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Dear Founder

Leading Blog

W HAT BEGAN AS a project to provide guidance to a select group of founders in the Webb Investment Network has been expanded and offered to founders of all types and those who need to have a founder’s mindset. The result is Dear Founder written by Maynard Webb with the help of Carlye Adler.

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7 Examples of Shallow Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Growing in our leadership abilities, including growing in the knowledge of leadership and the relational aspect of leadership, should be a goal for every leader. Sadly, in my experiencee, many leaders settle for a sort of status quo leadership rather than stretching themselves to continually improve.

Enduring Uncertainty

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Chris Lewis : Go on admit it. You’re busy, right? Busier than last year. Busier probably than five years ago. In fact, you’re busier than you can ever remember being. You’re now so busy most people couldn’t even begin to understand how busy you are. And you don’t have time to tell them anyway. There was a time when life was slower. It all used to be so certain. You could plan. You could predict. You could be safe.

Important Things You Need to Know to Create an Effective Landing Page

Women on Business

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The Ten Financial Danger Zones

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from the book, Financial Fitness, written by co-author, Chris Brady. There are some financial problems you need to beware of: the danger zones of personal finance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Why Hospitality Is A Leader’s Secret Weapon

Ron Edmondson

You and I should be hospitable leaders. I know hospitality isn’t something you’ve commonly associated with definitions of leadership, but it’s critical to our effectiveness that we begin to do so.

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Have You Become Your (Worst) Boss?

Kevin Eikenberry

Every boss you have had has had an impact on the leader you are today. Chances are you have had some bosses you didn’t love, and hopefully you have had some that you respected, looked up to, and tried to emulate. Most of us try to forget the worst boss we ever had. Today, I […].

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10 Things About Great Leadership That Will Never Change (no matter how hard we try)

Terry Starbucker

To become great leaders, there is a point where we must realize that there are some rules of the road that we cannot change, no matter how hard we try. I call them “ the immutable laws of leadership “, the backbone of any successful foray into this honorable vocation.

7 Ways to Stretch Yourself as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Those who succeed in the future workplace must be innovative. Adaptable. Able to change quickly. You knew that, right? It’s not an option these days. It’s mandatory just to keep up with the pace of change.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Venom The Movie

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Despite the Disney and 21st Century Fox inches closer to closing, 21st Century Fox still has a couple of superhero movies left in the queue. Gambit, Dark Phoenix, and The New Mutants are all upcoming Marvel movies. They’ve also recently released another Marvel movie.

How to Ensure Your Business Storytelling Makes an Impact

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re using business storytelling regularly, how do you assess the impact? How do you ensure you craft the very best stories that leave your audience not only inspired, but with an inkling of what to do next? There’s no question, stories […].

Finding the Right Direction: How do You Know Which Way to Go?

RapidStart Leadership

Life is full of choices; how do you know the right direction to take? The choice one woman makes while walking alone out in the American southwest can serve as a good example for the rest of us in how to choose the right path to follow.

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Why Follow Kevin on Facebook?

Kevin Eikenberry

There are lots of reasons people follow or connect with people on social media. From staying in touch with long-distance friends, to getting news, to seeing the latest memes, to finding great recipes. If you are on Facebook, even if rarely, I hope you are following me.

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The Challenges Of A Job Transition

Joseph Lalonde

I haven’t had a lot of experience with job transitions. However, the job transitions I’ve had, have exposed me to the challenges you will face when switching jobs. Most recently, I switched companies and experienced the challenges once more.

4 Ways I Discern Saying No to Good Opportunites

Ron Edmondson

Age and maturity has helped me better discern what I can do and should do based on my strengths, weaknesses, passions and dreams. It’s freeing when we become more certain in who God has wired us to be and who He has not.

10 Signs Your Website Is Not Working Anymore

Strategy Driven

A business’ website is the basis of their online presence and marketing strategy. Therefore, it is of the utmost importance that it is effective and up to date. The set up and initial design of your website is important, but so too is the website redesign.

Is Leadership Portable? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

If the title of this post and video has you scratching your head, you aren’t alone. When I was asked this question at a workshop recently, I wasn’t entirely sure what direction the question was taking…at first.

Rediscover Your Imagination

Joseph Lalonde

Do you remember what it was like growing up? I do… And I miss those days. Not only because of the freedom I felt when I was riding my bike with friends. Or rollerblading down streets by myself trying to go faster. Those were great.

Advice from a Management Classic

Execupundit

Antony Jay wrote Management and Machiavelli: An Inquiry into the Politics of Corporate Life back in 1967. He later co-authored the Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister television comedy series. Management and Machiavelli has held up well over the years. I highly recommend it.

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How Business Consulting Can Help Your Healthcare Business

Strategy Driven

You want your business to be the best that it can be. The only way for that to happen is to make sure you have a good plan in place. By scheduling healthcare consulting , you can ensure that you have thought of everything.

Manager's Answer Book

Coaching Tip

Writing a book is a journey throughout our careers, where we have encountered situations and had experiences that have now been incorporated into the "The Manager's Answer Book". There is always something new to learn in your work to become the best manager possible. . For example, you're on the right track to see what can be done to maximize the time spent in meetings because they're a fact of life in today's collaborative workplaces.

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Nathan Magnuson's New Book Teaches, Inspires And Builds Your Confidence

Eric Jacobson

New to your leader role? Or, already a leader, but looking to hone your skills? Then, the new kindle book, Ignite Your Leadership Expertise: Become the Trusted Advisor Others Seek , by Nathan Magnuson , is the book for you.

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Frustrated with Others But Comfortable with Yourself

Leadership Freak

It’s dangerous to evaluate others and affirm yourself. Self-affirmation – apart from self-evaluation – is the beginning of self-deception and the end of self-development. It’s perverse to give yourself a hand and give… Continue reading → Accountability Marks of leaders Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

How to Improve the Customer Experience Throughout Their Journey

Strategy Driven

There’s no getting around it; the customer is king. Without them, your business will be going nowhere fast. They have the power to make or break your business, and your aim should be to do everything in your power to make their experience a good one.

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MindTools Expert Interview Podcast With Linda Fisher Thornton

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I recently did an interview with Rachel Salaman for the MindTools Expert Interview Podcast. We had a lively conversation about ethical leadership and the concepts from my book 7 Lenses: Learning the Principles and Practices of Ethical Leadership. Click on the graphic below to read the MindTools blog post featuring highlights from that interview and an excerpt of the podcast.

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Mrs. Nedderman’s gift

Aspire-CS

Photo credit: 123rf. I was in 9 th grade when I took my first biology class. Mrs. Nedderman was my guide.

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The 5 Superpowers of OKR’s

Leadership Freak

“If you seek to achieve greatness, stretching for amazing is a great way to start.” John Doerr Rethink: Set a goal that requires you to rethink the way you do things. Astro Teller,… Continue reading → Goals Leadership Development organizational success

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Common Business Performance Improvement Opportunities

Strategy Driven

In today’s hyper competitive marketplace, no leader can afford to see his or her organization’s performance remain stagnant or, worse yet, decline. It’s become an imperative as well as a customer expectation that your company’s performance continually improve no matter what business you’re in.

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"The Case Against Education"

Execupundit

Caplan’s subtitle promises to explain “why the education system is a waste of time and money.” He exempts the teaching of essentials like reading, writing, and basic math, and professional and vocational programs that develop in-demand job skills. As for the rest of the curriculum, forget it.

How to Conduct a Behavioral Interview

Chart Your Course

By Jennifer C. Zamecki. Have you ever wondered, while interviewing a candidate, how will you suspend your own personal biases during the interview? Well, if you have, you might want to read on and learn how to do just that. Behavioral interviewing is a relatively new mode of job interviewing.

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Zingerman's + The Leader You Will Be = Ahmazing!

Anese Cavanaugh

Quick FUN Announcement! As you may know, THE LEADER YOU WILL BE: An Invitation leadership storybook, my latest release, comes out 10/24 in PRINT!! So excited. (. Pre-order here if you want one as soon as we have them!). Events Books

Restaurant Design – Why It’s About More Than Aesthetics

Strategy Driven

Whilst restaurant design is about aesthetics, there is far more to it than that!

Shine On

Execupundit

John Podhoretz can't tell you how much he hated First Man

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When the Waiter Is the Customer

Marshall Goldsmith

In the final part of our interview, my good friend Dr. Steven Berglas , one of the foremost authorities on career guidance and author of the recently published book, Stay Hungry and Kick Burnout in the Butt , talk about a counterintuitive idea: treating the waiter like a customer.

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USA Gymnastics Demonstrates Failure at Leadership Selection in the Digital Media Age

Modern Servant Leader

On Saturday, USA Gymnastics announced the role of interim President and CEO will be filled by Mary Bono. In selecting Bono, USA Gymnastics joins an unfortunate list of companies failing to conduct a basic analysis of digital media , before making critical leadership decisions.

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Five Key Aspects You May Miss Out When Starting Your Business

Strategy Driven

Starting a new business can be simultaneously exciting and terrifying. You have this idea in your head, and now it’s time to make it into reality. But it can be easy to get caught up in the excitement of starting something new and wholly yours that you might neglect some parts of the process.

Should Be Periodically Re-Read

Execupundit

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