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RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] Introducing Evernote for Pastors
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
have partnered with my friend Ben Stroup to make this product available at a ridiculously low price, because we want to be a resource for pastors. I’m a pastor. love pastors and one of my favorite things to do is help pastors be better pastors. If I can find a tool that will make life easier or more efficient then I want to share it.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [2011, Products] Tenacity in 2012
| SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2011
The Product Management Perspective: Tenacity is key for creating great products. Product success does not come overnight, but instead comes over time, through consistent application of sound principles. Let tenacity drive your product vision; your company (and its shareholders) will thank you. Tenacity fuels persistence.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] 7 Things Which Help Me Focus
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
I’m fairly productive as a person, but the truth is, I get distracted easily and have a hard time staying focussed at times. There are a few things that help me focus. I’ve listed a few here. Deadlines – I work better under pressure. sometimes set my own deadlines. Exercise gives me the stamina to do the things I need to do.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] Social Medai 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.
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Products] Are You In Control?
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2011
His book has been, over the last decade, the most popular time and productivity management book and process on earth. Influence Leadership Learning Personal Development Quotations David Allen Getting Things Done productivityDavid Allen is best known for his book Getting Things Done. I hope today’s questions and action steps [.].
LEAD ON PURPOSE [2011, Products] Guest Post: How non-leaders can lead
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
The Product Management Perspective: Many of the behaviors described here are key to successful product management. Product managers need to keep a positive attitude and encourage their teams to work hard and work effectively. They need to listen to the market and learn what makes potential buyers want to buy their products.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR [2011, Products] Top 5 Signs Of A Toxic Culture
| THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011
Here are 5 signs of a toxic culture: Rampant gossip/rumors – When the rumor mill has more productivity than your organization, you are in trouble. If you saw green glowing ooze with a nasty vapor rising from it, how close would you get? You wouldn’t find me within a thousand feet of it, depending on the direction of the wind.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES [2011, Products] Getting Comfortable With Discomfort: the Art of Transformation
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 27, 2011
Here’s wishing you all a transformative 2011! Craig Juengling January 27, 2011 at 7:49 am Lisa, thank you for this post. Reply @mckra1g January 27, 2011 at 8:19 am I posted on @cspenn ‘s “Palin Post that last year’s word for me was “focus. Where am I recognizing this lately? Many, many thanks.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
TANVEER NASEER [2011, Products] Three Rules of Three for Successful Communications
| MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
business leadership communication presentation productivity teamwork understandingToday’s piece is a guest post by Mike Figliuolo , the founder and Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC. Mikes writes about leadership on the The thoughtLEADERS Blog and has an upcoming book on leadership that is slated to be released later this year. Never.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] The Steve Jobs Way
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
He understands the mindset of the people he wants to create products for because he is one of them. He knows that you have to become the product to lead well. He finds powerful ways to make certain every employee is convinced that he knows their contribution is essential to the product’s success.” Passion fuels his outbursts.
IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE [2011, Products] A Manifesto’s Unbridled Power
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2011
Cook said, W e’re on the face of the earth to make great products. We believe we need to own and control the primary technologies behind the products that we make and participate only in markets where we can make a significant contribution. Manifestos ignite people into action. Apple is a very good example. Capture Core Values.
- [2011, Products] New insight into the productivity of early and late risers
The old adage was that if you go to bed early and rise early that this is the recipe for success. In our age of flexible working however it seems inconceivable to force people to work to a rigid doctrine of when work is expected of them. You are not watching this post, click to start watching
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Products] 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.
STRATEGY DRIVEN [2011, Products] The Future of Business Is Social: Seven Principles That Lead to.
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2011
This book will show you, as an employee, customer or partner, how to use new social technologies, make yourself heard, and produce better products and services. After all, it’s a good thing to understand what your customers need and want and how they interact with your products and services. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Find Your Four Voices For Innovative and Creative Problem Solving
| TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
Management communication management organizational productivity strategic thinkingOne of the best lessons I learned as a new business manager in my early twenties was that I did not have to possess all of the answers for our unit problems. It was liberating when I learned and accepted that many of the best answers came from other people.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] Productivity, Multitasking, and the Death of the Phone
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
Communication Productivity TechnologyFeatured Guest: Sherry Turkle, MIT professor and author of Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other. Download this podcast.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
Level three – PRODUCTION – recognizes that relationships alone are not enough. Production level leaders are followed because of what they have done for the organization. Production may win games, but People Development wins championships.” Over 30 years ago, John Maxwell began developing the 5 Levels of Leadership.
WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM THEM [2011, Products] Work-Life Balance For Workaholics
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
Soon you will be able to afford to buy more boats, set up your own company, your own production plant for canned food and distribution network. WORK IS LIFE I have never read a post about work-life balance that convinced me I should find balance in my life. have a very high locus of control ; I know I could change my lifestyle if I wanted to.
IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE [2011, Products] Old Brands. New Hands. Last Stands | In the CEO Afterlife
| MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2011
by John • August 1, 2011 • Branding , Marketing • 0 Comments. After the stint at Bristol-Myers, I moved on to Beecham Products (now GlaxoSmithKline) as Brand Manager of Brylcreem Hairdressing, Macleans Toothpaste and Silvikrin Shampoo. December 2011. November 2011. October 2011. September 2011.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
- [2011, Products] How music at work impacts productivity
The issue of whether to allow music at work is often a divisive one. Last year Ellis Rich, chairman of PRS for Music, suggested that music might have a role to play when it comes to things like staff motivation and customer retention. You are not watching this post, click to start watching
NEXT LEVEL BLOG [2011, Products] “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.
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Products] 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?
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Products] 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 [.].
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] Pozen on Personal Productivity
| MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
In a seven-part series on personal productivity, Bob Pozen , chairman emeritus of MFS Investment Management and a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, talked to HBR's Justin Fox about balancing work and life. The key to a productive day? Managing yourself Personal effectiveness Productivity Time managementSep 27, 2010).
LEADERSHIP FREAK [2011, Products] Who is your organization becoming
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
Products and sums: Organizations have identity in the present and trajectory toward the future that goes beyond products and [.]. Image source Great vision ends in being not doing; it surpasses activities. Great vision answers the questions who do we want to become. What you want to do is important; who you want to become essential.
SIX DISCIPLINES [2011, Products] The Relationship Between Productivity And Inflation
| FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
"Focus on the process and productivity will follow.". Six Disciplines' CEO Gary Harpst joins Jim Blasingame (The Small Business Advocate) to discuss the correlation between productivity and inflation, and why manufacturing is outperforming the service sector with regard to productivity. Listen to the podcast here.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [2011, Products] Looking for the Perfect Job? Become an Entrepreneur
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
For some business owners, this is about creating a game-changing product. You can make changes to the business, scale up or scale back, change your role within the business, create new products and services, work on your own terms and take (as many) vacations as you would like. At the time, it sounded like a fantasy. Author Bio.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Products] 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.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] 6 Concepts for Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2011
Demand creators figure out how to solve the big and little hassles we all face—and they make our days easier, more convenient, more productive, and simply more fun,” writes Adrian Slywotzky in Demand. What you don’t see if often what makes or breaks the product. Fix the Hassle Map. Build a Complete Backstory. Find the Triggers.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] 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.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES [2011, Products] 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.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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.
TERRY STARBUCKER [2011, Products] Don't Do Second Things First (A Core Lesson in Productivity)
| SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010
Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Don’t Do Second Things First (A Core Lesson in Productivity) by Starbucker on June 27, 2010 Remember those yellow legal note pads? Yes, there was actually a time like that, as strange as it may seem now. Sure I could.
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Products] 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?
THE ORGANIZED EXECUTIVE'S BLOG [2011, Products] 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?
CEO BLOG [2011, Products] Cloud Computing Trends
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Landmark survey identifies 2011 cloud automation trends and indicates cloud automation will spur sales growth. Business leaders who completed the survey cited the single, biggest challenge facing their companies in 2011 as sales growth (42% of respondents). I thought the following press release was of interest.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR [2011, Products] 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.
FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS [2011, Products] 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 [.].
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES [2011, Products] 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.
LEAD ON PURPOSE [2011, Products] 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….
COACHING TIP [2011, Products] 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.
YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME [2011, Products] Meetings ~ Eight Steps to Making them Productive
| SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2011
Sometimes we came away from these gatherings with something useful but mostly, to be honest, it wasn’t a very productive way to spend our time. It happened every Friday morning. We would be there for just over an hour, sometimes longer, as we each took a turn to inform the others about our activities at that particular red-hot moment.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] 5 Leadership Lessons: EntreLeadership
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
The people on your payroll are not units of production, they are people. Dave Ramsey defines EntreLeadership as “the process of leading to cause a venture to grow and prosper.” Entreleaders know how to blend their entrepreneurial passion with servant-like leadership that motivates employees through persuasion instead of intimidation.
MILLS SCOFIELD [2011, Products] 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 ?
TANVEER NASEER [2011, Products] 5 Strategies To Free Your Team From Organizational Silos
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
For example, an organization’s R&D team will value efforts that help the organization create improvements or innovations to their product/service line to become or maintain their position as a leader in their industry. the marketing team’s contribution).
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Leading Change (Step 5): Empower Broad Based Action
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
Change Management change strategy leadership management organizational productivity strategic thinkingIn my previous posts on John Kotter’s Eight Steps for Leading Change, I covered the roles of senior leadership and the guiding coalition in preparing the organization for a major change effort.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Middle Managers Get No Respect!
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
Management Great Recession management organizational productivity organizational turnover performance managementThe late Rodney Dangerfield was a great comedian who talked about how he never got no respect. We are fortunate that modern technology preserves his comedic genius and allows us to still enjoy his no respect routine.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] 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?
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] Great by Choice
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
10Xers shared a set of behavioral traits — fanatic discipline , empirical creativity , and productive paranoia —all held together by a central motivating force, Level 5 Ambition —the passion for a cause larger than themselves and infused with the will to do whatever it takes to make good on that cause. Don’t overreact to events.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES [2011, Products] Lands’ End Contest Confirms Strategic Role of Pinterest for Brands
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2011
The Lands’ End Canvas brand sees Pinterest as, “the intersection of style and social, and…a natural visual platform to showcase the brands’ image and product.” We officially launched the Lands’ End Canvas Pinterest page on November 17, 2011. The Rise of Pinterest. Absolutely. Thank you!
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Abandonment for Innovative and Creative Problem Solving
| THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011
Innovation management organizational productivity performance management strategic thinkingSometimes the best strategy for solving a difficult problem is to leave it alone. This advice can be hard to accept for the hard-driven, results oriented manager. It is still good advice however.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] In 100 Words or Less: What The Best Leaders Do!
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
Leadership emotional intelligence leadership motivation organizational productivity performance managementThe best leaders are not interested in having their own way, but in finding the best way. Wilfred Peterson Some leaders make the mistake of believing that their knowledge is superior. Staff [.].
KEVIN EIKENBERRY [2011, Products] 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.
LINKED 2 LEADERSHIP [2011, Products] 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.
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [2011, Products] 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.
LEADING BLOG [2011, Products] 5 Leadership Lessons: The Velocity Manifesto
| FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
Technology enables velocity—the speed of getting products to market, the speed of delivery, the speed of analytics, and the list goes on. Speed is our friend in almost every case. An organization’s digital plumbing is what facilitates this speed, and it has become the single most important variable for success in many organizations.
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Products] 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!
GREAT LEADERSHIP [2011, Products] *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 [2011, Products] Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? | N2Growth Blog
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011
Posted on January 21st, 2011 by admin in Leadership , Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? Which hat, or hats do you wear? CEO…that title sounds good doesn’t it? As the founder, can you, or should you, attempt to grow with the company? WORDPRESS! [.]
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Tom Peters on the 18 Second Boss!
| FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
Communication communication leadership management organizational productivity performance managementAs a child my Dad would encourage me to listen more by saying, You’re not learning anything new, Bob, when you’re talking! used to hate to hear him say this but with time I learned he was right on this point also.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] 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.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
QASPIRE BLOG [2011, Products] “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?
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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?
N2GROWTH BLOG [2011, Products] 10 Steps to Creating a Talent Advantage
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2011
You may have technology or a product that gives you an edge, but your people determine whether you develop the next winning technology or product.. You need to ask yourself the following question: Who are the least productive members of your team? Coach them to productivity or replace them – there is no third option.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Management Toolbox – Improving Productivity with a Lessons Learned.
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2010
He provides training and development, managerial and organizational assessments, and management coaching services. With over 20 years of management experience, Robert is a seasoned business practitioner. His clients include Fortune 100 firms, small and medium sized businesses, and public agencies. He was featured in Smart Business Magazine. Thanks!
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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?
COACHING TIP [2011, Products] 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.
THREE STAR LEADERSHIP [2011, Products] 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.
THE LEADERSHIP ADVISOR [2011, Products] 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?
LEAD ON PURPOSE [2011, Products] 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.
RON EDMONDSON [2011, Products] 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 [2011, Products] In 100 Words: Human Potential is a Terrible Thing to Waste!
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
Leadership organizational productivity organizational turnover people skills performance managementHuman Potential is a Terrible Thing to Waste! At the time, I thought about the negative impact of ineffective leaders [.].
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [2011, Products] 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.
C-LEVEL STRATEGIES [2011, Products] The End of Business Leadership as Usual
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
Brian Solis has written an exceptional book entitled, “ The End of Business as Usual ,” in which he raises several critical points about how business leaders will need to evolve and adapt their mindset and approach to meet the evolving needs of consumers. The Culture Code. ’ The answer is, change. ” 2. See you then! ~.
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [2011, Products] 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.
- [2011, Products] 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. [.].
WOMEN ON BUSINESS [2011, Products] 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.
CO2 [2011, Products] 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.
COACHING TIP [2011, Products] 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 [2011, Products] Choice Helps High-End Products, Hurts Low-End Products
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2011
If you want your customers to care about product quality, give them a choice. Of course the opposite rule also holds, and our findings have implications for firms that seek to compete on price with me-too products. This post is part of the HBR Forum, The Future of Retail. What's the explanation behind this phenomenon?
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Not More Of That “Touchy-Feely” Stuff!
| TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2011
Management change strategy leadership management motivation organizational productivity organizational turnover people skills performance managementSignificant organizational development efforts generally bring some resistance. This is especially the case when the effort is in the people skills area.
MANAGEMENT IS A JOURNEY [2011, Products] Listening for Innovative and Creative Problem Solving
| MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
Communication change strategy communication leadership management motivation organizational productivity performance management strategic thinking survival skillsListening gets less respect it seems in the discussion and development of management and leadership skills! Listening is also critical for innovative and creative problem solving.
- [2011, Products] 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 [.].
IN THE CEO AFTERLIFE [2011, Products] 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.
ERIC JACOBSON [2011, Products] How To Use E-mail Effectively In Your Company
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011
Books For Managers Productivity Boosters Management Leadership Books Leadership General Management Skills Communications Skills Leadership SkillsHere are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. written by Denny F. Keep e-mails short. Stay accountable.
SIX DISCIPLINES [2011, Products] 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.
- [2011, Products] 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 [.].
- [2011, Products] 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 [.].
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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 [2011, Products] 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.
MICHAEL LEE STALLARD [2011, Products] 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.
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