Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership http://seapointcenter.com Helping leaders connect, collaborate and create Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:07:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 10 Awful Truths Every Leader Needs to Know http://seapointcenter.com/leaders-need-to-know/ http://seapointcenter.com/leaders-need-to-know/#respond Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:07:22 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13547 You might get away with ignoring these truths for the short term. You can rally people with charisma and through fear for the short term. But if you care about the long term, to successfully face today’s challenges, leaders need to know how to deal with these 10 truths. 1. You can’t go back. It’s […]

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Q&A with Jesse Stoner on Challenges Facing Leaders Today http://seapointcenter.com/challenges-facing-leaders-today/ http://seapointcenter.com/challenges-facing-leaders-today/#comments Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:14:49 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13510 I was recently on a panel looking at the future of leadership. Here are my thoughts on how leaders can face today’s challenges in a way that prepares organizations for the future. What do you think are the biggest challenges facing leaders today? One challenge is the speed of change and how to embrace disruption […]

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2016 ConantLeadership Award http://seapointcenter.com/2016-conantleadership-award/ Thu, 14 Jul 2016 11:05:57 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13478 I was honored to receive the 2016 ConantLeadership Award Click here to read about the award and my response to their questions: 1. Top tips you would give to a leader who is looking to deliver results in a quality way? 2. A lesson you learned from a crucible moment in your career that might help 21st century leaders?

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5 Questions to Surface Your Leadership Beliefs http://seapointcenter.com/leadership-beliefs/ http://seapointcenter.com/leadership-beliefs/#comments Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:07:21 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13443 What you don’t see CAN hurt you. . . and your team. Unexamined beliefs can undermine your good intentions. Here are five questions to help surface some important leadership beliefs and to consider how well your actions reflect them. 1. What do you stand for? What do you care deeply about? When you know what you hold most dear, […]

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Three Blogging Essentials http://seapointcenter.com/three-blogging-essentials/ http://seapointcenter.com/three-blogging-essentials/#comments Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:11:25 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13399 After five years of writing my weekly leadership blog, I have taken some time to reflect on what has contributed to its success. These are my major lessons learned on how to establish a blog that people want to read. Three Blogging Essentials 1. Content, content, content. Without a doubt, content is the NUMBER ONE driver […]

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How to Write a Blog People Want to Read http://seapointcenter.com/how-to-write-a-blog/ http://seapointcenter.com/how-to-write-a-blog/#comments Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:05:30 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13360 This is the 5th anniversary of my blog! With over a half million views last year and near the top of almost every list of best leadership blogs, it has been successful beyond anything I had imagined. I am passing along the biggest the lessons I’ve learned. In this post, I focus on the biggest driver of a successful blog […]

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The 4 Decision Styles: When to Involve Others in Decisions http://seapointcenter.com/when-to-involve-others-in-decisions/ http://seapointcenter.com/when-to-involve-others-in-decisions/#comments Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:05:40 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13299 You face countless decisions each day and must determine which to make on your own and when to involve others. This is true no matter what your role or level, whether you are CEO, a project leader, or a team member. How do you know when to involve others in decisions? Most people are guided by personal preference. Some people are decisive […]

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Caught in Team Drift? Consider Honorable Closure http://seapointcenter.com/consider-honorable-closure/ http://seapointcenter.com/consider-honorable-closure/#comments Tue, 07 Jun 2016 22:18:18 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13272 Has your team’s performance fallen off lately? Was it once exciting to be part of the team, and lately you find you’re not having fun? Perhaps your team has succumbed to team drift. In my Harvard Business Review article, “Diagnose and Cure Team Drift,” I explain how to revitalize a formerly high-performing team that has […]

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Self-disclosure, Leadership and Trust http://seapointcenter.com/self-disclosure-leadership-and-trust/ http://seapointcenter.com/self-disclosure-leadership-and-trust/#comments Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:53:46 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13248 One of the leadership dimensions that often gets marked lowest on 360 assessments is the one related to “disclosing information about self.” When reviewing assessment results with coaching clients, I have noticed that those who are rated low on this trait are often confused. Either they think they are pretty open and transparent and don’t […]

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It’s Time to Take a Stand for a #TrueLeaderCreed http://seapointcenter.com/true-leader-creed/ http://seapointcenter.com/true-leader-creed/#comments Wed, 25 May 2016 11:12:24 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13222 The news these days is filled with disturbing accounts of bad leadership behavior. The current U.S. elections have been particularly contentious… with attacks on the personal instead of the issues… reinforcing fear instead of articulating a vision for the country. This is not True Leadership. Leadership is about going somewhere. If you don’t have a […]

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