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Why Conflict is Good for Productivity in Business

C-Level Strategies

“Everyone is in the people business. Name me a line of work where people aren’t involved.” ” ~Dr. At the Heart of Conflict.

5 Suggestions for Raising Boys

Ron Edmondson

Here are some things I’ve learned raising boys. Seriously, I always wanted a girl, but I think God knew what He was doing by giving me boys.

Unleadership – A Crisis of Identity

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. The realization is this – many of today’s leaders are suffering from an identity crisis. Thoughts?

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Nine Reasons Managers Struggle

Leading Blog

Former CEO and president of Verison Wireless, Denny Strigl explores nine specific behaviors that leaders do and don’t do that make them serious performers, marginal performers, or failures. In "Managers, can you hear me now?" he says it’s all about behavior. Managers Fail to Build Trust and Integrity. Trust always begins with the manager.

What Leaders Need to Know about Resentment and Conflict

C-Level Strategies

“Resentment is a breeder. It breeds more resentment.” ” ~Wise Friend. Does this resonate with you? Take Politics for Example. MLK jr.

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Are You a Leader who Inspires Others Like This?

C-Level Strategies

Steve Ferkau with a photo of his lung donor Kari. This is Steve’s story. Do you want to inspire people to follow you? Thank you!

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When Humble Does Forgiveness

Ron Edmondson

Humble knows relationships. Humble knows grace. Humble knows forgiveness. Humble attracts the favor of God. Doesn’t speak sarcastically.


The 5 Mistakes That Nearly Killed My Career (And Can Save Yours)

Terry Starbucker

“They can’t see the scoreboard? What, ARE YOU KIDDING ME????” ” That was the bomb that nearly killed my career. Great!

Eight feedback foul-ups that good managers make

Managers are Heroes

Guest post by Judith Lindenberger. ”Having the most talented people in each of our businesses is the most important thing,” Welch says. “If

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A conversation with executive coaching client Ron Dimon. Part 6

Tony Mayo

This latest podcast is part six of a funny and useful conversation between top executive coach Tony Mayo and his longtime client Ron Dimon. Ron is an expert on the use of information by executives of large organizations. Listen as two experienced business people play with useful ideas in this episode including; Networking [.].

7 Ways to be a Prolific Blogger

Ron Edmondson

I’m often asked how I manage to blog as often as I do. It may not be as difficult as it seems. That makes it easier for me. Guess what?

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Top 10 Excuses for Being a Lousy Manager

Great Leadership By Dan

Throughout the course of my career in leadership development, I’ve had the opportunity to confront, counsel, and console a lot of bad managers.

Are You a Team in Name Only? 3 Questions to Help You Find Out

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Leaders who want to make their team more effective often ask me for help with teambuilding, training in team skills or advice on restructuring.

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Give Them Enthusiasm

Kevin Eikenberry

I’m a fan of enthusiasm – and always have been. I’m confident at least part of the reason is because of my parents. That is one reason I like today’s quotation. The other reason is that it suggests something that isn’t always talked about. but that I will talk about below. Enjoy! [.].

30 Life Lessons

Ron Edmondson

I’m a slow learner, so some things take longer than others for me to learn. I previously posted some of these separately, but I keep learning, so here I am again.Some of these you have to learn the hard way. Some of them you may be able to glean from my experience. Just once” probably is a bigger deal than led to believe. Do that! Trust me.).

Executive Time Management

Coaching Tip

What do chief executives do all day? It really is what it seems: They spend about a third of their work time in meetings. You can have it all. John G.

What a Top Chef Knows About Organizational Development – Lessons from Jose Andres

Next Level Blog

Foodies in Washington, D.C., know all about Jose Andres, the award-winning chef who popularized Spanish style tapas dining in America. Andres arrived in the United States from Spain in 1993 and opened his first restaurant, Jaleo, that year. Los Angeles. Click headline to continue.

5 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Workshops Fail

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues In the 1990’s, Daniel Goleman and other authors introduced and popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Goleman, in particular, suggested that EI includes self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management (Goleman, Boyatzis, & McKee, 2002).

7 Reasons I Love My Wife

Ron Edmondson

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Proverbs 18:22. She challenges me in my spiritual walk. Anything.

Embracing Mystery


. Judy Cannato begins her book, Field of Compassion, with a story about Nate Sears, a landscaper for a housing complex on Cape Cod. One morning he noticed a pilot whale heading straight for the shore. Shortly behind this whale were two more. Nate recognized that the whales were going to beach themselves. The whale became completely still.

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Are You Observing or Judging?

Kevin Eikenberry

Yesterday I was thinking about observation and judgement, and how it relates to effective communication and coaching. It reminded me of a particular incident that took place a few years back – an incident I had previously written about on the blog for my book Remarkable Leadership. We were driving somewhere as a family and [.].

Eight simple steps to achieve a completed LinkedIn personal profile

Krishna De

Did you realise that having a completed LinkedIn profile can dramatically impact your visibility in the LinkedIn search results? Portray your Skills.

5 ideas for improving how you manage people

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership Value Creation Workplace Issues As a manager, you are responsible for a wide range of activities. Recruiting. Establishing a positive work environment in your group. Setting expectations. Managing performance. Making decisions. Coaching.

Deliver Life-Changing Presentations Every Time.

Rich Gee Group

What would happen to your career if you gave life-changing presentations? Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Enthusiasm Experience Narrative Presentations Purpose Resonance

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Leadership and the Art of the Alley-Oop

Ron Edmondson

This is a guest post by Blake Atwood. Blake is the Church Leadership Editor at , a new social network for faith experiences.

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Eight simple steps to achieve a competed LinkedIn personal profile

Krishna De

Did you realise that having a completed LinkedIn profile can dramatically impact your visibility in the LinkedIn search results? Portray your Skills.

Promotion Checklist


Performing your current job very well. Letting others know how well you perform your job. Having a detailed knowledge of the selection process.

“Empathy” 1st, “Fix” 2nd – A Customer Service Basic!

First Friday Book Synopsis

I provide a seminar on customer service, and have a keynote presentation called The Customer Never Forgets. I have studied customer service, read a lot about customer service, and written quite a bit on customer service. But more than anything else, I am a customer. Constantly. Practically every day.

The Penalty Box: Plight of a Good Leader

Linked 2 Leadership

Believe it or not, leaders are human too. They make mistakes. And they suffer the consequences like the rest of us. Future Leadership Issues Leadership Lessons Learned Leadership vs. Management courage decision making Leadership Development Stress Management trust

In Praise of Comprehension and Meaning


We live in an “instant” world. People want to do everything instantly, including understanding, comprehension and making sense of something. I remember having attended a strategy meeting where head of the department (call him boss) was explaining a new strategy that none of us had heard about before. How many times do we end up doing this?

Ten Years of Joy


I hope you don’t mind if I selfishly reflect on ten years (this month) since my life transformed and I began the work of an executive coach. Will you celebrate with me? Earlier this week, I wrote a post about embracing mystery. It was often frustrating as I became impatient to know what that was. “Too risky”, I believed.

Top Executive Recruiters Agree There Are Only Three True Job Interview Questions

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an exceptionally valuable article written by George Bradt and published by Forbes magazine. To read the complete article, check out other resources, and obtain subscription information, please click here. * * * The only three true job interview questions are: 1. Can you do the job? Will you love [.].

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Ethical Dilemmas: Free Choice or Corporate Memes

Coaching Tip

In " Giving Voice to Values ," author Mary C. Gentile asks, "Is there free will in business?". We're still dancing. Author Mary C. President John F.

Holding a Seagull Manager Accountable & Fixing the Behavior

Modern Servant Leader

In previous posts, I defined a seagull manager and how to handle one. Or actually holding them accountable for what they say and do? Fly In. Fly Out.

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