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4 Ugly Truths that Great Leaders Know about Good Ideas

GREAT leaders know 4 UGLY truths about GOOD ideas. Are you aware of them? Here’s a tool to help you to learn and apply them. Download a pdf version below that is perfect for printing, posting, and sharing! Read more about these ideas here. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement.…

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6 Leadership Lessons You Can Learn Over Lunch

Might I suggest you take a lunch away from the office this week. Put away the cell phone and any other distractions and just spend some time observing. Why? Well, you never know what leadership lessons you can learn from a change of venue. One afternoon, I stepped away from the office and walked to…

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Create a Culture of Quitters for Your Team

You are likely familiar with the concept that employees don’t quit companies, they quit bad leaders. It is with this in mind that many organizations invest time, energy, and resources developing leaders who foster employee engagement. Yes, employees might quit an organization because of a bad leader; however, these same employees may quit their own…

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How to be a Tough – Yet Amazing – Act to Follow

About a year ago, I had the opportunity to speak to 120 leaders at the U.S. division of a European-based company. The leaders were embarking on the next phase of a learning journey that they had begun the past summer. My job was to kickoff the new phase and to get them excited about the…

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Smart Leaders Make 4 Wise Investments

Busyness can be costly. It consumes time, energy, and motivation with little concern over how these resources are expended. It also steals your ability to invest in four key areas. Download this free pdf that is perfect for posting and sharing. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my…

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Episode #9: Creating a Culture of Belonging with Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown joins Patrick in the lab to discuss what leaders and organizations can do to ensure that, “every employee, from emerging leaders to managers to C-suite executives, feels Welcomed, Valued, Respected, and Heard℠. Patrick LeddinI try to be a catalyst for change and improvement. Some of my ideas are spot-on, many are works in…

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10 Ways to Make Work a Winnable Game

Within each of us there seems to be a ‘game on’ switch that is hardwired in our DNA.  For some of us the switch is more easily flipped than for others. When activated in the workplace, this switch can dramatically increase employee engagement. To throw the switch and drive engagement, leaders must make work a winnable game.…

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3 Things to Know About Millennials

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to support a learning and development initiative for Federal senior executives.  I serve as an instructional designer for this program, largely coordinating subject matter experts to speak on everything from civilian-military relations to negotiations and the role of the media in federal initiatives. I learn immensely from…

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