January, 2018

The 5 Levels of Trust

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

All relationships depend on a foundation of trust. There is a direct relationship between employee trust and performance. Customer trust is a key factor in decisions on purchases.

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Being Conscious About Our Unconscious Biases

QAspire

I attended a very interesting workshop a few weeks ago on the topic of “Unconscious Bias” facilitated by Smita Tharoor. I was interested in this topic because I explored the intersection of critical thinking and leadership a few years ago.

The Importance of Asset Protection for Women Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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When you listen more

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: Yarruta @123RF. It seems so much of our lives are wrapped up in what we see with our eyes that we forget that what we hear is just as important – maybe more so.

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My Best Advice for Leaders When Things Are Going Wrong

Ron Edmondson

In my pre-ministry business days, Cheryl and I owned a small manufacturing business. We owned another business prior to this one and it had been extremely successful. We were able to sell it and purchase this new venture.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Paddington 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Paddington Bear (Ben Wishaw) once again makes an appearance on the big screen.

4 Alternative Ideas for Team Bonding

Women on Business

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7 Biblical Characters and their Leadership Tensions

Ron Edmondson

I know people who shy away from terms such as leadership when talking about church. One comment I hear is they don’t want us to become too business-like. They believe Christ is the leader of the church and we are simply servants under His command.

My TEDx Talk – A Personal Journey To Find Meaning In Success

Tanveer Naseer

In writing this leadership blog, I’ve had the opportunity to share several personal stories that help to illustrate some key insights into how we can succeed in our role as leaders.

Set Goals for What Matters

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Goals are powerful, especially if you choose only a few. A laundry list is almost impossible to stay focused on. But if you choose two or three realistic, specific goals, and write them down, you are likely to achieve them. But first, make sure you set goals for what matters most.

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How to Avoid the 5 Career Derailers

Leading Blog

W HY DO SOME careers stall while others flourish? The careers of one-half to two-thirds of managers and leaders will derail. “At At some point, over half of us will get fired or demoted—or our careers will flat-line, and we won’t reach our innate potential.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article This past weekend, the last movie in the Maze Runner series released. First, we were given The Maze Runner in 2014. The sequel was The Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials in 2015. Last, but not least, we were treated to The Maze Runner: The Death Cure.

5 Critical Resources for New Managers

Women on Business

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7 Ways I Deal With Fatigue as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

I posted previously on what happens when I’m tired. It isn’t pretty. See that post HERE.) I hear someone say every day “I’m so tired” It’s epidemic it seems. There appears to be a lot of fatigue in our world these days. I know it’s true of those in ministry.

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Time for technology? How digital can help your production office work smarter

Aspire-CS

Expanding into practically every aspect of our lives, the digital revolution has set out to achieve one core aim – to improve and enhance our daily experiences. And it does, extremely well. Transport, education, finance; even relationships.

How to Infuse Heart into Soul-Sucking Organizations

Leadership Freak

Heartless leaders build soul-sucking organizations. Leaders learn how to think with their heads in school. But, leaders who think with their hearts build vibrant organizations. Results. Leadership would be simple if results are… Continue reading → energy Personal Growth Servant-leadership Leadership Development organizational success

6 Characteristics of Type R People

Leading Blog

W E SEE THE EFFECTS of turbulent change all around us on individuals and organizations. Some people seem to be able to rise to the occasion while others fold in the face of it. Most of us don’t have a choice but to meet what the world throws at us head-on.

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Leadership, Passion, And Transformation

Joseph Lalonde

I’m sure quite a few of you were in diapers as I was immersed as a teen in this 1970’s commercial about Enjoli perfume.

Turning Your Hobby into a Business

Women on Business

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7 Critical Abilities Senior Leaders Must Have

Ron Edmondson

I have held a senior leadership position for over 20 years and been in leadership over 35 years. In this post, I want to express some things I’ve observed (and experienced) as some of the critical abilities a senior leader must have in order to be most effective.

My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2017

Tanveer Naseer

With the New Year now well under way, many of us are understandably creating goals and developing plans for what we’d like to achieve over the course of the next 12 months.

How to Know if You’re a Manager or a Leader

Leadership Freak

You’re not managing just because you run meetings or have a title. You might own the place, but that doesn’t make you a leader. Think of leadership and management as distinct ways of… Continue reading → Managing Marks of leaders Leadership Development Management

You Unplugged: Prepare to be Spontaneous

Leading Blog

M OST OF THE SPEAKING we do is impromptu. And for most of us it’s spontaneous. We’re winging it. After all it’s impromptu. But, as we’ve all experienced, that doesn’t always go well. Judith Humphrey writes in Impromptu: Leading in the Moment , that “you must prepare to be spontaneous.”

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Darkest Hour: The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hollywood once again takes you back to the 1940’s… Adolf Hitler has risen to power. The European nations are in turmoil. And Dunkirk is in danger.

Ways to Help Women Succeed in Business

Women on Business

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4 Easy Steps Towards Being a Great Parent

Ron Edmondson

Parenting is hard. I have two wonderful adult children, but I’m still wondering why God blessed us with such grace. Looking back, I’ve learned there are a few principles, which actually work. The title says these are “easy” and they are in some ways.

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Why Your Team Won’t Collaborate (and What To Do About It)

Let's Grow Leaders

“I’m sick of this crap! Why can’t they just figure this out?” Scott was CEO of an engineering firm that produced communications hardware and software for industries around the globe. He had worked hard with his board and senior leadership team to […]. Results & Execution Winning Well collaboration Focus leadership management Mind the MIT relationships results

4 Ways to Make 2018 the Best Year of Your Life

Leadership Freak

If 2018 was your last year on earth, and you had to keep your job, what would you do differently? Brevity simplifies priority. #1. Enjoy. You’d feel an urgency to enjoy life if… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership success

Killing It! How to Run a Startup in a Healthy, Joyful Way

Leading Blog

A MERICA WAS FOUNDED by entrepreneurs. Along with all of the other freedoms granted to its citizens, the freedom to risk and to fail encourages our culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.

What To Do When You Doubt Yourself As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership Lessons From Black Lightning I had the pleasure of meeting comic book writer Tony Isabella in October 2017. Tony is the creator of the DC Comics first African American superhero Black Lightning.

20 SEO Techniques You Should Use in 2018 [Infographic]

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10 Difficult Lessons Experience Taught Me

Ron Edmondson

Some of life’s greatest lessons come packaged in a hard personal experience. I’ve learned a few things in life, but truly, the greatest things I know came through mistakes, failures and disappointments.

Home Depot Just Acquired This Home Decor Retailer

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I hope you're sitting down because Home Depot is upping its home decor game in a major way. While rumors swirl about Amazon's potential acquisition of Target , the hardware and home improvement giant has, shall we say, put a ring on their intended.

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3 Principles of Feedback that Works

Leadership Freak

I wrote, “Don’t give your boss feedback on his poor performance,” in, “Solution Saturday: My Boss is a Terrible Leader.” So, what makes feedback work? Feedback: Angry faces, loud horns, smiles and thumbs… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development