Sat.Aug 12, 2017 - Fri.Aug 18, 2017

4 Things Solitude Will Do for You

Leading Blog

W E LIVE in an age of noise. Getting some time for yourself is a challenge. But if we are going to lead effectively, we need white space. We need solitude. I know none of us have any extra time, but there is overwhelming evidence that taking a time-out to simply think is foundational to your success.

Eight Ways Mentoring Brings Out the Leader in Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Patty Alper “Employees want to be part of something that is bigger than a company. The business culture is internally based, but the philanthropy is external. That volunteer ethos provides something more than a quarterly return on earnings.

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share About Team Building (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about team building. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all lessons learned, overcoming setbacks and resiliency.

What Is Talent Acquisition?

Women on Business

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5 Ways You Can Improve Your Relationships

Leading Blog

K NOWING how to work with and relate to people is an imperative. Relationship building is critical for anyone wishing to rise to any position of leadership. The guidelines for achievement are many. Here are five ideas you might be able to start using today: Avoid becoming an antagonist.

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How to Harness the Power of Your Intuition

Leading Blog

T HE SECRET to the visionaries we celebrate is that they made connections that others overlooked. They saw their hunches as opportunities. They are smart people to be sure, but their A-ha moments come from “their prolonged practice of being curious, empathetic and imaginative.”

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5 Tricks To Create A Consistent Writing Habit

Joseph Lalonde

It’s my belief that every leader should be writing. Whether it’s writing a blog like this one or writing a book, a leader who writes down his thoughts is able to touch more lives. But a complaint that I often hear is that there’s no time to write.

One Very Sobering Leadership Principle

Ron Edmondson

There is a sobering leadership principle every leader needs to know. Often we learn it the hard way, so I think it might be helpful if I prepare you for it – in case you don’t know. The fact is: Who you are in your private life impacts who you are in your professional life.

Trust: The Cornerstone of Relationships and Leadership

CoachStation

Trust is the key to meaningful leadership, relationships and influence. Most of us know this, but how do we develop trust in the workplace and at home? It is fascinating to see people grow and develop.

Something Uplifting to Start Your Week

Next Level Blog

Photo credit: Justin Gilliland – The New York Times. If you’ve been avoiding the news lately, I can understand that. It’s not a particularly uplifting time in the United States and the world.

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What You Need To Know About Leadership Before You Begin To Lead

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership isn't for everyone Leadership is such a complicated idea. One we try to boil down to trite quotes and phrases. We’ve all heard “Leadership is influence. Plain and simple.” ” or “Leadership is the impact you on another person’s life.”

The 2 Leadership Traits That Will Set You Apart (and Sustain You For The Long Haul)

Terry Starbucker

When I moved to Portland Oregon back in 2010, my intentions were to exist in a state of “semi-retirement” – that is, blending a little bit of work with a lot more down time.

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Social Media Business Pages vs. The Traditional Business Website

Women on Business

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Using Body Language to Communicate More Effectively

Kevin Eikenberry

While we might think (or wish) that communication were as simple as the words we say being the message, that isn’t reality. The truth is there is far more to our message getting received than just our words.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Back To The Future

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article (Flashback Edition) One of my favorite podcasters Pat Flynn’s, of Smart Passive Income and Ask Pat, favorite movie is Back To The Future. So, I figured why not use Back To The Future as the first “flashback” Reel Leadership article.

5 Don’ts of Healthy Communication

Ron Edmondson

In my career, I work with a lot of people in a lot of settings. You might say my job involves a lot of relationships. In the process, I have learned the key to healthy relationships is communication. Communication is an art of sorts. Some are better at it than others.

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share About Team Building (with video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about team building. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all lessons learned, overcoming setbacks […].

Say What You Really Think and Transform Your Life

Women on Business

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You Won’t Improve if You Don’t Focus

Lead Change Blog

Aristotle once said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act, but a habit.”. This quote comes to mind whenever I think of my personal and professional improvement over the lifespan of my career.

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5 Things I Learned In Sending A Son Away To College

Ron Edmondson

We are well into our years as empty-nesters. Both of our boys have finished college, one is in grad school, but both are supporting themselves and on their own. I loved the time with our boys at home. We had great relationships. They were (and are) two of my best friends.

How to Survive a Terrible, User Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

I know it doesn’t feel like it now, but approach this temporary situation in your life well, and you’re in the best leadership training program money can’t buy. Observe your jerky boss’ actions and the impact. Repeat. Keep your comments to yourself. […].

How to Start an Online Business

Women on Business

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3 Prevailing Beliefs that Limit Leadership

Leadership Freak

What you believe about yourself, others, and events governs your attitudes and behaviors. Limiting beliefs produce limited results. 3 prevailing beliefs that limit leadership: #1. Leaders are tough. Leaders do tough things. Successful… Continue reading → Lies Leaders Believe Marks of leaders Success Leadership Development leadership success

7 Surprising Leadership Lessons We Can Learn From Jazz

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Laura Montgomery. Ambiguity, risk, urgency, public scrutiny: Nothing is more inevitable. Anxiety, negativity, fear, shame: Nothing is more sabotaging of success. These statements are equally valid for a business leader—and for a jazz musician. Frank J.

Constraint Kick Starts Creativity

Lead Change Blog

Complete this sentence: I could do more if I had…. Many of us would fill in the blank with words like these: money, time, bigger house, better job, different spouse. There are many externals that we naturally think of as constraints, boundaries on our ability to achieve, to get ahead, to succeed.

How Executive Coaching Leads to Bigger and Better Promotions at Work

Women on Business

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3 Steps When Good Intentions Blow Up

Leadership Freak

Every leader knows what it’s like to saddle up and ride into a hurricane of personal attack. Storms are tipping points for success or failure. The issue isn’t the storm, it’s how you… Continue reading → Complaints Criticism Encouragement Feedback Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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Chris Brady

This passage was taken directly from the book, PAiLS, by Chris Brady. When it came to emperors, Rome didn’t have very many good ones. Although his statue in the Piazza del Campidoglio shows him to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Influencing Outcomes: 3 Ways to Get the Ending You Want

RapidStart Leadership

Can we change opinions by changing expectations? A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology seems to think so. He conducted a simple but revealing experiment that speaks volumes about how humans form opinions. Spoiler alert: we are not nearly as independent-minded as we like to think.

What Is “Workplace Ethics”?

Women on Business

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5 Ways to Build Your Reputation as a Leader

Leadership Freak

People justify their judgement once they tag you with a reputation. Character is more important than reputation. But leaders ignore the latter to their peril. You have one: Reputation is the way people… Continue reading → Influence Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Development leadership success

Breaking Bad Leadership Habits: How to Prepare New Leaders for Success

Kevin Eikenberry

Habits can help us do things on auto-pilot; and that is helpful, as long as they are helpful or valuable things. Unfortunately, sometimes they are not so helpful. And valuable or not, they are hard to break. When we become leaders, we start to build the habits of how we will lead pretty quickly; and […]. The post Breaking Bad Leadership Habits: How to Prepare New Leaders for Success appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Evolve As An Entrepreneur In 3 Simple Steps

Strategy Driven

Photo courtesy of Pexels. Being an entrepreneur is not a career choice that means you can stay static. If you’re never moving forwards and developing your skills, you’ll just get passed by all the other entrepreneurs that are doing just that.

Unlocking Your Potential

Coaching Tip

In the cognitive sciences there is a phenomenon known as the Pygmalion effect. . Also known as the Rosenthal effect for one the psychologists who discovered it, the phenomenon is simple enough: It reveals that higher expectations lead to better performance. The phenomenon is more than a theory; it has been demonstrated in the lab. So why don't we expect more from ourselves?