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A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). Don’t Kill It!

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Women's Leadership Exchange - Blog - I Won't Say Good Bye to Ann.

Women's Leadership Exchange

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. Home WLE Events New York Los Angeles Ft.

Managing Board Relations | N2Growth Blog

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In today’s post I’ll deal with a skill set that all successful CEOs excel at…managing board relations. I Think Not.

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Looking For Leadership

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link] ATIG Dear Mike, "I've found that 90% of problems companies have on-line are created by management, not technology" David Segal Why not E-leader ( participative) for better decision making to do the right thing ? Can manager be leaders? Identifying leaders? Have we really degenerated to this point? Great post Mike.

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer People Focus - 2010 Management Improvement Carnival Samba Carnival at Helsinki 2009 - Photo by Tanmay Vora Some of my most significant learning in quality and continuous improvement have come from John Hunter’s Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. Some very valuable career advice there.

Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

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Let me cut right to the chase – real leaders don’t participate in gossip, and likewise they don’t tolerate gossip from others. Gossip destroys trust, undermines credibility, and is one of the greatest adversaries of a healthy corporate culture. When you take part in gossip you do none of these things. Put simply, good leaders don’t tolerate gossip.

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Managing All (Psychological) Types Of People

What Do You Want From Them

I graduated in 2006 and remember that personal growth tools were a popular topic at the Langdale College of Business. My sales management teacher had me hooked on John Maxwells 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership video tape series and Dale Carnegies book How to Win Friends and Influence People. Awareness of Self. Read more: [link].

Integrating Technical and Human Management Systems

Curious Cat

ASQ has asked the Influential Voices on quality management to look at the question of integrating technical quality and human management systems.

Favorites of 2011: Team Building, Leadership & Innovation Blog Articles

Create Learning

With the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011. 2011 was and amazing year!

Quality? Excellence? What?


By Jay Chhaya, January 13, 2011 @ 9:30 am One more thought to add - An individual’s attitude gives birth to excellence in work which in turn results in quality in outputs. with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Quality? Excellence? What? So, how are they related?

5 Key Lessons From Learning Organizations


Dissatisfied customers, unhappy team members, disengaged middle management and difficulties in scaling the business. QAspire Blog was featured in Management Improvement Carnival Blog Review by Wally Bock at Three Star Leadership Blog. Best, Tanmay By Maria Payroll , January 17, 2011 @ 7:55 pm Great post. The end result?

The Happiness Advantage: Escaping the Cult of the Average

Strategy Driven

In 2006, he was Head Teaching Fellow for ‘Positive Psychology,’ the most popular course at Harvard at the time. I am not.

Women in Power: Leadership Differences By Gender

Women on Business

As women progressively enter leadership roles and management positions in organizations that traditionally used to be held by men, many pose questions about leadership styles and gender. This finding suggests that female managers, more than male managers, give their followers reward for good performance.”. 2006, March 22).

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An Easy and Fun Way to Prepare for 2011


I have realized the importance of completing 2010 and mentally preparing for 2011—before I’m in the middle of it. Enjoy the process.

What I Learned About Networking When I Asked a Stranger for a Kidney

C-Level Strategies

So there I was in June of 2006, my family and friends had been ruled out as donors, I was already a year into dialysis and I. Every night.

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Do You Have This Much Passion?

Building Personal Strength

Friday, February 4, 2011 Do You Have This Much Passion? Are you trying to accomplish something wonderful? Then you know how hard this can be.

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Making The Impossible, Possible.

Ravi Pratap Singh

"I'm Possible"   Awards C2 Workshop Rewards Talent Management Team Building TeamworkSo what could we call the awards?

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Change Management Essentials - 5 Things To Avoid


Change is the only constant, and hence it is important for us to know how to manage it, and what “not&# to do there. Great post - thanks.

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Brand Exposure

N2Growth Blog

Have you figured out how to apply the laws of scarcity to brand management? While a brand without exposure is not much of a brand, I consistently find that brand exposure is an aspect of brand management that is all too often overlooked as a success metric. Manage your brand judiciously. If not, then this post is for you. Joe M.

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10 Communication Tips for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

Communicate more effectively. Communication skills are so essential for leaders that it is simply impossible to become a great leader without being a great communicator. See if this thought resonates with you – it’s been my experience that most leaders overestimate their communications ability. If your expertise, empathy, clarity, etc.

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Preparing business students for managerial roles

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Source: The Wall Street Journal, May 5, 2011. Business schools are tapping into their "soft" side.

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Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? | N2Growth Blog

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Posted on January 21st, 2011 by admin in Leadership , Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? Perhaps you were the right person for the job initially, but has the company outgrown your management ability? Which hat, or hats do you wear? Thanks for sharing.

Why “The Witch Doctors” is Wrong

First Friday Book Synopsis

More than ten years ago, I presented a synopsis of The Witch Doctors: Making Sense of the Management Gurus by John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge (Times Business, 2006).

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“Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly


with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer “Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly “ Delivering Value ” is the buzzword these days. It is all a value game, I agree, and focusing on value delivery is at the core of any business. Don’t Kill It!

The Greatest Risk to Your Business

Coaching Tip

As a leader in business, you are familiar with the fact that you have risks that need to be managed or avoided completely. And guess what?

A Teen in Your Life - The 3 Things That Matter Most

Building Personal Strength

You can expect disorganization and a lack of discipline and self-management. 2006). Do you have a teenager in your life? But it didn't.

The Fallacy of No | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I have found that the most common reasons people tend to cite in support of using no are as follows: It helps to keep them from wasting time; It somehow manages risk; It builds character, and; It helps them focus by not biting off more than they can chew. Eroarea lui NU in management:[link] [.] What say you? But are they? I Think Not.

When You Die, How will your leadership be remembered?

Create Learning

My father James Cardus died May 27, 2006…he was an educational leader for over 30 years. To enlarge click on the photo.

Quiet Leadership - Instead of giving Advice, Help People Think for Themselves

Building Personal Strength

I picked it up in an excellent book called Quiet Leadership (2006), by David Rock. You may know that my wife, Kathleen Scott , is a writer.

Holding Powerful & Arrogant Bosses Accountable

Coaching Tip

He was hired as an executive vice president in the leadership development area to help Countrywide grow even bigger and groom better managers. Soon after, he was promoted to managing director and enterprise chief leadership officer. The man replied that the term described the company’s growth strategy for 2006 — to fund all loans. “I

Recommended Resources – An Interview with Paul Leinwand and Cesare Mainardi, authors of The Essential Advantage

Strategy Driven

In 2006, Pfizer directly redeemed the value built by PCH by selling the business to Johnson & Johnson for an unprecedented US$16.6

When to Restructure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Give me real leaders who possess courage, vision, and a bias toward action, and spare me the timidity of mediocre managers posing as leaders. If change and innovation weren’t key contributors to sustainable success, and the enterprise could just run on auto-pilot, you could replace the CEO with a General Manager. I Think Not.

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

Roundtable Talk

has found himself in hot water over some ridiculous video’s he shot back in 2006. Melodie Barnett | January 6, 2011 at 10:14 AM | Touche!

Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles


Thank you for the video clip, my manager shared it with me. Please share your comments below. To the “enlightened leader&# in you! 4 Rev.

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FOX Business News Anchor Liz Claman Answers Questions from

Women on Business

I was lucky I had managers who believed in my abilities but I worked hard to prove myself. What’s it like to interview Warren Buffet?

Great Quotes: Super Seven From The Collection of Michael Wade


Home Go to 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. with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL You know what?

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Quick Thought on Leadership and Subordination to a Cause If you are a manager or leader, you are very likely to have followers whom we commonly refer to as ‘subordinates.’ with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL In my view, people never subordinate other people.

The 100-Day Challenge!


Either way, may your first 100 days of 2011 be an awesome start to your greatest year yet. I know I got much closer to the goals because of it.

The Disney Way: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis