April, 2017

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Simple Ways to Market Your Business in the Local Community

Women on Business

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The 9 Behaviors of Great Problem Solvers

Leading Blog

E ASY PROBLEMS can often be solved by guessing. And we solve hundreds of these kinds of problems as we go throughout our week. The problem arises when we rely on our experience to guess at what might be wrong to try to solve hard problems—problems where the solution is obscured.

25 Powerful Coaching Questions to Get Where You Want to Go

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Coaching is not just for problems. Coaching helps you avoid problems by providing space to think and be more intentional about your goals and actions. And coaching is especially helpful for getting clarity on where you want to go.

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How to Accelerate Team Learning

QAspire

A team’s ability to learn quickly is at the heart of adapting to constant changes. In fact, it seems that constant learning is the only key to agility as a team and organization.

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7 Statements Every Leader Needs To Use Regularly 

Ron Edmondson

One of the goals of a leader should be to encourage, strengthen and challenge a team to continually improve. Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others. Much of this is done by the things we say as leaders.

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5 Tips For Writing Perfect Emails

Women on Business

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The Shadow Side of Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

When it comes to learning to be a leader, there’s a real learning curve. It takes time to weather the insecurities of being a new manager, learn from your mistakes, and get to the point where you feel competent and comfortable in the role of leader.

A Critical Leadership Error and 4 Ways to Approach It

Ron Edmondson

There is one critical error most leaders make at some point. I make it frequently. If you’re leading you probably do also. We forget people are trying to follow. We get so caught up in our own world we forget people we are trying to lead are trying to follow us.

Why Great Leadership Requires the Courage to Accept Pain

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Angela Sebaly : As a leadership coach, I’ve spent decades observing hundreds of people who have strikingly different backgrounds and equally diverse approaches to leadership.

Change your habitual behavior to become a better leader

Aspire-CS

We all have behavioral blind spots, and uncovering those can help you to see what others see, when they see it, and whether they’re helpful or not in certain circumstances in leading people.

For Want of a Knife

Execupundit

I have misplaced the Swiss Army pen knife which I have carried for years. Stop the universe. Now for those of you who are not knife addicts, let me note that the Swiss Army pen knife is one of the world's greatest inventions.

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Take Five Everyday

Joseph Lalonde

Our days are constantly filled with activity. Looking at our calendars, we see our days are already penciled in. It’s hard to find time to get everything finished. It’s hard to find time to breathe on some days. We feel overwhelmed with everything going on.

3 Things You Can Do (and Be) Right Now to Up-Level Your Leadership & Culture

Anese Cavanaugh

Recently I was asked to consult with an organization to help them shift their culture to one of greater health, leadership, productivity, and morale.

22 Things Learned in 42 Years of Ministry

Ron Edmondson

From a Mentor Dennis Newkirk I saw this on one of my mentor’s Facebook wall and felt it might be helpful to some of my ministry friends, so I asked his permission to share it. These are random thoughts about his time in ministry.

Communication – Easy to break – Tough to fix

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “If a leader can’t get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn’t even matter.”

Why Leaders Should Depersonalize Communication

Tanveer Naseer

The following is a guest piece by Dr. Derek Roger and Nick Petrie. It’s not what you do, it’s the way that you do it Talking comes so naturally to us we tend to forget just how much skill is involved.

Are You Living an Adult Story?

Leading Blog

I N The Leadership Gap , Lolly Daskal makes clear to us that “if we want to continue to have a positive impact on the world and make a difference, we must constantly rethink the instincts that drive us.” Leaders need to question “who they are being while they are leading.”

5 Powerful Ways to Answer Self-Doubt and Step into Your Greatness

Leadership Freak

The Little Engine kept saying, “I think I can,” until he climbed the steep hill. But the story is wrong. Thinking you can is helpful, but never enough to step into your greatness.… … Continue reading → Author Book Notes Leading

Executive Leadership: One Temptation Most Successful Executives Resist

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re an executive (or aspiring to be one) this time I’m writing for you. Not my usual M.O., I usually write for your teams (and how to help them deal with you ;-) But today, I write to you.

Your Structure Can Impede Your Progress

Ron Edmondson

It should do the opposite. Whenever I post about how structure can get in the way of progress I hear from people who remind me we need structure to prevent organizational chaos. And, I agree.

Building, Keeping, And Transferring Credibility In Leadership

Joseph Lalonde

Answers From Leadership Podcast Episode #35 Credibility is a powerful factor in any leader’s life. Without credibility, people will struggle to find a reason to follow you. When you have credibility, people realize you get things done. Susan M.

How Do You Inspire Others Through Your Leadership?

Tanveer Naseer

As a people person, I always enjoy visiting new places and new cities as it provides the opportunity to meet new people and spark new conversations, some of which can lead to some very thought-provoking discussions.

Conflict without Casualties

Leading Blog

C ONFLICT is everywhere. Conflict at the most basic level is simply a gap between what we want and what we are experiencing at any given point in time. Conflict is energy, and can be used in positive or negative ways.

10 Strategies that Re-energize Demoralized Teams

Leadership Freak

Layoffs, complaints, stress, cutbacks, unrealistic expectations, shortfalls, and more, demoralize teams. 10 Strategies that Re-energize Demoralized teams: #1. Complain a little and move on. “We’ve We’ve talked about this the last three times… Continue reading → Motivation Optimism Passion Teams Leadership Development

Five Not-So-Radical Ideas For Nurturing Change

QAspire

When everything around is constantly changing, it is easy to: Get carried away by latest fads, best practices etc. Execute changes that may not be significant in shifting results to positive direction. Implement solutions to half-baked problem statements.

10 Identifiers to Spot a High Character Leader

Ron Edmondson

Do you want to know if a leader has high character? You simply have to observe them long enough. We demonstrate whom we really are by what we really do. Leaders with character can easily be identified.

Tune-In Tonight – 9pm Eastern – SiriusXM Radio Ch125

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Turn your radio dials to SiriusXM Channel 125 tonight at 9pm Eastern (6pm Pacific) for the #GeneralLeadership Hour on the David Webb Show!

5 New Business Ideas for Women and How to Arrange for Funds

Women on Business

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5 Ways To Lead Your Small Business To Profit

Terry Starbucker

For anyone who has started a new business after a lot of hard work and effort, and is now getting revenue into the till, there’s a moment where a new reality sets in, and you hit an inflection point where the focus shifts from “How do I get this thing started and keep the bills paid?”

April 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the April 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! Writing about an organization with a fantastic culture recently, the author praised the organization’s approach to gratitude — describing it (among other aspects of the organization) as “lateral not vertical.”

12 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Ghost In The Shell

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Ghost In The Shell is a live-action remake of the classic anime of the same name. The live-action Ghost In The Shell features Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi.

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A Key Component of Easter – Post-Easter Evaluation

Ron Edmondson

Don't Miss It! Easter is one of a few times a year churches have a unique opportunity to reach people who do not normally attend their church. Most churches spend weeks and – hopefully – months planning for the weekend.

Ego Free Leadership

Leading Blog

E GO IS A CONSTANT preoccupation with our self-worth. Each of us has beliefs and fears about our value, and they cause defensive and/or self-promotional behaviors when under stress.

Are Your Supporting Your Organization’s New Leaders To Succeed?

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past few months, I’ve written a number of articles that examined from different vantage points the importance of leaders providing support and guidance for those under their care.