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?

Turning Negativity Into Positive Results

Lead Change Blog

Here’s the good news: there are ways to stay on top of a difficult conversation and achieve a positive outcome. The post Turning Negativity Into Positive Results appeared first on Lead Change. Webinars Marcia Reynolds Communication Difficult Conversations positivity Video Webina

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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.

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! The post A Positive Attitude is Contagious appeared first on General Leadership.

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?

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. How positivity benefits us. and Strengths Based Leadership , recognizes “Positivity” as a core relationship-building strength.

How’s Your Leadership…Positive or Polluted?

General Leadership

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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.

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.

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

How Negative Thinking Creates Positive Solutions

Leadership Freak

Shooting down ideas is sport to corporate teams. What happens when new ideas come before teams? People explain why they won’t work! Don’t you hate people who explain why something won’t work? … Continue reading → Optimism pessimism Decisions Leadership Development

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? What’s a good gauge of your positive health?

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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How to Get Your Personal Brand Positioned?

Women on Business

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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.

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…?

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

Unlock the Power of Positive Intent

Kevin Eikenberry

Positive intent sounds like a good idea. As we go through our day, we generally have a positive intent in what we do, right? I believe that assuming positive […]. The post Unlock the Power of Positive Intent appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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. Your success or failure impacts people differently than it does once you cross over, if you will, into positional authority.

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Is Leadership A Position

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Ashley was excited. Her degree wasn’t even hanging on the wall yet. She packed her suitcase with just enough clothes so she wouldn’t pay an extra $40 luggage fee at the airport. One last trip before getting a real job. Ashley’s degree was in Public Relations.

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.

The Power of Positive Framing

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Power of Positive Framing appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development positive framingAn old Chinese story goes something like this.

4 Ways Positive Thinking Changes You

Joseph Lalonde

That book was The Positive Dog. He shared with him the wisdom of thinking positive and how it could change lives. The book was a fun, short story about the power of positive thinking. It also got me thinking about my thoughts and whether I was thinking positively.

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.

Positive Change: Yesterday Is Interesting But Irrelevant

General Leadership

It encompasses a mentality of limitless positive change and endless possibility. What they need is clear guidance on positive change, direction to question everything and the empowerment to affect the inefficiencies discovered. POSITIVE CHANGE.

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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15 Reasons Positive Leaders Seem Negative

Leadership Freak

Negative leaders look in the mirror and see someone who cares. There are “good” reasons for negativity. You’re negative because… Some babies come out smiling and some come like Eeyore.

Discover The Positives Of Negative Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Just because there’s negative leadership doesn’t mean there’s not a positive in there somewhere. Now that I’ve opened your eyes to companies that have used negative space positively, I want to encourage you to find the positive in the negative leadership you may face.

A Premortem: Reverse Positive Thinking for Success

Leadership Freak

A premortem is reverse positive thinking. Do premortems. A postmortem is too late. Gary Klein introduced the idea of premortems. Instead of imagining success, imagine failure.

How Negative Impulse Triggers Positive Response

Leadership Freak

Negative impulses are useful when they produce positive results. Redirect negative impulses toward positive actions. Great achievements emerge when negative impulses trigger positive responses. #1. Anger – Openness: Stop resisting anger.

6 Ways To Become A More Positive Leader

Joseph Lalonde

That’s why we need to learn how to become more positive… 6 Ways To Become More Positive. Feed your positivity: Find ways to take in positive content. The more you’re seeking out positive inputs, the more positivity you’re going to exude.

A Positive Perspective on Breakdowns

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] When breakdowns happen consider it is NOT a sign that something is wrong, but rather that you have simply bumped up against the limits of your current ways of working or thinking. Nothing is wrong. No one is at fault.

Podcast: The Art of Positivity.

Rich Gee Group

The post Podcast: The Art of Positivity. Running your own business is hard and fraught with daily disappointments — successful businesspeople always have a way of looking on the bright side. Learn a few tips and techniques to keep your momentum going when things look bleak.

How to Make a Positive Lasting Impression

Lead Change Blog

In the past I have discussed how important it is to make a positive first impression. While making a good first impression is critical, it is crucial that you continue to have a positive impression on everyone you interact with.

The power of positive future-focused questions

Aspire-CS

If you want forward movement, why aren’t you asking questions that are focused on a positive future to move to? We want new positive things to think about. So put on your question and thinking hats and get busy challenging yourself to ask positive, future-focused questions.

How Positive Images (and negative ones) Shape Your Reality

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

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How To Gracefully Exit Your Leadership Position

Joseph Lalonde

L eadership is a temporary position. Whether this position is within a business, non-profit, or a church, one day your time as a leader will come to an end. What do you do when your leadership position ends? Leaving a leadership position isn’t always easy.

How to Turn Negative Nancy into Positive Pam

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, How do you distinguish between a true Negative Nancy and one who just has an eye for identifying areas that need improvement? There are folks who have the ability to immediately… Continue reading → Encouragement Optimism pessimism Growth Leadership Development

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.

Plus Size Positivity

Dave Bratcher

Is it any accident the positive post on all batteries is marked with a (+)? This is the reason a positive attitude is something which adds value, while a negative attitude takes away. Positivity is a choice, not a requirement. No matter the setting, positivity is contagious.

Positive Change: Because That’s The Way It’s Always Been…

General Leadership

Whatever that mark of success may be be, it most definitely involves positive change. The post Positive Change: Because That’s The Way It’s Always Been… appeared first on General Leadership. Curator Posts Gorilla Experiment positive change Question Everything stricklin

9 Tips for Creating a Positive Change in Your Culture

Lead Change Blog

In whatever situation you may find yourself, particularly if you are a leader or manager, you can have a positive impact on the people in your work group or team. If you are positive, energetic, and enthusiastic, then they will also adopt your demeanor.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. In turn, they are more likely to share their positive energy with your customers, thus enhancing service and the bottom line.