Wed.Sep 07, 2011

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Never Forget Who’s Paying You

Ron Edmondson

If you have a job. Be thankful for those providing you an income. I’m not trying to sound boastful or arrogant or like a really old man. Retail.

“That Used To Be Us” – “The Great Stagnation” – Still, We Keep Asking, Where Will the Jobs Be?

First Friday Book Synopsis

We’re going to be hearing a lot about jobs in the coming days. We should have been hearing about it more, a whole lot more, but there have been too many fires to put out. And the bad news is they are not out. They are not contained. (I I intend this metaphorically, but at this [.].

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Leadership & Presence

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Can you be a true leader without possessing a command presence? When you speak does anyone listen?

Don’t Address the HOW until you Address the WHAT

Ron Edmondson

Don’t spend too much time on the how…until you decide the what. Is this an idea worth pursuing? Are you willing to give it a try?

How to Balance Work and Life

Linked 2 Leadership

Does work/life balance exist? I was interviewed about a week ago about being a working mother and received the infamous question about work life balance: How do you juggle it all and have some sense of balance? I soooo wanted to tell women what we all want to hear. It is that: I have found [.]. Life Balance

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Five rules for executive product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The original idea for starting Lead on Purpose was a recognition that product managers have the need to lead (inspire, motivate, guide) people who do not report them. Their success depends, to a large extent, on people in other parts of the organization. The PMs who take a leadership approach to their job have the most success.

Ethics Training Shouldn’t Be Boring

Leading in Context

Ethics Training Shouldn't be Boring Keeping people engaged in the process of learning about ethical leadership is important. I see so many tweets from people attending ethics classes about how bored they are and how they already know the material that's being reviewed. Are these participants learning?

Innovation and 21st Century Learning

Create Learning

Innovation & 21st Century Learning. View more presentations from michael cardus. Setting action and ideas into what could be better.

Still Waiting for Superwoman

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Richard D. Kahlenberg for Slate magazine. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * What Michelle Rhee’s fans don’t get about education reform The national press and political class adore Michelle Rhee, who ran the D.C. public schools from 2007 until 2010. She’s [.].

Prepare daily for annual evaluations

Bud to Boss

By Amy Beth Miller, editor of The Organized Executive. The first time I had to write a formal employee evaluation, I had to write half a dozen and I was unprepared. The company’s policy called for the entire staff to receive year-end reviews, and I spent days working on those documents. My evaluations became more comprehensive and fair.

Still Waiting for Superwoman

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Richard D. Kahlenberg for Slate magazine. To read the complete article, please click here. * * * What Michelle Rhee’s fans don’t get about education reform The national press and political class adore Michelle Rhee, who ran the D.C. public schools from 2007 until 2010. She’s [.].

The 5 Essentials of Personal Leadership (In My Own Words)

Terry Starbucker

Recently I had an opportunity to sit in front of a camera and talk about my personal leadership philosophy (thanks to Yasmin at IamERL.com ).

The New Gold Standard: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Joseph A. Diana Oreck empower people with authority as well as responsibility through trust in their ability and eagerness to live The Motto global learning Joseph A.

Pareto: 80% of Your Time is Spent on Trivialities

Leadership Freak

The 80/20 rule (Pareto Principle) indicates 80% of your activities are trivial and 20% deliver results. Who wants to go to their CEO and say I’m wasting 80% of my time? It’s shocking to suggest that 80% of an employee’s time is available for richer activities. It’s even more uncomfortable to apply that rule to [.].

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Joseph A. Michelli: Second Interview

First Friday Book Synopsis

Joseph A. Michelli is an internationally sought-after speaker, author, and organizational consultant who has been described as “catching what is right in the world and playfully sparking people and businesses to grow toward the extraordinary.” Michelli also [.]. Bob's blog entries John Yokoyama Joseph A.

A Good Time to Check Your Balance and Timeless Leadership Learning

The Practical Leader

As students head back to school this is a good reminder to check our balance and leadership learning. An Offer to Turbo Charge Your Leadership.

Avoid These 3 Mistakes When Presenting

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Delivering a successful presentation requires preparation and practice. You need to gain the trust of your audience and convey your message clearly. Here are three mistakes you should [.].

Jeffrey Tucker On the F Word: Learning From Failure

Bird's Eye View

Mostly, Tucker's article focuses on Google and how it used the failure of Google Buzz to launch Google Plus which may turn out to be a success.

The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Next Level Blog

Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post called Can This Marriage (Customer, Team, Leader) Be Saved? in which I referenced a book called The 5 Love Languages and riffed a bit on how those might be. Please click the headline to read the whole story. Books executive presence Personal Presence

Screwing Up - or Succeeding - By the Numbers

Execupundit

Something to reflect upon: Cultural Offering on the power of routines

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StrategyDriven Welcomes Jeff Kortes

Strategy Driven

The StrategyDriven family is proud to introduce Jeff Kortes as our newest contributing author! Speaking Engagements. Consider leaving a comment!

Adaptive Artist: Dean Cornwell

Execupundit

Art Contrarian considers the changing work of Dean Cornwell

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Would you like to advertise to 90,000 managers?

Chartered Management Institute

The CMI National Conference is fast approaching, and to help you be a part of the action we're re-building our popular sponsorship wall from last years event. link]. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Boost Your Energy

Execupundit

Gretchen Rubin at The Happiness Project on energy level and self-control

The Five Secrets of High-Performing Organizations

Six Disciplines

Our research over the past decade at Six Disciplines has revealed that the best performing businesses have five factors in common: A strong leadership team. The ability to attract and retain quality people. A disciplined approach to their business. The ability to strategically use technology. The wise use of trusted outside providers.

Joe’s Journal: On Measuring Performance

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the latest post by Joseph A. Maciariello featured in the Joe’s Journal series at the Drucker Exchange (Dx) sponsored by the Drucker Institute. The Drucker Exchange (the Dx) is a platform for bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action tank [.].

Strategy Execution Newsletter - September 2011 - The Strategic Planning Edition

Six Disciplines

Strategic Planning: THIS Time, Do It Differently - Do It Right ! September means "back to school" time. In business, it means closing out Q3, leading to the final quarter of the year, and the annual strategic planning season. How will you approach your strategic planning session this year? What will you do - differently? Not sure where to start?

9/11

Execupundit

Reflections on the 9/11 attacks : Victor Davis Hanson Christopher Hitchens Michael J. Lewis

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Strategy Execution Newsletter - September 2011 - The Strategic Planning Edition

Six Disciplines

Strategic Planning: THIS Time, Do It Differently - Do It Right ! September means "back to school" time. In business, it means closing out Q3, leading to the final quarter of the year, and the annual strategic planning season. How will you approach your strategic planning session this year? What will you do - differently? Not sure where to start?

The Types of Smart

Execupundit

An assertion that someone is very smart tells you very little. We've all known people in school who made marvelous grades and yet we wouldn't hire them to watch paint dry. They are academically smart but they lack common sense and - my old favorite - street smarts. Many of our teachers were in that category.]

9 Traits That Make Great Employees Outstanding

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Jeff Haden for BNET, 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. * * * Everyone knows great employees are dependable, reliable, proactive, great team [.].

Creativity Break

Execupundit

The genius of Buster Keaton

The Five Secrets of High-Performing Organizations

Six Disciplines

Our research over the past decade at Six Disciplines has revealed that the best performing businesses have five factors in common: A strong leadership team. The ability to attract and retain quality people. A disciplined approach to their business. The ability to strategically use technology. The wise use of trusted outside providers.

The Problem of the Post Office

Execupundit

Megan Mcardle presents two incompatible charges. Consider the management problems that flow from that division