The Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2016-2017

The Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2016-2017

Every year, CMOE sets out to find the top leadership blogs on the Internet. We rank the top leadership blogs by the total number of social-shares that each blog gets during the selected time period. This year we decided to collect data from June 1, 2016 through May 30, 2017 (just about 12 months).

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We realize this method of ranking leadership blogs is not perfect, but we believe that it’s a fairly objective way to do it.

We also recognize that we may accidentally miss some great leadership blogs. We do our best to begin our data crunching with as many leadership blogs as we can find.

Please reach out to us if you have a leadership blog or know of one that you think should be considered in the future.

For those of you who are new on the list this year, feel free to place the badge on your website or blog or use it however you would like. We just ask that you link to this page as the source.

We hope the list is a useful resource to find some of the top leadership blogs and top leadership articles. Enjoy the 2016/2017 most socially-shared leadership blogs!

2016/2017 Results

RankBlog# of PostsTotal SharesFB EngagementsGoogle +1sTweetsLinkedIn SharesPins
1https://michaelhyatt.com/236107,96537,4491,31131,14635,9942,065
2http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/3697,25691,5291041,6223,90893
3https://leadershipfreak.blog28285,25715,7201,47914,81350,4462,799
4https://www.hrbartender.com/20473,50422,8821,25623,03926,054273
5https://www.lollydaskal.com/14560,6378,28768326,63924,98642
6https://leaderchat.org/20059,4379,23291010,43538,374486
7http://www.skipprichard.com/15550,2619,13812923,15517,596243
8http://leadchangegroup.com/26440,8666,16959419,02214,536545
9http://peopledevelopmentmagazine.com/34336,1124,3371,3597,70121,5481,167
10http://switchandshift.com/20035,9665,2851,11411,00918,211347
11https://www.briantracy.com/blog4032,42412,2502375,70914,15177
12http://seapointcenter.com/5027,9077,3753079,51510,084626
13http://paulsohn.org/5427,19611,7391291,19413,842292
14https://www.thindifference.com/15223,6803,84237811,6717,424365
15https://marlagottschalk.wordpress.com/1822,2552493516521,79313
16http://www.billgeorge.org/6420,09414,89604634,7332
17http://www.franksonnenbergonline.com/4920,0702,6331857,5653,2996,388
18https://leadingwithtrust.com/4918,7381,9371513,92812,577145
19https://www.ccl.org/blog/5617,6714,3296384212,38453
20https://www.tanveernaseer.com/5017,6661,34318211,0904,898153
21http://orrinwoodwardblog.com2913,7469,6151208663,007138
22http://www.greatleadershipbydan.com5613,4652,4013693,5416,927227
23http://www.thoughtleadersllc.com/15112,5241,7983864,0336,111196
24http://katenasser.com/11112,4631,5214807,2102,996256
25http://letsgrowleaders.com/10810,9061,6671513,4625,59729
26http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/14110,8671,1652905,5443,707161
27http://www.jmlalonde.com/17010,2614,4602762,8372,575113
28http://www.threestarleadership.com/3919,23641217,3191,5004
29http://gordontredgold.com/1549,2144,4311602,2062,4125
30https://conantleadership.com/308,7091,949551,1255,56713
31http://blog.kevineikenberry.com/1688,2581,3272754,2932,28776
32http://hub.n2growth.com/1137,6424161595,2191,81929
33https://www.torbenrick.eu/blog417,4905622113885,632697
34http://generalleadership.com/717,1141,3754113,1432,15827
35http://takisathanassiou.com/2047,0333,0667731,4831,198513
36https://takeitpersonelly.com/1596,9326733544,6611,105139
37http://www.stevefarber.com/blog/796,3774,146538411,30334
38http://www.management-issues.com/1326,0101,1011571,8452,89611
39https://www.15five.com/blog/665,7801,1951331,1073,31530
40http://www.adrianswinscoe.com/824,967425821,2553,2023
41http://www.successful-blog.com/1344,8449351032,78897444
42https://leadingincontext.com/524,7722821079256522,806
43https://artpetty.com/1084,3067162071,3791,99311
44https://eblingroup.com/blog/304,298949285212,78317
45http://asmithblog.com/1674,1701,2042251,748758235
46http://www.edbatista.com/633,9351,350641,3411,15921
47http://blog.leecockerell.com/443,7301,14141352,4491
48http://inpowercoaching.com/1583,632912181,83182546
49http://www.aspire-cs.com/533,615569741,5941,34632
50https://gothamculture.com/713,6151,200308011,5822
51http://blog.johnspence.com/373,582526685212,45017
52http://www.terrystarbucker.com/283,238795477971,57920
53http://randomactsofleadership.com/223,183568811,2201,28925
54http://johnmattone.com/903,072825344321,77011
55http://blog.startwithwhy.com/23,01152631692,3112
56https://www.decision-wise.com712,832383832162,13911
57http://michael-roberto.blogspot.com/1352,787811443972,1650
58https://leadonpurposeblog.com/522,5101,240483818410
59https://www.kevinkruse.com/412,4404073691,9592
60https://cmoe.com/blog/922,3209741782329297
61http://people-equation.com/392,237447147601,0160
62http://www.marksanborn.com/632,208416197501,0212
63http://consultgiana.com/212,09975036493681139
64http://trailblazeinc.com/532,073177681,277393158
65http://www.burg.com/141,92973662482528121
66https://ffbsccn.wordpress.com/1291,9182163630666403
67http://danhawkinsleadership.com/71,7941,37811913140
68http://chrisbrady.typepad.com/my_weblog/121,7931,50239178731
69https://www.christopheravery.com/blog/371,706153135929480
70http://blog.johnmaxwell.com/81,664803451117041
71http://www.workxo.com/blog/1011,608210544409013
72http://onthejob.45things.com/861,58713483681,0734
73http://www.teamworkandleadership.com/291,581532382347761
74https://leadershipwatch-aadboot.com/111,477216944956675
75http://www.coachingtip.com/971,407417997071790
76http://www.leadershipiq.com/blogs/961,316295171038947
77http://themojocompany.com/41,28518910503479104
78http://linked2leadership.com/181,204252393865252
79http://leadstar.us/351,1404341566490
80http://www.azzarellogroup.com/341,1385133915310
81http://germaneconsulting.com/371,06622385023303
82http://justcoachit.com/blog/241,0481542529455718
83http://www.ginaabudi.com/541,0161841252774300
84http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/blog/3988911522491
85http://www.ttmitchellconsulting.com/Mitchblog/65963134445102732
86http://cherylcran.com/2794852712673420
87http://www.juliewinklegiulioni.com/blog/269336675732825
88http://www.stepupleader.com/3693278346951250
89http://www.sayitbetter.com/179136931476931
90http://tompeters.com/29893203468132
91http://smarttribesinstitute.com/31849136915852818
92http://www.predictablesuccess.com/blog/56794116102394272
93http://www.clemmergroup.com/blog/65783104623532640
94http://www.suzimcalpine.com/4478146901851270
95http://jonathanpearson.net/30772415518266104
96http://danblackonleadership.info/44762224243072052
97https://www.therainmakergroupinc.com/human-capital-strategy-blog/126442119305740
98http://www.unfoldingleadership.com/blog/126342408618411113
99http://www.georgeambler.com/14616208392471166
100http://moementum.com/work-smart-blog/2660713171203481

Interesting stats about this year’s Top 100:

most@30Most number of posts
RankBlog# of PostsTotal Shares
28http://www.threestarleadership.com/3919,236
9http://peopledevelopmentmagazine.com/34336,112
3https://leadershipfreak.blog28285,257
8http://leadchangegroup.com/26440,866
1https://michaelhyatt.com/236107,965
4https://www.hrbartender.com/20473,504
35http://takisathanassiou.com/2047,033
6https://leaderchat.org/20059,437
10http://switchandshift.com/20035,966
27http://www.jmlalonde.com/17010,261
least@30Least number of posts
RankBlog# of PostsTotal Shares
55http://blog.startwithwhy.com/23,011
84http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/blog/3988
77http://themojocompany.com/41,285
67http://danhawkinsleadership.com/71,794
70http://blog.johnmaxwell.com/81,664
74https://leadershipwatch-aadboot.com/111,477
68http://chrisbrady.typepad.com/my_weblog/121,793
97https://www.therainmakergroupinc.com/human-capital-strategy-blog/12644
98http://www.unfoldingleadership.com/blog/12634
65http://www.burg.com/141,929
FB-f-Logo__blue_29Most engagements on Facebook (combines likes, shares, comments)
RankBlogTotal SharesFB Engagements
2http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/97,25691,529
1https://michaelhyatt.com/107,96537,449
4https://www.hrbartender.com/73,50422,882
3https://leadershipfreak.blog85,25715,720
16http://www.billgeorge.org/20,09414,896
11https://www.briantracy.com/blog32,42412,250
13http://paulsohn.org/27,19611,739
21http://orrinwoodwardblog.com13,7469,615
6https://leaderchat.org/59,4379,232
7http://www.skipprichard.com/50,2619,138
l_logo@30Most shares on LinkedIn
RankBlogTotal SharesLinkedIn Shares
3https://leadershipfreak.blog85,25750,446
6https://leaderchat.org/59,43738,374
1https://michaelhyatt.com/107,96535,994
4https://www.hrbartender.com/73,50426,054
5https://www.lollydaskal.com/60,63724,986
15https://marlagottschalk.wordpress.com/22,25521,793
9http://peopledevelopmentmagazine.com/36,11221,548
10http://switchandshift.com/35,96618,211
7http://www.skipprichard.com/50,26117,596
8http://leadchangegroup.com/40,86614,536
g_icon@30Most Google +1s
RankBlogTotal SharesGoogle +1s
3https://leadershipfreak.blog85,2571,479
9http://peopledevelopmentmagazine.com/36,1121,359
1https://michaelhyatt.com/107,9651,311
4https://www.hrbartender.com/73,5041,256
10http://switchandshift.com/35,9661,114
6https://leaderchat.org/59,437910
35http://takisathanassiou.com/7,033773
5https://www.lollydaskal.com/60,637683
8http://leadchangegroup.com/40,866594
24http://katenasser.com/12,463480
p_logo@30Most shares on Pinterest
RankBlogTotal SharesPins
17http://www.franksonnenbergonline.com/20,0706,388
42https://leadingincontext.com/4,7722,806
3https://leadershipfreak.blog85,2572,799
1https://michaelhyatt.com/107,9652,065
9http://peopledevelopmentmagazine.com/36,1121,167
33https://www.torbenrick.eu/blog7,490697
12http://seapointcenter.com/27,907626
8http://leadchangegroup.com/40,866545
35http://takisathanassiou.com/7,033513
6https://leaderchat.org/59,437486
t_logo@30Most shares on Twitter
RankBlogTotal SharesTweets
1https://michaelhyatt.com/107,96531,146
5https://www.lollydaskal.com/60,63726,639
7http://www.skipprichard.com/50,26123,155
4https://www.hrbartender.com/73,50423,039
8http://leadchangegroup.com/40,86619,022
3https://leadershipfreak.blog85,25714,813
14https://www.thindifference.com/23,68011,671
20https://www.tanveernaseer.com/17,66611,090
10http://switchandshift.com/35,96611,009
6https://leaderchat.org/59,43710,435

Newcomers to the list:

Out of the 100 blogs that made the list in 2016/2017, these are the blogs that weren’t on the list in 2015.

RankBlogTotal Shares
19https://www.ccl.org/blog/17,671
26http://www.yourthoughtpartner.com/blog/10,867
37http://www.stevefarber.com/blog/6,377
39https://www.15five.com/blog/5,780
44https://eblingroup.com/blog/4,298
45http://asmithblog.com/4,170
50https://gothamculture.com/3,615
51http://blog.johnspence.com/3,582
54http://johnmattone.com/3,072
56https://www.decision-wise.com2,832
59https://www.kevinkruse.com/2,440
64http://trailblazeinc.com/2,073
65http://www.burg.com/1,929
68http://chrisbrady.typepad.com/my_weblog/1,793
71http://www.workxo.com/blog/1,608
76http://www.leadershipiq.com/blogs/1,316
79http://leadstar.us/1,140
86http://cherylcran.com/948
88http://www.stepupleader.com/932
89http://www.sayitbetter.com/913
91http://smarttribesinstitute.com/849
92http://www.predictablesuccess.com/blog/794
94http://www.suzimcalpine.com/781
95http://jonathanpearson.net/772

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