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Who Will Lead Us Tomorrow?

Leading Blog

W E ARE RAISING TODAY, the men and women who will lead us tomorrow. It is a responsibility that should not be taken lightly. It should be done with forethought and with a consideration of the kind of world we hope they and we will live in when it’s their turn to lead.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bohemian Rhapsody

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. There are classic stadium rock anthems everybody knows. Songs such as We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions, or Another One Bites The Dust. These songs are played in sports arenas across the country.

One Easy Way to Have More Influence

Let's Grow Leaders

More influence isn’t always about what you say. I knew Gary wasn’t happy. During my first time in a mid-level management role, one of my team leaders was clearly struggling. He looked frustrated, sounded frustrated, and it didn’t take a genius to […].

When Leadership Becomes Too Much: How to Unwind

Lead Change Blog

When you become a leader of a team, business, or organisation, there’s one certainty: at some stage, it’ll all become too much. This isn’t an indication of failure, either. You’re human, and leadership is tough. It requires long hours, intense meetings, big decisions, and the ever-present challenge of dealing with multiple personalities. So, you’re bound to burn out at some stage. But the biggest challenge often comes with accepting you need to unwind. The good news? You can.

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Turning Observation into Innovation

Leading Blog

E VERYONE WANTS to be an innovator. Every organization wants to be innovative; it doesn’t matter if it’s a church, a for-profit or non-profit business, or a government agency. To not be innovative is to risk being left behind. But how many of us are truly innovative?

Tips For Successfully Growing Your Business

Strategy Driven

The decision to grow your business is an exciting one, but can also bring many new challenges your way. Plan ahead, so you have a good idea of what you want to see your company tackle going forward and know exactly how you’re going to handle the growth process.

How to Be More Curious – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s episode is the third in my series based on a talk that I gave to a group of sixth, seventh and eighth graders. During the talk, we discussed several of the ideas in the new culture that they are creating at the school. They call it GRIT. And this week, I am focusing on […].

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Take Charge of Your Company’s Future

Leading Blog

H OW CAN WE BREAK FREE of incrementalism, dream bigger, and inspire people to follow us? The fundamental problem we face say the authors of Leading Transformation —Nathan Furr, Kyle Nel, and Thomas Zoega Ramsoy—is our tendency toward incremental thinking.

The Areas A Leader Must Balance

Joseph Lalonde

The Work-Life Balance Series. When you think of balancing your life, what do you think of? You probably think of balancing work and family. These two areas are the first things people think of when they think of balancing life. And for good reason.

Self-Defeating Behavior

Career Advancement

“Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side.”. Rasheed Ogunlaru~.

Becoming the Leader You Were Born to Be

Kevin Eikenberry

Chances are you want to be a more effective leader. Chances are you have worked toward that goal in the past. And chances are you aren’t as far along (or gone as quickly) as you had hoped. You care about leadership development – how it will help you and your team.

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3 Things All Business Owners Need to Know About Risk-Taking

Strategy Driven

As pivotal as it is to be systematic and strategic with everything that you do in business, you also have to be open to a spot of risk-taking from time to time. To ready yourself for when that time comes for you, you need to know a few very important things.

November 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the November Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, customer service, development, engagement, and more. Communication. Dana Theus of InPower Coaching submitted INSIGHT: People Problems – Who’s Fault Is It Anyway? Dana suggests: “ Experiencing people problems at work?

How To Transform Your Life

Joseph Lalonde

Everyone wants to live a life worth living. So few people actually feel like they accomplished this goal. They, instead, live a life of mediocrity. They punch the time clock and go about their daily activities.

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Are You Prepared for Your Leadership Journey?

Kevin Eikenberry

When I ask a question like this, it presupposes something – that you believe that leadership is a journey. So while I want you to consider whether or not you are ready for your leadership journey, I am starting by suggesting that you must see it as a journey before you can prepare for it. […].

5 Powerful Ways to Generate More Business Leads

Strategy Driven

Never undervalue the power of promotion when it comes to selling a product. You could have the best item on the market, but it doesn’t mean a thing if your target audience doesn’t know about it.

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Stepped Decision-Making

Lead Change Blog

Every decision at the right level. Don’t forget the rider! In a previous post , I explained why you should trust the competence of your colleagues. In this post, I go a step further and discuss stepped decision-making, or delegating responsibility for a certain task, role, or function to the lowest possible hierarchical level in the organization. Let’s start with what typically goes wrong: Scenario 1: The leader is too scared to make decisions and waits until consensus is reached within the team.

3 Things Successful Leaders Do that Average Leaders Don’t Do

Leadership Freak

The things left out are often the things that make the greatest difference. I often ask groups to make a list of things leaders do. I’ve never had them list the most important… Continue reading → Personal Growth Leadership Development organizational success

Focus on others but don’t forget yourself


Photo credit 123RF. Keri is a senior executive in a Fortune 200 company. A passionate leader with the ability to impact and inspire, she got to where she is quickly by giving of herself, her time, and her energy.

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7 Ways to Better Ensure Your Email Gets Read

Ron Edmondson

When our youngest son was in college I realized he wasn’t reading all the emails he should have been reading. A few times we almost missed paying some fees he had due for college, which could have made him miss some deadlines for school. You see, Nate’s a busy college student.

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7 Ways To Persuade People To Buy From You

Strategy Driven

Sales are the most important part of running any business; without them, you won’t make any money, and the business won’t survive.

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The Fear of Failure Makes You Small

Leadership Freak

The paralyzing fear of failure makes you small. Fear of failure prevents you from trying new things. If you aren’t certain of success you won’t begin. If you can’t do it well, you… Continue reading → Author Courage Fear Interview Book Notes fear of failure

The Importance of Truth-Telling for Your Organization’s Success

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Jim Haudan and Rich Berens Lack of truth-telling in organizations can take many forms. It could be information not reaching the boss because no one wants to pass on the bad news. It could be departments not sharing information because it might put them in a bad light with peers. Leaders need to […]. The post The Importance of Truth-Telling for Your Organization’s Success appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Guest Post

When You’re The Pastor, But They Won’t Let You Lead

Ron Edmondson

A talk with a 25 year old pastor helped develop this post. He was frustrated with the church where he served. He was brought to the church because they wanted him to help the church grow again – or so the search committee convinced him – but they continually saw him as too young to make decisions on his own. They wouldn’t take his suggestions and regularly voted them down at business meetings. They consistently undermined his attempts to lead.

The Cost of Unclear Expectations

Nathan Magnuson

I’m told that one quote preachers try to live by is, “If it’s foggy in the pulpit, it’s cloudy in the pew.” ” In other words, as the leader and communicator, if you’re unclear about any part of your message, it’s a sure bet everyone else is as well. You don’t have to be a preacher to risk setting unclear expectations. If you’re responsible for performance outcomes of any kind, unclear expectations could be your biggest kryptonite.

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Does It Really Matter What Other People Think About You?

Marshall Goldsmith

It does in Stakeholder Centered Coaching®. In fact it’s critical! In my role as an executive educator, I’ve been directly and indirectly responsible for training thousands of coaches in the Stakeholder Centered Coaching process.

The Assumptions Lurk


We are programmed by our assumptions. Many of them are instinctive and survival-driven, such as "It is wise to be cautious when you sense that something isn't quite right." What needs serious review, however, are the ones which for whatever reason, we casually adopted years ago.

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You Can’t Win if You Don’t Know How to Play

Leadership Freak

His real name was Harvard. But we called my wife’s grandfather Tampie. Don’t play checkers with Tampie. The outcome was foreordained. He toyed with us whenever he convinced a sacrificial lamb to play.… … Continue reading → Marks of leaders Leadership Development leadership success

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Leadership Inspirations – Feeling Inferior

Strategy Driven

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ” Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 – 1962). American political figure, diplomat, activist, and First Lady of the United States.

5 Effective Ways to Handle Change in the Workplace

Women on Business

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If you have not read the entire Aubrey-Maturin series by Patrick O'Brian, what is wrong with you


5 Ways to Stop Solving the Wrong Problem

Leadership Freak

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” Peter Drucker The leaders’ job is to help their team identify the RIGHT problem before coming up… Continue reading → Solutions Leadership Development

7 Ways To Finance Your Business

Strategy Driven

Financing a business can be a big obstacle for new startups and established companies alike. It isn’t always easy or even possible to obtain funding through the usual channels, especially if you have no track record to show lenders or investors, and without the money required, it can mean that the business simply cannot succeed.

Hate Your Job? NOW is the time to start looking.

Rich Gee Group

Most people make the mistake of riding out November and December to begin looking for a new job in January. Why should you start now? Everyone will be looking for a job in January. The job-search population explodes and you’ll be competing with 2x/3x more candidates. You need time to prepare.

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The Illusions of Fulfillment That Sabotage Leaders

Leadership Freak

The illusion of fulfillment causes leaders to crash and burn. Power and authority: Power and authority feel like fulfillment but the feeling is intoxication. Those worthy of power and authority feel humility and… Continue reading → Leading

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3 People to Share Dreams With Today

Jason Womack

When you think about the future, what comes to mind? Do you start with work and go to life? Do you start with family and then go to career? Can you imagine your work/life a year from now? Can you. Balance MITs - Most Important Things

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