Weekly Round-Up: Leadership Lessons From Childhood, Emotionally Intelligent Leadership, Help Women Succeed & Tips for Business Success

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Mar 10, 2017

Welcome to my weekly round-up of recent top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.


This week you’ll read articles on 6 forgotten, yet applicable, leadership lessons from childhood, leading when you’re hurting, 4 easy ways to help women succeed in business, 9 tips for growing a successful business, and 13 things to give up to be successful.

These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

  • 6 Forgotten Leadership Lessons From Childhood
    By Ayse Birsel (@AyseBirselSeck via @Inc), Inc

    “To be the best leader you can be, remember what your mom drilled into you. You want to know the top lessons in leadership training? It turns out you already know them. They're more or less the same lessons you learned as kids…”
  • Leading When You’re Hurting
    By Scott Maybry (@soul2work), Soul To Work

    “Sadness, discouragement, and disappointment aren’t topics we often discuss in leadership circles but we know from our own experience that these emotions are a part of life. More than likely either you or someone you know is going through a hard time right now…”
  • 4 Easy Ways to Help Women Succeed in Business
    By Grace Lee (@wishpoints via @Entrepreneur), Entrepreneur

    “January's Women's March gained international attention and ignited action, but what can we do daily to really impact women we know in business? As International Women's Day and the Day Without Women strike kick off Women's History Month, I would like to present ways we all can support women in building companies, consulting or breaking their glass ceiling throughout the year…”
  • 9 Tips For Growing a Successful Business
    By Chris Seabury (@Investopedia), Investopedia

    “To succeed in business today, you need to be flexible and have good planning and organizational skills. Many people start a business thinking that they'll turn on their computers or open their doors and start making money, only to find that making money in a business is much more difficult than they thought…”
  • 13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful
    By Zdravko Cvijetic (@iamzdravko via @Medium), Medium

    “Sometimes, to become successful and get closer to the person we can become, we don’t need to add more things — we need to give up on some of them. There are certain things that are universal, which will make you successful if you give up on them, even though each one of us could have a different definition of success…”

What were some of the top leadership articles you read this week?

—David Grossman

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