been given up. Maybe you’re in the same boat. You resolved to lose 30 pounds by June.

Bock on Books


Wally Bock reviews the book. [He He just added to my reading stack