• HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
    [2010] 4 Business Models for the Data Age
    The strategy appears quite profitable — some years ago Wired magazine predicted that, by 2010, half the value in the delivery of a shipping container, from half-way around the world, would lie in the data associated with the contents. Data has enabled strategy, but, with few exceptions, neither driven strategy nor sat at its heart.
  • TANVEER NASEER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015
    [2010] What’s The Truth About Your Leadership?
    In my previous piece, I looked at an underlying theme found among the numerous issues leaders in every industry face today and what this tells us about how we can be more successful in bringing out the best in those we lead. The enthusiastic reaction to the ideas I shared in that article got me thinking about the other piece of this puzzle.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015
    [2010] “Competitive Intelligence” Shouldn’t Just Be About Your Competitors
    In April 2010, Mars, one of the world’s largest privately owned businesses, embarked on a breakthrough initiative. These simulations were not some computer-based hypothetical games. They were intense, intelligence-based, role-playing immersion workshops that got leaders to see the market from a different and unfamiliar perspectives.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015
    [2010] What CEOs Have Learned About Social Media
    The results, published in “ Socializing Your CEO: From Marginal to Mainstream ,” show that CEO sociability has more than doubled since we began tracking the social activities of chief executives in 2010, when only 36% of CEOs were social. Companies don’t want to be left behind. NextGreatLeader. Over 1.7 Develop a thick skin.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [2010] What Makes a Great Chief Strategy Officer
    In a 2010 survey, executives around the world told us their companies were creating, by their own admission, substandard strategies. Creating good strategy is more important (and more challenging) than ever. Here are three ways CSOs and organizations can craft flexible, comprehensive strategies for today. 1. Move beyond strategic planning.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [2010] McDonald’s Has to Do More than Manipulate Its Stock Price
    million in 2010, when (dominated by the gains from exercising stock options) stock-based compensation accounted for 70% of total compensation. million in 2012, with the proportion of these totals derived from gains from stock-based compensation ranging from 37% in 2006 to 77% in 2010. ” In 2014, McDonald’s expended $3.2
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2015
    [2010] The Internet Is Finally Forcing Management to Care About People
    ” As Ranjay Gulati notes in Reorganize for Resilience (2010), this means orienting everyone to the goal of delivering more value to customers sooner, and aligning all decision-making with this goal. Even humanist change initiatives that were objectively dramatically successful have often been discarded by the firms that introduced them.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MAY 4, 2015
    [2010] Simple Online Tools to Make Hiring Easier
    An extensively cited 2010 study found that 42% of hires happened at companies that didn’t report a vacancy. Nicholas Blechman. No wonder so many managers choose to avoid advertizing openings. But hiring like this, by word of mouth, is a mistake. Utilize multiple channels to advertize your call. Here’s an example. Hiring
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
    [2010] Retirement Planning Needs a Better UX
    Research by Maya Shaton at the University of Chicago shows that after the Israeli government instituted a similar reform for all retirement funds in early 2010, the improvement was immediate, with investors trading less and taking smarter risks with their savings. Such a debate is unavoidable. This probably seems like a trivial design change.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015
    [2010] 3 Steps to Break Out in a Tired Industry
    In both 2010 and 2011, TripAdvisor voted citizenM “The Trendiest Hotel in the World.” Michael Levie, a seasoned hotel executive, and Rattan Chadha, a successful retail entrepreneur, were having dinner. The topic of conversation was the hotel industry. ” They two men were plotting to change that. Insight Center. Good luck!
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2015
    [2010] The 4 Types of Small Businesses, and Why Each One Matters
    2010 poll by The Pew Research Center found that the public had a more positive view of them than any other institution in the country – they beat out both churches and universities, for instance, as well as tech companies. America loves small businesses. There’s some truth to that, but it’s misleading as well. from offshore.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015
    [2010] What to Do When Your Future Strategy Clashes with Your Present
    billion in 2010 to $4.9 From time to time, the basis of competition in an industry shifts so dramatically that shifting with it requires a new long-term vision that calls for the organization to do things it never would have done in the past. Wagner. Insight Center. The New Ways to Compete. Sponsored by Accenture. The innovation portfolio.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2015
    [2010] How Emotional Intelligence Became a Key Leadership Skill
    Anyone trying to come up to speed on emotional intelligence would have a pretty easy time of it since the concept is remarkably recent, and its application to business newer still. The term was coined in 1990 in a research paper by two psychology professors, John D. Mayer of UNH and Peter Salovey of Yale. Self-regulation. Empathy for others. 24.95.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
    [2010] How Women Are Faring at Business Schools Worldwide
    It also takes an in-depth look at the top 12 business schools and how they have evolved since 2010. Key findings: Better MBA balance : Most of the Top 100 business schools show some improvement in the gender balance of the MBA student body since 2010. It ain’t happening. Female faculty are in even shorter supply. No wonder.
  • QASPIRE BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2015
    [2010] Lessons from 9 Years of Blogging
    In 2010, I experimented with writing three posts each week. QAspire blog completes 9 years this month and here is how I feel at the moment. They say and I agree that time flies when you are having fun. 2006 was a year when I had just transitioned into my first leadership role. Blogging strengthened my faith in humanity. every single time.”.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22, 2015
    [2010] The Power of Tenacity By Samuel R. Chand
    Gina Kolata, “How to Push Past the Pain, as the Champions Do,” New York Times, October 18, 2010, www.nytimes.com/2010/10/19/health/nutrition/19best.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0. The statistics on the longevity of pastors isn’t encouraging. Leadership is a magnet for pain, and sometimes our capacity to endure is severely challenged. Chand.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2015
    [2010] How To Lead With Purpose
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15, 2015
    [2010] A Workplace Volunteer Program Builds Teamwork, Motivates Employees And Attracts New Hires
    And, if you are a leader in the workforce, take note of the 2010 research that VolunteerMatch.org and United Healthcare published. National Volunteer Week is April 12 - 18. It is dedicated to inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. So, encourage employees to volunteer.
  • ENGAGING LEADER  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015
    [2010] GC29: GamifiKaizen: Using gamification for continuous improvement | with Gal Rimon of GamEffective
    In 2010, Gilon-Synergy was acquired for $20 million by Ness Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTC) and Gal went on to serve as Senior VP at Ness, and was member of its executive management. Longtime listeners of Game Changer know that gamification isn’t about rewards and competition. That makes a huge difference in helping more people discover it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2015
    [2010] The Internet Has Been a Colossal Economic Disappointment
    million in 2010. The Internet is one of humanity’s greatest technical advances. Yet compared to great technological inventions of the past, it is also a colossal economic disappointment. I’m talking about jobs. Yes, young programmers are getting jobs straight out of college at salaries in the six figures. trillion.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [2010] How Life Insurers Can Bring Their Business into the 21st Century
    million – between 1990 and 2010. Only 44% of households had any life insurance in 2010, which is a 50-year low. Life insurance is – or should be – a central element in most households’ financial planning. Yet life insurance sales have been on a steady decline for years. dropped 45% – from 17.7 years.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
    [2010] Personality Tests Can Help Balance a Team
    well-known example is the disintegration of the French national football team at the 2010 World Cup. It’s just plain hard to get people working together the way you’d like. That’s because, left to our own devices, we are often too greedy and self-centered to collaborate, preferring instead to compete as individuals.
  • TANVEER NASEER  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 2015
    [2010] Speak To The Heart To Lead Change
    Chestek, “Judging by the Numbers: An Empirical Study of the Power of Story,” Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors 7 (Fall 2010), 1–35. But you’re right. As I think back about the various client deals, I can see that. definitely can see that. Another case in point. Their interpretation of the data? The results?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015
    [2010] The Challenges Facing E-Commerce Start-ups in Africa
    In 2010, my company created an app store. Africa’s recent economic growth rates and rising youth population have meant more and more entrepreneurs are looking there for potential business opportunities. The typical strategy is to introduce new companies by recreating foreign business models on the continent. Look at my own experience.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [2010] GM’s Stock Buyback Is Bad for America and the Company
    In 2010 the “New GM” did one of the largest initial public offerings in history, with share sales to the public of $23.1 billion from 2010 through 2013), it would probably still be bankrupt but for the booming Chinese market. The investors’ leader, Harry J. Wilson, called the deal a ”win-win outcome.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015
    [2010] Tackle Bias in Your Company Without Making People Defensive
    Barely a blip on Google’s radar in 2010, a Google trends search shows how much the term has now gone mainstream. Unconscious bias is all the rage. This is progress. Williams , and others. And at our firm, we’re seeing a sudden surge in interest for sessions on unconscious bias to address gender imbalances. It starts with branding.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2015
    [2010] 7 Traits of Companies on the Fast Track to International Growth
    Similarly, more than 40% of the 2010 Fortune 500 companies were founded by foreign-born immigrants or first-generation Americans, according to a study by The Partnership for a New American Economy. More than half of Google’s revenue (57%) now comes from outside the United States. They have an innate global bias. They favor the web.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015
    [2010] What Greece Has to Do Now: Fix Its Economy
    As for its official debt to the EU, the ECB, and the IMF, it consisted largely of payments that were made to pass through to EU financial institutions, between 2010 and 2012, so that the Eurozone banks and insurance companies would not be imperiled. And although it has been given a temporary lifeline, little has been resolved.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015
    [2010] How Singapore Became an Entrepreneurial Hub
    If you had asked Singaporeans in 2010 to identify a successful local start-up, they might have paused for a few minutes before mentioning Creative Labs. With the cautionary notes in mind, I arrived in Singapore in March 2010. “You are crazy.” The conversations all went pretty much the same. “Why Singapore?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015
    [2010] How to Know If a Spin-Off Will Succeed
    2010 meta-analysis detailed many of the different issues that make divestiture so hard to evaluate consistently. An oft-cited 1992 study found that, on average, the performance of divested units after the spin-off does not improve—and is just as likely to decline—compared with the three years before divestment.
  • QASPIRE BLOG  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
    [2010] Commitment and Power of Daily Practice
    In 2010, one of my goals was to publish on this blog thrice a week – on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. By committing completely to this schedule, I eliminated the self-discretion associated with it. I did not have to think if I should write on a particular day, because I had to show up and write. What did I learn from this experience?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2015
    [2010] Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest
    The Dutch government’s austerity measures beginning in late 2010 reduced investment into elements of the digital ecosystem. The transition to a global digital economy in 2014 was sporadic – brisk in some countries, choppy in others. The opportunities to serve the e-consumer were growing – if you knew where to look.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015
    [2010] Improving Innovation in Africa
    As of 2010, only 3% of Africa’s population attended post-secondary education (PDF). Opportunity is on the rise in Africa. Young Africans are unleashing entrepreneurial energies as governments continue to enact reforms that improve business environments. dollars. Investors subsequently have a difficult time calculating their valuations.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
    [2010] Financial Rewards Make People Suggest Fewer but Better Ideas
    In 2010, one large Asian information technology services company decided to run an experiment to see if rewards could actually improve and encourage employee ideas. Employees have proven to be a valuable source for innovative ideas. Offering financial incentives has, for a long time, been one way to do this. Motivating people Innovation
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015
    [2010] Making (a Little) Progress on CEO Pay
    — public companies, mutual funds, investment advisers, transfer agencies, and broker dealers — are required by the Dodd-Frank Act (passed by Congress in 2010) to conduct shareholder advisory votes at least once every three years on compensation for board members and the highest-paid executives. SEC registrants in the U.S.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2015
    [2010] What Chinese Companies Want from International Deals
    In 2010 no one was interested in the Swedish car maker Volvo—except Geely, a low-end Chinese car maker that realized it could enter the middle and higher-end markets and increase its margins by acquiring Volvo’s technology and brand (renowned for safety). They’re focusing on three things these days: Resources. Technology.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2015
    [2010] How America’s Wealthiest Black Families Invest Money
    According to data from the Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), white Americans’ median incomes were 70% higher than black Americans’ in 2010. The gaps in wealth and income between white and black Americans are stark – and haven’t narrowed significantly in 50 years. Overall net worth was 7.9
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [2010] Most HR Data Is Bad Data
    The first large study was published in 1998 in Personnel Psychology; there was a second study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology in 2000; and a third confirmatory analysis appeared in 2010, again in Personnel Psychology. How good a rater do you think you are? The same applies to the widespread use of 360 degree surveys.
  • CROSSDERRY BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [2010] How effective organizations build staff capabilities — Insight from McKinsey
    ” The survey refreshes data from a 2010 study, and found that: … the responses to our latest survey on the topic suggest that organizations, to perform at their best, now focus on a different set of capabilities and different groups of employees to develop. In other words, the best performers did personnel development differently.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2015
    [2010] McDonald’s and the Challenges of a Modern Supply Chain
    In 2010, I wrote an HBR article predicting increased interest in supply-chain transparency: firms needed to develop strategies for knowing and explaining where stuff comes from. Recently, McDonald’s, the world’s iconic largest food service provider, has been (forgive the cliché) through the grinder. Answer: Appalling.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [2010] Ethical Consumerism Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs Better Marketing
    An often-quoted 2010 Wall Street Journal article, “ The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility ,” laid out the argument clearly: “the fact is that while companies sometimes can do well by doing good, more often they can’t. This pessimistic stance stems primarily from the lower sales of ethical brands.
  • EXECUPUNDIT  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
    [2010] Remember Molly Norris
    In September of 2010, Seattle Weekly announced that its cartoonist, Molly Norris, had "gone ghost." Well, here''s my story. It''s not specifically about Yale''s cowardice , but close enough. The FBI had said that it could not protect her from all the threats she was receiving. Read all of Mark Hemingway''s essay
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
    [2010] When a Public Mistake Requires an Old-Fashioned Apology
    Tony Hayward , the former CEO of British Petroleum, famously complained that he “wanted his life back” in the midst of the 2010 oil spill. (He later apologized to the families of the workers who had died in the tragedy, as well as the thousands of people whose lives were totally disrupted.) Everyone makes mistakes. Karen Dillon.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 2015
    [2010] You Gotta Know When to Fold ‘em…
    She is also CEO of 3PlusInternational, an online company she founded together with Dr Anne Perschel in 2010. Dear Readers, I’ve attempted to write this post a number of times but somehow always became stuck. Perhaps I wasn’t ready then. think I am now. have been writing this blog since 2009. But, here’s the thing. It’s been fun. Who knows?
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2014
    [2010] Five Personal Reflection Questions to Evaluate Your Year and Start the New Year Right
    Planning For A Better Year In 2010. I’m a reflective person. This time of year — when we start to see all the “best of” reflections online and in the news, I like to do my own personal reflection. How was the year? What can we learn from it? How can I do better next year? Perhaps you need a little help getting started.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014
    [2010] Management by Walking Around, a.k.a. Leadership
    This post originally ran in May 2010. --. If you want to know what’s going on with your team, ask. Schedule time to walk around and ask questions. It’s been called Management By Walking Around (MBWA); I prefer to think about it as Knowing What the Heck Is Really Going On (KWHIRGO). Not to mention the myth of time: “I don’t have time to do it.”
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2014
    [2010] Working Too Hard Makes Leading More Difficult
    2010 study looked at what happens when employees are unable to psychologically detach from work during off-hours. In 2007, the same day Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone and the same year Twitter debuted at SXSW, executive coach Marshall Goldsmith published a book called What Got You Here Won’t Get You There. Failing to disconnect.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2014
    [2010] Make Your Work Resolutions Stick
    When Susan Hertzberg arrived as president and CEO of Boston Heart Diagnostics in 2010, it was losing money and had fewer than 40 employees. Many people have resolutions on the brain during this time of year. What are the right kinds of resolutions to make? How do you stay motivated? How do you turn your intentions into reality? Be realistic.
  • RON EDMONDSON  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014
    [2010] A Guaranteed Way to Have the Best New Year Ever
    Related posts: Planning For A Better Year In 2010. Do you want to guarantee your success in the new year? If you could figure out a way, that’d be worth it, right? Here’s a Biblical example of how to have the best year ever. The Lord said to Abram: Go out from your land, your relatives, and your father’s house.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2014
    [2010] Influencers Can Help Implement Change and Make It Stick
    This post originally ran in August 2010. We''ve all been there. You''ve spent months--or even years--developing a new program, strategy or initiative. It''s based on solid research, best practices, company goals, and employee needs. Logically, you cannot think of a single reason your new program should fail. And yet. What can you do?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] When a Private Message Ends Up in the Wrong Place
    Mark Zuckerberg’s early instant messages were revealed in 2010, in which he mocked early Facebook users for trusting him with their data. When Alan* heard the email “ping” from his new boss’s nearby desk, his quiet laughter turned to a sinking feeling in his stomach. But the machine was locked. Own it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] How U.S. Businesses Can Succeed in India in 2015
    billion in 2010, predicting it would grow at 20% a year for a decade. On January 26, 2015, President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit India twice. Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington last September, the U.S.-India The U.S.-India Until now. David Mulford, U.S.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2014
    [2010] Standing Tall: Ways to Improve Your Body Language and Communicate Better
    This post originally ran in August 2010. --. It’s a truism – how you say something often trumps what you say. Research shows that 93% of communication is based on two factors: Body language (55%) and tone of voice (38%). The rest is about your words (7%). What’s more, your personal presence speaks volumes about who you are. David Grossman.
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [2010] The Four Fs of Feedback
    This post originally ran in May 2010. If you were to give yourself a grade for how effective you are at giving feedback, what grade would you choose? Many of the executives I work with are brutally honest and give themselves an F. They don’t make giving feedback a standard part of meetings and discussions; they give general (“good job!”)
  • LEADERCOMMUNICATOR  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2014
    [2010] The Four F's of Feedback
    This post originally ran in May 2010. If you were to give yourself a grade for how effective you are at giving feedback, what grade would you choose? Many of the executives I work with are brutally honest and give themselves an F. They don’t make giving feedback a standard part of meetings and discussions; they give general (“good job!”)
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2014
    [2010] My Dad, The Trucker Hat and The Value of Work
    He was wearing a hat I had given him from my cable company, and telling everyone within earshot, with great pride, about his son’s business accomplishments. (He was so good at holding court at this restaurant that after he passed away in 2010, they put a plaque honoring his memory at his usual seat at the counter). Marie. Leadership
  • STRATEGY DRIVEN  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014
    [2010] Professional Women Still Marginalized
    In the two decades from 1990 to 2010, our country fell from having the sixth-highest rate of female labor-force participation among 22 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, countries to 17th on the list. Especially when one considers these frightening female factoids: Although women are 50.8 percent of the U.S.
  • LEADING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
    [2010] Learn or Die
    Ray Dalio and Bridgewater got onto Hess’ radar after Dalio published his Principles in 2010. (It is a 123 page compendium of Dalio’s beliefs and processes that he believes will lead to a successful life and business that is well worth the read.). More than ever, it truly is learn or die. Hess writes that “The U.S. We learn from each other.
  • GREAT LEADERSHIP  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014
    [2010] "I'd Like My Life Back" -- a lesson for CEOs in building an organization that listens to warnings
    Guest post by Dave Yarin: It was April 2010, and a Fortune 500 CEO would utter one of the most ill advised yet memorable lines in corporate history. NPR.org – "Before Gulf Spill, BP CEO Tony Hayward Won Praise" – by Jim Zarroli – June 17, 2010 2. Oddly however, the picture of Hayward prior to the oil spill was decidedly different.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] Listen Here!
    Note: this is a refreshed version of a post originally written in 2010. “Pardon?” I say. “I didn’t hear you.”. Well,” he says. That’s because you weren’t listening.”. expect that, for most of us, this is a pretty common conversation. So why are we not better at doing it? However, while hearing may come naturally, listening certainly does not.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] Listen Here!
    Note: this is a refreshed version of a post originally written in 2010. “Pardon?” I say. “I didn’t hear you.”. Well,” he says. That’s because you weren’t listening.”. expect that, for most of us, this is a pretty common conversation. So why are we not better at doing it? However, while hearing may come naturally, listening certainly does not.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
    [2010] Patience in Leadership ~ More Discipline Than Virtue
    Note: this post was originally published in 2010. Ben Franklin once said, “ He that can have patience, can have what he will”. He was probably right. But, in a world where technology demands speed and the pressure to produce immediate results is all around us, disciplining ourselves to be patient is tough. Patience can help us manage stress.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
    [2010] Patience in Leadership ~ More Discipline Than Virtue
    Note: this post was originally published in 2010. Ben Franklin once said, “ He that can have patience, can have what he will”. He was probably right. But, in a world where technology demands speed and the pressure to produce immediate results is all around us, disciplining ourselves to be patient is tough. Patience can help us manage stress.
  • COACHING TIP  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014
    [2010] Leadership in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association
      . RVIA Membership Directory. Special Award. Presented to an individual within the RV industry who has made extraordinary contributions to the industry''s overall success. Norm Jacobson. Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. Sid Johnson. Jayco, Inc. The RV Financing Community. Pete Liegl. Forest River, Inc. Wade Thompson. Thor Industries. Jim Sheldon.
  • COACHING TIP  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2014
    [2010] Hello Deflation
    The CPI increase was its lowest since 2010. Deflation Rearing its Ugly Head in Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Ways Around the Globe. By Steve Hochberg and Pete Kendall, Elliott Wave  International. Follow this link for the complete article. According to the latest figures, deflation is now perched on  China''s doorstep. Prechter Jr.,
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014
    [2010] Unlocking the Energy…Yet Another Job for Leaders
    Note: This post was originally published in April, 2010. Frances Hesselbein once said, “the Leader’s job, after all, is not to provide energy but to release it from others”. Admittedly, the initial image that popped into my head, on reading that quote, was a bit bizarre. (I’ll spare you the details). But then I wondered. What about you?
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2014
    [2010] Unlocking the Energy…Yet Another Job for Leaders
    Note: This post was originally published in April, 2010. Frances Hesselbein once said, “the Leader’s job, after all, is not to provide energy but to release it from others”. Admittedly, the initial image that popped into my head, on reading that quote, was a bit bizarre. (I’ll spare you the details). But then I wondered. What about you?
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014
    [2010] How To Lead With Purpose
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • MICHAEL LEE STALLARD  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
    [2010] Corporations: Lessons from a College Football Halftime
    First created in 2010, the video combined inspirational music and footage of hundreds of survivors and supporters. Click here to view the embedded video. Enthusiasm and energy will be on full display this Saturday as the #6 TCU Horned Frogs football team host the #7 Kansas State Wildcats at 6:30 pm EDT on Fox. Needs to Thrive at Work.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
    [2010] 5 Examples of Great Health Care Management
    In 2010, the city of London decided to consolidate the care of patients with strokes at just eight of its 34 hospitals. I may not be in touch with all my emotions, but there is one I know all too well — jealousy. have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. It makes my chest ache with envy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2014
    [2010] 5 Examples of Great Health Care Management
    In 2010, the city of London decided to consolidate the care of patients with strokes at just eight of its 34 hospitals. I may not be in touch with all my emotions, but there is one I know all too well — jealousy. have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. It makes my chest ache with envy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [2010] The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global
    And Bain & Company’s analysis of the performance of nearly 100 Western firms with listed subsidiaries in emerging markets found that these companies increased their profits there by an average of 15 percent a year between 2005 and 2010—compared to 23 percent a year for comparable local companies. Global business Research
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2014
    [2010] The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global
    And Bain & Company’s analysis of the performance of nearly 100 Western firms with listed subsidiaries in emerging markets found that these companies increased their profits there by an average of 15 percent a year between 2005 and 2010—compared to 23 percent a year for comparable local companies. Global business Research
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
    [2010] How the Market Ruined Twitter
    The quote comes from author, tech thinker, and now public-TV personality Steven Johnson: “The history of the Internet suggests that there have been cool Web sites that go in and out of fashion and then there have been open standards that become plumbing,” he told David Carr of The New York Times in January 2010. billion in less than a year.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [2010] Could a Four-Year-Old Do What Carl Icahn Does?
    In 2010 it was $900 million — seventh place. It’s a well-worn saying, presumably dating back to when art turned “modern”: “My four-year-old could do that.” Or “five-year-old,” or “ kid ,” or some other variant. have my own version of this. Yet the simplicity and almost child-like nature of Icahn’s approach still begs examination. Go on TV.
  • LEAD CHANGE BLOG  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2014
    [2010] Sometimes We Wear Masks While Leading Others
    Leadership & Self-Deception , published originally in 2000 and reissued in 2010, continues to be much discussed and recommended as a primary work for leaders and leadership today. Leaders who care about their professional development read books. But leaders read. The question is “What do we read?”. ” Thumbnail Of The Concept.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
    [2010] Leadership and the Attitude Contagion
    Note: This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in 2010. During my active career, I used to spend a lot of time travelling for business so hotel stays for me became somewhat commonplace. And, I experienced a variety of attitudes from hotel staff as well. The bellman, a rather tall and portly man, looked distinctly unhappy. Really?
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2014
    [2010] Leadership and the Attitude Contagion
    Note: This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in 2010. During my active career, I used to spend a lot of time travelling for business so hotel stays for me became somewhat commonplace. And, I experienced a variety of attitudes from hotel staff as well. The bellman, a rather tall and portly man, looked distinctly unhappy. Really?
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014
    [2010] To Fight Ebola, Stop Pointing Fingers
    Most notably, in the Chilean mining disaster in 2010, Chilean president Sebastian Pinera and onsite project leader Andre Sougarret brought together a massive international response to quickly solve an unprecedented problem – albeit one in a single location. The struggle of the old management model is playing out before our very eyes.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2014
    [2010] The Importance of Being Purposeful
    This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in March, 2010. When I first came to Vancouver to take up my new role as a Human Resources Consultant with a major bank, my boss and I agreed that I should go on a road trip and meet with as many corporate banking employees as possible. What do you do? ”. Please don’t misunderstand me.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2014
    [2010] The Importance of Being Purposeful
    This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in March, 2010. When I first came to Vancouver to take up my new role as a Human Resources Consultant with a major bank, my boss and I agreed that I should go on a road trip and meet with as many corporate banking employees as possible. What do you do? ”. Please don’t misunderstand me.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2014
    [2010] What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020
    In his HBR piece, Drucker suggested that our great transformation would be completed by 2010 or 2020. It’s no wonder why. Fifty years later a new world exists. And the people born into that world cannot even imagine the world in which their grandparents lived and into which their own parents were born. This is especially true for executives.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [2010] How to (Gradually) Become a Different Company
    It initially lost about half of its revenues by divesting its copper and zinc smelting business, but by 2010 it had quadrupled its revenues to €2 billion through a combination of acquisitions and organic growth. PPG (originally “Pittsburgh Plate Glass”) is a splendid example of such a transformation. Allow time and persevere. the U.S.
  • TERRY STARBUCKER  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014
    [2010] Leading Past The Target
    It was July of 2010, and I was playing a round of golf with my core management team in Billings, Montana. It was so much fun we didn’t want it to be over. We were having a great ride on this roller coaster, and the cool thing was, there were more thrilling twists and turns ahead of us. Asking for trust and keeping your promises . Marie.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014
    [2010] Employee Engagement…What’s in a Name?
    Note: a refreshed version of an original posted in March 2010. A few years ago,  I was spending a lot of time at the hospital. My husband had had a serious stroke and so my days were spent largely going to and fro, admittedly in a bit of a haze. And it started me thinking. It’s easy to change a name but not so easy to live up to it.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014
    [2010] Employee Engagement…What’s in a Name?
    Note: a refreshed version of an original posted in March 2010. A few years ago,  I was spending a lot of time at the hospital. My husband had had a serious stroke and so my days were spent largely going to and fro, admittedly in a bit of a haze. And it started me thinking. It’s easy to change a name but not so easy to live up to it.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2014
    [2010] Leadership in Liminal Times
    Leaders have always shown their mettle in times of liminality. The term comes from Arnold van Gennep, the Belgian anthropologist who first outlined the common patterns in how cultures mark transitions from one human state to another (for example, from adolescence to adulthood). The liminal (or threshold) stage is central. Newly minted CEO A.G.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2014
    [2010] Take Command -- How To Be A First Responder In Business (Interview With Author Jake Wood)
    Since, 2010, Team Rubicon has been instrumental in over 50 missions ranging from South Sudan and Haiti, to Joplin, Missouri and Hurricane Sandy. October 14 brings a powerful new book full of leadership lessons for " how to be a first responder in business." And, how to be prepared -- physically, mentally and emotionally. Take me for instance.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014
    [2010] Leadership & Creating an Environment of Service
    Note: this post was originally published in 2010. A lot has been said about the leader as “servant”. expect, given that it is a relatively young term (having been ‘born’ in 1970), it is also subject to wide interpretation. So what to do? Well, first I’m thinking that we need some clarity about what it means to serve or be a servant.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2014
    [2010] Leadership & Creating an Environment of Service
    Note: this post was originally published in 2010. A lot has been said about the leader as “servant”. expect, given that it is a relatively young term (having been ‘born’ in 1970), it is also subject to wide interpretation. So what to do? Well, first I’m thinking that we need some clarity about what it means to serve or be a servant.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
    [2010] The Ways Big Cities Think About Large-Scale Change
    In 2010, Living Cities, a long-standing collaborative of 22 of the world’s leading foundations and financial institutions, created the Integration Initiative to accelerate the pace of change in U.S. Change on a grand scale requires people to come together in new and different ways, and to reimagine what’s possible. cities.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
    [2010] Trust: If You Build It, They Will Come…and Stay
    Note: originally posted in February 2010. Trust. It’s a small word and yet, it holds the key to success in just about every walk of life. And, it’s one of those things that is often hard earned yet easily destroyed. That makes it precious. From a corporate perspective, we all pretty much know that building trust in organizations is key.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
    [2010] Trust: If You Build It, They Will Come…and Stay
    Note: originally posted in February 2010. Trust. It’s a small word and yet, it holds the key to success in just about every walk of life. And, it’s one of those things that is often hard earned yet easily destroyed. That makes it precious. From a corporate perspective, we all pretty much know that building trust in organizations is key.
  • COACHING TIP  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
    [2010] The Democracy Wave Recedes: Does this Chart Show a Developing Bear Market for Liberal Democracy?
    Subscribers to our sister-publication, The Socionomist , read about the trend toward authoritarianism back in 2010, as well as in the March, April and May issues this year. By Elliott Wave International. From Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, EWI is throwing open the doors to all of its investor services 100% free. Related articles. Context of Uncertainty.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] Boards Are Terrible at Their Most Important Job
    And according to a 2010 report by BoardSource , such individuals are typically brought on for their professional expertise and ability to represent constituents — not for their talent in managing people. The chief responsibility of any board is management of the senior executive. Here are the keys. We’re tired.’”. They’re busy.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
    [2010] The Salary Gap Between Stingy and Generous Companies Is Growing
    In his October HBR article on skyrocketing executive pay, Roger Martin relates a startling fact: “The top 25 hedge fund managers in 2010 raked in four times the earnings of all the CEOs of the Fortune 500 combined.”. Income inequality in the U.S. has historically more about the former. And it is most pronounced for the highest paid workers.
  • ERIC JACOBSON  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [2010] How To Lead With Purpose
    It also includes the results of an exclusive 2010 leadership survey conducted for the American Management Association (AMA) by NFI Research. “Purpose is the why behind everything within an organization,” says author John Baldoni, of the book, Lead With Purpose. To define an organization’s purpose, you must ask three questions: 1.
  • YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
    [2010] The Story of A Great Leader
    Note: This is a refreshed version of a post I wrote in 2010. If you were to ask me to describe someone who demonstrated greatness in leadership, I. might be tempted to paint the picture of a larger-than-life super hero, perhaps a president, a king, or a captain of industry. might not come up with Roberta Guaspari. Roberta did not back down. Instead,
  • CHANGE STARTS HERE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [2010] Can’t Get Support for Change? Just Hide It
    In my 2010 book 99 Ways to Influence Change , one thing I did not include was to Hide It. Yet, I’ve heard recent examples of people doing just that – implementing change even when it’s been explicitly shot down or repeatedly unsupported at the top. Asking forgiveness instead of permission has its risks and advantages.
  • HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [2010] Why Terrorist Groups Are So Bureaucratic
    If you look at the documents that group produced in 2008, 2009, 2010, they were quite structured in how they did things (or at least it looks like they were). I typed the words into the pristine white search field, hoping they didn’t land me on the NSA’s no-fly list: “How to manage a terrorist organization.”. Government Military Operations
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