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How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you struggle to manage your emotions? You’re not alone. We were speaking to an international gathering of leaders from across Europe when a young man approached the microphone and asked: “How, as a leader, do you keep your personal feelings from […].

185: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation | with Dan Schawbel

Engaging Leader

The relationships between your team members make a big difference — both in terms of business results and each person’s wellbeing. As tempting as it is to rely on virtual communication and collaboration, technology too often contributes to workplace isolation and even loneliness.

What a Mechanical Shark Can Teach Us About Leadership and Innovation

Leading Blog

O NE RECENT EVENING, exhausted after a long day of work, I collapsed into bed and turned on the television. On screen was the classic scene from “Jaws,” where actress Susan Backlinie is stalked by the unseen aquatic predator and then pulled underneath the dark water.

How to Build Trust with Your Employees

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Jennifer Rock and Michael Voss: “I didn’t tell the complete truth, and our relationship hasn’t been the same since.” This may sound like the confession of a person with marital issues, or the breakdown in a long-term friendship. But it’s a quote from a CEO client of ours.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Reel Leadership is taking you into a new universe today. We’re bringing you into the Spider-Verse. Yes, the Spider-Verse. What is the Spider-Verse?

5 Suggestions for Experiencing More Joy at Christmas

Ron Edmondson

But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people: Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David. Luke 2:10-11. As I read the Scriptures, the ability to have joy is a gift.

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Questions Are the Answer

Leading Blog

A PROBLEM OF OUR TIME—and perhaps every generation—is that we ask the wrong questions. The wrong questions divide us. Great questions break down assumptions and create possibilities. Simply put, better questions give us better answers. It’s all about the question.

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Why Your Attitude Matters More Than Anything Else

Joseph Lalonde

It’s already been a rough morning. Before you left for the office, you and the wife had an explosive argument. Top that with the kids were crying and you were late… Your morning is shot. Your attitude is too. And that’s a major problem.

Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 2

Ron Edmondson

This is part of a series of posts to help you develop a life plan. I hear people talk every year about resolutions — some make them — some don’t. Some hate them — some don’t — most don’t.

5 Distinguishing Traits of High-Performing Leaders

Leading Blog

W HO WE ARE speaks louder than what we say. Respect for others is the cornerstone of high-performing leaders. Respect is demonstrated daily through skills that we can all learn and make a part of who we are.

Anticipation and Influence

Kevin Eikenberry

Do you remember how you felt a week before Christmas as a kid? If you are like me, you were practically bursting with anticipation. School would be out soon. There were Christmas cookies around and Christmas music on the stereo.

6 Reasons You’re Not Thinking Clearly

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Karen Martin: Ambiguity has become the status quo in most of our organizations. And, it’s the enemy to efficiency, productivity, and a healthy bottom line. Achieving clarity is the only way to defeat this enemy. But getting clear on everything, from why your organization exists and what its priorities are, to how people must operate based on their clearly defined role, requires time and effort.

Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 5

Ron Edmondson

It’s day 5 of our life planning series. We’ve attempted to take it step-by-step, in a simple format, to write a plan that will help us achieve some specific goals for the new year. You can find more complicated plans, and certainly finds some, which will help you more.

Solutions to Effectively Reach Your Target Audience

Strategy Driven

Reaching your target audience can often be a struggle. For a business just starting up, understanding how to best achieve this goal is vital in the early days. Start on the right foot and spend time, money, and resources focusing on appropriate ways to reach and appeal to your target audience.

Leadership Gift #4 – Share Your Belief

Kevin Eikenberry

On Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 4, the shopping list suggests you share your belief. What beliefs should you share?

Give them the gift of your presence


Photo credit: 123rf. I once had a manager who inherited my function (and me) through a reorganization. My short time working for him in that role was one of the most personally frustrating and painful experiences in my work life. The reason? I was invisible to him.

5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan

Ron Edmondson

As we head into a new year, I want to help you think through life planning. I believe in purposeful living and that means you have to be intentional in where you spend your time. We are told in Ephesians 5:16 to “make the most of our time.”

Is Being Absurd The Secret Ingredient Behind Innovation Success?

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Jamie Anderson and Gabor George Burt. As Albert Einstein once said “If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it”. But in the business world, there is a disdain for absurdity.

Your Biggest Communication Mistake – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

There are a lot of communication mistakes that we can make but there is one in particular that has the biggest negative impact on the success of our communication.

How To Leverage The 7 Universal Laws

Lead Change Blog

Did you know there are seven universal laws that influence everything we do? Great leaders do, and they also understand how to leverage these laws to create maximum impact. Since everything in the world is interconnected, whatever you do has an impact on someone else. It’s merely a question of whether you are impacting others positively or negatively. The seven universal laws show us how energy operates on a daily basis in our lives. The Law of Perpetual Transmutation of Energy.

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It’s time to pause…

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere – the darkest day of the darkest week of the year. It is the moment before the balance shifts and light begins to overtake darkness. There is a brief moment of change, a pause, as the sun changes direction from decrease to increase. This darkest day […]. The post It’s time to pause… appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Leadership Solstice winter solstice

Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 4

Ron Edmondson

We’ve been writing a life plan this week. I hope you are following along and writing your own plan. I have tried to keep it simple, hoping that will improve your chances of following through to completion. If you’ve missed any of them, be sure and read. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.

Post Blessed Chanukah, Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Mills Scofield

This isn’t your typical Chanukah/Christmas/New Year’s picture - no snow, no wreaths or twinkling lights. For many of us, it represents the past year - storm clouds and sun - sometimes for days or months in a row, sometimes in the same day. We are so richly blessed !

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Becoming Self Employed – Is It For You?

Strategy Driven

Becoming self employed is an attractive prospect for many people. It offers a degree of flexibility and you have no boss to answer to. Being self employed can also be lucrative, any profits made are yours once you have met ongoing costs.

Successful Women Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From

Women on Business

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Writing a Simple Life Plan, Part 3

Ron Edmondson

This series we are writing very simple life plans for the coming year. If you have missed the first two posts, read them HERE and HERE. My desire is we realize all, or at least some, of the dreams and goals we have this year.

How To Engage The Youth Within Your Church

Joseph Lalonde

The youth in your church is the future of your church. They are going to replace the current church deacons, elders, and leadership. This means you need to pay attention to the youth in your church. While many churches know this, they struggle with engaging and keeping youth in their church.

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Setting Yourself Up For Success as a Freelancer

Strategy Driven

Many people crave the freedom that comes from working for yourself, be this as a freelance individual or a small business owner.

Start Strong: Tips for the Young Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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Being Mindful Of Your Emotions

Lead Change Blog

The last few days, I have been witness to a power battle that has erupted over the execution of certain high-value projects. The association that manages our gated community buildings have lost the trust of its residents as they have not been very transparent about money matters. The pent-up frustration has resulted in a barrage of emails flying back and forth between us, the residents, and the association board members.

How Servant Leaders Deliver Remarkable Results

Leadership Freak

Pressure produces compliance, not commitment. The compliant never achieve greatness. It’s not leadership to declare a random goal and pressure people to perform. “Increase profits by ten percent!” ” The heart of servant leadership… Continue reading → Coaching Interview Leading Leadership Development

Operation Getting More Value In Business

Strategy Driven

As a business, providing customers with value for money. However, you mustn’t forget to ensure that your spending generates the best results too. Making your capital work harder will lift a great weight from your shoulders while also enabling you to pass some of the savings onto your clients.

Brooke S. Jackson Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

Women on Business

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Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner

Kevin Eikenberry

Last Monday, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 6, the shopping list suggests you be a learner. One of the most powerful differences between humans […]. The post Leadership Gift #6 – Be a Learner appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Frontline Festival: Best of 2018 Edition

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month we are celebrating each blogger’s favorite post of the year (as identified by them). It’s always so much fun to see what emerges as the very best, and which topics rise to […].

Free Business Plans for Small Business Owners and Start-ups

Strategy Driven

It’s not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, you’re probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding.

How to Face Fear Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

You never defeat fear by ignoring it. You defeat fear by moving toward and through it. When I say, “Defeat,” I don’t mean eliminate. Fear is an ever present companion of those who… Continue reading → Courage Fear Leading courageous leaders Leadership Development

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