November, 2016

5 Steps to Develop a Viable Digital Marketing Strategy for Small Business

Women on Business

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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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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.

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.

7 Absolutely Certain Ways to Grow as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

These will work every time! Do you want to grow as a leader? Do you want to keep growing? One reason I write this blog is I want to help others grow. At the same time, I have to keep growing as a leader. The people who look to me for leadership need me to continually strive to improve.

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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.

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.

2 Things All Good Leaders Do For Their Team

Ron Edmondson

There are two things all good leaders do for their team. These are vital if you want to lead a healthy team. First. They help their team say yes. Good leaders give their team the freedom to dream. They empower the team to take their ministry in new directions.

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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.

3 Elements to Build and Engage a Community for Your Startup

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What You Can Do After a Catastrophic Event

Kevin Eikenberry

We all deal with catastrophes in our life – big and small and in all parts of our lives. Even a cursory view of social media, the news or conversations around us will show that many feel this way in the aftermath of the recent U.S, Presidential election. This is not an article about the […].

A Timely Reminder Of The Power Of Empathy In Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

No matter where you live, there’s no question that the big story this week is the arrival of the US election and who the American public has decided to serve their country as their next President.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hacksaw Ridge

Joseph Lalonde

H acksaw Ridge is the story of WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, who served during the Battle of Okinawa. Doss refused to wield a weapon or harm another person. For this, his commanding officer had him court-martialed and attempted to expel him from the military.

5 Insights I Have Learned About Failure

Ron Edmondson

I deal with people who feel like failures. Everyday. It could be because of relationships gone bad. Business setbacks. A personal life – which was private – but is not anymore, because of intentional bad decisions or circumstances out of the person’s control.

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.

5 Habits that Leave You Personally Unfulfilled

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Your discomfort is whispering to you

Aspire-CS

With the scariest of holiday seasons behind us, it’s time to talk about fear. Not the running-away-screaming variety, but the smaller, uncomfortable kind that you may avoid in our workplace like: Having difficult conversations. Giving honest feedback. Asking for feedback. Speaking truth to power.

Veterans Among the Best Civilian Leaders

Strategy Driven

When it’s time to hire for critical positions within your company, consider the training and certification in military systems offered to service men and women.

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.

10 Suggestions to Welcome a New Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I frequently receive questions from churches who want to welcome a new pastor and do it well. I’ve written extensively about some of my own transitions.

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.

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Balancing Your Work and Home Life

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The Morning After: 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Ensure Your Training Sticks

Let's Grow Leaders

“John” glanced excitedly at the conference room walls filled with easel sheets, plans and ideas. And then sighed deeply as he shuffled though his deep pile of notes and action items.

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.

Overcoming The Overwhelm With Beth Beutler – Answers From Leadership Episode 25

Joseph Lalonde

B eth Beutler is the guest on today’s Answers From Leadership podcast. Beth is virtual assistant, consultant, author, speaker. She helps principle-centered yet overwhelmed professionals excel. Today, we discussed overcoming the overwhlem, and becoming a more productive leader.

5 Easy Steps to Begin a Daily Quiet Time

Ron Edmondson

The way you begin your day often determines the quality of the day. For this reason, throughout my adult Christian life, I’ve tried to spend some time focused on the God I love and trust. It truly does make a difference.

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 Start a U.S. Business When You Are a Foreigner

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In 100 Words: Face The Light

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In moments of uncertainty, inspiration came to me in form of a tweet with a visual that read, “If you see shadows, it is because there is light.”. I instinctively told myself, “If you face the light, shadows fall behind.”. The mindset of abundance asks, “What’s possible?”

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?”

20 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Doctor Strange

Joseph Lalonde

I n a movie universe full of super-powered humans and aliens, Doctor Strange brings in a new aspect to the Marvel movie universe. Doctor Strange introduces the world of magic and mysticism. The story of Doctor Stephen Strange could be your story. Or even my story.

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7 Steps To Having The Best Thanksgiving Ever

Ron Edmondson

Want a guaranteed better Thanksgiving? Perhaps even the best Thanksgiving ever? I actually believe Thanksgiving may be one of the most “Christian” holidays we can celebrate. As believers, we are to give thanks always – in every situation. And, we have reason to be thankful.

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.

Are Old Habits Getting in the Way of Success?

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