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10 Things Every Team Leader Needs to Know

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Want to build a high performance team – where the team consistently achieves its goals and where team members are proud to be members? It’s not that hard, but you won’t get far if you just try to “wing it.” ” These are 10 things every team leader needs to know.

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6 Basics of Media Pitching

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Marketing Public Relations influencers media publicity

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Are you a Leader or a Lemming?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sandy Coletta: I know what you are thinking - a lemming is a follower and by its very definition, a leader isn’t a follower. It is absolutely true that within a given group, the leader is setting the direction and guiding those who follow.

Executive presence is an inside job

Aspire-CS

It’s not unusual for an executive to be puzzled that they’ve been told they need to develop “executive presence” in order to move into executive levels in an organization. The question on their mind is “What is executive presence?”. Rightfully so.

12 Ways to Make Yourself A Valuable Team Member

Ron Edmondson

A young man came to me once seeking advice for starting a new position. He wanted to know how he could set himself apart and make himself a valuable team member. I loved the question. It showed intentionality and purpose on his part.

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4 Steps To Move Past Setbacks And Drive Success

Tanveer Naseer

In today’s faster-paced, interconnected global environment, there’s no question that there are greater demands on leaders in terms of what they need to deliver. And those demands become more apparent when an organization suffers a setback in achieving its long-term goals.

Leadership Lessons From Running A Half Marathon At 3AM

Joseph Lalonde

Why I Ran A Half Marathon At 3AM Many months ago, my pastor came up with a crazy idea: Let’s run a half marathon! For those of you who don’t know, a half marathon is 13.1 miles. That’s a long distance to go by foot.) That sounds crazy enough on its own.

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7 Lazy Leadership Practices

Ron Edmondson

Whoever is lazy regarding his work is also a brother to the master of destruction. Proverbs 18:9. Laziness is a sin. It’s also annoying. And, ineffective in leadership. The fact is, however, many of us have some lazy tendencies when it comes to leadership. I do at times.

Blast Past Fear of Failure and Soar

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of Find the Fire: Reignite Your Inspiration & Make Work Exciting Again Leave a comment on this guest post by Scott Mautz to become eligible to win one… Continue reading → Author Leading Book Notes

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Change Starts Within You: Unlock the Confidence to Lead with Intuition

Kevin Eikenberry

by Cortney McDermott This is a small book, that you could probably read in 20 minutes. And if you did read it in 20 minutes, you would get some value. But as the title says, change starts within you. And the 20-minute read doesn’t allow the book to get within you in a way that […].

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Challenges for Founder Leaders and How to Make Things Easier

Leading Blog

F OUNDERS of organizations, whether non-profit or for-profit start-ups, often feel that they occupy a very lonely space. Every decision, every responsibility seems to weigh heavily on their shoulders. But it doesn’t need to be that way!

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7 Times When It is Not A Good Time To Change

Ron Edmondson

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Keeping Your LeaderShip Afloat: 4 Ways to Get Your Head Above Water

RapidStart Leadership

Does it sometimes feel like your attempts at leading are like, oh, I don’t know, paddling a half-submerged pumpkin down a river? . Last weekend I had the privilege of watching people attempt to do exactly that.

Sometimes a breath, a decision, and a stand is all you need to do to get back to you.

Anese Cavanaugh

I've been on a special type of sabbatical for the last 2 months, a "formal reboot" of sorts. A ton has happened.

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5 Steps To Having Courageous Conversations

Lead Change Blog

According to the 2015 Employee Trends Report by Quantum Workplace, one of the biggest areas of concern for team members is that there is often not open and honest communication with managers. So why is this? Why does miscommunication pervade at least 50% of business conversations?

7 Reasons People Who Could Be Leading Aren’t

Ron Edmondson

We need leaders. When Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few…” I’m confident some of those workers should be leaders of other workers. Throughout the Scriptures God used men and women to lead others to accomplish great things – all to His glory.

Overcoming the Tendency to Micromanage

Kevin Eikenberry

Micromanagement. The word creates emotion in most anyone who has ever worked a day in their life. Most have been micromanaged, and none liked it. Few call themselves micromanagers, and even fewer want to do it; yet they often don’t realize when they are doing it.

Elizabeth Pieters accepted into Forbes Human Resources Council

N2Growth Blog

Forbes Human Resources Council is an Invitation-Only Community for HR Executives Across All Industries. Philadelphia, PA October 17, 2017 — Elizabeth Pieters, Chief People Officer at N2Growth Inc.,

Frontline Festival: Leaders Share About Employee Engagement and Customer Service

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about employee engagement in relation to customer service. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is […].

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4 Questions in 4 Days that Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance – Pt. 4

Leadership Freak

Incompetent leaders don’t ask questions. Statements are boring and safe. Questions expose wisdom. Track curiosity: How many questions do you ask in an hour? What percentage of your questions begin with what or… Continue reading → Personal Growth Questions Growth

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8 Myths About Trading Debunked

Strategy Driven

The world of trading can be challenging and confusing, but it also offers you the opportunity to make a lot of money and diversify your investment portfolio so that you can remain financially secure as you get older.

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3 Ways to Build Trust and Gain Followership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Tarra Mitchell : If we want our teams to follow us willingly, they first need to trust us. To gain trust, we have to learn to connect with people in a meaningful way. People want to be seen and heard. They want to know that we will be there for them if they need us. Meaningful connection is not necessarily a natural talent that comes easily. Connecting with others requires that we get to know individual team members as people, not simply employees.

Things to Know When Choosing Big Data Solution Providers

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors big data

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Jackie Chan’s The Foreigner

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Jackie Chan is inspiring. At 63 years old, Chan will put younger men to shame in the action and stunts he will do in his movies. The Foreigner (based on the book The Chinaman ) is Jackie Chan’s latest U.S. release.

The Invisible Human Errors That Nobody Notices

Strategy Driven

Human error is everywhere and often difficult to avoid without implementing the proper tools. More often than not, human error is the reason number One for the purchase of high-quality tech software solutions, so that a variety of business processes can be automated for best quality.

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Solution Saturday: Should I Confront the Golden Boys

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, Love your Leadership Freak blog. It’s always a good read with my morning coffee. A subject that I am looking to see is a situation that I am in. Situation: My… Continue reading → Culture Solution Saturday Leadership Leadership Development

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What Was Unilever Thinking?

N2Growth Blog

The PR Disaster that resulted when Unilever decided a run a Dove Soap ad on its U.S. Facebook page last Friday, that showed a black woman turning white, could have been avoided with better leadership. It’s that simple! No more discussion or debate needed.

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161: Becoming a Stress-Resilient Leader | with Andrew Shatté

Engaging Leader

Chronic stress takes a toll on the quality of work and life, for both leaders and the people they lead. Stress muddies our thinking, impairs judgment, damages health and relationships, and causes people to burn out and quit their job.

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4 Things You Must Consider Before Starting a Company

Strategy Driven

Starting a company will never be easy, especially if you are new to the business scene. There are several aspects to consider before beginning which can make things easier from the start.

4 Questions in 4 Days that Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance

Leadership Freak

It’s Monday morning in the U.S. Apologies to everyone who is a day ahead of us.) I’m posting 4 questions in four days that enable leaders to strengthen teams and elevate performance. Tantrums:… Continue reading → Feedback Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Preview Thursday: Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Chapter 3 of Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager. “Do Do you have a business card?” Cayla asked. Sure,” Steve said. He pulled a card from his briefcase and handed it to her. “I I apologize. I should have given one to you yesterday.”. “It’s

Never Say Die

Coaching Tip

Nothing builds confidence like success. The tougher the problems and the more of them we solve, the greater our confidence becomes. That's the paradox of success in action. As our team racks up success after success, we understandably develop a strong can-do attitude, both as individuals and as a team. Unintended Consequences. No good goes unpunished, as the saying goes, and there are some things to keep in mind while evolving a team into this kind of leadership environment. .

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5 Business Opportunities To Consider In The Healthcare Industry

Strategy Driven

Photo courtesy of Pexels. When you’re trying to come up with the right idea for your future business, you’re likely to find yourself faced with a range of different options.

4 Ways to Get the Most from Sadness

Leadership Freak

Any leader who is upbeat all the time, in my opinion, is out of touch or faking it. Real leaders have real feelings. You might see the good in failure. But you don’t… Continue reading → Failure Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Welcome to the New Lead Change!

Lead Change Blog

My team and I are really excited to introduce and unveil the new Lead Change. Here’s what’s new: Our look. We hope you like the fresh new colors and logo and the exciting way we’re presenting content on our new magazine-style homepage.

In Defense of the Hand Written To-Do List

Survive Your Promotion

I’m a geek. I love my smartphone and my iPad, I’ve worked in IT for years, and I’m all about technology. So here’s a surprise – I hand write my daily task list. Every day.

Podcast: Exploding Your Presence on Social Media

Rich Gee Group

It’s not about the exploitation of technology – but service to your community. Who is your real audience? What do they really want to read from you? Learn all the secrets to reach your audience and wow them with your insights and ideas.

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