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3 Vital Skills Every Leader Needs

Women on Business

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3 Reasons Why Great Leaders Welcome Help

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Victor Prince : A few of summers ago, I hiked the ancient Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail across Spain. It was the best month of my life for many reasons.

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How to Lead a Change You Don’t Agree With

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, change is part of your job description; it comes with the territory. And while leading change with others involved is always complex, in some situations, it seems almost impossible.

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The Adroitness of Mastery

Chris Brady

Rascals are able to boldly march in their own direction because of the confidence derived from their competence. Getting good at something is a great way to gain assuredness of direction. The better. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Are you making a difference?


Although leaders may get great personal satisfaction from leading a team that accomplishes greatness, it’s in giving to others that creates conditions for the work to be exceptional.

Sketchnote Selfie


I have never been a big fan of taking traditional selfies, unless I have no other option. But when folks attending International Sketchnote Camp in Hamburg posted their sketchnote selfies (or #sketchfie, as they also call it), I was inspired to create one. So, here’s my selfie in a sketchnote form.

The Value of Value Chain Analysis in Transforming Your Business

N2Growth Blog

I have a different take on value chain analysis. Most think of it as positioning a business within its ecosystem.

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25 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

Three years ago I shared an article titled 20 Encouraging Bible Verses For Young Leaders. Today, I want to add to the list of encouraging Bible verses for young leaders. The Bible is one of the greatest business books any leader could read.

Thinking About Career Change? #Podcast Interview With Beverly Kaye

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

How many jobs do you expect to hold in your lifetime? For baby boomers, research says the number is close to 12. The prediction is this number will be a lot higher for the younger generations. So how can you make the best choices about your multiple career moves?

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Should My Significant Other and I Work at the Same Company?

Women on Business

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The Power of the Leader’s Calling

Leadership Freak

Goals and strategies are useful, but nothing trumps calling. Leadership is the calling to bring your best self in service to others. Define success in terms of personal excellence, not results. Achievements are less… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Stress Success Growth Leadership Development

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Stephen King’s It

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 1986, Stephen King released the terrifying horror novel It. Then came the TV mini-series It in 1990 with Tim Curry as the evil clown Pennywise. Now, Stephen King’s It is released to the big screen.

The Most Important Question Every Leader Must Answer – Before It Is Asked

Terry Starbucker

The manager slumps on his desk, frustrated and confused. In his mind, he has done everything right to manage his team to success. He carefully explained to them the task at hand and its deadline for completion, how it was supposed to get done (and by whom), and outlined the expected results.

The Benefits and Importance of Exploiting Video Solutions in Digital Marketing

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7 Ways to Say, “No,” When It’s Easier to Say, “Yes”

Leadership Freak

Tough and mean are two different things. Mean is uncaring. You don’t have to choose between a caring heart and tough decision. 7 Ways to say, “No.” ” #1. Declare good intentions. “I’d I’d love… Continue reading → Coaching Communication Fear Saying No Leadership Leadership Development

The Key to a “Whole Person Culture”

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Susan Scott: More and more companies recognize the importance of engaged, fully developed people as employees, and are working to build a “Whole Person Culture.”

Are You Carrying Around Digital Baggage?

Joseph Lalonde

Social Media May Be Weighing You Down As I was sitting with a good friend of mine, Jeff of The Lounging Space, discussing life, love, and faith, we began to talk about baggage. Not the typical baggage you may think of. We didn’t talk of lost loves. Or the pain of regret.

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4 Risks of Attempting Risk-Free Change

Ron Edmondson

As leaders, we all want to limit the risk in the hard decisions we make. Personally, whenever we are about to make a major change or launch some new initiative, I want our team to think through things which could go wrong. I want to know who is going to be upset with the change.

An Amazingly Practical Approach to Practicing a Growth Mindset

Leadership Freak

Without exception, growth is a lifelong process for all successful leaders. You may be mature in a few areas of leadership, but we’re all infants in many. Community: Growth requires community. We… Continue reading → Feedback Humility Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Leadership Development

Life Lessons From Dad

Ravi Pratap Singh

Early last month I had an appointment to meet  Rahul Kapoor at his office in Bangalore. For the uninitiated, " Rahul   is an Indian Motivational Speaker who lives with a vision and purpose to help people across the world to ignite their inner powers and achieve results that matter."

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A leader’s job is never done

Lead Change Blog

Given that our state was in the path of totality for the August 2017 solar eclipse, people in our neighborhood gathered to watch. The closer we were to the time of totality, the larger the crowd became.

10 Commonalities of Healthy Teams

Ron Edmondson

I am happy to serve on what I believe to be a healthy team. It’s amazing how many church leaders I know who say their team is not healthy. . I have often been asked, however, why I claim our team is healthy. This is simply my opinion, but I can share some things I think healthy teams have in common.

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Feeling Like Myself Again

Leadership Freak

A leader told me he was learning a lot. I ask, “What are you learning?” ” He couldn’t name one thing. If don’t know what you’re learning, you aren’t learning. I took three years… Continue reading → Anger Coaching Feedback Personal Growth


What is Your Leadership Legacy?

RapidStart Leadership

One of the greatest challenges for leaders is focusing on the invisible part of what we do. Even as we go about the business of getting things done every day, we are also doing something else.

10 Tips for First-Time Managers – Infographic

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7 Observations of Leading Change

Ron Edmondson

I Tweeted recently, “You can have change without leadership, but I’m not sure you can have leadership without change.” ” Change is all around us. But, as leaders, we are called to be agents of change.

How to Create the Perfect Organizational Culture

Leadership Freak

The future of organizations is determined by the ways we choose to relate to each other. Imagine: It helps to know where you want to go before you start down the path. Imagine an… Continue reading → Accountability Culture Success Values mission & vision Leadership Leadership Development

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7 Ways to Lead Friends and Former Peers

Let's Grow Leaders

Betrayed Joe stomped into the meeting room, slammed the door shut, and yelled at me, “How could you let this happen?” ” He had just been fired by the company president. I snapped back, “Me?? I’m not the one who didn’t show up […].

12 Crucial Questions to Better Decision-Making

Nathan Magnuson

Decisions fascinate me. Occasionally they come easily. Sometimes they are difficult. Oftentimes they’re stressful. Some have huge implications. Most have a variety of influencing factors. Some decisions turn out perfectly. Some blow up entirely.

5 Necessary Ingredients In Healthy Delegation

Ron Edmondson

I have seen, and probably been accused of, dumping responsibilities on people inappropriately and calling it delegation. Also from experience, this form of delegation actually appears to do more harm than good for an organization. It leaves projects undone or completed mediocre at best.

Having a Great Handshake

Kevin Eikenberry

A handshake has way more significance that you might think. It’s often the first impression that people have of you and it is communicating a lot. In today’s video, I’m giving you a few pointers (pun intended?) to make sure that your handshake is saying what you want it to say.

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5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of September 11, 2017

Let's Grow Leaders

Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like […]. Top Leadership Articles accountability credibility employee engagement leadership management relationships results

The Secret Steps to Using Stress to Your Advantage

Lead Change Blog

Why do we have stress? What causes us to feel that stress? Why do we choose the coping responses we choose when stress arises? Are there other, better coping strategies that could turn any kind of stress to our advantage? The answer to these questions is “ YES! ” .

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If We’re Not Human At Work, What Are We?

ReImagine Work

I’ve been receiving a series of emails lately from a highly regarded organization with the subject line “How to Be More Human at Work.”. Funny. Aren’t we being human all the time? Now, for most of us it’s not that we’re being inhuman at work, but I understand the point.

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A New Resource for New Supervisors

Kevin Eikenberry

In 2010, we created a workshop and started working with new supervisors and leaders, helping them to be more successful in the transition into a leadership role. In 2011, our book From Bud to Boss was released.

One Easy Way to Encourage Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

I took my bike to the cycling shop for a quick repair before heading out for a beautiful Saturday afternoon ride in Breckenridge. Recognizing me from the last time, the manager asked where I’d been riding so far this summer. I shared, […]. Communication Energy & Engagement encouragement executive communication

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How to Run a Retail Store That Outsells the Competition

Strategy Driven

If you own a retail business and you aren’t satisfied with just being part of the bunch, then you’re probably looking for some tips to go about out-selling the competition and really carving your mark in the industry.

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