Wed.Aug 21, 2019

The Complexity of Ethical Thinking and Decision Making (Part 4)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Who we include in our ethical thinking, and how broadly we consider our responsibility to others are important elements of ethical leadership. In Part 1 of this series, I explored the Depth of our thinking, and in Part 2, I broke down issues related to understanding Context.

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7 Rules for Giving Feedback to the Boss and Surviving to Tell About It

Leadership Freak

Few things in organizational life are more dangerous than speaking truth to power. But isolated leaders become arrogant, indulgent, and authoritarian. Incompetent leaders count on reluctance to maintain their position and power.

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

Joseph Lalonde

There are times when we struggle to figure out what to do next. How do you put one foot in front of the other when you can’t even take the next step? That’s life sometimes. We are hit with unexpected life circumstances. Your spouse decides to leave you. A child (or dog) dies. You get […] The post What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Personal Development answers faith God questions

The Importance of Giving Leaders What They Need to Communicate Business Strategy


It’s one thing to hold leaders accountable for communications about the business strategy, but it’s another to fail to support them with the right training and tools to help facilitate it. Leadership Communication

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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.

How Not To Run A Meeting

Eric Jacobson

At the next meeting you lead, don't: Hold it if the meeting will seem unnecessary to your participants. Allow attendees to use their smartphones for personal reasons. Let participants interrupt each other. Go beyond your scheduled time.

The Fear Factor: Visualization’s Dark Side

The Practical Leader

The last series of blog posts discussed visualization as “The Force” that can pull us forward. But it also has a dark side that can energize our fears. Fear and pessimism can be even more powerful. This Dark Force too often overshadows positive possibilities.

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The Genius of Opposites

Lead Change Blog

Do you often get frustrated with the introverts or extroverts in your world? It’s true that opposites attract, but their success depends on how they interact. Without careful maintenance and balance they quickly go off the rails.

7 Ways to Help Introverts Better Engage in Meetings

Ron Edmondson

I have frequently been asked how to engage introverts on a team in meetings. I guess because I am an introvert, and have written extensively about the subject, people assume I know how. I try to remind them other people are different from me – even other introverts.

Life Coaching Retreats for Meditation and Relaxation in Ireland

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What Multiple Sclerosis Has Taught Me About Life and Managing Myself

Next Level Blog

It was ten years ago this summer that I was diagnosed with MS. That first year or two was really scary. My thinking was frequently foggy. Most days my brain felt like a wet sponge inside my head. One way that showed up was that I was constantly letting our dog roam through the neighborhood because I thought I was pressing the button to close the garage door after walking him when I was really opening it. My body was betraying me too.

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.

Five Skills You Need to Make it to Partner


Becoming the partner at your particular firm or company is the goal of many people, here’s a couple things you need to make it there. Today’s post is by Victor Prince, a principle here at thoughtLEADERS.

Streamline Your Business Technology In 4 Easy Steps

Strategy Driven

Investing in the right technology is essential for any business, but it only benefits your company if you do it correctly. Overcomplicating their IT systems is one of the more common mistakes that businesses make and it leads to a lot of wasted money and confusing processes which harm productivity.

Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable

Harvard Business Review

Every expert started as a beginner. Developing employees Managing yourself Digital Article

Creating A Business Structure That Kicks Ass!

Strategy Driven

If you strive for improvement, or you want to be a better leader , you need to ensure that you practice what you preach.

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.

When to Take Initiative at Work, and When Not To

Harvard Business Review

Some problems aren’t yours to solve. Communication Emotional intelligence Digital Article

No, WeWork Isn’t a Tech Company. Here’s Why That Matters

Harvard Business Review

The kind of company it is influences investors and its valuation. IPO Financial analysis Business models Digital Article