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How to Respond to Good News Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Don’t expect high performance when you sabotage enthusiasm. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue.” ” Jewish Proverb Words have consequences. You don’t have to be a genius to identify words… Continue reading → Leading

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What Type of Leader Are You?

Rich Gee Group

Too often, we are placed in a situation that requires us to modify our reaction to a person. For example: An associate on our staff who challenges our authority. A client who is very late on their payment. A peer who throws you under the bus in front of your boss.

Preparation Is the New Leadership Differentiator

Next Level Blog

In watching and working with top executives and their teams over the past few years, I’ve come to a fresh conclusion. Preparation is the new leadership differentiator. You might argue that preparation has always been important. I would agree with you on that but would contend that preparation is in shorter supply than it used to be.

How to Lead When Your Team Resists Change

Let's Grow Leaders

When Your Team Resists Change, It’s an Opportunity for Ownership You’ve noticed a problem, spent the last four days meeting with finance, strategizing, and building an action plan. You’re energized about what your team will achieve, your boss and peers are on […].

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

RIP: Retired in Position

Lead Change Blog

“Retired in position” refers to an unengaged employee, a term which I first heard used by Ken Blanchard. These individuals are just going through the motions, showing up to do the minimum, and would rather be somewhere else. Does this sound familiar? Well, it should. Per Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to delivering their best performance.

9 Creative Ways to Develop Your Managers

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ve done your talent assessment work, completed the nine-box grid, and now it’s time to create specific plans to develop your managers.

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Rules for amazing team formation

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by James Scott People make companies successful. Without effective team formation, a business can’t succeed. Carefully choosing and assigning roles and tasks is a crucial element in business management.

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First Look: Leadership Books for October 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in October 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. Do you know how to play the game you’re in?

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Respect, Interpreted Part 3

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What exactly does respect look like? It's a question that is difficult to answer, but we need an answer if we are going to be able to help our leadership teams learn how to show it, recognize it, and expect it from others.

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October 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the October Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of development, engagement, productivity, team building, and more. Communication. Bernd Geropp provided The No1 feedback rule. Bernd shares: “My No 1 feedback tip for constructive and effective criticism: always formulate and view feedback as a personal gift!” ” Find Bernd on Twitter at @moreleadership.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Downton Abbey The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Several episodes of the classic Downton Abbey television series provided fascinating examples of leadership and a variety of other management issues. Now Downton Abbey, the movie, brings a story on an even grander scale – and with some outstanding lessons for today’s world.

7 Steps to Bulletproof Problem Solving

Leading Blog

T HE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM’S Future of Jobs Report lists complex problem-solving as the number one skill for jobs in 2020. Organizations are looking for people that can define problems and form solid creative responses. Like leaders themselves, good problem solvers are made, not born.

Five Choices Remote Leaders Need to Make

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you make choices each day – many consciously, and many others subconsciously. When you have a remote team, some of your subconscious leadership choices need to be reexamined, because they are having unintended consequences.

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The 10 Laws of Trust from the Chairman of Jet Blue

Leadership Freak

(This post is based on my conversation with Joel Peterson.) Every leader learns that success requires trusting others. “I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust.” ” Mahatma Gandhi A trust-lesson from Joel Peterson, the… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Trust

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Catalyst 2019 Live Blogging Of Bianca Juarez Olthoff

Joseph Lalonde

Catalyst Atlanta Live Blogging. Today, I’m live blogging from Catalyst Atlanta at North Point Church. These posts will be rough notes from the conference. This session’s speaker is Bianca Juarez Olthoff. She is a bible-teaching, word-slinging, MexiRican.

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7 Important Tips to Help You Focus on Your Work

Lead from Within

Do you find it hard to focus on your work? If so, you’re far from alone. It’s important to stay focused and distraction-free, but that’s especially difficult with multiple projects in play and a steady stream of emails, phone calls and petty tasks constantly beckoning.

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Make Relatedness Your Goal – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I often get this question from leaders – both new and seasoned alike: Should we be friends with our teammates or not? And while it’s certainly a valid and good question, my answer is to flip it and instead… Make RELATEDNESS your goal. What does that mean? Check out the video below!

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How to Discover and Leverage the Value You Bring

Leadership Freak

Know the value you bring. Find a situation where others value the value you bring and bring it. If you want to bring your value, explore the value you currently bring to others?…

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Catalyst 2019 Live Blogging Of Horst Schulze

Joseph Lalonde

Catalyst Atlanta Live Blogging. Today, I’m live blogging from Catalyst Atlanta at North Point Church. These posts will be rough notes from the conference. This session’s speaker is Horst Schulze. Horst is a legend in the hotel leadership world.

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Talent Identification and Management

Career Advancement

“Talent management deserves as much focus as financial capital management in corporations.” ~ Jack Welch One of the best ways to strengthen your company as a whole is to devote attention to developing your employee talent.

What Should You Do If Your Business Has Failed?

Strategy Driven

All businesses have their ups and downs but if you manage things well, you can get through the difficult periods. It’s when those difficult periods become the norm and the business is constantly in financial trouble that you need to start worrying.

4 Ways to Build Capacity in Yourself and Others

Leadership Freak

In 2015, I started sending an email every Friday to our employees. I focused on the concept of inspiration and self-improvement. I thought my Friday emails would be skimmed, or even ignored. To… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

Catalyst 2019 Live Blogging Of Ravi Zacharias

Joseph Lalonde

Catalyst Atlanta Live Blogging. Today, I’m live blogging from Catalyst Atlanta at North Point Church. These posts will be rough notes from the conference. Ravi Zacharias has spent years sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. He has had a successful podcast, author ministry, and so much more.

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3 Tips To Get Discovered By Executive Search Firms

N2Growth Blog

I liken the executive search process to a grown-up version of the game “hide and seek” Brands across every sector are the seekers. Executives tend to hide. If you want to learn how to get discovered by an executive search firm— keep reading. The “playground” is big and complex. It spans geographies, industries, and functions. To most, it is unfamiliar. It is also competitive. The best seekers fight to find and tag (hire) the best hiders. To do so is to win.

Ways You Can Make Money Online

Strategy Driven

There has been an increase in people wanting to work from home alongside the growth in the digital age. This means that not only is it becoming easier and more viable to make money online at home there are also more and more opportunities arise to do so.

Surprised by a Crepe

Leadership Freak

One of the best things to do in Paris is walk around. That’s when, by accident, we found L’Atelier Artisan Crepier. My wife went to Amorino’s for a flower-shaped gelato. I walked around… Continue reading → energy engagement Leadership Development leadership success

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Catalyst 2019 Live Blogging Of David Brooks

Joseph Lalonde

Catalyst Atlanta Live Blogging. Today, I’m live blogging from Catalyst Atlanta at North Point Church. These posts will be rough notes from the conference. This session’s speaker is David Brooks. David is an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times.

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Weekly Round-Up: The World's Best Workplaces, Future of Internal Comms, Increase Trust in Your Leadership, Leadership Tips & Insights, 10 Laws of Trust


Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

The Best Safety Tips for Running an E-Commerce Business

Strategy Driven

As a growing volume of retail transactions become ‘etail’ transactions, it’s becoming even more critical that your e-commerce business takes all necessary precautions to protect your business interests, your customers’ interests, and their data.

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Executive Compensation in a Pre-IPO Company

CEO Insider

The startup you work for is gaining acceptance in the market and with remarkable growth, you are now eyeing the prospects of an IPO. The fruits of your team’s labor are at hand.

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Live-Blogging From Catalyst Atlanta 2019

Joseph Lalonde

This year’s Catalyst Conference marks the 20th anniversary for one of the best Christian leadership conferences. In previous years, I’ve live-blogged Catalyst Atlanta as a part of the conference. This year will be different.

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