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The Greatest Asset of a New Leader

Ron Edmondson

I love to surround myself with leaders. They are the experts, they have experience, they’ve been tested, and they are ready to lead followers.

Three Leadership Secrets for Building a Great Team

C-Level Strategies

The topic Terry has chosen is, “Leadership Essentials,&# which is near and dear to his heart. I absolutely love this lesson. Passion. Or is it?

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Facebook Commerce: 9 tips to increase your social commerce success

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} Have you started selling your products or services on Facebook and started to explore the realms of F-commerce? social commerce

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The Leadership Advisor

Authenticity. An absolute essential to successful and profitable business which supports quality talent retention, acquisition and engagement.

4 Ways People Play Church

Ron Edmondson

“Pastor Ron, my life is a mess and I don’t know what to do to fix it.&#. I received a call from a frantic young man recently.

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How Serving Another’s Vision Prepares You For Your Own

Ron Edmondson

This is a guest post by David Santistevan. He is a Worship Leader, Young Adult Pastor, and Blogger. Have you ever been there? We are leaders.

10 Enduring Leadership Lessons for the 21st Century (My Favorites, Volume II)

Terry Starbucker

What’s a “ 21st Century Leader “? A pretty good question, no doubt. The definition and nature of great leadership in today’s digital age is an ever-evolving thing, since business models and paradigms seem to change like the weather these days (and wow, the weather has been crazy this year!). Win with it. Lead well!

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Making an impact on thousands, one person at a time


A comment on a post earlier this week that gave me lots of energy – so I figured I need to write about it (thanks Connie!). She felt that most of us (unlike Oprah) don’t have the opportunity to impact large numbers of people. I respectfully disagree. Allow me to explain. Every day, you

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When a Leader’s Vision is Actually a Dream

C-Level Strategies

As my long-time readers know, visionary leadership is a passion of mine. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ’s Vivid Example. I have a dream today.

4 Ways to be a Church for Dummies

Ron Edmondson

I received email feedback the other day from someone who attends our church. I took it as a high compliment! Let’s face it.

Employee Motivation Tips: The Why Matters

The Recovering Engineer

There are two musical instruments I would like to play. One is the saxophone and the other is the guitar. That was about 25 or 26 years ago.

Two Women Leaders from Different Worlds Face-Off

Women's Leadership Exchange

Dark clouds threatened as I entered the Rubin Museum in New York City on June first to hear two icons from two very different worlds –Gloria Steinem, the writer, activist and leader of the feminist movement, and Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, who at the age of 20 became one of the first westerners to be ordained as a Buddhist Nun. Why is this?&#

Taking notes on Ms. Bossypants

Bud to Boss

And I’m glad I did. I’m only half way through the book, but it’s quickly earning its way onto my list of favorites. Not surprisingly, it is hilarious.

How to Increase Church Staff Without Spending a Dime

Ron Edmondson

I suspect if you are in a growing church, that you and your staff feel stretched to accomplish all there is to do. You can. Empower some volunteers.

How to Develop Critical Thinking


No one acts entirely rational. frontpage

7 mind map ideas to unlock creativity and innovation in your business – plus 14 free tools

Krishna De

Are you looking for a way to capture your ideas, in fact even unlock creativity in your business? They you might want to consider using a mind map.

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Can you ever be over qualified?

Chartered Management Institute

The job market is tough out there, and it's led many to start applying for positions that they are essentially over qualified for, in the hope that it will get them off the redundancy list. Whilst perfectly understandable behaviour it does raise the dilemma amongst employers over whether hiring such candidates represents a good long-term move.

Why Doris Buffett’s Giving It All Away

Ron Edmondson

God loves a cheerful giver… Listen to this Forbes magazine interview of Warren Buffett’s sister. Free Fridays: The Go-Giver Book Giveaway.

20/20 Workplace

CEO Blog

#wif11 Jeanne Meister, author of the 20/20 Workplace spoke about the increasing speed of innovation. 1880 - Industrial Revolution 1980 - Computer Revolution 1990 - Internet Revolution 2010 - Information Revolution Now - Participation Revolution She spoke about the new employee - the millenials.

5 keys to better online copy – webinar replay and audio download

Krishna De

{lang: 'en-GB'} Are you looking for ways to enhance the effectiveness of your online copy? Shownotes For 5 Keys To Better Online Copy.

Transforming an Ordinary Moment into a TouchPoint

Leading Blog

We all have those moments when we are too busy for the people around us. But those moments are the work of leaders. Those are the moments when we can help to move things from what they are to what they could be. Campbell CEO Doug Conant said, “ To me, they’re not interruptions. They’re opportunities to touch someone and improve the situation.

Book Review: Better Under Pressure


Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others by psychologist and Spencer Stuart consultant Justin Menkes is an extremely interesting book that deserves a wide readership. the professional goal), and they are able to find order in chaos.

Change Leaders or Change Leaders?

Lead Change Blog

Do we transform existing leaders… or get new leaders? Can we embark on a set of activities designed to encourage people already in leadership positions to change their behavior? Will current leaders change their ways? Are there actions we can take to encourage those already “in charge&# to act and think differently than they did [.]

The vacation dilemma: to unplug from the office or not | The.

The Organized Executive's Blog

During my spring vacation I occasionally scanned my office email, and I regretted it. I found myself distracted by events at the office.

Help your organization RESPOND rather than just REACT


If you have not yet experienced foundation-shaking change, don’t worry, you will —It’s only a matter of time. frontpage

Learning for14 year olds or learning from 14 year olds?

Chartered Management Institute

CMI has a new initiative this year call Campus CMI [link] The idea is that we need to help prepare young people for the working world by teaching them the management, leadership and workplace skills that will boost career opportunities and develop the skills that employers want to see in new recruits. How can we improve the NHS?

Leadership Is Not An End In Itself

Next Level Blog

As is often the case, The New York Times’ Corner Office feature offered an interesting interview with a business leader last week. The subject this time was Bing Gordon, a partner with the Silicon. Please click the headline to read the whole story. executive presence Leadership Personal Presence

Daniel Pink on Creativity

CEO Blog

I love Daniel Pink 's views. He studies the science of the mind. According to Pink "We all have an intuitive sense of what motivates people. Reward behavior and get more - punish and we get less of it." But when scientifically tested, this was not true except on the most mundane of simple mechanical tasks. Constraints kill creativity. WIF11

Develop Where You Are

Ron Edmondson

And, it’s the right thing to do… Just curious, do you see yourself in your current position five years from now? Are you allowing this place to develop you for the next opportunity? Related posts: 7 Actions When You Can’t Respect the Leader. Freedom Passes Develop Systems and Increase Creativity. 9 Bad Boss Types.

Why Large Complex Projects Often Fail

Lead Change Blog

You don’t have to go very far to find a failed multi-million dollar project. To be clear, let’s define failure as a multi-million dollar project that ran consistently over budget and behind schedule; some came in years late. If you’ve been around for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve involved with a few.

Express Appreciation and You’ll Build Strong Relationships

Your Voice of Encouragement

When I turned to page 12, I couldn't believe what I saw. His response surprised me: “Thank you. You are such a positive person. But he does. We ALL do.

World Innovation Forum - Clay Christensen

CEO Blog

Today I am blogging live at World Innovation Forum (#WIF11). I have blogged before at this event. I love the stimulation I get from going to seminars like this. Attending and listening to speakers helps plant the seeds of innovation in my mind. First speaker is one of my favorites - Clay Christensen. Of course he spoke about disruptive innovation.

Here is the list of Hardcover Business Best Sellers from the New York Times for June, 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the list of Hardcover Business Best Sellers from the New York Times for June, 2011. Except for finance Books, and a few others, we present most of these business best sellers at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas. (Our Our next session is on July 8 – the 2nd Friday of July, because [.].

Transparency ~ How Much Light Do You Let In?

You're Not the Boss of Me

What do you think of when the word transparency comes up? So, where to begin? And how does one accomplish it in practical terms? And that was useful.