10 Best Blogs of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at our most popular blogs from the year. From common mistakes leaders make, to a Mother’s Day letter to my daughters, to how to overcome your fear of change, here’s what you were reading and sharing this year.

  1. A Letter to My Daughters — And Every Teenage Girl

Just after Mother’s Day I penned this letter to my daughters highlighting 7 things to remember that will help them always keep growing.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: My Letter To Every Girl Who Plays Sports—and her Parents

  1. 4 Characteristics of a Toxic Workplace

No one thrives in a toxic workplace…but how do we avoid getting there in the first place? This blog highlights four behaviors that contribute to a toxic workplace and how you can avoid these common pitfalls.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Dr. Henry Cloud on The 4 Corners of Connection

  1. 5 Things Fearless People Do

Here are five things that fearless people do, that you can too.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: How Fearless Leaders Cultivate Curiosity

  1. Powered by Purpose at Leadercast 2017

We talk about purpose a lot, but what does it really mean, and how can we find it through our work?

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Mike Feinberg on Purpose-Driven Leadership

  1. What Being An Athlete Taught Me About Grit

Two words – keep going – are the essence of grit.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Hiring Student-Athletes Will Spark Corporate Team Chemistry

  1. 10 Questions Every Leader Is Afraid To Ask But Should

What leader doesn’t want to be more trusted and more effective? To get there, you must find your blind spots so you can resolve them intentionally to become a stronger leader. These 10 questions can help.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: 4 Leadership Tips to Get You Out of a Rut

  1. 5 Ways To Overcome Your Fear of Change

My advice focuses on replacing old fears with new habits. By making big and small changes, you’ll have the big impact of less fear of change.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Fearless Leader Q&A: Flywheel CEO Sarah Robb O’Hagan

  1. Please Don’t Ask Someone to Mentor You

Everyone could benefit from a mentor. But there’s a right way and wrong way to find one.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Seeking A Mentor? Look Around

  1. You’re Not As Good A Leader As You Think You Are

Here are 13 basic rules to follow for a healthy leadership ego.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: Big Ego Survival Guide

  1. 10 Things That Require Zero Talent Part 2

One of my most popular blogs from 2016 turned into this “Part 2” blog in 2017. We developed a list of 10 more behaviors that we can always control that require zero talent, yet have a huge impact on our success.

Like this? Then you’ll also like: 10 Things That Require Zero Talent

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