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3 Steps of Brand Building and Why Social Media Matters to Your Personal Brand

Women on Business

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3 Steps To Self-Awareness For Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

In the midst of being put on trial for corrupting the youth of Athens, Socrates uttered the famous line, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” He was well aware of the fact that, in order to truly live and lead as we ought, we first have to know who we are.

Four Ways to Avoid Catastrophic Thinking

Kevin Eikenberry

Catastrophic thinking is a term used to describe extreme worrying. It is the thought cycle we go through when we think about the worst possible outcome, and those thoughts make it hard to think about anything else. This happened to me today.

The Real Reason Many Policies are Written

Ron Edmondson

One Bad Apple Lowers Team Performance Up to 40%

Leadership Freak

“[Will] Felps estimates that teams with just one deadbeat, downer, or a **e suffer a performance disadvantage of 30 to 40 percent compared to teams that have no bad apples.” (Bob Bob Sutton in Good… Continue reading → Teams Leadership Development Organizational Development organizational success

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Strategies To Help You Launch Your Business Idea

Strategy Driven

There is no hiding from the fact that more people are launching their own businesses these days. It might be in terms of wanting more flexibility, a better lifestyle or money making opportunities to take advantage of.

How to Get Creative, Organized, and Productive Using Paper at Work

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15 WAYS TO GRAPPLE WITH DISCOURAGEMENT AND EVENTUALLY WIN

Leadership Freak

The only reason encouragement matters is discouragement is real. On June 2, 2011, I woke up discouraged and couldn’t think of anything to write. Then it hit me. Write about overcoming discouragement. I… Continue reading → Encouragement energy Leadership Development

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175: The Excellence Dividend | with Tom Peters

Engaging Leader

In the next two decades, nearly 50% of white-collar jobs are at risk, either to automation or artificial intelligence (AI), according to analysis by Oxford University. Every leader and every worker need to ask: What will be left for people to do that machines can’t do better or cheaper?

4 Tips for Women in New Management Positions

Women on Business

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Sales Team Performance: How to Up the Game

Let's Grow Leaders

What are the one or two behaviors, if you did them consistently, would dramatically improve your sales team performance? “Build deeper, trusting relationships.” ” Table stakes. “Add real strategic value.” ” Amen.

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10 Ways to Show Up as a Positive Leader When the House is on Fire

Leadership Freak

Good Afternoon Dan, So here is my question. I would love some advice on, how the heck can I get myself to show up as a positive leader day-to-day. This reader’s question was… Continue reading → Optimism Stress

There are Solutions to Employee Turnover – Do You Know What They Are?

Kevin Eikenberry

Perhaps the most prevalent frustration and concern I have heard from leaders and organizations recently centers around the frustration, costs, and yes, pain of employee turnover. The costs are high in time, stress, and a sense of loss (depending on who is leaving).

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5 Proven Strategies for Conducting Effective Employee Appraisals

Women on Business

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The Excellence Dividend

Leading Blog

T OM PETERS has produced another thought-provoking book. The Excellence Dividend is 100% Peters. He is a fanatical lifelong learner and this book represents a summary of what he has learned over the last few decades. He considers it a sequel to In Search of Excellence.

The Worst Lies

Leadership Freak

Words are rudders. The most powerful words you say are the ones you say to yourself. The worst lies you tell are the ones you tell yourself. Self-deception blocks authentic leadership. Self-deception:… Continue reading → Lies Leaders Believe Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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3 Ways Your Company Is Using Technology Wrong

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, you’re probably fed up of hearing about how important technology is for your business. You know that by now and you’ve probably made some updates to the tech in your office and started to see some of the benefits.

Why you need to have a hobby

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: Mary Jo Asmus. For a leader who is often expected to have all of the answers, you also need to have curiosity and a desire to continue learning. Leadership can’t really be taught in a classroom but it can be learned as you experience your life.

Critical Thinking: 5 Ways to Build Your Team’s Capacity to Think

Let's Grow Leaders

“Karin, TRUST me. I would LOVE to delegate more of these decisions and loosen up the reigns, but then I go out into the field and find all this crap. I just don’t think we have the critical thinking skills we need […]. The post Critical Thinking: 5 Ways to Build Your Team’s Capacity to Think appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well critical thinking executive leadership

How to Practice Ethical Buttering Up

Leadership Freak

Butter is the reason we eat popcorn. Broccoli is intolerable without butter. In our house we put butter on peanut butter sandwiches. Everything’s better with butter. Except watermelon.) Buttering up: Buttering up is… Continue reading → Gratitude Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Three Important Points to Include in Your Business Plan

Strategy Driven

Business plans are a prelude to success, and failing to create one is a mistake that too many small businesses make.

4 Reasons Why I Hate Policies and 4 Suggestions to Improve Them

Ron Edmondson

I’ll be honest. I’m not a huge fan of most policies. It may be because I’m not a very good rule follower, but I honestly don’t think many policies work as well as they are intended. Policies are defined as a course, plan or principle of action.

You Lose What You Don’t Use

Joseph Lalonde

Every year I look forward to ice climbing in February. Every year I remember how much fun I had climbing frozen waterfalls in Munising and the camaraderie of my ice climbing buddies. I also remember how easy ice climbing came to me my first year. Image by Freddy Bahena.

Why Performance Declines After Praise

Leadership Freak

Generally speaking, it’s better to praise someone for not smoking than warning them about lung cancer. But we typically default to warnings. When you see a friend smoking, what’s the first thing you… Continue reading → Change Encouragement Motivation Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development

Signs Your Marketing Campaign Has past Its Sell by Date

Strategy Driven

Online marketing is something that never remains stagnant. The industry constantly moves forward and new trends and approaches are being developed all of the time. If you want to stay at the forefront of your industry, you are going to need to adapt and progress.

Getting the Best Deals from Coupon Codes

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A Hippie, a Neuroscientist, and Your Favorite Boss Walk into a Bar…

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Chris Dyer: To insert a little fun, my team and I often take three types of people, and imagine what they might have in common, or what they might discuss at a bar. This is a fun way to get people talking, and to loosen up the mood at any meeting. Who would order the drink with a fancy umbrella? Who might get a club soda? Who suggests shots? What on Earth would they talk about?

How to Challenge Confident Creatives

Leadership Freak

This post is over 300 words! Dear Dan, I manage a large team of creatives who range from 20 to 70 years of age. I fall in the earlier category. Part of my… Continue reading → Curiosity Feedback Innovation Culture Growth Leadership Development

22 Resources For Developing Ethical Thinking

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton This week I'm sharing a collection of hand-picked resources that will help you upgrade your thinking. With all of the ethical messes in the news recently, this seems to be the right time to help you focus on PREVENTION as applied to thinking. It's our thinking, after all, that determines what we decide to do under pressure. .

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Lead Them Up the Learning Curve

Coaching Tip

Do you want to be a boss people love, while also driving high performance? . Do you want to have a high-performing team that strives for greatness, even in the face of uncertainty? Building morale and high performance are about engagement, and engagement is all about learning. In BUILD AN A-TEAM author Whitney Johnson offers a thought-provoking and essential exploration of how some leaders propel their team members up the learning curve.

7 Actions For When You Can’t Respect the Leader

Ron Edmondson

It’s not uncommon I receive a message from a staff member of another church struggling with the current leadership. And, I’m not naive enough to believe other senior leaders have not received similar emails from our staff at times.) The question is usually how they can continue to be where they don’t support the vision and direction of the pastor. They want my advice on how to responding during this season of ministry.

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How to Overcome Dingbat Ideas

Leadership Freak

Our grandchildren love hearing mimi and poppi say, “Ya Dingbat.” I call myself dingbat. I say, “Ya dingbat,” to mimi and she calls me dingbat. I enjoy calling the grandchildren dingbats. Someone has… Continue reading → Optimism Personal Growth Success weaknesses Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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The Fatigue Factor

Execupundit

[Photo by Quin Stevenson at Unsplash] A question that should arise whenever watching a lengthy process that produces a major decision: did that decision come about as the result of careful analysis or was it simply reached because of fatigue?

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Little Prince

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article The Little Prince is a Netflix original movie based on the novella of the same name. Originally published in 1943 by writer and poet Antoine de Saint-Exupery under the title of Le Petit Prince, it tells the story of a young prince who visits Earth and the man who met him.

Unstoppable: 12 Ways to Find the Courage to Continue

RapidStart Leadership

“How do your find the courage to continue?” ” Teddy Roosevelt once reminded us that “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” ” But in our struggles to achieve, that difficulty can be enough to make us want to quit. Where can we … Unstoppable: 12 Ways to Find the Courage to Continue Read More ». The post Unstoppable: 12 Ways to Find the Courage to Continue appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Skin Bags with No Heart

Leadership Freak

It’s hypocritical that we preach about purpose and authenticity and spend so much time worshipping ‘successful’ leaders. Questions reveal priorities. Most questions you hear focus on HOW to solve pressing concerns. How do… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Purpose Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Managing Priorities: A Key to Leadership Success

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Martin Lanik : As a leader, do you scramble to get your work done at the very last minute or tend to cram the night before a big meeting? Are your team members often confused about what to do and unable to complete their assignments on time? These problems can usually be solved if you learn to improve one very important leadership skill: managing priorities.