Happy Diwali 2009

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Happy Diwali 2009 It’s that time of the year when our hearts are filled with love and warmth – I wish all readers of this blog, a “VERY HAPPY DIWALI”. Photo Courtesy: mar00ned’s Flickr stream Tags: Diwali , Diwali 2009 , Happy Diwali Improvement & Development | Tanmay October 17, 2009 10 Comments By tnvora (Tanmay Vora) , October 17, 2009 @ 4:23 pm Twitter Comment What does Indian festival of DIWALI represent?

QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer QAspire Blog 2009 – Essential Posts Redux When the year ends, we tend to retrospect. February 2009: Experiences and Learning on Respecting people This essential post touched upon the issue of respecting people at workplace. March 2009: Personal Leadership - It shines in difficult times We are all leaders - but our education, upbringing and organization structures suppresses our leadership traits.

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Developing Leadership Skills While Kickstarting the New Year

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Categories : Uncategorized 4 Comments 1 Tuan Nguyen December 29th, 2009 at 10:22 am Ed, Thank you for sharing your thoughts. 2 WILLIAM RIVAS December 29th, 2009 at 2:36 pm ED, you really go to the core of the main elements of the creative process.

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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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The Difference Between Forward vs Backward Focused Leadership

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Ed Oakley and the Enlightened Leadership Team Categories : Personal Leadership book , leadership skill development 2 Comments 1 Ginger Hardisty November 24th, 2009 at 4:31 pm Backward’s focused leadership – I find to be controlling, perfectionistic and unable to see the beauty on diversity and unable to fully appreciate others’s strengths and weaknesses. 2 Judith Briles November 25th, 2009 at 1:40 pm Backward focused people are what I call the firehosers of the workplace.

What are your Biggest Challenges?

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Nov 02 What are your Biggest Challenges? By admin Today I sent out a survey which asks you to share your toughest challenges with us. You can see the survey HERE. Please help me improve on what I am doing by taking a few minutes to answer the questions. I will be choosing a few each week and posting my feedback here on the blog.

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Personal Leadership Book: Behavioral Styles

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Ed Oakley Technorati Tags: Behavioral Styles , new book , personal leadership Categories : Personal Leadership book 6 Comments 1 Bonnie Hazzard October 12th, 2009 at 4:49 pm This was very valuable information. 2 Renea Stewart October 13th, 2009 at 7:46 am As a manager and leader of people for a number of years, I have learned the value of understanding the different styles of people who I lead, as well as those who I work with and for.

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Confession from Ed Oakley About New Leadership Book

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Categories : Uncategorized 1 Comments 1 Natalie Houghty-Haddon December 10th, 2009 at 8:59 am So sorry you’ve changed the name!

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The Relationship Between Personal Growth and Leadership Skill.

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Best wishes to the “enlightened leader&# in you, Ed Oakley and the Enlightened Leadership Team Categories : leadership skill development 1 Comments 1 Walter Givens November 12th, 2009 at 7:08 pm This is a subject that needs continue discussion because many managers do not understand the difference between management and leadership.

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President Obama's Address in Ft. Hood

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Technorati Tags: ft-hood , gratitude , obama , veterans Categories : Management/Leadership 4 Comments 1 Alexa November 11th, 2009 at 2:47 am Ed, Thank you for such sharing your thoughts with us. alexa 2 Nancy-Dru Flowers November 11th, 2009 at 9:20 am I would like to send both of them (John Robert Crowley III and Blake Ensley Fisher) e-cards from Cross Cards, to honor Veterans. 3 Ed Oakley November 11th, 2009 at 10:38 am How thoughtful of you, Nancy Dru!

Organizational Time Management for Leaders

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Jonette Crowley and the Enlightened Leadership Team Categories : Management Tips and Techniques , leadership skill development 1 Comments 1 Ed Tate December 4th, 2009 at 7:53 am Because of this article, I can see the ‘leaks’ in my own personal productivity.

Leadership – What's Love Got To Do With it?

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by Starbucker on November 29, 2009 “It’s the most powerful thing there is&# – John Wooden John Wooden is a basketball coaching legend – in his 27 years at UCLA, his teams had a winning percentage of 81%, and they won a unfathomable 10 NCAA titles. Tweet This Post Tagged as: John Wooden , Sun Tzu { 21 comments… read them below or add one } Christina November 29, 2009 at 6:02 pm This was beautiful. Ricardo Bueno December 1, 2009 at 6:46 pm I went to UCLA.

Personal Leadership Series – FLY or FALL? Five Tools for Critical.

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Jul 23 Personal Leadership Series – FLY or FALL? Five Tools for Critical Times – Tool Number 5 By Jonette Crowley By admin In this Personal Leadership Series, Jonette Crowley, author and principle of Enlightened Leadership Solutions, presents five tools to assist us in flying, rather than falling during critical times—times of chaos, confusion and conflict.

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20 Easy Ways to Take Social Media A Little Less Seriously

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full 20 Easy Ways to Take Social Media A Little Less Seriously by Starbucker on November 22, 2009 It was bound to happen. Tweet This Post Tagged as: Social Media humor { 19 comments… read them below or add one } Deborah Taylor-French November 22, 2009 at 5:30 pm Funny! Deborah Jenn Whinnem November 22, 2009 at 8:27 pm Thank you so much for this!

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10 Leadership Battles – And How To Win Every One of Them

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full 10 Leadership Battles – And How To Win Every One of Them by Starbucker on November 1, 2009 In our quest to become great leaders we take on a constant stream of internal battles. Tweet This Post { 20 comments… read them below or add one } Kimba Green November 2, 2009 at 8:57 am This should be laminated and put on everyone’s desk!

What matters in 2010?

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Posted on December 15, 2009 by Michael Ray Hopkin With just a few weeks left in 2009 you have no-doubt spent time thinking about the events of the past year and the growth and changes that have resulted.

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15 Basic Steps To Mind-Blowing Customer Service: Lessons From A.

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full 15 Basic Steps To Mind-Blowing Customer Service: Lessons From A Paris Produce Shop by Starbucker on December 27, 2009 My wife and I have been in Paris on a two week vacation, spending the holidays in one of my favorite cities in the world. Best to you, Robin Alexander Duque December 27, 2009 at 10:11 pm Great post!

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Five myths about leadership

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3 Responses Chris Fillebrown , on January 1, 2010 at 8:07 pm said: In October of 2009 I started the Frame of Reference blog to focus on the innovation space.

The price of leadership

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6 Responses The Vision Quest « Where the Product Management Tribe Gathers , on December 22, 2009 at 8:51 am said: [.]

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A Leader's 5 Keys to No Nonsense Communication

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full A Leader’s 5 Keys to No Nonsense Communication by Starbucker on December 13, 2009 I like words. Tweet This Post Tagged as: Leadership , leadership communication { 10 comments… read them below or add one } Karl Staib - Work Happy Now December 13, 2009 at 10:30 pm Negation words are my least favorite in this group.

The Most Important Blog Post You'll Ever Read

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The Most Important Blog Post You’ll Ever Read by Starbucker on October 25, 2009 … is out there somewhere. You just need to find it. And in a land of over 100 million blogs , how is that possible? And besides, blog posts don’t change lives, right? Wrong. They can, and they have. I’m living proof of that.

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Book Review: Halftime

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Guest Post: Market Sensing is not Crop Dusting

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One Response Sarah Mitchell , on August 17, 2009 at 10:28 pm said: Hi Jim, Your story about crop dusting reminded me about the way Sam Walton used to conduct research for a new Wal-Mart when he was first expanding his business.

Supertramp Talks Social Media – 30 Years Before It Exists

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Supertramp Talks Social Media – 30 Years Before It Exists by Starbucker on October 11, 2009 This morning, as I was driving back from Starbucks with my morning latte, I had a vision of sorts. JK October 12, 2009 at 10:57 am Not only do I remember all these titles but I have them all on my MP4! Frances December 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm Love the nod to Supertramp!!

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Lead with integrity

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Do hard things

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9 Responses Doing Hard Things | Sheri Larsen’s Flying Cloud , on October 16, 2009 at 11:04 am said: [.] Reply Enrico Varella , on October 21, 2009 at 9:14 pm said: Congratulations on your 3:30 marathon PR, Michael. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on October 23, 2009 at 2:01 pm said: Enrico, you are spot on about the the benefits of doing hard things. on November 1, 2009 at 11:01 pm said: [.] Reply MAPping Company Success , on November 2, 2009 at 2:34 am said: [.]

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Capturing ideas

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9 Responses themadpeacock , on November 26, 2009 at 6:12 pm said: Finding a way to capture them when they happen is half the battle, for that I most often use the voice memo feature on my phone. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on November 28, 2009 at 9:14 pm said: I like the idea of using voice memos to capture ideas. Michael Reply Product Management Reader: 30Nov09 | The Productologist: Exploring the Depths of Product Management , on November 30, 2009 at 5:44 am said: [.]

Trust – the key to success

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Or, How To Make Micromanagement Work For You | Product Management Meets Pop Culture , on November 25, 2009 at 7:01 am said: [.]

Value comes from work

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2 Responses Igor , on August 26, 2009 at 1:58 am said: Well said, It is true that in order to trully appreceate what you have – you need to work for it. Igor Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 26, 2009 at 9:43 am said: Igor, thank you for the comment.

Three steps to the next big opportunity

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Exclusive: Chris Garrett Reveals His Secrets of Success (and More.

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Don't hesitate

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One Response Igor , on August 30, 2009 at 12:29 am said: Often times, opportunity disguises as failure or crysis.

The 85% Solution for Happiness at Work

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The 85% Solution for Happiness at Work by Starbucker on September 27, 2009 Columnist Alina Tugend is tired of hearing about “ finding our passion &# in the workplace. Tweet This Post Tagged as: Alina Tugend { 3 comments… read them below or add one } Chris Donaldson September 28, 2009 at 11:47 am Very insightful. MR October 5, 2009 at 4:58 pm Very insightful.

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How A Glass Half Full Helped Me (And Can Help You Too)

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full How A Glass Half Full Helped Me (And Can Help You Too) by Starbucker on December 20, 2009 TerryStarbucker.com turns 4 on 12/25; Today, in marking this anniversary, I tell the story of how my philosophy of "Half-Fullism" was born. “I’m Lance December 21, 2009 at 5:51 am Terry, Happy 4th blog birthday!!

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'Tis the Season for (Product) Camping

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3 Responses Robin Zaragoza , on July 9, 2009 at 12:06 pm said: For those looking for a ProductCamp soon… NYC is next week… July 18th. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on July 9, 2009 at 1:39 pm said: Robin, thank you for the comment.

Three reasons pms need an iphone

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9 Responses Stewart Rogers , on July 31, 2009 at 5:14 am said: For national pride I am still a Blackberry guy. Stewart Reply Faisal N Jawdat , on July 31, 2009 at 7:16 pm said: The iPhone’s camera isn’t really up to the task as a whiteboard stenographer, at least compared to the camera on something like the Nokia n97. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 1, 2009 at 11:19 am said: Faisal, I have been impressed with the camera on my 3GS.

Leaving the nest

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2 Responses Chelsea , on August 24, 2009 at 6:59 am said: what a sweet story, You must be very proud:-) X C Reply Stewart Rogers , on September 6, 2009 at 4:53 pm said: Not sure what to say, but this made me smile.

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Founding Fathers – true leaders

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One Response Leadercast , on July 5, 2009 at 7:42 pm said: Great list of quotes.

Never say, “It's Just Semantics.” | Top Executive Coaching with.

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August 22nd, 2009 — tonymayo Email This Article Languages shape the way we think about space, time, colors, and objects. Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Sections Client Comments For Executive Coaches For Executives For Fun For Salespeople Quotes and Aphorisms Recommended Books Technology Tips Videos & Podcasts Popular Posts Twitter Log IX About Tony Mayo Truth or Consequences?

Wanna Be a Success? Turn Over a Few More Rocks

Terry Starbucker

Turn Over a Few More Rocks by Starbucker on November 8, 2009 Today I’m launching my new site design (thank you Thesis and Jesse Petersen !). Tweet This Post { 19 comments… read them below or add one } Jesse Petersen November 8, 2009 at 2:13 am Thanks for the shout-out, Terry. Larry Hendrick November 8, 2009 at 10:30 am Terry, I agree with the others. Terry Tim Bursch November 9, 2009 at 9:12 am Terry, Great new look here!

Trust in business

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Keeping the best

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3 Responses Bret Simmons , on October 27, 2009 at 5:48 am said: Glad you blogged on this WSJ article, Michael. Bret Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on October 27, 2009 at 11:47 am said: Bret, I couldn’t agree more that this advice applies to employees (or volunteers for that matter) at all levels.

The power of influence

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