July, 2018

The benefits of listening more

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. I was young and relatively new to the professional work world, with an abundance of motivation and drive. The executive I was reporting to inherited me and the work I was doing in a reorganization.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Equalizer 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Denzel Washington returns as Robert McCall in the Equalizer 2. Robert serves as an avenging angel. He goes after those who prey on the weak and the powerless. When one of his close friends is murdered, he sets out on a mission.

8 Habits of Mentally Balanced Leaders

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Facilitating a retreat for a group of fifteen men, all in their late 30’s and 40’s, all high level executives and all high achievers, an interesting topic arose. One of the men asked for help dealing with his wife who was complaining he worked too much.

A 5-Step Training Plan to Think like a Navy SEAL

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Divine : The world is more complex and faster than ever. As a retired Navy SEAL and founder of several multimillion-dollar companies, business seems increasingly like a “VUCA” battlefield in Afghanistan or Syria—it’s Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous.

4 of My Proudest Memories of Being a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

This month I transitioned into a new role with a non-profit organization called Leadership Network. In another post, when I understand it more myself, I plan to share more about what I will be doing. In short, we support pastors and the church.

3 Powerful Benefits That Come From Empathy In Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

A few days ago, I was interviewed by a reporter about the topic of empathy in leadership.

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There is always something new under the sun

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. Are you feeling a little stale or bored? Do you sense that years of leadership are wearing on you? Are you squelching new ideas or figuratively rolling your eyes when the younger generation of leaders in your company make suggestions to change something?

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Great Leaders Are Storytellers: How To Craft Great Stories

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Chip Bell Great leaders are storytellers. Stories are more than just tall tales or campfire yarns. They include discussions of the enterprise in the future tense. They are visions of what can be, not just what is. They are dreams, not just plans.

When Work Has Meaning, The Culture Changes

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: In order to value team members, or help them find meaning in their work - that is, contribution to the greater good, to their community or even society - you don’t need to start a formal organizational initiative.

7 Suggestions for Parenting Adult Children

Ron Edmondson

I was talking to another dad. We were comparing notes. Both of us are empty nesters. We equally recognized that being the parent of adult children is sometimes more difficult than when the children are still at home. That’s hard for some parents with teenage children to believe, isn’t it?

The Art of the Tough Conversation: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on the art of the tough conversation. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on this topic. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

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The upsides to delegating

Aspire-CS

One of the most difficult personal challenges a leader can have throughout their career is to delegate some of the work they are doing to others. It’s unfortunate that all too often a crisis happens before a leader realizes they could have done a better job of delegating.

The Disciplines Of A Healthy Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Healthy leaders are disciplined leaders. They know they have to take their thoughts captive and break their will. To be truly disciplined is to be broken but whole. At first glance, this doesn’t make sense. How can someone be broken yet whole?

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How to Be a Responsible “Idea Guy”

Nathan Magnuson

Are you an idea person? Do you find yourself coming up with new business ideas, branding concepts or process improvements? Does careful project management sometimes stifle your creativity? Do people ever give you that look that implies you ought to focus on the task at hand instead of daydreaming?

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4 Questions Every Leader Should Ask To Be Successful

Tanveer Naseer

One of the common concerns most leaders have revolves around employee engagement. Of how to encourage employees to be fully committed to the organization’s vision and long-term goals. Without question, this is a critical factor to an organization’s success and long-term growth.

10 Suggestions for Healthy Grieving

Ron Edmondson

For 16 years, part of my work was helping people grieve. And, honestly, it was helping people learn how to grieve. It was not one of my favorite roles, because it always stemmed from the reasons why they needed to grieve. It meant someone was hurt. It represented brokenness.

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What Is the Role of Leaders in Emerging Technology?

Leading Blog

O N JUNE 9th last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s 2017 commencement address. He zeroed in on the distinction between technology and what it means to be human.

How Strong is Your Leadership Pyramid?

Next Level Blog

This post is adapted from the forthcoming third edition of my book, The Next Level: What Insiders Know About Executive Success. Available in October, you can pre-order it here. Research shows that moving to the executive level is among the toughest transitions of any career.

Beyond Self Awareness: Leadership’s Next Frontier

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Glain Roberts-McCabe: This year, I published my first book. When I was trying to think of a book title, I reached out to our community of ambitious leaders for advice.

Seeking Discomfort: 7 Ways to Embrace Uncomfortable Feedback

RapidStart Leadership

No one likes to hear that they are not doing well, have weaknesses, or are not measuring up in some way. As leaders it often falls to us to give this kind of feedback to others, and that can be difficult. But what about receiving it?

Five Steps for Business Alignment

Lead Change Blog

As we continue to explore the business alignment steps I listed in my June Lead Change Group column ( Leadership Requires Healthy Relationships with Feedback ), we’re moving from Confronting Reality to Starting on the Inside. For any real change, you start at your core.

12 Indications a Church is Making Disciples

Ron Edmondson

I’ve often heard people say you can’t measure discipleship. I don’t know if that’s true.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Uncle Drew

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The new basketball comedy movie Uncle Drew tells the story of Dax (Lil Rel Howery) and his dreams of having a winning team in the Rucker Classic street basketball tournament. The Rucker Classic takes place in Harlem and the competition is fierce.

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Effective Public Speaking - Part 1

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking. Foreword written by Chris Brady] I sat in my little metal folding chair absolutely petrified. My hands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

What No One Tells You About Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Hope Business If I could give a one-page orientation manual to every person who takes a management or leadership position, at the top of the page it would say: You may have taken this job for the money (it’s […].

What's Your Leadership B Side?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Suzanne Vickberg and Kim Christfort: Some of you will remember the days when listening to music didn't mean streaming it on your phone but instead putting on a record.

Getting Beyond Small Talk

Kevin Eikenberry

Advice for having more meaningful conversations with your team, or anyone else I your life. The post Getting Beyond Small Talk appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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One Way to Enjoy Life (and Leadership) More

Ron Edmondson

Are the routines and details of your life getting you down? Is the direction of your life not turning out as you planned? Are you stressing so much about things that are happening — or not happening — that you can’t enjoy the good things already in your life?

Just 3 Things

Jason Womack

If you wish to become significantly better, you can. You could be better at what you do for a living and how you’re living your life. With effort, you could earn 10% to 50% (ore more) more income each year

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What you can do about that person who really bugs you

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. Everyone who works with other people experiences it: an employee, peer or coworker who drives them crazy. Every day you face them increases your frustration. Why don’t they change? Don’t they know they’re (fill in the blank here: annoying, a bully, lazy, unhelpful, etc.)?

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5 Ways to Gain More Influence and Impact

Let's Grow Leaders

Jessica approached me after my keynote last week. “My boss is about to make a REALLY big mistake and I don’t think I have the influence to stop it. What can I do?” ” She continued: My boss says we need to eliminate […].

7 Ways to Stop Gossip Vampires

Leadership Freak

Few leaders do anything about gossip vampires. Gossip is a tool for personal advantage, self-justification, and helpless complaint. If relationships produce results, gossip is expensive. Gossip vampires: Suck the life out of relationships.… … Continue reading → Gossip Communication Culture Leadership Development organizational success

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Air Conditioner Shortage.and Time to Think.

CEO Blog

I am keenly aware of the weather. I garden (not as much as I should though - my garden at the office got away from me). I also do walking meeting and on days when I have no walking meetings, I usually walk outside. Danby Appliances has a window and portable air conditioning business.

10 Ideas for Teaching Children Generosity

Ron Edmondson

I have had conflict most of my life between what I think I want and what I really need. My suspicion is there are many people that share this conflict with me. This conflict also appears in children as well. We don’t have to teach children to struggle with determining between wants and needs.

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How To Become A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series You may be asking yourself a simple question by now. That question is: How do I become a disciplined leader? The answer is simple. You do what a disciplined does. Photo by Dan Roizer. A disciplined leader: Trains his mind-. There are things he wants to do.

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Technology and Being Human

QAspire

I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

How To Attract Top Talent To Your Business

Strategy Driven

If you want to be successful in the long-term, then you’re going to have to hire a team of people who are skilled and committed to helping you grow your business. You’re not going to get far if you’re closed-minded and behind the curve when it comes to technology and treating your employees fairly.

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