Employee Turnover Increasing | Navigator Newsletter #186

Chart Your Course

Others leave for better and more interesting career opportunities. Staff Speaks Newsletter. They have begun a Staff Speaks article in their monthly newsletter. The Navigator newsletter is received by over 35,000 subscribers in 49 countries, in addition to other websites and magazines. The post Employee Turnover Increasing | Navigator Newsletter #186 appeared first on Leadership Speaker | Motivational Leadership Speaker | Greg Smith: Chart Your Course International.

Leadership Caffeine at Information Management and New Newsletter Resource

Management Excellence

Two news items here at Management Excellence: First, as of February 1, 2012, the good folks at Information Management are kindly syndicating selected posts from my blog at their resource rich website: info-mgmt.com under my name and the Leadership Caffeine label. And second, I'm pleased to announce the launch of a new resource to support your professional development.the Leadership Caffeine Newsletter.

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What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part One)

Lead Change Blog

I’m blessed enough to get the opportunity to speak at universities all over the country and the question I’m most often asked by students is, “What do you know now that you wish you knew, back then, when you started your career?”. Here are eight of the things I say; tomorrow I will share seven more: You Own Your Career. Early in my career I was doing too much assuming and not enough asserting. This is the key to having a truly meaningful, fulfilling career – and life.

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Newsletter #2 Next Week & Art’s Writings Last Week

Management Excellence

Look for the latest issue of the Leadership Caffeine Newsletter (subscriber only content) next week. And in case you missed it, here are links to Art's posts on decision-making, strategy and career survival from last week. To Do" List Career Decision-Making Leadership Marketing Yourself Art's Writings Leadership Caffeine Newsletter Resources

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part Two)

Lead Change Blog

In yesterday’s post , I shared eight things I know now, that I wish I had known when I had started my career. Being agile and ready to bend and adapt to changing circumstances is an absolutely vital skill set to develop if you want to have a career that’s as frustration free as possible. If there’s one set of undeniable truths that I’ve seen over and over in my career, it’s that perseverance pays and resiliency rewards. Self Leadership Career Planning goals Leadership

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3 Surprising Ways to Succeed in Self-Leadership

Michael Lee Stallard

It’s ironic that successful self-leadership has more to do with others and less to do with self. My hope is that they will help you be more successful over your career and journey in life. The first surprise about self-leadership is that working for money, power and fame is, ultimately, an unfulfilling pursuit. Choose a career that helps others by bringing truth, goodness and/or beauty into the world and you will find greater career satisfaction and contentment.

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How Fear of Self-Promotion Can Kill Your Career


Joel is the author of seven books, including Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level. You can also subscribe to his Executive Leadership Newsletter and receive the FREE e-book, 41 Proven Strategies to Get Promoted Now! If you want to keep moving ahead in your career, it is absolutely essential that you overcome your fear of self-promotion. LeaderLab career development garfinkle self-promotionThis is a guest post from Joel A. Garfinkle.

Losing Touch with These 5 Leadership Principles Leads to Communication Failures

The Practical Leader

Water, water everywhere… Timeless Leadership Principles. That brings me back to reflect on a few timeless leadership principles. Losing touch with these underlying leadership principles creates or adds to communication failures: No quick fixes. Communication problems are often symptoms of deeper, interconnected culture or leadership issues. Leadership as action, not a position. That can be a CLM (career limiting moose).

It’s Time to View Leadership as a Profession

Great Leadership By Dan

reprinted with permission from DDI's Directions newsletter): Leadership is a craft. in your organization were as passionate about leadership. believe it’s because no one really sees leadership as a profession. identify themselves as leadership professionals. is one of the reasons leadership quality is considered by many to be mediocre, at best. Dozens of survey reports continue to decry the sad state of leadership. essence of good leadership.

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How I Leveraged A Big Leadership Fail Into My First Leadership Win

Terry Starbucker

It’s a personal memoir that traces the discovery and development of my More Human Leadership philosophy, a practice guided by 8 core principles. The Leadership File And The Spreadsheet Assassin. So, instead of taking on the pile that was on my desk, that day I decided to tidy up some of my history files – files I had kept over the course of my career for one reason or another in the back of a file cabinet. I decided to create a company newsletter. Leadership

Leadership Development as a 5 Year Journey

Great Leadership By Dan

So what would a five-year leadership Individual Development Plan look like? It’s only an example, but includes what I’d consider to be proven best practices for leadership development. 5 Year Leadership Development Plan: Name: Vision: Vision statements can be written for where you want to be financially, with your career, your family, your business, or any aspect of your life. Take a 360 leadership assessment. Attend a leadership/executive development program.

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.

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Leadership Lessons from Sparky Anderson

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Leadership Lessons from Sparky Anderson by Kevin Eikenberry on November 5, 2010 in Influence , Leadership , Learning I grew up like many men my age, a big baseball fan. I admired him and was pleased when later in his career he managed the Tigers to a World Series Championship as well.

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Career Advancement Opportunities. In today’s tough job market, workers want to be sure their career has a future that fits into the changing economy. Businesses that are clear about the possible career paths they offer are more likely to attract and retain top talent. Along with a clear career path and ongoing skill development, employees value the ability to advance their skills through further education.

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Chart Your Course

Plus, employee development and career opportunities should be included in any healthy workplace. The post Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance appeared first on Leadership Speaker and Motivational Speaker for Businesses | Employee Engagement | Gregory Smith - Chart Your Course International. Underperforming employees are not hard to find. They are perpetually tardy or absent, or procrastinate and mismanage projects.

The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

Leadership training is also critical for managers, as it equips them to guide and groom their staff. Too many workers, especially Generation Xers and younger, see changing employers as the only way to advance their careers. Employers are shooting themselves in the foot when they don’t provide the employees they have already hired and trained with a career path and or educational opportunities. .

Weekly Round-Up: On Leadership, Motivation & Millennials


Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. To Motivate Employees, Apply This Scientific Rule of Leadership By Michael Solomon, Forbes “Coaxing a great performance from your employees requires you to get quite a few things right. Leadership is facing a crisis--trust is at an all-time low in workplaces across this country. What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week? Want more information on leadership?

3 Lessons from the Life and Leadership of Coach Wooden

Michael Lee Stallard

As seen on SmartBlog on Leadership. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who played his entire college career with Wooden, would later write, “Coach Wooden had a profound influence on me as an athlete, but even greater influence on me as a human being. You can learn more about the life and leadership of John Wooden and other great leaders like him in Fired Up or Burned Out: How to Reignite Your Team’s Passion, Creativity and Productivity (Thomas Nelson).

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Meet Instigator Linda Freeman

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Each month in our newsletter, we feature an interview with one of our Instigators. Linda Freeman, who began her career as an engineer with the U.S. Leadership Development instigator interview Recently we featured an interview with Rev. Department of Energy in 1986 after completing her M.S. in Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University [.].

Resource Recommendation – The Truth About Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Resource Recommendation – The Truth About Leadership by Kevin Eikenberry on September 29, 2010 in Books , Leadership , Learning , Uncategorized Best selling authors of The Leadership Challenge Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner’s latest book is called The Truth About Leadership.

The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival

Sales Wolf Blog

Copyright 2007-2010 - Chris Young Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter « Possibility Maximizer: Fresh Milk Newsletter From Contented Cows | Main | Rainmaker Top Five Blog Picks - Leadership Development Carnival Edition » June 06, 2010 The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival   Hello and welcome to the June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival - it is an absolute honor to be your host!

Leadership Lessons from Yoga - Next Level Blog

Next Level Blog

Since my compulsion is to look at most things from a leadership angle, here are a few lessons I've learned so far from the practice of yoga that seem to apply to the practice of leadership.   Leadership lesson learned?   Leadership lesson learned?   Leadership lesson learned?   Leadership lesson learned? As you mention, leadership is about clarity of focus and being able to remove distractions.

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Chick Flicks and Leadership :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Instead of diving into writing next chapters on my new book about women and work based on our Women Executive Leadership Learning program, I watched and watched the small screen in front of me. Related posts: Women Leadership Lessons and Tackling Tension Long plane rides often bring me fresh ideas, or at. Authentic Leadership I was recently at the Pa. Leadership and Meryl Streep I must admit, that while Sandra Bullock is a super.

Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman?

Women on Business

Home About Contributors Contact Advertise Write for Us Submit a Guest Post Businesswomen Bloggers Directory Submit Your Blog Discounts & Resources Free Magazines and Publications for Business PR Newswire Jobs Career Center Education Center Submit a Press Release Businesswomen-News Books & Videos by Susan Gunelius and the Women On Business Team Suze Orman Personally Addresses Women on Business Readers Jan 17 Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman?

How to Get Promoted At Work: The ASK Strategy

Let's Grow Leaders

At higher levels, leadership and communication skills take center stage. Bruce Harpham, PMP, is the founder of ProjectManagementHacks.com, a career development resource. To reach your career goals faster, get your complimentary copy of the Career Advancement Toolkit by joining the Project Management Hacks email newsletter. Career & Learning bruce harpham career promotion how to get promotedA guest post by Bruce Harpham.

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Video Book Club: The Leadership Pipeline

Next Level Blog

In the video review, I walk through the simple yet resonant model of career path transitions that the authors Charan, Drotter and Noel outline in the book. Take A Look Leadership Lessons Podcast Leadership Lessons Podcasts : Scott Eblin, executive coach, speaker and author of The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success, 2nd Edition , talks with top business and organizational leaders.

Revisiting Our Masculine Side of Leadership :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Authentic Leadership I was recently at the Pa. Bold Leadership There are so many words to describe leadership and almost. Leadership Partnership and Business Possibilities Clearing out the old to make way for the new.

Leadership Profile: Zig Ziglar | Thoughts for the Everyday Leader

Nathan Magnuson

Home / Leadership Profiles / Leadership Profile: Zig Ziglar. Leadership Profile: Zig Ziglar. I realize not everyone has been acquainted with America’s “Master of Motivation,” so six weeks after his passing, I’d like to pay tribute to Zig Ziglar in my first leadership profile of the new year. He grew up during the Great Depression and following a stint in the military, began his career in sales. In Leadership Profiles.

Leveraging Military Leadership for Civilian Success

Strategy Driven

The Korn Ferry / Exelis Action Corp Leveraging Military Leadership Program (LMLP) is dedicated to helping transitioning veterans make the most successful and rewarding transition possible. The transition from a military career to a civilian career is difficult and challenging. Moreover, exiting military have likely had the opportunity to experience greater levels of leadership responsibility than peers in their same age group.

Interview with Instigator John Bossong

Lead Change Blog

We last interviewed John Bossong in the November 2012 Lead Change newsletter and wanted to get an update from him as to where he is now in his leadership journey! In his original interview, John shared his background in leadership: I’ve been in leadership positions for most of my career, in the transportation industry. Leadership Development Meet LeadChange instigator interview

New eBook: Tips, Tactics, and Strategies for Your Leadership Toolbox


If there’s one thing I can’t get enough of when it comes to leadership and communication, it’s strategies that work, best practices, and life lessons. The lessons I’ve had throughout my career have been indispensable. Whether you use all the tools or just a few selectively, visit www.yourthoughtpartner.com/leadership-toolbox-ebook and download our new eBook today! Want more leadership communication tips? Sign up for our monthly eThoughtStarters newsletter, today

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How to Employ Leadership Fundamentals…or Falter

Strategy Driven

Employ some leadership fundamentals. You need to practice some leadership fundamentals. Boni is Managing Principal at Kedgeway, Inc and author of ALL HANDS ON DECK: Navigating Your Team Through Crises, Getting Your Organization Unstuck and Emerging Victorious (Career Press, 2015). You just finished reading How to Employ Leadership Fundamentals.or The post How to Employ Leadership Fundamentals…or Falter appeared first on StrategyDriven.

Weekly Round-Up: On Leadership Skills You Need, Employee Engagement Secrets & Motivators to Improve Performance


Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. I have two younger sisters, so from a very young age I had a leadership role at home. 4 Leadership Skills You Need, No Matter How High You Rank By Will Yakowicz, Inc. What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week? Get regular leadership strategy, tips and tools with our monthly eThoughtStarter newsletter.

Leadership Strategies and a New Verbal Diet :: Women on Business

Women on Business

This is a simple aspect of what we do in the WELL program (Women Executive Leadership Learning) that will take place for two days March 2 and 3 at our retreat center in Pennsylvania. Related posts: Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman? Leadership Strategies: 3 Rules for Ruling your Business All entrepreneurs are smart and quick, and love taking risks. 5 Lessons I’ve Learned about Leadership The economic waves have settled a bit and my company.

Business Leadership Expertise: Give a Gift of Honoring :: Women on.

Women on Business

Right now I am researching the first section of my new book “Dipping in the WELL: Women Executive Leadership Learning”. Related posts: Leadership and a Cup of Tea The next six weeks of winter are the challenging ones. Leadership Partnership and Business Possibilities Clearing out the old to make way for the new. Women Leadership and Mad Men Some revolutions are bloody, and some are flash-in-the-pan moments.

Thrown Under the Bus. That's Not Leadership.

Next Level Blog

Thats Not Leadership. Earlier in my career, I ended up as a manager in a couple of HR departments. You deal with a lot of employee discipline issues in HR and the first thing you learn is you have to do a thorough investigation before you make any decisions that could end or damage someones career or reputation. Thats Not Leadership. The Next Level Blog is where he shares "news you can use" to raise your leadership game.

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Leadership Development and Educating our Young :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Related posts: 5 Lessons I’ve Learned about Leadership The economic waves have settled a bit and my company. Women Leadership and Mad Men Some revolutions are bloody, and some are flash-in-the-pan moments. Leadership and Parenting Whether we have children or not, we all have parents; Women Leadership Lessons and Tackling Tension Long plane rides often bring me fresh ideas, or at.

Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination

Lead Change Blog

I am a monthly contributor to MoneyInc.com and this month I wrote about my early leadership journey. The article, titled, “Beam Me Up Scotty,” talks about me being too focused on my own career — causing me to miss an opportunity to learn from my boss, who was a very quiet, humble servant leader. My first leadership role came in my mid-20s, when I accepted a position as a manager. After transforming my leadership beliefs, my focus has taken a dramatic turn for the better.

Leadership and a Cup of Tea :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Leadership is about being a model of behaving in ways that create cooperation and collaboration. Related posts: Leadership Partnership and Business Possibilities Clearing out the old to make way for the new. Women Leadership and Mad Men Some revolutions are bloody, and some are flash-in-the-pan moments. Authentic Leadership I was recently at the Pa.

10 Things Successful People Do to Become Experts

Lead from Within

Produce your own informational pieces such as books, e-books, or monthly newsletters. THE LEADERSHIP GAP. Additional Reading you might enjoy: 12 Successful Leadership Principles That Never Grow Old. A Leadership Manifesto: A Guide To Greatness. The Deception Trap of Leadership. Lead From Within Business Career Experts Inc. Leadership Management Success Successful Workplace

It Never Ends. Even More Leadership Lessons from the Washington.

Next Level Blog

Even More Leadership Lessons from the Washington Redskins So, if you’re a regular reader of this blog, you might have expected me to have some sort of leadership lessons post on yesterday’s mid-term elections.    You may recall that about this time last year, I wrote a post titled Learning What Not to Do from the Leadership of the Washington Redskins. OK, if you’ve read this far you must be both a football fan and a student of leadership

Which Type of Connector Are You?

Michael Lee Stallard

As the inevitable consequences of his leadership style played out, Sunbeam’s performance woes intensified until Dunlap was dismissed. During a 360-degree performance review early in my career, I learned that some people whom I was responsible for leading didn’t feel I gave them adequate feedback about their performance. To help with your journey, you can also download the 100 Ways to Connect e-book when you subscribe to the Connection Culture newsletter.

StrategyDriven Leadership Conversation Episode 5a – Relational.

Strategy Driven

Complimenting the StrategyDriven Management & Leadership articles, these conversations examine the real world challenges managers face every day that are not easily solved with a new or redesigned process and instead demand the application of soft leadership skills to achieve a positive outcome. Casting your vote for the StrategyDriven Leadership Conversation improves our ranking and helps us attract new listeners which, in turn, helps us grow our community.