LearnLoft Blogs & Podcasts
September 25, 2019by christinawilder
In every workshop, we ask participants to share a book they’ve read to help with their professional development. You’d be shocked by the number of people who admit they do NOT read (or listen to) books. Yet, everyone claims they want to improve. “True ignorance is not the absence of knowledge, but the refusal to acquire it.” – Karl...
September 24, 2019by johneades
“Each successful moment of leadership matters.”
September 18, 2019by johneades
There’s no shortage of leadership content available. As you’re reading this article, millions of other people around the world are gaining knowledge on how to become better leaders via YouTube, blogs, audiobooks, and podcasts. The latest statistics show organizational leaders are taking notice and doing their best to help their employees become the leader they...
September 12, 2019by johneades
There are many attributes that leaders must develop if they wish to have a meaningful impact in the workplace. Empathy improves your ability to relate with those you lead, while a focus on accountability ensures that everyone gives their best effort. But among these many important attributes, the value of humility seems to be consistently overlooked. Part of this is due to...
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.