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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 […].

How Well Are You Leveraging The Different Thinking Styles Of Your Teams

General Leadership

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ” Helen Keller. Whether we’re at work or at home, to varying degrees, those around us don’t value or see events, situations or issues the we do or in the ways we prefer they would. Chris R.

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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.

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?

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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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~.

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.

That’s It! Let Millennials Go

Lead Change Blog

When is the last time you used or heard the word “Millennial”? How do people say it in your leadership circles? Is it a term of endearment or a scathing word that’s akin to hearing fingernails scrape a chalkboard? If I were to guess, based on what I see floating by on social media these days, it’s probably the latter. In fact, just this morning another “Can you believe Millennials?” style video got tossed my direction, complete with eye-rolls and disbelief about younger coworkers.

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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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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.

How Do I Get the Feedback I Crave?

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you crave genuine feedback from your boss about where you stand and what’s getting in the way? How about your peers? If you knew a peer really had your best interest at heart, would you want to hear her feedback, even […]. The post How Do I Get the Feedback I Crave?

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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.

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?

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.

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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.

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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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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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 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.

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.

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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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

3 People to Share Dreams With Today

Jason Womack

Can you imagine your work/life a year from now? Can you "image-in" experiences you hope are on the way and (perhaps) even plausible surprises that could show up? This is NOT "wishful" thinking. It's your chance to direct your thoughts and energy toward what will change your future.

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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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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. […].

The Seductive Power of the Status Quo

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Why do we have such a powerful negative reaction when we find out that we need to change? The status quo literally has a grip on us. Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses of ethical responsibility ethical decision-making ethical leadership model ethics questions holistic ethics managing complexity

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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

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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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. You need to lock down your search strategy/direction, targets, resume, LinkedIn profile, interview skills, and negotiation strategy before you jump out into the marketplace.

Focus on others but don’t forget yourself

Aspire-CS

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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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

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.

Use a PreMortem Activity to Ensure Team Success

Great Results Team Building

Everybody likes to set goals… But at the end of the season, do you always accomplish them? As a team building event facilitator, I have learned that most teams do not… because they start the journey without preparing for the difficulties and issues that will likely be experienced along the way.

Soft Skills Drive Employee Engagement, Hard Skills Drive Organizational Performance

Six Disciplines

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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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