June, 2017

How to Recognize a Leader

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

How do you recognize who’s a leader? Is it the person telling everyone what to do? Not necessarily. If he is being ignored, he is only talking to himself. Is it the person giving directions? Telling people where to go? Not necessarily.

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Future of Work: Four Shifts Leaders Must Focus on

QAspire

Talking about the impending shifts like automation, robotics, disruptions and uncertainties in our world of work is almost clichéd.

Humility is the New Smart: Are You Ready?

Leading Blog

S MART used to be a quantity game. “I I know more than you. I get more things right.” But Ed Hess and Katherine Ludwig say that in the new Smart Machine Age, that’s losing game. The new smart is about quality.

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How Failure Taught Me To Become A Better Listener

Tanveer Naseer

In my work with various leaders, one of the strategies I often share is employing the art of asking questions.

3 Fundamental Secrets for Mastering Time Management

Women on Business

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Leadership Tips from Mankind’s Best Friend, the Dog

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Garry McDaniel : For over three decades, the Gallup organization has been conducting surveys to illuminate the role leader’s play in creating a workforce of engaged employees to organizational leadership.

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Are You a First-Time Manager? 6 Tips to Start Off Right

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Are you ready to be a first-time manager? Perhaps you’ve had some bad managers in the past, and you think this is your chance to do it right. Well, it IS your chance to do it right. But you can’t wing it.

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9 Things Positive Leaders Do

Leading Blog

J ON GORDON is a prolific writer. He has written at least a dozen books on leadership that I am aware of. The Power of Positive Leadership summarizes much of his thinking and provides a great introduction to all of his other work. As a result, it is full of good practices and thinking.

Listen Up! 5 Ways To Improve Your Leadership Listening Skills

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Jackie Edwards. Are you part of the 25 per cent of leaders who aren’t really listening to their employees? It could be harming your reputation and career.

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Women, Business and Tech: What We Need To Do Now

Women on Business

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26 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Transformers 5: The Last Knight

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I can hardly believe Transformers 5 released this past weekend. Transformers: The Last Knight is Michael Bay’s last outing as the director of the Transformers series. Over the years, I’ve enjoyed seeing the giant transforming robots brought to the big screen.

4 Dangers of Digital Communication and 8 Tips to Avoid Them

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Naphtali Hoff It’s no surprise that we use email and text for so many of our communications. It’s often faster, it’s neater, and it can easily be saved for future reference without paper sifting and clutter. Digital communication allows us to send and reply at our own convenience.

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5 Vacation Goals for a Leader

Ron Edmondson

I will never forget a sobering question I received a couple years ago. I was on my last day of vacation at the beach and had just finished my last vacation run – vacation runs are the best. A friend texted me.

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How to Avoid Your Leadership Gap

Leading Blog

T HE GAP IN OUR LEADERSHIP arises as a result of the disconnect between how we think people are experiencing our leadership and how they are actually experiencing our leadership. And where we find that disconnect we limit or even derail our leadership potential.

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4 Steps To Becoming More Inquisitive As Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

In my previous piece, where I shared the story of how a past leadership failure helped me to learn to become a better listener , I pointed out that one of the keys to effective leadership is learning to be more inquisitive.

How to Handle Conflict in the Workplace

Women on Business

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Becoming a great leader takes intention and mindfulness

Aspire-CS

Leading others can look easy. In reality, most leaders aren’t naturals at leading people; they have to learn by trial and error. Think of all the professions that people go into that require years of honing their craft: musician, doctor, lawyer, engineer, teacher, scientist….the the list goes on.

Three Negotiation Keys to Leadership Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Corey Kupfer: There are three keys to true negotiating success. If you master these three keys, not only will you have much more success in negotiating but you will be able to apply them to be a more effective leader.

The Life of an Idea on a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

Healthy teams allow every idea a chance to live. At initial thought, there are no bad ideas. The healthiest teams don’t contain a built in idea killer. And, if there is one they aren’t allowed to remain so for long. Ideas need a chance to breathe.

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4 Characteristics of Great Teams

Leading Blog

T HE AMERICA'S CUP is the world’s oldest international sporting trophy, first contested in 1851 when the schooner America crossed the Atlantic and beat 15 British yachts. The trophy became known as the America’s Cup for the winning yacht in 1851.

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Communicate Like a Leader: Connecting Strategically to Coach, Inspire and Get Things Done

Kevin Eikenberry

by Dianna Booher If you want to be more successful in life and ask people for advice, two pieces of advice will show up early and often: Become a great communicator. Become strategic or intentional. This is amazingly sound advice. And when you are in a leadership role, the advice is doubly true.

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What is Your Emotional Intelligence Level? Take the Infographic Quiz

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Leader Isolation: 6 Ways to Conquer Loneliness at the Top

RapidStart Leadership

We are not alone… …but sometimes it can feel that way. Leadership can bring with it a sense of isolation. You seem to be the only one bearing the burden of responsibility, setting the standard, and trying to balance the demands of your boss with the realities on the ground.

The 7 Keys To Leading Your Team To Greatness

Terry Starbucker

Building a great team is one of those leadership skills that can make or break you.

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The Fuzziness of a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

Clarity is often king in organizational dynamics. Clear communication is vital for healthy teams. A huge part of my job as a leader is to help people understand our vision and where we are going next to try to realize it (as well as I know at the time).

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29 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Cars 3

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Let’s be honest. Walt Disney Picture’s and Pixar’s Cars 2 was a disappoint. Cars 2 strayed far from what made the original Cars movie great. Thankfully, Cars 3 veers back on track.

What I Learned About Leadership From My Mom

Kevin Eikenberry

Tomorrow is my mother’s birthday. I won’t tell you which one it is, but like all the rest of them, it is worth celebrating. As I’ve been thinking about Mom’s upcoming birthday, I’ve been reflecting on what she’s taught me – it’s a long list.

Establishing Credibility as a Young Businesswoman-5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Women on Business

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Seven Steps to See and Solve Blindspots

Leadership Freak

Blindspots let you blame others for your shortcomings and feel superior while doing it. 5 common leadership blindspots: Evaluating yourself as a good listener, even though you can’t wait for others to stop… Continue reading → Feedback Leading

Why You Might Be a Micromanager and It’s Not Your Fault

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Marissa was frustrated. As district manager of a large retail chain, she was responsible for ten stores. Her district was doing well, meeting sales goals and store operations were generally smooth. The problem was that her boss, the regional manager, was a micromanager. Every time an issue arose, her boss was right in the mix […]. The post Why You Might Be a Micromanager and It’s Not Your Fault appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

10 Ways to Create an Unhealthy Team Environment

Ron Edmondson

I am not sure why you would want to, but just in case you ever did, I know some keys to creating an unhealthy team. Seriously, I realize no one intentionally sets out for unhealthiness, but I’ve seen it so many times. There are things which injure the health of a team.

Are You Ready To Lead?

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership is rarely a position that you’re ready for when you walk into the role. Many times, young leaders are thrust into the role of leadership well before they’ve had time to prepare. That’s a scary proposition. And many leaders bow out before their time is done.

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Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Rhett Power

Kevin Eikenberry

The Entrepreneur’s Book of Actions breaks down actions leaders/entrepreneurs can take to make small daily changes for a big impact. Rhett Power, award-winning entrepreneur (Wild Creations), consultant, speaker and author joins Kevin to talk about his book and his leadership journey.

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The Perks and Perils of Using Social Media in Career Building

Women on Business

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How to Transform Meetings That Suck the Life Out of You

Leadership Freak

When was the last time you left a meeting ready to charge hell with a squirt gun? Lousy meetings are problem-solving activities with the wrong people in the room. The… Continue reading → Meetings and agendas Meetings

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The Disposition of Attitude

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken directly from Chris Brady's critically acclaimed book, Rascal: It has often been said, “Attitude is everything.” Author John Maxwell, however, offers a great. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The One Question I Ask When Receiving a Complaint

Ron Edmondson

It would be difficult to be in leadership and not have people upset with a decision you made at some point. In fact, with every decision comes a variety of responses. Leadership guides people places they’ve never been before, so leading always involves change.