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4 Ways Millennials Can Boost Productivity and Fulfillment at Work

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Kate Otto Speaking. Kate Otto has a message for fellow Millennials. The number of Everyday Ambassador’s “partner” organizations is rapidly expanding.

Shine the Light on Others

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Bono, megastar of the rock band U2, frequently shines the light on his fellow band members. Bono does this in a metaphorical sense too.

Pixar’s Competitive Advantage? A Connection Culture

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Instead, it was an understated, bespectacled, computer engineer named Ed Catmull. And rightly so. Not so at Pixar. He deeply believes in it.

Overcoming Leadership Myopia

Michael Lee Stallard

SAS Institute, the world’s largest privately-held software business, was recognized this year as number one on Fortune’s “Best Places to Work” list for 2010. Howard Behar and Michael Lee Stallard. American leaders need to wake up and smell the coffee. We need everyone to pull together in the same direction to lift us out of this slump.

Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardLooking forward to it. why is everyone smiling?

3 Lessons from the Life and Leadership of Coach Wooden

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On June 5, 2010, Coach Wooden died. As seen on SmartBlog on Leadership. Most people know the legendary basketball coach for the ten college basketball championships (including four perfect seasons) his UCLA Bruins Men’s Basketball Team won while he was head coach from 1948 until 1975. A Caring Coach. Once again the coach declined.

Has SAS Institute’s Goodnight Cracked the Code on Corporate Culture?

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Recently, SAS was named number 1 on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list for 2010. The data suggest otherwise. Who can blame him?

Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

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By 2010, nearly 27 percent had just one person. A 2010 AARP survey found that 35 percent of adults older than 45 were chronically lonely as opposed to 20 percent a decade earlier. A 2010 Hoover Institute paper stated in 1950 the U.S. Check out this excellent article in The Atlantic entitled “ Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?

Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights

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How Solitude Shapes Great Leaders

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Brook’s recognized Deresiewicz’s speech as one of the best pieces of long journalism written in 2010. Take time to read this thoughtful speech entitled Solitude and Leadership by William Deresiewicz given to this year’s plebe class at West Point.

LeBron James vs. Stephen Curry: NBA’s David-Goliath Showdown

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LeBron broke the hearts of Cleveland fans when he chose to leave in 2010 to play for the Miami Heat. David and Goliath, anyone? Show You Care.

Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect

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4 Comments so far Brian Oates on October 18th, 2010 Interesting to see this happen in the military which seeped in a couple hundred years of tradition.

To Impart Your Values

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardThere were about 30 people in attendance.

Strengthen Your “Critical Connections” at Work

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardHere is an approach we recommend.

Vince Lombardi on Broadway?

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardThe rest of the cast was terrific too.

Motivate Employees Now

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During the program I’m offering a free download of the digital version of Fired Up or Burned Out if listeners sign up for y email newsletter.

Free Book: Fired Up or Burned Out

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We just launched our new Fired Up or Burned Out book website. Check it out at this link.

Mrs. Hesselbein: “To Serve is to Live”

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Frances Hesselbein, To Serve Is To Live. from Leader to Leader on Vimeo. Check it out.

Are You A Life Giver or Life Drainer?

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Click here to view the embedded video. Many thanks to my friend Jeffrey Fry for sending me this wonderful video. It’s encouraged me to be bolder in affirming my family members, friends and the people I meet day-to-day. Validation, affirmation, recognition or whatever else you call it is relevant in the workplace and to life outside of work.

Signals You Send in Relationships

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Thanks to my friend Deborah Mills-Scofield for sending me this article from Science Daily entitled “ Exploring How Partners Perceive Each Others Emotion During a Relationship Fight.&# It looks at how expressions of hard, flat or soft emotion are perceived and how such perceptions affect relationships.

Top 50 Leadership Blogs

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Many thanks to internet entrepreneur Evan Carmichael for recognizing michaelleestallard.com as a top 50 leadership blog and a top five blog on the topic of leadership at work. This adds to the earlier recognition michaelleestallard.com received as a top blog on leadership.

Employee Engagement Webinar Today

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Jason Pankau and I will present a webinar today on employee engagement and alignment. The webinar is for the New Talent Management Network. It will be held from Noon until 1:00 PM Eastern. Additional details and sign up information are at this link.

Chief Happiness Officer at TED

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Watch my friend Alexander Kjerulk, the Chief Happiness Officer , speaking at TED Copenhagen about happiness at work. You’ll love it. Alex is fun and thoughtful. He provides a global perspective on happiness at work. Not to mention that you’ll learn about. The happiest bus driver Alex ever met. What makes us happy in life and at work.

Leadership Posts from Top Bloggers

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Erik Samdahl weighs in with The Top 10 Talent Trends of 2010 posted at Productivity Blog. Mark Stelzner, next month’s Carnival host, not only gives us his HR predictions for 2011, he grades his list for 2010, with 2011: The Year of Reactionary HR posted at Inflexion Point. It’s on Jan. Register here. Mike Henry Sr. I sure am.

Leadership, Employee Engagement and Innovation at BIF-6 Summit

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardZappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh is always thoughtful.

Best Practice Institute Webinar

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardYou can register for the webinar at this link.

Best Posts on Leadership from Top Bloggers

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Here’s what Dan wrote about it: Welcome to the September 5th, 2010 Leadership Development Carnival Back to Football edition! Kevin W.

Gamification in Everything?

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1 Comment so far Nathan Lands on November 19th, 2010 Michael, Great blog post. I’m headed there right now to post some thoughts.

MichaelLeeStallard.com on Newstex

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Connecting with Patients

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardKatie is cancer free today.

Get to Know Colleagues' and Customers' Stories

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3 Comments so far John Halter on November 6th, 2010 Great post! Kevin on November 9th, 2010 Outstanding communication–thanks for sharing.

Cartoon Boosts “Voice” in US Military

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Serving a Cause Greater than Self

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New Employee Engagement Articles in India, Canada

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Our Book Now in Korean + New Video Interview

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1 Comment so far Rena on September 27th, 2010 This is great news! You can view the video on Facebook at this link. why is everyone smiling?

Free Download: Best-Selling Book on Leadership, Employee Engagement

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3 Comments so far Cristin on October 21st, 2010 Thank you! I loved the webinar – a lot of great information! I appreciate your efforts.

StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardYou can hear it at this link.

Employee Engagement on Triple Bottom Line Radio

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardYou can hear it on their website at this link.

Speaking at the New Canaan Society

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People, Planet, Profit – Triple Bottom Line Radio

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Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee StallardCheck out their website at this link.