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Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth News Flash – the phrase humble leadership is not an oxymoron. While many people immediately conjure-up

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How to Deal with a Complacent Person

Kevin Eikenberry

Leaders sometimes have to deal with complacent people – those people who are seemingly happy with their current position or status or job performance. Mentor Motivate Coach Gather leaders and coaches for any length of time and this

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Rising to power in business

Tony Mayo

The Economist offers a fascinating summary of the new book by Stanford's Jeffrey Pfeffer, Power: Why Some People Have It and Others Don't. The key requirement is to get into the right department and specialty

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Fulfilling Employee Needs – Ten Critical Issues for Leaders to.

The Recovering Engineer

10 needs leaders should think about fulfilling for employees

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What All Great Leaders Have In Common | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth All great leaders have one thing in common: They read voraciously. Did you know that the average American

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Offering Perspective: The Third Step of Encouragement

Your Voice of Encouragement

When you're trying to be an encourager, you can follow four steps that can make a real difference in the other person's life. The first two steps are LISTEN and AFFIRM. After that, you'll want to OFFER PERSPECTIVE

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Jack Canfield - Planning Your Day

Building Personal Strength

Jack Canfield, co-author of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul , has a simple, practical tip for getting the most out of your day. What he suggests sounds obvious, but not many people do it. Time is precious. When your time runs out, there'll never be any more of it for you.

For The Love Of Culture

What Do You Want From Them

We were ordering a feast at an eatery on Lesbos , a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. In broken English, the counter attendant asked if we wanted two of everything. When my dad figured out what the associate was asking, he energetically repeated in German, " Nee, nee  (as in nope).

Tri-Lateral Leadership Ledger

Orrin Woodward

I read recently of Sturgeon's Law that states that 90% of anything is crud. Theodore Sturgeon developed his law in arguing against critics who didn't like science fiction books. His answer defended the best of the science fiction genre

How Do Leaders Best Learn New Skills?

Your Voice of Encouragement

When you're trying to learn any new skill, there's a big difference in reading a book or watching a video and actually using the skill in a real situation. Even if someone is coaching you or showing you exactly how a specific procedure

Learn from Experience with 5 Magic Questions -

Building Personal Strength

Learning Fact No. 1 - People learn best from experience. Learning Fact No. 2 - People don't always learn from their experiences. In other words, living a busy, rich, interesting life doesn't guarantee that you'll end up wiser for it. So what can you do?

Are The Best Leaders the Most Vulnerable?

C-Level Strategies

I caught a brief discussion on TV the other day between four religious scholars who were discussing the leadership of Moses, Jesus, Ghandi and Martin Luther King, Jr. What they felt was one of the most important similarities among these

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Chris Brady's New Book - Rascals

Orrin Woodward

Chris Brady's new book was just released at the TEAM major function! I cannot share enough adjectives to describe the effect that this book will have on you. If you have ever dreamed of entrepreneurship, independence, and achievement

Culture Trumps Strategy – Not | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Does culture trump strategy? I think not, and I'll explain why. Even though I have seen this phrase quoted

Tolerance - The Key to a More Complete Life

Building Personal Strength

The other day my wife, Kathleen , asked me: “I got an email from a gardening blog buddy who lives only a few miles from here. He has a well-written blog, and he’s invited both of us to see his garden Thursday evening. Is that all right with you?”

Focus in Meetings and Put Down That Blackberry

Modern Servant Leader


Servant Leadership In The Workplace


Servant leadership is a belief in and practice of “leadership that places the good of those led over the self-interest of the leader, emphasizing leader behaviors that focus on follower development and de-emphasizing glorification of the leader” (Hale and Fields, 2007, p. Servant leaders see themselves as a resource, not the source or oracle from which all organizational knowledge, wisdom, and direction must emanate. I’ve found that servant leadership is a much maligned concept.

Encouragement - An Underappreciated Coaching Skill

Kevin Eikenberry

An article describing the value of encouragement as a coach and a leader

Loyalty - Be There for the People You Care About

Building Personal Strength

When our home in Vero Beach, Florida, was hit by Hurricane Frances in 2004, we were without power in hot, humid weather for over ten days. We spent every one of those days cleaning up our property.

The Time has Come to Drown the Complaints

Create Learning

The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease Terminated! leadership coaching What causes an apothegm like “The squeaky wheel gets the grease” to be true? And why does it take on anthropomorphic styles in leadership and teams

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Sex-Plus Discrimination

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Success Through People…Leading Beyond a Down Economy « Linked 2.

Linked 2 Leadership · Success Through People…Leading Beyond a Down Economy. Posted on September 23, 2010 by Wayne Kehl. Recovery. Current worldwide economic woes are extremely worrying for a lot of business people…and with good cause

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Dr. Thomas Gordon - A Credo for Relationships

Building Personal Strength

The first book I ever read about people skills was Dr. Thomas Gordon's 1970 book P.E.T. which stands for Parent Effectiveness Training. In 1978, he published L.E.T. Leader Effectiveness Training).

Mob or Team?

Chris Brady

A mob of people is one of the most dangerous and heartless entities on earth. Conversely, a team of highly functioning and productive people is one of the most heart-warming and inspirational. The difference is leadership

Spiral Dynamics: A Meta Model

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5 Checks for Persuasive Data…OR Creating Absorptive Capacity for.

Create Learning

Is Your Data Persuasive? [ ] Relevant: You're presenting data that the person cares about and can do something about. [ ] User-Friendly: You're presenting data in multiple forms, with pictures where possible, in language that is

The Most Valuable Question?

Kevin Eikenberry

This short post is prompted by Dan Rockwell's great post yesterday on his fine Leadership Freak Blog. In it he proposes that “what's important to you” is the most powerful question of all (read it, it is less than 300 words – and the

Video Book Club: One Page Talent Management

Next Level Blog

Talent management is one of those areas where the best intentions can quickly turn into a complicated mess that everybody hates. Fortunately, Marc Effron and Miriam Ort are here to save us from. Please click the headline to read the

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: It's All About You???

Leading Blog

Processing for Reciprocity of Inquiry or Team Building De-Brief.

Create Learning

I love questions; asking them, answering them, writing about them, thinking about them, driving Christine (Wife)crazy with them. Whether you are a facilitator, coach, leader, person in the toilet-stall next to me – asking 2 to 3

Develop Your Coaching Skills at the Coaching Training Camp

Kevin Eikenberry

Next month I am delivering a brand new program that I extremely excited about! Coaching Training Camp is designed for any leader who wants to be a more effective coach or mentor. Coaching and developing others is one of the most

Dialogue vs. speech: From paralysis by presentation (and ppt) to.



Jim Collins on Drucker


Best-selling author Jim Collins on how Peter Drucker’s writing shaped 20th century management and leadership. Note: VideoMonday is now VideoTuesday. It’s also new DVD day at your local Best Buy). Leadership collins drucker

3 Leadership Lessons from Genghis Khan « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Genghis Khan conquered substantial portions of Central Europe and China to create the largest empire in history. His story is one of perseverance, mastery, and purpose. Temujin was born into a nomadic Mongol tribe in 1162