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What if You Ran Toward the Train

Leadership Freak

I’ve been thinking about the metaphor of the train coming down the track. Hi David, I’d ask how your week is going but it’s probably like most weeks you have, crazy-busy. If you… Continue reading → Success Leadership Development

16 Ways to Defeat Boredom and Lead Training People Love

Leadership Freak

Poorly run training is worse than a poke in the eye. I’m an Advisory Mentor for the Queen’s Young Leaders. I typically Skype, but yesterday a mentee from Nigeria sent three questions via… Continue reading → Leading Leadership Development

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64% of CEOs Don’t Recognize What Motivates Others

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Solar Impulse 2 training flight in Hawaii) Inspirational leadership: Everyone who speaks of… Continue reading → Interview Leading Taking others higher Leadership Development64% of CEOs don’t recognize what truly motivates employees.* When you complain about unmotivated employees, you’re making a statement about yourself.

Don’t Pressure Timid People to be Brave

Leadership Freak

4 ways to build bold teams: Provide training. Fear might feel safe, but leadership requires boldness. Fear congeals the past. Boldness builds the future. Fear is survival-mode. Boldness is opportunity-mode. Boldness follows hope. Celebrate mistakes.… … Continue reading → Courage Failure Fear Success courageous leaders Leadership Development organizational success

What Leaders Get All Wrong About Leadership

Leadership Freak

Tragically, I had no training in leadership. I did leadership all wrong for years. I held leadership positions without understanding effective leadership practices. My early education was in theology. My leadership journey includes powerful, sometimes painful, shifts in attitudes and practice. The first shift: Leaders hold spotlights rather than stand in them. I thought leaders [.].

You’ll Never Get There Without Questions

Leadership Freak

Techniques that develop: Training. The day you realize leadership is about them not you is the day you begin leading. If you can’t develop people, you can’t lead beyond your current potential. Furthermore, if you don’t develop people, they’ll leave. Teaching. Advising. Correcting. Challenging. Coaching. Mentoring. Encouraging. Motivating. Questioning. If you can’t ask great questions, [.].

Failures Let People Fail

Leadership Freak

If you hear the train’s whistle and see the light in the tunnel you know the trains coming. If you let a train wreck happen without saying something, at best you’re foolish at worst you’re cruel. Letting people fail isn’t: Saying nothing when a wreck is around the corner. Standing on the sidelines gloating. Forgetting [.]. Failure Leading Managing Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Leadership Development

Thriving in the Fishbowl of New Opportunity

Leadership Freak

Rob McCleland, is the new executive director of EQUIP, a global training organization started by John and Larry Maxwell. Everyone’s watching intently and evaluating rigorously when you step into your new job. You earned this opportunity. Don’t screw it up. New roles, titles, or positions make or break careers. I spoke with my friend about […]. Change Leading Marks of leaders Taking others higher Vision Growth Leadership organizational success

Build the Plane While it’s in the Air

Leadership Freak

Leading Managing Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher effective leadership face fear Growth Leadership Leadership Development meaningful outcomes noble goals Organizational Development train leadersIf you don’t have something worth talking about, talking and listening are a waste of time. Communication skills are irrelevant apart from meaningful outcomes. Define the future first, then determine and develop the skills that take you there.

Four Ways to Create Unflinching Boldness

Leadership Freak

4 Ways to Build Boldness: Prepare people for future challenges with training. Timid people achieve less than bold people. Boldness builds the future. Fear stalls progress and congeals the past. Fear is survival mode. Boldness is opportunity mode. Provide mentors. Celebrate mistakes caused by boldness. Most importantly instill people with hope. Don’t press timid people [.]. Fear Insecurity Motivation Optimism Taking others higher Teams Leadership Development

The Reason I Haven’t Posted in a Week

Leadership Freak

At the same time, a highly trained medical professional relieved the deadly pressure around my collapsed lung. One week ago today, I was lying flat on my back looking at the low-hanging ceiling of a life-flight helicopter. My right leg was cocked at an unusual and uncomfortable angle, painfully yelling for attention. His skill is [.]. Leading Leadership Leadership Development Organizational Development

The World’s Cheapest Simplest Leadership Development System

Leadership Freak

Regardless of how good, training won’t stick on its own. Leaders aren’t developed with occasional seminars and sporadic training. ** We’ve all been there. We get fired up at a conference only to run out of steam a few days later. But, who has the time and who can afford it? Free simple option: Jeffery Norris, the Director [.]. Coaching Feedback Influence Taking others higher Teams freak of the week Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development volunteer boards

The World’s Cheapest Simplest Leadership Development System

Leadership Freak

Regardless of how good, training won’t stick on its own. Leaders aren’t developed with occasional seminars and sporadic training. ** We’ve all been there. We get fired up at a conference only to run out of steam a few days later. But, who has the time and who can afford it? Free simple option: Jeffery Norris, the Director [.]. Coaching Feedback Influence Taking others higher Teams freak of the week Growth Leadership Development Organizational Development volunteer boards

Training Still Matters

Joseph Lalonde

But finally, the third thing I’d have to say that contributes to remarkable guest experiences is… training! Even if you have amazing people on your team, they still need to be trained. Continue Reading… The post Training Still Matters appeared first on Joseph Lalonde.

Mobile Apps for Training Millennials in 2017

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9 Reasons Organizations Don’t Train Their Leaders

Kevin Eikenberry

The post 9 Reasons Organizations Don’t Train Their Leaders appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Coaching & Developing Others Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development leadership training

Building Skills After Training

Kevin Eikenberry

We host workshops and training sessions across the country and all throughout the year and we often get this question: How can I consistently apply what I learned here in the workshop back in my job and the real world?

PMI Requires Business and Leadership Training

Crossderry Blog

If your organization would like to schedule time to discuss these changes and how it will impact your project management training curriculum, please use the contact form below. Leadership People Development Project Management Skills vs. competencies Strategy Management Training

If Your Training Isn’t Working.

Kevin Eikenberry

When you mention training to people, they have one of three reactions. The post If Your Training Isn’t Working. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development training resultsThey love it. They hate it. They have a love/hate relationship with it. You would probably assume that given the nature of my business that I would fall in the first category. Not so fast. Because we work with people in all three […].

When Training and Coaching Fail

Lead Change Blog

Robert Dilts ’ concept of “Logical Levels” is a helpful framework for understanding why training or coaching sometimes falls short. They can augment capabilities through training and coaching.

Improve Sales by Training the Sales Staff on Your Products and Services

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6 Kinds of Training Successful Companies Offer Their Employees

Linked 2 Leadership

The post 6 Kinds of Training Successful Companies Offer Their Employees appeared first on Linked 2 Leadership. Future Leadership Issues Leading & Developing Other Leaders Professional Development Technology & Leadership company trainings Customer Service Leadership Training technical trainingThe most valuable asset any company has is its employees. Without them, the company’s goals will never be achieved. And you shouldn’t take your employees for granted.

How to Create a Training Plan for your Employees

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The Morning After: 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Ensure Your Training Sticks

Let's Grow Leaders

If you’re like most managers, you’ve left more than one training program with good intentions, only to fall back into old behaviors. So how do you make the training stick? . 6 Sure-Fire Ways to Ensure Your Training Sticks.

Training the Mind

Coaching Tip

In the broadest sense, it is any method used to train the mind or to achieve a special state of consciousness. " Meditation " is hard to define, because the word can apply to so many things.

Secure Tools and Training

Michael Lee Stallard

#94 Secure Tools and Training. Be sure to get people the tools and training they need to do their work well. The post Secure Tools and Training appeared first on Michael Lee Stallard.

6 Reasons Your Training Program Isn’t Working

Let's Grow Leaders

JoAnne continued, “Just like that scene, this is bigger than a training issue isn’t it?” Now we can clear the decks of a few things and ensure the support structure is in place so the training will work.” ” call comes in, it’s not about the training.

Anyone Can Train Themselves to be a Highly Effective Leader

Great Leadership By Dan

The good news is that with the right mindset and level of willingness, along with some hard work and an overarching structure that works, you too can hurdle your own barriers and train yourself to be a highly effective leader.

How I Became A Leader Without Any Formal Training

Lead Change Blog

I don’t doubt that Apple has invested considerable time and expense in leadership training for Lynch, but if he is, as I suspect, a somewhat more reserved guy (certainly, far more so than the late Steve Jobs), I understand exactly what he’ll have gone through to reach his current position.

Human Resources for the 21st Century: Hiring and Training

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Training vs. Learning: do you want to train? Or have someone learn?

Strategy Driven

Training successfully educates only those who are predisposed to the new material. The problem isn't the value of information or the eagerness of the learner: It's a problem with both the training model itself and the way learners learn. A training program potentially generates obstacles, such as when: learners are happy with their habitual behaviors and don't seek anything new, fear they might lose their historic competency, the new material unconsciously opposes long-held beliefs.

Seven Reasons New Supervisor Training Will Improve Your Organizational Results

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Seven Reasons New Supervisor Training Will Improve Your Organizational Results appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development bud to boss new supervisor training

Train Your Replacement… Not Your Clone!

General Leadership

An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual. The post Train Your Replacement… Not Your Clone! Guest Posts Communication Landreth Leadership Planning training

Leadership Training Begins in the Home

Ron Edmondson

In your church, my church, and indeed most churches, there is a crying need for trained, humble, and passionate leaders. Child training is really a misnomer; it should be called parent training. The post Leadership Training Begins in the Home appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

Now THIS Is What I Mean By “Advanced” Training

Crossderry Blog

We’ve had a ton of discussions with clients after the Project Management Institute (PMI)announcement that it would soon demand business and leadership training from its certification holders. Knowledge and Skill Gaps : These are items that were simply missed in previous training or need formal reinforcement. As always, if your organization would like discuss these ideas and how it will impact your project management training curriculum, please use the contact form below.

“Train as we work” — National Disaster Medical System

Crossderry Blog

In case you needed more nudging, check out slides 7 and 8: “Full Context, Full Speed Training” and “Train as we Fight (Work).” Filed under: Simulation , Training. Simulation Training It seems like simulation and practice is in the air these days.

Say Yes to Training: How to Get Approval for Your Development

Kevin Eikenberry

The post Say Yes to Training: How to Get Approval for Your Development appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development influence training investmentsIf you are reading this, I think I know something about you.

Why Parenting Is the Best Leadership Training

Linked 2 Leadership

Authentic Leadership Coaching Corner Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Life Balance Values-Based Leadership leadership Leadership Training parenthood Paresh Shah Being a dad is way harder than being an effective leader at work. After all, you don’t get to pick your kids from a pool of candidates, and you certainly can’t fire them.

The Importance of Corporate Training Quantified [Infographic]

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What makes great training?

Talent Technologies

What makes great training? Those of you who have been on training courses in the past will know that not all training is the same. This statement may sound like the blindingly obvious, a truism, but. Read more on the Talent Technologies website. Communication