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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?

Lead on Purpose

What matters in 2010? They want to engage, to interact and to get you more involved.&# -Seth Godin “Leadership is more than influence.

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Lessons from the Best Global Brands 2010: Building trust and.

Strategy Driven

Figure 1: The Interbrand Best 100 Global Brands 2010 A look at two brands’ performances from this year’s table offers insight into how brands can navigate today’s marketplace. which resulted in an increase in brand awareness of 72 percent between 2004 and 2010.

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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!

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In further pondering this dichotomy an interesting thought came to mind – If I could genetically engineer the perfect leadership gene what qualities and characteristics would constitute the architecture of leadership DNA? see “Leadership DNA“) [.]

Leadership & Influence Summit | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Thanks and I hope you enjoy the summit… Share and Enjoy: View Comments pinto philip Topic : Next Generation leadership -> How has leadership evolved with changing times , how has the styles changed , why is servant leadership more relevant in todays world.

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Let me be clear: leadership and diversity should have nothing to do with one another. A sense of entitlement is not a substitute for work ethic and a desire to achieve. And as you messaged via Twitter “The problem with #leadership is that many leaders fail to lead.

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. Leadership is all about the human experience.

Leadership & Political Correctness | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

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. Leadership is about telling the truth with courage, candor, honesty… and empathy.

Leadership and Product Management

Lead on Purpose

Product management — at every level — is a leadership role within the organization. 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.

Leadership — what you leave

Lead on Purpose

These are all valid and important ways to measure leadership, and many others exist. However, the true — and more telling — measure of leadership is long-term and cannot easily be seen. Leadership is best measured by what you leave behind.

Top Leadership Blogs

Michael Lee Stallard

Recently, I learned that was recognized as one of the top ten blogs on leadership by an organization that ranks blogs. 1 Comment so far Samantha on July 20th, 2010 Congratulations Michael – and very well-deserved on all counts too!

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Leadership and learning

Lead on Purpose

Eric Hoffer Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other. Filed under: Leadership , Knowledge , Learning , Product Management / Marketing Tagged: | persistence , Learning , loyalty « Creating value Social media summit » Like Be the first to like this post.

Leadership and persistence

Lead on Purpose

Persistence in leadership is analogous to running a marathon. To succeed in leadership you have to work hard and continually hone your interpersonal skills. Success in leadership comes from developing and perfecting persistence and determination.

Leadership Self Examination | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

If you’re looking to benchmark your leadership ability the following self examination will give you a baseline to build from. If you check your ego at the door and give a thoughtful, introspective evaluation of your ability, it is likely that you’ll learn something about your leadership abilities or lack thereof. If you’re game to test your leadership ability read on to take the exam… The examination is broken down into 10 sections, each worth 10 points.

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Posts from Top Leadership Bloggers

Michael Lee Stallard

October Leadership Carnival Up here in the Northern U.S., Pull up a tall glass of warm apple cider (with a shot of something that has a kick if you’d like) and grab some donuts while you learn from the top leadership readers on the net and consider some autumn fun.

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Leadership Development Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

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Clear leadership

Lead on Purpose

When describing the impact this individual had on the trip, the speaker made the following profound observation: People will follow clear leadership What does ‘clear leadership’ mean to you? What benefits have you experienced from clear leadership?

Darden's Leadership Sage

Michael Lee Stallard

No doubt the business school’s culture benefits from Alec Horniman’s wisdom as a thought leader in the fields of leadership, organizations, change and ethics. 1 Comment so far Renata on April 23rd, 2010 Michael, Horniman’s video makes a lot of sense.

Statesman vs. Politician | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

While the term political leadership may have become an oxymoron, it is simply impossible to be a statesman and not be a leader… It has been said that a politician is concerned with winning an election, and a statesman is concerned with future generations.

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Guest Post: 10 Secrets of Effective Leaders

Lead on Purpose

What’s more, with so many different personality styles on your team, finding leadership tactics that work across the board can be a challenge. Be innovative. You’ll be seen as an innovator and not just someone who goes along with the group.

Best Practice Institute Webinar

Michael Lee Stallard

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8 Traits of Ineffective Leaders | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

The short answer is yes…There are in fact a great number of tests that can quickly assess leadership ability. However in the text that follows I’ll address how to spot ineffective leaders by assessing six critical areas of leadership DNA.

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Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Tenure Inhibits Change and Cripples Innovation : Organizations that favor tenure also tend to be prone to majoring in the minors. All of these traits preclude the advancement of change initiatives and cripple innovation. link] Most Tweeted Articles by Leadership Development Experts [.]

July's Leadership Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

Below are links to the blog posts for the July leadership carnival. Wally Bock presents Once Upon a Time posted at Three Star Leadership Blog. Jane Perdue presents A Lobby Display of True Leader Colors posted at Get Your Leadership BIG On! posted at Purposeful Leadership.

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

Terry Starbucker

Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store 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. Best wishes for a strong start in 2010! Jeff Hurt January 4, 2010 at 7:51 am Terry: What a great list to start off the new year. All the best in 2010!

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Lead on Purpose

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Servant Leaders Outperform Because They Connect

Michael Lee Stallard

CNO Admiral Vern Clark’s leadership of the U.S. 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. Michael Lee Stallard on October 19th, 2010 Brian, It can indeed!

Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness.

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael Lee Stallard Insights on Leadership and Employee Engagement Home About Hire to Speak Press Kit Do Women Bring More Happiness to Families, Greater Effectiveness to Organizations? Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

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Vision vs. Mission | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Confusing mission and vision in definition or in sequence of application will result in inconsistent leadership decisions, confusion among the ranks, and the inevitability of flawed outcomes. 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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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. Meta Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

StrategyDriven Employee Engagement Podcast

Michael Lee Stallard

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Human Capital Institute's Employee Engagement Conference

Michael Lee Stallard

In January I will be speaking at Texas Christian University as part of its Tandy Executive Leadership Series. The summit is Asia’s largest leadership and HR conference with more than three thousand attendees.

Five questions to ask each week

Lead on Purpose

Filed under: Leadership , Knowledge , Learning , Product Management / Marketing Tagged: | learn , opportunity , value , Mark Sanborn , design « Five championship strategies Book Review: Here Comes Everybody » Like Be the first to like this post.

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Book Review: The Leader Who had no Title

Lead on Purpose

The leadership principles that surface in the story make the book worth reading. The foundation principle is self-leadership. Each of these individuals works in a position that — based on conventional wisdom — would not be considered a leadership position.

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Great Leaders Make Decisions | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Nothing signals leadership trouble more than an executive who can’t make decisions. Understanding and implementing the concept of “ actionable leadership &# is a major key to success in becoming a great CEO. Remember that leadership is not a spectator sport.

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

Michael Lee Stallard

3 Comments so far Cristin on October 21st, 2010 Thank you! Mohammed Al-Zaki on October 22nd, 2010 Thanks Michael for the online presentation and this book. Michael Lee Stallard on October 23rd, 2010 Cristin and Mohammed, You’re welcome.

June Leadership Carnival

Michael Lee Stallard

It includes favorite blog posts from leadership bloggers. It’s a terrific group of leadership thinkers and I encourage you to check it out. Below is Chris’ post on the June Leadership Carnival.

Are We Responsible for Bad Leadership?


September 13th, 2010 | Author: Mary Jo Asmus I’m taking a blogging break this week, and will be reprising some posts from days gone by. Complacency has it’s price, up to and including some morally and ethically reprehensible leaders who have been elected to public office.

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 Copyright © 2010 Michael Lee Stallard

John Wooden and the Power of Virtue in Leadership

Michael Lee Stallard

Michael’s blog was recently recognized and the #1 leadership blog. 1 Comment so far Brandon on June 8th, 2010 This is a very cool post… I was watching ESPN the other day and saw all the stories about John Wooden.

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