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The Dichotomy of Leadership

Leading Blog

S O MUCH OF LEADERSHIP is managing tensions. Leaders must know when to adapt. This is where self-awareness plays a big part. In a word, they need balance. And that’s what The Dichotomy of Leadership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin is all about.

Why Managers Don’t Listen (Poor Listener Syndrome): and the Cures!

Great Leadership By Dan

One of the most important skills for any manager is listening. Listening demonstrates respect, concern, an openness to new ideas, empathy, compassion, curiosity, trust, loyalty, and receptivity to feedback – all considered to be qualities of an effective leader. Listening isn’t rocket science. We are born with the ability to listen, yet somehow managers, at some point in their careers, seem to forget how to use this natural born gift.

6 Tips for New Managers

Career Advancement

“Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything—for better or for worse.”. Simon Sinek~. Client Julie says: I’ve just accepted a job as manager of my department. I want to successfully navigate this new leadership role.

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Trusting the Competence of Others

Lead Change Blog

You don’t generally select new employees on obedience, but on what they’re competent at (or potentially capable of doing) together with their ability to collaborate. In this post, I delve deeper into encouraging trust in others’ competence, or allowing people to get on with what they were hired for. Command and control versus trust in another’s competence.

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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.

Leadership in Turbulent Times

Leading Blog

D ORIS KEARNS GOODWIN has spent a lifetime studying the lives of four U.S. presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson.

Letting Go of the Big Chief Motif

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Bishop Joseph Warren Walker, III: Discipline, focus and drive got you where you are today. You lost count of the sacrifices long ago – free weekends, discretionary purchases, a good night’s sleep – all to achieve your vision. You did it. Now get over it.

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Mindfulness and Focusing on What Matters

Lead Change Blog

You may have heard of mindfulness. It’s a form of meditation that businesses are beginning to embrace as a way to help employees become more efficient, productive and – most importantly – happy. As a leader, mindfulness can help you a great deal. With so much to think about in terms of people management, strategy, and your own to-do list, it’s easy to get lost in the quagmire of each day’s work.

Leadership Exercises: 7 Ways to Build Your Influencing Muscles

RapidStart Leadership

Are there any leadership exercises I can do? Someone asked this question recently, and I thought it was a good one. Learning leadership is tricky business. It’s not like practicing musical scales or pumping iron at the gym.

The Two Powerful Forces Of Success.

Rich Gee Group

I attended a great talk the other night at Yale – the presenter brought up two major forces nature throws at us regularly – Resilience & Propulsion. It immediately hit me that these are the two forces that make businesses great.

The Decision Making Trade-off – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I often find myself talking about decision-making in my conversations in training workshops and this question usually comes up: What’s the best way to make decisions in a group, and specifically, what should my role as a leader be?

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.

Preview Thursday: Beyond Sizzle

Lead Change Blog

We are pleased to present this excerpt from Chapter 4 of: Beyond Sizzle: The Next Evolution of Branding by Mona Amodeo, Ph.

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New Podcast: The Superpower of Human Connection and Dangers of Loneliness and Social Isolation

Michael Lee Stallard

I recently had the privilege of being a guest on the Your Partner in Success Radio Podcast, which was recognized by Inc. as one of the “ 12 best podcasts that will make you a better leader.”

Mobile Forms and Their Positive Impact on Modern Business

Strategy Driven

It is impossible not to agree that mobile technology is a tidal wave of progress in modern business. Mobile is everywhere: in the way we communicate, manage any process, and work with data.

70 Trends to Watch in 2019

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Each year I curate a list of sites that write about trends that will change how we do business in the coming year. This year's list includes some ongoing trends from last year and some fresh ideas and new directions. Take a look at the 70+ trends at the links below and start getting ready for what's ahead! Context Ethical Leader Trends ethical leadership ethical leadership skills ethical thinking leadership thinking

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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.

Are You Missing The Obvious?

Lead Change Blog

Traditionally the phrase “blind spot” refers to a part of the retina that is insensitive to light, which results in an actual spot in the eye where a person can’t see. Blind spot” is also a phrase used when the side mirrors of a car create a space to the left and right side of your vehicle where you can’t see cars passing or driving next to you.

5 Industries that Have Been Radically Changed by Technology

Women on Business

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Business Tips that Won’t Fail

Strategy Driven

Do you ever feel like some of the tips that you get for your business are just dead ends? Are you always in search of that golden ticket that’s going to help you more than any other suggestion ever has? Well, you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve not just got one for you, we’ve got a few!

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Shine Your Light

Joseph Lalonde

You’re scared. I get that. I’ve been scared before too. Some days, I still am scared. I’m scared of the potential within me. And I’m scared I’m not living up to that potential. Worse, I’m scared of what the potential inside of me is capable of.

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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.

3 Ways to Make Power a Good Thing

Lead Change Blog

I like to ask workshop participants where they got their power. Some say from their jobs; others say from within themselves. Most people, however, say they don’t have any power, nor do they want any. Their point of view is understandable. Too often, we see those in high ranking positions use their power to control or for personal gain. Their actions turn us off, so we turn away from wanting to have power, seeing it as something negative or that corrupts.

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Why it Takes More Than Skills to be a Remarkable Leader

Kevin Eikenberry

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post with almost the same title. I outlined what I call The Remarkable 3 and described what is missing when most of us think about leadership development.

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Leadership Inspirations – Planning

Strategy Driven

“You can never plan the future by the past.” ” Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797). Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher. Leadership Inspirations buisness quote inspirational quote leadership quote strategydriven

15 Leadership Quotes On Rest

Joseph Lalonde

You’re constantly giving to those you’re leading. You give your time, your energy, and your ideas. All of these activities can drain you of your energy. To be the best leader you can be, you need to learn to rest.

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.

How To Minimize Your Business Taxes

Women on Business

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The Two Powerful Forces Of Achievement.

Rich Gee Group

I attended a great talk the other night at Yale - the presenter brought up two major forces nature throws at us regularly - Resilience & Propulsion. It immediately hit me that these are the two forces that make businesses great. Resilience - the ability to encounter insurmountable problems, assess the damage, and recover quickly. Propulsion - the ability to generate organizational momentum to quickly move your business forward into new areas.

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Launching a Business? Here Are 5 Proven Business Models for You to Consider

Strategy Driven

Do you already have a service in mind, or are you working on entrepreneurial spirit alone? Both are a great starting point from which you can build a lucrative business.

The most important thing that can make you a better leader

Aspire-CS

It can be easy for a leader to be fooled into believing that they are the smartest person in the room and that their answers, opinions, ideas and decisions are the only ones that need to be expressed. That thinking can lead down a path where no leader should be.

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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.

The Art of Feeling On Purpose: Creating a Personal Environment of Success

Joseph Lalonde

Every external manifestation of success—whether it’s a business venture that is taking off, an ad campaign that’s gone viral, or a sports team that has gained the winning edge—comes about as a direct result of the environment that has been created by and between each of the players.

6 Ways to Ensure Your Leadership Training Makes You a Better Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ve invested the time and effort to go to leadership training. So how do you ensure the work you’ve done will make you a better leader? How do you get feedback from your team on what’s working (and what’s not?) What steps […].

How Telemedicine is Changing Healthcare

Strategy Driven

When you walk into a clinic or a hospital, all you are seeing is what makes up that treatment facility on that day. Perhaps, you consider that the doctor has studied medicine to give you the right diagnosis and cure. However, that is a snapshot in time of a part of society that is always changing.

5 Ways to Rise Above Self-Seeking Leadership

Leadership Freak

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” Ernest Hemingway Ego is healthy when it’s used in service of others. But… Continue reading → Humility Growth Leadership organizational success

Catalyst Atlanta 2018 Recap

Joseph Lalonde

I have a hard time believing Catalyst Atlanta 2018 has come to an end. It’s been a few days and I’ve had time to ponder what transpired and the words of wisdom spoken over the Infinite Energy Arena where church leaders from around the world.

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