Questionable Career Advice

Execupundit

I began to hear bits of advice ("If you want to be a doctor, you should study German") that turned out to be so far off the mark that I wish I'd jotted them down. It started in high school.

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Advice on Advice

Let's Grow Leaders

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it seeks into the mind.” ” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? What advice do you wish you had ignored?

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Free Advice

Execupundit

From "You Had One Job." [HT: HT: Caroline Fraker

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Advice For Becoming A Better Entrepreneur

Strategy Driven

Luckily, you can use the following advice to help you become a better leader and boss so that you can experience a bright and prosperous future. Another piece of advice if you want to become a better entrepreneur is to take better care of yourself.

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Sound Advice

Execupundit

Cultural Offering has Glenn Shepard's Rules of Work. My favorite: "Be Low Maintenance

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Hard Advice for Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I have some hard advice for young leaders. My advice: Young leaders be patient, teachable, humble, grateful and mold-able, as your enter positions of authority and as you are given responsibility.

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How to Give Advice

Great Leadership By Dan

Recall the last time someone said, “Let me give you a little advice!” Advice giving works only in the context of learning—that is, when you are offering advice because you believe that the protégé’s performance will be improved if his knowledge or skill is enhanced.

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Stoic Advice

Execupundit

In order to foster a Stoic frame of mind, FutureLawyer and Napoleon have a recommendation regarding the future

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Advice for Life

Execupundit

From 2013: Ink Tank provides some memorable pieces of advice. Photo by Almos Bechtold at Unsplash

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Under-Whelming Advice from a former CEO of Southwest Airlines

Leadership Freak

I’m still grappling with Jim Parker’s advice. He was the CEO of Southwest Airlines during the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001. Jim said, “I don’t think I smiled for two years.” When… Continue reading → Personal Growth Success Growth Leadership Development

Advice from a Management Classic

Execupundit

Antony Jay wrote Management and Machiavelli: An Inquiry into the Politics of Corporate Life back in 1967. He later co-authored the Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister television comedy series. Management and Machiavelli has held up well over the years. I highly recommend it.

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Hard Advice for Young Leaders

Ron Edmondson

I have some hard advice for young leaders. My advice: Young leaders be patient, teachable, humble, grateful and mold-able as your enter positions of authority and as you are given responsibility. The post Hard Advice for Young Leaders appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

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Really Important Interviewing Advice

Let's Grow Leaders

Juan and I were sure this was the candidate of our dreams. His track record was solid. The awards plentiful. In fact, we’d already began to wonder if we needed to continue the search. Surely this interview was a formality and would support our intuition. Thank God. This was our guy.

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Consider Your Own Advice

Execupundit

Be very wary whenever you find yourself not following the advice that you'd give to a good friend. Consider the advice that you'd give to a friend and then take it.

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7 Ways to Give Advice that Helps

Leadership Freak

Telling people what to do is giving direction, but advice-giving is a conversation. Wise advice changes lives. 7 ways to give advice that helps: #1. Authentic advice comes from… Continue reading → Taking others higher Success Leadership Development organizational success wise leadersKnow your own struggles.

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Branson's Advice to Young Entrepreneurs

Execupundit

magazine has some advice from that noted failure, Richard Branson. Photo by rawpixel.com at Unsplash

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Timeless Advice on Leadership

Execupundit

[Photo by Victoria Heath at Unsplash] Forbes 2004: Peter Drucker, sharp as a tack, discussing effective leadership

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Medical Advice

Execupundit

"Give that child plenty of red meat and red wine." - Advice given by family doctor to my grandparents when one of their daughters was anemic. The doctor went on to become governor, perhaps due in part to such wisdom

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Maya Angelou’s Leadership Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

Don’t complain.” - Maya Angelou The advice is powerful and […]. It is three simple lines and the words I most connect to Maya Angelou. After I heard of her passing, they are the words I thought of. “If If you don’t like something, change it.

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Sound Advice from a Stoic

Execupundit

The Sovereign Professional passes along some wisdom from Seneca. The old guy's observations never lose relevance

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Life Advice

Execupundit

Mike Rowe from the Dirty Jobs program gives some sound advice to a job seeker. [HT: HT: FutureLawyer

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Advice for a Young Employee

Execupundit

Dress so well and so conservatively that your appearance is not an issue. You want your "look" to bolster your professional image and not distract people from noticing your competence. Do your homework but know what the required subjects are or else you may squander time on trivia.

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Most Popular Leadership Advice of 2017: Top 10 Posts

Let's Grow Leaders

Winning Well leadership advice top 10 leadership postsIt’s always so much fun and interesting to see which of the year’s posts and topics resonate most with our Let’s Grow Leaders community. Here’s what you liked and shared the most as measured by page views.

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Advice to the World: Relax

Execupundit

[Photo by Leslie Jones at Unsplash

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Some Uncommon January Advice

Kevin Eikenberry

My calendar shows January 8th – which means we are already more than one week into the New Year. Which means that a goodly percentage of those who set resolutions have already broken them.

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Where Do They Go To Get Business Advice?

Strategy Driven

Cutting-edge executives (the very top and those about to take the mantle) need seasoned advice and inspiration. You just finished reading Where Do They Go To Get Business Advice? ! The post Where Do They Go To Get Business Advice?

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One Minute Parenting Advice

Ron Edmondson

The post One Minute Parenting Advice appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Ron’s Parenting Tips from ron edmondson on Vimeo. To read my parenting model, click HERE. Related posts: Parenting Encouragement: A Sermon. Parenting by Grace: A Parenting Model. 5 Words To Shape Your Parenting.

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On Advice

Execupundit

A few weeks ago, a neighbor I like very much came over for coffee. While inspecting the vast record and compact disc collection that takes up a large part of my living room, he suggested that I load all my CDs onto a server to clear away the clutter.

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7 Tidbits of Advice For Young Pastors

Ron Edmondson

Of course, in full disclosure, I consistently try to convince them I’m not the guy to listen to, but they keep asking for advice, so I keep sharing. One question I’m asked frequently is very generic: What advice would you give to someone just starting in ministry?

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Advice for the A-Type Leader with a Million Good Ideas

Ron Edmondson

I received an email from a great young business leader recently asking for some advice. He’s a first time leader in charge of a major department. This will be a great career position for him if he does well. He’s so excited.

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My Best Advice for Leaders When Things Are Going Wrong

Ron Edmondson

As a result of my experience, here is my best advice for the CEO/Small Business Owner/Pastor when things are going wrong in the organization: DON’T RUN. Again, this is hard advice from very painful times in my own life.

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Practical Advice for Positional Leadership

Lead Change Blog

Lead Change Group has always been about instigating a personal, individual leadership revolution. Anyone can lead and we believe the world is a better place when people lead from who they are rather than from performance or positional authority.

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Sound Advice

Execupundit

Cultural Offering has a necktie and a guideline for election day

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Bad Leadership & Management Advice You Should Run Away From

Great Leadership By Dan

This post recently appeared in SmartBlog on Leadership : There’s a LOT of advice out there on leadership and management – almost as much as you’ll find on dating, careers, and how to raise your kids. Try Googling any variation of this advice, and you’ll find plenty of very credible sources telling you to ignore your strengths. I actually heard a senior vice-president give this advice to a group of new managers. What other bad leadership and management advice have you heard?

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Bock: Advice for New Managers

Execupundit

My advice is that it is always wise to pay close attention when Wally Bock gives advice because his advice is invariably wise

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The Best Collection of Advice for New Leaders

Great Leadership By Dan

For this month’s Carnival, I asked an all-star collection of leadership experts the following question: What is one piece of advice would you give to a new leader/manager? Jennifer Miller , from The People Equation : “My advice is: don’t underestimate the power of the grapevine.

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Are You Looking for Advice to Improve the Performance of Your Business?

Strategy Driven

You just finished reading Are You Looking for Advice to Improve the Performance of Your Business? ! The post Are You Looking for Advice to Improve the Performance of Your Business?

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I’d rather have no advice than bad advice.

Strategy Driven

I read some bad sales advice today and I gotta say something. You just finished reading I’d rather have no advice than bad advice. ! The post I’d rather have no advice than bad advice. I can’t help it.

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10 Tweetable Pieces of Advice for Pastors

Ron Edmondson

I am frequently asked by pastors what my best leadership advice is for them. Here are 10 Tweetable pieces of advice I share with pastors: 1. Related posts: 7 Pieces of Advice I Give to Young Pastors. 7 Random Pieces of Advice for the Younger Leader.

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Advice for Grads

Execupundit

Cultural Offering provides sound advice for the new college graduate

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What I Learned from a Week of Advice-Seeking

Leadership Freak

Those eager to give advice may not know what the heck they’re talking about. The trouble with receiving advice is YOU didn’t think of it. That makes you skeptical. It means you’re reluctant… Continue reading → Encouragement Mentoring Personal Growth Success Taking others higher Growth Leadership Development wise leaders

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Hunting Advice

Execupundit

I do not enjoy following up either one, but if I had to make a choice between digging a lion or a leopard out of grass, I would take the leopard simply on the basis that although he was much more likely to chew a couple of sirloins off me, he probably would not be as likely to kill me.

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7 Of My Most Repeated Leadership Advice

Ron Edmondson

It could be the word of advice is in my schema or it is another way God stretches and teaches me so He can use me. Here are 7 of my most repeated leadership advice: Copy principles not practices. The post 7 Of My Most Repeated Leadership Advice appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

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