March, 2012

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7 Facts Extroverts Should Know about Introverts in Business

C-Level Strategies

There is comfort in knowing they are not alone. These myths about introversion are simply false. We love this in our work! We think inside our heads.

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9 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Drinking Coffee With Entrepreneurs

Terry Starbucker

Since I moved to Portland about 16 months ago, I’ve hung out with a lot of entrepreneurs, in coffee shops all over town. That is, until now.

12 Great Leadership Questions

Ron Edmondson

One of the best things a leader can do is ask the right questions. Great leaders ask great questions. How can I help you? What’s next?

Leadership and Self-Awareness

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Leader Beware – ignorant bliss, no matter how enjoyable, is still ignorant. Thoughts?

Five Great Teamwork Verses From the Bible

Great Results Team Building

In the Bible, though, the teamwork that is mentioned is not the goal. 1 Peter 4:8-10. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. Great Result

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7 Ways to Raise up Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Frankly, some pastors I talk with are frustrated with what they see as a lack of leadership among the newer generations. Is it risky?

5 Ways Leaders Can Teach Instead of Tell

Terry Starbucker

“Just get it done” I was 16, and working in a gas station. A customer had come in to get his flat tire fixed. Whoops. I know I did.

8 Leadership Skills Essential for Success in the Future

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I don’t need a crystal ball to see what will be required of leaders in the future. All I need to do is look around. Managing the Mid-Space.

The Truth About Your Time

Kevin Eikenberry

I spend many of my days with leaders and employees from all over. Of all of the conversations we have, or of all of the side conversations I hear, one topic is most universal. Or more specifically, that they don’t have enough of it. I get that people feel that they have lots to [.].

Leadership Influence the Go-Giver Way

C-Level Strategies

Most of us are familiar with the term, “go-getter,” someone who goes after what they want and makes things happen. Colleagues? Company?

The Power of Habit

Leading Blog

Habits will always be with us. Some good. Some bad. But how do you replace bad habits with good habits? We are less intentional than we think we are.

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7 Things I Learned from a Poor Management Experience

Ron Edmondson

Years ago I was working in retail. I was in college, but serving as an area manager for a large department store. You know you wanted to know that.).

Top 9 Blogs for Managers Who Want to Be Stronger Leaders

Managers are Heroes

This list is for real managers looking for real solutions to real challenges. Enjoy the list. Don’t be shy. Simple and useful. Leadership leadership

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Transparency and Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Resources Reviews A recent book by a new friend got me thinking about transparency and leadership. The book is Business at the Speed of NOW by John M. Bernard. John’s an Instigator here at Lead Change. Change Management Resources Reviews Leadership shared leadership transparency trust

What Leaders Can Learn from Spiders

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever stopped to really look at a spider web? If you aren’t afraid of spiders, the next time you have a chance, stop and look at a spider web. What you will find ais an intricately designed work of art and engineering marvel. Every part of the web is connected to every other [.]. Leadership Learning Success expectations

How Introverts Can Excel and Advance in Organizations: New Podcast

C-Level Strategies

Andy interviews a plethora of authors and leaders on a variety of leadership topics to help his listeners become better leaders and deliver results.

8 Essential Principles of Effective Leadership

Leading Blog

Gayle Beebe has written a book on how effective and moral leaders develop and more importantly, how they must continue to develop. Too often leaders think they have made it and stop working on themselves. Eventually they become leaders in title only. It takes time. Leadership development is a process. The Importance of Competence.

7 Impractical Leadership Principles and Why I Use Them

Ron Edmondson

I talk to pastors frequently who find themselves in a difficult situation. Honestly, good leadership isn’t always practical. Seriously. There!

Electronic FAST

Chris Brady

All things in moderation, they say. Most of us would agree with that statement, at least in general. But who among us couldn't be convicted of extremism in at least one category or another? Consider. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application

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Leaders: “Because” or “Be the Cause?”

Linked 2 Leadership

My first graduate qualification was in Communication Studies and it was consistently lectured that communication should be clear and concise. This concept pre-dates the 140-character Twitter-style update. So [.]. Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Organizational Health Values-Based Leadership business leadership Management

Finding a Story for a Specific Communication Purpose

Kevin Eikenberry

Tom had a major presentation coming up in less than a week, and he was concerned. This presentation was important not only for his team and his company, but also for his career. He knew that if he did well it would make all the difference. for everyone. And if it bombed, [.]. Communication Leadership Learning story storytelling

The Essence of Worthiness and a Special Celebration of Life

C-Level Strategies

Today is the 5-year anniversary of my beautifully successful kidney transplant. On Feeling Worthy. That would be a great gift to me! Our Divine Breath.

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5 Leadership Lessons: Leading Any Team to Success

Leading Blog

Fistitude is a fable about a basketball team at a small private high school that is struggling through a rough season. The coach must take a leave and it is up to the interim coach to try to turn things around. Through Fistitude —each finger representing a success attitude—author Sean Glaze presents five lessons to build leaders and teamwork.

If You Want to Attract Leaders…

Ron Edmondson

They are handed a set of tasks to complete, but they don’t feel they have a part in creating the big picture for the organization.

What do frogs have to do with leadership and goals? Here’s your final step to being a better leader …

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Why do you have so much resistance to setting “soft skill” goals? If I were to ask you “Do you have your goals to be a better leader (or communicator) clearly defined, written down and measurable?” ” I will probably hear your eyes roll into the back of your head.

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4 Steps For Cultural Change

The Leadership Advisor

Many people make the assumption that a bad culture is a direct result of bad leadership, which I have been guilty of doing as well. What it is. Period.

The Final Four Thoughts on Learning

Kevin Eikenberry

Normally on Friday, I share a quotation; then provide questions to ponder, action steps and my thoughts about that quotation. Not today. Today, we acknowledge what many Americans are thinking about and will be watching tomorrow – the men’s NCAA Final Four. There are four teams remaining before a champion is crowned.

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5 Reasons Visionary Leaders May Fail to Execute

C-Level Strategies

At the same time, I’ve discovered during the course of my career it’s rare to find a truly visionary leader who excels at both. Thank you!

Hiring for Attitude

Leading Blog

“Most new hires do not fail on the job due to lack of skill,” says Mark Murphy. Attitude is a bigger issue than skill. Consequently, most of our approaches to selecting the right people for the job are dead wrong. Emotional Intelligence (23%): The ability to understand and manage one’s own emotions and accurately assess others' emotions.

Advice to Young Leaders: Don’t Try to Make it On Your Own

Ron Edmondson

They want to get their first job without the help of others. They want to stand on their own merits. I understand. And, I love the ambition.

5 Uncomfortable Observations About Workforce Diversity

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development We base our first impressions on external appearance. Grooming. Teeth. Attire. Accessories. Accent. We notice scuffs on shoes, extra pounds, and age. Then, we unconsciously jump to conclusions about the person’s potential and abilities. When we reflexively act from a prejudiced place, are we really prizing diversity?

Team Building is the Unseen Part of Better Teamwork

Great Results Team Building

It is only the tip of the iceberg that is your organizational culture. Isn’t that the same thing that sometimes happens with your people?

Business at the Speed of Now

Kevin Eikenberry

This week’s Resource Recommendation is Business at the Speed of Now by John M. Bernard. I can’t think of a businessperson or leader who wouldn’t be interested in increasing the speed of their operations, which makes the title of this book very appealing. The book, as promised, is focused around the concept of creating greater speed [.].

The Art of Leadership When Letting Employees Go

C-Level Strategies

” It sounded horrible. The first time I had to let someone on my team go was just a few years later and was solely due to budget cuts. inspiring.