Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

Hyperfocus: How to Take Control of Your Mind

Leading Blog

T HERE ARE LIMITS to our attention. There is only so much we can focus on at any given time. So it becomes critical what we allow in our attentional space if we want to get anywhere in life. And heads up. Your attention space shrinks as you age—but your mind wanders less.).

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Why Are We Always Busy?

Women on Business

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Truth Matters

Joseph Lalonde

There’s a sad trend happening in the world today. Truth is becoming relative rather than absolute. What is true for one person is not true for another… Or so people are saying. But because someone says truth is relative, does it make it so? No, and you know this.

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7 Leadership Lessons from “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Ron Edmondson

I don’t know in the last twenty years or so if I’ve missed a year watching the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” Certainly it is one of my favorites and a part of my Christmas tradition. One reason I think so many are drawn to this movie is that it is more than a feel good story. We love movies with happy endings, but this one teaches us things about life. There are tremendous lessons for all of us. I previously wrote “ 10 Life Lessons from It’s a Wonderful Life”.

Five Problems with Virtual Communication & What to Do About It

Leading Blog

E VEN THOUGH WE have entered a new world of virtual communications, we still communicate in real-world ways that don’t always work in the virtual world. We’ve all sent an email or a text where we meant one thing and the recipient took it in a completely different way.

How to Make a Memory – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve gone to a lot of “life events” and experiences and there’s one thing that I see people doing over and over again that not only makes me sad, but also gets in the way of making memories.

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5 Ways To Make 2019 Your Best Year Ever

Joseph Lalonde

Can you believe 2019 is just a few, short days away? Neither can I! This past year has flown by and I’m still trying to figure out where it went. While 2018 was great for Pam and me, we never want to sit on our laurels.

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Trust Inspires Growth and Success

Lead Change Blog

Trust inspires excellence. When we trust our team, we elevate their status and inspire them to exceed their own expectations. By trusting others, we can breathe life into them. Expectations and Trust. In 2000, President George W. Bush coined the phrase, “the soft bigotry of low expectations.” He was speaking to the NAACP about discrimination that results when we expect people to do less than their potential.

Adjusting to the New Consumer Norm through Multichannel Strategies

Strategy Driven

The last decade has been a consistent wave of change for the retail industry, with countless stories of traditionally profitable brick-and-mortar stores closing their doors to in-person customers.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Bumblebee

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Today’s Reel Leadership article takes you back to 1980s… Well, not really but the movie featured in this article will.

Energy Vampires are Sucking the Life from You

Women on Business

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What To Do the Day After Christmas

Ron Edmondson

And all they that heard it wondered at those things, which were told them by the shepherds. Luke 2:18. It’s the day after Christmas. Presents are opened. Trees are coming down. Reflecting is in full force. Plans are being made for a new year.

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How Can A Business VPN Secure Your Company?

Strategy Driven

Across the globe, VPN services are providing privacy and security to more than 400 million consumers and businesses. Business VPNs are used to help safeguard the information employees send and receive online and protect their internet connections from unauthorized intrusion and other dangerous hacks.

15 Wishes

Execupundit

It would be nice if the world: Stressed politeness more than laws. Had another George Gershwin. Could agree upon the basics. Had medical exams like those on Star Trek. Were just a little more stuffy. Had a large supply of great tailors. Listened to more jazz and less rap.

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5 Ways To Be a Better Leader

Women on Business

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How to Take Control of Your Life in 2019

Leadership Freak

If you don’t choose how to show up – before you show up – someone else eventually controls your life. It’s misery when you give control of your life to disappointing-others. A disappointing… Continue reading → Decisions Growth Leadership Development

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EchoWolf Solutions Listed as a StrategyDriven Trusted Services Partner

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven is proud to introduce EchoWolf Solutions as our newest Trusted Services Partner! Having completed our rigorous certification process, we found EchoWolf Solutions to be a market leading service provider with proven client results.

Home for the Holidays

Lead Change Blog

Learning Together in New Conversations. Holiday dinners have been the subject of stories, as writers depict both the joys of being together with loved ones and the angst from the old scripts that find their way to dinner table conversations well before dessert is served.

Why Women are Smashing the Glass Ceiling in the Insurance Industry

Women on Business

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A One Week New Year’s Resolution

Leadership Freak

“The problem with the future is it keeps turning into the present.” Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson Don’t commit to doing something for a year if you haven’t done it for a… Continue reading → Encouragement Goals Personal Growth Taking others higher

Making Money On The Move

Strategy Driven

Want to make money this year? Well, if you’ve thought about buying and selling stock investments but been put off in the past by having to work with a stockbroker and having to pay this stockbroker, then fear no more.

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Tis The Season

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It's the season of giving and gratitude and celebration, and today I'm sharing a sampling of this blog's best seasonal messages. Each is meant to inspire us to become our best. Ethical Leader ethical leadership mindset global ethical leadership leader behavior leadership gifts

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Leadership Gift #12 – Live Your Values

Kevin Eikenberry

Twelve days ago, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For the final day that shopping list suggests that you choose to live your values. On the first […]. The post Leadership Gift #12 – Live Your Values appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

How to Make Decisions Like a Leader in 2019

Leadership Freak

Poor decisions are often about human frailty, not logic, situations, and information. You’ll continue making poor decisions until you acknowledge the human-frailty-factor. More information doesn’t solve decision-fatigue, for example. Decision fatigue: The… Continue reading → Decisions Leadership Development

Setting Up a Brick and Mortar Business from Scratch

Strategy Driven

The majority of us become employees when we head into the world of work. This makes sense.

The Day

Execupundit

Espresso. Sausage and toast. Political discussion with wife. Coaching plans. Wall Street Journal. Coffee. Allen Guelzo book on Lincoln. Think. Notes on new book. Twitter. Email board member on policy governance. Check on irrigation schedule. Counsel from dog. Think. Order book from Amazon.

“Self-Made” is BS

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Rick Miller The widely-held belief that success is available to everyone, simply with focus and hard work is one among many positive messages regularly reinforced in our Western culture. But in my view, our “cowboy culture” also … Continue reading → Purpose focus gratitude humility impact success

Santa Gets a 7 out of 10 – But He Connects Like a Pro

Leadership Freak

Santa gets a 7 out of 10 on the Leadership Freak Leader’s Scale. LFLS) Give Santa a pat on the back for having a large crew of elves who make toys. But when… Continue reading → Marks of leaders

How To Prepare Your New Business For Success

Strategy Driven

No matter who the entrepreneur is or what industry a particular company is in, the overarching goal for a business venture is for it to be successful.

Sound Rule

Execupundit

A party: one arrives long after it's started, and one's going to leave long before it's over. Robert Morley

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How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

One of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

Leadership Gift #11 – Give of Yourself

Kevin Eikenberry

Recently, I offered a shopping list of gifts leaders could give this Christmas season. In that post, I promised to detail each of these gifts as a part of a 12 Days of Christmas series. For Day 10, the shopping list suggests you should give. Wow Kevin, could you be any less specific that to […]. The post Leadership Gift #11 – Give of Yourself appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Steps To Solving Operational Issues

Strategy Driven

If you are spending more time encountering the same issues over and over again in your business operations, you are going to notice over time that they are festering into bigger issues.

News You Can Use

Execupundit

FutureLawyer: How to automatically clear browsing data in Google Chrome

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Best Leadership Articles of 2018 (based on your votes)

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to our annual best-of, round-up of your favorite posts on Let’s Grow Leaders. Here is a look at the best leadership articles of 2018 (as determined by your reading and sharing). Click on the headline to view the article) Thank you for […].

John Fredrick Wood Eulogy

CEO Blog

On Christmas day, I lost a great friend and mentor - John Wood. It has taken me a few days to write this - I just did not know what to say. Although I knew it was going to happen soon, it just hit me hard. John Wood was only 78 years old. A few years ago he had a lung transplant and since then had struggled with health issues. I first met John when I was early in business. I had perhaps 20 employees and he had 800. He was the "big" business in Guelph and I was an upstart.

Navigating the Seas of Entrepreneurship: 7 Pitfalls You Need to Avoid as a Small Business Owner

Strategy Driven

As an entrepreneur, learning to navigate the business landscape can be tricky, especially if it is your first time starting a business. Learning the hard way is never advised if you can absorb the lessons of those who have sailed into the business world before you. However, as an entrepreneur, you may be facing greater risks than normal that can potentially become snares on the path to success. Consider these seven pitfalls to avoid if you want your company to flourish. Not Setting Clear Goals.