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Uncover the Best Kept Secrets: Get Your To Team Share Best Practices

Let's Grow Leaders

The Biggest Reasons People Keep Their Best Ideas To Themselves There’s no question about it. If you want great results, you’ve got to figure out what works, be sure everyone knows it, and get them to do that too. And yet, most […].

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My All-Time Favorite Leadership Lesson (in only 29 words)

Terry Starbucker

My all-time favorite leadership lesson came at the perfect time. At age 27 I had just started my first big executive job at a Cable TV company in Los Angeles, with very little leadership experience. Consequently, I was hungry for guidance on what it took to be a great leader.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Disney’s Pocahontas

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article Disney’s Pocahontas released in 1995 and is an animated romantic musical. Yeah, that’s quite the mix but Disney’s formula works for Pocahontas.

7 Reasons I Need to Regularly Exercise as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

I used to be a runner. I had some knee issues and had to have a partial replacement over a years ago, which has kept me from running as I normally would. Since then, I have tried to substitute the time with other workouts.

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That’s Not How We Do It Here!

Leading Blog

B USINESS FABLES are not meant to provide great fiction, but to place lessons in a context that make them easier to relate to. And John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber’s That’s Not How We Do It Here! does just that.

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183: Using the Fogg Behavior Model to Drive Change | with Jamie Barnes

Engaging Leader

When developing a communication strategy to drive change within an organization, we use various models and frameworks to help ensure we create a strategy that actually works. The Fogg Behavioral Model is a powerful framework for driving change.

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Do You Have The Right Leadership Qualities?

Strategy Driven

Are you planning to start a new business during the next few months? Would you like to make sure you have what it takes to succeed? Then take a minute or two to consider some of the information on this page and make sure you understand the most crucial leadership qualities you will require.

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Feedback Loops for Excellent Interpersonal Communication

Lead Change Blog

In a previous post , I posited the seven things you as leader should do for excellent interpersonal communication: create safety , ensure feedback loops are in place, encourage trust in others’ competence, implement stepped decision-making, involve bottom-up, use transformational leadership, and match stated and actual organizational culture.

Don't Forget


[Photo by Aaron Burden at Unsplash] The team members who always do what they say they will do. The person who spoke up for you while others remained silent. The colleague who listened to all perspectives and then was able to identify what everyone else had missed.

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How to Take Your Manufacturing Business from Zero to Hero

Strategy Driven

There’s no denying that a manufacturing business is one which promises to be profitable, regardless of the industry or sector.

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Smart Business is Business Redefined

Leading Blog

I N CHINA, near the turn of the century, Singles Day (11/11) was celebrated as a time for single people to meet. In 2009 it was reimagined as an online shopping festival. It is now the biggest shopping event in the world. In 2016, Alibaba facilitated sales of $15 billion.

To Motivate Others, You Must Do This

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team Do you really want your team to become more motivated? Do you want them to have enthusiasm and joy when they come to work? Photo by Andre Hunter. Well, if you do, you’ve got some work to do as well! Having a motivated team isn’t about the team being motivated.

The Power of Traditional Marketing Today

Women on Business

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How Digitization Can Boost Remote Working

Strategy Driven

When you are a remote worker embarking on your first freelance adventure, you will need to find ways of increasing your productivity and getting new clients quickly.

The sacred trust and responsibility of an online platform, and 5 ways to honor it

Ron Edmondson

I’ve been online since 1996. I wrote a daily devotional for over a decade; long before blogs were “popular” Those were dial-up days. I’ve learned a lot, made plenty of mistakes. If you want to find typos — you’ve come to the right place.

What Team Motivation Looks Like

Joseph Lalonde

Motivating Your Team You’re getting ready to bring in a motivational speaker. Someone who will really get the troops riled up. You know this is just the thing your team needs to get motivated. Photo by Jeremy Perkins.

How Leaders Can Prepare for Crisis

Kevin Eikenberry

Of all the things that might keep leaders up at night, dealing with a crisis is near the top of the list. Seldom do people feel comfortable with crisis leadership until they have been through at least one crisis successfully.

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How to Start Your First Manufacturing Business

Strategy Driven

Setting up a new manufacturing business is no easy feat. Not only is it a big financial commitment, but you will need to make sure you hire the right people and embark on the best processes, which will help you to create as many products as possible to increase your revenue.

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Stress Reduction Techniques

Career Advancement

“Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.”. Marilu Henner~.

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Get More Work Done by Finishing Early

Lead Change Blog

It sounds like the biggest oxymoron of them all: get more work done by finishing early. Something just doesn’t compute – particularly if you’re in a position of authority where you need to set an example. In reality, and as many leaders often find, by working every hour God sends, you only achieve one thing: exhaustion. You don’t get more done, and you certainly don’t feel any better for it. So, let’s assume you can finish early each day.

A Lesson in Vulnerability – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In this episode, I am really practicing what I preach by being personally vulnerable and sharing some valuable lessons that leaders can learn when they open themselves up to others and are truly vulnerable. Tweet it out: The leaders willing to be vulnerable are those others choose to follow.

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5 Tragic Mistakes that Will Derail Your Action Learning Projects

Let's Grow Leaders

Done well, action learning projects, where groups work together to address real business problems, can provide an immediate ROI that more than pays for your training investment. But let’s face it. Sometimes they can also be a colossal, frustrating waste of time. […].

Caught with Their Pants Down

Leadership Freak

Some of the world’s great leaders emerge from the world of religion. I’m fascinated by a story that took place in the lakeside community of Capernaum sometime around 30 AD. It doesn’t matter… Continue reading → Humility Success Leadership Leadership Development leadership journey

Being a Good Leader is Tough Stuff

Lead Change Blog

Anyone who supervises others is automatically tasked with planning, organizing, and directing. Every boss gives orders and assigns work. Their employees follow their directions and complete the work assigned to them within the parameters given. This transactional stuff is all part of being a manager. Getting the leadership part of supervising others right, however, is trickier because emotion and connection enter the picture.

Safeguarding Your Business Profits

Strategy Driven

After all the work and investment that goes into building a successful business, the day you start to realize a decent profit makes you feel on top of the world!

What is Meaningful Leadership? – 4 Common Threads

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is meaningful leadership? I recently wrote a 5 part blog series exploring different facets of that question. There are four common threads that emerged from exploring the topic that I want to share today. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking 7 lenses of ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics leadership development

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Are you Brave Enough to Be Dumb

Leadership Freak

The courage to ‘not know’ may be the greatest leadership courage of all. Mark Miller, the VP of High Performance Leadership at Chic-fil-A, told me that he would tell his younger self, “Stop… Continue reading → Courage Curiosity Humility Growth Leadership Development

The Enemy of Engagement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

" Frustration in the workplace is a silent killer," claim authors Mark Royal and Tom Agnew in their terrific book, The Enemy of Engagement. Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want.

Two Things about Problems and Solutions


It is important to remember that one explanation of why a problem has continued to exist is that it may be a solution to another problem. Also remember that solutions, however bright and shiny they may be, can create new problems


How to Simplify Your Business’s Finances

Strategy Driven

It might sometimes feel as if your business needs to choose between keeping its customers happy or enjoying healthier finances.

You Feel Things Your Team Shouldn’t Know About

Leadership Freak

Anyone with an ounce of responsibility knows “Express Yourself” is poppycock. Leadership requires emotional control. In praise of emotional control: Some get apoplectic when you suggest they should control their emotions rather than… Continue reading → Influence Marks of leaders Growth Leadership Development

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Have Fun Building a Business With Your Spouse

Women on Business

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Tips For Starting A Medical Supplies Business

Strategy Driven

As an entrepreneur, you will always want to look at industries which are always in demand so that your company always has a chance to succeed through constant demand. These industries are few and far between, but one which will always be in demand is the medical industry.

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The Best Predictor of Leadership Strength

Leadership Freak

In his book, Claudio Fernandex-Aaroz* writes, “… the four key leadership assets common to all high-potential executives: Curiosity. Insight. Engagement. Determination.” “In In fact, in analyzing exactly how leaders develop, we’ve found that curiosity… Continue reading → Leading

Making Choices

CEO Blog

I tell people "I only do what I want to do". Mostly this is true. Sometimes though I find myself doing things because I want to be polite where I might really want to be doing something different. I have heard it said "you are the (weighted) average of the people you spend time with". perhaps that is why some people look like their dogs?) The choice to use this guest post is also a choice for time management. Why write something that someone else has already said well.

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You are in sales even if you aren’t a salesperson


Photo credit: 123RF. You are a leader. But are you a salesperson too? Indeed, even if your job description doesn’t include a direct reference to sales, part of your job is to sell something to others in your organization.

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