February, 2017

5 Ways to be a Better Public Speaker

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Peter Senge: How to Overcome Learning Disabilities in Organizations

QAspire

As an organization grows, managing the flow demands work items to move from one team/department to another. In quest to make these teams accountable, very specific KPI’s are established and that breeds non-systemic thinking.

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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.

Integrity – A Critical Cornerstone To Effective Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Terri Williams. The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” – Dwight D.

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?

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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.

Becoming More Self-Aware To Improve How We Communicate

Tanveer Naseer

No matter what field or industry you work in, one thing that all leaders share in common is the necessity of having an extensive toolkit at their disposal.

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?

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.

5 Tips to Reduce Interruptions and Get More Done

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Make Your Marketing Personal (Without Looking Like A Creep)

Strategy Driven

As we go forward, the world of marketing online is going to change again. Companies are not only going to want to get their ads in front of their customers, but they also want them to be more personalized.

7 Ways to Help a New Staff Member Succeed

Ron Edmondson

I recently received the following message from a pastor friend: “I have a new full-time associate pastor starting next week. What suggestions would you give for getting such a person off to a great start?” ” What a great question! I’m so glad someone is actually asking it.

What Storytelling Reveals As The Role Leaders Should Play

Tanveer Naseer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about 3 fundamental storytelling elements leaders should employ to successfully drive change.

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.

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.

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

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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).

7 Suggestions for Pastors When a Good Staff Member Leaves the Church

Ron Edmondson

This post came to me after hanging out with one of my favorite people I’ve ever worked with. I hated when we parted ways professionally. Let’s be honest, pastors. When you have great staff people, the team is set and everything is going well, it’s hard when someone leaves.

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.

8 Tips for a More Human Centric Approach To Developing Strategy

The Leadership Advisor

While strategy tends to hover amongst the upper echelons of the organization, from a hierarchy perspective, it is typically viewed as an abstract concept that is meant to guide and govern the organization.

You Aren’t Fit to Lead if Your Greatest Strength is Seeing Weakness

Leadership Freak

You aren’t fit to lead if your greatest strength is seeing weakness. Smart talented leaders find it easy to point out inadequacies, describe what’s wrong, and explain disagreements. There’s no creativity in pointing… Continue reading → Courage Criticism Marks of leaders Strengths Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development organizational success Questions

5 Steps to Find a Job Using LinkedIn

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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.

3 Ways Silence is Misdiagnosed on a Team

Ron Edmondson

Good communication is so important on a team. Equally important, if the team is to be healthy, is that everyone on the team has their thoughts and opinions heard. I am a firm advocate that everyone on the team should have a vital role. It’s why I write so much about delegation and empowerment.

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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.

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?

You Aren’t Fit to Lead if Your Greatest Strength is Seeing Weakness

Leadership Freak

You aren’t fit to lead if your greatest strength is seeing weakness. Smart talented leaders find it easy to point out inadequacies, describe what’s wrong, and explain disagreements. There’s no creativity in pointing… Continue reading → Courage Criticism Marks of leaders Strengths Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development organizational success Questions

5 Secrets to Find Success as an Introvert

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Leading In Difficult Times With Steve Armstrong

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Episode 31 Steve Armstrong is a Calgary-based speaker, educator, and consultant. He’s skilled at helping leaders develop followers into leaders and building dedicated, loyal, and remarkable teams.

5 Ways Leaders Can’t Be “Normal” Today

Ron Edmondson

Leading outside the norm Leadership is so much different today than when I first started leading almost 35 years ago. To lead today we must learn to think outside some things once considered normal in leadership. And, hopefully “normal” is a play on words for most leaders now.

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.

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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How to Find the Courage to Fulfill the First Responsibility of Leadership

Leadership Freak

There are always good reasons to play it safe. Repeating the past may be painful, but at least it’s predictable. Fear is the reason today is like yesterday. Every meaningful act requires courage. Aristotle… Continue reading → Courage Leadership Development

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How to Use Quora to Build Your Personal Brand and Business Brand

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