June, 2011

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Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

There is no escaping the fact that when we show up for work and for our leadership roles, we bring the entirety of ourselves to the table.

5 Right Ways to Respond to Criticism

Ron Edmondson

Let’s be honest! Criticism can hurt. There is usually something to be learned from all criticism. A companion post is in order.

3/4 Blind CEO

The Leadership Advisor

The March of Dimes is an amazing organization. It began as a way to raise awareness and money to combat polio. No one feels like they really matter.

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Failing to Communicate

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth . Are you guilty of having a failure to communicate? Engage : Good communications are bi-directional.

30 Overlooked Acts of Leadership Courage


We often think of leaders as exhibiting big acts of courage – overcoming huge obstacles and saving lives, metaphorically and literally. Yet I’m amazed and humbled at the courageous things leaders do that we don’t think of as brave.

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No Sacrifice. No Leadership.

The Leadership Advisor

The 1950s was an amazing time of economic prosperity. This was facilitated by a number of factors. Courtesy Corbis Images. What are your thoughts?

Introverts and Extroverts

Coaching Tip

Many people believe that introverts, by definition, are shy and extroverts are outgoing. This is incorrect. Introverts and extroverts differ in how they process information. Introverts get their energy internally. Extroverts gain energy from being with other people, often the more the merrier. There are shy extroverts and outgoing introverts.

Managers Eat Uncertainty

What Do You Want From Them

Uncertainty makes people nervous *. The fear of not knowing can cause. stress and anxiety, and decreases our ability to make rational. decisions.

Five Signs That You’re So Busy Doing That You Don’t See What Needs To Be Done

Next Level Blog

One of the things I do on a regular basis is speak to groups of new and high potential executives about what they can do to succeed in bigger jobs. In the run-up to those sessions, I often ask them. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Books executive presence Leadership Next Level Leadership The Next Level

Giving Constructive Feedback: Eight Leadership Essentials

C-Level Strategies

At last week’s Leadership Chat we focused on the art of praise in leadership development. Put the feedback in perspective. Yours very truly, A.

5 Tips for the Leader When Conflict Develops on a Team

Ron Edmondson

As a leader, one of your primary roles is developing and maintaining the health of the team. How should you handle conflict on a team?

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5 Disasters All Leaders Should Experience

The Leadership Advisor

As leaders, we are always chasing and trying to promote what works. We may not admit it, but many times that is how things tend to play out. Trust me.

Guest Interview with Mike Myatt


In this interview, Mike talks about building bridges between old and new, local and international, young and old. frontpage

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Facebook Commerce: 9 tips to increase your social commerce success

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} Have you started selling your products or services on Facebook and started to explore the realms of F-commerce? social commerce

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The Top Five Habits of Effective Network Builders

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article featyred online by MIT Sloan Management Review.

Leadership Development: Mastering the Powerful Art of Praise

C-Level Strategies

We’ve all experienced the power of praise in our careers. So what constitutes the essential palette in the Art of Praise?

The Greatest Asset of a New Leader

Ron Edmondson

I love to surround myself with leaders. They are the experts, they have experience, they’ve been tested, and they are ready to lead followers.

5 Ways To Avoid Triage Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

Whether you know about it, like it or don’t really believe it, the fact is business has become a different animal over the past few years.

New Leadership Lessons from Yoga

Next Level Blog

So, let me first assure you that the picture that comes with this post has not been Photoshopped. That is me in my business clothes standing on my head alongside Melissa, one of my good buddies from. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Books executive presence Leadership Personal Presence

Classic–and Comic–Resistance to Change

Tony Mayo

Making change in organizations is central to my work. The nature of organizations, however, is to resist change. For Executive Coaches For Executives Change

The Non-Negotiable Demand Every Leader Must Make – And Get

Terry Starbucker

“I want the truth!&#. “You can’t handle the truth!&#. Remember that memorable courtroom exchange in the movie “ A Few Good Men “? And it boils down to “the truth&#. Cruise’s character demands it, since that is the basis of our legal system (and, he hopes, the way to clear his client of wrongdoing).

Three Leadership Secrets for Building a Great Team

C-Level Strategies

The topic Terry has chosen is, “Leadership Essentials,&# which is near and dear to his heart. I absolutely love this lesson. Passion. Or is it?

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7 Attributes of a Wise Leader

Ron Edmondson

I write and speak a lot about wisdom. I think wisdom is critical to good leadership. What am I missing? What would you add to my list?

3 Guiding Principles For Quality Employee Engagement

The Leadership Advisor

Ahhhh…employee engagement. One of my favorite subjects. So many folks are talking about it and singing its praises, and rightly so.

What is your living legacy?


There were three of us, good friends who were missing a fourth one. She had passed away several years ago, and for some reason we began to laugh as we told the quirkiest stories we could remember about her. She was, after all, a rather quirky person, and we loved that about her.


You Can Be Legal and Still Be Wrong

Leading Blog

It’s not uncommon to find a big difference between what’s legal and what’s right. Our preoccupation with “what’s legal” insures more legal problems.

LinkedIn Profile Tip – 4 key privacy control settings to manage your online reputation

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} If you are using LinkedIn as part of your online networking and visibility plan, have you reviewed your privacy controls?

Leadership Development: How Do You Accept the Gift of Praise?

C-Level Strategies

I couldn’t agree with her more. So let’s examine… Praise and Gifts. Well-given praise is a gift. Accepting Praise as Leaders.

4 Ways People Play Church

Ron Edmondson

“Pastor Ron, my life is a mess and I don’t know what to do to fix it.&#. I received a call from a frantic young man recently.


The Leadership Advisor

Authenticity. An absolute essential to successful and profitable business which supports quality talent retention, acquisition and engagement.

A Bird’s Eye View of High Potential


Are you a “high potential&# leader or think you might be? How can you tell, even if you haven’t been specifically declared one? Organizations have all kinds of assessments they use to determine whether someone is “high potential&# to take on increased responsibility.

7 Steps to Stop Finger-Pointing in a Crisis

Marshall Goldsmith

After any crisis -- like the economic crisis we now experiencing -- there is a lot of finger-pointing. Any tips on how to help my team avoid finger-pointing when we face a crisis? You are making a great point. I have seen massive amounts of finger pointing on TV and on the internet this week. I was really wrong on this one." We all get angry.

Why Technology Managers Make Great Leaders

Modern Servant Leader

What Every CEO Should Know About Talent Alignment

C-Level Strategies

I wrote a post a few months ago entitled, “ The Number One Thing CEOs Wish They’d Done Differently. &#. Magnetic Leadership. Guess what?

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