Sat.Jul 22, 2017 - Fri.Jul 28, 2017

Leadership at Two Levels

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Mark Miller: Leadership is a fascinating quality. There are countless articles, studies and opinions about what makes good leadership.

Team Development Is a Key Leadership Responsibility

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Too many talented individuals get overlooked when managers don’t view development as their responsibility. Unfortunately, there’s a common misbelief that the best way to get talent is to go out and hire “winners.”

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Two Truths About Humans that Leaders Must Always Remember

Kevin Eikenberry

I am about to outline two truths that you already know. Wow, that is a great way to get you to read…) I am going to remind you of these universal truths and help you see them in a new way to give you something critically important to remember and think about. This view is […].

Effective Communication is about Understanding Emotion

Lead Change Blog

Imagine a world in which you wouldn’t experience any emotion whatsoever. What would your life look like? No, it wouldn’t be drab, as that’s an emotion. Nor boring, peaceful or any other state of mind which implies an emotion is being experienced.

Monday’s Preparation Brings Friday’s Success

Ron Edmondson

In one of my consulting opportunities I was asked to help someone think strategically. We were looking at this person’s ministry, trying to design a system, which would allow for continual growth and improvement.

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How to Confront Situations You Should Have Dealt with Sooner

Leadership Freak

If you think it’s difficult to have a tough conversation today, waiting makes it worse. Time makes elephants fat, complacent, and harder to confront. Patience: It’s not patient to tolerate poor performance. It’s… Continue reading → Accountability Anger Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

7 Suggestions When a Leader Offers Praise

Ron Edmondson

One aspect of leadership is appreciating the people one leads. I must admit, this has to be a discipline for me, because I’m not naturally wired for this. I can be guilty of expecting too much from people.

Thought Leadership – Piercing The Bubble

N2Growth Blog

News Flash: If you value your own opinion more than others do, you might be suffering from a common form of self-delusion. Referring to yourself as a thought leader makes you a tone-deaf narcissist; not necessarily a great thinker. For my part, I’m in the process of trying to eliminate the term “thought leadership” from my vocabulary. This week, after months of reflection, I’ll be instructing our team to remove all references to thought leadership from our materials.

Coaching Today’s Women in Tech Secures Their Futures

Women on Business

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5 Ways A Leader Can Have A Better Weekend

Joseph Lalonde

In our hyper-connected world, you’re expected to be at the beck and call of the organization you lead. This expectation can drain you and take a toll on your weekends. They’re no longer sacred. They’re no longer set aside for rest.

7 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated and Happy at Work

Chart Your Course

Do your employees enjoy their work environment? This is a question every good manager or business owner should ask periodically. A happy worker is more productive and more likely to stay put; low company morale and turnover hurt the overall success of any business.

Emotional Intelligence As Competitive Differentiator

N2Growth Blog

People with high emotional intelligence quotients (EQ) are easy to talk with. They are great listeners and strong communicators in both the written and spoken word. People with high EQ know who they are and are the ones that can resolve conflicts before they escalate beyond repair.

5 Ways to be More Accessible to Recruiters

Women on Business

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Christoper Nolan’s Dunkirk

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Christopher Nolan is back with a tale from World War 2. Dunkirk tells the story of French, Belgian, and British allied soldiers surrounded by the German army. Their evacuation was intense and the focus of Dunkirk.

How to Avoid Dangerous Questions and Become a Real Leader

Leadership Freak

Look for leaders with forward-facing curiosity. The most serious mistakes are not being made as a result of wrong answers. The truly dangerous thing is asking the wrong questions.” Peter Drucker The right… Continue reading → Curiosity Questions Leadership Development

Loyalty and the Rest of the Values on the List

Next Level Blog

On Monday night, President Trump gave a political speech and also told some stories about New York cocktail parties he’s attended to around 40,000 eleven to eighteen year-old Boy Scouts at their National Jamboree in West Virginia. You can read the details in this article from the Washington Post. I made a promise to myself a few years ago that I was going to stay away from political commentary on my blog. However, as an Eagle Scout, I can’t let this one go.

How This Introvert Handles Awkward Situations

Ron Edmondson

One thing middle age has done for me is make me more aware of who I really am and how I respond to life. I can wish I was wired differently, but I am who I am.

The Power Of Learning Leadership From The Movies

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode 43 Today’s Answers From Leadership podcast episode is slightly different. Rather than getting answers from a world-class leader, I’m doing a solo episode.

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Pessimists are Almost Right

Leadership Freak

Pessimistic leaders are almost right. They say, “I’m not a pessimist. I’m a realist.” Research shows that those who tip slightly toward pessimism have the clearest view of reality.* Optimists overestimate a bright… Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Leadership Development

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The Future is FinTech

Women on Business

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Your words are powerful

Ron Edmondson

You said this… They heard this… It meant this much to you… It meant this much to them… Your words are powerful. As a parent. As a leader. As a friend. As an employer. As a pastor. As a husband. As a wife. Choose your words carefully. They matter.

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For Young Women Leaders, It’s Time to Set Aside the “Nice” Card 

Lead Change Blog

Today, we are pleased to welcome Elise Perkins, founder of ep communications , with a guest post. People work with who they like.”. That was one of the first pieces of advice I learned back when I was striking out on my own in 2014. Great news, I thought.

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How to Make Peace with that Negative Voice in Your Head

Leadership Freak

Maybe you should stop fighting your inner critic. Hug her. Take him to coffee. Your inner critic speaks the truth he sees. Sometimes he’s right. We start talking to ourselves as soon as… Continue reading → Personal Growth Questions Success Growth Leadership Development

Looking for a Job in Germany? Look No Further

Women on Business

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Building Brand Awareness: July Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about building brand awareness. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about team building.

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Women Make Great Leaders

Coaching Tip

There's an undeniable and oft-proven statistic out there: The more diverse an organization, the better it works. Period. Specifically, more women in leadership means more profitability. In " Women Make Great Leaders: Real World Lessons to Accelerate Your Climb" , you can read about great women who tell their stories in industry and as wildly successful entrepreneurs.

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CEOs On Average Have the Lowest EQ

Leadership Freak

“CEOs, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace.” However, CEOs with the highest EQ scores outperform their low EQ colleagues. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 4 ways to elevate EQ for… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Building Bridges: How Leaders Grow Loyalty

RapidStart Leadership

Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across. – Sun Tzu, Art of War. How do you grow loyalty? Consider this story. A marketing specialist was given her first major assignment to test market a new product. She worked on the project diligently, giving it her best effort.

The You Matter Marathon’s Next Step

Lead Change Blog

I had the opportunity recently to donate to a famine-relief fund whose goal is to address the humanitarian crisis occurring in ten countries spanning Africa and Yemen. Several things caught my eye about the campaign: 1) Donations of all amounts were being accepted.

Disclose Yourself to Others – Courageous Communicator Quest Challenge 3

leaderCommunicator

Making progress! Coming out of last week’s Challenge , did anything you learned about yourself surprise you, or shock you even? Did you get a new perspective? How did that resonate with you? This next Challenge in the Knowing Yourself phase is about helping others get to know you, too.

CEOs On Average Have the Lowest EQ – Emotional Intelligence

Leadership Freak

“CEOs, on average, have the lowest EQ scores in the workplace.” However, CEO with the highest EQ scores outperform their low EQ colleagues. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 4 ways to elevate EQ for leaders:… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Leadership Caffeine—Curiosity and the Leader

Management Excellence

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Book Notes – Blue Ocean Strategy: How Leaders Drive Change

RapidStart Leadership

Leadership is about influencing people in a specific direction, but sometimes that direction needs to change. A book I just read provides a great framework to figure out when you need to change, and what strategic direction to head.

Remarkable TV: The Frequency of Feedback

Kevin Eikenberry

There is no doubt that we all need feedback to be successful. If we don’t know what we’re doing well, we can’t keep doing it. And conversely, if we don’t know what we’re doing wrong, we can’t correct it.