The Value of Professional Conferences. Also Why Has There Been So Little Innovation?

Curious Cat

I took this photo after presenting a Deming 2 1/2 day seminar in Boston (at the Boston Fine Arts Museum – see more photos ). So I doubt it would be hard to rethink of whatever I had thought of back then and new technology would increase the possibilities.

Collaboration's Hidden Tax on Women's Careers

Harvard Business Review

A few years ago we hosted a seminar for 150 businesswomen. It's easy to make the case that collaborative leadership is the wave of the future: Technology makes decentralized decision-making and flat organizations more feasible than ever. The topic for the morning was "Power: Do Women Really Want It?" Just imagine the noise level when that many smart and engaged female managers debated the pros and cons of wielding power.

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Possibility Maximizer: HR-Guide.com

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Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

Jim Hotaling conducts a leadership development seminar in Cancun, Mexico. Still, all agreed that individuals, no matter at what point in their career, can decide to change and become better in the art and science of leading.

How to Get Ahead: Self-Directed Learning

N2Growth Blog

It’s laughable by today’s standards, but, back in 1988, I spent countless hours in the New York City Library doing the research needed to complete my first book…and, it was that first book that launched my career.

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

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The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

 Given the limited resources available to them, many managers have been forced to try and empower their employees to take charge of their own professional development and career paths.

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Leadership Interview – Michael Hyatt | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

I had a lot of success early in my career. This has happened several times in my career. Between the economy and technology, everything is changing.

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The Prodigal Daughters of Business :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Through the blog, I have met with many former career women—from all over the world—who fear they ‘threw it away in their forties’ to become mothers, and can never make it back as the prodigal daughters of business.

The Rainmaker Fab Five Blog Picks of the Week

Sales Wolf Blog

 Seth has you covered with a free 40 page ebook that shares his experiences working with numerous linchpins throughout his career.  Seth has you covered with a free 40 page ebook that shares his experiences working with numerous linchpins throughout his career.

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A Woman's Place is in the Classroom

Women on Business

As Beverly climbed the ladder of career success she has seen the challenges mount. “I

The June 2010 Leadership Development Carnival

Sales Wolf Blog

posted at Job Interview & Career Guide , saying that as it can be hard to motivate yourself, motivating others can be even harder. posted at Job Interview & Career Guide , saying that as it can be hard to motivate yourself, motivating others can be even harder.

Still holding on to “life's leg warmers?” What would Jane Fonda.

Women on Business

Take a class, attend a seminar, learn a new skill or volunteer for a favorite cause.

Possibility Maximizer: LinkUp Monthly Jobs Report

Sales Wolf Blog

The Resource:    LinkUp Monthly Jobs Report What It Is:   LinkUp is a job search engine that finds and displays employment openings directly from the career section of employer websites for companies of all sizes.

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The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week

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  Center for Creative Leadership : Fundamental Four: Core Leadership Skills for Every Career Stage - It is safe to say that different levels of leadership require varying skill sets in order to be successful in that given position.

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Possibility Maximizer: Daily HR Tips

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Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

He was down the road in a new career a couple years later. We’ll teach you our technology. Years ago, when I was putting my books together and my seminars, I thought, “oh man, I can’t talk about love! I talk about it in my seminars. I’ve seen it my whole career.

Leadership Basics | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Knowledge of leadership theories and skills may be formally gained by enrolling in leadership seminars, workshops, and conferences.

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Still making goals and resolutions? Why?

Strategy Driven

IDENTIFY YOUR BIG PICTURE: What’s going on in your life and your career right now? Technology shifts. I think it’s also important to separate family opportunities from business and career opportunities. ” “Why do I want to grow my career?”

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Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

People who have bad attitudes have more career turnover. After a further two years, during which I was looking for a new career start, I finally decided to work from home and be closer to my wife and beautiful eight year old daughter whom I had neglected a lot while running these businesses in the first place.

Possibility Maximizer: Monster.com's HR People

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Jim Hunter – Servant Leadership Interview Series

Modern Servant Leader

He was down the road in a new career a couple years later. We’ll teach you our technology. Years ago, when I was putting my books together and my seminars, I thought, “oh man, I can’t talk about love! I talk about it in my seminars. I’ve seen it my whole career.

Diversity & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Have you have ever attended a workshop or seminar with a diverse group of people that goes deeply into this topic – so deeply that you actually see your own thinking and beliefs through a different lens?

When Work Satisfaction Comes from Having 4 Jobs

Harvard Business Review

We call them harmonic careerists , because many of them have constructed their working lives by combining multiple jobs rather than taking on a single monolithic career. In fact, many of our harmonic careerists talked about their careers as evolving, and they were open to this change.

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Jobs to be Done

Deming Institute

Some are little (pass the time while waiting in line); some are big (find a more fulfilling career). If you are in the business of making carburetors you are at risk of technological innovation putting you out of business.

Finding Yahoo's Way

Harvard Business Review

Last year I had the pleasure of presenting a seminar at Yahoo Research. Because scientists get personal (and possibly career) value from it and so you can pay them less. Innovation Strategy Technology

How to Maintain Your Professional Network Over the Years

Harvard Business Review

Networking is linked to many measures of professional success — including getting promoted, having influence, earning more money, and feeling more satisfied in your career. Omar Qari owes a good deal of his career success to the power of networking — particularly one networking event. “We both shared a passion for mobile payment technology, and we were geeking out on it together,” he recalls. Everyone knows it’s important to build a network.

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Innovative Companies Get Their Best Ideas from Academic Research — Here’s How They Do It

Harvard Business Review

In virtually every advanced field, whether it’s information technology, biotechnology, agriculture, or renewable energy, America holds a leading position. vincent tsui FOR HBR. Since World War II, the U.S. has been an innovation superpower.

Win Over the Person Blocking Your Deal

Harvard Business Review

There are numerous books, seminars, and courses on the subject of getting from “no” to “yes.” They know far more about a specific domain (finance, technology, law) than you do and they want everyone to see that. First, you have to speak to them in language they understand (legal, technological, or what have you). It’s how they’ve made their mark in the organization — with a one specific process, technology, or incumbent account.

Win Over the Person Blocking Your Deal

Harvard Business Review

There are numerous books, seminars, and courses on the subject of getting from “no” to “yes.” They know far more about a specific domain (finance, technology, law) than you do and they want everyone to see that. First, you have to speak to them in language they understand (legal, technological, or what have you). It’s how they’ve made their mark in the organization—with one specific process, technology, or incumbent account.