Tue.Sep 18, 2018

Are You a Potential Leader? 7 Ways to Get Noticed

RapidStart Leadership

Are you a potential leader who’s just looking for an opportunity? Do you think you have what it takes, and just need others to notice your leadership ability? If so, this video is for you.

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Are You Missing This Critical Element In Your Leadership?

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership in today’s faster-paced work environment, there’s no question that leaders are expected to wear many hats. Not so much in terms of tasks, but in terms of function.

Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, I know I shouldn’t take this personally, but I’m so frustrated and I just want to yell at my team and walk away. I need help managing emotions or I’m going to have a meltdown.” Amanda is a team leader for […]. The post Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Authenticity & Transparency Capacity Winning Well frustration leadership management managing emotions

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Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation

Strategy Driven

When you have a business idea, it’s only natural that you may sit on it for a while. Maybe you’re frightened of failure, or of going after your dreams and not really getting what you want? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

Being Brave Enough to Charge What We’re Worth

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


3 Options When the Church No Longer Reflects the Community

Ron Edmondson

I was coaching a group of pastors and was asked a question I’ve encountered, but never really answered. It’s a question, which seems to come up frequently these days. In fact, I think it’s a question many churches need to consider.

5 Problems Construction Businesses Will Inevitably Face

Strategy Driven

Of all the business sectors in the world, none are quite so tangible as construction. If you open a construction business, then your everyday life will be governed by a very physical reality.

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How to Tap Into Enthusiasm Even When Work Sucks

Leadership Freak

Attitude is a decision about the way you show up. You might not be able to control your environment, but attitude is a choice. Attitude: I’ll never forget the guy with his hat… Continue reading → energy Leadership Development organizational success

The Franklin Effect: A Secret for Amazing Success

Marshall Goldsmith

Recently I spent some time with my great friend Dr. Steven Berglas. Steven is an executive coach and management consultant who spent twenty-five years on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and had a private psychotherapy practice in Boston.

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[Photo by Cristina Gottardi at Unsplash] The beginning of the Peloponnesian War is now 2,436 years in the past. Yet Athens and Sparta are still on our minds and will not go away. Their permanence seems odd.


The Boomerang Effect: The Dark Side of Enthusiasm

Leadership Freak

Lousy leaders keep the peace by giving gravy assignments to psychos and crappy assignments to people with good attitudes. The dark side of enthusiasm is ending up with all the crap assignments. To… Continue reading → Appreciation Culture Leading Marks of leaders Passion Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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TED Talk: Bob Davids on leadership without ego

The Expertise Economy

Coaching Tip

To help people become experts--to help them gain knowledge, build skills, and become lifelong learners--it's critical that we understand how adults learn best. Today, we know more than ever about how the human brain works and how people learn most effectively. In THE EXPERTISE ECONOMY , Author Kelly Palmer argues that as the future of work changes, skills and expertise--not credentials--will be the most important asset a company and its employees need to succeed in the New Economy.

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Finding the Right ‘Tool’ for Your Business

Lead Change Blog

There are a lot of business consultants and nearly as many solutions for “fixing” a struggling organization. As the leader, once you’ve developed a healthy relationship with feedback , you need to ask yourself: what’s the right tool for you? The best tool will fit your company’s current needs, its stage of life, your ideal level of detail, the community and resources associated with the tool, and your desired outcome. Stage of Life.

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"The Girl from Ipanema"


Her song is at The Hammock Papers


10 Ways to Make Your Team Feel Appreciated and Important

Lead from Within

Whatever we learned about leadership even a decade ago is outdated. Under the old model, leaders made all the decisions and the rest of the team went along. Today the concept of employee empowerment i s changing the game.

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"The Last Man on Earth"


[Photo by Leio McLaren at Unsplash] Cultural Offering reviews the series and then outlines what he would do if he were the last man on earth. A sound plan. I'd add ammo to his list but I know he already has plenty of it. Here's the trailer for the series

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Embrace Change To Grow

Eric Jacobson

Change is inevitable. Change is good. Help your employees and team learn to embrace change. Here are some solid insights from Dr. Rodger Dean Duncan 's (Liberty, Missouri) book, Change-friendly Leadership -- How to Transform Good Intentions into Great Performance : The kind of behavior change that results in lasting (sustainable) change must accommodate people's feelings--feelings that involve trust, confidence, passion, and all those other intangible but very real things that make us human.

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[Photo by Maria Darii at Unsplash] The dogs bark and the caravan moves on. Arabian proverb


Take off Your Happy Face! Why Consulting Clients Love Disagreeable Consultants

David A Fields

Your consulting clients walk into each engagement holding bouquets of helium balloons they want to release to the sky. Metaphorically, unless your clients are clowns.) Each balloon is an assumption, preconception, hypothesis or dream that only requires your confirmation.

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Three Concurrent Paths to Influence Change at Work

Change Starts Here

All the different things we do to influence change at work can seem convoluted. But when you break it down, there are only three paths for driving change from the current state to the future state. The following ways to influence must happen concurrently to get real results.

Effective Change Management Strategies and Tactics

Curious Cat

ASQ has asked their Influential Voices to respond to the question: What are some recommended strategies or tactics to help achieve successful change management? See my past blog posts as part of the ASQ Influential Voices program (I have participated since 2012).

5 Things to Give Away That Will Immediately Improve Your Life

Steve Farber

If you’re reading this, you are probably looking for a way to improve the way your work life works. Who doesn’t want that?

How To Network Into A New Industry


You know that your network is a vital part of your career development. But what happens when you’ve decided to follow your passion to a totally different career? What if you’re trying to change to a whole new industry, one where you don’t even have any weak or dormant ties?

How to Get Better at Reading People from Different Cultures

Harvard Business Review

Paula Daniëlse/Getty Images. Body language varies significantly across cultures. What is considered rude or foolish in a Nordic country may be welcomed as warm and friendly in an African one.

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Use Your Everyday Privilege to Help Others

Harvard Business Review

Jeff Schear/Getty Images. I often forget I am straight. I just don’t think about it much.

Big Data and Machine Learning Won’t Save Us from Another Financial Crisis

Harvard Business Review

Eric Frommelt/Getty Images. Ten years on from the financial crisis, stock markets are regularly reaching new highs and volatility levels new lows.

Disruptive Startups Get Funding More Easily, but Less of It

Harvard Business Review

Gina Pricope/Getty Images. In the start-up world, the disruptor is the cool kid on the block, the one who’ll change the world — or at least the products you’ll buy and how you buy them. She takes on the grown-ups in suits and shows us all how dumb they are.

A 4-Step Plan to Make Your Q&A More Audience-Friendly

Harvard Business Review

Dirk Anschutz/Getty Images. The Q&A or fireside chat has become a popular format at events like conferences and employee town-halls, replacing more-formal presentations and panels.

How Companies Get Creativity Right (and Wrong)

Harvard Business Review

Beth Comstock, the first female vice chair at General Electric, thinks companies large and small often approach innovation the wrong way. They either try to throw money at the problem before it has a clear market, misallocate resources, or don’t get buy in from senior leaders to enact real change. Comstock spent many years at GE – under both Jack Welsh’s and Jeffrey Immelt’s leadership – before leaving the company late last year.