Thu.Aug 16, 2018

Straight Talk for Startups

Leading Blog

E NTREPRENEURSHIP is not for everyone. It’s not an escape from the cubicle, hard work or bosses. But it is creative. It can be enriching in many ways. And if you are successful, you can believe that you did it all on your terms.

The 2nd Biggest Leap You’ll Ever Take in Your Business

Women on Business

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Leaders Share about Courage, Influence and Hope: August Frontline Festival (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on courage, influence, and hope, celebrating our new book for kids, Glowstone Peak. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on these topics. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of […].

3 Huge Customer Service Mistakes You Could Be Making

Strategy Driven

The majority of customers prioritize good service when they’re choosing a company to deal with and they certainly won’t become repeat customers if they don’t feel that your customer service is up to scratch.

Permission to Be Engaged

Leadership Freak

I had a conversation with an introverted manager who was offered a challenging leadership role. It made his knees buckle, but he took it. During our call, he complained about his inability to… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Leadership Development organizational success

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Making the most of your brick and mortar premises

Strategy Driven

In the digital age, most business strategies are focused solely on the importance of a strong online presence.

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Good Rule


[Photo by Wade Austin Ellis at Unsplash] Bring the good news in trickles, the bad news in lumps. Nassim Nicholas Taleb


7 Ways Leaders Frustrate Their Teams

Ron Edmondson

No leader sets out to frustrate their team. Yet, chances are we do it everyday. Or, at least we do it often. We are human. Every leader makes mistakes like everyone else does. One of my favorite verses is in the book of James. “Elijah was a man just like us.” ” (James 5:17) The great prophet of God was human. Normal. Not perfect. Thank you, God for the reminder I’m not supposed to be perfect.

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State of Mind


FutureLawyer has an important reminder for each of us : "Every day should be Thanksgiving Day


Leadership at the Symphony

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Barbara Mitchell: I’ve always loved the performing arts—symphony, ballet, theatre, live music concerts…doesn’t matter what but seeing a live performance is powerful! While enjoying a live performance, it became obvious to me that, in addition to hearing great music or watching talented dancers, I was also seeing examples of good leadership. Members of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts are sometimes invited to attend a rehearsal of the National Symphony Orchestra.

Up Early


Much on my mind. Client material that has been prepared. An upcoming meeting. Some coaching projects. Whether a storm will roll in today. Reinventing a board of directors. When some farmers will harvest their corn. The eccentricities of certain professions. A novel by Perez-Reverte.

Shut Off Your Email and Turn On Your Webcam

Leadership Freak

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of “The Long-Distance Leader.”… … Continue reading → Author Book Notes

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A Different Take


Re-watching "Blade Runner" at a time when the use of life-like robots is not a science fiction dream is a bit different than when the film first came out. Especially the ending

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Preview Thursday – Humble Leadership

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Humble Leadership:The Power of Relationships, Openness and Trust by Ed & Peter Schein.

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Definitely Worth Watching Again


The trailer for "The Commitments

This is What Happens When You Build a Successful Culture

Lead from Within

Workplace culture and engagement seem to be at a definite ebb—64 percent of employees in a recent study felt they didn’t have a strong work culture and 49 percent were not satisfied with their supervisor.

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence with These 3 Questions

Harvard Business Review

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When Is Teamwork Really Necessary?

Harvard Business Review

Caspar Benson/Getty Images. Most leaders assume that they need to foster teamwork among the people whom directly and indirectly report to them. Teaming is now seen as the workplace equivalent of motherhood and apple pie — invariably good.