What Now? Engage!

What Now? Engage! Following is a Guest Post from the Lead Like Timothy Blog  by Jonathan Cardwell. Last week I posed the question, “What now?” The answer: LeadOn. I talked about how love is a verb even in, especially in, a work environment. As a leader, loving and seeking to serve ...

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Choose a Great Boss. Be a Great Boss

Choose a Great Boss. Be a Great Boss Guest post by Ivan Serrano. The best technique for getting ahead at work is choosing a great boss. Not a great job, a great boss. A great boss is one who listens to employees, who is willing to let employees make mistakes and learn from them, who...

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Practicing Self-Care Amidst the Storm

Guest Post by Sylvana Rochet As the events in Syria and Ukraine unfolded this summer, I got to thinking about how delicate it is for leaders to respond to others’ conflicts and emotional distress, while attempting to maintain their own balance. Not only because it must be hard to witness such ...

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Managing Expectations: Under Promise and Over Deliver

Guest Post by Robert Cordray There’s an old expression, “He who expects little is seldom disappointed.” That’s not a great catchphrase for the customer service department, but it does bring up the topic of managing the expectations of customers and others by “under promising and over ...

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How to Gain the Leadership Experience Employers Want

Although most of the posts on this blog are original, every now and then we like to feature articles we think would be helpful to you, our readers. We recently read one such article, and wanted to share it with you. It’s a great read on how younger professionals can gain the leadership ...

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Leaders Ought to Know

Our good friend, Phillip Van Hooser has written a new book: Leaders Ought to Know: 11 Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadership, published by our publisher, John Wiley and Sons. Here’s an excerpt from the book: “Honesty builds respect; respect builds trust — leaders ought to know ...

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4 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Recruiter

By Erin Osterhaus, Software Advice. It’s hard to evaluate a third-party recruiter in advance. The ultimate test, of course, is whether the recruiter brings you high-quality candidates. But you won”t know this until you’ve worked with that recruiter for months. You”ll ...

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Three Reasons You Should Have a Leadership Program

Guest post by Kyle Lagunas. Why is the process of finding a leader–whether to backfill someone or to fill a new role–often treated as an isolated event rather than an ongoing process? With the cost per hire only rising, why do so few organizations have a process for identifying and ...

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