January, 2018

Here’s What Could Be in HTC’s ‘Vive 1.5’

Lead Change Blog

HTC made a not so subtle tease today that a new version of the HTC Vive is on the way with improved resolution. While it doesn’t look like this will be positioned as a ‘Vive 2’, here’s what we could see from a ‘Vive 1.5’

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


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.

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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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It’s Time for a Leadership Checkup!

General Leadership

There are times in your leadership adventure when you need to take some time and perform a Leadership Check-up. The check-up I am discussing is a little more than a quick peek under the hood…it is an honest conversation with the leader in the mirror and maybe a few others too.

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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January 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the January Leadership Development Carnival! The themes for this month are… Let’s get started! Productivity. Neal Burgis of Burgis Successful Solutions submitted Great Leaders Simplify Complexity.

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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.

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


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.

It’s your stage, what do you do with it?

General Leadership

“Be enthusiastic as a leader. You can’t light a fire with a wet match.”. Author Unknown. It’s your stage, what do you do with it? As leaders, we are out in front of our organizations and they take cues from us.

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.

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.

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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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.

Great Leaders Know Core Business Model Vision

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by David A. Duryea : Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Jack Welch, and even Thomas Edison are a few of the great visionary leaders in their respective industries. What made them such great leaders was not just one aspect of their management style or their respective innovations.

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

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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Arup Settles $1.7B Australia Toll Road Revenue Forecast Suit


As defense breaks down, AE is mum on the pact amount, estimated at about $80 million, reports say

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The Lesson of Initiative

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from Chris Brady's critically acclaimed book, Leadership Lessons from the Age of Fighting Sail. One trait common to all leaders is initiative. Leaders don’t have to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

5 Things I Learned Writing a Novel That I Wish I’d Known as a CEO

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Two days ago I published an interview with John Bell, former CEO of Nabob (acquired by Kraft) and recently published novelist, about his radical career change.

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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.

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

7 Top Tips For Progressing Your Career

Strategy Driven

Are you an ambitious person who is determined to achieve higher and progress your career quickly?

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12 Challenges for the New Year To Make Your Life Better

Ron Edmondson

The verdict appears mixed among the people I know of whether of not they make resolutions for a new year. And, I understand, many have tried before – it didn’t work – and so now they are like “why bother?”

Leaders, Want To Master Innovation? Then Get Funny!

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Jaime Anderson and Gabor George Burt. In the beginning, there was humor and there was laughter. And it was good. But then, work became suffocatingly serious. Until now.

From CEO to Novelist: A Case Study of Radical Career Change

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I just started reading John Bell’s new novel The Circumstantial Enemy and am having a hard time putting it down. Fortunately I’m traveling tomorrow and will have time to finish it on the plane. Can’t wait! I know John Bell as a leadership expert.

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.

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

Starting Your New Business on a Budget

Strategy Driven

While many business owners would love to have enough money to start their business the way they want, the reality is that most companies struggle for capital when they first start.

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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How To Increase Trust With The Power of Intention

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Will Wise. Have you ever been in a meeting and wondered, “Why am I here?” Or worse yet, have you ever lead a meeting while others quietly asked themselves, “Why am I here?”

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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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My thought going into Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was “Do we really need another remake of a film?” ” The 1995 Jumanji starred Robin Williams as Alan Parrish (who gets a nod in the new Jumanji).

Solution Saturday: Stop Giving So Many Solutions

Leadership Freak

Do you love offering solutions to other people’s problems? What if it’s ineffective, even dangerous? Don’t solve problems FOR people: Solving problems for people invites dependency. The more times you solve someone’s problem,… Continue reading → Solution Saturday Solutions Growth Leadership Development Questions

How To Start Your Own Website

Strategy Driven

Over the past few years, Internet technological innovations have made it much easier for anyone to create their own website. But as easy as the process has become, most people still do not understand the correct way to get a website started.

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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.

Why Leaders Must Practice Full Spectrum Management (and Avoid The Comfortable Middle)

Terry Starbucker

As I enter my 31st (!) year as a business leader, there are just a handful of leadership lessons come back to the forefront for me, time after time (after time). This one always bubbles back up to the top of the list.