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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.

3 Powerful Ways to Get Unstuck and Into Action

Do you remember playing Freeze Dance when you were a kid?  You know, music played, you danced and suddenly, unexpectedly it would stop, and you’d freeze.  Stop, start, freeze, move, like a rhythm you were trying to outsmart, you’d try to be the last person standing without flinching in the freeze.  In life, most of […]

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10 Nightmares That Cause Managers to Lose Sleep

Management has its share of perks and rewards. You get a fancy title, maybe an office, and a big chair. However, there’s a price to pay for those extra rewards and perks. Being a manager means you also have to deal with the tough issues that can cause you to lose sleep at night. Read […]

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Executives: Do you not know? OR …Do you not care?

Years ago I read a wonderful post by Ted Coine titled, Dear CEO:  Who tells you when your baby is ugly? The post resonated loudly, because as an employee and as a customer I have wondered…   Do they not know, or do they not care?Click To Tweet – Powered By CoSchedule Over the past 41 days, […]

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Build Your Own Competency Model- A Team Exercise

When’s the last time you looked at the competency model for your job or for the members of your team? Do you leave such things to the HR department and get on with your work? Or perhaps you work on your own or in a small company that just doesn’t have time for such formalities? Don’t get me […]

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What to Look For In Future Leaders

It is a fundamental quandary in any organization. Someday, the current leaders won’t be there and someone else will need to fill their shoes. It might not be soon, or it might be very urgent due to demographics, turnover or organizational growth. Whatever the reason, the question needs to be posed and answered – who […]

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The System is the Secret

By James Karl Butler Leaders and business owners are always looking for an edge, a tool to help them get better (and more consistently better) results. This book points the way very specifically to one of those secrets. It isn’t new and it isn’t sexy, but that secret is systems. In this book the author, […]

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Experts Chime in on Bold and Innovative Leadership: A Frontline Festival

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. Our September Festival is all about Bold and Innovative Leadership. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vixwerx for the great pic and to all our contributors! Self Leadership   “Freedom lies in being bold.” – Robert Frost No one has the words “Bold” or “Innovative” printed on their […]

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The Cost of Distrust

More and more often I find that  a centerpiece of leadership training we design for Clients has trust – understanding it and understanding how to build it – as an important component.  In thinking about trust this week I was reminded of a great quotation from Ralph Waldo Emerson:  “Our distrust is very expensive.” I love […]

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Boost Your Self Confidence In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Today we begin a very special, three-part series on self confidence, sponsored by Invisalign® clear aligners, and I think it’s the perfect way to kick off being on my brand-new, gorgeous set. I hope you like it! Have you ever started your day on the wrong side of the bed? You know those days when […]

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