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5 Transformational Habits That Create High-Impact Leadership

You are unique. Make that uniqueness your drive to become a leader who stands out from the crowd.<p>There are many types of leaders--some who have a positive impact on their people, customers, organizations, and communities, and some who do not. Impactful leadership is about making long-lasting …

Leadership

Lindred Greer: How to Manage Conflict

Insights<p>May 19, 2016<p>Written<p>Jobs that grant control over resources but lack respect can ignite conflict.<p>March 25, 2016<p>Video<p>Following a simple set of …

Employees Who Feel Love Perform Better

“Love” is a not word you often hear uttered in office hallways or conference rooms. And yet, it has a strong influence on workplace outcomes. The more love co-workers feel at work, the more engaged they are. (Note: Here we’re talking about “companionate love” which is far less intense than romantic …

Tweeting principal energizes staff and students, while engaging parents

MARTINEZ — Parents whose children attend John Swett Elementary no longer rummage through backpacks in search of fliers from the principal and …

8 Qualities of Leaders Who Deliver Value Every Day

Leadership is a means to create value for others through self-expression. How a leader shows up is everything as it sets the tone for others to either emulate or evade.<p>Making the jump from manager to director to leader is never a clear-cut process. The position itself changes but the “how to lead” …

Leadership

Courage to Take a Different Path

The most frightening thing in life is reaching for what lies deepest in your heart. You won’t get there alone.<p>Mentors ignite courage and fuel …

What Does It Take To Be An Inspiring Leader ? - Gordon Tredgold

If there is one question which I get asked more than any other, even more than <i>are leaders born or made</i>, it’s <i>what does it take to become an Inspiring</i> …

Educational Leadership - September 2014 - 2

Educational Leadership is a magazine for educators by educators and includes among its readers principals, teachers, and administrators of every …

How We Built a New Company Culture

Too often, any thought of changing a culture, never mind rebuilding it, seems like a Sisyphean task; the weight of the status quo ultimately rolls back and crushes such efforts.<p>I learned this while leading a turnaround of NPS Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company that now specializes in creating …

4 Steps to Develop Authentic Leadership

We live in a high-speed, complex and paradoxical world. High performance leadership requires an approach that meets today’s global challenges.<p>Today …

What Effective Schools Do By Martin R. West

Arguably, the most important development in K–12 education over the past decade has been the emergence of a growing number of urban schools that have …

Education

Busy Administrators Review “Short on Time,” a New ASCD Arias PublicationASCD Inservice

Meeting teacher and student needs, fostering ingenuity and innovation, and applying best practices across your work are all worthwhile endeavors that …

How to Become a Leader at Work

Most of us strive to become leaders. We want to do something great, be respected by our peers, make more money and acquire...

Relationships are at the heart of what we do as Human Resources executives. Many executives today feel overwhelmed and underappreciated by their colleagues.

Relationships are at the heart of what we do as Human Resources executives. Many executives today feel overwhelmed and underappreciated by their …

Are You Tough Enough?

By Andrea F. Polard Psy.D.<p>... and why being hard on yourself isn't part of the solution.<p>By Amy Morin<p>After decades of research, major misconceptions …

Ten Powerful Lessons Learned from a Bad Boss

Successful leaders turn problems into opportunities. Your bad boss is an opportunity to develop ten essential leadership qualities.<p>Think of a bad …

"Recruiting Top Talent" - #PoCchat 4/14/14 (with tweets) · raehanbobby

Leadership

5 Better Ideas Than Happy Hour For Coworker Bonding

Leave the ropes course and trust falls behind. These ideas for team bonding activities think outside the office, while including everyone in the mix.<p>Having a group of people who enjoy working together is essential to a happy workplace.<p>If you are nudging your team to feel closer, there’s nothing …

The Workplace

Why Recognition The Most Powerful Tool In a Leaders Armoury - Gordon Tredgold

I have written several articles about the power of recognition and how I have used it to help create winning cultures in organisations, which has …

How To Influence Without Authority - Gordon Tredgold

In todays world where many services are outsourced to third parties, or we work in a virtual or matrixes organisation; we often have to lead people …

How to Discuss Pay With Your Employees

Talking about money with your employees can be uncomfortable. Even when you’ve got good news to share — a generous bonus or a well-deserved promotion — assigning a number to the value of someone’s work is tough. It’s especially difficult if you’re not the one calling the shots (most managers don’t …

How to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

We are faced with the need to make decisions every day. Should we bring product A or B to market? Which marketing strategy should we use? Of the choices that we have available, who is the best person to hire or who would make the best partner? In each case, we try to rely on as many facts as we can …

Igniting The Passion - Gordon Tredgold

Yesterday I gave an MBA Masterclass on FAST #Leadership to a class at Staffordshire University. During the class we had an excellent Q&A session, and …

The Most Challenging Leadership Skill of All

The FIVE:<p>Successful entrepreneurs need *five essential leadership skills:<p>Self-Awareness: understanding your motivations, traits, and …

It's Not Just About Authenticity Anymore

It’s not just about authenticity anymore. As readers of this blog will know, I’ve been arguing ever since 2008 and the publication of my book on the subject, <i>Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma</i>, that authenticity is table stakes for professional speakers today.<p>But I think it’s more …