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5 Practices Of Values-Based Leaders

Are your personal values personal? They shouldn’t be if you want to make a difference. Something personal is not often discussed. It’s rarely discussed, and held close to the…
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3 Vital Elements To Values-Based Leadership

When the Good Arthur was reinstated as the much beloved leader of Market Basket, it closed the story to a modern day Greek battle. Central to this epic tale was the role values played in shaping a triumphant outcome…
How To Overcome Fake Talk With @JohnRStoker [PODCAST]

How To Overcome Fake Talk With @JohnRStoker [PODCAST]

We’ve all had those interactions where they just don’t go the way we’d hoped. We say something we regret or don’t say what’s needed. In…
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The Overlooked Elements Of Profound Leadership Presence

Sitting at a table tucked in the back of the coffee shop, Ari Weinzweig can observe most of his employees’ customer interactions. Co-founder, partner and CEO of Zingerman’s, Ari is dressed in
7 Leadership Quotes That Challenge The Status Quo

7 Leadership Quotes That Challenge The Status Quo

Occasionally we all need a reminder that what we’ve accepted to be true may no longer be relevant. In management and leadership, many…
Bold And Gutsy Leadership With @JohnBaldoni [PODCAST]

Bold And Gutsy Leadership With @JohnBaldoni [PODCAST]

(Can’t listen to the podcast? Check it out here) The 2008 financial crisis led to some disappointing leadership stories. But for any downturn there are…
employees with aspirations

Workplaces That Inspire by @scedmonds [PODCAST]

Gallup projects that we spend 1/3 of our life working. That’s a big chunk of a person’s life for which managers can have a positive influence over. Unfortunately, this opportunity is rarely considered. Consequently, organization and team cultures devolve…
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The New Reality Changing Organizations [PODCAST]

When you listen to Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt talk about the Social Age, you begin to understand how influential it is. The Social Age is…
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The Role Of Workplace Optimism In Building Trust

Without trust extraordinary results aren’t possible. Without trust and extraordinary results workplace optimism is absent. Without workplace optimism talented people stay away from or leave companies. What’s left? Mediocre results,…
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How To Make Your Meetings Come Alive [PODCAST]

Meetings are where productivity goes to die. We hop on our hamster wheel and run from meeting to meeting, getting little to nothing accomplished for our time invested. It’s an unsustainable business practice that sucks joy out of the…