John Baldoni

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership educator and executive coach. In 2017, Trust Across America named him a Top Thought Leader in Trust for the fourth consecutive year. Global Gurus ranked John No. 22 on its list of top 30 global experts, a list he has been on since 2007. In 2014, Inc.com named John to its list of top 50 leadership experts. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including his newest, “MOXIE: The Secret to Bold and Gutsy Leadership.”

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Tell, teach and make time for your people -- a simple yet effective formula.

You need to speak the language of the listener, and this requires that you learn something about them as well as tailor your argument to meet their needs.

Temperament is a strong attribute of leadership; those with a temperament that is more focused on others will be those who can lead the most effectively.

You can't have a strong bench if you aren't inspiring your people -- and holding them accountable.

It’s one thing to lead when everything is going your way; it is another thing to lead when the odds are against you.

Research into persuasion suggests that smart leaders will first seek to understand what the other people is thinking -- and why -- before attempting to sway them.

The most valuable resource a good executive employs is her time. Don't squander it by saying "yes" to everything.

Failure to acknowledge your employees, or worse, failure to support them with resources, is what is demotivating. Not words of praise.

Listening is respect, and yet many of us don't listen enough.

Smart executives spend a good deal of time working to improve the performance of individual employees.