Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership http://seapointcenter.com Helping leaders connect, collaborate and create Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:37:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 How to Easily Evaluate the Quality of Research http://seapointcenter.com/evaluate-the-quality-of-research/ http://seapointcenter.com/evaluate-the-quality-of-research/#comments Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:51:55 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13885 A lot of numbers are thrown at us everyday by people who want to convince us to agree with them. A good study adds credibility to the point being made. But not all studies are credible. In The Price of Freedom is Personal Responsibility, I shared tips and tools to help verify the information you […]

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Accuracy on the Internet: The Price of Freedom is Personal Responsibility http://seapointcenter.com/accuracy-on-the-internet/ http://seapointcenter.com/accuracy-on-the-internet/#comments Tue, 20 Sep 2016 11:56:30 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13860 The Internet is one of the final frontiers. Untamed and unregulated, it offers huge opportunity for individual freedom in exploration and communication. With a smartphone, you have access to anything you want to know at all times. However, the price of this great freedom is increased personal responsibility. In the past, our information was curated […]

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Criticism, Boundaries and Useful Feedback http://seapointcenter.com/criticism-boundaries-useful-feedback/ http://seapointcenter.com/criticism-boundaries-useful-feedback/#comments Tue, 13 Sep 2016 11:12:02 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13798 Larry was clearly angry. Carl had used his tools (again) without asking, and even worse, hadn’t returned them (again). Larry told me he had given Carl some “tough feedback.” He told Carl that he was self-centered and insensitive, and in the future he needed to ask for permission before borrowing anything. He was surprised and […]

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Growth occurs at the edge of your comfort zone http://seapointcenter.com/growth-occurs-at-the-edge-of-your-comfort-zone/ http://seapointcenter.com/growth-occurs-at-the-edge-of-your-comfort-zone/#respond Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:05:08 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13792 Thursday Thoughts: Too much time in the safety of your comfort zone leads to stagnation. Too much time outside your comfort zone is anxiety-producing. If you want to grow, dance along the edge of your comfort zone. Take a step over every once in awhile, and then come back to relax and integrate what you learned. Growth […]

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How to Bridge the Generation Gap in the Workplace http://seapointcenter.com/generation-gap-in-the-workplace/ http://seapointcenter.com/generation-gap-in-the-workplace/#respond Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:16:53 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13762 Guest post by Dan Negroni The generation gap in the workplace appears daunting. All sorts of reports describe how huge it is. But bridging the generation gap is not as difficult as it might seem. Real leaders already know how to effectively manage millennials. How? Because what millennials want and need matches up with what successful leaders provide. What Millennials […]

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A Leadership Conundrum: Unexpected Sources of Leadership http://seapointcenter.com/unexpected-sources-of-leadership/ http://seapointcenter.com/unexpected-sources-of-leadership/#comments Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:12:51 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13715 Leadership is not something you can provide. The definition of provide is “to offer, give, supply, or make available for use.” You can provide food, shelter, and even sympathy. But leadership is not a matter of simply “offering” or “providing.” For leadership to occur, a response is required. Leadership is a phenomenon that occurs when one […]

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A definition of leadership for these pressing times http://seapointcenter.com/definition-of-leadership/ http://seapointcenter.com/definition-of-leadership/#comments Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:53:54 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13613 It’s pretty common these days to hear complaints about lack of leadership, poor leadership, and disappointment with those who are in leadership roles. In a recent World Economic Forum survey, 86% of the respondents reported they believe there is a leadership crisis in the world today. But with all this talk about leadership, are we […]

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Successful leaders understand true power http://seapointcenter.com/successful-leaders-understand-true-power/ http://seapointcenter.com/successful-leaders-understand-true-power/#respond Thu, 11 Aug 2016 13:25:19 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13602   Thursday Thoughts: Successful leaders understand that true power comes, not from exercising control, but from empowering others.   *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       *       […]

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Why Smart People Make Dumb Decisions http://seapointcenter.com/why-smart-people-make-dumb-decisions/ http://seapointcenter.com/why-smart-people-make-dumb-decisions/#comments Wed, 03 Aug 2016 11:07:07 +0000 http://seapointcenter.com/?p=13575 Did you ever find your self in a mess and wonder how you got there? There’s no guarantee your decisions are always going to be good ones. Too much is unpredictable. However, many of us have had the experience of looking back on a situation and thinking “I should have known better. The warning signs […]

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10 Awful Truths Every Leader Needs to Know http://seapointcenter.com/leaders-need-to-know/ http://seapointcenter.com/leaders-need-to-know/#comments 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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