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The Best Leadership Books of 2021

Leading Blog

The political environment in the United States as elsewhere is driven by fear-based narratives. And that feeds our approach in society at large. It leads to short-term thinking. That’s not the way to lead. Leadership is about hope.

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Essential Steps for Leaders Who Feel Overwhelmed

Joseph Lalonde

Leaders in business may often find themselves feeling overwhelmed. When you have a lot to do and only a limited amount of time to use, it can seem like you’re never really going to be able to get everything done.


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Conquer These Leadership Temptations In The New Year

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton We’re starting a new year, with fresh possibilities, and it is a good time to think about our leadership values. What do we believe? How do we treat others? What matters to us? Can people determine our values by watching how we treat people?

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How Leaders Can Achieve Faster, Easier, And Better Results Through Leverage Change

Tanveer Naseer

Over the course of the pandemic, we’ve all had to get used to dealing with significant changes to the way we work and live. But that doesn’t mean we’ve necessarily become more comfortable with change. So is there some way that leaders can promote change which is both impactful and.

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HR in 2023: Survey Insights and Predictions

Nearly 6,000 people weighed in on the future of HR. Here’s what they said….

Leading Thoughts for December 16, 2021

Leading Blog

I DEAS shared have the power to expand perspectives, change thinking, and move lives. Here are two ideas for the curious mind to engage with: I.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Pig

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Pig is a Hulu exclusive movie (you can also purchase the Blu-ray on Amazon) starring Nicolas Cage as hermit named Rob. Rob lives in a dilapidated shack. He chose to leave the hustle and bustle of the city after his wife passed away.

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Does It Have to Be Perfect or Can It Be Good Enough?

Next Level Blog

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about when things have to be perfect and when “good enough” is good enough. It probably won’t be the last.

How to Get a Grip on Your Schedule – The Three Big Rock Laws

Leadership Freak

A person who has a grip on their schedule has a grip on their life. Cramming more activities into less time is like walking on marbles. Running from one thing to the next… Continue reading → Leadership Development Time management Growth Time Management time management skills

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Love Your Struggles

Joseph Lalonde

No one likes to go through a struggle. Struggles challenge us. They pull at our inner-most being. Yet, there’s something special about struggles. They shape us into who we are. I recently came across this quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Addressing Problems with Your Peers

Let's Grow Leaders

What do you do when you see a problem and you want to bring it to your colleagues’ attention, but you’re worried it might create problems?

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5 Ways to Improve DE&I in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical for an organization’s success. And companies that take bold action to help ensure an inclusive workplace will win every time. Discover how your company can create a culture that celebrates DE&I while achieving higher revenue and growth.

How Good Management Skills Help Entrepreneurs Succeed

Tanveer Naseer

The key to success as an entrepreneur is developing good management skills. That’s right, it might seem impossible at first glance, but with a little bit of training and practice, you’ll see that the more time you put into improving your management skills, the better off you will be in.

How to Leverage the Power of Imagination to Develop Leaders

Leadership Freak

Will Durante summarized some of Aristotle’s thoughts when he wrote, “You are what you do repeatedly… ” You are what you repeatedly do AND what you do begins with imagination.

Easy Ways to Instantly Boost your Leadership Presence

Joseph Lalonde

Leadership presence is really about blending interpersonal skills, with personal skills. It is about sending the right signals, but it is also about communicating verbally as well as making others feel as though they trust you.

How to Reset Performance Expectations for Better Results

Let's Grow Leaders

The start of the year is the perfect time to reset and refresh performance expectations. Outstanding performance starts with clear performance expectations —a shared understanding of what success looks like.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Comment on Signs of a High-Trust Environment by Binod kr singh


I am preveliged to get these insightful sketchenotes from close circles. Very true and practical thoughts

If Words Had Calories – Suggestions for Bloviators

Leadership Freak

Words are like ice cream. A little ice cream tastes good, but a lot of ice cream isn’t better. If words had calories, what size would you be? Would you be healthy, anemic,… Continue reading → Communication engagement Leadership Development Listening Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth

When Should Your Business Hire A Notary?

Joseph Lalonde

Businesses require many different types of people to work: leaders, employees, outsourced workers, to name but a few. However, one type of person that is essential to working businesses (but who isn’t often talked about) is a notary. A notary is a qualified lawyer whose role is multifaceted.

How to Empower Your Team During Times of Uncertainty (Video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Start here to empower your team, even when you don’t have all the answers. “Karin, there’s so much uncertainty these days. I feel like I’m caught in a constant wait-and-see sea of indecision. What can I do to empower my team to keep moving?” ” #AskingForaFriend.

The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.

What I’ve Learned from My Podcast This Year

Kevin Eikenberry

There are lots of reasons to listen to podcasts. If you choose to listen to one on leadership, chances are one of your goals is learning from podcasts. Each week on The Remarkable Leadership Podcast, I interview a leadership expert or expert leader.

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What's your Q-SCORE?

Rich Gee Group

A Q-Score is a measurement. It's the familiarity and appeal of a brand, celebrity, company, or entertainment product (e.g., television show). The higher the Q-Score, the more highly regarded the item or person is, among those who are aware of the subject.

How To Thrive In The New Hybrid Workplace

Tanveer Naseer

“The way we work has fundamentally changed and much like squeezed toothpaste, it’s near impossible to put things back to the way they were before the pandemic.” Tanveer Naseer We’re working remotely and from all indicators, we’re never going back to the way things were. Some leaders don’t like it.

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Four Advantages of Being an Underdog

Leadership Freak

Small improvements are better than giving up, even when the odds are stacked against you. David is literally a little guy in the battle against Goliath. Today we use ‘David and Goliath’ to… Continue reading → Leadership Development Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership

What Hourly Workers Want More than Money

Attract talented, ambitious people by giving them more control over their lives. Hourly workers want to make their daily lives and financial lives more predictable. Employers can assist by offering early access to pay, flexible scheduling, healthcare assistance, benefits where possible, and paid leave options.

The Longest Four-Letter Word – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

This is the last and fourth in a series of episodes about four-letter words. But don’t worry – this and all the other episodes carry a G rating. You can watch the other episodes here. As the title of this post says, I am talking about the longest four-letter word.

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5 Tips for Leaders to Help Their Teams Adapt to Change


Change is hard for organizations, for employees asked to change, and for leaders responsible for guiding employees through the change. Each person must process their own feelings and work through the stages of change in their own way. However, leaders have an important role in the process.

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Overcoming The Challenges Of Leading Remote Teams

Tanveer Naseer

Being the boss isn’t the comfortable position it appears to be from the outside. It takes a unique set of skills and years of experience to learn how to lead a team effectively. As a leader, you must constantly work to create an environment where a diverse group of people. Click to continue reading.

Molson Coors Faced Complexities When Returning to the Office

Leadership Freak

Lyft, Ford, Uber, Alphabet (Google parent company), and Apple delayed plans to bring employees back into the office. Facebook and Wells Fargo currently plan to return in January. Molson Coors Beverage Co. had… Continue reading → Decisions Leadership Development Leading Stress decisiveness Growth Leadership

5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

Leading When the Team is Grieving

Kevin Eikenberry

If you lead for very long, you will find yourself leading when you, members of the team, or the entire team are facing something difficult. Heck, if you are leading now, you’ve had to deal with the pandemic and its fallout. But more specifically, how do you lead when grief is involved?

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How to Bring Your Hybrid Meetings to the Next Level

CEO Insider

The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed how companies around the globe operate their businesses. As a result, many large and small organizations are working to find a balance somewhere between in-office and at-home models, known as hybrid models.

Five Ways Leaders Can Improve The Adoption Of New Technology In The Office

Tanveer Naseer

Leaders play a critical role in getting employees to buy into new technology, systems, and processes in the workplace. They can provide the right attitude when it comes to making changes, or they can breed resentment in staff who aren’t used to big technological changes. The issues that arise in.

7 Steps for a Killer Business Intelligence Resume

Strategy Driven

Technology is leaping every moment, and businesses are getting smarter by acquiring new technical measures. Business owners are continuously hiring business analysts who can transform their decision-making by using advanced technical measures.

The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.