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Leadership Art: Tearing Down Constricting Walls | C-Level.

C-Level Strategies

The importance of tearing down walls that we erect as leaders that don't serve us, and insights on why we're more successful without them

Your Voice of Encouragement: The Role of Personal Strengths in.

Your Voice of Encouragement

Having strong people skills is absolutely critical to being an effective leader. You've got to know how to give and receive feedback, listen well, and resolve issues that arise between individuals on your team

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Psychology of the Glass Cliff: Why Women Lead in Crises | BNET []

Weekly Leader

Statistically women are a rare breed at the top of major corporations, but there is one exception — companies in crisis. leadership women ceo crisis

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Dr. Martin Seligman - The Three Blessings Exercise

Building Personal Strength

I posted this video about a year ago, and many of my current Followers have never seen it. Because it's such a valuable exercise in optimism, I'm posting it again here now.

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Management Enthusiast

What Do You Want From Them

Geez, if I met someone at the grocery store and he or she told me, "Im a management enthusiast, I would give that person a very funny look. But what is it that makes management so fascinating to me?

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Setting the Conflict Compass. Experiential Activities for Conflict.

Create Learning

Setting the Conflict Compass Training-Wheels. Michelle Cumming of Training-Wheels has a great new book out “Setting the Conflict Compass. A facilitator's Guide for Conflict Resolution Activities.” And I have an activity listed in this

9 Ways Social Media Can Make You A Better Leader

Terry Starbucker

For leaders that are looking to improve themselves as they aspire to greatness, there is a wealth of learning opportunities to be found in the world of Social Media. I can say this with confidence, because my decision to jump into

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Book Review: The Leader Who had no Title

Lead on Purpose

“We all need to lead where we are planted and shine where we now find ourselves.” According to Robin Sharma, the author of The Leader Who Had No Title: A Modern Fable on Real Success in Business and in Life, anyone can be a leader

Leadership Habits Take Time to Ingrain

Building Personal Strength

This is the fifth segment in a series in which Meredith Bell asks me some tough questions about leadership and leadership development. In this clip, she asks me how long it takes to develop a new leadership skill. The answer is not what executives or the folks in Human Resources want to hear.

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Defining the Offer: Making Managers into Leaders team-based.


Download the Offer Overview. Listen to the MMIL AUDIO that can change your life

Remarkable Leadership Boot Camp Series

Kevin Eikenberry

Military recruits go to boot camp for a crash course in preparing them for their future success. I created the Remarkable Leadership Boot Camp Series with the same intent for leaders at all levels. I've never been to a military boot

Start Here: A Dozen Skills You Need for Two-Way Communication


After the Storm - Leaks and Acts of Generosity

Building Personal Strength

About a week ago we had some welcome rain, about 8 inches while Tropical Storm Hermine passed by. During the night, the rain produced a dripping sound.

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This Leadership Perspective Will Change Your Life! | Making.


First of all, I'll gladly put my reputation on the line with that title. Today I led a webinar for over 400 people in one industry that was the fir

Servant Leadership Observer - September 2010

Modern Servant Leader

Change is the New Black

Erika Andersen

I heard somebody say this the other day – and had to smile. I think it's not only kind of funny, but true: change has become the basic, day-in-day-out reality of business life. I was asked recently to write an article for on

Two Miracles in One Night - The Personal Strength of Awareness

Building Personal Strength

This past weekend my conscious awareness was powerfully focused "in the moment" twice in one evening. Kathleen and I were visiting the area of the Texas Hill Country about 35 miles west of San Antonio, near Comfort and Fredericksburg.

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I Heard It Through the Grapevine

Kevin Eikenberry

Whitfield and Strong wrote it. Whisper Marvin Gaye sang it (and made it famous). Leaders everywhere deal with it – and worry about it all too often. If you know the song, hum along as we talk about how leaders can work with the

Skip the Small Talk

Tony Mayo

…adding five substantive conversations to your weekly social calendar could boost your spirits dramatically. Skip the Small Talk: Meaningful Conversations Linked to Happier People Scientific American. Share it

Wally's Advice for New Bosses

Next Level Blog

Sometimes as a leadership blogger, you just need to tip your hat to a colleague and say, “Well done, sir (or ma'am).” That's the case today with Wally Bock's post, So, now you're the boss. Wally. Please click the headline to read the

Happiness Happens - Three "Best Evers" in 24 Hours

Building Personal Strength

I recently posted an article on happiness. Last weekend, I was thinking about what I wrote, because I was feeling so happy.

Weekly Leader Poscast Episode 66: Lindsay Levin, Leader's Quest

Weekly Leader

This week on the Weekly Leader Leadership Podcast Pam speaks with Lindsay Levin of Leaders Quest, a unique international experiential program. Plus Pam's Research Report of the Week, Wally Bock's best from the independent business blogs

Thought-full Thursday: The Space Where Freedom Resides


Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. So take five and enjoy the inspirational quotes and reflect on the questions that follow. Your comments and answers to the

Friday High-Five: Posts I Loved Reading Last Week


Friday is the day to share link love with some great insights from my friends in blogosphere. So, here are 5 posts that I loved reading (and you will too): Directions 7 by Nicholas Bate: Insightful and thought-provoking as usual

From Ron Wilson - A Thank-You Goes a Long Way

Building Personal Strength

Recently, my friend Ron Wilson left a comment on my blog post. Not many people saw it, but it is so well written that I wanted all my followers to see it. Here it is, intact. During the last 11 years of my legal career, I served as a senior level in-house lawyer and ultimately the General Counsel for a mid-sized corporation. Part of my job was to supervise a small group of in-house lawyers.a task, it's been said, is not unlike trying to herd cats. I fully agree with this often used simile.

Are You Living to Your Potential? « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

My definition is this: The best possible version of yourself. Unfortunately, many people do not dare to stretch themselves; they do not dare to dream about what they can achieve or become. They live safe and small; it is easier that way

The Best Model of Leadership

Weekly Leader

One challenging thing about the topic of leadership is that there are so many perspectives – of course this is also the beauty of it. After all, if we new exactly what “it” was, many of us would be out of a job and miss out on a cool

Take a Look at Your Calendar


This week's blogging break led me to reprise some older posts. This is one from March 2009. Take a look at your schedule. Who do you need to meet with? It's shocking. I'm amazed at the number of leaders who don't meet regularly with the

M. Scott Peck - Honor & Speak Your Feelings

Building Personal Strength

Scott Peck (1936-2005) was a psychiatrist and author of the best-selling books, The Road Less Traveled (1978), People of the Lie (1983), and The Different Drum (1987). His wisdom was derived from his practice, and his style was to express his thoughts in a context of spirituality and faith.

Three Things Every Leadership Offsite Needs - Next Level Blog

Next Level Blog

Between now and April of 2011, thousands (maybe hundreds of thousands) of leadership teams around the world will be going “offsite” to review their progress, plan for the future and bond with each other. It's that time of the year

Leadership Art: How Great Leaders Decide | C-Level Strategies.

C-Level Strategies

When it comes to leadership one thing in particular divides the gods from the mere mortals: the ability to decide and to then commit to your decision

Thoughts on Effective Management Consulting


Consulting is a trust game. The more trust you are able to build with your customers, the more you earn (money, respect and credibility). Consultants are hired because they have an expertise and deeper understanding of a particular area

Interview: Rebel Brown

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Today's interview is with noted turnaround specialist Rebel Brown. Rebel has more than 25 turnaround engagements under her belt - she knows what it takes to be a successful leader in not

Video Book Club: Good Boss, Bad Boss

Next Level Blog

This week's Video Book Club installment features the new release from one of my favorite authors, bloggers and thinkers on leadership – Bob Sutton. Following up on the success of his previous book, Please click the headline to read