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The Fuzziness of a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

Clarity is often king in organizational dynamics. Clear communication is vital for healthy teams. A huge part of my job as a leader is to help people understand our vision and where we are going next to try to realize it (as well as I know at the time).

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26 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Transformers 5: The Last Knight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I can hardly believe Transformers 5 released this past weekend. Transformers: The Last Knight is Michael Bay’s last outing as the director of the Transformers series. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed seeing the giant transforming robots brought to the big screen.

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Humility is the New Smart: Are You Ready?

Leading Blog

S MART used to be a quantity game. “I I know more than you. I get more things right.” But Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig say that in the new Smart Machine Age, that’s losing game. The new smart is about quality.

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Are You Ready To Lead?

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is rarely a position that you’re ready for when you walk into the role. Many times, young leaders are thrust into the role of leadership well before they’ve had time to prepare. That’s a scary proposition. And many leaders bow out before their time is done.

4 Dangers of Digital Communication and 8 Tips to Avoid Them

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Naphtali Hoff It’s no surprise that we use email and text for so many of our communications. It’s often faster, it’s neater, and it can easily be saved for future reference without paper sifting and clutter. Digital communication allows us to send and reply at our own convenience.

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3 Fundamental Secrets for Mastering Time Management

Women on Business

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Compliments, Criticism and Relationship

Lead Change Blog

An important task you have as a leader is to give compliments and know how to deal with criticism. Compliments motivate; criticism has a negative effect on relationships. And good relationships already facilitate an environment in which the other is more willing to do things differently.

Are You a First-Time Manager? 6 Tips to Start Off Right

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Are you ready to be a first-time manager? Perhaps you’ve had some bad managers in the past, and you think this is your chance to do it right. Well, it IS your chance to do it right. But you can’t wing it.

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Stop Living In Fear

Joseph Lalonde

When fear rules your life The last couple of years of my life has been filled with fear. It all started with our dog Zane. He was a great boy but he had a mean streak to him. One that led to a lot of fear in our lives. Over the course of his short life, Zane would snap.

A Leadership Quandary: To Change or Not to Change

Ron Edmondson

I love continual improvement. I am one of those who actually enjoys change. If things stay the same too long I get bored and begin looking for a new challenge. I even stir things for fun sometimes – just to keep life interesting around me. This is not always a positive characteristic.

To Succeed, Focus on Inputs Not Results

CoachStation

The ability and desire to focus on those areas of our lives that provide the greatest return can often be confusing. Change and growth comes first through understanding and acknowledgement. When there is understanding, there is the potential for action.

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Seven Steps to See and Solve Blindspots

Leadership Freak

Blindspots let you blame others for your shortcomings and feel superior while doing it. 5 common leadership blindspots: Evaluating yourself as a good listener, even though you can’t wait for others to stop… Continue reading → Feedback Leading

5 Ways to Identify Leadership Talent in Your Team

Lead Change Blog

While scouring the Internet a few days ago, I came across a fascinating diagram of famous chefs and their mentors.

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Leadership Incubator

RapidStart Leadership

I think one thing often overlooked in the world of leadership is patience. We’re always in a hurry to get things done. We have to produce results immediately. Yesterday, if at all possible. To make that happen, some leaders reduce themselves to the idea of “the louder and harsher the better.”.

One Sure Sign You’re On a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

I’ve often said good leaders never assume silence means everyone is in agreement. Especially during seasons of change the leader can’t assume everyone is on board because they aren’t hearing complaints.

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Get into the Psyche of Your Web User to Improve Website Sales

Women on Business

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The 12 Assets That Elevate and Expand Every Leader’s Influence

Leadership Freak

Everything you have today began with someone else. Leadership is stewardship. Now the question is, “How are you bringing value to others.” Leadership isn’t about status, position, salary, or title. Stewardship is about… Continue reading → Leading

5 Secrets to Building Trust in Your Team

Lead Change Blog

Are you going to force your employees to do what you tell them to do and achieve the goals you expect them to achieve? Or are you going to earn their trust and respect, so they will act towards the organization’s growth because they want to? Of course, you’ll choose the second alternative.

Convincing Senior Management That Change Is Needed

Kevin Eikenberry

In a request for questions that I made on an episode of Remarkable TV, Frank asked me, “What are the best ways for middle managers and human resources to convince upper managers/ owners (if a smaller business) of needed change?”

The Life of an Idea on a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

Healthy teams allow every idea a chance to live. At initial thought, there are no bad ideas. The healthiest teams don’t contain a built in idea killer. And, if there is one they aren’t allowed to remain so for long. Ideas need a chance to breathe.

5 Products You Can Create for Your Online Business

Women on Business

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How to Find and Invite Others to Ride the Bull with You

Leadership Freak

Leading is like riding a bull in the rodeo. I recently asked a leader, “What shifts for you if you think of inviting someone to ride the bull with you?” He said, “It… Continue reading → Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development

Wading the Mississippi: Six Surprising Secrets of Success I Learned from Ol’ Man River

RapidStart Leadership

What does it take to achieve great things? Last week, I waded across the Mississippi River. Really. And as I thought about that accomplishment, it seemed this great river had a lot to say about what it takes to achieve something great.

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Before You Forget, Stop and Do This Immediately

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever met a truly humble person– someone who’s entire life is a sacrificial commitment to a cause they deeply believe in?

A Leadership Quandary: To Change or Not to Change

Ron Edmondson

I love continual improvement. I am one of those who actually enjoys change. If things stay the same too long I get bored and begin looking for a new challenge. I even stir things for fun sometimes – just to keep life interesting around me. This is not always a positive characteristic.

Women, Business and Tech: What We Need To Do Now

Women on Business

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How to Stumble Forward with Boldness and Find Success

Leadership Freak

An infant watches others walk and learns that walking is possible. But success calls you to turn possibility into reality by stumbling forward. Others may have stepped out already, but it’s still the… Continue reading → Change Failure Personal Growth Purpose Success fear of failure Leadership Development organizational success Vision

Leadership Tips from Mankind’s Best Friend, the Dog

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Garry McDaniel : For over three decades, the Gallup organization has been conducting surveys to illuminate the role leader’s play in creating a workforce of engaged employees to organizational leadership.

Take A Leap Of Faith & Launch Your Startup Abroad

Strategy Driven

You think starting a business in your own country is hard, well it’s even harder launching one abroad. There’s the language barrier to overcome. The different currency to adjust to. The different culture and values to understand.

Stop Yourself! 4 Ways to Grow Your Team by Shutting Your Mouth

RapidStart Leadership

As leaders we are responsible for getting things done through people. But in our rush to see results, we risk becoming our own worst enemy. If we are not careful, our well-meaning actions can breed frustration, cause discontent, and undermine trust.

The Most Entrepreneurial Countries in the World Might Surprise You – Infographic

Women on Business

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The Risky Business of Dealing with an Indecisive Boss

Leadership Freak

A common complaint about bad bosses is they won’t make decisions. An indecisive boss seems cowardly, lazy, short-sighted, or self-serving. It’s risky to take action when you have an indecisive boss.… … Continue reading → Decisions Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development organizational success

One Simple Change for a Huge Difference

Lead Change Blog

“I have to tell you,” my client said, “when we first met, and you told me I needed to look at this, I thought you were crazy. I told my friend later that day that you were crazy. I mean, a 90-minute conversation on this one silly thing?”. And?” I asked.

The Real Steps Towards Business Success

Strategy Driven

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