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Womens History Month: Acknowledging Six Women Named Alice Its a New Dawn, Its a New Day, Its a New Life For Small Business and Im Feeling Good I Wont Say Good Bye to Ann Richards Subscribe in a reader Posted: September 15, 2006, 09:26 AM by Leslie Grossman Ann Richards Spirit will live forever. Reader Comments Posted: September 18, 2006, 09:54 AM by Susan Abrahamson That pretty much summed up who Ann was—thank you. Home WLE Events New York Los Angeles Ft.

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Pelosi first Female Speaker of the House!

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Nancy Pelosi is set to become the first female speaker of the House. That is clear at 5:52 am (EST) Nov. 8th as I am on the Web searching for the most up to date election news. s frustrating to keep pointing out women?s firsts? but at the same time it is heartening. Because we know that when women lead, change happens. That has been said by many; but most recently pointed out by Carly Fiorina on center stage at the Women?s

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Women in the News. for Better or Worse

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Just like the pledge taken in marriage “for better or worse&# we women in business are in it &# for better or worse." " And this past week, it may have been “for worse.&# Every time I reached for the paper, I had a pit in my stomach. What appeared to be the never ending saga of HP Board member investigations resulted in former Chair Patricia Dunn’s indictment.

Sherry Lansing, Billie Jean King and More

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First, thank you to the women who have taken time to comment on the WLE Blog -- most recently Sue Moore and Tanis Cornell. It is so great to get the conversation going about issues that are important to women and to comment on how the media portrays those issues. More often than not, those commenting in print seem locked in the past. They even interpret results of studies through "yesterday's" eyes, per the last blog.

Studies Reveal that College Women Work Harder Than Men - Is This Good News for Women?

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"At Colleges, Women Are Leaving Men in the Dust" - the front page story in "The New York Times" today (7/9/06) - appears to be good news for women's equality in the workplace. But I'm not so sure. You may think I'm crazy, but let me explain. The article reports on why women are excelling beyond men in college: Attitude. Work ethnic. Perfectionism. Grades. More internships. More jobs. Completion of degrees in shorter time span. More honor degrees. More motivated. It goes on and on.

Who's Hunting Who?

Women's Leadership Exchange

Last week “The Wall Street Journal&# (Jeffrey Zaslow, Moving On column) reminisced about a “Newsweek&# cover story, “Too Late for Prince Charming?&# which appeared in June 1986. The article fed fear into the hearts of women over 30 by reporting on a study by Yale and Harvard researchers that showed “that 30-year old white, college-educated single women had only a 20% chance of finding husbands. At age 40, the probability fell to 2.6%.&#

What Did Betty and Coretta Think About Desperate Housewives?

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Betty Friedan and Coretta King are huge icons and ultimate women of substance. Their passings are a true loss. Betty truly shifted the world for women (and men) with her book "The Feminine Mystique." " Coretta was committed to social justice, even before she married Martin Luther King. Both were headstrong, outspoken and courageous. Their causes - while different - were very much the same.

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Are you letting conflicts fester?

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Feb 18 Are you letting conflicts fester?

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Teresa Amabile on the four components of creativity

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In one of her classic works, Creativity In Context: Update To The Social Psychology of Creativity (2006), Teresa Amabile suggests that creativity is influenced by four separate components: domain-relevant skills, creativity-relevant processes, task motivation, and the surrounding social environment.

Do Nice Guys Still Finish Last?

Terry Starbucker

by Starbucker on July 15, 2010 (This post originally appeared way back in 2006, when I was still on my blogging training wheels. Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Do Nice Guys Still Finish Last? Since about 10 people read it then, I thought I would reprise it here) I remember how being called nice didn’t exactly work to a person’s advantage, especially in the dating arena.

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Strategic Marketing

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Reichheld Harvard Business Review How the right strategy can help create or increase demand for whatever is offered Marketing Malpractice: The Cause and the Cure Scott Cook Taddy Hall the Net Promoter® Score System The One Number You Need to Grow The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth (2006) and The Ultimate Question 2.0

Mind Wide Open: A book review by Bob Morris

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Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life Steven Johnson Scribner/Simon & Schuster (2004) How and why the brain sciences can help to “open wide the mind’s caged door” I read this book before Steven Johnson’s later works, The Ghost Map (2006) and Where Good Ideas Come From (2011) and then re-read [.].

Leadership Lessons Podcast: Do More Great Work

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You know you are competing on analytics when….

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In an article that appeared in Harvard Business Review (January 2006), Thomas H. Bob's blog entries analytics competitor champion analytics from the top Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning create a single analytics initiative establish an analytics culture focus on your analytics efforts Harvard Business Review (January 2006) Harvard Business School Press hire the right people Jeanne G.

How Twyla Tharp copes with her “five big fears”

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In The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life, published by Simon & Schuster (2006), Twyla Tharp observes, “No one starts a creative endeavor without a certain amount of fear; the key is to learn how to keep free-floating fears from paralyzing you before you’ve begun.

Ahab at Starbucks

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Long John Silver McSweeney’s Internet Tendency Mountain Man Dance Moves (2006) New York Post New York Times Publishers Weekly Spermicetti Breakfast Blend The Huffington Post The McSweeneys’ Joke Book of Book Jokes The White Whale Fudgie the Whale U.S. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Larry Hughes and featured by The Huffington Post.

Shortlist Announced for Financial Times and Goldman Sachs “Business Book of the Year” Award

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Thursday September 15th, 2011: The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs today announced the shortlist for the seventh annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award (www.ft.com/bookaward), which aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues. The shortlist is: [.].

Emotional Equations: A book review by Bob Morris

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Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success Chip Conley Free Press/A Division of Simon & Schuster (2012) An “operating manual” from an “emotional concierge” for those who seek meaning in life on the other side of complexity I have read and reviewed Chip Conley’s previous books and with all due respect to them, [.].

Female Leadership on the Decline in Canada :: Women on Business

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found that the number of women in top executives positions in Canada has fallen over the past year from 37 women in the highest-paying executive jobs in 2006 to just 31 in 2007.

Great Quotes: Super Seven From The Collection of Michael Wade

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Great Quotes: Super Seven From The Collection of Michael Wade Michael Wade is a GREAT blogger I have been following since 2006. He was the first blogger to have linked back to this blog way back in 2006. He provides very interesting commentary, shares some fantastic resources and thoughts on his blog Execupundit. Whenever I need some inspiration, I refer to “Quote of the day” series on Michael’s blog. You know what?

Culture Is Your Job

Engaging Leader

Attributed to the late Peter Drucker; popularized in 2006 by Mark Fields, former CEO of Ford A mid-level professional gave a presentation to a group of vice-presidents of the company where he works. Culture eats strategy for breakfast. He sprinkled in some of his trademark humor, which usually gets a positive response from […]. Blog Culture

Bo Schembechler On Teamwork

Joseph Lalonde

Bo passed away on November 17, 2006, at the age of 77. The Chief Operating Officer for the organization I work for recently had the team watch a powerful, moving YouTube video about teamwork. The video was of a speech given by former Michigan Wolverines coach Bo Schembechler. Despite being gone from this world, his […] The post Bo Schembechler On Teamwork appeared first on Joseph Lalonde. Leadership Bo Schembechler encouragement NCAA football speech

I presented 500+ GTD (Getting Things Done) seminars. Now what?

Jason Womack

Between 2000 and 2006 I presented more than 500 GTD seminars in more than 5 countries! Did you know that I was David Allen's 4th employee? I was. David hired me in 2000 to present the Getting Things Done seminars. Balance Performance

The 100-Day Challenge!

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Jan 03 The 100-Day Challenge! By admin The last 100 days of 2010, I did this 100 Day Challenge and found it very useful for keeping me focused on the results I wanted to accomplish. I know I got much closer to the goals because of it. The quality of the program is excellent. I recommend it for any important goal you might have.

Captain Owen Honors: no honour in this career debacle | RoundtableTalk

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has found himself in hot water over some ridiculous video’s he shot back in 2006. RoundtableTalk Where ambitious leaders meet. Skip to content Home Welcome! ← RoundtableTalk: Top posts of 2010 Culture eats strategy for lunch… and it will eat leaders too → Captain Owen Honors: no honour in this career debacle Posted on January 6, 2011 by LeaderTalker | 6 Comments So Captain Owen Honors of the USS Enterprise (seriously, Hollywood couldn’t do better with these names!)

Celebrating Women Leaders! and develop your leadership skills at.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Mar 02 Celebrating Women Leaders! and develop your leadership skills at the same time. By admin My colleague Eileen McDargh has just launched a new website with a very worthy purpose – to celebrate women leaders! Listen to her two minute explanation for why she built this site. The part about her Mom is exciting!

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28 Ways Leaders Re-charge Their Batteries: How to Increase Energy, Improve Mood, and Manage Stress

Engaging Leader

In 2006, Google became concerned that their highly intelligent, passionate employees were burning out. The effect on Google was significant: illness, lost innovation (even though people still worked long hours), and turnover. In 2007, the company experimented with training 15 director-level Googlers on healthy energy management. Based on the results, Google began expanding the program […].

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Defining the Offer: Making Managers into Leaders team-based.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Sep 17 Defining the Offer: Making Managers into Leaders team-based learning and development services By admin Download the Offer Overview Listen to the MMIL AUDIO that can change your life. Please leave comments below.

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How Mindset Can Affect Organizational Leadership

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Instead, we’re going to look at the research and study that Carol Dweck, the Lewis & Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, performed in the twenty-plus years leading up to her 2006 book titled Mindset.… GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. Genius is not enough; we need to get the job done.” ” Carol S. Dweck.

The Effective Executive: The Defining Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

Kevin Eikenberry

It has been copyrighted more than once (this book, 1967, 1985, 1996, 2002, and 2006) It is written by Peter Drucker. By Peter Drucker Here are two good clues that a book is worth reading. Put that together with the fact that it is written about a topic we all care about – being more [.]. Books Leadership Learning Personal Development Success effectiveness Peter Drucker productivity time management

A Medical Innovation Factory in the Middle of the Desert

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Born of a 2006 partnership agreement between Mubadala Investment Company and Cleveland Clinic , the idea was to bring a multi-specialty hospital informed by nearly 100 years of clinical excellence to the heart of the Arabian Gulf. Do surgeons have a God complex?

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Focus and Leadership Skill Development: Furthering the Conversation

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Jan 05 Focus and Leadership Skill Development: Furthering the Conversation By admin We had previously begun a conversation about the importance of focus in business leadership development and leadership skill development. Ed Oakley furthers the conversation with a discussion of a concept we call Personal DNA.™ This is a very brief video at just over 4 minutes.

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Distinguishing Leadership Skill Development from Management

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Nov 10 Distinguishing Leadership Skill Development from Management By admin When we do leadership skill training, it is always important to distinguish the business leadership skills and management skills. Following is a very brief video that does that: What are your thoughts about this? Please comment below!

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Introducing Our New Team Excellence Assessment

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Oct 26 Introducing Our New Team Excellence Assessment By admin How does your team stack up to a world-class heart transplant team? How about a business team noted for breakthrough innovation? How does your team compare to a national champion football team? Or a women’s championship lacrosse team? Well, guess what? You can find out quickly and easily.

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A Simple But Profound Example of Distinguishing Yourself!

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Jun 15 A Simple But Profound Example of Distinguishing Yourself! By admin Ed shares a powerful personal story about how his wife distinguished herself by providing leadership when Ed was faced with a major challenge. It is a great learning example about the impact of leadership – even when we are stuck in fear! What thoughts does this video bring up for you?

Distinguish Yourself Through Leadership – a powerful example

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Jun 10 Distinguish Yourself …But How? Part 2 By admin Ed Oakley furthers the discussion in Part 2 about why you must Distinguish Yourself now and how. He also brings in a number of key points from a new book by Seth Godin, “Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?&# What thoughts come up for you about this topic? Leave your comments below.

Leadership Skill Development in Veterans Affairs

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us May 05 Leadership Skill Development in Veterans Affairs By admin We are so pleased to acknowledge that today the Southeast Region/Network of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded the Georgia Coach Associations Southeast Prism Award.

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Learn Stuff, Share Stuff; Build (or, Rekindle) a Solid Liberal Arts Foundation; then Learn New Stuff – Misc. Thoughts for a Friday

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This is post # 2006. Some misc. observations for a Friday Morning… #1 – I just noticed that I have now posted over 2000 posts on this blog. This milestone slipped past me. Isn’t it amazing that WordPress keeps count for me?). My guess is that I have written a lot of not-all-that-great posts. But […]. Randy''s blog entries

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Confession from Ed Oakley About New Leadership Book

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Dec 06 Confession from Ed Oakley About His New Leadership Book By admin In the following brief video, Ed Oakley makes a confession about our “new&# book, “Making Managers into Leaders: A Five-Step Framework for Breakthrough Performance. He also offers a special opportunity. Thanks for listening, and feel free to share comments below.

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The Relationship Between Personal Growth and Leadership Skill.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Nov 11 The Relationship Between Personal Growth and Leadership Skill Development By admin There is a definite relationship between your efforts at developing leadership skills and your personal growth and development.

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An Easy and Fun Way to Prepare for 2011

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Dec 30 An Easy and Fun Way to Prepare for 2011 By admin As I’ve enjoyed family time in the mountains of Colorado (the snow is excellent this year!), I have realized the importance of completing 2010 and mentally preparing for 2011—before I’m in the middle of it.

This Leadership Perspective Will Change Your Life! | Making.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Sep 14 This Leadership Perspective Will Change Your Life! By admin First of all, I’ll gladly put my reputation on the line with that title. Today I led a webinar for over 400 people in one industry that was the first in a series of 5 called Turning Managers into Leaders(The client preferred that over our trademarked Making Managers into Leaders).

Is Your Personal DNA Stopping Your Leadership Skill Development.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Feb 04 Is Your Personal DNA Stopping Your Leadership Skill Development? By admin In this post, Enlightened Leadership provides the kind of video that is normally found only in our Making Managers into Leaders Institute – a private subscription site. Ed Oakley provides a thorough learning session on our Personal DNA™ tool.

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