Monthly Archives: October 2015

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Megan Upp
Every month we ask an emerging leader we admire to share what she is doing to take the lead in her career. We invite her to share how she achieved

By Jo Miller

Leaderly Quote: Share your vision like a boss
“Share your vision like a boss.” — Chloe Pink Creating and sharing vision sounds like a rather difficult thing to do, does it not? Actually it’s not so hard when

By Jo Miller

Are You a Workhorse or a Showhorse?
“Are you a workhorse or a showhorse?” That was the question one emerging leader was asked by her boss’s boss. “A workhorse,” was her initial answer, but it got her

By Jo Miller

4 Ways To Be The World’s Best Boss
It probably wouldn’t surprise you to know that I have approximately a million goals. A sampling: Ride a bike through the forests of Bali (check!) Teach my dog Luna how

By Susan Drumm

Ask Jo: Should I let my team fail?
Question: My manager told me I need to let my team fail. I am reluctant to let that happen. I don’t want to disappoint our customers or demotivate my team.

By Jo Miller

9 Things to Know About Asking for a Raise
Compensation reviews can be unpredictable and unpleasant. There can be an uncertainty about when is the appropriate time to ask for a raise, causing hard feelings on both sides. I’ve

By Lyndsay Markley

Leaderly Quote: You don’t have to be the CEO
In her article, 7 Little Acts of Leadership, one of our favorite Be Leaderly contributors Susan J. Ritchie says: “Leadership isn’t just for leaders, you know. You don’t need to

By Jo Miller

Ask Jo: What Are the Steps for Asking for a Promotion?
Question: What are the steps for asking for a promotion, i.e. the research, prepping for the conversation, and practicing the conversation? Answer: Your strategy for securing a promotion should start long before

By Jo Miller

The Top 5 Most-Read Articles This Month
Here’s what other emerging leaders have been reading at BeLeaderly.com this month. Like any of them? Share them with your network! 1) 10 Killer Leadership Skills (3724 views) 2) Four

By Jo Miller

25 Questions to Ask a Mentor

Whenever I’m asked “What are some of the best questions to ask a ...

25 Songs For Your Leadership Playlist

What are your all-time favorite leadership songs — the ones that make you ...

How to Shut Down a Colleague Who Takes Credit for Your Work

Has this ever happened to you? You’re in a meeting and the unthinkable ...

Four Types of Questions To Ask Your Mentor

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...

11 Leadership Lessons Learned

Here are 11 lessons I’ve learned about leadership—mostly from much-admired colleagues, and just ...

5 Ways to be a Leader, Not a Manager

Have you ever wondered about the difference between a manager and a leader? ...

100 Leadership Qualities

What are your leadership strengths? That’s a question I ask in a survey ...

15 Leadership Quotes to Help You be a Leader, Not a Manager

Sometimes you need a reminder and some inspiration to be a leader, not ...

7 Ways To Build Great Relationships With Your Team

The challenges facing new leaders in a business situation are many and varied. ...

10 Killer Leadership Skills: The Great Differentiators?

Last week at Hallmark I hosted a couple gentlemen from a partner company. ...

Leaderly Quote: The tasks you let go of…
Leaderly Quote: The tasks you let go of…

“Shoulds” are tasks or obligations we take on, accompanied by an inner monologue that goes,

How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto
How to Write a Simple and Beautiful Manifesto

Traditionally, a manifesto is a written statement where you publicly declare your… – Intentions (what

Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about doing more
Leaderly Quote: Leadership is not about doing more

You probably already had a to-do list longer than a CVS receipt before this global

What’s on Your Not-To-Do List?
What’s on Your Not-To-Do List?

Leadership is not about doing more. It’s about switching from doing to leading. From this

100 Leadership Qualities: What’s Your Signature Style of Leading?
100 Leadership Qualities: What’s Your Signature Style of Leading?

There’s an entire industry of books and seminars founded on the assumption that if you

20 Leadership Quotes by Women to Inspire You in 2020
20 Leadership Quotes by Women to Inspire You in 2020

20 of our favorite leadership quotes by women At Be Leaderly, we’re on a mission

Happy Holidays 2019
Happy Holidays 2019

May your Holidays sparkle with moments of love, laughter, and goodwill, and may the year

5 Ways to Shift From Doing to Leading
5 Ways to Shift From Doing to Leading

To become a leader, there is a series of key shifts in mindset and behavior

You Do You: Claim Your Leadership Strengths
You Do You: Claim Your Leadership Strengths

We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses that we neglect to

Leaderly Quote: We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses…
Leaderly Quote: We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses…

We are often so focused on trying to fix our weaknesses that we neglect to

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