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Strategic Diversification - success depends on execution !

Sidd Gavirneni

I do not completely agree

7 Ways To Lead Without Uttering A Single Word

Terry Starbucker

There is much written about the words leaders need to use, both in speech and on paper, to be effective. Words are certainly important, but there are are other, more subtle messages that leaders send every day through their actions (or

The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Maximizing Possibility

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend and that you are enjoying all the beauty the fall season has to offer!

Three Actions You Can Take to De-escalate Conflicts | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

Learn to apply these three actions and you can often de-escalate common conflict situations

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The Power of Tribes - Seth Godin

Orrin Woodward

Seth Godin, one of my favorite thinkers, discusses the power of tribes around the world.

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Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Success Never Goes on Sale

Orrin Woodward

Success never goes on sale, but most people spend their whole life dickering over the cost, never making the purchase.

Your Voice of Encouragement: Giving Support - The Fourth Step of.

Your Voice of Encouragement

In earlier posts, I detailed the first three steps of encouragement: LISTENING, AFFIRMING and OFFERING PERSPECTIVE.

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Do You Have a Balanced Reading (and Learning) Diet?

Kevin Eikenberry

The idea for this post comes with a tip of the hat to a high school friend, Jerry Gray, reconnected with first online.

"Imagine" - Remembering John Lennon

Building Personal Strength

I had just begun graduate school at Duke University when John Lennon's ballad "Imagine" came out. It was a poignant thought. It's easy if you try.

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Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Competition, Excuses, and Free Trade

Orrin Woodward

Competition ensures that winners won't buy their own excuses.

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Computer Security for Leaders

Modern Servant Leader


Management In A Picture

What Do You Want From Them

This was a lot of fun to create. I used the ipad app doodle buddy to draw the little pictures (yes, some of them were traced). What else should be included

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Time for Compassion and Generosity

Building Personal Strength

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We were married a week later. A few weeks ago, my sister-in-law had a similar procedure. I hope so.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Dreams or Dreads

Orrin Woodward

It's hard to light yourself on fire with your dream when you are busy wetting yourself with your dread. From athletes, salespeople, musicians

Learn The Art Of Effective Messaging

Eric Jacobson

Leading Through Fear « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

It happens even to the best and most experienced leader – fear.

The Secret to Mastering People Skills - Focus on One Skill at a Time

Building Personal Strength

Typical hard-charging managers don't want to fool around. They want to get it all done ASAP. The key is to concentrate. Post by Dennis E. Coates, Ph.D.,

Leading Clever Followers: 10 characteristics of clevers


I’ve seen it quite often. When asked, many leaders from CEOs to Presidents remark that the key to leading a great organization is to surround yourself with the smartest people, and let them go to work. Some even go so far as to recommend that leaders only hire people smarter than them. This sounds like a great strategy. They know their worth.

$600 billion in workplace theft and fraud. Yikes. So, what are you.

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

I recently finished reading Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely. Fascinating book. And depressing. million, and the average loss from a single

Eliciting Excellence – An Online Leadership and Learning Opportunity

Kevin Eikenberry

For 10 days, starting October 11th, you have the opportunity to learn from a different leadership expert every day for free. No cost.

Resilience - Brought to Your Knees, Will You Get Back Up?

Building Personal Strength

For some reason I've been thinking about this guy who used to be an independent sales associate for our company. Bad things happen at work.

Where Ideas Come From


Many leaders are charged with developing innovation in their organizations. How does groundbreaking innovation happen? Innovation innovation johnson

Discover Your Leader Grade

Eric Jacobson

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 68: Captain Alwyn Landry and the.

Weekly Leader

Plus Pam's Research Report of the Week

Open-mindedness - Let the New Knowledge In

Building Personal Strength

No one can visit that part of the building without the special elevator key that opens the doors. Processing the feedback was done off-site.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: quickpoint: Getting Out of the Way

Leading Blog

Check Out These Free Tips For Making An Effective Presentation

Eric Jacobson

Speechworks has published a free eBook entitled How to Create a Seven Minute Rifle Shot Presentation.

Mentor failures are our street-savvy friends

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

Can you name your mentors? Sure you can. Like your failures. Yes, you read that right. Your past failures as mentors

Get What You Want with Win-Win Conflict Resolution

Building Personal Strength

Can you remember the last time you were at odds with someone? You wanted something that the other person considered unacceptable. Step 1. Step 2.

Succeeding in New Worlds

Erika Andersen

It's the fictional story of an Englishman

Show You Care: Four must-have strategies to build feedback.


L3-TV: Emotional Intelligence assessments are dead last

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

The #1 answer? Emotional intelligence. In our second 17-second survey

Win-Win Conflict Resolution - A Face-off

Building Personal Strength

In Part One I outlined a simple four-step process for resolving conflict in a way that allows both people to get what they need. Now, illustrate the four steps. Steve: “I’m not going to St. Louis with you.“ Jill: “You’re what? What are you talking about? I need you there!“ Steve: “I’ve got too much on my plate, Jill. Jill: “But you have to be there.

Creating Satisfaction at Work: No Instant Pudding


As I reported last week in my article “ What is the truth about job satisfaction ?” the more satisfied people are with their jobs, the less likely they are to withdraw (show up late, call in sick, turnover) and the more likely they are to engage and perform at work. The power of satisfaction at work has always been good news to me. Bret L.