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.

Who’s on Your Team?

The answer to the question I’ve just posed may seem easy or obvious to you. Even if that is true, read on. This article, and this question is for you. If you are reading this as a leader, the two obvious answers to the “who’s on your team?” question are: The team you lead. The […]

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Building a Real Leadership Pipeline

You may know that I write about leadership, teach leadership skills and coach leaders. But you might not know how much time I spend thinking about and working with Clients on the broader needs for leadership development in organizations. Because of that experience and thinking, I was asked by The Association for Talent Development (ATD) […]

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share Business Communication Tips

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is all about communication tips. 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 having fun with your team.  Submit your ideas here! Often when the word “communication” […]

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Gaining Trust on Day One

Guest post by Paul Smith: It happens every time you join a new company, or even when you change roles at the company you work for now. You have to spend months winning the trust and respect you’d already earned with the last group of people you managed. Or do you? Consider the results of […]

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The Fascinating Leader with Sally Hogshead

What does it mean to be fascinating? And how can it benefit your relationships and your role as a leader? In today’s episode, I explore what it means to be fascinating, with branding expert and researcher, and bestselling author, Sally Hogshead. Creator of the Fascination Personality assessment, the world’s first personality assessment that measures how […]

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3 Unusual Ways To Get The Support You Need

We’re back today with our second installment of our 3-part series on implementation, featuring Conquer Club Community Manager (and in-house systems expert) Kelly Azevedo, founder of She’s Got Systems. In the first episode of this series, Kelly and I helped you find focus and start taking action (and if you haven’t seen part 1 yet, […]

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Benefits of having Intentional Discussions about Tough Topics

Titled leaders and employees are happier and more successful when they learn how to have discussions that include deep listening and truth telling.   A failure to do either one equals missed opportunities for learning and growth.  (This is also true for family and community members.) As a result,  I’ve been encouraging listening, thinking, and dialogue with […]

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Leading Change

Over the past several years, this saying and many others about change have become trite. “Change is everywhere and to be successful you must embrace it.” “Change is the new normal.” “Champions eat change for breakfast.” You’ve heard it all before. What is somewhat new about change is the sheer pace of it. With the […]

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What’s the Absolute Worst Thing You Can Do As a Leader?

Lately, I’ve been noticing some parallels between poor leadership behavior and young kids. Not shocking since I think we’ve all met a childish leader or two. Think about it, poor leaders and small children are willing to dig deeper into a hole instead of ever admitting they’re wrong. Frankly, it’s the worst thing you can […]

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