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How to Host a Clear the Air Meeting for Better Team Collaboration

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Approaches For a Better Clear the Air Meeting. Do you ever need to have a meeting to “clear the air?” ” This question came in from one of our recent leadership development programs.

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We All Need Reminders

Joseph Lalonde

Just before I began writing this article, I received an email from a blog subscriber we’ll call Jack. He was sending me a thank you. Jack was reading an old article of mine in his inbox. The article spoke to him about his attitude that was souring. Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash.

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Why Leaders Must Invest In Modern Technology For Continued Success

Tanveer Naseer

Technological advancements that provide essential conveniences for businesses are constantly evolving. These modern solutions help organizations worldwide to improve operations and enhance the quality of their products and services.

4 Surprising Times to Express Gratitude

Leadership Freak

You’ll never be great and ungrateful at the same time. Gratefulness sees advantage where ungratefulness sees obstacle. Unexpressed gratitude is ungratefulness. 4 surprising times to express gratitude #1. When tempted to complain express… Continue reading → Leading

HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

How to Help Your Team’s Performance Stand Out For Better Recognition

Let's Grow Leaders

Better Recognition Starts With More Strategic Contribution. You care about your team and the work they’re doing. They’re working hard. And if they’re like so many teams we work with, they yearn for better recognition.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Dragon Ball is an animated series that started in Japan in 1984. The cartoon has garnered critical acclaim and runs through multiple series. Dragon Ball Super is one series that spawned from the original series.

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Great Advice for Leaders in Two Words

Leadership Freak

Bad advice is dangerous when it sounds smart. Take, ‘get over it’, for example. Get over it’, isn’t great advice. It’s absurd and destructive. Don’t get over it. Become better because of it.… … Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading wise advice

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Changing Your Mind

Let's Grow Leaders

When you think about changing perception when was the last time that you changed your mind about something? Have you seen the images that have been coming from the new James Webb telescope? Changing our perceptions of outer space and what’s millions and billions of light years away from us.

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5 Books Leaders Should Read In September 2022

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve been listening to a wide range of audiobooks recently. My book list has been everything from leadership to personal development to science to cultural. This listening experience has been great. I’ve been introduced many great authors and concepts.

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Recognizing Ethical Issues (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In Part 1 of this series, I explored why it is important to develop our own internal warning system to alert us when we need to think carefully about ethical issues. In this post, I'll address why some leaders who want to do the right thing have not yet developed their capacity to detect ethical issues.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

The Power of Wishful Thinking

Leadership Freak

I stood beside the sink and marveled while dad proved his manliness. He whipped lather in a cup with a steaming shaving brush. His face disappeared in glorious white foam. The swipe of… Continue reading → Vision Leadership Development Leading hopes and dreams

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Smart Leadership: Four Simple Choices to Scale Your Impact


Choices we make as leaders are our currency to create an impact, build trust and scale our influence as leaders. Amidst all the complexity, distractions and disruptive changes, it is easy for us to get caught up on the treadmill of reacting to the external forces.

The Importance of Negotiation in Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

This is a contributed post to For more information on contributing a post, please see our contributing policies. Photo by Cytonn Photography on Unsplash. Do you want to improve your leadership skills? If you do, you have come to the right place.

Why People Don’t Talk in Meetings – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve likely found yourself in this situation (either as the leader or as a team member). The leader asks a question and gets nothing. It’s crickets. No one says anything. And the leader is wondering, why don’t they talk?

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

Best Advice Ever: Buy Premium Toilet Paper

Leadership Freak

I had my first encounter with one of plumbing’s greatest inventions while in the Middle East, a bidet. It’s a thing of beauty. My best advice – if you haven’t tried one –… Continue reading → Leading

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You Need To Play Politics.

Rich Gee Group

If you're employed in a large organization , an essential component of your annual review is how much your manager likes/needs you. I don't mean this cynically or flippantly. There are a lot of bureaucratic processes around annual reviews to make them seem "fair" and "objective.”

Reasons Digital Transformation is Vital for Business Growth

Strategy Driven

The world has been in the digital age for a significant period now, but some companies have been quicker to adapt than others.

Would You Like to Learn from These Culture Experts?

Kevin Eikenberry

Organizational culture has never been talked about more or mattered more. It makes sense. People see culture as a primary lever to improve retention, increase collaboration, improve productivity, and much more.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

Saturday Sage: How to Become a Go-To Person

Leadership Freak

When your friends face critical life-decisions, you want to be their go-to person. When knees buckle and people are stressed, you want to give strength. When leaders around you stumble, you want them… Continue reading → Saturday Sage Leading Growth wise advice

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Oh, the Humanity! Of Cybersecurity

CEO Insider

A rigorous cybersecurity plan is critical for your company’s protection, but it means nothing if you’re employees aren’t trained to recognize cyberthreats. When employees know what to watch out for, you can be assured that your organization will be safe from data breaches and other security issues.

Tips for Improving Your Business’s Financial Reporting

Strategy Driven

Inaccurate financial reporting doesn’t only make your business look substandard to key stakeholders and investors, but it can also lead to a loss in finances and attract the attention of certain regulatory bodies.

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Why Team Culture Matters More Now than Ever

Kevin Eikenberry

Since March of 2020, more has changed in the workplace and how people see and view work than had changed in the previous thirty years. During this time of tumult and uncertainty, some teams have leaned into their culture. Others have wondered what theirs will become.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

How to Be a People-Pleaser and Still Be True to Yourself

Leadership Freak

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” Herbert Bayard Swope, first recipient of the Pulitzer… Continue reading → Leading

Don’t Just Go With It, Combat Toxicity at Work with Audacity

Steve Farber

If you were to ask Hollywood icons how to deal with toxic colleagues, you would get a variety of answers. Adam Sandler’s suggestion might be to “Just Go With It,” Elsa would instruct you to. Read more.

Tips For Choosing The Right Furniture For Your Office Building

Strategy Driven

If you’re in charge of furnishing an office building, choosing the right furniture is essential. Not only does the furniture need to be comfortable and functional, but it also needs to be visually appealing.

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Does Starbucks New CEO Signal a Culture Change?

Modern Servant Leader

Starbucks announced yesterday that Laxman Narasimhan will replace CEO Howard Schultz as the company’s new CEO. Named interim CEO, Schultz has been CEO and Board chairman off and on at the company for over 35 years and is chief architect of their culture.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

How and When Your Consulting Firm Should Solicit Feedback

David A Fields

Your consulting firm’s clients are happy. You know this for three reasons: they tell you, they engage your firm for follow-on work and they refer you to other prospects. (If If they send you s’mores, they’re really happy!)

Work Smarter Not Harder: How To Reach Peak Efficiency With A Virtual Assistant

CEO Insider

A well-run business is prepared for growth. Operational efficiency leads to improved customer experiences, the erosion of employee stress, and most importantly, enhanced revenue potential. Once processes run smoothly and teams collaborate seamlessly, businesses are positioned to innovate and grow.

6 Reasons To Prioritize The Physical And Mental Health Of Employees

Strategy Driven

As the saying goes, ‘you can’t be a healthy company with a broken workforce’. But, what does that really mean?

7 Misleading Phrases to Avoid in Every Leadership Conversation

Lolly Daskal

We all know that words matter—and the words of leaders have particular weight. In leadership and business it’s easy to fall prey to jargon and wordiness, but there are other phrases that mislead employees and signal poor leadership.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.