Lolly Daskal

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Are You Adding Value Or Subtracting Value - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

<i>Somewhere someone has been inspired by you.</i><p><i>Somewhere someone has been empowered by you.</i><p><i>Somewhere someone has done an act of kindness because of</i> …

Love is a Leadership Competency

When I first started my coaching businesses, I used to use the word <i>love</i> with my clients. I told them:<b>Love what you do.</b><b>Love your people.</b><b>Love your …

What #Leadership Is Not via @LollyDaskal #PersonalDevelopment https://t.co/F5NWAOUV75

10 Seconds to Take Your Leadership From Good to Great

All it takes is 10 seconds to grasp these points--and take your leadership from good to great.<p>These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way. It's not easy, but if we can learn to follow their example, we too can …

Leadership

12 Great Communication Secrets You've Never Heard

Use these 12 valuable communication skills to become a more effective communicator and better leader.<p>Being a great leader and doing great work are important, but to be truly successful you need to know how to be a great communicator.<p>What makes one person better at it than another is often a matter …

Leadership

Spend Your Time Feeding Your Soul - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

A Cherokee elder was teaching his children about life.<p>He said to them, “A terrible fight is going on inside me.<p>“It is a fight between two wolves. One …

14 Daily Habits of Successful and Likable Leaders

If any organization, business, venture, or team is going to succeed, it needs a leader who knows the way, and can show the way.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by</i> …

Leadership

10 Wise Choices Today That Will Lead to a Successful Future

This is your life--choose it and shape it now to have the life you want in the future.<p>When life gives us an opportunity to choose, remember to make the choices that your future self would thank you for today.<p>Business decisions, options to weigh, leadership principles to stand by--in every case, you …

Self-improvement

12 Destructive Habits You Need to Stop Right Now

Think of your self-worth as the price tag you put on yourself. Are you ready to treat yourself as being worth more?<p>Most of us routinely underestimate our talents and skills--not deliberately, but because of self-deprecating habits.<p>At the extreme, you can become your own worst enemy. But even a …

Self-help

10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You

Discover a better you by listening to these 10 wise TED Talks, because when you know better you do better.<p>For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge …

Happiness

13 Of the Best Apps to Manage Your Stress

Quick stress relief right at your fingertips.<p>Managing stress is a skill that everyone needs to develop. Whether it's a daily battle or an occasional flare, the effects of stress take a toll on our productivity and, more important, our health. Fortunately, new tools can bring stress management …

Apps

12 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Get Organized

Successful people don't have more hours in the day, but they do have more time--because they know how to organize their lives.<p>Successful leaders, entrepreneurs, and business professionals lead very busy lives.<p>They often end up wearing many hats as they grow their businesses and take their companies …

Productivity

Accountability: If It Is To Be, It’s Up To Me - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

When things get messed up—and they do—some people respond with lying, denying or minimizing their own responsibility.<p>Leaders know that to be …

Leadership

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

At the heart of great leadership is a desire to serve others, to empower them and foster their success. Here are 12 phrases that every leader should be saying--a lot.<p>Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is …

Leadership

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Entrepreneurship

10 Ways To Simplify Your Leadership

Leadership may be complex, but it doesn’t have to be complicated, we can always simplify.<i>I was his coach. He complained that his leadership was</i> …

13 Bad Habits That Complicate Your Work and Life

Making the simple complicated is common practice; making the complicated simple, that's mastery.<p>Business, leadership, and life come with complexity and complications.<p>But sometimes we make some things more complicated than they need to be.<p>The more we can simplify our complications, the better we can …

Self-improvement

How to Make Better Decisions For The Best Results

Two men—one old, one young, both reading newspapers—were sharing a park bench on a lovely afternoon. The younger man asked his seatmate the time, but …

How To Become A Leader You Admire

As a leadership coach and business consultant I am often asked, “Where are the leaders that we can admire?”In leadership and other areas, it’s human …

10 Things That Likable People Do Consistently

Do you ever think that nobody sees the real you, the likable you? Jump into this list and immediately start endearing yourself to others.<p>On some level, most of us want to be liked. Even if you work to maintain an appropriate distance from your team or employees, the more that people like you and …

Self-improvement

Take Care of the Little Things And The Big Things Will Take Care Of Themselves - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

For many the idea of being a leader—of being in charge, of being the boss, of being responsible for a team or a company—seems overwhelming. And …

Life Lesson: The True Seven Wonders of the World - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

A group of very smart students were asked to make a list of what they considered to be the contemporary Seven Wonders of the World.<p>After much …

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

How many times have you heard yourself say <i>If only I had the right role … the right job … the right business … the right opportunity, then I would</i> …

Leadership

12 Distinctive Ways to Impress Your Team That Will Make You Stand Out

Want to impress those around you and stand out from the rest? Give the gift that no one else can give...<p>Winston Churchill once said, "We make a living by what we get, and we make a life by what we give."<p>To make a great impression takes much more than just being present: It takes giving fully of …

Winston Churchill

10 Quick Tricks to Spot When Someone Is Lying

No one likes to be lied to. But how can you tell? Here are some things to look for the next time you have some doubts.<p>Everybody lies.<p>Research says that we are lied to from 10 to a staggering 200 times a day!<p>People lie for all kinds of reasons--to cover wrongdoing or embarrassment, to receive some …

Public Speaking

10 Ways a Terrible Boss Can Still Teach You How to Lead

If you have a terrible boss, comfort yourself by considering how much you're learning.<p>Terrible bosses are everywhere. They're no fun to work for, but their lousy leadership does come with a silver lining: valuable "<b>what not to do</b>" lessons on effective leadership.<p>Here are 10 of the most important …

Leadership

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Everyone needs some inspiration, and these motivational quotes will give you the edge you need to create your success. So read on and let them inspire you.<p>As entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and bosses, we must realize that everything we think actually matters. If we are seeking success, we must …

Motivation

Leadership: The Fallacy of Intimacy - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

The biggest fallacy that some leaders subscribe to is that intimacy has no place in leadership or business. They subscribe to this fallacy out of …

10 Simple Ways to Clean Out Your Email

Don't let your inbox manage you. Regain control with these 10 simple strategies that really work.<p>Most of us have too much email. To manage the overload some ignore it, hoping it will go away. Some forward everything around in hopes that they won't have to deal with it, and others accept it as a …

Productivity

10 Simple Ways You Can Stop Yourself From Overthinking

Here are 10 simple ideas to help overthinkers stop spinning their wheels.<p>Overthinking doesn't sound so bad on the surface--thinking is good, right?<p>But overthinking can cause problems.<p>When you overthink, your judgments get cloudy and your stress gets elevated. You spend too much time in the …

Self-help