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.

Set Expectations To Ensure Success

Guest post from Robbie Hardy:  Guiding and driving a team to reach their highest potential while simultaneously meeting the revenue projections of the business can often be a serious juggling act. On the one hand, you want everyone on your team to be: challenged but not overwhelmed; curious but not confused; agile but not disorganized. […]

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5 Behaviors That Keep You From Getting Promoted

I run into them in every company I work with. Solid managers with real contributions. They work hard, they’re incredibly loyal, and they’ve been on the succession planning list forever. Much of the time they even have an MBA…AND they’re stuck. The promotions come and go. They’ve heard the pep talk so many times they can […]

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Your Growth Mindset

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the edge having a growth mindset gives.  Research shows it is a better predictor of success than IQ.  A growth mindset embraces challenges, persists in the face of setbacks, believes effort will lead to a level of mastery, and learns from criticism. The problem is, on those days […]

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Remarkable TV: Finding New Ways to Learn

It’s hard to deny the fact that to be a better leader, you must be a continual learner. In every book, video, webinar, workshop or consultation that we create or lead, we talk about the importance of learning and how it correlates to our success in leadership. And today, I’m sharing two reasons why this […]

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How to Answer “What Do You Do For Work, Anyway?”

As entrepreneurs we’re sure to hear one question over and over again, at networking events, during media interviews, on Facebook groups…even at family reunions! While we entrepreneurs can pride ourselves on our creativity and quick thinking, this is a question that often stops us in our tracks: “So what do you do for work, anyway?” […]

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Feeling helpless about the cycle of division and destruction?

Last night right before I went to bed, I learned about the shooting deaths of 3 more police officers – this time in Baton Rouge. It is heart-breaking and tempting to feel helpless, as angry people continue to destroy lives and rock our world with bombings, shootings, and even trucks. This time felt even more personal, as I used […]

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The Power of Positive Framing

An old Chinese story goes something like this. . . There was a farmer who tilled his fields with a single horse, until that horse escaped. This would seem to be a very difficult situation, yet when asked about his misfortune, the farmer replies, “bad luck or good luck, who knows?” His son went to […]

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When the Leader Needs Help

Guest post from Bobby Martin: There comes a time for every founder of a rapidly growing entrepreneurial business when you have to decide if you can be the one to both lead and manage into and through this growth stage. This is a tricky juncture, when you transition from scrappy, creation mode into organizational development […]

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Frontline Festival: Leaders Share Ideas about How to Take a Break

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival gives tips about taking a break from work. 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 productivity-enhancing workspaces.  There are two ways to participate…either submit a blog post […]

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