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Building a Culture of Excellence: Tom Peters


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.

4 Ways To Fortify Your Courage To Lead

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Shelly L. Francis. Are you passionate about your work or cause, but trying to sustain yourself in the midst of heavy demands and the urgency you feel about making a difference?

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Hit Songs and Great Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Brant Menswar and Jim Trick: While on the surface, you would think the goal of any songwriter is to write a song that dominates the airwaves, flies up the charts, sells millions of records and wins a coveted Grammy Award.

10 Questions That Expose Toxic People

Leadership Freak

The deadliest person on your team is a high performing toxic person. Toxic people: Brag about using power and manipulation to get what they want out of others. Blame you when they offend… Continue reading → Accountability Culture Personal Growth Success Leadership Development

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Remote Leaders: How to Use the Right Tool at the Right Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Why Richness and Scope Matter to Long-Distance Leaders With the ever-increasing role of remote workers, we’re pleased to bring you a guest post from Wayne Turmel, co-author of The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership.

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Leading Is About People’s Lives

Joseph Lalonde

A sad trend I’ve seen in leadership is the focus on self. Leadership has, for a time, become more about the leader than the people. And leadership isn’t about the leader. Leadership is about the people. Photo by Ezra Jeffrey. This is a leadership truth you have to remember as you lead.

The 9 (or 99?) Ps of Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

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The Question That Can Make Your To-Do List More Manageable

Kevin Eikenberry

Some people are “list people,” while others aren’t. Even if it isn’t your general inclination, you have made a to-do list at some point – likely on a day when you had lots to do. There is a question that might change everything for you.

5 Ways Tech Can Help Your Business Budget

Women on Business

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Leaders As Control Freaks

Joseph Lalonde

A control freak refers to a person who must be in control of all things and people. This is the micromanager who nitpicks about performance to such an extent workers are emotionally exhausted and anxious. Photo by Alejandro Alvarez.

You Might Be a Psycho-Employee If …

Leadership Freak

After reading 7 Ways to Deal with a Psycho Boss, a friend suggested I write about psycho-employees. You might be a psycho-employee if you use your wife’s urine to pass a drug test… Continue reading → Courage Personal Growth Success weaknesses Growth Leadership Development

How Your Smartphone Can Help Your Business Grow

Strategy Driven

Just a few years ago – certainly within living memory for most people in business today – there were no smartphones.

What people want from you


Photo credit: 123RF. You sit at your desk, confused about the anonymous critical feedback you received through a poll, a 360 or other such survey instrument. You feel misunderstood and frankly – you are starting to be angry.

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How’s Your Integrity as a Leader? Ask a Watermelon

Lead Change Blog

It’s summertime and you’ve probably sunk your teeth into a ripe, delicious watermelon by now. But you’re probably wondering, what in the world do watermelons have to do with your integrity as a leader? I’m glad you asked. Like me, you’ve probably cut into countless watermelons in your lifetime. And do you know what’s true every time? What’s inside is never a surprise. You may accidentally get a seeded, unripe, or bruised watermelon—but you’ll never slice one in half and find it full of guacamole!

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How to Find Your Grateful Mind

Leadership Freak

3 dangers of ingratitude: #1. Missed opportunity. Ungratefulness doesn’t create a bright future. Ingratitude worries about the past. A leader that’s focused on the past misses today’s opportunity. Turn to the future: What… Continue reading → Gratitude Growth Leadership Development

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Tomorrow’s Business Women are Trained on the Field

Women on Business

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The Power of Thank You – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

“Please” and “Thank You” is something that parents of young children spend a lot of time talking about and enforcing. And it’s something that shouldn’t stop or begin just there. There is incredible value to us as leaders in showing gratitude and appreciation.

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Getting Them to Listen: How to Get People to Hear What You are Saying

RapidStart Leadership

Why should anyone listen to you? If you’re trying to lead people, one of the first challenges you face might be just getting them to listen. This can be doubly challenging if you happen to be newer to the team or younger than the others.

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7 Ways to Deal with a Psycho Boss

Leadership Freak

A friend said the team cheers when the boss doesn’t show up for work. He has a psycho boss. 5 signs you have a psycho boss: #1. Psycho bosses don’t explain what they… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Top 5 Industries That Are Changing Due To AR

Strategy Driven

Augmented reality (AR) is on the crest of a wave these days. If you haven’t heard about it yet there are only two possibilities: you either have lived under a rock for the past two years or you are simply not interested in the latest tech trends (AT ALL).

5 Ways to Think Like an Entrepreneur: Even if You Work for the Big Guys

Let's Grow Leaders

“Entrepreneurship is a chance to trade a solution to someone who has a problem that needs solving. Solve more problems, solve bigger problems, solve problems more widely, and you’re an entrepreneur. It’s tempting to industrialize this work, to make it something with […].

Unique Challenges Women Need To Face As Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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With Regards to the Women and Men who Fight On

Leadership Freak

Ease is evil. Fight on: Trying hard and falling short feels like a punch to the gut. But what’s the alternative. Half-hearted effort? Playing it safe? Half-hearted effort insults your team and… Continue reading → Criticism Encouragement Humility Mistakes Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

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The Human Lifespan

Coaching Tip

Average life expectancy around the world has climbed steadily over the past 100 years. But longevity seems to have topped out at about 120 years. To some researchers, this suggests there's a natural limit to how long humans can live--and we've pretty much reached it. Others say, in effect, that past performance doesn't guarantee future results.

Appreciate Others to Uncover Hidden Heroes

Lead Change Blog

Would you love to lead a team of super heroes? Movies based on super heroes are quite the rage these days. As I write this, Incredibles 2 has just come out and I haven’t seen it yet. But, I can’t help but wonder why we keep making our heroes more and more powerful. It used to be that we saw the hero in ourselves. These days, we expect the hero to come from another planet or be the result of some special gifting or some catastrophe. We create a separate class of creatures and exclude ourselves.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom returns moviegoers to the island of Isla Nublar. Isla Nublar’s volcano is active and ready to kill every living creature on the island.

Bailing Water and Plugging Holes

Leadership Freak

When the ship’s taking on water, bailing is important, but plugging holes is essential. Don’t let urgency distract you from necessity. Accept, acknowledge, and act: Complaining without bailing water or plugging holes makes… Continue reading → Leading


How A Business Can Benefit From an Online Presence

Strategy Driven

The internet allows companies of all sizes in all industries to reach new customers, connect with new suppliers, and increase recognition. So, even some more niche businesses could benefit greatly from online advertising.

Basic Rules of Courtesy


Even if we disagree with someone, we: listen to them. talk to them. serve them in our business. treat them the way we'd like to be treated. And hope they'll accord us the same level of courtesy. It's not very difficult


Unsafe Thinking: How to Get Out of Your Rut

Leading Blog

W E ALL GET STUCK IN RUTS. Thinking ruts. Bias ruts. Stability ruts. Ego ruts.

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Successful Leaders Understand the Power of Commitments

Leadership Freak

Performance is like pushing a rope apart from shared commitments. Managers often ask, “How can I get people to do what I want them to do?” The answer is people do what THEY… Continue reading → Success Taking others higher Values Leadership Leadership Development organizational success

Strong Leadership Is the Foundation of Any Successful Business Strategy

Strategy Driven

While your company may have a think tank of brilliant strategists devising new inroads into your market, what you will soon learn is that any strategy is doomed to fail if it isn’t executed as brilliantly as it was conceived.

Forced Ratings – Awful Problems and What Leaders Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Forced Ratings Cause More Problems Than They Fix Recently we were working with senior leaders in a global company who faced a challenging morale problem. They hired talented capable people who were producing good work – but their talent was leaving. Leaders […]. The post Forced Ratings – Awful Problems and What Leaders Do Instead appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Ethical Leadership: Complexity, Context and Adaptation

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton. Ethical leadership requires growth, a willingness to acknowledge complexity and an understanding of the broader context in which we lead. Use these resources to improve your ethical awareness, learn about how the leadership context is evolving and check for learning blind spots.

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Leadership Freak

New Book giveaway!! 20 complimentary copies available. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr Dawn Graham, PhD to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of “Switchers: How Smart Professionals… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading

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3 Strategies to Fuel Your Business Growth

Strategy Driven

Growing a business is a complicated matter because it takes a lot of time, determination and sometimes even a bit of investment.

Buzz Aldrin here and now

Coaching Tip

Buzz Aldrin has walked on the moon and received the Distinguished Flying Cross in Korean War and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. At 88, the former astronaut has visited the White House to discuss space exploration, and envisions humans living on Mars. His legacy in space is secure. On earth it's another matter. Aldrin is grounded in a legal fight with two of his adult children and a former business manager, who he says are trying to grab his legacy and money.

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