Sat.Feb 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 03, 2017

Empowering The Quiet Team Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Ilene Marcus : It’s crunch time. Your team is on overdrive. Each decision matters. Every moment counts. You can’t afford to be distracted and yet, there it is – the workplace annoyer. A team member with a trait, a quirk that gets under your skin.

Team 135

6 Quick Ways To Know If You Are An Effective Leader

Terry Starbucker

In a fast-paced and ultra-competitive business world, it’s rare when a leader can get immediate feedback about how they are doing.

Trending Sources

3 Marketing Tactics for Small Business Success

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Reader Submission Marketing small business small business marketing

Mastering Civility

Leading Blog

Civility costs nothing, and buys everything. — Montagu. C IVILITY has a way of winning people over and garnering influence. Civility isn’t just the absence of incivility.

7 Things To Do While You are Waiting on God

Ron Edmondson

I’ve spent much of my walk with God waiting. Waiting for Him to give direction. Waiting on Him to open doors. Waiting on Him to make things clearer. Waiting on Him to supply the needed resources. Throughout the stories of the Bible we often find God’s people waiting.

Arkes 92

More Trending

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Daughter Today

Ron Edmondson

I wrote this post a few years ago, but it came to my attention again after someone shared it, so I decided to revise and repost it. I never had a daughter. I have a great daughter-in-law, and she has a special relationship with her dad, but I never got to raise a girl.

Three Leadership Lessons from La La Land’s Jordan Horowitz

Next Level Blog

No doubt, you’ve heard all about it by now. It’s the end of the Academy Awards ceremony and Hollywood icons Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway have just announced that Best Picture goes to the popular musical La La Land. The producers and cast joyfully come on stage to accept their Oscars and make their speeches. The main producer, Jordan Horowitz, goes first and then, as his co-producers start giving their thanks, the hub-bub begins. Guys with headphones are scrambling around the stage.

How Do I Get My Team to Trust Me? (Story and Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Our 8th Winning Well Principle: Trust the Trenches has so many nuances, all of which I learned the hard way. For me, it wasn’t the delegating, or asking for input, that was the hardest… it was trusting my team enough to be vulnerable.

Video 73

10 Steps to Deliver Better Social Media Customer Service

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Customer Service Infographics infographics social media social media customer service

Media 71

7 Things To Do in the Spiritually Dry Times of Life

Ron Edmondson

Recently I wrote about what to do during the times God is silent. It seemed there was more to be said. As I read the Scriptures – and consider my own journey with God – those times are frequent for God’s children. Sometimes it is even more than the silence of God.

The Missing Leadership Ingredient

Joseph Lalonde

Great leaders all have many traits in common. Great leaders are able to cast vision. They’re also able to inspire others. Not only that, great leaders know how to get the job done. But there’s one thing aspiring leaders can miss that will hold them back.

Are Servant Leaders Obsolete?

Lead Change Blog

It’s a question that has many of us in the leadership resiliency field pondering with great uneasiness. The current public personas of people whom we would title “leaders” are a far cry from the model Robert Greenleaf developed during his 40 years with American Telephone and Telegraph (now AT&T).

3 Ways Personal Branding Helps You Claim Your Personal Power

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Marketing Personal Development career advice personal branding

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Son Today

Ron Edmondson

I revised and reposted 10 Things I’d Do If Raising a Daughter Today recently. In this post, I will focus on raising a son. I know a little more about this subject, having two incredible sons of my own. But, we always look at life differently from the other side of it. My boys are grown.

How to Build Team Culture One Test at a Time

RapidStart Leadership

We all recognize that building team culture is important We know a strong team culture can have a huge positive impact on team effectiveness, employee engagement, and overall productivity. The question is, where does it come from? How do we build it?

Team 58

Master Your Brain’s Response to Stress for Leadership Success

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I’m delighted to host this guest post by one of my favorite authors, psychologist Dr. Melanie Greenberg, in honor of the release of her excellent new book The Stress-Proof Brain. In her post, she explains how our brains produce and control stress and shares three proven techniques that help you master your brain’s response to […]. The post Master Your Brain’s Response to Stress for Leadership Success appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

How to Find the Courage to Fulfill the First Responsibility of Leadership

Leadership Freak

There are always good reasons to play it safe. Repeating the past may be painful, but at least it’s predictable. Fear is the reason today is like yesterday. Every meaningful act requires courage. Aristotle… Continue reading → Courage Leadership Development

4 Ways to Start Memorizing Scripture

Ron Edmondson

Our oldest son texted me New Year’s Day this year. He wanted to practice memorizing Scripture again this year. He’s been out of college for several years and fell out of the habit. He used to do it regularly when he was in high school. he wanted to know if I have any tips.

What’s Different Leading at a Distance

Kevin Eikenberry

In (important) ways, leading is leading, regardless of where you and those you lead are located. In all cases, as a leader, you are moving toward a goal, and are moving in the direction of that goal with and through the efforts of other people.

Seize the Moment

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. The most effective way to do it, is to do it. Amelia Earhart.

3 Things High Performers Hate About Meetings

Leadership Freak

The likelihood that you run productive meetings is roughly the same as a coin toss.* Keep in mind that the higher you go in organizational life, the more meetings you lead. If you want people to respect your leadership, run meetings high performers love to attend. 3 things high performers hate about meetings: #1. Drifters … … Continue reading → Meetings and agendas Meetings

More Leaders, Faster

Lead Change Blog

We welcome Mark Miller for the first post in a five-part series defining the core principles of Leaders Made Here. Step #1: Define It. Have you ever been part of an organization who needed more leaders? I have. It’s happened to me several times over the years.

What Storytelling Reveals As The Role Leaders Should Play

Tanveer Naseer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece about 3 fundamental storytelling elements leaders should employ to successfully drive change.

Thank You for Being Late

Leading Blog

I N Thank You for Being Late , journalist Thomas Friedman affirms that we are living in one of the greatest inflection points in history. The three largest forces on the planet—technology, globalization, and climate change—are all accelerating at once.

10 Relational-Steps to Improve Performance and Elevate Satisfaction

Leadership Freak

It’s energizing to work with people who are devoted to improvement and painful working with self-justifying losers. Anyone who isn’t dedicated to improving their performance ends up: Complacent. Complaining. Mediocre. Blaming. Detached. 10 steps… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Successful Leaders Get Out of Their Office (MBWA)


Don't Hide in Your Office—Do Rounds. It’s a basic theory—and it works. Allocate time each month to walk the halls, eat lunch in the cafeteria, talk face-to-face with the factory manager or employees on the floor. Ensure that on every trip, you spend time talking with employees at the location.

6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Improve the Positive Cashflow of Your Business

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors eco-friendly

What to do with your 360 results


Some years ago, I participated in a 360-degree feedback assessment. I still have the report. It sits on the shelf, waiting for me to do something with it (realistically, it is no longer relevant to my current career).

Solution Saturday: Clarity without Blabbing

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I’m the one in a meeting who goes on and on. No bullcrap, but as my good friend once told me, in my desire to make sure everyone understands, I say… Continue reading → Communication Solution Saturday Leadership Development

The Power of Everyday Sabbatical

Engaging Leader

Several years ago, I called to reconnect with one of my mentors from my college days at Xavier University. Early in my conversation with Gene, I mentioned that I thought I recalled reading in Xavier’s alumni magazine that he’d recently completed a one-year sabbatical. (As

Blog 37

Taking ownership—leading with accountability

Lead on Purpose

Accountability is a key leadership principle. Those who do great things, or do small things in a positive way, succeed because they apply the right principles, they do the right thing. Taking ownership of every aspect of aspect of your … Continue reading → Product Management accountability ownership responsibility

8 Tips for a More Human Centric Approach To Developing Strategy

The Leadership Advisor

While strategy tends to hover amongst the upper echelons of the organization, from a hierarchy perspective, it is typically viewed as an abstract concept that is meant to guide and govern the organization.

How to Succeed by Aiming Ridiculously Low

Leadership Freak

Aiming high is overrated. Aim ridiculously low if you want swift response and immediate action. Big goals are marshmallow clouds on chocolate rain Mondays, unless they distill into small daily behaviors. Ridiculously low:… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Beware the Brutally Honest Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard

An old fad is making a comeback: the “ brutally honest workplace.”