Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival on courage, influence, and hope, celebrating our new book for kids, Glowstone Peak. We asked thought leaders from around the world to share their very best post on these topics.
Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors!
Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about collaboration.
New contributors are always welcome. Submit your relevant blog posts here!
Thanks to all of you who shared your thoughts in this video!
Cynthia Stadd of TheActsofCourage.com offers The Eating Disorder that Brought Me to my Knees, and How I Found the Courage to Be Healthy. She shares her journey openly, how courage became part of dealing with the issue, and the steps that helped her toward healthier living. Connect with Cynthia.
Wendy Dailey of My Dailey Journey gives us It’s Hard to Speak Up. It’s hard to speak up when someone says or does something that makes you uncomfortable, but we need to hear these stories. Not just the stories of harassment, but of all bad behavior that we need to stop tolerating in the workplace. Follow Wendy.
Eileen McDargh of The Energizer shares THAI THIS: Resiliency Lessons from Underground. We saw an amazing rescue in Thailand, and there are several lessons we can learn about courage from those involved. Follow Eileen.
Lisa Kohn from Chatsworth Consulting Group presents Be Brave. Show Up. She shares that when something comes our way that we don’t know how to handle, just showing up may actually be all we need to do. Or sometimes even just to being willing to show up. Because each time we simply show up, we grow, and we get braver and stronger and begin to lead more effectively.
Rachel Blakely-Gray of Patriot Software, LLC offers How to Pursue Customer Conflict Resolution with a Level Head. Anyone who tackles conflict-related problems needs the courage and humility to understand and address the other party’s pain points. Learn how to achieve customer conflict resolution in your small business. Follow Rachel.
David Grossman of The Grossman Group provides Times of Change Call for Increased Levels of Communication and Courage. In times of change or uncertainty, organizations need leadership more than ever. This is the time for courageous conversations and straightforward communication. Get insights on what to share with employees and why it’s important. Follow David.
Chris Edmonds of Driving Results through Culture provides his Culture Leadership Charge: Drive out Fear. In this three-minute video episode, Chris shares the open secret of WD-40 Company’s tribal culture–replacing fear with learning moments. Follow Chris.
I did leave, but then I came back to tell you that if you were brave enough, I could be brave, too.” – Gnome
Sean Glaze of Great Results Teambuilding shares a short video on influence. As a Winning Teammate, what is the ONE way for to be most effective and consistent in influencing your team? How does courage create that opportunity? Follow Sean.
Ronni Hendel of InsightOut Leadership gives us a touching Tribute to My Teacher in memory of Doug Silsbee. Doug wrote and taught about presence for many years, most recently in the context of being in hospice and facing his own death. Sadly, he passed away on August 1st. His courage remains a source of inspiration for which Ronnie is immensely grateful. Follow Ronni.
Paula Kiger of Big Green Pen provides Underneath the Drywall. All of us are individuals of many layers, some of which aren’t obvious to the casual observer. It is what we infuse in those deeper layers that influences who we are and the long-term effect we have on the world. Follow Paula.
Oh and as a bonus… check out Paula’s video and review of Glowstone Peak.
Shelley Row of Shelley Row Associates gives us Words Matter: Three Steps to Using Words to Get What You Want. In this post, Shelley reminds us of the power and influence of words on ourselves and those we lead. Follow Shelley.
Miles Anthony Smith, MBA of Milesanthonysmith.com shares The 19 Most Critical Leadership Competencies from 30 Experts. If you want to have a positive influence on your team and others, this list will inspire you. Follow Miles.
Let’s go together. What are we waiting for? – Mother Gnobuck
Julie Winkle Giulioni of DesignArounds provides Who Knows What Employees Really Want? One thing that fuels hope in the workplace is when leaders know what employees want and help them make it happen. This post explores possibilities and simple processes leaders can use to powerfully support employees and contribute to a hopeful environment. Follow Julie.
And yes, ANOTHER BONUS… Thank you Julie for the opportunity to share our thinking on Questions to Develop Leadership in Children as part of our Glowstone Peak Launch.
Beth Beutler of H.O.P.E. Unlimited gives us How the HOPE Family Encouraged Me. During a season of discouragement in her business, Beth experienced personal hope and uplift from other professionals. She shares about what a gift that was. Follow Beth.
The answer is up there, somewhere. – Selvia
Are you working to grow courage, influence, and hope in young leaders? We’d love to hear from you and your children. Check out our Glowstone Peak activity page for ways to celebrate children living these values. Or to order a copy of Glowstone Peak click here.