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HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW America's Productivity Paradox
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2011
Greed, the housing bubble, and increasing globalization all played their part, but I believe there's another significant factor at play: the increase of productivity. Our very productivity makes it hard to put all of the people who lost their jobs back to work. Productivity allows change to occur more and more rapidly.
- Fascinating Numbers: Is 50 the New 30?
Management 4 generations Business Trends management organizational productivity organizational turnoverThe saying 50 is the new 30 may be nice to hear for individuals who are noticing the effects of age creeping up on them, but others in that demographic report that it is wishful thinking.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY What Does the X Factor Elimination of Rachel Crow Teach Us About Management?
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
Management management organizational productivity performance managementIf you’re not watching the new singing talent show, the X Factor, then you missed the huge controversy that erupted last week. Many focused their anger on judge, entertainer Nicole Scherzinger, who refused to make a [.].
COACHING TIP New World of Mass Customization
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
No longer must they put up with the "one size fits all" approach of the old Era of Mass Production. Products are now mass customized , service intensive and infused with the knowledge and the individual tastes of customers. Because companies must constantly innovate, product life cycles collapse. Measure your performance.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Today’s “Low Grade Boiling Rage”
| TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
Michael Lee Stallard, president of E Pluribus Partners ( www.epluribuspartners.com ) gives keynote speeches, teaches workshops and consults on leadership, productivity and innovation. Photo by Liber. My mind must have been on something else as I began to edge out a bit from a side street to make a left-hand turn onto a main thoroughfare.
LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP Multitasking: Leader or Loser?
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 2011
Posted on January 14, 2011 by Lynne Tarter Can we really perform multiple tasks simultaneously? We as leaders feel the pressure to do multiple tasks at the same time, but are we enhancing our productivity or wasting time ? However, the more we function this way, the less productive we are. Linkage Inc. United States License.
GREAT LEADERSHIP 10 BIG Development Goals for Leaders for 2012
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2011
It could involve new people, markets, customers, products, tools, and processes, all of which are opportunities to learn and develop. Think new products, new processes, new customers, fixing big problems, or taking on a long-standing relationship problems. That includes individual development goals. complete career change. job change.
LEAD ON PURPOSE Book Review: The Coming Jobs War
| SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2011
The Product Management Perspective: Great products bring new customers, which create new jobs. The role product managers can play in the jobs war is to make sure their products resonate with the market. When customers love the products we create, companies will grow and new jobs will flow. Unless….
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR Top 10 Traits Of An Engagement Centric Organziation
| THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2011
This means less productivity and increased absenteeism. 0-20 Your turnover and productivity are most likely an embarrassment and you would rather stick needles in your eyes than talk about this subject publicly. No argument from me on any of these counts. Get over that mentality and do what works, not what you think SHOULD work.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW How to Accomplish More by Doing Less
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011
Create a workplace that truly values a balanced relationship between intense work and real renewal, and you'll not only get greater productivity from employees, but also higher engagement and job satisfaction. Managing yourself Personal effectiveness ProductivityTwo people of equal skill work in the same office. Sound familiar?
RON EDMONDSON Notes: Catalyst Atlanta… #Cat11 – Jim Collins
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
Productive Paranoia – You have to be prepared for what you can’t predict. ” Instead of being afraid, we must channel that into productive paranoia. The book aimed to find out what separates some decisions from others; good leaders from great leaders. Is humility and will enough in a world of turbulence?
LEADERSHIP FREAK Stop Wasting Your Time Solving Problems
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2011
If you build them, they will fix problems and enhance productivity, not you. Many leaders and managers have a compelling; even perverse interest is fixing things. Average Average managers solve problems and get results. Great managers build people. recent conversation with a new manager reminded me that it’s all about people.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Skill that Matters Most
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2011
Managing yourself Personal effectiveness ProductivitySelf control is the ability to say no, in the face of temptation, and to take sustained action, despite the difficulty of a given challenge. At its heart, self-control requires the ability to delay gratification. More commonly, it's called discipline, or will. The cost was huge.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Kicking Butt: Apple and U2
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2011
To learn more about how Bono connects with his band mates read “To Boost Productivity, Connect with the Core. Update: Next week, Jason and I will be speaking about Connection Cultures, leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.
RON EDMONDSON 4 Words to Help Discern a Vocational Call to Ministry
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2011
m not pretending it was inspired, but it certainly is a product of my experiences and time spent with God struggling through this issue for myself. Discerning a call to vocational ministry can be a tiring and trying experience. Talking with people at this stage of life is one of my favorite things to do. My wrestling was a 10 year process.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY My Five Most Read Posts of 2010
| MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe My Five Most Read Posts of 2010 by Kevin Eikenberry on January 3, 2011 in Leadership , Learning This time of year lots of people publish lists. I wrote one about books last week). Today’s list is simple.
LEADING BLOG 3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2011
The result was a dramatic increase in team performance and productivity. This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead. As John Maxwell said, “If you are all alone at the top, you are not a leader. You are a hiker.” So what happens?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Myth of Monotasking
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Education Productivity TechnologyAn interview with Cathy Davidson , Duke University professor and author of Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Download this podcast.
MILLS SCOFIELD Lessons From BIF-7
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2011
What I see is the opposite – incredible innovation in products, services, processes and business models. He urged us to focus on projects, products, services that can inject optimism into the world. What if we took 1 product or service and asked ‘5 W’s 1 H’ for injecting optimism. Bright Spots ?
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP What will you accomplish this week?
| TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011
Personal Effectiveness ProductivityYou can get everything done and still get nothing done. Using two simple tools can change those results.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS Time Wasting Awareness: How is your perception of time?
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
Know how long it should take you to describe certain elements of your business, products, or services. Did you know that your awareness of time has a direct impact on your social intelligence? It’s easy to spot someone with poor awareness of time. They are your classic time wasters. How is that possible? Then get to the point. Be prepared.
QASPIRE BLOG “Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
Companies are working ways out to deliver more value, people in organizations are evaluated based on value they create and clients seek “value-adds” in products and services they purchase. Eliminating Waste” is the key to a lean and productive organization. Don’t Kill It! Working and Walking – Where Are You Going?
GREAT LEADERSHIP *Free Leadership Development Program: Becoming a Great Leader
| THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011
Disclosure: I have no direct affiliation with any of the books or products contained in the program. am, however, an Amazon affiliate, so when products are purchased though the links in the post I’ll receive a small commission. The reporter, Wallace Iman, asked me what an employee should do to get themselves back on the fast track.
N2GROWTH BLOG Training Isn’t Dead – But it Should Be
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
In the text that follows I’m going to poke holes in a process generally accepted as productive, when it rarely is. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. More than $60 Billion dollars is spent each year in the U.S. on employee training. More than 25% of those dollars are spent on “Leadership Training. The Solution.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS Important Steps to Licensing Your Ideas from Licensing Expert Stephen Key
| MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
You don’t need to quit your day job to successfully license your product ideas and you don’t need to spend a lot of money. Remember, your product idea need not be revolutionary. After you’ve come up with an idea, do a Google product search. These are the companies you’re going to try to license your product to.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Five Languages of Appreciation at Work
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
book reviews human value intentional connectors leadership employee engagement employee motivation employee productivity five languages of appreciation in the workplace five love languagesLet me tell you about a new book that I’m recommending to leaders. It makes a great book for your leaders to read together as part of a book group.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES Does Active Social Media Engagement Start with the CEO?
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
Michael Dell with DellCap Customers. Last week I shared with you a series of CEO quotes that came from the most recent CEO Connection Boot Camp in New York City. At these day-long events, CEOs of companies with more than $100 million in revenues gather to discuss their most pressing challenges, and to share experiences and advice.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY In 100 Words or Less – Four Lessons From the Masters of Creativity and Innovation
| FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2011
Innovation change strategy organizational productivity strategic thinkingWe are all creative, but by the time we are three or four years old someone has knocked creativity out of us. Some people shut up the kids who start to tell stories. Kids dance in their cribs, but someone will insist they sit still.
NEXT LEVEL BLOG “I Wouldn’t Want to Be You”
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
executive presence Leadership Personal Presence Go-To People productivity team leadershipSeveral months ago, I was in a coaching conversation with a “go to person" leader about the results of her 360 degree feedback from colleagues. Her highest rated behaviors were a strong mix of items. Please click the headline to read the whole story.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP 12/11/11: Leadership Reading to Start Your Week
| SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
If you want to get a book done, improve your blog posts, or make your web copy more productive, please check out. Subscribe to the Three Star Leadership Blog. Working Supervisor's Support. Kit A collection of tools and information that will help you do a better job as a boss. Contact Wally. about coaching, consulting, or speaking to your.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW Social Networks Will Change Product Innovation
| FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
The deeper question is: Will these new communication channels actually force material changes not just in the way companies market their products but in the strategies and operations they use to develop and build those products as well? And this will require changes in product strategy. In my view, the answer is an emphatic yes.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Smart Leaders Don’t Just Learn, They Teach
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Taylor for BNET (January 4, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. Here is an article written by William C. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Ever since the publication, nearly two decades ago, of [.].
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES Visionary Leadership: The Difference between Vision and Purpose
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Vision: A world where people with kidney disease no longer deteriorate, die, or need dialysis or human transplants, but are able to live a full life because of our products. Greg Hartle. responded to Greg in the comments but wanted to share my thoughts with all of you here because it’s an excellent question. Healing Example.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY Five Common Human Barriers to Effective Delegation
| TUESDAY, JUNE 28, 2011
Management emotional intelligence management motivation organizational productivity people skills performance management survival skillsEffective delegation is a critical skill that can make or break a manager’s career. When delegation is done well, a manager is praised for his ability [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS Uniting the Religions of Process Improvement
| THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review blog (March 7, 2011). To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily Alerts, please click here. * * * When they set out to [.].
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW HBR's Best Videos, Infographics, Podcasts, and Slideshows of 2011
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2011
First off, our most popular podcast this year was Justin Fox's interview with Bob Pozen, " Productivity Secrets of a Very Busy Man." Our most-read slideshow in 2011 was " Difficult Conversations: Nine Common Mistakes." Wish You Worked Here: Beautiful, Productive Office Spaces. Well, a girl can dream.). Audio podcast. Slideshow.
RON EDMONDSON Trouble Communicating? Try Writing a Letter
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2011
Email quickly becomes an exchange of ideas that can almost be as counter-productive as the verbal communication. (I posted this several years ago. It remains one post that I’ve printed more than any other to give to individuals I meet with in my office. decided it was worth sharing again.). Please note, this is also NOT email.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY Fascinating Numbers: How Much Does Good Leadership Affect the Bottom-Line?
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
DDI completed a global leadership forecast study in 2011 with responses from 1,897 human resources professionals and 12,423 leaders from 74 countries. Leadership leadership organizational productivity organizational turnover performance managementHow much does good leadership affect the bottom-line? The study is rich with [.].
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW Make Time for Time
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2011
She understands that her business has a purpose bigger than product, and that she is in pursuit of something more than just making money. Are you multi-tasking your way to lower productivity? Personal effectiveness Productivity Time managementGive time for time." Are you working towards a purpose? This should not be the case.
THE ORGANIZED EXECUTIVE'S BLOG You’re it: Improving the rules of phone tag
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Luckily it wasn’t an urgent issue, but if it had been, it really could have thrown off productivity. Time Management communication phone tag productivity voice mailThis is a guest post by Kendall Martin, editorial contributor at Briefings Media Group. Have you ever experienced that dreadful back-and-forth game of phone tag?
CO2 Three Easy Steps to Boost Your IQ
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
General Newsletter business communications Communications Making Change Happen productivity WisdomGlenn Wilson, a psychiatrist at King’s College London University, found the IQ of those trying to respond to messages and fulfill work obligations fell by 10 points. This will lower expectations of those who you communicate with regularly.
LEAD ON PURPOSE Guest Post: Begging For Leadership Won’t Get You A Pocket Full of Change
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2011
It was revealed that a critical factor for the lack of motivation was the absence of encouragement to participate in quality control improvements for the products they created every day. product that is of high quality, delivered on time, with quick and effective handling of customer complaints, will enhance customer satisfaction.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Business Leaders in Denial: Emotional Connections Essential to Employee Engagement
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 2011
Here is a video from YouTube of a conversation I had earlier this year about leadership, employee engagement, productivity and innovation with Dr. Homer Erekson, Dean of TCU’s Neeley School of Business. Click here to view the embedded video.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY The September Management Journey Carnival
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Communication Blog Carnival change strategy communication emotional intelligence leadership management motivation organizational productivityWelcome to the inaugural edition of the Management Journey Carnival. This blog carnival presents recent posts from thought leaders around the web. Your time is valuable so let’s [.].
WOMEN ON BUSINESS Spicy in Philadelphia: Meet Melinda Emerson
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
Melinda began in local television as a producer and at the early age of 26 and spread her entrepreneurial wings to start her own video production company. I am having such a great time interviewing some of the presenters for the Pennsylvania Conference for Women [link] that will take place October 25 th in Philadelphia.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR The Performance Improvement Myth
| TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
product or service is pretty much pointless if there aren’t people to create, improve, sell and service it. As leaders, we all want our team to perform well. There are certain things that need to happen in order to move forward. Ah, the glory and beauty of performance improvement. Time to face reality. What’s the alternative?
COACHING TIP 3 Ways to Confront Economic Adversity in 2011
| TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2011
Al Weatherhead is the author of The Power Of Adversity and chairman and CEO of Weatherchem, a private manufacturer of plastic closures for food, spice, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. By Guest Author Al Weatherhead. Time and Patience. Nonetheless, business investment has stabilized and is ever increasing. Deregulation.
SIX DISCIPLINES Poor Leadership Costs Average Organization Over $1 Million Dollars Year
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
Employee productivity. Poor leadership leads to poor employee productivity. Research from Blanchard shows that direct report productivity can be improved 5-12% through better management practices. That’s over a million dollars a year for any organization with $15 million dollars or more in annual sales. Employee turnover.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY In 100 Words: You Get More With Honey Than Vinegar!
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2011
Motivation leadership management motivation organizational productivity organizational turnover people skillsIf you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you. They remain doubtful [.].
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY Is Your Alfred Hitchcock Rewards Program In Need Of A Mattell Hotwheels™ Upgrade?
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2011
Motivation management motivation organizational productivity people skills performance managementHave you ever wondered why some of your employees respond positively to the rewards that you provide while others seem unimpressed or worse ungrateful for your efforts? What’s the matter with these unimpressed team members?
REITER THINKS Feelings are an important part of selling. « Reiter Thinks
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
February 28, 2011 Reiter Thinks Leave a comment Go to comments I sell freedom. Can you describe your product without actually mentioning the product? They choose to buy it from you because they believe your product or service will give them the feelings, skills or convenience that they cannot provide for themselves.
LEADERS. BETTER. BRIGHTER. Leaders. Better. Brighter.™ · Teams Need to Focus on Their Purpose.
| MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
January 3, 2011 in L3 Leadership , Leadership development by Marc Michaelson | No comments Teams perform best when they define a true sense of purpose and consistently work towards it. Leaders. Better. Brighter.™ Most teams do not take the time necessary to define their purpose. Here a Three things to remember to focus on. Think big.
RON EDMONDSON 5 Current Tools Making Me a Better Leader
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
With so much of my time online, that means many of the tools that improve my productivity are applications or other online tools. I’m constantly attempting to be more efficient and effective with how I manage my time. have a few that are worth sharing. I’ve been a fan of StrengthsFinders since shortly after it was released.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY 5 Strategies to Engage Middle Managers
| FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Management organizational productivity people skills performance management strategic thinkingWith middle managers battered by the rapid rate of continual change and the organizational strains brought by the Great Recession, organizations face an engagement challenge as the global economy recovers. This will put a further strain on [.].
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW What Successful People Do Differently
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011
Managing yourself Personal effectiveness Productivity Time managementAn interview with Heidi Grant Halvorson , motivational psychologist and author of Nine Things Successful People Do Differently. Download this podcast.
COACHING TIP High-Trust Teams
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
Without trust, we are not only less happy as individuals but also less productive in groups. Trust is central to human existence. Like all social animals, human beings have an instinctive need to cooperate and rely on each other to satisfy their most basic emotional, psychological, and material needs. Robert F.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Products Chinese Consumers Want
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
With so many products and services now within people's reach, though, it's interesting to identify the new frontiers of growth. In 2010, 20% of China's urban consumers spent more money than they did the previous year because they were first-time buyers; that figure dropped to just 5% in 2011, according to our survey. billion.
LEADERSHIP FREAK 15 Ways to Fight Fair
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
Image source “Most organizations have far too little conflict,” Pat Lencioni at the 2011 World Business Forum. Friction between individuals based on personalities, backstabbing, and gossip stifles organizations, hinders productivity, and creates negative work environments. Solve it quickly. They never innovate.
GREAT LEADERSHIP 13 Tips for Setting Performance Measures
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
Ensure that targets are clearly aligned with corporate measures and goals so effort is cumulatively productive. Appropriate measures are also strong motivators because most employees want to excel, and knowing the target helps them self-measure. Involve your employees to enhance their involvement and ownership. Exercise caution here!
IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE Homeless, Not Helpless: Entrepreneurship in Unlikely Places | In the.
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2011
by John • November 13, 2011 • Branding , Life , Marketing • 5 Comments. His Product is entertainment. November 14, 2011 at 8:59 am. November 15, 2011 at 7:47 am. November 19, 2011 at 11:09 am. November 19, 2011 at 1:32 pm. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. Reply.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Productivity Payoff From the Corporate Lattice
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Having something productive to do saved my sanity.). For instance, 82 percent of the companies on Fortune's 2011 100 Best Companies to Work For list offer telecommuting options. So what about the concern that this change lowers productivity and performance? Managing people Productivity Work life balance
BUILDING PERSONAL STRENGTH Thoughts about Jared Lee Loughner - Feelings of Compassion for the.
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2011
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 Thoughts about Jared Lee Loughner - Feelings of Compassion for the Victims of the January 8 Shooting On Saturday, January 8, 2011, over 250,000 people on Earth died. But on Saturday, January 8, 2011, these six people, all Americans, died in Tucson, Arizona: - John Roll, 63, Arizonas chief federal judge.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY Three Questions You Must Ask to Improve Workplace Innovation and Creativity!
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 2011
Innovation change strategy management organizational productivity strategic thinkingStrategic questioning is a powerful tool for leadership, management, and coaching. It is also very useful for improving innovation and creativity in the workplace. It turns out with innovation and creativity however that three of the most powerful [.].
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD In Search of Happiness
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2011
Uncategorized connection culture employee engagement business speaker connection connection cultures E Pluribus Partners employee happiness employee motivation employee productivity employee retention fired up or burned out happiness leadership leadership speaker michael lee stallard relationships team building teambuilding teams teamwork
TANVEER NASEER Are Summer Vacations Becoming A Thing Of The Past?
| TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
Harris Interactive poll for JetBlue which found that while more than 60% of employees believed they deserved their vacation time, 57% had unused vacation time by the end of 2011. Indeed, according to the Expedia 2011 Vacation Deprivation Survey, US employees are beginning to “treat vacation as a luxury rather than a fact of life”.
SIX DISCIPLINES How Can You Improve Productivity?
| FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
Six Disciplines' CEO Gary Harpst joins Jim Blasingame (The Small Business Avocate) to talk about improving your employees’ productivity through a clear strategy and efficient (and more effective) technology. Do your employees focus on the purpose of the company? If not, that could be your biggest opportunity! Listen to the podcast here.
- 10 Ways to Think Different – Inside Apple’s Cult-Like Culture
Here is an article written by Steve Tobak for BNET (March 2, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Apple’s culture is as distinct as its products are groundbreaking. [.].
BUILDING PERSONAL STRENGTH House Speaker Boehner - Why He Won't Quit Smoking
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
Saturday, January 8, 2011 House Speaker Boehner - Why He Wont Quit Smoking In a January, 2011 AP article posted on Yahoo News, new Speaker of the House John Boehner (Rep., skip to main | skip to sidebar Building Personal Strength Helping people grow stronger for the challenges of work and life. Ohio) says that he smokes cigarettes.
N2GROWTH BLOG Shaking-up Leadership
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
Smart companies realize that if someone is performing below expectations, they need to be coached to productivity or replaced – there is no third option if a healthy organization matters to you. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. The same principle applies to business. Need to reinvigorate a stale enterprise? Thoughts?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW How App Management Can Give You An Edge at Work
| MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
In the course of discussing your impact on the enterprise, she asks a series of simple questions: What two apps do you use that have most increased your productivity, effectiveness, and impact over the past year? What two apps have most improved and enhanced the productivity and effectiveness of your direct reports? How do you know?
CREATE LEARNING Goal Setting & Time Management; Action, Execution & Getting It Done!
| FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2011
A new product that will provide you with the following benefits; Identifying and Aligning your goals , behaviors, abilities, and actions in a step by step process that will get you noticed and make you more successful. One-on-One time with me – in a personalized focused and accountable leadership process, that has shown results. 150.00.
EXECUPUNDIT Execupundit.com: Keep Your Powder Dry
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Keep Your Powder Dry Cultural Offering is stocking his basement with the necessities of life. He has enough survival products to last the family through one serious snowstorm and four zombie attacks.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Can We Humanize Organizational Cultures?
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
Pluribus Partners connection culture employee engagement human value leadership connection cultures employee motivation employee productivity fired up or burned out leadership speaker michael lee stallardCheck out this thought-provoking interview with Peter Block. Do you agree? Two articles Jason and I wrote are relevant to this topic.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Happiness at Work Podcast
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
Jason Pankau and I were guests on a podcast for clients of The Alter Group , one of America’s leading real estate development firms. The podcast host was Tom Silva, Vice President of the Alter Group. Our topic was happiness at work, leadership, employee engagement and employee motivation.
RICH GEE GROUP 2011: What Do You Want To Change? | Rich Gee Group
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2010
home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 2011: What Do You Want To Change? Now you know where you’ve been and what has happened to you , let’s begin to plan your new roadmap for 2011. What sucked?
- How to Kick the Multi-Tasking Addiction
Here is an article written by Margaret Heffernan for BNET (March 3, 2011), The CBS Interactive Business Network. Bob's blog entries and the BBC BBC Radio and Television BNET Breaking the cycle CNBC CNN Did Our Productivity Go? According to recent research, college [.].
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS The Parable Of The Cup Holder – The Power Of An “Unexpected Plus” (Customer Service 201)
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
Good people, who know their product, their company, their customers. So I was meeting with a group of account managers in a local company, helping them up their level of customer service. But they want to do better, to become better at what they do, to help their customers be much more than just satisfied [.].
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Only Way to Get Important Things Done
| TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
Managing yourself Productivity"How can I get 7-8 hours of sleep when I'm with my kids from the moment I arrive home, and I need some time for myself before bed?". How can I find time to exercise when I have to get up early in the morning and I'm exhausted by the time I get home in the evening?". Whitehead explained back in 1911.
THE PRACTICAL LEADER The First Ring: Basic Product/Service Meeting Requirements
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
The inner product ring is the basic, bare product, service, or core offering on its own. The customer appeal of that product or service depends on the extent to which it meets minimum requirements and specifications. Then we use the customer’s yardstick to measure the product or service’s quality level.
RAJESH SETTY Why MANY smart people are not social?
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2011
When I countered them quoting the case of Apple products that are marketed heavily, their response was that they are not against marketing but they want to create something that is marketing-worthy first. You and I both have met enough smart people who are not social. went on a journey to explore the reasons for the same.
CEO BLOG The Power of Reflective Thinking
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2011
CEO Blog - Time Leadership Saturday, January 15, 2011 The Power of Reflective Thinking Beautiful weather we have been having. think to some extent it also helps my productivity. Vishal Mantri vishalsmantri.blogspot.com At 2:52 AM , Increase Workplace Productivity said. bit of snow. have been over busy lately. My creativity.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Number One Key to Innovation: Scarcity
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
The "Productivity" method popularized by Tor Dahl is backed up by solid experience data. Innovation Product development ResearchHow should an enterprise go about inventing something novel and useful? Is there a structured thinking process that reliably produces results? On one level, this may not seem surprising.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Over-Connected, Are You?
| THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
Pluribus Partners connection culture leadership connection connection cultures employee engagement employee productivity fired up or burned out michael lee stallard overconnectionClick here to view the embedded video. Check out this thought-provoking presentation by MIT Professor Sheery Turkle. We are human beings not machines.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
Consulting Speaking Training Products KevinEikenberry.com About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Five Minutes – a Key to Successful Time Management by Kevin Eikenberry on January 28, 2011 in Decision Making , Leadership , Learning , Manage Projects , Personal Development Every leader I talk to tells me they are busy.
- Jonathan Franzen on why “Liking is for cowards. Go for what hurts.”
The title of this commentary is provided by Jonathan Franzen from an article of his that appeared in The New York Times (May 29, 2011) in which he explains why our infatuation with technology provides an easy alternative to love. The striking thing about all consumer products – and none more so than electronic devices [.].
STRATEGY DRIVEN Alternative Selection – Introduction
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2011
Forgotten Productivity Related Challenges to Process Reengineering’s Value Creation [ StrategyDriven Premium Content]. Leaders face the difficult challenge of selecting those few operational activities their organization will pursue from the multitude that are proposed every planning cycle. Focus of the Alternative Selection Topic. Articles.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW The Dangers of the Minimal Viable Product
| MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
One of Blank's disciples, Eric Ries , turned his wildly popular Startup Lessons Learned blog into The Lean Startup , one of 2011's best business books. One area that deserves particular attention is the notion of the minimal viable product (MVP). Sometimes, though, a Minimal Viable Product turns into a Mediocre Value Proposition.
- The Marketing Imagination: A book review by Bob Morris
The Marketing Imagination (Expanded Edition) Theodore Levitt Free Press (1986) Do not be misled by the date of this Expanded Edition: Of the more than 27 gazillion books on marketing now in print, none has had a greater impact than has this one. It is truly a masterpiece. By way of background, in 1960 (in [.].
MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE Leadership Caffeine: Supporting the Rise of the Informal Leader
| MONDAY, MARCH 28, 2011
Career Leadership Leadership Caffeine Leadership Skills Leading Change Management Education Middle Management Organizational Transformation Performance Product Management Project Management Talent Management Your Professional Development "To Do" List career development Informal Leader Management Innovation
LEAD ON PURPOSE Trust and Job Satisfaction
| THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2011
Building a culture of trust and collaboration provides incentive for growth, and fulfillment is a natural by-product. The Product Management Perspective: Developing trust is a key factor of product leadership. One of the most important keys to leading a team is creating an environment of trust. Admit mistakes. Listen to others.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY Fascinating Numbers – What Employees Want From Your Firm In These Difficult Economic Times
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
Motivation Business Trends Great Recession leadership management motivation organizational productivity people skills performance managementWe all know that the downturn in the economy has affected the entire country. For organizational leaders and operational managers, it has made their already difficult roles even more complicated.
SIX DISCIPLINES Literary magazine published exclusively in audio form
| MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
Related: Books in bite-sized portions — Every issue of new mag is a work of art — On product publishing: magazine on a bottle.). Featuring short fiction, essays, novel excerpts and interviews, The Drum is a Boston-based nonprofit that publishes 10 issues each year. Subscription holders get access to everything for USD 25 per year.
EXECUPUNDIT 21 Reasons Why Organizations Keep Idiots
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
Those who could make the firing decision have little contact with the individual's true work product. They have low expectations. They are waiting for someone to complain. They believe they are the only ones who see the ineptitude. They don't want to be judgmental. They see only the work that is done reasonably well. They like the person.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW Social Media in 2011: Six Choices You Need to Make
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
Make 2011 the year in which the web becomes a means of pursuing your personal and professional priorities, rather than an end in itself. The way you (and the rest of us) engage online in 2011 will set the pattern for our future. But remember that in 2011, as in every previous year, the amount of time you spend online will increase.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY A Tale of Two Managers
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2011
Click Here to Read The Complete Website Agreement A Tale of Two Managers January 11th, 2011 Robert Tanner Both good and bad managers have a lasting impact and they live in the memory of those who worked for them. Despite his style, Kurt got results and he was one of the most productive shift managers for the district. Thanks!
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS A video of Teresa Amabile’s TEDx program in Atlanta
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
Teresa Amabile is the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and a Director of Research at Harvard Business School and co-author of The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins to Ignite Joy, Engagement, and Creativity at Work. Originally educated as a chemist, Teresa received her doctorate in psychology from Stanford University.
QASPIRE BLOG Gandhi, Leadership And A Fews Lessons On Simplicity
| SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2011
Simplicity within a team is a product of leading them well. Jessica Cox Becomes First Pilot With No Arms By Hemal, January 17, 2011 @ 12:31 pm I have no other words than “Simply superb ! recently visited Sabarmati Ashram , one of the residences of Gandhi, where we got a glimpse into Gandhi’s life as a national leader.
N2GROWTH BLOG Leadership & The Expectation Gap
| SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2011
We have all found ourselves in the unenviable position of assigning work product only to end-up with the deliverable falling far short of expectations, while having the producer of said work product thinking they exceeded all expectations. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Thoughts?
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD Personal Connections are the New Currency
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
Many thanks to Deborah Mills-Scofield for complementing Fired Up or Burned Out in her Forbes.com blog post entitled “ Personal Connections are the New Currency..
RON EDMONDSON How to Begin a Daily Quiet Time in 5 Easy Steps
| SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2011
The goal is not to be mechanical or punch a clock here, but rather to provide structure, which will lead to productivity in your building your God relationship. Even better, it will soon become the best and most productive part of your day. I often encounter people who want to begin a daily quiet time, but they aren’t sure how.
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