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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

Why You’re Never Ready to be the Leader – LinkedIn
Whether you are leading a small team for the first time or taking your first CEO role, no matter how much preparation and training you do, you’re never ready for what is coming. Continue Reading

Ep. 301 – Matt Rizzetta: CEO, North 6th Agency, Inc. (N6A) – Dose of Leadership Podcast
“So, for the first year or so out of the gate I really managed toward that mindset where I really didn’t let my personal life–and even to a lesser extent, my personal values–spill into the business values. And I realize that was a huge mistake.” Continue Reading

How to Make Tough Decisions in a Genuine Way – Business.com
Elon Musk recently embodied one of the paradoxes of resilient leadership: Good leaders are rock solid but can pivot on a dime. This quality isn’t as much of a contradiction as it seems. Continue Reading

Advice for a New Leader: How Not to be Doomed Before You Start
– Chartered management Institute (CMI)

Early in a new leader’s tenure (and sometimes even before they start), there can be signs that they aren’t likely to be a success. Addressing these at the earliest possible stage, and indeed sometimes before the individual takes up their post, may give the company and the individual a better chance of surviving and prospering. Continue Reading

Why ‘Quiet’ Leadership Matters in Sports — and Life – Knowledge@Wharton
While having one remarkable player is a huge plus, successful teams also typically have a core characteristic: a great captain, someone who steers the ship through tough times and can be counted on all the time. Continue Reading

If you spot management news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“How Personality Type Affects Decision Making At Work” – Forbes
“By the time you’re 30 years old, you’ve probably noticed there is a relationship between your strengths and weaknesses at work,” said executive coach Delynn Copley of the Copley Group in our recent interview. “Everyone has a set of gifts and talents, and they are often directly related to how we get… Continue Reading

“Leadership Playbook: 8 Rules For Healthy Interactions At The Top” – Inc.
“In any fast growing company, it’s natural that conflict arises. It holds true at just about any company — every type, every stage. Doesn’t matter what market or size. You’ll see it happen most between functional areas. Sometimes marketing and operations will be at odds. Sometimes, it’s marketing and sales… Continue Reading

“The Smart Way to Respond to Negative Emotions at Work” – MIT Sloan
Many executives try to ignore negative emotions in their workplaces — a tactic that can be counterproductive and costly. If employees’ negative feelings are responded to wisely, they may provide important feedback. It is impossible to block negative emotions from the workplace. Whether provoked… Continue Reading

“3 Reminders on How “Just Listening” Is Sometimes the Best Approach” – Blanchard LeaderChat
Have you ever shared a frustrating situation with your boss, a colleague, a family member, or a friend and they kept jumping in and offering solutions (many of which you had already thought of yourself)? I certainly have, then realized I didn’t need or want them to resolve the situation for me… Continue Reading

“Successful Leaders Do These 3 Things to Reach Outside Their Comfort Zones” – thoughtLeaders
If you play tennis, you’re probably familiar with the concept of a “second serve.” In tennis, you have two chances to serve the ball, so on the first you can really put everything into it, with little risk since you always have that second one to fall back on. The key is how you approach the second one… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2017 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“100 Inspiring Quotes That Will Increase Your Confidence” – Inc.
Confidence. We all know we need it, but it’s not always easy to come by. How do you build belief in yourself? There’s not an easy answer, but one thing is certainly true: it has to come from inside. One way to instill the right mindset for building self-assurance and confidence is to spend time… Continue Reading

“13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings” – Business Insider
We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful? We researched how some of the most effective executives in history … Continue Reading

“How Meditation Helps You Handle Stress Better” – Time
Stress is a modern mental bogeyman, keeping nearly half of Americans up at night, according to a recent survey from the American Psychological Association. Many say they don’t do anything to combat it, yet it takes a toll; stress is linked to a higher risk of heart attack and stroke… Continue Reading

“What’s Your Digital ROI?” – strategy+business
The age of digital disruption is here, and no company is immune. Leaders who believe their companies can afford to be cautious in their digitization overhaul should think again. While they may be moving slowly and carefully, competitors are moving at great speed. Still, companies can’t afford to hastily… Continue Reading

“Why The Smartest People Often Fail At Work” – Michael Lee Stallard
What’s your proudest failure? Does that question surprise you? It’s certainly not a common one in professional circles, where our focus tends to be on quantifiable success. While achieving desirable results and succeeding matters, if we consider how failure is inextricably linked with success… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

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WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Companies Manage With No CEO” – WSJ
Are chief executives necessary? Swiss watch-and-jewelry maker Cie. Financière Richemont SA recently decided its answer, announcing last month that CEO Richard Lepeu won’t have a successor when he steps down in 2017. Richemont joins a rare group of companies operating without… Continue Reading

“21 Ways to Be a Better Leader” – Inc.
It doesn’t matter if you are running a business, managing a team, or teaching a class–leadership skills are important. Some people seem to be born knowing what to do to inspire and lead people, but for most of us it doesn’t come that naturally. Luckily for us, leadership isn’t a magical gift… Continue Reading

“Blurred Lines and Millennial Work Flexibility” – Blanchard LeaderChat
Like many people, I have a smart phone. It’s excellent for both working and personal connections. In an instant I can exchange words with friends who are scattered across the country and participate in a stream of communication. I can monitor email from anywhere, which proves handy… Continue Reading

“Leadership Lessons From The Godfather” – Psychology Today
What can a movie about mafia bosses and gangsters teach us about leadership? If you look closely at the main characters in The Godfather – Don Vito Corleone and his son, Michael Corleone, you can learn a lot about leadership principles, both the good and the bad… Continue Reading

“3 Ways to Lead Like Lincoln” – Michael Lee Stallard
It’s fashionable in the media and politics today to be quick to speak, to dominate conversations and be self-righteous. We see this frequently in movies and television shows too. These attributes are thought to be signs of intelligence, assertiveness and conviction. Although they may be effective… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“How To Structure Your Day For More Success” – Lead Change Group
We all want to have a successful day. Not only one day but as many successful days as possible. We want every minute of our lives to count and bring us one step closer to achieve our dreams. When we lead others, they are looking to us to set the tone… Continue Reading

“Bruce Lee’s Advantage?” – Robin Sharma’s Blog
I’ve been deep into studying Bruce Lee recently. Been discovering his “Be like water” philosophy, his obsession with mastery and his love of poetry. [Listened to his daughter Shannon recite a poem Bruce Lee wrote to his wife Linda on a podcast last night; beyond profound]. One of the separation points that made this titan of wisdom + legend of the martial arts so very special was his utterly relentless practice regime… Continue Reading

“10 New Truths That Great Leaders Know That Most People Don’t” – Inc.
Like any other field, leadership goes through trends and changes–and if you want to be successful, you need to stay on top of them. Old-school leadership is just that, and what we do today is very different. To understand leadership, you need to be able to separate historic thought from current practice… Continue Reading

“The Strategy Lessons of a Long Hike” – strategy+business
Four friends and I grew up with a love for hiking around Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park. When it came time to mark a common milestone birthday, we jumped on the idea to hike a 175-mile section of the Pacific Crest Trail that connects these two icons of the American West. What better way to celebrate our shared past and current friendship… Continue Reading

“Time Management: Tips to Better Manage Your Life” – Forbes
Drowning under a pile of emails? Late home from work again as you struggled to reach a deadline? You are not alone. It seems more and more people are trying, and often failing, to complete a seemingly endless list of tasks – and in the rush to do it all we can end up achieving less and feeling worse… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Developing Leaders” – Lead Change Group
There is a saying that true leaders don’t create followers, but rather they develop leaders. They don’t add to the number of leaders, but multiply their constituents and are able to grow more leaders around them. Every company desires to have the formula to increase their leadership capabilities. I wish there were a secret solution. The reality is that growing leaders starts by…” Continue Reading

“Tapping the Millenial Leadership Well” – Random Acts of Leadership
The shift is here. Millennials are taking over as the dominant group in the workforce and will be 75% of your employees in the next decade. Generation Y—often tagged as entitled, lazy and me-centric—will be leading your company before you know it. But don’t worry… Continue Reading

“Leadership Lessons: Embody Authentic Coachability” – Business News Daily
Author and motivational speaker Charlie “Tremendous” Jones once said, “You’ll be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” It’s one of my favorite quotes, and applies to my own personal experience. I’ve had some amazing mentors… Continue Reading

“The Difference Between Good Leaders and Great Ones” – HBR
It’s tempting to think leadership also follows a continuum, one anchored by bad and great, with good somewhere in between. This deeply rooted belief reassures us that leadership follows a predictable pattern, and that through hard work and experience one can progress along the drawn line… Continue Reading

“Business leaders say success built on energy” – Australian Financial Review
For us, it’s personal. At NAB Private, we really are driven by the desire to create great things for our clients. Many are entrepreneurs and business leaders who have risen to the top of their industries over a number of decades, others in just a few short years. They all have a story to tell… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“The A-Player fallacy” – The Context of Things
I was on a conference call a few days ago with someone who kept using the term ‘A-Player.’ In funnier news, another person on the conference call sounded like the teacher in Charlie Brown. It was hard not to laugh, but I digress…” Continue Reading

“Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Thought Leadership (But Were Scared to Ask)” – themuse
A few days ago, I was chatting with a friend, who is super smart—has-a-PhD-in-Chemistry-type-smart. I mentioned that I’d taken on a new client who had commissioned some thought leadership work. To which she said: “Great! But what is thought leadership?”…. Continue Reading

“What the Most Succcessful People Do in the Evening” – Inc.
Leadership starts with a special kind of quest: a real ambition. Numbers, facts, or figures do not motivate people. Rather, people are enchanted when they have the chance to create something extraordinary and when they can see clearly the opportunities they have to participate… Continue Reading

“The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World” – Forbes
What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global organizations. Participants were asked to choose the 15 most important leadership competencies… Continue Reading

“Is Your Leadership Power Helping or Hurting?” – Blanchard LeaderChat
If you are a manager, supervisor, or an executive at any level, I think you’ll find the latest research on leadership power relevant to your job, the people you lead, and the results you seek. Consider this story shared by a woman in a workshop I was teaching on motivation… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


Former Massachusetts governor and Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis discusses the essentials of political leadership.

This is a guest post from the MindEdge Report. For more professional development videos, visit www.mindedgereport.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“The 10 Commandments of Leadership” – Inc.
A group of archaeologists digging through ancient corporate archives recently uncovered two mysterious tablets (aka “wall plaques”) engraved with the following laws: I. Thou shalt remain optimistic…” Continue Reading

“What Makes a Great Leader? [Video]” – MindEdge Report
What qualities define a great leader? Successful professionals offer their opinions – and good communications skills are definitely near the top of their list…. Continue Reading

“What True Ambition Really Looks Like” – Fast Company
Leadership starts with a special kind of quest: a real ambition. Numbers, facts, or figures do not motivate people. Rather, people are enchanted when they have the chance to create something extraordinary and when they can see clearly the opportunities they have to participate… Continue Reading

“Leaders Are Getting Better At Change Management — But Not At Transformation” – Forbes
It’s been almost 10 years since HBR published John Kotter’s classic article, “Why Transformation Efforts Fail.” And although his suggestions for how to improve the odds have been widely accepted, the success rate of major transformation programs remains essentially unchanged… Continue Reading

“How Did That Person Get To Be A Leader?” – Lead Change Group
As an HR manager, it’s amazing what people will tell you. Sometimes when a promotion notice was posted, employees would seek me out and ask, “How did that happen???” It was particularly perplexing when the person in question was observed to be more talk than action… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


WE ARE ALWAYS looking for the latest noteworthy Leadership news and commentary. We have aggregated pertinent insights below for your consideration to keep you up-to-date with the world of Leadership.

Here are recent links of interest:

“Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different” – Forbes
For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead. New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to counsel people on performance problems and…” Continue Reading

“Career Coach: Watch out for the dark side of charisma” – The Washington Post
In a recent leadership session I conducted with a number of senior executives, we talked about the importance of charisma as a way of connecting with people and getting them to hear a leader’s message. Several asked whether charisma is always positive or whether there is a potential dark side… Continue Reading

“90 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Business Leadership” – Inc.
Over the next 90 days, you can build not only your business but also your personal leadership beyond what you may have thought possible. Let this be the year you become the leader you want to be–in your business and in life… Continue Reading

“Remarkable TV: Success Requires This [Video]” – Kevin Eikenberry
There is one critical ingredient for our success as leaders, and unfortunately, fewer and fewer people are utilizing it. What is it? Find out in the video below. Success requires concentration. What are you concentrating on? Continue Reading

“The workforce is changing, is your leadership ready?” – Lead On Purpose
We see changes around us all the time. Some things change so often we become blissfully unaware. One of those areas of rapid change is the people making up the workforce. With the challenges facing the economy, and Baby Boomers retiring in record numbers, leaders face challenges in the next decade… Continue Reading

If you spot leadership news of interest, or you have an interesting blog post you want to share, let us know at: info@mindedge.com.


MindEdge offers self-paced courses and simulations in business communications, management, and leadership. Our courses are designed to engage and inform!

You can learn more about MindEdge by clicking here.
Copyright © 2015 MindEdge, Inc.


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