LeadershipNow 140: December 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from December 2013 that you might have missed: Top Themes to Pull Forward from 2013 by Jon Mertz @ThinDifference. Noonan: The Most Memorable Words of 2013. Busy vs. Productive : 5 Ways to Focus on the Right Things via @katytynan.

May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Let's Grow Leaders

The post May 2013 Leadership Development Carnival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. What an amazing line-up contributions for the May Leadership Development Carnival. A heartfelt thanks to all the thought leaders who contributed to this diverse collection.

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LeadershipNow 140: August 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from August 2013 that you might have missed: The Future of Work Part II: 10 Tips For Professionals by @odesk. 5 Changes I Made to Improve My Productivity While Traveling by @JasonWomack.

The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! I chose this post not just because it elicited strong interest from readers in many countries, but because it may help foster personal reflection and inquiry at the start of 2013.

Work and Being Productive

Women on Business

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Five Minutes to Greater Productivity and Better Results

Kevin Eikenberry

Learning Personal Development Quotations Success pressure productivity stressYou’ve been busy, you’ve been stressed, and you’ve felt pressure. Maybe even today. Today’s quotation tells you what to do when you are next in that situation.

Employee Engagement Does More than Boost Productivity

N2Growth Blog

Improving employee engagement is not simply about improving productivity. By: John Baldoni

Key elements of leadership and product management

Lead on Purpose

Most technology companies are comprised of people and teams that discover, define, design, develop and deliver products to the market. Their success depends largely on how well these teams work together to produce great products and services. The role of product manager has become increasingly important to the success of the products and the companies; it has become increasingly strategic. This situation requires product managers to be leaders.

Creating a Work Space That Promotes Your Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

Achievement Leadership Learning Personal Development productivity work space Everyone reading these words has a place where they work. And most of you have a place where you work best. The goal of this article is to help you make sure those places are one and the same.

050: Keys to Personal Productivity | with Erik Fisher

Engaging Leader

And whether we are getting things done ourselves or through other people, we need to maximize productivity. He’s been studying the topic of productivity and interviewing many experts and practitioners. They also address: The most common misconception Erik has seen about productivity.

The Silent CEO Addiction Killing Productivity And Talent Development

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Executive Officer, N2growth . Corporate America’s dependency on consulting firms is nothing short of substance abuse in the purest form. The fact is most CEOs suffer from this very dangerous addiction and they don’t even know it – they are clearly in need of an intervention.

Perfectionism Hurts Productivity

CEO Blog

This morning I was feeling Blogger guilt. That is what happens when a blogger does not feel they are posting often enough. As I thought about it and looked at some notes on possible blog entries I was working on, I realized the reason I was not posting was perfectionism (even though this blog is far from perfect - just ask some of my proof reading friends (and I do greatly appreciate it when a reader points out something that needs fixing).

Build Experiences, Not Products

Women on Business

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Is Your “Nice” Leadership Style Counter-Productive?

Let's Grow Leaders

The post Is Your “Nice” Leadership Style Counter-Productive? Yesterday we talked about “Unnecessary Roughness: What Happens When Leaders are Mean:” On the flip-side… have you ever had a boss that was just too nice? Have you ever been too nice in your role as leader? What happened? Did you inspire? How were results? Would those folks want to work for you again? Nice [.] appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

Are you a leader in product innovation?

Lead on Purpose

In a recent MIT Sloan Executive Education innovation@work post the author Eric von Hippel asserts that company leaders focus too much on what’s next based on their internal product innovators, and they do not listen enough to the people using the products. On the topic of who are the real product innovators, von Hippel says: It’s consumers not the product innovators who should be viewed as the new experts. What drives innovation in your company or organization?

Why Positive Conflict is Productive Communication

Great Results Team Building

Positive conflict is often necessary for teams to grow and achieve “high performing” status, and it can be very productive communication. Sometimes I work with teams that clearly have issues they need to address.

Top 2013 Resolution for Business Women Should Be Saying No

Women on Business

Stephanie explains how much more free time she has since she learned to say no, how much more productive she is, how much happier and more fulfilled she is, and how much more successful she is today than she was before she learned to say no.

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The 7 Most Popular Leadership and Communication Blog Posts of 2013

leaderCommunicator

I’ve reviewed our blog posts from 2013, and I love seeing which topics and interests resonated with you. Here are the top 7 most popular blog posts of 2013, counting down from number 7: Number 7: 8 Tips for Leadership When Communicating During Tough Times.

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Busy vs. Productive: 5 Ways to Focus on the Right Things

Survive Your Promotion

photo credit: Nina Matthews Photography. We live in a world of information overload. It’s not enough to stand in line at the coffee shop – now there are TVs so you can watch the news in addition to checking email on your smartphone.

New Prescription Drug Increases Employee Productivity by as Much as 25%!!

Great Leadership By Dan

However, there really is a clinically proven, safe, and effective way (with no harmful side effects) to increase employee productivity by as much as 25%. ROI productivity coaching managers coaching manager-led development employee development development plans

Recommended Resource – FixnZip Product Review

Strategy Driven

About the Product. Why We Recommend This Product. StrategyDriven Contributors tested the FixnZip product and found it to be a very easy-to-use replacement for broken and/or missing zipper sliders. You just finished reading Recommended Resource - FixnZip Product Review !

How to Foster Productive Communication with Employees

Lead on Purpose

Clear and productive communication between management and staff is a great stage-setter for a successful and rewarding workplace environment. The Product Management Perspective: One of the best ways to show customers you care about them is to truly listen to them. Most product managers understand that customers are not always right. Guest post by Diane Pierre-Louis. The best leaders are nearly always excellent communicators.

Three Ways to Get Your Team Excited About a Boring Product

Lead on Purpose

If you sell a boring product – toilet paper, pens, razors, water bottles, fishing supplies – you need to figure out a way to excite your employees. Tell A Story About Your Product. One of the best ways to breathe life into a boring product is to give it a story. It doesn’t always work, but most products do have one. Maybe you offer premium-quality products that are visually stunning. Guest post by Guy Ascher.

In Search of Productivity - the Billion $ Sales Person

CEO Blog

So a great hockey player is only productive for 40 minutes per year. Imagine the power if they could even be productive for an hour. Our problem is we need more productive hours - not just more hours.

Productivity and Technology: A Podcast

Jason Womack

It is Friday, and that means "New Podcast" for you! Learn to use your tools more effectively, save time, and get the right things done. Click to listen

How to Stay Productive When Working from Home

Women on Business

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Karpman’s Drama Triangle: Gossip Kills Productivity

CO2

Is it any surprise that triangulation can bring organizations and their productivity to a standstill? Like Lahey and Keegan, Pellerin doesn’t find criticism (on its own) productive. The post Karpman’s Drama Triangle: Gossip Kills Productivity appeared first on | CO2 Partners.

Beyond Typical S.M.A.R.T Goals in 2013

Leadership Freak

Production and profitability are useful and necessary but never enough. The former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Jim Parker, told me, “Don’t set artificial goals for yourself.” Begin with noble ends: Leadership is about people. Set people goals. Increasing profits by 6% is important but not noble. Two questions beyond artificial: How do you want to [.]. Goals Leadership quotes Marks of leaders Personal Growth Taking others higher Leadership Development

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The Odd Truth About Remote Teams

Lead Change Blog

Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development leading remote teams productivity remote teams results Teamwork Posted in Change Management Leadership Coaching Leadership Development When it comes to remote teams, absence can make results stronger.

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March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

Welcome to the March 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! As a bonus, Jennifer includes an infographic of a 2013 survey by The Institute for Corporate Productivity that demonstrates how critical of an issue change is for today’s organizations.

GC17: Can Gamification Truly Drive and Measure Sales Productivity? | with Mike Smalls from Hoopla

Engaging Leader

The post GC17: Can Gamification Truly Drive and Measure Sales Productivity? More than $9 billion is spent on sales contests and incentive programs each year, yet most sales managers have no way to measure the impact of these programs.

Favorites of 2013–Team Building and Leadership Activities and Simulations

Mike Cardus

With the end of the year approaching, this week is great to share some of my favorites of 2013. Favorite Team Building & Leadership Activities + Simulations 2013. Here is the schedule it may change; 12/26/13 – Team Building & Leadership Articles.

The Art of Explanation – Making your ideas, products, and services easier to understand

Kevin Eikenberry

By Lee Lefever “Lucy, you’ve got some ‘splaining to do!” It’s one of the most famous lines from one of the most famous television shows in history (in case you don’t know, Ricky says it, and often, to Lucy on the classic, I Love Lucy.) The fact is we all have a lot of ‘splaining [.].

Mobile Learning Builds Knowledge and Productivity

Coaching Tip

Sources: The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2013. Take a moment and think about how mobile technologies have improved your life. Possibily you''re staying in touch with family and friends by posting status updates and uploading photos on Facebook.

Attention Leaders: Five Attitudes to Take to work in 2013

You're Not the Boss of Me

So, with that in mind, here are five attitudes that I think will be necessary for business leaders to take, in achieving success in 2013 and beyond: Attitude # 1: Diversity is not a black and white subject ~ There are a myriad of distinctions between human beings. Attitude is a big deal.

SHRM Top 20 Indian HR Influencers Active on Social Media 2013

QAspire

This recognition for second consecutive year underlines my belief: Excellence is a product of leading people well and every manager, in that sense, is an HR Manager. Download the 2013 Report Here. Social media has become mainstream and an integral part of business strategy.

What I learned from attending New Media Expo 2013 in Las Vegas!

Bernd Geropp

New Media Expo 2013/ Blogworld. How to podcast as a pro and never edit – Say goodbye to post production!”. Last week I travelled from Germany to the US for the New Media Expo in Las Vegas.

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060: Leading the Starbucks Way: 5 Principles for Connecting with Your Customers, Your Products and Your People | with Joseph Michelli

Engaging Leader

The post 060: Leading the Starbucks Way: 5 Principles for Connecting with Your Customers, Your Products and Your People | with Joseph Michelli appeared first on Engaging Leader. Starbucks has become one of the best-loved and trusted brands in the world.

an article on Productivity in the Financial Times

Jason Womack

John said, “Did you see this article on Productivity by Ian Saunders ?”. Because of the recent highlight he did on productivity books, personalities and methods.

Words Your Team Won’t Ask For (But Desperately Needs to Hear)

Lead Change Blog

What if you could increase the productivity and job satisfaction of 93% of your staff? Leadership Development Workplace Issues Accountability correction engagement motivation productivity quality of work Posted in Leadership Development Workplace Issues Serious Benefits Would you be interested in a leadership practice that would improve the quality of work for 80% of your employees? What would that mean for your team and your organization? Believe it or not, there is one thing [.].

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20% Discount off Made in USA Products from rosieMADE

Women on Business

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5 Ways to Reduce Workplace Distractions, Boost Productivity and Recoup Personal Time

Women on Business

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6 Silent Productivity and Profitability Pitfalls, part 7 of 7

Strategy Driven

companies more than $31 billion each year in lost productive time. Overwhelm and the resignation and panic it generates are great wastes and very effective killers of productivity and profitability. Relate Articles: 6 Silent Productivity and Profitability Pitfalls, part 1 of 7.