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What Happens Now? A Look at 7 Reasons Leaders Stall

Leading Blog

T HE ABILITY TO REINVENT YOURSELF is core to your success as a leader. The ground is shifting under your feet. The only way to stay relevant and therefore effective is to invest in building your skills as a leader. As you take on more responsibility, the demands on you as a leader change.

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Why It Takes More Than Skills to Be a Great Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

More is written about and more time and money are spent on leadership development and leadership effectiveness than ever. The reasons are many, and yet the results often fall far short of the hopes and expectations of those involved.

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Wife, Mother, Entrepreneur? 6 Tips to Help You Get Started in Business

Women on Business

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5 Ways To Manage Your Energy Levels

Lead Change Blog

No one doubts that we live in a world that is moving at lightning pace. In fact, the speed of change has never been faster. As a result, the most common theme I keep hearing my clients and colleagues say is “there are not enough hours in the day.” ” How can I get everything done? I need to learn to manage my time better. I need to become more productive. Yet ironically, none of us can learn to manage time. As a leader, you all have 24 hours in a day – 1,440 minutes.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

5 Ways To Team Build

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team. You know how to motivate your team now. We’ve talked plenty about that over the last month. But what does it take to build a strong, cohesive team? You have the groundwork laid. And it’s a firm foundation. Yet you will have to do more if you want to team build.

Comfortably Uncomfortable: 7 Ways Seeking Discomfort Makes You Better

RapidStart Leadership

Hey, I’m here at a local Park in Minnesota, getting ready to do my weekly tempo run. Believe it or not, I think that there is a very close parallel between learning to run fast and becoming a better leader, and it has to do with discomfort.

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Leverage Your Network

Lead Change Blog

Have you read Friend of a Friend: Understanding The Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career by David Burkus ? David is a friend and an accomplished author, speaker, podcaster, and professor.

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Why You Need To Motivate Your Staff

Joseph Lalonde

A big mistake many leaders make is assuming their team doesn’t need to be motivated. That their team can come in ready to work because they’re being paid. That’s a fair assumption… If our teams were robots. Robots don’t need to be motivated.

A Powerful, Proven Technique for Overcoming Negativity at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Your team’s rightfully discouraged and a little stymied. Their negativity is rooted in facts. The truth is, you’re frustrated too. The struggle is real. So as a leader, how can you stay positive without looking out of touch? How do you harness […].

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What Do I Need to Consider if I’m Starting a Delivery Business?

Women on Business

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Preview Thursday: Transform Your Company

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Transform Your Company: Escape Frustration, Align Your Business, and Get Your Life Back by Alex Vorobieff. The Beginning: Business Alignment. I always knew inherently that there was a place to start taking the dysfunction out of a business—and a way to keep it out.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Predator 4

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The Predator is the fourth film in the Predator movie series. This time around, a Predator ship crash lands on Earth. An Army Ranger team is attacked by the Predator (Brian A. Prince). And then we discover there’s more to this Predator than we had once believed.

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Unplug from Technology!

Career Advancement

“Turn off your email; turn off your phone; disconnect from the Internet; figure out a way to set limits so you can concentrate when you need to, and disengage when you need to. Technology is a good servant but a bad master.”. Gretchen Rubin~.

Women Entrepreneurs and Thinkers Change the Fintech Industry

Women on Business

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

Does Your Brand Pass Muster?

Lead Change Blog

In this month’s post, I consider the impact of change on your organisation’s brand. Are you hidebound by your organisation’s name? In any economy — local, regional, or national — your brand is everything. It is your reputation 24/7, 365, and it never switches off.

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A Practical Guide to Finding a Great Place to Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Don’t Accept that New Job Until You Ask These Important Questions You’re looking for a great place to work; with people you admire and where jerks don’t survive. A place where you can get results, without losing your soul. A great place […].

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The Case Against Busy – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this video, I’m talking about a pervasive “B” word in our society that is getting in the way of our success and our results. And I’m building a case against this word and giving you five reasons why we need to banish it from our vocabulary.

The Mind Must Move

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We know that to stay healthy, we have to move. Many of us wear wrist bands that track the number of steps we take daily to make sure we "stay in the healthy zone." I have been increasing my steps each year, and have enjoyed more energy and a sense of improved well-being. While we can easily track our physical steps, our mental steps are more elusive. Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical leadership ethical mindset ethical thinking

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

‘You Can’t Handle the Truth!’

Lead Change Blog

Or, can you? The headline is arguably the most memorable line in the 1992 movie, A Few Good Men. The line by Jack Nicholson’s character echoes what we’ve found is a common blind spot among today’s leaders: An openness to hearing the truth. It’s clear that truth telling is not a core competency for today’s organizations, based on our research and studies like the Edelman Trust Barometer.

This is How Great Leaders Are Constantly Improving

Lead from Within

You must have a level of discontent to feel the urge to want to improve. Self-improvement is part of the human experience; we all have things we’d like to change about ourselves. And every leader knows you have to constantly adapt and improve if you want to achieve greatness.

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5 Pointers on How to Think Clearly

QAspire

Developing clarity in thinking is becoming even more important in a world that is constantly trying to distract you. Overload of information being pushed at us, contrasting theories about almost everything, our own unconscious biases , ego and fear hamper our ability to look clearly through the fog.

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3 Secrets of Humble Leadership

Leadership Freak

The secrets of leadership are seen best by the humble. Arrogance blinds. There’s an inverse relationship between arrogance and perception. As arrogance goes up, self-perception goes down. 3 Secrets of humble leadership: #1.… … Continue reading → Humility courageous leaders Leadership Development

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Spark Learning with Experiences

Lead Change Blog

Leaders often assume the role of coaches and educators as they encourage change and development in their teams. Those who use Experiential Learning will be far more successful in the long run than those who simply dictate or lecture. Encouraging team members to connect with their own experiences is central to the success of Experiential Learning.

How to Disagree with Your Boss—And Still Have a Good Relationship

Lead from Within

How many times in your career have you totally and wholeheartedly disagreed with your boss? It’s a tricky situation. You don’t want to hurt the relationship, but you want to do right by the company, client or customer, and you’re compelled to say something. So what’s the right approach?

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From Corner Office to Novelist

In the CEO Afterlife

On October 24th, I will be appearing at the West Vancouver Library to talk about my novel, The Circumstantial Enemy. At the event I will share the truth behind my fiction – what I wrote, why I wrote it, and what I learned from this challenging odyssey. .

16 Signs You’re a Toxic Perfectionist

Leadership Freak

You’re a toxic perfectionist if: You’re stingy with gratitude. Giving compliments is like pulling teeth. No one’s work is good enough. Mistakes are proof you’re a loser. Pointing out errors is a sport.… … Continue reading → Leading

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The CFO Playbook: How to Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

To increase employee retention, you need to consider more than universal healthcare benefits in your turnover calculation. Discover how investing in the right employee benefits can decrease turnover by 138%.

Helping Us Commemorate 25 Years of Leadership Development

Kevin Eikenberry

We could have chosen to celebrate our 25 years of work in developing leaders and leadership development, but rather we wanted to commemorate it. Rather than planning a party, I went into the studio and created a series of 8 videos for you.

5 Important Leadership Rules You Can (And Should) Break

Lead from Within

The greatest leaders in the world differ in many respects—different sexes, races, ages, and cultures, different styles, different goals—but among the things they all share is a willingness to break the rules.

Coaching people: you can do this!

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. I teach leaders how to coach people in a highly experiential workshop where they get plenty of practice coaching each other before they leave the session.

7 Things New Inexperienced Leaders Must Do

Leadership Freak

The good news is you earned the opportunity to lead. The bad news is you’ll probably crash and burn. But get up again when you do.) 7 Things New Inexperienced Leaders Must Do:… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development leadership journey leadership success organizational success

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.