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Train, Train, Train

Joseph Lalonde

As I’m continuing to make my running comeback after COVID-19, the importance of training and training has been at the forefront of my mind. COVID took me down as I saw growth in my running. My personal record for the half marathon happened days before I could not move for days.

How to Help Your Team Say No at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team say no at work so they can say yes to the work that matters most. The ability to say “no” is critical for a person’s sense of agency or feeling in control of their life. That feeling of agency directly contributes to workplace morale, engagement, and productivity.

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How To Build Leadership Identity

Tanveer Naseer

Alisha struggled in her new leadership role. She found it difficult to think of herself as a boss when just a few short weeks before she was working alongside the coworkers now reporting to her.

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5 Unexpected Teaching Insights

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton After teaching for more than 20 years, I was surprised last week by the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies with the Itkowitz Family Distinguished Faculty Award.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

5 Tips For Leading Through Trials

Joseph Lalonde

If you work in the professional world, you will face trials during your working life. If you’re fortunate, those trials will be short-lived, and you won’t have to deal with them more than once.

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3 Ways to Lean on People Without Being Needy

Leadership Freak

There’s a word for the place where people lean on each other, community. I should have leaned on more people. The lid on potential isn’t lack of talent. It’s reluctance to lean on… Continue reading → Leading

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Building Psychologically Safe Relationships with LaTonya Wilkins

Let's Grow Leaders

Real connections within teams can create a culture shift for an entire company. In this episode, LaTonya Wilkins gives you practical ways to lead below the “surface-ness” of traditional corporate culture, and how to build R.E.A.L. relationships with your team.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Benedict Cumberbatch returns as Doctor Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness. The movie is one many moviegoers have long waited for. Myself included. The first Doctor Strange movie was a fun, trippy movie into the world of mystic arts.

6 Ways to Find Freedom While Leading

Leadership Freak

Leading can become a ball and chain for sincere leaders. Relentless challenge sucks the life out of everyone. Eventually you go through the motions but you’re dead inside. You cannot run at 100%… Continue reading → Leadership Development Leading energy Leadership

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Creating an (authentically) Positive Energy Workplace™ & Leadership (video)

Anese Cavanaugh

Why is positive energy important? How do we create it? How does it impact our culture? For years we've worked with leaders and organizations on building healthier more positively contagious cultures and authentic positive energy leadership.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

What We Can Learn from our Regrets (With Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Organizations that provide psychological safety will reduce boldness regrets and get greater capacity out of their team. I caught up with Dan Pink, author of The Power of Regret just after his fantastic keynote at the HR SHRM Virginia Conference in this special episode of Asking for a Friend. .

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How Leaders Can Inspire Creativity In Their Team: Tips And Techniques

Joseph Lalonde

Creativity is a valuable asset in any business. When teams are creative, they come up with new ideas and solutions to problems that can help the company grow and succeed. However, creativity is not always easy to come by.

5 Ways to Teach Your Face to Express Your Heart

Leadership Freak

Children show their feelings. Leaders learn to do the ‘right’ thing instead of the real thing. When you hide your heart, you hide yourself. Dare to be authentic. Express your heart on your… Continue reading → Leading

The Leader’s Role in Conflict – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today we’re talking about the leaders role in conflict. In last week’s episode, we talked about conflict and when it’s bad and when it’s good. Yep, that’s right. Not all conflict is bad. You can watch the full episode here.

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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.

7 Factors to Consider Before Becoming a Cryptocurrency Investor

Strategy Driven

If you’re thinking of becoming a cryptocurrency investor, you’re certainly not alone. 55% of Bitcoin investors only got involved in the past year up to April 2022. Some boasted measured strategies. Others might have just seen the potential profits and decided it was better to get in late than never.

The Ultimate Guide To Help You Become A Brilliant Boss

Joseph Lalonde

Becoming a brilliant boss can totally transform your company and the profits that it is able to attract, as you will have the skills required to lead your team in the direction of ultimate success in every way.

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5 Steps to Solve People Problems

Leadership Freak

People problems don’t go away on their own. Contamination spreads. 5 steps to solve people problems: #1. Solve the right problem. The things that frustrate you are usually symptoms, not real issues.

The True Cost of Bad Managers

Kevin Eikenberry

Chances are you have experienced a bad manger or leader. And there is an excellent chance your organization is harboring one or more of them now. Have you ever stopped to think what the cost of bad managers is to an organization?

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

5 Tips on Building Content Marketing Campaigns for Small Businesses

Strategy Driven

What’s the key to success for your small business? Marketing. A strong marketing campaign bolsters your brand, draws in new customers, and puts more eyes on your product.

3 Alternative Investments To Diversify Your Portfolio

Joseph Lalonde

Risk is an inherent part of investing, although there are ways to minimize it. Diversifying your portfolio is one of the more notable; by having your investments spread across several areas, you’re protected if one sours.

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6 Ways to Make Leadership Meaningful

Leadership Freak

Dedicated leaders tend to lose themselves to work. They end up frustrated, drained, and burned out. Take the helm of your leadership journey. Don’t let others drive your life. Life is too precious… Continue reading → Purpose Leading Managing Leadership Development

Our Family of Podcasts

Kevin Eikenberry

Pick a topic, hobby, or avocation and there is probably a podcast for it. According to Jay Baer and Edison Research, by 2022, 57% of Americans have listened to a podcast. And more than 75% of those who know what a podcast is have listened to one. These numbers are growing every month.

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The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Why Information Is Important When You Are Injured

Strategy Driven

What should you do if you find yourself involved in an accident that is not your fault?

Your Consulting Firm Can Easily Reel In Larger Projects. Here’s How

David A Fields

Your consulting firm could be working on larger, juicier, more profitable projects. We’ve often seen firms double or triple their average project size. Achieving that goal may not be as distant or difficult as you’d think.

The Role Of Face-To-Face Communication In Big Companies

CEO Insider

The ability of proper communication of employees is the catalyst for the smooth development and course of the enterprise. The communication of employees within a company is the key to success for its organization and management. Employees use many and various means, to communicate with each other.

The Self-Defeating Habits That Are Holding Back Even Great Leaders

Lolly Daskal

We’re all subject to moments of self-defeating behavior. Generally they’re coping tools, triggered by uncertainty and the need to feel that we’re in control during challenging times. An occasional episode is nothing to worry about.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

3 Tips To Stay Motivated As An Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

Being an entrepreneur means you’ll need to manage multiple things to varying degrees of success. At a certain point, you could feel as though things aren’t going as smoothly as you’d want; you mightn’t have as many customers or as much revenue as you expected.

The Children’s Hospital Kids Don’t Want To Leave With Caitlin Stella

Steve Farber

Caring for your child’s health is a family ordeal and finding the right care and the right help isn’t always easy. Today’s guest is Caitlin Stella, MPH. She is the CEO of Joe DiMaggio. Read more.

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14 Questions to Supercharge Your People’s Performance by Using the New Science of Coaching

CEO Insider

Sir Alex Ferguson is one of soccer’s most highly regarded and successful managers. As Manchester United’s manager, his side dominated domestic and European soccer and won multiple trophies.

Organizations Must Commit to Find and Grow Leaders

Skip Prichard

This is a guest post by Joe Caruso. Joe is one of the first people ever cured of metastasized testicular cancer. After beating cancer, he founded Caruso Leadership , a firm dedicated to helping others achieve their goals. He also wrote The Power of Losing Control. Commit to Find and Grow Leaders.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.