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Book Review: The Leader Who had no Title

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Guest Post: 10 Secrets of Effective Leaders

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One Response Doug Taylor , on December 18, 2010 at 6:17 am said: Was reading an article about an executive who embodied your 10 points – Andrew Cherng at Panda Express.

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Guest Post: 3 Great Leaders and Their Unlikely Successes

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By Anna Miller. We often study the principles of leadership in order to become leaders ourselves. However, as helpful as reading about leadership from a conceptual angle can be, the most effective way to learn is by example. Here are a few well-known leaders who are perfect examples of the saying, “Great leaders are made, not born.&#. Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs, celebrated CEO of Apple, didn’t start out with his vision of innovation that is the hallmark of his wildly successful company.

Three practices of successful product managers

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Book Review: It's Not Just Who You Know

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Flexibility and letting go

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One Response | The Productologist: Exploring the Depths of Product Management , on August 24, 2010 at 9:15 am said: [.]

Leadership and persistence

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4 Responses Travis Jensen , on April 9, 2010 at 3:00 pm said: It is easy to let the many issues that come up as a regular part of product management overwhelm you. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on April 13, 2010 at 3:31 pm said: Travis, great point.

How do you reduce the customer churn rate?

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A 2010 Harvard Business School case study explored churn rate in depth and identified the clients that businesses should seek to retain. Guest post by Ryan Harrison. SaaS (software as a service) sales teams often focus on bringing in new clients; however, they often miss the key fact that existing clients pay more dividends in the long run. The blog ForEntrepreneurs.com reports that 5-30 percent of a business’ revenue comes from the initial sale.

Three P's of business success

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Real-world examples of customer service

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Celebrity Leaders

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His books include: My Job My Self: Work and the Creation of the Modern Individual (Routledge, 2000); The Importance of Being Lazy: In Praise of Play, Leisure and Vacations (Routledge, 2003); Why It’s Hard to Be Good (Routledge, 2006); Seeking The Truth of Things (ACTA, 2010); The Ethics of Business with Alexei Marcoux (Rowan & Littlefield, 2012). Guest post by Al Gini and Ronald M. Green.

What matters in 2010?

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What matters in 2010? Filed under: Leadership , Techology Tagged: | 2010 , attention , commitment , energy , focus , Gov2.0 , influence , Seth Godin « The price of leadership Five myths about leadership » Like Be the first to like this post.

Leadership and Product Management

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2 Responses Product Management Tribe , on December 6, 2010 at 8:53 am said: Mike, I really like your concise and straight-up interactions between product management and other collaborative groups.

Guest Post: The “General” Manager – Soldier Lessons for the.

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Leadership — what you leave

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2 Responses davidburkus , on October 20, 2010 at 12:50 pm said: I’ve always thought we ought measure leaders by this: did they get to the goal or not? Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on November 8, 2010 at 9:29 pm said: David, thanks for your comment.

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Posted on September 27, 2010 by Michael Ray Hopkin Titles are an interesting concept. 5 Responses Jim Holland , on September 27, 2010 at 9:04 am said: Mike – great post. Smith , on September 27, 2010 at 10:05 pm said: “The owner makes sure his product meets market needs.

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Book Review: Trust Agents

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on August 15, 2010 at 4:02 am said: Very very kind of you. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 15, 2010 at 10:14 pm said: Chris, thanks for the comment.

Feedback

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2 Responses davidburkus , on July 19, 2010 at 1:57 pm said: The quote comes from Ken Blanchard, and he is dead on. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 10, 2010 at 5:48 am said: Thanks for the comment David and great point.

Five championship strategies

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Understand your role

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A new Leadership Development Carnival

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This first Leadership Development Carnival in 2010 provides links to 50 posts — what Dan calls “the Best of 2009.&#

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Book Review: Here Comes Everybody

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Customer expectations

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Social media summit

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Creating value

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2 Responses Hauke Borow , on April 26, 2010 at 3:45 am said: Hi Michael, nice post! Yours, Hauke Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on May 1, 2010 at 10:07 pm said: Hauke, good point about extending our efforts to creating value for our society.

Credit comes later

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2 Responses Khoo Chen Hui Andrew , on March 16, 2010 at 6:33 am said: I study IT cousrse, now. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on March 16, 2010 at 8:29 pm said: Khoo, good questions.

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3 Responses The 7 Lesson Series of Attraction Marketing That You Should Not Ignore | Network Marketer Professional , on March 5, 2010 at 11:40 am said: [.] Reply Geoff Snyder , on March 27, 2010 at 12:53 am said: Hi Michael!

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6 Responses ProductiveJohn , on February 7, 2010 at 9:45 am said: Clear leadership for me means the following: 1. result oriented) Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on February 7, 2010 at 6:02 pm said: Excellent points.

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December is a great time of year. Most people go out of their way to be a little kinder and a bit more open to what others are thinking. Regardless of religious beliefs most people seem more open to talking to their neighbors and cutting people slack for things they would not consider at other times during the year.

Book Review: The Right Leader

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One Response davidburkus , on January 26, 2010 at 5:11 pm said: Sounds like a good read.

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Michael Reply Enrico Varella , on July 28, 2010 at 9:38 am said: Hi, again Michael. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 10, 2010 at 5:54 am said: Enrico, congratulations on a new PB and on running the ultramarathon!

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Guest Post: Leadership Lessons from a Kindergarten Class

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