15 Timeless Work Habits for Career Success

Great Leadership By Dan

I’ve learned these lessons through over 30 years of hard knocks, and have made a career out of helping others be successful. Don’t be one of those people, and you’ll have a long and satisfying career. When faced with an ethical decision , ask yourself: “Would I be OK with my decision being on the front page of tomorrow’s newspaper?”, Never compromise your ethics – it’s the one thing where the “we get paid to do what we’re told” rule gets overruled.

Hitting A Wall In Your Career? You Need A Breakthrough.

Rich Gee Group

just keeping your career going! I only ask is that you don’t capitulate to “Career ADD” which creeps in when we try something new and difficult. “Oh, Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Breakthrough Coaching Confidence Ethical Leadership Future Happiness Simplicity Strategy Success Time Management It’s tough today. It’s difficult when everything is coming at you. Hard to think. Hard to act. Hard to react.

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Lady Luck, Superwoman and Your Career

Coaching Tip

LinkedIn , the world’s largest professional network with more than 150 million members worldwide, today released data about global professionals’ perceptions of the role Lady Luck has played in their career trajectory. LinkedIn surveyed more than 7,000 professionals globally and found that 84 percent of professionals do believe in career luck. Forty-eight percent consider themselves to have better career luck when compared to other professionals.

Ethical Dilemmas: Free Choice or Corporate Memes

Coaching Tip

Gentile has spent a great deal of her life in the classrooms of Harvard Business School and Babson College and from reading her book it seems that she thinks if her students know what ethical decision-making is, they will take action on what they think is right.

Stop Managing Your Career

In the CEO Afterlife

Inherent in the definition of career is the opportunity to progress. More than ever, people are seeking mentors, “branding” themselves and carefully managing their careers in order to dash up that quintessential corporate ladder. So what is wrong with managing your career?

15 Ways to Encourage Moral Growth in Leadership

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Moral Growth Is a Lifelong Pursuit Moral education needs to start early, and it also needs to continue throughout our professional careers. Ethical Leader Ethical Thinking ethical leadership ethical leadership in organizations moral growth what is ethical leadership Unlocking Moral Awareness How can we help leaders develop the moral thinking and awareness that they need to make good leadership choices?

CEOs Who Began Their Careers During Booms Tend to Be Less Ethical

Harvard Business Review

” Imagine you were sitting in the audience that day, about to begin constructing your career. CEOs who began their careers in prosperous times tend to use riskier financial strategies than CEOs who first entered the workforce in recessions. Based on these previous findings, we wondered: Would CEOs who began their careers during boom times be less ethical? Our question stemmed from the idea that prosperous times are often linked to ethical missteps.

When It Comes To Business, You’re Unethical.

Rich Gee Group

Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Ways & Tips Ethical Leadership EthicsMost people tend to think they are as clean as downy-fresh sheets drying in the summer sunshine.

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Leading a Team may require Facing Pain

Coaching Tip

Managing a Successful Career. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Ethics Failure Leadership Self-Awareness Skills What is baseball caps coffee mugs organizations valuesCourage is a mindset that requires grit and determination. Most organizations have a list of core values that are displayed on the wall and show up in a variety of company marketing materials, from coffee mugs to baseball caps.

Passion or Work Ethic? Which Comes First?

Steve Farber

My good friend and work-ethic expert, Eric Chester , (author of the fantastic Reviving Work Ethic: A Leader’s Guide to Ending Entitlement and Restoring Pride in the Emerging Workforce ) recently shared with me his perspective on the relationship between passion and work.

Execupundit.com: Career Training

Execupundit

Execupundit.com Commentary by Michael Wade on Leadership, Ethics, Management, and Life Tuesday, February 01, 2011 Career Training Important tips from Ted Baxters Famous Broadcasters School.

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How to Build a Meaningful Career

Harvard Business Review

Everyone aspires to have purpose or meaning in their career but how do you actually do that? Here are principles you can follow to find a career — and a specific job —­ you don’t just enjoy, but love. Ethics Feature.

Leaders Search to Know Thyself

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ethics Leadership Memes Self Assessment Self-Awareness Skills Success What is Delphi develop Greece know thyself leadership coaching self-actualization Self-Aware self-awareness Stanford Graduate School of Business True North

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Courageous Leaders

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Ethics Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips What is Work lifeCourageous leaders align their values with their behaviors. . Being aware of who you truly are and what you want to be to others is critical to knowing when taking a stand is necessary. Values are the driving motivation behind our behaviors. They are the why we choose to act in a certain way.

Your New HR Reference Guide

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Current Affairs Ethics Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Tips What is Work life Barbara Mitchell business owner human resource Managing people workplace conflictManaging people is the most challenging part of any leader's job. And that job's not getting any easier.

What You Can Do to Improve Ethics at Your Company

Harvard Business Review

It’s hard for good, ethical people to imagine how these meltdowns could possibly happen. many of us face an endless stream of ethical dilemmas at work. We were surprised that 30 leaders in the study recalled a total of 87 “major” ethical dilemmas from their career histories. Another surprise was how few of the incidents were caused by bribery, corruption, or anti-competition issues (only 16% of all ethical dilemmas mentioned). Ethics.

We Lead Through Competition

Coaching Tip

Books Career Communication Current Affairs Ethics Leadership Memes Personal Life Religion Safety & Security What is All life is competitive.

Givers give without expectation of immediate return.

Coaching Tip

Traditionally the thinking has been that employers should appeal to workers’ more obvious forms of self-interest: financial incentives, yes, but also work that is inherently interesting or offers the possibility for career advancement.

Assumptions Guide Our Perception

Coaching Tip

When Doing It All Won''t Do: A self-coaching guide for career women ". Business Coaching Career Communication Ethics Memes Self-Awareness Skills What is Women Work life behavior communication impressions perception social psychologist traits Other people almost never see you the way you see yourself. Knowing how you are perceived in an interview, a sales call , in your everyday interactions can go a long way toward improving nearly every aspect of your working life. .

Five Things All Great Negotiators Do

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Communication Ethics Games Self-Awareness Sports What is baseball player conversation instinctive knowing Molly Fletcher negotiator sports agent stage A great negotiator, seen time and time again, does these five things well: 1. Sets the Stage. Finds Common Ground. Asks with Confidence. Embraces the Pause. Knows When to Leave. As with a top baseball player, a negotiator''s tools must become reflexive and instinctive.

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The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career.

Two Words to Help You Gut Check Your Career

Harvard Business Review

I love my career in competitive strategy, research, and teaching. I love my career; it’s just not what I’d expected, partly because I hadn’t known or chosen what to expect. I still love my career, but I’ve made changes in it and other parts of my life.

Successful People in the United States of America

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Current Affairs Ethics Memes Myths Religion Self-Awareness Success What is Work life american culture amy chua anglo-americans cuban americans hispanic americans immigrant groups impluse control jed rubenfeld miami protestants superiority complex triple package The paradoxical premise of " THE TRIPLE PACKAGE " is that successful people tend to feel simultaneously inadequate and superior.

Is Your Company as Ethical as It Seems?

Harvard Business Review

The onus for ethical behavior falls first to the employee. Most companies talk a good ethics game and even make their goals public. Ethical behavior has to be led by example, and promoting people who ignore ethics when expedient for them tells everyone that the company wants results and it does not really care how they are obtained. A company could have a terrific ethics policy, but actions speak louder than words on paper. Picture this.

10 Career-Damaging Forces

Execupundit

Serious values deficit Ocean of distractions Tendency to blame others Desire for instant gratification Lack of discretion Impatience Bad companions Poor role models Poor work ethic Lack of basic education Having several of these can be very harmful. I''ve met some people who had all ten.

Cyberloafing at Work

Coaching Tip

But we found that even a conscientious employee with a strong work ethic will engage in cyberloafing if they feel there is a lack of justice or fair treatment in the workplace. Managing a Successful Career. Books Business Coaching Current Affairs Personal Life Self Assessment Web/Tech Weblogs What is Women Work life cyberloafing employee engagement focus human resources Internet School of Business University of Wisconsin-Madison virtual work work ethic

7 Basic Things Every Great Leader Should Know

Lead from Within

These results show, among other things, how hard it can be to find the leader who can be credible, courageous, trustworthy, ethical, and transparent. Blog Lead From Within Personal Development Leadership Development Purpose Values Passion Mission Character Integrity Leadership Life Balance Career Life Skills Courage Lead from Within Honesty Ethics Trustworthy CredibleTo rediscover great leadership, we must return to the basics of leading.

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What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Harvard Business Review

“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. The truth is, it’s difficult to advise kids about how careers really work today and how to get any job, much less a great job. Career planning

Women at the Top

Coaching Tip

The long term payoff in this career far outweighs the short term, and the short term is pretty great if you are willing to work and learn all you can.”. Successful Women Balance Career, Marriage and Motherhood. They are arbiters of ethics and etiquette—and all the other things women do to keep themselves and their families healthy, happy, and fed. Most would agree that early in her career, particularly when a spouse and children first entered her life, she had to juggle.

Do You Have A Career “Plan B”? | Rich Gee Group

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Research: We Should Speak Up About Ethical Violations More Often

Harvard Business Review

Is a multimillion-dollar payday the key to corporate ethics? In fact, the primary predictor of corporate rectitude is creating a culture where employees regularly feel both motivated and able to hold people accountable for garden variety complaints — when they do, our study shows they are six times more likely to blow the whistle on major corporate ethics violations. First, small ethical lapses are already happening in your company. Ethics

6 Lessons On Creating a Lasting Influence

QAspire

People trust you when you deliver what you promise, speak from your heart and be integral and ethical. Improvement & Development Leadership Leading People Leading Projects Managing Career Social Media career change influence Self Growth

The Advisor’s Corner – Can Ethics Be Learned?

Strategy Driven

Question : Can you teach ethics, or are we ‘hard wired’ and born with or without ethics? YES you can teach the principles and importance of ethics. YES , you can model the ethics you expect within your culture.

A Culture of Trust

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Communication Ethics Leadership Memes Self-Awareness Skills Success Tips Web/Tech What is brain activity cultures employees human behavior OXYTOCIN Paul J. Repairing and replacing a damaging workplace culture is tough--largely because people form and join cultures instinctively. Neuroscientist Paul J. Zak set out to shed light on this cultural blindness by measuring the brain activity of people at work.

Can't Get Enough Leadership: Book Notes & Coaching Tips

Coaching Tip

Books Business Coaching Career Communication Ethics Failure Leadership Personal Coaching Success Work life can't get enough leadership effective leaders john agno leadership book reviews leadership coaching tips leadership readingWith so much structural change happening within the world economy, people recognize that we need leaders more than ever before.

When Being GUTSY Starts Young

Women on Business

Career Development Communications decision-making Equality Ethics Leadership Networking personal development Recognition Success Stories business networking business women businesswomen Communication encouragement failure fairness female leaders impact Patterns speaking out success women women leadersI recently spoke at a women’s networking group and asked the bright and creative professionals to think about the earliest time they could remember when they spoke out for themselves.

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Hiding Your True Self at Work

Coaching Tip

Books Career Communication Ethics Memes Work life cultural diversity george mason university mistaken identity rice university self awareness social identity university of houston

Why Your Good Leadership Isn’t Great.

Rich Gee Group

Do you feel that you stayed true to your ethics and that your decision grew you as a leader in your organization? Blog Business Coaching C-Level Career Coaching Tip Adaptability Coaching Communication Decisions Integrity Leadership Motivation Persuasion Planning Skills Vision Good To Great. An incredible book by Jim Collins — relates how certain companies overcame their obstacles and pushed themselves from being just good companies to the stars of their industry.

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Insure the Fairness and Integrity of the Financial Industry

Coaching Tip

White is the first career prosecutor and litigator to chair the SEC. Ethical Governance. Books Business Coaching Current Affairs Ethics Leadership U.S.

Career Bankers Alone Can’t Solve the Financial Industry’s Problems

Harvard Business Review

Most of the leading financial institutions are still led by career bankers — in some cases the same people who led these institutions through the crisis. In this respect, the banking industry illustrates a broader trend in our society: the model of light managerial supervision for increasingly powerful career specialists. It no longer makes sense for banks to be run and operated exclusively by career bankers. The banking industry is mired in a state of permanent crisis.