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NURTURE DIVERSITY Goldman Sachs named 110 Partners in November 2010 (a prestigious title that comes with lots of money and shares of stock).

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Are Your Ducks In A Row?

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It was my first week on the job as a new manager. My management training program had lasted three months. During that time, I learned how to be a decent grill operator and was proud of my progress. When I took over my own store at the age of 23 (the youngest person in my unit), I wanted to show the more experienced workers that I knew my stuff.

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Oh Look, A Leadersheep!

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Inspired by No Sheep and Leadersheep. Created using istockphoto.com, getpaint.net and an iPad.) 1 They are most likely descended from the wild mouflon.

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Dear Company Leadership, I Have Been A Good Manager.

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Daniel Sidlik. via odesk.com) created this video for me. (It It is now used as marketing material; nevermind the advertising at the end.) For example.

Truth In Numbers

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I paid for operating supplies out-of-pocket, so that I would meet a certain performance goal. Fudging with numbers is unethical. Thats up to us.

Let???s Change The Way Managers Are Cultivated For Growth

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After a couple of months on the job, a few of us were standing in the hallway. One waitress said: "We never had a manager like you. You are different.

Passion

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My hopes were to get lucky and draw the right card, making the other kids awe at me. I also tried to make other kids eat worms (or grass, dirt, etc.).

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For The Love Of Culture

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We were ordering a feast at an eatery on Lesbos , a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. My husband quite frequently reminds me that this is not the case.

Management Enthusiast

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Geez, if I met someone at the grocery store and he or she told me, "Im a management enthusiast, I would give that person a very funny look.

Leadership, Waffles And Boloney

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It annoys me to read articles in which the author is trying to give me management or leadership advice. AND, Im guilty of this myself. Good job!

End of the year awards

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It's that time of the year. Did anyone get any awards, do anything worthwhile, achieve goals milestones etc? How about sharing it with us. Hessel

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A Health and Fitness Exercise Program to Reduce Work Stress

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In early times when Neanderthals lived in the wild, as some do in the office today, everybody had a health and fitness exercise program. Its called hunting. Nobody needed any motivation to participate in the course because if they didnt do it, then theyll go on a lose weight fast diet from which theyll never recover. But you know what.

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Hospitality Management

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I mentioned before how incompetent I felt when a kitchen employee cut his finger with a knife and I did not have a first-aid kit at hand. Oh, and how disappointed I was when the health inspector counted off a point because our outside dumpster was rusty. Managing a restaurant/bar/bowling alley/resort/. is far from easy.

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Leadership Is Overrated

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Its funny, leadership ( whatever that is ) might not be so important after all. As managers, we shouldnt care if employees followed us. Right? Its our job to set people and projects up for success and to operate according to our company's culture. The company, in turn, should serve the customer. New hires wanted to become like him.

How Do You Draw The Line?

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This morning I talked to my neighbor about 11-year-old (!) Birke Baehr's presentation  What's wrong with our food system  (view on Ted.com ). Long story short, my neighbor mentioned that even if I had an organic farm, soil and rainwater would still pollute my crops. That got me thinking, how or where should/do we draw lines? Values?

It???s Not Business, It???s Personal

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How do you create a culture of ownership? I googled that phrase and hoped to come across a Seven Steps To Creating A Culture Of Ownership-type list, but couldn't find one. A few years ago, my brother came to Charlotte (all the way from Germany) and visited the short-order restaurant I was managing. Hire the right people. Then make it right.

Inspire The World ??? A Recipe

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I mentioned in an earlier post that I am not great at inspiring others. So I did some research (they say leadership can be learned) and came up with the following recipe - just in time for the holiday season: Making inspiration is actually quite simple, at least on paper. Youll need Conscientiousness, Why, Belief in Change, and Authenticity.

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Competitive Advantage: Employees Who Know They Can Make A Difference

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Step 5 of my inspiration recipe called for "Make others believe that they can make a difference.. Thats an ingredient you cant buy at Wal-Mart. Let me approach this from a personal experience : A few years ago, my husband was diagnosed with adult ADHD. ADHD is linked to low levels of the neurotransmitters Dopamine and Norepinephrine.

Inward: I???m In Control

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I mentioned before that as a kid, I tried to make other kids eat worms. I told them that if they didn't, they would not belong to my cool group. We played around with a worm for a while and I was totally grossed out just by looking at it. "Its A girl spoke up and said, "I want to see you eat it. Leadership lesson learned: fake doesnt work.

Management In A Picture

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This was a lot of fun to create. I used the ipad app doodle buddy to draw the little pictures (yes, some of them were traced). What else should be included

Shrinking My Companions

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"The love of money is the root of all evil, said Paul in a letter to Timothy. Many people love business and many business people love money (though not necessarily in the biblical sense). Business is about money and gain. If you went into business for any other reason than making money, then you might want to do a quick reality check. an hour.

Managing Remotely

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Do you think it is difficult to work remotely? What I mean is 'telecommuting', where you sit at a desk many miles away from your colleagues. Does one have to have a different work style to manage resources remotely? In my opinion, within reason, there is no real difference. Why do I say that? First meetings are always a bit tense. Skype).

Being An Authentic Manager

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I sometimes struggle with being authentic. Growing up, I was taught what to consider appropriate and what not. For example, every time my mom expected visitors, she would make sure. the house was spotless. Last week, my neighbor came over because she needed help with a. computer problem. My home was not spotless; the dog had played with. Bob Terry.

Gratitude - 2010

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Gratitude - 2010 I am filled with gratefulness as I think about 2010 coming to an end. John Hunter is a passionate improvement expert who shares some profound lessons on management, leadership, lean and Deming. Thanks to both of them for enlightening and inspiring. Talk to you soon.

Best Leadership Books of 2010

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A crisis exposes character or the lack of it. Our reaction is important. Our recent history requires a response; a correction; a change in the status quo. If we are thinking more-of-the-same or merely upping our game then we are destined to fail again. On the other hand if we are looking to change our games or approach, then we have a way forward.

Thanks for your contributions in 2010!

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As noted here every year, easily one of the most gratifying aspects of authoring a site like this is the interaction offered by visitors from around the world. They present thoughtful and engaging comments from which we all learn so much, as well as offering us the opportunity to discover additional value on many of the contributors’ own web sites.

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Are you letting conflicts fester?

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What does “being creative” look like in a particular situation? Almost

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8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

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Facing Challenges | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. Everest before his successful summit in 1953. Thanks.

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Shut-up & Listen | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. The best leaders are proactive, strategic listeners.

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Intellect…an Asset or Liability? | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. Is your intellect standing in the way of your success?

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Efficient vs. Effective | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. Are you efficient or effective, or do you know?

Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. Is it possible to be a leader without being humble?

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Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog

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Top 30 Leadership Blogs 2010 | N2Growth Blog (n2growth.com) [.] I know, I know - another list? Great question. Did I get your numbers wrong?

Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. That is the question. I hope these thoughts help.

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Toxic Work Environments | N2Growth Blog

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What All Great Leaders Have In Common | N2Growth Blog

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Dealing with Conflict | N2Growth Blog

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Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth. If so, you likely have issues with conflict.

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My Five Most Read Posts of 2010

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These are the five most read posts on my blog in 2010. I wrote one about books last week). Today’s list is simple.