Independent business blogs are blogs that aren’t supported by an organization like a magazine, newspaper, company, or business school. Those people provide lots of great content, but they don’t need any additional exposure. In this post, every week, I bring you posts of quality from excellent bloggers that don’t get as much publicity.
This week, I’m pointing you to posts by Scott Eblin, LaRae Quy, Todd Ordal, Lolly Daskal, and Suzi McAlpine.
“So, as the way we work begins to change again, how do you sustain the gains you made while working exclusively from home? I think there are three things to keep in mind as you return to the office:”
“Courage and fear are often different sides of the same coin. That’s why to have courage, we must acknowledge our fear. It can take mental toughness to face the things that scare us.”
“168 is an important and immutable number. It’s one that we all share, the number of hours in a week. No one gets more, no one gets less. (Unless it’s your last week on earth or you were born on a Tuesday.)”
“When you’re in a leadership position, it’s easy to feel like you’re losing your way. Maybe you’re overwhelmed by a specific situation, maybe you’re in a bit of a slump, or maybe you feel that you’re stuck in the same place without moving forward. Whatever the cause for those moments, the best solution is often found in revisiting the basics. Here are seven simple things you can to shore up your leadership skills:”
“Simply put, your values embody what’s important to you, the things that drive you. These will be different for everyone. But knowing your values (and then leading by them) makes a huge difference – not only to your success as a leader, but also how fulfilled you’ll feel as you lead.”
How I Select Posts for this Midweek Review
The five posts I select to share in my Midweek Review of the Independent Business Blogs are picked from a regular review of about sixty blogs I check daily and an additional twenty-five or so that I check occasionally. Here’s how I select the posts you see in this review.
They must be published within the previous week.
They must support the purpose of the blog: to help leaders at all levels do a better job and lead a better life.
They must be from an independent business blog.
As a general rule, I only select posts that stand on their own, no selections from a series.
Also as a general rule, I do not select posts that are either a book review or a book report.
I reserve the right to make exceptions to the above.
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