Justin Talbot

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The Rule of Thirds

It is the most ubiquitous rule in all of photography. The rule of thirds can be applied to virtually any type of photo, from a portrait to a …

Super Inspiring Leaders Have these 33 Characteristics

We tend to put great emphasis on leadership skills and ways we can learn and build them (and spend a ton of money on professional development each …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do This 1 Thing First (Most Bosses Do the Opposite)

Great leaders know the secret to motivating, inspiring, and leading their employees. And here it is.<p>The audience was polite but definitely not captivated. I was struggling to engage them. OK, to be honest, I was kinda dying onstage.<p>Maybe I was having an off day. Maybe they were having an off day.<p>Or …

Leadership

Why the iPhone 7 Plus camera is a major milestone

We roll our eyes when Tim Cook introduces a new iPhone and says, “This is the best iPhone ever” each year. But the iPhone 7 Plus will be different.<p>Sure, ambitious upgrades remain in the pipeline, but the remarkable camera in the iPhone 7 Plus will make this year’s model memorable. Fifty years from …

5 Disciplines of Leadership Teams That Thrive

Studying more than 250 church leadership teams over two years, we discovered several distinctive features of thriving leadership teams. We …

12 Habits of Exceptional Leaders

<b>By Dr. Travis Bradberry</b><p>One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s …

The next five years: five key opportunities for school leaders

There’s no question that school leaders will face tough challenges in the coming years. But there is also a <b>major opportunity</b> to reshape the school …

Pedagogy

15 Signs You Will Become A Great Leader

Ryan Wiggins<p>Read full profile<p>Throughout the ages, great leaders have forged new societies, built great companies and advanced progress toward social …

Emotional Intelligence

5 strategies that will make you a more authentic leader

<b>Related: Authenticity Is Your Brand's Greatest Social Media Asset</b><p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is that when you are authentic, you are much more effective as a leader. People <i>want</i> to follow you.<p>Here are five ways you can start to step into your natural power right now.<p>People …

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: The Case of Tony

The position of Prime Minister of Australia carries the burden of possessing and continuously honing the ability of great leadership to meet the …

A great leadership reading list — without any business books on it

On the list of recommended summer reads that Microsoft founder and CEO Bill Gates just posted to his personal blog, not one is a business book.<p>The tech titan and philanthropist spent decades building one of America's biggest corporations, which make it notable that his shared summer reading list is …

Use These Apps and Techniques to Take Better Night Shots with an iPhone

I ditched my DSLR in favor of an iPhone back in 2012, well aware of what I was giving up. But I love to travel light, and by using the iPhone as my …

Mobile Photography

5 Shortcuts To Effective Leadership

In the course of my career as a business journalist and in writing this leadership blog, I’ve come across tons of information in print, on video and in-person that cuts to the core of good leadership. Surprisingly little of it has to do with getting an MBA or going through executive training …

TED Talks

How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders

Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to …

What you could learn from ‘Leadership BS’ by Jerry Pfeffer (2015, 220 pages)

Posted by Max on September 27, 2016 in Book reviews, leadership | 2 Comments<p>While leadership is difficult to define (see here), good leadership is …

6 Must-Read Books Recommended by Top Leaders

To do what those who have come before you have done, read what they read.<p>Reading is the process wherein someone else's experiences, lessons learned, and ideas transfer themselves into your mind.<p>The benefits of reading--even just six minutes of it--have been statistically proven repeatedly over the …

Self-improvement

An Introvert's Guide To Leadership

I think a lot of people assume I’m an extrovert because I’m relatively visible in my role at BodeTree and enjoy engaging with people across the board. The truth, however, is that I’m more naturally inclined towards introverted tendencies. I’m more than comfortable keeping to myself and cherish the …

Personality

Against the Flow Leadership

Change is uncomfortable for virtually everyone. I am the first person who will say that the process is not easy or absent of difficult challenges. …

Leadership

7 Horrible Ways to Lead a Team (and the 1 Mistake Everyone Makes)

If you do this, you are not a leader.<p>Leadership is not, "Hey, you, go do this thing for me."<p>When we think about leadership, we tend to think in terms of hierarchy--those at "the top" are considered "the leaders" and those at the bottom are considered "the followers."<p>The problem with this sort of …

workimprovement

Male or Female, the Best Leaders Know How to Do This

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Leadership

SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other …

Teaching

How To Be Emotionally Intelligent Like A True Leader

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Career Development

10 Things Great Leaders Do

"<i>Great leaders don't succeed because they are great. They succeed because they bring out greatness in others.</i>" - Jon Gordon<br>There is no shortage of …

The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

The True Measure of Leadership Is Staying Calm in the Storm

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business success often is coupled with stories of surviving a difficult stretch to emerge a better company. A checking account down to the last few cents, one-month away from shutting the doors for good, or years of mediocrity …

Self-help

Best Leadership Books of All Time | Inc.com

In The Words Of A Leader

Words are important. We use words to communicate with our friends, to conduct business, to discipline our children. Politicians use words to convince …

20 Inspiring and Valuable Quotes on Leadership

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every day I pick out a quote that I carry around with me and really spend a lot of time thinking about it. I think about the meaning of that quote and all of the possible ways on how I can adopt that into my way of living.<p>Below …

Motivation

9 Traits Truly Successful Leaders Should Possess

Being a successful leader is a demanding job, but the hardest part is to become a leader who will inspire others to be great leaders.