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August 12, 2016

Weekly Round-Up: Deeper Connections, Habits of Trustworthy Leaders, Difficult Conversations, Employee Advocacy, & Winners Give Just a Little Bit More

Welcome to my weekly round-up of 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 ways to create a deeper connection at work, 9 habits of trustworthy leaders, how to turn difficult conversations into breakthroughs, the power of employee advocacy, and winners give just a little bit more. 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.

  • 3 Ways to Create a Deeper Connection at Work
    By David Witt (@LeaderChat), Blanchard LeaderChat

    “You have to put yourself out there if you want to create an authentic connection with people. Sharing your Leadership Point of View is one of the most powerful ways to accomplish that …”
  • 9 Habits of Trustworthy Leaders
    By Randy Conley (@RandyConley), Leading With Trust

    habit [hab-it], noun — an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary. Habits…we all have them, don’t we? Some are good for us and help us live healthier and happier lives …”
  • Harnessing the Power of Employee Advocacy
    By CIPR Inside (@ciprinside), CIPR Inside

    “When we talked about the annual internal communication conference and its theme Closing the Gap, the committee started to share some of the challenges we each face in our own organisations. …”
  • Winners Give Just A Little Bit More
    By Skip Prichard (@SkipPrichard), Skip Prichard 

    “Expend Just A Little More Effort. The Olympics offers us innumerable lessons on leadership and winning. Watching some of my favorite competitions, I am once again reminded of the razor-thin margins that separate the top from the bottom …”

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

—David Grossman


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