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Why Leaders Should Depersonalize Communication

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Dr. Derek Roger and Nick Petrie. It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it Talking comes so naturally to us we tend to forget just how much skill is involved.

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25 Powerful Coaching Questions to Get Where You Want to Go

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Coaching is not just for problems. Coaching helps you avoid problems by providing space to think and be more intentional about your goals and actions. And coaching is especially helpful for getting clarity on where you want to go.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Marvel’s Iron Fist

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Danny Rand (portrayed by Finn Jones, known for his role on Game Of Thrones as Loras Tyrell), the Iron Fist and last Marvel Defender to get his own original Netflix series, burst onto the small screen laden with controversy.

How to Confront Excuse Makers

Leadership Freak

Excuses are an attempt to lower expectations. Excuse makers are explaining why you should accept lackluster performance. It’s dangerous, degrading, and demoralizing. Excuse makers don’t want you to expect too much from them.… … Continue reading → Accountability Coaching Success Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Last year, we hosted the 2017 MVP Awards across three of our sites. In order to get ready for this year’s coming awards across even more of our sites, we’re catching up with some of our judges from the previous awards who offered their time and insight to make the awards even better. Take a look!

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The Most Dangerous Lies are the Ones We Whisper in our own Ears

Leadership Freak

The danger of self-deception is it feels helpful while it blocks growth. It’s surprisingly easy to feed ourselves a line bull while demonizing dissenters, rejecting disconfirming realities, and affirming ourselves. No high five:… Continue reading → Accountability Humility Leading Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

7 Statements Every Leader Needs To Use Regularly 

Ron Edmondson

One of the goals of a leader should be to encourage, strengthen and challenge a team to continually improve. Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others. Much of this is done by the things we say as leaders.

Why Great Leadership Requires the Courage to Accept Pain

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Angela Sebaly : As a leadership coach, I’ve spent decades observing hundreds of people who have strikingly different backgrounds and equally diverse approaches to leadership.

Four Questions to Keep Your Team Focused and Working on What Matters Most

Let's Grow Leaders

When I look back on my career at Verizon at the times my teams truly knocked it out the park–the times we increased results exponentially and led the Nation in results or had a major turnaround pulling a team out of the abyss, there is one common characteristic.

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5 Ways to Hack the Power Triangle

Leadership Freak

The difference between average success and remarkable achievement is your ability to hack the power triangle. Each point of the triangle represents a uniquely qualified person you need in your life. 3 power… Continue reading → Personal Growth Strengths Success Taking others higher Teams Leadership Development organizational success

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7 Seemingly Unproductive Actions Which Are Valuable in Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Much of what a leader does can seem unproductive at times – and that is a good thing. For someone wired for production and progress – a checklist type person – unproductive time may even seem like wasted time.

Am I Stealing Someone Else’s Work??

Women on Business

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Conflict without Casualties

Leading Blog

C ONFLICT is everywhere. Conflict at the most basic level is simply a gap between what we want and what we are experiencing at any given point in time. Conflict is energy, and can be used in positive or negative ways.

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The Top Five Things to Look for in Potential Leaders

Leadership Freak

Character and skill are essential for remarkable success, but not enough. Successful leaders develop others. But who? The top 5 things to look for in potential leaders: #1. Stubbornness. Headstrong people may be… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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5 “Secrets” Which Can Make You A Better Leader

Ron Edmondson

When I became a leader, I had no clue what I was doing. I was a high school student and had just been elected student body president. I had served as class president and in a few other positions, but there didn’t seem to be a lot of responsibility which stretched me at that point.

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5 Reasons No One is Following Your Business on Twitter

Women on Business

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Three Things Successful People Do!

Marshall Goldsmith

If you’ve read my best-selling book, What Got You Here Won’t Get You There , you know that most of us are successful in spite of certain behaviors. For instance, most highly successful people have the bad habit of Winning Too Much.

Cracking the Doer-Dreamer-Feeler Code

Leadership Freak

Everyone is primarily a doer, dreamer, or feeler. Everyone is all three, but you’re great in one area, average in another, and weak in the third. Choose: Choose your primary lens. Dream, doer,… Continue reading → Strengths Leadership Development organizational success

When to work with an executive coach


You hire a plumber to fix a plumbing problem. You hire a doctor to deal with a health issue. Likewise, you need to hire a coach for the right reasons. Otherwise, working with an executive coach can be a waste of effort. An executive coach can help you to realize your full potential.

Take Five Everyday

Joseph Lalonde

Our days are constantly filled with activity. Looking at our calendars, we see our days are already penciled in. It’s hard to find time to get everything finished. It’s hard to find time to breathe on some days. We feel overwhelmed with everything going on.

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What You Should Know about Making Excuses at Work

Marshall Goldsmith

There is simply no excuse for making excuses at work – or anyplace else for that matter. When you’re late to an appointment and you hear yourself saying, “I’m sorry I’m late but the traffic was murder,” stop at the word “sorry.” Blaming traffic doesn’t excuse the fact that you kept people waiting.

Solving Three Reasons Talent Leaves Your Company

Leadership Freak

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Becky Robinson to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of, Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work and What Does. Deadline:… Continue reading → Author Book Notes

What It Means to Lead Remotely

Kevin Eikenberry

For the last several years I have led team members who worked elsewhere. And as time as passed my team has become bigger and more scattered; so this subject isn’t academic or theoretical to me, but rather it is the reality I live. And I know I am not alone. If this isn’t your reality […].

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The Best Time To Plant A Tree

Joseph Lalonde

An ancient Chinese proverb tells us that the best time to plant a tree was 20 ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now. Such wise words that have carried through time. Yet we disregard this piece of knowledge time and again.

Waiting for the Light to Change

RapidStart Leadership

Are you waiting for permission to proceed? Traffic signals organize and coordinate the flow of traffic. They keep things safe and orderly. We wait for the green light to proceed. Organizations have managers and supervisors. They direct the traffic too.

The 3 T’s of Authority Building for Women

Women on Business

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Decision-Making: A Hidden Source of Fatigue and Inefficiency

Lead Change Blog

Let me take you back for a minute. Can you remember the first week of your current job, or the first month you lived in a new city? If you’re able to recollect your state of mind in those days, it probably included a good measure of exhaustion. You were tired.

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Stop Wringing Your Hands

Joseph Lalonde

Jim’s reports are late. Kathy hasn’t done the job she said she was going to do. And Billy can’t seem to operate a computer to save his life. You’re wringing your hands. You’re worried the organization is going to fall apart.

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Modeling Success: Three Ways to Communicate Effectively Without Words

RapidStart Leadership

Success doesn’t come easy, and the more complex the challenge, the harder it can be to communicate effectively with your team. Sometimes, the more you talk, the more words can get in the way. One way to cut through the noise is modeling success.

Tracy Yu Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

Women on Business

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Making Feedback Clear

Kevin Eikenberry

There is an interactive exercise that I often do with groups of leaders where we work together to compile a list of ideas for how to make feedback more successful. And there is one idea that makes the list just about every time: Feedback needs to be clear. I completely agree and today I am […].

Sketchnotes: My Interview in a French Book


“For every disciplined effort, there is a multiple reward.” – Jim Rohn. I started creating sketch notes only in mid of 2015 as an experiment to learn better and simplify ideas. Little did I know that this experiment will grow into something amazing.

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Tech Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself! 3 Reasons To Upgrade Your Systems

Strategy Driven

Blink, and you’ll be due another tech upgrade! As time moves on we constantly need to get the latest tech and systems to ensure that our business moves with the times, but do we need to keep updating our machinery? In fact, do we even need to upgrade at all? Well, yes.

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How Doers Derail Teams and Halt Progress

Leadership Freak

Whatever you do, don’t add a doer to a project that’s 25% done.* You might think they’d get the ball rolling. Instead they send teams into tailspins. Doers drain energy and derail progress, when… Continue reading → Leading Teams Leadership Development

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