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How Leaders Can Create Informed Employees

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Your employees are your lifeblood, and as a leader, one of your most important tasks is making sure they stay happy and productive. There are thousands of techniques you can use to boost employee satisfaction and output, but one of the more overlooked options is creating informed employees.

8 Things Successful Leaders Do at the End of Their Day

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What do you do before you go to sleep? Watch TV? Play on social media? If you want to be successful, adopt some of these habits. Most successful people […]. The post 8 Things Successful Leaders Do at the End of Their Day appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

Who is Coaching Your Team?

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Who is Coaching Your Team? This is a question that every leader of a midsize company should be asking. How are you optimizing performance and ensuring focus? This is even more crucial for your customer facing teams, such as sales, customer service and marketing.

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On Leadership, Raising 9 Kids and Memories of Dad

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My father Sylvester A. Schulte died this weekend after just turning 84. It was expected as his health declined over the last few years. My father had 9 kids in […]. The post On Leadership, Raising 9 Kids and Memories of Dad appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

4 Tips for Managing Millennials

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The millennial generation has an undeservedly bad reputation in the workforce thanks to people who have little experience with this group nevertheless calling out the entire generation as lazy, entitled, and unwilling to pay their dues. This supposition is just a blatant misrepresentation when the truth is simply that they work differently than the generation before […]. Leadership Development

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Part 2: How Leaders Can Create Engaged Employees

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It’s every leader’s dream to have employees who ask what they can give to an organization rather than what they can get from it. The differentiating factor between these two mindsets is actually quite simple: the level of engagement employees feel.

5 Ways Diverse Experience Makes Leaders Better

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There can be little argument that the world is a complex place. The intricate system of markets, companies, and workforces has different challenges and opportunities hidden in just about every […]. The post 5 Ways Diverse Experience Makes Leaders Better appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

L2L Infographic: 5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal With Them

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L2L Infographic: Emotional Intelligence and You

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L2L Infographic: 7 Ways To Stay Motivated

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L2L Infographic: What Engagement Drivers Motivate Employees

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L2L Infographic: The Iceberg That Sinks Organizational Change

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Leading with Honor: 4 Ways to Have What It Takes

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Are you alarmed by the frequency of ethical scandals in recent years? No doubt, you have seen the headlines about Wall Street greed, but ethical problems are just as prevalent on Main Street where bookkeepers, purchasing agents, and business owners violate the trust that others have placed in them.

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6 Steps to Creating a Leader-Focused Growth Plan

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Getting a new member on your staff can be extremely exciting. This new staff member can bring needed energy and enthusiasm to your team. When you get a new staff member or employee, it is extremely important for you and the staff member to establish a growth plan within the company.

Leadership Procrastinationitis

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Is there a prescription treatment for procrastinationitis? This is the “disease” that seemingly permeates people so that every action needs to be delayed until… well, … uh,… later, I guess? Some Things Never Change… I knew it would happen this way. When I sat together with my colleague Linda to prepare the quality feedback survey […].

L2L Infographic: The Most Powerful Women in Business

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Do CEOs Need a College Degree?

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Many employment pundits would have you believe that a college diploma is necessary to becoming a chief executive officer in the United States. They like to point to a study […]. The post Do CEOs Need a College Degree? appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

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On Leadership and Next Gen Growth: Why Developing Young Leaders is Critical

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The change of seasons brings to mind changes that we see in work and leadership. As seasons come and go in your work cycle, consider how older leaders shift into part-time roles in the organization and how younger leaders assume new levels of responsibility and leadership.

How to Hone Your Leadership Skills on the Road

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In the hurried pace of the world today, it seems that most people are almost too focused on themselves. There’s evidence of this everywhere, and the road is no exception.

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L2L Infographic: Top 7 Leadership Books of 2015

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L2L Infographic: Why Employee Recognition Is Important

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Common Sense Leadership: 3 Things You’ve Been Right About All Along

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Most leaders spend intentional time, energy, resources, and effort investing in their learning. However, there is some learning that is relatively easy to acquire for all leaders. And this type […]. The post Common Sense Leadership: 3 Things You’ve Been Right About All Along appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

5 Reasons Why Smart Leaders Take Vacation

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Being a leader can take its toll in some very troubling ways. With the high pressure, the high expectations, and the ever-increasing deliverables always high, leaders can suffer performance loss, […]. The post 5 Reasons Why Smart Leaders Take Vacation appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Life Balance business leader Management Travel vacation

Why Leaders Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Push Past Surface-Level Interview Questions

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If you’ve been in a leadership position for more than a couple of years, you’ve likely interviewed dozens of job candidates. You know all the textbook tactics, and you’ve seen […].

L2L Infographic: The Difference Between Gen Z and Millennials

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When Personal and Organizational Leadership Values Aren’t Aligned

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We’ve all faced this moment in our personal or work life. You’re in a work culture where your priorities and values are being challenged, and you have to make a decision.

L2L Infographic: The Most Amazing Female Leaders That History Books Forgot

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Who Are You? Who, Who?

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You might recognize the following lyrics as the refrain from the 1978 song “Who Are You” by The Who. This song came to mind as I thought about two books I recently […]. The post Who Are You? Who, Who? appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

L2L Infographic: 9 Work-Life Balance Tips for Busy Parents

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Why Great Leaders Value Reputation Before Revenue

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In 1996, I walked away from my first million-dollar client. Anyone looking at my company’s profit and loss statements would have questioned my sanity. We were less than a year […]. The post Why Great Leaders Value Reputation Before Revenue appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership EntrepreLeadership Practical Steps to Influence Sales Leadership Coaching executive development leadership Reputation

L2L Infographic: The Pitfalls of Open-Plan Offices

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What Can Leaders Learn From World-Class Athletes?

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Watching the highest level of professional athletes is an exhilarating experience. It is truly leadership in motion. Two events are fresh in my mind: 1) The FIFA World Cup soccer […]. The post What Can Leaders Learn From World-Class Athletes? appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Leading & Developing Other Leaders Servant Leadership Team Building Leadership Attitude business Coaching leadership Lessons Learned

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L2L Infographic: Business Etiquette Around the World

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L2L Infographic: Start Holiday Hiring Now!

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4 Ways Leadership Can Prepare Facilities for Weather Disruptions

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It’s essential for leadership to take incoming weather threats seriously. If not, there is the very real risk for huge revenue losses, crippling facility damage, staff and operational turmoil, and compromised customer service, all of which could put the company’s future at risk. The question isn’t so much, “Will my facility be disrupted by weather?” […]. Organizational Health Teamwork Tips communication Leadership service weather

L2L Infographic: The Self-Made Billionaire

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How Leadership Styles Dictate Potential Success

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We have all worked for someone at some point in our career who felt more like a slave master than a leader, right? You know that person I am referring […]. The post How Leadership Styles Dictate Potential Success appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Coaching Corner Conflict Management Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Servant Leadership authoritarian command and control leadership values

4 Superhero Ways to Show Courage in Leadership

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What is your greatest fear in your work? What is the one thing that you don’t want others to know about you? Perhaps it’s burying past mistakes or poor decisions, or maybe you’re in a new leadership role where you feel ashamed or ill-equipped about your lack of formal education or work experience.

The Roots of Leadership: Start With You

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If you Google the word leadership you will find 490,000,000 results. A search on Amazon shows over 130,000 books referring to leadership. I think it is safe to say that […]. The post The Roots of Leadership: Start With You appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Attitude business emotional intelligence Leadership Development Leadership vs. Management Self-development

L2L Weekender: Tips for Leading Successful Wealth Management

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L2L Weekender is a new occasional series that provides a deeper dive into topics that can help leaders grow and expand in their personal and professional lives. 5 Tips for […]. The post L2L Weekender: Tips for Leading Successful Wealth Management appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

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L2L Infographic: What To Look For In A Job Besides Salary

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On Leadership and Why Powerful People Can Behave So Poorly

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What do you get when you put a preacher, a politician, a police officer, a celebrity, an athlete, and an executive together? It’s simple: you get power. On Social Power […]. The post On Leadership and Why Powerful People Can Behave So Poorly appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

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On Leadership, Humility and the Self-Discovered Leader

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So with all the talk about leadership, have you ever noticed how many conversations on this topic take place in the third person? One generally sees “he/she/they/them” (third person) used far more […]. The post On Leadership, Humility and the Self-Discovered Leader appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.