Secret Sauce: Mike Bowker Chief Operating Officer of Cable One

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Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world leadership principles they have learned on their journey. The insights that follow are born in Mike Bowker’s experience.… … Continue reading → Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce: A Chief Operating Officer Didn’t Get Promoted

Leadership Freak

If promotion or advancement didn’t work out for you, the practical lessons in this post are for you. Welcome to “Secret Sauce Sunday.” I invite leaders who I admire to share real world… Continue reading → Failure Secret Sauce Success Leadership Development leadership journey

Greg Gaskey Named StrategyDriven Enterprises Chief Operations Officer

Strategy Driven

Executive leader brings hands-on management and operational experience to StrategyDriven’s Power & Utilities focused advisory services. Learn more about how StrategyDriven can help you improve your organization’s operational effectiveness and lower costs.

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As she grasped for answers, Facebook’s chief operating officer reached out to a business school professor. Books Business Coaching Career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Communication Health Leadership Memes Personal Coaching Personal Life Self-Awareness What is Women Work life Adam Grant chief operating officer Dave Goldberg died Facebook organizational psychology Sheryl Sandberg Silicon Valley SurveyMonkey Wharton School

Blogging on Business Update from Bob Morris (Week of 12/2/13)

First Friday Book Synopsis

I hope that at least a few of these recent posts will be of interest to you: BOOK REVIEWS Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind Jocelyn Glei, Editor Innovating Analytics: Word of Mouth Index- Use the Next Generation of Net Promoter to Increase Sales and Drive Results […]. Bob''s blog entries "Don’t dumb down — brain up!" "My

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Voice of Experience: Karen Ho (Broadway Technology)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of Karen Ho (Chief Operating Officer, Broadway Technology) written by Jessica Titlebaum (Chicago) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business.

The Critical Importance of Lead Validation in Internet Marketing

Strategy Driven

He is currently Chief Operating Officer at Straight North , a Charlotte Internet marketing agency specializing in lead generation for middle market and large organizations.

Julie Greenwald (Atlantic Records Group) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Julie Greenwald, chairwoman and chief operating officer of the Atlantic Records Group. She says she encourages employees to participate in [.].

Voice of Experience: DiAnne Calabrisotto, (The Williams Capital Group, L.P.)

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from a profile of DiAnne Calabrisotto (Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, The Williams Capital Group, L.P.) written by Elizabeth Harrin (London) for The Glass Hammer, an online community designed for women executives in financial services, law and business. Visit us daily to discover issues that matter, share experiences, and [.]. Bob's blog entries A Girl's Guide to Project Management PMI as well as a staff ss.

Top 10 Steve Jobs quotes

Chartered Management Institute

Steve Jobs, has stepped down as chief executive of Apple. His replacement is Apple's chief operating officer, Tim Cook. In his letter of resignation he said "always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple's CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that day has come". He will stay on as the company's chairman. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Women Leadership Changes in 2013

Coaching Tip

General Motors named Mary Barra to be the next chief executive officer (CEO). Park Geun Hye took office as South Korea''s president. Still, in the year that Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg published " Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead ," women everywhere made impressive economic and political gains. Janet Yellen is lined up to run the Federal Reserve. Angela Merkel won another term as chancellor of Germany.

The ‘Old Economy’ Needs a Rocket Man

In the CEO Afterlife

Right away, he replaced the chief operating officer, chief marketing officer, chief technology officer and chief talent officer. So much has been written about business innovation this past year.

If They Won’t Change, You’d Better Move on!

Marshall Goldsmith

Not long after this revelation, I was asked to work with Harry, the chief operating officer of a large consulting firm. Dear Followers: My new book Triggers is published! Order it now at Triggersthebook.com ! Life Is Good. Marshall.

The Strategic Leader’s Roadmap

Strategy Driven

It had earlier set an ambitious target of taking a quarter of Japan’s auto market, but to achieve that, the chief executive had said that the old way of making and selling cars would no longer suffice.

4 Moves Smart Leaders Make to Get Better Team Results

Great Leadership By Dan

Victor Prince: As the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the U.S. Guest post by Victor Prince : Teams at work are like portfolios of people with different skills and performance patterns.

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How To Increase Profits Through Gender-Balanced Leadership

Eric Jacobson

High-potential women often operate under the radar. Greenwell is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of national retailer The Finish Line, Inc.

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Why do smart people do dumb things?

Coaching Tip

A growing body of evidence shows that the ability to be smarter with ones feelings is tied to improved leadership, effectiveness, relationships, decision-making health and well-being; all of which help higher emotional intelligence (EQ) leaders create greater economic and societal value. “EQ

Hey Leaders – What’s Your Relationship Status?

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To trust means we believe the other person will behave and/or operate in good faith. Heather is chief operating officer at The Strive Group , an organization that offers business consulting, professional development, think tank discussions, and more.

6 Powerful Coaching Questions for Teams and Managerial-Leaders. Really for anyone

Create Learning

Meeting with a Chief Operations Officer of a Health Care Organization, whose team I have been consulting and coaching.

StrategyDriven Enterprises Partners with Xen Wireless to Form StrategyDriven Analytics, a Utility Industry Asset Management Blind Benchmarking Service

Strategy Driven

StrategyDriven Enterprises LLC and Xen Wireless form StrategyDriven Analytics to provide utility industry executives and managers with asset management program benchmarking data supporting operational and investment decisions and fleet and individual plant performance assessments.

In Case You Missed It: From Leadership to Work-Life Balance – Best Posts of the Week

leaderCommunicator

That''s just one of many headlines congratulating the chief operating officer at Facebook for leaving work at a reasonable hour to spend time with her kids. Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts.

Women, Invest in Yourselves

Women on Business

Guest Post By Mary Kinney, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Ginnie Mae, a cornerstone of the U.S. housing finance system since it was created more than 40 years ago (More about Mary at the end of this post).

StrategyDriven Enterprises Extends its Energy Advisory Services, Partners with NTE Solutions

Strategy Driven

“Utility leaders must find cost effective ways to replace aging assets, transfer knowledge to a new generation of workers, release currently unavailable capital, and optimize strategic operations and maintenance programs,” explains Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven’s Chief Executive Officer.

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Integrated Marketing and Social Networks

Coaching Tip

We think every industry is going to be rebuilt around social engagement," Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said. Borders Group Inc.,

How to Change the World One Pizza at a Time

Steve Farber

” Stephens joined Marco’s Pizza in 2004 when it was a successful but regional chain operating 110 stores in three states. Now, he’s the president and chief operating officer for Marco’s (and was featured earlier this year on CBS’ Undercover Boss ).

StrategyDriven White Paper Advises Leaders on Preventing Catastrophic Industrial Accidents

Strategy Driven

“Many of today’s significant industrial accidents are preventable, the byproduct of human errors made when safety was subordinated to other priorities,” explains Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Sheryl Sandberg and a Pivotal Question

Your Voice of Encouragement

She’s been the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook since 2008, and before that was with Google during its start-up years. As I was reading Sheryl Sandberg ’s thought-provoking book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead , I encountered a passage that popped out at me.

How “Strategically Aligned” is your Leadership Development Program?

Great Leadership By Dan

If you answered B , then it’s time to get out of your office and hit the road again. These are the big kahunas at the corporate office making decisions about how much to cut your training budget.

Women Ignoring a Growing Job Market

Women on Business

Marissa Mayer is currently Yahoo’s president and CEO after being a key spokesperson for Google, and Sheryl Sandberg is currently the chief operating officer of Facebook and is also on the board of directors. Guest Post By Meghan Hall, Business Management Blogger (Learn more about Meghan at the end of this post).

Time For Women to Compete

Women on Business

Instead of saying “I want to be in a management position” say “I want to be Chief Operating Officer or the VP of Sales” Decide why you want to win and what the accomplishment would mean to you.

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5 Important Keys For Taking On New Leadership Challenges

Tanveer Naseer

At the time we were writing this piece, Chris was stationed at Kabul, Afghanistan as the Chief of Staff/Chief Operating Officer for the NATO Air Training Command.

Meet My Next Group of Coaches!

Marshall Goldsmith

Carol Kauffman – Founder/Executive Institute of Coaching Harvard, chief supervisor Meyler Campbell Business Coaching Program. Kathleen Wilson-Thompson – Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer HR Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Deborah Borg – Chief Human Resource Officer Bunge Limited, former division president Dow USA, passionate about the human dimension of business and leadership in support of the business agenda.

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Christiana Shi: Women in Power

Women on Business

Christina Shi is the Chief Operating Officer at Nike, Inc. The movement into a more operational and administrative role, combined with her past experience as director and partner were some of the key points that drew Nike to offering her a job. and when you look into her progress and career path she brings a whole new meaning to the company slogan of “just do it”. Through her career, Christiana has taken a lot of risks.

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Further Inspiration: Lessons Learned from a Motivational CEO Commencement Speech

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Yesterday, I offered praise for the brilliance of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s May commencement address to graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago. Posted online, the full speech moved me. Today, I offer some specific lessons learned from Sandberg’s speech that can be applied to any corporate leader looking to engage and capture an employee audience.

What Leaders Can Do To Encourage Learning And Growth

Tanveer Naseer

” – John Reid-Dodick, Chief People Officer, AOL It’s easy to assume that putting all this focus on helping our employees to grow and develop provides mostly a benefit for them and not for our organization. Among the many responsibilities that come with leadership, one that I’m particularly passionate about is facilitating the learning and growth of those you serve.

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In this Season of Speeches, It’s Time to Inspire

leaderCommunicator

While I wasn’t at the speech, I think Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg accomplished that recently in her commencement address to the nearly 2,000 graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago. Maybe you were too busy nursing a hangover, or worried about your flattened hair under that ugly graduation cap. But on college graduation day, some of us had the good fortune of a truly inspiring commencement speech. If that means you, do you remember how it made you feel?

When, if ever, is it okay to break the rules?

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Gary Carter Bio: Gary Carter is chief operating officer of FremantleMedia, one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world, including “American Idol.” Gary Carter, COO of the company that produces “American Idol,&# says that producers who break the rules do so at their own peril.

Revitalizing Strategic Planning: Workshop

Create Learning

Reflect the operating values and culture of the organization. His services were invaluable to our Agency.” - Tara Vogel Chief Operating Officer at Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Buffalo Inc. “I

How To Spot a Corporate Culture Guaranteed To Exhaust Everyone

The Idolbuster

Prior to his current (and second) stint as CEO, Harry was the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of a technology company in Silicon Valley I’ll call “ScorpCo*”. Chapter 6: Corporate Culture -The Invisible Hand of the Company Part 5. In the last post , Harry T. Wolf explained why he could not change the culture of Goldman Sachs if he became CEO. And, we saw how Harry went about changing a “negative, finger pointing, aggressive culture.”

What Do 5 Top Women In Tech Have In Common?

Women on Business

is the Editior-In-Chief, CEO and President of the Huffington Post, one of the most influential and popular online news outlets, recently acquired. This Internet entrepreneur and business executive is currently the Chief Operating Office at. Sheryl was also the former Vice President of Global Online Sales and Operations at Google, where she launched Google’s philanthropic. Guest post by Kristen Brophy (learn more about Kristen at the end of this post).