How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's new book, The Trusted Executive , published just a couple weeks ago, here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

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How to Win in Africa

Leading Blog

They say business leaders tend to “underestimate Africa’s size and potential as a market, and overestimate the challenges of doing business there.”. To win in Africa, your strategy needs to factor four key considerations : Mapping an Africa Strategy: Africa is huge.

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How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you struggle to manage your emotions? We were speaking to an international gathering of leaders from across Europe when a young man approached the microphone and asked: “How, as a leader, do you keep your personal feelings from […].

How To Explain Change

Eric Jacobson

When you communicate change to your team, explain the logical and rational reasons for the change: 1. Explain how the change will make employees feel before, during and after the implementation. Change Change Leadership Change Management Eric Jacobson on Leadership and ManagementExplain the tactical plan and goals. Answer questions from your team.

How To Apologize

Eric Jacobson

The following great advice about how to apologize is from the book, The Courage Solution , by Mindy Mackenzie. Asking humbly, "How can I fix this?" Keep in mind that an effective apology requires you to have actually begun working on a solution by the time you get to this step.

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How to Make a Memory – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

I’ve gone to a lot of “life events” and experiences and there’s one thing that I see people doing over and over again that not only makes me sad, but also gets in the way of making memories.

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How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobson

Active Listener Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Be A Better Listener How To Listen Listening Michelle Tillis The 11 Laws of LikabilityHere are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

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How To Lead With Purpose

Eric Jacobson

Baldoni also believes that it is up to leaders to make certain that organizational purpose is understood and acted upon. And, to harness the talents of their employees, leaders must recognize their responsibility to instill purpose in the workplace. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1. What is our vision — that is, what do we want to become?

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How to Overcome Arrogance

Leadership Freak

All that’s ugly in leadership begins with arrogance. Beat yourself up over… Continue reading → Humility Servant-leadership arrogance GrowthYou might be arrogant if you: Look down your nose on those you serve. Arrogance views others as burdens and irritations.

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How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

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How To Enable Your Employees

Eric Jacobson

Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want. Rather, it involves the inability to succeed in your role due to organizational barriers or the inability to bring the bulk of your individual talents, skills, and abilities to your job."

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When Leadership Becomes Too Much: How to Unwind

Lead Change Blog

You’re human, and leadership is tough. So, you’re bound to burn out at some stage. But the biggest challenge often comes with accepting you need to unwind. Nothing will fall apart if you decide to take some time to yourself. With that in mind, here’s how to unwind when leadership becomes too much. Create a to-do list (for personal stuff). There’s that ‘thing’ you need to do, isn’t there?

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How to Recognize a Leader

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

How do you recognize who’s a leader? Is it the person telling everyone what to do? If he is being ignored, he is only talking to himself. Telling people where to go? An usher in the theater, who tells you which entrance to use, is not […].

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How To Stay Motivated

Eric Jacobson

To learn how to stay motivated, read High-Profit Prospecting , by Mark Hunter. Today, I share one of my favorite sections of the book where Hunter describes his seven things motivated people do to stay motivated : Motivated people ignore voices in their lives. Your job is to make sure you spend as much time with the positive people as possible. Positive people count it an honor to live each day, learn from others, and impact positively those they meet.

How To Find Your Balance Point

Eric Jacobson

The desire for peace of mind and the idea of living a balanced life are central to your happiness and well-being. The book teaches you how to identify you balance point, move to it at will, and automatically return to it whenever you want.

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How to Motivate Yourself

Let's Grow Leaders

I had just finished reviewing the syllabus with my Masters level leadership class, and asked my typical follow-up question. “What else would you like to cover?” How do we motivate ourselves to feel like that?” From Motivation Theory to Real Life.

How To Lead Your Boss

Eric Jacobson

So, that is why Mackenzie wrote her book -- to teach you how to take actions that ultimately will improve your impact on the job and increase your happiness and fulfillment in your career. Mackenzie's quick-read strategies focus on these four key areas : Part 1: You First offers techniques to take ownership and accountability for creating a career and life you love. Part 2: Lead Your Boss describes proven techniques to transform your relationship with your boss.

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How To Make Leadership Less Lonely

Joseph Lalonde

If you ask a leader what his biggest struggle with is in leadership, you will often hear a single answer. Leadership is lonely. I have no one to go to with my leadership struggles. It’s a fact of life that leadership can be lonely.

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5 Pointers on How to Think Clearly

QAspire

Developing clarity in thinking is becoming even more important in a world that is constantly trying to distract you. If we improve how we think, we also improve how we lead teams, develop people, innovate, solve important problems and grow as individuals.

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How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

Strategy Driven

Wanting to be a better leader is a good goal to have. You’ll be strengthening your chances at moving up in your company and helping your organization to succeed. You can’t simply want to be a better leader. You have to put in the hard work it takes to achieve results.

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How to Make Meaningful Change

Leadership Freak

It takes no courage to stand aloof and complain. Do you wish to lead? The second step… Continue reading → Change Leadership Development LeadershipChange something. #1. Accept the messy. Acceptance isn’t approval. “The first step toward change is awareness.

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How To Say I'm Sorry

Eric Jacobson

One of the most difficult words for anyone, leaders included, to say is, " sorry." Yet, the time will likely come when that's the word you need to say. In the position of needing to apologize? Note: Thanks to St. Apologizing How to Apologize I'm Sorry" Leaders LeadershipResearch shows that apologizing in a heartfelt way can help you reduce stress and alleviate guilt. Do this: Apologize immediately. Say you are sorry.

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How to Use a Leadership Coach

Next Level Blog

One way to go is to hire an experienced leadership coach that can help you take an objective look at your performance and guide you in the process of making adjustments that will make a positive difference to you, your team and your organization. Don’t have the budget for a leadership coach? Check out what your organization has to offer. Yet another option is to pair up with a peer from another part of your organization and agree to coach each other.

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How To Make An Apology

Eric Jacobson

The following great advice about how to apologize is from the new book, The Courage Solution , by Mindy Mackenzie. Asking humbly, "How can I fix this?" Apologizing Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How to Apologize Leadership

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How To Write Anything

Eric Jacobson

Ever wondered about the do's and don'ts of writing a: Business Apology Letter of Recommendation Job Advertisement Interview Follow-up Press Release Executive Summary Collection Letter Resignation Letter.then, the book, How To Write Anything: A Complete Guide is for you.

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How to Be More Curious – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s episode is the third in my series based on a talk that I gave to a group of sixth, seventh and eighth graders. The post How to Be More Curious – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Leadership How-To: Thanking Your Team

C-Level Strategies

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra played perfectly, empowering Yo-Yo Ma to shine. Which led me to wonder… As leaders, do we thank our teams enough? When we receive it, we owe it to our teams to: 1. Remember to thank them when no one is watching.

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How To Prepare For Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

R egardless of how old you are, you can always step into the role of a leader. Doing so requires you to prepare for leadership. This is why it’s important young leaders prepare for the role of leadership. When you do, your leadership becomes magical.

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How to Lead On Purpose

Great Leadership By Dan

And why do many, despite their best efforts, manage to motivate top performers but can’t get the whole team rowing in the same direction? We found that to create a common goal, it’s vital to ramp up your purpose as an organization. Guest post from John Izzo Ph.D.

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How to Rectify a Serious Leadership Mistake

Lead Change Blog

We’re having a new kitchen fitted this week, and we discovered yesterday that an erroneous measurement on behalf of the designer means we’ll have to wait another three days for replacement units to arrive. You can’t hide from them, nor should you attempt to apportion blame elsewhere.

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How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful.

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How To Cultivate Enduring Customer Loyalty

Eric Jacobson

This means that in order to increase customer loyalty, you need to create a relationship with that customer on a deeper and much more profound level," adds Fleming. Your customers want to know this story. How you bring people closer together.

How To Keep Innovating

Eric Jacobson

He says: "You have to be innovating all the time. The only sure path to a limited repertoire is not to push yourself beyond the familiar. Your range is only gated by your courage to pursue the unknown, despite the doubters who relish the false safety of narrowing your path.

How to Improve Weakness in Others

Leadership Freak

Arrogant leaders are irritated with others… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Leadership DevelopmentExtroverts feel frustrated because others aren’t more outgoing. Introverts complain when they don’t get what they want – even though they haven’t asked for what they want.

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5 Tips on How to become a Better Boss

Career Advancement

To him, those were the things that a good boss did. However, when Tom sat down with his mentor to talk about his progress, his mentor told him that those things are just the tip of the iceberg. Here are 5 tips on how to become a better boss.

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How to Accelerate Team Learning

QAspire

A team’s ability to learn quickly is at the heart of adapting to constant changes. In fact, it seems that constant learning is the only key to agility as a team and organization. I encourage you to read the full post and here are my visual notes from the same article.

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How To Be An Active Listener

Eric Jacobson

Today's leadership tip on how to be an active listener comes from the book, Stronger. The authors explain that perhaps the best single technique t o convey effective listening requires you to be an active listener. When someone has finished making a point, use that person's name and then paraphrase in your words the essence of what you understood that person to say. Frame your question to keep the focus on the person speaking.

How To Lead Your Boss

Eric Jacobson

So, that is why Mackenzie wrote her book -- to teach you how to take actions that ultimately will improve your impact on the job and increase your happiness and fulfillment in your career. Make a concerted effort to elevate your thinking to an enterprise-wide perspective.

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How to Avoid Distractions

Kevin Eikenberry

I don’t know many who haven’t gone to work one day pledging to be more productive than they were yesterday. Well, there are many answers to that […]. The post How to Avoid Distractions appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadershipOne of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets.

How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobson

Active Listener Effective Listening Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Listening Michelle TillisHere are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability.

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How to Honor Heart

Leadership Freak

Leaders typically honor results, but what are you doing to honor heart? Jamie Dimon said the secret of great leadership is humility and heart. Dimon is the CEO of America’s biggest bank, JPMorgan… Continue reading → Motivation Optimism Passion Leadership Development organizational success

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How To Be A Humble Leader

Eric Jacobson

From John Blakey 's book, The Trusted Executive , here are these four tips from Jim Collins for how to be a humble leader : Demonstrate a compelling modesty, shunning public adulation and never be boastful. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Be Humble Humble Leader John Blakey Leadership