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Getting more from your training programs | McKinsey Quarterly []

Weekly Leader

Good advice for maximizing the return on your training investments. leadership leadershipdevelopment training mckinsey

Effective Communication: What DO You Want?

The Recovering Engineer

This morning, I read a great post by my friend and colleague Kevin Eikenberry.

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Learn from Your Experiences

Your Voice of Encouragement

To learn from your experiences, it's important to reflect on what happened – for your successes and mistakes.

Orrin Woodward Leadership Team :: Source Code for Success

Orrin Woodward

Imagine buying a classic Porsche 911, a luxury 2-door sports coupe made in Stuttgart, Germany.

10 Ways To Stop Worrying About Your Job.

Rich Gee Group

It's still tough out there. You probably know at least one person who is unemployed (maybe more). So what do you do

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Perseverance - Three Things to Remember when Bad Things Happen

Building Personal Strength

“I'd like people to know that you can recover from life adversity. Once you give up, the game is over

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Your Process SUCKS! I am NOT a jerk & tell me the behaviors you want.

Create Learning

Process development, systems improvement. Team Building & Leadership Expert Michael Cardus. Met some friends for a focus group at a local coffee place.

Why Hiring Is Like Playing Blackjack, And 3 Rules To Increase Your.

Terry Starbucker

(Part II of a two-part series on Leadership and Team Building –click here for Part I). Once I made the decision to give up the control I worked so hard to get, and become a leader instead of a micromanager, the next step was building a

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 50 – An Interview with.

Strategy Driven

These podcasts elaborate on the best practice

Abundance Mentality vs. Deficit Mentality

Building Personal Strength

When Kathleen and I visited Palo Duro Canyon, we stayed in the nearby town of Canyon, home of West Texas A & M, sister university to Texas A & M.

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Leadership Solutions Focus in Practice

Create Learning

Working with a leadership team of 5 people including the COO of the organization.

0111 | Jim Kouzes


What is the Truth About Leadership? Jim Kouzes has been a fixture in the world of leadership studies for over 30 years. He is co-author, with Barry Posner, of the seminal The Leadership Challenge and the duo have just released a new book, The Truth About Leadership. References Resources. The Truth About Leadership. The Leadership Challenge.

Project Management Best Practice 6 – A+ Players

Strategy Driven

In fact, some projects are so important

"On Second Thought" - Outsmarting Our Hard-Wire Habits

Building Personal Strength

I've been reading On Second Thought, a fascinating book by Wray Herbert that reveals 20 heuristics. According to Herbert's research

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Primus Inter Pares or First Among Equals

Modern Servant Leader


Leadership Lessons from Sparky Anderson

Kevin Eikenberry

A tribute, with leadership lessons drawn from the life of baseball hall of fame manager, Sparky Anderson

The Test of Rascalinity - rascal

Chris Brady

As we have seen, Rascals are different; not only from the crowd, but even from each other. They are individually individualistic.

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Tolerance and the Burden of Resentment

Building Personal Strength

Juanita Chavez opened the door to Room 307 and made a quick visual scan. Nothing left behind, room in good order. This would be a quick one.

Jim's Longevity Diet Broth

CEO Blog

I promised something other than a book review or race report so here is something else I do. First I turn on the kettle. Pour boiling water on them.

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Six Strategies for Boosting Morale

Kevin Eikenberry

A participant from a workshop I led several years ago posed a question to me last week. With all of the changes there were

Do You Have A Career “Plan B”? | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

You just missed the last recession, hopefully things are getting better.

Bird's Eye View: TEDx Hong Kong And Architect James Law

Bird's Eye View

The experience of being a TEDX speaker last week in Hong Kong was a thrill. I've been a longtime TEDster, attending TED for years. As an

What You Need to Know About Body Language to Communicate.



The Downside of Too Much Personality


The “Big Five” factors of personality are broad dimensions used to describe human personality. High complexity jobs (e.g. Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D.

Vince Lombardi on Broadway?

Michael Lee Stallard

Lombardi It takes guts to bring a drama to Broadway these days without a megastar playing the lead.

Leaders: Influencing Others By Listening « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

I was in a small group for a Project Management course exercise this past weekend and noticed something interesting about being there.

Buffalo's Social Media Event of the Year!

Create Learning

UnBook tour Tickets are available here. It started as an experiment. He has a #1 best selling book

An Election Day Communication Lesson

Kevin Eikenberry

How leaders should communicate – and why not to follow the lead of campaigning politicians

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth It's been a while since I've weighed-in on the political front, and with U.S.

Do You Have The Girlfriend Effect? | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

What's the Girlfriend Effect? Remember in high school, if a boy didn't have a girlfriend, it was pretty darn near impossible for him to attract one?

What Managers Can Do Now to Motivate Their Employees | Management.

Management is a Journey

Research finds that managers are missing simple strategies to improve employee morale in these difficult times.

The Heroes of Walter Reed

Next Level Blog

Yesterday, on a rainy afternoon in Washington, DC, I had the privilege of doing something that I wish every American had the opportunity to experience.

Leadership and Respect: Like Paintbrush and Paint or Oil and Water.

C-Level Strategies

Insights on the importance of respect to success in leadership, and how real leaders demonstrate respect

Thought-full Thursday: Kindness


Every Thursday, we provide you with a thoughtful way to coach yourself – something all leaders need to do. Your comments and answers to the