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Your Passion is Your Greatest Asset, Learn How to Harness It

Lead on Purpose

Your passion is your greatest asset, learn how to share it Continue reading → Knowledge Purpose ambitions courage creativity entrepreneur experience grit passion

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Five Communication Hurdles to Leadership Effectiveness and Influence

Career Advancement

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Warren Bennis~. Client Ethan asked: A lot of misunderstandings and hurt feelings are cropping up in my organization. Crucial information often doesn’t get shared; people often feel their voices aren’t heard.

How to Show Up Like a Leader Today

Leadership Freak

Some leaders work too hard while the people around them don’t work hard enough. You’ll burn out if you’re always the first person to arrive and the last person to leave. Leaders create… Continue reading → Culture Leading Meetings and agendas Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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7 Signs It’s Not Really A Team

Ron Edmondson

In my world the word team is used almost on a daily basis. Most of us want to be in a team environment. However, in my experience working with churches – and it was true when I was in business also – more people claim to have it than actually do.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Justice League

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear about a DC Comics movie, I become nervous. They’ve not had the best track record in translating comic books into movies. Though, they have gotten better over the years.

8 Ways To Design a High-Trust Culture

Leading Blog

T RUST BEGETS TRUST. Paul Zak, the author of The Trust Factor , has shown that “when someone is tangibly trusted by a stranger, the brain synthesizes the signaling chemical oxytocin” and “ the more trust one is shown, the more the brain produces oxytocin.”

The Secret Key to Goal Achievement

Kevin Eikenberry

It’s the time of year when thoughts begin to turn to goal achievement – especially when you haven’t made enough progress on the goals you set at the first of the year. As you reflect on your progress and think about what you might do differently in the coming weeks or months, let me share […].

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Mayflower Courage

Execupundit

By sailing to the New World, they hoped to re-create the English village life they so dearly missed while remaining beyond the meddlesome reach of King James and his bishops. It was a stunningly audacious proposition.

How To Be A Truly Accountable Leader

Eric Jacobson

"Truly accountable leadership is the only way to build an organization that can survive and thrive in our increasingly complicated world," says Vince Molinaro , author of his revised and updated bestseller, The Leadership Contract.

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Health Food Update

Execupundit

The Pioneer Woman shows how to make her favorite turkey brine. If you are not familiar with the process, read her vivid description

Getting Out of Life What You Put into It

In the CEO Afterlife

“If you don’t write it, Grandad’s story will be lost forever.” Those were the words of my daughter 17 years ago. I’ll never forget the yearning in her eyes. Grandad was 80 at the time. He’s now 97. The family had heard his war stories over and over again. Fascinating tales of trials and tribulations.

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Lost in the What Ifs

Execupundit

Wanda Thibodeaux gets advice from an unexpected source on how to reduce worry. Photo by Johannes Plenio at Unsplash

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Beware Cargo Cult Management

Lead Change Blog

During World War II, the Allied Forces established supply bases in airfields on many islands in the South Pacific. The residents of those islands had never seen airplanes, or canned food, or many other things that the military uses to support operations. But they were intelligent people and they observed what the military people did to make all those goods show up. This is what they saw. The soldiers would go up into a tower with little poles sticking out of the top.

Great Book Titles

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Gratitude and Appreciation: A November Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about thankfulness. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about your best of 2017. […].

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First Paragraph

Execupundit

Engel's knees hurt. This was the first time he'd been inside a church in twelve years, and he wasn't used to it any more. He'd come in here, all unknowing, and the first thing he knew he was on his knees on this hard wooden plank, and pretty soon the kneecaps had started burning, and then shooting pains had developed up and down the legs, and by now he was almost sure something was broken down there and he'd never walk again. From The Busy Body by Donald E. Westlake

How To Morph Your Soul-Sucking Manager Into a Source of Inspiration

Lead Change Blog

Part 1: Coping and Building Bridges. There are many types of bad managers, and we can’t address them all in a blog post–or even seven blog posts. But the common denominator among bad managers is that they all sap the inspiration you feel at work (and maybe at home too). More than likely, you can’t do anything about who your boss is (if you want to stay in the same job), but you can influence the impact they have on you.

A Civilizational Nervous Breakdown?

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Glenn Harlan Reynolds on overcoming the effects of social media. Do we look into the abyss

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You Need More Weirdos

Talent Anarchy 1

Many years ago, during my tour of duty in the corporate ranks, I worked for a company that was headed toward real financial trouble if we didn’t make some changes. We were experiencing an “innovate or die” moment for the business.

Quick Look

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The trailer for " Game Night

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To rant or not to rant? Is that your question?

Steve Farber

Just before the 2016 presidential elections, the Pew Research Center published the results of a survey that pretty much confirms what I suspect most of us think about political content on social media. It found, for instance, that only 20 percent of social media users said they “like seeing lots of political posts and discussions,” while 37 percent said they were “worn out” by such posts and discussions.

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Found on the Internet

Execupundit

"Don't bother. Didn't like it." - The entire review of a Donald Westlake novel. [I I promptly bought the novel

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Tom Rudmik: Thriving in the World of Massive Change

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Tom Rudmik’s presentation, Thriving in the World of Massive Change, at the 2012 Annual Deming Conference. Tom is CEO of Master’s Academy and College.

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The trailer for " The New World

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5 Ways the Best Companies Close the Strategy-Execution Gap

Harvard Business Review

James Balog/Getty Images. Executives say that they lose 40% of their strategy’s potential value to breakdowns in execution. In our experience at Bain & Company, however, this strategy-to-performance gap is rarely the result of shortcomings in implementation; it is because the plans are flawed from the start.

Quote of the Day

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Gratitude is the heart's memory. French proverb

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The Avoidable Mistakes Executives Continue to Make After a Data Breach

Harvard Business Review

Tom Knight/Getty Images. The past few years have taught us that companies will be breached and consumer data will be stolen. Last year was a record year for data breaches , and 2017, so far, has seen its fair share of high-profile cyberattacks. Still, top executives continue to stumble in the way they respond to an attack, magnifying and extending the damage both to their reputation and their customers.

What to Do If Your Boss Gets Distracted by Every New Thing

Harvard Business Review

nico piotto/Getty Images. No matter what the strategic plan says, many of us are more attracted to something new that’s glittering on the horizon than we are to the goals that have languished on our to-do list for months. This weakness is as true for senior leaders as it is for the rank-and-file, but when a CEO or other senior executive is known for chasing shiny objects, a lot of people and projects can suffer.