2022

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The Edge: How 10 CEOs Learned to Lead—and the Lessons for Us All

Leading Blog

G IVEN that we live in a radically changing world, what got you here won’t get you there. In Michael Useem’s words, “The best capacities of an earlier time remain informative but also incomplete for the challenges we face ahead.”

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40 Leadership Lessons Learned In 40 Years

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I’m deviating from the theme of love and leadership. Instead, I want to share 40 leadership lessons learned in 40 years of life. It’s strange to think I’ll no longer qualify for a 40 under 40 list. I’m more likely to qualify for an AARP mailing. That’s okay.

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The Secret For Running Great Meetings.

Rich Gee Group

Meetings suck. I know — we've all attended those 2-3 hour status meetings that drone on forever, stray WAY off course, and never get anything accomplished.

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Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You?

RapidStart Leadership

It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here's how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter. The post Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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3 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Loyalty & Engagement

Nothing motivates employees more than a great boss. Learn how to be one. Download your guide today!

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True Gratitude – More Than Pleasantries or Recognition

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s easy for true gratitude to get lost in the swirl of formal recognition programs, everyday courtesies, and the relentless push for more and better. Progress is good. You need recognition. And courtesy is vital. But none of these are genuine gratitude. True gratitude begins with deep humility.

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Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

RapidStart Leadership

Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of "get that guy" we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process. The post Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Will You Give the 12 Gifts of Leadership This Year?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton How do we lead when we want to bring out the best in people? These 12 Gifts of Leadership are on the wish lists of employees around the world. They aren't expensive. They don't require dealing with the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, and one size fits all.

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Ten Common Mistakes New Managers Make

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes New Managers Make. So many new managers don’t receive the training or skills they need to be effective, lead their teams, and achieve meaningful results.

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5 Leadership Books To Read In January 2023 To Develop Yourself

Joseph Lalonde

While I typed out the title of this post, I had to correct it. I find it hard to believe we’re rolling into 2023. The last year sped by. For this month, I am focusing on the best leadership and personal development books to develop yourself.

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One Critical Component to Leading Change

Nathan Magnuson

I had two separate experiences with leading change recently that demonstrate a critical aspect that is often the difference between success and failure. Let me share the two scenarios – see if you can guess what it is. Of course, I’ll share it as well.

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7 Ways to Supercharge Your ABM Strategy with Real-Time Intent

Streaming real-time intent is a homerun for marketing and sales’ account-based marketing (ABM) strategies. With real-time buyer insights, you can be first-in-line to provide solutions and lead better, hyper-personalized conversations.

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Bigger is Not Always Better When Selecting a Search Firm to Partner With

N2Growth Blog

Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth examines the nuances that distinguish boutique search firms from their larger counterparts. Here are some key insights into selecting the right executive search firm to partner with. Senior leadership hires can make or break an organization.

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Hope Is What People Need from Leaders Today

Michael Lee Stallard

Wouldn’t it be nice if a new year truly ushered in a fresh start? The optimism we may have ordinarily had in past years as we turned the calendar to January and considered all of the new possibilities that lay ahead of us is a little harder to muster up this time.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2022

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2022. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. Win from Within : Build Organizational Culture for Competitive Advantage by James Heskett. There is significant evidence that an effective organizational culture provides a major competitive edge?higher higher levels of employee and customer engagement and loyalty translate into higher growth and profits.

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The Best Leadership Secret I Know.

Rich Gee Group

No time to read? Listen here: I'm excited to tell you about my best leadership technique. What is an easy motivator you can provide at work? Money? Promotion? What can you deliver that will exponentially grow the performance of a member of your team? A single phone call. Call them at home.

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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.

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25 Real World Ways to Lower Stress without Medication or Meditation

Leadership Freak

How do you lower stress? Stress Leading Leadership Development stress relieving activities

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Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More?

RapidStart Leadership

Time - there's never enough of it, and everyone seems to want more; is making time an option? With a change of perspective, I think so. The post Making Time: There’s Never Enough; Can We Make More? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How To Help Your Team Transform Failure Into Success 

Tanveer Naseer

In prolonged periods of uncertainty like the one we’re in right now, it’s natural that we take a more cautious approach to things. But what if that fear of the unknown also leads us to avoid failure and the powerful lessons we stand to gain that can help us achieve. Click to continue reading.

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Commencement Address Answers “When Will It Get Easier?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When I was asked by The University of Richmond SPCS to give a Commencement address, I did what most anyone would do - I struggled. I struggled to choose a topic, and struggled to write the remarks on a short deadline.

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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.

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Mentoring Conversations: How to Be Remarkably Helpful with Limited Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Even a few focused minutes. can lead to a great mentoring conversation. If you’ve ever had a great mentor, you know the power of honest and meaningful mentoring conversations.

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Finding Rest

Joseph Lalonde

Many of you can relate to what I’m going to share today. You know you need to find rest but you don’t. Neither do I. I can struggle to find time to rest. I think of my regular schedule. It’s a full day in the office, only to go on a run in the evenings.

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What Socrates Got Right About Engagement & Wellbeing

Nathan Magnuson

Wellbeing Wins – 3 min, from the 10 Day Engagement Challenge. There’s a legend about Socrates that one day a young man approached him asking his help to find knowledge. Socrates took him out to the beach and waded into the water.

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Diversification Putting Pressure on FinTech Executives

N2Growth Blog

By Vera Sharova & Teodora Cosic. Diversification is not a trend; it is essential for companies to become and remain competitive.

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2023 Biweekly, Monthly & Semi-Monthly Payroll Calendar Templates

"When is payday?" It's a question every payroll manager or business owner has been asked at some point in their career. We can help with that. We have helpful resources like these payroll calendar templates so you can prepare for payday. Download yours today!

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Reduce Mass Shootings Through Human Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

The FBI reports that people who become active shooters often feel socially rejected : “Time and again, targeted violence offenders have claimed to be persecuted and alienated from their peers, family and world at large, viewing themselves as outsiders and not part of a larger social network.”

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Why Hiring is Irrelevant if You Can’t Solve Retention

Chart Your Course

The people who work for your company are the most valuable asset. They determine the success or failure of your business.

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My Gift To You This Season.

Rich Gee Group

I believe that staying abreast of new ideas, trends, and information is essential to a high-performing career and business. My job is to help YOU cut through the noise and find resources that are worth consuming AND energize your spirit. This is my gift to you. Enjoy!

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Your Guide to Implementing the Rockefeller Habits | Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

The more measurable a plan is, the better it will be executed. Sales Management Leadership Scaling Up

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Digitizing Logistics: Harness the Power of Data in 4 Steps

Entering a new demand gen position in a volatile market is nerve-wracking. In demand generation, data is essential for knowing who you should target and how. In this eBook, you’ll learn how to identify and target your ideal prospects using different types of data.

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Finding Direction – 3 Ways to Blaze a Clear Path Through Life’s Forest

RapidStart Leadership

Today's world can be like an immense overgrown forest; finding direction through it can be a challenge. Here are three ways to blaze a trail through it, and make it one worth following.

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How To Stay Emotionally Connected With Your Team In A Virtual World

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past two years, we’ve all had to learn how to get better at communicating within a virtual setting. While most of us have become comfortable using platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams in our daily work lives, a common challenge that persists is being able to connect at.

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A Thankful Heart

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Cicero’s quote reminds us that if we want to act on the important virtues that create a just society, we must first see the world with a thankful heart. .

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How to Help Your Team Say No at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team say no at work so they can say yes to the work that matters most. The ability to say “no” is critical for a person’s sense of agency or feeling in control of their life. That feeling of agency directly contributes to workplace morale, engagement, and productivity.

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

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