Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

How to remain strength-based

Four Tricks to Manage Weakness

It is important for leaders to remain strength-based. Strengths are the skills and activities that come easily to you, cause you to be efficient, and allow you to produce the highest level results when working in them. The challenge though is that we all have weakness. These are the areas that drain our energy and […]

The Four Types of Influence

Which type of influence do you have?

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Successful leaders have the right kind of influence. Influence is defined as, “The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.” Every interaction, conversation, reaction, attitude, and action you have has the potential to influence other people. There are four main types of influence. […]

The Secrets of Successful Communication

4 communication principles every leader should follow

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One of the most important aspects of leadership is the ability to effectively communicate with other people. There are certain principles you can follow while you are communicating that will allow you to quickly connect and build a rapport with those you are talking with. When you apply them into your conversations and presentations you […]

Personal Growth on a Budget

6 free or inexpensive ways to grow yourself

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One of the false myths of personal growth or development is it costs a lot of money. The truth is personal growth does not need to be expensive. This is good news for the people who are on a tight budget, going through school, or in an entry level position and not yet earning a […]

Today’s Challenge: Compromise

When should I compromise?

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This is a guest post by Mark Miller. Mark is the best-selling author of 6 books, an in-demand speaker and an executive at Chick-fil-A. His latest book, Leaders Made Here, describes how to nurture leaders throughout the organization, from the front lines to the executive ranks and outlines a clear and replicable approach to creating the […]

The Value of a Diverse Team

Why you should have a diverse team and workplace

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Leaders should make sure to have a diverse team in the workplace. It should be full of people from different cultures, ethnicities, races, religions, with a variety of age groups.  Author Stephen R. Covey said, “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” This is true when it comes to having a strong and effective team […]

Four Places to Connect and Network with other Leaders (Pt. 2)

Where to find other leaders

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You should intentionally take the time to connect and network with other leaders. There are several benefits from being around other leaders. In part one of Four Places to Connect and Network with other Leaders the first two places were at conferences and work. Here are two more places: 3. Meet ups and clubs The […]

Lead Yourself First

How To Lead Better By Leading Yourself

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This is a guest post by Larry D. Shankle. Larry is a pastor, author, and blogger who has a desire to raise, build, and encourage people. He helps people build their faith, increase their influence, and find their purpose in life. Larry has served in church leadership roles for over two decades and currently serves […]

Four Places to Connect and Network with other Leaders (Pt. 1)

Where to find other leaders

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In The Benefits of Connecting and Networking with other Leaders we discussed these benefits of being around other leaders: Growth opportunities, gaining new contacts, being refreshed, and promoting yourself (click here to read the post). Reading those benefits will show you the value of taking time to connect and network with other leaders. I recommend […]