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A Leadership Key To Success: Don’t Do Second Things First

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Remember those yellow legal note pads? They used to be my constant companions earlier in my career, before PCs, smart phones, laptops, and tablets.

15 Steps To Great Leadership (The More Human Way)

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It was May of 2010. Frank sat back, shook his head, and looked me straight in the eyes. “How did you do this? It wasn’t easy to get here.

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Why You Should Bring a Startup Founder Mindset To Your Leadership

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Look at business like a labyrinth, not a maze (thanks Ken Tomita of Grovemade). OK, I’m going to come clean here. Startup founders. Lead well!

A Leadership Checklist: 10 Things To Do Right Now To Make It A.

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full A Leadership Checklist: 10 Things To Do Right Now To Make It A Great Year by Starbucker on January 3, 2010 As a leader, I’ve learned that getting off to a great start in a new year is very important. All the best in 2010!

7 Ways To Lead Without Uttering A Single Word

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full 7 Ways To Lead Without Uttering A Single Word by Starbucker on October 3, 2010 There is much written about the words leaders need to use, both in speech and on paper, to be effective. Better yet, why even have a door at all?

A Love Song In 1,000 Verses: My Ode To Leadership….And Life

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I hate angst. I wanted to share, I wanted to learn, and I hated angst – that’s how this blog got started. “ Oh heck yes! Marie.

10 New Year’s Resolutions For The 21st Century Leader

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“I’m going to be a better leader&#. It’s that time of year again, where the calendar marks an end, and the approach of a new beginning – a time of much self-evaluation, and from those thoughts, the annual New Year’s Resolutions. Here’s how it looks to me, like Seurat. Something similar has happened in corporate America.

Why Leaders Need To Think Like Plumbers (Minus the Wrench)

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Note: This is another in a series of “best of” posts that feature my favorite lessons- this one goes back to January 2010). How so?

Leaders Should Be (More) Human Too: In Praise of Touchy-Feely

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This is the last in a series of my 3 favorite posts over the past 9+ years, in anticipation of my 1,000th (!) Not good enough. They protested. Marie.

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My 10 Favorite (and Most Effective) Leadership Quotes

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full My 10 Favorite (and Most Effective) Leadership Quotes by Starbucker on December 5, 2010 One of my favorite things to do as a leader is make a big speech or presentation. – John F. He hardly knows which is which.

Beyond Profit: Creating An Exceptional Leadership Legacy

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Watch the “ Bill Bresnan 2010 Cable Hall of Fame Tribute ” video on this bio page and you’ll vividly see what I mean).

Why Hiring Is Like Playing Blackjack, And 3 Rules To Increase Your.

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: blackjack , hiring rules , Leadership { 9 comments… read them below or add one } Pat Strader November 1, 2010 at 12:16 pm Great advice on assembling a team. Wendi Ellis November 2, 2010 at 2:10 pm I love this article. Terry Kirk Baumann November 7, 2010 at 4:43 pm Terry, Great post! Thanks Terry!

Brilliant Boutique: 10 Keys To Lasting Small Business Success

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It wasn’t hard to like Sarah Young as soon as we walked into her downtown store back in 2010, when we first moved to Portland. Marie.

Why What's In It For You Is So Important To What You Deliver For Them

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Why What’s In It For You Is So Important To What You Deliver For Them by Starbucker on June 20, 2010 Why do you want to be a leader? Sam Howat June 21, 2010 at 8:17 am Terry — Great article! That’s my motivation.

The One Thing Every Leader Has To Give Up (After They Worked So.

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The One Thing Every Leader Has To Give Up (After They Worked So Hard To Get It) by Starbucker on October 28, 2010 I remember the first time I got it, only 4 months after I graduated from college. It terrified me. Touchdown!

9 Ways Social Media Can Make You A Better Leader

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: Leadership , Social Media { 17 comments… read them below or add one } Bret Simmons September 12, 2010 at 6:14 pm Love it. Bret Griff Wigley September 13, 2010 at 5:59 pm Thanks for the tweet reply, Terry. Starbucker September 13, 2010 at 6:19 pm Thanks Bret and Griff for your comments! Thanks!

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What Was Your Fork In The Road, And Did You Take It?

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The first was SOBCon 2010 in Chicago. I’m in Chicago today to prepare for my labor of love with my biz partner Liz Strauss, SOBCon Chicago 2011 , which starts tomorrow ( check out our website for more information, and here is the livestream of the event ). It was a corner that brought back two specific memories. Boy that would be nice.

Leading Past The Target

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It was July of 2010, and I was playing a round of golf with my core management team in Billings, Montana. Establishing a mantra of key values .

Rule #1: Human First, Then Leader

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As soon as we are labeled as a “leader&# , especially one in the executive suite, there is a very strong tendency to put ourselves on a pedestal. After all, we are on a higher rung on the ladder, right? If we’re not careful, this “higher level&# thinking can also have an effect on how we interact with our teammates. To us.

My Free E-Book: Leadership From a Glass Half-Full

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: Leadership { 10 comments… read them below or add one } Jesse Petersen April 29, 2010 at 6:02 am It’s a great tool, Terry. Matches Malone April 29, 2010 at 7:52 am Good to see someone finally gets it. April 29, 2010 at 10:21 am Thank you VERY much for sharing this. Jess C.

The Most Useless Word in the English Language (And Why You Should.

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The Most Useless Word in the English Language (And Why You Should Get It Out Of Your Life) by Starbucker on May 20, 2010 “It can’t be done” “You can’t do that” How many times have you heard these words? That’s their opinion.

Play It Again, Sam: The Science of Repeating Things Repeatedly

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Play It Again, Sam: The Science of Repeating Things Repeatedly by Starbucker on October 17, 2010 "Boss, isn't that the 15th time you told me to play it again?" Why am I so happy to hear this? Or even twice before.

My Dad Built a Garage, And I Got A Lesson Of A Lifetime

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Tweet This Post { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Scott Dailey September 2, 2010 at 7:17 am I find your tone and style very warming.

Leadership: Do The Unexpected (and You'll Never Walk Alone)

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Ric Nunez September 23, 2010 at 10:11 am Great video Terry, I can see that SOBCon is a success, by what I can see in twitter. Popularity: 2% [

To Yell or Not to Yell, That Is The Question (And 5 Things To.

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: Leadership , Tom Brady { 3 comments… read them below or add one } Jeff Hurt November 18, 2010 at 1:03 pm Love this post! Steve November 18, 2010 at 1:14 pm Nice reminders… I have two very different roles. Loudly and forcefully. And what happened after the rant? He led by example. Not so much now.

From The World Business Forum: The Enduring Leadership Lesson From.

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: Good to Great , Jim Collins , Leadership , Stockdale Paradox { 4 comments… read them below or add one } Ironshef October 7, 2010 at 10:56 am That must have been an absolute treat, Terry. The lesson? “ Level 5 “ leadership. EVERY instance. They act with quiet and calm determination.

Leadership Schizophrenia: The Fine Line Between Hubris and Humility

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Leadership Schizophrenia: The Fine Line Between Hubris and Humility by Starbucker on September 19, 2010 Leadership is a balancing act. Wally Bock September 22, 2010 at 6:38 pm Congratulations! It’s all about us.

The Secrets of Life Hidden in Bohemian Rhapsody (Love Those Anthems)

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Andrew Silberman June 10, 2010 at 9:51 pm Excellent post! It was in 8th grade, when a friend of mine put a certain 45 on his turntable. I swear.

Can Charisma Be Taught? The 90% Theory And Why That Can Be Enough

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The 90% Theory And Why That Can Be Enough by Starbucker on October 10, 2010 Jack Welch at the World Business Forum, October 5 2010 (Photo by dov.com) Charisma – “ a personal magic of leadership arousing special popular loyalty ” (Webster Dictionary) You notice them the minute they enter a room. That aura, that confidence, that vibe.

The SOBCon2010 “Blog it, Earn it” Discount- And An All-Expense.

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Ria Sharon February 8, 2010 at 12:07 pm Thanks for doing this, Liz and Terry. Hollie February 13, 2010 at 11:27 pm My post is here.[link]

Be Starbucker's Jukebox, And Win A FREE Trip To SOBCon Colorado

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Be Starbucker’s Jukebox, And Win A FREE Trip To SOBCon Colorado by Starbucker on July 22, 2010 It’s no big secret in my SOBCon circles (or any of my friend circles, for that matter) that I like to sing. I hope.

The Secret To A Lifetime Of Productivity – And Five Ways To Find It

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The Secret To A Lifetime Of Productivity – And Five Ways To Find It by Starbucker on February 28, 2010 It’s not the “doing&#. Jennifer Fong March 1, 2010 at 9:38 am Great advice. Tilt!! My blog is [link].

A Leader's Bizarro Math: When 10 Minus 1 Equals 12

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: bizarro world , Leadership { 6 comments… read them below or add one } Jesse Petersen November 29, 2010 at 7:06 am I saw this 3 separate times in 3 years I sat in my cube in Corporate America. Mike Wagner November 29, 2010 at 9:41 am Like Jesse, I’ve seen this a lot. He was right. Like today.

The 7 Essential Truths About Social Media

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The 7 Essential Truths About Social Media by Starbucker on October 21, 2010 Photo by webtreats It’s been 5 years now since I jumped into the Social Media pool. Are there more that I missed? Popularity: 3% [ ? Bingo.

On Your Leadership Journey, What Memories Do You Toss and Which Do.

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by Starbucker on November 7, 2010 It is a time of change for me. Tweet This Post Tagged as: Leadership { 8 comments… read them below or add one } Gini Dietrich November 7, 2010 at 4:06 pm You will love Portland! Conor Neill November 7, 2010 at 6:31 pm Enjoy the adventure. A more tentative you. An insecure you.

The Real Job Of Leadership

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The Real Job Of Leadership by Starbucker on November 4, 2010 The concept of execution in the business world is a multifaceted exercise, especially from the perspective of the leader. I don’t believe so. Go inspire!

The Leader's Power of Positivity – Turning Gray into Great

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full The Leader’s Power of Positivity – Turning Gray into Great by Starbucker on November 14, 2010 Yesterday my wife and I arrived in Portland Oregon for the first time as residents. There to meet us was the building’s concierge.

My Thanksgiving Miracle, and The Incredible Potential of The Human.

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full My Thanksgiving Miracle, and The Incredible Potential of The Human Spirit by Starbucker on November 25, 2010 It was the day before Thanksgiving, 1981. The driver had fallen asleep behind the wheel. Which is such a waste of gifts.

In Appreciation Of……Appreciation

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Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full In Appreciation Of……Appreciation by Starbucker on November 21, 2010 As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, it’s a perfect time to celebrate one of my favorite leadership words. The word? Appreciation.

How We Built 4 Pillars of Business Greatness – And The 3 Keys That.

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Tweet This Post Tagged as: business greatness , keys to success , Leadership { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Barbara Ling, Virtual Coach October 26, 2010 at 1:29 pm Why wouldn’t one go for greatness? Jay Kuhns November 4, 2010 at 7:41 am I love this piece Terry. What were these magical tenets? Revolutionary?