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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.

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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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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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

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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More Trending

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.

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.

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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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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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

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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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

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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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

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.

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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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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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

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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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

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.

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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What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

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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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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The Psychology of Pandemic Flux Syndrome (And What Can We Do About It)


As we start a new year, Omicron continues to spread bringing back the fears and stories of loss and disruption. Just over two years into the pandemic and the fight is far from over. As this liminal phase prolongs, it continues to take a heavy toll on our mental health.

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.

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

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

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.

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.

Love and Business Go Hand-in-Hand to Create a Powerful Force for Success

Steve Farber

The principles of leadership require a LEAP of faith to promote love as a business driver. I will tell you that when love and business are combined, the results are just “damn good.” Strange combination? Read more.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.