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How Leaders Can Avoid Shiny Objects, Black Holes, Fire Drills and Other Dangerous Distractions

Terry Starbucker

One of the greatest challenges of leadership is managing time, a limited resource that has to be used with the utmost care and consideration. Courage.

15 Time Wasters [infographic]

N2Growth Blog

Leadership Miscellaneous Success 15 time wasters infographic Mike Myatt N2growth

7 Ways to ReWire Your Brain and Become a Better Leader

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Over the last few decades, studies in neuroscience have shown that we can actually physically rewire our brains. Savor your positive experiences.

5 Myths about Introversion from Harvard Business Review

C-Level Strategies

Harvard Business Review. I aim to dispel them here. Introversion Myth #1: Being Introverted is the same as Being Shy. There is no direct correlation.

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8 Most Dangerous Leadership Traits

Ron Edmondson

There are no perfect leaders…except for Jesus. For the rest of us, we each have room for improvement. Most of us live with flaws in our leadership.

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Five Great Teamwork Verses From the Bible

Great Results Team Building

In the Bible, though, the teamwork that is mentioned is not the goal. 1 Peter 4:8-10. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. Great Result

Is Entrepreneurship Worth the Risk? [Infographic]

Women on Business

A new year is just a couple of days away and with the start of a new year comes reflection and resolutions.

Why Boards Should Give a Damn About Culture

In the CEO Afterlife

During my tenure as a CEO, my Board of Directors never challenged me with questions pertaining to corporate culture. This, I am not arguing. strategy.

9 Awesome Things You Can Learn From Drinking Coffee With Entrepreneurs

Terry Starbucker

Since I moved to Portland about 16 months ago, I’ve hung out with a lot of entrepreneurs, in coffee shops all over town. That is, until now.

Leaders: Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. It’s important to remember leadership is a people business, and people are messy. Thoughts?

8 Things Collaborative Leaders Know

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Are you a collaborative leader? It doesn’t matter what your role is. Collaboration is not an option – it is an imperative. You never have been.

7 Facts Extroverts Should Know about Introverts in Business

C-Level Strategies

There is comfort in knowing they are not alone. These myths about introversion are simply false. We love this in our work! We think inside our heads.

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12 Bible Verses for Leaders

Ron Edmondson

If you want to be a Biblical leader, consider these: “Do to others as you would like them to do to you.” ” Luke 6:31. Proverbs 4:23.

A Leader’s Most Dangerous Thought

Leading Blog

“I deserve.”. Leadership is demanding. It takes a personal toll and if we are not careful, we can begin to make it about us. Service.

Three Ways to Behave Yourself to Better Leadership

Next Level Blog

The late Stephen Covey was fond of saying, “You can’t talk yourself out of a problem you behaved yourself into.” Click headline to continue.

10 Questions and Answers for Managers about Praise

Great Leadership By Dan

Praise is one of the most misunderstood, powerful, and underutilized management skills. What is “praise”? Just what exactly are we talking about here?

Leadership Lessons From an American Revolution General

Lead Change Blog

” (Puls, 2008) If you will allow, here are a few leadership lessons drawn from the read. Alumni included Benjamin Franklin and Sam [.].

Ten Morning Habits that Promote Greater Success

Kevin Eikenberry

Do you want to get more done, reach more of your goals, and make a bigger difference? If so, the morning is when that can all begin! However you came to read these words, I’m confident you are interested in greater productivity, achievement and success. Perhaps you want that for yourself, or perhaps you want [.].

April 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development: Earth Day Edition


Namaste! Welcome to the April 1st 2012 Carnival of Leadership Development. The good news is: you already learned them in kindergarten. Jennifer V.

One Of The Best Leadership Lessons Ever….In Just 29 Words

Terry Starbucker

It was 1987, and I had just started my first big executive job at a Cable TV company in Los Angeles. The 4 most important words: “What do you think?”.

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Why Your Leadership Is Overrated

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth . How are your leadership skills? Likely not as good as you think. If not, why not? Thoughts?

How to Influence Without Authority

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Back in the good old days, if you were in a position of authority, you could just announce what needed to be done and assume it would be carried out.

Why Conflict is Good for Productivity in Business

C-Level Strategies

“Everyone is in the people business. Name me a line of work where people aren’t involved.” ” ~Dr. At the Heart of Conflict.

7 Dangers of the Proud Leader

Ron Edmondson

Recently I preached on the danger of pride. You can watch that message HERE.). Remember, “Pride goes before destruction” (Proverbs 16:18).

The Four Leadership Traits of Highly Collaborative Leaders

Leading Blog

Collaboration taps in to a broader pool of ideas. It maximizes the talents and abilities of your people. For it to work you have to believe in it.

Leadership infographic

Talent Technologies

This leadership infographic spells out the huge gaps in leadership between what followers expect , and what leaders do. How to fix the challenges.

How to be a Leader in a Crappy Culture

Great Leadership By Dan

It’s easy to be a great leader in a company that values leadership, develops leaders, and is full of role model leaders to earn from. You’ve seen the lists: 2011 Top Companies for Leaders. The Top 20 Best Companies for Leaders. 40 Best Companies for Leaders 2012. 25 Top Companies for Leaders. However….what what about the rest of us? shows respect.

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Has Ego Trumped Your Mission? Lessons in Transparency from the Komen Foundation Fiasco

Next Level Blog

As you’ve no doubt read, the Komen Foundation – the people behind the pink ribbons to fight breast cancer – found themselves at the center of controversy last week after they decided to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. Click headline to continue.

How Leadership Is Like Beer

Kevin Eikenberry

I caught myself humming a tune from my past the other day. It’s an old Tom T. Hall song titled “I Like Beer.” Just to give you a flavor, here is the second half of the chorus. Whiskey’s too rough, champagne costs too much, and vodka put my mouth in gear. This [.]. Communication Leadership Learning Beer Tom T.

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Women CEOs and the State of Female Executives [Infographic]

Women on Business

What’s really happening to women executives in the business world? Jump ahead to 2012 and women held a record 20 Fortune 500 CEO positions.

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12 Ways Leaders Can Build a Winning Culture

Terry Starbucker

There’s a foundation to successful business execution that is undeniably critical – the workplace culture. Period. Show the way!

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The Myth of Potential

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Here’s the thing – We all have potential, maybe some more than others, but we all have it. Thoughts?

12 Things Collaborative Leaders Do

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Their job is to champion the vision, provide resources and remove roadblocks. How do they do this? Collaborative Leaders… 1. Flatten things.

The Power of Asking for What You Want

C-Level Strategies

But it’s a rare occurrence for a world renowned leadership author to reach out to me and ask to put my story in his book! Take decisive action.

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