How To Make Change After The Conference

Lead Change Blog

We’ve all seen and been a part of this: we come back from a workshop, conference, strategic planning session, or other great event excited to make great changes. Fast-forward just a few months later: the company has not been affected by those game-changing ideas, and any semblance of the workshop or conference’s impact is gone. Upper management saw the conference as an attitude adjustment for the employee.

6 Tips for Setting up Conference Call Using Video

Strategy Driven

In today’s global business environment one skill you must have is the expertise of setting up a conference call using video. Some people have come to hate conference calls because of poor meeting coordination, technical glitches and lack of participation from colleagues.


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Resetting Your Operating Rhythm for the “New Normal”

Next Level Blog

The situation is too fast-moving, fluid and unprecedented for any of us to settle in for whatever the long haul is and keep on truckin’ with the same operating rhythm we’ve used up until now. That doesn’t mean, though, that we shouldn’t take a step back to assess our operating rhythm as leaders and professionals who still need to get stuff done. For years, I’ve been a big proponent of identifying and following through on your optimal operating rhythm.

Possibility Maximizer: The Conference Board

Sales Wolf Blog

Department of Labor, your human resources community for knowledge, expertise and resources IQPC Worldwide - Business conferences, events, workshops, seminars & masterclasses IQPC Personal Accountability - a CORE Foundation for Customer Experience Creation Without QBQ Personal Accountability, no organizations culture will flourish, no Customer Experience will be maximized.  However, The Conference Board does much more than just report on leading economic indicators.

Tips For Leading A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Ask others to share key learning from workshops, webinars, seminars and conferences they attend. Business Operation Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

How To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk , by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia : Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Ask others to share key learning from workshops, webinars, seminars and conferences they attend.

4 Ways To Lead A Successful Business Operation

Eric Jacobson

Here are some good tips for leading a successful business operation from the handy booklet, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk, by Eric Harvey and Al Lucia: Involve your team in setting standards that are achievable but also require everyone to stretch their knowledge and skills. Ask others to share key learning from workshops, webinars, seminars and conferences they attend.

5 Ways to Incorporate Data Science into Business Operations

Strategy Driven

In fact, this ubiquitous field of science seems to now be having an impact on almost every industry, as intelligent entrepreneurs and business managers recognize the need to make data-based decisions while conducting everyday operations and setting long-term goals. With that said, here are five ways businesses can incorporate data science into their operations to enhance functionality and improve strategic planning. Strengthening Board Room Meetings and Conferences.

Western New York Women’s Leadership Conference

Mike Cardus

Please join me for the first Western New York women’s leadership conference sponsored by the Western New York Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association: The New Normal with Lisa Oz on October 18! Please join me and several other speakers at the conference. It signifies the talent of bringing people together and getting them to effectively work towards a common goal, to co-operate with each other, to rely upon each other, to trust each other.

ASQ Buffalo Quality Conference 2013 :: Mike is Presenting

Mike Cardus

ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference. October 15 Quality Conference. I will be presenting 2 workshops at the ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference – October 15 & 16. 10/15 – Conference Day. Problem solvers are required to quickly provide solutions to increasingly complex problems, develop and design new and innovative products and processes – and at the same time, reduce operating time and costs. ASQ Buffalo 2013 Quality Conference.

Funded & Free Conference

Ron Edmondson

AND, the great news is that ALL of these great men will be speaking LIVE at the Funded And Free Church Leader Conference in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, April 19, 2012! Casey Graham will be sharing how to increase your operational giving through the implementation of proven biblical systems. Injoy Stewardship Solutions has partnered with some other great organizations to provide this conference absolutely FREE for church leaders. Story Conference Chicago: Don’t Miss.

Becoming A Visionary Leader Through Leadercast Live With Keith Wilmot – Podcast Episode 10

Joseph Lalonde

Things like: Being people first, compassionate, operating with empathy, or integrity. Some of the best leaders tend to operate best under duress. How is the vision of Leadercast different from other leadership conferences? Leadership Podcast Keith Wilmot Leadercast leadership conference podcastT he guest for today’s Answers From Leadership podcast is Keith Wilmot. Keith was the Global Vice President of Creativity & Insights at The Coca-Cola Company.

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New Technology Won’t Automatically Improve Your Operations

Harvard Business Review

Advanced tools for creating and testing new products and the operations that will make them are all around us. They are not only changing the economics of innovation and operations, they are also pushing the frontier of what’s possible. While it is encouraging to see this rapid progress, tools — no matter how advanced — do not automatically confer benefits on organizations. The Future of Operations.

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Video Conferencing HD Quality to your PC or MAC on public Internet


Expensive room systems have been deployed in deluxe conference rooms. These room systems have been somewhat complex to operate and typically require expensive dedicated networks or quality of service enhanced bandwidth. The idea of bringing suppliers, business partners or even customers into the video conference was rarely considered since it was not realistically feasible.

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Succession Planning: Not Just for Older Leaders

N2Growth Blog

According to The Conference Board, CEO tenure has decreased to an average of 8.4 CEO Profiles Crisis Management Operations & Strategy Success CEO Onboarding CEO Succession Planning Dell Computers Dell Computers CEO Micahel Dell Offboarding Succession Planning By Patricia Lenkov , Chair, Executive Search, N2growth. Dell Computer and the story of its potentially going private have occupied many a news column of late.

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. 5000 Conference Marshall Goldsmith Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Video BlogDear Followers: My new book Triggers is published! Order it now at ! Life Is Good. Marshall.

Applying Deming’s Management Ideas at the Great Plains Coca Cola Bottling Company

Deming Institute

This webcast shows Bob Browne ’s presentation, Profound Knowledge of the Real Thing, at the 2012 Annual Deming Conference. The difficulty in changing is often mostly about our psychology (not the technical difficulty of operating under changed systems and processes after making adjustments to adapt to take advantage of new opportunities). Guest post by John Hunter.

Don’t you dare forget… (From #SHRM17)

Surviving Leadership

The shenanigans kicked off early in the morning with pre-conference workshops, but the sessions began in earnest after lunch, with concurrent sessions and SmartStage speakers. But the main event REALLY kicks off late in the afternoon, with the appearance of Juana Hart and our first keynote of the conference. You have probably heard of Kat Cole – she worked at Hooters and learned the operations side of the business when the cook disappeared.

Streamline Your Business to Make it More Efficient

Strategy Driven

For example, you can find the best free conference call online that can allow you to speak face to face with your clients or via a telephone link. Entrepreneurship Managing Your Business business efficiency managing your business operational efficiency strategydrivenNo matter how well you set up your business, there are always opportunities for you to improve the way you do things.

Current Neuroscience Understanding Related to Psychology and the Theory of Knowledge

Deming Institute

Presentation by Ed Chaplin MD at our 2015 Deming Institute annual conference – It Takes An Enterprise: Current Neuroscience and Knowledge of Psychology. He discusses habits and that “95% of the time we operate on auto-pilot.” education psychology systems thinking culture Deming Institute annual conference health care learning organization as a system webcasts

When Deming Goes to School

Deming Institute

The video shows the presentation at our 2012 annual conference by David Langford – When Deming Goes to School, Learning Takes a Front Seat. When you start thinking like that you start thinking how am I operating, what am I doing that is causing people around me to be demotivated? education psychology video Deming Institute annual conference intrinsic motivation motivation quality tools transformation

Bottom-up Leadership Works | Top Executive Coaching with Tony Mayo.

Tony Mayo

That means those staff who actually meet customers, or run operations, tell the boss what works, rather than vice versa. File Backup and Sharing by SugarSync Free Conference Calls Google Alerts LinkedIn Mail2Web Exchange Server Online Appointment Scheduling by Tungle.Me

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

Strategy Driven

This was not a scheduled conference call, and I felt blind-sighted. Practices for Professionals Big Picture of Business budget development budgeting business big picture business leadership business management Business Tree consultant Corporate Speaker crisis management goal setting hank moore keynote speaker marketing and sales operational risk management risk management Strategic Planning strategydriven The Big Picture of Business the business tree

The Making of Legends

Strategy Driven

I have spoken at conferences, strategic planning retreats, symposia, workshops and board meetings for hundreds. Non-profit organizations operating more business-like. I have written several books, on business, entertainment, history and pop culture. The Legends series is an amalgamation of all of them. My four Legends books include “Pop Icons and Business Legends,” “The Classic Television Reference,” “Houston Legends” and “Non-Profit Legends.”

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

Strategy Driven

At a later news conference, OSHA announced that it was assessing its smallest fine, as a result of the forthright way in which my client had handled the crisis. Another energy industry client operated coal mines. The binder containing the plan should include easy-to-read fact sheets and backgrounders on company operations, current phone numbers, and a delineated line of authority (from company resource people to the spokesperson). Thinking Through the Strategies.

Your Office Space Just Isn’t Working For You Anymore

Strategy Driven

If you have been operating out of the same offices for quite some time now, there is every chance that you may have outgrown them and, therefore, you would be better off looking to relocate. Not enough space in conference rooms.

More Leadership Lessons They Don’t Teach in School

Roundtable Talk

Instead we had Anne-Marie Renaud (VP Operations for Pepsico Foods Canada); Simon Jennings (President, Olive Media) and Jerome Dwight (former President & CEO of BNY Trust Company of Canada, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon). From my perspective, this panel was a great window on the different approaches successful leaders take to get results and it reminded me – yet again – on the importance of culture and knowing where you – as a leader – can operate at your best.

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Recovering Your Company Culture


I recently spoke with Greg, an Executive Vice President who runs global operations for a multi-billion-dollar, multinational company. During our video conference, when I asked what challenges he was facing he responded, “Employee sourcing, recruiting and training costs.”

Health Systems Need to Completely Reassess How They Manage Costs

Harvard Business

hospitals and health systems experienced an average 39% reduction in their operating margins from 2015 to 2017. Cost reduction requires an honest and thorough reassessment of everything the health system does and ultimately, a change in the organization’s operating culture. Here are some examples of what will be required to change the operating culture: Contract rationalization. Yet whether economies of scale truly exist in hospital operations remains questionable.

Leadership: A Global Perspective

N2Growth Blog

We carefully planned our route based on a series of speaking events, conferences, and workshops that maximized our ability to gather as many diverse leaders in one location at the same time.

How NASA Uses Telemedicine to Care for Astronauts in Space

Harvard Business

Astronauts, doctors, nurses, and Mission Control personnel learn to acquire good operational communication skills through classes, practice, and scenario-based simulations. At some point after the emergency, and for less critical medical issues, the crew will establish a private medical conference with a doctor on the ground to discuss the best course of action and follow-up. Technology Knowledge management Operations Aerospace & Defense Healthcare Digital Article

Don’t Assume the Worst

Next Level Blog

When was the last time you had a conference call where you knew people were multi-tasking during the call and not really tuning in? If you do video conferences, you’re probably used to some people not turning their cameras on or maybe there’s one camera for a whole room full of people sitting around a conference table and all you can really make out are unidentifiable human forms, forget about facial expressions. Most people are operating with positive intent.

Highlighting Our December Sponsor: Servant Leadership Institute

Lead Change Blog

SLI’s annual conferences are energizing two-day events that include internationally renowned speakers, interactive workshops, and roundtable discussions. Learn more about current conference offerings via this link. It reveals a profound truth about the dysfunction in organizations and how dramatic improvements can be made when leaders liberate employees to operate at their fullest potential and discover the significance in their work.”

The Power of a Naked Leader

Lead Change Blog

A radiotelephone operator (RTO) carried the 20-pound radio and talked on the field commander’s behalf—the reason: enemy snipers looked for signs to identify the leader as their first target. She was the COO of a large company; this was their leadership conference. I recently did a Zoom interview with the CEO of a high-tech company who directly or indirectly reminded me several times during our thirty-minute interview that he was the CEO.

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Responsive Leadership: Needed Now More Than Ever

Leading Blog

The idea that leaders are trustworthy, honest, and can be relied on to operate in the best interest of the public, the employee, the student, the parishioner, or even the shareholder has been shattered.

Essential Skills You Need as a Business Leader

Strategy Driven

This is because, whether you are doing a leadership seminar or you are talking at a conference, it is very important to get the philosophy of your business across in the best possible way.

What Leaders Need To Do To Create A Thriving Organization

Tanveer Naseer

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the 28 th Annual Material Handling and Logistics Conference (MHLC) alongside thought leaders Patrick Lencioni and Guy Kawasaki, as well as The Container Store’s VP of Logistics and Distribution, Amy Carovillano (not to mention live performances by Jay Leno and REO Speedwagon).

3 Simple Activities To Improve Your Health

Joseph Lalonde

Instead of sitting in the conference room for a meeting, ask if meeting attendees would be open to getting outside and walking during the meeting. Use the YouVersion Bible app on Android or Apple operating systems. Becoming A Healthy Leader Becoming healthier in your leadership and life doesn’t have to be difficult. Though we often make health more difficult than it should be. There are simple activities you can do every day to improve your health.

Social Media for Better Leadership and Learning


Leaders risk relevance quite fast if they continue to operate in an isolated box within a tight hierarchy. In the spirit of learning from community, I recently followed Twitter backchannel of #SocialNow conference in Lisbon to absorb key insights. Leadership in a connected world is a complex sport. When the complexity around us increases, we need more connected leadership that is constantly making sense of evolving patterns, thinking and mindset.

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Transforming Today’s Bad Jobs into Tomorrow’s Good Jobs

Harvard Business

The blizzard of conferences, initiatives, articles, and reports on how to prepare for the changes technology will bring to our economy is important. Companies that offer good jobs today — with decent wages, predictable schedules, and opportunities for success and growth — do so by combining investment in people with operational choices that increase their employees’ productivity and contributions. Managing people Operations management Technology Digital Article

October 2020 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Joel Garfinkle of the Career Advancement Blog shared Tips to Radiate Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls. Joel summarizes: “ As the world goes remote, it’s vital that you assert your executive presence on video conference calls. Priscilla writes: “ Your business foundation includes all the assumptions upon which you developed your operating model, processes, marketing, manufacturing, products, and services.

3 Keys For Building Relationships With Those You Lead

Tanveer Naseer

This is one of the reasons why I’m looking forward to speaking at the Totem Summit in Whistler, British Columbia later this month because the goal of this conference is building relationships. Specifically, the majority of the conference day involves participating in outdoor activities to allow attendees to interact and engage with the invited guests and speakers. This shift in focus in how conferences are designed reflects the current reality in today’s workplaces.

Preparing for Re-entry into the Physical Workplace: Lessons from NASA

Michael Lee Stallard

Today, with the International Space Station in operation and anticipation of a multi-year human mission into deep space, protecting astronauts from the negative effects of disconnection and isolation has become an issue of greater interest to NASA scientists.