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Top 10 Blogs Of 2017

Dec 29, 2017 6:30:00 AM

Top 10 2017 - FB.jpgWow, another year of blogging is in the books! A big thank you to the guest bloggers who took the time to share their wisdom with us in 2017. And thank you to all of our readers who keep coming back for more!

Here are the most popular #WhatsTheRisk blogs of 2017:

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10. Confessions From A Vision-Grater

by Tim Leman, Chairman & CEO at Gibson

Are you harmoniously integrating the energy, systems, and people in your organization? Or are you actually grating on them? 


9. Hall-Worthy

by Tim Leman, Chairman & CEO at Gibson

Being a leader means more than just leading your family or your company, it also means leading your community.


8. On Speaking Up

by Greg Downes, Chairman Emeritus at Gibson

Most of us know what to do. We just don't always do it. We know what needs to be said but are unable to summon the courage to stand tall and speak up.


7. Beware The Person Of One Book

by Tim Leman, Chairman & CEO at Gibson

There are plenty of book lists out there. This post is a little different. While I’ve got examples of specific books for you, more importantly I want to emphasize the kind of books you should read. As Japanese author Haruki Murakami has written, “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”


6. 3 Things Every Successful Person Does

by Patrick Frazier, owner and executive coach for The Coaching Authority

What does it take to be successful? Ask around and you will find different answers to the formula of success. The truth is, success leaves clues and you can achieve the success in the area you desire by observing the common qualities and principles. 


5. Send The Elevator Back Down, Even If You Are Still Using It

by Mike Cahill, President & CEO of Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana

Life is a series of elevators. As long as people are sending an elevator for you, why not get off the one you are using and send it back down for someone else even if you are still using it? 


4. Being A Good Leader: The Ultimate Feel Good Topic

by Thomas Gryp, President & CEO of Notre Dame Federal Credit Union

What if 95% of all this talk about leadership is actually missing the mark? Instead of focusing on the techniques, strategies, and tactics surrounding leadership, maybe the actual ingredient needed to create a good leader is something totally different.


3. All Aboard!

by Tim Leman, Chairman & CEO at Gibson

Do you ever wonder how many on your team are really hearing you? Are they aligned with the vision? Are they along for the ride? 


2. The Case For Participation Awards

by Brad Serf, Principal at Gibson

If you're not getting a few participation awards every now and then, are you missing out?


1. 12 FOR 12

by Tim Leman, Chairman & CEO at Gibson

"You can’t let a win go to your head or a loss to your heart." Read about this and 11 other business and life lessons learned over the past 12 years. 


Thank you to all our bloggers and readers for making this another awesome year. I’m looking forward to 2018!

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Tim Leman

Written by Tim Leman

Tim is Chairman and CEO at Gibson. He joined Gibson in 2005 as the Director of the Employee Benefits Practice and became a principal in 2007. He was named President in 2009, CEO in 2011, and elected Chairman of the Board in 2014.

With Tim’s leadership, Gibson has been selected as a Best Places to Work in Indiana, named to Principal’s 10 Best list for employee financial security, maintained its status as a Reagan & Associates Best Practices Agency, recognized as one of 20 Indiana Companies To Watch, and named to the Inc. 5000 list. Read Tim's Full Bio