February, 2017

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Asking the Right Questions Often Leads to the Best Answer

Leading Blog

B EING A LEADER often means making far-reaching decisions that require major investments of time, resources, and energy. Complete certainty is seldom possible. Competing agendas often complicate the process. The future is never something you can take for granted.

Why Personal Branding is a Leadership Must

Women on Business

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The benefits of having a team of equals

Aspire-CS

Perhaps you’ve had managers who expected things to be done their way, with little appreciation for your decisions and ideas. Think back to that time, and imagine how it felt.

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Six Ways to Make Your Presentation a Hit

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Ted Frank Scientists say our attention spans are now shorter than a goldfish, so it’s more important than ever to make our presentations as engaging and compelling as possible. How can we do that?

Is the Time Right For You to Speak Out?

Lead Change Blog

Google “songs about money” and entries like “40 best songs about money” and “12 best songs about money. EVER” pop up. The search results are less abundant if you google “songs about ethics.” No 12- or 40-best lists appear. Top 10 social and political songs of our times” is as close as it gets.

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Four Motivational Phrases Used by Top Leaders Every Day

Career Advancement

“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson~. Caleb, a manager in his workplace, often found himself fumbling for words. He wanted to learn how to make the most of his daily interactions with employees, even the brief ones.

Leadership Development and the Role of Millennials

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Philipe Bruce: More than 50% of businesses claim that they do not have the resources or time to train their employees to be leaders. As such none of those business owners and leaders have the resources they need to sustain their enterprises. How serious is this?

Continuing the Mission – How to Exit Gracefully (And Why You Should)

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time. George W.

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6 Keys to Inspiring Leadership, No Matter Your Style

Lead Change Blog

The first thing you’ve got to let go in order to be a great leader is the stereotype in your head. Good leaders come in every shape and size. Some are indeed smartly dressed, tall and authoritative. Others, however, might be short, introverted or less domineering in their approach.

Mastering Civility

Leading Blog

Civility costs nothing, and buys everything. — Montagu. C IVILITY has a way of winning people over and garnering influence. Civility isn’t just the absence of incivility.

7 Social Media Mistakes that Could Ruin Your Chances to Land a New Job

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6 Quick Ways To Know If You Are An Effective Leader

Terry Starbucker

In a fast-paced and ultra-competitive business world, it’s rare when a leader can get immediate feedback about how they are doing.

3 Problems with Being Too Nice as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

I remember talking with a leader not long ago. She’s an incredibly kind and gentle person. She’s smart, hard-working, and loyal. She’s a relational leader and usually brings out the best in people, so she’s had success in leadership.

Leading Leaders – How to be Successful

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “The key to leading today is influence, not authority.” ” Ken Blanchard. So you have a boss.

Leadership Hinges Upon What You Do – Not Who You Are

Lead Change Blog

There are hundreds of thousands of resources that tell people about what it takes to be a leader. Everyone has an opinion on how it should be done. Studies have been conducted to prove that leadership is achievable. Former leaders are emulated. Current leaders serve as inspiration.

3 Storytelling Elements That Successfully Drive Change

Tanveer Naseer

Leaders face an ever-growing number of challenges leading their organization in today’s faster-paced, increasingly interconnected world. One of the more common issues a leader has to address is dealing with change.

5 Tips to Reduce Interruptions and Get More Done

Women on Business

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The One (and Only) Golden Rule of Great Leadership

Terry Starbucker

As soon as we are labeled as a “leader”, especially one in the executive suite, there is a very strong tendency to put ourselves on a pedestal. After all, we are on a higher rung on the ladder, right?

7 Things To Do While You are Waiting on God

Ron Edmondson

I’ve spent much of my walk with God waiting. Waiting for Him to give direction. Waiting on Him to open doors. Waiting on Him to make things clearer. Waiting on Him to supply the needed resources. Throughout the stories of the Bible we often find God’s people waiting.

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Using Intelligence Theory to Lead and Unlock Creativity

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Talent wins gam es, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. ” – M ichael Jordan.

February 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! In a recent webinar, Jack Quarles, author of Expensive Sentences , talked about the trap of “we’ve always done it that way” and how that can adversely impact productivity and morale.

Finding Common Ground: Leadership and Communication Lessons in a Fractured World

Kevin Eikenberry

The current climate of politics and opinions in the United States is contentious and fractured, to say the least. With a long historical perspective, it has been like this before; there has been wide and deep discord in this country in the past (as just one example, we had a Civil War, after all).

Dialogue Bridges the Divide

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

We had not discussed politics since the election, treading warily with each other, neither of us wanting to trigger an unpleasant scene. But tension was just under the surface and seeping out in other forms.

Become A Beacon Of Hope

Joseph Lalonde

Great leaders take a stand and call for others to come along on the journey. They point towards hope and say “There we go! That’s where we need to head.” ” These impactful leaders become a beacon of hope for those they lead.

7 Unwritten Rules which Shape an Organization

Ron Edmondson

In an organization the unwritten rules are just as, if not more, important than the written rules. I wrote about this idea HERE.

Frontline Festival: Leaders Give Pointers on Creating Connection

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is all about creating connection. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors!

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Get a Little Better Every Day

Lead Change Blog

Here’s the big secret of personal development. If you want to make big improvements, it’s most likely to happen if you improve a little at a time. Leadership development experts tell us that seventy percent of the way we learn to lead is on the job.

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Why All Decisions Aren’t Created Equal

Kevin Eikenberry

Decision making is a perennial topic for leadership and employee training around the world. It is one of those skills that we all use every day, yet we know it is sometimes hard, and we could probably be better at it.

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Freeing Yourself from Yourself

Leading Blog

T OM ASACKER always makes you think. Life is not scripted but we live it as though it were. In doing so, we create boxes that we operate within without ever really seeing the possibilities. “We’re We’re confined in mental prisons of our own creation.”

6 Things You Should Stop Doing As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

When you’re a leader, a lot is required of you. You’re called upon to cast vision. You’re supposed to lead with unwavering conviction. You’re expected to do stuff. But something that Peter Drucker once said struck me: We spend a lot of time teaching our leaders what to do.

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Daughter Today

Ron Edmondson

I wrote this post a few years ago, but it came to my attention again after someone shared it, so I decided to revise and repost it. I never had a daughter. I have a great daughter-in-law, and she has a special relationship with her dad, but I never got to raise a girl.

Master Your Brain’s Response to Stress for Leadership Success

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I’m delighted to host this guest post by one of my favorite authors, psychologist Dr. Melanie Greenberg, in honor of the release of her excellent new book The Stress-Proof Brain. In her post, she explains how our brains produce and control stress and shares three proven techniques that help you master your brain’s response to […]. The post Master Your Brain’s Response to Stress for Leadership Success appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

Three Leadership Lessons from La La Land’s Jordan Horowitz

Next Level Blog

No doubt, you’ve heard all about it by now. It’s the end of the Academy Awards ceremony and Hollywood icons Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway have just announced that Best Picture goes to the popular musical La La Land. The producers and cast joyfully come on stage to accept their Oscars and make their speeches. The main producer, Jordan Horowitz, goes first and then, as his co-producers start giving their thanks, the hub-bub begins. Guys with headphones are scrambling around the stage.

Real Leaders Don’t Make Excuses

Lead Change Blog

There are so many ways we get in our own way. You might know a team member who regularly pipes up with, “We tried that 5 years ago and it didn’t work.” Maybe you have your own go-to excuse, like, “That’s the way we’ve always done it.”. Of course, it never seems like an excuse at the time.