March, 2022

How to Help Your Team Think Bigger

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team think bigger by engaging, equipping, and encouraging. The other day we were chatting with a group of senior leaders deeply committed to building a courageous culture. They shared a frustration we hear all the time: “Our managers think too small!

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How To Stay Positive

Joseph Lalonde

In studying leadership, one of the most effective traits of a leader that I’ve seen repeated again and again is the ability to stay positive. We’re not talking Poylanna positivity or pie in the sky. We’re talking honest-to-goodness positivity that’s rooted in reality.

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How Do You Recognize An Ethical Leader (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton n How Do You Recognize an Ethical Leader Part 1 and Part 2, I shared 6 special qualities, behaviors and outcomes that define ethical leadership. This week I'll share three more. These are intentional actions ethical leaders take to stay competent as things change around them.

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The Value of the Vision

RapidStart Leadership

A little known act during World War II highlights the value of vision for our teams, and why we should treat it like a precious metal. The post The Value of the Vision appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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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….

How To Help Your Team Transform Failure Into Success 

Tanveer Naseer

In prolonged periods of uncertainty like the one we’re in right now, it’s natural that we take a more cautious approach to things. But what if that fear of the unknown also leads us to avoid failure and the powerful lessons we stand to gain that can help us achieve. Click to continue reading.

How Startups Can Revamp Their Executive Leadership Talent for Growth

N2Growth Blog

Organizations, particularly startups, require changes in executive leadership talent in the business lifecycle to capitalize on growth potential. Sometimes CEOs are late to make the necessary executive team changes, which comes at a cost.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Psych 3: This Is Gus

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Psych television series on the USA Network. I would laugh my head off at the crazy antics of the fake psychic Shawn Spencer (James Roday Rodriguez) and his sidekick Burton “Gus” Guster (Dulé Hill).

How Do You Recognize an Ethical Leader? (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How do you recognize an Ethical Leader? Today I'll share 3 special approaches to the leadership role that are central to ethical leadership. These are ways that ethical leaders understand their roles and responsibilities in relation to others and world. .

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The 18th Mile: It’s Not the Finish Line Leaders Should Focus On

RapidStart Leadership

In leadership as in the marathon, it's not the finish line we need to focus on, but the 18th mile, if we want to reach our goal; here's why. The post The 18th Mile: It’s Not the Finish Line Leaders Should Focus On appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

How Positively Energizing Leadership Can Help Your Organization To Flourish

Tanveer Naseer

With everything we’ve all experienced over the last two years, it can feel more challenging than ever to ask employees to stay the course and trust things will work out. So how do leaders inspire people to deliver their best despite their understandable concerns about the future? That’s what I’ll.

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.

12 Questions Guaranteed to Energize People

Leadership Freak

Lousy managers are anchors. Successful managers are wind. The first step in filling people’s sails is setting an intention to energize people. After time with you, you want people … Standing tall.

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Career Growth: How to Be More Creative as You Develop Your Team (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Beyond the Climb: 7 Additional Dimensions to Career Growth. As a human-centered leader, you truly care about your team and their career growth. But what if promotional opportunities are limited, or you have team members who are just not interested in taking on more?

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Batman

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Matt Reeves’ The Batman will go down as a classic Batman movie. It may even rival my love for the original Tim Burton Batman films.

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The Danger of Us Versus Them

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Any time you draw a line that excludes, you're leaving ethical territory. That's a bold statement, but when someone draws a dividing line that intentionally excludes people or groups, it can lead to an "us versus them" mentality.

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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.

Run of the (Tread) Mill – Finding Magic in the Mundane

RapidStart Leadership

Some of the most important tasks in life may not be spectacular or exciting; to help us keep at them anyway, here are six ways to help us find magic in the mundane. The post Run of the (Tread) Mill – Finding Magic in the Mundane appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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3 Keys To Building A Successful Business

Tanveer Naseer

Running a corporation is hard. It’s difficult to see where to improve and even more challenging to know what you should do to keep up with the competition. You’re not alone if you feel this way. Millions of business owners struggle with the same issues, and they’re all looking for.

3 Ways to Increase Personal Energy

Leadership Freak

A person without energy is dying. Exhausted leaders have neglected personal energy. 4 kinds of personal energy: Physical energy concerns your body. Movement, rest, and nutrition impact physical energy. Emotional energy concerns perception.… … Continue reading → Leading

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The Simplest Way to Get Better Results From Your team (with Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

How I Learned the Secret to Better Results the Hard Way. Before I share this secret to getting better results, I’d like you to think back to your senior year in high school. Do you remember being really sensitive to all the “lasts?” ” The last big game.

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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.

3 Ways To Figure Out What To Do Next

Joseph Lalonde

Whether you’re making the next leap in your career, trying to decide what to have for dinner, or how to move the business forward, we’re always trying to figure out what to do next. We don’t always make the best choice, but we keep moving forward.

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How Do You Recognize an Ethical Leader? (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In How Do You Recognize an Ethical Leader (Part 1) I shared 3 special qualities and behaviors that define ethical leadership. These three additional leadership outcomes even more directly impact others in a positive way.

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Critical First, Comprehensive Later

Nathan Magnuson

One day when I was still working in a corporate role during the pandemic, I had a rather unique leadership class experience. I was scheduled to facilitate on a certain topic, but hadn’t actually received the training myself.

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The Secret to Reduce Turnover in the Great Resignation is Recruiting the Team That You Have

Great Results Team Building

Every year, for those who follow sports, there ae key dates on the calendar that fans of college football or basketball get excited about. Signing days! That is when coaches who have been enticing a young athlete and their family to commit to their school find out who is coming.

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.

3 Powerful Steps Toward Confidence

Leadership Freak

Life without confidence is agony. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” Helen Keller Insecurity loves excuse-making. You’re less than you could be when you’re afraid to make a decision. 7 signs… Continue reading → Leading building confidence lack of confidence

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Courageous Questions: How to Make It Easier to Get Better Insights

Let's Grow Leaders

If you want better insights, ask clearer questions. Particularly during times of uncertainty and change, one of the easiest ways to know what’s really going on is to (1) get clarity about what you don’t know and (2) ask your team some courageous questions.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Turning Red

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. In what has to be one of the most controversial Pixar/Disney movies released in recent history, Turning Red is stirring up controversy. My Facebook feed is full of people concerned about the message sent in this movie.

Unethical Leadership: Selective Inclusion

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I previously wrote about the problem of selective respect and today I'll address it's evil twin. It has been happening right in front of us and has been amplified by social media - leaders speaking from a perspective of selective inclusion.

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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.

The Many Languages of Career Development – Guest Blogger Julie Winkle Giulioni

leaderCommunicator

We’ve all heard of the 5 Love Languages… right? But how many career development languages do you know? If you’re like many, the answer is just one: Promotions!

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What We Can Learn About Giving Better Instructions from Monopoly – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this episode of Remarkable TV, I’m sharing tips for giving better instructions. And to do that, we’re using the game of Monopoly to help us. So Monopoly. Chances are, if you’ve played Monopoly, you either love it or you hate it.

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5 Energizing Conversation Starters for One-on-Ones

Leadership Freak

One-on-ones are drudgery if all you discuss is past to-dos and new assignments. Create a list of conversation starters that energize your one-on-ones. People are too valuable, and time is too short to… Continue reading → Leading

How do we grow leaders as teachers? (Video) with Dr. Sydney Finkelstein

Let's Grow Leaders

As you know, I’m really passionate about growing leaders. And, we always build a “leaders as teachers” component into our leadership and development programs. In fact, we’re delighted to be speaking on this topic at the ATD conference in Orlando this May.

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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.