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What Can You Control?

Kevin Eikenberry

Control is something we all want, and most leaders think a lot about control. Many of the big leadership questions revolve around control and who has it. Does control come from position? Are leaders exerting more control by micromanaging? And what about control and employee engagement?

Overloaded: The Thing That Keeps Us From Leading Well

RapidStart Leadership

“Are we carrying around things that make us poor leaders?” ” It’s easy to collect things, harder to let them go.

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I’m Successful Because I’ve Been Wrong

Leadership Freak

A leader explained, “One reason I’ve been successful this year is I’ve been wrong a lot.” One of the best ways to expand your leadership is by be wrong publicly. When was the… Continue reading → Courage Decisions Failure Humility Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success vulnerability courageous leaders Culture Growth Leadership Development

Why Leaders Need to Think More Like Professional Gamblers

Leading Blog

O NE OF the unfortunate side effects of living in an age of accelerating technology is having to deal with increased uncertainty. When faced with uncertainty, how should leaders react? Should they make a big bet, hedge their position, or just wait and see?

Indivisible

Lead Change Blog

There are more people living alone than at any time in history, and more depression than ever recorded. Violence continues to cast long shadows across generations. We are fragmented to the point of vile speech and hate crimes based on false divisions.

How to Build a Success Mindset

Women on Business

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What Makes A Great Work Relationship?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Graeme Findlay : I just finished reading one of Dan’s previous posts , I’m your boss not your friend. He has some very sound advice and ten good reasons why it’s a bad idea for a manager and an employee to call themselves friends.

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The Antidote to “No, But”

Lead Change Blog

Within six months of being hired, Sam wished he had a dollar for every time a team member communicated, “No, but.”. Sam had passed his interviews with flying colors. They even gave him time to share his initial ideas, ask probing questions, and take time to think over his decision to accept the role. Sadly, nothing could have prepared Sam for what happened next—he stepped onto a toxic team. Everyone seemed nice enough, but something unseen kept undercutting conversations and momentum.

6 Ways to Invest In Yourself

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Preparing Remote Leaders for Success

Kevin Eikenberry

First Look: Leadership Books for April 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in April 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Nine Lies about Work : A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall. There are some big lies--distortions, faulty assumptions, wrong thinking--that we encounter every time we show up for work. Nine lies, to be exact.

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April 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, productivity, development, engagement, team building, and more. Communication. Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting shared 5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Financials to Increase Transparency.

Elevating Your Leadership Game

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Timothy J. Tobin: Congratulations! You’re a leader. If you’re reading this, you have either already heard this phrase or you aspire to hear it. Leadership is complex and demands are high. How do you continue to elevate your leadership game? What can you do to become a great leader? Great leaders set a compelling vision. They develop, inspire, and motivate people. They actively listen and provide regular feedback. They recognize and reward talent.

Mindset or Competency: Which is More Important?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How we think about something will impact what we do about it. To be ready to handle difficult challenges, our thinking needs to stretch to help us adapt. Nick Petrie, Center For Creative Leadership, writes in Vertical Leadership Development Part I that "In terms of leadership, the stage from which you are thinking and acting matters a lot. To be effective, the leader’s thinking must be equal or superior to the complexity of the environment."

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LeadershipNow 140: March 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from March 2019 that you don't want to miss: How To Combine Passion And Discipline For Tremendous Results by @WScottCochrane Passion and discipline are dependent on each other. Cultivate Coachability with these 5 Mindsets by @Julie_WG. Millennials are Most Critical of Leadership Development Programs by Diane Belcher @HBPCorpLearning via @_hrtechnologist. Lifelong Learning (Over and Over Again) from @wallybock. Three Things Mentors Can Do For You from @JohnBaldoni.

Choosing The Right Things

Joseph Lalonde

If you want to improve your current situation, you have to begin choosing the right things. You won’t move towards your goals if you’re not focusing on the right items. And, to focus on the right things, you have to choose the right things.

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How to Unlock the Hidden Power of Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Does the Power of Culture Propel or Punish Your Team? I fell backward off the side of a boat and descended into the Pacific Ocean where I was about to get an incredible (and frightening) experience about the power of culture. I’m […].

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How to Thrive When You Feel The Sting of Unfairness

Leadership Freak

Unfairness abounds in organizational life. Your company merged with a competitor and your position was eliminated. You didn’t get the promotion. It’s not fair.

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Powerful Ways to Deal with Gender Equality Through HR

Women on Business

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From John Wick: Chapter 2

Joseph Lalonde

With John Wick: Chapter 3 releasing on May 17th, 2019, I thought it would be fun to do a throwback Reel Leadership article for the previous John Wick movie titles. Previously, I shared the leadership lessons from John Wick 1.

Choosing kindness

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123RF. The words kindness and leadership may seem like strange partners in a world that often isn’t kind, and with leaders in the news who exemplify a lack of caring. Yet it’s exactly what our world, your organization, and your leadership need.

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Employers Checking Social Media

Career Advancement

“There is no advertisement as powerful as a positive reputation traveling fast.”. Brian Koslow~. Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are.

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Can’t Go It Alone?

Women on Business

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Leadership Lessons from My Time in the Military

Nathan Magnuson

It’s been over a decade since I returned from a year-long Army deployment to Iraq. It’s been over six years since I finished my military obligations altogether.

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Leaders as Multipliers

QAspire

I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

Demystifying Remote Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership is complex enough without adding team members you rarely see. Whether we like it or not, remote teams and remote leadership is here to stay. The fact is fine, the real challenge is how do we do it well?

Top 4 Problems You Will Face When Opening a Beauty Salon

Women on Business

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5 Frustrating Mistakes That Will Derail Your Leadership Training

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever spent money on leadership training that was a colossal waste of time? We feel you. We have too over the years. It’s incredibly disappointing to invest time and money in a training program that doesn’t change behavior. Do know what’s […].

How to Hold People Accountable with Compassion

Leadership Freak

Pushovers prolong helplessness, failure, and mediocrity. But compassionate-accountability fuels boldness, growth, and productivity. You demonstrate respect for people when you hold them accountable. Accountability says behaviors matter. Who wants to live in a… Continue reading → Accountability Encouragement Failure Marks of leaders Culture Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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6 Crucial Mistakes People Make When Starting a Clothing Line

Strategy Driven

Building and marketing a clothing line these days is easier than ever with easy access to manufacturers from all over the world, private label options, and cheap marketing methods.

What A Difference You’ve Made

Joseph Lalonde

Lately, I’ve been thinking of what my life has left behind to date. I wonder what lives I’ve touched or how I’ve changed someone’s outlook. It’s a daunting thing to look at the legacy I’m leaving behind. There’s many things people could say about me. They could mention the obscenely large comic book collection I […] The post What A Difference You’ve Made appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership

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12 Stupid Things to Stop Saying to Your Team Immediately

Lead from Within

We all have our leadership blind spots, and sometimes even the most intelligent leaders say things that are—well, just stupid. And then they’re surprised when, predictably, they get the opposite effect of what they want.

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What Sales Wolves Deliver

Sales Wolf Blog

The quality of your sales talent is one of few elements to profoundly impact the long-term success of your business. Yet, few organizations have the recruiting structure in place to attract, identify, and ultimately hire Sales Wolves -- high achievers. Sales Selection

A Guide To Keeping Your Employees Happy, Safe & Fulfilled

Strategy Driven

Something that should be clear when you are looking after any business is just how important the employees are. Without them there, there is nothing that could be done in the company, and you would soon find that it all falls apart.

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Tips To Selecting The Right University Degree In Life To Study

Women on Business

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The Mirrors That Help You See Yourself

Leadership Freak

Ego sees others but not itself. Egoless is a silly myth. Ego serves leaders well when self-interest drives service. But ego has a dark side. You have an ego problem if: Fault-finding comes… Continue reading → Curiosity engagement Humility Feedback Growth Leadership Development

How to Overcome Your Biggest Leadership Fears

Lead from Within

Something I’ve noticed in my work as a leadership coach is people’s surprise that even the top leaders in their field can be troubled by fears. People think once you make it to a certain level you have it all under control.

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