January, 2011

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4 Ways to Use Your Blog to Land a New Job or Client

C-Level Strategies

By Lisa Petrilli.

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Culture of Success: Compassion Based Values

The Leadership Advisor

Part 6 of a 6 part blog series on developing a culture that breeds success. Values. Values influence our actions. Less conflict is a result.

7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

I'm seeing and hearing more about controlling leadership lately. I regularly talk to young leaders through my blog and many of them feel they are working for one. The odd thing, however, is that many controlling leaders never really

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Really? Identifying leaders? Have we really degenerated to this point? News Flash – If you have to look for leadership it doesn't exist…Today's post is not going to sit well with many in

Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? Five Keys to.

Kevin Eikenberry

Lots of things happen in meetings – some of them even helpful!

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Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

All week I wrote a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan for 2011. I'm praying God allows many of us to realize dreams and goals we never thought possible in the new year. As a recap, here are all the steps in one post

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. My question for you today is a simple one: ”How's Your Attitude?” Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I'll show you a poor leader. While this sounds simple enough at face value

Five Ways to Recognize – and Value – Your Expertise

Kevin Eikenberry

If this title has you scratching your head, wondering if I am suggesting you become an egomaniac, relax! 5 Ways The truth is, while there are people

How to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change

Leading Blog

Social Media. Nobody really understands it, but we know it’s important. How can we use it to influence others? How can we use it to do some good?

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42 percent of UK Consumers expect a response in 60 Minutes to complaints they make on Twitter and Facebook

Krishna De

Have you noticed members of your community posting customer service related questions on your Facebook Page ?

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Culture of Success: Audacious Commitment

The Leadership Advisor

Part 4 of a 6 part blog series on developing a culture that breeds success. One particular sight caught my attention. It was an amazing sight!

Expect to Earn It

Chris Brady

Children and adults alike fantasize about becoming big successes. Fame and fortune is reserved for the lucky

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Nine Steps for Creating and Maintaining Team Ownership of Ideas.

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader you know results and productivity are higher when people are committed to their work.

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The Difficult Follower – Is it You?

C-Level Strategies

By Lisa Petrilli. Steve Woodruff and I decided to focus on the topic of “the difficult follower” at this week's #LeadershipChat on February 1st.

Executive coaching – another set of clothes for the Emperor? | Forbes [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Slightly misleading headline but an interesting post by Matt Symonds for Forbes.com's The Business School Beat. leadership leadershipdevelopment strategy practice businessschool

Death Star Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

At the risk of dating myself, I remember seeing each film of the first Stars Wars trilogy in the theater. There are bigger problems at play.

Courage, Vulnerability, & Love

Tony Mayo

The pace is slow for an online video but the message is deep and true. Use the extra time to think about your own life, relationships, and desires.

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Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Allowing gossip in the workplace is like encouraging your employees to swim with sharks. Let me cut right to

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Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

Kevin Eikenberry

Some suggested uses for leaders – how to use five free minutes

Management and Leadership – Leadership Lessons from the United.

Strategy Driven

Time, tide, and formation wait for no one.” Original Author Unknown How much time do you waste waiting for meetings to start late? How much time does

Leadership Lessons From Sports

Ravi Pratap Singh

Yesterday was the Annual Sports Day at my son's school. So what are those P's? PREPARATION: Victory Lies In The Preparation. He persevered.

Equal To or Greater Than = Influence


My favorite leaders are genuinely humble. They know they don’t know it all, and they know they have much to learn. They dive into learning with gusto. They make mistakes and try again. If they are in one of those boxes on the organization chart that gives them authority over others, they don’t take it

Bonus Better Than Raise

Tony Mayo

My CEO executive coaching clients frequently wonder how best to motivate and retain key employees. The business owner often tends toward a raise

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5 Communication Tips for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Regardless of your station in life, both what you say, and how you say it matters.

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The First Seven Things to Do When You Get Promoted

Kevin Eikenberry

Seven essential tasks to complete after a promotion or when getting a new job

Google's Greatest Innovation May Be Its Management Practice | Fast Company [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

Interesting post by Bruce Nussbaum on what he calls bi-generational leadership. leadership ceo roles responsibility succession GenY Boomers

Twelve excellent blogs for the next twelve months

Managing Leadership

It is time to offer a New Year’s list of recommended additions to your daily reading list – sources that have found their way firmly on to mine over the past year or more. These all have clear staying power, offering value that is both thought-provoking and actionable. I am confident you’ll be glad you did. Eclecticity , by Doug Fine. Schlegel.

The 4 Things Every Leader Should Say To Their Team, And…

Terry Starbucker

…Then Hold Themselves Accountable To. Trust. Credibility. Every leader wants these things, because if they can get them, it sets the stage for extraordinary achievement. If they cannot, it almost always leads to middling mediocrity or outright failure. Here are the four principles: “I will always tell the truth&#. Easy enough, right?

Tangible Recognition of Company Values

Tony Mayo

The telephone and Internet were still not connected three days after moving our office.

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Creating a Learning Organization: 10 Actions For a Leader


Jack Welch said, “An organizations ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the greatest competitive advantage.” Continuous learning and its respective implementation to generate desired business outcomes is at the core of successful organizations.

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The Power of Focus Words

Kevin Eikenberry

A process for setting direction and focus for an individual or group

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Advocacy to Shift Culture

Women on Business

Organizations working on raising awareness of inclusiveness and why it is essential for businesses to survive are well served by advocacy programming.

Have You Trained Your Replacement?


Today's guest post is from Mike Figliuolo at The thoughtLEADERS Blog. With a lot of wisdom and good things to say about leadership – hop over to his blog and be sure to subscribe. None of us likes to think about being replaced in our