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Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry

Lead Change Blog

Leaders are faced with complex issues on a daily basis, which are impossible to predict. Veteran consultants Joan McArthur-Blair and Jeanie Cockell, authors of Building Resilience with Appreciative Inquiry , show that Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is an invaluable tool to build resilience.

Our Stewardship Responsibility

Leading Blog

T HE CHICK-FIL-A corporate purpose statement goes like this: To glorify God by being a faithful steward of all that is entrusted to us and to have a positive influence on all who come into contact with Chick-fil-A.

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Why It’s Time to Stop Saying We’re “Better Than” Other People

Leading in Context

It's time to stop telling leaders they will only succeed if they are "better than" the competition. It's time for business schools to stop telling students that they are "better than" their peers in the class or "better than" students in other programs.

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6 Biggest Time Wasters at Work and How to Fight Them

Career Advancement

“When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.”. ? Tozer. By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life. It can be hard to avoid time wasters at work, especially in the digital world we live in.

The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

4 Gifts Your Team Actually Wants for Christmas

Lead Change Blog

It’s that time of year again. Leaders everywhere are debating if squeezing in an obligatory annual holiday party is worth it. Some employees can’t wait to celebrate. Others are preparing to endure it. And still others are ready to RSVP with their usual cut-and-pasted “With regrets” email. Since it’s hard to please everyone, let’s play Scrooge for a moment. Maybe going through with a feel-good gathering isn’t the best way to wrap up your year with a bow.

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Contagious You

Leading Blog

H OW WE SHOW UP in life matters. Our intentions, energy, and presence matter. The impact we have on others depends on how we show up. We create the culture by who we are. As a leader, this is critical to our mission.

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Why Training Your Employees Is Essential To The Success Of Your Business

Tanveer Naseer

Training is something many people see as a requirement and nothing more, but offering good quality training to all of your employees is the best way to increase your chances of success. Your employees are the powerhouse behind what you do, and so making sure they have the knowledge and.

December 2019 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Welcome to the December Leadership Development Carnival. We’re excited to share posts from leadership experts from around the globe on the topics of communication, development, motivation, productivity, and more. Communication. Jeff McCollum of Designed Learning contributed Ruminations on Influence. Jeff writes: “Relationship building and expertise are both needed to gain influence in leadership roles.

First Look: Leadership Books for December 2019

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in December 2019. Don't miss out on other great new and future releases. Become : The 5 Commitments of Purposeful Leadership by Mark Hannum.

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How to Get Your New Team to Trust You

Let's Grow Leaders

Helping your new team to trust you takes time. Do you ever wish your new team would talk to your last team? That would save so much precious time. If you could just get your new team to trust you, you’d get […].

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

When to Just Shut Up and Do It

Leadership Freak

I hate it when leaders respond to concerns or resistance with, “Just shut up and do it.” But sometimes NIKE is right, Just do it. Just shut up and do it: Discomfort is… Continue reading → Commitment Leading Personal Growth Success courageous leaders Leadership Development

Now Is The Time To Plan For 2020.

Rich Gee Group

December is the perfect time to start laying out your plans for the new year. First, I'd like you to revisit 2019 to better understand where you are and where you need to go.

LeadershipNow 140: November 2019 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from November 2019 that you don't want to miss: 14 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence by @LollyDaskal. Edmund Morris on Edison by @JamesStrock. 10 Indicators Your Leadership Stock Is On the Rise by @WScottCochrane.

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Use the 30-30-30 Rule for Personal Development to Improve Yourself as a Teammate

Great Results Team Building

Both good AND great are enemies of better… So the surest ways to separate yourself is to continue to improve and ensure your personal development. One of the Ten Commandments of Winning Teammates is to Stay Coachable!

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

A 5 Step Project That Fuels Energy and Performance

Leadership Freak

“A person can perform only from strength. One cannot build performance on weakness, let alone on something one cannot do at all.” Peter Drucker 5 step project: #1.

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How To Get Promoted If You’re Not Your Boss’s Favorite

Tanveer Naseer

Your boss has a favorite and it’s not you. It’s disconcerting to work hard and get great results but never get recognition from your boss. After all, your boss is the gatekeeper to a promotion. You want the acknowledgment that you’re on track and doing a good job. But no. Click to continue reading.

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Some Encouragement for You – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

As a leader, there is a lot on our shoulders and much is asked of us. In my blog posts, emails, articles and even here in this video series, I remind you regularly of the responsibilities that we have as leaders. But today, I’m not talking about any of that.

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Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

This fall, I embarked on a worldwide quest to gain insights and perspectives on global leadership in the 21st century.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

5 Secrets that Expand Your Ability to Lead

Leadership Freak

Successful leaders think more about relationships and less about technical skills. Expanding your leadership is about people. 5 secrets that expand your ability to lead: #1. Value casual interactions.

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How to Help Your Team Reflect on Their Accomplishments

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week we talked about mistakes managers make when delivering performance feedback. So, today let’s flip the conversation around. Let’s talk about how to make these conversations extraordinary. Start by giving your employees a structured way to reflect on their accomplishments.

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Why Do You Promote Who You Promote?

Kevin Eikenberry

You have an open leadership slot, now you need to fill it. As you look at the possible candidates, you see options, but it can be difficult to decide who to pick. And your experience says that those selections can be tricky.

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Annual Reader Survey

Joseph Lalonde

Every year I do a reader survey. This year is no different. As 2019 comes to a close, I wanted to touch base with you, the reader, once again. I want to get your thoughts, ideas, and criticisms about what I do and what I can do to improve. Enter the annual reader survey. Please […] The post Annual Reader Survey appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Social Media

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

How to Develop Teams that Talk Less and Achieve More

Leadership Freak

Talking gives the illusion of action. If the room goes quiet when you ask, “What are we going to do about that?”, you have a team that talks too much and achieves too… Continue reading → Leading

#GreatLeadersCoach – 5 Coaching Skills Every Leader Should Have

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Phil Renshaw and Jenny Robinson: For many years now there has been increasing recognition of the value professional coaches bring to managers and leaders in business. Given the power of coaching, it can benefit everyone.

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The Score Takes Care of Itself: My Philosophy of Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

In the 100th year of the NFL, it is common to read about all of “the bests” in league history. While as of this writing the top 8 coaches in history haven’t all been named, I’m willing to wager that Bill Walsh will be one of them. As such, his philosophy of leadership. Soon after […].

How to Manage Your Workload So You Have Time for the Unexpected

Next Level Blog

Most leaders have calendars that are what an engineer would call a tightly coupled system. Their schedules are so packed with back to back meetings and commitments that they have no margin for the unexpected but inevitable problems and issues that pop up. At that point, their calendar gets shredded and they have a fight or flight inducing crisis on their hands as they try to address the surprises while keeping everything else moving.

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Why It’s Important To Install Security Alarms for Companies

Strategy Driven

Managing a company is an arduous task. From prospecting, working with clients, to leading financial aspects of the business, it seems like the challenges are never-ending. As a business owner, you must ensure that you are doing everything right for the company to run smoothly.

Never, Ever Trust A Leader Who Does These Things

Lead from Within

Being in a position to lead others comes with an enormous amount of responsibility. People look up to you as an example of how to speak and behave. If you don’t slow down long enough to think about your words and actions, it will cost you the respect and trust of those you are trying to lead.

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New eBook: Make the Most of Your Town Hall – 10 Ways to Unleash the Power of Your Team

leaderCommunicator

If you’re like a lot of leaders I know, you’re constantly looking for ideas to make your next town hall feel more exciting and inspiring for employees. And that’s a good instinct. The truth is that many companies are long overdue for a town hall makeover. Announcements Free Downloads

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8 Seconds To Be Meaningful

Eric Jacobson

According to a 2015 Microsoft study, the average attention span for us ever-scattered humans is now shorter that a goldfish's; eight seconds. So, how do you stand out? How do you communicate effectively? How do you not waste time?

6 Fast and Easy Ways to Improve Work Performance

Strategy Driven

How productive is your business? A common way to measure organizational productivity is to look at your bottom line. If revenues are growing year over year, you can conclude that your company is productive. However, that’s a simplistic way of measuring productivity.