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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.

When great expectations equals great employees

Aspire-CS

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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The Best Time To Find A New Job Is When You Don't Need It.

Rich Gee Group

In other words — Always be prepared to leave a job, because your employer is always prepared to leave you. More and more, many companies (not all, mind you) find themselves letting employees go for a number of different reasons. Too young/too old, too much/too little salary, old/new employee, old/new direction, high/low level position are just some of the myriad reasons why people are let go from their place of employment.

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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.

Why Accountability is So Important

Kevin Eikenberry

Accountability is consistently on the Top Ten of my Hit Parade. Leaders regularly ask me questions about it, hoping I will have the magic answer. They ask, “How can I get my people to be more accountable?” “Why Why aren’t people accountable anymore?” “Can Can I coach accountability?” and more.

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4 Powerful Questions That Will Improve Your Leadership And Drive Success

Tanveer Naseer

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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.

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.

Preview Thursday: Scaling Leadership

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Scaling Leadership by Bob Anderson and Bill Adams. The Spiritual Journey of Leadership. When we step into a position of leadership, we step into a transformative crucible. The crucible metaphor comes from alchemy. It is the container in which enough heat and pressure build up to catalyze a transformation—for example, transforming the element lead into gold. Leadership is a crucible.

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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Ground Rules for Talking About Controversial Topics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Talking about controversial topics has become a daunting task. There are some things we can do, individually and collectively, to improve those difficult conversations. Use the important points below as ground rules for discussing potentially emotionally charged issues: Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking coherent ethics ethical conversations ethical leadership development ethical schema ethical thinking relevant ethics

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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.

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

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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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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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.

82% of Managers Have the Wrong Talent

Leadership Freak

Gallup finds that companies choose managers with the wrong talent 82% of the time. Bill Clinton’s campaign for President was advanced by the slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid.” Organizations that want to attract… Continue reading → Humility Managing Marks of leaders Leadership Development Management organizational success

Relocating Your Business

Women on Business

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Developing team member skills

Lead on Purpose

As you progress on the journey of building great teams, you create the vision, build a strong foundation of trust and motivate your team to reach beyond what they thought they were capable of doing. The next step is to … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building decisions development influence Innovation Knowledge market market expert skills

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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.

Why I Lock My Wife Out of the House

Leadership Freak

I intentionally lock my wife out of the house. I lock her out because I love her. She isn’t a wild-eyed drunk. She doesn’t need time to cool off after losing her temper.… … Continue reading → Encouragement energy engagement Trust Culture Growth Leadership Leadership Development

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10 Questions to Ask When Starting a Project

Women on Business

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Help Employees Get to Know You With These Tips

leaderCommunicator

When you ask employees, they want to be able to connect with their leader—today more than ever before. Employees want to know what you have to say; they also want to know what you stand for.

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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.

Why Lousy Leaders Succeed

Leadership Freak

The worst result of bad leaders is they deflate the drive to be good. Why try, if lousy leaders succeed? A few weeks back a reader asked why bad leaders succeed. His question… Continue reading → Encouragement Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher weaknesses Growth Leadership Development organizational success

How to Effectively Manage Construction Projects With a Large Workforce

Women on Business

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