April, 2022

Mentoring Conversations: How to Be Remarkably Helpful with Limited Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Even a few focused minutes. can lead to a great mentoring conversation. If you’ve ever had a great mentor, you know the power of honest and meaningful mentoring conversations.

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Should People Have to “Earn” Your Trust?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we meet someone new, should we trust them right away? Should we assume that they are trustworthy and give them the benefit of the doubt, or should we hold back until we are sure that they are worthy of our trust?

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Do You Want to Write a Book?

Joseph Lalonde

Do You Want to Write a Book?

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Stephen MR Covey On How Leaders Can Foster Trust And Inspire Greatness In Those They Lead

Tanveer Naseer

There’s two things I love about hosting my podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe”. First, I get to fulfill my purpose of helping leaders improve their leadership and become the kind of leader their employees need to succeed. And second, I get to talk with some amazing people about how we can.

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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….

Increasing Engagement – How to Get People to Open Up

RapidStart Leadership

When it comes to increasing engagement on our teams, sometimes we can be our own worst enemies, as this short story demonstrates; here's how we can do better. The post Increasing Engagement – How to Get People to Open Up appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Join Me at ATD22 to Learn How to Foster Positive Emotions in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard

Negative emotions in the workplace have been rising for years. Are they holding back your team’s performance? That’s the topic I’ll be discussing at the ATD22 International Conference & EXPO.

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Is Good Leadership Realistic and Optimistic?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Some leaders take the view that it's important to plan for the worst case scenario. Others prefer to keep it positive and focus on the best possible outcomes. Which is better leadership?

Ethics 248

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets Of Dumbledore continues our journey into the magical world of Harry Potter.

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Rockefeller Habits Summary | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

Businesses fail. Often. Failure is obvious. What is less obvious is the degree businesses are not optimized to the level they could and should be. Businesses that are not optimized are at increased risk from competitors as well as economic forces.

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Four Commitments To Fuel Your Thought Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

If you are leading at any level in an organization, you can expand your influence and scale your impact by creating an online presence to share your ideas and perspective. If you’re a leader, but want to become a thought leader, you’ll need to have a strong point of view. Click to continue reading.

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.

Former Best Buy CEO Discovers the “Magic” of Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Hubert Joly, a Frenchman and former partner at McKinsey & Co.,

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Seeing Around Corners: How to Know What’s Coming Next (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Approaches for Seeing Around Corners: A Conversation with Rita McGrath. On, this edition of Asking For a Friend, I talk with Rita McGrath, author of Seeing Around Corners. We discuss, “How to think strategically when you don’t know what’s coming next.”

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The Give and Take of Trust

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The post Should Trust Be Freely Offered or Conditionally Earned generated lively discussions in LinkedIn Groups about extending trust when we meet someone new. It was clear from reading the discussions that trust has many different dimensions.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Everything Everywhere All At Once

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Few movies have received the praise I’ve seen for Everything Everywhere All At Once. My Facebook feed has been filled with praise from friends such as Greg Atkinson, Aaron Ponce, Soong-Chan Rah, Michael Frost, and others who convinced me to see this great movie.

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.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team Activities | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

If you and your team have recently completed The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Workshop with an experienced facilitator, your work has just begun. Sales Management Leadership

The 4 Burdens of Leadership People Don’t Understand

Leadership Freak

Meaningful service and happy feelings don’t always go together. A happy life is easier than carrying the burdens of leadership. Some people get to the place where they want a simple job with… Continue reading → Leading

How To Earn Respect As A Leader

Tanveer Naseer

Being in a leadership role is a big adjustment from a standard role in any company. It comes with a lot of personal development and figuring out how to earn respect from your coworkers. Respect is not something that just comes when you get a promotion, it’s something you have.

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Leading from the Jumpseat with Peter Docker

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you believe you’re capable of accomplishing extraordinary things? How about your team? In this episode, Peter Docker, author of Leading from the Jumpseat , talks about leadership that lifts people up and gives them the space they need so that, when the time is right, they can take the lead.

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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.

Ethical Leadership Fuels Adaptability

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton The post “Leader Competence: Will It Be A Multiplier or Divider?” generated some great discussion on social media. Here’s a quote from the post: “Leader competence is either going to be a multiplier or a divider. When you have it, you multiply performance and trust, with exponential results. Without it, you divide your possible results by the incompetence factor.” After reading the post, one reader requested that I write more on the topic.

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Tips For Practical Leadership: How To Be A Good Leader

Joseph Lalonde

There’s no question that good leadership is essential for any business or organization to succeed. But being a good leader is not easy – it takes time, effort, and dedication. So if you’re looking for tips on being a more effective leader, you’ve come to the right place.

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Why We Micromanage (Even If We Don’t Want to)

Kevin Eikenberry

Micromanagement. We have all experienced it – and if you are a leader, you have mostly likely done it. Yet no one ever says that great leaders are micromanagers. If it isn’t effective and we don’t like it done to us, why do we micromanage?

Stay Interviews: 5 Simple Steps with Questions

Leadership Freak

Exit interviews investigate why people leave. Stay interviews explore what motivates people to stay. Stay interviews*: Deliver information that can be used today. Give practical insights for engaging and retaining top performers.

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.

How Robust Health Empowers Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

Leadership is often defined by attributes like vision, charisma, presence of mind, and determination. Health is rarely mentioned. However, this is yet another powerful quality that makes great leaders. Robust health is essential for any leader who wants to excel.

High ROI Leadership – Schedule the Finish

Let's Grow Leaders

Schedule the finish to reduce frustration and increase performance. You’ve got more to do than time to do it. Your plan is going to get interrupted, and your interruptions are going to get interrupted. If you don’t have an intentional, focused way to finish what you start, it won’t happen.

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Which of These 3 Levels of Team Buy-in Behaviors Define Your Workplace Culture?

Great Results Team Building

If you have attempted any workplace culture change initiative in the past, or plan on implementing a new program or protocol in the future, this article is for you. Because you will need to inspire your team buy-in to get the behaviors that will move the meter on the change you want to make.

Public Praise

Joseph Lalonde

You may not like this fact, but your people need to be encouraged. They need to know that they’re doing a good job. Encouraging and praising your team members is something we should all do. Especially in private. According to a recent study, employee recognition is crucial to your employees.

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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.

Think Goal First – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Think goal first. That seems like pretty solid advice. And it seems like something that is easy to do. And yet…we don’t always do that.

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7 Leadership Development Secrets from Michelangelo

Leadership Freak

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” Michelangelo Think of leadership development as setting angels free. Someone saw something in you that you didn’t see in… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading

Expanding the REACH of your Ideas


Putting your ideas out there requires courage. When you do that, you want your ideas to reach as many people as possible. In a connected world, expanding the reach of our ideas brings along diverse connections, serendipitous opportunities and exposure to great new ideas.

How I Learned the Importance of Being an Authentic Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

How I Learned the Powerful Impact of Authenticity (the Hard Way). Did you ever THINK you show up as an authentic leader, but as it turned out, you were really screwing up? Yeah, me too. This is how I learned the importance of being an authentic leader the hard way.

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.