March, 2017

Leading with Trust

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Paul J. Zak, PhD : One-third of business leaders surveyed in 2015 said that retaining colleagues is their number one concern. Everyone knows that people are mobile. About one-quarter of employees say that they will look for a new job in the next year.

How to be More Money Confident

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The Most Powerful (And Dangerous) Question in the World

Kevin Eikenberry

Questions in general can be incredibly powerful, and the right one asked at the right time can change a situation, a relationship and even the world.

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The neuroscience of asking insightful questions

Aspire-CS

I teach coaching skills to leaders. When I get to the section on how to ask questions (an important part of learning to coach) I might ask a trick question to start off: “How many of you are good at solving problems?”. Without fail, almost all hands shoot enthusiastically into the air.

One Reason Your Employees are Rolling Their Eyes

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever had a supervisor who congratulated you for doing something that you knew wasn’t praiseworthy, or worse, something you knew actually made things worse in the long run?

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The One Leadership Lesson That Is Always Worth Repeating…and Repeating

Terry Starbucker

“Boss, you’ve already told me 14 times to play it again” There were many times in the course of my leadership journey where I heard this, loud enough (and exasperatingly enough) where I could hear it: “Oh no, there he goes AGAIN”. It was music to my ears!

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7 Things Which Have Brought Me Personal Success

Ron Edmondson

Advice to young leaders I get asked frequently by young leader what I would you attribute most to my success in business, ministry or life. Great question. I love people who think. It takes intentionality to achieve much of the success we do in life.

Integrity: A Leadership Negotiable or Must Have?

CoachStation

Is integrity a negotiable trait, or is it one of the cornerstones of good leadership? I recently met with a client who I have known for some time in a different capacity. He is starting up his own business and it is a very exciting time for him.

Humility Casts a Wide Net

Leading Blog

H UMILITY casts a wide net and makes possible the work of leadership. Nothing facilitates community, collaboration, and innovation like humility.

Were the Founding Fathers Great Leaders?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Gordon Leidner: Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers have made a splash in the news recently, thanks to Broadway’s sensational production “Hamilton.”

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3 Ways to Effectively Advertise Your Business at Low Cost

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12 Sentences that Prevent Reverse Delegation

Leadership Freak

Reverse delegation happens when delegated tasks end up back in your bucket. Reverse delegation stalls the trajectory of your career, the growth of your team, and the success of your organization. Why reverse… Continue reading → Delegation Leadership Development

7 Easy Ways to Encourage Innovation on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

Most leaders want to lead an innovative organization. If you are like me, you don’t necessarily have to be the first to do something new, but you don’t want to be years behind either.

Eight selfish reasons to be a humble leader

Aspire-CS

“Humility is the solid foundation of all virtues” ~ Confucius. Humility in leadership has become a more visible trait for leaders to have in the wake of public leaders who don’t seem to exhibit it.

The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves

Leading Blog

A N OUTWARD MINDSET will greatly impact how we negotiate our world and the impact we will have. An outward mindset helps us to see the world as it is and not how we imagine it to be. Our age increasingly requires us to collaborate more and more with others. An outward mindset is essential.

How Middle Managers Provide Leadership Everyday

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Let’s set aside the boring debate about leaders vs. managers for a moment and take a look at daily life for most managers in organizations. The reality is that middle managers provide leadership, or at least have the opportunity to provide leadership, all the time.

The Rise of Influential Women Who Made It Big in Big Data

Women on Business

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How to Serve First, Build Trust, and Live Your Values

Leadership Freak

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies of an 18 week journal for leaders!!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Art Barter to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of his… Continue reading → Author Leading Servant-leadership Book Notes Leadership Development

Great Leaders Develop a Leadership Vocabulary

Ron Edmondson

I’ll never forget in my first church when a very Christlike deacon pulled me aside and offer me some advice in leading a church. I had been a leader in the business world a long time, but this was new for me. He helped me in ways which are being realized even today in how I lead in the church.

3 Keys For Building Relationships With Those You Lead

Tanveer Naseer

For almost 10 years, I’ve been writing about leadership and in that time, perhaps one of the most significant shifts I’ve seen has been the willingness to recognize that the key to our success as leaders stems from the relationships we foster and nurture with those we lead.

Create the Target Before You Shoot the Arrow

Leading Blog

I SAW A CARTOON years ago in which Charlie Brown shot an arrow at a fence and then proceeded to draw a circle around the arrow. At some level, he found this satisfying. This is not how great leaders think.

What Your Team Needs Besides Money

Strategy Driven

The monetary compensation plays a big role in retaining employees and giving them good reason to give their job their all. But if you believe that’s all they need, you’re going to find more people leaving the team than you would like.

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3 Marketing Tactics for Small Business Success

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A Five Step One-on-One Any Leader Can Do

Leadership Freak

When you know what’s next you can prepare and perform. Structure provides predictability. Predictability enables preparation. Preparation raises confidence. Confidence is energy. A 5 step one-on-one any leader can do: #1. Provide brag… Continue reading → Coaching Leading Leadership Development organizational success

Leadership Development for Dummies

Ron Edmondson

Here's all there is to it. Sorry if the title is crude. No implication about anyone here. But leadership development may not be as difficult as we often make it out to be. So why not share the oversimplified version? The dummy version.

Training Still Matters

Joseph Lalonde

How Chick-Fil-A Understands This I feel extremely fortunate to work for Chick-fil-A ; it’s been an amazing ride for over 30 years. One of the things that is the most rewarding are the responses I get when people find out I work for the chicken. Often, their first question is, “Which one?”

Leaders Made Here

Leading Blog

T HE NUMBER ONE REASON most companies do not have a leadership culture is their current leadership, writes Mark Miller in Leaders Made Here.

4 Tips for Managing Millennials

Linked 2 Leadership

The millennial generation has an undeservedly bad reputation in the workforce thanks to people who have little experience with this group nevertheless calling out the entire generation as lazy, entitled, and unwilling to pay their dues. This supposition is just a blatant misrepresentation when the truth is simply that they work differently than the generation before […]. Leadership Development

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3 Important Steps to Close the Retirement Confidence Gap

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Business Digitalization: Why You Need to Revitalize Your Entire IT Environment

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7 Leadership Principles Life Has Taught Me

Ron Edmondson

Happy for you to learn from my experience I love principles. Perhaps this is one reason I spend so much time reading Proverbs. Principles aren’t always “guaranteed”, but they are often proven by time and experience. Principles can help us learn from one another.

20 Habits Of Highly Unsuccessful And Ineffective Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Being a leader is not an easy task. You need to guide those that follow you to achieve a common goal. It has been said that a motivated worker is a productive worker thus a leader must also be a good role model.

The Caterpillar's Edge

Leading Blog

T HE CATERPILLAR doesn’t become a butterfly overnight. It evolves and evolves and evolves again. It is a purposeful metamorphosis from crawling creature to an entirely different being that can fly. At every stage the caterpillar faces challenges and frictions.

Change Your Question Change Your Direction

Leadership Freak

The questions you answer determine the direction you go. In order to find the right answer, you must ask the right question. Image source “The most common source of mistakes in management decisions… Continue reading → Curiosity Leading Questions