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The Edge: How 10 CEOs Learned to Lead—and the Lessons for Us All

Leading Blog

G IVEN that we live in a radically changing world, what got you here won’t get you there. In Michael Useem’s words, “The best capacities of an earlier time remain informative but also incomplete for the challenges we face ahead.”

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Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

RapidStart Leadership

Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of "get that guy" we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process. The post Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.


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3 Leadership Values to Encourage in Every Member of Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team be more compassionate, courageous, and curious. During difficult times, what leadership values matter most? We’ve been asking this question of the leaders we work with around the world.

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Top 10 Posts of 2021: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 individual posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2021, these 10 were the most popular.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Sing 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The cast and characters from the original Sing animated movie return in its sequel, Sing 2. The world is still pretty much the same for these characters. But the second go-around is almost as fun and enjoyable as the first.

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2022

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2022. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. Win from Within : Build Organizational Culture for Competitive Advantage by James Heskett. There is significant evidence that an effective organizational culture provides a major competitive edge?higher higher levels of employee and customer engagement and loyalty translate into higher growth and profits.

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3 Overused Strengths that Will Limit Your Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

oYou work hard to set a positive example for your team. You care about success, and you want your people to succeed. You’ve clarified what matters most and you’re committed to accountability. You’re intentional about your culture. But somehow, your leadership presence isn’t working.

Introducing Successful CHANGE Initiatives and the Matrix of Four Mindsets

Great Results Team Building

If you are introducing a new change initiative – or just looking for ways to develop the people on your team to improve their skills, it isn’t an easy job.

Break Your Rules

Joseph Lalonde

Ryan Bodenheim passed away on December 20th, 2021. He was only 44. He had so much left in life to give. One of the projects he was working on was a comic book titled SPARK. It was a post-apocalyptic title for the comic book company Bad Idea. Bad Idea is a small, scrappy comic book […].

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How to Bring Up Thorny Issues

Leadership Freak

Normal people choose pleasure over pain. It’s normal to avoid thorny issues.

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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Asking for a Friend 2021 Video Highlights (Part 1)

Let's Grow Leaders

Asking for a Friend: How do I Lead Well Through Uncertainty? Thanks to all of you who have joined our Asking for a Friend community this year! I’m so grateful for all the authors, executives and all of you human-centered leaders joining the conversation.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Through Listening

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Leadership Personal Development Reader Submission active listening listening skills

5 Online Marketing Tips And Tricks For The Small Business Owner

Joseph Lalonde

Whether your small business has just launched, you’re a company veteran, or you’re looking to break onto the small business scene in the future – marketing is vital. And getting your marketing strategy down at the start will set you apart from the crowd.

The Antidote to Languishing? Make It Better.

Next Level Blog

In the last month of 2021, Wharton professor Adam Grant wrote a widely-read and quoted column for the New York Times titled There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing. As is his gift, Grant described something many were feeling but couldn’t quite articulate.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Your Brain has a Mind of Its Own: Brain Management Strategies

Leadership Freak

You have thoughts you would rather not think. Your mind wanders like a cat looking for mice. You know you know something but can’t remember it. You tell yourself to forget a bad… Continue reading → compassion Humility Leadership Development Personal Growth Growth inner critic self sabotage

Connection Culture Recommended as a Best Book for Business Leaders

Michael Lee Stallard

If anyone has a pulse on the business book landscape, it’s Wally Bock. The author of the Three Star Leadership blog and a professional writing coach, Wally reads and reviews many books each year.

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How Corporate REALLY Works (and why you’re not moving up as fast as you should be).

Rich Gee Group

You work hard. You come in early, stay late. You are good friends with everyone. If asked, you jump. But for some reason, you’re not moving up. You don’t get that promotion. You get paltry bonuses. And worst of all, people whom you’d never expect to move up, do. What’s going on?

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7 Essentials to Lead Through Change


Since the start of the pandemic, organizations of all sizes navigated unprecedented challenges and changes along with their employees. Some were surprised at what they were able to accomplish during this critical time.

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

The Burnout Epidemic: The Rise of Chronic Stress and How We Can Fix It

Kevin Eikenberry

Burnout. Stress. These seem like a given in the world and the world of work today. If you haven’t experienced them, you are lucky (or in denial). Most would agree with the title of this book that burnout is an epidemic. But most think about it as an individual phenomenon.

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Two Things You Can Do that Aren’t Stupid

Leadership Freak

Everyone does stupid things. Thankfully, most of us don’t do stupid things on national television. Last Sunday, Terry Bradshaw did a stupid thing when he joked about Antonio Brown (AB) on national television.… … Continue reading → Decisions Leadership Development Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership

Five Steps to Adopting a Beginner’s Mindset for Your Business

Strategy Driven

Businesses often hire consultants to take a “fresh look” at things. It’s usually helpful to add an outside perspective to the inner workings of a business. But what if you could add a fresh perspective without having to outsource?

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5 Biggest Mistakes in Virtual Meetings

Decker Communication

Which one of these happened in your last Zoom/Meet/Webex/Teams meeting? The speaker asked a question, and the echo of crickets was deafening. You kept yourself muted on audio and video while multitasking because everyone else is doing it.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

Your New Year Starts Today – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Whether you are viewing this video at the start of the year or on the 17th of April, I’m telling you that your New Year starts today. Whenever you look at the calendar, you can see that it says the new year starts on January 1. But your new year isn’t based on a calendar. […].

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How to Use Toy Stories to Connect

Leadership Freak

My fondest childhood memories include toys. I had a boy-doll named Rocky. Later I had a James Bond 007 spy attaché case with secret compartments and a gun that could be assembled into… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading Marks of leaders Personal Growth relationships Growth Leadership relational leadership relationship strategies

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Walk Your Way to Solving Your Most Complex Challenges

Strategy Driven

Imagine an oil industry executive having a long, relaxed, open conversation with an environmental activist. Or a police chief casually chatting with a community leader. Or, within a company, a sales manager strolling and talking with the head of project development.

How the “Small Gap” Creates More Clients for Your Consulting Firm

David A Fields

People are most likely to act when what they want is within reach. You can leverage that bias to win more clients for your consulting firm. Motivation’s a funny thing. You think to yourself, “Self, this is the year my consulting firm is going to put millions of dollars into my pocket.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Some Big Questions for Leaders in 2022

Kevin Eikenberry

The best leaders are curious about the world, the future, their businesses, and their people. Another way to say that is that great leaders are question askers. Last week, I posted my leadership imperatives for 2022.

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Think Build Back Better’s Failure Was a Blow to Working Moms’ Success?

CEO Insider

Just Wait Until Omicron Keeps Their Kids Home After Winter Break We’re coming up on two years of this pandemic. YEARS. That’s two years of moms trying to juggle work expectations while being thrown into brand new situations with managing childcare, virtual school, or even full on homeschooling.

Approaching Process Optimization from a Modern Perspective

Strategy Driven

Process optimization can become quite tricky as the size of a company grows, especially in cases where new processes are introduced that interact with others in the chain. It’s important to leverage all modern solutions in that field and approach this from a modern perspective.

Seven Things to Stop Doing as a Leader This (and every) Year

Art Petty

As you search for new resolutions and ideas to grow and strengthen in your leadership role in the months ahead, here are seven things I encourage you to stop. The post Seven Things to Stop Doing as a Leader This (and every) Year appeared first on Management Excellence by Art Petty.

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.