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November 2011 Edition - Strategy Execution Newsletter - On Managing Processes

Six Disciplines

In this month's issue, we're focusing on managing processes. Do You Have The "Master Process" In Your Organization? have time-tested, proven processes that, if followed correctly, lead to consistent and predictable outcomes. Does your company have a "master process"? Process Procedes Predictable Performance.

Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 January 1, 2011 in Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 6 Comments All week I wrote a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan for 2011.

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! So stock up, and enjoy your reading! Very cool! Agree!

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.

The Secret to an Efficient Process

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Incubation Helps Self-Reflection In September 2011 I finally identified the root cause. The Secret to an Efficient Process. The incubation period was long but finally I understand the real reason why I had such a hard time completing a project in 2010.

Southwest Airlines 2011 Results Reflect Benefits of Servant Leadership

Modern Servant Leader

Southwest is in the process acquiring former competitor, AirTran Airways. Jordan reflected the company’s commitment to servant leadership.

My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

So, with the help of WordPress analytics and content judgment, here’s my list of the top ’CEO Afterlife’ blogs of 2011. There has to be a break from day-to-day operations in the process. I began blogging about leadership, strategy, marketing and life last February. ” Self-assessment is never easy. link]. link].

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Your Life Is A Process

Linked 2 Leadership

Looking back on my life, the word “ process &# was not even in my vocabulary. It has been a process all along, I just never noticed it.

Catalyst 2011: David Kinnaman

Ron Edmondson

The information was timely for me in some of the thought processes God has been shaping in me. Related posts: Join Me at Catalyst Conference 2011. Catalyst East 2011: Welcome to Atlanta. I’m at Catalyst Atlanta this week and will be trying to get my notes live as soon as I can. I see this question resonating with my sons.

Uniting the Religions of Process Improvement

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review blog (March 7, 2011). To read the complete article, check out other articles and resources, and/or sign up for a free subscription to Harvard Business Review’s Daily Alerts, please click here. * * * When they set out to [.].

Plan:Do:Check:Act: Team Building Processing & De-Briefing

Create Learning

If it worked; Can you do more and continue through the process again? Here is the model; Plan. Revisit the goal. Check.

Avoiding Catastrophic Failures in Process Improvement

First Friday Book Synopsis

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 [.]. Here is an excerpt from an article written by Brad Power for the Harvard Business Review‘s “The Conversation&# series.

5 Step Process to Take a Dream to Reality

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » 5 Step Process to Take a Dream to Reality 5 Step Process to Take a Dream to Reality January 27, 2011 in Encouragement , Innovation , Leadership with 8 Comments I like to see dreams and goals become reality. I hope this post helps.

5 Ways to Process a Dream

Ron Edmondson

Here are 5 steps to processing a dream: Pray specifically – Ask God to confirm if this is His dream or your dream. Write out your dream.

The Creative Process

Coaching Tip

This is why managing the creative process is so difficult. Sources: "Creation Myth" by Malcolm Gladwell and "Innovative Consumption" by James Surowiecki in The New Yorker, May 16, 2011. The interests of the innovator aren't perfectly aligned with the interests of the corporation. They were wild geysers of creative energy.

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A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond


Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). Don’t Kill It!

Quality, People, Processes, Bottlenecks

What Do You Want From Them

Now consider not only the end product that your (internal or external) customers see, but also the process used to create it. For example, a cook can quickly produce an exceptionally tasting meal for a customer, but waste resources in the process or violate health standards  quality has many dimensions. Processes.

Favorites of 2011: Photos of Teams

Create Learning

With the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011. Favorite Photos of 2011.


Leadership Evaluation Summary & Observations 2011

Ron Edmondson

Recently I posted about the annual review process where our team evaluates me in my leadership of Grace Community Church. Leadership. Wisdom.

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A five-step process to achieve and sustain peak performance

First Friday Book Synopsis

Hallowell explains in his most recent book, Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People, published by Harvard Business Review Press (2011), “Many people need help in getting rid of the obstacles in their way. As Edward M. In the workplace, this is the challenge that managers face: to help people overcome [.].

The Process Perspective & The Law of Allowing

Coaching Tip

That process has both an interior dimension and an exterior dimension. The process is you. All you see is one vast unbroken continuum.

A Round Up of My Writing in February 2011


At QAspire Blog, January 2011 started with a post on “excellence”. Organizational excellence is not possible without balancing people, process and leadership aspects. In February 2011, we explored these areas a bit further. In case you missed any of these posts in Feb, here is a quick round up of all my writing in February

How To Process + De-Brief Team Building Activities

Create Learning

This is established and created through purposeful processing and de-briefing of the activities. All rights reserved. Powered by WordPress.

Favorites of 2011: Team Building & Leadership activities / simulations

Create Learning

With the end of the year approaching, this week is a great to share some of my favorites of 2011. Processing the Experience Using Mouse Traps.

Who Are The Process Whisperers, And Why Should We Be Listening To Them?

Terry Starbucker

Who were these “Process Whisperers”? Things that weren’t working. And things that were working beautifully. Lead well!

3 Ways to Confront Economic Adversity in 2011

Coaching Tip

By Guest Author Al Weatherhead. Time and Patience. Nonetheless, business investment has stabilized and is ever increasing. Deregulation.

On “Systems Thinking” and Improvement


Leadership Managing Projects Process Improvement Quality Self Growth creativity improvement Peter Senge Systems ThinkingA few years back, when I was struggling with some repetitive/difficult situations at work, one of my seniors (and a good friend) asked me, “Do you know the root cause of your problem?”. Remain curious and be creative.

Overcoming The Leadership Stupid Gene

The Leadership Advisor

In the feverish pitch of making sure nothing slips through the cracks, we can easily replace innovation and creativity with processes and compliance.

Drucker’s Err – The Purpose of Business


Guest Posts at QAspire Leadership Process Improvement david burkus Guest PostDrucker got it wrong. Still, objectives are not purpose.

Reinventing Management - A Process

Mills Scofield

As we look around us, 20th C regimes, institutions and businesses are failing. It seems everyone is writing a book on management needs to change. A few stand out, at least for me (see below for my recommendations). Most of the books today paint an ‘either/o [.].

5 Questions to Unpack a Bible Passage to Teach | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Of course the process begins and ends with prayer, but God has wired me to think systematically, so I need a format that works for me in writing a sermon message. Also, it should be noted (because if I don’t someone will for me) that this entire process should be done in a spirit of prayer. What does it mean?

Management Controls the Process. Detection of Errors + Coaching is Your Job.

Create Learning

Your job is to control the process and ensure that the work being done meets the goals that are established in a QQT/R format. Well no.

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.

4 Ways to Use Your Blog to Land a New Job or Client

C-Level Strategies

To Further My Credibility Most job interview processes start with a resume – which is where my strategy started as well. Petrilli.

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What Really is The Big Picture of Business

Strategy Driven

Few of those have actually written Strategic Plans and do not really comprehend what the Visioning process actually is. Processes.

3 Ways to Be a Positive Leader

Leading Blog

This is a guest post by best-selling author and speaker, Jon Gordon about the value of developing positive relationships with the people you lead.

Elegant Design

Leading Strategies

At times, managers (and even leaders) become too focused on the internal organization and develop ad hoc systems or processes based on isolated problems. Organizational development process designWe all know there’s design … and then there’s D E S I G N ! Organizations are no different … design matters … a lot. Think like the customer.

Character Development + Skill Development = Leadership

The Leadership Advisor

My philosophy is leadership development is an ongoing process which happens on the inside and on the outside. Self-Awareness. Responsibility.

Innovation is not a strategy… it is a Process!

ReThink HR

Trying to formalize an informal process is like trying to tell a rock to fly. Innovation Systems/Technology Ideas

10 Essential Steps To Leadership Excellence

Terry Starbucker

It’s also a show of respect that pays enormous dividends later in the process. It’s a very powerful exercise well worth doing.