Sat.Dec 01, 2018 - Fri.Dec 07, 2018

The Key to Effective Leadership: Mindsets

Leading Blog

W HAT SEPARATES a poor or a good leader from a great leader? Let me make the argument that a primary distinguishing factor is in how leaders see, interpret, and think about the situations that they encounter. To do so, consider four situations leaders can find themselves in: Challenge and failure.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Nightmare Before Christmas

Joseph Lalonde

Tim Burton movies are easy to pick out from the rest of the movies you may have seen. They are quirky and dark. They tell stories in a way you will remember them. His first big screen movie was Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure.

How Successful Leaders Make it to The Top

Lead from Within

Not all leaders aspire to the executive level, but lots of them do. And some aim even higher.

December 2018 Leadership Development Carnival: A Year in Review

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share our leadership experts’ favorite posts from 2018 on the topics of communication, creativity/inspiration, development, engagement, productivity, and more. Communication. Randy Conley of Leading with Trust provided How to Tell Someone You Don’t Trust Them Without Destroying the Relationship. “ Addressing low trust in a relationship is a challenging issue.

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.

First Look: Leadership Books for December 2018

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2018. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Chief Joy Officer : How Great Leaders Elevate Human Energy and Eliminate Fear by Richard Sheridan. Master Your Mind : Counterintuitive Strategies to Refocus and Re-Energize Your Runaway Brain by Roger Seip and Robb Zbierski. Great Mondays : How to Design a Company Culture Employees Love by Josh Levine.

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Ignite Your Leadership Expertise

Joseph Lalonde

An Interview With Nathan Magnuson. I was recently able to interview Nathan Magnuson, a friend and fellow blogger. Nathan recently released his first book on Amazon, Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. His insights into leadership and what you can do without a title are inspiring.

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Journey From Within

Lead Change Blog

Two months ago, I created my third personal development program called Journey From Within. The purpose of the program is to help people understand their learning patterns, revisit their journey, and help them find ways to better themselves. When I think of this program, Maya Angelou’s quote comes to mind. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.

Iconic: How to Attain the Ultimate Level of Distinction

Leading Blog

S COTT MCKAIN wrote the book on creating distinction in a world of homogenization. In Create Distinction he discusses how we got here and how we can create distinction for ourselves and our organizations. Having passion, product knowledge and commitment is not enough.

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Give Gifts That Matter

Joseph Lalonde

Can you remember the last time a business gave you a really cool gift? A gift that mattered? One that made you tell your friends, family, and coworkers? You probably can’t. Businesses have taken the approach of cheap and quick to the art of gift giving.

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What Are the Secret Ingredients for a Brilliant PPC Campaign?

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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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.

5 Apps to Help You Have A Paperless Office

Lead Change Blog

I’ve spent at least the last five years trying to achieve a completely paperless office, and you know what? I don’t think it’s entirely possible. You see, I’ve come to the realisation that there’s always going to be some form of paper in an office. A note from a colleague, an unexpected letter from a supplier, or the hastily-printed agenda for the next meeting won’t vanish.

George H.W. Bush 1924-2018

Leading Blog

G EORGE HERBERT WALKER BUSH, the 41st president of the United States, died on November 30 at age 94.

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How Committed are You?

Kevin Eikenberry

I know I’m asking you an important question. I may be asking a hard question. I’m also asking a question you might want me to clarify, like what type of commitment am I referring to?

6 Reassuring Truths About Public Speaking

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Allison Shapira: Even if you’re not afraid of public speaking, I’m betting you still get butterflies in your stomach before you speak. As a public speaking coach for over 15 years, I’ve seen it up-close: most people get nervous before a speech, presentation, or important meeting. Yet the fact remains: whether you have a formal leadership role such as CEO or you are a young professional looking to move into leadership, public speaking skills are critical.

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.

Stop Scaring Your Boss with Blank Stares

Lead Change Blog

I discovered something early on in my career—bosses are notorious for catching employees off-guard. They show up at unpredictable times and ask unexpected questions. I never knew what to say when they stopped by. It didn’t matter if they asked “How’s your day?” or “What’s the latest and greatest about our big project?” All they got from me were blank stares and bumbling responses.

9 Tips to Effectively Manage your Online Reputation

Career Advancement

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”. Warren Buffett~. Blake was about to submit his resume for several open positions.

6 Steps to Build a Healthy Company Culture that Spurs Growth

Women on Business

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The Power of Small Steps – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Last week was our 250th episode of Remarkable TV and while I was filming that episode, I got to thinking about the power of small steps. In today’s episode, I am going to share my observations in what I’ve learned about this very powerful idea.

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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.

Preview Thursday: Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry by Joan Mcarthur-Blair & Jeanie Cockell. Integrating Appreciative Inquiry Practic es. Appreciative practices build resilience for leaders and their organizations and are an intrinsic part of being AI. There are many leadership practices that can be built out of appreciative inquiry, and here we highlight questions.

New Leadership for a Changing Workforce

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Warren Wright: If you’re hiring and leading a team of freshly-minted college graduates, you may be noticing some differences in their behavior and preferences compared to previous graduates. That’s because they’re from a new generation—we are calling them Second-Wave Millennials (Second-Wavers).

3 not-so-obvious reasons to use employee scheduling software in your small business

Strategy Driven

Makes a bigger dent than you might think. Turnover rates in the restaurant industry are among the highest in any industry. In 2017 the employee turnover rate in the US restaurant industry edged over 70%.

Building a Sales Team From Scratch

Sales Wolf Blog

You only have one chance to do this the right way. Building your sales team will define the short- and long-term success of your business. You only get one shot. When your company is founded or when a new business unit is first set up, assembling a team of Sales Wolves is critical.

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Human Rights: 70 Years

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I had the privilege of hearing award-winning author Blanche Wiesen Cook speak at The University of Richmond last night. Her topic was "Toward an Inclusive Democracy: Eleanor Roosevelt's Legacy." During the inspiring talk, she noted that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which Eleanor Roosevelt championed, is turning 70 this month.

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How to Handle a Complainer… and Turn Them Into a Contributor

Great Results Team Building

We’ve all heard them over the years. Heck- some of us have BEEN one of them. The complainer. The person who sees something that needs to be done… who notices a problem and says out loud (or internally) that “somebody should…”.

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Minimalism: Doing More, with Less

In the CEO Afterlife

I recently read this editorial by Jacob Carey in The Concordian. As a proponent of ‘do less, better’ the piece struck a chord.

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The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

Strategy Driven

Every person in the company matters to its success. Every job is important, as is filling them with the best people for each job. The art and skill of being great support staff is a cornerstone of business success.

4 of the Most Important Skills of the Future

Lead from Within

The future is being built now with robotics, artificial intelligence, and all kinds of automation that will take over many of the skills we perform today. But there are some skills that we will need for the future, skills that can’t be automated.

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How to Develop People When You Don’t Have Time

Let's Grow Leaders

You can’t afford not to develop people – but it doesn’t require hours. Katrina paced back and forth as she described her problems with customer service and employee retention. “I I can’t improve either one, but I don’t have time to develop people.” […]. The post How to Develop People When You Don’t Have Time appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Capacity Employee Engagement & Energy Winning Well coaching employee development encouraging leadership management training

The George H.W. Bush Quote They’re Getting Wrong

Leadership Freak

I’ve seen a George H.W. Bush quote floating around on the Internet that completely misses the point. Former President George Bush didn’t say, “I think history will point out some of the things… Continue reading → Humility Mistakes Personal Growth Servant-leadership Success Leadership Development organizational success

How Is Tech Benefiting The Healthcare Industry?

Strategy Driven

The healthcare industry has seen a rise in the tech available to them in the last couple of years. The industry is benefiting greatly from all of the new tech that they can now use to diagnose and keep better patient records.

A Timely Lesson On ‘Hypnotic’ Hubris From Two Successful Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by James Strock. Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have been feted as golden CEOs of early twenty-first-century business. Their respective companies, Tesla and Facebook, are renowned for their imagination and audacity. In recent months, though, what seemed smooth sailing has encountered choppy waters.

Power Corrupts – How to Avoid Losing Your Leadership Soul

Let's Grow Leaders

Power Corrupts, But Does It Have to Corrupt You? It was a heartfelt question. A young manager approached us after a Winning Well workshop and asked, “I’m not sure I want to be a leader. I keep seeing people get promoted – they […]. The post Power Corrupts – How to Avoid Losing Your Leadership Soul appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. confident humility Winning Well accountability leadership management power

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You See Things As You Are – Not as They Are

Leadership Freak

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are,” attributed to Anais Nin. You believe you are the answer. You see what you look for and defend what you see. Seeing:… Continue reading → Curiosity Personal Growth Solutions Strengths Growth Leadership Development organizational success