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Leading Thoughts for December 23, 2021

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I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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Name The Tension

Joseph Lalonde

You walk into a meeting. The air is thick. Not with cheap perfume or old cologne. The atmosphere is thick with tension. You believe you could cut the tension with a knife. The tension is that thick. You know the reason for the meeting. Others in the room do not. This increases the tension.


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How To Be A Good Leader In 2022

Tanveer Naseer

With the new evolving landscape, it is more important than ever to be a good leader to retain employees and keep them happy. With the new year coming sooner than later, now is a great time to consider additional steps that you can take to improve your leadership skills. Click to continue reading.

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Wishing You Renewal

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton As you enter the holiday season and 2021 comes to a close, I wish you a season of personal renewal. We have all lost something, whether it be time, independence, social interaction, a sense of safety, or good health.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Lines for Leaders: Control Freak

RapidStart Leadership

Coach Tom Landry was famous for his stoic expression on the sidelines no matter what was happening on the field; here's what he said about leadership under pressure. The post Lines for Leaders: Control Freak appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: No Way Home

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The third movie in the Sony/Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Spider-Man third movie. Tom Holland has starred as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Homecoming, Far From Home, and, now, No Way Home. This third outing may be the best Spider-Man movie to date.

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Interview with New York City’s WCBS Radio: Connection Provides Protection from Burnout and Suicide

Michael Lee Stallard

The holidays are a particularly difficult time for those who are already struggling with loneliness, depression, and feelings of hopelessness. This can lead to burnout or even suicidal thoughts. Fortunately, there is hope.

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Shaping Influences Make You

Leadership Freak

Everything you will become began with others. Your parents are the first shaping influence in your life. Many others followed.

How to Get Employees to Feel a Sense of Ownership

Joseph Lalonde

One of the most important things you can cultivate in your business is a sense of ownership among your employees. You want employees to feel that sense of accountability and also like they have control over how they are meeting objectives.

How Reading Body Language Can Make You a Better Leader? (With Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Reading Body Language Can Help You Go a Level Deeper. When Connecting With Your Team. As a human-centered leader, you want to pay attention to what’s really going on with your team.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

A Lesson from Atticus Finch – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Atticus Finch, Atticus Finch, you might immediately know who I mean and you might be thinking, I should know that name, shouldn’t I? Well, Atticus Finch is the protagonist in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. If you haven’t read it, you’ve probably seen the movie.

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A Surprising Thing You Can Do for Yourself

Leadership Freak

Self-centered people are anxious and unhappy. Research shows one source of self-centeredness is loneliness. A lonely person turns inward. Feeling isolated motivates people to focus on their own self-interest. What’s worse?

The Top Solutions Every Business Leader Should Consider

Joseph Lalonde

Do you own a business? Do you like to consider yourself a strong and positive leader not just in your company but in the industry? Did you know there are several solutions that expert business leaders use to help their company become even more successful?

My Gift To You 2021

Rich Gee Group

I believe that staying abreast of new ideas, trends, and information is essential to a high-performing career and business. My job is to help YOU cut through the noise and find resources that are worth consuming and energize your spirit. This is my gift to you. Enjoy! Stand Out Authors in 2021: 1.

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Managing Up, Down and Across the Organization

Kevin Eikenberry

How do I manage up? How do I manage my peers? I hear these two questions frequently. Fundamentally, people are asking about managing without position. While there is much we can learn about managing those we do lead, often people feel at a loss about influencing when we don’t have positional power.

Four Ways to Succeed with the Stinky Part of Work

Leadership Freak

If you dislike 30% of your job, look for another job. You can dislike 20% of your job and still enjoy work. Informal surveys of managers.) If you like 80% of your job,… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Marks of leaders Growth Leadership leadership success

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If You’re A Leader, Assume Everything You Say Is In The Public Domain

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders are often great people. However, in today’s cancel culture, they can wreck their entire careers with a single off-hand remark. Saying something that somebody else might find offensive is a high crime in our society, worthy of massive social penalties.

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Get Promoted To The Next Level Of Leadership With These Tips

Tanveer Naseer

Many people enter a company with the goal of moving into leadership as soon as possible. For some, it is a good career track. For others, it would be a disastrous career move. Surprisingly, you will not always make more money if you move up. In sales, the top producers. Click to continue reading.

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A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Five Important Books I Read This Year

Kevin Eikenberry

It is said that the best leaders are readers. The research and my personal experience would certainly back that up. Because leading is a complex exercise, and to be good at something complex and keep getting better at it, we must keep learning.

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How to Defeat a Small Grinchy Heart – Four Things Big Hearted Leaders Learn

Leadership Freak

“And what happened, then? Well, in Whoville they say – that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day.” Dr. Seuss It wasn’t that the Grinch wanted to experience joy. He just… Continue reading → compassion Humility Marks of leaders Personal Growth vulnerability Growth Leadership Development

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Merry Christmas

Joseph Lalonde

Merry Christmas… When you hear this phrase, what do you think? Does your heart perk up a little? The celebration of the King is here! It’s time to open all of the presents people have gotten me! Does your heart drop? Ugh, another Christian holiday.


5 Ways To Become A Better Leader

Tanveer Naseer

Whether you are the CEO of a company or the manager for a small group of people, it is always best practice to always be attempting to be more involved as an individual. Having a responsibility to other individuals in your daily line of work is an important task and. Click to continue reading. Othe

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Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

3 Leadership Lessons from Santa Claus

Skip Prichard

Leadership Lessons from Saint Nick. All year long he’s preparing for a single night. Of course, he doesn’t do it alone. His faithful wife is by his side, a full partner in making Christmas a success. And the industrious elves are at work, focused, skilled, determined to meet the imposing deadlines.

Dear Dan: I Feel Burn-Out Because Administration Promotes Unqualified People

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, First, I really enjoy your leadership tweets. Second, I’m currently at a job, where the administration seems to be promoting ‘yes men’ and not qualified people to supervisors. Not leaders. This… Continue reading → energy Leadership Development Marks of leaders Optimism Personal Growth Growth Leadership positive influence positive leadership Purpose self defeat

Empowering Your Employees In A Small Business

Joseph Lalonde

Empowering employees involves allowing them to act and make decisions within your company. To ensure these behaviors align with the company’s aims, trust and understanding are required.

Women in leadership on the steady rise, but can we speed it up?

CEO Insider

The four steps to taking charge of your Imposter Syndrome and reaching the top. According to McKinsey and Lean In’s “Women in the Workplace” 2020 report, the number of women in the C-suite grew from 17% to 21% between January 2015 and January 2020.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Common Mistakes That People Make When Starting a Business

Strategy Driven

If you are like a lot of entrepreneurs, then you are most likely fired up about your company idea. You may even find that you are eager to launch your idea onto the world.

3 Tips for Your Business Payroll Management

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Partners

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How to Elegantly Handle a Request for References

David A Fields

Prospects who are talking with your consulting firm about your services will commonly ask to speak to your past clients. You could simply hand over a few names with contact information, or you could take a more nuanced approach. There’s nothing untoward about a prospect asking for references.

The Current Book Publishing Model is Bad For Our Planet. Here’s What We Can Do Instead.

CEO Insider

The level of waste our book supply chain produces each year is environmentally unfriendly and inefficient to a fault. Some readers have embraced the convenience of ebooks, but the majority of readers still prefer the familiar feel of a paperback or hardcover book in their hands.

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.