September 23rd, 2015

7 Communication Opportunities For Every Leader

Bobby Albert is a 40+ year veteran of the moving and storage business and writes about values driven leadership at We've reposted with his permission an important article about communication filled with practical wisdom and quick-start suggestions....

via C12 Group
September 23rd, 2015

The Art of Listening Well: 10 Things Christian Business Leaders Should Never Silence

C12 is one of America's leading CEO Roundtable organizations. Founded in 1992, C12 helps Christian business owners or chief executives ​achieve excellence through best-practice professional development, peer sharpening, consistent accountability, and learning with the eternal...

via Bill Peel
September 23rd, 2015

The Power of Gracious Listening in an Ungracious World

Our willingness to listen and receive input from others sends a powerful message: I care what you think; you have something valuable to contribute. When we ask questions and listen with focused attention and a humble spirit, we invite trust and cooperation in business and personal...

via Forbes
May 24th, 2013

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

Trust is the relational and emotional capital on which business runs. According to this excellent article in Forbes, leaders who listen well build trust and breed loyalty. Unfortunately, less than 2% of all professionals have had any formal training in listening skills and techniques. Here...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
October 9th, 2012

When Bosses Do Harm

Bad bosses don’t wake up and ask themselves: How can I derail the corporate strategy today?” According to Dr. Kannan Ramaswamy and Dr. Bill Youngdahl, ineffective leaders are caught in a "hindrance trap" blinding them of the harm they do to their organizations.  At least three forces...

October 2nd, 2012

You Can't Be Effective When You're Too Smart For Your Own Good

"Congratulations, smartypants, you've got the highest IQ in the room—too bad it'll make you a pain to work with," says Patty Azzarello in Fast Company. She says if you have a high IQ you can be 100% right and 0% effective. For this problem, she gives six techniques for dealing when your...

via Ken Davis
June 26th, 2012

Three Characteristics of a Good Leader.

"Whether you are a teacher, a parent or the CEO of a major corporation, if you expect respect and hope to have a happy and productive team there are three leadership characteristics you must demonstrate." Ken Davis outlines the three characteristics in a short, practical blog post.

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace