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15 Big Differences Between Acting Like a Boss and BEING a Leader

Terry Starbucker

In fast paced, high stress business environments it can be all too easy sometimes for leaders to slip into what I call “ Boss Man ” mode.

How to Get Your Employees to do Exactly What You Want

C-Level Strategies

How do you get your employees to do exactly what you want? Purpose, Values, Moments of Magic and a Permeating Culture. ” 2. No exceptions.

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The Secret to Leadership Growth

Leading Blog

The number one way leaders grow is listening. Leadership feels like a talking role, but it is predominately a listening role. We’re not.

How to Get Rid of the Things That Drain You

Next Level Blog

Over the weekend I had a great reminder of how much things change over time. I received an email from a coach I worked with back in 2004.

5 Keys For Developing An Employee Engagement Strategy

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest post by Employee Recognition Director at Hallmark Business Connections, Jonathan McClellan. In my experience, the most effective long-term engagement strategies build a foundation on which front-line managers feel empowered to create an environment that promotes employee enrichment. Connect with them. Let’s face it.

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What Is Executive Presence?

Next Level Blog

Most of them have tried different programs and approaches and they’re not happy with the results they’ve gotten. Click headline to continue.

Invitation 2013: Will you choose to lead from who YOU are?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Light Your World Self Leadership Imagine: What it would be like to grow up in a family that is always behind on their bills. To live in a home that could be featured on the television program HOARDERS. To have your home burn to the ground and lose everything when you were in grade-school. Then live in a home without [.].

The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! However, for this special edition, why not read them ALL? Hooey.

How to STOP the zombies in your workplace

Managers are Heroes

It’s a classic dilemma for managers who want to motivate their staff: What do workers really want out of their jobs? 2) job security and.

What I learned from car headlights and how it can be applied today

Dave Bratcher

Where are the headlights placed on an automobile? What does that matter? As an aside, the blue headlights should not be legal. Some sort of light.

7 Warnings for Aspiring Leaders

Ron Edmondson

Almost on a weekly basis I hear from a young pastor who wants to grow as a leader. That’s what this post is about. It’s accepted.

Leaders: 4 Ways to Improve Your Ability to Think and Learn

Linked 2 Leadership

Successful leaders need to think and learn on a consistent basis. It’s been proven that stress reduces our ability to learn. Fight or Flight Our response to stress is born from the “Fight or Flight” response that is critical in danger. In these types of situations like a car accident, we need the rise in heart rate, [.].

Leadership Pride – Where Is It Placed?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Pride is a funny thing. We want pride to be evident in what we do. We want our pride to show in where we work and gather as a community. We want to be proud of the places we engage and participate in. Pride is a good thing. My Way Pride In leadership, it gets [.].

So you think you want an executive coach?


Guest post By Brian O. Underhill, Ph.D. and Victoria Hendrickson. Are you ready to work both smart and hard? Real development requires time and energy.

Brand journalism 101: Tell a Better Story

Women on Business

If you want your company to succeed at brand journalism (aka corporate media gone social), you better know how to tell a good story. Help them.

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Effecting Positive Organizational Change through Appreciative Inquiry

Business Learning Coach

By Jim Grinnell, Ph.D. Appreciative Inquiry is a change technique that approaches change from a positive vantage point.

3 Steps to Reproduce Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Sometimes we complicate things in leadership. Take reproducing leaders, for example. Let me help you create such a strategy. Be observant. I think so.

Change and (Positive) Emotions

Kevin Eikenberry

For years in training around the world I’ve said – “There is always an emotional component to change.” And people have typically nodded in agreement. After all, personal experience will tell anyone this is true. There have been changes in your life you were excited about, and those where your emotions were, let’s say, less [.].

Just be human


. The first time I saw this larger than life leader, he was speaking to a large audience of battle-hardened, skeptical leaders. And he cried.

Should Trust Be Freely Offered or Conditionally Earned?

Leading in Context

When we meet someone new, should we trust them right away? Should we assume that they are trustworthy and give them the benefit of the doubt, or should we hold back until we are sure that they are worthy of our trust?

9 Limiting Beliefs to Avoid


9 Limiting Beliefs to Avoid. Limiting beliefs will hold you back from leading life that you desire and deserve. When you fail, you learn. You can.

10 Stunning Benefits of Failure

Leadership Freak

Success teaches repetition. Do more of the same because more of the same produces more of the same. In changing times more of the same is deadly. Success teaches confidence. Without confidence progress stalls, second-guessing prevails, the status quo persists. On the down side, success inflates confidence.

Bad Behavior

Marshall Goldsmith

by Marshall Goldsmith. Peter Drucker once said, “Most leaders don’t need to learn what to do. They need to learn what to stop.” ” How true. Can you imagine your boss admitting a personal failing and outlining his efforts to stop doing it? Probably not. There are good reasons for this. What’s Wrong With Us? ” 6.

Six Resolutions for a Winning Corporate Culture

Chart Your Course

The start of a new year is a great time for companies to assess their corporate environment. Consider it your corporate culture resolutions list.

The Great Distance

Kevin Eikenberry

Some of the best quotations are sayings repeated in a culture until they are recognized by everyone. Today’s quotation is one of those.

Innovation High-Five

Mills Scofield

This is a guest post by Tim Kippley , Geneca Vice President, Account Strategy and Growth. So far, so good. ” The Value of Innovation at Geneca.

Cohesive Leadership Team: Whole Before the Part


After reading my last post about cohesive leadership team , some one asked me, “What exactly is cohesion?” I went on to share the following example.

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No More New Year Resolutions: 4 Steps To Lasting Change

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development For me, the rot started and ended when I used to make and break New Year’s resolutions. Leadership Development

How to detect if you are slightly brainwashed?

Rajesh Setty

Ask yourself a few questions below: 1. Are you open-minded? Are you a team player? Are you a good leader? Are you a quick learner? Are you likeable?

On Leadership and The Force of Connection

Linked 2 Leadership

“If knowledge traps are the cholesterol of organizations, then the force of connection that fosters relationship excellence is the statin drug that breaks up knowledge traps, restores knowledge flow, and keeps the environment healthy.”

Recommended Resources – The Complete Idiot’s Guide to LinkedIn

Strategy Driven

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to LinkedIn. by Susan Gunelius. About the Book. Developing a dynamic company profile. Benefits of Using this Book.

Listen for the Sound of Your Own Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Scott Weiss: Leading an open and collaborative corporate culture can be a tough job. Expect the best. Dwight D. Learn to Listen.

Attention Leaders: Five Attitudes to Take to work in 2013

You're Not the Boss of Me

Attitude is a big deal. And, what better time to do it than at the beginning of a New Year? That makes valuing diversity a business imperative.

Doing the Most Important Things

Kevin Eikenberry

I grew up on a farm. We raised a variety of crops, had a fertilizer and seed business, and we raised hogs.