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.

How to Plan for Q3 — Brilliantly

Pinch me — is it Q3 already?! It feels like just last week I was dorkily dishing on my favorite ways to plan for Q2 — and now we’re more than halfway through the year, and it’s time to get yourself set up for another incredible quarter. I have to admit: It’s been such an […]

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How to Create a Rising Tide of Talent Within Your Organization

Guest post from Scott Wintrip: Great leaders lift up the people around them. They help employees harness their natural abilities, guide the development of their skills, and support them along an internal career path. Nurturing your organization’s team members has many payoffs. Staff member stay dedicated to the company and its mission; employee retention remains […]

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How to Motivate Yourself When You’re Exhausted

You’ve been working long hours, fighting the political and logistical battles to do what’s right for the business–and just as you think everything’s on track, the landscape changes… a merger, a reorganization, reduced funding… and you feel like you’re starting all over again. Most of the time when people come to me feeling burned out […]

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Playing by the Brain’s Rules to Make Communications Stick

Guest post from Tim Pollard: Despite the fact that the stakes of business communications are often high, it’s sad reality that most are really not very good.  Survey after survey reveals that only about one quarter of internal business presentations are rated as good or better by their audiences, while 75 percent languish as mediocre, […]

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Dear Future Natalie… Love, 2015 Natalie

Last week, I stumbled across a very special envelope in my desk drawer. It wasn’t just any envelope. It was well worn from travel, and addressed to me — in my own handwriting. For two years, I convinced myself not to tear it open… but standing in my apartment in that moment, I finally felt […]

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Dear Natalie: How Has L.A. Changed Your Business?

Oh, my new home in Los Angeles, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Your beaches.Your sunshine.Your total lack of winter.Your beautiful, bustling population of creatives.Did I mention the sunshine? (OK – I’ll stop counting now… and you’ll notice L.A. traffic did not make that list.) However, some readers have been wondering: […]

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Three Negotiation Keys to Leadership Success

Guest post from Corey Kupfer: There are three keys to true negotiating success.  If you master these three keys, not only will you have much more success in negotiating but you will be able to apply them to be a more effective leader.  The three keys are Clarity, Detachment and Equilibrium (CDE) and they are […]

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