The Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2015

The Top 100 Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs of 2015

Top Socially-Shared Leadership Blogs 2015

Every January, CMOE sets out to find the top leadership blogs on the Internet. The ranking method is based on the total number of social-shares that each blog gets during the year prior. We compile this list to keep track of the top leadership blogs and to have one convenient place to reference them all. We hope that it is helpful to our readers as well.

This year, we sifted through over 200 leadership blogs to find the most socially-shared.

Top Leadership Blog badgeNote that this method of ranking these 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. Feel free to reach out to us if you have a leadership blog or know of one that you think should be considered.

Enjoy the 2015 most socially-shared leadership blogs!

*In October of 2015, Twitter announced that it will no longer show tweet counts. This affects the rankings, as many blogs in the past received lots of tweets, which added to their totals.

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2015 Results

RankBlog# of PostsFB SharesFB LikesFB CommentsLinkedIn Shares+1sPinsTotal Social Shares
1http://www.briantracy.com/blog/4738,619107,8944,38215,8621,7752,082170,614
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/35918,34615,9962,02597,4635,8698,372148,071
3http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/3515,85198,8431,9337,0931,5253,788129,033
4http://blog.dalecarnegie.com/1813,86468,2881,16415,7272353899,316
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership38710,6807,61676768,5525,5501,06494,229
6http://www.torbenrick.eu/blog/1443,0422,61520328,47013,98421,41269,726
7http://michaelhyatt.com/category/leadership4014,09129,6675,58017,94616089868,342
8http://leaderchat.org/1555,2675,00341238,40198090550,968
9http://switchandshift.com/3717,6645,07557729,7842,28369346,076
10http://paulsohn.org/blog/834,3719,0126,0358,6552918,64637,010
11http://www.hrbartender.com/1961,5092,0048327,70389055632,745
12http://johnmaxwellonleadership.com/503,05014,12943810,9933173228,959
13http://orrinwoodwardblog.com/326,77613,9938903,3551,26213026,406
14http://leadingwithtrust.com/522,4163,05936719,32349242626,083
15http://www.skipprichard.com/1074,1364,50053813,87493451824,500
16http://leadchangegroup.com/blog/2605,2252,36241315,02388714224,052
17http://www.franksonnenbergonline.com/541,6692,3852983,85261012,80921,623
18http://gordontredgold.com/blog/1972,30914,2933733,73458711621,412
19http://www.lollydaskal.com/blog/313,3461,58517214,43662427820,441
20http://conantleadership.com/blog/391,28410,3411207,2259349619,559
21http://marlagottschalk.wordpress.com/2012086814,2704721114,742
22http://seapointcenter.com/blog/651,9752,1723697,75088883313,987
23http://www.tanveernaseer.com/521,3321,019626,9843,29327312,963
24http://letsgrowleaders.com/1471,8521,1551368,9244778312,627
25http://www.leadingeffectively.com/blog/461,2573,2451397,4371054612,229
26http://generalleadership.com/1881,7892,5412306,3249052811,817
27http://www.greatleadershipbydan.com/1171,749643497,82683226911,368
28http://katenasser.com/titles/1191,2361,0722446,3191,74825010,869
29http://www.thoughtleadersllc.com/blog/1561,146594887,3275531399,847
30http://www.georgeambler.com/181,8972,7084803,6002482029,135
31http://leadershipnow.com/77913508346,6804022478,784
32http://www.jmlalonde.com/1871,9332,4406941,7607216138,161
33http://takeitpersonelly.com/188981484452,0082,5981,9408,038
34http://www.management-issues.com/1291,127542596,1917807,997
35http://blog.kevineikenberry.com/1671,2808191064,583403777,268
36http://www.thindifference.com/1224768901154,3146424886,925
37http://blog.startwithwhy.com/81,1464,0652295032275,972
38http://artpetty.com/blog/106755271374,175410495,697
39http://www.peoplediscovery.co.uk/blog/251860202143,2546392305,199
40http://www.billgeorge.org/blog/101222892953,5761544,804
41http://onthejob.45things.com/1051,0101,0071071,8812121134,330
42http://servetolead.org/blog/525951,3163901,6412491304,321
43http://leadershipbyvirtue.blogspot.com/52695111639402,045143,868
44http://www.teamworkandleadership.com/42700999761,918130283,855
45http://www.terrystarbucker.com/blog/44437349222,6361082243,776
46http://randomactsofleadership.com/438363651062,200161663,734
47http://www.marksanborn.com/blog/625956031502,2489153,692
48http://themojocompany.com/315314501072,35227233,490
49http://www.adrianswinscoe.com/blog68444208102,43111583,216
50http://ffbsccn.wordpress.com/blog/402428381451,783225413,200
51http://modernservantleader.com/148669641047581221012,915
52http://people-equation.com/83372286311,8781131322,812
53http://blog.threestarleadership.com/26541489122,06714572,734
54http://leadingincontext.com/Blog/52375155251,971138482,710
55http://michael-roberto.blogspot.com/17712184232,11517922,524
56http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/4349689791,2991342,433
57http://www.jongordon.com/blog/1547978923472730362,295
58http://www.leadershipwithsass.com/71294442251,43811222,232
59https://cmoe.com/blog/49199215121,296344662,222
60http://coachingtip.blogs.com/coaching_tip/154647203191,06917812,117
61http://www.aspire-cs.com/528958181,8871472,073
62http://kristenseidlleadership.com/112411,55718642992,026
63http://www.azzarellogroup.com/blog/342386801948541741,987
64http://takisathanassiou.com/958367420624316511,921
65http://jamienotter.com/80196269541,20219451,920
66http://www.michaelleestallard.com/72269149101,27613091,843
67http://blog.leecockerell.com/542381,2371162161601,823
68http://www.therainmakergroupinc.com/human-capital-strategy-blog/396501,7131881,749
69http://jeremiekubicek.com/1771110201,5231301,737
70http://tompeters.com/blog/40424534356445911,698
71http://consultgiana.com/4428837384624255481,672
72http://leadershipwatch-aadboot.com/12177982891441761,640
73http://theleadersdigest.me/62198733107399631021,602
74http://managementblog.org/17227024121,16811001,584
75http://www.unfoldingleadership.com/blog/156712471318953311,564
76http://www.michaelnichols.org/blog/1432213728810261351,458
77http://justcoachit.com/blog/232446547071422771,436
78http://leadonpurposeblog.com/181949471,0546551,419
79http://www.allthingsworkplace.com/2712072191,08983221,405
80http://www.n2growth.com/blog/1610670151,02136541,302
81http://christopheravery.com/blog/591938101,183401,254
82http://linked2leadership.com/22301114371794161,245
83http://danhawkinsleadership.com/5159635262856101,166
84http://leadbychoice.wordpress.com/4628933389209161541,135
85http://inpowercoaching.com/26955814817155140311,049
86http://www.ginaabudi.com/posts/120235210040118721,035
87http://ericjacobsonblog.com/379249192184817141,015
88http://edbatista.com/4725715545493364990
89http://germaneconsulting.com/germane-insights/329646156981816889
90http://www.ttmitchellconsulting.com/Mitchblog/106784528627830861
91http://danblackonleadership.info/4118718343350683834
92http://moementum.com/work-smart-blog/681562152738884798
93http://management.curiouscatblog.net/2885916529642777
94http://sosleadership.com/blog/631434314515100770
95http://www.clemmergroup.com/blog/1021037519506430746
96http://www.ladyofpurpose.info/229630682163631711
97http://www.successful-blog.com/2322618910107344570
98http://www.juliewinklegiulioni.com/blog/2295546399123569
99http://www.asliceofleadership.com/6638423368194561
100http://www.movingfrommetowe.com/2257941337651546

Interesting stats about this year’s Top 100:

most@30 Most number of posts
RankBlog# of PostsTotal Social Shares
50http://ffbsccn.wordpress.com/blog/4023,200
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership38794,229
87http://ericjacobsonblog.com/3791,015
9http://switchandshift.com/37146,076
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/359148,071
85http://inpowercoaching.com/2691,049
53http://blog.threestarleadership.com/2652,734
16http://leadchangegroup.com/blog/26024,052
39http://www.peoplediscovery.co.uk/blog/2515,199
18http://gordontredgold.com/blog/19721,412
least@30 Least number of posts
RankBlog# of PostsTotal Social Shares
56http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/42,433
83http://danhawkinsleadership.com/51,166
99http://www.asliceofleadership.com/6561
37http://blog.startwithwhy.com/85,972
62http://kristenseidlleadership.com/112,026
72http://leadershipwatch-aadboot.com/121,640
51http://modernservantleader.com/142,915
76http://www.michaelnichols.org/blog/141,458
57http://www.jongordon.com/blog/152,295
75http://www.unfoldingleadership.com/blog/151,564
FB-f-Logo__blue_29 Most shares on Facebook (combines likes, shares, comments)
RankBlogTotal FB SharesTotal Social Shares
1http://www.briantracy.com/blog/150,895170,614
3http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/116,627129,033
4http://blog.dalecarnegie.com/83,31699,316
7http://michaelhyatt.com/category/leadership49,33868,342
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/36,367148,071
13http://orrinwoodwardblog.com/21,65926,406
10http://paulsohn.org/blog/19,41837,010
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership19,06394,229
12http://johnmaxwellonleadership.com/17,61728,959
18http://gordontredgold.com/blog/16,97521,412
l_logo@30 Most shares on LinkedIn
RankBlogLinkedIn SharesTotal Social Shares
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/97,463148,071
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership68,55294,229
8http://leaderchat.org/38,40150,968
9http://switchandshift.com/29,78446,076
6http://www.torbenrick.eu/blog/28,47069,726
11http://www.hrbartender.com/27,70332,745
14http://leadingwithtrust.com/19,32326,083
7http://michaelhyatt.com/category/leadership17,94668,342
1http://www.briantracy.com/blog/15,862170,614
4http://blog.dalecarnegie.com/15,72799,316
g_icon@30 Most Google +1s
RankBlog+1sTotal Social Shares
6http://www.torbenrick.eu/blog/13,98469,726
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/5,869148,071
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership5,55094,229
23http://www.tanveernaseer.com/3,29312,963
33http://takeitpersonelly.com/2,5988,038
9http://switchandshift.com/2,28346,076
43http://leadershipbyvirtue.blogspot.com/2,0453,868
1http://www.briantracy.com/blog/1,775170,614
28http://katenasser.com/titles/1,74810,869
3http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/1,525129,033
p_logo@30 Most shares on Pinterest
RankBlogPinsTotal Social Shares
6http://www.torbenrick.eu/blog/21,41269,726
17http://www.franksonnenbergonline.com/12,80921,623
10http://paulsohn.org/blog/8,64637,010
2http://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/8,372148,071
3http://www.robinsharma.com/blog/3,788129,033
1http://www.briantracy.com/blog/2,082170,614
33http://takeitpersonelly.com/1,9408,038
5http://smartblogs.com/leadership1,06494,229
8http://leaderchat.org/90550,968
7http://michaelhyatt.com/category/leadership89868,342

Newcomers to the list:

Out of the 100 blogs that made the list in 2015, these are the blogs that weren’t on the list in 2014.

RankBlogTotal Social Shares
10http://paulsohn.org/blog/37,010
33http://takeitpersonelly.com/8,038
34http://www.management-issues.com/7,997
37http://blog.startwithwhy.com/5,972
41http://onthejob.45things.com/4,330
56http://www.littlethingsmatter.com/2,433
62http://kristenseidlleadership.com/2,026
63http://www.azzarellogroup.com/blog/1,987
67http://blog.leecockerell.com/1,823
68http://www.therainmakergroupinc.com/human-capital-strategy-blog/1,749
73http://theleadersdigest.me/1,602
74http://managementblog.org/1,584
90http://www.ttmitchellconsulting.com/Mitchblog/861
92http://moementum.com/work-smart-blog/798
96http://www.ladyofpurpose.info/711
99http://www.asliceofleadership.com/561

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