Sat.Jul 14, 2018 - Fri.Jul 20, 2018

8 Habits of Mentally Balanced Leaders

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Facilitating a retreat for a group of fifteen men, all in their late 30’s and 40’s, all high level executives and all high achievers, an interesting topic arose. One of the men asked for help dealing with his wife who was complaining he worked too much.

7 Suggestions for Parenting Adult Children

Ron Edmondson

I was talking to another dad. We were comparing notes. Both of us are empty nesters. We equally recognized that being the parent of adult children is sometimes more difficult than when the children are still at home. That’s hard for some parents with teenage children to believe, isn’t it?

The upsides to delegating

Aspire-CS

One of the most difficult personal challenges a leader can have throughout their career is to delegate some of the work they are doing to others. It’s unfortunate that all too often a crisis happens before a leader realizes they could have done a better job of delegating.

4 Questions Every Leader Should Ask To Be Successful

Tanveer Naseer

One of the common concerns most leaders have revolves around employee engagement. Of how to encourage employees to be fully committed to the organization’s vision and long-term goals. Without question, this is a critical factor to an organization’s success and long-term growth.

The Art of the Tough Conversation: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on the art of the tough conversation. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on this topic. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic […].

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Effective Public Speaking - Part 1

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken from SPLASH! A Leader's Guide to Effective Public Speaking. Foreword written by Chris Brady] I sat in my little metal folding chair absolutely petrified. My hands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

10 Ideas for Teaching Children Generosity

Ron Edmondson

I have had conflict most of my life between what I think I want and what I really need. My suspicion is there are many people that share this conflict with me. This conflict also appears in children as well. We don’t have to teach children to struggle with determining between wants and needs.

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Why Coaching is the Gap Even When People Don’t Know It

Kevin Eikenberry

I talk with leaders nearly every day, and often I hear strains of angst and consternation about problems with their teams and team members. There is nothing wrong with identifying problems or issues.

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Essential Ingredients Every Business Needs

Strategy Driven

Unfortunately, you can’t simply launch a company and expect business to be booming overnight. There’s a framework you need to put in place, and essential ingredients you’ll want to include that will help you succeed and get through the rough times.

Being A Disciplined Leader Is A Choice

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series When you think of becoming a disciplined leader, what do you think about? Do you think about the effort and energy it takes to become disciplined? Do you think about changing your thoughts and actions?

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4 Tips for Capturing Leads with Your Website

Women on Business

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What’s the Difference Between Manager and Leader, and Why Does It Matter?

RapidStart Leadership

Why should we care about the difference between manager and leader? I was having coffee with a new friend last week. He had been recently promoted to his first supervisory position.

Amazon Affiliate Marketing Business Review To Help Your Business Thrive

Strategy Driven

Starting a business is not an easy feat. When you’re still new in the business arena, you have to carefully think about what to offer to your customers and promote them in marketing mediums which are convenient for them. This will demand a lot of decision-making and resources from you.

What Are You Reading? – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Every week for the last several years, my remote team has shared a weekly report with updates and pertinent information for the other teammates. And while this report has changed over the years, there is one component that has been consistent: What have you learned this week?

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Women Need to Be Risk Aware Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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It’s All About Your Focus

Joseph Lalonde

The Disciplined Leader Series Becoming a disciplined leader is not for the faint of heart. A disciplined leader knows being disciplined is a choice. He also knows being disciplined is more than a choice. Leaders who are truly disciplined in their thoughts, actions, and life go the next step.

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16 Signs You’re a Toxic Leader

Leadership Freak

The trouble with toxic leaders is they’re deadly and don’t know it. But if the truth be told, every leader smells at least a little. Every time toxicity gets its way, organizations lose.… … Continue reading → Leading Personal Growth Success weaknesses Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

Why I Don’t Always Give People an Answer

Ron Edmondson

I have a theory, which I practice often. I’ve been using it for many years – as a leader, father, a friend, and a pastor. It’s not always what people come looking to me for, but I think it’s the best practice. I don’t always give people answers. As a pastor, people came to me for answers. As a dad, my boys, now grown, often still come to me for answers. As a friend, people come to me for answers. As a counselor, people came to me for answers.

Optimistic People

Career Advancement

“Optimism is the foundation of courage.”. Nicholas M. Butler~. Sandra sighed in annoyance when Carlos, her coworker, who bounced into the office humming an upbeat tune. Their team had just lost a major client, and he seemed clueless about how that might affect the company.

Stunning Strategies to Help Your Business Ace Health & Safety

Strategy Driven

Health and safety needs to be a primary concern for any business in the world. If you don’t have the right health and safety mandates in place, you are going to suffer as a business.

Treat People as They Are – Not as You Are

Leadership Freak

It’s frustrating to expect people to be like you when they are like them. Understanding and accepting people is leadership’s missed opportunity. Don’t be so busy with goals and plans that you forget… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Improve Yourself the Ben Franklin Way

Lead Change Blog

Benjamin Franklin packed a lot of achievement into his 84 years. He was a successful entrepreneur, a scientist who made important discoveries, an inventor, an author, and a statesman. He made “small but important changes” to Thomas Jefferson’s first draft of the Declaration of Independence. He helped found the institution that became the University of Pennsylvania. What’s truly amazing is that Franklin accomplished all that even though his formal education ended when he was ten years old.

Platform Businesses Founded by Women are Shaking Things Up

Women on Business

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Leadership Inspirations – Committees

Strategy Driven

“What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.” ” Richard Long Harkness (1907 – 1977). Washington Correspondent for NBC and The Philadelphia Inquirer. You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Committees !

10 Ways To Be A Great Non-Profit Board Member

Ron Edmondson

I believe in public service and giving back to the community. While I was in the business world, serving in an elected office, and now in ministry I have continued to volunteer in the community in which I live. I believe it’s truly the best way to be a Kingdom-builder.

The Power of Choice

Lead Change Blog

Life is a matter of choices. We are making choices every day at every single step. Right from the time we wake up, to the time we hit the sack at night. Some of these are so routine we do not even stop to think about the choice we make. For instance, the choice of what we eat and what we wear, the route we take to our office, etc.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Ant-Man And The Wasp

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly return in the 20th Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Ant-Man And The Wasp.

Who to Encourage and Who to Kick in the Pants

Leadership Freak

Experienced leaders benefit most from tough feedback, as long as they’re committed to growth. Novices need encouraging feedback. Negative feedback: Suppose you’ve been working on running great meetings for years and you’re committed… Continue reading → Feedback

Update: The Execupundit Batch of Leadership and Management Books

Execupundit

[Photo by Us Wah at Unsplash] I have no doubt that the list has omitted some great books. Arbinger Institute, The. Leadership and Self-Deception. Aurelius, Marcus, Meditations. Barnes, John A. Ulysses S. Grant on Leadership: Executive Lessons from the Front Lines. Bate, Nicholas. Instant MBA.

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Are You a Ruthful Leader?

Lead Change Blog

The word “ruthless” means without “ruth” or “showing no compassion for another.” We have essentially lost the word “ruth” from our vernacular. Its origin comes from the Hebrew word meaning “a true friend.” Students of the Old Testament of the Bible instantly associate it with the heart-warming story of Ruth following her mother-in-law, Naomi, back to Bethlehem when Naomi lost her husband. It is about loyalty and kindness—a powerful feature for great leaders.

Robotic Applications In the Healthcare Industry

Women on Business

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A Getting It Wrong Plan

Leadership Freak

I came across a pony-tailed biker-type guy with a long scruffy beard in a cigar shop. He was a retired union pipefitter that had traveled the country welding pipes in nuclear power plants.… … Continue reading → Failure Personal Growth Solutions Growth Leadership Development leadership success

The Myth of Old Files

Execupundit

Life of the Party

Kevin Eikenberry

by Bob Kealing I am guessing you have used or at least seen a piece of Tupperware. Chances are you don’t know much about the creation of the product or its creator, Earl Tupper.

How To Project A Professional Image

Eric Jacobson

From Jay Miletsky's book, 101 Ways to Successfully Market Yourself , here 10 tips for projecting an effective professional image : Discipline yourself to be positive and enthusiastic. In tense situations choose positive responses by maintaining perspective and getting along well with others.

You Judge Others by the Stories You Tell Yourself About Them

Leadership Freak

The story you tell yourself feels true even when it’s false. We all judge. You help people be themselves when you judge them by who they are, not the story in your head.… … Continue reading → Leading

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Stop Feeling Guilty about It

Execupundit

[Photo by Mark Adriane at Unsplash] Art Markman at Harvard Business Review notes we're never going to get "caught up" at work

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