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Influence: Never Underestimate Your Impact

General Leadership

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The Fundamentals of Tomorrow’s Leadership, the Basics with a Twist

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Fiona Murden : In 1998 I graduated from business school feeling I knew all there was to know about leadership. I began work as a management consultant and much of what I’d learnt was very quickly thrown out of the window. The basics of behaviour tell us far more than the latest fad. I became obsessed with observing like a detective, working out what, why and how. In fact, I was so fascinated that I soon returned to university to complete an MSc in Business Psychology.

You can’t see a vision when you’re tangled in the weeds

Aspire-CS

If you are a “people leader”, every time you get more responsibility, you need to work toward seeing further, broader, and becoming more visionary. When you take on a higher level of work you need to be thinking about delegating and stepping out of the daily work to fly above it and see a vision.

You Might Be a Bad Leader If…

Leading Blog

N ONE OF US would readily admit to being a bad leader. We see ourselves as pretty good or at least well-intentioned. But people don’t experience our intentions; they experience what we actually do.

Is Innovation manageable?

N2Growth Blog

In the years leading up to 2018, I have spent my time bringing innovation to the financial services space. Fintech, as this sector is colloquially referred, focuses for the most part on disrupting the state of affairs induced by the use of technology. As such it is all about innovation.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Captain Marvel

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. The last Marvel Cinematic Universe movie to release before this year’s highly anticipated Avengers: Endgame, released this past Friday. Captain Marvel took to the screen and wowed most audiences.

Leadership and Dialog

Lead Change Blog

I often hear (about) leaders in organizations mumbling things like, “We need to get the dialog going on the subject of.” Sounds good, doesn’t it? But what do we mean when we say dialog? Is it just a hip way of saying we should talk to coworkers? A monolog only works to transmit powerful messages. The opposite of a dialog is a monolog. Monolog literally means one ( mono ) does the word ( logos ). In other words, during a monolog, there is an absence of interaction: the sender sends.

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How to Lead a Team on Different Schedules

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you build a high-performing, cohesive team when people are working on different schedules? Clarity is even more important as you get everyone working toward the same goals and it takes extra effort to build relationships with little face-time. Here are […].

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Setting Limits: 15 Ways to Do More By Giving Ourselves Less

RapidStart Leadership

Is having no limits really a good thing? We often find ourselves wishing that the limitations in our lives were gone. We yearn for a mythical time when we can do whatever we want however we want for as long as we want.

Preview Thursday: Win the Heart

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Win the Heart by Mark Miller. Why Engagement Matters. The life of a leader can be hectic.

Leading Views: Entrepreneurs Are the Heroes of Creative Destruction

Leading Blog

Capitalism in America by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge is an accessible history of America’s capitalist traditions and entrepreneurial culture.

10 Simple Steps That Will Help You Overcome Adversity And Achieve Success

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Fred Stuvek. All of us will face some degree of adversity in our life, this is inevitable. You can’t run from it. You can’t hide from it. It will find you. You have to deal with it, embrace it as a learning experience, Click to continue reading.

The Most Important Question to Ask About a Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

“If I’m ever in doubt about whether a leader is making a positive impact on my organization, I ask myself this most important question, Would I want my child working for this person? If the answer is no, I know I need […].

Becoming An Educated Leader

Joseph Lalonde

Through the uneducated leader series, you might have begun to realize it’s okay to become a leader without a formal education. There are plenty of leaders who have or are leading without a college degree. On might even be one of those.

Major Benefits of Outsourcing to Commercial Cleaning Services

Women on Business

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More to Success than Money and Metrics

Lead Change Blog

Louie was doing his job well, actively selling Marie on the reasons why she should list his firm’s talent assessment on her company’s website. He mentioned making money three times, and improving metrics four times, in response to Marie’s questions. Louie, thank you for reaching out,” said Marie. Our companies’ interests don’t appear to be aligned, so a partnership isn’t going to work.”. “If If I may ask, what interests aren’t aligned?”. Metrics and money.”. Wait a minute, Marie.

Leadership Development That Makes a Difference

Strategy Driven

As a leader, there are multiple competing demands on your time. Too often, leadership development falls by the wayside. It’s too easy to file that under ‘get to it later.’ Yet, most leaders expect results. If you didn’t spend time on your financial portfolio, would you expect results?

Learning While Leading

Joseph Lalonde

One of the greatest things about leading is that you don’t have to know all of the answers. You can discover the right answers through your time leading. This is one of the reasons leaders don’t have to go through formal training. Leading is a learn on the job type of experience.

Five Keys to a Wildly Successful New Supervisor Training Process

Kevin Eikenberry

Do your new supervisors hit the ground running? Are they successful from the start? Do those new supervisors have the confidence they need to be successful? Do you have new supervisor training, and if you do, is it working?

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Office Temperature and Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Not everyone agrees on what the ideal workplace temperature is. Crank up the thermostat too high and half your employees will be sweating, but set it too low and the other half of employees will spend more time shivering than working. According to one 2014 study , office workers in the UK waste 2 percent of their work hours fighting over control of the thermostat, amounting to a whopping £13 billion a year in wasted productivity.

The Trust Issue

Strategy Driven

Businesses want to have strong and long-lasting relationships with their consumers. That relationship is built on trust, but in a post-truth world brands are faced with a serious challenge: so much of modern life is defined by mistrust.

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Beyond Civility

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Civility seems like a minimum standard or a fallback position, certainly not a desired end. We expect so much more from ethical leaders. Without civility, communication is chaotic and difficult (if not impossible). Civility adds choosing words more carefully and avoiding blaming and attacking others. When I think about people “being […].

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Three Keys to Influencing Your Team More Effectively

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you are in the influence business. People are watching what you do, when you do it, and how you do it. They are listening to what you say, how you say it and when you say it. And that is just part of how you are influencing your team. To be a […].

Top 10 Clear Signs It's Time To Quit Your Job.

Rich Gee Group

Here's my Top 10 (in no real order of importance) list why you should probably quit your current position and move on: You start looking forward to the weekend on Wednesday (or even worse, Monday). This is the typical, "I can't stand my job and I love my weekends behavior". Face it, you are going to spend a LOT more time at work during the week — start enjoying that environment too. If you don't like what you do, your boss, the people, the commute, etc. change it.

3 Ways to Keep Consumers on Your Website for Longer

Strategy Driven

As a modern-day business owner, you know just how important it is to have a website that attracts traffic. Attracting visitors to your site is, however, only half the battle.

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How to Knock a Box off a Stool with a Cookie

Leadership Freak

In a recent workshop, I invited a participant to knock a small box off a stool using a cookie. She stood with her back to the stool and tossed the cookie over her… Continue reading → Feedback Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Do Friends and Leadership Mix? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is a question that I get asked a lot and I think in order to answer this question, you have to understand the answer to another question first: How do you define friend?

How Do I Help When My Peer’s Team is Struggling?

Let's Grow Leaders

Resist the Urge to Intervene When a Peer’s Team is Struggling Have you ever watched another team struggle? It’s a challenge most leaders face at some point in their career. You’re not perfect, but you lead well and people come together to produce […]. The post How Do I Help When My Peer’s Team is Struggling? appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Asking For a Friend Communication Relationships Winning Well coaching conflict leadership management Mentoring

3 Reasons Why Simplicity Is King in Business

Strategy Driven

We live in an age of unprecedented technological innovation, where simply spending a little bit of time online researching the different tools available for “streamlining” your professional life is enough to make your head spin.

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4 Leadership Practices that Enrich You and Inspire Others

Leadership Freak

Humility is a way of seeing others. The first practice of humility is seeing others as trustworthy. Extend trust: If there’s no risk, it’s not trust. Bob Chapman believes, “Trust is given, not… Continue reading → Fear Humility Trust Leadership Development organizational success

How to Work with a Leader Who Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Lead from Within

Many experts believe that a person’s emotional intelligence quotient, or EQ, may be more important than IQ. The ability to perceive and manage emotions certainly seems to be a better predictor of success, quality of relationships, and overall happiness.

How to Stop Being “Them” and Start Being “Us”

Next Level Blog

A few months ago, I was in conversation with a group of senior director and vice president level leaders in a client company. I asked them, “Before you were promoted to senior director or VP, what did you used to say about the people who had those titles?” What I heard in response was pretty telling: They don’t get it. They don’t understand what’s really going on. They’re arrogant. They’re presumptuous. They think they’re better than us.

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You Know What A Customer Might Want, But Not Exactly

Strategy Driven

Your business should never assume to know what your customers always want. Funnelling them into a list of options that can either get the product and or service right or as close to right, is the best way to go about things.

Three Principles that Explain Authentic Decision-Making

Leadership Freak

You can’t make a good decision until you know who you are. Decisions based on someone else’s values are dissatisfying and ineffective. 3 principles that explain authentic decision-making: #1. Identity tells you what… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Leadership Development

How Can You Tell If Your Leader Is Afraid Of You

Lead from Within

We tend to think of leaders as people who are focused on serving others, dedicated to the mission of the work they do, and committed to their people.

Why Context is the Key to Employee Alignment

leaderCommunicator

Context. con - text [kon-tekst] – noun. the parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually influencing its meaning or effect: You have misinterpreted my remark because you took it out of context.

Inbound Strategy Vs Outbound Strategy: Which Is Better For Your Business?

Strategy Driven

When it comes to marketing your business, your strategy will depend on so many things, but ultimately it can be separated in to two types of strategies – both of which are great for business, but are implemented in different ways and usually at different times in your business.