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Hard Stops Aren’t Just Red Lights

Lead Change Blog

No one likes when the light at the intersection turns from green to yellow. It sends adrenaline coursing through veins. In a split second, several questions race through the mind: “Do I gun it and go through? Do I slam on my breaks? Is it clear ahead? Are cops around? Is this the intersection with the traffic camera?”. The anticipation of a hard stop doesn’t make everyone panic, but if your anxiety level doesn’t spike some, you need your heart checked.

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Five Skills That Help You Lead Remotely

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve been leading remotely for years, co-founded the Remote Leadership Institute, and co-wrote The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership. Given that, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about leading remotely – and specifically how to do it better.

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Easy Button Leadership (EBL)

Nathan Magnuson

In my book Ignite Your Leadership Expertise , I wrote that leaders make life easier, less complicated and more fun for those around them. When I first drafted those words several years ago, I’ll admit they felt a little cheesy. But over the years, I’ve come to realize their merit all too well.

The 24 Hour Rule: Is Your Current Pace Sustainable?

Leading Blog

A S LEADERS, we can and do introduce stress into the workplace. Charles Fred initiated a study of over 4000 post-startup business to find out why, after they had experienced early growth, had stagnated.

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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.

How to Build a Resilient Company Culture That Will Help Every Employee Thrive

N2Growth Blog

A resilient culture is built one person at a time, winning companies cultivate cultures that enable their people to develop the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.

11 Inspiring Leadership Secrets from Bonsai

Let's Grow Leaders

A mature bonsai tree commands attention. With a single tree, a master evokes an entire landscape and tells a story of power, perseverance, struggle, or abundance. As I’ve studied bonsai, I realized there are many leadership secrets available for leaders who want […].

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Grace: A Leader's Guide to a Better Us

Leading Blog

G RACE, a concept present in all of the world’s major religions, has a divine meaning. Grace, in a secular sense—that is on a human level—is about perspective. A perspective larger than ourselves. A perspective that reaches to a purpose beyond who we are alone. In short, our connectedness.

Disrupt Yourself

Lead Change Blog

Consider this simple yet powerful idea: disruptive companies and ideas upend markets by doing something truly different—they see a need, an empty space waiting to be filled, and they dare to create something for which a market may not yet exist. As president and co-founder of Rose Park Advisors’ Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton Christensen, Whitney Johnson utilized the theory of disruptive innovation to invest in publicly traded stocks and private early stage companies.

Gaining The Respect Of Those You Lead

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. Many leaders want to be super serious so they can be taken seriously. They believe the more they have a hard-nosed, get it done at any cost type of attitude, the more they’ll be respected. This line of thinking is wrong.

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How Leaders Can Master Tough Performance Conversations

Let's Grow Leaders

One of the most important leadership skills you’ll ever need is the ability to hold tough conversations – and do it well. Master tough conversations and your influence will soar. Most managers, however, never learn how to have tough conversations in […].

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

LeadershipNow 140: June 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from June 2019 that you don't want to miss: VIDEO from @inkyjohnson Remember the sacrifices. (1:29). 1:29). Key Leadership Transitions Great Leaders Champion by @KateNasser. How to Lead When There's Not Enough Time via via @letsgrowleaders.

The Last Step In The Journey To Leadership Greatness

Terry Starbucker

As a good more human leader, you’ve framed your vision, set your strategy, built your model, hired your team, designed your processes, set expectations, established a culture of accountability , and pushed confidently forward on executing your path to success.

The Five Practices of Smart Teams

Leadership Freak

Teams, like individuals, can be stupid or smart. Stupid teams consists of smart people who engage in stupid behaviors. The 5 practices of smart teams: #1. Team members disagree with the team leader.… … Continue reading → Teams Leadership Development Organizational Development

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Executive Presence Training

Career Advancement

“Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” Peter Drucker.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

First Look: Leadership Books for July 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in July 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. The Coffee Bean : A Simple Lesson to Create Positive Change by Jon Gordon and Damon West.

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On Patriotism, Nationalism, Globalism and Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I teach global leadership and applied ethics and my students often have questions about the differences between patriotism, nationalism and globalism. This post will explore the differences and their ethical implications. .

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The Secret to Navigating the Volatile Path to Success

Leadership Freak

The path to success is messy. You’ve seen straight-line growth arrows, as if success is neat, safe, predictable and always in the upward direction. The path to success is a volatile ocean that… Continue reading → Leading

Five Surprising Truths about Presenting Powerfully

Kevin Eikenberry

If you are a leader, you present ideas, projects, and plans to groups. Given that, presentation skills are a key skill for leaders at all levels – and for many other professionals too. That’s why some much is written and so much advice floats around about this topic.

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Higher Education: Why Barcelona is Welcoming More Women Scholars

Women on Business

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5 Rules For A Successful Marketing Collaboration

Joseph Lalonde

Marketing collaborations are a great strategy that can help you to break into new markets and expose yourself to a lot of new customers in a short period of time.

How to Resolve the Negative Realities of Positive Thinking

Leadership Freak

“The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised.” George Will Optimism is dangerous when it causes you to: Lose motivation. When you… Continue reading → Leading

Does Your Email Inbox Dictate Your Day — And Should It?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dianna Booher: A reporter for Newsday called recently for a comment about his story on executive stress and the connection to email.

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Struggling to Engage Employees? Here are 10 Ways to Engage

Women on Business

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What Do Modern Consumers Want From A Business In 2019?

Joseph Lalonde

It takes a lot of work to keep a business at the cutting edge of its particular industry. You might struggle to both stay ahead of the competition and keep your customers happy. After all, you can’t just change your business for the sake of innovation.

A Lesson in Values – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

When I think of Independence Day, I think about a lot more than just hot dogs and fireworks. Mostly, I think about values, and I think about the incredibly hard work that our forefathers did many years ago – work that was based on a shared set of values.

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How new technology is affecting SMBs

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Cayden Whitmond Now more than ever, the future of business is one shaped by fast-paced innovations to technology and the way that work is done.

The 3 Expressions of Freedom at Work

Leadership Freak

Freedom at work isn’t earned, it’s unearned. Give people freedom to do the things you hired them to do. Treat people like the competent responsible individuals you hired – unless they prove otherwise.… … Continue reading → Leading

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Why So Serious?

Joseph Lalonde

Being Taken Seriously. Transitioning from a traditional team member to a team member with authority is a huge shift. So is stepping into a leadership position when you have no history with an organization. Becoming a leader is serious business. It’s also a challenging position.

Female Change Agent Amina Oyagbola Explores Why Nigeria Needs More Women in Government

Women on Business

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7 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People

Lead from Within

Effective communication is a skill that most people, especially those in a position to influence others, should learn to cultivate.

We Missed the Exit to Chick-fil-A

Leadership Freak

I’m back home in Central Maine where the people are wicked sharp, the Humpty Dumpty chips are wicked good, and the air smells like Christmas trees. See pronunciation guide below.) Wicked” is an… Continue reading → Leading

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Men In Black: International

Joseph Lalonde

For over 21 years, Men In Black has brought entertainment to the big screen. The original 3 Men In Black movies starred Will Smith as Agent J and Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K.

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Drive Smarter: Lease a Car to Match Your Business and Professional Brand

Women on Business

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