Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

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?

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.

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

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 […].

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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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.

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.

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.

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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Peter Senge on Leadership Development


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

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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?


Hot Desking, Dedicated Desks And Coworking Spaces – What You Need To Know

Strategy Driven

If joining a coworking space, one can get lost in a maze of spaces, each offering similar amenities but also being very different in culture and attitude. In New Zealand’s coworking landscape, you can find a mash-up of spaces, but choosing one depends on the fit of your business.

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LeadershipNow 140: November 2018 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2018 that you don't want to miss: Why Facts Don’t Change Our Minds by @JamesClear. What would Marvin Bower think? from @wallybock. If Your Employees Aren’t Speaking Up, Blame Company Culture via @HarvardBiz. Daniel Kahneman: Your Intuition Is Wrong, Unless These 3 Conditions Are Met via @ThinkAdvisor. How AI Is Transforming The Workplace : Interview With UNSW Scientia Professor Of Artificial Intelligence, Toby Walsh via @ArielleExec.

Run Away From Sales People With These Traits

Sales Wolf Blog

Few decisions impact a business model more than the quality of sales talent hired to represent a company. It happens all the time. Sales hiring managers predicting strong sales performance from a candidate who later performed poorly. This train wreck is easy to avoid.

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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.

How To Harness Experts In Your Business

Strategy Driven

When you want to run your business well, there are always going to be certain things that you will want to work on. Because we all know that if you’re wasting money or time, and you’re starting to struggle, it could just be a downwards slope from there.

Retail Trends for 2019

Women on Business

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Ethical Thinking is Intentional, Thoughtful and Applied

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton One of the things we know about ethical decision-making is that we need to take the time to do it. But if we fill up every minute of the day with meetings, deadlines, emails and projects, when will we have time to think about the impact of our choices? . Complexity Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical model ethical perspectives ethical principles ethical thinking tools ethics schema holistic ethics integral ethics

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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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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 beauty of simplicity


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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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.

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.

Inherited an Underperforming Team? What Now?

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re a great leader, it’s bound to happen to you. You invest your heart and soul getting your team to peak performance, and just as you’re about to breathe a sigh of relief, you get the call. There’s an underperforming team that […].

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Advocating for What You Need

Women on Business

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Navigating Turbulence when Forming New Teams

Leadership Freak

You can’t predict the path forward when facing new challenges. But leading a new team, thanks to “Tuckman’s Stages,” has elements of predictability. Four stages – plus one: #1. Forming: Mission – What… Continue reading → Taking others higher Teams

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.

Five Lean Lessons to Live By

Lead Change Blog

Lean reflects the natural evolution of business and knowledge-based work: data-driven, yet practicing mindfulness in everyday production. At the team level, Lean prioritizes helping members pinpoint inefficiencies and work together to optimize results for the customer. It helps teams stay focused on their goals without becoming overwhelmed at any one stage of the creation process.

A Year-end Checklist That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

Lead from Within

As with everything in life, if you want to improve you need to see where you are and where you want to go. To succeed (or stay successful) in leadership, you need to see what you did this past year and where you want to go in the new year.

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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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.

Coaching Business Owners to Go Deep into Their Purpose • PODCAST

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Click here to listen as Matt and Dan speak with Tony on the SPRH podcast about how you can go deep into your purpose for your small business. Tony shares practical tips to help business owners to run a larger, more lucrative business with less stress & overwhelm. You may also enjoy The Conversation Contract […]. The post Coaching Business Owners to Go Deep into Their Purpose • PODCAST appeared first on Tony Mayo.

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Top 5 Social Media Tips to Give Your Coffee Shop an Extra Edge

Women on Business

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How to Coach Your Boss to Success without Losing Your Job

Leadership Freak

Leadership success centers on bringing out the best in others, even your boss. Most leaders don’t enjoy being told what to do. Use questions rather than directions. But avoid manipulation. 3 strategies to… Continue reading → Coaching Influence Trust Growth Leadership Development