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Tag Archives: Leadership Development

Leadership development is self-development. We can work to develop others as leaders, but in the end, the work is up to those who would lead.

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4 Ways to Unleash Leadership Energy

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Following is a guest article from Achim Nowak.  Achim has a distinctive ability to connect deeply and authentically with others in a way that ignites their passion and energy. It is my pleasure to share some of his wisdom with you here. By the time I get hired to coach a senior executive, he’s been subjected » Read More

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Who’s In Your Inner Circle?

Who's In Your Inner Circle?

Who are the people in your “Inner Circle” – i.e., those people who you believe have the most significant influence on your life from this point forward? They may be your family members, your friends, the people you work with, and/or the people in the various communities to which you belong such as school or » Read More

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Tending the Garden of Your Mind

Tending the Garden of Your Mind

“Your mind is like a garden: Whatever you plant will grow. Your thoughts are seeds you’re planting. They produce, each after its kind. And you, just like a gardener, Can choose which seeds you’ll plant. And by the choice of seeds you sow, You choose the harvest you will reap.” – from The Garden of Your » Read More

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The Hierarchy of Knowledge

Hacking Leadership

Mike Myatt is America’s Top CEO Coach, recognized by Thinkers50 as a global authority on the topic of leadership, a Forbes leadership columnist, author of Leadership Matters,  CEO at N2growth, and is a Senior Fellow at the Gordian Institute. His new book, Hacking Leadership: The 11 Gaps Every Business Needs to Close and the Secrets to Closing Them » Read More

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Be Your Own Brand of Leader

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In some professions and organizational cultures there is a disdain for the positional leader.  In some circles, rising up the hierarchy means selling out on your craft.  Others observe the behavior of positional leaders and don’t like what they see in terms of personality or behavior. To become “that kind of leader” would be akin » Read More

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The Hard Truth About Trust

The Hard Truth About Trust

To effectively cultivate trust we must recognize that trust is more than just a feeling. It is an assessment we make, either consciously or unconsciously, regarding the extent to which we can count on someone to honor their promises, as well as the sincerity of their commitment to act in service of the commitments we » Read More

Everything Has A Cost

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On a coaching call this past December with one of my clients, we were discussing his 2014 goals for his business. He is a successful business owner and leader, very much a Type A personality, works long and hard, and loves his family. Our coaching session was fairly straight forward until he mentioned one of » Read More

Hiring? Promoting? How to Pick an A Player

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(Editor’s Note: Last week at #TChat Events, the TalentCulture community explored best practices in candidate screening with Chris Mursau, Vice President at Topgrading, and Jean Lynn, VP of HR at Home Instead Senior Care. Afterward, some of our participants expressed interest in learning more about how the Topgrading method works. In response, Chris shared this » Read More

Leading Through Mistakes

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In our Lead Change Google+ Community, we posed a question: How do you deal with mistakes that happen within your teams and organization? Mistakes Will Happen A certainty in life and work is we all will make mistakes at various points in time. When we do, the goals will be to limit the consequences, take » Read More

The Leadership Life Cycle

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Everything has a life cycle. Plants, animals, humans, businesses, products – all have a time of birth, growth, maturity, and death. It’s the whole “circle of life” thing. Leadership has a life cycle. There is a time when a leader is “born,” a time when he or she grows, matures, and finally reaches legacy. A » Read More

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