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Free Online Conference Focused on Church Finances

Ron Edmondson

This free online event is focused on church finances. October 20, 2011 from 1pm – 4pm EST. Register here. When is it? Who is speaking?

Small Business Resolutions for 2011

Coaching Tip

Here are some resolutions to help small or mid-sized businesses innovate in 2011. . Be proactive in 2011. . Things change, but do you?

Here is the list of Hardcover Business Best Sellers from the New York Times for June, 2011

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is the list of Hardcover Business Best Sellers from the New York Times for June, 2011. Except for finance Books, and a few others, we present most of these business best sellers at the First Friday Book Synopsis in Dallas. (Our Our next session is on July 8 – the 2nd Friday of July, because [.].

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? And that was a sincere concern of his.

To the class of 2011, Three helpful tips Part One

Reiter Thinks

To the class of 2011, Congratulations! You just graduated from high school. Just a few weeks ago you were the King/Queen of the castle.

M&A Without Buying the Company

N2Growth Blog

Other companies are in need of cash and are willing to sell certain contracts as a financing vehicle. Understand the Play. Thoughts?

35 Under 35: Stephanie Niven (Javelin Capital)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of Stephanie Niven written by Cleo Thompson (London), founder of The Gender Blog, for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” [.].

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Recommended Resource – Finance Without Fear

Strategy Driven

Finance Without Fear : A Guide to Creating and Managing a Profitable Business by William S. Consider leaving a comment! All rights reserved.

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Capital vs. Influence

N2Growth Blog

Financing - M&A Capital vs. Influence Mike Myatt N2growth Private Equity venture capitalBy Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth .

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Identifying leaders? Have we really degenerated to this point? News Flash – If you have to look for leadership it doesn’t exist…Today’s post is not going to sit well with many in the leadership profession, but then many of my posts seem to have that effect. Place a leader into any environment and their impact will be immediately recognized.

Five Minutes - a Key to Successful Time Management

Kevin Eikenberry

Casavant January 28, 2011 at 11:32 am Kevin – great suggestions!! Ann Reply Kevin Eikenberry January 28, 2011 at 6:04 pm Thanks Ann.

SME banking: a specialist bank or integrated service within a retail/commercial bank?

Chartered Management Institute

I have attended the Africa SME Banking Conference in Johannesburg in early May, organised by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) – part of the World Bank. small business loan small business underwriting sme SME banking SME risk financeRelated Content: Create the Mindset for Business Success!

How Great Leaders Support Work Life Balance

C-Level Strategies

One of the first gentlemen I ever worked for, the Chief Financial Officer of our business division (yes, I started my career in finance!) Wrong!

Avoiding Catastrophic Failures in Process Improvement

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review‘s “The Conversation&# series. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * Do you have a process improvement [.].

Ideas Don't Equal Innovation | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

“ It is my hope to help dispel the myth that ideas are inherently good things. I want to start by actually defining what an idea is, and is not.

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Show me a CEO with a bad attitude and I’ll show you a poor leader. While this sounds simple enough at face value, I have consistently found that one of the most often overlooked leadership attributes is that of a positive attitude. As a CEO, how can you expect to inspire, motivate, engender confidence, and to lead with a lousy attitude? Thanks!

Leaders are Service Revolvers

Chris Brady

Posted by: Cathy - Team Rascals | February 01, 2011 at 10:34 AM Chris, I absolutely could relate to that officer. The pig wailed even louder.

When an Under Performer Gets Promoted

C-Level Strategies

How often do we work with underperformers who have been “promoted into&# our teams? Then it came time to take a job in the real world.

Expect to Earn It

Chris Brady

God Bless Posted by: Tom Abbott | January 11, 2011 at 04:00 PM Chris, What a great video. and a Winner Announced! But that last part is a lie.

The Simple Truth of Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

As a matter of fact, every day more research gets financed and leadership models are produced to “improve the leadership dynamics” as we know them. Our current society seems to validate leadership when it’s supported by complex, intellectualized back-up material. And no one seems to question it.

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Turnarounds and the Big Play | In the CEO Afterlife

In the CEO Afterlife

by John • December 11, 2011 • Branding , Leadership , Marketing , Strategy • 1 Comment. December 13, 2011 at 3:50 am.

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The Thought Leader Interview: Didier Lombard

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another outstanding interview of Didier Lombard from a series featured by strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Comany. The interview was conducted by Art Kleiner and Pierre Péladeau.

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Shortlist Announced for Financial Times and Goldman Sachs “Business Book of the Year” Award

First Friday Book Synopsis

Thursday September 15th, 2011: The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs today announced the shortlist for the seventh annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award (www.ft.com/bookaward), which aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

Tips for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking funding

Chartered Management Institute

Government announces extension to enterprise finance scheme ELQ decision 'affects adult learning' Skills funding in Highlands. Top tips for aspiring entrepreneurs seeking funding from real life experience. Related Content: What are Investors looking for? Is Your Business Model Fit For Purpose? funding Private Equity

Advocacy to Shift Culture

Women on Business

2 Comments 1 Tweets that mention Advocacy to Shift Culture :: Women on Business -- Topsy.com January 12th, 2011 at 12:36 pm [.] Bennett. Mary L.

Four Innovative Initiatives to Attract and Retain Diverse Women

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article written by Tina Vasquez (Los Angeles) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and your life.” What makes this article especially valuable is the wealth of [.].

Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Let me cut right to the chase – real leaders don’t participate in gossip, and likewise they don’t tolerate gossip from others. Gossip destroys trust, undermines credibility, and is one of the greatest adversaries of a healthy corporate culture. When you take part in gossip you do none of these things. Put simply, good leaders don’t tolerate gossip.

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Management Week in Review for February 18, 2011

Management Excellence

Fair warning: I take a broad view of management, so my selections will range from leadership to innovation to finance and personal development and beyond. Every Friday, I share three thought-provoking management posts for the week. Enjoy! Simmons Employee Communications John Baldoni Nick Morgan Participative Leadership

A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire??? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Maribeth Kuzmeski Are you looking to add new individuals to your team in 2011? All around, they’re dependable. Believe it? The findings?

How to Increase Church Staff Without Spending a Dime

Ron Edmondson

I wouldn’t start with the finance chair position, but find something with an ending date, a special project perhaps, and let them lead.

Three Ways to Make Strategic Alliances Work

First Friday Book Synopsis

Strategic Alliances: Three Ways to Make Them Work (Memo to the CEO) Steve Steinhilber Harvard Business Press (2008) This is one of the titles in the “Memo to the CEO&# series published by Harvard Business Press, each less than 200 pages in length and superbly produced. In fact, none is a “memo&# or written solely [.].

The Empire of Debt

Chris Brady

Posted by: Ron Ross | February 04, 2011 at 06:34 PM I am wondering what you think the answer is to this ever growing problem? video once.

Front Line Leadership: The Keys To Managing Millenials, Part 1

Terry Starbucker

This is in sharp contrast to those of a generation ago- teacher, banking/finance and medicine. So who are these people?

The Wasting of Your Life

Chris Brady

It's already 2011. Posted by: raymond lenardson | January 03, 2011 at 09:10 AM Chris What a great message. and a Winner Announced!

The Ass Carrying the Image

Chris Brady

Posted by: Phyllis Hoff | February 12, 2011 at 10:37 AM Chris, your teaching always impacts me. It is by His grace that we live. Oh my! Thanks!

The Road to Success

Women on Business

It touches upon business plans, financing, employees, social media… you get the idea. It’s a tough business to survive in.

If The Entrepreneurial Shoe Fits, That Doesn’t Mean You Should Wear It

Terry Starbucker

How are you with your personal finances? Because if you can’t manage your own finances, then “ you shouldn’t be an entrepreneur trying to manage a business (and implicitly, the business’s finances) “ That one really made me think (as I stared at my unbalanced checkbook). But it’s rarely so.

Survive and Thrive

Women on Business

business development Finance Management citibank survey survive thriveOne thing women are good at dealing with is change, especially women business owners and entrepreneurs. We adapt, change and morph with the times. It’s how women and women-owned businesses still thrive. Commit to saving. Watch transportation costs.

Is Higher Education Too Expensive for the Middle Class?

Coaching Tip

Source: The New Yorker, November 21, 2011 and The New York Times, May 25, 2011. Career Current Affairs Leadership Memes Skills American priorities financing higher education georgetown university income distribution poorer middle class student loans university of michiganCan only the Wealthy Can Afford College Today?

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Modern Man Decathlon

Chris Brady

Train: wreck Posted by: Garrett Mohr | February 14, 2011 at 10:55 AM The Rat Race (Surely the grandaddy of all Modern Man Decathelon events!)