A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond


Home Go to QAspire.com 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). On that note, wish you an “excellent” 2011! - - - - - Stay tuned to QAspire Blog: Subscribe via RSS or Email, Connect via Facebook or Follow us on Twitter.

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Women's Leadership Exchange - Blog - Hope for Women Business.

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 Hope for Women Business Authors, Afterall Subscribe in a reader Posted: June 7, 2007, 06:31 AM by Leslie Grossman Last night I had an "aha" experience. Check out www.womensleadershipexchange.com for all 2007 conference dates. Posted: October 9, 2007, 10:38 PM by Donna Coulson Leslie: What great finds at Grand Central Station!

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Looking For Leadership

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

First Friday Book Synopsis

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. Cohan (The Last Tycoons 2007) [comma]Healthier and Happier

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Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

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So I Said to Myself… | Erika Andersen

Erika Andersen

Erika Andersen Home About Services Books TV Events Contact When I described our most recent restructuring plan to a friend – a seasoned and successful financial professional – he was certain we must have hired McKinsey & Co. to help us think things through. Wrong. It was Erika Andersen. Danny Meyer, President, Union Square Hospitality Group Mar 27 So I Said to Myself… You know you talk to yourself, right? Don’t worry about it – everyone talks to themselves.

Because I Said So | Erika Andersen

Erika Andersen

Erika Andersen Home About Services Books TV Events Contact Proteus is helping us make sure the US track and field team achieves its fullest potential in 2012 and beyond. Benita Fitzgerald Moseley, Chief of Sport Performance, USATF Feb 7 Because I Said So Have you ever been at the wrong end of a limiting assumption? That is, has someone believed something about you that’s simply not true – and persisted in believing it, all evidence to the contrary notwithstanding?

Adrian J. Slywotsky, Part Two: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Morrison Demand: Creating What People Love Before They Know They Want It (2011) Harvard Business School Harvard College Harvard Law School How Digital Is Your Business? Adrian J. Slywotzky is a consultant and author of several books on economic theory and management. He graduated from Harvard College and holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He has worked as a consultant since 1979 and is currently a partner at Oliver Wyman.

Will You Help Fulfill My Birthday Wish? | C-Level Strategies.

C-Level Strategies

I feel eternally grateful that I am celebrating it in gloriously healthy fashion thanks to the selfless gift that Rosaleene (Rose) Cook gave me on March 27, 2007 - that’s the day she donated her kidney to me.

Announcing CEREBRATE 2011; Looking for Nominations

Rajesh Setty

May 2011 be the best and the biggest so far. Like all of you, I am looking forward to 2011 with my eyes wide open. The dates are Jan 21 to Jan 23, 2011. Please nominate them here: Nominate for CEREBRATE Silicon Valley 2011 January Edition.

Proven: Follow a Systematic Approach For A Huge Change In Bottomline Results

Six Disciplines

In a recent interview with Eric Kurjan , President of Six Disciplines NWO , he shared a few of his client improvements which can be directly attributed to the Six Disciplines process during 2011. Company A (Mfg)- 110% achievement of Revenue and Profit, 79% achievement of all 2011 Goals. Company C (NFP) - 87 % achievement of all 2011 Goals. Company D (Service) -100 % achievement of all 2011 Goals. Company F (Mfg) - from 2007 to 2011 - increased Return on Assets of 5.6%

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Advocacy to Shift Culture

Women on Business

2 Comments 1 Tweets that mention Advocacy to Shift Culture :: Women on Business -- Topsy.com January 12th, 2011 at 12:36 pm [.] 2 Dr. Sharon OConnor January 12th, 2011 at 7:39 pm Thanks for raising awareness on this topic.

The Happiness Advantage: Escaping the Cult of the Average

Strategy Driven

In 2007, Shawn founded Good Think Inc. Excerpt from The Happiness Advantage … The graph below (see Figure 1) may seem boring, but it is the very reason I wake up excited every morning. Clearly, I live a very exciting life.) It is also the basis of the research underlying this book.

Women in Power: Leadership Differences By Gender

Women on Business

2007, March). 2007, Special Issue: Women). Guest post by Allie Freeland (learn more about Allie at the end of this post). 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that nearly one of four chief executives and one out of twenty top-management positions in Fortune 500 corporations, are women.

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5 Key Lessons From Learning Organizations


Creative Leadership Requires The Right Brains By Tanmay , January 10, 2011 @ 1:36 pm @Thabo - Thanks for the chiming in Thabo. Best, Tanmay By Maria Payroll , January 17, 2011 @ 7:55 pm Great post. Tags: Leadership , Learning Organization , Process Improvement Leadership , Process Improvement , Quality | Tanmay January 10, 2011 3 Comments By Thabo Hermanus , January 10, 2011 @ 12:57 pm I really like your thought process and philosophy Tanmay.

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. Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Quality? Excellence? What? I was casually discussing quality and excellence with one of my old friends. We were exchanging our ideas on these topics, when I realized that he used the words quality and excellence interchangeably.

An Easy and Fun Way to Prepare for 2011


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!),

A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire??? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Maribeth Kuzmeski Are you looking to add new individuals to your team in 2011?

Adopt, Adapt or Adiós

The Leadership Advisor

How many of you were using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn regularly in 2007? The pace of the market is quick. The way in which information is proliferated globally is faster than it has ever been before.

Do You Deliver Good Or Bad Customer Service? | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

at 10:21 AM As an online-only business since 2007, when I decided to stop selling to walk-ins, my business decidedly has to make a good and consistent first impression; it’s the only chance we get. Leave a Comment Previous post: How To Start Fresh In 2011.

Why Ability Doesn't Always Lead to Confidence – The Trouble With.

Women on Business

2011 Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D., Categories : Guest Posts 3 Comments 1 Sara Kmiecik January 15th, 2011 at 12:47 pm Very interesting post! 2 The Trouble With Bright Girls « Management Briefs January 16th, 2011 at 2:38 pm [.]

Baldrige Performance Excellence and Using Six Disciplines

Six Disciplines

In 2007, a northwest Ohio company, Pro-Tec Coating Company (a division of U.S. Each year, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for Performance Excellence is presented to a small handful of organizations who have proven themselves worthy by being consistently superior on seven criteria for overall performance excellence. The seven criteria include: Leadership. Strategic Planning. Customer and Market Focus. Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management. Workforce Focus.

Daniel Diermeier: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Daniel Diermeier is the IBM Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice, a Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management, and a Professor of Political Science at the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, all at Northwestern University. He is director of the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship [.].

Reprise: Note From Boss To Employees


I wrote this "Note From Boss To Employees" back in 2007 and it remains my most-cited post. There were boos as well as cheers along with some polite applause.] Here it is for those who missed it: I am sometimes under enormous pressure from upper management; pressure that you seldom see. Anything that you can do to make my job easier will be greatly appreciated.

Getting Smarter about the Teen Journey

Building Personal Strength

Toronto: Key Porter, 2009) Sheryl Feinstein, Parenting the Teenage Brain: Understanding a Work in Progress (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007) Sheryl G. My current passionate interest is what I call the " teen journey."

Apple Needs Women and Workplaces Need Diversity

Women on Business

Statistics have shown companies with more women in management score better on the nine dimensions of company excellence. ( Women Matter , McKinsey 2007). An amazing group of seven women, The Chipsters, who are also IP Lawyers, tell us why companies with women in top positions are run better and why without Steve Jobs, Apple is doomed unless they get some women in their executive team. Click here to read the original article on Forbes.

10 Communication Tips for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

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Leadership Strategies: Are You a Davos Woman?

Women on Business

1 Comments 1 Women Entrepreneurs January 18th, 2011 at 5:42 pm Thanks for this post.

Entrepreneur, CEO or Both? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on January 21st, 2011 by admin in Leadership , Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Entrepreneur, CEO or Both?

The Dailai Lama - Quotes on Personal Strength

Building Personal Strength

2007 photo Luca Galuzzi The person we refer to as the Dalai Lama is actually Tenzin Gyatso, who was born in 1935. He is the most recent of what Tibetan Buddhists believe is a long line of reincarnated spiritual leaders and has served in that capacity for more than 60 years.

Leadership and Social Media: Going Beyond The Keyboard

Terry Starbucker

And I figured out a way to to that – it was called SOBCon. We got a bunch of people together in Chicago in May of 2007 (nearly 100 of them), and I got my chance to connect face to face. I was frustrated.

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Brand Exposure

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Six Weeks of U.S. Stock Market Decline: Now What?

Coaching Tip

Then think back to 2007. The Dow rallies to an all-time high above 14,000 in October 2007 -- and over the next 18 months goes on its biggest losing streak in 70+ years, falling 54% and ushering in "the Great Recession.".

The Opposable Mind: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking Roger Martin Harvard Business School Press (2007) When I first read this brilliant book, I was reminded of what Doris Kearns reveals about Abraham Lincoln in Team of Rivals.

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Should We Measure Happiness to Improve Our Businesses?

Management Craft

2007). I ran across this study and thought it was interesting. From: Wright, T., & & Bonett, D. Job satisfaction and psychological well-being as nonadditive predictors of workplace turnover. Journal of Management , 33, 141-160. dio: 10.1177/0149206306297582. See the abstract here.

Nurse Award With No Reward

What Do You Want From Them

The winner will be announced October 24 th , 2007. about the sign was the date: 2007 - that was. Last Friday, I visited a hospital in the Charlotte, NC, area. In the waiting area, I saw the following sign: Has a Nurse made a difference or touched your heart?

Navigate Your Path to Success

Women on Business

A “GPS Buddy ” could make a huge difference in how well you navigate in 2011 toward your life and career goals. Categories : Uncategorized 3 Comments 1 Tweets that mention Navigate Your Path to Success :: Women on Business -- Topsy.com January 11th, 2011 at 7:47 am [.]

The Current State of Telecommuting-Teleworking

Six Disciplines

The CareerBuilder numbers, believe it or not, actually show a more diligent workforce than a similar survey conducted in 2007. While this year 35% of telecommuters put in eight hours a day or more, in 2007 just 18 percent did. Here's a shocker: A new survey by CareerBuilder ( as published by BNET ) shows that nearly one in five of workers who say they are working from home spend one hour a day-or even less - actually working. The good news? Not everyone is being quite so lazy.

Onward: You Are There with Howard Schultz

Leading Blog

Howard Schultz realized that by 2007, Starbucks had begun to fail itself. Onward tells the story of a company suffering from the side effects of its own success made worse by the recent financial fiasco and what its returning CEO did about it. It’s a story of a company’s return to the why. It was obsessed with growth and lost sight of what made it “Starbucks” in the first place—the essence of what they set out to do 40 years earlier—to inspire the human spirit.

The Fallacy of No | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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