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Employee Engagement: 2010 Research Insights

Michael Lee Stallard

In July, Hewitt released a report showing that for the quarter ending June 2010, 46 percent of the 900 organizations it tracks experienced declines in employee engagement versus 30 percent of the organizations that experienced improved employee engagement.

Leadership, Employee Engagement and Innovation at BIF-6 Summit

Michael Lee Stallard

After taking a couple days to mull it over I’ve decided to select a few presentations that will be most relevant to the themes I typically write and speak about i.e. leadership, connection, employee engagement, productivity and innovation.

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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.

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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.&# The Leadership Development Carnival is a great way improve your leadership development and get to know the bloggers who are making it happen.

Leadership Development Carnival

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BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit BIF-6: Stunning Sights, Interesting People, Innovative Ideas Published by Michael Lee Stallard on September 15, 2010 06:16 pm under connection culture Life is good!

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

This is the distinction between what he terms the 'Character Ethic' vs the 'Personality Ethic' The prior depends on deep changes within each of us including our view of creating a legacy for future generations.

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Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Not recognizing, developing, and rewarding talent is the fastest way I know of to drive talent out of your organization and directly into the hands of your competition. All of these traits preclude the advancement of change initiatives and cripple innovation.

8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

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The best leaders are focused on leading change and innovation to keep their organizations fresh, dynamic and growing. They find ways to consistently engage them and incorporate them into their innovation and planning initiatives. link] Links for May 16 2010 — Eric D.

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Trust

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To effectively work with development, sales and other teams in your organization you must gain their trust. The 13 behaviors listed above provide an excellent roadmap to developing and extending trust with others.

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Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

As the Navy improved sailor retention and developed greater alignment with Admiral Clark’s vision, it became faster and more responsive. 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.

Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

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Don’t get caught up in attempting to develop something catchy to be encapsulated within a piece of framed artwork that hangs in your reception area yet never put into practice. Our responsibility is to respect the ethic.

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Bonus or No Bonus? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on November 29th, 2010 by admin in Miscellaneous , Operations & Strategy , Talent Management By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Bonus or no bonus? I personally dont feel bonuses work to promote a good work ethic.

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Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness.

Michael Lee Stallard

These conversations develop emotional connections and convey information that often has an impact on the execution of tasks. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Brain Research: To Improve Learning, Use Whole Mind

Michael Lee Stallard

2 Comments so far davidburkus on July 18th, 2010 Interesting stuff. Michael Lee Stallard on July 18th, 2010 David, Thanks for visiting my blog. So many interesting developments in the brain science field.

Five questions to ask each week

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Growth and development rarely happen accidentally. 6 Responses Roger Crum , on June 4, 2010 at 7:22 pm said: Excellent question that each move us to add positive value and change in our lives.Thank you. Reply Michael Ray Hopkin , on August 10, 2010 at 5:44 am said: Excellent point Leo.

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Great Leaders Make Decisions | N2Growth Blog

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Walt Disney, one of the greatest creative talents and true innovators of our time realized the value of action when he said: “The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.&# A critical part of the talent management life-cycle is leadership development.

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Book Review: The Leader Who had no Title

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The more self-awareness we develop the more likely we are to grow and help others.

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StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

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Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

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Leadership & Influence Summit | N2Growth Blog

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How about a discussion on what leaders can do to inspire cultural innovation. You make an excellent case for cultural innovation and leadership. link] ATIG Mike, authenticity and transparency for better and ETHICAL business.

Get to Know Colleagues' and Customers' Stories

Michael Lee Stallard

In our endeavors to develop Connection Cultures we encourage people who work together to get to know one another’s stories and to reach out and learn customers’ stories, if at all possible. 3 Comments so far John Halter on November 6th, 2010 Great post!

Leadership & Political Correctness | N2Growth Blog

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I don’t know about you, but it’s almost as if we have raised a generation of leaders who feel they have a moral and ethical obligation to be politically correct – WRONG. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

Hundreds of Employee Engagement Ideas

Michael Lee Stallard

1 Comment so far Frode H on July 27th, 2010 David Zinger’s network is amazing. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own.&# - General Colin Powell “Develop success from failures. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.&# - Harry S.

The Pride Paradox

Michael Lee Stallard

Some leaders who do this fail to develop what is arguably the most important character value: humility. Humility is not easily developed when you have wealth, power and/or status. It’s especially difficult to develop humility without the help of others.

Maximize Employee Engagement, Alignment and Productivity

Michael Lee Stallard

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Building Your Brand “Buddy The Elf” Style – Part 2 :: Women on.

Women on Business

Using “Buddy the Elf” as an example for the four steps to brand building, this week we’ll discuss steps three and four: developing brand identification and meaning, and developing relationships with customers. Much of developing the loyalty factor comes from inside your business.

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Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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This blog was recently nominated for Kevin Eikenberry’s Best Leadership Blogs of 2010 , and I noticed recently that Kevin was taking heat from the gender police for having only one woman on the list of nominees. link] Thoughts on the Best of Leadership Blogs 2010 Event [.]

Three practices of successful product managers

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Provide clear direction: One of the key directives for products managers is to provide clear direction to the engineering/development teams. Inspire them to do great things, especially when developing your products.

Trust and credibility

Lead on Purpose

development, support, etc.) 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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To Impart Your Values

Michael Lee Stallard

Ted (not his real name) has developed a small, pocket-sized, laminated card that describes his values and has given the card to all of the employees of his company. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

John Wooden: What the Obituaries Missed

Michael Lee Stallard

– In Memoriam: John Robert Wooden (1910-2010) 1 Comment so far Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog » Management Improvement Carnival #100 on June 10th, 2010 [.] Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Real Dysfunction Today, Hidden in Plain Sight

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Real Dysfunction Today, Hidden in Plain Sight Published by Michael Lee Stallard on August 25, 2010 04:42 pm under Uncategorized Many individuals and organizations today are in a funk.

Overcoming Leadership Myopia

Michael Lee Stallard

Research from two well-respected organizations makes it clear that we have a big collective blind spot that’s dragging down productivity, innovation and economic performance. We want to be respected, to be recognized for our talents, to belong, to have autonomy or control over our work and our lives, to experience personal growth, and to do work that we believe is worthwhile and in a way that we feel is ethical. Howard Behar and Michael Lee Stallard.

Should CEOs Have Term Limits? | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by admin in Leadership , Operations & Strategy , Rants By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth I have read some interesting articles and blog posts of late on the subject of CEO term limits, and felt this topic worthy of discussion.

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The Anxiety of Learning

Michael Lee Stallard

2 Comments so far Siddhartha Bhattacharjee on July 7th, 2010 A fantastic read,thanks for sharing. Sid Michael Lee Stallard on July 8th, 2010 Sid, Glad you liked the interview. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Burnout Results From Living in Conflict with Values

Michael Lee Stallard

Having conversations with people you trust will help reduce the stress you feel and also help clarify your thinking so that you can develop a clear plan to move forward to a better state of work and a better life. 4 Comments so far Casey Ross on August 9th, 2010 Hey Michael!

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Serving a Cause Greater than Self

Michael Lee Stallard

They were exercising compassion, kindness, empathy and other emotional muscles of the heart that make them better connectors and will help them develop a Connection Culture. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit StrategyDriven Podcast: Employee Engagement Published by Michael Lee Stallard on May 29, 2010 05:49 pm under Uncategorized Recently I was a guest on the StrategyDriven podcast with host Nathan Ives.

Strengthen Your “Critical Connections” at Work

Michael Lee Stallard

With each Critical Connection you should strive to develop a “Rational Connection” and an “Emotional Connection.” Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

Summer: A Season to Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

2 Comments so far davidburkus on May 27th, 2010 Great ideas. Michael Lee Stallard on May 27th, 2010 Hi David, That certainly sounds logical. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

In Addition to Competence, College Building Character and Connection

Michael Lee Stallard

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