Tim Montgomery

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7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Lead The Secret to Becoming an Impactful Influencer - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Being an influencer means you’ve discovered how to impact others. It means you help lead people to new frontiers, shape their way of thinking, and …

8 winter fashion essentials for men (that won't break the bank)

To coin a phrase, winter is coming, and it’s time to talk about men’s winter fashion (before you get stuck out in the cold. Literally.) We …

Which are the best Islands to visit in Greece?

<i>Hey Ecophiles, m</i><i>y boyfriend and I planning our first trip to Greece. But there are so many incredible islands to choose from – which are the best</i> …

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 thrillers you need to read this summer

A summer of scandal

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows, as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, the growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, an increase in virtual teams, and an …

Innovation

Lead Where You Stand: 4 Keys To Leading The Microsoft Way

How can a leader become a great coach?<p>Coaching your team is an integral part of improving performance and meeting your goals. But it can be a delicate process: what’s the best methodology to follow? What should you always keep in mind? And how can you prepare your direct reports for what’s …

Microsoft Corporation

Four Aspects of Developing Key Leaders

Churches should be run by teams of volunteers—those committed to work together for the cause of Christ, serving one another and the world, because …

5 Questions to Answer for Potential Church Members

Pastor, you may have a large crowd of attendees on Sunday morning—and still not have a congregation. The fact is that the <i>crowd</i> must become a church. …

Creating Opportunities

How plant food is transforming what we eat - and cattle farmers are furious​ about it​

The US Cattlemen’s Association is not happy. Ranchers’ ire has been aroused by a raft of new companies that claim to be able to produce the perfect burger – without using meat.<p>Earlier this year, the association took its case to the US department of agriculture, filing a 15-page petition demanding …

40 Questions To Ask A Mentor

Imagine you approached someone you admired, and boldly asked that person to mentor you. And the answer was “Yes!” But a year into the relationship, those monthly mentoring sessions might not invigorate you like they used to, and aren’t quite as energizing for the mentor, either.<p>Have conversations …

Leadership

The Good Leader

Here is a TED Talk by Simon Sinek, the third most-watched, on what makes a great leader a great leader. The bottom line is "why" comes first because …

Leadership

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

3 Essentials for Staying Fresh: Roots, Rhythm, and Relationships

Burnout is easy to accomplish. In fact, it’s our default destination when all we do is coast along. I’ve conversed with tons of pastors who are …

Ten Skills Every Manager Needs -- But 90% Of Managers Lack

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the Training Manager in a great firm. I have developed and delivered customer service training, communication skills training and several other courses, but now I have a new and bigger challenge. My CEO asked me to develop an in-house leadership development program. I’m very excited …

Leadership

37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

The 19 best Greek islands

Dr Rangan Chatterjee's 4 Pillar Plan: Eat yourself slim, healthy and happy

<i>Forget fads or quick fixes – in the second stage of my 4 Pillar Plan , I share the simple tips that will transform your diet for good (with fats and carbs included)</i><p>Many of us, especially those over the age of 30, have grown up being told that we should eat a low-fat diet. It’s only recently become …

How the Best Leaders Resolve Workplace Conflicts

Resolving conflict in the office is a crucial leadership role in any company<p>Disagreements among people in a workplace are common. When they're on your team, those disagreements have the potential to escalate into conflict between coworkers, creating a distracting, unproductive, and negative working …

Anger Management

Sicily restaurants

Expert guide to Sicily<p>An insider's guide to the best places to eat in Sicily, including family-run restaurants, seafood cuisine and gourmet trattorias. By Lee Marshall, Telegraph Travel's Sicily expert.<p>Sicily used to produce chefs for export, but these days more and more of the island’s culinary …

Sicily: getting there

Expert guide to Sicily<p>An insider's guide to getting to Sicily, including flights and airport transfers, as well as recommendations for car hire and bus services. By Lee Marshall, Telegraph Travel's Sicily expert.<p>Getting there<p>Flights<p>There are four main airports in Sicily. Palermo and Catania are …

How to build your dynasty: Hire for passion, train for skill, coach for performance

Building the right team is hard. What’s more challenging is hiring for several roles at once and trying to determine how all the pieces will come together in the end. You’re trying to assess individual performance, how the team will gel, and where the gaps will be. It’s like drafting a full …

You Can't Change Fundamental Behaviors Without Changing Fundamental Beliefs

Focus on shared values.<p>In 2006, Blockbuster Video launched Total Access, a service that allowed its customers to rent videos online and return them to stores. The strategy was an immediate hit with customers and before long its online unit was making big gains against Netflix. It seemed that the …

Leadership

The 10 Steamiest Shows You Probably Don’t Know About

There’s a lot of talk about how we’re in the age of peak TV, but no one ever mentions the steamy side of things. Sure, there’s more television than …

Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking

In this series on systems thinking, I share the key insights and tools needed to develop and advance a systems mindset for dealing with complex …

Here’s how to find out your Myers-Briggs personality type—and what it means

No two people are wired the same. Maybe your S.O. needs to hash out every. single. detail. of an argument, while you just want to go for a walk to …

Psychology

BBC Radio 5 live - Test Match Special, How do you handle Geoff Boycott?

Jonathan Agnew gets some advice from the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow at tea on the second day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.