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

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.”

5 Summer Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Tanveer Naseer

As a leadership writer, I get asked from time to time to share a list of my favourite leadership books; books that I found to be the most informative either for those new to leadership, or for those looking for new insights on how they can build on their existing leadership skills.

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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.

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.

GDPR

Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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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

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We Are Looking to Add to Our Team

Kevin Eikenberry

Currently we have one of those “good problems to have.” It is a problem because there is a gap. It is good, because it means we are growing. We are looking for two new members for our team. But we aren’t looking for just anyone. We have taken our time to determine and craft descriptions […].

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5 Ways to be More Accessible to Recruiters

Women on Business

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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.

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

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 […].

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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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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

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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.

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What You Have to Know about VAT Recovery

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.

Succeeding with the Thin Line Between Stubborn and Persistent

Leadership Freak

There’s a thin line between stubborn and persistent. Successful leaders make decisions quickly* and change their mind reluctantly. But stubbornness refuses to consider alternatives. Stubbornness makes decisiveness a disaster. But success requires persistence.… … Continue reading → Decisions Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development

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.

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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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

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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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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.

5 Surprising Reasons Your Ideas Aren’t Being Heard

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever felt this way? You’ve got great ideas. You care deeply. AND you’re frustrated. Why is no one picking up what you’re putting down? Don’t give up. Take a careful look at your idea in the context of your other behaviors and interaction with the team.

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.

Pigs Don’t Lay Eggs but Leadership is Intervention

Leadership Freak

Apart from intervention, the past is the future. Past performance reflects future accomplishment. Past attitudes predict future interactions. Leadership is intervention. Intervention is: Disruption…Interruption…Interference. Intervention is making failure less likely and success more… Continue reading → Change Failure Marks of leaders Taking others higher courageous leaders Leadership 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.

Creating Happiness in the Workplace with Kris Boesch

Kevin Eikenberry

Company culture has become a bit of a buzzword and your culture does impact the bottom line. Today, Kevin is joined by Kris Boesch, CEO and founder of Choose People and author of Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace.

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The joy of just noticing

Aspire-CS

In any given workday, you are overwhelmed, your mind cluttered and trying to prioritize what’s most important to get done. That’s not a bad thing. But when you feel like the weight of a spinning mind is wearing you down, what do you do?

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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

How Agile Project Management Can Improve Your B2B Business

Strategy Driven

Agile project management can seem to be complex and daunting to undertake but it doesn’t need to be.

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.

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.