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Creating Leaders

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As I came on watch, the last of the light of the day faded. Everyone else was settling down in the sailboat for the night. I was alone at the wheel in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, responsible for keeping the boat on track and everyone safe for my three-hour watch.

Paper Couch

RapidStart Leadership

With our kids out of the house, we are moving from Pennsylvania to be closer to family in the Midwest. One of the many challenges of this move is to make sure we will be able to fit into the new place. We are shrinking from a single-family house to a town home.

7 Things Forgiveness IS NOT

Ron Edmondson

I have posted and reposted this for over a decade now. (If If you see this list elsewhere, I must offer the reminder this is not the first time I’ve put these in print. I simply bring it forward because it remains such an important topic in leadership.

Where the Path Ends and the Forest Begins

Leadership Freak

The only way to change your future is to step off the path and step into the forest. No one is going to do it for you. A fixed mindset congeals your future… Continue reading → Personal Growth Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development

Overcoming Common Gender Stereotypes in Business

Women on Business

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How to Act Quickly Without Sacrificing Critical Thinking

Harvard Business Review

An unbridled urgency can be counterproductive and costly. If you’re too quick to react, you can end up with short-sighted decisions or superficial solutions, neglecting underlying causes and create collateral damage in the process. But if you’re too deliberative and slow to respond, you can get caught flat-footed, potentially missing an opportunity or allowing an emergent challenge to consume you.

An Exclusive Culture Leadership Charge for Symposium Readers (S. Chris Edmonds)

Let's Grow Leaders

Winning Well Connection. Despite living only a few miles apart for several years, I (David) only knew Chris online. We first met in person when he was sharing tips from his fantastic book The Culture Engine with a group of tech leaders committed to building healthy business cultures.

A Scorecard to Help You Compare Two Jobs

Harvard Business Review

You have a big career decision to make. Maybe you’ve been offered an exciting new opportunity — on the other side of the country. Or maybe you’ve been unhappy in your job and need a change — but haven’t been able to find inspiring alternatives. Several of the professionals I’ve coached share a common struggle: how to make major decisions that balance career growth with satisfaction in other domains of their lives.

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Why Do IoT Companies Keep Building Devices with Huge Security Flaws?

Harvard Business Review

Earlier this year an alarming story hit the news: Hackers had taken over the electronic key system at a luxury hotel in Austria, locking guests out of their rooms until the hotel paid a ransom. It was alarming, of course, for the guests and for anyone who ever stays at a hotel.

Fear of Success


Whenever you see a person who over-promises and under-delivers, m akes tardiness a habit and is routinely discourteous and arrogant, then it is reasonable to wonder if the individual wants to fail. Fear of success might be more common than fear of failure.

How To Lead From Within Lolly Daskal and Kelly Roach

Lead from Within

CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN. Lolly Daskal says life is not Point A to Point B – and she couldn’t be more right. It’s how we respond and react to situations that make us a true leader — and Lolly, leadership expert and founder of Lead From Within, is the person we need to hear it from. If you’re ready to share your gifts with the world, become a true leader, and set yourself up for success, this is the interview for you.

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What Stands Between You and Your Greatness?

Lead from Within

Lolly Daskal, a leadership executive coach who works with many Fortune 500 CEOs, speaker, and author of the great new book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness, joins me on this episode of #Accelerate! CLICK TO LISTEN. KEY TAKEAWAYS. [2:02] 2:02] Lolly talks about the greatness within each person. At certain moments it is felt, when the body is energetic, the mind is in flow, and life is in synch. [5:24] 5:24] Daniel Pink says, everybody leads.

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His pencil wavered above the sales ledger, dipping toward the page as his statements increased in vigor, the pencil tip skimming the pad, then pulling up like a stunt plane, only to plunge at moments of emphasis, producing a constellation of increasingly blunt dots around the lone entry for that morning, the sale of one used copy of Land Snails of Britain by A. Brunt-Coppell (price £3.50). From The Rise & Fall of Great Powers: A Novel by Tom Rachman

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What If Investors Who Held Their Shares Longer Got More Voting Power?

Harvard Business Review

Joe Bower and Lynn Paine “had me at hello” (to quote Jerry Maguire ) with their new HBR article, “ The Error at the Heart of Corporate Leadership.” ” Laying out their data, they find that long-term oriented companies create more financial value and more jobs.

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There is no such thing as a new trick to an old dog. Russell L. Ackoff


Filling the Leadership Gap

Lead from Within

In this episode, Dave is excited to welcome Lolly Daskal. Lolly is the founder and CEO of Lead from Within and is an entrepreneurial and leadership powerhouse. She is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies. She contributes to everything from Harvard Business Review to INC, Fast Company, Business Insider, and a number of other outlets. click below to listen.

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on Resilience

Harvard Business Review

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks about returning to work after her husband’s death, and Wharton management and psychology professor Adam Grant discusses what the research says about resilience. In this joint interview, they talk about how to build resilience in yourself, your team, and your organization. They’re the authors of the new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy. Download this podcast. Stress Psychology Audio


What’s Your Leadership Gap Scott Eblin & Lolly Daskal

Lead from Within

Click below to listen. Join me as I interview Lolly Daskal , Founder and CEO of Lead From Within, as we discuss The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness. In this book, Lolly lays out her life’s work and shares a system she’s used for nearly 30 years coaching executives from around the world.