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10 Ways to Increase Your Small Business Website Conversions

Women on Business

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Beyond Financial Fitness - Summary and Reviews

Chris Brady

Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward went above and beyond the call of duty when they created the Beyond Financial Fitness Program.

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How to Reduce Employee Turnover with 7 Critical Leadership Skills

Lead Change Blog

Poor leadership is often at the root of high employee turnover. Recognize and Acknowledge. Create Opportunities. Make Your Vision Contagious.

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Are You Playing Offense or Defense?

Kevin Eikenberry

I recently read this question somewhere, and it stuck with me. Are you playing offense or defense? The post Are You Playing Offense or Defense?

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4 Keys to Enhance Female Leadership in Your Business

Women on Business

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6 Challenges You Will Face as a Woman Pursuing Your Career Goals

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Six Kinds Of Procrastinators, and How to Help Them Deliver

Lead Change Blog

In college I used to put off studying, often until the night before the exam. You might be surprised. Not because I was worried. Nope.

Do You Lead Leaders or Lead Followers?

Ron Edmondson

At some point every leader must decide. In my leadership experience there are two kinds of leaders. Some leaders refuse to be leaders of leaders.

Five Daily Decisions

Kevin Eikenberry

In fact, the daily decisions we make often without even thinking, […].

7 Attributes of a Great Management Hire

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7 Surefire Ways to Gain More Credibility in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s the time of year where many of us are talking about what we want to lose–a few pounds, some bad habits, a toxic relationship. I know.

7 Suggestions for a Leader to have a Better Weekend

Ron Edmondson

Hint: It takes intentionality If you are like me you love your weekends. T.G.I.F., right? In fairness, my weekends are shorter than some.

The Leadership Wonder Drug (But Beware Of The Side Effects)

Terry Starbucker

It’s a leadership wonder drug of 5 simple words that can make a huge difference in the workplace. What is it? You did a great job”. Lead well! Marie.

4 Things Extremely Successful People Do over Holiday Breaks

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5 Ways To Become An Extraordinary Person

Joseph Lalonde

When I think about the people I’ve met, I can’t think of one person who wants to be ordinary. Yet most people are. I know that.

Change Management Challenges

Lead Change Blog

This post is part of our 2017 Lead Change Group Guest Blogger Series. Today we are pleased to share a post from Rebecca Henderson. Explain the change!

What Disengaged Employees Would Say to the Boss (If They Could Be Honest)

Michael Lee Stallard

In 2016 you received the results of your company’s employee engagement survey. They were disappointing. Include us in goal setting.

Great leaders set standards around character as well as results

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Your leadership legacy depends on the standards you set for yourself, not the standards you set for […]. Thursday Thoughts

How To Assemble A Support System

Joseph Lalonde

You need help One of the hardest things for a leader to do is to ask for help. Too many new leaders see this asking for help as a sign of weakness.

New Year, New You? Three steps to actually change yourself this year

Next Level Blog

OK, it’s January 2, 2017. Have you transformed yourself yet? C’mon man! What are we even doing out here, man? Time’s a wasting! Get busy! Sorry about that. I got caught up in all of the annual and predictable “New Year, New You!” hype we’re reading everywhere this week. Get organized. Lose weight. Quit drinking. Be nicer. Read more. Get stronger.

Five Personal Reflection Questions to Evaluate Your Year and Start the New Year Right

Ron Edmondson

I’m a reflective person. How was the year? What can we learn from it? How can I do better next year? I think its a great exercise.

10 Ways to be Angry Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Leaders who suppress anger live with the ponderous weight of things unsaid. Embrace the power of letting yourself be angry. Expression: Anger isn’t the main issue, expression is. Spontaneous expressions of anger like… Continue reading → Anger Leading Marks of leaders

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Ditch Lofty Outcome Goals and “Hit the Glove!”

Leading Blog

W HEN IT COMES TO KEEPING New Year’s Resolutions, the stats aren’t good. Surveys show that while some 40 percent of us make them, only 8 percent of us keep them. We may feel exhilarated when we set a big goal, but that soon gives way to anxiety. While we all want to get better, lofty goals don’t always help. How It Translates. I wasted less time.

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How an Inventor Can Make Her Dreams Come True

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Tell Stories to Motivate Your Teams


For instance, the renowned cognitive psychologist Jerome Bruner’s research finds that a fact wrapped in a story is 22 times more memorable.

The Single Most Transformative Force in Leadership

Leadership Freak

The single most transformative force in leadership is a conversation. Conversations with leaders, authors, and coaching clients changed me most in 2016. It’s that way every year. We grow in community, not isolation.… … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2017

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Humility Is the New Smart : Rethinking Human Excellence in the Smart Machine Age by Edward D. Hess and Katherine Ludwig. The Power of Meaning : Crafting a Life That Matters by Emily Esfahani Smith. Gardner. For bulk orders call 1-800-423-8273. Books

Sales by Objectives (SBO): Sales Planning

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Many of you may consider sales planning as something that is forced on you from headquarters as "Filling out forms to satisfy the home office".and

What I’m doing to make 2017 the year of action

Lead on Purpose

It’s been on my mind for the last few months. Everything I’ve read lately seems to speak it to me. Over the last few weeks as I’ve been planning 2017 this word keeps coming back with force. The word is … Continue reading → Purpose #YearOfAction action collaboration commit commitment leaders success

How to Uncover and Deliver Your Greatest Value as a Leader

Leadership Freak

We go to seminars and workshops and listen to successful people talk about their success. But the things that change us most are struggle, failure, adversity, and endurance. The deepest gifts you offer… Continue reading → Humility Personal Growth Leadership Development

13 Anchors to Ground You in 2017 (and a Personal Share)

Anese Cavanaugh

I love doing it and it feels like an important ritual that grows me in different ways each time. Educational. Serendipitous. Painful. Delightful.

My Top 10 Leadership Insights For 2016

Tanveer Naseer

There’s no question that the start of a new year brings to mind notions of new beginnings and a chance for a fresh start.

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The Reason I Slacked Off Tonight

Joseph Lalonde

I’m writing this post later than I normally would. It’s almost 11PM where I live. And here I am writing up a new blog post. Baloney!

3 Power Questions that Lead Others to a Happy New Year

Leadership Freak

Those who seek happiness by avoiding discomfort, meet dissatisfaction along the way. Meaningful discomfort is part of happiness. 4 reasons people end up halfhearted and fully unhappy: Too many options. Keeping all our… Continue reading → Leading Questions Leadership Leadership Development