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It’s your stage, what do you do with it?

General Leadership

“Be enthusiastic as a leader. You can’t light a fire with a wet match.”. Author Unknown. It’s your stage, what do you do with it? As leaders, we are out in front of our organizations and they take cues from us.

3 Principles of Feedback that Works

Leadership Freak

I wrote, “Don’t give your boss feedback on his poor performance,” in, “Solution Saturday: My Boss is a Terrible Leader.” So, what makes feedback work? Feedback: Angry faces, loud horns, smiles and thumbs… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

The impact of poor leadership in an organization

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Jennifer Birch In business, being a leader doesn’t just fill a job title. You must have the capacity to motivate your team to enable them to deliver their tasks in a timely manner and in line with … Continue reading → Leadership Team Building Communication expectations morale responsibility

Journey From Within

Lead Change Blog

Two months ago, I created my third personal development program called Journey From Within. The purpose of the program is to help people understand their learning patterns, revisit their journey, and help them find ways to better themselves.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Commuter

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Every day Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) took the commuter train to and from work. On the day he was let go from his job, he didn’t change his ritual of riding the train. This is where the leadership lessons from The Commuter begin. That fateful day things changed.

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Accelerating Your Learning in a World of Accelerating Change

Kevin Eikenberry

Here is a news flash – the world is changing. In fact, by many measures (including your own experience), it is changing faster than ever. For an achievement minded person, like you, this is exciting news, but it also creates an important reality: it is harder than ever to be truly great at anything. Since […]. The post Accelerating Your Learning in a World of Accelerating Change appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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The Real Cost of Time (and How to Create More of It)

Anese Cavanaugh

Lately, everywhere I go, I hear the conversation of time come up. Over and over again. I'm out of time," "ran out of time," "need more time," "have no time," "lost track of time," all offered in the context of a goal not met, a relationship on the rocks, five pounds gained, or a dream not realized. IEP Method Work-Life Balance Column

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Letter from Birmingham Jail


The Atlantic has the memorable message. If I have said anything in this letter that is an overstatement of the truth and is indicative of an unreasonable impatience, I beg you to forgive me. If I have said anything in this letter that is an understatement of the truth and is indicative of my having a patience that makes me patient with anything less than brotherhood, I beg God to forgive me

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Applying Deming’s Management Ideas at the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Bob Browne ’s presentation, Profound Knowledge of the Real Thing, at the 2012 Annual Deming Conference. Bob is the former CEO of the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company.

Fear is Useful


FutureLawyer has a brief and fascinating video of the famed trial attorney Gerry Spence talking about fear. His central message is very important. I'd add a strong recommendation of Gavin de Becker's book, The Gift of Fear

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New eBook: Your Favorite Blog Posts of 2017


What better time than the start of a new year to look back as a way to look forward. We’ve pulled together here the most popular leadercommunicator blog posts of 2017, recapping the most read, tweeted, and shared leadership and communication advice. There’s a wide variety of topics here, including posts from how to improve communication in just 9 steps to how to create a line of sight for your employees. There’s also guidance on: Free Downloads

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Quick Look


The trailer for the HBO version of " Fahrenheit 451



Deep Imprints

Today I was convicted that sometimes I (okay, often) doubt God. I don’t mean to doubt Him – after all, I still think He is God, and He is in charge of the Universe – yet in the daily stuff of life, I forget just how almighty, powerful and good God is. Maybe you can […]. Ministry

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Bear With Me


Changes and updates are slowly being made to the design of the blog. It has been long overdue for some changes but will take a while to sort things out. If you don't like the current version, don't worry. Others are being considered. Baby steps

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Transactional Analysis (TA) – is it relevant to todays world

Rapid BI

Many people have heard of Transactional Analysis (TA) and it was popular a number of years ago in management development programmes but how relevant is a psychoanalytic tool developed in the ‘50s to today’s managers and consultants in industry and commerce? The post Transactional Analysis (TA) – is it relevant to todays world appeared first on RapidBI. Management Eric Berne management development TA Transactional Analysis

Quote of the Day


I have a dream. - The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr


How to Create Executive Team Norms — and Make Them Stick

Harvard Business Review

Stacey Oldham/Getty Images. Have you ever been on an executive team where things just clicked ? You had a common goal, communication flowed easily, and everyone was willing to put in the long hours for a final push. Looking back, you wish you could replicate and carry forward that same secret sauce on every team, especially the teams that you struggle with. You know the ones.

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The trailer for " Selma


The 5 Things Your AI Unit Needs to Do

Harvard Business Review

Bogdan Dreava/EyeEm/Getty Images. Not a day goes by without the announcement of the appointment of a new VP of Artificial Intelligence (AI), a Chief Data Scientist, or a Director of AI Research. While the enthusiasm is undeniable, the reality is that AI remains an early-stage technology application. The potential is vast, but how managers cut through the AI hyperbole to use its power to deliver growth?

How the Best Restaurants in the World Balance Innovation and Consistency

Harvard Business Review

pchyburrs/Getty Images. The restaurant industry is notorious for being competitive, risky, and low-margin. This is no less true for the world’s most acclaimed high-end restaurants. Despite being able to charge hundreds of dollars for a meal and being fully booked months in advance, top restaurants often still have a hard time turning a profit. And they face an even greater challenge: maintaining flawless consistency, while simultaneously being innovative and cutting-edge.