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Four Types of Organizational Culture

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Culture is the social environment of an organization and is determined by the underlying assumptions, values and beliefs that govern how people behave. You might think of culture as atmosphere, and it is, but it’s also more than that. It’s the organization’s personality.

What You Don't Know About Doing Great Work

Leading Blog

W HY DO SOME people outperform others? It’s not what you might think—talent, effort, organizational skills, time, or luck. We work under the assumption that more is better. But more time doesn’t necessarily lead to better performance. Morten Hansen thinks the way we work is broken.

3 Questions To Help Discern Difficult Issues

Ron Edmondson

I frequently receive questions I can’t easily answer. Usually the questions involve a dilemma someone is facing, which has no direct and easy answer. The exact answer is not clearly spelled out in the Bible. I’m left to my own wisdom, which I may or may not have about the situation.

How Being a Mom Makes You Better in Business

Women on Business

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3 Uncommon Strategies For Achieving Your Goals

Tanveer Naseer

A few weeks ago, I was the invited guest on CBC Radio’s Daybreak where I shared advice on how to successfully achieve your goals for this year.

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5 Common Elements of All Healthy Teams

Ron Edmondson

What makes up a healthy team? Obviously this is our goal if we lead or even serve on a team. Who would want to serve on an unhealthy team? Talk about wasting time. And, we’ve all been there.

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How to Show Up in Ways that Ignite High Performance in Others

Leadership Freak

Your presence – the way you show up – impacts team performance. Positive emotion promotes high performance.* Know impact: Leaders who don’t know or don’t care about their presence can’t promote high performance… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Influence Managing Marks of leaders Power Culture Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

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Boosting Your Profit Margin Made Simple

Strategy Driven

Successful businesses are the ones that are always on the lookout for ways to boost their profit margins, whether that be by cutting costs or increasing revenues.

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The Surprising Secret to Increasing Wealth

Women on Business

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10 Symptoms of an Unaware Leader

Ron Edmondson

A couple years ago there was a consistent problem in one of our areas of ministry. It was something, which I would have quickly addressed, but no one brought it to my attention. Thankfully, I’ve learned the hard way what I don’t know can often hurt my leadership or the church the most.

Organizations aren’t Families and Leaders aren’t Parents

Leadership Freak

Football players bragged – with misty eyes – that their team felt like a family, after the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII. Winning impacts perception. Losers are on teams. Winners belong to… Continue reading → Feedback Leading Personal Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational success

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Unbreakable

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article I have fond memories of M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable movie. Starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price/Mr. Glass, the movie weaves together elements of comic books into the movie world.

Forget Everything You Learned in College – Here’s How to Start a New Business

Women on Business

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10 Things Great Leaders Grant Their Teams

Ron Edmondson

Whether stated or unspoken, a leader plays the key role in setting the culture of the organization. People on any team will often wait until they feel they have permission from leadership before they move forward.

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When Servant-Leaders Choose to Advantage Others – Even if it Hurts

Leadership Freak

Putting the team first sounds great until advantaging others disadvantages you. The choice between personal advantage and organizational advantage speaks to the heart of servant leadership. Win-win” is challenging when YOU win later… Continue reading → Backstabbers Failure Marks of leaders Personal Growth Servant-leadership Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership organizational success

Leaders Focus on the Trends, Not the Data Points

Next Level Blog

In some organizations, this is the time of year where individual performance from the previous year is summarized and communicated in annual reviews. Which, by the way, is an abysmal practice that does nothing to develop people and has at least an 80% chance of causing them to feel disengaged.). One of the reasons annual performance reviews suck so much is that they too often deal in data points, not trends.

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The Importance of Understanding Cultural Differences in Digital Marketing

Women on Business

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Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 3)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton To celebrate 7 Lenses going into its second printing, this is the third post in a special series focused on Why Ethical Thinking Matters. In case you missed them, take a look at Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 1) and Why Ethical Thinking Matters (Part 2). I’m hoping the strategies shared in this series will give you a fresh perspective on your plans for developing leaders in 2018.

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Want to Develop Courage? Improve Your Relational Trust

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of The Courage Way: Leading and Living with Integrity. Leave a comment on this guest post by Shelly L. Francis to become eligible to win one of… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Courage Leading

Safe Business Ideas That Are Easy To Start

Strategy Driven

Starting your own business is a huge risk. You’ll need a lot of money upfront and your chances of success are fairly slim in an increasingly competitive business world.

Failure Is a Great Teacher!

Marshall Goldsmith

What are some of the more common reasons leaders, especially leaders of startups, fail? And, how can we learn from failure and become even more successful because of the experience?

One Obvious Secret to Retaining High Performers

Let's Grow Leaders

Recently, I received an incredibly strong message about retaining high performers. The message came from Jennifer, a former store manager at a national women’s clothing chain. Jennifer is outgoing, incredibly gifted at making customers feel comfortable, and was considered a “high-potential” by […]. The post One Obvious Secret to Retaining High Performers appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Solution Saturday: Would You Love to Work for You

Leadership Freak

In preparation for an upcoming keynote in Chicago, I called several business owners who plan to attend. I like to get a feel for the audience before I speak. After getting acquainted on… Continue reading → Leading

168: Singleness of Purpose

Engaging Leader

Success demands singleness of purpose. Vince Lombardi, arguably the greatest football coach of all time Extraordinarily successful people, companies, and teams always have one product/service/idea they’re most known for or that makes them the most money.

Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality

Joseph Lalonde

An Interview With Author Tom Harper I recently had the pleasure to interview Tom Harper. Tom is the CEO of Networld Media Group and serves as a deacon at Southeast Christian Church.

Skills for the Introverted Leader: 6 Ways to Expand Your Comfort Zone

RapidStart Leadership

What skills does an introverted leader need to develop? Statistically, about half of us tend towards introversion (I’m definitely one of them). That fact doesn’t exclude us from being effective leaders.

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Where Female Entrepreneurs Should Look For Funding Assistance

Women on Business

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Take More Ownership – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

While the title of this post is about taking ownership, in truth, it’s about accountability. And accountability starts with ownership. If we want to model the right behavior for our teams, it starts with us. In this episode, I’m asking a series of question to help us think about how we are behaving and how […]. The post Take More Ownership – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How to Use Mobile Devices to Drive the Success of Your Business

Strategy Driven

More and more people are now using mobile devices to help with everyday tasks, such as communication, online shopping, and travel.

3 Things Every Leader Needs To Remember When Leading Others

Joseph Lalonde

It’s easy when you’ve been leading for a long time to forget the simple things of leadership. You let the basic tenants of leadership slip your mind and you begin to fall into bad habits. You fail to treat others with respect. You believe to take rather than give.

Leadership: Leveraging Your Soft Skills

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Lisa Sasso : Soft skills can make or break you as a leader; they are clearly more important to a leader than any hard skill. This is a basic truth I learned early on in my business career, and it has sustained me throughout a succession of leadership roles — right up to my present work as an executive coach.

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Six Ways to Improve Business Communication Skills for Greater Success

Career Advancement

“Intelligence, knowledge or experience are important and might get you a job, but strong communication skills are what will get you promoted.” Mireille Guiliano~. At a performance review meeting, Sean’s boss told him he needed to improve his communication skills.

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How To Save Money When Marketing Your Business

Strategy Driven

There are many things which can cause concern to small business owners, and budgeting is one of them.

February 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the February Leadership Development Carnival! The themes for this month are… Let’s get started! Communication. Jesse Lyn Stoner of Seapoint Center provided How to Make an Effective Apology and Restore Trust and Your Credibility.