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Thomas Jefferson's Ten Rules to Live By

Leading Blog

Thomas Jefferson was skilled in many fields. In December 1962, John F.

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Celebrate Failure

Career Advancement

“I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps.” ” ~Thomas Edison~. Trevor wanted his people to be pillars of innovation and creativity.

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4 Ways Weakness is Advantage

Leadership Freak

Strength usually takes you further than weakness but pretending you have it all together limits opportunity and potential. Strength-based leadership is no excuse to ignore the benefits of weakness. Get over yourself. You… Continue reading → Encouragement Personal Growth Strengths Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development organizational success

How Leaders Can Get More Solutions from Their Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Invest twenty seconds to get more solutions and ideas. Recently, I donated blood through the Red Cross. What happened next is a great example of how you can get more solutions, ideas, and critical thinking from your team members. Four weeks after […].

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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.

The Critical Few: Working with Your Culture to Change It

Leading Blog

C ULTURE is hard to change. And we’re usually fighting against it. But what if we used the culture to change it? What if by focusing on a few critical elements we could work with our culture instead of against it?

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Find Your Sweet Spot

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: An architect had earned her degree, gained her license, and joined the AIA. She found a well-paying job and even became successful. But she didn’t love it; she didn’t feel she was serving others as well as she could.

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Reintroducing Quibbling: The Kryptonite of Leadership

RapidStart Leadership

What is quibbling and why does it matter to leaders? Do you remember watching Superman, and seeing what happens to him when he comes in contact with Kryptonite? How weak and ineffective he becomes?

Lessons from Washington & Lincoln

Leading Blog

P RESIDENTS DAY was created in 1968 when George Washington’s birthday (February 22) was moved to the third Monday of February as part of the Uniform Holidays Bill. Today it is thought of as a day to remember all U.S.

Fond Memories: 3 Ways to Be Remembered as a Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Chris Dyer : Setting the tone for those with whom you work is a must for executives in the here and now. You establish yourself as the organizational authority. You suggest what type of behavior is acceptable.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The original The Lego Movie spawned multiple other Lego movies recently released a sequel. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part continues the story of Finn (Jadon Sand) and his Lego land of wonder.

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.

Pacing for Growth

Lead Change Blog

Whether you’re running a race or running a company, pacing is everything. Go too fast and you’ll burn yourself out—too slow and you’re left in the dust. So how can leaders find the right speed?

How to deal with cyber-attacks: publicly or privately?

Strategy Driven

Cyber attacks spiked 164% in the first half of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, entailing 918 disclosed breaches-according reports on broadcaster CNBC. Threats vary from sector to sector. Healthcare, for example, is more susceptible to crypto-locker ransomware like the infamous WannaCry.

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Tribute to a great leader and good person

Aspire-CS

Good people die everyday. Yet not all of them affirm for us the goodness in humanity and leadership the way Ted did. He passed away last week and left a legacy of positive experiences for anyone who took the time to know him – which wasn’t a hard thing to do.

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Say No To Say Yes

Joseph Lalonde

Why No Is The Key To A Fulfilling Life. Our lives are packed with activities. From kids birthday parties to church obligations, your time is being pulled in a million different directions. Everyone wants a piece of you and your time!

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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.

Collecting Memories – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We are continuing in our series of videos about collections and today’s video is about collecting memories. I’ll talk about WHY we should collect memories and HOW to do it better and more often.

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A Happy Workforce is a Productive Workforce

Strategy Driven

This is quite an obvious thing to say, but it’s surprising how easy it is to forget when your mind is on other aspects of running your business. The happiness of your employees should be one of your priorities because, without them, your business is likely to fail.

Visible Values

Lead Change Blog

“Coach Bryant had an idea about how a man should act, and if you watched him, you could figure it out.”. Howell Raines described legendary Alabama football coach Bear Bryant that way. The quote illustrates something important about values. What you do shows your values to the world. Most of us, most of the time, are sure that the way we act reflects our values. We’re often wrong.

Your Checklist for Leading with an “Us” Mindset

Next Level Blog

One of the things I’m doing with my blog posts this year is to try to provide you with simple, practical and immediately applicable insights you can apply to be a better leader.

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 Case for Progress vs. Perfection

Kevin Eikenberry

Coaching success as a leader ultimately rests on answering one question: Did the person being coached reach the level of performance or behavior desired at the start of the coaching? Reaching the objective is one thing, yet the process of coaching is more nuanced than that.

Take A More Strategic Approach To Hiring

Strategy Driven

I thought it would be interesting to explore the concept of “strategic” when it comes to hiring. Both in terms of positioning hiring within the context of the organisation and when undertaking hiring itself.

Building Stronger Relationships and Human Connection: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their thoughts about building stronger human connection and relationships at work. We’ve expanded the Frontline Festival to include other formats such as podcasts and artwork and are always looking […]. The post Building Stronger Relationships and Human Connection: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival human connection relationships at work

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What's Holding You Back? You Are.

Rich Gee Group

I start all workshops and coaching relationships with the discussion of Limiting Beliefs. In life, we run into so many external obstacles. People, institutions, rules, regulations, and hierarchies all play major roles in our life. They get in our way, they make us stumble, we get frustrated, and we give up. They win. The more insidious of life's obstacles are your internal obstacles.

“Looking for And” Podcast Interview on Connection Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

My wife Katie and I recently interviewed with Doug Hensch, host of the Looking for And podcast. In the interview, we seek to answer why some organizations both consistently outperform their competitors AND serve as great places to work.

IO Improvement: Making Your Computer Perform Better Than New

Strategy Driven

Over the last few decades, computers have just about taken over the world. These machines are used in business, for people’s personal lives, and to handle loads of background jobs which most people are blissfully unaware of.

500th Post: Index to 500 Articles on Authentic Ethical Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonThere are many ways to define "ethical leadership" but there is increasing global interest in learning "ethical leadership" in a holistic and authentic way. This authentic ethical leadership takes us beyond laws and regulations, beyond respect for others and beyond traditional definitions of a business "win." It generates a positive leadership legacy and a better shared future. If this sounds like the kind of leadership you want to learn, you've come to the right place.

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Leadership Lessons in Casual Conversations

Kevin Eikenberry

Have you ever noticed that some of the best conversations happen when people are relaxed and in their element? While you might think the best leadership development lessons might come from a board room, or a classroom, sometimes they come in the casual conversations.

Engaging the Secret Power of Identity

Leadership Freak

You’re better at every aspect of leadership when you have a clear sense of personal identity. The path toward self-knowledge requires self-awareness, but 85% lack self-awareness.* Find identity in: Personal story: Experiences and… Continue reading → Criticism Fear Passion Personal Growth Strengths Values mission & vision Growth Leadership Development

Strategy Driven – A Reality Check

Strategy Driven

Most modern organizations claim to be strategy-driven. But when you cut through the hyperbole, what do you find? The Oxford dictionary defines strategy as “a plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim.” People tend to focus on the word “plan” in this sentence.

Your Mini Guide on How to Launch Your Own Online Jewelry Store

Women on Business

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The Power of While

CEO Blog

Today I got a light work out in before my work out at the gym. I shovelled snow for 20 minutes. This is a perfect example of the Power of While. What can you do while you are doing something else. In this case, I could get the drive shovelled and get a bit of exercise.

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Atoms vs. Bits - Making Matters

Mills Scofield

Students working on projects in the Brown Design Workshop. We live in a world infatuated with bits (tech). We value, encourage, praise bit-making over atom-making. Creating with atoms doesn’t have the cache or import it once did, and we’ve lost something precious by doing so.

Promotional Products – Beating the “Fake News”

Strategy Driven

Watch the news these days there are many versions of the “truth”. And it’s not just in the worlds of politics and current affairs that people find it difficult to know what to believe anymore.

Small Business Guide to Instagram Ads – Infographic

Women on Business

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