Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Chart Your Course

Plus, employee development and career opportunities should be included in any healthy workplace. As business strategies and operations change, employees should be given the tools and skills needed to succeed. Communication Articles Employee Engagement Employee Motivation Articles Free Business Articles Good Places to Work Human Resource Management Leadership Managing Gen X, Y, Baby Boomers Talent Management The Navigator Newsletter

The Big Picture of Business – Cut the Weeds: Focus on Priorities and Strategy, Avoid the Time Zappers

Strategy Driven

What types of ‘wild goose chases’ have you pursued in your networking career? 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. One of the by-products of being high-profile is that you get hangers-on. Most mean well and want to associate with someone successful. Some are groupies, and some are outright users.

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The Big Picture of Business – Communications Reflect Your Strategy

Strategy Driven

The wise employee has the building of knowledge a part of their career path… sharing with others what we most recently and most effectively learn. 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.

The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

In it, Bogey reprised the 1930’s Broadway hit and movie that launched his career. 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. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus. The production was The Sound of Music , starring Carrie Underwood.

The Big Picture of Business – Becoming a Legend

Strategy Driven

The art with which we build our careers and our legacy is a journey that benefits many others along the way. Understands that careers evolve. As an integrated process of life skills, career has its place. 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. Are you a legend? Do you admire people who went the distance? Have you celebrated organizations that succeeded?

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. When public radio executive John Davidow was appointed to head online operations at his station, it may have seemed like an unusual development for a 50-something veteran of traditional media. My whole career, I''ve been a bit of a nonconformist," he says. Career planning Managing yourself

The Big Picture of Business – Doing Your Best Work on Deadlines: Mobilizing the Energy for Best Business Success

Strategy Driven

In it, Bogey reprised the 1930’s Broadway hit and movie that launched his career. 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. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus. The production was The Sound of Music , starring Carrie Underwood.

What Great Leaders Know That Good Leaders Don’t about Self-Regulation

General Leadership

Consider the following: If EQ is to us, what an engine is to a car – then self-regulation is the drive train that powers how we operate. “…self-regulation is the drive train that powers how we operate…” Our capacity for self-regulation acts in the same way. Intrapersonal is defined as the ability for us to understand ourselves and form an accurate conception of who we are, so as to operate effectively in all areas of our lives.

Take Your Foot Off the Gas in August

Next Level Blog

It’s about a former IBM senior executive named Robert Moffat whose long and successful career with the company ended when he was arrested by the FBI for conspiracy related to insider trading. He operated at the highest levels of IBM and was considered a candidate to be the next CEO.

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Attracting the Top College Talent to Your Business

Chart Your Course

Career Potential. Internship programs help college students develop professional skills and get a feel for what day-to-day operations look like. Please visit our website and sign up for the Navigator Newsletter. Today’s top college students have high expectations about the jobs they are going to get after graduation. According to a survey conducted by Accenture, 63 percent of college graduates believe they are underemployed and need further training or schooling.

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How I Leveraged A Big Leadership Fail Into My First Leadership Win

Terry Starbucker

So, instead of taking on the pile that was on my desk, that day I decided to tidy up some of my history files – files I had kept over the course of my career for one reason or another in the back of a file cabinet. I found an old company newsletter from my first management job in 1987. I was doing was our first round of operational budgeting then, which happened just a few months after I was hired. I decided to create a company newsletter.

AARP – The Last Membership Card You Will Ever Need!

CO2

I remember when I was at the beginning of my career and calling on AARP as a direct marketer to do their work. You know, first time you walk, get your hair cut, ride your bike, graduate from high school then college, first job in your chosen career, first plant or pet you share with your girl friend to ready yourself for a domesticated life, get married, the purchase of a home, the birth of your children, their graduation from school and now a membership to AARP !

Stuck as a Leader

CO2

You may think that there is nothing you can do about it because you have tried everything you know to get your careers moving again. Gary Cohen grew the company from two people to 2,200 employees Currently, he is Managing Partner of CO2 Partners, LCC, operating as an executive coach and consultant. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

Stuck as a Leader

CO2

You may think that there is nothing you can do about it because you have tried everything you know to get your careers moving again. Gary Cohen grew the company from two people to 2,200 employees Currently, he is Managing Partner of CO2 Partners, LCC, operating as an executive coach and consultant. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

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

Great Leadership By Dan

Previously, they could control most of what was presented to the public about the company, whether through advertising, press releases, newsletters and other corporate communications. 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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StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 49 – An Interview with.

Strategy Driven

Special Edition 49 – An Interview with Kathryn Ullrich, author of Getting to the Top explores the approaches everyone in the corporate world can use, regardless of their current position, to shape their career development and accelerate their advancement. Kathryn also leads the Getting to the Top career development programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Leadership Lessons from the United States Naval Academy – Staying Informed of Current Events

Strategy Driven

Organizations operate within the context of their environment; the military being no different than civilian businesses. When available, industry-centric newsletters such as Nuclear Executive Briefing provide aggregated news to one’s email inbox. Such connections lead to higher visibility and memorability among organization leaders thereby qualitatively enhancing one’s career beyond the quantitative benefits of more readily recognizing and supporting needed change.

Recommended Resource – Finance Without Fear

Strategy Driven

William and John arm leaders with the knowledge of what is in each financial statement, how statements relate to each other, and, more importantly, how business operations impact reported financial outcomes. Additionally, the illustrative examples relating business operations to financial statements clearly conveys the relationships and importance of strategic and day-to-day decisions to the financial well-being of the organization.

Three Lessons from the Longest Serving Senator

Next Level Blog

He became a consistent supporter of civil rights legislation only in the last half of his career.  At the peak of his career, that base of knowledge enabled him to be a leader of the institution and drive the agendas of his party, his president and himself. Leaders are more effective when they build mastery in their operating realm.

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The New World of Beta Curation

Strategy Driven

The increased communication and collaboration required of Beta organizations demand a new style of leadership and career planning. Rather than striving to be content experts on every aspect of their operation, they need to be able to collect, sort, analyze data, and edit all communication and collaborative streams of information that could potentially influence their business. Earlier in her career, Dr. Ardi was an operating executive at R.

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. The mentor becomes a role model, offering insights about their own life-career. 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. Last month, we celebrated the third anniversary of this magazine.

The Big Picture of Business- When the Rules Don’t Fit the Game, Corporate Cultures Reflect Business Progress and Growth

Strategy Driven

As companies operate, all make honest and predictable mistakes. The emphasis is upon the latest slogans of mission but does not look closely at how its systems operate. A career is all about devoting resources to amplifying talents and abilities, with relevancy toward a viable end result. Do successful corporations operate without a strategy-vision? The same analogies apply to personal lives, careers and Body of Work.

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There's Still Time

Women on Business

Our careers are a means to an end and if we’re lucky, it’s a means to happiness and joy because we love what we do! How great would it be if everyone would operate with the ultimate goal being love? Kate 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.

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The Big Picture of Business – Business Moving Forward from the Dirty Side of the Recession.

Strategy Driven

Their work is off-the-shelf, conforms to an established mode of operation, contains original thought and draws precedents from experience. (17%). That's what they have done for most of their careers. (2%). 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. The economy and business climate are now on the dirty side of the recession.

“No idea” Means I Have One :: Women on Business

Women on Business

The choice to stay in a very black and white world of facts and figures is important for keeping the trust of all team members—and is particularly relevant when you’re operating at one remove.

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. Second, you must provide clear and consistent guidance to everyone on the team regarding the rules by which they must operate. 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.

The Big Picture of Business – Fine Wine, Aged Cheese and Valuable Antiques: Part II

Strategy Driven

Building a clear, cohesive, operational Vision for the individual. Taking concepts (quality management, ethics, outside-the-box thinking) out of the esoteric and into daily operation. If not, they are of little market value in a career. Characteristics of a Top Professional: Understands that careers evolve. Learn to pace…and be in the chosen career for the longrun. Will not go the distance or see their career as a longterm set of challenges.

What All Great Leaders Have In Common | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

What distinguishes members of one group from another rarely has anything to do with intellect, wealth, social pedigree, career standing, or other like pursuits…It has everything to do with desire. Most print publications now also have Internet versions, Kindle editions, or digital newsletters that can be subscribed to as well. In my career as an analyst/programmer I seem to be able to solve every colleague's problem because of my style of thinking – and elegantly.

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Three Ways to Overcome Your Fear of Making Prospecting Calls

Strategy Driven

Not only can this affect your ability to succeed at your job, but it can also affect your overall sense of career satisfaction and fulfillment. 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. Feeling happy and fulfilled at work is essential to our overall success.

The Big Picture of Business- Professional Education Necessary for Company Success

Strategy Driven

Organizations of all sizes must have the Think Tank.which delineates future operations, including education and training. Training, professional enrichment, membership in associations and constructive business interaction are vital for career longevity and economic independence. Generational work ethics and why young people need executive mentoring to 'go the distance' in their careers, offering value to the company and profession.

The Big Picture of Business – Business Moving Forward From the Dirty Side of the Recession

Strategy Driven

Their work is off-the-shelf, conforms to an established mode of operation, contains original thought and draws precedents from experience. (17%). That’s what they have done for most of their careers. (2%). Paying attention to quality can realize: Lower operating costs. The mentor becomes a role model, offering insights about their own life-career. The economy and business climate are now on the dirty side of the recession.

The Big Picture of Business – Developing The Talent for Business to Succeed

Strategy Driven

I see the leader from the big picture perspective and how he-she paints career panoramas by interconnecting the pieces. While all good leaders must keep the company’s internal operations moving forward, the very best ones must also be looking outside the company towards the customers, clients, financiers, volunteers and the organization’s entire affected constituencies. They are forced by circumstances to change (career obsolescence, down-sizing, marketplace factors).

Building Trust Develops Team Cohesiveness

Strategy Driven

Army Infantry, and later in my career as a Drill Sergeant. Argo Marketing Group currently has three offices located in Portland, Lewiston, and Pittsfield, Maine; making Argo Marketing Group one of the largest privately held, third party contact center operations in North America. 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.

Change Your life in by Changing Your Question : Blog | Executive.

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Our self-esteem, relationships, and careers are all profoundly affected by the kinds of questions we ask. Gary Cohen grew the company from two people to 2,200 employees Currently, he is Managing Partner of CO2 Partners, LCC, operating as an executive coach and consultant. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

The Heroes of Walter Reed

Next Level Blog

  He was deployed to a forward operating base near Kandahar and told me that while he was there you were pretty much guaranteed of being shot at with AK-47’s or rocket propelled grenades whenever you left the base.   When I met her, she walked into the room on crutches and stood and talked with me for 20 minutes about her career with the Army and her plans for the future.

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Professional Women Still Marginalized

Strategy Driven

In the two decades from 1990 to 2010, our country fell from having the sixth-highest rate of female labor-force participation among 22 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OECD, countries to 17th on the list. 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.

The Advisor’s Corner – Can Ethics Be Learned?

Strategy Driven

Each entity, made up of people, operating within their own culture, thinks they are doing the ‘right’ thing for the ‘right’ reasons. Through AskRoxi.com , Roxi — “the Dear Abby of Leadership” — imparts invaluable free advice to managers and leaders at all levels, from the bullpen to the boardroom, to help them solve problems, become more effective and realize a higher measure of business and career success.

The Advisor’s Corner – How do I deal with those who support me in public and sabotage me in private?

Strategy Driven

Cultural and operational values function exactly like a strong foundation for your ‘house,’ and are made even stronger when there are supports in the walls. Through AskRoxi.com , Roxi — “the Dear Abby of Leadership” — imparts invaluable free advice to managers and leaders at all levels, from the bullpen to the boardroom, to help them solve problems, become more effective and realize a higher measure of business and career success.

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

CO2

Even if you’ve spent your entire career with the same organization, it was nearly impossible to have kept up with all the changes. Gary Cohen grew the company from two people to 2,200 employees Currently, he is Managing Partner of CO2 Partners, LCC, operating as an executive coach and consultant. RSS Feed Schedule a Call Free E-Book Assessment Test Coffee Schedule Coaching Lunch About Us CO2 Story Our Approach Our Successes Our Executive Coaches Gary B.

The Big Picture of Business – The Fatal Flaws of Corporate Thinking

Strategy Driven

As companies operate, all make honest and predictable mistakes. The emphasis is upon the latest slogans of mission but does not look closely at how its systems operate. Capitalization is stretched beyond limits, and operations advance in a cash-poor mode. Morale wavers and becomes uneven, per operating unit and division. Attempts to bring consistency and uniformity drive further wedges into the operation. Barriers to Progress and Business Growth.

The Boomers are Leaving! – How to Create and Implement a Knowledge.

Strategy Driven

Technology has exploded, giving us instant access to information and knowledge, and it all moves and changes so fast that some of what Boomers have learned during their careers may be obsolete. How do your organization’s strategic and operational goals inform what work roles will be needed in the future? Email This Post | Print Post | Sign up for our Email Newsletter Comments 2 Responses to “The Boomers are Leaving!

The Big Picture of Business: Corporate Communications – Correctly Positioning Your Company

Strategy Driven

This holds for corporate operating units and departments. You must always educate corporate opinion makers on how you function… and the skill with which you operate. Operating units and departments must schedule and follow a program to market their worth to their companies. The marketplace is rapidly expanding and is an excellent career choice for young people. Evolution of Corporate Communications Activity.