November, 2021

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Encanto

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Encanto is the new Walt Disney Pictures movie. It is a touching tale of a family divided and reconciling. It is also a musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton.

Leading Thoughts for November 25, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Pastor Will Johns on seeing the world through the lens of gratitude: “Gratitude is a lens that changes the perception of everything in your life.

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Setting Stretch Goals? Build in Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Employers using stretch goals to motivate employees to higher levels of performance need to take note of the ethical risk. If the push for higher performance doesn't come with an emphasis on ethical behavior, it may be encouraging cheating.

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How Leaders Can Move Beyond Fear And Employ Positivity To Drive Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

Even before the global pandemic struck, many organizations and their leaders were limiting themselves to a short-term view at the expense of achieving any of their long-term goals.

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

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

Lines for Leaders: Texas Track Coach

RapidStart Leadership

In this "Lines for Leaders," John Wooden cites a Texas track coach who gave unusually succinct advice to his runners; we can learn a lot from his approach. The post Lines for Leaders: Texas Track Coach appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Leading Other Leaders to Solve Problems

Let's Grow Leaders

Take the initiative with confidence and humility to lead other leaders. This question came in from a member of the Let’s Grow Leaders community and it’s such a fantastic opportunity to lead that we wanted to share it with you. The question is about leading other leaders without excess drama.

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Leading Thoughts for November 18, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. Liz Wiseman describes a practice of Impact Players: “Impact Players practice a fluid model of leadership—leading on demand rather than by command.

Leading the Way Forward (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each year I curate a list of sites that write about trends that will change how we do business in the coming year. This year’s list includes some ongoing trends from last year and some fresh ideas and new directions.

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How To Identify A Bad Leader – So You Can Avoid Becoming One

Tanveer Naseer

Correctly leading a team is one of the most important aspects of achieving all the necessary objectives of your workplace. Furthermore, a good leader keeps their team motivated and creates a good work environment. Nonetheless, the idea of “good” leadership is something that remains very subjective.

Thank You for Your Service – One Veteran’s Perspective

RapidStart Leadership

I'm always grateful to hear the words, "Thank you for your service" but they also leave me a little uncomfortable, here's why they might be misdirected. The post Thank You for Your Service – One Veteran’s Perspective appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

When Things Get Crazy, Look for Ways to To Empower Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Want to empower your team? Find opportunities in the chaos. During times of uncertainty and change, it’s easy for your team to get lost in the chaotic swirl of indecision —to wring their hands and wait and see. It’s also the perfect time to empower your team, to step up and take the lead.

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How To Become An Effective Digital Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Technology is continuously evolving. Various solutions are created to assist in improving daily activities. Businesses are no exception to the good of technology, so many businesses undergo digital transformation to stay updated.

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First Look: Leadership Books for November 2021

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in November 2021. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases not listed here. The Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership : Embracing the Conflicting Demands of Today's Workplace by Tim Elmore. Become a next generation leader—rich in emotional and social intelligence and orchestrating outstanding collaborative results—by mastering these eight status quo-shattering paradoxes.

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Aligning Strategy and Values

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Consumers are seeking brands that support well-being, sustainability and social justice, realizing that brands that care about these things are more likely to have the best interests of consumers and society at heart.

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.

3 Powerful Steps Leaders Can Take To Promote Collaboration In The Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

If there’s one consistent thread in the debate over remote work, it’s how leaders who want their employees to return to the office argue that collaboration can’t occur unless people are working in the same space. But in each of these cases, there’s a glaring oversight on the part of.

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Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne

RapidStart Leadership

Boris Yeltsin presided over the dissolution of the Soviet Union; here's what he said about the dangers of fighting to gain power, and the difficulty of keeping it. The post Lines for Leaders: Boris Yeltsin’s Throne appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Leadership Growth – Are You Coachable?

Let's Grow Leaders

Leadership growth requires feedback and continual learning. It’s no exaggeration to say that if you’re done learning, you’re done leading. The world changes. People grow. And your influence will grow too if you invest in your leadership growth.

How to Grow Leaders in Your Business: 5 Simple Steps to Get Started

Joseph Lalonde

Are you in the business of growing leaders? Sure, it probably isn’t your main objective as a business owner. But, growing leaders isn’t a bad way to work toward achieving your company’s mission and vision. Growing leaders in your business is a win-win-win for your employees, your company, and you.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

LeadershipNow 140: November 2021 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2021 that you don't want to miss: What Jim Harbaugh Did To Get His Players To Believe In Themselves from @JohnBaldoni. When Things Get Crazy, Look for Ways To Empower Your Team by Karin Hurt @LetsGrowLeaders.

Leading the Way Forward (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This post is Part 2 of a series sharing trends for leading the way forward. Part 1 shared over 60 trends, and Part 2 includes over 60 more. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Leadership Development Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership context ethical thinking trends

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What’s All The Hype About Hype?

Tanveer Naseer

About a decade ago I left a corporate job to make it on my own as a freelance writer. What I failed to think about before I quit was that I needed to actually get people to know who I was so that they would buy from me. I had. Click to continue reading. Guest Posts


Lines for Leaders: The Office

RapidStart Leadership

Something funny that Micheal Scott said in the mocumentary The Office can help us become better leaders in real life. The post Lines for Leaders: The Office appeared first on RapidStart Leadership. Lines for Leaders RapidStart Leadership Blog leadership leading respect the office

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What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

Thieves of Thankfulness – 3 Traits That Inhibit Gratitude

Leadership Freak

I searched, “What’s good about ingratitude,” and the article at the top of the page was titled, “14 Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude According to Science.” I searched, “Benefits of ingratitude,” and the… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development Growth ingratitude

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From How I Became A Superhero

Joseph Lalonde

How I Became A Superhero is a French film originally titled Comment je suis devenu super-héros. It was brought to the United States via the streaming service Netflix. Seeing the title, I was intrigued. I love a good superhero movie. Would this one tell a great tale? The movie delivered.

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Lessons Learned from 200 Years of Booms and Busts in the U.S. Economy

Leading Blog

T HE business cycle in the United States has been characterized by an ongoing series of economic booms and busts, bubbles and bursts, despite efforts by the Federal Reserve to stabilize the ups and downs. The first recognizable boom and bust cycle in the U.S.

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What to Do When a High-Performer Quits (With Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Everyone is watching how you respond when a high-performer quits. When a high-performer quits, it can feel like your world is imploding as you scramble to keep the work going AND find the right unicorn to fill that spot. Of course, there’s never a good time for a high-performer to quit.

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5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Why Psychological Safety Creates Winning Cultures

Great Results Team Building

What does WINNING mean to you and your team? More sales and satisfied clients? More support from co-workers? More smiles and enjoyment each day? REGARDLESS of your industry, I guarantee that WINNING will require you to build a more positive and profitable team CULTURE – .

Lines for Leaders: Corporate Treadmill

RapidStart Leadership

A quote from Alexander den Heijer helps us go from managing people plodding slowly on the corporate treadmill, to making them feel like running. The post Lines for Leaders: Corporate Treadmill appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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4 Ways to Practice Gratitude when You Don’t Feel Grateful

Leadership Freak

If you believe ingratitude creates a bright feature, good luck. Ingratitude is toxic to you and destructive to your future. Gratitude delivers unequalled benefit.

What Works For You

Joseph Lalonde

As any athlete will tell you, they try to find the best nutritional plan to get the best results they can. They will also tell you they bump up their mental game before a game, match, or race. A few weeks ago, I ran my most recent half marathon at the Metro Health Grand Rapids […]. Leadership

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.