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.

Helping People Become More Creative

About a year ago, I was asked a question on my Facebook Fan Page (if you don’t follow me there, please do). I thought giving you an answer here might be helpful, because I’ve been asked a similar question many times in workshops over the years, including again recently. Here is the basic version of the question. How can […]

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To Enhance Productivity, Stop Doing Something!

Guest post from Willy Steiner:   It was recently announced that the national unemployment rate went down to 6.1%. I was an Economics minor in college, many moons ago, and full employment was considered to be around 6%. By the time the Dot-com boom hit its peak in 2000, full employment was thought to be […]

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5 Creative Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

You’re no ordinary candidate, so why settle for a yawner of a resume? Long gone are the days of fancy creamy vanilla paper as the go-to standard. Most resumes are emailed and viewed online. So ditch the old-school approach and leverage the latest technology to make your resume pop. 5 Ways to Make Your Resume Pop […]

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Remarkable TV: Let’s Keep the Drama on the TV

A good drama on the TV or at the movies? Awesome. Drama at the workplace … not so much. Watch this short video to learn tips for reducing the drama in your workplace. Reducing workplace drama starts with trying to understand the motivation and perspectives of the “actors.” @KevinEikenberry (Tweet It) You can learn more […]

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10 Magic Phrases That Will Make You a Better Leader

This post was recently appeared at SmartBlog on Leadership:   Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary. No, I’m not talking adding the latest management and leadership buzzwords or jargon to your repertoire. If that’s what you’re looking for, try the Wall Street Journal’s Business Buzzwords Generator. You’ll be able to […]

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11 Tips for Dealing with Manipulators

Last week’s post:  Together You Stand, Divided You Fall is the first part of this “mini series.”  If you missed it, click here. When I was a teenager I watched daytime soap operas. In each of them there was always a manipulative character that consistently pressed invisible buttons, somehow always getting what they wanted. I […]

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Paying Dues at Work or Investing in the Future?

As a leader, many would argue that they’re paying bills daily.  I hear it from clients all the time as they talk about paying their dues at work.  I had a strange experience today that got me thinking about the dues leaders pay as a result of a surprising outcome from one of my least […]

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10 Questions to Make You a Better Listener

Listening is a skill we’d all like to get better at – I can’t think of a time when I asked someone or a group if they wanted to be a better listener and someone said, “no.” It is a life skill that impacts our ability to communicate, build relationships and get things done. It […]

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