Author Archive | Kevin Eikenberry

Leaders Go First – Remarkable TV

When we think of “leaders going first”, we often think of those emergency scenes that we normally only see on television – the platoon leader going first; the fire chief leading his team through danger. But the truth is all leaders can be “heroes” and can go first. In today’s video, I’m sharing every day […]

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Eight Ways to Be a Better Employee in 2018

If you work, you are an employee. Much of what I write about here is about leadership and how to be more effective in helping others choose to follow us in the pursuit of desirable outcomes. But every leader is a member of the team too. Even the CEO, even the owner. For the next […]

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Consistency as a Leader – Remarkable TV

Today I’m pulling a leadership lesson for us from an unlikely combination: from the words of my pastor and from Woody Allen. Intrigued? Check it out below! Tweet it out: Remarkable leaders don’t always know what to do but they always show up. #JustShowUp @KevinEikenberry The post Consistency as a Leader – Remarkable TV appeared […]

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Compliance or Commitment, Which Do You Want?

Most of the talk about leadership style is futile without first understanding the answer to this question. Most leadership development is hollow until those learning are clear on their answer to this question. And while the answer to this question may seem easy or obvious, the results in the world around us prove that we […]

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Five Reasons Great Leaders are Great Networkers

Networking. For some that word brings images of hotel meeting rooms, coffee (or a cash bar), and a room of people trying to give you their business card.  Others think networking is for sales people and those looking for a job.  If your first thought was either of those things, keep reading . . . […]

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Change and (Positive) Emotions

January 7, 2013 For years in training around the world I’ve said – “There is always an emotional component to change.”  And people have typically nodded in agreement.  After all, personal experience will tell anyone this is true.  There have been changes in your life you were excited about, and those where your emotions were, […]

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Remembering Why You Hired People

Why do you hire new employees? Ok, this seems like an obvious question, and no, it isn’t a trick. We hire people because we have assignments that need to be completed, sales to be made, products to be created, manufactured, shipped, and billed. We hire people to be productive; to get work done. Yet, that’s […]

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Want a Good Idea?

I’ve  been a big fan of creativity for a long time. Why? Because creativity is critical for us to achieve success. Think about it this way – we can’t reach new places without trying new things, or putting things together in new ways. More than a fan, I’ve been a student of the creative process for many years as […]

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The Power of Reflection

If I could give you a tool or resource that would change your life in positive ways, change your results, create more happiness in your life, and help you get better at anything you desired . . . And if I could promise you that this tool would cost you nothing, require only yourself, and […]

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