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Leadership Caffeine at Information Management and New Newsletter Resource

Management Excellence

Two news items here at Management Excellence: First, as of February 1, 2012, the good folks at Information Management are kindly syndicating selected posts from my blog at their resource rich website: info-mgmt.com under my name and the Leadership Caffeine label. And second, I'm pleased to announce the launch of a new resource to support your professional development.the Leadership Caffeine Newsletter.

What I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career (Part Two)

Lead Change Blog

In yesterday’s post , I shared eight things I know now, that I wish I had known when I had started my career. Being agile and ready to bend and adapt to changing circumstances is an absolutely vital skill set to develop if you want to have a career that’s as frustration free as possible. If there’s one set of undeniable truths that I’ve seen over and over in my career, it’s that perseverance pays and resiliency rewards. Self Leadership Career Planning goals Leadership

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2 Career-Killing Lessons New Grads Need to Unlearn

First Friday Book Synopsis

To check out an abundance of valuable resources and obtain a free subscription to one or more of the BNET newsletters, please click here. * * * Managers in cities across the country have told me that they have two [.]. Here is an article written by Nell Minow for BNET, The CBS Interactive Business Network.

Burned Out or Bored Out?

Lead Change Blog

Not complaining talk, but rather a conversation with the appropriate manager. If you are burned out, my guess is that your manager has no idea how long something takes.) . It might be to ask to shadow a senior manager and learn their job. She pitched an idea that she could write a small newsletter that profiled various employees and clients who used the company’s products. Managers are not mind-readers. Are you burned out or bored out? There’s a difference!

How Fear of Self-Promotion Can Kill Your Career

LDRLB

Joel is the author of seven books, including Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level. You can also subscribe to his Executive Leadership Newsletter and receive the FREE e-book, 41 Proven Strategies to Get Promoted Now! In a study of salespeople with call reluctance titled “The Importance of Managing Visibility,” George W. If you don’t, no one will realize how valuable you are, and at some point your career will fizzle out.

How Fear of Self-Promotion Can Kill Your Career

LDRLB

Joel is the author of seven books, including Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level. You can also subscribe to his Executive Leadership Newsletter and receive the FREE e-book, 41 Proven Strategies to Get Promoted Now! In a study of salespeople with call reluctance titled “The Importance of Managing Visibility,” George W. If you don’t, no one will realize how valuable you are, and at some point your career will fizzle out.

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. I rarely come across an article in my daily Smartbrief on Leadership newsletter and say to myself “Well, that sure is a crock full of hooey!” However, I’d recommend running away as far as you can from the following pearls of leadership & management wisdom: 1.

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Three Tips for Managing an Olbermann - Next Level Blog

Next Level Blog

The career history of the talented, iconoclastic, maddening, entertaining (even if he’s the guy you love to hate) Olbermann has been one of resigning from or getting fired by every network he’s worked for. If you’ve got someone on your team who is clearly a star but regularly disrupts the chi and makes life difficult for others on the team, you’ve got a tough problem as a manager. So, how do you manage the superstar that has a penchant for stirring things up?

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Transforming Perceptions: 10 Steps to Managing the Way You Are Perceived at Work

Great Leadership By Dan

Make an effort to spend more time with those who are respected by their co-workers and managers and avoid spending too much time with colleagues who are perceived negatively by others. Step 6: Make sure management knows how much effort goes into your work. Upper management often has a distorted view of the work done by those further down the ladder. Try to get your immediate supervisor to talk about your successes with those in higher management.

How to be an Effective Manager

Strategy Driven

Effectively managing people, processes, or both is in many ways a balancing act. Before a manager begins to understand all of these nuances they must learn one of the major underlying principles if they are going to recognize their full potential as leaders. The next step is to understand that a manager can be both professional and personal at the same time. This approach suggests that this manager prioritizes being liked and non-confrontational above actual performance.

Nine Rules for Employee Engagement

Chart Your Course

Career Advancement Opportunities. In today’s tough job market, workers want to be sure their career has a future that fits into the changing economy. Businesses that are clear about the possible career paths they offer are more likely to attract and retain top talent. Along with a clear career path and ongoing skill development, employees value the ability to advance their skills through further education.

Managing Talent in a Passion Driven Job Market

Strategy Driven

The question then becomes, as a business owner, leader or HR manager, what should you do about it? I would contend that the best investment you can make is in talent management. However, it is common, that when we think about talent management, the systems we create around it are usually geared towards the long-term goals and strategy of the enterprise. That manifests itself in how we recruit, manage, appraise and develop talent.

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Chart Your Course

For the business, they hurt profits and drain management’s time. According to a report from staffing firm Robert Half International, managers spend nearly 17 percent of their working hours dealing with poor performers. Managers should begin their plan of action by properly identifying the degree to which an employee’s poor performance is due to a “can’t” or a “won’t.”. Plus, employee development and career opportunities should be included in any healthy workplace.

Losing Touch with These 5 Leadership Principles Leads to Communication Failures

The Practical Leader

Yet, what happens when managers hear people ask for more communications? Like confusing activity with accomplishment, most managers confuse information with communications. Outstanding leadership action often comes from people who aren’t in key leadership (management) roles. Too many managers are bosses, bureaucrats, or “snoopervisors.” Successful middle managers face their fear and have courageous conversations.

3 Surprising Ways to Succeed in Self-Leadership

Michael Lee Stallard

My hope is that they will help you be more successful over your career and journey in life. Choose a career that helps others by bringing truth, goodness and/or beauty into the world and you will find greater career satisfaction and contentment. Some managers have blind spots of being over-controlling and others don’t interact enough with the people they are responsible for leading. You can be more successful in your career and life if you 1.

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The Rules of Retention

Chart Your Course

of non-management workers reported being engaged at their current job. They also provide more than double the market average in training time for entry-level employees, and offer clear paths for advancement into management. They pay entry level employees, cashiers, and store managers 50 percent more than market average, and offer coveted health insurance, among other perks. Leadership training is also critical for managers, as it equips them to guide and groom their staff.

3 Types of Mentoring You Should Offer

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. To achieve this, offer a range of mentors for people at different career stages. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Management Tips from Harvard Business ReviewCompanies with abundant mentoring opportunities are more likely to retain their people.

3 Networking Traps to Avoid

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. In fact, developing certain kinds of networks can impair your career rather than bolster it. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day Rob Cross Robert ThomasNot all networking is created equally. Here are three networking personas to avoid: [.].

The 6 Secrets to Effective Manager Communications

Strategy Driven

And since study after study tells us that the most important driver to employee satisfaction is the manager-employee relationship, it only stands to reason that companies should be placing their bets on middle managers to hold the ship together. There are a number of ways to help managers succeed: professional development, training courses, carrot and stick rewards. Treat them differently : If you want managers to act differently, you’ve got to treat them differently.

3 Tips for Making a High-Stakes Decision

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is another valuable Management Tip of the Day from Harvard Business Review. To sign up for a free subscription to any/all HBR newsletters, please click here. Even the most decisive manager can face despair when dealing with a high-stakes matter. Next time you’re up against a career-making decision, trying doing these three things: 1. [.]. HBR newsletters Management Tip of the Day

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How to Get Promoted At Work: The ASK Strategy

Let's Grow Leaders

When you are seeking your first management role, getting promoted is a mysterious process. Here are three specific allies you need to develop: Your Manager. A recommendation from your manager is often the single most important factor in winning a promotion. To get started, first observe your manager so that you can build a better relationship with her. Relationship development is a vital skill, especially as you move up through the management ranks.

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StrategyDriven Podcast Episode 42 – Acquiring Management Experience

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. Episode 42 – Acquiring Management Experience focuses on how to gain management experience even if one does not currently hold a management position. how to gain management experience when one does not hold the position of manager.

Talent Management Best Practice 1 – Ensure Employability

Strategy Driven

Decades ago, an individual typically had the opportunity to work for their entire career within one company. You just finished reading Talent Management Best Practice 1 - Ensure Employability ! If you enjoyed this article, let us keep you up-to-date on other newly published insights by signing up for our complimentary StrategyDriven Newsletter. Premium Talent Management employability employee training strategydriven talent management

QAspire Blog: Practical Insights on Quality, Management.

QAspire

Mr. Bagchi recently gave an interview at Emploi Global Newsletter where he shared some very interesting (and profound) insights. This is very important for a leader but equally difficult, because a team lead is like a caption who has to server the needs to it’s team players and in terms have to convince it’s coach / management in getting the team’s requirement fulfilled in order to achive best results. with Phil Gerbyshak Management Craft Nicholas Bate NOOP.NL

What Stan Lee Knew About Managing Creative People

Harvard Business

The way Jon Stewart’s Daily Show launched the careers new comedians, or Alice Waters launched the careers of new chefs. ” He also talked about the staff frequently in his monthly newsletter The Bullpen Bulletin. These shout-outs occasionally changed or shaped the careers of the people in his department. Ultimately, he repositioned comics, professionalized the industry, and launched the careers of dozens of proteges.

How Loyal is Your Team?

CO2

As the market heats up and it is, those companies must correct those behaviors soon or they are likely to be loosing their best talent according to a survey recently completed by Right Management. Right Management is the talent and career management expert within ManpowerGroup, the world leader in innovative workforce solutions. Business Newsletter ExtrasMany organizations have cut back on people, benefiits and professional development over the past slow down.

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10 Things Successful People Do to Become Experts

Lead from Within

Produce your own informational pieces such as books, e-books, or monthly newsletters. Lead From Within Business Career Experts Inc. Leadership Management Success Successful WorkplaceMany business owners, entrepreneurs and thought leaders want to position themselves as experts. They want to be known as key influencers in their particular field, but getting to a point of confidence in their expertise is more difficult.

Be an Advocate for Yourself :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Mentoring is defined as career advice and guidance and sponsorship is advocacy. High performing women need to take control of their own career advancement. Communicate your intention to advance your career. Here’s the bottom line: you need to take control of your career.

Reinvent Opportunity, Restore Satisfaction

Women on Business

Guest post by LaMae Allen deJongh, managing director for US Human Capital and Diversity for Accenture (learn more about LaMae at the end of this post). LaMae Allen deJongh, Managing Director for US Human Capital and Diversity for Accenture. Despite this, more than half of respondents (59 percent of women and 57 percent of men) say that, this year, in an effort to enhance their careers they will work on developing their knowledge or a skill set to achieve their career objectives.

Management Would be Easy if You Didn’t Have to Deal with People, part 1 of 3

Strategy Driven

We frequently remind managers, as well as aspiring managers, that management is a new career. As surely as teaching is different from accounting, management is different than the role that a person held as an employee or as a start-up entrepreneur. 6 Habits of Highly Successful Managers by John Cioffi. Many new managers, however, find themselves overwhelmed. So oftentimes, a new manager is just flying blind.

5 Reasons Why Smart Leaders Fail

Roundtable Talk

It really is possible to have too much of a good thing in one’s career. Given her recent slap on the wrist for a Twitter post trying to woo viewers, one has to wonder if we’re seeing a career skid in action. As you enter your mid-career, the stakes get higher and miss-steps get more costly. By being proactive, leaders can avoid costly career limiting moves and enjoy increased career success throughout their mid-career and beyond.

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How to Explain Your Career Transition

Harvard Business Review

Shifting careers is often hard to explain. The most important step in getting others onboard with your career transition is crafting a compelling narrative. She stressed the management experience she''d gained in the military (at 24 years old, she was in charge of eight $30 million Apache helicopters, plus the thirty people who managed them) and the rapid learning made possible by her early leadership experience. Career planning Managing yourself

JUST ASK LEADERSHIP: WHY GREAT MANAGERS ALWAYS ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS

CO2

Anything the worker needed to know beyond that education could be learned on the job, from the manager. In turn, the manager was responsible for mentoring, coaching, or developing those employees that showed interest, ability, and tenacity. The Wharton School of Business opened in 1881 and, with a Masters of Business and Administration, graduates could jump past the factory floor right into management.

3 Ways Remarkable Leaders Get Noticed

Tanveer Naseer

Being a good leader — or even a great leader — is just not enough if you want to keep moving up in your career. This drink wasn’t invented in a product development lab at Starbucks headquarters; it was the creation of an assistant store manager who took the initiative to experiment and come up with something new and different — and it ended up being a big hit. You don’t have to be an executive or even a manager to be a problem-solver.

It’s Time to View Leadership as a Profession

Great Leadership By Dan

reprinted with permission from DDI's Directions newsletter): Leadership is a craft. engineers, pilots, sales managers, marketers, teachers, and bankers. Society for Human Resource Managers have established standards and certification. is senior vice president of Development Dimensions International (DDI), and is an expert on leadership development, employee engagement and talent management. careers Rich Wellins development DDI leadership

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Perverse Incentive Compensation

Tony Mayo

Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Sections Client Comments For Executive Coaches For Executives For Fun For Salespeople Quotes and Aphorisms Recommended Books Technology Tips Videos & Podcasts Popular Posts Twitter Log IX About Tony Mayo Truth or Consequences? Author About Tony Mayo Newsletter Sign-up Comments are welcome.

How to Make Every Day Employee Appreciation Day

Lead from Within

Send people to classes and seminars, help with tuition (or pay it completely)—when you help people keep learning you help them advance their careers. Feature your employees’ success stories in your company newsletter or blog. Blog Lead From Within Leadership Leadership Development Management Personal Development Relationships Trust Workplace Appreciation Employees HR Lead from Within SuccessMany of the organizations where I coach hold an annual employee appreciation day.

StrategyDriven Professional Podcast Episode 2 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 2 of 3

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Professional Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques business professionals can use to accelerate their careers and personal goals achievement. During our discussion, Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired : Necessary Skills for Successfully Managing Any Employee , shares with us her insights and illustrative examples regarding: six of twelve steps to standing out among professional peers.

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StrategyDriven Professional Podcast Episode 1 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 1 of 3

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Professional Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques business professionals can use to accelerate their careers and personal goals achievement. During our discussion, Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired : Necessary Skills for Successfully Managing Any Employee , shares with us her insights and illustrative examples regarding: the differentiation promoting and hiring executives and managers are looking for in potential candidates.

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Harvard Business Review

Are you raring to change careers? But how do we use it to help change careers—to make sure we’re found by the right recruiters, hiring managers, colleagues—not ones from our past, but from our future careers? Instead, focus your profile on your new career direction, just as you’ve tailored your resume to specific jobs. This is especially important if you’ve changed careers before. Kenneth Andersson.

Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination

Lead Change Blog

The article, titled, “Beam Me Up Scotty,” talks about me being too focused on my own career — causing me to miss an opportunity to learn from my boss, who was a very quiet, humble servant leader. My first leadership role came in my mid-20s, when I accepted a position as a manager. I spent most of my career as a power leader. Recently, the publisher of Farmer Able wrote an article about the success of the book in a monthly newsletter distributed to the writers it represents.

Five Mistakes We Make at Networking Events

Women on Business

Categories : Networking Leave a Comment Subscribe to and Follow Women On Business Subscribe to the Women On Business Newsletter Sponsored by Tradepub.com Connect with Susan Gunelius Publish Your Press Release on Women on Business Submit your press release to be published in the Business Women News section.