Maya Angelou’s Leadership Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

Don’t complain.” - Maya Angelou The advice is powerful and […]. Accountability Leadership Learning Maya Angelou 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

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Hard Advice for Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I have some hard advice for young leaders. ” And in that illustration lies a principle younger leaders need to learn as they enter the field of leadership. By the way, I gave this same advice to my sons as they have entered adulthood and the workplace. Church Leadership

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7 Of My Most Repeated Leadership Advice

Ron Edmondson

It could be the word of advice is in my schema or it is another way God stretches and teaches me so He can use me. Here are 7 of my most repeated leadership advice: Copy principles not practices. The post 7 Of My Most Repeated Leadership Advice appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

Leadership Advice: Ask, Don’t Order

Michael Lee Stallard

The post Leadership Advice: Ask, Don’t Order appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard. #40 Ask, Don’t Order – When you want someone to do something, ask him/her, don’t order him/her to do it. Asking creates partnership while ordering reinforces hierarchy.

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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. I rarely come across an article in my daily Smartbrief on Leadership newsletter and say to myself “Well, that sure is a crock full of hooey!” However, I’d recommend running away as far as you can from the following pearls of leadership & management wisdom: 1.

The Best Collection of Advice for New Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the August 5 th , 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! For this month’s Carnival, I asked an all-star collection of leadership experts the following question: What is one piece of advice would you give to a new leader/manager?

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7 Things Great Leaders Do: Advice For Today’s Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Recently I was asked to speak to a local youth leadership program on — well, it makes sense — leadership. Along the way I’ve observed a few things about leadership. Great leaders learn the words of successful leadership early. Soak up leadership principles.

4 Words of Advice for a New Leader

Ron Edmondson

I consistently talk to new leaders about the beginning days of a leadership position. Recently someone messaged me on Twitter to ask, “What words of advice do you have for a newbie leader? Relational leadership is always most effective, but especially for a new leader.

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The 5 Pieces of Management Advice Leaders Should Ignore

Lead Change Blog

Many universal attributes underpin great leadership, from an ability to engage others to supreme communication skills. Ultimately, this means that aspiring leaders and managers have access to conflicting information and can often heed advice that is far from helpful.

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7 Pieces of Advice I Give to Young Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I consistently try to convince them I’m not the guy to listen to, but they keep asking for advice, so I keep sharing. One question I’m asked frequently is very generic: What advice would you give to someone just starting in ministry? Church Church Planting Leadership

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Why Personal Branding is a Leadership Must

Women on Business

Leadership business leadership career advice personal brandingWe'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].

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My Hardest Advice for Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Recently I wrote a post entitled “ 7 Random Pieces of Advice for Younger Leaders “ It’s received a fair amount of positive attention, so I thought I should share one more…at least for now. Related posts: My Best Advice for Leaders When Things Are Going Wrong.

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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. Leadership is not for the faint of heart, and leaders not willing to innovate and adapt should not be leading anything.

Experts Share Advice on Inspiring Breakthrough Results: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Next month’s Festival is all about “Spring Cleaning” for your leadership or team (e.g. Wally Bock of Three-Star Leadership reminds us that breakthrough results and business success take more than smarts. Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival.

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The Best Free Leadership Advice You’ll Ever Get

Lead from Within

If you’re like most leaders, you’re always looking for ways to improve your leadership. People are constantly asking me what they can do to make their leadership exceptional. While you’re there, make sure you try out these leadership practices: Smile with sincerity.

What Experts are Saying About Career Advice: May Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

For May’s Frontline Festival, I asked experts around the world to share their best career advice. Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership brings us a timeless list of great advice in his post 15 Timeless Work Habits For Career Success.

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Leadership Advice: Be Careful Making Decisions from an Ivory Tower

Ron Edmondson

I have some advice for ministry leaders — really all leaders. It’s easy in leadership to forget real people have to implement your decisions. The post Leadership Advice: Be Careful Making Decisions from an Ivory Tower appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

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.”

I’d rather have no advice than bad advice.

Strategy Driven

I read some bad sales advice today and I gotta say something. Attitude , The Little Green Book of Getting Your Way , The Little Platinum Book of Cha-Ching , The Little Teal Book of Trust , The Little Book of Leadership , and Social BOOM! I can’t help it.

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.

Advice for Extroverted Leaders Who Enjoy “Managing By Wandering Around”

C-Level Strategies

Firestone said, “The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership,” then honoring the preferences of your introverted team members is a natural part of enlightened leadership. The Introvert's Guide to Success in Business and Leadership.

3 Pieces of Advice for Future Leaders

Leadership Freak

I invited several top leaders, authors, and bloggers to share their wisdom with Leadership Freak readers. Thanks to Bob Burg for sharing this insightful post filled with advice for future leaders. I’m often asked for advice for future… Continue reading → Leading

Seven Ways to Spot Wise Advice You Should Follow

Leadership Freak

But, the danger of seeking advice is listening to fools. Avoid advice from arrogant know-it-alls who are eager to tell you what to do. 3 ways to… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Values Decisions Leadership Development leadership success wise leaders Wise leaders listen to wise leaders.

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The 5 Best Pieces Of Advice Any New Leader Will Ever Get

Terry Starbucker

Jack Kent Cooke, my boss back in 1987, when I had my first leadership job. What was amazing at the time was how little I really knew about leadership. Advice that I leaned on and absorbed into my being for the long haul, and for my betterment. Leadership

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7 Random Pieces of Advice for the Younger Leader

Ron Edmondson

Here’s a random list of practical advice for young leaders. Related posts: 7 Pieces of Advice for Pastors. My Advice When Pursuing a God-given Dream. Change Encouragement Leadership YouthI love working with younger leaders.

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9 Ways for a Leader to Lose Favor — And Some Advice to Guard Against It

Ron Edmondson

People are more skeptical — it seems to me — of leadership these days than in days past. We neglect all the principles of good leadership we know. Advice: Slow down. It is impersonal leadership. Advice: Make your schedule known. Advice: Be aware.

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7 Pieces of Advice I Give to Young Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I consistently try to convince them I’m not the guy to listen to, but they keep asking for advice, so I keep sharing. Here are 7 pieces of advice I give to young pastors: Become a wisdom seeker – You’ll be looked to for lots of wisdom and answers.

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Practical Advice for Positional Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Lead Change Group has always been about instigating a personal, individual leadership revolution. You volunteer your leadership. He’s also a writer, coach and consultant on management and leadership.

10 Tweetable Pieces of Advice for Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I do have many years of experience with life and leadership. I am frequently asked by pastors what my best leadership advice is for them. Here are 10 Tweetable pieces of advice I share with pastors: 1. Related posts: 7 Pieces of Advice I Give to Young Pastors.

Leadership and Life Advice from My Mom

Ron Edmondson

Recently I received some great life and leadership advice from my mom. Please understand, my mom is retired from over 40 years of work in the business world, but she is usually not the first person I would think of for business advice. Related posts: Business Advice From Mom.

7 Things Great Leaders Do: Advice For Today’s Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Recently I was asked to speak to a local youth leadership program on — well, it makes sense — leadership. Along the way I’ve observed a few things about leadership. Great leaders learn the words of successful leadership early. Soak up leadership principles.

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Expert Career Advice From HR Leaders: Carnival of HR

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s LGLs turn to host, so I asked for advice on “Growing Your Career.” And so I offer […] The post Expert Career Advice From HR Leaders: Carnival of HR appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Related Stories Why Your Elevator Pitch Isn’t Working 21 Great Thoughts on Leadership Development: A Frontline Festival 6 Steps to Loving the Job You Hate.

Neil Gaiman – Commencement Speech on Life, Art, and Advice

ReThink HR

“The best piece of advice I ever got that I ignored, ”This is really great, you should enjoy it”… and I didn’t.” Advice Career Inspiration Leadership Career Advice Commencement Speech Neil Gaiman University of the Arts 2012

Recharging – Critical Advice for Today’s Leaders

Ron Edmondson

This is a guest post by Jeremie Kubicek – co-founder of GiANT Worldwide – a global company dedicated to leadership transformation through intentional apprenticeship. The post Recharging – Critical Advice for Today’s Leaders appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

Some Uncommon January Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

Achievement Leadership Learning Personal Development Setting Goals Success 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.

4 Words of Advice for a Newbie Leader

Ron Edmondson

I am consistently asked about the beginning days of a leadership position. Recently someone direct messaged me on Twitter to ask, “What words of advice do you have for a newbie leader? Here are 4 words of advice for the newbie leader: Never use the word “newbie” again.

Instead of Giving Advice Try This

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development “[As a coach] my job is to be trustworthy while telling them [clients] to put their trust where it belongs: in their own sense of truth.” Leadership Development Coaching influence Trust

December Leadership Development Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

I am honored to host the December installment of the Leadership Development Carnival, a collection of helpful leadership advice from top bloggers. Leadership Skills. Many of this month’s featured posts focus on specific leadership skills we all need to develop.

Expert Advice on Creating Connection: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Connecting the Dots Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak shares Mintzberg Rejects Macro-Leadership. When Dan asked Henry Mintzberg for the advice he most frequently sharing with leaders and managers, he said one word, “Connect.” ” Follow Dan @leadershipfreak […] The post Expert Advice on Creating Connection: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. This month’s Frontline Festival sets a new record for submissions.

Expert Advice on Gifts and Giving: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Holiday Edition of the Frontline Festival: Expert Advice on Gifts and Giving. In addition to sharing their posts, I invited each thought leader to share their “leadership gift” in one or two words. Engaging a Giving Spirit Jon Mertz, Thin Difference shares The Unboxed Life: Giving To lead more fully, we need to […] The post Expert Advice on Gifts and Giving: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.