May, 2017

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10 Signs Your Leadership Strategy Doesn’t Work

Lead Change Blog

In any professional environment, management is composed of a leader and a group of colleagues working collaboratively. Together, they work towards their team’s goals. Ideally, the team should meet their targets and perform well under an effective management.

The 10 Commandments of Social Media

Ron Edmondson

A guest post from my son, Jeremy Chandler This is a guest post from my son, Jeremy Chandler. Currently, Jeremy serves as a Marketing Manager at Pursuant, a fundraising agency serving the nation’s leading nonprofits, faith-based ministries, and churches. He and his wife Mary live in Nashville, TN.

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Having Great One-on-Ones with Employees

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, you need to stay connected to the members of your team – so you know what they are doing, how they are progressing, and have a chance to provide support for them and much more.

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Be a Spark!

Leading Blog

T O CO-AUTHORS Angie Morgan, Courtney and Sean Lynch, to be a Spark is to be a leader. You must recognize yourself as a leader. Know the pathway to leadership development and commit yourself to it. You’re not chosen to be a leader. You choose to lead.”

Social Mindset: A Key to Engaging Talent


It is more than obvious now that the way people feel about their workplace has direct material impact on performance of the business. This simple equation gets even more complex when we think of forces that are fundamentally changing how we work.

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Getting People to (Really) Listen

Kevin Eikenberry

A few weeks ago I asked viewers to submit their ideas for Remarkable TV topics and today I’m addressing one of those suggestions: how to get people to really listen.

Leadership IS personal


Robert was well known as an executive who would go ballistic for the smallest of transgressions by others. He seemed to take everything personally, and often blamed the messenger who reluctantly carried any bad news into his office.

A Mother’s Day Perspective

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Four Decision-Making Styles and When to Use Them

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Sometimes leaders make bad decisions or harm team morale by making autocratic decisions without involving others. And other times they waste their team’s time by unnecessarily involving them. How do you know when and how much to involve your team in decisions?

It’s About What You Add to the Interaction

Lead Change Blog

What really makes a good leader? Many theories and models try to show us the way. The discussion may be approached from several perspectives.

10 Ways to Add Value to People (and Organizations) as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

If you are going to lead – wouldn’t you want to lead in a way which creates value in the lives of others and the organizations you lead? I think this would be true for all of us.

7 Steps to Boost Your Content Marketing Productivity

Women on Business

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How to Prevent Redundant Performance Improvement Conversations

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest Post from Karin Hurt: Performance improvement conversations aren’t enjoyable -- for you or for them. To make sure you don’t have to have the same uncomfortable conversation twice, take a hard look at your approach.

Sketchnote: What Rebels Want From Their Boss


At the heart of a meaningful change is someone who thought beyond the boundaries. Someone who challenged the status quo. Someone who exerted emotional labor to pursue, fight for their ideas and convince others. And then they bring about change.

How the Benefits of Team Vision Can Revitalize Your Team

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Has team performance been less than spectacular lately? Has team energy been waning? It might be time to rekindle your team vision. Sometimes teams assume that their vision will continue to guide them, and they can get caught in team drift without realizing it.

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How to Drive Strategies By Assessing Your Company Capabilities

N2Growth Blog

Every company has a set of capabilities that, when properly leveraged, can serve to devastate the competition. So, it’s essential for leadership teams to pinpoint and honestly assess these capabilities.

Leading with Control Versus Leading with Influence

Ron Edmondson

Let me be honest. I can be a controlling person. It’s part of my character. I know that. I test that way with StrengthsFinders. If no one is taking charge, I’ll take over the room. And, not because I’m extroverted. I’m not.)

157: The Aspiring Leader — Successfully Step into a New Leadership Role | with John Lawler

Engaging Leader

Is your sight set on a new leadership role? Perhaps you’re the Director of Finance, and you’ve just been tapped to become the new CFO. What do you need to change now that your former peers will be reporting to you?

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First Look: Leadership Books for May 2017

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in May. Lifestorming : Creating Meaning and Achievement in Your Career and Life by Alan Weiss and Marshall Goldsmith. The EQ Leader : Instilling Passion, Creating Shared Goals, and Building Meaningful Organizations through Emotional Intelligence by Steven J. Stein. One Minute Mentoring : How to Find and Work With a Mentor--And Why You'll Benefit from Being One by Ken Blanchard and Claire Diaz-Ortiz.

Is Financial Literacy for Kids Important?

Women on Business

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22 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I believe everyone was surprised when the first movie in the Guardians Of The Galaxy series released. The movie did surprisingly well and movie audiences left the theater blown away. I know I did. When Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 was announced, I was stoked.

What Leaders Can Learn From Farmers

Lead Change Blog

I grew up on a farm. My family grew cantaloupes, watermelons, tomatoes, wheat, corn and more. I learned a lot from that experience. And what a gift — my father not only acted as a leader in my family life, but in my first exposure to work too. (I

You’ve Been Fired from the Pastorate – What Now?

Ron Edmondson

7 Suggestions I’m at that point in my ministry where I feel like I’d rather cut grass for a living than serve Christ as a preacher of His gospel. That’s just not healthy. But that’s where I am. I’ll never forget receiving this text from a young pastor.

Brand and Perception: Leadership Essentials


The leader and employee in today’s environment must possess a credible and trusted brand, much like a company does. This is sometimes also referred to as a personal and/or professional reputation. Either way, people see you a certain way based on your behaviours, words and actions.

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What is Synchronized Leadership?

General Leadership and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “The single most important element of success in war is leadership.” ” Gen David Goldfein, USAF.

Successfully Leading the Change Personalities on Your Team

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, like it or not, you are in the change business. You are leading people to a new and better future which means that things will change on that journey. If they don’t, you will certainly never reach your desired outcomes. And even if you are trying to preserve the status quo for […].

15 Leadership Quotes From Star Wars For Star Wars Day

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Star Wars Day is approaching at lightspeed. On May 4th, Star Wars fans will celebrate Star Wars Day. The holiday originated as a pun on May The Force Be With You and falls on May 4th because May the 4th and May The Force sound similar.

May 2017 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the May 2017 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! At the core of my decision to create Weaving Influence was my love of reading and my belief that books can connect people in a unique way.

5 Questions to Help Millennials Grow into Leadership

Ron Edmondson

A Guest Post by my son, Jeremy Chandler There will come a point in time in every Millennial’s career when we move from being primarily executioners to leading teams and managing others.

Leading Older Employees with Confidence

Nathan Magnuson

When I think about what makes a great boss, one of my first items is someone who really knows what they are doing – a true expert.

Carrie Chitsey Wells Joins the Women on Business Team

Women on Business

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Don’t Fear the Elephants

RapidStart Leadership

Nobody said he was a great mathematician. But he may be the greatest general you never heard of. His actions over 2,000 years ago are a great example of how you can influence your future by the way you react to whats coming at you.

Care for a white-water ride?

N2Growth Blog

Change seems to occur at an ever-increasing speed, making forecasts – especially those concerning long term scenarios – an extremely risky business. Forecasts often lead to disappointments, both for management – employees – shareholders and other stakeholders.

Nearly 40% Never Give Positive Reinforcement

Leadership Freak

For many, it’s easier to talk about what sucks than what’s great. There’s a negative voice in our heads. Personally, you can’t speak well of yourself. Humble leaders don’t brag. They talk about… Continue reading → Appreciation Encouragement Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success