Workplace and Life Advice You Can Use

Leading Blog

T HIRTY-NINE LEADERS were interviewed on subjects related to leadership and were assembled by Roger Dean Duncan into LeaderSHOP Volume 1: Workplace, Career, and Life Advice from Today’s Top Thought Leaders (not to be confused with the LeaderShop ).

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Advice on Advice

Let's Grow Leaders

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it seeks into the mind.” ” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? What advice do you wish you had ignored?

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Sage Advice For The First-Time Leader

Terry Starbucker

But before you dive in, I’d like to pass along a little sage advice. The post Sage Advice For The First-Time Leader appeared first on Terry "Starbucker" St. Dear First-Time Leader: Congratulations! You’ve just been given a fantastic opportunity.

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Jerry Colonna on True Grit and Other Advice for Leaders

Leading Blog

J ERRY COLONNA helps start-up CEOs make peace with their demons, the psychological habits and behavioral patterns that have helped them to succeed—molding them into highly accomplished individuals—yet have been detrimental to their relationships and ultimate well-being.

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My One Word of Advice – V3.1

Leadership Freak

The wise seek advice, but fools stand aloof. 5 principles for successful advice-giving: Rush to ask questions, not give answers. Explain the problem you’re solving before solving it.

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How to Look Smart When Seeking Advice

Leadership Freak

You won’t look stupid if you seek advice. Advice-seeking is smart. Don’t worry. There’s wisdom in not-knowing. Ancient wisdom: Research agrees with ancient wisdom. And it makes you look smart when done skillfully.…

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My One Word of Advice – v1.1

Leadership Freak

I asked leaders, “What advice would you give someone based on the behaviors that have helped you get where you are today? Be as specific as possible. Translate “not” statements into positive behaviors.… … Continue reading → Leading

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10 Words of Advice for Advice Givers

Leadership Freak

The number one complaint of advice givers is people don’t listen. If you enjoy giving advice, chill out. You might be qualified to give advice if you’re reluctant to give it. I’ve never met… Continue reading → Taking others higher wise leaders

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How to Give Advice

Great Leadership By Dan

Recall the last time someone said, “Let me give you a little advice!” Advice giving works only in the context of learning—that is, when you are offering advice because you believe that the protégé’s performance will be improved if his knowledge or skill is enhanced.

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My Favorite Word of Advice – v2.1

Leadership Freak

“Practice operating from the place that you are the cause in the matter of everything in your life. Then go ask your team; ‘What’s it like being on the other side of me?’”… Continue reading → Leading

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Really Important Interviewing Advice

Let's Grow Leaders

Juan and I were sure this was the candidate of our dreams. His track record was solid. The awards plentiful. In fact, we’d already began to wonder if we needed to continue the search. Surely this interview was a formality and would support our intuition. Thank God. This was our guy.

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Most Popular Leadership Advice of 2017: Top 10 Posts

Let's Grow Leaders

Winning Well leadership advice top 10 leadership postsIt’s always so much fun and interesting to see which of the year’s posts and topics resonate most with our Let’s Grow Leaders community. Here’s what you liked and shared the most as measured by page views.

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7 Ways to Give Advice that Helps

Leadership Freak

Telling people what to do is giving direction, but advice-giving is a conversation. Wise advice changes lives. 7 ways to give advice that helps: #1. Authentic advice comes from… Continue reading → Taking others higher Success Leadership Development organizational success wise leadersKnow your own struggles.

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Leadership Advice: Ask, Don’t Order

Michael Lee Stallard

The post Leadership Advice: Ask, Don’t Order appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. 100 Ways to Connect human value leadership connection connection culture Creating Partnerships E Pluribus Partners employee engagement Giving Orders Management Advice Management Tip michael lee stallar

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Maya Angelou’s Leadership Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

Don’t complain.” - Maya Angelou The advice is powerful and […]. It is three simple lines and the words I most connect to Maya Angelou. After I heard of her passing, they are the words I thought of. “If If you don’t like something, change it.

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Instead of Giving Advice Try This

Lead Change Blog

” Martha Beck, celebrated coach and author Whether you are a leader, a consultant, a mentor or anyone people come to for advice, you are walking a line.

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The Best Advice for a Leader Who’s a Fixer

Lead from Within

After a long pause, he asked me, “What is the best advice you would give to a leader who is a fixer?”. The post The Best Advice for a Leader Who’s a Fixer appeared first on Lolly Daskal. At our weekly coaching session, my client was more serious and quiet than usual.

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Get Advice from People Who Have…

Leading Blog

But since we are all human, the decision-maker must ask for advice. The advice process brings multiple perspectives together to guide a successful outcome. Deciding who to get advice from can influence a successful outcome. So get advice from people who have : Experience : Has this person had experience with this problem? The most important part of any decision is that the decision-maker fully engages with the advice process, not just that he or she gets it “right.”

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Some Uncommon January Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

My calendar shows January 8th – which means we are already more than one week into the New Year. Which means that a goodly percentage of those who set resolutions have already broken them.

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Advice to Taylor Swift on Sustaining Success

Michael Lee Stallard

The post Advice to Taylor Swift on Sustaining Success appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia User MyCanon. Taylor Swift has successfully managed living in the frying pan of fame for nearly a decade now.

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Sorting The Wheat From The Chaff When It Comes To Leadership Advice

Joseph Lalonde

Even people that you don’t know will likely try […] The post Sorting The Wheat From The Chaff When It Comes To Leadership Advice appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. When you become a leader, everyone will have an opinion about what you’re trying to do.

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Thin Watches, the Donner Party, and Bad Advice

Lead Change Blog

Bad advice can get you in big trouble. The promotion came with a hefty raise, a move to a new city, and advice from my new boss. He’d gotten that advice from some “how to succeed” article. That bad advice was harmless because I saw through it right away, but not all bad advice is easy to spot. The Donners discovered how bad the advice was the hard way. First, they ignored the advice of seasoned travelers not to take the Cutoff.

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Advice For Leaders: John Mattone Blog Interview

Leading in Context

This interview explores my business journey and includes advice for leaders about learning and applying ethical leadership. By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I am honored to share with you an Expert Interview that I did for the John Mattone Blog at JohnMattone.com. It addresses issues that concern leaders including: qualities of ethical leaders the multidimensional nature of ethical leadership learning ethical thinking identifying ethical leaders measuring leadership success.

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When Should Your Business Outsource Expert Advice?

Strategy Driven

Sometimes in business it’s useful to call upon expert advice rather than trusting your instincts. You can hire advisors for pretty much anything, but there are a few times in particular when such advice can be valuable. Here are just a few key times to seek advice.

The 5 Pieces of Management Advice Leaders Should Ignore

Lead Change Blog

Ultimately, this means that aspiring leaders and managers have access to conflicting information and can often heed advice that is far from helpful. 5 Pieces of Management Advice that You Should Ignore.

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Women Mentoring Women – Sage Advice for Female Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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Strategy, Capability & Really Bad Advice

N2Growth Blog

Let me get right to it – if you want to fail as a leader then please follow the flawed advice given by the wizard of innovation mentioned in the opening paragraph. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

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Under-Whelming Advice from a former CEO of Southwest Airlines

Leadership Freak

I’m still grappling with Jim Parker’s advice. He was the CEO of Southwest Airlines during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Jim said, “I don’t think I smiled for two years.” When… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development

What I Learned from a Week of Advice-Seeking

Leadership Freak

Those eager to give advice may not know what the heck they’re talking about. The trouble with receiving advice is YOU didn’t think of it. That makes you skeptical. It means you’re reluctant… Continue reading → Encouragement Mentoring Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development wise leaders

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The Best Advice You Need When Starting a New Job

Lead from Within

In the same vein, never interrupt someone who’s giving you advice–even if it’s something you’ve known for years. The post The Best Advice You Need When Starting a New Job appeared first on Lolly Daskal. Lead From Within Advice Business Career Inc. So, you finally got the job you wanted. Congratulations! Now you’re faced with a new set of challenges as you make the transition to a new job, a new environment, new co-workers.

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Networking Advice for Young Female Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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Children’s Advice For President Obama

Let's Grow Leaders

What advice do you have for President Obama? We’ve been asking kids for their advice for Obama since the election results came in. The post Children’s Advice For President Obama appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. leadership in kids listening barack obama children's leadership environmental issues inauguration leadership advice president obama social justice

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7 Ways to Identify Great Advice

Leadership Freak

The demands of leadership, however, call leaders to find and listen to wise advice – to learn [.]. Decisions Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth Stress Taking others higher Values Growth inner compass Leadership Leadership Development wise adviceFew things are more dissatisfying and unfulfilling as adapting your inner compass to others. If you don’t know who you are you’ll become someone else. You’ve accepted your own inner compass when you lose the need to defend it.

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The Best Free Leadership Advice You’ll Ever Get

Lead from Within

But the best advice I can give is a simple technique that will improve your leadership immediately without costing a penny. The post The Best Free Leadership Advice You’ll Ever Get appeared first on Lolly Daskal.

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My Best Advice for Leaders When Things Are Going Wrong

Lead from Within

Here’s my best advice for those times: Face your obligations. The post My Best Advice for Leaders When Things Are Going Wrong appeared first on Lolly Daskal.

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Advice For Becoming A Better Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

Luckily, you can use the following advice to help you become a better leader and boss so that you can experience a bright and prosperous future. Another piece of advice if you want to become a better entrepreneur is to take better care of yourself.

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Advice For Launching Your First Business

Strategy Driven

Planning on launching your first business? This is an exciting time, and you will be keen to get started, but running a company is no easy task, and there are a lot of areas that need careful consideration.

The Advice I’d Give To My 5 Year Old Self

Joseph Lalonde

Looking back, there’s advice I’d give to my 5 year old self. Be a connector : Kids can be cruel and want to take, take, take (That’s what the above advice about being a sharer was about). Self-Improvement 5 year old advice fun T ime flies.

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Bad Leadership & Management Advice You Should Run Away From

Great Leadership By Dan

This post recently appeared in SmartBlog on Leadership : There’s a LOT of advice out there on leadership and management – almost as much as you’ll find on dating, careers, and how to raise your kids. Try Googling any variation of this advice, and you’ll find plenty of very credible sources telling you to ignore your strengths. I actually heard a senior vice-president give this advice to a group of new managers. What other bad leadership and management advice have you heard?

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The Best Advice John C. Maxwell Ever Received

Joseph Lalonde

The Best Advice John Maxwell Ever Received. The post The Best Advice John C. I ’m currently in Atlanta, GA live blogging the Catalyst Conference. During this time, I’ll be dropping the leadership wisdom shared by the amazing speaker lineup. John C.

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Secrets to Getting Great Advice

Leadership Freak

How can you dig through a cacophony of voices and find great advice? Honest, trustworthy, insightful advice comes hard. Some tell you what you want to hear others tell you what they need to say. Which advisor: Options or insights matter. When you’re seeking options go to someone who’s been there. When you need insight go [.]. Leading

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Advice for Graduates From Creator of Calvin and Hobbs

Michael Lee Stallard

The post Advice for Graduates From Creator of Calvin and Hobbs appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. character Advice to Graduates Bill Watterson Calvin and Hobbs Commencement Graduation Inspiration

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Inspiration and Advice for Women Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors women entrepreneurs