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A Secret Your Husband Keeps…But Needs You to Know

Ron Edmondson

Ladies, here’s a secret your husband probably won’t share…. He needs your unconditional respect…in fact…he needs you to be his biggest fan….

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10 Sticky Note Reminders For The Busy Leader (Plus One from the Heart)

Terry Starbucker

For many leaders out there (myself included), sometimes there just aren’t enough hours in a day. Our leadership. I use sticky notes, and a pen.

Company Culture 3.0: The Conscious Connected Workplace

The Leadership Advisor

We are honored to have Kate Billing of Blacksmith Ltd. as the first of many contributions to The Leadership Advisor blog. Blacksmith Ltd.

How to Open Yourself Up to Receiving Abundance

C-Level Strategies

Tuesday night in Leadership Chat as we talked about how great leaders affect work-life balance , we touched on the concept of “lack.&#. Strakey.

7 Ways to Distinguish God’s Voice from the Circumstances of Life

Ron Edmondson

How do you actually know God is talking to you? Every believer wants to hear from God. We want to know…Is this God?…Is That’s never God.

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7 Ways to Encourage Your Wife

Ron Edmondson

That’s the average number of times you’ll read the same thing. (I I just made that up… ). joke…it’s a reality.

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How Great Leaders Support Work Life Balance

C-Level Strategies

Last week on Leadership Chat we focused on how we, as leaders, can affect a move from Work Family Conflict to Work Life Balance. and 5:00 p.m. Wrong!

Courage and Problem Solving

Kevin Eikenberry

Courage consists in equality to the problem before us. Ralph Waldo Emerson Questions to Ponder What problems in my life have required the most courage? How courageous do I feel today? Action Steps Consider your toughest current problem. Consider how choosing to be more courageous might help you solve the problem or make critical [.].

Creating A World-Class Customer Experience – the Key Word is “Experience” (lessons from UCLA Health System, from Joseph Michelli)

First Friday Book Synopsis

It’s in the sub-title: Prescription for Excellence: Leadership Lessons for Creating a World-Class Customer Experience from UCLA Health System by Joseph Michelli. Ponder the phrase, mull over the concept: “customer experience.” Think about the depth [.]. Randy's blog entries B.

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5 Ways to Deal with Your Past

Ron Edmondson

I’m a huge proponent of moving forward. I’ve never been a fan of remaining in the past. After all, it was “his&# fault&# , right?

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Women in Power: Leadership Differences By Gender

Women on Business

Guest post by Allie Freeland (learn more about Allie at the end of this post). As women progressively enter leadership roles and management positions in organizations that traditionally used to be held by men, many pose questions about leadership styles and gender. These statistics are only slightly higher than 20 years ago. References: Bunker, K.

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Are You Playing Silent Leadership?

Kevin Eikenberry

I recently learned of a version of soccer known as silent soccer. What is that you ask? It is defined as: A form of soccer in which spectators are not allowed to yell, cheer, or coach from the sidelines. Even if you have never been to a soccer game you can imagine how odd this [.].

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Happy Monday! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. I like to start out each week by featuring five of my favorite HR, leadership development, and employee selection blog reads from the previous week. Here are my picks for August 1st - 5th. Enjoy! David Zinger, Employee Engagement: Do You Love Employee Engagement Problems?

Beginning the Practice of Personal Change


And so it is with leadership. We work toward perfection but never quite reach it. The best way to develop new leadership behaviors and to move ahead is to practice it until it becomes a habit. Great athletes and musicians practice and train – why not great leaders? Today is the ideal time to begin a new practice. How will you begin? Is it uneven?

On Leadership and The Value Of Honesty

Linked 2 Leadership

As children, most of us had parents who tried to convince us that cheaters never prosper and liars will not go to heaven. The theory is of course a great one, but almost every day in the news I hear about business leaders being charged and convicted for a variety of commercial crimes. Lying, Cheating [.]. Servant Leadership

Just Announced: Magnetic Leadership Training Opportunity in Chicago

C-Level Strategies

Lisa providing leadership coaching to Magnetic Leadership participants. The program is scheduled for October 11th and 12th, and will fill up quickly.

Initiative Is Often A Benevolent Rebellion

The Leadership Advisor

In our “let’s measure everything possible&# business climate, we systematically tend to paint ourselves into corners. Put their name on it.

Providing Emotional Nourishment


“ There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation and support from others.” ” ~ J.Donald Walters. Receiving a paycheck and bonuses isn’t enough. An annual performance appraisal isn’t enough.

Leading Clean: Killing Your Conflict Phobia

Linked 2 Leadership

Afraid of conflicts? Always getting in conflicts and don’t know what to do? Are you avoiding conflicts because of the fear involved. Well, you may be suffering from conflict phobia. And it’s probably time to overcome that phobia and turn that fear into a strength! The key to deal with any conflict is to act [.]. Conflict Management

What’s Your One Sin?

Ron Edmondson

Disclaimer: This is an opinion post…not a doctrinal statement. In my experience, many believers have one sin that causes the majority of problems in their life… It could be: Pride. Selfishness. Worry. Greed. Stubbornness. An unforgiving spirit. What’s yours? If you need help working through that, please let me know.). Christians

Change: From Vision to Execution


Leaders establish a lofty vision for a large scale change initiative and then strategize to align the team. Sometimes, the team gets over-excited by this grand vision and get stuck. They cannot define a strategy or a plan of action that takes them closer to that grand vision. Planning for a change is a tricky

You Can Lead Your Way into Leadership

Leadership Freak

Much of my leadership career I had a leadership title but did little leading. I didn’t understand leadership. Stop aspiring to become a leader its a waste of time. Leaders don’t aspire to leadership – they lead wherever they are. Always see yourself as a leader even when you’re following. All leaders follow. Leaders don’t [.].

Six Ways To Make Collaboration Work

You're Not the Boss of Me

The other day, I went with my granddaughter to the playground and watched her as she dove happily into play with the other children. Just ask Pixar.

What do you need to upgrade to maintain momentum?

Ron Edmondson

To keep momentum going…you have to continually upgrade! They’ve been successful as a company since 1927. Do you see that?

LIFE Leadership TEAM

Orrin Woodward

Special Announcement: On October 3, Blogharbor will be closing its doors, my blog will be moving over to WordPress. God Bless, Orrin Woodward.

You can be an outstanding Professional Manager

Chartered Management Institute

Related Content: Decision Making and Overcoming Indecisiveness Open Book Management – Pros and Cons, Transparency & Accountability The Power of No.w. 500 million users on Facebook, CMI is too!! Video marketing spend to increase by 50%. You are not watching this post, click to start watching.

The most powerful strategies when beginning a presentation

First Friday Book Synopsis

Over the recent years, I have read dozens of excellent books in which their authors offer advice on how to make effective presentations in one form of another (e.g. in-person, teleconferencing, electronically recorded). None offers more and better advice that does As We Speak: How to Make Your Point and Have It Stick, co-authored by [.].

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Honoring a Pastor’s Wife (Revised)

Ron Edmondson

One of the toughest jobs in the church is that of being a pastor’s wife. I know I’m biased, but I have one of the best in Cheryl.

Putting You First: Leading Yourself

Linked 2 Leadership

One of the toughest lessons a leader must learn is this: You must learn to lead yourself before you lead others. And there is no way of getting around this. The most successful leaders know who they are, what they want, and how they get there. Flexible and Flowing As most industry leaders know, leaders [.].

Three Signs It’s Time to Shut Up

Next Level Blog

If you’re a sports fan (guilty as charged), you’ve likely heard by now about golf caddie Stevie Williams’ interview after his new boss, Adam Scott, won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational last weekend. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Current Affairs executive presence

A Simple High Performance Model

Great Leadership By Dan

I just made this up. Comments? brillant problem child high performance model emotional intelligence

My Top 5 Corporate Worship Experiences

Ron Edmondson

This is a hard post to write, because I typically don’t do “favorites&# , but I’ve thought a lot recently about worship. Psalm 150:6.

LIFE Business Pre-Launch

Orrin Woodward

Thanks to the dedicated commitment of the TEAM PC and Dallin Larsen, LIFE (Living Intentionally For Excellence) has been officially pre-launched.


Chris Brady

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