Sat.Dec 29, 2018 - Fri.Jan 04, 2019

Every Day is New Year’s Eve

Kevin Eikenberry

Most everyone has things they do on or around New Year’s Eve. For most people, that includes some reflection on the past year and planning for the new year. All of which is fine, as far as it goes. Today, I share two ideas with you. First, if you are going to do that exercise, […].

Newton’s First Law and Your Life

Leading Blog

I N 1686, Sir Isaac Newton presented three laws of motion. The first law is often referred to as the Law of Inertia. The law states that every object will remain at rest or continue in a straight line unless compelled to change its state by the action of an external force.

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Set Goals

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The idea that you should not set goals runs counter to what we’ve been taught. Numerous research studies over the years have established a strong link between goal-setting and success, motivation and confidence. For most people, setting goals can make the difference between mediocre and high performance. But not for everyone and not all the time. There […]. The post 5 Reasons You Should NOT Set Goals appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Aquaman

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The DC movie universe has been hit or miss for quite some time. Leadership at DC and Warner Brothers must have taken notice as Aquaman and Wonder Woman has broken from the pack of new comic book movies and been enjoyable.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How Will You Still Be Improving on Sept 22?

Lead Change Blog

Tomorrow is January 1, the start of a new year. If you’re like me, you’ll weigh every word you say against the blank slate of a fresh start. You’ll be kind, reasonable to a fault, and clear-headed as you work toward your resolutions. The intensity of January 1 resolutions often fades away in the rush of obligations, as our humanity and fallibility creep back into our behavior. I suggest we take a note from Buffer’s page. The social media management application guides itself by six core values.

LeadershipNow 140: December 2018 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2018 that you don't want to miss: Five Ways to Get Young Recruits to Embrace Emotional Intelligence by @DanielGolemanEI via @Korn_Ferry. It's time to pause. by @JesseLynStoner. 4 Mindsets Needed for a Better Talent Pipeline by @Julie_WG.

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19 Leadership Traits To Focus On In 2019

Joseph Lalonde

You’re never done developing your leadership skills. The traits that make for a great leader can always be honed and improved. You only have to focus on what will make you better. But do you know where you need to focus?

Welcome Winter for All Its Worth

Lead Change Blog

When it comes to winter, are you a “love it” or “loathe it” kind of leader? Do you typically warm up to this season like a crackling fire, or weather it like an annual head cold? Does this time of year energize or deflate you and those you lead? I guess what I’m asking is this: based on your demeanor in December, would your colleagues and clients change your nameplate to “Saint Nick” or “Scrooge”? Love it or loathe it, every leader faces winter personally and professionally every year.

3 Ways to Be a More Productive Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be more productive, embrace the secret of every time management system. You want to be a productive leader, but your to-do list has more tasks, projects, and goals than you can possibly achieve. The never-ending list can feel overwhelming. Leadership means […].

Tips for a Successful and Smooth Launch

Women on Business

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Unlocking Creativity : How to Solve Any Problem and Make the Best Decisions Michael A. Roberto Leaders do not have to conceive innovative ideas, but rather open the path for curious and creative employees within their organization.

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New Year, New You

Joseph Lalonde

Don't stop transforming. For many, the new year means a new beginning… Until February. Studies show 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February. This is discouraging news. Especially for those of us who set New Year’s resolutions.

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If 2019 Was The Best Year Of Your Life, What Would Have To Happen?

Rich Gee Group

Take a moment and imagine it's December 31, 2019. You're sitting back in your comfy leather chair, reading your favorite book, by the fireplace sipping hot chocolate. MMMMM. Looking back over the past 365 days — you realize you had a great year. An amazing, incredible, unbelievable year. Step One — What would make it an amazing year professionally? A promotion/raise? A huge uptick in business/clients? A new job? What would make it an amazing year personally? Travel to exotic lands?

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Create a Soulful Solstice for New Beginnings

Lead Change Blog

December 21 marked the winter solstice and the darkest day of the year. This is the power of the pause, a time when the earth hunkers down, when plants draw deep into the earth and shelter under mounds of dirt while drawing strength for bursting forth in spring. What a powerful metaphor for all of us.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Better Email Communication With Your Team is Easy as 1-2-3!

Great Results Team Building

Most every leader wants to have better communication with their team. The challenge is that meetings are difficult and you cannot always have a face-to-face with your entire team or even the individuals you may need to share information with. So you send out an email…. And then you wonder….

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Business Politics Landscape – Cultural Shaping of an Organization’s Business Politics Landscape

Strategy Driven

All organizations are political to some degree with their culture defining the predominant, acceptable political practices – the organization’s political landscape.

Top 10 Posts 2018: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 individual posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2018, these 10 were the most popular. See if you notice a theme that connects these new topics that readers accessed most frequently: Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses leadership better leadership complexity leadership ethical behavior ethical strategy

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The Benefits of Working with Referral Partners

Women on Business

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

The Best Way to Prepare for a Successful 2019

Let's Grow Leaders

How will you prepare for a successful 2019? It’s tricky, right? Because you just don’t know what’s going to happen. Or do you? I’ve got some predictions… ? The truth is, you can’t always choose what you show up to, but you […].

The Strategy Driven Guide to Boosting Your Website’s Performance

Strategy Driven

Boosting your website’s performance needs to be your number one priority. Without a great site, all of your digital marketing efforts will be for naught. Imagine, as a user, you see an ad on Instagram. You are interested, click it, and are directed to a website that fails to meet your trust factors.

The Three Most Important Words For 2019.

Rich Gee Group

Already hitting small obstacles in 2019? You started out so well and now, for some reason, you seem to be hitting the same wall that you always encounter when you try to make an upward move in your career. Let’s talk "VCP". It's an old BNI acronym for the words: VISIBILITY & CREDIBILITY = PROFITABILITY. Simply, if you are more visible to the people that matter, you then have an opportunity to show your credibility.

Herb Kelleher Completes His Service on Earth

Modern Servant Leader

Herb Kelleher, the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Southwest Airlines , passed away today (January 3rd, 2019). Herb was among the greatest examples of servant-leadership in business. The man was a legend, yet remained humble, always shining the spotlight on his team.

Manage Your Sales Pipeline with SharpSpring CRM and Grow Your Business

Women on Business

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3 Ways to Safeguard the Wellbeing and Productivity of Your Staff

Strategy Driven

As a business owner, you will almost certainly come to the point of needing to manage staff — assuming you aren’t there already. Though many businesses are born as single-person startups in the solopreneur-spirit, growth invariably brings with it the need for outsourcing of responsibilities.

The Most Listened to Podcast Episodes of the Year

Kevin Eikenberry

This time of year prompts all manner of countdown and “best of” lists for the previous twelve months. We joined that trend and determined the most downloaded episodes of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast for 2018.

One Thing You Must Stop Doing in 2019

Leadership Freak

2018 would have been better if you spent more time giving power and less time creating dependency. Misguided leaders create dependency. 5 signs you’re creating dependency: #1. Permission-asking is a national past-time… Continue reading → Leading

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7 Things That Make Great Leaders Unforgettable

Lead from Within

Some leaders are harder to forget than others. A few may be memorable because they make life unbearable, but the great leaders among us make their mark by imparting unforgettable meaning and growth. How does a leader change lives? What makes them unforgettable?

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Business Politics Impacts – Cost of Employee Productivity Loss

Strategy Driven

Unseen millions are lost by companies every year; the result of employees withholding the full commitment of their physical, intellectual, and emotional contributions.

What is Your Favorite Habit? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

It seems only appropriate that today, at the start of a new year, I talk about habits. And I’m starting with a question for you to think about to help you ensure that your habits are serving you as best as they can. Tweet it out: Habits are among the most powerful things in our […]. The post What is Your Favorite Habit? – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How to Improve Weakness in Others

Leadership Freak

Extroverts feel frustrated because others aren’t more outgoing. Introverts complain when they don’t get what they want – even though they haven’t asked for what they want. Arrogant leaders are irritated with others… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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How to Become an Improved Version of Yourself

Lead from Within

All of us who are privileged to serve in leadership should hold a commitment to constant self-improvement. Becoming a better version of yourself is worth doing on its own merits—plus it can help you become a more successful and effective leader.

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How To Create A Website That Will Impress Your Target Audience

Strategy Driven

A one-of-a-kind website is essential for impressing your target audience. Keep in mind that it is thanks to an audience that the goods and services your business offers are used.

6 Tips for Staying Productive While Your Business Grows

Chart Your Course

One of the top challenges facing business leaders today is productivity. As your business grows, it can be increasingly hard to keep tabs of the staff’s overall productivity and maximize human resources.