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Henry Mintzberg’s Bedtime Stories for Managers

Leading Blog

M INTZBERG’S 20th book, Bedtime Stories for Managers , is a thought-provoking page-turner. (In In that sense I’m not sure it’s good to read just before drifting off.) The stories—a collection or repurposed blog posts —are meant to be pondered.

7 Tough, But Smart Leadership Decisions

Ron Edmondson

Leadership is tough. And the toughest part always involves people. It is interesting, however, in my experience, how often the toughest decision is the smartest decision. It’s the choice we know we need to make, but it’s the hardest one to make. Every leader I know wants to be liked.

6 Qualities of a Good Boss

Strategy Driven

It is easy to distinguish what makes a bad boss, but describing what makes a good one can be difficult, with many bosses being mediocre. Why is it important that you be a good boss, though?

The Art of Successful Giving: Adam Grant

QAspire

I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

The Death of Integrity

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Larry Ackerman Note from Jesse: I am honored to host this thought-provoking article by my good friend Larry Ackerman on the Death of Integrity. It’s so good I wish I had written it myself. Important and well-written!

A Bird Party: The Perfect Remedy for Worry or Fear

Ron Edmondson

Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Matthew 6:26). I have a history with birds!

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Collecting Questions – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

We are in the middle of a series of videos about collections. And if you haven’t noticed yet, some of these collections are of “things” that you might not have thought of collecting. In fact, most of them aren’t anything that you can put on a shelf or in a room of your house.

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Learn Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Leo Bottary: Leadership lessons exist all around us, all the time. All we have to do is pay attention. Let me offer two examples – one is about growth and the other involves the power of declaring victory.

5 Times Change is Hardest to Lead

Ron Edmondson

Change is hard – almost always. Sometimes change is harder than other times. And, it’s then where leadership is tested most, tensions mount and people are more likely to object. In my experience, if a leader knows these times it helps prepare to approach the change. Change is necessary.

3 steps to creating a culture that retains your best employees

Strategy Driven

Employees can do the minimum, or go the extra mile, and the difference between these two levels of performance, multiplied by the number of employees, can make or break a company. And when your employees are going the extra mile, it means they are engaged, and engaged employees don’t leave.

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Simple Techniques to Overcome Negative Emotions When Negotiating with Others

Leading Blog

A KEY PREDICTOR of entrepreneurial success is a leader’s ability to manage relationships with investors, employees, and customers. Relationships are negotiations. We all negotiate. How well we learn to negotiate can be the difference between success and failure.

Questionable Career Advice

Execupundit

It started in high school. I began to hear bits of advice ("If you want to be a doctor, you should study German") that turned out to be so far off the mark that I wish I'd jotted them down.

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Skills Aren’t Enough (To Be a Remarkable Leader)

Kevin Eikenberry

When people want to become a more effective leader they ask, “What skills do I need?” When organizations plan their leadership development programs, they start with the skills that will be needed to be successful. It is an understandable goal – to know what people need to be able do in order to lead.

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Take Care Of The Small Things

Joseph Lalonde

I was recently on my way to the Gateway Church for a Connect Group. Everything seemed okay until I drove onto the highway. Then, once I hit 60 MPH (not the 88 MPH it took the Delorean to time travel), my car began to violently shake. Honestly, I thought my car was falling apart.

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Super Bowl Edition: Julius Peppers Retires from the NFL

Leading Blog

Dignity and class. On and off the field, Julius Peppers was a leader. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said, “Julius has had an incredible impact in the NFL from the day that he came in. What an amazing player over the course of a long period of time.

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Making the Turn: 10 Warning Signs You aren’t Shifting from Founder to Leader

N2Growth Blog

By Thomas Brattle Gannett and Dr. Greg Giuliano. You came up with an awesome idea. Your singular focus has been to make it real. You started a company. You got funding. Maybe you’re looking for Series B or C funding now. Maybe you’re prepping for the IPO. Congratulations!

4 Online Tactics for Making Money Fast

Women on Business

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Learning to Fly: Innovation, Risk, and Leadership in the Real World

RapidStart Leadership

Most of us have probably heard of the Wright Brothers and their invention of the airplane. But did you know that one of their earlier flights featured a canoe strapped to the bottom of their flying machine?

Important Changes That Improve The Efficiency Of Your Shipping Operation

Strategy Driven

Online shopping has completely changed the face of retail and customers are increasingly buying products online and having them shipped directly to them. That means that people’s expectations are incredibly high when it comes to shipping times.

From Polio to Three Gold Medals – Wilma Rudolph

Leadership Freak

“My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.” Wilma Rudolph. Wilma Rudolph had three strikes against her when she was four –… Continue reading → Leading

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Leadership Lessons From Miss Bala

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. What would you do if your best friend was kidnapped? Would you fight for her or would you flee? This is the question beauty make-up artist Gloria Fuentes (Gina Rodriguez) has to answer when her best friend Suzu (Cristina Rodlo) is kidnapped.

3 Tips for Long-Term Business Success

Women on Business

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How to Invest In Stocks: Fundamentals for Beginners

Strategy Driven

Financial uncertainty plagues the lives of individuals and small business owners alike. Having some cash on the side and wanting them to produce more in the long term is usually a great idea.

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Conduct your OWN performance Review

Career Advancement

“I think self-awareness is probably the most important thing towards being a champion.”. Billie Jean King~. Client Clara asks: I always get so nervous before my annual performance review. How can I calm my nerves and make sure it goes as well as possible?

Five things you do to be trustworthy

Aspire-CS

Trust seems to be a hard thing to come by. Our workplaces are filled with leaders who do things that erode the faith and loyalty employees need to have to create vibrant businesses. Yet there are many good leaders out there (like you perhaps?)

My 2018 #GirlBoss Moments: 6 Things I Learned About Running a Successful Business

Women on Business

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Four Ways to Overhaul Your Company Website

Strategy Driven

If your company’s been around for a while, it’s likely that your website has been, too. If that’s the case, you may well find that design trends, features and styles have moved on from the point at which you dusted off your finished site.

The Book of Beautiful Questions

Kevin Eikenberry

You ask questions every day. You know that when you ask the right questions, you can get better results for yourself. You also know that the best leaders are great question askers. Yet, you’ve likely never studied asking questions. You can change that today, with this great book.

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Find Something Beautiful Today

Execupundit

[Photo by Ray Hennessy at Unsplash

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4 Low-Tech Action Steps to Implement When Starting a New Business

Women on Business

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Why AI-Driven Sales CRM is Leading the Way in Customer Relations

Strategy Driven

Over the last several years, AI has become a popular trend for enhancing all areas of business.

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The Shocking Truth about Disrespect and How to Overcome It

Leadership Freak

Nearly 80% of people who feel disrespected are less committed*. Those who aren’t committed find fault. Those who are committed find a way. It might feel good to ‘put people in their place,’… Continue reading → Appreciation Encouragement energy Influence Marks of leaders Taking others higher Growth Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Just Because

Execupundit

A few reasons to make a daily visit to A Layman's Blog

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Rebecca L. Sutton Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

Women on Business

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To Create Radical Outcomes – Make Sure Every Output Has A Purpose

Strategy Driven

In many work situations, random things are created because people are not focused on a specific outcome. They do things, launch programs, take actions, but they have no business outcome in mind.

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Respect, Interpreted Part 1

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I believe that respect is a key structural beam supporting the organizational "house." Without it, trust falls, productivity falls, engagement drops and turnover increases. It becomes harder to attract top talent for open positions in organizations where respect is not a minimum standard. Without respect, an organization's culture becomes structurally unsound and devolves into "a house of cards" at risk of many negative impacts beyond those mentioned here.

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Case Examples

Execupundit

I love using case examples when teaching. People like stories and the case examples permit them to see how key principles fit into the real world.