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Leadership Procrastinationitis

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Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Personal Growth leadership development personal growth productive workforceIs there a prescription treatment for procrastinationitis? This is the “disease” that seemingly permeates people so that every action needs to be delayed until… well, … uh,… later, I guess? Some Things Never Change… I knew it would happen this way.

On Leadership and Hiring

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If you’ve been in a leadership position for more than a couple of years, you’ve likely interviewed dozens of job candidates. Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Succession Planning Teamwork hiring Leadership team buildingYou know all the textbook tactics, and you’ve seen every character imaginable — from the guy wearing an Armani suit and too much cologne to the recent college graduate nervously shaking in her boots. […].

The Paradox of Leadership and New Mindsets

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Changing Your Mindset About Stinky Fish: Embracing Leadership Growth The temptation is there for all us, but it’s easier to notice in others – “Why do they lead this organization the same old way?

Leadership Lessons Learned From the Playing Fields

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Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Coaching emotional intelligence employee growth responsible leadership Situational AwarenessWhen I was in college, I played on a women’s recreational touch football team. We were known as the Iron Ovaries. Those were the days of women claiming our rightful place in being able to do whatever men could do. Yes, the times were changing… but have they really?

4 Ways Leadership Can Prepare Facilities for Weather Disruptions

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It’s essential for leadership to take incoming weather threats seriously. Organizational Health Teamwork Tips communication Leadership service weatherIf not, there is the very real risk for huge revenue losses, crippling facility damage, staff and operational turmoil, and compromised customer service, all of which could put the company’s future at risk. The question isn’t so much, “Will my facility be disrupted by weather?” […].

Mastering the Most Exciting Leadership Skill: Situational Awareness

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The Latest Coaching Article – “Mastering the Most Exciting Leadership Skill: Situational Awareness” “Think or Die.” Leadership Development Personal Growth Professional Growth Servant Leadership Video Leadership leadership skills Situational Awareness

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On Leadership and Burning a Few Bridges

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Professional Growth leadership development Self-care self-leadership transparencyConventional wisdom tells us to never burn a single bridge in our professional lives because you never know when you might need that relationship again.

On Leadership, Forgiveness and the Authentic Leader

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” ~Andy Stanley Having just written On Leadership, Suffering and the Sacrificial Leader, there […]. Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Organizational Health Personal Growth Servant Leadership authentic leader authenticity forgiveness LeadershipIt is widely accepted that forgiveness is a sacred act…a sacrifice! But did you know that this single act has a lot to do with our authenticity as leaders?

6 Leadership Lessons From Rudolph

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This year, I watched it through the lens of leadership. Imagine Burl Ives, as the voice of Sam the Snowman, applying the lessons of Rudolph to the workplace… 6 Lessons in Leadership Scenario 1 Rudolph first apppears as the […]. Leadership Development Organizational Health Servant Leadership Teamwork Coaching leadership skills Passion Performance‘Tis the season!

On Leadership and Optimistic Fearlessness

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EntrepreLeadership Organizational Health Leadership small business leadershipIf you have an idea for a small business or startup, but feel discouraged because you feel you can’t hope to compete with the big guys, you need not give up on your dreams. Hamburgers were around before McDonald’s got its start, and the same is true with athletic shoes before the advent of Nike […].

On Leadership, Humility and Excellent Communication Skills

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Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Personal GrowthA college professor of communication was once asked by the students why the skills that they teach in the college were so important. This professor taught the interpersonal skills that were related to the daily life of college students. Additionally he trained them in coursework that helped them prepare for a long professional career that included interpersonal skills. […].

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On Leadership and Vulnerability

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For some reason, people in leadership roles have this idea that they have to be impervious – that showing emotion, vulnerability, or weakness of any kind somehow devalues their status. […]. The post On Leadership and Vulnerability appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

You, The Truth and Nothing But Your Leadership!

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Is there anything new under the leadership sun? Leadership Platforms With the wealth of information available to us about leadership—the sheer numbers of which have been well-covered in other L2L blog posts and myriad other sources—it would seem easy to answer this question in the affirmative. Leadership Development Personal Growth Professional Growth Servant Leadership Coaching leadership skills Organizational Health

On Leadership, Communication and the Personal Touch

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Professional Growth Servant Leadership leadership development leadership trainingDigital channels like email, instant messaging, social media, and video conferencing can make communication within a business a lot easier easier. It can allow leaders and teams to keep in touch with the office even if you are on the other side of the world.

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Empathic Leadership Is Not Doormat Leadership

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Does this describe your leadership? In fact, you’re ability to understand … … Continue reading → Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership vs. Management authentic leadership Empathic Leadership Servant Leadership Strengths Strengths Based Leadership Inherently, you’re always able to tell how others are feeling on any given day.

On Leadership and Overcoming a Crisis

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Coaching Leadership Lemonade Performance personal growthMake no mistake about it, there will be moments when a crisis strikes. Life has a way of making sure that plenty of lemons come our way. And it seem that none of us can escape this truth. Leaders often have to manage through crisis. This can only be done with good information. Because of a […].

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The Most Valuable Leadership Gift This Season

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Leading with Honor Coaching Article “Leadership Gift-Giving Pressure and the Value of Listening” You may be feeling the pressure of the gift-giving season. One of the most important ways to lead with honor is actively listening to your colleague, team, and clients.

Leadership: A Big Fat Who Cares?

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Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Personal Growth emotional intelligence leadership development Organizational HealthIn recent years, some employees have felt the hard and harsh blows dealt by their leaders as their employment positions were downsized. At times, when they needed some care, they were instead dealt blows and were emotionally and financially clobbered.

Leadership Rx: Spiritual Leaders Bring Healing to Others

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Emotional Intelligence Interpersonal Skills Leadership Development Organizational Health Spiritual Leadership healing Leadership leadership rx spiritual leadersNowadays we witness many individuals who find their working life does not bring them hope but oppression. Workers are losing their rights in many industries; others are cast aside with ease to bring temporary profit to the greedy.

On Leadership, Fairness and Judging People’s Mistakes

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Personal Growth emotional intelligence LeadershipIt just dawned on me today that as human beings, we all are guilty of judging people’s mistakes at one point or another. I sure am guilty of it. People who have taken the MBTI assessment know that some people have higher tendencies to judge than others. It is inherent in their personality. While it […].

8 Things Successful Leaders Do at the End of Their Day

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The Leadership Yawwwn-Fest

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Or you guilty of just providing a leadership yawn-fest? Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health influence Leadership storytellingAre you inspiring others to action with your captivating stories that delight your audience?Or Your Best Tool For Inspiring Others I was at a board meeting the other day where an outside organization was presenting its latest project. The vision was in creating a sustainable vision for the future […].

The Roots of Leadership: Start With You

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If you Google the word leadership you will find 490,000,000 results. A search on Amazon shows over 130,000 books referring to leadership. The post The Roots of Leadership: Start With You appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Attitude business emotional intelligence Leadership Development Leadership vs. Management Self-development

How Leaders Can Create Informed Employees

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Common Sense Leadership: 3 Things You’ve Been Right About All Along

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Leadership and The Ugly Four-Letter Word: Fear

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Personal Growth Professional Growth emotional intelligence employee growth Situational Awareness TeamworkWe all have different ideas of what fear looks like. Some people fear taking risks, others fear conflict or confrontation, and still others fear rejection by peers, just to name a few. So what is fear? My Fear of Failure Personally, I struggle with fear of failure. I am a perfectionist by nature, as are […].

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How Leadership Styles Dictate Potential Success

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The post How Leadership Styles Dictate Potential Success appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Coaching Corner Conflict Management Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Servant Leadership authoritarian command and control leadership valuesWe have all worked for someone at some point in our career who felt more like a slave master than a leader, right? You know that person I am referring […].

EntrepreLeadership: Tips for Self-Leadership in Your Own Startup

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EntrepreLeadership Leadership Development entrepreneurship online business self-leadershipWorking in organizations and leading teams certainly has its up and downs; its joys and challenges. The right organization and the right people in the right places is often very satisfying for everyone involved. Some of the good things about working in an organization are: Availability to work with others Enjoying personal and professional growth for […].

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From Humble Leader to Narcissist: Where Are You on the Continuum?

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Leadership Development Personal Growth Professional Growth Servant Leadership Teamwork Coaching lee ellis responsible leadership Situational AwarenessFrom Humble Leader to Narcissist: Where Are You on the Continuum?

Charismatic Leadership: Give Unselfishly

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Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Personal Growth Professional Growth Servant Leadership Christmas Coaching Leadership Passion peaceMerry Christmas 2015 The Holiday Season engenders feelings of empathy, kindness and tenderness, especially for those a little down on their luck. On Giving and Generosity Giving and generosity are defined as the transfer of something without the expectation of receiving something in return.

Imaginary Leadership (Part 1 of 2)

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Leadership Development Personal Growth Professional Growth Leadership leadership skills management PerformanceHave you ever met an Imaginary Leader or experienced the displeasure of working for one? Unfortunately, it is altogether likely that you have, and it is a foregone conclusion that you didn’t like it.” ” It also follows naturally that the group/ company suffered as a result. The reality is, there are a lot of Imaginary […].

On Leadership, Humility and the Self-Discovered Leader

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So with all the talk about leadership, have you ever noticed how many conversations on this topic take place in the third person? The post On Leadership, Humility and the Self-Discovered Leader appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Assessments Professional Development Values-Based Leadership emotional intelligence leadership Leadership Development leadership skills Self-development

How to Hone Your Leadership Skills on the Road

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A final skill used while driving that carries over into leadership is the ability to handle stressful situations. Translating Skills to Leadership. Many of the skills learned by being a courteous, aware driver could easily be translated to leadership.

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On Leadership, Success and the Introverted Leader?

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The post On Leadership, Success and the Introverted Leader? appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Authentic Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Practical Steps to Influence Servant Leadership Introverts leadership leadership skills What type of individual makes a great leader? The answer to that question is likely to cause a debate in any social circle. The truth is, leaders are people and […].

On Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

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When Personal and Organizational Leadership Values Aren’t Aligned

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Authentic Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Life Balance Values-Based Leadership executive coach leadership culture Leadership Development life purpose VITAL Signs Leadership We’ve all faced this moment in our personal or work life.

On Leadership, Growth and Professional Development

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Should it be the employee, the boss, human resources, the leadership team, or a combination of either some or all of them? After all, leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. Employee Growth and Development Having been on both sides of the manager-employee equation, I … … Continue reading → The post On Leadership, Growth and Professional Development appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

Can Leadership Be a One-Size-Fits-All?

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When I was 20, I was given my first formal leadership role. Leadership Assessments Leadership Lessons Learned Servant Leadership Values Measurements Values-Based Leadership emotional intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health soft skills Talent Management values Sure, I had influence prior to that, but now I was given a title and a team of […].

L2L Infographic: Top 7 Leadership Books of 2015

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L2L Infographic: Top 7 Leadership Books of 2015 Click to Enlarge This Infographic Courtesy of Paul Sohn. The post L2L Infographic: Top 7 Leadership Books of 2015 appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership.

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On Leadership, Transparency and Breaching Confidentiality

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In a nutshell, you get this: Distrust, demotivation, and an epic failure in leadership. Emotional Intelligence Leadership Development Organizational Health Professional Growth Teamwork employee growth leadership skills organizational disease Performance productive workforceWhat happens when a seasoned manager doesn’t know the difference between being transparent and breaching confidentiality?