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Culture of Success: Compassion Based Values

The Leadership Advisor

Part 6 of a 6 part blog series on developing a culture that breeds success. Make sure you add the RSS feed to your reader so you can be aware of future posts, series and guest posts!

Shift Your Thinking for Business (and Life) Transformation

C-Level Strategies

By Lisa Petrilli. I wrote a post a few months back about how my life's most important work may be to stop taking on the burdens and emotions of other people – living “in their colors” as I described it – so that I can live my life as my

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Five Ways to Recognize – and Value – Your Expertise

Kevin Eikenberry

If this title has you scratching your head, wondering if I am suggesting you become an egomaniac, relax! That is the furthest thing from my mind (though I'll talk about it before I'm through). 5 Ways The truth is, while there are people

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. My question for you today is a simple one: ”How's Your Attitude?” Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I'll show you a poor leader. While this sounds simple enough at face value

Culture of Success: Audacious Commitment

The Leadership Advisor

Part 4 of a 6 part blog series on developing a culture that breeds success. Make sure you add the RSS feed to your reader so you don’t miss anything in this series! One summer, at a park in Sydney Australia, I was enjoying a nice Aussie summer.

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The Open Company: The evolution of management | The Economist []

Weekly Leader

Important reading for all leaders. leadership innovation

Have You Trained Your Replacement?


Today's guest post is from Mike Figliuolo at The thoughtLEADERS Blog. With a lot of wisdom and good things to say about leadership – hop over to his blog and be sure to subscribe. None of us likes to think about being replaced in our

3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

I have written a good deal recently about controlling leadership. As most of my posts do, this stems from current or past experience in leadership. Within the past 6 months, I have talked with close to a dozen individuals in ministry or

Gandhi, Leadership And A Fews Lessons On Simplicity


I have been a great admirer of Mahatma Gandhi - one of the greatest leaders India has ever produced. I recently visited Sabarmati Ashram, one of the residences of Gandhi, where we got a glimpse into Gandhi's life as a national leader

The 5 Key Attitudes Of A Leader

Terry Starbucker

This past Tuesday I was honored to be the co-host of Lolly Daskal ‘s ( @lollydaskal ) popular weekly Twitter chat, “Lead From Within&# (#leadfromwithin). The theme was “Leadership and Attitude&# , and Lolly’s first question was: “What are the key attitudes of a leader?&#.

6 Keys to Becoming SuperCompetent

Leading Blog

Considering the pressure on us today, Laura Stack says it’s not enough to be only competent, we need to be super-competent. By that she means that SuperCompetent people “possess a consistent, all-encompassing ability to be good at everything they do, no matter how general or specific.” While that definition may sound super-human (wouldn’t it be nice to be perfect), the thinking behind it is solid and attainable. You have to decide to be good at what you do.

3 Results of Controlling Leadership

Ron Edmondson

One of my pet peeves in leadership is the controlling leader. I recently wrote some warning signs that indicate a leader may be one. You can read that post HERE, but I keep seeing the type. Controlling leaders are in every type of

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 74 – Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for Students

Weekly Leader

This week Peter, Pam and Scott talk about the collaborative project between the Weekly Leader and Emotionally Intelligent Leadership teams focusing on student leadership. Plus Wally Bock’s Best of Leadership on the Independent Business blogs and more great podsafe music. Make sure you register with MeetTheBoss.TV using your Weekly Leader code (WKLR01) to learn leadership from some of [.] Related posts: Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 70: Emotionally Intelligent Leadership for College Students.

Remembering Sacred Commitments


I sat transfixed as a group of elected leaders – half of whom were newly elected – discussed how they would work with each other and the local government administration. There were some truly sacred moments where the dialog was honest

What are You Collecting?

Kevin Eikenberry

Relating our collections to our personal and professional success

The Best Leaders Have Fun

Chris Brady

IMG_2644 "It's kind of fun to do the impossible," said Walt Disney. People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing," wrote Dale Carnegie. "I I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun," said Thomas Edison

How To Overcome Your Speaking Jitters.

Rich Gee Group

I present to audiences all over the world. In college, I took a communications course which made me stand up and give presentations each week to the class. Most people developed very serious talks. With one topic, pick a person who

John Wooden on Managing Your Emotions

Your Voice of Encouragement

John Wooden wasn't just an exceptional basketball coach. He helped young men become successful human beings for life. In this video I share his wise words about what happens when you don't manage your emotions and then suggest some ways

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5 Questions Every Interviewer Should Ask for Servant Leaders

Modern Servant Leader

Aspire to Lead? Check your aspirations.

Lead Change Blog

If you aspire to be a leader, what would that look like for you? Do you imagine it? Do you strive for it every day? Of course, you might be attracted to the LeadChange group because you already have a … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development character-based leadership Self Development

3 Ways To Make Obstacles Disappear.

Rich Gee Group

As I've always said. work is just a series of problems to solve. You have to have your head on straight all the time, attack each problem head on, and make sure you clean up the kitchen after you're done

Take charge leadership

Managing Leadership

Before returning to the main topics in our current discussion of the problems with the prescriptions of the modern leadership movement (MLM), we’re going to take a brief look at two more types of what are generally regarded as genuine examples of “leadership&# in organizations. Today, we will explain why one of these examples actually is not leadership at all as it is understood by the MLM, and why it is more accurately seen as a symptom of an unwell organization.

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Has SAS Institute’s Goodnight Cracked the Code on Corporate Culture?

Michael Lee Stallard

Congratulations to SAS Institute for being recognized the second year in a row as #1 on Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work list. Last year I met with Jim Goodnight, SAS Institute’s founder and CEO, to learn more about his leadership and SAS Institute’s culture.

Convincing the Resistant

Lead Change Blog

People HATE change. They loathe and despise it. They see it, abhor it and team up to fight it. Mind you, not all people, all the time. But certainly most people, much of the time. People rebuke change. People will mock change. … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Change courage engagement vision

Leader-Led Development: A Workplace Reality

Coaching Tip

by Guest Author Thomas Kayser. As Baby Boomers begin their mass exodus from critical positions in companies large and small, the looming shortage of qualified replacements grows more pronounced with each passing month. Due to this coming crisis, talent management —finding, developing, and retaining high-performing employees—now is recognized as a prime driver of future business success. .

How often do you use your own company?

Chartered Management Institute

Eben Pagan - Insights about FUN and RELAXATION

Building Personal Strength

Success gurus Eben Pagan, Tony Robbins and Dan Kennedy tell us that one of the keys to success is something they call MASSIVE ACTION. They're probably right. In my company, we try to implement that imperative every day

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INTUITION - Pay Attention to What Your Gut Tells You

Your Voice of Encouragement

If you use only logic to make decisions, you'll miss the inner voice that can tell you if something feels right or wrong. Combining reason with your instincts leads to better choices

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Are You On Track For 2011?

Rich Gee Group

Today is January 20th. You've had 20 days to kick off 2011 the right way. You know, MAKE A DIFFERENCE. How's it working for you? I usually get one of three answers: Unbelievable! face it, they're lying.) Still In The Planning Stage

Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman?

Women on Business

switzerland Picture yourself in Davos Switzerland at the annual gathering of the world's rich and powerful. No, you have not morphed into Angelina Jolie, you are you with a lot to offer and much to say

Appreciating Our Great Big Moon

Building Personal Strength

A full moon tonight, and it will be high in a clear sky. When I look up at the moon, I see it differently than I did only a few years ago. It's amazing how your perception about something can change when you learn more about it

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Dealing with Corporate Crazies

Lead Change Blog

Do your workplace communications ever feel as if you’re spending most of your time attempting to assuage the concerns of the irrational? Over the years I’ve simply come to the conclusion that many otherwise savvy business people have yet to grasp … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders. Leadership Development Change Collaborate

3 Ways To Make Mondays Rock.

Rich Gee Group

I have this problem. When I wake up in the morning (around 4:30-5:00 AM), I don't feel the happy, energized, and focused self most of my clients, colleagues, and friends see when they encounter me later in the morning

Friday Discussion: Why People Don't Attend Church | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Let's discuss church attendance today. I specifically want to know why some people choose not to attend church. I want to hear about your experiences, but I also want to hear your opinions. One of my passions is the local church