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How Do I Find a Great Mentor?

Let's Grow Leaders

I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me to be their mentor, and when I asked what they were looking to accomplish–I was met with a blank stare. I guess they were just looking for me to start espousing wisdom to help get their career to the next level.

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5 Success Tips for Introvert Women

Women on Business

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Stretching past your fear

Aspire-CS

Very few leaders will claim that they are fearful of anything. Other words might be used because the word fear in itself is frightful. They might say that they “avoid” something, “mistrust” someone, or have “anxiety” – perhaps more acceptable terms to use.

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Why Does Elon Musk Insist On Bamboo Flooring In His Car Plants?

Strategy Driven

Tesla hopes that by the end of next year, it’ll be churning out more than half a million cars a year, a significant uptick from the current rate of about 100,000. And where will all of those cars be inspected? On a bamboo floor right at the end of the factory’s production line.

4 Examples When Strategy Should Drive a Leader’s Decision

Ron Edmondson

There are times the “gut call” comes in handy for a leader. Leaders often must make quick and decisive decisions. Past experience and instinct can help a leader make the call when an immediate decision is needed.

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Wanting to be Led vs. Wanting to be a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Discerning the difference in leading others I have studied some psychological theory on personality differences and types. I’m certified to administer Myers-Briggs, but have worked with most of the more popular assessments. I generally agree with the theory behind these type tools.

Peter Drucker on The Effective Executive

QAspire

Ultimately, leadership is all about ability to act on the ideas. In that sense, anyone who thinks of the self as a leader has to be good at executing things.

How to Build Trust with Your Clients

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From War For The Planet Of The Apes

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In July 2014, I shared leadership lessons from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Today, I’m happy to bring you leadership lessons from War for the Planet of the Apes. War for the Planet of the Apes is the last film in the new Planet of the Apes trilogy.

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7 Actions Which Cripple Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I’m constantly thinking how I can help people on our team improve as leaders. Of course, in order for that to happen it means I must constantly be improving as a leader.

WHE32: Boosting Stress Resilience for Employees | with Andrew Shatté

Engaging Leader

“Stress is the new fat.

5 Reasons Why Your E-commerce Website Needs a Mobile App

Women on Business

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How To Find The Right People

Joseph Lalonde

Bringing a new team member onto your team can be a scary experience. You want a great fit but you don’t know if you’ll get one. Finding the right people to join your team can be tough.

How to be Decisive: 9 Ways to Make a Decision You Won’t Regret

RapidStart Leadership

How can you be decisive if you don’t know what decision to make? Yogi Berra once said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” ” That sounds like good advice, but how do you decide which fork to take? Which one will have the greatest payoff?

Recommended Summer Reads for Leadership Freaks

Leadership Freak

The thing I love about good books is they help me think my own thoughts. Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman If you read one book this summer, read Thinking, Fast and… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading Leadership Development

When Leaders Live the Vision

Michael Lee Stallard

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital , a part of Northwestern Medicine, is an elite performing healthcare organization in terms of patient satisfaction, employee engagement and financial performance.

The 6 Biggest Reasons Why Unhappy Employees Quit Their New Jobs

Career Advancement

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied. customers, which leads to profitability.” Anne M. Mulcahy, former CEO of Xerox~.

Want Your Team More Engaged? Remove the Weapons of Mass Distraction

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Guest Post by Victor Prince I used to be a “busy executive” with two phones strapped to my belt in the office – one for work and one for personal use. In most meetings, I put the phones on the table in front of me so I could see if I had any incoming messages. […].

Empathy Protects You From Being a Jerkhole

Leadership Freak

Boldness, toughness, and grit are great leadership qualities, but empathy makes them effective. Apart from empathy leaders are jerkholes. Empathy is: Empathy is stepping into someone’s experience. Empathy is laughing when someone laughs… Continue reading → Humility Influence Personal Growth Leadership Development leadership success organizational success

How GRIT Makes the Difference Between Failure and Success

Lead Change Blog

In 2007, I had the opportunity to change jobs. Changing jobs is in itself challenging, because you have to prove yourself in a new environment. The challenge was compounded by being in school pursuing a M.A. in Strategic. Communication and Leadership at Seton Hall.

How to Rapidly Resolve Crises in Your Business

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Nat Greene: You can probably remember a dozen times just like this: you’re at the head of a conference table with a haggard, tired team sitting about you. They’re anxious, but eager to take action. You’ve assembled them because a new crisis has arisen in the business: it might be a risk to your best customer, a production shutdown, or a new product release gone terribly awry. All eyes are locked on you to lead them. What’s your first step?

4 Reasons Your Business Needs a Virtual Data Room

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4 Ways to Win Over Negative Team Members

Leadership Freak

Don’t minimize the concerns of negative people. When you say, “It’s not that bad,” to someone who thinks it’s bad, they think that you don’t get it. You’re out of touch. They’ll… Continue reading → Change Encouragement Optimism Leadership Development organizational success

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Howling at The Moon: One Way to Handle Criticism

RapidStart Leadership

It can be tough to handle criticism. As leaders we need to be open and ready to listen to the good, the bad, and the ugly. How we respond to that criticism after listening can take many forms. The story is told of a man out walking with Abraham Lincoln one day.

I Will Until

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taken directly from Chris Brady's book, Rascal: If any worthwhile dream requires a long term vision and delayed gratification, it stands to reason that perseverance will be. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

The Sky is Falling: How Leaders Become Heroes

Lead Change Blog

We have a problem. Sound familiar? Members of every organization across the land have uttered these four words, because things inevitably go wrong. Unplanned events occur, uncontrollable variables pop into view, or someone says or does something they shouldn’t have. If these walls could talk, right?

10 Things that Make Dumb Leaders Smart Today

Leadership Freak

One of the best things to discover is your own lack of brilliance. Brain function goes down when you’re: Stressed out. If stress makes you dumb, some leaders must be dim-wits. Fatigued… Continue reading → Curiosity Fear Success Growth Leadership Development

Successful Leaders Connect With Their Employees Individually. Here's How.

Eric Jacobson

Here, from the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader , are some tips on how, as a leader, you can connect with your individual team members : Send cards on their birthdays and anniversary-of-joining dates. Keep yourself updated with what's happening in their personal lives.

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Green Your Business: A Sustainable Vision or Money-Making Fad?

Strategy Driven

To be an environmentally-friendly business seems to be the way to go, lately. They say it’s good for both your company and the planet; by encouraging this kind of vision, you’ll show the market your most holistic and educated side, they say – and the market will thank you for it.

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Get Selfish – One Entrepreneur’s Tips to Nailing Your Self-Care Routine

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How to Overcome Bitterness After Being Passed Over

Leadership Freak

Disappointments brings you to a perilous series of choices. I don’t mean to speak lightly, but if you’re bitter, you chose it. Feeling hurt isn’t a choice. But if you’re bitter, you made… Continue reading → Anger Marks of leaders Personal Growth Success Leadership Development

Creating Great Informal Coaching Moments

Kevin Eikenberry

Some organizations are eliminating their performance management processes, some are revamping them with new tools and approaches, and some are maintaining the status quo. Regardless of your organizational approach to performance management, the need and desire for coaching has never been greater.

Effective Online Communication

Coaching Tip

Applying technology to provide easy access for societal dialog has the promise of peer-to-peer co-creation of knowledge and rapid consensus solution-building. Today's technology holds the promise of quickly connecting problem solvers with problems, converting actionable knowledge into value that transforms the world.

5 Sites for Globally Responsible Business Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton It has become clear that a global economy requires more than local or regional thinking. Our information and commerce are globally connected. Our greatest human challenges are global and must be solved globally. We are connected by a shared future, with one region’s success deeply connected to another’s success. Global changes tend […].