Wed.Feb 06, 2019

5 Times Change is Hardest to Lead

Ron Edmondson

Change is hard – almost always. Sometimes change is harder than other times. And, it’s then where leadership is tested most, tensions mount and people are more likely to object. In my experience, if a leader knows these times it helps prepare to approach the change. Change is necessary.

Scaling Leadership

Leading Blog

T HE INEVITABLE CONSEQUENCE of leading in an increasingly complex world is that we will have developmental gaps in our leadership. As our context change, we have to grow with it.

3 steps to creating a culture that retains your best employees

Strategy Driven

Employees can do the minimum, or go the extra mile, and the difference between these two levels of performance, multiplied by the number of employees, can make or break a company. And when your employees are going the extra mile, it means they are engaged, and engaged employees don’t leave.

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Questionable Career Advice


It started in high school. I began to hear bits of advice ("If you want to be a doctor, you should study German") that turned out to be so far off the mark that I wish I'd jotted them down.

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Take Care Of The Small Things

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently on my way to the Gateway Church for a Connect Group. Everything seemed okay until I drove onto the highway. Then, once I hit 60 MPH (not the 88 MPH it took the Delorean to time travel), my car began to violently shake. Honestly, I thought my car was falling apart.

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Why AI-Driven Sales CRM is Leading the Way in Customer Relations

Strategy Driven

Over the last several years, AI has become a popular trend for enhancing all areas of business.

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4 Low-Tech Action Steps to Implement When Starting a New Business

Women on Business

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Alfred Hitchcock Presents: " Escape to Sonoita." Photo by Joshua Ness at Unsplash


Respect, Interpreted Part 1

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I believe that respect is a key structural beam supporting the organizational "house." Without it, trust falls, productivity falls, engagement drops and turnover increases. It becomes harder to attract top talent for open positions in organizations where respect is not a minimum standard. Without respect, an organization's culture becomes structurally unsound and devolves into "a house of cards" at risk of many negative impacts beyond those mentioned here.

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No Problem


FutureLawyer on how to stay productive when there is a snowstorm

What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues that Average Leaders Neglect

Leadership Freak

The difference between average leaders and exceptional leadership is heart. Heartless leaders are deformed beasts that excuse abuse in the name of results. Empathy: Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, pursues empathy. His pursuit… Continue reading → Personal Growth Courage Leadership Development Leadership Culture leadership success

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Novels for Leaders


And it may also be The Great American Novel


Dementia’s Two-Fold Impact on Women

Women on Business

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The Skills for Surviving as an Employee in Big Business


Constantly elucidating the vital few from the trivial many. How to communicate and not use Power zzz Point. Building something beyond an 18-month gig. Saying no. And meaning it. And not feeling guilty. Seeing daylight + Eating real food + Moving your body. Working hard and smart with passion.

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Young Entrepreneurs Find a Powerful Advantage by Encouraging Human Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Workplaces are full of disconnected people. There are still far too many leaders who, consciously or unconsciously, allow cultures of control or indifference that are disengaging and stressful for those under them.

"The Journey"


The Ridley Scott film for Turkish Airlines

Upcoming Webinars

Chart Your Course

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May 17, 1954 was a momentous day in the history of the United States, and perhaps of the world. Something happened that afternoon that was all too rare in human history. A great nation voluntarily acknowledged and repudiated its own oppression of part of its own people. The Supreme Court decision that day was announced in an atmosphere of high drama, and some observers said that one of the black-robed Justices sat on the great bench with tears in his eyes. From Civil Rights: Rhetoric or Reality?


Four Reasons Sales People Fail

Chart Your Course

Not everyone is a natural salesperson. Salespeople come and go in companies because they will either sink or swim. If you love sales, are able to stay organized, believe in your product and are urgent to make that sale happen, then you’ll do well.



The trailer for "Never Look Away." If it is as good as " The Lives of Others " it will be a masterpiece


Someone to Know: Q&A with FM Global Assistant Vice President, Public Relations Steve Zenofsky


Steve Zenofsky, Assistant Vice President, Public Relations for FM Global, is an incredibly thoughtful strategic communicator and definitely Someone to Know.

Why You Should Take Notes By Hand


Whether you’re in a meeting, or a training session, or a lecture trying to remember information, the most used method for retention is taking notes.

Train the Trainer – Infection Control

Rapid BI

We often talk about the importance of wearing gloved as part of our infection control Standard Practises (SPs), the use of hand-gel, but we don't really do infection control. What are infections? how are they spread? What can each of us to to STOP the spread of infection in its tracks? Where are infections being spread in your organisation - they are being spread - but do you KNOW where?

How prepared is your workplace for the week after Super Bowl?

HR Digest

The Super Bowl match between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots on Sunday marked huge excitement among millions of Americans as they tuned in to watch from every corner of the country. As usual, both fans and nonfans, including individuals with no love for sports recognize this day as a fun-filled one. The merriment goes with eating too much food, drinking lots of alcohol, and staying up very late for late-night commercials.

How to Treat Your Employees Like a Dog - Untitled Article

How to Treat Your Employees Like a Dog

ENVIRONMENT Tom Brady In 2000 NFL draft, Sixth round, 199th player taken After 18 seasons in the NFL, 9 trips to the Super Bowl, 6 Championships. Based on these results, he proved to be the most accomplished member of his draft class.

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Fears About Huawei, and Facebook Earnings (What We Learned)

Harvard Business Review

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate U.S. fears about Huawei and implications for U.S.-China China relations. They also offer their interpretation of Facebook’s latest earnings results, before sharing their After Hours picks for the week. Economics & Society Technology Audio

To Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times, Tie Them to Payments

Harvard Business Review

The average wait time in the U.S. is around an hour and a half. Economics Regulation Strategy Healthcare Digital Article

The State of Globalization in 2019, and What It Means for Strategists

Harvard Business Review

Executives should consider four key ideas. Globalization Global strategy International business Digital Article

Ideas for Helping Remote Colleagues Bond

Harvard Business Review

From book clubs to Fortnite. Employee retention Leading teams Digital Article

How to Choose Your First AI Project

Harvard Business Review

Pick a quick win to build internal support. Technology Data Digital Article