November, 2016

5 Telling Signs that You Need to Become an Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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How Leaders Can Support Experimentation

Kevin Eikenberry

Before I dive into my idea and proposed actions for you today, I must start from a different point of reference.

Dream Adjusters: Why Company Leaders Also Have To Be Chief Calibration Officers

Terry Starbucker

When is a dream too big? When is it not big enough? When should the dream change? And who should be the one sorting it all out for an organization and/or team pushing for greatness? YOU, the leader. . There is no other person that can do it most effectively, or with the most impact.

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How Successful People Create Their Own Future

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Shawn Hunter: “Why waste time proving over and over how great you are, when you could be getting better?” – Carol Dweck Sticks and stones may break our bones, but words can change our brain.

The 15 minute guide to a successful interview

N2Growth Blog

Do you want to learn the techniques which will help you to smash your job interviews out of the park and get you the offer? Do you want to learn how to answer any interview question, even difficult behavioural interview questions?

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5 Leadership Lessons: To Pixar and Beyond

Leading Blog

F ROM A PICTURE IN A MAGAZINE, Lawrence Levy was asked by Steve Jobs to become the CFO of Pixar and structure it in a way that investors could understand it. The trick was to preserve whatever it was about Pixar that enabled great stories to happen in the process.

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How to Build the Future by Asking Four Forward-Facing Questions

Leadership Freak

Frustration with teams and organizations is the result of avoiding questions that many leaders don’t dare to ask. Successful leaders ask forward-facing questions that define a future distinct from the past. 4 backward-facing questions: What’s… Continue reading → Change Courage Curiosity Mistakes Success Leadership Development organizational success

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Disney’s Moana

Joseph Lalonde

Disney’s latest animated feature film is the hit success Moana. Moana is about a Pacific Islander who has to partner with the demigod Maui. I’ll be honest, I was a bit hesitant going into the movie because of the mythology of the characters.

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Ten daily practices that show respect to your team

Aspire-CS

Disrespect seems to be running rampant everywhere, including our workplaces. Yet when a leader shows they respect their team, the benefits become obvious: people are motivated, dedicated, loyal and the leader becomes a talent magnet – the best workers want to work for and stay with that leader.

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5 Habits that Leave You Personally Unfulfilled

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Does Your Leadership Bring Out The Best In Those You Lead?

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a noticeable uptick in leadership and management articles focusing on the topic of how leaders can ensure that they are providing a ‘safe’ environment for all of their employees.

Gratitude is Good for You Too

Leading Blog

W E KNOW GRATITUDE makes relationships thrive and makes trust possible. Gratitude encourages, clarifies, motivates, includes, and unifies. When we show gratitude, people feel valued, they know what’s important, they want to do more, and they feel part of something bigger than themselves.

5 Conversations Your Millennial Employees Are Longing To Have

Let's Grow Leaders

Morgan (a family friend who also happens to be a millennial) was practically screaming in frustration as we began our mentoring session, “Arghhh, Karin, I’m just so frustrated.

How Leaders are Catalysts

Kevin Eikenberry

In your mostly long-forgotten chemistry class, you learned that a catalyst is a substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected. (OK, OK, maybe you didn’t remember). That idea is a powerful one, but by itself doesn’t prove the point in the title of this article.

How to Talk about Politics at Work

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The recent US elections might have been the most contentious ever. And strong feelings continue to abound. Even though the elections are over, many people are deeply worried about what will happen next. Each side was very concerned about what would happen if their candidate did not win.

Business Marketing Tactics to Create a Strong 2017

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Your Most Important Business Strategy Is Culture

Strategy Driven

How healthy is the quality of your business culture? Does your work environment ensure every player – leader, team member, customer, even supplier – is treated with trust, respect, and dignity in every interaction?

Why Above All Else, Leaders Must Teach and Not Tell (and 6 Ways To Do It Right)

Terry Starbucker

The teaching element of leadership is so often overlooked and overshadowed by more glamorous things like vision, strategy and execution.

5 Ways to Tame a Bad Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

“Greg” called to share his news, “You know that situation with my boss is going a lot better! I decided to go on the offense and just keep him over-informed. He loves it. Now he stays off my back and I can do my work.” ” Bingo. Another “bad boss” tamed.

The Power of a Minute: How to Get More Out of Every Minute In Your Day

Kevin Eikenberry

Within the last couple of months, I have recorded three episodes of Remarkable TV that talked about what you can do in five minutes, including, be more influential, coach, or learn something.

A Manager’s Guide to Preventing and Dealing with Workplace Conflict

Great Leadership By Dan

Most people can handle just about any amount and type of work that comes their way. It’s not the work that puts them over the edge – its conflict with coworkers! Conflict in the workplace – or anywhere - is inevitable. Conflict is part of being human. Some people are more comfortable with it than others, and some people tend to be “conflict carriers”. Ultimately, it’s part of a manager’s job to deal with workplace conflict head-on.

4 Goals You Should Add to Your To-Do List After Attending a Conference

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Temperament: What It Takes to Lead

N2Growth Blog

By definition, temperament connotes disposition — an outlook on the world but also a sense of individuality that radiates self-assurance. In my experience, those with a good temperament are those who bring people toward them. Because they invite smart people and feel warmed by their presence.

How Any Leader Can Kickstart and Land Powerful Conversations

Leadership Freak

You look for an escape when blabbing leaders arrive. But a leader skilled at powerful conversations is a thing of beauty. 10 questions to kickstart powerful conversations: What would make this conversation a… Continue reading → Coaching Curiosity Questions

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5 Proven Ways To Make Your One-On-One Meetings More Impactful

Let's Grow Leaders

“Nicole” called me looking for help on employee engagement. “Karin, I’m looking at our employee engagement survey and 80% of the respondents said they haven’t had a one-on-one meeting with their boss in the last year. How is that possible? And what do we do now?”

7 Presentation Strategies to Skyrocket Your Career

Strategy Driven

If you are a professional working in business today then regardless of your industry, age or position you will be called on regularly to present your ideas to others. If it hasn’t begun yet then be patient, it will soon.

5 Reasons No One Is Following You

Joseph Lalonde

L eaders can’t lead without followers. That seems like an obvious fact but so many people are missing this. They don’t realize no one is following them. The other mystery is that those who do realize this conundrum don’t know why people aren’t following them.

Advice for Women: 6 Tips to Create a Resume for a Typically Male Industry

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Building effective communication channels

Lead on Purpose

The word ‘channel’ has various and differing meanings. I grew up on a ranch, and we had to get water to the grass and to the cattle. My dad and grandpa built ditches and canals to channel the water to … Continue reading → Team Building channels Communication decisiveness discipline motivation relationships

How to Capture the Opportunity in Awkward Silence

Leadership Freak

The need for quick answers is the path to shallow solutions. The best thing to hear after asking penetrating questions is silence, especially your own. Courageous leaders dare to ask awkward questions. More… Continue reading → Curiosity Questions Leadership Development

The 7 Deadly Sins of Skip Level Meetings

Let's Grow Leaders

Skip level meetings always seem like a good idea at the time. A little MBWA (management by walking around) never hurt anyone. Or did it? Done well, skip level meetings are a remarkable tool in your Winning Well toolkit.

Three Keys to a Good Online Reputation

Strategy Driven

Headlines today are filled with cell phone videos of bad behavior, verbal attacks in the twitter-verse, and disturbing incidents of cyberbullying.

15 Questions Great Leaders Ask Other Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

G reat leaders never stop learning. That’s why great leaders never fail to ask other leaders questions about leadership. These leaders are hungry. They want to grow. They know they can’t lead by themselves. So they ask. And ask. Then ask some more.

Are Old Habits Getting in the Way of Success?

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