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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.

It’s the People, Stupid!

Lead Change Blog

Want to succeed as a boss? Pay attention to the people around you. Technical skill is important. So is strategy. But you can be the world’s greatest technical expert and have the biggest brain and still fail as a boss if you don’t pay attention to the people. In the end, that’s what it’s all about. People are Not Things. People are not parts. They are not machines. People show up with emotions that affect how they act.

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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.

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?

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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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Successful Women Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From

Women on Business

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Start Strong: Tips for the Young Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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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 […].

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.

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.

Preview Thursday: Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go by Julie Winkle Giulioni. Development Debunked. Developing employees. Helping them grow. It’s like eating properly or exercising. You know it’s good. You know you should. Yet, if you’re like any managers today, you just don’t do it as well or as frequently as you would like. In survey after survey, year after year, employees express their dissatisfaction with how they are being supported in their careers.

Brooke S. Jackson Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

Women on Business

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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

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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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.

Plot Your Course

Lead Change Blog

“Why is it so difficult?”. Does that question sound familiar? It seems to be the theme song of frustrated business owners everywhere. Running a business is supposed to be engaging, showing growth every year, and giving you the freedom to live life on your terms. But the reality is so different. Instead of finding freedom, it feels like you’re spinning your wheels, stuck in the mud of horrible meetings and email hell.

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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.

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.

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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.

Why Centralizing Files in Your Business is Crucial (and How to Do It)

Women on Business

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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?

It’s Never Too Late to Learn These 12 Powerful Leadership Habits

Lead from Within

Effective leadership is mostly made up of good habits. And some of the most important habits aren’t taught in school and can’t be picked up from reading or studying. They can be learned only through experience. But without them, making your mark in leadership will be a struggle.

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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.

4 Reasons You Should Still Opt for a Brick-and-Mortar Store

Women on Business

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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.

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.

11 Things Employees Complain Most About Their Leaders

Lead from Within

As a leadership coach, I constantly hear people complaining—sometimes with good reason. Here are some of the top complaints I hear about leaders, with a positive action for each. Ask yourself if any of these sound like something you and your coworkers say.

A Message About Togetherness

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton In What is Meaningful Leadership Part 5 I wrote about building a better society together for future generations. When I really stop to think about what it means to live and work together, here are some of the things that come to mind: Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical leadership and complexity ethical leadership in a global context ethical thinking

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The School of Connection Podcast Interview

Michael Lee Stallard

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Rana Olk, founder and host of The School of Connection podcast. We talked about America’s loneliness epidemic, the factors contributing to loneliness, global trends in loneliness and connection, and how to become more connected in your community.

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