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How Leaders Can Create Informed Employees

Linked 2 Leadership

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. Informed employees are more likely to become engaged employees. What It Really Takes to Inform Employees.

The Problem With Information

Strategy Driven

Information, when used to influence or sell, advise or share, has cost us untold loss in business and relationships. Information Causes Resistance. Certainly the ineffective behaviors continue regardless of the logic of the information we offer.

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Why Your Management Information Should Be Curated In Real-Time

N2Growth Blog

Management information is that which is used to determine business direction, to make executive decisions and to set policy. It tends to be summary information composed from individual business transactions performed throughout the business. Corporate Culture Leadership Jim Kerr

What To Do With Information Overload

Ron Edmondson

One struggle I’ve witnessed consistently with leaders – including this one – is we drown in information overload. We are constantly fed new information we can’t effectively analyze and implement. You don’t lack for information.

Leadership And Management Lessons From The Christmas Train

Joseph Lalonde

A Christmas Reel Leadership Article “The Christmas Train” is a Hallmark Movies and Mysteries production based on David Baldacci’s book. It’s a love story with a bit of humor, mystery, the dangers of a train stalled by a snowstorm, and an ending with a great twist.

Training vs. Learning: do you want to train? Or have someone learn?

Strategy Driven

Training successfully educates only those who are predisposed to the new material. The problem isn't the value of information or the eagerness of the learner: It's a problem with both the training model itself and the way learners learn. How We Train. The training model assumes that if new material: is recognized as important, rational, and useful, is offered in a logical, informative, interesting way, allows time for experience and practice.

What’s Wrong with Leadership Training Today?

Leading Blog

Our familiarity with and disrespect for our leaders,” writes Harvard professor, Barbara Kellerman in The End of Leadership , “coupled with our feeling entitled and being emboldened, saps their authority, which then drains their power and influence.”. Followership is as important a skill as leadership. Technology has changed the social landscape providing us with so much more information. The End of Leadership offers a report on the state of leadership and followership today.

Summer (training) camp

Bud to Boss

The summer sessions of our Bud to Boss Training Camp might not include archery lessons, but the two-day events are packed with information relevant to new supervisors. Training Camp locations: San Francisco, CA: June 13 & 14. Click here for more information about the events.

Training Isn’t Dead – But it Should Be

N2Growth Blog

on employee training. More than 25% of those dollars are spent on “Leadership Training.&# Here’s the thing – when it comes to leadership, the training industry has been broken for years. Training indoctrinates – Development educates.

Part 3: Leaders, Turn Your Informed and Engaged Employees Into Advocates

Linked 2 Leadership

Leading a team of informed and engaged employees is extremely rewarding. To be effective advocates, they must also get the proper guidance, training, and tools to share their knowledge with their audience of followers and connections.

5 Productivity Pitfalls Learned From Marathon Training

Ron Edmondson

Here are 5 Productivity Pitfalls Learned From Marathon Training: Prior to my 40th birthday I decided I wanted to run a full marathon. I found a training regimen, stuck to it and successfully completed my first 26.2 I rationalized training less. Encouragement Leadership Life Pla

Send Them to a Movie, Don’t Train Them!

Linked 2 Leadership

People love training when it’s entertaining and they enjoy themselves. They like it when the training gives them information that provides hope. It’s good when you leave a training session fired up and ready […]. Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Teamwork employee engagement Performance personal growth productive workforce

Why Change Requires More Than Training and Communication

Change Starts Here

It’s a common belief that to get people to adopt change, all you really need is training and communication. While training and communication are essential tools for influencing any change at work, they are not the complete solution for managing the “people side” of projects.

2015 Leadership Predictions:

The Empowered Buisness

Do you know how current trends will change the face of leadership in your company? Is your company ready to meet the new leadership challenges in the coming years? Are you aware of how leadership is evolving to respond to those trends? Change leadership (over change management).

Conflict Management Training 101: End the battle between warring departments

Bud to Boss

Offering your staff conflict management training on how to deal with that type of situation will save morale and productivity from plummeting—and will lead to stronger interdepartmental relationships, which will undoubtedly be valuable down the line.

Managerial Leadership Training Tool: Using DTC Operator Innovation Planning

Create Learning

Working with a team of 5 Executive Directors from a company that employs ~2000 people we identified a gap in the Managerial Leadership Training , Mentoring and coaching of employees prior to being promoted to a Manager Level within the company.

The Leadership Heresy You Can’t Live Without

Lead Change Blog

On a site dedicated to leadership…with the very word “lead” in the title, I want to address what I believe to be one of the most important aspects of your workplace leadership. What is this leadership heresy? Why Management Is Vital to Your Leadership.

Todd Durkin on Leadership & People

Leading Blog

Durkin brings servant leadership to all that he does. His WOW chapter titled Leadership and People is on–target. Your PEOPLE need to be kept informed. Your PEOPLE need to be trained. Positive Leadership

The Best Leadership Books of 2017

Leading Blog

Those skills, while uniquely human, are not what we are typically trained to do and require a deal of messy personal development. And where we find that disconnect we limit or even derail our leadership potential. Lead Yourself First : Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude by Raymond M.

How to Train Reluctant First Level Supervisors

Great Leadership By Dan

I recently asked readers to submit their burning leadership development questions. Where I am at Now: As I think through the situation, I keep on landing around strong change management (to get learners committed to the program, and not compliant) and effective accountability/performance management associated with the results the leadership development is expected to support. Hmmm…, this is one of those questions that just begs for more information in order to answer it.

The Missing Leadership Competency

N2Growth Blog

I must confess I am not a great fan of the popular focus on long lists of leadership competencies and their use in everything from leadership training to executive recruiting. Information Monitoring. Meeting Leadership. But many of the lists of leadership competencies I have seen inside of organisations contain many (many) of these. I could go on and on reciting list after list after list of “critical leadership traits”. By John R. Childress.

The Organizational Assessment Said we Need Communication Training

Create Learning

Many companies get their Senior Management Together, call the Organization Development, and Human Resources, and Training Team and state: We need communication training for our managers.

Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles


Ed Oakley Technorati Tags: Behavioral Styles , new book , personal leadership Categories : Personal Leadership book 6 Comments 1 Bonnie Hazzard October 12th, 2009 at 4:49 pm This was very valuable information. This training will come in very handy when it comes to team building.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Star Wars: The Last Jedi had to be one of my most anticipated movies of the year. The Last Jedi tells the story of Rey (Daisy Ridley) pursuing Luke Skywalker (Mark Hammill) to train her in the Jedi ways. He knew Rey didn’t NEED him to train her.

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Murder On The Orient

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Murder On The Orient Express tells the tale of the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh with an epic mustache). Soon after boarding the train, a murderer strikes and Hercule has to solve the case.

Information Overload: How to Master It?

Coaching Tip

On the 4th of August at the Techonomy Conference in Lake Tahoe, CA, Google CEO Eric Schmidt stated that “ Every two days now we create as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization up until 2003. The new technologies allow not only fast production but especially instant distribution of information: this leaves us with a permanent processing deficit for most of us, in the digital age, who handle nothing else but information for a living.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From The Commuter

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Every day Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) took the commuter train to and from work. On the day he was let go from his job, he didn’t change his ritual of riding the train. This is where the leadership lessons from The Commuter begin.

Insights and Lessons on Critical Thinking, HR and Leadership Development


I have been exploring the topic of critical thinking with respect to HR, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development, Communication and Training via series of posts at Pearson’s TalentLens Blog ( @ThinKritical on Twitter).

Creating a Leadership Culture

Nathan Magnuson

His latest book, Leaders Made Here , describes how to nurture leaders throughout the organization, from the front lines to the executive ranks and outlines a clear and replicable approach to creating the leadership bench every organization needs. Leadership skills are not innate.

Solution-Focused Change Process: Three Tools to Create Stability in Turbulent Times. Training Workshop

Create Learning

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work Continuing Education Department and I are offering a 1 day – 6 hour Training workshop: Solution-Focused Change Process : Three Tools to Create Stability in Turbulent Times. Driving Directions to Training Sites.

Ethics Training Shouldn’t Be Boring

Leading in Context

Ethics Training Shouldn't be Boring Keeping people engaged in the process of learning about ethical leadership is important. Or are they being given information that covers some area of perceived risk but has no value to them in their day-to-day worlds? Ethical Organization engagement ethical organizations ethics ethics training leadership development leading ethically

September 2016 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the September 2016 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! The Lead Change Group would like to thank Coaches Training Institute (CTI) for sponsoring the Lead Change Group (including this carnival) for September 2016. Leadership Development Leadership Management

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article In 2014, Matthew Vaughan directed the hilarious movie Kingsman: The Secret Service. Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Leadership requires you to enter into situations you may not know everything about.

Do you have these 5 leadership traits?

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Ron Schutz : Confidence is my #1 trait for leadership as an entrepreneur. After being trained in problem-solving techniques as an engineer and receiving a commission in the United States Naval Reserve, Schutz pursued his passion for finance and banking by completing his MBA at New York University. For more information, please visit or leadership traits Ron Schutz

Special Leadership Savings at

Coaching Tip

In psychology, the term “thin slicing” refers to the brain’s ability to draw surprisingly accurate conclusions from very limited information. Today’s multitasking workforce has neither the time nor the attention span for traditional lengthy training formats. .

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Leadership: From Transference To Transcendence

Lead Change Blog

We all have heard these phrases and sentiments spoken from various people in leadership positions: “I’m not here to make friends; I have a job to do” “We – can’t afford/don’t have the budget for – training” “You don’t have to like me, but you have to respect me and do what I say” Dan [.] Leadership Development Self Leadership Leadership message transcendence transference

Want to Be Trained by the Best?

Lead by Adventure

One of my mentors and one of the world’s leading team building trainers and the founder of Playmeo , Mark Collard, will be in the Dallas area next month and you could have an opportunity to train with him too. Stronger leadership. The post Want to Be Trained by the Best?

How to Reduce Employee Turnover with 7 Critical Leadership Skills

Lead Change Blog

Poor leadership is often at the root of high employee turnover. Developing specific leadership skills for the workplace can support employee retention by increasing performance, job satisfaction and a whole host of other factors. Leadership Development Leadership retention

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Find the Best Talent for the Job. Training Workshop

Create Learning

The University at Buffalo School of Social Work Continuing Education Department and I are offering a 1 day – 6 hour Training workshop: Find the Best Talent for the Job : Implementing a Competency-based Hiring Process. Driving Directions to Training Sites.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Flashback Article Are you ready to flashback to the year 1982? Blade Runner is filled with sci-fi imagery (for the year 1982), a slow-building story, and, of course, lots of leadership lessons. Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Blade Runner: The Final Cut.