Top 10 Posts from 2017

6 years. That’s how long this Everyday Leadership blog has been running. I hope you’ve seen your leadership awareness and effectiveness grow over this time – as have mine.

Below I’ve compiled the top 10 posts of 2017. You can also view the Top 10 list from past years.

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How Leaders Learn to Lead

How do people learn to become great leaders? The answer may surprise you.

Stress Test Your Leadership

If your leadership role is stressing you out, this is probably a good place to start. Better yet, use these tips to limit the amount of stress you let in.

5 Ways to Take the Pain Out of Giving Feedback

Giving feedback might put a knot in your stomach, but it’s one of your most important responsibilities as a leader.

Dealing in Hope

“It’s the size of your hope that will determine how far you will go in life.” – John Johnson. Grow your hope, grow your effectiveness.

12 Crucial Questions to Better Decision-Making

Decision-making is a mental muscle. The more you use it, the stronger it gets.

When to Coach… and When Not To

Sometimes coaching can make all the difference. Other times it’s counter-productive. Here’s how to tell.

Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

Apologizing is never easy. It’s also the key to new levels of effectiveness, both for you and your organization.

Simplify or Petrify

In an increasingly complex environment, simplicity is becoming an art form. The easier it is to follow you, the more people will.

Leading Older Employees with Confidence

Do you care, can I trust you and can you get the job done? Age aside, that’s what team members really want to know.

The Person on the Other End of Your Leadership

Leadership causes a ripple effect – or in some cases a tidal wave. How are the people in your wake?

Nathan Magnuson is an executive leadership consultant, speaker and author of the books Stand Out! and Ignite Your Leadership Expertise. Click to see the exciting ways Nathan is helping organizations and teams become more effective with Leadership-in-a-Box.