Sat.Mar 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 31, 2017

The Most Powerful (And Dangerous) Question in the World

Kevin Eikenberry

Questions in general can be incredibly powerful, and the right one asked at the right time can change a situation, a relationship and even the world.

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The One Leadership Lesson That Is Always Worth Repeating…and Repeating

Terry Starbucker

“Boss, you’ve already told me 14 times to play it again” There were many times in the course of my leadership journey where I heard this, loud enough (and exasperatingly enough) where I could hear it: “Oh no, there he goes AGAIN”. It was music to my ears!

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12 Sentences that Prevent Reverse Delegation

Leadership Freak

Reverse delegation happens when delegated tasks end up back in your bucket. Reverse delegation stalls the trajectory of your career, the growth of your team, and the success of your organization. Why reverse… Continue reading → Delegation Leadership Development

Integrity: A Leadership Negotiable or Must Have?


Is integrity a negotiable trait, or is it one of the cornerstones of good leadership? I recently met with a client who I have known for some time in a different capacity. He is starting up his own business and it is a very exciting time for him.

The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves

Leading Blog

A N OUTWARD MINDSET will greatly impact how we negotiate our world and the impact we will have. An outward mindset helps us to see the world as it is and not how we imagine it to be. Our age increasingly requires us to collaborate more and more with others. An outward mindset is essential.

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So, You Want to Be a Disruptor?

N2Growth Blog

Mesmerized by industry innovators like Google, Apple and Uber, business leaders of all sorts want to become “disruptors” within their respective industries. Easier said than done!

The Number One Reason People Resist Change

Ron Edmondson

After years of leading change I’ve discovered some things about the process. One of those discoveries is change will face resistance. All change. Surprised by this revelation? Not if you’ve actually ever led change.

How to Serve First, Build Trust, and Live Your Values

Leadership Freak

New Giveaway!! 20 free copies of an 18 week journal for leaders!!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Art Barter to become eligible to win one of twenty complimentary copies of his… Continue reading → Author Leading Servant-leadership Book Notes Leadership Development

Five Reasons Job Seekers Should Study Lean Management

Lead Change Blog

Even seasoned senior managers look to continually enhance their skill sets to differentiate themselves from other job seekers. Management job seekers with lean management experience can separate themselves from the competition.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Power Rangers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear Go go Power Rangers I’m instantly transported back to my youth. Those few words remind me of heading home from school and turning on the TV to watch the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.

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7 Ways I Regain Focus For My Work

Ron Edmondson

I’m fairly productive as a person, but the truth is, I get distracted easily and have a hard time staying focused at times. If I didn’t have notes when I was preaching, I would totally get off track. My mind wanders way too much.

What Is Upward Leadership and Why You Need to Be Effective Doing It

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “ I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”.

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10 Steps To Accelerate Meetings And Drive Productivity

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Jack Zenger and Joesph Folkman. It is estimated that 15% to 28% of every manager’s workweek is spent in meetings. One of the most frequent written complaints people make about their bosses is the quality of their meetings.

How To Say No

Joseph Lalonde

As an ESFP-A on the Myers-Briggs personality test, I struggle with pleasing people. I want to make people happy. I want to make sure everyone is having a good time. In doing so, I have a hard time telling others no. Having this personality type doesn’t mean I can’t learn how to say no.

5 Reasons Your Dream Life Never Came True

Ron Edmondson

Many of us start out with better dreams than we are currently living. The fact is I talk to a lot of frustrated people in my work. I meet people frequently who are always chasing after something – trying to realize their dream – yet they never seem to catch what they are chasing.

A Two Step Conversation that Helps Your Boss Help You Get Ahead

Leadership Freak

Step one: Ask your boss to talk about her aspirations for your department or team. Provide focus. You might say, “I’m thinking about the big picture for the next year.” Don’t extend… Continue reading → Feedback Leading Listening Growth Leadership Development

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Networking Advice for Young Female Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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3 Simple Steps To Increase Your Productivity Immediately

Joseph Lalonde

I am always striving to increase my productivity. My guess is that you are too. I wish this was an easy goal to just check off but I have found that it’s not that easy. Increased productivity doesn’t come by blinking your eyes and clicking your heels. Oh, how I wish it did!

Clear Values Are a Business Imperative

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

It’s springtime! The trees are beginning to bud, and soon they will be in full bloom. I am reminded of the “great tree service debacle” several years ago. We had several beautiful trees that required spraying to ward off disease and bugs.

Climbing Solo

RapidStart Leadership

When I hear of the exploits of amateur climbers who somehow manage to summit Mount Everest, it makes me wonder – how many more times has his guide been to the top?

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In 100 Words: Feed Your Focus


Nicholas Bate once sent me a bunch of inspiring cards made with lot of love. One of those cards read, “ Every YES contains a NO (YES to staying late is NO to Lego with your daughter)”. Every NO contains a YES (NO to the gym is YES to more stress)”.

How to lead with commitment

Lead on Purpose

I recently became aware of a CEO who believes he’s a great leader. He’s smart with a solid educational background, and he has the charisma to do great things. However, most of the people in his organization don’t see him … Continue reading → Leadership commitment decision focus

Are You Smoking What You’re Selling?

Lead Change Blog

We welcome Mark Miller for the final post in a five-part series defining the core principles of Leaders Made Here. Step 5 – Model It. More of leadership is caught than taught. I believe this: do you? If you do, what are the implications?

I presented 500+ GTD (Getting Things Done) seminars. Now what?

Jason Womack

Did you know that I was David Allen's 4th employee? I was. David hired me in 2000 to present the Getting Things Done seminars. Between 2000 and 2006 I presented more than 500 GTD seminars in more than 5 countries! Balance Performance

Multi-Generational Selling

Coaching Tip

In all of the existing books on sales and generations, there is little research on how sales organizations should prepare to effectively leverage the skills and talents of multiple generations. According to estimates by the U.S. Department of Labor, Millennials (GenY) will represent almost 50% of the workforce in less than ten years. .

I Told Him to Get His Head Out of His A**

Leadership Freak

I was embarrassed when Corey reminded me of some advice I gave him six years ago. My advice was, “I think you should get your head out of your a**.” He said it… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

Why You Should Pay Attention to Trump’s Leadership Style

Next Level Blog

Last week I delivered an interactive keynote presentation on “Preparing Yourself to Negotiate” to about 200 global managers and executives. One of the fun things about the session was the cool software we had that allowed the audience to use their phones to contribute to word clouds on my slide deck.

Choose Content Marketing Methods without Spending a Dime

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 content marketing

Core Components Of Company Culture

Strategy Driven

You’ve probably heard all kinds of business gurus talking about it. The company culture. They’ll tell you that some tip or another is going to improve it, or some mistake will damage it. But what exactly makes up a company culture? Why is it worth fostering and why is it worth protecting?

How Purpose Aids Memory and Drives Performance

Leadership Freak

I have the attention span of a squirrel on steroids. I get lost in thought and forget what I’m supposed to remember. The great idea I’m thinking right now is being pushed out… Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development

The counter-intuitive nature of slowing down to speed up


Productivity- we all know it’s important. It fuels growth and bottom line results. So when you push people to move faster, shorten deadlines, and bring in new, more efficient technology, productivity will increase, right? Perhaps.

How to Set Career Goals and Reach Them

Women on Business

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A Decision-Making Process

Coaching Tip

"When they get to own a P&L or become the CEO, in many cases executives are rusty at strategy or have never even been given a set of tools to set strategy," says management consultant Tim Lewko. In "MAKING BIG DECISIONS BETTER" , Lewko provides tools that enable executives to develop a strategy for moving their companies toward greater profitability and market leadership. A sound strategy process comprises four distinct phases : Appraise: What's going on externally and internally?

Solution Saturday: I’ve been Promoted

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I am a new supervisor. I would appreciate any information from a new supervisor’s point of view. One challenge is trying to continue to be a top performer/go-to person in a… Continue reading → Solution Saturday