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Receiving Noticed With Mobile Advertising And Marketing<p>Source: Flickr<p>Folks enjoy their devices particularly their mobile phones. Wherever you are …

The Seven Qualities of Visionary Leaders

Vision always centers on people <i>never</i> projects, programs, properties, or profits.<p>Vision focused on anything other than people is ego driven …

Crushing 5 Urgent Leadership Challenges

<b>#1 Productivity:</b><p>The difference between success and failure is doing things others put off.<br>• Protect time with priorities. <i>Some things feel urgent but</i> …

Identify your Point of Greatest Opportunity

The door to achievement never opens kindly. It swings on reluctant hinges called resistance.<p>Failure to push through resistance explains why you’re …

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Learn the principles that turned Dave’s business from a card table in his living room to a national brand. eCoaching is our online EntreLeadership …

Living Rooms

Craft a Sustainable Career

Imagine crafting a sustainable career for yourself. Year after year, you perform work that makes full use of your skills and challenges you to develop new ones. Your work not only interests you, it gives you a sense of meaning. You enjoy opportunities for learning and development. You work with …

The Change Within

Three Rules to Make Your Company Exceptional

Subliminal Leadership

Forgive my Saturday silliness and those with mobile devices may have difficulty reading this post.<p>Today’s scintillating post is a selection of …

Disengaged Employees? Do Something About It

New data on employee engagement is in, and it’s downright discouraging. As this post by HBR’s Gretchen Gavett noted, Gallup’s research shows that engagement among US workers is holding steady at a scant 30%. This means seven out of ten people are either “checked out”, or actively hostile toward …

The 20 Most Powerful Words in Business | Inc.com

Success in business is relatively simple: Make good decisions more often than you make bad ones, and you win. Make bad decisions too often, and you lose.<p>Simple? Yes. Easy? No. Particularly because, as your business grows and becomes more complex, more and more people get involved in the …

Management

Increase Your Team’s Curiosity

Does your team have a difficult time making decisions that everyone supports? If so, you may be suffering from a lack of curiosity.<p>Try this: Next time you’re in a team meeting, count the number of times you make a statement and the number of times you ask a question. If you’re like most team …

Facing the “F” Word in Leadership

I asked a world famous leader about frailty and leadership. He looked at me like I had ten heads. I felt embarrassed to have used the “F” word – …

Discover Your Personal Narrative

I recently had coffee with a senior partner at a large consulting firm. He’d just had a “milestone birthday” and now hoped to shift into roles that felt more meaningful to him — speaking, writing, teaching, and becoming a thought leader. He had great contacts; newspaper columns and teaching …

Connect, Then Lead

<b>Is it better to be loved or feared?</b><p>Niccolò Machiavelli pondered that timeless conundrum 500 years ago and hedged his bets. “It may be answered that one should wish to be both,” he acknowledged, “but because it is difficult to unite them in one person, it is much safer to be feared than loved.”<p>Now …

Know Your Team's Motivational Mindset

Practical Tips for Overcoming Resistance

<i>Although many managers and leaders are under pressure to get things done quickly, pressuring subordinates frequently leads to resistance. This is not due to stubbornness as much as it is due those subordinates simply feeling overwhelmed by the volume of work they have. Emotions also come into play;</i> …

Employee Engagement Does More than Boost Productivity

Improving employee engagement is not simply about improving productivity — although organizations with a high level of engagement do report 22% higher productivity, according to a new meta-analysis of 1.4 million employees conducted by the Gallup Organization.<p>In addition, strong employee engagement …

How to Control Your Control Freak

Control freaks are bullies even when they smile. Anything less than compliance offends them.<p><b>You’re a control freak if you:</b><p>Believe perfectionism is …

The Bad B’s of Leadership

Bad leadership feels safe like baggy jeans and broken-in sneakers. Bad leadership has a baffling capacity to walk comfortable paths while the world …

The Five Declarations of Leadership

Cowardly leaders love hiding in the dark. But, the best we can do is stumble when the lights are out.<p><b>Declarations shine light in darkness.</b><p><b>The five</b> …

If Your Company Is in Crisis, Escape by Going Forward

Good management often requires that you go against all your instincts because, according to my experience, what we call instincts are often unreliable and even dangerous.<p>Consider what happens when a company gets into trouble. Managers typically respond by reverting to doing what they feel most …

Make Time for Growth Assignments in Your Daily Work

Your job probably includes some responsibility for researching new trends or dreaming up innovative ideas. Lucky you! Alas, if you’re like most people, you probably never feel like you have enough time to devote to those important projects. Often the activities with the most learning opportunity …

Measurement Myopia

<i>Here’s this month’s piece from neuroeconomist Paul Zak. For those who might dismiss some of our thinking as the “soft side” of management, Paul puts</i> …