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Jesse Lyn Stoner
Works at Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership
Attended University of Massachusetts Amherst
Lives in United States
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3 steps to choose the right goals, so you get where you really want to go.
One of the most painful things is to discover you've been successful with the wrong goal. 3 steps to set the right goals and get where you really want to go
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These are my 10 most popular blog posts of 2016. I am in awe of the number of insightful and thought-provoking comments on my posts. Thanks to all my readers. You make it worthwhile.
According to my readers, these are my top 10 posts of 2016. Once again, I am in awe of the number of insightful and thought-provoking comments on my posts.
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"Let your history inform you, not define you." - Jesse Lyn Stoner
Thursday Thought: Let your history inform you, not define you. - Jesse Lyn Stoner
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Not feeling the “thanks” in Thanksgiving? Human beings are capable of complex emotions, and it's possible to experience gratitude in the midst of difficult situations.Here's a quick mindfulness technique for experiencing thanksgiving during tough times.
Not feeling the “thanks” in Thanksgiving? It’s possible to feel gratitude in stressful times, and it's good for your health.
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Leadership itself is inherently neutral. It can result in either good or evil, and history offers us plenty examples of both. When people are united around an inclusive dream - focused on both self-interest and the greater good - everyone benefits. This is leadership that matters.
When people are united around an inclusive dream – focused on both self-interest and the greater good - everyone benefits. This is leadership that matters.
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Unfortunately it has become a common practice for people to use questionable research or to manipulate research results to support their agenda. In the US especially, this is a time of heightened emotionality. We each need to take responsibility to draw our own conclusions based on accurate information and credible research. The good news is, it’s not as hard as it might seem to learn how to evaluate the quality of research. Here are some simple ways to quickly and easily reveal the truth about the research studies being quoted.
Studies are quoted everyday by people who want to convince us to agree with them. Here's how to easily evaluate the quality of research they reference.
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Great leaders set standard around character as well as results.
In the end, your leadership will be judged not only by what you achieved. Great leaders set standards around character as well as results.
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The ethics check 3 questions help you determine what to do when the choices are not clear cut. For example, what if a close friend confided she had done something unethical? Would you choose loyalty or complicity?
It’s easy to know what’s ethical when the choices are clear-cut. But how do you navigate the huge gray zone? Do an ethics check with these three questions.
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Who do you listen to? Abraham Lincoln understood that if you surround yourself with people who agree with you, you will miss out on important information and perspective. Here are 5 tips to listen like a successful leader.
Successful leaders listen to people who don't think the way they do. Abraham Lincoln understood the strongest cabinet included people with differing views.
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Are politics an elephant in the room at work right now? Here are 6 guidelines for productive conversations.
Whether to talk about politics at work is a personal decision. But if you do decide you want to, these 6 tips can help make your conversations productive.
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If you’re not offering your people the opportunity to grow – to increase responsibility and learn new skills - you are going to lose them. But increasing responsibility without delegating authority is a recipe for disaster, and simply delegating is not always right either.
If you’re not offering your people the opportunity to grow – to increase responsibility and learn new skills - you are going to lose them.
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The Internet offers huge opportunity for individual freedom in exploration and communication. However, the price of this great freedom is increased personal responsibility. These tips can help you ensure the accuracy of what you read and pass along.
Accuracy on the Internet cannot be assumed. Use these tips to help you take responsibility to ensure the accuracy of what you read and pass along.
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Consultant, coach, former executive, co-author with Ken Blanchard, of the international bestseller "Full Steam Ahead! Unleash Power of Vision".
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Jesse Lyn Stoner is a business consultant, coach, former executive, and bestselling author who has worked closely with leaders for over 20 years, helping them create collaborative, engaged workplaces that make a powerful and positive impact on the world. Her clients range from international corporations to small business, government and non-profits, and include Edelman, Marriott, SAP, Stanley, Skanska, The Hartford, and Yale University, to name a few. 



Jesse supports leaders in clarifying their vision, developing collaborative leadership skills and building high performance teams. She has facilitated collaborative change efforts in companies such as Honda, Jackson Hole Ski Resort, Stop and Shop, and TJX (T.J. Maxx and Marshalls), and T. K. Maxx (Europe). 



As the Executive Director of Guest House Retreat and Conference Center, Jesse oversaw its opening and was responsible for hiring staff, setting up operations and financial systems, and developing the marketing plan.



Co-author, with Ken Blanchard, of the international bestseller Full Steam Ahead: Unleashthe Power of Vision, which has been translated into 22 languages; the 2nd edition was released in 2011. Jesse is also co-author with Ken Blanchard and the thought-leaders of the Ken Blanchard company of Leading at a HigherLevel. Additionally, she has authored several team and organizational assessments, including the popular "Benchmarks ofTeam Excellence" (published by HRDQ).



Jesse holds advanced degrees in psychology and a doctorate in organizational development from the University of Massachusetts. 

Jesse writes a popular weekly Leadership Blog and she was recently recognized in the Huffington Post as one of the 100 Leadership Experts You Must Follow on Twitter

Jesse is a principal of the consulting firm: Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership

Please follow @JesseLynStoner on Twitter and  visit Seapoint Center at Facebook.
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  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    1987
    Doctorate in Organization Development
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  • Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership
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