Sat.Dec 03, 2016 - Fri.Dec 09, 2016

Trying not to Lose is Different than Trying to Win

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Michael G. Winston: Today’s winning leader is not just here to weather the storm; they are here to completely change the game.

The Unspoken Rules of a Handshake that You Should Know

Women on Business

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3 Strategies for Spectacular Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Leading today isn’t easy. Changes abound. We work virtually. We work globally. Our hierarchies are flatter. Our environments are more collaborative. On top of that, there are so many different models of leadership out there.

Reach For Greatness: The 12 Steps To The Leadership Summit

Terry Starbucker

I’ve been fortunate enough over the course of my 34-year career to have arrived at what I call the leadership summit – a high place of great business success and personal satisfaction, and a fulfilling culmination of years of effort, determination, and dedication.

Ask Not What Your Habit Can Do for You, but What Your Habit Can Do for Others

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Michael Bungay Stanier: For those in a leadership role, the responsibility to lead and direct employees falls to you. Let’s assume that your employees respect you, like you and feel that you’re leading them down a good path. You work hard and your workplace runs smoothly.

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Hopping Over the Rabbit Hole

Leading Blog

S O MUCH OF SUCCESSFUL ENTREPRENEURSHIP is learning to lead yourself. It requires some luck, but more than anything it means always pressing forward and a good dose of creativity especially when things don’t look good.

5 Easy Ways Busy Business Women Can Stay Organized

Women on Business

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10 Ways to Keep “Post-truth” From Crippling Your Leadership

Lead Change Blog

A few things have happened recently that increase performance pressure on character-based leaders who are dedicated to doing what’s right: The Oxford Dictionary announced the word post-truth as its 2016 word of the year.

How a Consultant Can Fit Into Your Culture

Strategy Driven

Great consultants don’t necessarily want to spend a lot of time talking about theory or generalities, they would rather roll up their sleeves and get into the mix to help you address your project needs and challenges now.

Positive Illusions May Be A Leader’s Secret Weapon

N2Growth Blog

What’s the secret to a long-term relationship? Overlooking the negative and focusing on the positive,” says Helen Fisher, a best-selling author on relationships and a fellow at the Kinsey Institute. Speaking on NPR’s Diane Rehm Show , Fisher says that brain scans of couples averaging 20 years revealed the parts of the brain that were active were those linked to empathy, self-control, and an ability to overlook negative, that is, “positive illusions.”.

7 Signs To Notice Leadership Burnout Coming On

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve spent a lot of time leading. I’ve also spent a lot of time watching great leaders lead. Through this watching, there’s been a lot of leaders that have burned out and fizzled away. They couldn’t see it coming, and neither could I when it happened to me.

Should Female Entrepreneurs Obtain MBAs?

Lead Change Blog

The MBA has become a touchy subject with a lot of young entrepreneurs figuring out the next step in life. This article may have put it best, theorizing that the MBA is “losing its magic.”

Women on Business School Launches First Course

Women on Business

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How to Stop Being a People Pleasing Pastor or Leader

Ron Edmondson

Answer to a reader's email. After a post about people-pleasing, I received the following email: Ron, Have just finished your blog post “ 7 Casualties of a People Pleaser in Leadership “ I recognize I am a People Pleaser Pastor. How do I turn the tide on this? How do I stop?

5 Ways to Become the Leader People Look To When it Counts

Leadership Freak

Unrealistic kindness and untempered helpfulness result in unreliability. A reliable average leader is more valuable than unreliable top talent. Reliability validates your value. The good news is, reliability doesn’t take talent. Reliability… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development

Leadership Lessons From The Life Of Astronaut John Glenn

Joseph Lalonde

Yesterday, we lost an American hero. Astronaut John Glenn passed away on December 8th, 2016. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth and the fifth person in Space. After Scott Carpenter passed away, John Glenn was the last surviving member of the Mercury Seven.

4 Non-traditional New Year Goals that Can Transform Your Career

Women on Business

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What it really means to be a strong leader

Aspire-CS

For many, a “strong leader” may equate to tough, forceful, and powerful. Although there are situations that call for this kind of leadership, there are a select (and few) times when these qualities are necessary.

Are You Employing This Key To Giving Effective Feedback?

Tanveer Naseer

With December now upon us, many leaders and their organizations are now shifting their focus towards that much debated and much-maligned practice for evaluating employee productivity and effectiveness: the annual performance review.

Successful Leaders Listen

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Successful leaders listen because they know that they don’t know everything they need to know. Who do you listen to? Abraham Lincoln understood that if you surround yourself with people who agree with you, you will miss out on important information and perspective.

Becoming a Coaching Leader

Nathan Magnuson

We hear so much about coaching these days. Leaders need to coach more. Employees need more coaching. High performers need coaching. Low performers need coaching. As leaders, how can we know we’ve done enough? And what does a quality coaching conversation actually look like in action?

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What is Your Company’s Human Operating System?

N2Growth Blog

I bet if I asked you what your company is all about you’d give me that same ol’ rehearsed elevator pitch. You’d be able to tell me what it does and why it’s important. But, if I asked you how. You just might stall. The answers on “ how ” a business does what it does lies in its unique combination of systems that governs how it executes its mission. I like to call this collection of systems the organization’s “ Human Operating System.”

The One Strategic Mistake Your Company is Likely Making

Strategy Driven

Do you know what your company’s core values are? You know, those ten to fifteen statements that are supposed to be the guiding principles that dictate the behavior and actions of your company?

5 Tips for Maintaining Your Productivity This Holiday Season

Kevin Eikenberry

The holiday season isn’t typically synonymous with productivity; but they can be if you know what to do. Last year I proposed five ideas. They were ideas I’ve applied with great success.

Leadership Training Begins in the Home

Ron Edmondson

Guest Post He must manage his household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive, for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church? (1 1 Timothy 3:4-5).

Who’s Your Number 2, 3, 4?

Joseph Lalonde

Even as a new leader, you can’t ignore the fact that your position as a leader is temporary. One day you’ll leave. You’ll transition out of your leadership position. And someone will take over for you. Or maybe you’ll be asked to leave.

Show People the Leader You Are in a Moment

Lead Change Blog

I was sitting in a colleague’s office. I could hear a person on the other end of his phone from across the room, several feet away. It was tense. You could tell my colleague was pacifying an angry somebody. We had gone through a downsizing event.

3 Elements of A Shared Mental Model…The Thunderbird Way

General Leadership

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[Free Poster Download] 52 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Communicate Better and With Quiet Courage

leaderCommunicator

As the year comes to a close I find myself (as I often do) reflecting on the months past and thinking about – as many of us do – New Year resolutions. Aside from the classic “lose some weight,” I’ve been giving thought to resolutions for the workplace.

Join me on a Bible Lands Cruise

Ron Edmondson

Cheryl and I are leading a Bible lands cruise in the fall of 2017. This is a once in a lifetime kind of trip, and obviously not for everyone, but if you have interest, watch this video. We can send you a flier if you email me at ron.edmondson@gmail.com.

A Plan Without Energy is a Car Without Gas

Leadership Freak

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Leading Teams to Greatness – Part 3

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy.” ” -Gen George Patton.

How to Leverage Organizational Silos to Implement Change

Change Starts Here

When implementing change, it can seem impossible to get conflicting organizational silos to work together towards a common goal. But what if silos aren’t as big of a roadblock as we make them out to be?

From Disaster to Master: Five Presentation Tips to Cut Through the Static

RapidStart Leadership

There are two parts to a presentation: your message, and how you transmit that message to your audience. Too often a good message can get lost in the static of a bad transmission. Not long ago I was on the receiving end of this unfortunate combination.