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Survive Your Promotion

Sometimes the sound of the wind in the leaves really is better than anything you have on your iThingy… How Many Hours Do We Need to Work to be “Productive” from Intentional Workplace author Louise Altman – From the archives but well worth the re-post. Happy Friday!

LeadershipNow 140: June 2013 Compilation

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Emotional Intelligence ~ 20 Years On by Louise Altman @intentionalcomm. Emotional Intelligence ~ 20 Years On ~ Part 2 by Louise Altman @intentionalcomm. Here are a selection of tweets from June 2013 that you might have missed: The Gift Of Being Present by @LollyDaskal.

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First Look: Leadership Books for January 2011

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Outrageous Fortunes : The Twelve Surprising Trends That Will Reshape the Global Economy by Daniel Altman. Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in January. Practically Radical : Not-So-Crazy Ways to Transform Your Company, Shake Up Your Industry, and Challenge Yourself by William C. Taylor. The Great Workplace : How to Build It, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin.

The Leadership Contagion: What Virus Are You Spreading?

Terry Starbucker

If you need more evidence to take this advice to heart, here it is – I found some fascinating research cited by Louise Altman in a blog post in 2011 : In the past decade, there has been an important finding in neuroscience that should impact on how every leader leads – emotions are contagious.

Deep Factors Shaping the Global Economy

Leading Blog

Instead of focusing on moment–by-moment market predictions, author Daniel Altman, looks at deeper, underlying economic factors that we frequently overlook in the short-term view. And it is the deep factors matter the most says Altman. The primary attribute of the American way of selling, says Altman, is the ability to “ transcend cultural differences by isolating the lowest common denominator.”. As this is the long view, Altman says that means that there is room to maneuver.

The World Is Still Not Flat

Harvard Business Review

Globalization marches on. But the pace isn’t all that fast, and the overall level of global connectedness still hasn’t gotten back to its all-time peak of 2007. The overwhelming majority of commerce, investment, and other interactions still occur within — not between — nations.

If You Think Downsizing Might Save Your Company, Think Again

Harvard Business Review

These included the size of the firm, changes in market capitalization, prior performance, profitability, trajectory toward bankruptcy (using the Altman Z score ), a large number of employees per sales relative to their industry peers, and other indicators of financial health. During the Great Recession of 2008, companies around the world downsized their workforces. American firms alone laid off more than 8 million workers from the end of 2008 to the middle of 2010.

The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global

Harvard Business Review

The 2014 DHL Global Connectedness Index that one of us (Ghemawat) prepares with Steven Altman, and that was released on November 3, indicates that global connectedness started to deepen again in 2013 after its recovery stalled in 2012.

The Importance of Being Care-full

You're Not the Boss of Me

It’s always lovely to see you here Reply Pingback: Tweets that mention The Importance of Being Care-full | You’re Not the Boss of Me -- Topsy.com Louise Altman February 7, 2011 at 5:06 pm Wonderful post Gwyn!

Research: Companies See a Stock Bump After Executives Visit the White House

Harvard Business Review

Altman, the Executive Chairman of EverCore Partners, stopped by 21 times. Steven Moore for HBR. What happens after a CEO visits the White House? For the most part, we just don’t know: U.S. presidents, Trump included, have kept their visitor logs private. President Obama, however, broke with long-standing tradition and made his public.

The World Is Still Not Flat

Harvard Business Review

Globalization marches on. But the pace isn’t all that fast, and the overall level of global connectedness still hasn’t gotten back to its all-time peak of 2007. The overwhelming majority of commerce, investment, and other interactions still occur within — not between — nations.

Research: Why Best Practices Don’t Translate Across Cultures

Harvard Business Review

Sara Vaerlander, Bobbi Thomason, Brandi Pearce, Heather Altman, and I observed what happened after the innovation practices were shared with the company’s Indian and Chinese counterparts. It made sense.

Thought-full Thursday: Appreciative Leadership

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Louise Altman : September 9, 2010 at 5:36 pm Hi Mary Jo, You know what is so important about using Appreciative Inquiry – we now know from the latest neuroscience research that every time we acknowledge what works, what is positive, we are activating the pleasure part of our brains.

Morning Advantage: Obama and Romney Give Outsourcing a Bad Name

Harvard Business Review

economy, says Daniel Altman in Foreign Policy. If you're a lousy, expensive, or under-utilized accountant, then yes, your job might disappear," Altman writes. In demonizing outsourcing, both Obama and Romney are playing a stupid political game with the U.S.

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Morning Advantage: Obama and Romney Give Outsourcing a Bad Name

Harvard Business Review

economy, says Daniel Altman in Foreign Policy. If you're a lousy, expensive, or under-utilized accountant, then yes, your job might disappear," Altman writes. In demonizing outsourcing, both Obama and Romney are playing a stupid political game with the U.S.

Leaders and the Learning Organization | You're Not the Boss of Me

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Reply louise altman November 23, 2010 at 12:43 am Hi Gwyn, What a great post!

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The Fortune Global 500 Isn’t All That Global

Harvard Business Review

The 2014 DHL Global Connectedness Index that one of us (Ghemawat) prepares with Steven Altman, and that was released on November 3, indicates that global connectedness started to deepen again in 2013 after its recovery stalled in 2012.