February, 2022

The Most Challenging Person for a Human-Centered Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be a human-centered leader requires compassion, empathy, and kindness for someone it’s easy to overlook. If you’re serious about becoming a more human-centered leader, it’s vital to master one specific relationship: the one with yourself. This is a leadership relationship I often overlook.

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40 Leadership Lessons Learned In 40 Years

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I’m deviating from the theme of love and leadership. Instead, I want to share 40 leadership lessons learned in 40 years of life. It’s strange to think I’ll no longer qualify for a 40 under 40 list. I’m more likely to qualify for an AARP mailing. That’s okay.


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How To Stay Emotionally Connected With Your Team In A Virtual World

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past two years, we’ve all had to learn how to get better at communicating within a virtual setting. While most of us have become comfortable using platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams in our daily work lives, a common challenge that persists is being able to connect at.

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Leading In Times of Wear and Tear

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We've been through a lot. We're tired, worn out, overwhelmed, and stretched too thin. We're worried about our health and well-being and the health and well-being of those we love. We can't lead as if we were in normal times because we're definitely not and everyone knows it.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

The Secret For Running Great Meetings.

Rich Gee Group

Meetings suck. I know — we've all attended those 2-3 hour status meetings that drone on forever, stray WAY off course, and never get anything accomplished.

Leading Winning Teams: 5 Leadership Lessons from Mushers

RapidStart Leadership

Leading winning teams is something any good leader aspires to; here are five secrets to achieving that goal from a surprising source. The post Leading Winning Teams: 5 Leadership Lessons from Mushers appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death On The Nile

Joseph Lalonde

Kenneth Branagh returns as super-sleuth Hercule Poirot. We last saw Poirot in Murder On The Orient Express. Death continues to follow him as he takes a trip to the Nile.

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What Leaders Need To Do To Address Diversity And Inclusion In Today’s Workplaces

Tanveer Naseer

For the past few years, there’s been a growing focus and demand that organizations address diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Why We Long for Leaders Who Actually Care

Michael Lee Stallard

Do the people around you know that you are for them? Do they know whether you care about them, want them to be able to do their individual best, and will advocate for them? Having this assurance promotes a feeling of connection.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team Conflict Resolution Model | Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

How comfortable are you and your team members engaging in conflict? Chances are, the comfort level is mixed. And chances are, you and your team are not on the same page about how to engage in conflict.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

The Senior Leader’s Checklist for Shaping Company Culture

Next Level Blog

In over thirty years of either working for senior executives, being a senior executive, or coaching senior executives, I’ve come to a few conclusions. One of them is that, too often, there’s an overemphasis on strategy and an underemphasis on culture.

Leadership Support: How Do I Get More Executive Attention?

Let's Grow Leaders

To get better executive leadership support, ask for what you need. You have lots of great reasons to want better leadership support for your team. An executive visit can really help provide strategic context and reinforce important priorities.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Blacklight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The last few weeks had seen a drought of movies. There hadn’t been anything new in theaters in quite some time. This week, that all changed. There were three movies that interested me that were released.

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7 Powerful Proactive Responses to Hot Emotion

Leadership Freak

Proactive people make things happen. Reactive people wait for things to happen. Reactions come with their own punishment. Reactions are spontaneous. Someone pushes you; you push back. You say something that causes harm.… … Continue reading → Leading

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Finding The Best Employees For Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Before you decide to start your own business, you’ve already spent countless hours figuring out all of the details to make it great. You know what kind of company you want to run and the culture you want to foster. The question is, how do you find the best employees? Click to continue reading. Othe

Five Dysfunctions of a Team Character Analysis | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

Trouble with Fran. People Teams

2022 Global C-Suite Talent Trends in the Mining Sector

N2Growth Blog

By Sandra Burmeister and Kelli Vukelic. Early figures and forecasts show that the mining sector is in for one of the most robust years off the back of the soaring demand for commodities and the industry’s impressive rebound in the second half of 2021.

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Employee Growth: How to Better Support Team Member Development

Let's Grow Leaders

Exploring the S Curve of Employee Growth. In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I speak with Whitney Johnson, author of Smart Growth, about how to support your team along the S curve of employee growth.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Uncharted

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Uncharted brings the classic Playstation video game Uncharted to real life. Which is perfect for Reel Leadership! In Uncharted, Nathan Drake (Tom Holland, who played Spider-Man) is a conman. He’s working as a bartender who rips patrons off.

Three Things You Must Let Go

Leadership Freak

A man is hanging by a branch above a deep ravine. He looks down; then he looks up and yells, “Help! Is anyone up there?” “I’m I’m here,” the reply comes. Can you… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership Development Marks of leaders leadership success Letting go

7 Ways To Take The Lead With Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Did you know that one of the top challenges for CEOs is developing new leadership? Having great leaders is getting more important with time. Businesses know this, but only less than 5% have development programs at all levels.

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What is Ethical Leadership? Part 3

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In part 3 of this series, I am sharing a clip from my recent talk at the Saint Anselm Center for Ethics in Society that answers the question "What happens when there is a serious conflict between two ethical values?" As you watch, think about the tradeoffs you and your organization have had to manage as you navigated the global pandemic.

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12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

4 Strategies To Overcome the Executive Hiring Challenges of Today

N2Growth Blog

The process of sourcing, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding an executive continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Many corporations are overhauling their approach to hiring executives and are more open-minded to change than ever before.

Civility at Work: How Do I Deal with a Mean Co-Worker? (video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Civility at Work is a Team Sport. What do you do if you’re dealing with a co-worker who is completely uncivil? I mean down-right mean, their momma should have taught them better kind of uncivil? How can you address civility at work at a team level? Askingforafriend.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Paper Tigers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Paper Tigers is a new release on Netflix. The theaters are seeing a bit of a dry spell and I figure it’s time to check some Netflix films off of the watchlist. The trailer for The Paper Tigers intrigued me.

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Two Dangers of Reactive Management

Leadership Freak

Responding is necessary in a turbulent world. Reacting is not. A person who never responds becomes irrelevant. A person who constantly reacts creates the illusion of importance. Magnetism of chaos: Jason Woodward (@jasnshell93)… Continue reading → Leading

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

5 Key Tips For Efficiently Running A Global Business

Tanveer Naseer

Following the rate at which the internet is connecting us, regardless of geographical locations, it is normal for small businesses to have potential customers in far countries.

What is Ethical Leadership? Part 1

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Which lenses must we look through to be ethical leaders? That is the important question I answered during a recent talk at the Ethics and Governance Forum at The Saint Anselm Center for Ethics in Society. As you watch the video clip overview of the 7 Lenses of Ethical Leadership, think about how you can apply all 7 Lenses in your daily thinking and leadership.

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Determining Personal Benchmarks

Kevin Eikenberry

Benchmarking can create new perspectives and a competitive edge in business. That why so many organizations look for benchmarks to compare performance, understand gaps, and measure success. Those objectives sound valuable for an individual as well, don’t they?

Check for Understanding: A Leadership Communication Best Practice (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Save Days, Weeks, Even Months of Lost Time. with a Quick Check for Understanding. What is a Check for Understanding? All communication involves a send and a receive. A check for understanding is a simple confirmation that the message you intended to send is what the receiver heard.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.