LeadershipNow 140: October 2013 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from October 2013 that you might have missed: 20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching by @edbatista. Respond vs React by Jon Mertz @ThinDifference. The Language Of Leadership by @lollydaskal.

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4 Design Thinking Tools for Engaging Your Team

Leading Blog

Applying the tools of design thinking to help your team conquer its goals doesn''t mean hunkering down on your own with an org chart in a dimly lit office to devise the perfect execution strategy.

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The Best Accountability Tool on Earth

Kevin Eikenberry

I get tired of leaders telling me that they need greater accountability in their organizations. As they lament that they have accountability problems, I sometimes wish I were a female toting a purse. (I’m

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7 Leadership Tools for When Today Stinks and Tomorrow is Forever Away

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership [link] One of Those Days He was having a tough time… …a passionate, motivated, committed executive who cares about his people, and isn’t afraid of the hard work to get things done. Despite all those assets, he was struggling.

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Two Resources for a Great Productivity Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

One of the top resolutions each year is to be better organized or be more productive.

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3 Digital PR Tools Every Business Owner Should Use

Women on Business

Guest Posts pr tools Public Relations publicity We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven''t already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

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No Joke: The April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the April 1st, 2013 Leadership Development Carnival! The lack of well recognised tools and techniques that help us better understand people through reliable predictions undoubtedly contributes to the fact that understanding people is hard.

3 Tools To Help You Get More Done

Women on Business

You will twitch and probably shake a little and try to reboot to get out of it (but some tools even block that- they’ve thought of everything) but before you know it you’ll be acing that to-do list and you’ll never look back.

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The Best Motivational Tool We Love to Hate

Terry Starbucker

When I was in school I hated deadlines. Absolutely hated them. To make matters worse I was a classic procrastinator, especially when I was in college.

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Learning Pairs Program, an Internal Development Tool

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post by Great Leadership monthly contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: Learning pairs are created to advance the learning of two employees.

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The Only Decision-Making Tool You Will Ever Need

Lead from Within

There are many theories, tools, and techniques on how to make better decisions. What would happen if we abandoned all the programs, steps, and processes, and simply allowed a tool that we already possess to lead us toward what we want? 2013 Lolly Daskal.

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Using Book Clubs as a Strategic Learning Tool

Kevin Eikenberry

It might surprise you to learn that Oprah didn’t create the concept of the book club. While she popularized it for many, most experts feel book clubs have been around since the early 1700’s.

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3 Tools to Overcome Information Overload

Dave Bratcher

3 Tools for Organizing Information. This has been an extremely useful tool, and one that will keep you on task throughout the day without sacrificing the opportunity to learn. Please comment below – What tools do you use to organize information?

Be a Better Leader in 5 Minutes

Lead Change Blog

Leadership Development control employee engagement fear motivation power Tools Posted in Leadership Development Knife or Screwdriver Picture yourself sitting down at a dining room table to change the batteries in a child’s toy.

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26 Absolutely Essential Tools for Effective Communication

First Friday Book Synopsis

Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: 26 Essential Tools for Effective Communication. Uncategorized 26 Essential Tools for Effective Communication

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Free Tools to Make 2014 the Year You Planned

Tony Mayo

Apply scientifically proven methods to your goal setting and New Year’s resolutions with these free tools from Top Executive Coach Tony Mayo. The end of one calendar year and the beginning of the next naturally brings reflections on our progress and plans.

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Ten Tips for Delegating – The Best Time Management Tool

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

→ Read More: Ten Tips for Delegating – The Best Time Management Tool The post Ten Tips for Delegating – The Best Time Management Tool appeared first on Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership. Jerome said his biggest problem was time management. He was overloaded with work and was starting to get stressed. Jerome was the head of his department and considered a “high potential” and had been referred for coaching by his boss.

Listening as a Tool to De-escalate Conflicts

The Recovering Engineer

Listening as a Tool to De-escalate Conflicts. Recently, I read this statement: “They keep yelling at me that I’m not listening.” ” I would love to give credit to the person who said it, but I’ve lost the source. I think I saw it as a tweet in my twitter stream.

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The Leader’s Pocket Guide: 101 Indispensable Tools, Tips and Techniques For Any Situation

Kevin Eikenberry

By John Baldoni Take a smart, experienced leadership coach and writer. Encourage him to write what he knows about coaching in one book. Frame it around quick ideas and tips. Make it small so it can go anywhere with you. That is the recipe for this book. It is small in size and while it [.]. Books Leadership Learning Personal Development John Baldoni

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Top Leadership Books Of 2013

Eric Jacobson

Here, in no particular order, are my top (favorite) books for leaders that were published in 2013. Each provides timely, practical and valuable tips, techniques and tools for how to become a more effective leader.

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As 2013 marches forward, do you find yourself making another to-do list?

Jason Womack

Or are you buying a new app or tool to “make things easier”? Small Business Success in 2013. Or are you spending time “getting organized”? Do you need to attend or call yet. another” meeting? You are not alone. These are ways people typically “manage” their time. But when you. really look at the results, is your approach working for you? Are you. happy with the speed at which you are moving toward your goals? Do you. know what you are moving toward? Is it enough?

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When does a project justify using change management tools?

Change Starts Here

One of the participants in the Design & Influence Irresistible Change webinar series recently asked, “When does a project justify using change management tools?”

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Phil Stutz and Barry Michels: “What Is a Tool?”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Phil Stutz and Barry Michels are psychotherapists as well as the co-authors of The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity, published by Spiegel & Grau/Random House (2012). The tools delivered exactly what he said they would: a daily connection to […]. Bob''s blog entries City College in New York Harvard University New York University Phil Stutz and Barry Michels: "What Is a Tool?"

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Jeff Weiner on “The Highest ROI Management Tool in Business”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Inc Intuit Inc Jeff Weiner LinkedIn Malaria No More Reid Hoffman The Highest ROI Management Tool in Business The highest ROI management tool that is available to everyone and costs essentially nothing and is a proven driver of workplace productivity: gratitude Warner Bros Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania Windsor Digital Here is a brief excerpt from an article by Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn.

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Tony Mayo’s Blog: Tools, Techniques, & Thoughts

Tony Mayo

I use this blog to collect and make avail […]. For Executives

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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.

2013 – Top Change Posts of the Year at Enclaria

Change Starts Here

Here’s a list of the most popular posts at Enclaria for 2013. When Does a Project Justify Using Change Management Tools? Thank you for reading my blog this year! Have you read them all? The top 5 Enclaria blog posts from this year are: Three Ways to Frustrate Employees Going Through Change. Four Reasons Leaders Need Change Agents. Five Jobs Made More Effective With Change Management. The Trouble With Changing Behaviors and What You Can Do About It.

Are You Addicted To Tools And Allergic To Work?

Tim Milburn

I like tools. I can’t walk down the aisles of a Home Depot without seeing a tool I’d like to have. Even if I don’t need the tool now, I can always imagine how it will come in handy…someday. Find the tool that works for you. Learn how the tool works.

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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.

ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

Mike Cardus

ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. I will be presenting 2 workshops at the ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference – October 15 & 16. Understanding and various uses of Nine Windows, a TRIZ inventive problem solving tool. Tool 2: Implementing the 5 Steps to Plan a Change.

Are you ready to kick butt in 2013?

Women on Business

Right now, the idea of kicking butt in 2013 is probably the last thing on your mind. Hunker down with a stiff cup of Joe, a pad of sticky notes and your favorite writing tool.

For 2013, Focus on Your Processes – Get Better Organized

First Friday Book Synopsis

On the one hand, we need proven tools that can help people focus their energies strategically and tactically without letting anything fall through the cracks. On the other, we need to create work environments and skills that will keep the most invested people from burning out due to stress. I don’t want to waste time [.]. Randy's blog entries

Avoid These Mistakes If You Want to Lead Innovative Teams

Lead Change Blog

If you’d like practical leadership tools with immediate results, it’s available now at Amazon. Posted in Leadership Development Note: This post is adapted from my new book The Seven Things Your Team Needs to Hear You Say.

When is a Webinar a Good Learning Option?

Kevin Eikenberry

Learning Personal Development Teleseminars Training learning tool Teleconferencing teleseminar Web conferencing webinar

Avoid This Seductive Leadership Trap

Lead Change Blog

Or: You hear a speaker present a powerful workshop and provide you with critical tools to [.]. Posted in Leadership Development Self Leadership Have You Been Here? You’re reading a book – it’s the best leadership development resource you’ve come along in years.

Complimentary Resource – 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success

Strategy Driven

10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. Planning your 2013 marketing strategy? Click here for more information on 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success. You just finished reading Complimentary Resource - 10 Metrics for 2013 Marketing Success !

Book Review: Give and Take by Adam Grant

Survive Your Promotion

Book Reviews Adam Grant books Communication effectiveness Goals Inspiration leadership Life management managing conflict Motivation Promotion Team Time Management Tools It took me a long time to read Give and Take although not for the reason you might think.

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Are you stuck in a sheep cyclone?

Survive Your Promotion

Innovation Motivation Alignment Basics challenge Communication crisis management culture effectiveness Goals Inspiration leadership management managing conflict Self Evaluation Team Time Management Tools trust

Is Sharpening Your Skill Set Along the Way the Fine Print to Your Career Success?

Lead Change Blog

Couple that with a never ending thirst for personal growth and development, Kristy has continued leading teams throughout the world by implementing four basic principles: provide the tools, routinize the plan, empower decision making, offer unlimited support.

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Delegate Desired Results, Not Activities

Lead Change Blog

Couple that with a never ending thirst for personal growth and development, Kristy has continued leading teams throughout the world by implementing four basic principles: provide the tools, routinize the plan, empower decision making, offer unlimited support.

Create a Life Map: How to Make 2013 A Great Year

Let's Grow Leaders

A Guest Post by Steve Van Remortel, Author of Stop Selling Vanilla Icecream How to Make 2013 A Great Year: Start Today! As we approach 2013 I challenge you to make it a great year. I want to give you one simple tool to help you become better in all the areas of your life: [.] The post Create a Life Map: How to Make 2013 A Great Year appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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How to Find Common Ground between Financial Planning and Your Marketing Budget

Women on Business

Finance Marketing marketing budget marketing tools small business budget small business finances small business marketing visa business We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

“Listen children to a story” – Narrative & Story are Critical Tools for Every Speaker

First Friday Book Synopsis

Lots of deaths: Peter O’Toole; Joan Fontaine). Listen, children, to a story That was written long ago, ‘Bout a kingdom on a mountain And the valley-folk below. One Tin Soldier — The Legend of Billy Jack) ——————— Tom Laughlin’s death was announced today. Tom Laughlin, for some of us of that generation, of course will […]. Randy''s blog entries

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