The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! Yes, it's back to school shopping time, and this month's Carnival gives leaders and aspiring leaders a shopping cart full of leadership development supplies.

The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! Guy Harris presents Three Power Phrases to Disarm a Verbal Aggressor posted at Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer , saying, "How do you respond to coworkers or colleagues when they are verbally aggressive?

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The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions 03 Jan By Lisa Petrilli You’ve created your vision for your business, career, and other aspects of your life in 2011 and can clearly see it playing out in your mind.

DISC Frequently Asked Questions | Guy Harris: The Recovering Engineer

The Recovering Engineer

He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience. Featured Video The Recovering Engineer YouTube Channel From Bud to Boss Connect With Me Subscription Options Email updates.

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5 keys to better online copy – webinar replay and audio download

Krishna De

The event was recorded as part of the Irish Internet Association’s (IIA) Digitise The Nation Week, 9-13 May 2011. Digital Marketing social media marketing IIA Digitise The Nation 2011 online marketing search engine optimisation SEO

Eurocom 2011 survey indicates 38 percent of technology firms are due to invest more in social media in the next 12 months

Krishna De

‘Are technology firms adopting social media’ is one of the areas that the recent Eurocom Worldwide 2011 Annual Technology Confidence Survey explored. Digital Marketing Research Social media Technology b2bonline Eurocom 2011 Simpson Financial and Technology PR social media marketing research

Leading Gen Y: the Secrets Every Leader Must Learn

C-Level Strategies

This is a monumental challenge for two reasons: 1) America’s entire economic engine is built on growth of consumption. Only then can we begin to look at an alternative economic engine. I am extremely fortunate to be able to call Greg Hartle a friend.

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Leadership & Perception

N2Growth Blog

The Engineer : The glass is twice as big as it needs to be. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. Does perception matter? We’ve all heard the saying “perception is reality,” but is it true? Does perception never, rarely, sometimes, or always equal reality?

To the class of 2011, Choose debt free! Part Two

Reiter Thinks

This is part two of the blog, To the class of 2011. It picks up with my predictions for what the class of 2011 might expect now as they move forward with their lives over the next couple of years.

Do You Really Need a Meeting to Make a Decision? Five Keys to.

Kevin Eikenberry

Five Keys to Better Decision Making in Meetings by Kevin Eikenberry on January 24, 2011 in Decision Making , Leadership , Learning Lots of things happen in meetings – some of them even helpful! Reply Kevin Eikenberry January 26, 2011 at 10:55 pm Sonja – thanks for your comments.

Google's Project Oxygen

Coaching Tip

Let the engineers do their stuff. Source: The New York Times, March 13, 2011. Google clearly hopes to recapture some of the nimbleness and innovative spirit of its early years. But the key question is: Will Project Oxygen help a grown-up Google get its start-up mojo back? They wanted to build better bosses. So, as only a data-mining giant like Google can do, it began analyzing performance reviews, feedback surveys and nominations for top-manager awards.

Beginning our 14th year of the First Friday Book Synopsis, with Practically Radical and Change the Culture, Change the Game

First Friday Book Synopsis

I presented The Circle of Innovation by Tom Peters, and Karl presented The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level by Noel Tichy. (I’m Randy's blog entries first friday book synopsis Noel Tichy The Circle of Innovation The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level Tom PetersIn April of 1998, Karl Krayer and I presented synopses of the first two books selected for the 1st First Friday Book Synopsis.

2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl – Need Any Country be Poor?

Deming Institute

2011 ASA Deming Lecture by Roger Hoerl, GE Global Research: The World Is Calling; Should We Answer? Roger also discusses the idea of statistical engineering and the difference between engineering and science.

The Missing Market for Failure

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Airbnb Engineers without Borders (Canada) Fred Wilson Harvard Business Review blog HBR email alerts Joshua Gans Melbourne Business School Microsoft Research (New England) please click here. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Joshua Gans for the Harvard Business Review blog.

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Does This Culture Make My Leadership Look Phat?

The Leadership Advisor

There is a cyclical aspect to Engineering Atmosphere® within any organization. There are a number of things that point to the quality of your leadership. Often times the most common metrics people use to determine one’s leadership are usually of the operational variety.

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Realistic : Adopting a new idea should be based upon solid business logic that drives corresponding financial engineering and modeling.

How to enable bookings for your hotel from your Facebook Page

Krishna De

I see a number of hotel websites trying to integrate their booking engine within their Facebook Page but mostly these take you back to their website booking engine. Are you in the hotel business and have a Facebook Page?

5 Disasters All Leaders Should Experience

The Leadership Advisor

A lie that makes you look incompetent – Sooner or later someone you’re leading will be worried about their job or position and may re-engineer the facts in an attempt to mitigate any fallout. As leaders, we are always chasing and trying to promote what works.

John Medina: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

John Medina is a developmental molecular biologist focused on the genes involved in human brain development and the genetics of psychiatric disorders. He has spent most of his professional life as a private research consultant, working primarily in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries on research related to mental health. He holds joint affiliate faculty appointments [.].

How to become an invaluable leader

Bud to Boss

8, 2011 for the Bodacious Business Leader’s Guide to Business: 7 Strategies for Being Seen as an Invaluable Leader. After setting aside an engineering degree, she built a 10-year career at AOL during the company’s rocky rise to a global brand. This is a guest article by Mary Foley. With reduced resources, nagging uncertainty and pressures to produce results, today’s managers face tough challenges.

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Three Leadership Secrets for Building a Great Team

C-Level Strategies

Photo is Construction Begins on Wiesbaden Army Family Housing by US Army Corp of Engineers Europe District.

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Turning Points for LIFE

Chris Brady

My father and I were trying to decide which division of General Motors should be my "sponsor" during my co-op work experience while attending GMI Engineering & Management. [[ This is a content summary only. I flipped a coin. Seriously. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LLR Daily Application

The Best Business Books Ever: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

The Best Business Books Ever: The Most Influential Management Books You’ll Never Have Time to Read Basic Books (2011) Note: This review is of a book published earlier this year. Christensen Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology (1987) Gerry McGovern Guy Kawasaki's Reality Check: The Irreverent Guide to Outsmarting [comma] Outmanaging [comma] and Outmarketing Your Competition (2008) Igor Ansoff jason jennings Jerry Porras Niccolò Machiavelli Patrick Lencioni R.

10 Key Lessons On Leading Virtual Teams Effectively


In most of the troubled projects I have seen, the real challenges were not technical/engineering ones but communication/collaboration ones. We live in times where more and more work is executed by teams that are geographically distributed. Leading a virtual team, fostering collaboration and binding them to common set of objectives is one of the key challenges for business leaders.

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Three Truths about Leading with Love

C-Level Strategies

Love is an engine that puts us back on course and enables us to commit to “the good times and the bad times,&# the “ups and downs,&# and to see difficult situations through to their conclusion. By Lisa Petrilli.

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5 Leadership Lessons: What Went Wrong? Car Guys vs. Bean Counters

Leading Blog

There were hundreds, maybe thousands of these sacred do’s and don’ts embedded in the engineering culture … a culture that was inwardly focused in pursuit of its own goals, with the customer left out of the equation. [Is In Car Guys vs. Bean Counters , legendary auto executive Bob Lutz gives an eye-opening account about what went wrong in the U.S. auto industry, with details of behind the scenes activities. He puts “numbers” in perspective. Too often they are used to overrule common sense.

It Takes a Team

The Recovering Engineer

Related posts: From Bud to Boss: My Interview with LeaderLab My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team Eliciting Excellence – A Great Online Learning Opportunity Two Great Learning Opportunities for Aspiring Leaders Group Problem Solving – Give People a Chance to Talk Tags: business relationships , collaboration , cooperation , From Bud to Boss , get over yourself , influence , Leadership Skills , life lessons Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer.

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Leadership is a relationship

Lead on Purpose

The Product Management Perspective: Product managers depend on others in engineering, marketing, sales, etc. Merriam-Webster’s dictionary lists several definitions for the word relationship. The term is generally used to denote family ties, but it’s also used as a state of connecting or binding participants. Actions that bring people together and bind them in a common cause are key to building effective relationships.

Two thought-provoking perspectives on the “crisis of capitalism”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here are brief excerpts from two articles featured by McKinsey & Company. I suggest you read them in the order in which they appear here, then click where indicated to read each in its entirety. I presume to suggest, further, that you register to receive email updates on other resources that are also available at [.].

What Rental Cars Teach Us About Culture

The Leadership Advisor

Then I want to open it up on the Autobahn and return it with the hood still hot enough to fry an egg on it for at least 30 minutes after the engine is shut off. I love to travel. One of the places I want to visit is Germany. I have a bucket list item that is very much a guy thing to do.

The importance of Universities Week to management

Chartered Management Institute

Yet a manager’s relationship with the higher education sector shouldn’t just be about the time they spent there – universities are an important economic engine, both in terms of improving individual skills, and working closely with businesses. For most managers, thinking of university is about thinking about your own – or perhaps a relatives – time there.

Ya-Who? Identity And Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

Would you date someone from a search engine? In 1998 all the rage was high waisted Levis, big shirts and Aerosmith with “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing&#. The top movies were American History X, Saving Private Ryan and There’s Something About Mary.

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M&A Without Buying the Company

N2Growth Blog

I want you to think about acquisitions from this perspective – anything that has been well engineered or properly developed has also been heavily invested in. By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth.

The Power of Meeting People Where They Are

Leading Blog

In Split-Second Persuasion , Cambridge psychologist Kevin Dutton asks why some of us better at the art of persuasion than others.

5 Leadership Lessons: The Velocity Manifesto

Leading Blog

Software engineers, developers, and programmers must be viewed as the artists of this generation. In today’s high-velocity environment, Scott Klososky believes you need to understand how to guide your organization in the implementation and usage of technology—in short, how your organization “does” technology. [As

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What The Marshmallow Challenge Can Teach Us About Fostering Team Success

Tanveer Naseer

In his TED talk “Build a tower, build a team” , Tom Wujec shares his findings from performing this challenge with a variety of different groups – recent business school graduates, lawyers, engineers, CEOs, and even kindergarten students.

Apollo 13: INNOVATION through CHAOS

ReThink HR

The C02 leak caused the whole team from the mission commander to the front line engineers to the focus on the real issue. All of us have had to face a problem that has forced us to look at a situation, the problem and the process in a different way. This change of perspective is important. The chaos also allows you to focus more on solving the true issue rather than knowing you have plenty of time to put it off until you put it off again.

My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team

The Recovering Engineer

Related posts: It Takes a Team Management Tip Audio Interview with Nick McCormick From Bud to Boss: My Audio Interview With Wayne Turmel Eliciting Excellence – A Great Online Learning Opportunity Daylight Savings Time Observations: We Tend to Go Negative Tags: From Bud to Boss , interveiw , Leadership Skills , Mike Phillips Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer. He has degrees in Chemical Engineering and he served as a Nuclear Engineering officer in the U.S.

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From Bud to Boss: My Interview with LeaderLab

The Recovering Engineer

Related posts: My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team My Interview With Mike Phillips on Lead the Team From Bud to Boss: My Audio Interview With Wayne Turmel From Bud to Boss: My Audio Interview With Wayne Turmel Two Great Learning Opportunities for Aspiring Leaders Tags: business relationships , David Birkus , From Bud to Boss , interview , Leadership Skills Guy Harris describes himself as a recovering engineer. He is an engineer by nature, by training, and experience.

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Crash! Smash! Bash! You’re Engine Hash

Leadership Freak

Here’s part of “The Little Blue Engine.” Image source I remember the day we found Shel Silversein’s book for children, “Where the Side Walk Ends.” We were Christmas shopping in downtown Bangor, Maine. We laughed like children. Years later, we’d read all his poems to our one girl and two boys. ” It shocked us. The [.]. Failure Leading Personal Growth Taking others higher weaknesses Leadership Development