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4 UGLY Conversations to With Your Team Before Year End

Let's Grow Leaders

The second half of December is a great time for recognition, celebration, white elephant gifts and other fun. Yes, yes, please do all that, but don’t stop there. The best holiday gift you can give your team is to “own the ugly.”

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7 Reasons Women Make Great Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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The Difference Between Good and Great Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Goodness isn’t really celebrated. Only greatness is. Great leaders aren’t just better at being good leaders. They’re in a class apart. To watch them work can be awe inspiring.

5 Things To Do Before You Leave the Office

Jason Womack

Do you leave the office in a frenzy? How you finish the workday is SO important. It sets your mood for the rest of your evening; it impacts your personal relationships, your overall satisfaction, and your quality of sleep. Plus, Efficiency/Effectiveness MITs - Most Important Things Performance

10 Prayers Every Wife Should Pray for Her Husband

Ron Edmondson

Dear Lord, Please help him to learn and manage healthy balance – between work, family, and play. Allow him to know his full potential and how much his family believes in him. Give him confidence in his God-given abilities.

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Organizational Leader as a Social Architect

QAspire

Leadership success is largely governed by, amongst other things, one’s ability to create an ecosystem of engagement, meaning, performance and growth. A leader creates this ecosystem through conversations, communication (leading to clarity), connection, systems, rituals, processes and decisions.

Marketing Dollars Wisely Spent

Women on Business

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How To Deal With Success As A Leader

Joseph Lalonde

As we inch closer and closer to success, you may notice things begin to change. I’ve seen it happen with friends of mine. They start to act differently. They make different, sometimes unwise, choices. They look at life differently. Then there are those who stay true to who they are.

The Importance of Leadership Support in Coaching

CoachStation

Personal and professional development is critical to the ongoing success and growth for any leader. There are many aspects that will make this development even more effective and sustainable, particularly when participating in coaching.

7 Simple Ideas to Strengthen Your Marriage

Ron Edmondson

I’ve shared recently about ways we injure our spouse without even knowing it. You can read the husband’s post HERE and the wife’s post HERE. A common request after those posts was I should share ways to strengthen the marriage.

How to be a Creative Professional Freelancer

Women on Business

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Supporting Our Servicemen And Veterans During The Holidays With Dan Dwyer – Answers From Leadership Episode 027

Joseph Lalonde

The guest for today’s show is Dan Dwyer. Dan has spent time as an army officer and retired 10 years ago. He’s now helping guide leaders and organizations to achieve transformational results. Listen To The Answers From Leadership Podcast.

3 Secrets to Giving Corrective Feedback with Ease and Confidence

Leadership Freak

Every time you shoot yourself in the foot, you do it with good intentions. Someone needs to say, “If you do that again, you’re going to shoot the other foot.” Corrective feedback enables… Continue reading → Feedback

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Anarchy in the Workplace

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. truly successful decision making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking”. Malcolm Gladwell, from Blink.

Employee Motivation and the Holiday Season

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Mackenzie Kyle : Ah, the holiday season. A time to be nice to your fellow humans, a time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year, and to look forward to the excitement that the New Year brings.

15 Lessons Life Has Taught Me

Ron Edmondson

And you should learn. The best principles we learn in life, apart from revelation in God’s Word, comes from life experience. Experience is a great teacher. Here are some of my favorites. Granted, these are random.

12 Ways Servant Leaders Serve Others so Others are Free to Serve Others

Leadership Freak

Servant-leadership turns reciprocity outward. Reciprocity represents a shrinking circle of mutual benefit. “You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours.” ” Servant leaders serve others so others are free to serve others. The normal rules… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Leadership Development

6 Ways Leaders Can Improve Employees’ Quality of Work and Life

Lead Change Blog

You are in a leadership position, so you know that you have several duties to perform. And one of them is to improve your employees’ quality of work and life. Yes, you read it correctly: their quality of life as well.

Liberating delegation

Aspire-CS

Too many leaders interfere in the work that their employees are being paid to do. These meddlesome leaders then wonder why there is such high turnover in their departments, or why team members are continually asking for detailed guidance.

7 Suggestions When a Good Marriage Isn’t Working

Ron Edmondson

All marriages go through periods where things just aren’t as they should be. It’s a natural occurrence in any relationship involving people. (I I suppose this would include most marriages). The stress and pace of life causes tension in the best marriages.

How to See the Bad and Pursue the Good

Leadership Freak

Confronting things you don’t like is part of leadership. Whining and complaining is not. It takes real leadership to see the bad and pursue the good. If you aren’t careful, you become a spiraling… Continue reading → Encouragement Marks of leaders Passion Questions Leadership Development organizational success

Creating Visual Content to Promote Your Business with Visme

Women on Business

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Reflection and Planning

Lead Change Blog

As another year comes to a close, so it is time to review and monthly summarize your reflections. December is a great time to capture the highlights of the year and identify the key points that defined the year for you. .

5 Tips to Write Better Informational Emails

Ron Edmondson

Which actually get read. Can I be candid with you? I don’t read every email I receive. I’m not even talking about forwards of cute stories that get massed emailed. I almost never read those. I’m talking about informational emails.

A Leadership Lesson from Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer

Leadership Freak

Rudolph was a treasure waiting to be discovered. Irritants become advantages in the right situation. My impatience irritates a person on my team. (It It probably irritates lots of people.) I’ll call him Mr. Compassion. In a morning meeting, we decided to ask a TV News Caster to interview someone. Red noses: Mr. Compassion doesn’t want … … Continue reading → Strengths Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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What are Your Final Four? Setting Real Priorities for the New Year

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are a college basketball fan like I am, when you hear the words “Final Four”, you smile. I hope that, after reading and applying what I am sharing here, a satisfying smile will come to your face when you hear those words – whether you care about basketball or not. Here are four […].

9 Ways to Have Calm, Courageous Conversations

leaderCommunicator

If you were to commit to some additional chutzpah in your communications, then where might you focus your energies? Communication Skills

Change Your Story, Change Your Power

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Michelle Gielan. Numerous times during my high-pressure career as a broadcast journalist, I worked with people who were extremely toxic and had no bones about spreading their negative mood around.

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Why leaders need to engage employees

Lead on Purpose

Many managers have an unspoken expectation that employees are responsible for motivating themselves. Their idea goes like this: since the company pays them, they should do what they’re told, and happily complete any task put in front of them. When … Continue reading → Leadership Speed Reading employee engagement motivation optimism

12 Ways Servant Leaders Serve Others so Others are Free to Serve Others

Leadership Freak

Servant-leadership turns reciprocity outward. Reciprocity represents a shrinking circle of mutual benefit. “You scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours.” ” Servant leaders serve others so others are free to serve others. The normal rules… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Leadership Development

The Simple Secret to the Best PowerPoint Presentation I Ever Saw

RapidStart Leadership

It was the best PowerPoint presentation I had ever seen. It happened over 10 years ago, but even now I can remember specifics. What made it so memorable? So effective? In this post, I’ll tell you the simple presentation secret, and how you can use it to add power to your presentations.

149: The Power of Beliefs in Business | with Ari Weinzweig

Engaging Leader

In 1982, Ari Weinzweig, along with his partner Paul Saginaw, founded Zingerman’s Delicatessen with a $20,000 bank loan. They opened the doors with two employees and a small selection of specialty foods and exceptional sandwiches.

Ethical Leadership is a “Fear-Free” Zone

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Fear is insidious. It changes how we see the world and how we treat others. Here are 5 important reasons why fear has no place in our workplaces, our families or our communities: Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses ethical leadership proactive leadership respecting differences respecting others

How Leaders Unnecessarily Elevate Their Own Stress and Frustration

Leadership Freak

The things you don’t say make your belly hurt. Leaders cause themselves stress and frustration when they sweep performance concerns under the carpet. Discomfort: I recently asked a group of leaders, “What makes… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development