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Why Doesn’t My Team Get It?

Lead Change Blog

Have you ever asked yourself, “Why don’t they get it?” I can feel my own exasperation and desperation, and I’ve heard it from a number of leaders. Short Answer. The most-likely short answer to this question is “You.” If you’re the positional leader, head of a team, manager, etc. then this is probably the best answer also. If you’re a peer, a member of the team, but you ask that question of your peers, then something outside of you may be the key, but you can still make a difference.

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Overcoming Indecision: 7 Ways to Find the Strength to Make the Leap

RapidStart Leadership

“Indecision may or may not be the problem.” ” – Jimmy Buffett Have you ever gotten to the point where you think you know what you want to do, but had a hard time actually committing to doing it?

What If Work-Life Balance Was Actually This?

Joseph Lalonde

Through my writing on work-life balance, I’ve come to ponder something about this sought-after concept. Balancing your work life and your personal life sounds amazing. You have all the time you need to work. To play. To spend time with your family. But is this truly possible?

Peter Senge on Leadership Development

QAspire

Real leadership does not happen after we get hold of lofty titles and peak positions in the hierarchy.

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7 Words for Leaders Who Worry

Ron Edmondson

The title is confusing, isn’t it? It seems to assume some leaders worry and some don’t. The truth is, however, most leaders will have occasions of worry. Worry is an emotion – and, often far more powerful than principles of leadership are the emotions of leadership.

The Power of Process Improvement – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the 250th episode of Remarkable TV so it only seems appropriate that we use our journey in getting here to talk about the power of process improvement.

How Being Thankful Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Joseph Lalonde

You’ve been there. You’re getting ready to head into the office when your baby boy begins to scream his pretty little head off. You’ve had it. He knows how to pull your strings and get you to react. And you do. You turn around and walk back through the door.

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7 Life-Giving Statements Everyone Needs to Hear

Ron Edmondson

Words are powerful. As leaders, the words we use make a difference. A huge difference. In my post about life-giving statements Jesus made , I shared some things Jesus said, which can encourage us today. As we seek to be like Him, we have an opportunity within our influence to be people-builders; speaking life-giving words to those we are attempting to lead. For good and bad, my life has been greatly shaped by words shared with me. I once had a pastor say, “Ron, you’re a giant killer!”

Seven Ways to Make More Time for Yourself (and Banish “I’m Busy”)

Kevin Eikenberry

Ok, I know you can’t literally make time. We all have the same 60 minutes per hour – a total of 1440 minutes each day. Yet you don’t have to look very hard to realize that some people achieve far more than others, and those same people are often calm and at peace, too. You […].

The New Math of Leadership

Lead Change Blog

“You are now the leader.” It is a sentence that implies a do-something role. If it ended with word “driver” or “cook” or “host,” you would have a clear sense of the actions required. New leaders think being a leader means doing something important. So, they stretch and adjust their style and practice like a new pair of shoes that must be broken in.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Robin Hood

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There’s scant few who don’t know the story of Robin Hood. Robin Hood steals from the rich to give to the poor. Now, moviegoers have another telling of the Robin Hood story.

Leading Matters: John L. Hennessy on the Leadership Journey

Leading Blog

A S A PROFESSOR, an entrepreneur, the president of Stanford University, and now the Chairman of the Board of Alphabet (Google’s Parent company) and Director of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, John Hennessy has had a lot of leadership experience.

What Do I Do if They Cry?

Let's Grow Leaders

Let’s be real. No one likes to hear what they’re doing wrong, particularly if they know you’re right. Giving feedback is tough. Hearing tough feedback is even tougher. What do you do if they cry? We hear this “What do I do […]. The post What Do I Do if They Cry?

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How Pragmatic Leaders Can Transform Stuck Organizations

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Samuel B. Bacharach : A stuck organization is one that might meet conventional measures of success but it is not necessarily thriving. It cannot quite reach that next level of innovation.

25 Questions for a Prospective New Pastor to Ask a Church

Ron Edmondson

I have been asked frequently for questions a prospective pastor can ask a church. There are lots of resources for churches who are interviewing their next pastor, but I personally believe the pastor needs to equally interview the church.

The Strategy Driven Guide to Financial Investments

Strategy Driven

Even if you intend to work right up until the day you die, you cannot go forward without some form of financial planning. From rising living costs to increased healthcare requirements, going into the future without planning on how you are going to afford it is a mistake.

Career Development: Are Online Courses Worth It?

Women on Business

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The Future Is Where Brands Must Focus

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Sean Pillot de Chenecey: Brands are built on trust, but in a post-truth world, they have a serious problem when so much of modern life is now defined by mistrust. A weakening of the vital trust connection between brands and consumers is causing enormous problems for businesses.

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The Mindset of a Remarkable Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

Does what people think, believe, and value make a difference in how they lead others? More specifically, does someone’s mindset affect your willingness to believe in and follow them? The answer is obvious, yet we seldom think about it.

The Ten Greatest Promotional Products of All Time

Strategy Driven

In the 150 years since the modern era of promotional marketing began almost every class of product has been custom branded. But some products have endured better than the rest.

Retail Trends for 2019

Women on Business

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The beauty of simplicity

Aspire-CS

I do macro photography in my spare time. In particular, I love photographing flowers really close up. This hobby continually reminds me that the most powerful photos are simple in design, even as I live my life in complexity.

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Good Questions for Leaders

Execupundit

Is this organization coherent? Are we pulling in the same direction? [In In many organizations, the answers are no and no

How to Market Yourself as a Freelancer

Strategy Driven

If you have a talent in a particular industry and you have the determination required to work for yourself successfully, then there are plentiful opportunities in the freelance sector at the moment.

Advocating for What You Need

Women on Business

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The Science of Gratitude

Leadership Freak

The more you learn about gratitude, the more it becomes a magic elixir. Robert Emmons, one of the world’s leading experts on gratitude, says… Gratitude has the power to: Heal. Energize. Change lives. Defining… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development

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Digital Time, Real Friends, & What We Care About. List

Execupundit

Your thousandth social media friend won't make you any happier. Your fourth real friend will. Uninterrupted time is life's most valuable limited resource. Most news isn't news. Envy isn't good therapy. Rage isn't good therapy. Working out is good therapy.

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Mind The Gap! Can You Cover The Cracks In Your Company?

Strategy Driven

Cracks have a habit of appearing where we don’t want them. Every homeowner has that unpleasant moment of realizing a new crack has appeared on the ceiling. And, we’ve all cussed about that crack in the road. These are irritating yet inevitable parts of daily life.

Is Leadership Development the Answer to Low Employee Engagement? (Yes.)

N2Growth Blog

This White Paper is excerpted and adapted from Ultra Leadership: Go Beyond Usual and Ordinary to Engage Others and Lead Real Change (Giuliano, Lioncrest, 2016). Where are we? 90% of leaders think an engagement strategy is important while only 25% of organizations have one (ACCOR). Research by Gallup, as reported in The State of the American Workplace in 2013, discovered that roughly 70% of workers were disengaged. A 2001 study by the Hay Group indicated a 2.5x

Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

Eric Jacobson

Virtual Reality: Consider the Dangers

Execupundit

I went to this trailer for Oculus Go after reading FutureLawyer's post about a current bargain on its goggles/mask/device. This is all very impressive but what will be the long-term effects on a society in which Virtual Reality has wide usage?

Become A Master Entrepreneur With These Tips

Strategy Driven

Being in charge of your own company is a thrilling experience, but it also brings a lot of challenges with it. Know that with a little extra effort and focus you too can become a master entrepreneur and improve your leadership skills.

Coach Yourself

Lead Change Blog

Even experts need to learn. So says Atul Gawande, MD, author of Personal Best and a TED talk, “Want to get great as something? Get a coach.”. Here Gawande describes his experience seeking a coach to continually improve his surgical techniques. He delivered two clear messages: professionals are not done learning when they finish school and we can benefit from others’ help.

How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's new book, The Trusted Executive , published just a couple weeks ago, here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

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Business Model

Execupundit

An old 60 Minutes episode on the unconventional model of the Saint Paul Saints. Fun is a key component

Proven Methods For Maximizing Business Efficiency

Strategy Driven

In order for any business to reach its potential, it will need to be operating at maximum efficiency.

How Curiosity Energizes Team Members

Leadership Freak

I asked a question that drained a leader’s energy. She’s facing new challenges and feels trapped. Meeting challenges, seizing opportunities, and solving people-issues require energy. It’s true that serving in ways that align… Continue reading → Change Curiosity energy Managing Strengths Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success Questions

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