The June 3rd, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the June 3rd, 2013 edition of the Leadership Development Carnival! In this post I’ll share 3 misconceptions entrepreneurs and business leaders should be aware when starting a company but also when starting a bigger project.

25 Career Options in Leadership Development

Great Leadership By Dan

Interested in a career in leadership development? Project Manager : m anages large, complex organizational leadership development programs and systems. careers roles leadership development jobs

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15 Timeless Work Habits for Career Success

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve learned these lessons through over 30 years of hard knocks, and have made a career out of helping others be successful. Don’t be one of those people, and you’ll have a long and satisfying career. In order to do that, look for “resume building” projects or challenges. Always look for projects where you can stretch and learn, bosses that you can learn from, opportunities to get feedback, and have a healthy appetite for new knowledge and best practices.

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2013 Trends and The Power of Women

Women on Business

I was recently asked to think about how 2013 trends will impact women in the work force and how women will impact the trends. Could I see the future as a projection of the strides I’ve been able to make, similar to what other women in business have done?

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Your career will soar if you avoid leaders’ #1 blind spot

Michael Lee Stallard

Many leaders unknowingly sabotage their careers by wrongly assuming their employees are actively engaged in their work. Help Employees Achieve their Career Aspirations. The best leaders take time to get to know their employees and find out what their employees hope to achieve in their careers. Armed with this knowledge, the best leaders find jobs, ongoing responsibilities or temporary projects that help their employees progress toward their career goals.

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Creating employee engagement through culture and job design

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Leadership Coaching Team Dynamics Workplace Issues In a refreshing interview, CEO Jim Franklin shares his company’s views on employee engagement.

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9 management lessons from 13th and Violet

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Career Development Change Management Community Involvement Leadership Coaching During and after the recent Boulder flooding, emergency officials asked people to stay home.

Ready to Be Promoted?

Let's Grow Leaders

He blames you, the system, politics, and that crazy project you gave him last year. Communication grow your career Mentoring Storytelling career communication promoted promotions transparency He thinks he’s ready to be promoted. You don’t.

5 Must-Read Books For Business Leaders For Summer 2013

Eric Jacobson

AMA Business Boot Camp -- Management and Leadership Fundamentals That Will See You Successfully Through Your Career. It covers basic management, managing staff changes, managing projects, strategic thinking, hiring, delegating, and communication -- and lot''s more.

What Managers Are Looking For In Tomorrow’s Leaders

Tanveer Naseer

We are all on a team, working on projects to accomplish goals that will push our companies forward. Dan Schawbel is a Gen Y career and workplace expert, the Founder of Millennial Branding and the author of the #1 international bestselling book, “ Me 2.0:

Decoding The Truth Of Leading Multi-Generational Workforces

Tanveer Naseer

Several studies have clearly shown that employees’ needs at the start of their career are different from those at the mid-point, as they are different from employees who are at the end point of their career (3), (7) , something I’m sure our own personal experiences can attest.

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Education? Innovation? Do - Learn - Do - Learn

Mills Scofield

Victor’s Leap Year Project “Masters Program” is the wave of the future. Their influence was so great that I wanted my career path to follow their footsteps. I gave my self-made experiential education and the community project a title: The Leap Year Project.

At Work, "Yes" is Great, but at Times "No" is Even Better

Leading Blog

At work, we want our jobs, assignments, projects and "stuff" to move along smoothly: achieving objectives, getting promoted, winning contracts. This is a guest post by Michael Carroll, author of Fearless at Work.

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It’s Time to View Leadership as a Profession

Great Leadership By Dan

He is responsible for launching DDI’s new products and services, leading DDI’s Center for Applied Behavioral Research (CABER) and its major research projects and developing and executing DDI’s global marketing strategy. careers Rich Wellins development DDI leadership

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Advice: Manage Well by Leading Better

N2Growth Blog

Management is your day job; leadership is your career. Keep the projects on time and within budget by putting people into positions where they can succeed. Bye-bye career! By John Baldoni , Chair, Leadership Development, N2growth.

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The Secrets Of Great Leadership (As Told By 8,000 People Who Love Their Jobs)

Terry Starbucker

“I interviewed a workplace consultant as part of a research project on people who love their jobs. In my quest for more human leadership , I’ve discovered a core truth.

10 Tips To Be A Presentation GOD.

Rich Gee Group

But for screen projection – Less is More. Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Social Media Ways & Tips Bullets Images Powerpoint Presentations Screen Steve Jobs I do workshops, seminars and keynotes all the time and have been for over 25 years.

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6 Lessons On Creating a Lasting Influence


Improvement & Development Leadership Leading People Leading Projects Managing Career Social Media career change influence Self Growth Mahatma Gandhi, as we know, was a simple man who had no position, no wealth, no power and no authority.

When Stepping Up Blows Up

Leadership Freak

Accepting challenges lifts careers. Challenges that lift careers include: Initiatives that impact large segments of organizations. Projects others [.]. But, holding on to them destroys. Learn to challenge others as well as challenging yourself. Raise your hand and say, “I’ll take that on.” New challenges are opportunities. Let others handle departmental challenges. Take on organization-wide opportunities.

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The Leadership Contagion: What Virus Are You Spreading?

Terry Starbucker

I thought about the viruses I had spread throughout my career, just by virtue of my mood. “Every day, everywhere you go, you spread a virus. You decide if that virus is positive or negative” – Dr. John Izzo.

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StrategyDriven Editorial Perspective – The Ugly Truth About Partisan Public Project Labor Agreements

Strategy Driven

Public project labor agreements (PLAs) provide another hurdle, unless their employees choose to pay union dues. Bush’s prohibition on the requirement for project labor agreements on federal projects.

Guest Post: Keeping Your Finances Afloat While Working From Home

Survive Your Promotion

In times when business is good, one should make certain they do not concentrate too long on one single issue or assignment, particularly if they may result in not giving adequate attention to other projects waiting in the wings behind it. photo credit: Jeremy Levine Design.

28 Leadership Development Recommendations for your Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

Do employees feel that their boss honors their career aspirations, building needed skills that serve their organization now and in the future? Read more at this blog post How Your Shoddy Reputation Could Destroy Your Budding Career.

How to Create Millennial Leaders in Your Organization

Great Leadership By Dan

Make sure that after each project they finish, you are telling them what they are doing right and what they can improve on. Give them career advice on how to succeed in your organization and tell them your story of how you got to where you are.

Hackers and Hummingbirds: Leadership Lessons from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Terry Starbucker

2) Offer your employees a nontraditional career path that is based on their contributions and value-based behaviors, and not on their age or credentials.

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20 Questions to Assess the Quality of an Individual Development Plan

Great Leadership By Dan

To what extent is there connectivity between the career path, leadership assessment, development needs and planned development actions? Are challenging assignments and projects represented? Is the individual’s career plan consistent with succession plans?

Being The Hare

Survive Your Promotion

The many projects and passions that I’ve been excited about over all these years have started to hang together. The other night I was out at dinner with my brother and we started talking about careers and goals. photo credit: wolfpix.

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050: Keys to Personal Productivity | with Erik Fisher

Engaging Leader

When Jesse started his career a couple decades ago, the Franklin planner was huge in the area of time management. App: Toodledo used by Jesse in combination with the 1MTD approach and with Basecamp for team projects.

The Honest Truth About Teams

Lead from Within

Every organization in every industry pursues ambitious projects, works hard to get and serve clients and customers, and tackles new markets, new ideas, and new innovation. There’s a good reason we spend so much time thinking about teams.

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Carefrontation — The Ultimate Leadership Trait

Great Leadership By Dan

As a new project manager at Hewlett Packard I found that I interacted with a lot of brilliant people, many of who had been conditioned by higher learning institutions to compete rather than collaborate.

Reinventing You – Becoming the Person You Were Meant to Be

Leading Blog

Did you know that there is a company that allows you to test-drive over 125 new careers to see if they are a fit?) The answer is to keep projecting the new behavior until you’re comfortable with it and others begin to accept it as the new “normal.” It’s not uncommon to think of personal reinvention as being somewhat contrived or manipulative. But reinventing you isn’t about becoming what you are not, but more of who you are.

How to Prepare Well: 3 Lessons


A few years back, I was coordinating the interview process of my team members with the client before they start working on the client projects. Improvement & Development Leadership Leading Projects Managing Career Self Growth Preparation rehearsal

Are You Leading… or Just Managing?

Lead on Purpose

While managers can find ways to operate more effectively, their main focus is keeping everything on track, working their project management magic, and dotting every ‘I’ and crossing every ‘T’. Adrienne Erin is a writer and career development professional who worked in a college career office for four years before striking out on her own as a freelance writer. —. Guest post by Adrienne Erin. Something interesting happens in a lot of organizations.

How To Have A Perfect Day, Every Day.

Rich Gee Group

This not only gets us off on the right foot, it allows me to clearly understand their career and make an impact immediately. The project? Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Lunch Perfect Day Strategy

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We Lead Through Competition

Coaching Tip

Hirschman said, "This sentence admirably epitomizes several of the histories of economic development projects in recent decades. Books Career Communication Current Affairs Ethics Leadership Memes Personal Life Religion Safety & Security What is All life is competitive.

The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

As a result, QuikTrip was expanding with new stores and larger projects during the recession, while other low-cost retailers were closing stores and announcing layoffs. Too many workers, especially Generation Xers and younger, see changing employers as the only way to advance their careers.

A New Labor Model

Coaching Tip

There are projections that the percentage of the workforce that are contingent workers could rise to as high as 40% nationwide. Books Business Coaching Career Current Affairs Skills Work life

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Chart Your Course

They are perpetually tardy or absent, or procrastinate and mismanage projects. Plus, employee development and career opportunities should be included in any healthy workplace. Underperforming employees are not hard to find.

Four FREE Giveaways for Early Adopters


A FREE 45-minute Audio Interview with Gianfranco Zaccai , the founder and President of Continuum, a leading design and innovation consultancy featured in the book for its outstanding design of both client projects and creative teams.

Development of Coaching Competencies at SAP

Coaching Tip

SAP leadership has been following these prevailing coaching issues from: A career and professional perspective. The return on investment (ROI) of coaching can be enormous, especially in the context of project management.

What I Wish I Knew as a CEO That I Learned Later in HR

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

People who, because of a lack of dual career path options, had moved into a management role just to be able to get more influence, more status, greater compensation or have more say in how they spent their time, rather than actually wanting to lead a team.

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Guest Blogger Nathan Zeldes: Why and How to Communicate Across Company Lines


Throughout my career as a Principal engineer at Intel, I’ve repeatedly made a point to do that, and believe me, it wasn’t easy. This is sure to do your own career a world of good, and will add interest and fulfillment to your life as well.

Mentoring 101 | Thoughts for the Everyday Leader

Nathan Magnuson

January 21, 2013. The same goes for writing, selling, buying a house, starting a business, studying for the MCAT, exploring careers in web design, social networking, etc. A friend and I are working on some independent projects, so I got to make a couple calls to “mentors” of mine who have been there and got some great input. © 2013 Thoughts for the Everyday Leader — Standard by 8BIT. Home About Coaching Contact Guest Posts Archives.

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