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10 Ways To Demotivate Your Team

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team. You’ve done everything right in trying to motivate your team yet something is still off. Your team still lacks motivation and you’re not sure why. The lack of motivation for your team may actually be coming from you. Gasp, shock, horror… I know.

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Practical Ideas for Fostering True Collaboration: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

This months topic, collaboration, is particularly poignant for me, as the Frontline Festival has now been an active collaborative adventure including thought leaders around the world for five-and-a-half years. In March of 2013, while still working at Verizon and having been blogging […].

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How Effective is Your Communication?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from David Hiatt : Lack of effective communication skills has done more to keep good people from being promoted into leadership roles than any other skill deficiency.

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Are You a Potential Leader? 7 Ways to Get Noticed

RapidStart Leadership

Are you a potential leader who’s just looking for an opportunity? Do you think you have what it takes, and just need others to notice your leadership ability? If so, this video is for you.

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Are You Missing This Critical Element In Your Leadership?

Tanveer Naseer

When it comes to leadership in today’s faster-paced work environment, there’s no question that leaders are expected to wear many hats. Not so much in terms of tasks, but in terms of function.

How To Train Your Team To Look Forward

Joseph Lalonde

A major roadblock in many organizations is motivating your team to look forward. It’s not because the team isn’t smart. They’re probably a world-class team. However, there are issues in motivating them and training your team to look forward.

The Power of the One-on-One Meeting

Kevin Eikenberry

Most all leaders will talk about the importance of the one-on-meeting; the chance to spend time with each of their team members individually. Few will do it regularly, and fewer still will get the full benefit from these meetings for themselves and their team members.

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3 Ways of Taking Better Care of Your Team

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, it’s up to you to make sure that your employees thrive. Without them, your business would certainly not be where it is today – and, unless you take proper care of them, you might see them move elsewhere.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbroken: Path To Redemption

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 2014, Angelina Jolie directed the amazing Unbroken movie. Unbroken told the fascinating story of Louis “Louie” Zamperini. Louie was always in trouble. That’s when his older brother, Pete, steps in and takes him under his wing.

4 Books to Help You Grow Professionally

Women on Business

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Three Strategies to Encourage Good Mental Health in the Workplace

Leading Blog

L ET’S FACE IT: emotions are an inescapable element of the human experience.

Launching Your Business: How To Organize Your Operation

Strategy Driven

When you have a business idea, it’s only natural that you may sit on it for a while. Maybe you’re frightened of failure, or of going after your dreams and not really getting what you want? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

How to Address Sticky Workplace Office Etiquette Issues

Great Leadership By Dan

A Pennsylvania man was allegedly fired for farting too much at work. Seriously. Apparently he had some medical issues, and he’s now suing his former employer. Given that I write advice for managers, my immediate reaction to this story was to put myself in the manager’s shoes who had to deal with this sensitive breach of office etiquette. How would you like to have that conversation?

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Invisible Influence by Jonah Berger

Kevin Eikenberry

Influence is a topic I have long been interested in for both personal and professional reasons. And since everyone is influencing and being influenced every day, I wonder why more people don’t share my keen interest.

How to Survive Your First Year in Business

Women on Business

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What Are the Advantages of Buying Used Office Equipment?

Strategy Driven

When you need office equipment for your business, the temptation is to buy new every time. Have you ever wondered whether it’s really necessary? The truth of the matter is that generally, it’s not. The need for new equipment will eventually come to every business.

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Preview Thursday-Dare to Serve

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from the updated and expanded Second Edition of: Dare to Serve by Cheryl Bachelder. Purpose is a Competitive Advantage. Why does work have such a bad reputation? Or is it just my line of work that has a bad reputation?

Want To, Not Have To – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I recently recorded a podcast with Seth Godin, a really smart and prolific blogger, and in our conversation, I asked him about the discipline it takes him to write a blog post every single day.

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4 Ways to Talk Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Many of the frustrations and pains you experience are caused by something stupid you said. Thoughtless words cause more trouble than they’re worth. But skillful leaders exercise verbal control. 4 ways to talk… Continue reading → Leading

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5 Problems Construction Businesses Will Inevitably Face

Strategy Driven

Of all the business sectors in the world, none are quite so tangible as construction. If you open a construction business, then your everyday life will be governed by a very physical reality.

Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, I know I shouldn’t take this personally, but I’m so frustrated and I just want to yell at my team and walk away. I need help managing emotions or I’m going to have a meltdown.” Amanda is a team leader for […]. The post Frustrated or Focused – Leadership Tips for Managing Emotions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Authenticity & Transparency Capacity Winning Well frustration leadership management managing emotions

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10 Questions to Assess the Health of a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I work with a lot of church leaders. One thing I’ve discovered, if they let me get close enough inside their real world, is that many are hurting. They are facing burnout. They are tired.

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Why the World Stinks

Leadership Freak

“If I know everything about your external world, I can only predict 10% of your long-term happiness.” Shawn Achor Why the world stinks: Spending time with grandchildren is life’s great compensation. A couple… Continue reading → Humility Leading Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

Why You Should Invest in Tech Stocks

Strategy Driven

We are currently surrounded by big technology stocks such as Amazon, Alphabet Inc, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple; with some of these stocks crossing the $1,000 per share mark, they can be (and very much are) an attractive investment opportunity.

Grey Areas: Our Choices Define Us (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton There will always be grey areas that aren't covered by the ethics code. In grey areas, leaders "paint the boundary" of ethical choices others will make by how they navigate the ethical complexity when the boundaries are not clear. Part 3 of this series Grey Areas: Our Choices Define Us includes cases to get you talking about interpersonal grey areas, and related articles for learning.

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ATD Webinar: Why Guys Should Lead “Like a Girl”

Michael Lee Stallard

Some guys may get instinctively defensive when the phrase “like a girl” is tossed at them, but it’s time for them to embrace it, and actually welcome it, if they want to be an effective leader.

How to Tap Into Enthusiasm Even When Work Sucks

Leadership Freak

Attitude is a decision about the way you show up. You might not be able to control your environment, but attitude is a choice. Attitude: I’ll never forget the guy with his hat… Continue reading → energy Leadership Development organizational success

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Essential Elements Of An Awesome Landing Page

Strategy Driven

When you sit down to think of a new way to market for your business this year, one of the first things which might come to mind is creating a website which will share your story, your products and show people who you are.

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Is the Game Rigged Against You?

Lead Change Blog

All of us know this person. We have all seen him in our workplace. We may have even seen him in ourselves many a time. It is none other than the person who gives up on life and keeps floating to survive. As human beings, we have a deep-rooted belief that life should always be fair to us. Be it in our personal lives, or at work. But that is not correct. Life isn’t always fair. Fairness of Life.

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Lessons I Learned from Peter Drucker

Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith. At one meeting of the Board of the Peter Drucker Foundation, I asked Peter, “You have written so much about mission—what is your mission?”. Peter replied, “To help other people achieve their goals—assuming that they are not immoral or unethical!”.

A Prescription I've Been Longing For


Following this morning's skin-carving procedure - no photos will be provided - my dermatologist prescribed a regimen for which I've longed. She said, "Be lazy for a couple of days." I thought, "I can handle that." It reminded me of a story I've mentioned before about one of my aunts.


How To Lead In Six Moments That Matter

Eric Jacobson

The book, Step Up , shows readers how to step up to the plate during six critical leadership moments. Readers learn how to: Use anger intelligently in the workplace. Recognize and deal with terminal politeness. Make decisions when no one else is making them.

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How to Find Solutions without Getting Sucked into Problems

Leadership Freak

Suppose a leader’s team chronically under-performs. How might you help? The beginning of transformation: Pain and frustration are opportunities for transformation. Success that breeds contentment destroys the future. Painful failure inspires openness… Continue reading → Personal Growth Questions Solutions Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

The Franklin Effect: A Secret for Amazing Success

Marshall Goldsmith

Recently I spent some time with my great friend Dr. Steven Berglas. Steven is an executive coach and management consultant who spent twenty-five years on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry and had a private psychotherapy practice in Boston.

Is It Numb?


[Photo by rawpixel at Unsplash] My forehead and I get to spend some scalpel time with a dermatologist this morning; penance for my having had a childhood in Phoenix in the days when a tan was desirable, sunscreen was unknown, and swimming was a big part of life. Back later. Old Lizard


Leading with GRIT

Eric Jacobson

Feelings of being stuck, overwhelmed and frustrated plague too many of our workplaces says Laurie Sudbrink , author of the book, Leading With GRIT.

The Boomerang Effect: The Dark Side of Enthusiasm

Leadership Freak

Lousy leaders keep the peace by giving gravy assignments to psychos and crappy assignments to people with good attitudes. The dark side of enthusiasm is ending up with all the crap assignments. To… Continue reading → Appreciation Culture Leading Marks of leaders Passion Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success