What Meetings Do People Want to Attend? Design an Experience.

What meetings do people want? Too many organizers do not think about the answer to this question prior to scheduling a meeting. We need to design a better meeting experience.

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Stubbornness is Never a Good Leadership Trait or Virtue

Stubbornness is sometimes viewed as a positive leadership trait. It is not. Stubbornness becomes an excuse for self-centered, ineffective leadership.

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Why Great Leadership Matters More than a Rock-Star HR Department

Having an effective HR team can convince a leader that their most important work – creating an environment where people can thrive – is someone else’s responsibility. Ultimately though, great leadership matters. Cultivating these four leadership habits will ensure a team thrives.

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Moral Courage: What is Our Leadership Responsibility?

Moral courage is the required leadership ingredient and responsibility to empower good leaders and prevent bad leaders. Emboldening moral courage is the challenge.

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The Secret Ingredient to Adaptability

Scott Savage uncovered the secret ingredient to adaptability in his research into forgiveness. As leaders, when we are able to move past others’ mistakes we enable a culture that values improvement and innovation.

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CEOs as Activists and Five Signs You Are Leaning Toward Activism

CEOs as activists are more common today, and some business leaders may begin to feel the urge to join the shift. Five signs arise that say you may be leaning toward activism.

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Bouncing Back: How Resilient Leaders Respond to Failure

Many leaders suffer from illusory superiority, meaning they are absolutely delusional about their own performance. However, failure is inevitable. Author Jeffrey A. Kottler shares the art of bouncing back when it happens.

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Leading Through Uncontrollable Circumstances

Sometimes circumstances in our real lives are better leadership training than any professional development could ever be. Maya James shares her thoughts on leading through uncontrollable circumstances.

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The Hardest Transition We’ll Make: From Self-Leadership to Leading Others

Leading others involves an incredible amount of flexibility and a new set of skills. Making the professional leap from self-leadership to leading others can be a tricky transition. Here’s how to navigate through.

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Breaking Through Joy Barriers in Our Organizations

There are many things that threaten to steal our joy at work or at home. Scott Savage shares a few ways he’s found to break through those joy barriers.

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The True Test of Leadership Development: Hiring or Promoting?

What is the true test of leadership development? It relates to hiring or promoting. Investment in leadership development needs to be renewed for your organization’s sake.

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How Would You Like Your Leadership? Scrambled or Unscrambled?

Leadership can be scrambled or unscrambled. We have a choice in how we lead and in who we want to follow. We need to make the leadership choice.

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