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How to Lead Different and Diverse People

Let's Grow Leaders

Achieve More When you Lead Different and Diverse People You know that the ability to lead different and diverse people to come together and blend their talents is key to achieving breakthrough results. But if you’re like most leaders we work with, we […].

Advice for the A-Type Leader with a Million Good Ideas

Ron Edmondson

I received an email from a great young business leader recently asking for some advice. He’s a first time leader in charge of a major department. This will be a great career position for him if he does well. He’s so excited. His small team is getting to know him and learning to trust him.

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When great expectations equals great employees


Photo credit: 123RF. Sometimes I have the pleasure of working with someone that has employees who are deliriously happy. One of the reasons they feel this way is because their leader sets high expectations for them. These leaders make their leadership look effortless.

Collecting Ideas – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the third video in a series on “collections” You can watch the previous videos here: Collecting Lessons and What Do You Collect. Now to the casual observer, a series on collections might seem an odd choice for a leadership blog. But trust me, it’s not.

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Newswire: 3 Leadership Lessons from Mars, Inc.’s CEO Grant Reid

Leading Blog

Mars, Inc. is more than a candy company. They produce pet care products, coffees and teas, and other food and nutrition products. Mars started in 1911 in a kitchen in Tacoma, Washington with Frank Mars selling hand-dipped chocolates.

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Finding Yourself For The First Time

Joseph Lalonde

We try to work on ourselves all the time. Trying to improve our knowledge. Trying to make our marriages better. And trying to make ourselves better leaders or employees. We work, work, work on ourselves… Yet, the sad reality is, so few of us know who we truly are.


Today's To Do List


Stack the deck in your favor. Remember that time is limited


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Return On Courage

Leading Blog

C OURAGE is what gets you from here to there. But it’s not courage or risk. It’s courage and risk. They work together. Those who are risk-averse are inadvertently courage-adverse,” says Ryan Berman author of Return on Courage. It is a balancing act. “If

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5 Hidden Fears of Many Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I’ve learned through working with dozens of pastors and leaders, if we are not careful, leadership can become a game we play rather than a mission we live. Leader try to impress another leader. All leaders, at one time or another, try to impress the people we are attempting to lead.

Being Authentic Takes Work

Lead Change Blog

Since change is such a common dynamic in organizations, change leaders and/or change agents are important roles. Authenticity is really a critical element for these roles. Change is difficult for most people, and those most impacted by change look to leaders and agents as people they can trust to steer them through the “rough waters.” Trust is seriously hampered if you cannot be authentic.

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4 Powerful Questions That Will Improve Your Leadership And Drive Success

Tanveer Naseer

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Leaders: Choose Your Own Reality

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair and Dr. Jeanie Cockell Just about every leader has had an employee who was, to say it diplomatically, a “handful” to manage. We have. One example was a person Joan worked with – let’s call her Jane Doe. Jane saw policies and procedures as mere suggestions. She irritated her team with her habit of pushing limits to get an idea through. When stressed she let it show though in her interactions with others.

The Beauty of Paper


FutureLawyer, whose reputation as The Techie of All Techies is unquestioned, has now kindly posted an amusing picture showing the advantages of paper - paper! books. Each of the advantages is true. I recently thought of a few while jotting in margins and dog-earing a book.

Best Leadership Blog Posts of 2018

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

In 2018 Seapoint Center published over 30 articles focused on all aspects of leadership, including communication and personal effectiveness. Using Google Analytics data and the number of reader comments, I identified this year’s five best leadership blog posts.

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Stop Living A Groundhog Day Life

Joseph Lalonde

Tomorrow is Groundhog Day. Punxsutawney Phil will peek his head above the ground and tell us how many days of winter is left. With it being Groundhog Day, do you remember the 1993 comedy Groundhog Day? The film starred Bill Murray as Phil Connors.

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Keeping Your Business Up And Running

Strategy Driven

Perhaps the most fundamental axiom of business life is that if you hope to generate revenue as a business, you must first be operating. This is so profoundly obvious that we usually don’t even consider it. Sure, your business having to stay open makes perfect sense.

5 Steps When You’re Overwhelmed as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

As a leader, there have been numerous times when I have been in over my head with the challenges and opportunities I was facing. God seems to call me to huge tasks. I’m there again in my new assignment. I suspect if you’re a leader, you understand. I think He does that to many people! It keeps us humble. And, dependent — on Him! Regardless of how comfortable a leader may be in his or her position…. There are times when the leader has no answers.

6 Tips for First-Time Managers

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

I recently filmed several videos for accel5. Click below to watch my video on 6 Tips for First-Time Managers. Transcript: 6 Tips for First-Time Managers Are you ready to be a first-time manager? Perhaps you’ve had some bad managers in the past, and you think this is your chance to do it right?

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LeadershipNow 140: January 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from January 2019 that you don't want to miss: 6 Tips for First-Time Managers by @JesseLynStoner. If You Think You Can, You Will by @DougConant. How To Be Successful by @sama. What if we started asking " What problem would you like to help solve? " @FahdAlhattab. VIDEO: How to turn a group of strangers into a team by @AmyCEdmondson. David Bowie knew how to inspire creativity via @quartzatwork. Resilience and Courage by @artpetty.

7 Tips For Improving Brand Reputation

Strategy Driven

In the business world, there are few things more important than brand reputation. A company will never succeed and compete with the biggest names in the industry if it is not respected by its target audience.

Learning from Policy Governance


The Policy Governance Model developed years ago by John Carver and Miriam Carver is a very savvy way of fostering positive relationships between a non-profit board and the organization's Chief Executive Officer.

187: 3 Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Engaging Leader

Did you set any New Year resolutions for yourself this year … or goals for your team? If so, are you still on track, or have you given up? According to U.S. News, about 80% of New Year resolutions fail by the second week of February.

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First Look: Leadership Books for February 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in February 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Leadershift : The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace John C. Maxwell. In Leadershift, John C. Maxwell helps leaders gain the ability and willingness to make leadership changes that will positively enhance their organizational and personal growth.

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Do You Have A Network Infrastructure In Place?

Strategy Driven

Networks have become integral to businesses. Nearly every single company uses some form of a network. It doesn’t matter whether these businesses are large companies or small startups. As long as the use of technology is evident, then the need for a network is there.

Radical Accountability

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Stephen J. Cloobeck: I was determined not to be a CEO who was content to preach to my team. And so, against the advice and admonishments of “foolishness” from my executive team, and just about everybody else, I decided to do something that would show not only our guests but also our team members how truly committed I was to radical accountability.

Side Out! Creating Our Experience at Work, at Home, and. on the Volleyball Court

Anese Cavanaugh

Last year I wrote a piece about “holding your space” in chaos.

Relocating Your Business

Women on Business

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Improving Your Data Security Following These Guidelines

Strategy Driven

For rhyming purposes and historical recall, it would be nice if it were the year 1964 when Gordon Moore discovered what came to be known as Moore’s Law. But it was 1965, and the rhyme is kaput.

The Absolute Greatest Killer of Momentum – And 3 Suggestions

Ron Edmondson

What’s the greatest killer of momentum? We often think it is a lack of vision. But, you can have the greatest vision ever and still see motivation dwindle and momentum die. The fact is, we have an amazing ability to get bored with good things over time. Some say it’s a lack of appreciation. And that’s true, but it’s not the greatest. Others have said fear. Or a lack of resources. Or even success. And those can all kill momentum, but they aren’t the greatest.

Leadership Lessons from NFL Football

Kevin Eikenberry

While the NFL has become a year-round sport, this week, as we head towards the Super Bowl, you really can’t escape it. Whether a fan or not, I believe you can find leadership lessons from NFL football. I’m giving you four ways to garner those lessons from four different sources.

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Identify the Critical Few Behaviors that Energize Your Company

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this post to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, “The Critical Few: Energize Your Company’s Culture by Choosing What… Continue reading → Book Notes Change Culture Leadership Development

How To Prepare For Your Next Big Meeting

Strategy Driven

There comes a time in every business owner’s lives where they need to host a meeting that could affect the future of the company.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting a Project

Women on Business

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Innovative Service Leaders Nurture Trust

Lead Change Blog

He was the CEO of one of the most innovative service companies on the planet. I asked him to write an endorsement for my new book, and used the encounter to learn more about how he created such an amazing culture. He did not hesitate with his answer: “Trust!”. He continued: “Leaders create an atmosphere of trust when they treat the work environment as the setting for special and important relationships.

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It was the summer when the price of a small loaf of bread topped a million rubles. From Icon by Frederick Forsyth [Photo by Nikolay Vorobyev at Unsplash

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How to Keep Your Business Sustainable

Strategy Driven

No matter which industry you are running your business in, you will need to ensure that you are offering more value or lower costs than your competitors to protect your market share.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Marvel’s Planet Hulk

Joseph Lalonde

Long before the rumors of a live-action Planet Hulk movie and the partial Planet Hulk story in Thor: Ragnarok, Planet Hulk was a direct-to-video Marvel animation film. The movie tells the story of a permanently transformed Bruce Banner as the Hulk. Because of the danger the Hulk possesses, the Avengers decided to send him off […] The post Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Marvel’s Planet Hulk appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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