John Baldoni

John Baldoni is an internationally recognized leadership educator and executive coach. In 2017, Trust Across America named John a Top Thought Leader in Trust for the fourth consecutive year. Also in 2014, Inc.com named John to its list of top 100 leadership experts, and Global Gurus ranked him No. 11 on its list of global 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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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.

Every organization needs key statements of mission, vision and values, but we sometimes overshoot the mark and end up writing something that sounds to good to be true.

Leaders are always short on time, but there are important reasons to get out of the office and visit employees. Here are four such reasons.

Here are five steps to help you persuade people whom you can't order to do something.