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Is Good Leadership Realistic and Optimistic?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Some leaders take the view that it's important to plan for the worst case scenario. Others prefer to keep it positive and focus on the best possible outcomes. Which is better leadership?

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Who Is Accountable?

Joseph Lalonde

A significant problem in many businesses is trying to determine who is ultimately responsible for a project’s success. The problem isn’t in that there’s no accountability but in the realization that too many people are responsible for the results. In their book What The Heck Is EOS?,

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Stephen MR Covey On How Leaders Can Foster Trust And Inspire Greatness In Those They Lead

Tanveer Naseer

There’s two things I love about hosting my podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe”. First, I get to fulfill my purpose of helping leaders improve their leadership and become the kind of leader their employees need to succeed. And second, I get to talk with some amazing people about how we can.

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10 Weaknesses that Derail Leaders

Leadership Freak

Maximizing strengths enhances performance and elevates fulfillment. “A A man should never be appointed to a managerial position if his vision focuses on people’s weaknesses rather than on their strengths. The man who always… Continue reading → Leading

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.

Think Goal First – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Think goal first. That seems like pretty solid advice. And it seems like something that is easy to do. And yet…we don’t always do that.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Morbius

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. After many delays, the world is finally able to see the new Sony Spider-Man-based film Morbius. Morbius stars Jared Leto as Doctor Michael Morbius. Morbius has a rare blood disease that causes extreme pain and physical issues. One of those is difficulty in mobility.

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3 Ways to Give Feedback that Works

Leadership Freak

Teachers use feedback when they correct our schoolwork. People persist in doing wrong things apart from feedback that works. Improvement requires feedback. How to give feedback that works: #1. Check intentions. Feedback that… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Development

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When Should I Give Negative Feedback?

Kevin Eikenberry

There is plenty of discussion about negative feedback, and why not? While we have all gotten plenty of it, it isn’t often very effective. And since it isn’t effective, leaders and coaches are always looking for ways to give it more effectively.

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2021: The Year In Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

I love reading great books. That’s why I bring you a list of 5 leadership books you should read every month. Every once in a while, there is a book that stands out and deserves its own blog post to announce it. Today, I want to invite you to read a book by my great […]. Book Reviews

Management Tools For Leaders: The Pareto Principle

Rich Gee Group

Tool #1 - The Pareto Principle Each week, I will be presenting tools that most leaders use to solve problems, run successful initiatives, and most of all, deliver like a leader. This week, let’s start out with one of my favorites, The Pareto Principle.

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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.

4 Simple Reasons Your Calendar is Out of Control

Leadership Freak

Time management isn’t about time. It’s about you. Your calendar is out of control because you lack the character traits to control it. 4 reasons your calendar is out of control: #1. Lack… Continue reading → Leading

Diversity and Inclusion for Leaders with Cynthia Owyoung

Let's Grow Leaders

Did you know that companies with more diversity are more innovative, expand their markets, and perform better financially? Why then, is progress slow, especially in corporate leadership?

What Do You Need To Think About When It Comes To Your Career?

Joseph Lalonde

Have you been thinking about your career lately? Perhaps it’s a career that you have already somewhat established, or perhaps it’s a career that you are still trying to build the foundations for.

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4 Ways to Start Generating More Website Traffic for Your Business

Strategy Driven

If you’re like most business owners, you want more website traffic. After all, more website traffic means more leads, which means more sales. Unfortunately, generating website traffic isn’t always easy.

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.

The Positive Value of Negative Emotions

Leadership Freak

Pretending everything is great is stupid. Everything is never great. Positivity that excludes negativity is illusion. You flounder when you deny reality.

Leadership Humility: How Can I Coach Humility in my Team? (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Developing the dance between ambition and humility, especially in your successful team members who may not demonstrate much leadership humility, requires i ntentional coaching.

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4 Ways To Invest In Your Employees To Increase Productivity

Lead from Within

Companies like Google, Microsoft, and HubSpot have long been known for investing in their employees. As a company they realize the importance of that investment in creating an engaging culture, which in turn makes for happier and more fulfilled employees.

The Awesome Human Project

Kevin Eikenberry

The title of this post certainly sounds optimistic. And perhaps it makes you feel a bit cynical. Awesome” might feel like quite a stretch from where you are and how you are feeling now. You might be dealing with challenges and stresses that make daily burnout seem like a fact of life.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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

3 Reasons You’re on a Team that Sucks

Leadership Freak

Skill is not the best predictor of a team’s success. Teams that suck waste time, drain energy, and squander resources. You’ve been there. A team of average brains that works well together outperforms… Continue reading → Leading Leadership Development Teams effective teams

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Getting It Right When Setting Up A New Business In The US

Strategy Driven

Many people who want to start their own business in the US often don’t know where to begin. What are the legal prerequisites for starting a company in your region? What do you need to go through? What is the process like from beginning to end?

The Elements Of Meaningful Work

Eric Jacobson

There are so many good things to learn in the book, Helping People Win At Work , by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge. Among those is the section about how to define meaningful work. Their definition consists of these seven attributes.

The Return To Senselessness With Richard Dreyfuss

Steve Farber

Will society ever be able to reach its full potential? Passionate actor turned passionate civics activist Richard Dreyfuss joins us today to share excerpts from his upcoming book, The Return to Senselessness. His book. Read more.

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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.

How to Develop a Storytelling Culture and Why

CEO Insider

Storytelling, arguably, is one of the top skills leaders need to employ. It’s far beyond creative thinking and writing. It is a strategy and a tool to recruit and retain top talent, build empathetic leaders, build internal thought leaders and ambassadors and engage all constituencies.

Humanizing Your Website: Why The Personal Touch Is Best For Business

Strategy Driven

Your website is your opportunity to communicate directly with customers, clients, suppliers and partners. The visual appearance of the site and the content that it contains are the most direct way that you can speak to anyone interested in working with your company.

The Unbeatable Strategy Of Loving Customers

Eric Jacobson

“Companies that put customers first—ahead of all other stakeholders—are the ones that win,” explain Fred Reichheld , Darci Darnell and Maureen Burns , authors of the new book, Winning On Purpose: The Unbeatable Strategy Of Loving Customers.

To P or Not to P: Does Your Purpose Provoke Passion?

The Practical Leader

A recent report by McKinsey and Co. found the pandemic has caused half of employees surveyed to consider leaving their current job. This research also found that 70 percent of workers said their purpose is defined by their work. The Big Resignation is a big pain point for many organizations.

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.

What Is Workplace Bullying? 3 Things Today’s Leaders Can Do To Prevent and Address It

CEO Insider

Workplace bullying has been more talked about recently than in prior years, and leadership teams have been doing a better, more effective job of preventing and eliminating it in the workplace.

Improve Your Career Prospects With This Sound Advice

Strategy Driven

Trying to maximize your career opportunities and get the best professional future for yourself is the ideal way to love what you do.

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The Conundrum Facing Every Consulting Firm, Including Yours

David A Fields

Your consulting firm will periodically face a conundrum: should you look for more clients who want what your firm provides, or should you pivot your firm to provide what clients seem to want?

Motivating People on a Cross-Functional Team

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Leading a cross-functional team involves learning what motivates each individual on your team. Motivating a cross-functional team requires the leader to set goals that inspire people. They have to connect each team member’s work to the project’s success.

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.