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Tidy Up Your Leadership Marie Kondo Style

Lead Change Blog

Have you seen a few Facebook or Instagram friends post that they are “sparking joy” with their new folding techniques? Between the New Year, spring cleaning, and Netflix’s new sensation, people everywhere are purging, cleaning, and sorting their way to an improved life. What would our workplaces look like if we brought this same level of intensity to how we lead? How would our team describe our culture?

The 6 Conditions Required to Scale a Creative Leadership Culture

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Robert J. Anderson and William A. Adams : We all look up to the great leaders among us—the men and women who seem to have a knack for creating inspiring visions of the future while building company cultures that bring out the very best in employees. And while individual leaders are key to an organization’s success, collective leadership effectiveness carries the day.

Be A Time Management God.

Rich Gee Group

Over the past few weeks, I've been aggregating many time management tips I share with my clients to get more done in the limited amount of time they have. It's a mix of managing your time more effectively and dealing with that old devil — procrastination.

Cascades: 6 Principles for Creating Transformational Change

Leading Blog

T HE NATURE OF POWER has shifted from top-down to the center of networks. Networks are key to understanding how to create transformational change.

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.

Why The More Human Leader Must Be Tough, As Well As Nice

Terry Starbucker

I believe leadership should be more human , because it paves the way for an atmosphere of trust and a culture of accountability, two absolute essentials for success.

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Gardens Bloom. Do you?

Lead Change Blog

If a picture is worth 1000 words, a metaphor is worth 1000 pictures. There’s great wisdom to learn from the spring growth that breaks out of the cold grasp of winter. This year, at the 35th Annual Tulip Festival in Woodburn, OR, I was reminded of how the human spirit resembles the tulip bulb. Before me spread acres and acres of magnificent tulips, proudly displaying depths of colors and varieties that only photographs could capture.

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16 Rules for Effective Decision-Making

Leading Blog

W HERE WE GO in life is determined by the choices we make. How we make those decisions becomes critical. The speed of change, the abundance of choices, the unknown unknowns, and the impact of a connected world, all conspire to make decision-making a labyrinth. We face traps everywhere.

Hey Leader, Do You Feel Like an Imposter?

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, by most any standard, you have achieved a level of success. After all, not everyone gets promoted, or perhaps even multiple times, and now has the responsibilities and opportunities that come with leading others.

Are You A Consumer, Contributor or a Creator?

Lead Change Blog

During a seminar on human relationships I attended, the speaker pointed out that there were four different types of relationships, committed, codependent, casual and the most destructive, a consumer-based relationship. That’s where one party consumes the attention, service or provisions of the other with little to nothing in return. These types of behaviors have a similar trend in social media.

Shallow Thinking

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonThe question of the day is "How does "shallow thinking" leads to ethical mistakes?" By shallow thinking, I mean thinking that is limited in breadth and depth. Think about taking a stroll on the beach as you read the characteristics of shallow thinking below.

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5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

First Look: Leadership Books for May 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Turn Enemies Into Allies : The Art of Peace in the Workplace (Conflict Resolution for Leaders, Managers, and Anyone Stuck in the Middle) by Judy Ringer. Leaders often believe they don’t have the time to help employees navigate conflict. It takes more time not to address conflict than to constructively intervene.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Avengers: Endgame

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Last year’s Avengers: Infinity War was the beginning of the end for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This weekend’s Avengers: Endgame movie has forever changed the face of the universe we’ve grown to love over 10 years and 22 movies.

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Strategy as a Problem Solving Process

Strategy Driven

“The old paradigm of strategy departments and planning cycles has been overthrown by agile and rapid team-based problem solving, providing better solutions and better organization alignment to implement.”

The Subtleties of Obstruction

Leadership Freak

You don’t intend to sabotage your team, but good intentions aren’t the only factor in successful leadership. It’s self-defeating to punch yourself in the face and expect high-performance at the same time.

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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.

LeadershipNow 140: April 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2019 that you don't want to miss: You Are the Captain of Your Ship by @FSonnenberg. VIDEO SHORT: April 29, 2019 Monday Motivation @HighPointU @NidoQubein The more you celebrate your life the more there is to in your life to celebrate. Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Avoid Making People Lose Face by Aad Boot @LeadershipWatch. What It Means To “ Approach It Like a Coach ” by @KevinEikenberry. Why Authenticity is the New Charisma by @SusanMazza.

A Powerful Lesson On What It Takes To Succeed At Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

If you’re a regular reader of my leadership blog, one thing you’ll probably notice is how I love to draw inspiration and insight into how we can improve the way we lead from the most unexpected places. And I can’t think of a more unexpected place to find an example.

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Corporate Training for Your Company | 3 Step Plan

Career Advancement

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.”. Benjamin Franklin. Patrice knew she needed to get serious about succession planning.

Stephen Hawking on Happiness and Expectation

Leadership Freak

Disappointment, failure, and tragedy feel like tiresome in-laws. But it’s better to invite them in for coffee than to kick them out. A life of ease makes you weak. But don’t pursue difficulty.…

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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.

The Most Engaging Way to Market Your Brand

Women on Business

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How Do You Receive a Compliment? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

“Ohh… it really wasn’t a big deal… ” Have you ever downplayed a compliment? Tried to pass it off or re-direct the conversation when you’ve been given one?

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Marketing Help For Your Small Business

Strategy Driven

You’re out on your own finally and that’s a great thing. Free from the cubicle and the 9 to 5 and free from having to do everything to someone else’s schedule.

You Have A Voice. Be Heard!

Joseph Lalonde

The Speak Up! Series. Guys… There’s something I need to open up to you about. I struggle with an issue that affects my ability to lead well. It’s hard to admit this but I have difficulty speaking up and being heard. Yup, you heard me right.

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.

My Favorite Word of Advice – v2.1

Leadership Freak

“Practice operating from the place that you are the cause in the matter of everything in your life. Then go ask your team; ‘What’s it like being on the other side of me?’”… Continue reading → Leading

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How Will You Develop Your Leaders?

Kevin Eikenberry

It is a good question, and one that drives the leadership development conversations in organizations around the world. Organizations that understand the value of growing leaders for both today and the future have the best chance for success. All strategy, culture, growth, and more comes from leaders.

A Word On Escape Room Businesses In The US

Strategy Driven

For anybody who is looking for a new business opportunity to escape the dullness of every day at the office, finding a creative industry sector that is both accessible and profitable can be challenging.

Building a Culture of Accountability

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Fred Halstead Accountability can be thought of as a punitive word with an implied threat-as in “I’m going to hold you accountable.”

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.

5 Mistakes that Will Derail Your Credibility as a Project Manager

Let's Grow Leaders

Whether you’re a professional PMI certified project manager or juggling projects on top of your day job, you know your credibility matters — a lot. Even if you’ve got everything under control, one simple mistake can cause a cascade of doubt that […].

Best Tech Trends for Small Businesses

Women on Business

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The Dos and Don’ts of Using Branded Products for Promotion

Strategy Driven

Branded products can be a great way to promote your business, and they have been used since forever. But they can also be a total waste of money when they’re not being used properly.

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What do Blue Lobsters Have to do With Innovation? Everything!

Mills Scofield

Blue Lobster at the South Bristol Coop , 2004. What’s with blue lobsters? Well, a blue lobster is rare, about 1 in 2 million , and very beautiful.

Bill Campbell Teaches Google Execs How to Run Meetings

Leadership Freak

“You’re like a dictator dolling out tasks.” ” (Bill Campbell to Jonathan Rosenberg.) I was surprised when Jonathan Rosenberg said his coach, Bill Campbell, wasn’t focused on efficiency. He focused on relationship and community.…