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Stop Making Sense

Leading Blog

L EADERSHIP is about moving people. And to do that, you need to be able to inspire. And that means arousing their emotions. Marketing strategist Michael Fanuele says to inspire and fuel passion, you will have to Stop Making Sense.

Should We “Defund” Leadership?

Lead Change Blog

General Magic was a 1990 spin-off from Apple that few people have ever even heard of. The company was led by Marc Porat, who had a vision of what the future smartphone would be like at a time there was no world wide web or digital phone. The Pixar 2018 documentary on the company tells the tale of a group of passionate, driven people who worked around the clock, sleeping under their desks to bring to market revolutionary technology tools. It is a compelling story.


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How to Be Compassionate Without Destroying Consistency

Let's Grow Leaders

The other day, “Joe” reached out with a genuine dilemma. Throughout this crisis, he’s encouraged his supervisors to be compassionate. Because, like you, he knows that everyone is dealing with their own set of challenging circumstances.

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Ask This Simple Question To Improve Clarity And Boost Employee Performance

Tanveer Naseer

Of the many issues leaders of all experience levels have had to address, one that continues to be a major challenge is how to be a more effective communicator. In fact, in a recent study where 1,400 study participants were asked “what is the biggest mistake leaders make when working.

The Top 7 Compliance Risks and How to Avoid Them

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top seven compliance risks of 2021 and offers best practices on how to mitigate your risk. Download Paycor's guide today.

Has Your Vision Statement Lost Its Focus?

Leading Blog

C OMPANY vision statements have been a key tool for leaders over the past several decades, but the traditional vison statement does not connect with the wave of new workers. Further, when asked, many senior leaders struggle to remember their organization’s vision.

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Your Top 5 Motivation Questions Answered

Lead Change Blog

Regardless of your responsibilities, you will inevitably face an individual or a team who appear unmotivated. Susan Fowler, author, trainer, and professor, explores the lessons from her book Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…and What Does.

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Here’s How Luka Doncic Won Over Mark Cuban

N2Growth Blog

Why does Mark Cuban love Luka Doncic? The easy answer is that Luka is a bonafide star for the Dallas Mavericks. Luka is only 21 years old and already an All-Star. He’s a permanent fixture on ESPN’s Top-10 list. Maverick’s season ticket demand has gone through the roof.

Leading Thoughts for September 10, 2020

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I. King of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar , on the importance of self-leadership: “Do not feel alone, small or inconsequential.

Letting Go of Uncertainty

Lead Change Blog

For the second time in six years, my heart had gone on the fritz. This time was different in that the medical reason for the malfunction wasn’t immediately clear. Several possibilities existed, so my cardiologist laid out a series of diagnostic tests and medication trials. What played with my head was that this science experiment would take a month. A month! That’s a long time to live with the uncertainty of not knowing. Our brains perceive uncertainty as a threat.

What Makes a High-Performance Leader?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Rob Hartnett: “What is a high-performance leader?” a leader asked me in a Facebook Live session. One of the many I have done since Covid-19 as we pivot to new ways of working. A high-performance leader is one who is intentional about their leadership.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The New Mutants

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The long-delayed X-Men spin-off movie, New Mutants saw it’s release on the weekend of August 28th, 2020. This is almost 3 years after it was originally scheduled to premiere.

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A Practical and Free Way to Get Great 360 Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you know where you stand with your boss? Do you have a good sense of what your peers really think about you? Has it been a minute since your last formal 360 feedback review? Or, is a 360 Feedback something you’ve […].

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How To Run EPIC Meetings

Lead Change Blog

No one doubts that many of us are struggling with Zoom fatigue and meeting overwhelm as a result of working from home over the last six months. In my experience, many business leaders are not very skilled at running effective meetings. Now that the process has morphed on-line, their skills, in many cases, are definitely not up for the job. .

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5 Ways to Avoid Opinions That Lack Insight and Understanding

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Lately we've been seeing too much content that is not grounded in understanding. Some of it is intentionally misleading and some of it is well-intentioned but misinformed.

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5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!

What Happens When People Feel Devalued: The Tooth Fairy Pillow Debacle

Leadership Freak

“The struggle to feel valued is one of the most insidious and least acknowledged issues in organizations.”

The Language of Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

Words create worlds. The words we think about and use create the world we live in. The words that leaders choose and use matter even more, because as a leader, we are creating a world for more than just ourselves.

How To Be A Successful Leader From Home

Lead from Within

Before the pandemic, working from home was something that a few people did and a lot more were interested in trying out. Now it’s rather suddenly become a fact of life for entire workplaces and teams, and many of us are still working to adapt.

Two Unexpected Ways to Earn the Attention of Your Distracted Team

Great Results Team Building

You see it every day…. Teammates get distracted constantly by the barrage of noise around them – and that means they do not pay as much attention to YOUR emails, conversations, texts, or smoke signals…. It isn’t just millennials on your team who are distracted anymore. It’s truly everyone.

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

October 1st Webcast for Wharton Alumni Clubs

Michael Lee Stallard

On October 1st from 11:45 am – 1:15 pm ET, I’ll be presenting on Connection Culture to the Wharton Alumni Association Clubs. The event is hosted by the Wharton Alumni DC chapter. It’s free for Wharton Alumni members and $19 for non-members.


The Power of Empathy – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I am talking about the power of empathy. But in order to understand the power, we need to know the definition. EMPATHY: The action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another.

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How to Do Inclusive Leadership—the Right Way

Lead from Within

In recent months we’ve heard courageous voices demanding social and economic equality, and leaders within many organizations have been responding to that call by examining their own attitudes and practices. Most of them have good intentions, but there’s a big divide between intentions and outcomes.

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How to Avoid Micromanaging Remote Employees

Let's Grow Leaders

In this episode, get the tools you need to ensure your teams achieve the results you need to keep the business moving forward while creating space for the realities of working remotely – and all without micromanaging your remote employees.

How to Build the Ideal HR Team (with Limited Time, Budget and Resources)

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when you have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

Video Streaming for Speakers, Trainers, & Coaches V02

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. I’ve been “upping my game” on video streaming to cope with the new market conditions created by the pandemic. I’ll be sharing what I’ve learned here and on my social media. Here’s my first instructional live stream. Right below is an equipment list. To keep up with my newest demos and How-Tos, subscribe to my […]. The post Video Streaming for Speakers, Trainers, & Coaches V02 appeared first on Tony Mayo.

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The Pleasure of God – Overcome Misery and Feel Joy

Leadership Freak

Miserable leaders have miserable teams. “I I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” 1924 Olympic Gold Medalist in the… Continue reading → energy Leading Leadership Development

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How Could It Be Any Easier?

Kevin Eikenberry

Isn’t it time for something to be easy? Most would agree, 2020 has been hard. Many things that used to be simple, aren’t. Some things we took for granted are gone (at least temporarily). If you are like me, you yearn for something to be easy. What if I told you we could create easy […].

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Now’s the Time to Reflect on Your Internal Communications Effectiveness During the Pandemic


Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve heard many anecdotal stories about things that worked and things that didn’t – from communications strategies to leadership styles. We’re about six months in and have learned a lot in many cases.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work (Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive)

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.

what is good design for leadership development programs? And does Modality matter?

The Regis Company

Given the ongoing need for virtual learning programs, our initial intention was to focus on the elements of what makes good design for virtual leadership development.

Dear Dan: How Do I Interview for a Job when I Lack Experience

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, What advice do you have or what resources can you recommend to folks like me who want to transition to a supervisory role but have not held a position with that… Continue reading → Dear Dan Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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9 Steps from a Small, One-Off Gig to a High-Value Consulting Engagement

David A Fields

Sambar “Sam” Whitetail, CEO of Ungulate Chocolates asks your consulting firm to facilitate a one-day work session. Wonderful. You generally don’t fawn over executives who offer small engagements; however, Sam’s well connected and Ungulate’s owned by a PE company with a herd of prospective clients.

How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

Starting your own business may be on your bucket list, but any entrepreneur would confess that it is no easy task. Although you may have ambitions to work for yourself and be your own boss, it can be extremely difficult to manage if you’ve had no prior experience in the business world.

How HR Can Promote Mental Health at Work: Actionable Advice to Help Your People Thrive

HR leaders are on the frontlines of a mental health crisis, but the topic can still be taboo—or at least something that’s only talked about reluctantly. What can HR do to help? Download our latest guide to learn the 4 ways you can support the mental health of your employees and identify warning signs of burnout.