Author Archive | Kevin Eikenberry

Using a Learning Journal

I am a big fan of journals. And whether it’s a fancy leather-bound one or a bunch of loose-leaf sheets, a journal can be an extremely powerful tool to help you both personally and professionally. In today’s video, I’ll give you a few quick ideas for how you can use a learning journal to be […]

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Communication is About More Than the Message

Communication is a proverbial, organizational, and leadership challenge. Even the best leaders and organizations know they can improve in how they communicate with others. For that reason, this is a topic we are often asked to help people improve. The obvious reason people and organizations want to improve communications is that it is important – […]

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Leaders Made Here

By Mark Miller Mark Miller is a smart executive who has written several popular books about leadership. His style is to write about important topics using the fable approach; so his books are stories that make important points and leave lasting impressions. His earlier books, like most in this genre, focus on topics for an […]

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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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