Distinguishing Leadership Skill Development from Management

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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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The Difference Between Forward vs Backward Focused Leadership

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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?

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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. 3 Ginger Hardisty October 13th, 2009 at 9:04 am Ed, Thank you.

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A System for the Soft Side of Leadership

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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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Organizational Time Management for Leaders

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I’ve polled many of my executive friends and clients to see what they say are the biggest obstacles to productivity. Meeting Productivity Some companies require the person calling a meeting to email out or P.A.L.

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?

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Interview with the Cranky Product Manager

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For those of you not familiar with the Cranky PM, she is “a fictional product management professional at a fictional enterprise software vendor named DysfunctoSoft.&# She blogs about what she calls “fictional stories&# of product management and product marketing professionals.

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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'Tis the Season for (Product) Camping

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Are you taking advantage of the many Product Camps or “Un-Conferences” offered this year? Product camps are a great place for product management professionals and leaders to step away from the day-to-day and engage in a day of learning and networking.

Launching a new product

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Quite often much emphasis is placed on designing and developing products, and the actual launch goes unplanned (or under-planned) until it’s too late. What problems have you faced when trying to launch a new product? What effect did it have on the product launch?

President Obama's Address in Ft. Hood

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Nov 10 President Obama’s Address in Ft. 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. 3 Ed Oakley November 11th, 2009 at 10:38 am How thoughtful of you, Nancy Dru!

Starbucks and the Product of Last Resort – Fast Always Wins

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Starbucks and the Product of Last Resort – Fast Always Wins by Starbucker on October 3, 2009 This week Starbucks launched its new instant coffee, “VIA&# , to much fanfare. On two consecutive days, I was handed free samples of the product as I purchased my daily lattes. Anne October 4, 2009 at 6:27 pm I think this might be a geographical thing.

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.

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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! The product?

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Five myths about leadership

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Perhaps the one that comes most naturally is the management myth: product managers rarely manage the people or processes necessary for their products’ success.

Guest Post: Market Sensing is not Crop Dusting

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Jim’s passion is enabling product marketing teams. With a lifetime of experience, he has a fresh and unique perspective in guiding and managing product teams and has a knack for sensing markets, synthesizing ideas and turning them into reality.

Evaluating Your Strengths

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This framework is useful for analyzing many different types of scenarios including new product proposals, individual contributors and vendors, but in this case we will use is as a self evaluation tool. Survive Your Promotion!

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The price of leadership

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— The Product Management Perspective: Most product managers do not “manage&# other people (in the traditional HR sense of the word). 6 Responses The Vision Quest « Where the Product Management Tribe Gathers , on December 22, 2009 at 8:51 am said: [.]

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The Currency of Leadership

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Your ability to work as a team member and support others is a great bonus, but most companies will keep a highly talented, productive worker even if he/she doesn’t have great communication skills or any leadership potential. Survive Your Promotion!

Book Review: Halftime

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Your team members have lives too…

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As such an individual might be highly productive and motivated for several months, and then become distracted, burnt out or otherwise unmotivated due to something outside of the office. Survive Your Promotion!

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Adjusting your Mindset – Part 2 | Survive Your Promotion!

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This is corollary to point #1 because when you realize that your subordinates are less efficient and/or less skilled, you will be tempted to try to do the work yourself instead but must realize that this is likely impossible and counter productive to your own success as a manager.

Challenges for Technical Managers

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In this role you must interpret the needs of the customer, communicate that to the technical team, ensure that those results are obtained and then bring the finished product to the customer. Survive Your Promotion!

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

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So I see it as a mission when I talk to clients to find their CTM, what is your special, spicy, delicious sauce that you can add to your commodity chicken product or service?

The 85% Solution for Happiness at Work

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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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The power of influence

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At the heart of most problems that occur in business settings you find the following: Lack of influence Poor teamwork Mediocre productivity.

Lead with integrity

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Value comes from work

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— The Product Management Perspective: Nothing comes easy in product management. However, when PMs work diligently, and effectively with their teams, they find satisfaction in the resulting success of the products, and ultimately the company.

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Three steps to the next big opportunity

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— The Product Management Perspective: The ideas for this post came from a question posed to me about how an engineer can become a product manager. And for you who are product managers, look for people who are trying to make the shift and reach out and help them.

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Trust – the key to success

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— The Product Management Perspective: Trust is vital for product managers. Trust goes both ways: product managers need to carry out their tasks in such a way that the team members can trust them.

Capturing ideas

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— The Product Management Perspective: Ideas are the fuel for great products. The difficulty for many product managers is capturing ideas and filtering the potentially great ones from the not so good. Michael Reply How Do Product Managers Capture Ideas?

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. on November 1, 2009 at 11:01 pm said: [.]

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Sitting Quietly, Doing Something – Happy Days Blog – nytimes.com

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Founding Fathers – true leaders

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Filed under: Knowledge , Leadership , Trust Tagged: | constitution , Founding Fathers , freedom , liberty , peace , self-government « Leadership and endurance ‘Tis the Season for (Product) Camping » Like Be the first to like this post.

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Trust in business

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Keeping the best

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“Companies that apply these lessons will be in a better position not only to retain their most prized executives but also to attract new talent as the economy recovers.&# — The Product Management Perspective: Like executives, product managers need opportunities to grow.

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Providing value

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— The Product Management Perspective: Product managers are in a prime position to provide value to their organizations. To the extent you guide your company to create and sell the right products and services for your specific market, you will become the hero of your organization.

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Creating leaders

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Guest Post: Watch Out for Flying Monkeys!

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Posted on May 5, 2009 by Michael Ray Hopkin Today’s post comes from Jim Holland. Jim’s passion is product management and product marketing. Imagine you’re sitting in a product planning meeting with your favorite product team.

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A new Leadership Development Carnival

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