The Power of Observation

Kevin Eikenberry

While the first statement is helpful, the full statement makes the power of observation far clearer. When we use the power of observation intentionally and effectively, […]. The post The Power of Observation appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly talks to the press about the President's phone call

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The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers

RapidStart Leadership

How can asking questions be more powerful than answering them? But if we’re playing the Shell Answer Man all day, we miss … The Power of Asking Questions: 7 Ways Questions are More Powerful Than Answers Read More ».

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We can speak eloquently about moral suasion, skilled diplomacy, and the arc of history but in the real world - a neighborhood you would not like to walk through at two in the morning - power is the ability and willingness to coerce.

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Super Powers

Chris Brady

From time to time my children will ask me the question, "Dad, if you could have any super power, what would it be?" To which I always answer, "Teleporting!" Because it would be so amazing to just. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Power Rangers

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Whenever I hear Go go Power Rangers I’m instantly transported back to my youth. Those few words remind me of heading home from school and turning on the TV to watch the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Now, we get to see the Power Rangers reimagined.

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Your words are powerful

Ron Edmondson

You said this… They heard this… It meant this much to you… It meant this much to them… Your words are powerful. As a parent. As a leader. As a friend. As an employer. As a pastor. As a husband. As a wife. Choose your words carefully. They matter.

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Powerful Leadership Invitations

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Powerful Leadership Invitations appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Think about it. Would you rather be invited to an event, or be demanded to attend? If you want to go to the event, doesn’t the demand change that at least a little bit, (and maybe a lot)?

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The Power of Choice

Lead Change Blog

The post The Power of Choice appeared first on Lead Change. Life is a matter of choices. We are making choices every day at every single step. Right from the time we wake up, to the time we hit the sack at night. Some of these are so routine we do not even stop to think about the choice we make. For instance, the choice of what we eat and what we wear, the route we take to our office, etc.

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Successful leaders understand true power

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Thursday Thoughts: Successful leaders understand that true power comes, not from exercising control, but from empowering others. * * * * * * * * * […]. Thursday Thoughts true power

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The Power of Game Planning

Chris Brady

In a previous article, Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward covered The Power of Goal Setting from their NY Times bestselling book Launching a Leadership Revolution.

The Power In Becoming A Disciplined Leader

Joseph Lalonde

The Power In Becoming A Disciplined Leader. Discipline gives you the power to do a lot of things. Isn’t discipline pretty powerful? Question: How has becoming a disciplined leader been powerful in your life?

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The Power of Momentum

Kevin Eikenberry

Tweet it out: Remember the power of momentum – as we […]. The post The Power of Momentum appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Effective leaders not only create action, they also sustain it.

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The Seven Powers of Gratitude

Leadership Freak

The seven powers of gratitude: #1. Choose the freedom of thankfulness over the headwind of ingratitude. “Un” Un” ruins leaders. Ungrateful leaders become unkind, unhelpful, and unconnected. Ungratefulness is a buffeting headwind. Gratitude energizes those… Continue reading → Gratitude Leadership Development

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The Power Of Vulnerability

Joseph Lalonde

There’s power in vulnerability. Continue Reading… The post The Power Of Vulnerability appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. No one likes to be seen as weak. Or even vulnerable. We try to hide any sign that we might not be where we need to be.

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How to Expand Power

Leadership Freak

When leaders control followers, followers lose power. Control is a zero sum game until leaders use their power to expand the power of others. Two choices for the disempowered: Disempowered people have two basic… Continue reading → Personal Growth Power Leadership Development organizational success

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The Power of Goal Setting

Chris Brady

The following excerpt was taking from Chris Brady and Orrin Woodward's NY Times bestselling book, Launching a Leadership Revolution. It is important to be hungry and have ambition to change the. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Fearful Leaders Hoard Control – Courageous Leaders Give Power

Leadership Freak

Feeling powerful expands possibility, elevates engagement, and enables initiative. People who feel powerful see opportunity. … Continue reading → Fear Marks of leaders Personal Growth Power Growth Leadership DevelopmentFeeling powerless creates weakness, dependence, and fear. People who feel powerless feel threat. Control freaks make others feel powerless.…

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6 Power Tips for Tough Conversations

Leadership Freak

Power Tips for Tough Conversations: #1. You tried to deal with the issue when it was small but there’s no improvement. Now it’s time for a tough conversation. Build positive relationships: Positive relationships… Continue reading → Communication Feedback Leading Taking others higher Coaching Leadership Development

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Successful Leaders Understand the Power of Commitments

Leadership Freak

Performance is like pushing a rope apart from shared commitments. Managers often ask, “How can I get people to do what I want them to do?” The answer is people do what THEY… Continue reading → Success Taking others higher Values Leadership Leadership Development organizational success


Ravi Pratap Singh

" if you want to test a man’s character, give him power." " When he uttered those profound words, I guess  Abraham Lincoln  was hinting at a person's  Positional Power , which can be  given  as well as  snatched.

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Reprise: Berlin in July, 1945

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Legacy: Define Power – Determine Purpose – Discover Passion

Leadership Freak

… Continue reading → Leading Passion Power Saying No Growth Leadership Development“We don’t get burned out because of what we do. We get burned out because we forget why we do it.” Jon Gordon, co-author of, “Life Word,” with Dan Britton and Jimmy Page.…

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Gaining Power


Anderson Layman's Blog is daily reading, full of neat stuff. He has pointed to Ryan "The Obstacle is the Way" Holiday's list of books on strategy

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The Top 10 Super Powers of Listening

Leadership Freak

The top 10 super powers of listening: Expanding horizons. There are a million excuses for poor listening. Reject all of them if you expect to lead. Showing respect. Connecting and caring. Helping… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Listening

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The Power of Observation: 6 Ways to Show Up Helpful

Let's Grow Leaders

The post The Power of Observation: 6 Ways to Show Up Helpful appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. I just got off the phone with a frustrated CEO, who was fired up after a half day of observation in one of his call centers. “Karin, Why don’t these managers GET IT?

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The Power of Vulnerability with Jeff Manchester

Kevin Eikenberry

Jeff Manchester, co-author of THE POWER OF VULNERABILITY: How to Create a Team of Leaders by Shifting INward, discusses vulnerability in the workplace. The post The Power of Vulnerability with Jeff Manchester appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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The Power of Praise


Photo by Jeremy Vessey Why is praise so powerful? Why is genuine praise so powerful? The power of genuine praise is that the recipient knows it is didn't have to be given. Not one of the instances involved extravagant praise and yet each was powerful.

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The Amazing Power Of Kindness

Joseph Lalonde

After being introduced to The Kindness Diaries by my author friend Brian Lund , I knew I had to have Leon on the show to talk about the amazing power of kindness. Continue Reading… The post The Amazing Power Of Kindness appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

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The 7 Powers of Weakness

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders understand the power of weaknesses. The seven powers of weakness: Weakness expands thinking. Weakness, when embraced, enables … … Continue reading → Influence Personal Growth Power Strengths weaknesses Leadership Development leadership successDon’t wait until you have it “all together” to lead. Arrogant leaders parade strengths. You’re disqualified from leadership, if you don’t have weaknesses.

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Leadership Power: Grabbed or Granted?

Kevin Eikenberry

It is hard to deny the connection between leadership and power. Leaders have and can create power, and they can do it in a variety of ways. And yet power and leadership are strange bedfellows […]. Building Relationships Influence Leadership Learning compliance power

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Powerful Words


I've long believed that "no" is the most powerful word in the world but I'm currently leaning toward another. Think of how many times "if" has made a huge difference in your life

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Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Rhett Power

Kevin Eikenberry

Rhett Power, award-winning entrepreneur (Wild Creations), consultant, speaker and author joins Kevin to talk about his book and his leadership journey. The post Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Rhett Power appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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The Power of the Pattern Interrupt

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Power of the Pattern Interrupt appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Habits – they affect us as an individual and as a leader.

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25 Powerful Coaching Questions to Get Where You Want to Go

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

The post 25 Powerful Coaching Questions to Get Where You Want to Go appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Attitudes and Mindset Personal Effectiveness coach coaching powerful questionsCoaching is not just for problems.

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The Power of Positive Framing

Kevin Eikenberry

The post The Power of Positive Framing appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. An old Chinese story goes something like this. There was a farmer who tilled his fields with a single horse, until that horse escaped.

A Powerful Definition of Power

Kevin Eikenberry

Influence Leadership Learning Quotations Brooke Astor power quotationI love today’s quotation (more on that later), but here is the back story to my selection today. While the quotations on which I base these Friday posts sometimes come from something I’ve recently read, often the quotations I select come from my files and database – and that is the case today. When I [.].

Change Your Story, Change Your Power

Tanveer Naseer

Start with a Power Lead People who lead off conversations and meetings by saying something positive and meaningful drive success. Engage in any one or all of these habits to bolster your positive resources, and that negative person won’t seem as powerful.

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12 Powerful Ways to Make People Feel Powerful

Leadership Freak

Lousy leaders feel powerful by making others feel powerless. You can’t grasp power and give it at the same time. Leaders who fear losing power are afraid to make others feel powerful. 3 things… Continue reading → Leading Marks of leaders Success Taking others higher Leadership organizational success Power

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Five Powers of Encouragement

Kevin Eikenberry

While the experience, scope and overall skill of these leaders varied widely, one of the lessons I received from this process was a reminder of and deepening appreciation for the power of encouragement.

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