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12 Reasons You Will Be a Better Leader this Year

Leading Blog

Because you are generous with information. You know it enables and values others. Because you eschew the trappings of power. Because you exercise.

There’s No Such Thing as Organizational Change

Kevin Eikenberry

It is everywhere. Political leaders promoting changing policies. Organizational leadership touting new products or strategies. Team leaders outlining a process improvement. Leaders everywhere think their job is to create change across their team, organization or industry. And they are all wrong. You can create [.].

Leadership Development: Is Stress Holding You Back from Being a Sustainable Leader?

C-Level Strategies

This week at Leadership Chat we’re going to be tackling a subject that affects all of us as leaders and individuals: stress. Something else?

10 Lies Men Believe

Ron Edmondson

I sat with a man recently. He’s lost his job, can’t find another and it’s having an impact on his marriage. He was believing a lie.

What Makes P&G Great?

In the CEO Afterlife

I could talk about their brands, their global clout, their sales growth or their stock market value. Not today. P&G people are highly competent.

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"How Are You?" at Greetings?

Chris Brady

"How are you?" What's up?" Morning." These and perhaps hundreds of other greetings are muttered throughout our culture with no thought and even less sincerity. We have almost a knee-jerk reaction. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application

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Steve Jobs vs. Herb Kelleher – Hero Worship vs. Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Top Row: Steve Jobs, Herb Kelleher; Bottom Row: Steve Wozniak, Tim Cook, Colleen Barrett, Gary Kelly. What is Hero Worship? Lacks sustainability.

Leadership: Blinded by Success?

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Can leaders be blinded by their own success? Are success and significance the same thing?

Wisdom from my 99 Year Old Granddaddy

Ron Edmondson

This week I woke one morning to a text from my 20 year old son Nate. ” My grandparents live in a nursing home. Pauline is my grandmother.

Execution Leadership: 12 Metrics That Must Be Measured, Monitored, and Managed….Relentlessly

Terry Starbucker

The best way to do this is with the right metrics to measure, monitor and manage. Prospects Converted (aka Sales). Sales Conversion Percentage.

Engaging Employees to Increase Engagement

Kevin Eikenberry

Leaders everywhere these days are talking about how to create more engaged employees. Consultants, authors, and speakers are consulting, writing, and speaking about the importance of increased employee engagement. It is a trend that makes good sense.

The Future Of Coaching

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Workplace Issues There’s a cottage industry called “coaching” that’s sprung up over the last few decades (it’s quite a large cottage, but still). On the surface there’s nothing wrong with this. Before I go any [.]. Leadership Coaching Workplace Issues Change future

10 Tips for Parents on Healthy Discipline

Ron Edmondson

As a pastor, I’m consistently asked about disciplining children. I posted on this previously, but decided to revise it some and post again.

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Southwest Airlines 2011 Results Reflect Benefits of Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Southwest Airlines ( LUV ) announced the 39th consecutive year of profitability yesterday. Improved Results by Acquired AirTran.

3 Tips To De-Complexify Your Life.

Rich Gee Group

It's not as hard as you think. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Communication Complex Complexify Information Larry Constantine Presentations

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Employee engagement: a three-legged stool

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Resources Reviews Value Creation Workplace Issues Many authors have written about people management, project management or corporate culture as separate topics. Read this review, find the book and set fire to the status quo.

5 Ways to Be a More Influential Church Leader

Ron Edmondson

This is a guest post by Joel Garfinkle. Joel is recognized as one of the top 50 executive coaches in the U.S., What would you add to Joel’s list?

Preparation

Chris Brady

I love watching people who are at the top of their game. Whether it be the type of performance readily seen (such as sports, preaching, musical performing, acting, or public speaking), or those which. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application

Staying Grounded

Aspire-CS

There is a guided meditation I’ve used with groups and individuals that literally helps them to imagine roots growing out of their feet into the ground. It’s true that power can corrupt. Slowly, unethical, immoral or just plain unpleasant behaviors (like being out of touch, in denial, a know-it-all) can creep in. What’s the secret?

A conversation with executive coaching client Ron Dimon. Part 4

Tony Mayo

This latest podcast is part four 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; Low [.]. More at: [link].

12 Things I’ve Learned About God

Ron Edmondson

God is not afraid to stretch you to fit His will. God is patient. God never lacks for resources. God has creative ways of accomplishing His will. God is never stressed by my current situation. God works bad for good in its time. God loves a good redemption story. God is never interested in a halftime commitment. God’s power knows no bounds.

The 3 Step Triple Threat: The courage to say it out loud

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Are you an emerging leader or newly promoted leader looking for a goal-setting strategy to make lasting, positive changes in soft skills? Leadership Development

Leading Yourself Out of the Victim Role

Aspire-CS

In some deep recess inside, I am a biologist. It’s where I started my career, and it continues to be a part of my way of seeing the world. I watch a lot of nature shows, especially the ones with animals in them that we don’t normally get to see in our backyard. The employees who aren’t performing up to your standards. Tweet This

How to Get Your Leadership Resolutions Back on Track

Next Level Blog

A new year brings with it the promise of change, but desire quickly gets crowded out by reality. Lists of resolutions are made and then fade. Part of the problem is the length of the lists themselves. When it comes to making meaningful change in how you show up as a leader this year, less is more. How do you decide what you should focus on?

Tim Tebow Should Mentor Justin Bieber

Ron Edmondson

I had a thought the other day…. What if Tim Tebow mentored Justin Bieber? I love intentionality. I love people who use their influence for good.

What Team Members Can (and should) Do to Help Their Team Become High Performing

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Mistake #2: Accepting mediocrity because they assume there is nothing they can do. And sometimes teams can get stuck. This is an important stage.

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3 management myths that cripple supervisors

Managers are Heroes

You need to be strong and confident as a supervisor – but that can be hard when you receive conflicting info on what it takes to be a good supervisor. We are all bombarded with management tips from all kinds of sources – many of which point us in the wring direction. What works and what doesn’t. Dealing with Difficult People

Are your employees happy at work?

Chartered Management Institute

The Telegraph broke a story over the weekend of an employee being let go after confessing to his boss that depression was stopping him from doing his job properly. The study, conducted by researchers at the Université François Rabelais in Tours in France, reports the impact our management style has on our colleagues. Does happiness matter?

Guest Post: 11 Year-Old Mallory Fundora

Ron Edmondson

Here’s a guest post from 11 year-old Mallory Fundora. Mallory and her family are active members of Grace Community Church. Will you?

Team Vision and Mission - and the Difference

Great Results Team Building

Your team needs to define both its vision and its mission to be successful. This is your team’s Vision and Mission…. So, what’s the difference?

The Danger of Imitation

Kevin Eikenberry

Maybe you wouldn’t state it this way, but chances are, if you are reading this, you want to become great at something. Maybe you’d use different words. Maybe “being great” doesn’t resonate with you. It doesn’t matter what words you put to it; if you want to become more effective and move closer to your [.].

10 Strategies to Fix the Reason You’re Stuck

Leadership Freak

** Waiting is the reason life hasn’t changed. Waiting seldom takes you where you want to go. You aren’t where you hoped because you haven’t taken steps to get there; you’ve waited. The path to disappointment and dissatisfaction is paved with waiting. Why we wait: Expecting giant leaps. Rejecting incremental progress.

How to Honor God with Your Body

Ron Edmondson

Honor God with your Body from Gcomchurch Sermons on Vimeo. Related posts: The Affirmation of God: Living Your True Identity. Grace Community Church

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Walton Coggins (Boyd Crowder in Justified) Teaches Us a Lesson about Racism

First Friday Book Synopsis

I teach Speech Communication. One of the subjects we dwell on is “ethnocentrism.” It is a fancy, academic word, that basically means “I think that my group is better than your group, so I will focus on my group and, in some way or another, think less of your group.” There are a lot of [.].

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