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  • Why Leadership Is Not Soft and Other Pet Peeves

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | April 5, 2016

    I have a pet peeve I want to share with you. I can’t stand the word “soft” when describing matters of leadership, organizational change, or any other matter related to working with people. It undermines the incredibly difficult nature of leadership. I was recently asked what I wanted people to know about the human side […] Read moreRead More»


  • How Much Information Can Your Brain Process

    Written by: Shawn Murphy | April 5, 2016

    Your brain can consciously process only a fraction of the bits of information it takes in. In this episode of The Rebel Leader, we talk with Bob Nease about how to boost your brain’s performance. … Read More»


  • Where Do You Land on the Employee Engagement Spectrum? [Infographic]

    Written by: Tracy Maylett | April 5, 2016

    Employee engagement is an emotional state where we feel passionate, energetic, and committed toward our work. In turn, we fully invest our best selves––our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands––in the work we do.
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  • #SocialLeader Recap: Social Leader’s Impact on Workplace Morale

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | April 5, 2016

    Is Sunday night full of anxiety and dread? Is the week full of negativity and stress? Can you remember the last time there was laughter in your office? Low workplace morale could be plaguing your office. It’s not something to be overlooked. Ignoring the problem will not make it go away. Ultimately it can lead to […] Read moreRead More»


  • To do Epic Work you MUST Blow Stuff Up

    Written by: Bill Jensen | April 5, 2016

    You can’t do epic work without blowing something up…. Read More»


  • How to Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

    Written by: Mark Babbitt | April 4, 2016

    One of the most challenging issues in modern day life is the level of stress we all deal with. Constant connectedness makes it almost impossible to get away from, and of course we bring our stress into our workplace…. Read More»


  • Social Leader’s Impact on Workplace Morale

    Written by: Lauren Kirkpatrick | April 4, 2016

    Employee Morale

    Do you drag yourself to work in the morning? Is Sunday night full of anxiety and dread? Can you remember the last time there was laughter in your office? Low workplace morale could be plaguing your office…. Read More»


  • Elasticity, Not Tolerance, Builds Relationships

    Written by: Chip Bell | April 4, 2016

    “Be tolerant,” she said. I was confused! Was this a grade the ol’ boys had missed, a piece of advice, or a roundabout way of admitting, “We don’t know how to grade what you’ve chosen—so go and be tolerant?” Then she added, “You’ll do fine if you’re just tolerant.” Over the next fifty years, I learned that Miss Lena was “in the right church, but the wrong pew.”… Read More»


  • Slaying the Corporate Beast: A Whistleblower Story

    Written by: Mark Babbitt | April 1, 2016

      There are few leaders in the history of corporate America who will find themselves in the position Michael G. Winston found himself in at Countrywide Financial. Just two months into a major role at a major division of Bank of America, Michael witnessed, in his words, what went “beyond greed to fraud.” A believer […] Read moreRead More»


  • The Difference Between Management and Leadership [Infographic]

    Written by: Switch & Shift | April 1, 2016

    It’s one thing to be a manager but it’s a completely different thing to be a leader. The main difference is leaders have people follow them and managers have people work for them…. Read More»


  • There’s a more human way to do business.

    In the Social Age, it’s how we engage with customers, collaborators and strategic partners that matters; it’s how we create workplace optimism that sets us apart; it’s how we recruit, retain (and repel) employees that becomes our differentiator. This isn’t a “people first, profits second” movement, but a “profits as a direct result of putting people first” movement.

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