Sat.Dec 09, 2017 - Fri.Dec 15, 2017

4 Do’s and Don’ts to Help Ministers at Christmas

Ron Edmondson

I have posted some of these thoughts several years ago, but decided the subject needed mentioning again. One of my goals in ministry is to help protect the ministers and their family. Through this blog I reach thousands of men and women who serve God in a vocational role.

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Pass Judgment

Leading Blog

P OLITE SOCIETY teaches us that passing judgment isn’t nice. It’s demeaning, we’re told, especially when it’s applied to people. However well intended though, a reluctance to judge when leading people and managing an organization will hold the people and the organization back.

Eight Ways to Be a Better Employee in 2018

Kevin Eikenberry

If you work, you are an employee. Much of what I write about here is about leadership and how to be more effective in helping others choose to follow us in the pursuit of desirable outcomes. But every leader is a member of the team too. Even the CEO, even the owner. For the next […].

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End-of-Year Meetings: How to Make Yours Remarkable

Let's Grow Leaders

In one way or another, your team has had an incredible year. Fill in the blank: It was incredibly __(successful, challenging, stressful). Maybe it was all you hoped and planned for. Maybe you got thrown a whopper of a curve ball. Or […]. Winning Well

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Hey Leader… PHAT is Good For You!

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dean Lindsay : I read a funny cartoon in Fast Company magazine a good while back. It was of two fish swimming next to each other. One of the fish had a hook dangling from its mouth.

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There's a Password for Every Door

Leading Blog

H OW DO YOU make things happen? How does it feel to not be afraid? Steve Sims, the founder of Bluefish , has built a company that gets things done. Bluefish makes seemingly out-of-reach, change-your-life, experiences happen.

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How to Ensure Your Savings Beat Inflation

Women on Business

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How Organizations Can Help New Leaders To Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

Without question, one of the common tasks organizations everywhere have to deal with is leadership development.

7 Christmas Gift Suggestions for Your Wife

Ron Edmondson

I’m going on a wild hunch there are some men who haven’t even thought about what they’ll get their wife for Christmas yet. I understand. It probably still seems early to Christmas Eve shoppers. (I

What’s the Risk When a Values-Driven Company Like Patagonia Takes a Stand

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

We don’t see many examples of companies taking a stand for their values. My own observation is that most companies are driven by profits, not values. Most leaders see values and profits as belonging to different realms – values on the “soft” side and profits on the “hard” side of business. Every once in a […]. The post What’s the Risk When a Values-Driven Company Like Patagonia Takes a Stand appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

Do you have the Global Mindset Necessary to Lead your Team?

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of Destination Facilitation: A Travel Guide to Training Around the World. Leave a comment on this guest post by Donna Steffey to become eligible to win one of… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

Stop Living In The Past

Joseph Lalonde

It's okay to visit but not live there I’m a huge proponent of using your past to help propel you towards your future. You have a long list of victories you’ve accomplished in your past.

Turn Your Trading into a Career

Women on Business

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Commanding Excellence with Purpose, Passion, and Ingenuity

Leading Blog

G ARY MORTON had the opportunity to be a part of two excellent organizations under accomplished leaders. First as a lieutenant tank commander in the U.S. Army’s Task Force 4-68 under Lt. Colonel Alfred L.

The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

Kevin Eikenberry

by Chip Heath and Dan Heath Have you ever wondered why when you go on a vacation, certain moments seem to encapsulate how you feel and what you remember about the entire trip? Have you ever thought about exactly why some moments have been so memorable and important in your life’s journey?

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How To Overcome Self-Doubt

Joseph Lalonde

Your mind is lying to you. One of the things I’ve battled with throughout my life has been self-doubt. I doubt that I’m good enough. I doubt people like me. And I doubt I make an impact on the world. No one has told me any of those things.

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What to Offer Your Employees to Improve Their Wellbeing

Women on Business

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Solution Saturday: I’m a Junior Manager but Should be a Director

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I hope you can help me with my question. It is related to the impact of the job titles/ levels in companies while you are negotiating. I would like to hear your… Continue reading → Solution Saturday Growth Leadership Development

Bock on Books

Execupundit

Wally Bock , a very wise man who has been pointing to books that have shaped the lives of others, notes the books that have shaped his life. [I I will be posting my own list later

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Die Hard

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Christmas Throwback Article I usually start the Christmas season off by watching my favorite Christmas movie on Black Friday or that Saturday. This year, I postponed it but was able to get around to watching what I consider to be one of the best Christmas movies out there.

When Your Social Media and Business Lives Collide

Women on Business

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How to Seize End-of-Year-Power

Leadership Freak

End of year conversations carry unique weight. Why not stoke some fires? A forward-facing conversation with you transforms attitudes. A good word from you energizes effort. Baggage: A leader recently told me how… Continue reading → Encouragement

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Procedure Creep

Execupundit

A small group of people from various specialties assembled to discuss development of a policy which could affect them all.

10 Ways To Improve Your Connection Skills

Eric Jacobson

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture. Connection builds an emotional bond that promotes trust, cooperation, and esprit de corps among people in the workplace."

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18 Quotes To Inspire Leaders In The New Year (Part 1)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Are your leaders prepared for the year ahead? Each day will bring new challenges, and to succeed within ethical boundaries, they’ll need a clear picture of “good leadership.” This series is an annual tradition and this year's post includes 18 quotes (each linked to a post with leadership guidance) to inspire you to grow your leadership skills to be ready for whatever 2018 may bring. .

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Book Notes – Originals by Adam Grant

RapidStart Leadership

What does it take to question the status quo and produce something original? That’s the question that author Adam Grant poses in his 2016 book Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World. The answer he reaches might surprise you.

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5 Ways to Lead Change in a Change-Averse Environment

Lead Change Blog

Despite the constancy of change in today’s global marketplace, the environment for change in many organizations is unfriendly at best. Few organizations have the appetite for change found at Facebook, Google, Amazon, and other innovative firms. I work extensively with CPAs, CFOs, and other technical professionals; a group not known for its propensity to change. As a leader, you recognize that when the pace of internal change lags the pace of change in the external environment.

6 Ways to Get the Information You Need to Make the Best Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Mark stared at the floor, his jaw clenched in frustration. I was sitting with a leader who had just crashed and burned. He’d made a decision that had cost him his reputation and maybe his job. He looked up at me and […]. Authenticity & Transparency Communication Winning Well channel challengers communication feedback leadership management Trust

Six Questions To Ask Your Direct Reports

Eric Jacobson

To help you bring out the best in your team, you need to get close and understand their skills, abilities, and motivations. So, the authors of the book, Your First Leadership Job , recommend you hold getting-to-know-you conversations with each of your direct reports. Ask these open-ended questions.

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Three Tips for Leading Your Team Into a New Year

Michael Lee Stallard

As the current year draws to a close, now is the time to establish your plan to begin the new year on a strong note. Here are three tips for leading your team into a new year of goals. STEP 1: REFOCUS.

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Why Outsourcing Can Save Your Business

Strategy Driven

Outsourcing is the process in which a business will hire a third party to complete tasks that they do not want to complete themselves.

An Email Invitation to a Forward-Facing End of Year Conversation

Leadership Freak

The greatest gifts a leader gives are a caring heart, a listening ear, and a forward-facing approach. It’s better to run to the light than splash in the mud. There’s more to people-development… Continue reading → Leading

Space Leadership Comes Before Selfies

Lead Change Blog

I have had three opportunities to participate in “ NASA Socials ,” gatherings of selected social media aficionados to help tell NASA’s story. Two of those NASA Socials took place at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL. Both times, KSC Director Bob Cabana stopped in to greet us. At one of the visits, he grabbed his phone and took a fun selfie with our group.

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Music Break

Execupundit

Apollo's Fire with Vivaldi's "La Folia." Crank it up. Photo by David Beale at Unsplash

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