Milestone Blog

Are You A Leader Worth Following?

Posted by Milestone Leadership on Oct 10, 2018 12:53:00 PM

Provocative question, right? For over a year at Milestone, we have been asking this question in groups of leaders. The response is always interesting but mostly the same…silence.

I mean, come on, who wants to be the first to raise your hand, appearing to lack any humility, and proclaim, “Everyone wants to follow me!” Well, maybe a select few would. Conversely, those who may have honest humility are possibly thinking, “I am not even sure I would follow myself.”

Regardless of the answer, the question is still an important one to us at Milestone and is at the core of what we do. It is worthy of consideration and reflection.

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Topics: Innovation & Research, Relationships, Personal Development, Values & Ethics, Vision, Truth, Purpose, Heart

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2016

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Dec 29, 2016 3:22:00 PM

It's that time of year again! As 2016 comes to a close and we gear up for a new year, we wanted to take a look back and share with you our top blog posts from this past year.

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Topics: Leadership, Company Culture, Personal Development, Employee Development

Is "Have Fun" in Your Job Description?

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Dec 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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I worked a part-time job in college and graduate school to help pay the bills and I learned a very valuable lesson from the different experiences I had in two of the jobs that I worked. 

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Topics: Personal Development

Getting better vs. Being good

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Oct 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

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In her book, Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals, Heidi Grant Halvorson talks about the difference between performance goals and mastery goals.  Performance goals are all about being good at a specific task.  Mastery goals are focused on getting better or improving.  Halvorson puts it this way: being good goals are about proving yourself while getting better goals are about improving yourself.

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Topics: Personal Development

Ask the Experts: Working Together

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 20, 2016 10:06:00 AM

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Q: My annual reviews usually bring up that I need to work on my connecting with co-workers more. Why is this important?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development, High Performing Teams

Ask the Experts: Personal Values

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 15, 2016 1:42:00 PM

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Q: I want my values to be more evident in my workplace, more intentional. Where do I start?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development

Ask the Experts: Strategic Planning

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 13, 2016 1:42:00 PM

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Q: Why are we having trouble executing our strategic plan?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development

Ask the Experts: Leading Change

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 9, 2016 10:15:00 AM

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Q: How do we become more agile with change?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development

Ask the Experts: Company Culture

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 7, 2016 10:30:00 AM

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Q: How can we have a dynamic company culture like I see other companies have achieved?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development

Ask the Experts: Bridging Generations

Posted by Soderquist Leadership on Sep 2, 2016 1:30:00 PM

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Q: What can I do to better relate with and motivate my Millennial employees?

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Topics: Leadership, Personal Development, Millennials