How To Stay Positive

Joseph Lalonde

In studying leadership, one of the most effective traits of a leader that I’ve seen repeated again and again is the ability to stay positive. We’re not talking Poylanna positivity or pie in the sky. When the leader is positive, the people will follow.

Positively Energizing Leaders Are Heliotropic

Lead Change Blog

The heliotropic effect describes the inherent tendency in all living things toward positive energy and away from negative energy. In nature, the sun is the source of positive, life-giving energy, so the heliotropic effect explains why plants and other organisms lean toward the light over time. This phenomenon has important implications for leaders because human beings likewise have an inherent tendency toward positive, life-giving energy.

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15 Attributes of Positively Energizing Leaders

Leading Blog

W HEN YOU HEAR the term positive leadership , it is easy to get cynical and think it is all happy-talk and disconnected from reality. The kind of positive energy that most accounts for flourishing in individuals and in organizations is called relational energy.” Positive Leadership

The Positive Value of Negative Emotions

Leadership Freak

Positivity that excludes negativity is illusion. The positive value of negative emotions is the ability to thrive… Continue reading → Leadership Development energy Personal Growth negativity positive leadershipPretending everything is great is stupid.

The ABC’s of Recruiting for Gen Z

With “Gen Zers” beginning to enter the workforce at entry-level positions, it’s crucial to understand that this generation operates differently from the last. With this caveat in mind, read on to learn how to adapt your recruiting strategy to appeal to this pool of potential employees.

Lead With A Positive Attitude

Joseph Lalonde

When you think of yourself, do you think of yourself as a positive leader? And, his thought-life […] The post Lead With A Positive Attitude appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Or do you relate more to Eeyore from Winnie The Pooh?

3 Ways To Love Your Position

Joseph Lalonde

The longer you’re in a leadership position, the easier it can be to begin to feel disillusioned with everything. But you can still love your position of […].

Positive Influence: The Leader Who Helps People Become Their Best Self

Lead Change Blog

According to Michael and Glenn Parker, there are four types of positive influence leaders, and we can all leverage the strengths of each to become the type of leader who helps people become their best self.

10 Powerful Phrases For Positive Leaders

Joseph Lalonde

The world is full of negativity. You turn on the TV to a news station and you quickly discover this. Negativity sells. It’s a sad state of affairs. We’re inundated with negativity and it brings us down. I was thankful to recently be a guest at a BNI networking meeting.

RIP: Retired in Position

Lead Change Blog

“Retired in position” refers to an unengaged employee, a term which I first heard used by Ken Blanchard. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are sleepwalking through their day or retired in position. It is quite the conundrum to challenge an employee in a position where there are no longer challenging opportunities. Don’t wait until after the expiration date to realize you are retired in position.

How Leaders Can Move Beyond Fear And Employ Positivity To Drive Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts leadership learning passion positivityEven before the global pandemic struck, many organizations and their leaders were limiting themselves to a short-term view at the expense of achieving any of their long-term goals.

How ZoomInfo Solves Recruiting Pain Points

For recruiters to build their pipeline and search for the next candidate, they need to ensure they have access to the most accurate data on the market. More specifically, having access to updated information lets you engage faster with ideal candidates searching the job market. To begin getting these candidates in the right positions, it includes utilizing updated contact data and enhancing your outreach strategy for improved effectiveness.

How Positively Energizing Leadership Can Help Your Organization To Flourish

Tanveer Naseer

With everything we’ve all experienced over the last two years, it can feel more challenging than ever to ask employees to stay the course and trust things will work out. So how do leaders inspire people to deliver their best despite their understandable concerns about the future? That’s what I’ll.

A Positive Attitude is Contagious

General Leadership

“The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.”. A positive attitude is contagious! As a leader, it is amazing the impact you can have on your organization with your attitude; either positive or negative, you set the tone. The post A Positive Attitude is Contagious appeared first on General Leadership.

Join Me at ATD22 to Learn How to Foster Positive Emotions in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard

Join me to learn how to cultivate a work culture with attitudes, language, and behaviors that boost positive emotions and spur higher levels of performance. Session Title: Improve Positive Emotions and Performance in Your Team’s Work Culture.

Developing a Positive Culture

Lead Change Blog

Last month we had the opportunity to sit down (virtually) with Marcella Bremer to talk about her work in developing a positive culture in the workplace, her new book, Developing a Positive Culture , and the Positive Culture Academy (classes start April 2nd). How long have you been focusing on a positive culture in the workplace? I’ve been working with culture for more than 20 years, but the focus on a positive culture dates from the last 5 years or so.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

The post How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted? Curator Posts ambition ego fame glory michel Narcissism polluted positive leadership reward Richard Wagner toxic leadership “It is a shame that so many leaders spend their time pondering their rights as leaders instead of their awesome responsibilities as leaders.”. James C. Hunter.

Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department.

Creating an (authentically) Positive Energy Workplace™ & Leadership (video)

Anese Cavanaugh

Why is positive energy important? For years we've worked with leaders and organizations on building healthier more positively contagious cultures and authentic positive energy leadership. I know positive energy is important, yes yes yes. How do we create it?

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2 Self-Leadership Hacks for Positivity

Lead Change Blog

While on vacation I was reminded of the power of positivity. How to hack positivity. Most would agree that’s a positive outcome. Shirzad Chamine, author of Positive Intelligence , suggests that our thinking processes are always at risk of turning negative because of “a set of automatic and habitual mind patterns…that work against our best interests.” How positivity benefits us. ” Being positive can make you a better leader.

The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership

General Leadership

The post The Transformative Power of Positive Leadership appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Human Resources influence Inquiry Leadership optimism positive change Transformation “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, determines its outcome.”. William James. On 16 October 2005, an incredible feat was achieved sixteen miles West of Denver, Colorado.

Positive Leadership Toward Reinventing Organizations

Lead Change Blog

Positive Leadership , based on positive psychology, makes a tremendous difference in any workplace no matter how hierarchical its structure may be, or how plain the tasks at hand. That’s where positive leadership comes in. You can always apply positive leadership. What is Positive Leadership? Here’s something you can do right away to develop your workplace: apply positive leadership and kindness, whatever your role is.

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Don’t Be Paralyzed by Positive Thinking

Next Level Blog

It’s almost like they’re paralyzed by the positive thinking pattern of “It’s going to get better.” What small tests or experiments can you run now at a low cost that could better position you for full scale deployments later?

How to Promote Leaders Who Build a Positive Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

The post How to Promote Leaders Who Build a Positive Culture appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

When Position Power and Ethics Collide

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Our responsibilities as a citizen, worker, leader, family member, and friend require us to choose ethics over loyalty. Yet, when we do, it can surprise people. Maybe that's because it is not the easiest path to take.

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What is Positive Leadership?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Positive leadership is a new term that is popping up regularly in articles. What kind of leadership do we describe as positive? What does it mean? Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking 7 Lenses ethical leadership ethical leadership development ethics and complexity what is ethical behavior

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

Positive Change: Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. Millions of dollars are spent every year on change coaches and efficiency experts to aid mega-dollar companies in becoming more efficient when the reality is each of your employees is the most capable avenue available of positive change. What they need is clear guidance on positive change, direction to question everything and the empowerment to affect the inefficiencies discovered.

9 Things Positive Leaders Do

Leading Blog

The Power of Positive Leadership summarizes much of his thinking and provides a great introduction to all of his other work. Positive leadership is grounded in reality. It is because we will have to overcome negativity, adversity and problems that we should be positive. Positive leadership is not about fake positivity. Positive leaders focus on solutions. Positivity doesn’t guarantee you will succeed, but it makes it much more likely.

Is Your Leadership Net Positive?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Generating an intentional positive ethical impact is the successful ethical leadership of the future, and it''s already here. The Forum For the Future describes it as net positive leadership - making a positive contribution to society and leaving things better than we found them.

Got Ethics? Are You Positive?

Leading in Context

Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Trends ethical leadership ethics training positive ethical leadership proactive ethical leadership what is ethics In spite of all the bad news you see in the media about ethics, we don''t build ethical cultures by focusing on the negative. Let''s face it - thinking about fraud, embezzlement and conflict of interest won''t make us better leaders. But that''s what many of us are focusing on in our organizations.

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A Proven Guide to Recruiting Passive Candidates

It's not efficient to be in active recruitment mode all the time. It's important to also invest in building a passive candidate pipeline. Download the guide to help you build a recruitment strategy that attracts both active and passive candidates.

There Are No Leadership Positions

Modern Servant Leader

Too often we hear – or maybe even say, “they’re in a leadership position “ At best, this is misleading. Positions for Managers. A title defines a management position. Positions and titles can be given or offered by organizations.

How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus

Joseph Lalonde

And leaders are struggling to stay positive. Staying positive during a […] The post How To Bring Positivity During A Crisis Like COVID-19/Coronavirus appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Tough times begin to wear on people. That’s been the truth for many people lately.

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Tuesday Time Machine: Positive Change – Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. The post Tuesday Time Machine: Positive Change – Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Early Files efficiency History positive change simplicity stricklin structure Throwback Time Machine timingGeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You!

False Positives

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by David Small : I’ve been coaching elite athletes and soldiers for the more than a decade now, and recently I learned a lesson about false positives. Here are four tips to build up your team without giving them false positives. Make your positive feedback positive, and make your negative feedback constructive.

4 Data-Driven Steps To Drive Successful B2B Demand Generation

Fact: Good data lives at the core of every successful B2B demand generation strategy. Without quality data, it’s nearly impossible to identify and segment your target audience and create messaging that speaks to their values and interests. Whether you’re stepping into a new position or you’re new to demand generation, learning the tricks of the trade can be, well, tricky. In this eBook, you’ll discover how to improve your demand generation program—and your bottom line.

Positive Influence – an Interview with Glenn Parker

Let's Grow Leaders

Connect with Glenn: Positive Influence […]. The post Positive Influence – an Interview with Glenn Parker appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Be a Positive Force

Lead Change Blog

I suggest that each of us needs to add one more resolution to our list – to be a positive force in our home, community, and workplace. First off, why be a “positive force”? Why invest time in your positive well being? Tom Rath and Jim Harter, The Economics of Wellbeing , Gallup Press, 2010 and Shawn Achor, Positive Intelligence , Harvard Business Review, January-February 2012). Lisa Zigarmi and Chris Edmonds, Positivity at Work , ThinkAha, 2012).

Practical Advice for Positional Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Anyone can lead and we believe the world is a better place when people lead from who they are rather than from performance or positional authority. But even more, when you reach a position of authority and responsibility, your actions and behavior have a greater impact on both your success and that of everyone involved. Your success or failure impacts people differently than it does once you cross over, if you will, into positional authority.

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You Matter – Regardless of Your Position

Lead Change Blog

The magic is that you can give it to them, regardless of your formal position or role. The minute you understand that You Matter you can start making a positive difference to others. Do you think that you matter at work? What do you think the majority will answer…? In November, the You Matter Marathon is being held, when participants hand out one You Matter card to one person a day to remind people that they matter.

7 Ways to Manage a Talent Shortage

In this whitepaper, Paycor examines the top 7 things you can do to out-maneuver your competition and win the war for talent in the coming months.