Voice of Experience: Augusta Sanfilippo (Citi)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of Augusta Sanfilippo (Managing Director, Cash Securities Operations IT, Citi) written by Melissa J. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and plan networking, your career and [.]. John’s University the Financial Women’s Association the Gen X and Gen Y population The Glass Hammer the Women’s Bond Club Wall Street

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Mentoring and Lifelong Learning

Strategy Driven

I have had many excellent ones in my long career and have in turn mentored hundreds of others. The mentor becomes a role model, offering insights about their own life-career. This is a bonded collaboration toward each other’s success. The mentor stands for mentees throughout their careers and celebrates their successes. ” Approach your career as a body of work. It’s a career, not just a series of jobs.


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Management Agility

Coaching Tip

Level 2 is about operating on a scale. . Team Building Emotional Bonds. Books Business Coaching Career Leadership Memes Skills Success Tips What is Work life accelerating Agility companies empirical research hard science internet memes Key Skills PERFORMANCE"Warm and fuzzy" works well for internet memes--not for management advice. . Yet, too much of what's written about improving performance in companies treats "the soft stuff" in a soft way.

How to Improve Your Organization’s Culture Through Employee Connections

Michael Lee Stallard

Article Published by Forbes I believe it’s wise for leaders to develop their organizational culture by being intentional about strengthening the bonds of connection and trust among leaders and employees. As the president of a company that helps coach leaders on improving connections within their businesses, I have seen the importance of strengthening bonds and trust among team members.

99 Simple Things That Will Help You Build Trust and Credibility

Lead from Within

Always operate with self-awareness and integrity. Think about creating situations that help them share personal stories and bond. Lead From Within Business Career Inc. Trust is the most valuable asset and the most precious resource. It allows for vulnerability and honesty. When there is trust, it will affect every area of your life, business and personal. When there is no trust, it affects you, hurts you and ends up costing you.

Adopt an Immigrant Mindset to Advance Your Career

Harvard Business Review

If you want to remain relevant and advance your career in today's global marketplace, you need to serve as an enabler of business growth and innovation. The immigrant mentality has proven time and again to accelerate careers and build enterprise. According to another study , more than 40% of Fortune 500 companies operating in 2010 were founded by immigrants or their children — including some of the most well-known brands, from Apple and IBM to Disney and McDonalds.

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The Magic Potion in Leadership

Great Leadership By Dan

Some served as heads of businesses that operated across geographies in multiple countries and many continents. A promise is a promise was their unspoken shackle bonded with truth and trust. It was about reaffirming leadership in sectors in which the conglomerate operated.

The HR Guide: How To Find & Support Entry-Level SEO Talent

Strategy Driven

To resonate with young and talented people, the organization should explain what it expects from candidates and why it is a good place for young people to start their careers. Otherwise, the enterprise runs the risk of collapsing right after beginning its operations.

When Work Has Meaning, The Culture Changes

Great Leadership By Dan

Mayo and his team focused on two groups – a control group which operated in an unchanging work environment, and a test group which endured the changes to their working conditions, including lighting, such as working hours, rest breaks, food offered during breaks, etc. The test team bonded together like no other team in that factory, because they felt their ideas were valued. Guest post from S.

5 Keys to High-Impact Team Building

Chart Your Course

Knowing how to adjust and work with everyone in the team is a start in forming a strong bond. A team is an essential operating unit in any organization. Also, she is working under creation of course “Successful Career” that is dedicated to successful career in educational sphere. The team is the foundation of any organization. Strengthening your team pays off with numerous benefits, which includes a more efficient group synergy and long term organizational growth.

My Best Blogs of 2011

In the CEO Afterlife

There has to be a break from day-to-day operations in the process. For as long as I can remember, the person bonded to the CEO’s hip was the CFO. To most of us, mentors are people of experience and knowledge who help the less experienced advance their careers and/or their education. I began blogging about leadership, strategy, marketing and life last February. Frankly, I wasn’t sure whether I could maintain the pace of one blog per week.

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The Harvard Business Review Tip For The Overworked

The Idolbuster

For more check out this interview with Laszlo Bock , Google’s SVP of People Operations on Thinkwithgoogle.com). “Sebastian Tate,” who we met in Chapter 7 in this post , uses the ritual of the male-bonding camping trip to maintain a healthy work-life balance. <<Previous Build Your Community: Part 11.

The Leadership Legacy Of A Childhood Hero

Tanveer Naseer

Once he accepted this apparent limitation as a means to challenge his understanding of what’s possible – of what he could do – Nimoy’s career began to blossom and he continued to not only have a successful acting career, but he also became a successful director, playwright, photographer, and poet. As a writer, there’s a natural tendency to examine events to see how they can shape our understanding of things and generate ideas that can be shared with others.

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Win Back Trust with Raw, Unscripted, and Real Messaging

Skip Prichard

Most executives have been taught since early in their careers that they can never, under any circumstances, appear to not have all the answers. We Don’t Want Perfection. Many of us are jaded about what we see.

Leading From Within: Shifting Ego, Ceding Control, and Rising Empathy

Great Leadership By Dan

A trust-based, reciprocal relationship changes the nature of interactions and alters the bond with a consequent recalibration. There is now a more equal give-and-take between workers and leaders, further reducing the tiers of internal operational dynamics and helping dissolve barriers between departments and divisions enhancing corporate agility. Guest post from Sophie Wade: Leadership is in the midst of a major makeover.

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5 Ways Young Families Can Make the Most of Family Time

Ron Edmondson

Just as adults may have a plan for their career or finances, parents need a plan for operating their home. The bond we built with them when they were young has directly impacted our relationship with them as adults. Occasionally a young father will come to me wanting to know how to be a better husband or father. One thing they specifically ask is how to make the most of the family time they have while their children are still at home.

The Joy of Leadership

Terry Starbucker

As SVP of Operations, I approached my first visit to the field after his death with a great deal of trepidation. I wanted to be a leader – something I had promised myself I’d doggedly pursue since I had hit my career bottom two years earlier. I poured my heart out about the bond we wanted to form among all of our teammates, and that the only way to do that was to trust each other. A More Human Short Story – My Path To Leadership Joy .

The Elements of Transformational Leadership

Skip Prichard

When people see this in others we suggest it forms a bond, and in leadership this can be a powerful bond. Within this aspect we can introduce elements of continuous professional development, coaching, mentoring and career opportunities.

Workplace Gossip | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

People who participate in gossip often times view their activity as being politically savvy when in fact gossip is the tool of insecure, rank amateurs… I’ve written often on the importance of building solid relationships through displaying a consistency of character, creating a bond of trust, making good decisions, and striving to help others succeed.

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Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Leaders need to understand that compassion humanizes them, allows them to build stronger trust bonds, and engenders confidence and loyalty from peers and subordinates alike. The act of operating in the truest best interest of others is the issue.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Death Wish

Joseph Lalonde

His partner died as they were pushing him on a stretcher to the operating room. He remembered she was working hard to advance her career and took an interest in what was happening in her continuing education. Creating these connections, these relationships will build a stronger bond in the office and help make your job as a leader easier.

Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Leaders need to understand that being authentically humble humanizes them, allows them to build stronger trust bonds, and engenders confidence & loyalty from peers and subordinates alike.

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Leading Those Who Don't Want To Follow | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

If you crush the individual character and spirit of those who form your team, how can your team operate at its best? Accepting a person where they are, creates an bond of trust. This is a skill I believe many leaders do not develop until later in their careers.

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Leadership – No Talent Required | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

A leader who fails to understand this will never create the trust bond necessary to lead effectively.

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Help – It's not a dirty Word! | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

How many times during the course of your career have you witnessed executives and entrepreneurs who desperately need help, but either don’t recognize it, or worse yet, make it virtually impossible for someone to help them? My clients hire me not solely on the basis of what I can personally do for them in a vacuum, but rather what the collective influence of my network and resources can accomplish for them when I operate outside of my own personal bubble.

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The Big Picture of Business- Evergreen Business Strategies. Digest of Take-Aways From 36 Articles.

Strategy Driven

Mentoring, creating and leading have become the primary emphasis for your career. No entity can operate without affecting or being affected by its communities. It is a bond of trust that, if violated, will haunt the business. The mentor becomes a role model, offering insights about their own life-career. Last month, we celebrated the third anniversary of this magazine. My article was about the significance of anniversaries as important milestones.

5 Suggestions to Make Family Time More Effective

Ron Edmondson

Just as adults may have a plan for their career or finances, parents need a plan for operating their home. The bond we built with them when they were young has directly impacted our relationship with them as adults. Frankly, I wish it happened more often, but I am always encouraged when it does. Occasionally a young father will come to me wanting to know how to be a better husband or father.

Social Media Influence | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Don’t breach trust - you work far too hard to create a trust bond with your followers, so don’t blow it by not following through on your commitments. Sargeant Recruiter’s Career Coach [link] mikemyatt Hi Rebecca: Thanks for the comment and I'm glad you found the information to be useful. link] Social Influence Measurement – Tools, Resources & Commentary | Digital Marketing Blog // Digital Operative [.]

Why Consensus Kills Team Building | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

However CEOs that implement a well thought out and clearly articulated vision, create a sense of stability and a bond of trust amongst the ranks. I have been generally well regarded throughout my career for building extremely effective teams, and what I can share with you is that team building is not about equality at all.

Let Them See You as Human


On your next visit, refer to something they said; this will help them to know that you listened and create a bond because you remembered something about them. Folks need to understand you are really no different than them, you are just at a different place at a different time along your career path and therefore have a different role right now.

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Who Can Help?


Simply by asking, you have built a bond with them. Mary Jo Asmus A former executive in a Fortune 100 company, I own and operate a leadership solutions firm called Aspire Collaborative Services. Home Who We Are What We Do Services Contact My Favorite Blogs All Things Workplace Bob Sutton – Work Matters Brain Leaders and Learners Bret L.

Why Running a Family Doesn't Help You Run a Business

Harvard Business Review

Otherwise, the operating skills for family manager are nothing like the qualifications for workplace professionals. I encourage flexible careers that permit multiple choices over a lifetime, with employers who value skills over lockstep career advancement. If women (or men) choose to put their paid work careers on hold while raising children and nurturing a household, I want to see them succeed at reentry and use their talents to the fullest.

Why Uber and Airbnb Needed a Different Kind of CEO

Harvard Business

At Uber, the idea for the business has been portrayed as this stroke of ingenuity, but I learned it was actually inspired by a product placement in the 2006 James Bond film Casino Royale. I’ve covered tech for 20 years, so I’d interviewed people like Mark Zuckerberg and the Google founders early in their careers.

How to Work Remotely Without Losing Motivation

Harvard Business

Sometimes it’s been across oceans and time zones (we are a military family), and sometimes it’s been across town (the office was short on space; I was a slave to my children’s schedules; the whole operation was virtual). At this point in my career as a freelance writer-editor and consultant, I’ve worked for multinational corporations, international development banks, associations, and nonprofits.

What Happens After You’re Forced to Resign

Harvard Business Review

What Was Once There Resigned: The Fast Fall of a Washington Career The Washington Post Their faces are plastered on TV sets and web pages in brief moments of public outrage; but what happens to the people forced out of their jobs by scandal, particularly if their resignations were more symbolic than indicative of any leadership failure? Career planning Leadership transitions Managing yourself

How Employees Shaped Strategy at the New York Public Library

Harvard Business

These diverse groups of volunteer employees work across organizational boundaries and outside of their regular operational duties. ’ It helped me think about the NYPL system and where my career could go here.” Senior leaders better understood how the library operated “on the ground” and they began to see how employee involvement in strategic conversations opened up real possibilities for reducing managerial burden.

What We Can Learn About Resilience from Female Leaders of the UN

Harvard Business

Through my leadership development work with the United Nations (UN), I’ve been privileged to work with professionals who operate in some of the world’s most challenging contexts. She recalls her time working in the Taliban-controlled Afghani province of Kandahar as the most challenging of her career to date. The role of self-compassion in resilience extends to career decision making.

The Swedish CEO Who Runs His Company Like a CrossFit Gym

Harvard Business

They struggle to see how their labor contributes directly to the performance of the corporation, or how it helps the progress of their career. It is also a matter of having fun and fostering strong bonds between team members to help them reach their goals. And at Björn Borg, their key performance indicators have improved after Bunge was brought in as CEO : net sales increased by 27% between 2013 and 2016, and operating profits tripled. eclipse_images/Getty Images.

Staying Focused in a Noisy Open Office

Harvard Business

” Dillon recommends trying to embrace the open office concept by focusing on the positives, “the bonding,” and downplaying the negatives, “the occasional TMI.” ” As a team, your collective goal is to come up with “agreed-upon norms that you’ll all operate within,” says Burkus. Zeba Rashid, who specializes in celebrity event management, has worked in many different kinds of office environments over the course of her career.

Case Study: Is Holacracy for Us?

Harvard Business

They’d met at university, and although Derek had gone on to graduate school and a career in banking, while Rogier had joined his family construction business and then founded Contect, they’d never lost touch. And although senior managers’ remuneration was tied to Contect’s overall sales and operating profits, the head office had relatively little control over the 30,000 projects the company had underway at any given time.

Is Your Boss a Psychopath?

Harvard Business Review

People who behave like this are what I call Seductive Operational Bullies (SOBs). Seductive operational bullies are not blatantly violent or antisocial; their disturbing behavior is not so in your face. Unlike fundamental psychopaths, born without the capacity to form emotional bonds (due to possible genetic abnormalities), “lite” psychopaths are usually the products of their childhoods. Attempting an ouster is likely to be difficult and will jeopardize your own career.

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The Imperfect Balance Between Work and Life

Harvard Business Review

This plagues everyone, but especially women who are candidates for high-powered careers. In contrast, Sandberg, whose own career as Facebook chief operating officer is presumably pretty demanding itself, has used numerous public speeches to urge young women to keep their ambitions high and find a job they love before they have children , so they will want to keep the job while growing the family. You can have it all. It just won't all be perfect.

What Everyone Should Know About Office Politics

Harvard Business Review

And more people than you might think are lying to get ahead or gossiping as way to exchange information, vent their frustrations, and bond with co-workers when they don’t trust their leaders. Let’s start with an approach for three common scenarios that many of us will have to deal with at some point in our careers: 1) When you’re mad about a decision that affects you; 2) When you need to make critical comments in a public forum; and 3) When a colleague goes postal on you.