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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.

Why you should coach people

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123rf Southmind. Organizations are increasingly teaching leaders to coach their subordinates (and sometimes each other). I want to believe that this isn’t a passing fad, because there are lots of reasons for leaders to learn how to coach others in the workplace.

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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To Understand Complexity, Use 7 Dimensions of Ethical Thinking

Leading Blog

T HE BOTTOM LINE is that there is no “good leadership” without ethical thinking. We’ve seen what can happen when leaders make decisions based on personal interests without considering the ripple effect of those decisions.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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Servant Leadership and Command Decisions

Lead Change Blog

I recently spoke at California State University San Marcos to a group of MBA students. I always enjoy my time with students. I learn so much from the questions they ask and the discussions we have after an event. Some attendees were slated to graduate in several weeks. The topic of my talk was servant leadership. The event was held in an information lecture setting and a faculty member interviewed me for about 20 minutes and the balance of the hour was spent in Q&A with the students.

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.

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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How Being a Mom Makes You Better in Business

Women on Business

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Write Down a Great Plan for Your Team

Lead Change Blog

Strategic planning is one of the main elements of successful leadership. A great leader has organizational skills that enable them to predict all the things their business can do and narrow down big goals to achievable milestones. But how do you write a great plan for your team? It’s easy when you do it for yourself – you just write the goals and steps towards them, and you understand why and how you need to accomplish. When writing for other people, things are a bit more complex.

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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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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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.

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.

How Is Your Self-Esteem? It’s Critical.

Rich Gee Group

If one were to ask what single characteristic that makes you attractive to others, it would be self-esteem. Self-esteem, as defined by Nathaniel Branden in “ The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem ,” is the reputation one has with him or herself.

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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.

Tips for Building Your Confidence as a Female Boss

Women on Business

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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

A Future Lens on Leadership with Bob Johansen

Kevin Eikenberry

Does your forecasted future provoke an insight that leads to action? Bob Johansen is a distinguished fellow with the Institute for the Future and author or co-author of ten books.

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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.

Even When It Was Over. It Wasn’t

In the CEO Afterlife

I am delighted to introduce Dianne Ascroft to you. Dianne is a book reviewer, but that’s in her spare time. She is also a historical and contemporary fiction author, often with an Irish connection.

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

The ReMarkable Tablet

Kevin Eikenberry

I don’t usually write technology reviews here, and I don’t think I’ve ever written about a Christmas gift, but today, I’m doing both. For Christmas, my family gave me a new piece of technology called a ReMarkable Tablet.

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How to Give Your Business the Edge

Strategy Driven

Competition in the world of business comes as part of the territory. It’s rare that a monopoly is achieved without years of hard work and dedication. Sometimes the struggles of keeping yourself above the water can make it feel as if you aren’t making enough progress or keeping up with your peers.

Book Review by Judith Barrow

In the CEO Afterlife

Book reviewer, Judith Barrow is a writer of short stories, poems, plays, and articles published throughout the British Isles. Here is Judith’s take on The Circumstantial Enemy. .

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How to Make the Most of Productivity Apps

Lead Change Blog

If there’s one regular complaint about apps that are designed to help you get things done, it’s that they often do the exact opposite; you spend so long configuring and tweaking them that you simply run out of time to complete the tasks you’re making note of. This is true of any business software application; the more time you spend fiddling, the less time you’ll spend doing.

Workplace Laziness – The Cause and the Solution

Kevin Eikenberry

According to a survey by Dropbox, one in five Brits report they never work to their potential on the job. If you live somewhere else, before you think this is a problem in just one country, it’s likely not. And if you think this article is meant to give you joy for pointing the finger […]. The post Workplace Laziness – The Cause and the Solution appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How To Attract Customers And Boost Retail Sales

Strategy Driven

Running a business is never easy, but ensuring you make a profit each month is something that business owners can easily lose sleep over.

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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

Preview Thursday: The Courage Way

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from the intro to the Courage Way by Shelly Francis. Sigrid’s car flipped over dense chaparral and poison oak, rolling 120 feet until it landed upside down in a tree. It was the only tree on the hillside big enough to have stopped the car from tumbling another hundred feet. She was stunned, still alert in a pile of glass and blood on the inside roof of her car. She honked to alert her coworkers, hoping someone would hear and call 911.

Becoming an Effective leadercommunicator: 7 Steps to Success

leaderCommunicator

One might be considered a strong communicator, but lack the other skills necessary to be a successful leader. However, the reverse does not hold true. Strong communication skills are paramount to successful leadership. To understand what it takes to be a successful leadercommunicator, it’s important to understand what we mean when we say communication.