Leadership Tips & Tricks

Three Ways to Build Your Courage (and Change The World)

Cindy Solomon | TED Talk, TEDx Sonoma - How To Build Courage

After over 20 years’ traveling the world researching, talking about and helping organizations build courage, you would think there was nothing that could phase me. I’ve answered thousands of questions about courage, and helped thousands of business leaders overcome doubts about their ability to act and lead courageously. I am passionate about courage as a…

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Four Leadership Lessons from the Olympics

Leadership Lessons from the Olympics | Leadership advice | leadership tricks

Who else is going through Olympics withdrawal? If you’re anything like me, you were glued to your TV for the last two weeks of last month, watching some of the best athletes in the world compete in sports as varied as Super-G to curling. And in those hours of coverage, you saw both the excitement…

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The One Secret to Great Leadership

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How many screens do you have open? How many alerts are buzzing right now? I’m guessing you pride yourself on your fantastic multitasking capabilities, but that might be secretly holding you back from being a great leader.

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Four Ways Productive Leaders Own Their Day

Leadership Productivity | Leadership Advice | Leadership Tips | Blog

We’re not talking about creating the flexibility to scoot out to a spin class – although that’s well and good. Instead this is about how the best leaders maintain their focus even when the world is flying at them like water from a firehose.

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Five Year-End Questions Great Leaders Ask

Where’s the champagne? That might be the first question you think of as we near the end of 2016. But before you mark 2016 in the books, now is the ideal time to reflect on the year and how 2017 can be even better. Sure, most leaders are already doing that, but you might be…

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Four Leadership Lessons From a 5-Year-Old Ninja Warrior

This blog post is going to be a little exercise in patience. Here’s why: I came across the coolest video last week – it’s going viral so you might have seen it — but I am guessing you didn’t garner the same lessons that I did. I can’t help it: I see leadership takeaways around…

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3 Questions That Will Change The Way You Lead

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On October 28, 2015, I’m thrilled to keynote the 10th Annual Professional Women in Building conference, a gathering of women leaders from the nation’s largest homebuilders. The theme is Women Leading the Way, and it got me thinking about what makes creates a great leaders. The post below was originally published for this event.  …

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4 Ways to Make a Clean Getaway from a Failed Product

Those of you who have heard me speak about courage know that I have a tendency toward fearlessness. It’s an addiction, really, but that’s another article altogether. My point is, sometimes I don’t think about all the things that could go wrong in a given situation. I just jump. I take a leap of faith…

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