Where Did You Lead in 2013?

Lead Change Blog

His passion is in helping leaders be better leaders, and in helping people achieve career success. Leadership Development Self Leadership 2013 reflections Character-based Leadership Leadership Self Development Self-reflection team development teams Values Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership This Was a Great Year I feel proud of the things that my team accomplished this year.

LeadershipNow 140: October 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2013 that you might have missed: 20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching by @edbatista. Your career will soar if you avoid leaders’ #1 blind spot by @MichaelStallard. Respond vs React by Jon Mertz @ThinDifference. The Language Of Leadership by @lollydaskal. 8 Communication Barriers in Business by @FSonnenberg. Ten Annoying Habits that Irk Your Employees by @ArtPetty. From @stratandbiz Where Does Leadership Live?

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May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Let's Grow Leaders

The post May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Creativity Culture customer service Empowerment Execution Failing Fear and Courage grow your career motivation Performance Productivity Questions Relationships Risk taking Teamwork leadership development carnival What an amazing line-up contributions for the May Leadership Development Carnival. A heartfelt thanks to all the thought leaders who contributed to this diverse collection.

The June 3rd, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the June 3rd, 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Mary Ila Ward from The Point: Sound Advice for Career and Leadership Development presents Are your employees on the border of ''boredom and anxiety''? Joel Garfinkle from Career Advancement Blog presents A Study in Employee Retention. You''ve heard of "speed dating"? Well, here''s your monthly dose of "speed leadership development". 30 leadership bloggers in 90 minutes.

Helping Leads to Successful Careers

Let's Grow Leaders

Research also shows that genuine helping improves careers. The post Helping Leads to Successful Careers appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Culture grow your career Adam Grant Give and Take giving helping teamwork Helping is scarce in many organizations. People need help. They are reluctant to raise their hands.

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What One Career Insight Would You Want a 20-Something to Know Now?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Within the Lead Change Group, there are many diverse perspectives and experiences to tap. Career Development Change Leadership Development Responsibility Trust Millennials are the next generation up and they are a large and energetic group. Each generation has a responsibility, I believe, to embrace the young and old and learn from each other. With all this as background, we posed the question [.]

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Is Sharpening Your Skill Set Along the Way the Fine Print to Your Career Success?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Development This is a question I have been meditating on for a few months now. Career Development Leadership Development brainstorm personal development A blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni finally helped me formulate my thoughts enough to externalize. In Julie’s post, OCD: The Unexpected Trait that Employees Want (and Organizations Need ) Most in a Leader, you quickly learn the OCD she is [.]

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February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

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Welcome to the February 2013 Leadership Development Carnival. Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog offers Seven Steps to Success in Your New Management Job. Puja Ghelani of Strategistas examines the career of Lucille Ball through the lens of a Blue Ocean Strategista. This month’s Carnival offers an array of fresh insights for a fresh year.

Women Leadership Changes in 2013

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Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek, December 19, 2013. It’s hard to believe that at the end of 2013 we still see more than a few all-male corporate boards and leadership teams.” When Doing It All Won''t Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women--Workbook Edition . . When Doing It All Won''t Do: A Self-Coaching Guide for Career Women. . Catalyst Take on Women Leaders in 2013. Janet Yellen is lined up to run the Federal Reserve.

The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! Joel Garfinkle , from Career Advancement Blog , picked 3 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Today’s High-Pressure Work Environment. " I chose this post not just because it elicited strong interest from readers in many countries, but because it may help foster personal reflection and inquiry at the start of 2013. Expect to hear much more from her in 2013.".

2013 eBoardmember Independent Director e-Publication is Now Available

Women on Business

The 2013 eBoardmember Independent Director Catalog , which was discussed on Women on Business last month, has been released, and it includes profiles of qualified director candidates. The most critical ingredient for success is people; these candidates have consistently shown the professionalism and leadership needed to advance their careers to the boardroom; their diverse skills can help your company thrive in uncertain times.

No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! Joel Garfinkle from Career Advancement Blog presents How to stop employee turnover in the first 90 days. “We When it comes to making career and leadership changes, there are three variables that come into play. Mary Ila Ward from The Point Blog: Sound Advice for Career and Leadership Development presents Questions for Striving Servant Leaders.

15 Timeless Work Habits for Career Success

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve learned these lessons through over 30 years of hard knocks, and have made a career out of helping others be successful. Don’t be one of those people, and you’ll have a long and satisfying career. Oh, and I’ll try to say “when I was your age” too often. (-: success tips recent graduates career advice Let’s say one of your kids just graduated college and they are about to start their first real job. If they ask you how to be successful at work - what would you tell them?

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Workplace Trends – The Portfolio Career

Survive Your Promotion

Career leadership Living Differently Management Motivation Team Building Uncategorized Work/Life Balance Consulting Flexibility Freelance Great Recession Portfolio Career Workplace Change It’s Monday morning and the first rays of the rising sun glint off the rooftops of lines of cars inching their way into cities across the US.

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How Stress is Hurting Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

But what about your career? The post How Stress is Hurting Your Career appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. You know stress is bad for your health. When results are rough the “obvious” answer is to work longer and harder. It’s sad to watch a passionate, hard-working leader shoot themselves in the foot with a stressful reaction. Don’t let stress destroy hard work or sabotage your progress. Stress [.]

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Your Mentor May Not Be Helping Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

The post Your Mentor May Not Be Helping Your Career appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. grow your career mentoring career development mentor sponsorMentors are an essential component of any development strategy. In “Won’t You Be My Mentor,” we discussed how to find a mentor. In “Don’t Get a Mentor,” we explored the importance of developing a cadre of mentors. And, in “Nemesis Mentors, I challenged you to find a mentor who makes you crazy. Great mentors prepare [.]

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The December 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Leadership at the Movies Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Hoosiers Submitted by Joel Garfinkle , from Career Advancement Blog : “This article I wrote Feeling Equal to Someone Senior Than You mentions the movie Hoosiers. Coach Carter Submitted by Mary Ila Ward , Horizon Point Consulting : “My favorite movie for Leadership (and career) Development is Coach Carter. The movies can be a rich source of leadership inspiration and help us identify role models and examples of leadership skills and characteristics that we can choose to develop.

9 Ways to Maximize Your College Leadership Experience

Let's Grow Leaders

Callings Change confidence Developing Leadership in Children grow your career 2013 grads Centennial High School college high school graduation leadership development teen leadership development Wake Forest I’m often asked which colleges are the best for “leadership.” ” The short answer is “most will do just fine.” ” As with most of life, it’s what you make of it. College is a great place to grow as a leader.

International Women’s Day 2013: Defining Success (Accenture Global Research Results)

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Accenture conducted its global research study, “Defining Success” for release on International Women’s Day to gain insight into behaviors and attitudes regarding women’s careers. The research: o Seeks to better understand how professionals define success – in their careers and personal lives o Explores career satisfaction, work-life balance and workplace priorities – Examines how technology [.].

7 Ways Networking Can Change Your Career and Your Life

Women on Business

A lot of people do, but the truth is that networking can significantly affect your career and your life. News and Insights business networking business women networking Career Development career networkingNEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Do you have a negative perception of networking? Networking guru Lirone Glickman shared her recent article about the seven ways networking can change your life on the Women on Business Facebook Page this week, and her insights are fantastic.

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25 Career Options in Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

Interested in a career in leadership development? careers roles leadership development jobs There are a lot of ways you can make a decent living and have some fun developing leaders. Here are 25 that come to mind, in no particular order: 1. Mid-level or Senior Manager : m anagers developing the managers below them. Leadership Trainer or Training Manager : c onducting or managing leadership and management training programs.

A Wise and Practical Career Guide for Gen Y

Michael Lee Stallard

Years ago, a friend told me about a book that would help me understand how to advance my career by making headhunters aware of me and my work. Both are important for career advancement. Undertaking this annual process early in your career will be invaluable. As awareness of you and your abilities rise so will opportunities to advance your career. book reviews career dan schawbel

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Your career will soar if you avoid leaders’ #1 blind spot

Michael Lee Stallard

Many leaders unknowingly sabotage their careers by wrongly assuming their employees are actively engaged in their work. Help Employees Achieve their Career Aspirations. The best leaders take time to get to know their employees and find out what their employees hope to achieve in their careers. Armed with this knowledge, the best leaders find jobs, ongoing responsibilities or temporary projects that help their employees progress toward their career goals.

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March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Welcome to the March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! As a bonus, Jennifer includes an infographic of a 2013 survey by The Institute for Corporate Productivity that demonstrates how critical of an issue change is for today’s organizations. Joel Garfinkle of Career Advancement Blog discusses three best practices in recruiting and retaining talent in What’s It Worth to You?

Top 2013 Resolution for Business Women Should Be Saying No

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: For many business women, saying “no” is difficult, but learning to say that two-letter word can have a very positive effect on your career, your business, and your life. And you can resolve to practice the art of saying no in 2013, while you increase revenues in the process.” Get the details: The Power of Saying No–And Why This Should Be Your Top Resolution for 2013 – Forbes via www.forbes.com.

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2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

I was recently asked to think about how 2013 trends will impact women in the work force and how women will impact the trends. As a female entrepreneur who has built a successful company over the past decade, I forced myself to look even further ahead and determine what might be coming, not just in 2013 but in the next five years or so. I had to step back and think about the themes in my own career and what I’ve been hearing this year from women all over the country.

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Brand Marketing Opportunities and Challenges for 2013

Women on Business

NEWS AND INSIGHTS UPDATE: Are you ready to market your brand and get big results in 2013? It’s just as important to develop and promote your personal brand in order to reach your career goals as it is for a company to market its brands. 2013 will be a year filled with opportunities and challenges for brand marketing. ” Get the details: 10 Brand Marketing Trends that Should Dominate 2013 via www.forbes.com.

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What Four Letter Words are in the Way of Your Career?

Women on Business

” Marcy Twete, founder and CEO of Career Girl Network, has identified a few of these words such as driven and family-oriented. ” You can follow the link below to read Marcy’s complete article, which is sure to get you thinking about the “four letter words” that are holding back your career and how you can change that pattern. News and Insights business diversity business equality Career Development women in business

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How to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills to Boost Your Business and Career

Women on Business

The post How to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills to Boost Your Business and Career appeared first on Women on Business. Personal Development Business Development Career Development professional development public speaker public speaking speech evaluationPublic speaking is a skill that few people excel at without a lot of practice and training. However, public speaking is one of the best ways to indirectly promote yourself and your company.

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Turn on the Lights | Showing your team what winning looks like.

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Development Workplace Issues I am constantly amazed by the number of companies who feel it’s to their advantage to NOT have WRITTEN job descriptions or key initiatives for employees. Career Development Leadership Development Workplace Issues Accountability career coaching Corporate Culture

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Creating employee engagement through culture and job design

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Team Dynamics Workplace Issues In a refreshing interview, CEO Jim Franklin shares his company’s views on employee engagement. Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Team Dynamics Workplace Issues Corporate Culture employee engagement hiring Jim Franklin Leadership Management managing people better SendGrid team Values

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Managers: Do you “ask” enough?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Development Master the art of asking and you will enrich your understanding of employees, the challenges they face, and their ideas for meeting those challenges. Career Development Leadership Development emotional intelligence people managementWorkers will sense that you care about what they have to say, and that will lead to higher employee engagement and stronger business results.

OCD: The Unexpected Trait that Employees Want (and Organizations Need ) Most in a Leader

Lead Change Blog

It’s an obsession with career development. According to a recent study by Lee Hecht Harrison, 91% of employees polled report that career development is among their top priorities. Leadership Development ability business career development confidence employee employee satisfaction future Growth Leadership Learning OCD Opportunity shareholder value skills talents

Being Leader-ish: When You’re Not Quite a Leader

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development ish. Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Character-based Leadership ish lead change leader This is the word we use when something is stuck between being and not being. Between is and is not. For example, we might say, “that shirt is red-ish.” ” Or, “I’m feeling sick-ish.” ” And sometimes, “the weather is a bit warm-ish.”

Are Good Delegators Just Lazy?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Delegate Everything Once upon a time I learned something about delegation that I liked. His passion is in helping leaders be better leaders, and in helping people achieve career success. Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Character-based Leadership Coaching Delegating humility Leadership self-awareness Trust Values

Are you ready to kick butt in 2013?

Women on Business

Right now, the idea of kicking butt in 2013 is probably the last thing on your mind. Business Development Career Development Female Entrepreneurs Job Satisfaction Marketing Personal Development Public Relations Social MediaBut come January 2, when that alarm clock goes off, you’re going to feel a lot better about facing the New Year with a blueprint for success. With that in mind, the best thing you can do for yourself in that first week is to keep your schedule light.

When Leaders Aren’t Born

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics Are Leaders Born Or Made? Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Team Dynamics Character-based Leadership Leadership Teamwork This is not an original question. It has been debated for years in books, on line, and in both corporate and academic classrooms. But I would like to offer a fresh perspective.

It’s Your Career—4 Key Self Development Questions

Management Excellence

Career It''s Your Career! Professional Growth Investing in Yourself It''s Your Career Professional Development self-development Your Professional Growth We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.

Book Review of The Decision Maker by Dennis Bakke

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Dennis W. Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Book Review Decision Maker employee engagement Leadership Problem Solving Bakke is a CEO and an entrepreneur. He is currently the manager of Imagine Schools, a commercial charter school.

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Managers: How well do you listen?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Team Dynamics Value Creation Workplace Issues When employees come to speak with you, do you put everything down, turn off your phone, and feel truly eager to hear their thoughts?

9 management lessons from 13th and Violet

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Community Involvement Leadership Coaching During and after the recent Boulder flooding, emergency officials asked people to stay home. Career Development Change Management Community Involvement Leadership Coaching Boulder Flood Relief coach employee engagement employee involvement Encourage

6 self-reflection questions for every working mother

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Workplace Issues If you ever feel "working mother guilt," this post is for you. Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Workplace Issues Coaching Communication isolation leadership coaching Management manager Mother''s Day people management relationships work life balance working mom working mother working parent

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Can A Bull Manage A China Shop?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Workplace Issues Organizations often put Bulls in managerial positions, expecting them to deliver great things. Career Development Leadership Coaching Workplace Issues bad manager emotional intelligence people managementFor a time, results may look good. But if you dig deeper, you will find eroding employee engagement, which leads to expensive turnover and sub-optimal business performance.