2022

The Secret For Running Great Meetings.

Rich Gee Group

Meetings suck. I know — we've all attended those 2-3 hour status meetings that drone on forever, stray WAY off course, and never get anything accomplished.

Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You?

RapidStart Leadership

It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here's how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter. The post Do You Have Leadership Double-Vision? Should You? appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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How To Stay Positive

Joseph Lalonde

In studying leadership, one of the most effective traits of a leader that I’ve seen repeated again and again is the ability to stay positive. We’re not talking Poylanna positivity or pie in the sky. We’re talking honest-to-goodness positivity that’s rooted in reality.

Mentoring Conversations: How to Be Remarkably Helpful with Limited Time

Let's Grow Leaders

Even a few focused minutes. can lead to a great mentoring conversation. If you’ve ever had a great mentor, you know the power of honest and meaningful mentoring conversations.

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The 5 Stages of Account-Based Marketing — and How to Win Them All

Successfully complete the five stages of ABM: define, identify, engage, convert, and connect. We’ll show you how to create a unified system with your sales team to help them land more qualified opportunities and connect with prospects like never before.

The Edge: How 10 CEOs Learned to Lead—and the Lessons for Us All

Leading Blog

G IVEN that we live in a radically changing world, what got you here won’t get you there. In Michael Useem’s words, “The best capacities of an earlier time remain informative but also incomplete for the challenges we face ahead.”

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Commencement Address Answers “When Will It Get Easier?”

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When I was asked by The University of Richmond SPCS to give a Commencement address, I did what most anyone would do - I struggled. I struggled to choose a topic, and struggled to write the remarks on a short deadline.

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What Socrates Got Right About Engagement & Wellbeing

Nathan Magnuson

Wellbeing Wins – 3 min, from the 10 Day Engagement Challenge. There’s a legend about Socrates that one day a young man approached him asking his help to find knowledge. Socrates took him out to the beach and waded into the water.

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Hope Is What People Need from Leaders Today

Michael Lee Stallard

Wouldn’t it be nice if a new year truly ushered in a fresh start? The optimism we may have ordinarily had in past years as we turned the calendar to January and considered all of the new possibilities that lay ahead of us is a little harder to muster up this time.

Rockefeller Habits Summary | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

Businesses fail. Often. Failure is obvious. What is less obvious is the degree businesses are not optimized to the level they could and should be. Businesses that are not optimized are at increased risk from competitors as well as economic forces.

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3 Ways to Do What Matters Today

Leadership Freak

Everyone wants to do what matters but we’re afraid to define it. After all, when you define what matters it’s unsurprising. Think love, relationships, satisfaction, health, and making a difference (mission).

The Ultimate Guide to Executive Recruiting

Sourcing the right executive candidates and filling key managerial roles in an organization can be difficult, even in the best of times. Download this eBook to level up your discovery process, talent sourcing, and strategies for reaching your best-fit candidates.

Executive Hiring For a P.E. Portfolio Company – Ideals and Compromise

N2Growth Blog

Part One – Core, Hard Credential Constituents. The bar is set high. Dynamics at private equity firms are fast, aggressive, and all-conquering. As the investor leader, you are tasked with tackling senior leadership management issues at a newly acquired portfolio firm.

Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy”

RapidStart Leadership

Richard Feynman shares a key insight about how some of the smartest people got that way; if we follow his idea of "get that guy" we can do the same, and become better leaders in the process. The post Lines for Leaders: “Get That Guy” appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

40 Leadership Lessons Learned In 40 Years

Joseph Lalonde

Today, I’m deviating from the theme of love and leadership. Instead, I want to share 40 leadership lessons learned in 40 years of life. It’s strange to think I’ll no longer qualify for a 40 under 40 list. I’m more likely to qualify for an AARP mailing. That’s okay.

3 Leadership Values to Encourage in Every Member of Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team be more compassionate, courageous, and curious. During difficult times, what leadership values matter most? We’ve been asking this question of the leaders we work with around the world.

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How to Write OKRs: 45 Effective Examples

Many companies are embracing objectives and key results (OKRs) as the best practice for committing to goals and following through. Objectives are outcomes that reflect current company priorities. Each employee should write OKRs that roll up to larger company goals.

Management Tools For Leaders: Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy

Rich Gee Group

Tool #5 - Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy This week, let’s understand how companies position themselves in the marketplace to succeed - The Red Ocean/Blue Ocean Strategy.

Should People Have to “Earn” Your Trust?

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton When we meet someone new, should we trust them right away? Should we assume that they are trustworthy and give them the benefit of the doubt, or should we hold back until we are sure that they are worthy of our trust?

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3 Lessons On Leading In Uncertain Times From The Life Of Bob Saget

Tanveer Naseer

As a writer, it’s not uncommon to get inspiration for a new piece from an unlikely source. And that is certainly the case with this one where I found myself finding some timely lessons on how to succeed at leading during these uncertain times while reading some of the tributes.

The Senior Leader’s Checklist for Shaping Company Culture

Next Level Blog

In over thirty years of either working for senior executives, being a senior executive, or coaching senior executives, I’ve come to a few conclusions. One of them is that, too often, there’s an overemphasis on strategy and an underemphasis on culture.

12 Plays to Kickstart Your Recruitment Process

To stay ahead in this race, every recruiter needs a good playbook. In this eBook, we lay out 12 recruiting plays that can automate key steps in your recruitment process, helping you reduce both the cost and the time it takes to hire the best candidates.

Join Me at ATD22 to Learn How to Foster Positive Emotions in the Workplace

Michael Lee Stallard

Negative emotions in the workplace have been rising for years. Are they holding back your team’s performance? That’s the topic I’ll be discussing at the ATD22 International Conference & EXPO.

Five Dysfunctions of a Team Activities | The Rainmaker Group

Sales Wolf Blog

If you and your team have recently completed The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Workshop with an experienced facilitator, your work has just begun. Sales Management Leadership

First Look: Leadership Books for January 2022

Leading Blog

Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January 2022. Be sure to check out the other great titles being offered this month. Win from Within : Build Organizational Culture for Competitive Advantage by James Heskett. There is significant evidence that an effective organizational culture provides a major competitive edge?higher higher levels of employee and customer engagement and loyalty translate into higher growth and profits.

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Stay Interviews: 5 Simple Steps with Questions

Leadership Freak

Exit interviews investigate why people leave. Stay interviews explore what motivates people to stay. Stay interviews*: Deliver information that can be used today. Give practical insights for engaging and retaining top performers.

12 Tips for Selling to the C-Suite

The question for sales pros is this: Are you ready for the challenge, and opportunity, of selling to the C-suite? The following 12 tips can help ensure that you and your team are.

The Value of the Vision

RapidStart Leadership

A little known act during World War II highlights the value of vision for our teams, and why we should treat it like a precious metal. The post The Value of the Vision appeared first on RapidStart Leadership.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Psych 3: This Is Gus

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I remember watching the original Psych television series on the USA Network. I would laugh my head off at the crazy antics of the fake psychic Shawn Spencer (James Roday Rodriguez) and his sidekick Burton “Gus” Guster (Dulé Hill).

How to Help Your Team Say No at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

Help your team say no at work so they can say yes to the work that matters most. The ability to say “no” is critical for a person’s sense of agency or feeling in control of their life. That feeling of agency directly contributes to workplace morale, engagement, and productivity.

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Management Tools For Leaders: The FADE Cycle

Rich Gee Group

Tool #4 - The FADE Cycle This week, let’s focus on a simple methodology for problem/process review and improvement - The FADE Cycle. Summary: FADE is a quality performance model and a simple methodology for business improvement.

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The Power of Conversation Intelligence

This eBook will answer all your questions and more on Conversation Intelligence (CI) by providing a complete overview and its need in Revenue organizations - delivering impact from your Sales Development Representatives all the way to the C-Suite.

Top 10 Posts of 2021: Leading in Context Blog

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Of the 52 individual posts published on the Leading in Context Blog in 2021, these 10 were the most popular.

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How To Stay Emotionally Connected With Your Team In A Virtual World

Tanveer Naseer

Over the past two years, we’ve all had to learn how to get better at communicating within a virtual setting. While most of us have become comfortable using platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams in our daily work lives, a common challenge that persists is being able to connect at.

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Five Meaningful Ways to Keep Your Team Engaged

Next Level Blog

There are lots of reasons for what’s come to be known as the Great Resignation or, lately, the Great Reassessment. From what I’m seeing and hearing, most of those reasons can be summed up with two questions: Do I matter? Does what I do matter?

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Former Best Buy CEO Discovers the “Magic” of Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

Hubert Joly, a Frenchman and former partner at McKinsey & Co.,

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The First 90 Days: Onboarding Checklist

Connect with your people from day one with this development and engagement checklist.