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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer People Focus - 2010 Management Improvement Carnival Samba Carnival at Helsinki 2009 - Photo by Tanmay Vora Some of my most significant learning in quality and continuous improvement have come from John Hunter’s Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. This year, John invited me to participate in 2010 Annual Management Improvement Carnival , and I was thrilled to host it on this blog.

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Are you letting conflicts fester?

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Home ELS Home Leadership Development Executive Leadership Training Change Management Learning Products Employee Selection Contact us Feb 18 Are you letting conflicts fester?

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Quality? Excellence? What?

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Quality? I was casually discussing quality and excellence with one of my old friends. We were exchanging our ideas on these topics, when I realized that he used the words quality and excellence interchangeably. This led to some more thinking and here’s what I realized: Quality is generally extrinsic. Excellence is a ‘people’ game, and the one that pushes quality one step forward.

Facing Challenges | N2Growth Blog

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It seems to be about personal, professional, and spiritual growth where lasting character qualities are produced and refined. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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The Disconnected Leader | N2Growth Blog

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While optimism is generally a great quality for a CEO to possess, there is a point at which unbridled optimism can disconnect a person from reality. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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7 Important Personal Qualities that Build Power

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As part of these two fundamental personal attributes, they also possess seven essential personal qualities that help them amass organizational power and influence: Will: The drive to take on big challenges. In Power , Jeffrey Pfeffer states that you can “compete and even triumph in organizations of all types, large and small, public or private sector, if you understand the principles of power and are willing to use them.”. For some, power is a bad word.

Our Love Affair With Poor Quality

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Drinking the Talent Kool-Aid | N2Growth Blog

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They all speak of the quality of their talent as a key success metric…in fact, many of them will emphatically state that talent is their single biggest competitive advantage. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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What CEOs Can Learn From the Goddess of Vision

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Michael McCurry May 15, 2010 at 12:43 pm Hi Lisa, This is a great post! michaelmccurry Reply Lisa May 15, 2010 at 2:20 pm Mike, You, my brilliant SOBCon Mastermind Teammate, are officially my very first blog commenter ever! Reply Sean Duffy May 18, 2010 at 9:07 am Hi Lisa, Great post.

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As Promised – Very Long Post on Managing Remote Teams | Survive.

Survive Your Promotion

→ As Promised – Very Long Post on Managing Remote Teams Posted on March 31, 2010 by Katy Sometimes I feel like Wilma Flintstone when I talk about the remote access options I had when I started working, and it wasn’t even that long ago. Survive Your Promotion!

Loyalty vs. Tenure | N2Growth Blog

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Tenure Kills Brands : As an organization expands and continues to promote mediocre talent up through the ranks, you’ll notice that growth will eventually slow, quality and customer service suffer, and eventually these negative attributes will be reflected in declining brand equity.

Leadership Art: Tearing Down Constricting Walls | C-Level.

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Steve Woodruff September 16, 2010 at 6:18 am With you. I love knowing I have a kindred spirit in New Jersey… Reply Jim Raffel September 16, 2010 at 7:41 am Lisa, What comes out of blogging is simply wonderful and mysterious at the same time.

Leadership – No Talent Required | N2Growth Blog

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I would like to add Calmness and Tranquility as qualities that I have seen great leaders possess. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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Building Your Brand “Buddy the Elf” Style – Part 1 :: Women on.

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The 2010 Execution Round-Up: Six Companies That Couldn't 'Get It.

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What did 2010 look like for you and your company? OnPoint Consulting’s 2010 Execution Gap Maker Round-Up… Execution Gap Maker #1: BP (Need I say more?) Execution Gap Maker #2: Nokia Nokia’s share of the worldwide market for mobile phones continued to slip in 2010. It can often be traced back to a pattern of behavior that gradually erodes a company’s ability to deliver consistent high-quality results.

Feedback: The Whole Truth (Almost)

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However, there are some things that you can do to provide the best chance of getting quality feedback when you ask for it. Jake Nady : September 27, 2010 at 1:20 pm Thanks for the advice Mary Jo. Carla Franich: September 27, 2010 at 4:25 pm Great post Mary Jo.

What Trust Is

Tony Mayo

I separate out the credibility (capacity to deliver, quality product/service, competence, etc.)

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Leadership & Loyalty | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

If your organization is not thriving and growing, then the first thing that should occur is a long look in the mirror…Begin your triage by first evaluating your leadership qualities or the lack thereof.

A Round Up of My Writing in January 2010

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Round Up of My Writing in January 2010 January 2010 was a productive blogging month. In case you were busy all the month and could not catch up with this blog, here is a round-up of my writing activities in January 2010. Posts at QAspire Blog : I started 2010 blogging with a review of Nicholas Bate’s book Instant MBA. I continued the conversation on Quality and Quantity in my subsequent post.

Discipline & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Wishing you memorable quality time with your loved ones. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Conflict Resolution | Guy Harris: The.

The Recovering Engineer

And, this business problem is probably costing you more than you first realize when you consider the salaries of the involved employees, the value of work that is not being done, the cost of poor decision quality, the impact of poor information flow, etc.

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QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.

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Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Nicholas Bate’s Book ‘Instant MBA’ and Other Great Resources for 2010 Nicholas Bate is a prolific thinker, blogger and author. 2010 promises to be exciting and there is no better time than now to read such brilliant resources and go from good to great! By Tanmay , January 5, 2010 @ 7:27 am Thanks for commenting David. Best, Tanmay Other Links to this Post QAspire Blog - Quality, Management, Leadership & Life!

Articles of Faith: Great Leadership « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Your service determines the quality of your leadership.

Top Tip: Master ONE Skill at a Time

Your Voice of Encouragement

skip to main | skip to sidebar Monday, October 18, 2010 Top Tip: Master ONE Skill at a Time "Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth.

Book Review: Innovation: Need of the Hour

Managing Leadership

— Today’s tips: Dan McCarthy’s Leadership Development Carnival is published, and what a great format he has chosen for displaying some really high-quality thinking from some of your favorite – and soon-to-be-favorite – writers on the topic.

Servant Leadership Observer ? November 2010

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December 2010. November 2010. October 2010. September 2010. August 2010. July 2010. June 2010. May 2010. April 2010. March 2010. February 2010. January 2010. Top 5 Servant Leadership Tweeters In 2010. Twitter.

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What I Learned About Networking When I Asked a Stranger for a Kidney

C-Level Strategies

Kneale Mann May 25, 2010 at 6:05 am Lisa, It was wonderful to meet you at SOBCon and after hearing about your journey, any of my self-doubt or excuses just seemed silly. Reply Lisa May 25, 2010 at 6:47 am Kneale, It was a blessing for me to meet you and have that very inspired conversation!

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Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Of the legions of not so great leaders you’ve encountered over the years, how many of them were absent of these qualities? Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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The Problem With Coaching | N2Growth Blog

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Leaders: Born or Made? | N2Growth Blog

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Posted on July 20th, 2010 by admin in Leadership By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth Leaders: born or made? If those three qualities are present, everything else can be developed. Copyright/Legal Privacy Resources Sitemap N2Growth Blog © Copyright 2010 N2Growth.

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"Creation" - A Glimpse into the Personal Life of Charles Darwin

Building Personal Strength

Saturday, November 20, 2010 "Creation" - A Glimpse into the Personal Life of Charles Darwin The movie "Creation" (2010) stars Paul Bettany as Charles Darwin and Jennifer Connelly as his wife, Emma. Its a British film, and every aspect of the production is of the highest quality.

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Effective Communication: Begin With The End In Mind | Guy Harris.

The Recovering Engineer

She has done that over the last few weeks, and today she reported that the quality of her interactions with her colleague has improved remarkably. Animaux says: March 19, 2010 at 2:20 am [.]

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Excuses, Excuses

Marshall Goldsmith

After reviewing thousands of 360-degree feedback summaries, I have a feel for what qualities direct reports respect and don’t respect in their leaders. I have never seen feedback that said, “I think you are a great leader because I love the quality of your excuses,” or, “I thought you screwed up, but you really changed my mind after you made that excuse.”

Pixar’s Competitive Advantage? A Connection Culture

Michael Lee Stallard

As such, everyone needs to contribute their ideas and opinions, everyone’s work matters and everyone makes a difference in the quality of a film.

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.

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It is too dear, with its hopes and invitations, to waste a moment on the yesterdays.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Tags: Leadership , Management , Subordination Career Related , Leadership , Managing People , Managing Projects | Tanmay February 22, 2010 2 Comments Other Links to this Post QAspire Blog - Quality, Management, Leadership & Life!

What Makes a Great Teacher? Leadership

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Leadership May 7th, 2010 — tonymayo Email This Article I noticed something interesting about executive effectiveness while reading an article in The Atlantic Monthly titled, What Makes a Great Teacher? The Atlantic Amanda Ripley Aren’t these familiar leadership qualities?

Author Chris Brady's Leadership Blog: Tell Me If Anything Was Ever.

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Posted by: Cathy - Team Rascals | July 19, 2010 at 05:53 PM Chris, I have been further considering your words in this post. Posted by: Cathy - Team Rascals | July 19, 2010 at 09:06 PM Thanks so much Chris for your deep insights into life and history.

“If they do that, I don’t consider them a leader.”

Leading Blog

We need to get over the notion that a leader is a perfect person with a set of qualities that are balanced and in perfect alignment. And to be less makes you, you know … a manager. If that were the case we might as well forget about being a leader. We’re just not up to it. And yet life goes on and people do lead—in spite of themselves. And their humanity gives us all hope that we too can lead, influence, have an impact, and create meaning.

More on Tolerance - The Rewards of Diversity

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As you learn more about them, appreciate their good and strong qualities. Copyright 2010. Tolerance isn’t always so easy. Humanity is diverse.