Fri.Jan 18, 2019

The Truth About You

Leading Blog

I N THE January/February 2019 issue of Communication Arts , Ernie Schenck writes about two kinds of truth: authentic and inauthentic. Authentic truth is who you are. Inauthentic truth is who you are when everyone is looking.

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Leadership: A Spiritual Boot Camp

Lead Change Blog

Leadership expert James MacGregor Burns, once wrote something that we think is very interesting to consider. He said, “Leadership is one of the most observed and least understood phenomena on earth.” Since those words were originally written more than 40 years ago, we suspect that leadership has actually become one of the most observed and the most understood phenomena on earth.

Tips for International Business Traveling to Ensure a Smooth Trip

Women on Business

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Questions to Ask Before You Meet

Jason Womack

What do you do to maximize meetings? You've been invited to a meeting three days from now. You're not 100% sure WHY the leader or team wants you there, but you're willing to attend and put your best foot forward.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Unintended Consequences: Minimizing the ‘Oops Factor’ in Decision Making

Joseph Lalonde

Unintended consequences is the term for outcomes that are not the ones foreseen by a purposeful act. When a manager consistently gives tough assignments to a worker who’s proven himself to be reliable, the go-to employee may begin to feel “penalized” by the additional load while the less reliable workers get a free ride. What […] The post Unintended Consequences: Minimizing the ‘Oops Factor’ in Decision Making appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Guest Posts


Jason Womack

Good morning, from Montgomery, Alabama. I awoke this morning to a note from a friend who let me know that this Typepad blog had been hacked somehow, that a post was uploaded without my knowledge. As you can see, I've

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Weekly Round-Up: Developing a Development Disposition, New Standard of Leadership, How a Positive Culture Influences Performance, Building Your Pathway to Leadership, Ignite Your Speaking Skills


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

Five Elements Required For Your Goal

Eric Jacobson

"The more specific you can be about your goal, the greater your level of success will be," explain authors Tom Pandola and James W. Bird , in their book, Light A Fire Under Your Business. This is because once we have visualized something that doesn't yet exist, it causes our subconscious mind to make the decisions necessary to make that visualized goal a reality." The authors explain that all goals must have these five elements : Goals must clarify a specific action or outcome.

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Rethinking the Learner-Centric Model in the Workplace

HR Digest

Employee development provides a fundamental solution to every employer’s major concern – a sustainable workforce. That’s why big companies cheerfully spend tens of billions of dollars yearly to provide modest employee training, even without harvesting up to one-third of the intended result. The problem is: the corporate system is constantly evolving and little is being done to comply with the entire change with respect to employees’ behavior.

How to Keep Control Over Your Cloud Data

Strategy Driven

More people than ever are using cloud platforms for both business and personal use, and the numbers are set to continue growing. Consider how recently it used to be that photos and documents had to be emailed or sent over via a USB flash drive.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Remembering Jack Bogle and Herb Kelleher, Two Great Strategists

Harvard Business Review

They both put customers first. Strategy Leadership Digital Article

Businesses Are Preparing for Brexit — and Bracing for the Worst

Harvard Business Review

A year and a half after the original vote, the outcome is still uncertain. Economy Policy Europe Digital Article

What Sales Leaders Need to Excel Over Time

Harvard Business Review

Being a lifelong learner is essential. Sales & Marketing Digital Article