How to Be a More Courageous Manager

Let's Grow Leaders

Most moments of managerial courage come down to the micro-decisions you make when you’re just a little bit scared, and the stakes really aren’t that high. The post How to Be a More Courageous Manager appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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 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 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 manage time effectively

Lead on Purpose

When someone … Continue reading → Purpose entrepreneur productivity time managementA common response—when you ask somebody for their help or their input—is “I don’t have enough time.” This is an interesting response given that we all have the same amount of time – 24 hours in a day.

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 Be Humble

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 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 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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How to Boost Your Profits

Strategy Driven

That’s a large number of businesses that contribute to the country’s economy. Failing to plan. For your business to be a success, you need to make both short and long-term plans. Lack of profit is very different to lack of revenue.

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How to Manage the Tsunami of Change

Lead Change Blog

In the VUCA world, employees are struggling and constantly challenged to move out of their comfort zones. To keep up with this rapid change, individuals need to adapt to the changes. A McKinsey Global Institute report on future of the workforce shows that between 75 million and 375 million people globally will have to change their occupation and acquire new skills by the year 2030. Managers and their teams are feeling insecure, causing major health hazards.

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 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 Manage Millennials

Eric Jacobson

In their book, Millennials Who Manage , authors Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart explain that there are nine managerial competencies essential to managing Millennials. Connect their aspirations to organizational objectives.

How to Hire & Manage Consultants

N2Growth Blog

While you might be lucky enough to survive in business with little or no advice from others, you will certainly not maximize your potential for success by doing so. If you don’t know what you’re trying to accomplish, how are you going to direct and manage an outside advisor.

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 Stop Procrastinating and Manage Your Scarcest Resource

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Peter Drucker, often considered the father of modern management, described time as a “unique, irreplaceable and necessary resource.” What prevents us from managing our time. Personal Effectiveness Brian Tracy Eat That Frog Peter Drucker procrastination time management

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 Think Like a Futurist

Strategy Driven

Being a futurist means paying attention to new patterns or trends that are slowly percolating up through the market and/or society that have the potential to catch on in a major way. Organizations will also need to rethink their relationships with customers.

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New Manager Nightmares: 11 Creepy Leaders and How to Avoid Morphing Into One

RapidStart Leadership

“Have you experienced New Manager Nightmares?” ” You are going about your business when suddenly a new manager walks in. A dark cloud seems to blot out the sun, reality distorts, work grinds to a halt, and nothing seems normal anymore.

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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 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 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.

An HR’s Guide: How to Manage Remote Employees?

HR Digest

With the number of remote workers on the rise due to new technologies, more companies are beginning to offer remote opportunities as a means of promoting talent acquisition, retention, work flexibility and above all, less operational cost. But some companies are still skeptical about this style of workforce management, mostly those without ideas on how to manage remote employees. It helps to motivate them and to key into new standards to perform better.

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 Navigate Conflict Between Managers and Leaders

Leadership Freak

The goals of leadership and the challenges of management create healthy friction. Unresolved friction eventually turns to… Continue reading → Servant-leadership Taking others higher Conflict Resolution Leadership Development Management organizational successPeople who work together end up working against each other when goals compete and agendas collide.

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 Manage the Energy You Create

Leadership Freak

Manage the splash: You always impact those around you. Some leaders tend to lift people toward bright. Some leaders tend to drag people toward dark. The impact of your leadership is measured by the effect you have on others. Even if people turn from you, you have impact. Patterns produce splash – your impact on those around … … Continue reading → Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

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How To Take Risks In Business

Strategy Driven

They need to be able to cope with lots of different situations and turn them around into successes for the business if possible. They also need to be able to manage people, deal with finances, organize marketing, and much more.

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How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

One 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. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

How to Manage Workplace Conflict

Lead Change Blog

Unfortunately for HR reps, they often have to deal with the brunt of conflict resolution concerns. Whether its co-workers who don’t like each other or a negative relationship between a boss and employee, conflict leads to poor productivity and affects everyone else in the workplace.

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 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 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 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 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.

5 Tips on How to become a Better Boss

Career Advancement

Tom had been working as a manager for almost a year. 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.

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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

How to Deliver Performance Feedback That Sticks

ReImagine Work

It’s when you start with something positive, share what needs to change, and finish with something positive. Over the years, it’s gotten misinterpreted to where it’s applied something like this: “Good to see you. This brings me to my “don’t” list.

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How to Navigate Collisions Between Leaders and Managers

Leadership Freak

Managers stabilize things. Chaotic organizations need management. Ask people who love… Continue reading → Change Complaints Leading Managing Leadership Leadership Development ManagementLeaders change things. Stagnant organizations need leadership. Tension: Tension between change agents and stabilizers is inevitable, dynamic, potentially dangerous, and often useful.

How To Be A Superboss

Eric Jacobson

"Superbosses embrace certain practices that good bosses don't, and they do even more of the productive things that good bosses do," says Syney Finkelstein , author of the book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent. Y ou want a resounding yes to this one.

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