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.

7 Ways to Lead Friends and Former Peers

Betrayed Joe stomped into the meeting room, slammed the door shut, and yelled at me, “How could you let this happen?” He had just been fired by the company president. I snapped back, “Me?? I’m not the one who didn’t show up and let the team down over and over again!” He was angry, but […]

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Having a Great Handshake

A handshake has way more significance that you might think. It’s often the first impression that people have of you and it is communicating a lot. In today’s video, I’m giving you a few pointers (pun intended?) to make sure that your handshake is saying what you want it to say. Tweet it out: Your […]

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The Key to a “Whole Person Culture”

Guest post from Susan Scott: More and more companies recognize the importance of engaged, fully developed people as employees, and are working to build a “Whole Person Culture.”  Health and wellness programs are a good start, but the way in which employees interact with their leaders and one another trumps perks and benefits. Transparency, candor, compassion, […]

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Would You Pause Your Career and Take a Sabbatical?

Many years ago, I worked for a large consulting firm, and business was struggling. Rather than laying off large numbers of people, they decided to offer a FlexLeave sabbatical. It was time off to follow a dream with the ability to step back into their work life and their consulting position six to twelve months […]

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One Easy Way to Encourage Your Team

I took my bike to the cycling shop for a quick repair before heading out for a beautiful Saturday afternoon ride in Breckenridge. Recognizing me from the last time, the manager asked where I’d been riding so far this summer. I shared, “Oh you know Swan Mountain Road toward Keystone? It’s gorgeous, but yikes, that’s quite […]

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Superhuman September Part 2: Your 5×5 Plan

Welcome back! I want to start this blog post by addressing something: I know it might feel like the world is spiraling further and further into turmoil right now. Between storms, political motions here in the U.S. turning the clock backwards on equality and our understanding of our shared humanity, and dark clouds of conflict […]

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5 Top Leadership Articles for the Week of September 4, 2017

Each week I read a number of leadership articles from various online resources and share them across social media. Here are the five leadership articles readers found most valuable last week. I have added my comment about each article and would like to hear what you think, too. On Being a Bad Manager by Jason […]

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9 Must Haves for Business Success

Guest post from Cornelia Gamlem and Barbara Mitchell: Ask any manager and they’ll agree that people issues are some of the most important ones they face in their day-to-day routine. What can an organization do to assure they’ve got great practices?  The following are nine essentials that must be in place to ensure success. 1.    […]

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Leading From Within: Shifting Ego, Ceding Control, and Rising Empathy

Guest post from Sophie Wade: Leadership is in the midst of a major makeover. The identity of an organization is shifting away from the CEO; elements of control are being willingly transferred to the employee, with empathetic and individualized attention being paid in order to increase engagement. Greater internal transparency is leading to more peer-based […]

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