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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Equalizer 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Denzel Washington returns as Robert McCall in the Equalizer 2. Robert serves as an avenging angel. He goes after those who prey on the weak and the powerless. When one of his close friends is murdered, he sets out on a mission.

A 5-Step Training Plan to Think like a Navy SEAL

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Divine : The world is more complex and faster than ever. As a retired Navy SEAL and founder of several multimillion-dollar companies, business seems increasingly like a “VUCA” battlefield in Afghanistan or Syria—it’s Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous.

The 4 Origins of Influence

Lead Change Blog

If you influence others, I can think of four possible origins. Position. Power. Performance. Personality. Position. Many can influence our behavior because they have a position. They’re the boss or the president. You see many today resisting traditional positional influence. Positional authority is necessary for civilization, even though we may resist. It is the lowest common denominator in leadership. Power. Influence based on power is a close second on the leadership food chain.

More Human: My Journey To The Heart Of Great Leadership (Part 1)

Terry Starbucker

Leadership is one of my life’s great passions – and I’m pleased to share with you my journey (in three parts in 3 weeks) to what I consider to be the heart of great More Human leadership – the success trifecta. A successful company, A happy team, And a fulfilled YOU.

How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

The Disciplines Of A Healthy Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Healthy leaders are disciplined leaders. They know they have to take their thoughts captive and break their will. To be truly disciplined is to be broken but whole. At first glance, this doesn’t make sense. How can someone be broken yet whole?

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Great Leaders Are Storytellers: How To Craft Great Stories

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest post by Chip Bell Great leaders are storytellers. Stories are more than just tall tales or campfire yarns. They include discussions of the enterprise in the future tense. They are visions of what can be, not just what is. They are dreams, not just plans.

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How to Improve Your To-Do List

Kevin Eikenberry

You fall into one of two camps: you make to-do lists, or you don’t. If you are a to-do list person, what I am going to share with you today will instantly make your list more helpful and enable you to get more done. If you aren’t a to-do list person, read on, because this […].

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What No One Tells You About Leadership

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Hope Business If I could give a one-page orientation manual to every person who takes a management or leadership position, at the top of the page it would say: You may have taken this job for the money (it’s […].

There is always something new under the sun


Photo credit: 123RF. Are you feeling a little stale or bored? Do you sense that years of leadership are wearing on you? Are you squelching new ideas or figuratively rolling your eyes when the younger generation of leaders in your company make suggestions to change something?

Executive Coaching and Leading Change

Lead Change Blog

Leading change is one of the most stressful responsibilities of leadership. Change initiatives require heavy workloads, long hours, and helping others navigate the change process. It’s a lonely endeavor as leaders often have to go it alone due to the sensitive nature of change. It’s no surprise that a Korn Ferry survey found leading change one of the top reasons for leaders to hire an executive coach.

5 Step Guide to Personal Development Plans

Great HR leaders are continually looking for new ways to develop their people and build companies that people want to work for. A well-considered Personal Development Plan (PDP) is one huge part of that. Download Paycor's guide today, and learn new tips and best practices to help create effective development plans for your people.

How To Create A Productive Office

Strategy Driven

Sometimes it’s hard to stay focused when you’re at work, especially if you’re inside a stifling office space on a warm day. Of course, you’d always rather be somewhere else than at work, but what you can do is make your working environment more appealing, more fun, and a productive place to be.

5 Ways to Gain More Influence and Impact

Let's Grow Leaders

Jessica approached me after my keynote last week. “My boss is about to make a REALLY big mistake and I don’t think I have the influence to stop it. What can I do?” ” She continued: My boss says we need to eliminate […].

Why You Want To Become A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Becoming a disciplined leader takes hard work. You can see that through the previous articles in The Disciplined Leaders series. You have to work hard to become disciplined. But the payoff is well worth the effort. Photo by Annie Spratt.

5 Ways Leaders Can Maintain Momentum This Summer

Lead Change Blog

The summer months can signal the death knell for a business unless managed properly. As leaders and business owners, we all know that it is important for us and our team members to have balanced life; but have you ever stopped to consider how the summer months can literally kill the momentum in your business? Think about an aircraft. It uses a large proportion of its fuel to simply get off the ground. Once airborne, only a tiny amount of energy is then required to keep it flying.

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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.

Just 3 Things

Jason Womack

If you wish to become significantly better, you can. You could be better at what you do for a living and how you’re living your life. With effort, you could earn 10% to 50% (ore more) more income each year


Four Risks to Avoid During B2B Web Development

Strategy Driven

A basic tip provided by start-up technicians, expert technology specialists, self-help experts, and network experts on how to start an online business is: “Be Effective.”.

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Bad vs. Good: Why Does the Bad Seem to Outweigh the Good?

RapidStart Leadership

“When it comes to Bad vs. Good, why do bad things get all the attention?” ” There’s a struggle between good and bad and it’s happening on our teams. The bad news? The “bad” is far more powerful than the “good.” ” The good news?

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What is Meaningful Leadership? (Part 2)

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What is meaningful leadership? In Part 1 we explored how leaders create meaningful work settings so others can excel. In Part 2, we look at a leader's own quest for authenticity as a factor in meaningful leadership. What is Meaningful Leadership? A Quest For Authenticity Meaningful leadership is focused on authenticity, not just acquisition. That requires seeing beyond just portfolio growth to human growth. It means learning to see how the two are connected.

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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.

180: Performance Management Truth & Lies | with Michael Bungay Stanier

Engaging Leader

That’s the sound of performance appraisal processes being blown up across the country. There’s been a collective lightning flash of realization that the old way of doing it just isn’t doing it. But what’s really happening?

What to Look for in a Coworking Space

Strategy Driven

Coworking spaces are becoming much more popular. There’s at least one coworking office in most large towns and cities, and some companies offer their members the use of their offices all over the world. There are fantastic.

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The Top 5 Benefits of a Live Chat Platform

Women on Business

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Leading a Board of Directors

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Randy Komisar and Jantoon Reigersman : OK, you are now a confident leader. Comfortably demonstrating the skill, character and emotional IQ required for successfully leading your team. Keenly aware that while your title makes you manager, only your team makes you leader. Your people are challenged, delivering, growing and fulfilled. But, what about your board? Leading a board is so very different from leading your organization.

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.

Seeing the Current Reality – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Our lives are busy – both at work and at home – and it’s easy to live in reality but not always easy to actually “see” what your reality is. And as leaders, this is a really important distinction.

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Money Management Tips Every Business Should Consider

Strategy Driven

Running a business is something that takes grit and resilience. This is because you’re likely to face many hiccups along the way as well as challenges as most businesses do.

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6 Ways to Learn and Grow Your Career for Free

Women on Business

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Guest Appearance on the Proteus Leader Show

Michael Lee Stallard

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Erika Andersen, host of the Proteus Leader Show podcast. Proteus addresses leadership readiness and our conversation focused on helping leaders understand what a Connection Culture is and how to create one in their organizations.

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.

Wait: The Art and Science of Delay

Kevin Eikenberry

by Frank Partnoy There continues to be a tremendous amount of research being done on decision making and how to make better decisions. This is good news, since we make decisions all day long. As a leader, you are asked to make even more decisions, some with far-reaching and long-term implications.

An Employee Ascending Is A Leader In Waiting

Strategy Driven

The working world is not two-tiered. It’s not workers and seniors, it’s a multi-layered and complex professional world.

10 Steps to Navigating the World of Wholesale Importing

Women on Business

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5 Ways to Manage Your Multigenerational Workforce

Chart Your Course

This article was originally published by Vital Learning. Closeup portrait of a successful business team laughing together. Managing a multigenerational workforce can be quite the task for business leaders.

How to Create Your Own Happiness at Work

Lead from Within

Not m any people think of happiness in conjunction with their work—studies have found that only about 13 percent are happy at work. If you’re not among that minority, you need to learn what works for you and how to c reate your own happiness.

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