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 Are You, Really?

Think about all the different leaders you’ve known. Now think of three words, maybe a short sentence, to describe each one. There may be one who was the company’s ‘go to guy.’ Maybe there was the one who was ‘good natured but inept’. Another could be ‘the one who wanted great people around’. Each of […]

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6 Ways to Create More Joy at Work

Great leaders are joy inducers. Not the giddy kind of joy, but deep-seeded joy that comes from inspired and meaningful contribution. Inspiring joy is a pragmatic pursuit. I’ve yet to encounter a truly joyful poor performer. Last week, I asked all my social media circles to identify three things they liked most about their job. […]

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What’s In It For Me?

The first thing that adults in training ask themselves is, “what’s in it for me?”, or WIIFM. When designing or presenting courses for your employees, always keep this in mind.  Whether they’re actually verbalizing it or thinking it subconsciously, it’s still on their mind.  It’s the main motivator for most of the things we do.  […]

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Leadership: Building an Alliance to Create Success

I’ve been sick for a week now.  Not just a little cold, but hacking cough, sore throat, achy, and absolutely exhausted. I’m sure it’s the flu and it appears to be very fond of me.  It happens that my illness has coincided with a critical point for one of my husband’s projects at work.  Not […]

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The Challenge of Leading the Millennial Generation: Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

“Rather than answer the knotty questions about whether entrepreneurs are born or made employers need to turn their attention to more practical matter of promoting an environment of innovation.” Last Friday afternoon I was fortunate enough to make time to attend the Western Washington University Business Summit, an annual event hosted by the College of […]

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What NOT to Delegate

Most managers understand the importance of delegation, and probably already know how to delegate. However, what about the other extreme end of the delegation continuum- the handful of things a manager should never delegate? Read my latest over at About.com Management and Leadership to find out more: .

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How to Encourage the Lazy and Disengaged

How can you encourage the lazy and disengaged? The short answer… roller skates, or their metaphorical equivalent. Stay with me as we flashback in time. I was arguably the most disengaged and “lazy” sorority pledge at I had because I was warned that nearly all social life on campus centered around the Greek system. I had […]

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