Welcome to BlogNotions' Leadership Blog

The BlogNotions Leadership Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Leadership industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling advice, knowledge and strategies. As well as the best practices and resources for management and individuals who want to grow as leaders and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Don’t Let This Relationship Undermine Your Success

“The opposite of love is not hate– it’s indifference.”– Steven Pressfield Megan approached me as soon as I left the stage. “Karin, I’m so with you on this not losing your soul thing… I resonated with everything you said… but for me it was the reverse. I wasn’t losing my soul at work, I was […]

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How Leaders Can Sharpen Their Vision

If you are leading others, where are you leading them to? (Tweet That) If that question gives you a queasy feeling, if you have to search for an answer, or your answer seems vague or inadequate, I hope I’ve gotten your attention. Because as leaders, we must have a goal, an objective, an outcome, a […]

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World Class Leadership Development Coming Home to Indianapolis

We travel all over helping leaders at all levels become more effective, productive and confident. We do it in public workshops, at conferences, in sessions within organizations, and in workshops tailored specifically for an organization. Next month we are staying home in Indianapolis to deliver value to leaders, whatever their level of competence and experience. […]

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Frontline Festival: Leaders share tips about professional development

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival gives tips about professional development for leaders. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about favorite apps and technology. What tools do you use to stay productive? […]

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The Art and Science of Professional Development

Guest post from Bill Bartlett: What is your position on professional development? If you are among the top 20% of all executives, you believe it is as necessary as the air you breathe whereas the remaining 80% consider it to be a waste of time or give lip service to it. I have been coaching […]

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What’s Your Talent Investment Plan?

“Knowledge and skills have become the global currency of 21st-century economies, but there is no central bank that prints this currency. Everyone has to decide on their own how much they will print.” –Andreas Schleicher, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Schleicher’s quote is from Pass the Books. Hold the Oil by Tom Friedman in […]

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Digging into Disagreement

This post is the second post in a series on the challenges and opportunities that come from disagreement.  The first post was titled, What if…  YOU disagree with someone?  –Do you lob word grenades, judge and flee, or engage and learn? This post is  a guest post from Dan Forbes and filled with additional feedback […]

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Leaders: 20 Great Questions To Ask Your Team This Week

Early in my career, like most new managers, I thought I needed to have all the answers for my team. It was an old school way of leading and mobilizing the troops. Finally, I had a leader who showed me another way (thank goodness!) and the power of leading through questions. When Laura set a […]

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How to Stop Micromanaging

When I ask people to list the qualities or characteristics of great leaders, I never hear “they are a micromanager.” Shocking, isn’t it? No one wants to be micromanaged, and yet we all know what it is, which means that someone is doing a lot of it. And it could be you. While you may […]

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