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The 3 Mental Qualities of Great Leaders

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP BEGINS in the mind. To lead effectively we must understand what is going on inside of us, so that we can lead ourselves. Only when we have developed a consistent habit of doing that can we then better understand and lead others and then collectively our teams and organizations.

10 Ways to Handle Conflict in a Healthy Way

Ron Edmondson

Where life involves people – whether among family, friends or co-workers – there will be potential for conflict. Any disagreement there? Want to fight about it? In fact, if relationships are normal, conflict is inevitable. But, conflict doesn’t have to destroy relationships.

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Registering A Company In The UK Need Not Be Tricky – Follow These 5 Simple Steps

Women on Business

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Tomb Raider

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Previously, Angelina Jolie brought the video game Tomb Raider to the big screen. Now Alicia Vikander takes over the moniker of Lara Croft and is the lead actress in the newest Tomb Raider movie. Tomb Raider tells the story of Lara Croft.

Town Hall Meetings: 6 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Leadership Message

Let's Grow Leaders

When done well, corporate town hall meetings are an inspiring way to get everyone on the same page, to communicate your MIT priorities, to hear what’s on the minds of the people closest to your customer, and to say thank you. We’re […].

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The One Thing Exceptional Leaders Never Forget

Tanveer Naseer

Recently, Tesla and Space X founder and CEO Elon Musk shared a powerful message on Twitter about his company’s recent launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket with the Tesla-driving Starman inside: Why Falcon Heavy & Starman? Life cannot just be about solving one sad problem after another.

What Will You Learn Today?

Kevin Eikenberry

If you have kids or if you were ever a kid (and I’m guessing you can answer at least one of these affirmatively??), you have asked or been asked this question before: What did you learn today?

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5 Hidden Pitfalls in Hiring Freelancers

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Intelligent Disobedience: 5 Ways to Invite Disconfirming Feedback

Leadership Freak

“Serious errors are avoided by the use of Intelligent Disobedience.” Ira Chaleff, author of Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You’re Told to Do Is Wrong. Blind obedience is dangerous: Skilled guide dogs disobey… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Decisions Feedback organizational success

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From doer-ship to leadership

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123rf. Some of the most prevalent things I hear from the people who report directly to a leader is that they want to be more autonomous and be challenged in the work they do. And not surprisingly, they want to be acknowledged more frequently for what they are doing well.

Leadership Can Sometimes Come from Where You Least Expect It

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Scot Hunsaker: Back in 2000, my company, Counsilman ? Hunsaker was in need of a receptionist. After our interview process, we found Macy to be the best fit for the position. It would be an understatement to say that when she interviewed with us and was hired, she was inexperienced in the industry. From day one, however, she displayed a natural curiosity for how the business worked and, most importantly, how it could be improved and what role she could play in that improvement.

The Wealthy Fisherman: Define, Learn, Do

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from EDGE, co-authored by Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward. We once heard the story told of a young man who worked at a sporting goods store. He was in his second year. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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The Complete List of ‘UP’ for Leaders

Leadership Freak

Thanks to readers who correct, clarify, and expand on the ideas presented here on Leadership Freak. Several readers expanded the ideas in this morning’s post. I can’t resist compiling a ‘complete’ list of… Continue reading → Leading Leadership

7 Reasons We Avoid Progress

Ron Edmondson

We have to be very careful with progress. Progress can be a fun. Most leaders want to see progress. Most people do also. But, as much as we may want – and need – progress, there are reasons we naturally tend to avoid it.

A Look at the IFA’s Driving Toward Equality Report

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How To Recover From Unhealthy Habits

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader Your road to health and wellness isn’t one without its bumps. Afterall, you have a lifetime of unhealthy habits to recover from.

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7 Power Tips for Having a Tough Conversation

Leadership Freak

“The point is this: difficult conversations are almost never about getting the facts right. They are about conflicting perceptions, interpretations, and values.” Douglas Stone, Difficult Conversations. 7 Power Tips for Having a Tough… Continue reading → Change Communication compassion Curiosity Feedback Humility Leadership Development

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A Difficult Day Every Leader Must Face

Ron Edmondson

There is a day every leader has to face, even though no leader necessarily wants to face it. I have walked through this day with dozens of leaders over the years and it’s never a fun process. It’s the day when it’s time to no longer be the leader.

The Ransberger Pivot: How to Win an Argument By Not Arguing

RapidStart Leadership

“Do you ever really ‘win’ an argument?” When someone says something that we don’t agree with, our first impulse is often to contradict or correct them. They are wrong. We are right. Then they argue back. The debate becomes heated, personal, and ultimately counterproductive. No minds are changed.

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The Power of Vulnerability with Jeff Manchester

Kevin Eikenberry

The height of your team’s performance is directly related to the depth of connection among its members. Jeff Manchester, co-author of THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY: How to Create a Team of Leaders by Shifting INward, discusses vulnerability in the workplace.

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How to Show Up, Stir Up, Build Up, and Shut Up

Leadership Freak

If you let your mind wander, you’ll end up where you don’t want to go. Give your personal leadership focus and direction. #1. Show Up. Bring your best self to work by determining… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Marks of leaders Motivation Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development leadership success

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Go See

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[Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov at Unsplash] I could request a report, but I'd better go see. I could make a call but I will learn more if I go see.

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Brand-Culture Fusion: Are You Who You Say You Are?

Leading Blog

I T WOULD SEEM that it would go without saying that your culture and your brand should be one and the same. Individually, who you are on the inside should be who you are on the outside.

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Self-Feedback: The Art of Giving Feedback to Ourselves

Kevin Eikenberry

Feedback. When we think about that word, we think about giving it to someone or receiving it from someone. We don’t think about self-feedback – giving feedback to ourselves. Perhaps that will change for you after reading this article. Self-Feedback requires no one but yourself.

The Six Pitfalls of Leadership

Leadership Freak

The pitfalls of leadership spring from within. Dangers that emerge from within are more perilous than dangers that attack from without. The Six Pitfalls of Leadership: #1. Perceived knowledge. Those who think they… Continue reading → Accountability Curiosity Failure Leading Listening Personal Growth Success Leadership Leadership Development

Life in the FRENCH/ENGLISH COLONIES of 1690

Coaching Tip

I personally have been interested in "The Massacre" (published in 1954 ASIN: B004MLR0WO ) by author John J. Vrooman, since the book mentions the half-blood brother, Jacques Van Slyck, whose Dutchman's mother was Otstoch (a half Mohawk and half French child).

Sticking To Healthy Habits When You’re Leading A Team

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming A Healthy Leader You’ve created healthy habits. You’re beginning to feel the positive impacts of the newly formed habits. But you’ve hit a roadblock. The healthy habits you’ve created as a leader are becoming harder and harder to stick to.

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Manage Polarities. or Step Off the Seesaw

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Do you seesaw back and forth, trying to manage polarities in your life and find the right balance? There are a lot of seesaws you can get caught on: Overcommitted — Bored Trust too easily — Distrustful Being agreeable — Blowing up Overeating — Dieting When the seesaw tips, our natural tendency is to try […]. The post Manage Polarities. or Step Off the Seesaw appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

How to See Opportunity Everywhere You Go

Leadership Freak

The way you show up impacts what you see. Leaders who show up to fix things see problems and inadequacies. Leaders who show up to celebrate progress see strengths and opportunities. The world… Continue reading → compassion Leadership Development

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Employee Engagement: Ideas on Insights for Improvement– A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on employee engagement. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on this topic. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to […]. The post Employee Engagement: Ideas on Insights for Improvement– A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival branding building your personal brand teams

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What if Sellers Behaved as Leaders?

Leading Blog

J AMES KOUZES,, Barry Posner and Deb Calvert have taken the ideas from the classic leadership book, The Leadership Challenge and asked, “What if sellers behaved as leaders?” What is sellers stopped selling and started leading?

Mindful Leadership: Productivity and Presence

QAspire

On a beautiful morning recently, I was in a park working out. I found myself distracted. While my feet raced in one direction, the mind took another route clogged with thoughts of that meeting in the evening and the numbers that I needed to crunch. I stopped and it took me a mindful pause to bring myself back into the present moment and acknowledge the blessing that the beautiful morning was! How often does this happen at work?

People who Believe They Have No Control Act as if They Don’t Matter

Leadership Freak

People who believe they have no control forfeit their power and act as if they don’t matter. Helplessness: Waits for instructions. Rejects creative solution-seeking. Avoids risk. Gives up quickly. Complains when results disappoint. When you try to change things but everything stays the same, eventually you give up. Three steps to helplessness: Belief that … … Continue reading → Power

Your People are the Hard, not the Soft Side, of Change

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke : If you want your organization to successfully embrace your strategic change, focus on the human aspect. That’s right. People will be the ones implementing the change. So, get them involved, listen to them, and work together. If you do, you’ll build tremendous loyalty, trust, and engagement, which is priceless.

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