LearnLoft Blogs & Podcasts
September 11, 2019by christinawilder
The old way of viewing standards was to set the bar to “good” or the “check the box”. People are prone to meet (and rarely exceed) the bar that’s set for them. When the standard is set low, people won’t stretch themselves to go above and beyond. Instead of setting your bar to “average” set your bar to...
September 5, 2019by johneades
With some people, connections come easy. Maybe you have a similar background, shared hobbies or a mutual friend. With others, however, you may not have much in common, which can make it harder to connect. If leaders aren’t careful, this can also make these individuals harder to lead.
September 4, 2019by christinawilder
If you search “leadership” over sixty thousand definitions will come up. While some of them are great, others are completely off base considering the current state. Through our research, we’ve created the most accurate and modern definition of leadership that anyone, no matter their role, should live by: A leader is defined as someone whose...
September 3, 2019by johneades
If you want to be a great leader it is going to take discipline. Which is the willingness and the ability to sacrifice what you want now for what you want more later on.
August 28, 2019by johneades
If you truly care about your development as a leader, be honest with yourself as you go through these 7 signs that you’re on your way to poor leadership.
August 22, 2019by johneades
As lovely as it would be to have a smooth, easy path to success as a leader, failure is an inevitable part of the process. The stories of some of the great leaders of all time are filled with more failures than success. Take Abraham Lincoln, for example; he was defeated or rejected from public office seven times before ever being elected as the President of the United...
August 21, 2019by christinawilder
Organizations often promote top performers, but without proper leadership skill development, they struggle to lead their teams and only manage to get by. No matter how long your people have been in their leadership positions, it’s always critical to develop and elevate their skills. Here are 3 signs your managers need leadership training. 1. They...