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How to Stop Your Internal Communications From Being So Boring

Let's Grow Leaders

In case you missed the memo, no one likes boring internal communications. You don’t. I don’t. And neither does your team. Oh sure, we used to tolerate it. But now we know better. Because in the rest of our lives, we’re getting information in […].

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6 Ways Women Leaders Can up Their Management Skills

Women on Business

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Fail More

Leading Blog

E VERYTHING YOU DO involves risk. The only questions are what and how much. Poor choices lead you into failure, and good choices take you out of failure. Success and failure both leave room for improvement.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Russian Five

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Most of the movies I attend can be classified as action, suspense, thriller, or comedy. Rarely do I share a Reel Leadership article about a documentary. Today, though, is one of those rare moments and I think you’ll enjoy this one.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

Leadership: It Either Scales and Grows, or Destroys

Lead Change Blog

Scaling Leadership provides a proven framework for magnifying agile and scalable leadership in your organization by multiplying high-achieving leaders at scale. Lead Change recently spoke with the authors, Bill Adams and Bob Anderson, to dig deeper into their latest book. What compelled you to write Scaling Leadership ? We have about 1.5 million 360 rater surveys in our global database. We decided to research that data in a unique way.

6 Questions to Ask Before Picking a Point of Sale Software

Women on Business

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7 Leaders Other Leaders Need To Be Following

Joseph Lalonde

A leader is always learning. He’s finding new mentors and going back to old mentors. Leading is a never-ending learning adventure. One of the easiest ways to continue learning is to follow other leaders. These are people who have been there, done that, and are still going.

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How Could One Word Be So Disruptive?

Lead Change Blog

“I hope you have a good lawyer,” said the CEO as he leaned back in his chair. He was referring to my business tagline, “Develop Leaders to Develop Leaders Based on the Foundation of LOVE,” and to my newly released book, Love Like Louie , for eight-year-olds and up. He meant no malice by that comment. He just didn’t know the story of Louie, my rescue pup, and how Louie influenced my writing about love.

The Surprising Way to Focus Your Team on Fundamentals

Let's Grow Leaders

Why focus on the fundamentals? When I was defending my master’s thesis over 25 years ago, one particularly snotty professor (who had never actually worked in an organization outside of academia) leaned back in his chair and smirked, “It strikes me that […].

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Are You Living in Conflict Debt?

Leading Blog

W HEN YOU AVOID the tough discussions and decisions, you hold your business back, make your team dysfunctional, and cause yourself stress. You set up a kind of conflict debt.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Bringing Your Business into the Community

Women on Business

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The Servant Leadership Journal

Lead Change Blog

A typical top-down, power-based leader, Art Barter began using servant leadership to transform his organization and people from the inside out. As he showed others he was serious about becoming a different type of leader—one who could be trusted to act the same way he talked—dramatic improvements were achieved. Leaders across the company freed employees to operate at their fullest potential and discover significance in their work.

Following the Follower: 15 Ways to Lead Better by Following Better

RapidStart Leadership

Can being better followers make us better leaders? Focusing on following may seem an odd way to tackle the challenges of leading, but there’s a power in this approach we can easily overlook. There’s a danger in ignoring it, too.

The Best Places To Gain An Education Outside Of College

Joseph Lalonde

Even if you’re not formally educated, you can agree education is an important aspect of leading. Knowing what to do and how to do it (or who to go to for help) is a critical piece of leading well. You can’t do this if you don’t have some kind of education.

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.

Your Culture is an Asset – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

While I’m not an accountant and you likely aren’t either, I am using an accounting term today to help us understand the value in our workplace culture. Tweet it out: Your organizational culture is an asset. How can you maximize its value?

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Manage change with SCARF

Lead Change Blog

As a business coach and people developer, I address the needs of my clients during an initial in-depth discussion. I have one of these coming up soon on 25th January, with a new client for whom I have not worked before. I was recommended to them by a colleague of theirs who knows and trusts how I work. In that initial session, I will help them to ascertain whether the issues they perceive they have are, indeed, the ones they need to address.

3 Steps To Create An Organizational Vision That Energizes Employees

Tanveer Naseer

Some of you may not know this, but I’ve been writing this blog for over 10 years now, which of course, means that you end up covering a lot of different topics and ideas around leadership. But what it also means is that after a point, you get the urge. Click to continue reading.

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Buying Office Furniture? Do Not Make These Mistakes

Women on Business

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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

Helping New Leaders Establish Credibility

Kevin Eikenberry

When people are promoted to leadership roles, one thing they struggle to develop is credibility. If promoted from within, they likely have credibility around their work, but not necessarily their leadership.

The 100 Percent Mentality: Removing Barriers to High Performance

Lead Change Blog

As a coach, one of my fundamental beliefs is that most people have good intentions; they want to do the right thing. Invariably when I see others who repeatedly fail to produce desired results, it’s due to a systemic issue—it is a fundamental orientation that leads to some unproductive behaviors. I offer the following “best practice” to establish a proper foundation for producing the desired results repeatedly, and eliminating behaviors that typically get in the way.

When you want to know what others think


Photo credit: 123RF. You are a good leader. You feel like you’ve done your best to develop the relationships that will make your employees feel safe in speaking their truth.

Empathetic and Mindful Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Aryeh Brickner: The other day I was in an elevator. A man who looked to be in his thirties got on, while talking on the phone. Entering behind him was a couple with a baby boy about a year old in their arms.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How To Avoid A Big and Demoralizing Leadership Fail (Unless You Are A Vulcan)

Terry Starbucker

How many times have we heard these words in a workplace? “We’re We’re in the dark here”. Nobody knows what’s going on”. “This is an information vacuum!” ” Too many times, right? These are classic signs of a (very) big leadership fail I call “ Leadership by Osmosis “.

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The Talk Like a Leader Podcast

Kevin Eikenberry

One of the foundational skills for leaders is communication. Leadership communication involves different communication mediums, with a variety of people in a variety of roles, in all sorts of situations. So how do you improve your leadership communication skills?

Have You Clarified Your Team Norms?

Great Results Team Building

Team norms are the foundation of your team CULTURE. Your team CULTURE determines your team performance. And while ALL leaders invest time and resources in strategy, that is never enough to build a GREAT team! Strategy is what you want done, but CULTURE determines how it is done.

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Seven Subconscious Habits That Sabotage Your Ability to Listen – And Lead

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Fred Halstead : Years ago, I complied with my wife’s request to have my hearing checked. She told me time and again that she felt that I did not consistently hear her. I was surprised and somewhat reluctant, but decided to go to an ENT. Everything checked out and the doctor told me my hearing was fine. As you may have guessed, I realized it wasn’t my hearing that was defective – it was my listening.

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Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

They’re Trying to Tell Us Something

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher ThorntonSince I started researching ethical leadership, I have begun to notice just how many different people are trying to steer us in the right direction. Their ethical messengers cross geographic and time boundaries and professions. The messages they leave are compelling. They are trying to tell us something important.The messages are packaged in a multitude of different ways including books, music, quotes and stories.

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5 Important Traits of the Most Admired Leaders

Lead from Within

As a leadership coach, I have the privilege of working with some of the best leaders around the world, and I’m able to see firsthand the consistent attributes that make them the kind of leader that people admire. These traits are surprising in their simplicity.

The Single Biggest Factor in Long-Term Organizational Success

Leadership Freak

“What ultimately constrains the performance of your organization is not its business model, nor its operating model, but its management model.” (The The Future of Management, Gary Hamel) Factors of organizational success: Jim Collins… Continue reading → Managing Success Management organizational success

Sustaining Change Beyond Implementation

Change Starts Here

At the Ten Ways Change Gets Stuck webinar earlier this week, I polled the audience to see which of the ten ways they felt were most likely hindering their current change initiative. The top result: A whopping 63% of webinar attendees said Focus on Implementation was holding them back.

Why customer success matters

Lead on Purpose

Think about a product you use regularly. Why do you use it? Why do you love it? What keeps you coming back? When creating a product or service, you want your users and buyers to answer these questions with positive … Continue reading → Innovation Product Management #CustomerSuccess customer retention markets product service technology