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7 Classic New Leader Mistakes

Ron Edmondson

I’ve worked with a lot of new leaders over the years. Even more so – I’ve been one. Numerous times throughout my more than 35 years leadership career I’ve been the new guy. And, learned lots of lessons the hard way.).

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How to Get Noticed as a Leader– Before You’ve Led a Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week “John” shared his “No Diaper Genie!” ” frustration in the middle of our high-potential leadership development program. Yeah, I get that I’m here… and the company is investing in me and all that.

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How to Make the Perfect Startup Pitch

Women on Business

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The Space Between Coaching and Delegating

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Your ability to develop a high performance team lies in your ability to recognize the space between coaching and delegating. When managers are coaches, everyone benefits – you, your team and your company. You get a lot of positive feedback for giving great advice and helping solve problems.

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One Hard Truth of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

There is one truth about leadership every leader must understand, but is difficult to receive by some leaders. The probability is good you won’t like this truth either. Not everyone will agree with you – or even like you – if you are a leader. That’s hard, isn’t it?

Becoming a better leader takes discipline

Aspire-CS

It’s a beautiful morning. I grab my camera, and walk out of the office to the property that surrounds it as I sharpen my sense of sight to find things that might be unusual or colorful. Something catches my attention with bright purple and yellow color.

In 100 Words: Immersion and Doing Work that Matters

QAspire

We cannot be anxious about something “out there” – a goal, a target, an external reward, a validation from others and generally things that feed our ego – and be immersed in what we do at the same time.

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5 Project Management Skills to Help You Succeed

Women on Business

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An Elementary Approach to Facing Conflict

Ron Edmondson

I’ve seen a lot of conflict in my life. From parents and couples in my office for counseling to employment situations where two people can’t get along. I’ve even seen a fight in the grocery store because someone thought someone else cut line.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Valerian and Dunkirk released on the same weekend. And I’ve got to say I thought Valerian was the better of the two movies.

How to Deal with Monkey Throwers and Other Irritants

Leadership Freak

The people who take you further may irritate you the most. Conformists provide steady progress. Contrarians, complainers, and irritants innovate. Complaints: People who want change tend to complain. But some complaints come from… Continue reading → Complaints Criticism Growth Leadership Development

Don’t Believe These 5 Ecommerce Fables that Ruin Your Business

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You Can Do Better – Doesn’t Mean You Did Wrong

Ron Edmondson

A Leadership Principle Part of my job as a leader is helping people I lead get better at what they do – which can only happen if I’m continually improving myself. Continual improvement, though, often involves letting others know about areas I see where they can improve.

3 Ways A Leader Can Gain Commitment From Their Team

Joseph Lalonde

While leadership is about influencing others and helping them to grow, it’s hard to lead when there’s no commitment from those you’re trying to lead. Doing so is like beating a dead horse. Image via Creative Commons.

Four Opportunities to Move First and Lead with Confidence

Leadership Freak

The difference between a leader and a follower is moving first. Ask yourself, “How will I move first?” if you aspire to lead. #1. Care first. Selfishness – disadvantaging others for the advantage… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Growth Leadership Development

How to Become a Stay-at-Home CEO

Women on Business

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10 tips for new leaders

Lead on Purpose

Leading a new team comes with challenges. You have a group of people who have grown accustomed to doing things a certain way. They may or may not have liked their departing manager. You may or may not have worked … Continue reading → Leadership Learning Uncategorized motivation relationships

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How to Spot A Player Talent in an Interview

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Rick Crossland: Why Don’t Executives Love to Interview? It is surprising how many executives and even HR professionals do not like or look forward to interviewing candidates. After all, this should be the celebration of bringing on another great employee, right? Their fear is likely because many of them have historically not had very good success predictably selecting top performers through their current interview process.

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How a Successful Leader had the Best Year of Her Life

Leadership Freak

Janice Kaplan cried on New Year’s Eve. She snuggled with her husband and watched a movie before the crystal ball dropped in New York City. She didn’t want her year to end. I… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development organizational success

Why the Boston Startup Scene is Perfect for Women Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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5 Ways to Better Manage Your Field Workforce in the Cloud

Chart Your Course

Managing a workforce via the cloud has quickly become the norm, as businesses now have more tools than ever before from which to choose. According to RightScale, 93 percent of businesses use the cloud in some form or another.

Mastering the Art of Coaching

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Gregg Thompson: The barriers to entry into the coaching business are very low. In fact, anyone can throw up a sign that declares that they are a career coach, a life coach, a business coach, or just about any other type of coach, even if they are devoid of coaching credentials of any kind.

4 Ways to Build Teams That Pull You into the Future

Leadership Freak

Leaders lean in when I talk about teams with pull. We’ve all been on teams that needed to be pushed. How do you create pull? You can’t create the future with a team… Continue reading → Motivation Passion Success Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

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Hitting the Productivity Wall

Kevin Eikenberry

Our question today is about productivity and specifically, what to do when you “hit the wall” and are personally struggling, but others think you are doing better than you really are… I’ve got four suggestions below to help you get your “productivity mojo” back!

First Look: Leadership Books for August 2017

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August. The Innovation Code : The Creative Power of Constructive Conflict by Jeff DeGraff and Staney DeGraff. The Mood Elevator : Take Charge of Your Feelings, Become a Better You by Larry Senn. The Code of Trust : An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed by Robin Dreeke and Cameron Stauth. The Mythical Leader : The Seven Myths of Leadership by Ron Edmondson.

Want Trusting Employees? Focus on Actions Not Words

leaderCommunicator

Talk is cheap. Especially when it comes to leaders and their ability to build and maintain trust. Just ask any employee. To them, it’s actions and results that matter most.

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Two Power Questions to Clarify A Confusing Fork in the Road

Leadership Freak

You aren’t reaching high enough if the future is known, the path is clear, and outcomes are certain. But navigating ambiguity drives most of us nuts. All important decisions have alternatives. This is… Continue reading → Decisions Questions

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Your Leadership Pledge

Kevin Eikenberry

“I pledge allegiance, to the flag.” If you are an American reading this, you likely finished “the pledge” in your head – perhaps before you even read this line. Why is that? Partly due to repetition. If you are of a certain age, you recited this daily at school, and because of […].

Circling Back on Corporate Speak: The History and Impact of Business Jargon

Women on Business

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Ethics-Rich Leadership: Why We Need It

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I was originally going to used the words "ethics-infused leadership" in this post, but I realized that would treat ethics a little bit like a lime twist in a cold drink. The drink would hint of lime, but it wouldn't be FULL of lime. So I chose to use "ethics-rich" leadership instead. I think you may already be looking for the ethics-rich leadership I'm talking about. .

You Find What You Look For

Leadership Freak

Pessimists think optimists are monkeys catching elephants in a trapeze act, without a net. Dark leadership: You never get ahead by burying your head in the sand. You earn leadership opportunities by confronting… Continue reading → Encouragement Gratitude Marks of leaders Optimism pessimism Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Fairness and Respect for Women Executives

Lead Change Blog

Is there enough fairness and respect in the workplace for women executives? I asked this question to myself many times in the past several weeks. In the last couple of months, most of the coaching cases and prospective clients that I was dealing with involved facing issues related to the workplace.

How to Promote an Outdoor Experience Digitally

Women on Business

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