13 results for tag: Marshall Goldsmith


6 Things You Don’t Ever Want Your Co-Workers to Hear You Say

Six things you never want your colleagues to hear you say are: I don't care about you. I don't understand you. You're wrong. You're stupid. You’re wasting my time. All of the above. And, when you fail at listening, you’re sending out ...
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6 Things Positive People Say in Adversity!

Today, with all of the pressures of life and work, we’re busier and working harder than we ever have. Sometimes life can be difficult, things happen that we don’t like, and we get down. This is just a fact! My wonderful friend Frances Hesselbein ...
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Getting a Leg Up at Work

I love dogs. A lot. It's probably safe to say most people do too. I mean really... what's not to love? They are simply wonderful creatures. So I am sure you can imagine my skepticism, despite my fondness, when we received a new leadership book titled The Fido ...
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You’re a Leader – What Should You Tweet?

Social media has given us an incredible tool with which to reach millions and millions of people across the globe. With 7.5 billion people and counting and almost 2 billion on Facebook alone, as a leader, it is more important than ever to be thoughtful ...
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How to Get Incredibly Helpful Feedback From Just About Anyone!

Feedback is very useful for telling us "where we are." Without it, I couldn't work with my clients. I wouldn’t know what the people around my client think about what he or she needs to change. Likewise, without feedback, we wouldn't know if were getting ...
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How to Avoid One of the Most Devastating Causes of Career Lag!

Our environment is full of triggers! Smells, sounds, sights barrage us constantly and can affect our actions in both our personal and professional lives. Some triggers are so powerful they can keep us from focusing on making meaningful change, and we ...
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5 Great Ways to Keep Your Super Stars

When giving feedback to your superstar performers, the key issue to recognize is that the "no news is good news" feedback approach is not an effective management technique for handling them. Too often we assume that these individuals know how much we value ...
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How to Handle Difficult Conversations Like Great Leaders Do!

Most people avoid difficult conversations because they are painful, awkward, and well, difficult. That's most people. Leaders, managers, and employees who are successful at work have to learn how not to avoid difficult conversations. Say for instance, ...
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4 Simple Steps to the Life of Your Dreams!

My good friend, designer Ayse Birsel, has taught me a wonderful new and fun way to make amazing changes in my life. She calls her process Design the Life You Love. If you're like me and you really want to change, try her process. It will help you become the ...
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How to Save Yourself From a Job You Hate!

Saying no is difficult for me. I want to do everything! I want to help everybody! Helping people makes me feel good. I love the variety of opportunities that I have every day, and I love the way I feel when I say yes! job satisfaction Unfortunately, I don't ...
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3 Ways to Lead Like Lincoln

It's fashionable in the media and politics today to be quick to speak, to dominate conversations and be self-righteous. We see this frequently in movies and television shows too. These attributes are thought to be signs of intelligence, assertiveness and ...
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A Baker’s Dozen of Great Insights From 2015

Last week, I identified half a dozen books from 2015 that you simply have to read and share. So I figured it'd be a great idea to do the same thing with ExecuNet insights from this past year. There are so many interviews, master classes and articles I want to ...
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