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Leadership Lessons from a 19th Century Genius

Leading Blog

W ILLIAM JAMES, one of the great thinkers of the late 19th century and the father of modern American psychology, has much to offer the modern executive.

How to Conquer Negative Self Talk (And Why You Must)

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Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

“This is so stupid–they asked for my opinion and then ignored it. I don’t know why I even bother! From now on, I’m going to just shut my mouth and do my work.” ” “Arghhh. We keep rehashing the same conversations.

The Self-Aware Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

There are many characteristics associated with effective leaders; you can find those lists easily, or you can just make a list yourself.

What Kind of Innovator Are You?

Leading Blog

I N EVERYTHING WE DO, we bring with it our personal view of the world. That is both our biggest asset and contribution and our biggest obstacle. We can easily get caught up in trying to make things be the way we think they should be from our perspective. It’s what leads to most of our issues.

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6 Ways To Become A More Positive Leader

Joseph Lalonde

No one like a Debbie Downer leader. By being negative, you’re bringing down everyone else. You don’t want this. It’s not only bad for morale, it’s bad for you. You lose your authority. You lose respect.

Little Rocks, Big Rocks, and Life

Lead Change Blog

How fast do you answer emails and texts? Are you known for being responsive to interruptions or quick to weigh in on social media? Do you make it a point to hold time on your calendar every week to read, meet someone new, or just think?

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Making mistakes okay

Aspire-CS

If there is one thing that employees fear at work, it’s feeling shamed for mistakes they make. There is very little that is worse than feeling the sting of rejection from being called out on slip-ups.

Types of Coaching in the Workplace

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This simple practice will help your teams get more done

Jason Womack

Getting Things Done…it can be challenging while working with your team. Whether you’re a manager, a leader or an individual contributor, you’ve got to be EFFECTIVE and PRODUCTIVE to build a high performing team. One way to do that: Learn. Balance Lectures/Presentations Mentoring Performance

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Mentoring Moments and More for Millennials

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Dianna Booher : Millennials drop an employer quicker than they leave a boring party when they see no career-growth opportunities. Career development is the cool calling card––a powerful tease to job seekers you’d like to have join your team. Today’s employees want personalized career plans that fits their goals, dreams, and lifestyle. They expect their individual leaders to show interest in their career and coach them on how to reach their potential. Leaders know all this.

The One Trait Every Leader MUST Possess

Ron Edmondson

I’ve meditated quite a bit on this question: What is a leader’s most important trait? Is it charisma? Is it intelligence? Is it wisdom? Is it people skills? Well, while I believe there are many traits and qualities a great leader must possess, there’s one that stands out among all others.

The Best People For The Job vs. The Best Job For The People

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The Changing Landscape Of Education And What It Means For Your Organization With Derek Magill

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast 44 Derek Magill is a college dropout. But don’t let that make you think Derek doesn’t know what’s going on. Derek realized something during his time in school. He was learning more outside of the classroom.

Employees Do Care – and How that Helps your Bottom Line

Leading Blog

O FTENTIMES managers and executives push for organizational change and growth, yet their businesses continue to suffer from profit loss, lack of productivity, a decline in employee morale, and frustration. Is it due to employee ineptitude or apathy? Managers sending the wrong message?

Defining Healthy in Church Leadership Culture

Ron Edmondson

I remember talking with a young hurting pastor just after he resigned from his church. For several years he had attempted to restore a dying church into a healthy church. The church brought him in with some definite goals they wanted him to achieve. They knew their very existence depended on change.

5 Characteristics of High Performance Culture

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Dark Tower

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Stephen King’s epic dark fantasy, horror, and Western book series finally hit the big screen this weekend. The Dark Tower tells the story of a gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Alba), and a young boy named Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor).

12 Sentence Starters that Inspire Courage

Leadership Freak

Any bully can kick someone in the pants. It takes real leadership to inspire. If you encouraged a team member once a week, you’d do it about 50 times a year. Allowing for… Continue reading → Courage Encouragement Motivation Leadership Development organizational success

7 Quick Tips for Handling Stress

Ron Edmondson

Stress is all around us. Every day I encountered burned out and stressed out pastors. Regardless of your career, it appears life is more stressful than ever. I would say learning to handle stress may be one of the more important things you can do to lead effectively and long-term.

10 Employee Engagement Ideas That Work

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Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting

Let's Grow Leaders

“This is so stupid–they asked for my opinion and then ignored it. I don’t know why I even bother! From now on, I’m going to just shut my mouth and do my work.” ” “Arghhh. We keep rehashing the same conversations. Why can’t […]. Results & Execution Winning Well effective meetings great meetings

7 Questions that Answer the Ultimate Opportunity of Leadership

Leadership Freak

The easiest thing leaders do is get things done. The hard part is the people. Leaders are ineffective if all they do is get things done. The true focus of leadership: Leaders focus… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development

Want to Run a More Digitally Savvy Business? Here’s How to Make That Transition

Strategy Driven

Your business is not going to carry on being successful if it gets stuck in a rut. These days more than ever, businesses are expected to be up to date and to move with the times. Right now, that means running companies in more digitally savvy ways.

Top 10 US Cities with the Lowest Gender Pay Gap in 2017

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Why You Should Use A High-Performance Coach.

Rich Gee Group

I’ve been coaching for over 11 years professionally. One question I’m asked at parties and events is: “Why do I need a high-performance coach?” ” Early in my career, I immediately got defensive and tried to convince them that I can impact their life.

How HR Can Help Managers To Become Better Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Kelly Barcelos. Hiring employees is a tough job, especially today. Organizations in practically every industry are struggling to attract and retain great talent, especially in senior and executive leadership roles.

Wax on or get off the seesaw

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

When the moon grows, it waxes. When it declines, it wanes. Waxing is a good thing. We use it in expressions like, “He waxed eloquently“ or “She waxed lyrical.” ” But what about someone who “waxes on and on” – not so good.

If You Want Everything Done Right – Delegate!

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Everyone Has More Weaknesses Than Strengths

Leadership Freak

Everyone has more weaknesses than strengths. Ignoring this truth makes leaders blind, confused, dangerous, and ineffective. Arrogance whispers, “Your weaknesses aren’t vulnerabilities.” ” One of the most important questions leaders ask is, “What… Continue reading → Strengths weaknesses Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational success

August 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the August 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric, said, “When you were made a leader, you weren’t given a crown; you were given the responsibility to bring out the best in others.”

The Keys to Strong Working Relationships

Strategy Driven

You may enjoy your job immensely, but if you haven’t got good working relationships with the people you work with on a daily basis, it can make your life a misery. All it takes is one failed relationship to make your whole view on your job change completely.

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50 Reasons Why People Resist Change

Change Starts Here

Despite our best efforts to influence change, people often don’t transition as easily as we expect them to. Instead of becoming frustrated, try to understand the reason for their response. There’s probably something you can do to help them through it.

Weekly Round-Up: Consequences of Easy Outs, Crucibles of Leadership, Be Everyone’s Favorite Boss, Leadership Lessons as an Expat, & Are You Leading or Hurting?

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.