March, 2022

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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Three Questions That Lead to Better Meetings

Next Level Blog

The one thing that I think all of my clients agree on is that they’re sick of meetings. That tracks back to the quantity of meetings they have in a day or a week – way too many, and to the quality of the meetings they attend – too often, they’re tortuous and inconclusive.

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Creating Clarity: Strategic Activities For Human Centered Leaders

Let's Grow Leaders

Without clear direction, it’s nearly impossible to motivate, accelerate, innovate or even celebrate. Your team can’t achieve breakthrough results if you don’t have a shared understanding of what success looks like.

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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 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 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.

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.

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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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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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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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.

How One Successful Senior Executive Juggles All the Balls

Next Level Blog

One of the impacts of the shift to working virtually is an increase in the number of topics we find ourselves dealing with on a daily basis.

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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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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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).

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Lost City

Joseph Lalonde

The Lost City is surprising audiences. I wasn’t sure what to expect when Pamela and I went to the Cinema Carousel to watch the movie. It looked interesting with Sandra Bullock as Loretta and Channing Tatum as Alan (and Dash the cover model). The movie excelled at the laughs.

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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How to Get Your Team the Recognition They Deserve

Next Level Blog

One thing I’ve written about a lot over the years is that if you’re in a large organization, your team’s good work doesn’t speak for itself; you, as the team leader, have to speak for the work.

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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.

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.

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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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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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.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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