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Leading Role Models

Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Lolly Daskal

"Trust must be more than something that's talked about; it must be at the core of everything we do. Without trust, no leader can ever attain greatness."

Setting Limits, 'Funly'

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

My favorite example of setting limits was a company that was chasing a vendor that had not paid its bill in nine months. The company finally sent another invoice, and wrote: "Your invoice is now nine months overdue. We have carried you longer than your mother did." The bill was paid in two weeks.

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP: 6 Tips For Effective Leadership

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

Part of the challenge for leaders is that they are all human. And as humans, we are all flawed. That being said, what is effective leadership? Is it a title? Is it achieving goals? Is it inspiring others? Is it seeing a unique vision?

Aspen Leaders Action Forum Preview

Carrie Norton | Posted 09.27.2013 | Impact
Carrie Norton

However diverse on the surface, challenges in sustainability, social justice, and personal economic security are receptive to a more interwoven set of solutions if we think of them from a systems perspective. And the sooner we are able to identify and highlight those interdependencies, the more powerfully we can design sets of actions that honor them.

Leadership Rehab

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

We all pick up bad habits as time goes on; it is part of human nature. In fact, the more senior we become and the more stripes we earn, the easier it is to lose awareness of our impact on other people.

Effective Leaders Build Success-Driven Teams: Lead With Three C's

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 09.22.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

Recently, I asked myself a serious question about my career: "Is it professionally healthy to remain a boss, or is it time to stand up and be leader?"

How to Overcome Freakouts

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

What truly successful happy people seem to know is that we are not defined by our many, many short-lived moments. Instead, we are defined by our patterned choices and actions over the long haul.

What Happens When You Hate Your Job?

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

The cumulative effect of daily stress is known to be a health hazard. But even more germane is our personal investment in a job that can pay the bills but sap the life out of us.

Remaking America Through the Arts

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

The arts can serve as both a model and catalyst for change for a number of the pressing societal challenges which face our nation. But it will require new ways of thinking and engaging with the opportunities and challenges of a more diverse, technologically-driven and entrepreneurial world.

The Perfect Excuse: How We Allow Ourselves to Stay Stuck

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Start there, own it, and tackle the idea of exploring a change. Go as slow as you need to, but go. In the end, the unknown might be just what you need.

Getting to the Next Level of Greatness

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 07.31.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

My clients are leaders in corporations ranging in size from $150 million to $50 billion. I share this because regardless of how small or large the company, leaders have the same shared-challenge: how to get to their next level of greatness.

Of Women and Success: For Immigrant Women Leaders, Life Is Not a Bed of Roses

Fiona Citkin, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Fiona Citkin, Ph.D.

Women have never had it so good before: many organizations have made promoting women to top positions a mainstay issue. Although women may do better where governments extend more of a helping hand, I find it most stimulating to read about US-American women leaders, especially about immigrant women.

Janice L. Marturano: Mindfulness to Lead and Live With Excellence

Janice L. Marturano | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business
Janice L. Marturano

The very best leaders are passionate about making a difference. This is true whether they are leading a global organization, a small business, a team or a family.

Humor, Leadership and the White House Correspondents Dinner

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 07.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

The president's humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner allowed us to see him as a fellow human being who sees the humor in life and can laugh at himself. And for that reason and the entertaining humor, I am grateful for this yearly event.

To Boston: Our Hope for You, Courage

Frances Hesselbein | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Frances Hesselbein

We pray for the law enforcement and police officers leading the way to resolve the conflict at hand. To the men and women living and working in Boston, who are now on lockdown, our hope for you -- courage.

Forming My Team

Dakota Meyer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

I truly believe the majority of people see the problems in America. We see what is hurting us, and I also truly believe most of us as Americans want to change it. So as you're reading and nodding your head in agreement with me, join me in taking action.

Leadership Lessons for Marissa Mayer

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

Frankly, I've been shocked at how "easy" people have been on Mayer's mandate about Yahoo! employees no longer working from home. Was she given a pass, of sorts, because she's a woman? I would say yes. Definitely.

Operations: Get More From Your Team Without Sucking Their Souls Dry

Landon Ray | Posted 06.03.2013 | Small Business
Landon Ray

What is it that big, stodgy corporations have discovered about running a business that keeps things chaos-free? The answer is that big businesses have discovered 'process' and they've run with it.

Are Your Young Leaders Ready for the Wisdom Economy?

Gregory Stebbins | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business
Gregory Stebbins

What is your strategy to prepare the next generation of leaders to leverage the emerging wisdom economy? Are your program focused on helping them know themselves, know others and know the culture within which they live?

Whiners on Your Team? Here's How to Deal With Them.

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2013 | Business
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Exposure to non-stop negativity can disrupt learning, memory, attention, and judgement. The problem is more widespread than you think because in many cases, it's become so commonplace that we don't even notice anymore.

A New Pope for a New World

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Teaming is not only an important skill for Christian leaders and workers; it is fast becoming the skill of the age.

How Women Internalize Negative Messages, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Hearing negative messages as a young girl can really affect you in the long run. Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg explained how she was often c...

Leadership: The Killer App That Almost Everyone Overlooks

Landon Ray | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business
Landon Ray

Because a truly successful venture is rarely a one-person show, your ability to get the right people on your team -- and doing their best work -- is possibly the most critical, and often overlooked, skill an entrepreneur can have.

Mergers Mean Mastering High-Stakes Change; Four Emotional Triggers Leaders Must Pull

Susan Battley | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Susan Battley

After a long, dry spell, mergers and acquisitions activity is heating up.

Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

Forbes | Glenn Llopis | Posted 05.01.2014 | Small Business

Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an is...