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5 Things I Control as a Senior Leader

Ron Edmondson

Having planted two churches anc two revitalization churches I am frequently asked about what things do I try to control and which did I release to others. And, I love that question. I think its one all leaders need to ask themselves – frequently.

5 Tips to Increase Workplace Engagement

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Naphtali Hoff: The statistics about worker disengagement are staggering. We read all the time about how workplace engagement levels are low here in the U.S. and even lower around the world.

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Successful leaders are intensely curious

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Thursday Thoughts Successful leaders are intensely curious. Instead of giving quick answers, they ask great questions. Be curious! A good question can take you a lot farther than a quick answer! * * * * * * […].

7 Steps To Becoming A Happier, Higher-Performing Leader

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by CEO Elizabeth Crook. From growing a successful start-up, to writing a book and speaking internationally about workplace culture, to making a solid attempt at being a decent wife and mother of three kids; I require an enormous amount of mental bandwidth.

You Only Get One Chance to Recognize a Good First Impression

Women on Business

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5 Ways to Obtain Funding for Small Business

Women on Business

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Building a Culture of Appreciation

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Paul White : Great leaders understand the value of showing appreciation to those whom they are leading.

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What Great Leadership Looks Like

Next Level Blog

In 2017, it can be difficult to find examples of great leadership. Today, though, I want to offer two of them. The first is of neighbors, volunteers, first responders, law enforcement, the National Guard and the U.S. Coast Guard pulling together to rescue each other in the greater Houston area.

7 Warnings for Aspiring Leaders

Ron Edmondson

These I've learned the hard way Almost on a weekly basis I hear from young pastors who want to grow as a leader. They feel the pressure placed upon them and knows others are looking to him to steer the church on a healthy course.

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What does your heart think?

Aspire-CS

Many leaders got to where they are because they’re smart and had been successful in their work as individual contributors.

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Why Starting a Distribution Company Might Be Your Best Opportunity

Women on Business

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How Experienced Leaders Become Stagnant and Mediocre

Leadership Freak

Repetition isn’t the path to improvement, unless you persistently work to improve. The only way to improve is to focus on improvement. Experience turns to mediocrity when: You can’t explain what you’re… Continue reading → Coaching Feedback Goals Personal Growth Questions Leadership Leadership Development Meetings

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Is It an Opportunity or a Possibility?

Ron Edmondson

Great leaders discern the difference In making decisions whether or not to take on a new project, adopt a new stance, or move forward in a new direction I like to discern whether it is an opportunity or a possibility. There is a huge difference in the two.

Team Building at a Distance

Kevin Eikenberry

I was recently asked, How do you handle team-building when you have a remote team? And the truth is we are getting asked this question more and more because leading remote employees is now a fact of life. Whether you lead one employee who works remotely or from home once a week or you lead […].

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Leap! The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Leap! tells the story of two orphans, Félicie (Elle Fanning) and her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff), and their journey to Paris, France. The pair travel to France because Félicie dreams of becoming a famous ballet dancer and Victor pines for the young Félicie.

Candor that Strengthens Relationships and Delivers Results

Leadership Freak

Set a tone of candor early in relationships. Let people know you’re frank, open, forthright, and kind from the moment you meet them. Candor is difficult because: You wait for big hairy issues… Continue reading → Feedback Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development

How to Promote Your Business with Instagram – Infographic

Women on Business

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The Most Listened to Episodes of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast

Kevin Eikenberry

We are now 63 episodes into The Remarkable Leadership Podcast, and while we have posted a “leaderboard” internally to our team, I thought it might make sense to share it publicly as well. There are at least two good reasons why: We want to recognize (and thank again) these guests.

Leaders Beware: The Peril Of The Accountability Trap

Terry Starbucker

While there is no question that having a high level of accountability in the workplace is a good thing, the trick is getting your teammates to that point of clarity without tipping the scale over into a perilous danger zone.

Talking About What Matters (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In a previous post Talking About What Matters (Part 1), I explored how talking about ethical values engages people, helps them find meaning and improves the organization's metrics. This week I want to begin to explore what the conversation should include. You may be surprised to learn that it’s not all about what WE COMMUNICATE about values - it's their questions that will help us bring values to life.

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8 Things Every Leader Must Know

Joseph Lalonde

Heading into leadership, you’re starry eyed and hopeful. You have great ambition. And you know you’re going to get things done. Then reality hits. Leadership is hard. Harder than you expected at least. When you entered leadership, you didn’t know everything. You still don’t.

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The Schmuck in My Office with Dr. Jody Foster

Kevin Eikenberry

How many times have you heard, “there is a schmuck in my office”? Maybe, you have made that comment yourself. In this episode, Kevin is joined by Dr. Jody Foster.

The FIRST 'Momentum' Question

Jason Womack

Every day we welcome new members to the Get Momentum Leadership Academy, we celebrate the commitment made and we acknowledge the work to be done. 15 New Get Momentum Members Often, organizations commit the resources necessary to support entire groups. Goal setting

A Conversation with a Critic

Leadership Freak

Leaders don’t have to search for critics. They attract them. I’m often in the position to hear negative feedback about leaders that I coach. Everyone judges a leader’s performance. Even those who think… Continue reading → Criticism Feedback Growth Leadership Development

Listening Skills for Leaders: 8 Ways to be Sure You Get the Message

RapidStart Leadership

Have you ever been in a situation where you had something to say, but people didn’t seem to be listening? How did that make you feel? I’m guessing your response would not include words like “understood,” or “respected.”

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New Training Strategies for a New Day

Kevin Eikenberry

How can we help people get up to speed faster? How can we help people keep up with the changes in the workplace/our industry? How can we get people to work together better? How do we deliver training when people aren’t in the same place, ever? How do we get people on the same page […].

Frequent Question

Execupundit

So you had a job with a fancy title or you earned a degree from an Ivy League school, what can you do? So you're a very nice person and more than a hundred people will vouch for your decency and general sweetness, what can you do?

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Which Critics to Ignore and How to Have Fun with the Others

Leadership Freak

Everyone needs someone in their life who doesn’t need to be liked. What if your critics aren’t complete idiots? Self-protection is self-limiting: Critiquing critics is a standard self-limiting behavior when receiving negative… Continue reading → Complaints Criticism Feedback Leadership Development

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What You’re Missing Out On When You Speed Read

Joseph Lalonde

I’ve always had a love for comic books. Reading the stories of the X-Men , Wolverine , Captain America , and Daredevil brought me to a whole new world. The world of comics brought stories alive like I’d never seen before. Pages splashed with colors and beautiful images.

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Start Here to Inspire Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

“David, it’s a mess.” Barb ran her hand through her hair and sighed. “I’ve I’ve been here 20 days and have met with people at every level and every department, asking what it’s going to take to turn things around.” What a Mess […].

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Caption Contest 2017.8 and a Winner Announced!

Chris Brady

We want to congratulate the winner of the recent Caption Contest 2017.7! Here is the winning entry: Jennifer Dibala said. Choosing the location for the next major function.” Jennifer: Simply. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Books Humo

4 Essential Things To Include On Your Business’s Website

Strategy Driven

< Photo courtesy of Pexels. Your website is an integral part of your business. It’s your online shop floor, and it has to be brilliant in order to really grab the interest of potential customers and businesses partners, and it also has to be easy to use so people can find what they need easily.

Break these Five Bad Social Media Habits at Work

Career Advancement

“Like all technology, social media is neutral but is best put to work in the service of building a better world.” ~ Simon Mainwaring ~. Ellen Asks: One of my friends told me the boss watched how much time we spent on social media. I don’t want to get in trouble.

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Who’s Got the Monkey

Leadership Freak

Full disclosure: This post is an excuse to show our youngest granddaughter with the screaming monkey. Audiences love “Who’s got the monkey” stories. The idea is based on a 1974 HBR article by… Continue reading → Delegation Time management Leadership Development Time Management