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Conflict Resolution Tips: Task Oriented People with People.

The Recovering Engineer

One of the key ideas to draw from the model is that about 35% of people are more task oriented and about 65% of people are more people oriented. Smile.

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Conflict Resolution Tips: People Oriented Individuals with Task.

The Recovering Engineer

In this post, I’ll change the perspective by suggesting three tips that go the other direction. Learn More… What Do You Think? Never show again.

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Holocaust and the 2008 Financial Crisis - Leadership Lessons

Modern Servant Leader

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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Is Social Media an Excuse for Brand Positioning Laziness? | In the.

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • September 19, 2011 • Branding , Marketing , Strategy • 2 Comments. October 2, 2011 at 5:54 am. December 2011.

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Robert Gates on Sun Tzu and The Art of War

First Friday Book Synopsis

I am grateful to my friend Thomas Huynh, founder of Sonshi, for the head’s up about Robert Gates‘s appearance on CBS 60 Minutes (Sunday, May 22, 2011) during which he indicates his high regard for Sun Tzu and his classic work, The Art of War. You can watch Katie Couric’s entire interview of US Secretary [.].

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.

Company Culture 3.0: The Conscious Connected Workplace

The Leadership Advisor

62% would help a brand promote their products or services if there is a cause behind them (up 9% on 2008). Blacksmith Ltd. No doubt about it.

The 50 Most Influential Management Gurus

First Friday Book Synopsis

Below are the results for 2011. Christensen (#1) Disrupting Class (2008) Harvard Business Review Innosight Kim B. Every two years, the Thinkers50 publishes their definitive list of management thinkers. For classic HBR content from this year’s winners, please click here. Clayton M. Christensen is the Kim B. Clayton M.

Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? Five Keys to.

Kevin Eikenberry

Duncan Brodie Reply Sonja Froyen January 26, 2011 at 11:05 am Sometimes leaders forfeit their role in a consensus decision. don’t go here.

Using LinkedIn Effectively: 7 Tips to Make the Most of your.

Women on Business

As of October 2008, the site had more than 30 million registered users spanning 150 industries. Many connections = many opportunities.

Women's Leadership Exchange - Blog - Good Morning President Obama

Women's Leadership Exchange

Posted: November 12, 2008, 07:50 PM by REGINA MEAD I am sorry to hear some feel that many voted for Obama because he was black; not so for me. Posted: November 7, 2008, 11:30 AM by Isabel Perlinski For everyones information, 46% of this country voted for McCain. Posted: November 6, 2008, 09:42 AM by Veena Jagger Ditto! Good Bye.

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.

Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

Kevin Eikenberry

Casavant January 28, 2011 at 11:32 am Kevin – great suggestions!! Ann Reply Kevin Eikenberry January 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm Thanks Ann.

Five Ways to Recognize – and Value – Your Expertise

Kevin Eikenberry

That is the furthest thing from my mind (though I’ll talk about it before I’m through). Let me put it another way. Expertise is relative.

Nine Steps for Creating and Maintaining Team Ownership of Ideas.

Kevin Eikenberry

Commitment, engagement or buy-in – whatever you want to call – it’s a good thing. The question you might ask is how do you do that ?

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Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I’ll show you a poor leader. While this sounds simple enough at face value, I have consistently found that one of the most often overlooked leadership attributes is that of a positive attitude. As a CEO, how can you expect to inspire, motivate, engender confidence, and to lead with a lousy attitude? Thanks!

Two Things to Remember as You Change the World


Posted in Uncategorized 7 Responses to “Two Things to Remember as You Change the World&# Bret Simmons : January 5, 2011 at 12:11 pm Love it. Bret Brandon Jones : January 5, 2011 at 11:35 pm This is a great post! Brandon Mary Jo Asmus : January 6, 2011 at 8:27 am Hi Bret, I agree! Patience and perseverance. Thanks!

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.

Four Leadership Lessons from Punxsutawney Phil

Kevin Eikenberry

Thanks Reply Kevin Eikenberry February 2, 2011 at 10:33 am Thanks Jeffrey – I appreciate your kind words – and sharing it with others!

The First Seven Things to Do When You Get Promoted

Kevin Eikenberry

Dorothy Reply Maria Payroll January 18, 2011 at 11:00 am Great article. Or you know someone who has recently been promoted, so pass it on.

The Best Business Books Ever: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Best Business Books Ever: The Most Influential Management Books You’ll Never Have Time to Read Basic Books (2011) Note: This review is of a book published earlier this year. It is a sequel to one published in 2003. What we have here is a series of brief discussions “the most influential management books you’ll [.].

Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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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Twitter for Non-Profits: An Interview with Twitter’s Claire Diaz-Ortiz

Ron Edmondson

She also owns Interwebs Publishing and Saving Money Media , a blog network that has been helping families live better on less since 2008. Recently I had the opportunity to meet and later interview Claire Diaz-Ortiz. Claire leads social innovation at Twitter, where she has worked since 2009. What’s your role? I teach the T.W.E.E.T.

Leaders are Service Revolvers

Chris Brady

Posted by: Cathy - Team Rascals | February 01, 2011 at 10:34 AM Chris, I absolutely could relate to that officer. The pig wailed even louder.

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.

Have You Trained Your Replacement?


January 19th, 2011 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus Today’s guest post is from Mike Figliuolo at The thoughtLEADERS Blog. Gina : January 19, 2011 at 12:47 pm I have always believed that the most important job a leader has is to train his/her replacement. Mary Jo Asmus : January 19, 2011 at 9:20 pm Gina, thanks. My loader could gun.

7 Ways to Be a More Thankful Person

Ron Edmondson

Related posts: Here’s What I’m Most Thankful For in 2008. Are you truly thankful? I can be a grumbler. Need help? Do you?

Trust in Leadership: Is it Earned or Given?

C-Level Strategies

Photo is of soldiers in the 3rd Platoon, Company B, Combat Team northwest of Baghdad on July 4, 2008 by the U.S. Counterpoint.

Expect to Earn It

Chris Brady

God Bless Posted by: Tom Abbott | January 11, 2011 at 04:00 PM Chris, What a great video. and a Winner Announced! But that last part is a lie.

Heritage and Innovation: Finding the Balance

Leading Blog

In times of change there is the tendency to either stick doggedly to what has always worked in the past or to throw it all out and start new.

What To Do With Blind Spots


Posted in Uncategorized 11 Responses to “What To Do With Blind Spots&# Dan Rockwell : January 3, 2011 at 10:44 am Mary Jo, Thanks for the shout out and for sharing your story. Thanks for all you do, Dan Meredith Bell : January 3, 2011 at 11:47 am Mary Jo, I love this post for two reasons. Their response was a timid “yes&#.

Why the Baby in a Manger?

Ron Edmondson

Top Baby Names 2008 (and more). Related posts: Poor Little Baby Jesus. Your Baby Shower Needs a Man’s Touch. Devotional Jesus


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?

9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

Kevin Eikenberry

Reply Susan Young February 5, 2011 at 11:29 pm Funny – I just added this to my Audible download prior to reading this post. It is fun.

The Power of Focus Words

Kevin Eikenberry

We at the Kevin Eikenberry Group do that too. Our three focus words were created in our team meeting. Our three words you ask? Experience.

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One Week Until From Bud to Boss is Released!

Kevin Eikenberry

The truth is we have been remarkably busy – our entire team is preparing for a spectacular day next Tuesday, February 15. And second.

The Happiness Advantage: Escaping the Cult of the Average

Strategy Driven

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.

Two Books to Better Organizational Results

Kevin Eikenberry

Because of our relationship, they moved to the top of my reading stack. Because they are good, I am sharing them with you. I highly recommend this gem!

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