Joseph Lalonde

Train, Train, Train

Joseph Lalonde

As I’m continuing to make my running comeback after COVID-19, the importance of training and training has been at the forefront of my mind. COVID took me down as I saw growth in my running. My personal record for the half marathon happened days before I could not move for days.

9 Leadership Traits You Can Learn From Your Dog

Joseph Lalonde

Owning a dog can be one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet. They bring joy to our lives and teach us about friendship, loyalty, and love. But did you know dogs can also teach us important lessons about leadership? Many of you have heard of my dog, Lok. He’s a Vizsla, one of […].


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4 Ways To Grow Your Network

Joseph Lalonde

Besides your skills and abilities, your network is your best resource. Your network consists of friends, family members, colleagues, and former business partners. Sometimes, your network extends further than that.

How To Stay Positive

Joseph Lalonde

In studying leadership, one of the most effective traits of a leader that I’ve seen repeated again and again is the ability to stay positive. We’re not talking Poylanna positivity or pie in the sky. We’re talking honest-to-goodness positivity that’s rooted in reality.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Memory

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Memory is the latest Liam Neeson movie. If you don’t know who Liam Neeson is, he is famous for his role in Taken and other films where he has a specific set of skills. Memory follows the same formula.

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What Do You Want To Do?

Joseph Lalonde

Everyone wants more time. They want to spend more time with their kids. They want to travel more. They want to enjoy life more. It’s a fact of life that we all desire to do and be something more. Most people aren’t pursuing what they want.

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Do You Want to Write a Book?

Joseph Lalonde

Do You Want to Write a Book?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Marry Me

Joseph Lalonde

Marry Me is a newer rom-com starring Jennifer Lopez as music superstar Kat Valdez. She’s on a roll. It looks like she will go even further with the extravagant wedding to fellow singer Bastian (Maluma). Everything changes in a heartbeat for the superstar.

3 Ways To Figure Out What To Do Next

Joseph Lalonde

Whether you’re making the next leap in your career, trying to decide what to have for dinner, or how to move the business forward, we’re always trying to figure out what to do next. We don’t always make the best choice, but we keep moving forward.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Doctor Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness. The movie is one many moviegoers have long waited for. Myself included. The first Doctor Strange movie was a fun, trippy movie into the world of mystic arts.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Batman

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Matt Reeves’ The Batman will go down as a classic Batman movie. It may even rival my love for the original Tim Burton Batman films.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Everything Everywhere All At Once

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Few movies have received the praise I’ve seen for Everything Everywhere All At Once. My Facebook feed has been filled with praise from friends such as Greg Atkinson, Aaron Ponce, Soong-Chan Rah, Michael Frost, and others who convinced me to see this great movie.

40 Leadership Lessons Learned In 40 Years

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I’m deviating from the theme of love and leadership. Instead, I want to share 40 leadership lessons learned in 40 years of life. It’s strange to think I’ll no longer qualify for a 40 under 40 list. I’m more likely to qualify for an AARP mailing. That’s okay.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Lost City

Joseph Lalonde

The Lost City is surprising audiences. I wasn’t sure what to expect when Pamela and I went to the Cinema Carousel to watch the movie. It looked interesting with Sandra Bullock as Loretta and Channing Tatum as Alan (and Dash the cover model). The movie excelled at the laughs.

How Leaders Can Inspire Creativity In Their Team: Tips And Techniques

Joseph Lalonde

Creativity is a valuable asset in any business. When teams are creative, they come up with new ideas and solutions to problems that can help the company grow and succeed. However, creativity is not always easy to come by.

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.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Psych 3: This Is Gus

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Psych television series on the USA Network. I would laugh my head off at the crazy antics of the fake psychic Shawn Spencer (James Roday Rodriguez) and his sidekick Burton “Gus” Guster (Dulé Hill).

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Turning Red

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. In what has to be one of the most controversial Pixar/Disney movies released in recent history, Turning Red is stirring up controversy. My Facebook feed is full of people concerned about the message sent in this movie.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore continues our journey into the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Tips For Practical Leadership: How To Be A Good Leader

Joseph Lalonde

There’s no question that good leadership is essential for any business or organization to succeed. But being a good leader is not easy – it takes time, effort, and dedication. So if you’re looking for tips on being a more effective leader, you’ve come to the right place.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death On The Nile

Joseph Lalonde

Kenneth Branagh returns as super-sleuth Hercule Poirot. We last saw Poirot in Murder On The Orient Express. Death continues to follow him as he takes a trip to the Nile.

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Public Praise

Joseph Lalonde

You may not like this fact, but your people need to be encouraged. They need to know that they’re doing a good job. Encouraging and praising your team members is something we should all do. Especially in private. According to a recent study, employee recognition is crucial to your employees.

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How To Maintain Good Mental Health

Joseph Lalonde

There are times when life is stressful, and it’s easy to let our minds wander to dark places. At these times, it’s important to remember that we have control over the quality of our lives.

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How You Deal With Failure

Joseph Lalonde

Failure is inevitable. We will all face a situation we cannot overcome. A project may be scrapped. A relationship is lost. Or you burn the cheesecake you were baking. These are all seen as failures in one way or another. Think about how you would react in each situation?

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

What Kind of Leader Are You for Your Business?

Joseph Lalonde

Your company will take far more of your time and ability than you anticipate. You probably had everything figured out in your thoughts when you initially started running your company.

The Power Of Online Influence

Joseph Lalonde

Growing influence beyond your local sphere of influence has become increasingly more accessible. With the advent of the internet, blogs, and social media, almost anyone can have online influence. The issue is that not everyone uses online influence in positive ways.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Sonic, the blue blur, returns for a second movie outing. Once again, the team behind the Sonic The Hedgehog movies does a bang-up job.

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Who Is Accountable?

Joseph Lalonde

A significant problem in many businesses is trying to determine who is ultimately responsible for a project’s success. The problem isn’t in that there’s no accountability but in the realization that too many people are responsible for the results. In their book What The Heck Is EOS?,

The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

5 Types Of Business Planning Leaders Must Master

Joseph Lalonde

While some entrepreneurs and business leaders are purely instinctive in their approach, the vast majority rely on proper planning. They need to think ahead and iron out all the kinks first.

How To Show Up On Time

Joseph Lalonde

I can’t be the only one who arrives at least a few minutes early to a scheduled meeting, can I? I hate to be late because I was taught that early is on time. On time is late. And late is unacceptable. It drives me nuts when someone doesn’t show up for a meeting that […]. Leadershi

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Essential Steps for Leaders Who Feel Overwhelmed

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders in business may often find themselves feeling overwhelmed. When you have a lot to do and only a limited amount of time to use, it can seem like you’re never really going to be able to get everything done.

5 Books Leaders Should Read In April 2022

Joseph Lalonde

Books are an essential part of growing and stretching ourselves as leaders. Whether we use audiobooks, physical books, or ebooks, reading will help us become better leaders. That’s why every month I share with you 5 book recommendations.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

4 Confidence Building Tips

Joseph Lalonde

The people who know me will probably tell you that they believe I’m a reasonably confident person. Truth be told, I struggle with confidence. I’ve found this to be true with others as well, including leaders. Confidence can be a struggle for leaders for a multitude of reasons.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Uncharted

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Uncharted brings the classic Playstation video game Uncharted to real life. Which is perfect for Reel Leadership! In Uncharted, Nathan Drake (Tom Holland, who played Spider-Man) is a conman. He’s working as a bartender who rips patrons off.

6 Ways To Run A Better & More Efficient Business

Joseph Lalonde

Running a company can be a rewarding undertaking and job but it’s also no easy feat. A lot will be required of you on any given day and it’s unlikely your days will always be unfolding in the same ways. You can’t leave anything up to chance and must be in control of what goes […].

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Blacklight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The last few weeks had seen a drought of movies. There hadn’t been anything new in theaters in quite some time. This week, that all changed. There were three movies that interested me that were released.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.