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Three Reasons Why Small Things Make a Big Difference

Kevin Eikenberry

You’ve heard, and probably said, “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” While there is some truth in that statement, the sentiment can be very harmful if we don’t consider small things in the right context.

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10 Prayers of a Christian Leader

Ron Edmondson

A leader’s most effective tool may be prayer. For the Christian leader, especially, prayer should be critical to how we lead. I’m 54 and I’ve not mastered this yet – even though I know how powerful prayer is for the believer.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Antboy

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article This past weekend was a busy one (and I’m not just saying that!) The annual Unity Christian Music Festival was Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I ran a half-marathon distance.

Risk-Free Forex Trading Is Possible

Women on Business

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Back to the Land


[Photo by Johny Goerend at Unsplash] Law Latte Blog has a very interesting map on land use in the United States

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Great News!


Kenton Stacy keeps fighting. Read the story at Cultural Offering


Coaching With Confidence – a Complimentary Webinar

Kevin Eikenberry

Confidence can help you be more effective at anything you do. Some consider it a chicken and egg thing – does the confidence lead to the success, or does past success build confidence? The answer, of course, is yes.

5 Blind-spots that Sink Your Boat Pt. 2

Leadership Freak

A leader with blind-spots will one day realize that he/she is the reason for the holes in the boat. Everyone spends too much time bailing water when leaders have blind-spots. Work is harder,… Continue reading → Leading


How To Build Trust As A Leader

Eric Jacobson

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

How To 100

City Life


1927: "Metropolis


Connection Culture Book Recommendation in Forbes

Michael Lee Stallard

I’m delighted that Forbes contributor Blake Morgan recommended my book, “Connection Culture,” in her recent article on simplifying culture to make it actionable for managers. Read the full article and learn more about the book.

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5 Blind-Spots That Sink Your Boat

Leadership Freak

Blind-spots are like rowing a boat that’s full of holes, but you can’t find the holes. If you don’t see the holes in the boat, you’ll sink and wonder why. You’ll bail to… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Purpose Vision Leadership Development organizational success

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9 Times When You Should Thank Your Customers

Eric Jacobson

In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service. Knock Your Socks Off " type service as book editor Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate would say. Part of delivering excellent customer service is saying "Thank You" to your customers and knowing when to say "Thank You." Thomas and Applegate recommend telling your customers "Thank You" during at least these nine situations : When they do business with you.every time.

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Missing and Missed


[Photo by Nicolas Lobos at Unsplash] The good employees who resigned. The once-promising sales prospects who didn't buy. The candid remarks that were left unsaid. Invisible and unheard now and yet that doesn't mean they weren't important


Excellent Interpersonal Communication Requires a Safe Environment

Lead Change Blog

In a previous post , I posited the seven things you should do for excellent interpersonal communication: create safety, ensure feedback loops are in place, encourage trust in others’ competence, implement stepped decision-making, involve bottom-up, use transformational leadership, and match stated and actual organizational culture. In this post, I delve deeper into the first task: create safety.

7 Dangers of Weakness and Why You Undervalue Your Strength

Leadership Freak

The illusion of competence is deadly to successful leadership. Experience, success, position, and power give you the deadly illusion that you are good at nearly everything. But you’re exceptional only at one or… Continue reading → Curiosity Humility Personal Growth Strengths weaknesses Leadership Development Questions

5 Easy Ways to Escape The Impostor Syndrome Trap 

Lead from Within

Imposter syndrome is a common psychological phenomenon in which you feel that you’re the only person in the group who doesn’t have it together. You feel you don’t deserve the good things that have come your way. And the more others recognize your achievements, the more you feel like a fake.


It's Monday


[Photo by Ryoji Iwata at Unsplash] Go forth. Do great things. Help someone


Art of Managing—The Never Ending Fight for Your Firm’s Future

Management Excellence

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Art of Managing High Performance Management Teams Leadership Leading Change Management Innovation Strategy Designing the Future

What’s the Purpose of Companies in the Age of AI?

Harvard Business Review

Tintan/Getty Images. Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and computer technology are causing us to think again about some really basic questions: what is a firm? What can firms do better than markets? And what are the distinctive qualities of firms in a world of smart contracts and AI?

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Find Something Beautiful Today


[Photo by Clem Onojeghuo at Unsplash


Would Love to Attend but My Calendar's Booked


A pleasant weekend getaway

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Happy Saturday Morning


[Photo by Patrick Fore at Unsplash] On that fateful day when your final hours dwindle into mere minutes and seconds, it is entirely possible that you will regret not having spent more time at the donut shop


Bock's Assignments


[Photo by Kinga Cichewicz at Unsplash] Wally Bock has some weekend leadership reading assignments for us

Yet Another Employment Film


The trailer for "The Bag Man

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Films about the Workplace


The trailer for "Bartleby

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Quote of the Day


The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts. - Lewis


Build Self-Awareness with Help from Your Team

Harvard Business Review

Doug Perrine/Nature Picture Library/Getty Images. There are lots of compelling reasons to build a better team. Great teams deliver stronger results, faster. They’re more innovative. They challenge you to learn more quickly and to be at your best.

When Will the U.S. Finally Act Boldly on Paid Family Leave?

Harvard Business Review

sandy millar/Getty Images. When I gave birth to my daughter over a year ago, I worked for an employer that provides no paid parental leave: the U.S. government. I was able to cobble together vacation and sick time with unpaid leave for four months.

There’s Only One Way to Break into China’s Crowded Retail Market

Harvard Business Review

Martin Barraud/Getty Images. China’s two retailing powerhouses, online commerce pioneer Alibaba and social media-gaming pioneer Tencent, have systematically established a duopoly of record proportions in record time.

The Simple Question That Can Make or Break a Startup

Harvard Business Review

Jonathan Knowles/Getty Images. There’s an unassuming restaurant in Dallas called Chop House Burger , home to handspun milkshakes, truffle parmesan french fries, and six innovative burgers.