Leadership is About Engagement

Kevin Eikenberry

Here is the research he cited : A 2004 Yale study found that a highly likeable sales rep will earn 40% more than an equally educated or experienced counterpart. Reply Kevin Eikenberry December 30, 2010 at 4:32 am Thabo – Welcome on your first viist, and thanks for the great comments!

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

Leaders. Better. Brighter.

October 5, 2010 in Leadership development by Kevin W. In it I found this: “In 2004, the total cost of all robberies in the United States was $52.5 Leaders. Better. Brighter.™

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Excuses, Excuses

Marshall Goldsmith

When Bill Clinton published his best-selling memoir in 2004, he knew he would have to deal with the Monica Lewinsky scandal during his second term. He did so by explaining it as a personal failure, a yielding to private demons. Once people reach the age of accountability, no matter what people do to them, that is not an excuse for any mistakes they make.

The Personal Strength of Optimism - Sea Hearts Full of Hope

Building Personal Strength

Copyright 2010. 2004 photo by Kathleen Scott , used with permission.). One of the items in Kathleen’s karma bowl is her favorite sea bean. About an inch-and-a-half in diameter, it's smooth, hard, dark brown and shaped like a heart.

Never Give Up, Part IV - Michael Jordan in the 1997 NBA Finals

Building Personal Strength

Never Give Up, Part I - Leonard and Hearns "Showdown" in 1981 Never Give Up, Part II - The NC State Wolfpack's 1983 National Championship Never Give Up, Part III - The Boston Red Sox Win the 2004 World Serie s Post by Dennis E. Coates, Ph.D., , Copyright 2010.

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Never Give Up, Part V - Björn Borg in the 1980 Wimbledon

Building Personal Strength

Copyright 2010. In any difficult enterprise, things can go wrong. When that happens, it's like a body blow that brings you to your knees. I've experienced this several times during the past 25 years. If it's happened to you, then you know that everything depends on not giving up.

Personal Strength for Adult Life - Heavy Thoughts on Prom Night

Building Personal Strength

Copyright 2010. 2004 photo by Andre Karwath , used with permission from Wikimedia). It was Saturday night, and Kathleen and I were sipping wine with Amie on the lawn of the Huisache Grill in New Braunfels, Texas.

12 Steps To Building & Maintaining The Team

Create Learning

2004). ABOUT Contact Us Create-Learning.com Get Connected Facebook LinkedIn RSS Feed Log in Join and Receive 9 Team-Building & Leadership Activities:That work and allow people to learn from the experience.

The Personal Strength of Self-Esteem - The Year of the Damages

Building Personal Strength

Until the hurricanes of 2004 came. Copyright 2010. In 1998 Kathleen and I moved to Vero Beach, Florida. Vero Beach is located on the Atlantic coast midway between Miami and Jacksonville, quite a ways from the out-of-control urban-suburban grid.

The Personal Strength of Initiative - We Head for the Hills

Building Personal Strength

Until 2004, that is, when we suffered a direct hit from Category 2 Hurricane Frances. Copyright 2010. Before my wife and I moved to the Texas Hill Country, we lived in Vero Beach, Florida, a small, quiet Atlantic-side barrier island community far from the big city.

12 Steps to Task Achievement in Teams

Create Learning

Design by 12GrainStudio 12 Steps to Task Achievement in Teams Tuesday, December 07th, 2010 Posted by: mike 3 circles image = TM John Adair (1) Leading & Working in teams 3 areas of focus are necessary; Task : the need to accomplish the common task or solve a problem. 2004).

16 Steps to Developing The Individuals on The Team

Create Learning

2004). Dec 2010 Another great post Michael! Dec 2010 Dave the focus is on the team; task; and individual.

Lessons from the Best Global Brands 2010: Building trust and.

Strategy Driven

Figure 1: The Interbrand Best 100 Global Brands 2010 A look at two brands’ performances from this year’s table offers insight into how brands can navigate today’s marketplace. which resulted in an increase in brand awareness of 72 percent between 2004 and 2010.

9 Ways Social Media Can Make You A Better Leader

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full 9 Ways Social Media Can Make You A Better Leader by Starbucker on September 12, 2010 For leaders that are looking to improve themselves as they aspire to greatness, there is a wealth of learning opportunities to be found in the world of Social Media. Bret Griff Wigley September 13, 2010 at 5:59 pm Thanks for the tweet reply, Terry.

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Leadership 201: Paddling Towards a Vision | C-Level Strategies.

C-Level Strategies

It was the organization living the embodiment of the values that we foresaw as the key to growth and profitability – and what allowed us to more than triple shareholder value from $600 million when the program started to almost $2 billion when Maritime Life was acquired in 2004.

Never Give Up, Part III - The Boston Red Sox Win the 2004 World Series

Building Personal Strength

The Red Sox were known, until 2004, as the team that couldn’t get it done in the World Series. Coates, Ph.D., , Copyright 2010. In previous posts, I've confessed to being a big sports fan, and during my life I've seen some of the most amazing examples of perseverance you can imagine.

Sleep Away Excess Fat

Tony Mayo

“In a 2004 study, men limited to only four hours of sleep a night reported increased appetite and showed hormonal changes consistent with increased hunger…sleep loss can wreak havoc with a person’s endocrine system, the hormones that control appetite and metabolism.&#

20 Most Popular Posts on the Curious Cat Management Blog in 2016

Curious Cat

The Toyota Way – Two Pillars (2010). How to Manage What You Can’t Measure (2010) *. Increasing the Adoption of Management Improvement Ideas in Your Organization (2010). Why Don’t Football Players Just Thrown the Ball Out of Bounds to Stop the Clock (2010). 2010: 7.

Leadership in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association

Coaching Tip

. RVIA Membership Directory. Special Award. Presented to an individual within the RV industry who has made extraordinary contributions to the industry''s overall success. Norm Jacobson. Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. Sid Johnson. Jayco, Inc. The RV Financing Community. Pete Liegl. Forest River, Inc. Wade Thompson. Thor Industries. Jim Sheldon. Monaco Coach Corporation. Don Walter. Starcraft RV. Mel Adams. Airxcel, Inc. Thompson. Thompson Associates, Inc. Thomas Faludy. Carefree of Colorado.

Three Reminders from the Arlington Cemetery Mess

Next Level Blog

The problem was compounded in 2004 when the structure was changed to expand oversight of the cemetery from two organizations to four. August 02, 2010 at 05:52 PM Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Corporate Diversity Still Coming Up Short for Women

Strategy Driven

For a full copy of the 2010 study, click here. Bureau of Labor Statistics, February 2010 Report About Calvert Calvert has long been a leader in advocating for corporate diversity.

Weekly Leader Podcast Episode 63 | John A. Byrne, Poets & Quants.

Weekly Leader

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Victim or Victor – You Decide | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. 2010. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004.


The Economic and Social Impact of Language

Mills Scofield

And, in 2010, Arne Duncan announced that 95% of American college students in language classes were taking European languages. In 2004, the Modern Language Association noted a sense of crisis in higher language education driven by what was called “the nation’s language deficit.”

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9 Telltale Signs of an Engaging Leader

Engaging Leader

When I launched Aspendale Communications in 2004, I recognized (sort of) that even though I wanted to be self-employed (with no employees), I needed a team. I completed this workshop in November 2010 and highly recommend it.

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Getting Smarter about the Teen Journey

Building Personal Strength

A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen (New York: Free Press, 2004) In case you're interested, I've found the last one the most informative and enjoyable. Copyright 2010. My current passionate interest is what I call the " teen journey."

More Policies, More Problems


Ciulla (2004) argues that when organizations stress performance, leaders can be tempted to act unethical to meet performance goals. 2004). One of the more amusing bits of information hidden within the details of the Enron collapse was that they company had a written code of ethics. Not just any code. This was a 64-page book given to all employees. With so many written ethical policies, what could go wrong?

President Reagan is Still Teaching Me About Leadership

Kevin Eikenberry

Employee Engagement Articles

Chart Your Course

Keep On Engaging Incentive Magazine, December 2010. Turbocharging Employee Engagement (the Power of Recognition) Towers Watson, June 2010. Focus on Workers The Huffington Post, March 2010. Capitalizing on Complexity IBM, 2010. General Employee Engagement Articles.


The Recession Made U.S. Teenagers Less Materialistic

Harvard Business Review

For example, results from the 2008–2010 downturn, in comparison with the 2004–2006 period, showed a decline in the importance of owning expensive items such as new cars; meanwhile, the average view of the importance of having “a job that is worthwhile to society” rose from 3.15 The Great Recession partially reversed a decades-long trend among U.S.

Brilliant Boutique: 10 Keys To Lasting Small Business Success

Terry Starbucker

It wasn’t hard to like Sarah Young as soon as we walked into her downtown store back in 2010, when we first moved to Portland. On June 2 nd , 2004, we opened.

What Chinese Companies Want from International Deals

Harvard Business Review

In 2010 no one was interested in the Swedish car maker Volvo—except Geely, a low-end Chinese car maker that realized it could enter the middle and higher-end markets and increase its margins by acquiring Volvo’s technology and brand (renowned for safety).

How to Pull Your Company Out of a Tailspin

Harvard Business Review

By 2010 the company had become the best-performing stock in the S&P 500, worth $30 per share and earning investors a return of 29 times. Leaders who succeed at the job usually do so by combing through the company in search of noncore assets to shed, businesses to sell, activities to stop, functions to eliminate, and product lines to simplify, as Steve Jobs did when he took back the reins at Apple in 1997, and as Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, the CEO of Lego, did in 2004.

Dave Gardner on Using Social Media to Connect With Big Companies

Rajesh Setty

I have been a Dell customer since 2004. Back in 2009 and 2010, I experienced a few Dell business execution issues.

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Three Cases of Better Corporate Philanthropy

Harvard Business Review

Here are three examples of to inspire you to improve your philanthropic programs: Strategic Focus : In 2004, after deciding on the importance of a high leverage approach to philanthropy, the Nike Foundation conducted a "business analysis," applying Nike's core competencies in consumer insights and market segmentation to come up with a market-based approach to giving. This season of giving often brings a focus on corporate philanthropy — on giving. But it's hard to do well.

John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson Make Sparks - Nicole Kidman Grabs Your Heart

Building Personal Strength

The first is "A Love Song for Bobby Long" (2004), starring John Travolta and Scarlett Johansson. The other gem is "Rabbit Hole" (2010), Starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest. I watch a lot of movies - 250 movies a year. Maybe more.

The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability

Harvard Business Review

For example, Bunge, an agribusiness firm, reported a $56 million quarterly loss in its sugar and bioenergy segments due to drought in 2010. Coca-Cola, for example, faced a water shortage in India that forced it to shut down one of its plants in 2004. billion in mining projects since 2010. In 2013, GE had reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 32% and water use by 45% compared to 2004 and 2006 baselines, respectively, resulting in $300 million in savings.

What Does Yahoo!'s Delicious Decision Mean for the Social Web?

Harvard Business Review

I stored my first bookmark on October 14, 2004, on the day I wrote my very first blog post. Quick, before you read another word: go back up your Delicious bookmarks. You know Delicious; it's the social bookmarking service that you should have been using for the past few years. At least, that's what I would have told you before yesterday, when the rumor emerged that Delicious will soon be shut down by Yahoo!, which bought the company from its founder in 2005.

Research: Most Large Companies Can’t Maintain Their Revenue Streams

Harvard Business Review

In the 2004 sample, roughly 20% of the firms came from emerging markets. By 2010, the typical S&P company was 16 or 17 years old. My research finds strong evidence that the majority of large companies do not successfully maintain their current revenue streams, let alone grow them over time. My “growth outliers” project looked at publicly traded firms with market capitalizations of greater than US 1 Billion as of 2009, using data from Capital IQ.

New Book Loveworks Teaches How To Make Emotional Connections

Eric Jacobson

But, before Loveworks : In 2004, Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi, wrote Lovemarks: the future beyond brands. In 2010 Advertising Age magazine named Lovemarks one of their "ideas of the decade."