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Five Reasons Why Every Leader is a Salesperson

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Reply Ed Oakley August 23, 2010 at 9:53 am I couldn’t agree more, Kevin. And, more importantly, great leaders are great salespeople.

Ten Decisions Leaders Make Everyday

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Reply Kevin Eikenberry September 27, 2010 at 7:49 am Thanks Mrcia – I agree, which is why I wrote the post. Decide to focus.

Five Reasons Stories are a Powerful Communication Tool

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Reply Kevin Eikenberry October 11, 2010 at 12:56 pm Dave – this is one of the times when the comment is better than the post.

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How to Deal with a Complacent Person

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Gather leaders and coaches for any length of time and this challenge is likely to come up. Labeling and Assumptions First, a definition.

Best of Blogs Winner

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Please join me in congratulating All Things Workplace by Steve Roesler, the 2010 Best of Leadership Blogs.

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Leadership, Listening and Love

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Tagged as: listening , love { 7 comments… read them below or add one } Steve Scalph October 1, 2010 at 9:05 am Thanks Kevin. Thank you.

People Buy You:

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Jeb Blount has written a concise, easy to read book that on the surface is written for sales people. Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision?

Been Promoted? Five Key Conversations to Have With Your New Boss

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Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Been Promoted?

Nurturing Decisive Followers

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It was something I didn’t have a chance to answer completely in that setting: How can I nurture decisive followers? Set a clear expectation.

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Fostering Shared Responsibility - a Guest Post by Ed Brenegar

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To vote for Ed’s great blog or any of our other nominees for the Best Leadership Blog of 2010, go here ! People not taking initiative.

Five Ways to Visualize Your Goals More Powerfully

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You’re excited about them and the prospects of achieving them. They’re both necessary and important steps. And, they aren’t enough.

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A Halloween Leadership Challenge

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Reply Brian Dodd October 31, 2010 at 3:42 pm Kevin, I love your site. Perhaps you will even don one yourself. Are you ready? Want an example?

Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? Five Keys to.

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While most everyone has horror stories about meetings, there also are far too many examples of meetings that, while not awful, are far from effective.

Ten Ways to Make a Great First Impression

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September 3, 2010 at 9:25 am { 3 comments… read them below or add one } Marcia Norman August 30, 2010 at 8:19 am Great post Kevin.

Leadership Costumes

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Happy Halloween to you to Reply Kevin Eikenberry October 25, 2010 at 9:25 am Thanks Shelby – and Happy Halloween to you too!

Twelve Programs for Creating Remarkable Leaders

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Many approaches are taken. They buy books (like Remarkable Leadership ). They develop internal training programs.

Five Ways to Recognize – and Value – Your Expertise

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That is the furthest thing from my mind (though I’ll talk about it before I’m through). Let me put it another way. Expertise is relative.

… More Than a Buzzword – a Guest Post by Mike Myatt

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All of this makes me pleased that he is one of the nominees for the Best Leadership Blog of 2010. What If Leadership Was More Than A Buzzword?

Nine Steps for Creating and Maintaining Team Ownership of Ideas.

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Commitment, engagement or buy-in – whatever you want to call – it’s a good thing. The question you might ask is how do you do that ?

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Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

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Heck, it isn’t just leaders, it seems to be everyone. Too much to do, too little time, or so we think (and therefore say). Five minutes. Choose.

Coaching Success by the Alphabet

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However, being an effective coach is more than leadership – it is an important life skill as well. Listen more, and speak less.

The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success

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This book is a Second Edition – a “revised and expanded&# book. In my experience, poor books don’t get “revised and expanded&#.

12 Ways to Celebrate Progress

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They wonder if they should celebrate and when they should celebrate. The best answer (as is the often the case) lies somewhere in the middle.

Do You Have a Balanced Reading (and Learning) Diet?

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Tagged as: reading { 6 comments… read them below or add one } Carletta October 8, 2010 at 9:35 am Excellent! I agree. thanks!

The First Seven Things to Do When You Get Promoted

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Or you know someone who has recently been promoted, so pass it on. Or maybe you can send it to your boss, as a hint. Trust me. Read on. Celebrate!

Shut Down, Shut Off, and Think!

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Kevin Reply Julie-Ann August 27, 2010 at 8:05 pm I love your suggestions, Kevin! way past “lights out.&# I am a technology lover.

Four Leadership Lessons from Punxsutawney Phil

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It know the basics about the day, aided in part by the Bill Murray classic movie Groundhog Day. Strange, I know. Lose the hole. Look more often.

A Mirror as a Leadership Development Tool

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Tagged as: example , mirror , role model { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Wendy October 27, 2010 at 12:58 pm Great post!

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Making Vision Stick

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He speaks about leadership from personal experience which is perhaps the most striking part of this book. I’m confident I will read it again.

Perception is More Than Reality

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that “perception is reality&#. This profound truth, while believed, is sometimes hard to remember or put into practice. their perceptions).

Three Ways to Effectively Show Your Gratitude

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Much has been written about the benefits of an attitude of gratitude. As a leader you can help others create those results through your example.

Making Your Holiday Weekend More Valuable

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Reply LuAnne September 3, 2010 at 3:11 pm Thanks for the reminder, Kevin. and Canada we are about to begin a three day holiday weekend. Ready?

The Power of Focus Words

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Take care, Barry Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Previous post: My Five Most Read Posts of 2010 Next post: What is the Price? Experience.

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One Week Until From Bud to Boss is Released!

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The truth is we have been remarkably busy – our entire team is preparing for a spectacular day next Tuesday, February 15. And second.

9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

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My flippant response is typically, “read the one you already have on your shelf, and use what it recommends.&# It is practical. It is real world.

Two Books to Better Organizational Results

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Because of our relationship, they moved to the top of my reading stack. Because they are good, I am sharing them with you. I highly recommend this gem!

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Thoughts on the Best of Leadership Blogs 2010 Event

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And each year we have given readers of great leadership advice the chance to help us choose the winner. (If That’s exactly what leaders do.

How to Make Your Next 12 Months Your Best 12 Months

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I figure it is better to get a jump everyone else. After all, why wait until the New Year to think about your goals and plans? Why not Start Today?

Creating and Communicating a Compelling Vision for Change

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That has been a mantra of mine for a long time. Change is defined by one critical component – the destination you are changing towards.

The Latent Power of a Cliche

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I’ll leave it to you to decide if that was a good idea or not!) While everyone would agree with them, they are very often not practiced.