Reason Why 2013 Stock Prices are in the Stratosphere

Coaching Tip

The current ratio is also 3 times what it was at previous major tops in the stock market in the 20th century. -- The Elliott Wave Theorist , July-August 2013. Bonds No Safe Haven from Stock Market Risk. Margin debt is up 100 times in the last 39 years.

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15 Unique Activities that Build Team Spirit

Lead by Adventure

Corporate Team Building Leadership Development Leadership Games Organizational Development Team Bonding Activities Team Building Team Building Activities Team Games Uncategorized Does your group need a boost in morale?

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An Army of One

General Leadership

However, when we combine several thin layers of timber, and bond them together, the resulting product is strong, durable and very resistant to cracking and warping.

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The Big Question: What does it takes to lead?

N2Growth Blog

A leader who is motivated, passionate and spontaneous can use these attributes to build what all leaders need: trust, that bond that links followers to the individual and the cause. By John Baldoni , Chair, Leadership Development, N2growth.

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Leaders: How do you say Hello?

N2Growth Blog

As a young Army leader, I frequently moved from one leadership position to another and searched for a way to forge strong bonds in a hurry. By Brian Layer , Chair, Organizational Development, N2growth. Hello is one of those words where a change in pitch changes definition.

Washington's Lessons: It’s Never to Early to Choose to Lead

Leading Blog

These rules and his concern for them integrated him as a leader and bonded him with those he led. G REAT LEADERSHIP doesn’t just happen. Great leaders are revealed in extraordinary circumstances, but they are made long before. A person’s quality of leadership radiates from their character.

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Hostage at the Table: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Hostage at the Table: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict, Influence Others, and Raise Performance George Kohlrieser Jossey-Bass/A Wiley Imprint (2006) How to avoid becoming or remaining a “hostage” to self-defeating expectations of you The title of this review was suggested by Ernest Becker’s key insight in his last book, Denial of Death. He acknowledges that [.].

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9 Tips to Avoid Getting Sidetracked

Leading Blog

Question your bonds —your links and similarities—to those around you and consider whether these bonds may be influencing your decisions for the worse. Too often we think we know exactly what is going on in our minds and what is affecting our behavior. Even though we are committed to our plans we find that the end result bears little resemblance to our best intentions. Somehow we get sidetracked.

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Effective Leaders Know the Power of Climate Control

Great Results Team Building

If you are interested in awakening the dormant seeds in your organization with a powerful bonding experience that will inspire both laughter and lasting insights – contact me to discuss how an Atlanta team building event can begin to change the climate in your organization.

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Team Building Activities with Purpose

Lead by Adventure

Corporate Team Building Leadership Development Organizational Development Team Bonding Activities Team Building Team Building Activities Team Games We are committed to bringing the best team building and experiential learning resources to the web.

Become obsessed with being human


Vulnerability strengthens the bonds between you and others by showing them that you, too, are human. Leadership is the public expression of what it means to be human. People are watching you closely as you lead them. Every shortcoming and every victory is there for all to see.

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How to Create a Culture Where People Can Grow

Great Results Team Building

If you are interested in providing your people a powerful bonding experience that offers actionable insights and inspires smiles and laughter – contact me to discuss how a team building event can improve your organization.

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Fostering A Sense Of Community To Promote Organizational Success

Tanveer Naseer

We’re compelled at an innate level to reach out and bond with those we relate to and who we share a common interest or experience with, a key driving force behind the popularity and growth of today’s social media networks.

How Low Tech Events Provide High Quality Results

Great Results Team Building

That is part of the reason that many seek out interesting ideas for team bonding. So, if you are truly interested in high quality results for your team’s next bonding event, don’t get distracted by shiny objects.

Green Bonds Benefit Companies, Investors, and the Planet

Harvard Business Review

The past five years have seen explosive growth in “corporate green bonds” issued to finance climate-friendly projects. A wide range of companies including Apple , Unilever , and Bank of America have issued green bonds in recent years, and the trend is likely to continue.

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Do you know where your business network is?

Women on Business

Talking also extends to being able to listen and bond with the other business owners. Most of that bonding happens around the topics presented at the networking group. As business owners, we network a lot.

Remembering Challenger….

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Merritt Island (Florida) President Ronald Reagan Remembering the Challenger Sir Francis Drake slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God Tennyson the coast of Panama UlyssesJust before noon, eastern time, on January 28, 1986, on a subfreezing day on Merritt Island, Florida, the space shuttle Challenger exploded in a cloudless sky 73 seconds after take-off. None of the seven crew members survived.

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Leading for Others

Great Leadership By Dan

It’s natural to gravitate toward, and develop bonds with, people who look like, talk like, and think like we do. Guest post from Bill Treasurer: A lot of leaders default to creating duplicates at the top.

Fred 2.0 – Leadership in Action

Leading Blog

Sanborn says it’s because being a Fred enriches others, expands you, puts more life into your living, breaks the bonds of self-absorption, make you more employable, offers you a better way to live, creates a positive influence, and is more fun. You are no doubt familiar with Fred, first introduced to us in The Fred Factor by Mark Sanborn. Fred exemplified an attitude of exceptional service delivered consistently with creativity and passion in a way that values other people. Now Fred 2.0

Leadership and the Art of Struggle: 5 Things You Can Do

Leading Blog

Create a community of people whom you can connect and bond with and from whom you can seek advice and feedback.” Struggle is a part of any human endeavor and leadership is no different. The problem is we view struggle as a negative. But struggle is how we grow. Without them we can’t reach our full potential as leaders. We like to think of our leaders as flawless. We like to be perceived as flawless—or at least we like people to think we have everything under control.

Exemplary emotional experiences


While the woman quietly cried, no words were exchanged, yet the emotional bond was powerful.

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George Kohlrieser: An interview by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist. He is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD and consultant to several global companies including Accenture, Alcan, Amer Sports, Barclays Global Investors, Cisco, Coca-Cola, HP, IBM, IFC, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Nestlé, Nokia, Roche, Sara Lee, Tetra Pak, and Toyota. He is also a Police Psychologist [.].

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Six Resolutions for a Winning Corporate Culture

Chart Your Course

However, work events go a long way to create an emotional bond between a business and its workers. The start of a new year is a great time for companies to assess their corporate environment. Consider it your corporate culture resolutions list.

Connecting with Abrasive Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

Bond, Ed.D., Guest post from Cheryl A. SPHR: Every organization has its share of leaders, technical geniuses or future leaders who lack social skills and self-awareness. They are perceived as bullies, jerks, prima donnas, and worse.

Neuro-Wifi: Power of Mutual Empathy

Michael Lee Stallard

When they feel you are happy about their success, it will enhance the joy they feel and create a bond between the two of you. #4-Feel Others’ Emotions - Mutual empathy is a powerful connector that is made possible by the mirror-neurons in our brains.

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Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 4/15/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Flat Army: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization Dan Pontefract The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation Jon Gertner To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism Evgeny Morozov [.].

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Six Principles of Persuasion for Leaders

Lead on Purpose

Learn about them and find common bonds. Guest post by Brad Zomick. There is no worse feeling then when you are trying to lead a group and no one on the team is taking you seriously. Nobody listening to you makes it difficult, or even impossible, to achieve your shared goal. With these short principles of persuasion, we hope to put those experiences in the past.

From Boston, to West, TX to the NCAA Final

Michael Lee Stallard

Connection is the bond among individuals in a group that moves them to care for and help the group and its members. The power of human connection to unite, inspire and heal has been on full display of late in West, Texas; Boston; and at the NCAA men’s basketball final. To learn more, check out the articles below. West, Texas’s Small Town Values — and People — are Anything But Small ( USA Today ).

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3 Reasons Gotcha Leadership Won’t Get It

Dave Bratcher

Us vs. Them – Have you ever noticed the bond that is created among peers within an organization. Ever felt like you were walking into a mousetrap everyday? Another question we must ask, “Are we the ones who are setting the trap?”

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Why Autonomy Enables Good Performance


Employees that help each other strengthen the bonds of trust with team members and supervisors, and we know trust has a strong effect on performance. If everyone in your organization only did what was written in their formal job descriptions, your business would be mediocre at best.

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Leaders: Follow These 6 Steps to Build Trust with Employees & Improve How You're Perceived


Starting with the leader, it takes involvement at every level to create a deep bond of believability that motivates employees to put forth effort needed to make their organization successful. A leader’s ability to inspire and motivate employees is based on trust.

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Driven–What is Behind Your Inner Drive?


The drive to bond is based on our need to connect with others for reproduction, social interaction, sharing/trading, and protection from predators. If you decide you need to bond more, for instance, you might need to alter the way you physically respond to others.

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The Unmasking Of Ego

Lead from Within

That means disconnecting from the attachments and bonds of the ego and understanding how poorly they serve you. 2013 Lolly Daskal. Great leaders often pride themselves on having a great mind.

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She’s Doing Her Job – A Very Personal Tribute on Mother’s Day

First Friday Book Synopsis

——————– There’s a scene near the beginning of Tomorrow Never Dies where James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) is taking on way too many bad guys, and he is about to do the impossible. (I wrote this last year on Mother’s Day. I decided to repost it this year. And, yes, her Dad is still with us).

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Not Adhering to the Rule of 150

Coaching Tip

Office cliques can affect workplace culture in a variety of ways.according to nationwide survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of CareerBuilder from May 14 to June 5, 2013, among a representative sample of nearly 3,000 full-time, private sector U.S.

Fear of Learning

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

It means using words that communicate compassion and a desire for a bond. Image credit: aaronamat / 123RF. Guest post by Chip R. Fear is as personal as a fingerprint.

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It’s a dog’s life, and how it changed ours

Dave Bratcher

Henry is already developing a bond with all of us that makes him a part of the family. When was the last time you had a puppy? Two weeks ago we welcomed home the newest member of our family, Henry.

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Deflation Will Take the Majority by Surprise

Coaching Tip

In this July-August Theorist , Robert Prechter uses Google searches to make a point about deflation: "When I typed ''Inflation for 2013,'' there were 47,700 results. On March 13th, when I put this slide together, I also typed in "Deflation for 2013." Just know that the number of Google searches for "Deflation for 2013" was nowhere near the number of searches for "Inflation for 2013.". Bonds No Safe Haven from Stock Market Risk.

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Feeling Gratitude for Loved Ones Who Are Gone

Your Voice of Encouragement

Gratitude for the tight bond my daughter formed with him and enjoyed for 28 years. My father, Mike Melancon When one of my uncles died in 2005, it was sudden and unexpected. He was walking down the hallway on his way to take a shower after work one day and collapsed on the floor.

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Life Comes Down to “Moments”

Your Voice of Encouragement

You have to invest lots of moments with them in order to strengthen the bonds you have. My father would have been 91 today. It’s the first birthday he hasn’t been here for us to celebrate it with him. I honored him in this post, " A Life That Mattered ," after his death on November 25, 2012.

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7 ways you maybe “killin’ it” with your leadership (and not in a good way)

Anese Cavanaugh

If you have feedback for someone, and you’re giving it through other people, I guarantee you by the time it’s reaching them, the power, context, and empathetic bond of it is gone. You lead your company. Your team. Your life. It’s all good… Except when it’s not.

The Big Picture of Business – Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 3 of 4

Strategy Driven

Random acts of violence are certainly threats to all, and the ADL built broad coalitions in order to sensitize, educate and further bond communities. Effective Crisis Handling, Case Studies. Crises can and will happen to good organizations.

20 Interesting Behaviors of Strategy Tourist

Strategy Driven

Learn to identify other tourists and bond as hard as you can. Let me start by reassuring you: the chances that you are a strategy tourist are close to zero. But I’m sure you do know a strategy tourist.