Return on Morale FREE This Week Only #Humanbiz

Great news!! Just in time for the Holidays, my Snippet, Return on Morale, is absolutely free today through Monday, December 9. Return on Morale is part “Ted’s Greatest Leadership Hits,” from my most popular blog posts here on ExchangeGain, and part original bonus material. Plus, every short chapter has video embedded right in […] Read moreRead More»

Using Failure to Identify Your Blind Spots

Failure is a great teacher but also a cryptic one. Deciphering ‘teachable moments’ from such experiences is no easy task to begin with and doing so while dealing with feelings of frustration, disappointment, demoralization, resentment, embarrassment, and even hopelessness, is even harder. Viewing failures as teaching tools is no mere consolation prize. Rather, failures provide […] Read moreRead More»

3 Trends Behind Worker Dissatisfaction

  Editor’s Note: We are honored to run a mini-series called The Values Revolution authored by our very own leaguer, Dana Theus. This is article 2 in the series. Be sure to check out the rest of the series HERE. In Part 1 I outlined a growing problem leaders in large organizations face today, which is the […] Read moreRead More»

Fail Forward and Other Lessons in Entrepreneurialism

Recently, I was interviewed by two different ambitious Millennials on the topic of entrepreneurial success. It’s a huge honor to be interviewed, to have the chance to talk about yourself for a few minutes – but really, the “about yourself” part is far from the point. For an interview to work, it has to be […] Read moreRead More»

The Struggle For Authentic Leadership

I have a begun to take issue with leadership development. Not the basic premise of it, but rather what it has unfortunately morphed into. The point of leadership development is to become better through process. It is meant to be a journey of discovery and struggle for a greater good. The unfortunate bit is it […] Read moreRead More»

Reflection: An Essential Leadership Practice

“One of the greatest moments in anybody’s developing experience is when he no longer tries to hide from himself but determines to get acquainted with himself as he really is.” – Norman Vincent Peale Robust reflection is a prerequisite to personal and professional development. To produce meaningful reflection, it takes sufficient time and conscious effort. From a […] Read moreRead More»

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