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SunGard CEO practices what I preach

Tony Mayo

I was thrilled to read in today's New York Times the comments of $5B SunGard's CEO, Cristóbal Conde.

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Communicating About Change – Connect With Emotions

The Recovering Engineer

Today, we had our monthly Group Coaching call for Silver Remarkable Leadership Learning System members.

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Self-Development - Work on Getting Stronger for Life

Your Voice of Encouragement

When you're faced with something new, you may feel resistance. Applying the insights in this video

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Martin Luther King, Jr. - A Man of Wisdom

Building Personal Strength

Do I remember where I was when John Kennedy was assassinated? Yes, I do. I was a cadet at West Point, and I marched in his funeral in Washington, DC.

Where did the time go? Your mind lost it.

Tony Mayo

Americans today have plenty of time for leisure, says Professor John Robinson. What [Robinson] does not dispute is that

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Employee Engagement – Business Leadership Development

EnLeadership

Employee Engagement practices can be quite important in your leadership skill development.

A Word on Theory

LDRLB

Two Actually: useful lies. All theories are useful lies. Theories are attempts to simplify what is happening in a set of observations. They are attempts to describe reality that typically fall short (otherwise they wouldn’t be so simple). Consider the opposing theories of the earth’s shape: flat or round. Intro to Leadership Theory.

Business Planning Process

Tony Mayo

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OPTIMISM - Jack Canfield Being Realistic About Positive Thinking

Building Personal Strength

Fans of The Secret and the "Law of Attraction" talk alot about believing that the world will conspire to make a positive thinker successful.

IT Resources for Non-Profits

Survive Your Promotion

Before I got involved in doing the management hokey pokey, I was (and still occasionally am) an IT consultant.

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The Energy of a Vision…

Anese Cavanaugh

I was working with a client today who’s got a vision that would move any man, woman, or child to tears. Truly, no exaggeration. I spent an hour in goose bumps. Not one of us is immune to this gift/tool/resource…What is it? No matter what…Believe. And then you’ve got to be willing to do the work to make it happen…Lead.

AWARENESS - We Are Blind to the Tragedies around Us

Building Personal Strength

Yesterday on the way home from downtown, the cold rain poured down and the wind blew. I'm pretty sure I saw some hail bouncing off the pavement. Nasty.

They seemed so normal in the interview…

Survive Your Promotion

Several years ago I managed a team of engineers at consulting firm. We did the usual recruiting – we posted the job

Lessons in Using Checklists for Managing Processes

QAspire

Most quality management theories and modern management practices rely heavily on checklists as an important tool to get things right the first time. Checklists are a great aid to our memories, because they document important points that

The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Managing Leadership

One of the most peculiar phenomenon uncovered in physics over the past century is known as the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. This states – to the great frustration and irritation of many – that we cannot know with precision both elements of certain pairs of characteristics of an object. Does that make sense to you? How about us in management?

ACCOUNTABILITY - Be Strong When You Make Mistakes

Building Personal Strength

The words responsibility and accountability are often used interchangeably. In fact, they are closely related. Actions have consequences.

The Science of Motivation

Survive Your Promotion

This is an AMAZING talk by Daniel Pink.

#QUALITYtweet – Video Review

QAspire

Simon Young at iJump reviews my book “#QUALITYtweet – 140 bite-sized ideas to deliver quality in every project” and other books in Thinkaha Series. You can also watch this video at iJump TV website

A Dream of Change: Guest Blog from WLE Growth Guru Jewel Daniels

Women's Leadership Exchange

A DREAM OF CHANGE, A FUTURE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT… ONLY ACHIEVED THROUGH A LIFE OF SERVICE. By Jewel Daniels. Thank you to the Martin Luther King Jr. It is a brisk and rainy morning, one of which many chose to stay home but you chose to be here. And for that, the committee, this community and I am most grateful. They were: • Liberty.

OPTIMISM - Glass Over-flowing

Building Personal Strength

I recently posted a video of Jack Canfield talking about optimism. Optimism doesn't mean banishing negative thoughts. It means that when "stuff happens," you bring the positive considerations into the equation, so you see both the positives and the negatives - a true, balanced view of reality. So when something bad happens, how resilient are you?

Best Practices for Incorporating Coaching into a Talent Management.

Survive Your Promotion

Book Review: The Leadership Test by Timothy R. Clark

QAspire

leadership_test_book_cover[1] Businesses today are plagued by people who are "installed" in leadership positions just because of their prior performance as a "worker". I have seen some excellent technical brains failing miserably as

How A Leader Needs To Think Like A Plumber (No Wrench Required)

Terry Starbucker

CB033445 Sometimes a leader needs to think like a plumber. Yep, a plumber. How so? Think about pressure for a minute. A plumber deals with pressure all the time – in their case, water pressure. How it is controlled and directed is

Simple Ideas from Big Thinkers for 2010

Ravi Pratap Singh

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Lead By Volunteering

Eric Jacobson

As the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King on Monday, January 18, volunteer or make the decision to volunteer in your community.

Five Random Musings on Winning

Self Help Zen

Winners are smart workers: They know when to push and when to pull. When to be at the right place at the right time. They believe in smart work rather than in hard work. They just outperform. The road to the winning is usually rocky: Winners are those who have fallen many times. They have simply refused to lose. Well, neither does your shaving!

Five Random Musings on Winning

Utpal Writes

Winners are smart workers: They know when to push and when to pull. When to be at the right place at the right time. They just outperform.

The Story of a Great Leader | You're Not the Boss of Me

You're Not the Boss of Me

If you were to ask me to describe someone who demonstrated greatness in leadership, I might be tempted to paint the picture of a larger- than- life super hero, perhaps a president, a king, or a captain of industry

Book Review: Guide to Supply Chain Management

Chartered Management Institute

Supply Chain Management spans all movement and storage of materials, work-in-process inventory, and finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.' Reviewed by David Stephens FCMI. You are not watching this post, click to start watching. Supply chain management;Economist

What Are You Doing For Others?

Women in the LEAD

Life holds so many synchronicities. I had not realized that Martin Luther King's birthday holiday is once again upon us – this coming Monday. Independent of this, I have been thinking about him. When I logged on today, I saw Debbe's

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Utpal Writes

Habitually express that they are important to you, to the project and to the organization. Compliment them in public for the special

Social Media Business Forum 2009 Conference Recap (Durham, North Carolina)

Managing Communities

Just a few days after getting home from Blog World & New Media Expo in Las Vegas, it was time to hit the road for Durham, North Carolina, in order to attend the first ever Social Media Business Forum, organized by OurHashtag and held on October 23. Specifically, the men behind the event were Jeff [.].

Support Haiti (24 Hour Haitian Assistance Relief Telethon (#HART) Begins Today)

Managing Communities

My prayers and thoughts are with the people of Haiti and everyone affected by this terrible disaster. What is apparent in times like this is that everything counts, no matter how small. Can you afford to donate $5? $3? If so, that’s great. It may be a small amount to you, all on it’s own, [.].

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