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Resistance vs. Readiness: Equal, Opposite, or Integral?

Change Starts Here

Resistance is becoming a bad word in change management circles lately. Some thought leaders are recommending that we stop focusing on reducing resistance, and focus on developing Readiness instead. I get it. To focus on resistance is to focus on the negative.

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The Evolving Purpose of Leadership: Why More is Expected Now

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton What ever happened to command-and-control (transactional) leadership and what has taken its place? How is our understanding of the purpose of leadership changing? Where is it headed? In this video, I explain our evolving understanding of the purpose of leadership, and provide a context that explains why more is expected of leaders now. Context Ethical Leader Trends how leadership is changing leadership skills leadership trends leading for the long run

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Three Secrets For Transforming Conflict Into Creative Energy

Leadership Freak

New Book Giveaway!! 20 free copies of, Conflict without Casualties. Leave a comment on this guest post by Dr. Nate Regier to become eligible to win one of TWENTY complimentary copies of Conflict without… Continue reading → Author Book Notes Conflict resolution Conflict Resolution

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Reinventing Yourself

Coaching Tip

There are two kinds of people, asserts author Steve Chandler: victims and owners. . Be an owner. You'll learn numerous techniques for breaking down negative barriers and letting go of the pessimistic thoughts that prevent you from fulfilling, or even allowing yourself to conceive of, your goals and dreams. Does Happiness Make You Successful? For example, happiness is a predictor of sales success. The happiest people on the sales team are the ones selling the most. .

Leadership in Marriage: I Now Pronounce You Leader and Co-Leader

Ron Edmondson

A Guest Post by Timothy Paul At the time of this writing, I have been married for ten months. It’s been an incredible ride with Christie, my wife, and I’m very lucky to have found someone like her — beautiful, affectionate, sophisticated.

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Five Ways Leaders Unintentionally Sabotage the Team and One Way Forward (Alli Polin)

Let's Grow Leaders

Winning Well Connection. Click on the image to visit Karin’s store and download the book she co-authored with Alli free. Ever since I met Alli online, I’ve considered her a kindred spirit in the leadership space.

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An Early Warning System for Your Team’s Stress Level

Harvard Business Review

Cat Yu for HBR. “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen!” ” This had always been Michel’s response when his senior executives started “wilting under pressure” and letting him down. As the CEO of a global oil company who had risen through the ranks, Michel had faced many stressful events on off-shore rigs early in his career, and considered himself to be a tough guy with no tolerance for wimps.

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Quote of the Day

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The executive branch of the United States is the largest corporation in the world. It has the most awesome responsibilities of any corporation in the world, the largest budget of any corporation in the world, and the largest number of employees. Yet the entire senior management structure and team have to be formed in a period of seventy-five days. - Haldeman

If You Think Downsizing Might Save Your Company, Think Again

Harvard Business Review

During the Great Recession of 2008, companies around the world downsized their workforces. American firms alone laid off more than 8 million workers from the end of 2008 to the middle of 2010. Even in healthier financial times, such as now, firms often downsize because it is seen as a way to reduce costs, adjust structures, and create leaner, more efficient workplaces.

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How to Embrace Your Greatness

Lead from Within

Click below to listen. Are you a leader? From Lolly Daskal’s point of view, everybody is. As she says: “ We are here to be our most valuable. ”. Do you agree? It seems that it is our own responsibility to dig in, discover and express our own leadership qualities. This week’s interview is very deep.

The C-Suite and IT Need to Get on the Same Page on Cybersecurity

Harvard Business Review

A recently published global survey of C-Suite level executives and IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) revealed a large gap in assessments of cyber threats, costs and areas of responsibilities. Among the most significant disconnects: 80% of the executives surveyed in the U.S. believe cybersecurity to be a significant challenge facing their business, while only 50% of ITDMs agree. ITDMs estimated the average cost of a cyber breach at $27.2 million, much higher than the average $5.9

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How Banks Can Compete Against an Army of Fintech Startups

Harvard Business Review

It’s been more than 25 years since Bill Gates dismissed retail banks as “dinosaurs,” but the statement may be as true today as it was then. Banking for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been astonishingly unaffected by the rise of the Internet. To the extent that banks have digitized, they have focused on the most routine customer transactions, like online access to bank accounts and remote deposits.

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