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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.

Leaders Share about Dreams and Callings-A Frontline Festival

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our November Festival is all about Dreams and Callings.  Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Finding Our Dreams and Callings “There are those who look at things the way they are and ask, ‘Why?’ I dream of […]

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The Currency of Relationships

Relationships in business are often first established in forums where technical topics are discussed. Asking insightful questions, listening attentively to what others have to say, validating someone else’s viewpoint with your own experiences, and sharing useful information will start to establish your credibility. These behaviors also signal your sincerity to build mutually beneficial relationships versus […]

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50 Ways to Develop Leaders

I’ve been writing a series of posts over at About.com Management and Leadership covering use of the 9 box performance and potential matrix for succession planning and leadership development. The latest installment is how to use the 9 box to diagnose development needs and come up with “box appropriate” development ideas: Others in the series include: […]

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5 Times It’s Better to Say No

It’s almost always easier to say “yes” than “no”–in the short run. “Yes, it’s okay for you to treat me that way.” ‘Yes, I’ll stay late tonight and miss dinner again– after all my wife won’t say ‘no.’ “ “Yes, it’s okay skip my workout.” “Yes, your work is fine” (even though it could be better.) […]

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Developing The Informal Leaders In Your Organization

Leadership Development For Informal Leaders by Robert Bacal Some Pitfalls To Consider When Thinking About Developing An Informal Leader In Understanding Informal Leaders In An Organization (and Benefiting From Them) we provided a brief overview of the power of informal leaders in organizations. It makes sense for formal leaders to recognize the pivotal roles these “influence leaders” […]

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Remarkable TV: How BIG Should My Goals Be?

One of the most common questions that I get about goals is: how BIG should they be? And today I have a story from the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series that will help answer this question. It is a common question – how big should I make my goals? The question comes from […]

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How to Effectively Look Back and Plan Forward

I’m looking forward to tomorrow when I sit down, thanks to G+, with my accountability partner for the past two years.  We’re going to do a year in review for our businesses and take a strategic look forward into the new year; It’s time for some vision fine-tuning, goals and planning.  Truthfully, we both have […]

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