January, 2017

10 Ways to Increase Your Small Business Website Conversions

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Stop This Terrible Habit You Don’t Even Know You Have

Let's Grow Leaders

How do I know you have it? Because I have it too. Most high-performers do. It’s a sneaky little bugger, because on the surface it really feels like you’re doing the right thing. And on most levels you are. It’s a Winning Well core competency taken to extremes.

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The 12 Ways Great Leaders Build Trust

Terry Starbucker

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.” ” –George MacDonald. Over the course of our working lives, how many times have we been let down by our leaders – for promises not kept, changes that are never made, money that is never spent, or raises that never come?

Are You Playing Offense or Defense?

Kevin Eikenberry

I recently read this question somewhere, and it stuck with me. The more I thought about it, the more convinced I was that it is a valid question for us to ask as individuals and as leaders. Are you playing offense or defense? Like in sports, where you can have a strength in offense or […].

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Beyond Financial Fitness - Summary and Reviews

Chris Brady

Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward went above and beyond the call of duty when they created the Beyond Financial Fitness Program. With decades of experience building businesses, investing, managing. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How To Talk Like A Leader (In 5 Easy Ways)

Terry Starbucker

I’ve had this infatuation with being a wordsmith for many, many (many) years. The fact is, I like words – all kinds of words. I guess you could say I’m infatuated with the English language, so much so that one of my favorite books of all-time is Webster’s Dictionary.

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7 Ways to Be the Employee You Want to Have

Kevin Eikenberry

Anytime I am with leaders (which is most days), I will get asked some version of this question: “How do I get my team members (or a specific team member) to do x?”

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7 Of My Favorite Compliments I Receive as a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

Everyone loves compliments – me included. I received a compliment recently from someone who met me for the first time and it was so encouraging. I met some visitors in the hall at church one Sunday.

18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hidden Figures

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hidden Figures is Disney’s latest release telling the story of a team of African-American women who helped NASA send astronaut John Glenn into outer space and return safely.

5 Proven Steps for Sparking Insane Brand Love

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5 Elements of Working Out Loud by @JohnStepper

QAspire

When I started this blog in 2006, I only thought of it as a repository of my own lessons as a new manager. Little did I know that this space will become one of the most important learning and sharing tools for me over years.

The Leadership Wonder Drug (But Beware Of The Side Effects)

Terry Starbucker

It’s a leadership wonder drug of 5 simple words that can make a huge difference in the workplace. A real shot of motivation and inspiration that, if delivered at the right time and place, can spur your team to the pinnacle of success.

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Three Kinds of Remote Teams

Kevin Eikenberry

As the co-founder of The Remote Leadership Institute, having worked with a wide variety of leaders and organizations with remote teams, and as a leader of a remote team myself, I believe thinking about the type of team you lead is important.

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The Ten Behaviors of Strong Personal Leadership

Next Level Blog

Since writing the first edition of The Next Level in 2006, I’ve coached, spoken with, and observed thousands of leaders in action. Many of them have been good leaders. Some have been great leaders. The great ones have one big thing in common. They don’t just lead at their best; they live at their best. They understand that to lead others effectively, they first have to lead themselves effectively. Great leaders practice and exhibit strong personal leadership.

Genuine Sales

Chris Brady

Everything in life, in one way or another can be classified as sales. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never held a formal position as a salesperson; if you have a spouse or you've ever held a job in your. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

6 Challenges You Will Face as a Woman Pursuing Your Career Goals

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The Best Leaders Use These 3 Hard Words

Lead Change Blog

I see it with my clients. I see it with my colleagues. I see it in myself. It’s damn hard to admit when we don’t know something. Somewhere along the line, we came to believe that being a leader meant being sure. Knowing the answers. Having the best and rightest solution to every problem.

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Be Great: Learn How to Seek and Receive Feedback

N2Growth Blog

As we enter the New Year, I thought it fitting to delve into a sensitive subject – how to seek and receive professional feedback. So many of us don’t know how to do this effectively. There is a tendency to immediately get defensive or attempt to rationalize a bad review.

The Role of Pride in Effective Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

Pride, like many words in the English language, can be complicated. Pride, as a noun means delight, pleasure and joy – a feeling of deep satisfaction; and it also means arrogance, vanity and egotism – an excessively high opinion of one’s self. Pride is also a verb, meaning to take satisfaction in.

12 Game-Changing and Tweetable Proverbs

Ron Edmondson

Here’s a challenge you’ve likely heard before, but may need to practice again. For a month, read a Proverbs everyday. There are 31 Proverbs – enough to fill the longest months. If you’re reading this mid-month, start with the day of the month where you are at the moment.

7 Bible Verses Every Leader Needs To Memorize

Joseph Lalonde

One of the greatest business books ever written isn’t even considered a business book. Many people call it a religious tome. That book? The Holy Bible. Image by Dwight Stone. There’s so much wisdom contained within the good book.

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3 Ways Companies Can Ensure Their Merger and Acquisition Success

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The Secret Ingredient for Extraordinary Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Do you (or your organization) use the vending machine approach to leadership? That approach is when someone asks the boss a question (inserting the coins) and out pops (like the candy bar, soda, or bag of chips) the correct answer. Fitting the mold.

Digital Transformation Or Digital Free Fall: What Every CEO Must Know

N2Growth Blog

Every organization occupies a unique place on the spectrum of digital transformation. Whether they have an accurate perception or understanding of what that means to their business is the bigger concern.

Ambidextrous Innovation:

Great Leadership By Dan

How Can Leaders’ Best Explore and Exploit both Disruptive and Incremental Approaches to Innovation? Guest post from Gaia Grant and Andrew Grant: Most of us love to watch a race. We like to observe the highs and lows of others as they experience a hard-fought competition.

Do You Lead Leaders or Lead Followers?

Ron Edmondson

At some point every leader must decide. In my leadership experience there are two kinds of leaders. There are those who are willing to lead leaders and those who will only lead followers. Some leaders refuse to be leaders of leaders.

Dwell in Possibility

QAspire

“ Dwell in possibility ”, borrowed from Emily Dickinson is one theme that is guided me so far and will continue to guide me in the future. Every single day brings along a world of possibilities and one thing that determines what we see and how we see things is out own attitude.

5 Differences Between a Headhunter and Recruitment Agency

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A Fresh, Fast, and Fun Way to Focus Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like most managers, you’re neck deep in performance agreements, stretch goals, and the dance between managing your boss’s expectations and warning your team not to sandbag. How you spend January can make the difference between a breakthrough and mediocre 2017.

Why Your Management Information Should Be Curated In Real-Time

N2Growth Blog

Management information is that which is used to determine business direction, to make executive decisions and to set policy. It is used to respond to changes in the marketplace and react to customer demands.

The Importance Of Stretching Your Leadership With Jon Stolpe

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 30 Leadership requires a constant stretching of our current skill set. Answers From Leadership podcast guest Jon Stolpe knows this all too well. Jon is a Christ-follower first and foremost, and also a husband and father.

7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

There are times I’m a better leader than other times. Sometimes this is my fault. Other times the cause is unavoidable. If we can begin to identify what interrupts the effectiveness of our leadership, we can become better leaders.

Get Over Your Fear Of Pricing.

Rich Gee Group

Whether you’re established in business or just getting started, you want your pricing to position you as a leader – not as a follower. Let me explain — you don’t have to be the most expensive, but you can’t be the cheapest and you surely can’t be a bargain!

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How to Boost Morale in Your Office

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