Sat.Apr 09, 2011 - Fri.Apr 15, 2011

Trending Sources

7 Reasons People Disappear from Church

Ron Edmondson

One frustration I have had in ministry is watching people come to church, get excited for a time, then disappear. What happens to them?

Energy 102

Quitting is a business strategy

The Leadership Advisor

I was recently presented with a great opportunity. It was lucrative and would have supported much of what I do on a very large scale.

Larry Page Is Leading Google To War | Business Insider []

Weekly Leader

Interesting take on "peace-time" and "war-time" ceo's/leadership. Not sure I agree but food for thought. ceo leadership behavior practice

CEO 117

Hope is a Strategy

Lead Change Blog

A few years ago I noticed a book ad in the O’Hare airport titled, “Hope is Not a Strategy.&# I loved the title. To me, it represented the pain and frustration I felt in companies I had worked for, namely if we did enough “stuff&# and hoped it would work, it would. The equation of [.] Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders.

7 Actions When You Can’t Respect the Leader

Ron Edmondson

I received a message from a staff member of another church recently. He is struggling with the current leadership and wondering how long he can continue to be where he doesn’t support the vision and direction of the pastor. He wanted my advice on how he should be responding during this season of ministry. Be grateful while you have one.

More Trending

Don’t Pray Before You Eat

Ron Edmondson

Aren’t you sending mixed signals? Just asking… What do you think? Related posts: Pray With Us Today For Operation Serve.

Five Ways to Get Your Calendar Under Control

Next Level Blog

It seems like I talk with clients about the challenge of taming their calendars at least two or three times a week. In the age of interconnected scheduling systems like Outlook and the continuous. Please click the headline to read the whole story. executive presence Personal Presence Work-Life Balance

The Best Leadership Advice I Ever Got

Marshall Goldsmith

Like many young Ph.D. students, I was deeply impressed with my own intelligence, wisdom and profound insights into the human condition. I consistently amazed myself with my ability to judge others and see what they were doing wrong. At this point in my career, he was clearly the most important person in my professional life. What's going on?" "You

Leadership Ain’t Rocket Surgery

The Leadership Advisor

Go into your neighborhood bookstore, unless it closed…then go to Amazon or something. I’m continuously learning and reading.

Leader: Put Your Mask on First

Ron Edmondson

If you’ve spent any time flying commercially, you’ve most likely memorized the flight attendants instructions prior to take off.

Stinky Fish Heads And The Importance Of Leadership

Terry Starbucker

“Terry, a fish stinks from its head down&#. It was three months into my maiden voyage as an executive, at age 27. I was in the middle of going over a laundry list of problems with my boss that had been vexing me for weeks. My conversations (which at this point were exclusively over the phone) were always fact filled and positive. I never will.

Steve Jobs Way by Jay Elliot

Orrin Woodward

I recently finished a fantastic book on Steve Jobs by Jay Elliot called, The Steve Jobs Way. Elliot’s book reveals how Jobs did this.

Leading Your Customer: Four Lessons from Lincoln and Steve Jobs

C-Level Strategies

Steve Woodruff and I decided to make tomorrow night’s (April 12th) Leadership Chat topic about leading your customer. Absolutely. Psychology.

7 Questions on HOW to take Trust to the Next Level

Lead Change Blog

The Trust Center Microsoft has a Trust Center… shouldn’t we have one too? What services would a Trust Center for people have? Wouldn’t it be great if we could control what people say and do to facilitate the trusting process? What about controlling which people approach us or what locations we visit to allow a [.]

5 Characteristics of True Friendship

Ron Edmondson

True friendship is rare. If you ever get in a bind, have a major failure, or somehow lose your way, you realize how rare true friendship is these days. To me, the difference in a true friend and one who calls themselves a friend, but is really an acquaintance is fairly easily identified. The Bible says “iron sharpens iron&#.

Team 44
Team 44

From Values to Action

Leading Blog

Former chairman and chief executive officer of Baxter International, Harry Kraemer, has written a genuine, back-to-basics book on value-based leadership: From Values to Action. He presents four interconnected principles that build on and contribute to each other: Self-Reflection is the most important and is central to your leadership. “If

5 Tips for Great Meetings and The Hidden Benefits

Modern Servant Leader

Tips 57
Tips 57

Leadership Void

Lead Change Blog

When you’re called to lead, are you ready? I’m not talking about leading people through a project, transition, or crisis. That’s leadership with a capital “L”, the type we love to debate on this blog and yes, it’s hugely important. There are other ways to lead too— less obvious, perhaps, but no less influential. These [.]

3 Annoying Habits of Successful People

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article written by Kelly Goldsmith and Marshall Goldsmith for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * I once had the privilege of spending 50 days with Peter [.].

10 Misconceptions About People At Work

Create Learning

“ We all have been hog-tied by pessimistic misconceptions of people at work. Elliot Jaques “ Social Power and the CEO ”. Why do people work ?

Beware Of The Accountability Trap

Terry Starbucker

There is no question that having a high level of accountability in the workplace is a good thing -the trick is getting your teammates to that point of clarity without tipping the scale over too far. There is no risk taking out there – no deviations, no creativity, just a fear of that binder. The trap door is closed. Tweet This Post.

Precious Mettle

Lead Change Blog

“We’re running low on leaders&# Due to the demographics, huge numbers of accomplished leaders will soon be leaving the workforce. This wise guidance is not easily replaced, but we’ve got to try and we need to begin planning now. Because so many mentors have fewer than five years left alongside those who’ll follow, there is [.]

8 Assumptions and 8 Questions about Innovation

First Friday Book Synopsis

Randy's blog entries Adaptation Exaptation Innovation: Processes and Environments That Invite Successful Innovation Bernd Schmitt Gary Hamel Roger Martin Steven Johnson Tom Kelley Twyla Tharp

5 Steps to Take in Starting a Life Coaching Practice

Women on Business

Guest post by Jeffrey T. Sooey of CoachesTrainingBlog. If you are a life coach, it’s very important to get serious with coaching practices. So in starting a life coaching practice takes these five steps: formal education, certification, business start-up, transition, and full-time practice. Five Steps to Start a Life Coaching Practice.

Questions of Leadership: Questions Every Leader and Manager Should Thinking About

Management 4-1-1

I recently wrote a blog post, The Questioning Manager: The Power of Questions. That post really got me thinking about the importance of having a questioning mindset. LIGHT BULB MOMENT!!!! – That’s when it hit me square in the eyes… Wouldn’t it be great to have a series dedicated to asking the questions every leader

Power 33

How do I define success?

Lead Change Blog

This past weekend, I had all kinds of things to accomplish before I flew out again for another week of presentations. Everything was going according to plan until I realized my two-year-old son wasn’t feeling well. Indeed, all he wanted to do was sit in my lap. Have you ever had one of those days [.].

Entrepreneurship: Transforming Nothing into Something

Coaching Tip

By Scott Adams, the creator of " Dilbert ," abstracted from How to Get a Real Education in The Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2011. Combine Skills.

Belief in your Own Abilities

Women on Business

I do recommend you build a team of people with strengths different from yours, so you can get overlap and a diversity of perspectives.

Discover Your Unique Talent

Your Voice of Encouragement

Your unique talent or gift is obvious to the people who know you well. But maybe you take it for granted or don’t give yourself credit for it.

Magnetic Leadership: Do You Live It?

C-Level Strategies

deliver innovative, high-quality products. get the products to your customers on time. fix any product failures. The Context. The Simulation. The task.

How and why gray matter really does matter

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here’s an article featured by the Drucker Exchange (Dx), “an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership.&# The Dx is produced by The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University. Capozzi Renee Dye The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University

Becky Sheetz-Runkle Joins the Writing Team

Women on Business

I’m very happy to announce that Becky Sheetz-Runkle has joined the writing team. metro area.

LIFE Book Released This Week

Chris Brady

Orrin Woodward and I are happy to announce this week's release of our latest collaborative writing project called LIFE: Living Intentionally For Excellence. This graphical book is unlike anything. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Books

5 Considerations When Adding Structure to an Organization

Ron Edmondson

I think there is value in unstructured growth. (I I wrote about that HERE ) As the organization grows, additions in structure have to be added. We are currently experiencing that at Grace Community Church. (I’ve I’ve written more about it HERE.) Adding structure, however, can be a painful and disruptive process if not handled carefully.