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The Most Cost Effective Way To Engage Your People

Lead Change Blog

Do you remember Bob Nelson’s series of books “ 1001 Ways “? The titles ran the gamut of 1001 Ways to Take Initiative at Work to 1001 Ways to Energize Employees and 1001 Ways to Energize Employees.

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Skills For Future Success in a Disruptive World of Work

QAspire

My dad retired as a Library Science professional soon after which the profession of Library management was transformed by digital forces.

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Developing The CEO Within You.

Rich Gee Group

You’re moving on up. Making your way up the ladder, dodging bullets, using every last bit of your intellect and motivation to deftly ingratiate yourself with key decision-makers. It’s a high-wire balancing act many executives go through to grab the golden ring. What are some of the techniques used?

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The Top 6 Mistakes Public Speakers Make

Chris Brady

Being Boring. Speaking in front of a group of people is as much about entertaining as it is about informing, sharing facts, or explaining. For some reason, most public speakers are entirely. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

This Is What Real Leaders Do

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had several fascinating discussions with leaders from different organizations and industries about the various challenges they’re grappling with within their workplace.

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5 Small Business Growth Strategies that Work

Women on Business

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7 Habits of a Successful Leader

Ron Edmondson

I’m a student of leadership. I am consistently talking to, interviewing, and learning from leaders I believe have been successful — regardless of their vocational field.

The Critical First Step For Great Leadership: The Journey From “I” to “We”

Terry Starbucker

There comes a time in a more human leadership journey where something radically changes. The focus of our effort makes a major progression forward that, once accomplished, propels us to greatness.

The Chronically Unhappy Employee

Lead Change Blog

If you’re in HR or people management, you’ve likely met a chronically discontented worker—the employee who keeps asking for role tweaks, reassignment to a different team, project, or boss, relocation to a sunnier climate, and a desk in a quieter location. The employee’s internal dialogue? “If

How Leaders Can Create Informed Employees

Linked 2 Leadership

Your employees are your lifeblood, and as a leader, one of your most important tasks is making sure they stay happy and productive. There are thousands of techniques you can use to boost employee satisfaction and output, but one of the more overlooked options is creating informed employees.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn? #Sketchnote

QAspire

Organizations that don’t learn constantly, adapt continuously and execute relentlessly are more likely to be disrupted by constant change and competition.

Orrin Woodward: Financial Matrix Scam Exposed

Chris Brady

Debt is Stupid 2. You''re a Victim 3. There''s a Way Out! In essence, this is the message of NY Times best selling author Orrin Woodward''s latest book (to be released this month), entitled The. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Building Emotional Competencies In Our Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

5 Big Rules For Productive Conference Calls

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s easy to fool ourselves into the illusion that “just having a conference call,” instead of a face-to-face meeting or one-on-one, will save time. In fact, it’s that kind of thinking that leaves many managers moving from call to call with little time to connect with their team.

Six Things Great Leadership Teams Do

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from regular contributor S. Chris Edmonds : When I consult with executives on crafting a high performance, values-aligned culture, one of the first things I do is to examine the effectiveness of their leadership team.

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Trust, A Force Multiplier

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “A A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.

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5 Ways to Boost Team Collaboration and Business Results

Women on Business

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12 Killers of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

I know numerous leaders with great potential. They have all the appearance of being a good leader. But they lack one thing — or two. In my experience, some of this self-learned the hard way, there are a few killers of good leadership.

Vision and Execution Are Not Sequential

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

One of the biggest mistakes leaders make is moving from vision to execution as though it’s a linear process. The widely held assumption is they are two ends of a spectrum: Vision is about planning. Execution is about action.

Do You Make These 3 Delegation Mistakes?

Lead Change Blog

What You Already Know. If you’ve been leading for any length of time, you know you should delegate. My earliest leadership memory is of delegating household chores to my younger brother and sisters when I was eleven. Even then, I knew I should delegate…and you know it now.

The Difference Between Groupthink and Teamthink

Kevin Eikenberry

Chances are you have heard the phrase “groupthink” and if so you have a justifiably negative feeling about the idea. Chances are probably even better that you haven’t heard the phrase “teamthink”, and that is the point of this article.

Mindset Shifts For Organizational Transformation

QAspire

Businesses are struggling to keep the pace with rapid rate of change and disruption around. To keep up with the change, businesses try to diversify into newer areas, build products and services to cater to new market needs and innovate.

Seven Ways to Play a Bigger Game This Year

Next Level Blog

In fifteen years of coaching high potential and senior leaders, I’ve conducted thousands of hours of colleague feedback interviews. One of the themes that I hear a lot from senior executives talking about high potential leaders is that the client needs to play a bigger game.

A Lesson On Bringing Out The Best In Those You Lead

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about the various characteristics and perspectives leaders need to have to be successful in bringing out the best in those they lead.

What Happens When We Really Listen

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever noticed that sometimes life rhymes? Something happens to you that fits together so well with what happens next that (as my editor would say of another one of my other rhyming days) “That story is so tight no one is going to believe it.”

Six Steps to Hiring Exceptional Talent

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Dee Ann Turner: The best business leaders have a keen sense of purpose that drives their work. Ideally, they also have superior products and services that support that purpose.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

“It is a shame that so many leaders spend their time pondering their rights as leaders instead of their awesome responsibilities as leaders.”. James C. Hunter.

How Motivation For Female Entrepreneurs Differs Throughout The World

Women on Business

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10 Suggestions for Raising Godly Children

Ron Edmondson

Most of the believers I know have a strong desire to raise their children to be godly; to be passionate followers of Christ. Years ago, before I even had children, God laid on my heart to develop a plan for my fathering.

6 Skills You Need to Win the Long Game

Leading Blog

Brian Dodd says he doesn’t like meetings but he loves strategy sessions because they are about movement and focus on accomplishment, not activity. They “make you glad you are a leader.” I presume he would agree with authors Steven Krupp and Paul Schoemaker.

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Positive Leadership Toward Reinventing Organizations

Lead Change Blog

Positive Leadership , based on positive psychology, makes a tremendous difference in any workplace no matter how hierarchical its structure may be, or how plain the tasks at hand.

Unlock Conversation With These Seven Question Keys

Kevin Eikenberry

We have all encountered locked doors in our lives. Most of them are literal slabs of wood or metal, keeping us from moving to someplace we want to go. And to get through doors, keys are required. The keys I am sharing with you today however, unlock more than a literal door. They are key […].

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Situational Team Decision-Making: Collaboration Does Not Require Consensus

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

There are six ways teams can make decisions. Some people believe that in a collaborative environment, consensus is the best. But that’s a big mistake. Pushing for consensus when it’s not needed actually makes collaboration more difficult.

10 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From The Intern

Joseph Lalonde

I loved the idea for the new Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro movie The Intern. In it, Hathaway’s company wanted to infuse old-school wisdom into their budding internet business. They do this by bringing in new interns.