Brent Dieckhoff

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5 Ways to be a Leader Who Turns Heads

It’s an ego boost to sit in the power chair and see heads turn in your direction. You enjoy it. You come to expect it. The beginning of the …

Team Building

Evangelicals need to stop being wimps

In July 2012 I was speaking at a youth retreat in the mountains of Tennessee when I received a call from CNN. It seemed that Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy had publicly commented on the issue of same-sex marriage and now the gay mafia were out to destroy him and his restaurant chain. Would I, asked CNN, …

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

Employment

Podcast451: SeeSaw, Enriched Assessment, Creating and Making with iPads

This podcast features an interview with Shelly Fryer, discussing the use of SeeSaw to create student portfolios, strategies for enriched assessment …

How making a difference in the world reduces employee turnover

<i>By Chester Elton and</i> <i>Adrian Gostick</i> <i></i><p>What’s the number one work motivator for Millennials: Making an Impact.<p>That’s not one of those Millennial …

How To Spot An Irreplaceable Employee

Employees and employers have a shared interest in discovering the attributes that define the all-time favorite employees. Employees want to be the most-favored, and employers seek to attract those individuals who seem irreplaceable.<p>Michael Gottlieb is the founding partner of Momentum Law Group – a …

Millennials, Don't Let Your Only Relationship Be With Work

Over the last decade or so millennials have been exposed to stories of young entrepreneurs making millions, even billions of dollars seemingly overnight. Furthermore, social media has given way to unrealistic perceptions of young twenty-somethings jet-setting across the globe, driving fancy cars, …

Relationships

Introverts As Leaders

The very first difference in how to handle introverts and extroverts comes as early as in setting the tasks and following up. While the actual task …

Personality

How to grow stuff: everything the novice gardener needs to know

If I were to plot my journey as a gardener, it would start with a basil plant from Tesco. I kept it on the windowsill of my university hall bedroom (it could have easily become an ashtray if left in the kitchen) and, when I came home in those cerulean-hued nights of summer term, its sweet heady …