March, 2018

Healthy Habits Of Successful Leaders – An Expert Roundup

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks. Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the civanonversation on what a healthy leader looks like.

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The Everyday Habit That Is Killing Your Brain (and Your Dreams)

Women on Business

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Imposter Syndrome: 4 Ways to Defeat Self-Doubt

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you ever feel like you’re just a bit under-qualified for your current role? Are you constantly waiting for the other shoe to drop? Do you lie awake at night, thinking of ways to cover up your weaknesses so no one will […].

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The 3 Mental Qualities of Great Leaders

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP BEGINS in the mind. To lead effectively we must understand what is going on inside of us, so that we can lead ourselves. Only when we have developed a consistent habit of doing that can we then better understand and lead others and then collectively our teams and organizations.

5 Steps To Cultivate Compassion In Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Stanford professor Dr. Leah Weiss. Modern leadership training is being taken over by a clever but misguided trend. One that’s filled with yoga rooms and entertainment-infused buffet lunches.

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3 Reasons Why Your Company’s “Superhero” Leadership Strategy Isn’t Working

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Busine: Would you describe your company’s CEO as Wonder Woman, or your executive vice president as Batman? Do the regional managers remind you of the Fantastic Four? I’d guess it’s unlikely that you think of your leadership team in this way.

How to Run a Better Project: A Communication Tool For Project Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

Whether you’re a PMI certified project manager working to spearhead several large-scale projects, or a manager balancing a critical project while still doing your day job, you know the importance of communication. And yet, people typically don’t communicate well. Especially not about […].

Storytelling: Begin With The End in Mind

QAspire

Stories and narratives that touch us emotionally have power to transform us. When hearing a moving speech, story or talk, we feel that it is delivered effortlessly but we know it doesn’t happen on its own.

10 Of My Biggest Leadership Mistakes

Ron Edmondson

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in leadership. One of the primary purposes of this blog is to help others learn from my experience. So, I want to share some of the mistakes I’ve made. I hope at least one of them encourages other leaders.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tomb Raider

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Previously, Angelina Jolie brought the video game Tomb Raider to the big screen. Now Alicia Vikander takes over the moniker of Lara Croft and is the lead actress in the newest Tomb Raider movie. Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft.

Forget Your Comfort Zone if You Want to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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6 Steps to Building a Community

Leading Blog

I N BUSINESS AND IN LIFE, it’s all about relationships. We are designed to connect with others. When we are connected to something larger than ourselves, we find meaning. We make a difference. Organizational health is facilitated by building community within your organization.

Town Hall Meetings: 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Leadership Message

Let's Grow Leaders

When done well, corporate town hall meetings are an inspiring way to get everyone on the same page, to communicate your MIT priorities, to hear what’s on the minds of the people closest to your customer, and to say thank you. We’re […].

6 Power Tips for Tough Conversations

Leadership Freak

You tried to deal with the issue when it was small but there’s no improvement. Now it’s time for a tough conversation. Power Tips for Tough Conversations: #1. Build positive relationships: Positive relationships… Continue reading → Communication Feedback Leading Taking others higher Coaching Leadership Development

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Leaders, Let Them See You Sweat

Ron Edmondson

Never let them see you sweat. Or, so they used to say. Apparently the phrase, “ Never let them see you sweat” came from a 1984 Gillette company deodorant commercial. It’s a great phrase. When I was younger, it was a popular cultural saying.

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Servant Leadership: Each of Us Has an Opportunity to Serve

Joseph Lalonde

A Guest Article By Ken Blanchard Sometimes when I’m leading a session for a big group of managers, I’ll ask, “How many of you think of yourself as a leader?” Usually, only about one-third of them raise their hands.

Registering A Company In The UK Need Not Be Tricky – Follow These 5 Simple Steps

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The One Thing Exceptional Leaders Never Forget

Tanveer Naseer

Recently, Tesla and Space X founder and CEO Elon Musk shared a powerful message on Twitter about his company’s recent launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket with the Tesla-driving Starman inside: Why Falcon Heavy & Starman? Life cannot just be about solving one sad problem after another.

9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future

Leading Blog

I F SOMEONE IS WILLING to share the wisdom of their experience, it’s worth taking the time to absorb their message. By seeking out the experiences of others, we can grow faster with less drama.

The Five Purposes of Listening

Leadership Freak

The most neglected work of leadership is listening. The reason? It’s hard work. If leadership is about others, listening is about leadership. 4 reasons you hate to listen: A squirrel’s attention span. Busy… Continue reading → Listening Leadership Development

4 Leadership Realities in Times of Transition

Ron Edmondson

There are some common occurrences during times of change in an organization. If a leader doesn’t understand them the chance for a successful transition is diminished, people remain frustrated, and progress is stalled. Leader, if you’re leading a time of transition here are four things to remember.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death Wish

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I’ve often wondered what I would do if I was ever put into a situation like Bryan Mills from Taken or, now, Dr. Paul Kersey (Bruce Willis) in the new Death Wish movie. Would I want to extract revenge for the pain brought upon me or the deaths I had to witness?

Why Female Entrepreneurs Need A Savings Plan

Women on Business

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How To Reignite Our Inspiration At Work

Tanveer Naseer

Let’s face it, all of us want to be inspired at work. So why do studies show that over 70% of us feel uninspired about the work we do? And more importantly, what can we do about it?

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The Power of Observation

Kevin Eikenberry

“Chance favors a prepared mind.” ” The quote from Louis Pasteur is well known, but it is incomplete. The full thought is Where observation is concerned, chance favors the prepared mind.

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Intelligent Disobedience: 5 Ways to Invite Disconfirming Feedback

Leadership Freak

“Serious errors are avoided by the use of Intelligent Disobedience.” Ira Chaleff, author of Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do Is Wrong. Blind obedience is dangerous: Skilled guide dogs disobey… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Decisions Feedback organizational success

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7 Ways I Partner with My Wife in Ministry

Ron Edmondson

Why Being an Ethical Leader Can Help Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Andrew Leigh: First let’s get a little clearer about what being an ethical leader means. It’s someone who promotes and upholds workplace integrity and values. You may not be able to “see” someone is an ethical leader.

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How to Overcome Burnout

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Wrinkle In Time

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Disney adapts Madeleine L’Engle’s story A Wrinkle In Time for the big screen.

What Will You Learn Today?

Kevin Eikenberry

If you have kids or if you were ever a kid (and I’m guessing you can answer at least one of these affirmatively??), you have asked or been asked this question before: What did you learn today?

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The Complete List of ‘UP’ for Leaders

Leadership Freak

Thanks to readers who correct, clarify, and expand on the ideas presented here on Leadership Freak. Several readers expanded the ideas in this morning’s post. I can’t resist compiling a ‘complete’ list of… Continue reading → Leading Leadership

7 Ways to Respond to Difficult People In the Church

Ron Edmondson

If you are not active in the local church (which is a small part of my blog readership), please allow me to apologize in advance for this post. It’s really written to those inside the church – especially pastors. Please know it’s not at all representative of everyone in the church.

Be realistic about your successes and failures

Aspire-CS

Take a moment to think back on the leadership successes and failures you have experienced. Ask yourself, “Who is responsible for my successes?” and then, “Who is responsible for my failures?”. Think broadly as you ponder those questions.