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5 Leadership Lessons I Learned by Walking the Camino de Santiago

Leading Blog

T HE Camino de Santiago is a network of ancient hiking paths that all lead to a shrine to St. James in northwest Spain. I first walked that trail – 435 miles over 29 days – in 2013 and have returned twice since.

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Six ways of being an approachable leader

Aspire-CS

Never underestimate how important being approachable is to the work that needs to be done in your organization. When you are approachable, people can connect and relate to you. They understand what is needed for success and are willing to roll up their sleeves to get the work done.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Spider-Man: Homecoming

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article We first saw Tom Holland as Spider-Man in the film Captain America: Civil War. His role was brief but fun. Now we are treated to Tom Holland’s first full outing as Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming. And it is an amazing blast.

10 Easy Phrases Which Point to a Healthy Team

Ron Edmondson

Do you want to be a part of a healthy team? Do you like simple? Maybe we’ve made this more complicated than it has to be. I think there are values we can strive to attain which can help make our teams healthy.

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4 Easy Steps To Healthy Delegation

Ron Edmondson

Even a potential control freak leader like me knows healthy delegating actually improves the organization. . Yet, I work with dozens of pastors and leaders every year who struggle to release authority and responsibility.

9 Strategies Of Uncommon Wisdom For Fuelling Top Performance

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Larry Sternberg. Fuelling top performance is the goal for most leaders and managers. The best managers know their people are the key to achieving top performance on every metric of success they track.

Future of Work: Ways to Prepare

QAspire

At #SocialNow conference recently, Luis Suarez shared a slide by Thierry de Baillon on ways to prepare for the dark side of technology. I loved the ideas and decided to sketch the approach.

Give Your Team Hope

Joseph Lalonde

There are going to be tough times in your organization. Sales might be down or you’ll lose key players. Something will go wrong. That is a guarantee. But even in these dark times, you need to do something. You need to give your team hope. The Power Of Hope.

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7 Thoughts to the Families of Introverts

Ron Edmondson

Whenever I post about the subject of introversion I hear from fellow introverts. Some of these are apparently even more introverted than me. And, that’s a lot of introversion.

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10 Ways to Make Your Warehouse More Efficient

Women on Business

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If We’re Not Human at Work, What are We?

Lead Change Blog

I’ve been receiving a series of emails lately from a highly regarded organization with the subject line “How to Be More Human at Work.”. Funny. Aren’t we being human all the time? Now, for most of us it’s not that we’re being inhuman at work, but I understand the point.

How to Create a Rising Tide of Talent Within Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Scott Wintrip: Great leaders lift up the people around them. They help employees harness their natural abilities, guide the development of their skills, and support them along an internal career path. Nurturing your organization’s team members has many payoffs. Staff member stay dedicated to the company and its mission; employee retention remains high; and in time, the organization gains its next generation of leaders.

How to Respond to “We’ve Tried That Before”

Kevin Eikenberry

As human beings, change is all around us; and as human beings, we resist change. Sometimes that resistance is momentary, sometimes it lasts for a lifetime. To be more effective leaders, we must understand the dynamics of change, why people (including ourselves) resist, and how to overcome that resistance. One of the most common statements […]. The post How to Respond to “We’ve Tried That Before” appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Trends Convincing More People to Choose Freelancing Careers – Infographic

Women on Business

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A Letter to the Church, from a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I’m blessed with so many pastor friends. I have the opportunity, through my blog and personal ministry, to interact with hundreds of pastors every year. After hearing many of their concerns, I decided to write a letter to the church.

The 7 Biggest Blunders of The Experienced Leader

Leadership Freak

Forgetting who serves who. Leaders serve others so others can serve others. It’s easy to begin thinking the people around you are there to serve you. Repeat to yourself, “I’m here to… Continue reading → Mistakes Leadership Development

The Golden Rule, With a Twist

RapidStart Leadership

No written word nor spoken plea, Can teach your team what they should be, Nor all the books on all the shelves, It’s what the leader is himself. – from Wooden on Leadership. The most powerful form of leading is personal example. It’s a simple idea. Be the way you want others to be.

How the Gig Economy Is Reshaping the Digital Marketing Industry

Women on Business

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Got Leadership Grit and Grace?

Lead Change Blog

I’m a business person who has hit the trifecta of stereotypes: I’m a woman who is blonde and overweight.

A Simple Pattern for a Powerful Conversation

Leadership Freak

It’s too easy to point out weaknesses. Successful leaders know the top three strengths of everyone on the team. Peter Drucker wrote, “A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance… Continue reading → Strengths Leadership Development organizational success

Make a Small Business Feel Much Bigger

Strategy Driven

So you own a small business. And when you say “small business”, you mean small. Real small. Small enough to be intimidated by the much larger business sharks out there. Maybe you’re just a small group of people working from home on the same project.

4 Customer Behavior Challenges and How Web Push Notifications Address Them

Women on Business

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The Courageous Communicator Quest Challenge Series

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5 Tragic Blunders of Inexperienced Leaders

Leadership Freak

Blunder #1: Getting lost in their own work. Drive sabotages inexperienced leaders when they go into heads-down mode. Leaders often have work responsibilities beyond leadership. Their job includes being part of the team… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

The Difference Between Should and Will

Kevin Eikenberry

There’s one word that we sometimes use that is very dangerous. It can damage our credibility; it can promote guilt; it can diminish our motivation and a whole lot more. Let’s ban this word from our vocabulary for good. Tweet it out: Should never achieves anything.

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Your Defense Mechanisms Could Sabotage Your Career

Women on Business

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Change Agents, Your Boss Secretly Wants You to Stop Doing This

Change Starts Here

In my work helping people influence change in their organizations, I’ve met a lot of senior change leaders who manage a team of change agents. When asked what they’d like their teams to be able to do better, the answer is usually, “Influence without me.”

The Importance of Critical Thinking and Challenging Assumptions

Curious Cat

There are many factors that are important to effectively practice the management improvement ideas I have discussed in this blog for over a decade. One of the most important is a culture that encourages critical thinking as well as challenging claims, decisions and assumptions.

Know Your Authentic Self – Courageous Communicator Quest Challenge 1

leaderCommunicator

You’ve heard it before: The challenge starts within. On your path to become a truly courageous communicator, you must begin with self-reflection, self-development, and self-awareness.

The Simplest Way to Become a Great Decision-Maker

Leadership Freak

Make decisions based on future value not sunk-cost. The above image isn’t the house we rented. However, the home was built in castle style. It even had a drawbridge. The lake house:… Continue reading → Decisions Leadership Development

Do Laws Set the Standard For Ethics?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton "Do Laws Set the Standard For Ethics?" may be a simple question, but the answer is complicated. They do and they don't set the standard. . Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical business laws and ethics leadership development leadership skills

The Bridge to Growth

Lead Change Blog

Today we are pleased to share a post from Jude Rake. Jude is the founder and CEO of JDR Partners and author of The Bridge to Growth: How Servant Leaders Achieve Better Results and Why It Matters Now More Than Ever.

Want a $1 Million Paycheck?

Coaching Tip

Skip college and go work in a GIG! Learning a trade can be more valuable than earning a college degree. Today, most students try college but half never complete degrees. A tight job market has turned people into hot prospects. According to the study on State of Independence in America 2017 , the independent workforce is now 41 million people strong, representing about 31 percent of the private U.S. workforce. These independents represent every age, demographic, gender, skill and income group.

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