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Set Goals for What Matters

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Goals are powerful, especially if you choose only a few. A laundry list is almost impossible to stay focused on. But if you choose two or three realistic, specific goals, and write them down, you are likely to achieve them. But first, make sure you set goals for what matters most.

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10 New Year Resolutions For A Great Leadership Year

Terry Starbucker

There’s nothing better than kicking a new year off with the wind at your back and a core set of resolutions to guide you to greatness. Indeed my fellow leaders, it’s that time again to ready ourselves to embody the very definition of “lead”, and show the way.

The Lesson of Initiative

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from Chris Brady's critically acclaimed book, Leadership Lessons from the Age of Fighting Sail. One trait common to all leaders is initiative. Leaders don’t have to. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Work-Life Balance Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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Arup Settles $1.7B Australia Toll Road Revenue Forecast Suit

Execupundit

As defense breaks down, AE is mum on the pact amount, estimated at about $80 million, reports say

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Time for technology? How digital can help your production office work smarter

Aspire-CS

Expanding into practically every aspect of our lives, the digital revolution has set out to achieve one core aim – to improve and enhance our daily experiences. And it does, extremely well. Transport, education, finance; even relationships.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article My thought going into Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was “Do we really need another remake of a film?” ” The 1995 Jumanji starred Robin Williams as Alan Parrish (who gets a nod in the new Jumanji).

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12 Challenges for the New Year To Make Your Life Better

Ron Edmondson

The verdict appears mixed among the people I know of whether of not they make resolutions for a new year. And, I understand, many have tried before – it didn’t work – and so now they are like “why bother?”

20 SEO Techniques You Should Use in 2018 [Infographic]

Women on Business

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Here’s What Could Be in HTC’s ‘Vive 1.5’

Lead Change Blog

HTC made a not so subtle tease today that a new version of the HTC Vive is on the way with improved resolution. While it doesn’t look like this will be positioned as a ‘Vive 2’, here’s what we could see from a ‘Vive 1.5’

Don’t Leave These Things Out Of Your Business Budget!

Strategy Driven

People just starting out in the business world will often make mistakes when it comes to creating their budgets. That is a significant problem because it means the entrepreneurs can run out of money before they make a profit.

10 Difficult Lessons Experience Taught Me

Ron Edmondson

Some of life’s greatest lessons come packaged in a hard personal experience. I’ve learned a few things in life, but truly, the greatest things I know came through mistakes, failures and disappointments.

Let Me Introduce You To Some Awesome Influencers

Joseph Lalonde

Meet these exceptional people Meeting new people is one of the greatest joys of mine as a leader. Because of my position, I’ve met youth leaders, business leaders, leaders in the online space, pastors, and so many others. Each new meeting brings me a new understanding of leadership.

You Unplugged: Prepare to be Spontaneous

Leading Blog

M OST OF THE SPEAKING we do is impromptu. And for most of us it’s spontaneous. We’re winging it. After all it’s impromptu. But, as we’ve all experienced, that doesn’t always go well. Judith Humphrey writes in Impromptu: Leading in the Moment , that “you must prepare to be spontaneous.”

Blacks' high diabetes risk driven by obesity, not mystery

Chart Your Course

In a surprising finding, blacks and whites have the same risk of developing diabetes when all biological factors for the disease are considered over time, reports a study. The finding flips long-held beliefs that there is an unexplained reason why blacks have double the rate of diabetes compared to whites by midlife, which is considered early onset

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3 Steps to Setting Achievable Goals

Ron Edmondson

Many people tell me they don’t make resolutions, because they don’t work. They can’t seem to keep them. And, apparently it’s true. Every year I see the same reports telling us how many people don’t keep the resolutions they make. No encouragement there.

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Nearly 50% of Upper-Level Managers Avoid Holding People Accountable

Leadership Freak

46% of upper-level managers are rated “too little” on the item, “Holds people accountable … ” (HBR) You missed the point if accountability is: Coercing reluctance to do things it isn’t committed to… Continue reading → Accountability Leadership Development organizational success

Tel Aviv Business Travel Tips

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Improve Your Employees’ Production Levels by Changing Up the Food and Beverage Options On-Site

Strategy Driven

As the owner of a company, you’re always looking to find ways that improve the production level of your employees. Today’s employers know more about what motivates and drives their employees than ever before, which is helping them to enjoy some fabulous results.

Three Ways to Preview Your Coming Success

Kevin Eikenberry

You may be wondering if the title is correct – am I really going to help you preview your future success? Am I going to give you a magical crystal ball or turn you into a psychic? No, no crystal balls (or Magic 8 Balls) will appear as a result of reading this article. While […].

How to Have a “New” Year in 2018

Leadership Freak

New Years Day arrives and leaves like every other day. It’s different for one reason. We make it different. New Years is different because you do different things. The folks where we live… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Succeeding Behind the Scenes: Becoming a Female Chef

Women on Business

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Why Disaster Recovery Strategies Are Still Crucial for Businesses – Even in the Cloud Age

Strategy Driven

Recently, it was reported that scientists may have found out a very plausible reason for the disappearance of the Mayan civilization.

5 Ways Leaders Can Focus When Everything Is Important

Let's Grow Leaders

“Mark, What’s your M.I.T.?” Mark pushed back from his desk. That’s a great question. I’ve so much flying at me…” He sighed. “I I don’t have a clue.” Mark’s calendar might look familiar: wall-to-wall meetings, often with two or three appointments competing for […]. Energy & Engagement Results & Execution Winning Well Focus leadership management Mind the MIT prioritization

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How To Land A Cybersecurity Job Even If You’re Not A Data Scientist

Execupundit

As data hacks multiply, companies are scrambling to hire cybersecurity professionals–like you, even if you aren’t one yet. The cybersecurity skills gap is large, well-documented , and quite possibly yawning wider by the week. Not only has the information security industry grown an estimated 62% since 2011, but we’ve seen an increasing deluge of major data breaches over that same period.

2018 Best Places to Find a Job and Earn a Decent Salary [Infographic]

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Five Quick Posts on How to Be Successful in 2018

Next Level Blog

Happy new year everyone! Here’s hoping that 2018 is everything you want it to be. To give you some fuel for the journey, here are five quick posts about how to set yourself up for success this year. These posts cover strategies and tactics that have worked for both my clients and me so I’m confident they’ll work for you too.

4 Gifts Blockchain will Bring the Supply Chain in the New Year

Let's Grow Leaders

At this time of the year, trends, forecasts and innovations that are driving the technology industry forward are often summarized, and an outlook for the New Year is given. And… Supply Chain Management blockchain supply chain management

Accountability as an Energy-Giving Experience

Leadership Freak

Be accountable if you want to hold others accountable. Think of accountability as having someone in the boat with you. Who rows with you? Shout your goals from the rooftop. Secrets protect. Accountability… Continue reading → Accountability Leadership Development organizational success

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Top 10 Posts 2017: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2017, these 10 were the most popular. See if you notice a theme that connects these topics that readers accessed most frequently: Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends 7 Lenses ethical leadership blogs ethical leadership development ethics blogs leadership blogs leadership development

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How To Sell With A Story

Eric Jacobson

2016 brought the much anticipated release of Paul Smith 's book, Sell with a Story: How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale. I'm a big fan of Paul's earlier best-sellers, including Lead with a Story and Parenting with a Story.

Sales Tips: A 2018 Resolution for Sellers

Execupundit

Sales Tips: A Resolution for 2018 and Beyond. By John Holland, Chief Content Officer, CustomerCentric Selling® - The Sales Training Company. Sales Training sales tips selling tips sales training workshop sales training workshops sales process sales methodology sales training company improve sales performance sales training success sales approach sales training approach selling process sales technique sales tip selling technique sales performance selling approach

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Space to Think: 8 Ways to Find Quiet in a Noisy World

RapidStart Leadership

How do you find the space to think in a noisy world? We are bombarded all day long by messages telling us what to do, and what to think. Someone else is always trying to put their thoughts into our heads.

Best Buy: Insignia AA & AAA Batteries (8-Pack) – $8.99

Joseph Lalonde

One thing that you can never have to much of around the house are batteries! With kids, some toy is always running out of juice and needs a new battery. If you know what I mean, then head on over to Best Buy where you can get 8-Count Battery Pack for just $2.99! AA Batteries. AAA Batteries.

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3 Steps to Setting Achievable Goals

Ron Edmondson

Many people tell me they don’t make resolutions, because they don’t work. They can’t seem to keep them. And, apparently it’s true. Every year I see the same reports telling us how many people don’t keep the resolutions they make. No encouragement there.

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Author Interview: “Write, Think, Learn”

QAspire

Mary Tedrow agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, “Write, Think, Learn: Tapping The Power Of Daily Student Writing Across The Content Areas,” in my latest Education Week Teacher column. Here are some excerpts: Ed Week Teacher

Made with Code

Strategy Driven

Those high energy days just before Winter Break can lead teachers to search for fun, but still educationally meaningful, activities. I was fortunate to be skimming Twitter when I saw the @EdTechTeam tweet about a holiday coding activity. Students use variables, encapsulation, sequences, and objects to create a custom holiday emoji. Talk about a home run! My fourth-grade students had completed the Hour of Code the previous week and were eager to continue exploring coding.

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