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.

The Primary Myth About Effective Leadership

If you read about leadership, or attend seminars given by even the great leaders, you’ll often be told that “effective leadership requires [fill in the blank]” where the blank is filled in by some set of critical factors, traits, skills or beliefs that that person deems as essential to effective leadership. It’s not that those […]

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5 Ways to Help a Decision Maker Decide

My client, Laura, had invited me in to observe the spectacle. I watched as she carefully articulated her research findings and presented her “no brainer” suggestions to Mark. Each time Laura’s ideas were met with a similar response, “Thanks so much,” followed by a bogus reason of why the idea wouldn’t work. The conversation was […]

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WHO COULD USE AN ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT?

I recently contributed to an article on positioning yourself for promotion in which I talk about the importance of attitude when being considered for a promotion. How many of you have a team member who has asked several times to be promoted and the issue is attitude? I hear it frequently from clients and people […]

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6 Ways to Earn & Maintain Your Staff’s Respect

Guest post by Rosalinda Randall: “You can’t lead anyone else any further than you have gone yourself.” –Unknown Can’t get your staff to do what you tell them to do? Do you live by the old adage, “Do as I say, not as I do?”  Leading a team or staff of one is not an […]

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What To Do When You Don’t Reach Your Launch Goals

Launching a product or service can be exhausting, exhilarating, and a total roller coaster. When you see sales roll in for all the hard work you’ve put into creating something that you know people need, it feels like it was all worth it. But when you DON’T reach your sales projections, when your service or […]

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This is Post Number 1000!

Woo hoo, post # 1000! 1000 posts and 8 years are big numbers, especially in blogging, where the average blog life expectancy is about the same as a flea. I guess that makes me either persistent or stubborn. In any case, it seems like a good time to pause and reflect: First post: Welcome to […]

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The Power of a Road Trip

I spent many years in a “trust but verify” culture. What this meant was that I, and every executive above me, was expected to constantly show up in the retail stores to experience what was happening as the customers would. Is there a bird’s nest over the front entrance risking bird poop falling on a […]

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Remarkable TV: What to Do When Deadlines Are Missed

Important deadlines often cause leaders to make these coaching mistakes. Check out today’s Remarkable TV to learn how you can avoid them! The deadline comes and goes…. Multiple times. Often the leaders respond by checking up regularly, daily, hourly. And become a pest/micro manager. How can we assure deadlines are reached and not be a […]

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