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.

Growing Yourself, Your Team, and Your Business

Every person, every organization, and every business gets stuck. For successful people and businesses, it can be very hard to recognize that they are stuck and even harder to do what is necessary to break free of old ideas and habits to get back on the growth path. Read David Greer’s guest post over at […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Voice is Heard

In the Q&A after my keynote the other day, a woman (ironically after refusing to use my microphone) asked, “You know that part where you talk about Professor Lupin and facing your fears? What if your biggest fear is that you won’t be heard… how do you make that feel ridiculous?” We chatted for a moment […]

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What Leaders Must Do When Failure Strikes

Failure. It happens to all of us. And as leaders, how we deal with it is important – not just for ourselves, but for the lasting message it sends to others. Recently we experienced one of our most public failures. The picture you see here is of Guy Harris and I in our studio during […]

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The Power of a Change of Venue

It’s tricky for all of us. I’m teaching the only leadership course these accounting students will take as part of their masters programs. The class runs from 5-10 PM after most have worked all day in their internships, and we’re crammed into a room too small for the big moving around that is critical under […]

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Learning from the Innovation Leaders

Guest post from Rowan Gibson: Not since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution has there been a greater need to learn the art of innovation leadership. In today’s hyper-accelerating, value-based economy the churn of “creative destruction” has become more intense than even Joseph Schumpeter could have imagined. Successful products, services, strategies, and business models now […]

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Good Pitch Vs. Bad Pitch

Ciao from Italy! Right now I’m exploring the gorgeous island of Capri… …and the town of Amalfi (right). These clouds! This sea! The colors! Amalfi always lights me up. Written at my feet: “La vita e un sogno” – “life is but a dream.” Yup, feels that way right now.  Last week I was in […]

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How to Inspire Behavior Change

You’ve tried everything, and the bad behavior continues. You don’t want to say “You need to change this behavior or else,” but the truth is–there will be consequences. Keep that “feedback-is-a-gift-and-I-care-about-you” loving feeling in mind, while having a direct conversation about specifically what must change. Don’t linger. Don’t sandwich. Do document. The INSPIRE Method Use […]

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Building an Accountability Culture

One of the most difficult skills for many leaders to master is to artfully and effectively build accountability into the culture. They need to walk the line between creating a punitive culture, where people are afraid to be innovative, take responsibility or drive change because of the fear of failure and its ramifications. On the […]

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Remarkable TV: Helping Remote Workers Reach Their Goals

Here are four easy tips for helping your remote workers be even more successful! Today I’m going to share one key to setting goals with a remote team member. Are you ready? Remote people are: • Remote • Isolated • Sometimes unclear • Less chance for interaction When these things are true, the importance of […]

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