All posts by Bill Ringle

What Jeff Wiener Taught Us About LinkedIn’s Focus on Hiring Top Talent in 3 Words

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner recently revealed his plan to look for talent in non-traditional places. The qualities Weiner is looking for include “passion and fire, a great work ethic, perseverance,

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Honor Those Who Taught You By Carrying the Flame Forward

As a strategic advisor to senior leaders, I’m often teaching that one of the roles that all leaders have is to instill in others values, open doors to new opportunities, share information and skills

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5 Ways to Select the Best Advice to Follow

Maxine, CEO of a national call center, had invited me to meet and discuss what elements to prioritize in a custom leadership development program she wanted to roll out for her top managers. We sat at her

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Credibility and Business Consistency

“Say, you don’t happen to know a good sports massage therapist?” my colleague asked as we finished a meeting. “That’s exactly what I was talking about earlier today!”

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Grit Means Focused Determination

UPenn psychologist Angela Duckworth is known for bringing the traits and value of grit to the forefront of awareness through her research, publications, and presentations. I was fortunate to learn firsthand

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Mark Twain, Author of the “Great American Novel”

One of the most prolific and beloved authors of all time, Mark Twain was an astute observer of the world around him with an uncanny ability to make light of even some of the darkest realities. Born Samuel

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Ken Blanchard, Co-author of the One Minute Manager

Management expert, acclaimed American author, and founder of The Ken Blanchard Companies, Ken Blanchard has written and co-authored more than 30 books including the international bestseller The One Minute

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Seth Godin, Thought Leader and Best Selling Author

Acclaimed speaker, blogger, and author of 18 books, many of which have been international bestsellers, Seth Godin is a globally recognized thought leader on multiple topics and the founder of both Yoyodyne

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Keys to Success

The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.—James Yorke, mathematician We have a ‘strategic’ plan. It’s called doing things.—Herb Kelleher, founder, Southwest Airlines The

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Daniel Pink, Best Selling Author of Drive

Author of five books and host of the National Geographic Channel Program Crowd Control, Daniel Pink is an American entrepreneur and TV personality. Born in raised in a suburb of Columbus, Ohio, Pink would

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