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3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

People Leave Bosses, Not Companies. But Maybe That Boss is You!

Gordon Tredgold | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Gordon Tredgold

Our employees are our greatest assets, and a company is only as good as the people it keeps. As leaders it's our job to protect and keep those great assets by being the best boss that we can be.

Getting Real About 'Strong' Leaders

Robert Hall | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

Believing in leadership is like believing in religion: if you expect perfection from those mortals who practice it, you will be mightily disappointed.

Can Trump Actually Lead America?

Bill Treasurer | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Bill Treasurer

There's a huge difference between being a famous celebrity and being a great leader. As comprehensive as the coverage surrounding Trump has been, it is striking how little attention has been given to one key question: Can Donald Trump actually lead America?

Making Your Body a Place You Want to Live  --  And From Which You Want to Lead

Heather Furby | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business
Heather Furby

There comes and goes a variety of hype around "embodiment" and "embodied leadership" but even as someone who has been in the field for 20 years, a lot of it seems fluffy.

Why Leaders, Managers and Writers Need to Know What Fortune 500 CEOs Read

Kimberly Connor | Posted 01.11.2016 | Education
Kimberly Connor

As the holiday season was approaching, I received a surprise gift in my email that supported my ongoing activity blogging about how the humanities can support an education in management and my work at the University of San Francisco.

[Video] You Will Never Achieve Your Dreams Until You Do This

Ramon Nuez | Posted 01.10.2016 | Business
Ramon Nuez

At the end of your life, when you are lying are on your death bed you want to look back at your life and say "I lived full, and I am dying on empty." That is what it means to hustle.

5 Ways to Become a Better Leader in 2016

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

We can strive to do better. After all, leadership is an art. Like other disciplines, it takes determination, practice,refinement, and continual improvement.

Create Your Ideal Position

J V Crum III | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
J V Crum III

When you have a structured understanding of what you want out of life and where you want your business to go, you must take your consciousness a step ...

7 Questions You Need to Answer for a Mind-Blowing New Year

Ramon Nuez | Posted 12.30.2015 | Business
Ramon Nuez

As a leader, the year-end review can be an incredibly productive time. A quieter time that allows you to reflect on the past while planning for the year ahead.

I'm Introverted and Proud

Jennifer Langione | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

We all derive energy from different sources, whether that entails having activities lined up every night of the week or recognizing when you need to just curl up with a book on a Friday night. Find what it is that makes you tick and do you.

5 Reasons Leaders Fail as Communicators

Dianna Booher | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Dianna Booher

The essence of leadership is communication: to cast a vision, to inspire, to collaborate on strategy, and to engage followers in accomplishing a mission. But let's face it: Many leaders fall flat on their face when it comes to communication.

Top Three Signs You are Managing a Reluctant Leader

Thuy Sindell | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Thuy Sindell

It's not surprising to notice that some people you work with never step up to fully embrace their leadership role. It's not that these individuals are not productive employees; they just never seem to go the extra mile. We call these individuals "reluctant leaders."

6 Leaders to Be Thankful for

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

We all know a great leader when we see one, and to be sure bad leaders aren't hard to spot either. Leaders who are responsible, engaged, and effective may have different approaches, but there's no doubt they get the job done.

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

3,000 Millennials on a Cruise Ship: An Insider's Look Into Summit at Sea 2015

Loic Le Meur | Posted 11.22.2015 | Technology
Loic Le Meur

Summit shut down all wifi satellite access on the ship except for 10 computers in the main lobby. It made everyone not look at their phones and computers for three days, which was great. You can't leave the boat either, so everyone is together and there are no side events.

Leaders and Bystanders

Mark Pastin | Posted 11.20.2015 | Business
Mark Pastin

What we learn from the bystander effect is that if you are going to be ethical, you sometimes have to rise above cost-benefit analysis. For each individual bystander, the cost benefit approach says not to intervene.

20 Behaviors Even the Most Successful People Need to Stop

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, Marshall Goldsmith had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world's authori...

The Follower Revolt: What's Eating Leaders for Breakfast?

Robert Hall | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Robert Hall

While there is much talk about developing stronger leaders, what seems a more present reality is that followers have become much more empowered to actively - and sometimes passively - reject leaders they no longer are willing to follow.

Leadership Lessons From a Badass Leader

Bill Treasurer | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Bill Treasurer

Havlik isn't some well-manicured leadership author. He's a rough-and-tumble guy who has actually led... often in do-or-die situations. He's got a bullet hole in his right forearm. Like I said, badass.

Afghans Searching for a Leader

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 11.06.2015 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

During the last 14 years, we had everything but a leader. To secure the achievements and overcome the massive challenges, it's the right time to review quickly the unprecedented achievements of the last fourteen years as well as the challenges that remain and lie ahead.

Just be yourself

Peter Aceto | Posted 10.08.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

what do the words of Paracelsus, Alterius non sit qui suus esse potest, mean? "Let no man be another's who can be his own," or more simply, just be yourself. The enemy of ambiguity is clarity. Be clear whenever you can.

Millennial Speaks Out About a More Compassionate Society

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Millennials seem to getting a bad rap as if they are too self-centered and privileged. But, in my experience as a parent and psychoanalyst, the Millennials are politically adept, inclusive, and passionate about their ideals

Pope Francis -- A Call to Something Greater

Kathleen Schafer | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Schafer

As with any natural cycle what was once great must die to make way for the new; Pope Francis is reminding us that we don't need to cling to what no longer serves us, rather to look inside ourselves to the greatness that seeded our success at the outset.

Launching Leaders: The Power of All-Girls Schools

Christine Fruechte | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
Christine Fruechte

I recently attended my 30th high school reunion. It seems like just yesterday Wham!, Madonna and Chaka Khan were topping the music charts, typing class was required, and Ronald Reagan was president.