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How to Overcome Poor Presentation Skills

Coaching Tip

The higher you go up the corporate ladder, your technical skills become less important and your social skills become more important. Why is that? That requires face-to-face interactive conversations and presentations to various interested and influential parties. The fact is, people do judge by appearances. Why? . Memorize Your Start and Finish.

Why I Hate Religion, but Love Jesus

Ron Edmondson

Book Giveaway: Hell Is Real, but I Hate to Admit It. I Hate Job Titles. Encouragement Jesus

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Two Barriers Entrepreneurial Leaders Must Overcome to Empower Success

C-Level Strategies

The topic was how to be an entrepreneurial leader. It was a fascinating discussion with two key themes recurring througout the conversation: 1.

With Every Decision a Leader Makes…

Ron Edmondson

With every decision a leader makes … Some will agree. Some will disagree. Some won’t understand. Some won’t care. Leader: Get on your knees. Hear a word from God. Know clearly the vision God has placed on your heart. That’s what leaders do. How do you keep yourself strong when others are criticizing your decisions?

Leadership Creates Momentum (Inspiring Video)

ReThink HR

Whether or not you win this thing, you got to decide how you are going to walk out of here when it is all said and done! We all need momentum.

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Hate Your Job? Start Your Own Business.

Rich Gee Group

It's easier than you think. Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Life Coaching Ways & Tips Entrepreneurship

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“Steve Jobs was the greatest advocate for the customer I have ever seen” – the insight of the year!

First Friday Book Synopsis

Last Friday at our First Friday Book Synopsis, I presented my synopsis of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson for the first time. I repeated it to another audience on Tuesday and, I suspect, will do so a number of more times in the weeks/months to come. I have found that a book synopsis is a [.].

Three secrets to effective emails

Rajesh Setty

What is an effective email? One that achieves its purpose. clear set of expectations : from the recipient. Photo courtesy: neilpomerleau on flickr.

“Steve Jobs was the greatest advocate for the customer I have ever seen” – the insight of the year!

First Friday Book Synopsis

Last Friday at our First Friday Book Synopsis, I presented my synopsis of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson for the first time. I repeated it to another audience on Tuesday and, I suspect, will do so a number of more times in the weeks/months to come. I have found that a book synopsis is a [.].

6 Reasons You Should Hire a Website Designer to do your Website & Social Media

Women on Business

The benefits to working with an expert designer are numerous. Here are just a few: 1. Save Oodles of Time. A New Perspective. So hire a designer.

Five Reasons Performance Reviews Suck

Leadership Freak

** Every performance review I ever had was a colossal waste of time. The dust laying on yours indicates it’s not worth the paper it’s printed on. Performance reviews are like Santa Clause, they don’t really deliver.

This is how you can have motivated employees

Bernd Geropp

Tweet. Tweet Photo: benicce/ resource: www.photocase.de. Do you believe that your employees are demotivated ? Support instead of seduction. Trust.

Table the smartphone problem in meetings

The Organized Executive's Blog

No matter how stealthy people think they are being, other meeting participants know when they are checking messages or texting under the conference room table. So I immediately saw the workplace application when a friend told me about the phone stack. Anyone who picks up his or her phone must pay the tab for the entire table.

Part 4 of 4 Authorities That Every Manager Must Have: Authority to decide personal effectiveness appraisal and merit recognition.

Create Learning

Jaques 1998). Part 4 of 4 Authorities That Every Manager Must Have: Authority to decide personal effectiveness appraisal and merit recognition.

You Have the Right to Defend Your Stream

Managing Communities

photo credit: Gord Bell If you are like me, you have many different social streams of information that you pay attention to. These streams usually contain information from people that you have subscribed to in some way, whether you call it friending, following or something else. When we interact via platforms that have some sort [.].

RapidBI in top 100 Tweeters on Leadership

Rapid BI

A great list of people to follow on twitter who tweet about leadership. Proud to have been included. Management Evan Carmichael Leadership top list twitter

Your Invitation to Re-Energize Education

Steve Farber

If you’ll be in the area, please join us. If you won’t be in the area, tell your friends and colleagues who will. aboard the USS Midway.

Joe’s Journal: On Tyranny and the Organization (Part 2)

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 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 based at Claremont [.].

Lemonjello’s Leads by Example with Zero Waste Sustainability Policy

Modern Servant Leader

It is a common occurrence now: coffee shop patrons holding their trash in hand, searching in vain for a garbage can. Sustainability. Equal Exchange.

What business can do to restart growth

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Charles Roxburgh, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (September 2011), published by McKinsey & Company.

Leaders: Tips For How To Reach Your Goals

Eric Jacobson

In her 260-page book, Halvorson covers : • How to set a goal that you will pursue even in the face of adversity. • That will increase their motivation.

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What business can do to restart growth

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from still another outstanding article written by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika, and Charles Roxburgh, featured online by The McKinsey Quarterly (September 2011), published by McKinsey & Company.

Escape Velocity

CO2

If you want to escape from the pull of earth’s gravity, you need to jettison away at 7 miles per second. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that the greater the gravitational pull, the greater speed you must go to escape. Maybe it’s family, mortgages, tuition, commitments to charities, or other obligations.

Joe’s Journal: On Tyranny and the Organization (Part 2)

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 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 based at Claremont [.].

L2L Book Review: “Peak”

Linked 2 Leadership

Questions: As growing leaders in the business world, we might ask ourselves these questions. Why are some people and organizations more innovative, influential, and profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees? Why do some have repeat success? L2L Book Review To continue answering the questions above, [.].

Three secrets to effective emails

Rajesh Setty

What is an effective email? One that achieves its purpose. clear set of expectations : from the recipient. Photo courtesy: neilpomerleau on flickr.

What is Emotional Resiliency?

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

What Is Emotional Resiliency? Adapted From: Stress Management @ About.com. . What Influences Emotional Resiliency? Leadership development Leadership

New posts on #ecademy

Rapid BI

Ecademy member makes worlds top 100 tweeters list on Leadership Ecademy member makes worlds top 100 tweeters list on Leadership Well what do you know Today I received a tweet from Evan Carmichael, saying I have been included on his top 100 tweeters on leadership. Now if you don’t know Evan, he runs a well [.]. ecademy

Tip for Getting More Organized: Don't

Harvard Business Review

How much time do you spend each day getting better organized? Cut it in half. When it comes to investing time, thought and effort into productively organizing oneself, less is more. In fact, not only is less more, research suggests it may be faster, better and cheaper. Or key phrase search capabilities that were 20% better?

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The Right Mindset for Success

Harvard Business Review

An interview with Carol Dweck , professor at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Download this podcast. Education Motivation

Addicted

LeadStrategic

Smart phones. Have one? Love it? Of course you do! Smart phones (or any “text capable” phone for that matter) have made life different. We text.

Recommended Resource – How to Win Friends & Influence People

Strategy Driven

How To Win Friends and Influence People. by Dale Carnegie. About the Reference. This book unveils: The six ways to make people like you.

The Power of Idealistic-Realism: How Great Leaders Inspire and Transform

Harvard Business Review

Several years before I came to Campbell I worked for the CEO of Nabisco as part of his executive team. He asked his direct reports to confidentially take a test designed to provide insight into our ways of thinking. The test results identified me as an "Idealist-Realist." Rudy Giuliani understood this idea. We've all been there.