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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

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.

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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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?

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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More Trending

Creating A Workplace Team Members Want To Work

Joseph Lalonde

Most team members cannot remember the last time they actually wanted to go to work. Research has shown 13% of your team is engaged in their work. This is sad, isn’t it? You don’t want your organization to be part of the 87% of workplaces people go to and are disengaged.

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Tribute to a great leader and good person


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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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.

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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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.

7 Attributes of a Great Worship Leader or Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I have worked with some great worship leaders and pastors. Jason with Building 429 was once our worship pastor. He is phenomenal at helping people engage in corporate worship. How could I not mention the golden voice of Daniel Doss ?

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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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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.

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.

5 Tips For Leading Strong-Willed People

Ron Edmondson

Have you ever tried to lead someone who didn’t necessarily want to be led? Here’s a reality of dealing with people. The same children that were labeled “strong-willed” by their parents often grow up to be strong-willed adults. Perhaps you know one. Perhaps you are one. (I

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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.

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!


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?

My Advice for Two Very Different People Wanting to Partner Together in Ministry

Ron Edmondson

Someone I know reached out to me about church planting. That’s not unusual, since I’ve planted a couple churches previously. Here’s the backend story before I share our dialogue. His question had to do with working with others – forming a partnership with someone in ministry.

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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.

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.

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 Mini Guide on How to Launch Your Own Online Jewelry Store

Women on Business

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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.

The "What's Not Happening" Report


Progress reports can be informative and yet they often are silent when it comes to items that have been sidelined or not started. That's why it helps to have a section of progress reports that is dedicated to identifying what is not happening.

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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

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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.

Health Food Update


From 2015: The Pioneer Woman shows how to make Brownie Cookies

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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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Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire Professional Cleaning Services for Your Office

Women on Business

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Everything that Sucks Energy Begins with “P”

Leadership Freak

Only 11% of us had a great deal of energy yesterday.* I asked a group, “What aspects of work suck the life out of you?” Every response pointed to a “P” word –… Continue reading → energy Leadership Development

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Building Your Resilience


Wally Bock has some weekend leadership reading on the topic. Photo by Jesper Aggergaard at Unsplash

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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