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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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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.

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.

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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Culture is King

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post By Dr. Linda Sharkey: “Our customers are important to us. Please stay on the line for the next available representative.” The irony of this message sinks in after the first five minutes on hold. During the next five minutes, it becomes clear the values of the organization are aligned around cost savings—with the naive hope you’ll ignore their actions and believe their words.

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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.

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

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.

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!

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.

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?

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!

A Five Step One-on-One Any Leader Can Do

Leadership Freak

When you know what’s next you can prepare and perform. Structure provides predictability. Predictability enables preparation. Preparation raises confidence. Confidence is energy. A 5 step one-on-one any leader can do: #1. Provide brag… Continue reading → Coaching Leading Leadership Development organizational success

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.

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.

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.

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

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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How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

Lead Change Blog

Are you planning to start up a business with limited resources but wanting to hire the best people? Are you currently budgeting the overall cost of setting up your dream business but not wanting to compromise to hire the right team? Here are tips on how to hire a team with leadership in your startup.

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

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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

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. .

Networking Advice for Young Female Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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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 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

Find Out What Motivates Your Employees


Find Out What Motivates Your Employees and Keeps Them Engaged. Take in this sobering statistic: More than half the U.S. population now hates their job, according to researchers at The Conference Board. This lack of employee engagement costs companies billions in productivity each year.

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

Talent Stars – Don’t Burn Your Shine!

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Talent can’t be taught, but it can be awakened! Wallace Stegner. Talent star. Talent manager. Talent agent. Talent show. Talent source.

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

Share Solid Feedback as Well as Motivation and Intent


It seems like a simple communication point but many of us forget to share the motivations behind our actions. As a result, we can leave people scratching their heads. Think about what grade you’d give yourself on how well you give employees feedback.

How to Set Career Goals and Reach Them

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 career goals

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Different Strokes: Every Business Is Unique And Has Unique Needs

Strategy Driven

There are a lot of things written both on and offline about what every single business needs in order to be successful. A lot of these blog posts and articles can be incredibly valuable.

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