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  • Top 5 Most-Read Articles this Month

    Here’s what other emerging leaders have been reading at BeLeaderly.com this month. Like any of them? Share them with your network! 1. 25 Questions to Ask a Mentor     7,894 views 2. 15 Songs for Your Leadership Playlist     4,048 views 3. 11 Leadership Lessons Learned     2,438 views 4. Dealing With Difficult People: The One Thing You […] The post Top 5 Most-Read Articles this Month appeared first...

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  • Be Famous For Something! What’s Your Personal Brand?

    Years ago, in one of my first leadership webinars, I interviewed a woman who was the general manager of a large business division of a global software company. Early on in her career, as a recent graduate hired into a consulting firm, she had set about building a wide range of skills and strengths. She […] The post Be Famous For Something! What’s Your Personal Brand? appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • Three Ways to Grow a Culture of Innovation at Work

    When I was 10 years old, all I wanted was a skateboard. Because my parents refused to buy me one, I did what any resourceful 10 year-old would do – I asked my grandparents for one. My Grandpop was a frugal guy – there was no way he’d run out to buy me one…what he […] The post Three Ways to Grow a Culture of Innovation at Work appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • Leaderly Quote: Provide people with the air cover they need…

    “Provide people with the air cover they need to do their best work.” — Jo Miller At first, Martha’s “quiet leadership” style seemed almost too laid back. She had moved to Sydney to pick up the pieces after our previous leader derailed and was removed from her role. We were kicking butt and delivering results, […] The post Leaderly Quote: Provide people with the air cover they need… appeared first ...

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  • Emerging Leader Spotlight: Risa Hunter

    Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved her current position, what obstacles she encountered on her climb, as well as tips for how to be a rising woman of influence. This month […] The post Emerging Leader Spotlight: Risa Hunter appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • Let’s Stop Telling Young Ambitious Women to Find a Mentor

    Kaytie Zimmerman is an optimistic millennial, and so much so that she founded a blog of the same name. Her mission: propelling millennial women to become the leaders of tomorrow. Kaytie  interviewed me for the column she writes for Forbes. For at least the last decade, career experts have advised young ambitious women to find […] The post Let’s Stop Telling Young Ambitious Women to Find a Mentor a...

BeLeaderly

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  • Nervous About a New Leadership Role? Here’s How to Rise to the Challenge.

    I was chatting to a client a while back who told me she was feeling nervous about taking on a new role – one at a much senior level than she’d previously worked at. It’s ok to feel nervous – who wouldn’t in this case? But we did acknowledge that nerves, or rather focusing on them, […] The post Nervous About a New Leadership Role? Here’s How to Rise to the Challenge. appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • 4 Qualities of an Effective Disruptor

    Businesses need disruptors to survive. Your company needs people who will question how things are done, innovate, lead the charge, and create something entirely new. But how do you become that disruptor? How do you build up the courage and the skills to effectively challenge the status quo? I asked Vanessa, a technology leader with […] The post 4 Qualities of an Effective Disruptor appeared first ...

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  • New Hire Onboard? Here’s What To Do Next.

    You’re pretty sure you’ve got this onboarding thing down. You’ve been building your team slowly and intentionally; you know what each new hire needs in order to succeed. Best practices manual? Check. List of duties coupled with tutorials? Check. Passwords to everything, ever? Check. All those are wonderful! I raise my latte to you! But […] The post New Hire Onboard? Here’s What To Do Next. appeare...

BeLeaderly

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  • Leaderly Quote: Don’t try to do it all

    “Being able to delegate effectively is critical to your success,” says Alice Katwan, Senior Vice President of Sales with Genesys. “The most successful leaders don’t try to do it all.” Are you hoarding tasks that could be delegated? Katwan has four practical suggestions for how to step away from day-to-day tasks, delegate with confidence, and […] The post Leaderly Quote: Don’t try to do it all appe...

BeLeaderly

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  • Know When to Say “No”

    The truth is too many people are afraid to say “no” in the workplace, especially to those in more senior positions. Many individuals are ‘people pleasers’ and simply haven’t learned that it’s ok to say “no” at times, provided it’s done in an appropriate way. According to William Ury, author of The Power of a […] The post Know When to Say “No” appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • The Top 5 Most-Read Articles This Month

    Are you curious what other emerging leaders have been reading at Be Leaderly.com? Here they are, the Top 5 Most-Read Articles this month: 1. 25 Questions to Ask a Mentor  6,570 views 2. 15 Songs for Your Leadership Playlist  4,512 views 3. Dealing With Difficult People: The One Thing You Need to Know  4,215 views […] The post The Top 5 Most-Read Articles This Month appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • 3 Acts of Career Courage

    What was your first big, bold, act of courage? For Nithya Ruff, Senior Director, Open Source Practice, at Comcast, it was going to college. “I had grown up in Bangalore, India,” she recounts. “I had lived at home in the same city all my life, so going to Fargo, North Dakota, was a huge act […] The post 3 Acts of Career Courage appeared first on Be Leaderly.

BeLeaderly

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  • Moving From People-Pleaser to Robust Leader

    Being nice is good for business – until it’s not. You may think that being a people-pleaser serves you well. Being nice is, well, nice. However, as a leader, this trait will ultimately fail you. It will stop you from expressing your true needs, wants and opinions, and will cause you to make some bad choices. It also […] The post Moving From People-Pleaser to Robust Leader appeared first on Be Lead...

BeLeaderly

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  • Leaderly Quote: Getting to yes

    A large part of a leader’s job is getting people to say “yes.” In a leadership webinar for the Network of Executive Women, I asked Karen Stuckey, a Senior Vice President of General Merchandise with Walmart, what she has learned about getting to yes. Here are some insights she’s gained during her 36-year career in […] The post Leaderly Quote: Getting to yes appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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  • Emerging Leader Spotlight: Rebekah Kofo-Kasumu

    Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved her current position, what obstacles she encountered on her climb, as well as tips for how to be a rising woman of influence. This month […] The post Emerging Leader Spotlight: Rebekah Kofo-Kasumu appeared first on Be Leaderly.

BeLeaderly

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  • Feeling Overwhelmed by Work? Go Back to Basics

    According to recent conversations I’ve had with both emerging and senior leaders, 2017 has (already!) been both fraught with tension and rich with opportunity. There is so much work to be done, all seemingly urgent and important. This sort of professional stress may be par for the course, but can also serve as a signal that […] The post Feeling Overwhelmed by Work? Go Back to Basics appeared first...

BeLeaderly

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  • Leaderly Quote: Dreams don’t work unless you do

    I asked Angie Klein, Be Leaderly’s operations and marketing manager, what her all-time favorite leadership quote is. Here’s what she said: “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” — John Maxwell. Got bold goals? We’re here to support you as you dream big, work hard, and stay the course. The post Leaderly Quote: Dreams don’t work unless you do appeared first on Be Leaderly.

BeLeaderly

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  • Be Bold For Change: 10 Ways To Champion Women’s Advancement

    International Women’s Day is kindof a big deal for us. At Be Leaderly, we try to make it our mission 365 days a year to support the advancement of women leaders and amplify their voices, but there’s something uniquely affirming and energizing about a day where women worldwide get extra loud and proud about standing […] The post Be Bold For Change: 10 Ways To Champion Women’s Advancement appeared f...

BeLeaderly

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  • 12 Leadership Quotes by Emerging Women Leaders for International Women’s Day

    On March 8th, International Women’s Day, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to showcase the wisdom of some remarkable emerging women leaders. Here are twelve leadership quotes from women who are leading by example, making a difference, and helping others succeed. “Speaking up and participating can get you just as far […] The post 12 Leadership Quotes by Emerging Women Leaders for Int...

  • Leaderly Quote: Don’t wait for opportunities…

    “Opportunities are yours to create, not gifts from a boss or your company,” says Liz Brenner. Brenner, who is a human resources Vice President, reflected on her ten years with SAP. “I’ve had some incredible experiences here – a fellowship to lead a large topic outside of my organization, participation in an intrapreneurship program where, […] The post Leaderly Quote: Don’t wait for opportunities… ...

BeLeaderly

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  • Dealing With Difficult People: The One Thing You Need to Know

    No matter how long you’ve been in post, the challenges of a tough team member never go away. Maybe it’s one person, or maybe it’s a small group, either way, there will be a potential headache for you. One thing I’ve noticed among clients is that a difficult team member/s often becomes THE focus for the […] The post Dealing With Difficult People: The One Thing You Need to Know appeared first on Be ...

  • Leaderly Quote: My one criteria for taking on a mentee…

    When it comes to being a mentor, Nehal Mehta sets boundaries in this role by mentoring two people per year. But Mehta, who is Director of Global Partner Sales with Veritas Technologies LLC, has a clever trick for making sure her impact reaches beyond her two mentees. “My one criteria for taking on a mentee is […] The post Leaderly Quote: My one criteria for taking on a mentee… appeared first on Be...

  • The Top 5 Most-Read Articles This Month

    Here are the top articles that other emerging leaders have been reading at BeLeaderly.com this month. Do you have any favorites? Please share them with your network! 1. 15 Songs for Your Leadership Playlist 2. 25 Questions to Ask a Mentor 3. Four Types of Questions To Ask Your Mentor 4. 9 Accountability Questions to […] The post The Top 5 Most-Read Articles This Month appeared first on Be Leaderly...

BeLeaderly

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  • You Don’t Have to be an Expert to Share Your Expertise

    Feeling that you’re not “senior enough” to give a presentation at an event? Well, chances are you have a lot of knowledge to share. It’s time to put your impostor concerns aside and identify a topic you can speak about. I spend a lot of time speaking about public speaking. You see, I co-authored “Present! […] The post You Don’t Have to be an Expert to Share Your Expertise appeared first on Be Lead...

  • Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about making a big splash…

    Taking on a challenging “stretch” assignment is a great way to break out of a career rut, develop a broader set of professional skills or establish new leadership credentials. But before taking on a big, risky, highly visible assignment, says Nina Simosko, consider starting with a smaller success. “We all like to make a ‘splash'”, […] The post Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about making a big s...

BeLeaderly

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  • Stretch Assignments Provide Career Insurance

    I was interviewed by Jill Gregorie of Ignites, the Financial Times site source for the mutual fund industry. Here’s a snippet from the article: Employees may believe that they’re capable of a different or more advanced role, but many are unsure of how to demonstrate that potential, says Jo Miller, CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching […] The post Stretch Assignments Provide Career Insurance appeared...

  • Leaderly Quote: Build a network of people who inspire, challenge and motivate…

    What’s your most challenging career goal? Whether it is to raise your hand for new leadership responsibilities, make a course correction into a role that matches your strengths, share your expertise by speaking at a conference, negotiate a job title that reflects your seniority, join a non-profit board or lead a major project, having a […] The post Leaderly Quote: Build a network of people who ins...

BeLeaderly

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  • Emerging Leader Spotlight: Parul Shorey

    Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved her current position, what obstacles she encountered on her climb, as well as tips for how to be a rising woman of influence. This month […] The post Emerging Leader Spotlight: Parul Shorey appeared first on Be Leaderly.

  • Your Team Has Big Plans. Are Their Hearts In It?

    Every team has big plans to make this the best year ever. But those teams that do big things will do so only when they function with heart. (We fool ourselves if we think uninspiring interactions among us will do the trick.) A team can only have heart if the members of that team have […] The post Your Team Has Big Plans. Are Their Hearts In It? appeared first on Be Leaderly.

  • Leaderly Quote: Take the lead…

    Here at Be Leaderly we don’t believe in waiting for permission or an invitation to be a leader. So don’t wait for someone to promote you into a role with positional authority. Just find a need, take the lead, and make great things happen. Go on, take the lead (like a boss!) The post Leaderly Quote: Take the lead… appeared first on Be Leaderly.

BeLeaderly

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  • 7 Ways to Spot a Potential Sponsor

    A sponsor is someone who is willing to place a bet on untapped potential. A seasoned sponsor will have established a track record as a talent scout and talent developer. According to Amanda Martinez, who is Group Vice President of Corporate Procurement with Albertsons Companies, you’ll recognize a potential sponsor because he or she has […] The post 7 Ways to Spot a Potential Sponsor appeared firs...

  • Leaderly Quote: Building a strong team

    A 2015 poll by Monster.com revealed an ugly truth about the extent to which the American workforce feels undervalued and underappreciated. • Almost 50% of workers reported never feeling appreciated at all at work. • 90% of those polled said that they felt only occasionally appreciated. Do I even need to spell out what the consequences are? […] The post Leaderly Quote: Building a strong team appear...

  • The Top Five Most-Read Articles This Month

    Here are our top five, most-read articles that other emerging leaders have been enjoying on BeLeaderly.com, this month. 1.  Want to be a Leader, Not a Manager? Here are 15 Leadership Quotes to Inspire You.  (5,197 views) 2.  15 Songs for Your Leadership Playlist  (3,498 views) 3.  5 Things Women Leaders Should Stop Doing. TODAY. […] The post The Top Five Most-Read Articles This Month appeared firs...

  • Saying Yes to High Visibility Projects – 5 Steps to Success

    No matter whether you are just starting out in your career or about to retire, saying “yes” to high visibility projects should be at the top of your list of priorities. For those starting out, it indicates willingness and motivation. It helps mark you out as a future leader. For mid-career leaders, taking on high […] The post Saying Yes to High Visibility Projects – 5 Steps to Success appeared fir...

  • Leaderly Quote: Leadership presence requires warmth and authority…

    Leadership presence requires warmth and authority. Lead with warmthority. The experts tell us that if you want to be perceived as leadership material, you can’t afford to choose between being liked or respected. You’ll need to show warmth and strength. You’ll need to demonstrate trustworthiness and competence. Be personable and bold. Want others to see […] The post Leaderly Quote: Leadership prese...

  • Emerging Leader Spotlight: Nethra Murali

    Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved her current position, what obstacles she encountered on her climb, as well as tips for how to be a rising woman of influence. This month […] The post Emerging Leader Spotlight: Nethra Murali appeared first on Be Leaderly.

  • You Messed Up at Work. Here’s What To Do Next.

    Your heart is racing. You can’t believe you just messed up at work. You’re certain that the boss is about to barge into your office demanding your resignation. Take a deep breath. We’ve all been there. Whether you hit “reply all” on your snarky response about the clients meant only for your trusted coworker or […] The post You Messed Up at Work. Here’s What To Do Next. appeared first on Be Leaderl...

  • Leaderly Quote: Don’t wait to be anointed. Act as if.

    Want to stand out as a thought leader? It’s time to go beyond putting your head down and just getting your work done, according to Denise Brosseau. “Don’t wait to be anointed. Act as if,” says Brosseau, a thought leadership strategist, speaker and the author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader? Act as if […] The post Leaderly Quote: Don’t wait to be anointed. Act as if. appeared first on Be Leaderly.

  • 9 Accountability Questions to Ask Your Team

    Be honest…what’s your initial reaction when a team member slips up on a critical commitment or misses a deadline? Perhaps after muttering a few choice phrases, you take a deep breath, and issue a stern reminder. Or maybe your style tends more toward sending an explanatory email, having a mini pep talk, or writing a […] The post 9 Accountability Questions to Ask Your Team appeared first on Be Leade...

  • How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto

    Traditionally, a manifesto is a written statement where you publicly declare your… – Intentions (what you intend to do) – Opinions (what you believe; your stance on a particular topic) – Vision (the type of world that you dream about and wish to create) Traditional manifestos are cool. Non-traditional ones are cool, too. There really […] The post How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto appea...

BeLeaderly

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Leaderly Quote: If the people you lead have lost their spark…

    “If the people you lead have lost their spark, try looking in the mirror.” — Susan Fowler. Leadership expert Susan Fowler is author of Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work…And What Does. In her article, When Your team Loses It’s Spark, she asks “How can you expect people to be motivated by high-quality values such as service, […] The post Leaderly Quote: If the people you lead have lost their spark…...

  • You Can Do Amazing Things Without Having a Team to Lead. Here’s How.

    You can make a big difference at work without being in a leadership role. It’s possible to make great things happen, even when you lack the leverage of a large team. “You don’t have to ‘own’ a team to participate in highly influential activities that make a difference for your company, its customers, and employees,” […] The post You Can Do Amazing Things Without Having a Team to Lead. Here’s How. ...

BeLeaderly

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • Leaderly Quote: You don’t have to lead the team to do amazing things

    Want to make a bigger difference at work? You don’t have to wait to be promoted into a leadership role. It is possible to make great things happen even though you lack the leverage of a large team reporting to you. “What are some ways to be more strategic when there’s not a large team […] The post Leaderly Quote: You don’t have to lead the team to do amazing things appeared first on Be Leaderly.

  • Emerging Leader Spotlight: Jamie Woodburn

    Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved her current position, what obstacles she encountered on her climb, as well as tips for how to be a rising woman of influence. This month […] The post Emerging Leader Spotlight: Jamie Woodburn appeared first on Be Leaderly.

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