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.

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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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.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Want To, Not Have To – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I recently recorded a podcast with Seth Godin, a really smart and prolific blogger, and in our conversation, I asked him about the discipline it takes him to write a blog post every single day.

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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

Being Brave Enough to Charge What We’re Worth

Women on Business

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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

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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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

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).

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?

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.

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.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.