ESB International Energy Innovation – a B2B corporate blogging case study

Krishna De

Earlier this year, a new corporate blog was launched by ESB International called Energy Innovation. We provide services to international clients in the energy sector and also carry out work for other parts of ESB.

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5 Ways to Better Manage Your Field Workforce in the Cloud

Chart Your Course

Aside from the time and energy it takes to create one, employees are also prone to making routine mistakes. Case Studies/White Papers Communication Articles Human Resource Management

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B2B Social Media Case Study: American Express Facebook Big Break for Small Business

Krishna De

Ellen: Submissions will be judged on: Entrants commitment to their business and growth; Overall social media need; Energy and enthusiasm for small business. B2B Social Media Case Study: American Express Facebook Big Break for Small Business is an article post from: Biz Growth News.

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Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

Chart Your Course

A former Google executive- wasn’t Mayer supposed to bring new energy to Yahoo!, This past February Yahoo!’s s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo! was changing its telecommute policy.

Employee Appreciation The Wegman Way

Chart Your Course

Invest in relationships : Wegmans leadership invest time and energy into developing relationships with its workers. What is your business’ most valuable resource? Its location? Its size? Its technology? Hardly. Despite the value of all of these factors, the resource with the most potential to elevate and drive your business is its people.

Case Study: Should an Emerging-Market Incubator Help U.S. Businesses?

Harvard Business Review

This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. To Helena Valencia, Miami was home. She had grown up there.

Case Study: Can an Ethical Bank Support Guns and Fracking?

Harvard Business Review

Editor’s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. As the founder and president of a new ethical bank focused on environmental sustainability, Jay McGuane realized that he and his board needed to set guidelines about which loans to approve and which to reject on “values” grounds.

Top 25 Companies for Pay and Perks (USA Today)

Chart Your Course

2 on the list, is the only retailer to make the chart, along with one company each from the insurance, transportation, energy and travel industries. Case Studies/White Papers Finding top talent Hiring Human Resource Management The top 25 companies for pay and perks.

Case Study: Will Our Chinese Partner Copy Our Technology?

Harvard Business Review

If all went well, Blue Sky would soon be using Prime's components in its energy-efficient cars and trucks. "At Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. I'm sure you know what's going to happen: As soon as they get their hands on the components, they're going to tear them down and study them and start making their own. One person wasn't smiling.

Case Study: Bet on One Big Idea or Diversify?

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. Johan spread out the new study results on his office table at Caliska''s German headquarters. She had piped up, as was her style, to say that the study of probiotics — bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of organisms in the intestines — was pseudoscience.

ESB International Energy Innovation – a B2B corporate blogging case study

Krishna De

Earlier this year, a new corporate blog was launched by ESB International called Energy Innovation. We provide services to international clients in the energy sector and also carry out work for other parts of ESB.

Repeatability: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Repeatability: Build Enduring Businesses for a World of Constant Change Chris Zook and James Allen Harvard Business Review Press (2012) How and why simplifying operations, sharpening focus, and liberating energy can be an antidote to escalating complexity As Chris Zook and James Allen indicate in the Introduction, they share an interest in why so few [.].

Case Study: When Should A Rising Star Make Her Pregnancy Public?

Harvard Business Review

Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. She appreciated how hard Zach was trying, but she couldn't muster the energy to play along. If you'd like your comment to be considered for publication, please be sure to include your full name, company or university affiliation, and email address. Anything for you?" the waiter asked Betsy Sugarman.

Case Study: What Makes a Partner Equal?

Harvard Business Review

Editor's Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. There's energy, there's buzz.

Touchpoint Leadership & Creating Collaborative Energy

Eric Jacobson

Attend to what happens at the moment of connection with others, connecting to ignite energy and co-creation.

To Develop a Culture of Trust and Loyalty, Try Sharing Your Leadership

Lead Change Blog

When a vision addresses all three of these questions for team members, a tremendous amount of energy is unleashed. The term “drive performance” is popular in a bottom-line, transactional world made up of managers and executives who lead through their positional authority.

Case Study: How to Integrate an Acquired Brand

Harvard Business Review

Editor''s Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. If we treat VillageCar the same way, we''re going to lose all the potential benefits, which are even greater in this case.". "We''ve

Win the Big Ones – Let Go of the Rest!

Marshall Goldsmith

To gauge my clients’ “addiction to winning,” I present them with the following case study: You want to go to dinner at restaurant X. “Is this debate worth my time and energy?”

Is Your Team’s Performance Problem Really a Connection Problem?

Talent Anarchy 1

He shared a few case studies for how his team is using Organizational Network Analysis (ONA) to improve engagement and performance. In one case study, they used this tool (among others) to diagnose the differences between team performance within a call center at GM.

3 Signs Your Culture is Starting to Stink

Steve Farber

You can feel the energy when things are amazing, and you can smell the stench when things are rotting away in your business. Check out this case study on OAC Services, Inc. This already successful consulting firm discovered that embracing Love, Energy, Audacity and Proof could take its culture and performance to even higher levels of excellence.

Case Study: The Mission or the Bottom Line?

Harvard Business Review

Editors' Note: This fictionalized case study will appear in a forthcoming issue of Harvard Business Review, along with commentary from experts and readers. He made a good case for keeping it open. How long are we going to devote so much energy to a facility that's hemorrhaging money?". If you'd like your comment to be considered for publication, please be sure to include your full name, company or university affiliation and email address.

Flash Case Study: Will a Pilot Program Unleash This Innovation, or Kill It?

Harvard Business Review

Editor's Note: Like HBR's traditional case studies, this online-only "flash" case study dramatizes a dilemma frequently faced by leaders in real companies. We still haven't figured out how to put the energy data in a format that's truly useful to customers.

Credibility Is the Foundation Of Leadership

Tanveer Naseer

In this special guest piece, Jim and Barry discuss the 3rd leadership principle from the book, “Earn Credibility”, by sharing findings from several of their studies as to why credibility is so critical to our ability to effectively lead our employees and organization.

Ideation and Entrepreneurship: Interview with Liz Alexander and Naveen Lakkur

QAspire

I loved the simplicity of the framework and real-life case studies which complement the insights. Especially since there seemed to be such a waste of time, energy and financial resources by many entrepreneurs in pursuing ideas that could not support sustainable businesses.

InsideOut Enneagram

Leading Blog

Her book makes practical the Enneagram system by use of clear explanations of each Type, case studies and a structured journaling process. The Enneagram is a method for identifying your personality type and is valuable system for learning about yourself and others. The Enneagram system defines nine basic personality types of human nature and their complex interrelationships. Wendy Appel has tackled the Enneagram’s subtleties and complexities in InsideOut Enneagram.

Why do some talented executives fail?

Coaching Tip

Please note that the following stories of real-life individuals illustrate a "pure case" of the behavior in question. Although these stories are actually quite interesting, please do not make the mistake of comparing yourself to those worst case examples.

The Happiness Advantage: Escaping the Cult of the Average

Strategy Driven

This discovery has been repeatedly borne out by rigorous research in psychology and neuroscience, management studies, and the bottom lines of organizations around the globe. If we study merely what is average, we will remain merely average.

7 Ways to Leverage Your Power at Work

Marshall Goldsmith

For example, take the following case study: One person is a senior vice president, two levels down from the CEO. For more about the seven bases of power and how to leverage them, go to the Center for Leadership Studies website, situational.com.).

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45 Ways to Improve Your Customer Churn Rate

The Kini Group

Create FAQ content in case they run into issues and need help immediately. Make them the hero of your case studies. Regularly send them case studies to show off how you’re helping other companies in their markets and industries.

Powerful Combinations: Drive for Results and Builds Relationships

The Practical Leader

” In true binary thinking, many managers wanted the team manager to back off Drive for Results to allow more time and energy for Builds Relationships. Last week I was facilitating a two-day development retreat with a management team in Western Canada.

Overcome the Addiction to Winning

Marshall Goldsmith

To gauge my clients' "addiction to winning," I present them with the following case study: You want to go to dinner at restaurant X. In the long run, no one is ever impressed with our need to display our own brilliance. - "Is this debate worth my time and energy?" In many cases it will become obvious to you that the benefit of winning small points is less important than the cost of damaging valued relationships.

The November, 2012 Leadership Development Carnival

Great Leadership By Dan

Randy gets this month's award for best post title. (-: Mark Stelzner , from Inflexion Advisors , presents HR Fear Factor – Are You Ready To Be A ‘Performance Advisor’? - "Our latest post features study results from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp).

My 12 “Must Read” Best Leadership Books for 2014

The Empowered Buisness

Tatum discusses the 5 critical success factors for managing, driving and sustaining growth, along with case studies of companies that succeeded or failed during No Man’s Land. Such companies will eventually hit a performance wall … in some cases, many times.

The Big Picture of Business – Achieving the Best by Preparing for the Worst: Lessons Learned from High-Profile Crises, part 3 of 4

Strategy Driven

Effective Crisis Handling, Case Studies. This is regarded as a premiere textbook case of quality crisis management. Unrelated cases but both well handled involved Perrier Water and the Girl Scouts of America. Crises can and will happen to good organizations.

How to Involve Participants in a Leadership Training Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Monitor the energy level in the room. Again, it’s about monitoring the energy level in the room. For example, people standing and checking their emails are signs of low energy and engagement. High involvement instructional techniques (also known as “experiential”) include case studies, simulations, role plays, pair/small group discussion, learning journeys (field trips), and project work (action learning). "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember.

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Harvard Business Review

It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Burnout — the mental and physical exhaustion you experience when the demands of your work consistently exceed the amount of energy you have available — has been called the epidemic of the modern workplace.

Launch Your Next Sales Surge: 20 Tips to Improve Sales Performance

The Kini Group

Send existing customers testimonials and case studies to show off the value of your company and the effectiveness of your offerings. Sales professionals often dedicate their energy and resources to closing that next big deal. Sales professionals have a tough job.

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The Big Picture of Business – Tribute to Dick Clark

Strategy Driven

First-ever article on Dick Clark, as a business case study. Thanks to great mentors, I learned to be my own best self, a visionary thinker and a repository of great case studies. Learn from case studies elsewhere in the marketplace.

How to Get the Most Benefit from an Executive Development Program

Great Leadership By Dan

Most executive development programs are heavy on the pre-work and evening work – case studies, assessments, interviews, etc…. Maintain your energy level. More energy = more learning = more ROI. In my current role as Director of Executive Development Programs at the University of New Hampshire , I’ve had the opportunity to observe and interact with hundreds of our program participants.

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

Harvard Business Review

It also helps establish a rapport , and sometimes even trust: In a Stanford University study , students who were required to make small talk before a negotiation were significantly more likely to come to agreement than those students who weren’t. Case study #1: Pausing to inquire.