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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.

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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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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. […].

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.

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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.

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.

Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy as a Manager

Women on Business

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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

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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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.

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.

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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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called ideation rate. Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

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.

Artists Have Their Finger on the Pulse of Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

OneRepublic's Hit "Connection" If you can’t see this video in your RSS reader or email, then click here. My favorite song right now is OneRepublic’s “Connection.”

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Have Fun Building a Business With Your Spouse

Women on Business

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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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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

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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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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5 Ways Women Can Generate an Income from Home

Women on Business

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VIDEO: Practical Sales Tips to Help Business Owners Hire Top Talent

Tony Mayo

Tony Mayo Executive Coach. Click here to watch as Scott Wintrip interviews Tony for his blog. Tony shares practical sales tips to help business owners get top talent to pick their jobs.

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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.

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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6 Ways to Run a Successful Personal Trainer Business

Women on Business

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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

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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On the Schmooze Podcast Interview

Michael Lee Stallard

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Robbie Samuels, host of the On the Schmooze podcast, about the power of connection. We talked about what makes leaders great, how to overcome loneliness, and much more. Listen to the full conversation.

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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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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

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!

Never Worry Alone

Michael Lee Stallard

Check Out my Guest Appearance on the Onward Nation Podcast Thrilled to be a guest on Onward Nation – one of the most popular leadership podcasts because of its thoughtful host Stephen Woessner. One of the topics we discuss is why you should never worry alone. Check out our conversation here.

Leaders Returning to their First Love

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Janet Britcher : Entrepreneurship: Exploring When professionals demonstrate excellence in their chosen field, they are often promoted to leadership, leaving behind their foundational expertise and for some, their first love. Some scientists give up the joys of the lab, some physicians the satisfaction of clinical work with patients, some cooks give up the creativity in the kitchen, for leadership or entrepreneurship. Can you have it all?

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