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5 Myths about Introversion from Harvard Business Review

C-Level Strategies

Harvard Business Review. I aim to dispel them here. Introversion Myth #1: Being Introverted is the same as Being Shy. There is no direct correlation.

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Why Should Anyone Be Led By You?

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Why should anyone be led by you? This is the seminal question for all leaders. Thoughts?

7 Marks of a Great Leader

Ron Edmondson

There are some characteristics which set a great leader apart from mediocre leaders. Great leaders are multidimensional. What markers did I miss?

Telling a Story that Influences Others

Kevin Eikenberry

There are many reasons you might want to tell a story. You could tell a story to entertain, to inform, or to get a laugh. You could tell a story to a friend, write it in a blog post, or include it in a presentation. While there are many situations when a story can be [.].

What Do You Need to do More Of?

Aspire-CS

I’ve not yet read the biography of Steve Jobs, but have certainly heard a lot about his leadership since he passed away. It strikes me that he wasn’t good with people (this may be an understatement, by the way). Stories of his arrogance, selfishness, explosive personality, and demeaning others abound. We are all human. Listen to them.

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You Can’t Learn Anything with Your Mouth Open

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Self Leadership I was sitting in a coffee shop writing a post and there was interview going on at the next table. What struck me, as I tried to write, was the amount of time the interviewer spent talking to versus listening to the interviewee.

What we should learn from team’s…

ReThink HR

Reprint: The Wheel of Innovation. Leadership Learning Management Collaboration Innovation Lessons Learned Teamwork

“Don’t Be So Stupid, Stupid” – A Reminder For Those Seeking Talent

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bumblers keep creating crises that didn’t need to happen. George Anders, The Rare Find: Spotting Exceptional Talent Before Everyone Else —————- Have you ever done anything stupid? OK – maybe you haven’t. But I have.

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True Leadership: Hearing the Littlest Voice

Linked 2 Leadership

Leadership comes in all shapes and sizes. It shows up in every aspect of life. It really hits home when it becomes a life and death situation. Especially when the life and death situation is a family member. My Story In 1988, my family faced a medical situation that even I, as a doctor, couldn’t [.].

Thinking Fast and Slow

Kevin Eikenberry

Today’s Resource Recommendation is Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman What do you get when a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology decides to put his thinking and work into one book? You get a book listed by The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, [.].

Pay It Forward - How job hunters can make a difference

Chartered Management Institute

If you've not already seen it, then do buy or hire a copy of "Pay it Forward" on DVD and watch it. It's based on a novel by Catherine Ryan Hyde of the same name. Wikipedia explains the " pay it forward " concept as one of: You are not watching this post, click to start watching

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Don’t Hesitate When You Need to Be Decisive

Your Voice of Encouragement

We once hired a graphic artist who blew us away with the quality of his portfolio. Most of the time people don’t make decisions this quickly.

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Turning Resolutions into Reality

Marshall Goldsmith

"I always make new year's resolutions but seldom live up to them. Do you have any suggestions for helping my resolutions become reality?" I am going to delegate this response to my daughter, Kelly Goldsmith. Kelly is a Whitebox Doctoral Fellow at Yale, where she received her Ph.D. in Behavioral Marketing. losing weight) or short-term cost (e.g.

Good Online Community Management is Censorship

Managing Communities

One of the reasons that words matter so much is that different words prompt different emotional reactions from people. If you call someone a spammer, they are more likely to react defensively than if you said that they were advertising. Even though, when it comes to the action, these are the same thing. Let’s take [.].

Control Freaks in Management

LDRLB

After interviewing more than 10,000 employees at 600+ companies, you start noticing patterns in management, as I’ve written about in Managing (Right) for the First Time. One of the most fascinating to me is the overwhelming presence of control freaks. Management seems to attract control freaks in inordinate numbers. Right. Not one book, but three.

Action and Mental Garbage Model

Management Craft

I hope you have a great week. Here is a quick model that I hope helps you shape your week. Why do we need to list our values?

14 tips to help you be more productive ‘getting things done’ in 2012

Krishna De

As we approach the end of the first month of the year how are you progressing with your objectives and goals? Use an alternative tool to email. Slowly.

Trust Happens on Purpose Within Teams, Workshop

Create Learning

Contact. mike@create-learning.com call 1-716-629-3678. Increase the Trust within your organization, team, management. it is not an accidental property.

14 tips to help you be more productive ‘getting things done’ in 2012

Krishna De

As we approach the end of the first month of the year how are you progressing with your objectives and goals? Use an alternative tool to email. Slowly.

Godin on the Pricing Formula

Execupundit

Years ago, my bosses and I needed to finalize the pricing for a new line of software I was launching. In the room we had MBAs from Harvard (2), Stanford, Tuck and, I think, Wharton. We had three prices in mind, and the five of us couldn't agree. So we did the only scientific thing: we flipped a coin (two out of three, just to be sure).

Mass Affluence: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries "The New Rules of Marketing" B. Joseph Pine Bill Stinnett Brian Johnson Gerald Zaltman Harvard Business Review Press How Customers Think James B. Twitchell James H.

10 Ways to Network Like a Pro in 2012

Roundtable Talk

It’s the year of the Dragon and time to stop acting like a mouse and make good on your annual resolution to get out and network! Enjoy! Try LinkedIn.

Use February’s Bonus Day for R & R Time

The Practical Leader

There are many, many fascinating aspects to this part of the world. A big one is the enormity of the Pacific Ocean.

How to Connect with the C-Suite

Leadership Freak

CEOs and others in the C-Suite make or break careers. This article begins a short series designed to help you connect with C-Level leaders. Danger: The further away from the C-Suite you are the further away you should stay. The first thing Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell’s Soup, said when I asked for his [.].

How to Work with Someone You Hate

Harvard Business Review

Working with someone you hate can be distracting and draining. Pompous jerk, annoying nudge, or incessant complainer, an insufferable colleague can negatively affect your attitude and performance. Fortunately, with the right tactics, you can still have a productive working relationship with someone you can't stand. What the Experts Say. he explains.

How to Connect with the C-Suite

Leadership Freak

CEOs and others in the C-Suite make or break careers. This article begins a short series designed to help you connect with C-Level leaders. Danger: The further away from the C-Suite you are the further away you should stay. The first thing Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell’s Soup, said when I asked for his [.].

Create a Meaningful Life Through Meaningful Work

Harvard Business Review

In case you haven't been following my tell-all confessional — I mean Twitter feed — lately, I've been in Manhattan for the last few weeks. And boy, have they been tedious: mostly, about eking out slightly sharper terms for deals for more yawn-inducing stuff (whether flicks, financial instruments, or kicks) that's destined not to matter.

Something in the Air Tonight

Execupundit

Big political day in Florida tomorrow, but I doubt if any of the campaign commercials approach this

Just How Risky Is Entrepreneurship, Really?

Harvard Business Review

There are two views on entrepreneurship in America: the first (largely feigned), that it is a pure virtue like freedom of speech or religion, and the second (real) attitude that it is largely a game for the naïve. Entrepreneurship is a deviation, an occupation for heroes, heroic for the reasons it can't be recommended: it's just too unsafe.

YPO in Panama

CEO Blog

I am just back from a YPO event in Panama. I had never been there. Interesting country. They have only 3.5 It was a great holiday. +

Leadership Skills: You and $$$$$$$

Women on Business

For the love of money! One of the best leadership teachers in any era comes in the form of paper or metal. You fill in the blank.

De Bono: Thinking as a Skill

Execupundit

Edward de Bono lecturing on his Six Thinking Hats : Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Part Five Part Six

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Understanding J.C. Penney's Risky New Pricing Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Penney CEO Ron Johnson recently unveiled ambitious plans to transform the 110-year-old department store chain into a 21st century retail powerhouse. Leveraging his experience at Target and Apple, Johnson aims to create 80 to 100 highly-branded "stores within a store" (e.g. a Martha Stewart boutique). The lynchpin of J.C. My verdict? Also, the J.C.

Top 3 Change Management Mistakes

Leading Strategies

Change is a healthy part of any enterprise intent on thriving long-term. History, and even present day, is littered with countless examples of those who failed to change in timely response to the market and disappeared as a result. In short, failure to adapt eventually means irrelevance, regardless of the organization type. Bad move.