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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 - 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. Home WLE Events New York Los Angeles Ft.

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Identifying leaders? Have we really degenerated to this point? News Flash – If you have to look for leadership it doesn’t exist…Today’s post is not going to sit well with many in the leadership profession, but then many of my posts seem to have that effect. Place a leader into any environment and their impact will be immediately recognized.

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 (, which aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

“ It is my hope to help dispel the myth that ideas are inherently good things. I want to start by actually defining what an idea is, and is not.

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? What is an assumption, anyway?

Gandhi, Leadership And A Fews Lessons On Simplicity


Jessica Cox Becomes First Pilot With No Arms By Hemal, January 17, 2011 @ 12:31 pm I have no other words than “Simply&# superb ! Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer Gandhi, Leadership And A Few Lessons On Simplicity I have been a great admirer of Mahatma Gandhi - one of the greatest leaders India has ever produced.

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

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS Will You Help Fulfill My Birthday Wish? 01 Jul Yes, today is my birthday.

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. Bob's blog entries Adrian J. Slywotzky Bob Andelman (1998) David J.

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.

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. The best answer is to just ask our clients.

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Advocacy to Shift Culture

Women on Business

2 Comments 1 Tweets that mention Advocacy to Shift Culture :: Women on Business -- January 12th, 2011 at 12:36 pm [.] Bennett. Mary L.

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 Guest Posts Disclaimer Quality? Excellence? What? I was casually discussing quality and excellence with one of my old friends. Don’t Kill It!

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. How organizations deal with them makes all the difference. In my career so far, I have (broadly) seen two kinds of organizations.

The Happiness Advantage: Escaping the Cult of the Average

Strategy Driven

In 2007, Shawn founded Good Think Inc. Clearly, I live a very exciting life.) It is also the basis of the research underlying this book.

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.

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. References: Bunker, K.

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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? All around, they’re dependable. Believe it? The findings?

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. How much has marketing changed?

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

Rich Gee Group

Leave a Comment Previous post: How To Start Fresh In 2011. I bought a really cool Arc’teryx Winter Jacket for my wife. Bad Customer!

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!

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.

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.

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. As a result, I’ve had to learn through trial and error.

Getting Smarter about the Teen Journey

Building Personal Strength

My current passionate interest is what I call the " teen journey." It's a time of confusion, mistakes, pain and danger. the journey is perilous.

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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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). Click here to read the original article on Forbes. I know this probably seems like an obvious fact to most of us, but how many of us actually live and exude this forward thinking.

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? Which hat, or hats do you wear? CEO…that title sounds good doesn’t it? As the founder, can you, or should you, attempt to grow with the company? WORDPRESS! [.]

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. That is just the issue! Thanks!

“Value” and “Waste” – Watch Them Constantly


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. Eliminating Waste” is the key to a lean and productive organization. Don’t Kill It!

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. Be kind whenever possible.

Brand Exposure

N2Growth Blog

Have you figured out how to apply the laws of scarcity to brand management? If not, then this post is for you. 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. will go into decline. Thoughts? link] deborah nixon Mike.

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Leadership and Social Media: Going Beyond The Keyboard

Terry Starbucker

I was frustrated. There was something that wasn’t happening, and I needed it to happen to really make the experience meaningful. Lead well!

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The Fallacy of No | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In fact, there are some very bright people who believe you cannot become a good leader without developing a mastery for using the word no as evidenced by the following quote from Tony Blair: “The art of leadership is saying no , not saying yes.” While inherently obvious, it should not go unnoticed that the use of the word no is 100% negative.

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

Coaching Tip

Then think back to 2007. As of June 10, the Dow has suffered the "longest losing streak since the fall of 2002. But wait a minute. Skeptical?

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. Bob's blog entries " Martha Graham "multiple working hypotheses" A.G. Stanton George F.

Multi-Tasking: Is It Worth It?

Great Leadership By Dan

In a 2007 New York Times article, Jonathan B. Here's a guest post from one of my regulars, Beth Armknecht Miller. Multi-Tasking: Is It Worth It?

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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. but the most awkward thing.

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. Starbucks had lost its “point of view.” Be nimble.

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. Journal of Management , 33, 141-160.