September, 2017

Micromastery: A Hidden Path to Learning and Happiness

QAspire

Learning anything new is not a daunting challenge, but a journey where each step counts. Fundamentally, we learn so that we can be happy and joyful. Micromastery is a great way to eliminate anxiety in learning.

4 Critical Leadership Traits That Drive Success And Growth

Tanveer Naseer

This past summer, my daughter Malaika worked at her first summer job, which also happened to be her first time in a true leadership role.

Eight Techniques to Help Your Middle Managers Cultivate Their “Sweet Spot” in Your Organization

Let's Grow Leaders

On paper, your middle managers are in your organization’s sweet spot. They’re the conduits between your strategic vision and the teams who implement that vision. In reality, however, your middle managers are in a tough place. They’re under increasing pressure–from above to […].

Become a generative listener

Aspire-CS

There is a kind of non-listening that goes on in our society and organizations that is distracted and disjointed, and often marked by interruptions. This non-listening doesn’t focus on the person speaking. Rather, the listeners try their hardest to get their ideas into the conversation.

Starting a Side Hustle to Make Extra Money

Women on Business

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3 Key Steps To Finding Purpose In What You Do

Tanveer Naseer

A few days ago, I got to live one of my dreams. That’s something that not all of us get to say, which is why I realized that it’s worth taking the time to share this important milestone here on my leadership blog. So what was this dream that came true for me?

Coaching is more than asking questions

Aspire-CS

I’ve seen a lot written and said about how important it is for people managers to coach the people around them. Often, the enthusiasm about coaching is anchored in leaders asking more questions rather than telling others what to do.

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3 Vital Skills Every Leader Needs

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How to Lead a Change You Don’t Agree With

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, change is part of your job description; it comes with the territory. And while leading change with others involved is always complex, in some situations, it seems almost impossible.

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Jeffrey Immelt's 7 Lessons on How to Lead Through Massive Changes

Leading Blog

J EFFREY IMMELT took over General Electric from Jack Welch at a time of increasing instability. He says, "The task of the CEO has never been as difficult as it is today. In that vein, my story is one of progress versus perfection.

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If I Only Had One Leadership Principle To Share

Ron Edmondson

I once received an email: Ron, a question for you. If you had to pass one and only one leadership principle to others leaders, what would that one principle be and why that one?

3 Reasons Why Great Leaders Welcome Help

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Victor Prince : A few of summers ago, I hiked the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain. It was the best month of my life for many reasons.

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Are you making a difference?

Aspire-CS

Although leaders may get great personal satisfaction from leading a team that accomplishes greatness, it’s in giving to others that creates conditions for the work to be exceptional.

Traits of a Successful Leader

Women on Business

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The Value of Value Chain Analysis in Transforming Your Business

N2Growth Blog

I have a different take on value chain analysis. Most think of it as positioning a business within its ecosystem.

5 Leadership Literacies You Will Need in the Future

Leading Blog

F Futurist Bob Johansen tells us in The New Leadership Literacies , that over the next ten years the world will become explosively more connected. Anything that can be distributed will. To help prepare leaders for the future, he offers a list of five new leadership literacies.

5 Simple Steps For Cutting Your Work Addiction Habit

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Dave Crenshaw. Have you become allergic to fun? I suppose it’s an abrupt question to ask. If I were to ask that of someone, I can understand them taking it personally and responding with “buzz off” or some incantation of that phrase. But, have you?

4 Risks of Attempting Risk-Free Change

Ron Edmondson

As leaders, we all want to limit the risk in the hard decisions we make. Personally, whenever we are about to make a major change or launch some new initiative, I want our team to think through things which could go wrong. I want to know who is going to be upset with the change.

Sketchnote Selfie

QAspire

I have never been a big fan of taking traditional selfies, unless I have no other option. But when folks attending International Sketchnote Camp in Hamburg posted their sketchnote selfies (or #sketchfie, as they also call it), I was inspired to create one. So, here’s my selfie in a sketchnote form.

How to Run a Great Team Offsite Meeting

Women on Business

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How to Listen Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Listening like a leader enables you to make the world about others. An outward mindset precedes leadership. Get started: Take out a pen and paper. Write your responses to the questions that follow.… … Continue reading → Listening Leadership Development

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Three years ago I shared an article titled 20 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders. Today, I want to add to the list of encouraging Bible verses for young leaders. The Bible is one of the greatest business books any leader could read.

The Potential Principle: How Good Could You Be?

Leading Blog

Y OU KNOW HOW GOOD you are, but do you know how good you could be? This is a case where it’s easy to think that good is good enough and get comfortable. Most of us live below our potential.

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The Leadership Wisdom of Kung Fu

N2Growth Blog

You may not remember the hit TV series from the 70s that traced the adventures of a Shaolin Monk, Kwai Chang Caine (played by the late David Carradine) as he wanders the American West armed only with his spiritual training and skill in Kung Fu.

7 Indicators Your Team Is Dysfunctional

Ron Edmondson

Chances are, if you’ve served on very many teams, you’ve served on one which is dysfunctional. It appears to me we have many to choose from in the organizational world. There are no perfect teams. We are all dysfunctional at some level and during some seasons.

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3 Entrepreneurial Habits for the Non-Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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How to be Tough When You Prefer Being Kind

Leadership Freak

Stress increases when leaders can’t bring kind and tough together. Kind without tough makes you a pushover. Tough without kind makes you a jerk. Accountability is candy to some leaders. It’s easy for… Continue reading → Accountability Personal Growth Success Leadership Development leadership success

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Stephen King’s It

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 1986, Stephen King released the terrifying horror novel It. Then came the TV mini-series It in 1990 with Tim Curry as the evil clown Pennywise. Now, Stephen King’s It is released to the big screen.

The Potential Principle with Mark Sanborn

Kevin Eikenberry

Improvement is not linear. We get better and we hit a plateau. Further, it becomes difficult to find the resources to help us get better. Mark Sanborn, president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc.,

Speeding Change by Slowing Down

N2Growth Blog

I have always believed that the fastest path to the future is found through increasing velocity of change.

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7 Indicators That You’re Not Leading Anymore

Ron Edmondson

Being in a leadership position is no guarantee we are leading. Holding the title of leader isn’t an indication one actually leads. I have a whole chapter on this topic in my book The Mythical Leader. Leading by definition is an active term. It means we are taking people somewhere.

The Importance of Maintaining Customer Relationships

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The Power of the Leader’s Calling

Leadership Freak

Goals and strategies are useful, but nothing trumps calling. Leadership is the calling to bring your best self in service to others. Define success in terms of personal excellence, not results. Achievements are less… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Stress Success Growth Leadership Development

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Are You Carrying Around Digital Baggage?

Joseph Lalonde

Social Media May Be Weighing You Down As I was sitting with a good friend of mine, Jeff of The Lounging Space, discussing life, love, and faith, we began to talk about baggage. Not the typical baggage you may think of. We didn’t talk of lost loves. Or the pain of regret.

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