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The November 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the November 6, 2011 edition of leadership development carnival! The fried clams won. I've had readers ask "Why so many? I think so.

LeadershipNow 140: September 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from September 2011 that you might have missed: @stevefarber: Want to solve the leadership crisis? wallybock.

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Be More Productive Now: Mindful Strategies for Increasing Performance

Strategy Driven

Within the context of business, mindfulness offers simple – but extremely effective – ways for leaders and their teams to increase productivity. In today’s fast-paced, high-pressure marketplace, leaders are continually looking for ways to improve productivity both for themselves and their teams. But why? Action Addiction. Don’t act.

Product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The position of Product Manager is the single most important individual contributor role at any technology (product-focused) company. The reason I make such a bold statement is this: If the product manager succeeds, the product succeeds. The key to success is product leadership. The opposite is also true.

21 Reasons Why Organizations Keep Idiots


Those who could make the firing decision have little contact with the individual's true work product. They have low expectations. They are waiting for someone to complain. They believe they are the only ones who see the ineptitude. They don't want to be judgmental. They see only the work that is done reasonably well. They like the person.

Problem-solving can be a matter of life or death | The Organized.

The Organized Executive's Blog

Problems have a ripple effect through the organization. Monitoring processes, systems and equipment is a vital practice. degrees.

Levers of Organization Design: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Kaplan Robert Simons the most effective strategies and tactics when designing organizations for performance The Strategy-Focused OrganizationBob's blog entries an appropriate "unit structure” David P.

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How to Create a Culture of Innovation in Your Organization

Management is a Journey

Videos Business Trends leadership organizational productivity performance management strategic thinking survival skillsSome companies like 3M, Proctor & Gamble, Google, and Apple are known for their cultures of innovation. Emerging markets are also fertile ground for innovation in this global environment.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011. License.  Enjoy!

Employee Productivity Improvement Project ROI Calculation.

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven effective executives, efficient employees Home About The StrategyDriven Organization Our Company Our Contributors Karen K. Loss of productivity costs resulting from acts of incivility and poor managerial behavior are staggering and yet goes largely unrecognized. Juliano Howard T. Dickens Jr. Lucas D. TSO, Inc.

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The argument for writing it down | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog Skip to content Home About ← Paper or digital? Bookmark the permalink. ← Paper or digital?

Leadership and Time

N2Growth Blog

Either not enough delegation, too much delegation, or improper delegation can substantially harm an organization.

Rise of Lonely American Employees Undermines Productivity

Michael Lee Stallard

These paths never end well for the individual, their families and friends, or for their organizations. There are three general types of cultures in organizations when it comes to relationships and connection. Several facts recently caught my attention. In 1940, 7.7 percent of Americans lived in one-person households. percent. (In

How Does the Relevancy of your work, affect Productivity?

Create Learning

Your work and life are consistently driven by goals. What you find relevant about those goals you do more of. We are goal-driven beings.

Grant employees the time off they deserve | The Organized.

The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog Skip to content Home About ← Make smart investments in your staff Paper or digital? decided to leave.

The cost and benefit of an apology | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog Skip to content Home About ← What’s your must-have smartphone app? Absolutely. A casual “Sorry!”

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Email math: Unnecessary messages multiply | The Organized.

The Organized Executive's Blog

With abuses like that, it’s no wonder some organizations have resorted to disabling the Reply All button on their email programs.

096: Bringing the Lean Startup into Your Organization: Leadership in the Age of Uncertainty | with Jeff Dyer

Engaging Leader

Perhaps it was an idea for a new product or service, or a process change to solve a complex problem. Please submit your comments below!

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

Care about them – The main question every employee in every organization is asking is, “Do you care about me; can I trust you?” So what happens?

Leading with Character by Leading from Within

C-Level Strategies

There is no escaping the fact that when we show up for work and for our leadership roles, we bring the entirety of ourselves to the table.

Top 5 Signs Of A Toxic Culture

The Leadership Advisor

As leaders, we can sometimes even overlook this in our own organizations. I think most folks would feel the same way.

What’s In It For Me?

The Leadership Advisor

People want to align themselves with the organization and have an outlet for their talent. Career development opportunities and training.

Is Empowering Employees A Myth in Your Organization?

Tanveer Naseer

On the surface, most leaders will agree that encouraging a workplace where employees feel valued and engaged is important to their organization’s growth and success. Disclaimer: My blog is a part of an online influencer network for Business on Main.

Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking in Your Organization

Leading Blog

That makes Consider: Harnessing the Power of Reflective Thinking in Your Organization , one of the most important books you’ll read this year. Forrester asks, “What is the last document or strategy you can point to as a ‘product of reflection’ built with all parts of the organization and senior-level involvement?

Leadership & Influence

N2Growth Blog

The reality is that the true intrinsic value of a business is in the network that adds value to your products, services, brand, stakeholders etc.

Possibility Maximizer: I4CP's Critical Human Capital Issues of 2011 Report

Maximizing Possibility

Each Friday I like to highlight a resource that I feel will aid in your efforts to Maximize Possibility in your organization. Today I have a great resource from my friends at the Institute for Corporate Productivity (I4CP) that will clue you in to the top issues facing human capital management in 2011. Enjoy!

White Crayon Employee Engagement

The Leadership Advisor

There is no standard white crayon for every organization. It depends on the needs and dynamics of your organization and it is yours to discover.

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Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

As we work to develop and expand our global network, we continually connect with amazing organizations and professionals. Self-Awareness.

Poor Leadership Costs Average Organization Over $1 Million Dollars Year

Six Disciplines

That’s over a million dollars a year for any organization with $15 million dollars or more in annual sales. Poor leadership is responsible for up to 30% of the reasons why people leave their organizations according to exit interviews conducted by The Saratoga Institute. Employee productivity. The three big culprits?

Maxwell's 5 Levels of Leadership

Leading Blog

The 5 Levels express a way to understand and organize your leadership growth. But those leaders that do create Level 5 organizations.

Leadership & The Expectation Gap

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. When it comes to leadership, I can share the issue of expectations is no small matter. Thoughts?

7 Essentials For A Quality Culture

The Leadership Advisor

Culture is a simple way of saying how an organization expresses itself internally and externally. No organization is without culture.

Paper or digital? | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

Posted on May 26, 2011 by Amy Beth Miller I take a hybrid approach to managing information. I use an online calendar and paper to-do list.

19 Revealing CEO Leadership Quotes

C-Level Strategies

I have made a conscious choice to focus on how I love the people and the products, and to be happy each day.” Talent management.

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Creating value in 2011

Lead on Purpose

Ultimately, we all want to create more value — for ourselves, for the organizations we associate with and for the people we care about. Believe in yourself: As your skills increase, you gain more confidence; you begin to understand your significance to your organization. Every New Year brings new opportunities. Read books.

Five rules for executive product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The original idea for starting Lead on Purpose was a recognition that product managers have the need to lead (inspire, motivate, guide) people who do not report them. Their success depends, to a large extent, on people in other parts of the organization. Much has been written about where product management should report.

Been Promoted? Five Key Conversations to Have With Your New Boss

Kevin Eikenberry

Consulting Speaking Training Products About Blog Home Blogs I Like Leadership Learning Subscribe Been Promoted?

Shaking-up Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Static organizations also tend to embrace comfort zones and are often built upon the “DITWLY” (Did It That Way Last Year) principle. Thoughts?

Do one less thing | The Organized Executive's Blog

The Organized Executive's Blog

To be on time for appointments, quit trying to do “one more thing.” Years later, I still find myself applying that lesson. Bookmark the permalink.


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