The Big Picture of Business – Ethics… Good for Business

Strategy Driven

In order to succeed and thrive in modern society, all private and public sector entities must live by codes of ethics. Ethics and profits are not conflicting goals. Corporate Responsibility relates to every stage in the evolution of a business, leadership development, mentoring and creative ways of doing business. It is during the downturns that strong, committed and ethical businesses renew their energies to move forward.

May 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

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Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting provided Four Tips to Manage Your Email. Angela Hummel of Angela Hummel Consulting writes Leading Average Performers. Ken Byler of Higher Ground Consulting Group contributed Scapegoating and Leadership. Lisa Kohn of Chatsworth Consulting Group shared How to get around the lies that block your leadership – and life. Linda Fisher Thornton of LeadinginContext contributed Ethical Thinking: Sifting For Values.

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March 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

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Angela Hummel of Angela Hummel Consulting writes Listening at the Highest Level. Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting shared 4 Exercises to Enhance Your Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts. Linda Fisher Thornton of LeadinginContext contributed It’s Tine For Ethically Adaptive Leadership. Each day brings new challenges that consume our time and require us to grow into higher levels of ethical awareness to avoid missteps and miscalculations.

September 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

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Ken Byler of Higher Ground Consulting Group contributed Seek Common Ground. Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting contributed Good Leaders and the Endowment of Power. Dr. Bill Donahue writes The 5 Principles of Ethical Leadership. Bill shares: “ Ethics matter. You and I set the ethical tone and shape the authentic culture of our teams and in our organizations. Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting provided IRS 1099 Forms: How To Get Ahead.

April 2021 Leadership Development Carnival

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Ken Byler of Higher Ground Consulting Group contributed How Not to Be Defensive. Stephanie Skryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting provided How to Create a Monthly Finance Routine. Lisa Kohn of Chatsworth Consulting Group shared Why taking a long shot is a Thoughtful leadership practice. Bill Treasurer of Giant Leap Consulting contributed Surprising Life Lessons Thanks to a Special Plant. Creativity/Inspiration.

January 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

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Inspiration/Creativity. Business leaders have learned that ethical leadership transforms organizational metrics.” Anne Perschel of Germane Coaching and Consulting provided How To Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick. Stephanie Shryzowski of 100 Degrees Consulting provided The Best Investment I’ve made in my Professional Development. Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting provided My 2017 Book of the Year.

June 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

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Creativity/Inspiration. Jim Taggart of Changing Winds provided May the Force be with You: Ethical Leadership During Discontinuous Change. And More… Jon Mertz of Thin Difference submitted Ethical Choices: Followers, Courage, and Imagination. Jon shares: “ Whether we want to recognize it or not, we make ethical choices in who we follow, the courage we exhibit, and the imagination in which we see situations. Thoughts on leadership ethics.

July 2018 Leadership Development Carnival

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Mary Ila Ward of Horizon Point Consulting submitted 6 Ways to Build Energy “We all have a finite amount of energy to give. Creativity/Inspiration. Getting your employees to go beyond the obvious and adapt to being resilient in the work they perform requires them to be more creative and innovative in how they manage stress and frustration. And More… Dan McCarthy of Great Leadership provided Ethics Is Serious Business.

Freedom to Fail

LDRLB

Indeed, if the apocryphal story of Edison remarking, “I discovered 10,000 ways not to make a light bulb” is accurate, one suspects that creative leaders already knew this. It appears one of the most potent ways leaders can develop creativity in followers is by giving them freedom to fail. The “little bets” are designed to push the creativity and innovation further (Sims, 2011). I see this idea over and over again in my study of creativity in organizations.

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The Big Picture of Business – Each Role Matters. The Value of Support Staff

Strategy Driven

Those vital employees in the business world might include the IT guy, the receptionist, the mailroom manager, the ethics adviser and the secretary to the Board of Directors. And then there were those mentors behind the scene who were responsible for lots of creativity. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. Every person in the company matters to its success.

The Big Picture of Business – Business Success Checklist

Strategy Driven

Utilization of industry consultants or technical specialists. Creative collaborator-vendor plan is annually updated, with realistic, measurable goals. Consultant plan is annually updated, with realistic, measurable goals. Creative business practices are most welcome here. The organization maintains and lives by an ethics statement. When you own and operate a business you need to have certain procedures for an efficient and seamless function.

Freedom to Fail

LDRLB

Indeed, if the apocryphal story of Edison remarking, “I discovered 10,000 ways not to make a light bulb” is accurate, one suspects that creative leaders already knew this. It appears one of the most potent ways leaders can develop creativity in followers is by giving them freedom to fail. The “little bets” are designed to push the creativity and innovation further (Sims, 2011). I see this idea over and over again in my study of creativity in organizations.

Freedom to Fail

LDRLB

Indeed, if the apocryphal story of Edison remarking, “I discovered 10,000 ways not to make a light bulb” is accurate, one suspects that creative leaders already knew this. It appears one of the most potent ways leaders can develop creativity in followers is by giving them freedom to fail. The “little bets” are designed to push the creativity and innovation further (Sims, 2011). I see this idea over and over again in my study of creativity in organizations.

Managing and Working on Teams Doing Something is Better Than Talking About Nothing

Mike Cardus

Managers Rob Motivation by creating Motivation Schemes that insult our intelligence and work ethic, plus create greater unfairness within the workplace. I’ve made the same mistakes consulting and coaching Corporate Teams. Photo by Monica Harmsen. Ability to get started on task/project quickly. Teams waste a lot of time before the actual work gets done. Higher results in project teams can come in the initial phase when the project teams have expertise in project management skills.

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Mentoring and Lifelong Learning

Strategy Driven

Truth and ethics must be woven into how you conduct business. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. Professionals who succeed the most are the products of mentoring. I heartily endorse that find a great mentor. I have had many excellent ones in my long career and have in turn mentored hundreds of others. The mentor is a resource for business trends, societal issues and opportunities.

The Big Picture of Business – Diversity is Important for Business

Strategy Driven

By taking stock and planning creatively, then we can and will embody diversity. People believe that they are now thinking differently and creatively about diversity issues. Every professional must embrace a set of ethics: Things for which each professional holds himself/herself accountable. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it.

Value-Added Leadership

Strategy Driven

This ladder holds true for managers and employees within the organization, as well as outside consultants brought in. Organizational purpose, vision, quality of life, ethics, long-term growth. You have and regularly update-benchmark a strategy for the future, shared company Vision, ethics, Big Picture thinking and “walk the talk.”

Teamwork: Sharing the Blame! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

I have been watching the teams I consult with to see if there is a better level of accountability than in the past.

Five Great Ways to Earn Extra Money in 2010 :: Women on Business

Women on Business

But with a little creativity, you can create income streams to supplement or replace that lost income. Offer your services for website design , IT Consulting , or Internet Marketing. A written contract is invaluable in case you find yourself in front of Judge Judy Get payment up front, if possible Consult a tax professional. Credit Card Services 101: Creative Ways your Business can Benefit Did you know that there’s a big correlation between swimsuit.

The Making of Legends

Strategy Driven

However, years of experiences with corporate leaders made me come full circle and start integrating pop culture lingo into the conversations, consultations and planning processes. Amplify discussions on community standards and ethics. Exemplifying ethical behavior. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it.

Brands, Leadership and the Climate Crisis

Great Leadership By Dan

Whilst hyper-relevance, ultra-personalisation, collaboration, ethics and sustainability are the crucial foundations of success; those tasked with creating that innovation are now faced with the challenge of the environmental crisis.

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The Big Picture of Business: Been There, Done That

Strategy Driven

How to Pick the Right Consultants for Your Company. Selecting the most appropriate consultant for your company and optimizing their expertise is the greatest challenge facing a decision maker. None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Consultants Are Not All Alike.

The Big Picture of Business – The Statistics Tree: Understanding Figures and What They Symbolize, Relating Directly to Your Business Success

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Only 2% of those who call themselves Consultants really are just that. Most so-called consultants are vendors who peddle what they have to sell, rather than what the client companies really need.

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

Strategy Driven

I recommend that diversity audits, quality control reviews, ethics programs and other important regimen be conducted as part of Strategic Planning, rather than as stand-alone, distracting and energy diverting activities. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. We just had the first live TV musical play extravaganza on television after a 50-year hiatus.

The Big Picture of Business – Becoming a Legend

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Ethics and integrity. Awards inspire companies of all sizes to work harder and try more creative things. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it.

The Big Picture of Business – Quality is Important for Business: Real Quality vs. Arbitrary Metrics

Strategy Driven

In order to complete the chain, organizations must insist that suppliers, professional services counselors and vendors show demonstrated quality programs, as well as ethics statements. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. There’s this thing that websites do. They use the term ‘metrics’ out of context.

Leaders Lessons from an Outward Bound Wilderness Instructor

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from Mark Brown: Leaders in the outdoor leadership space are quite familiar with a wilderness ethic and organization called Leave No Trace.

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The Big Picture of Business – The Future Has Moved… and Left No Forwarding Address.

Strategy Driven

Futurism is a continuum of thinking and reasoning skills, judicious activities, shared leadership and an accent upon ethics and quality. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. Futurism is one of the most misunderstood concepts. It is not about gazing into crystal balls or reading tea leaves.

Featured Leading Voice: Chip Bell

Lead Change Blog

This month we are featuring Leading Voice Chip Bell , author, renowned keynote speaker on innovative customer service, and consultant/speaker to such organizations as Microsoft, Nationwide, Marriott, Lockheed-Martin, Cadillac, Ritz-Carlton, Caterpillar, Verizon, USAA, Harley-Davidson, and Victoria’s Secret. He started a consulting firm in 1980 and says he has been having a blast ever since! ” As for advice he would give, he believes schools should teach ethics.

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The Big Picture of Business – Biggest Excuses They Use… and You Should Avoid: Rationales and Reasons Why Businesses Fail

Strategy Driven

Blaming problems upon others: Our consultant told us to do it. Ethics and standards… those are for chumps. This is a creative way of re-treading old knowledge to enable executives to master change rather than feel as they’re victims of it. Some people and organizations go to great extremes to place spins, rationalize or save face. Often, sweeping generalizations involve making far-fetched excuses or scapegoating someone else.

Thank You for Being Late

Leading Blog

Creativity becomes, in part, about asking the best questions. You have to know more, you have to update what you know more often, and you have to do more creative things with it. ☙ It is so easy to forget that many, many people in America don’t have a professional network, an alumni network, two parents, or in some cases anyone around them with a job, to consult about how to get one.

5 “NEXT PRACTICES” WHEN HIRING A GENERAL COUNSEL

N2Growth Blog

Today’s Executive Search and Management Consulting firms are famous for espousing “Best Practices.” At N2Growth, we’re not just another consulting firm espousing best practices. Most “Executive Search Consultants” (even so-called legal search consultants) will go on and on about that how the role has changed. A creative problem-solver? But guess what? Nothing could be more detrimental to your organization.

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The Big Picture of Business: The Colonel and Me

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. I come in after the wrong consultants have given bad advice, after knee-jerk reactions to changing business climates had taken tolls on existing market players. Research tells us that only 2% of all consultants are real advisers.

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

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. I recommend that diversity audits, quality control reviews, ethics programs and other important regimen be conducted as part of Strategic Planning, rather than as stand-alone, distracting and energy diverting activities.

The Big Picture of Business: Fine Wine, Aged Cheese and Valuable Antiques. Professionals Who Go the Distance.

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Long-term track record, unlike anything accomplished by any other individual… all contributing toward organizational philosophy, purpose, vision, quality of life, ethics, long-term growth. Core Values: Ethics.

The Big Picture of Business: Putting Budgeting Into Perspective, The Bigger Picture of Strategic Planning

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Walking the Talk: ethics, values, quality, vision. Creative new ideas generated. Frame of reference is everything in business. Different people within the same organization have contrasting views as to the Business They’re Really In.

The Big Picture of Business – Think Tanks to Strategize

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. I lay the groundwork so they can best utilize the niche consultants. I support all of the others and educate business owners on the best contexts to make consultants most effective. Creative thinking about new approaches.

5 “NEXT PRACTICES” WHEN HIRING A GENERAL COUNSEL

N2Growth Blog

Today’s Executive Search and Management Consulting firms s are famous for espousing “Best Practices.” At N2Growth, we’re not just another consulting firm espousing best practices. Most “Executivive Search Consultants” (even so-called legal search firms) will go on and on about that how the role has changed. A creative problem-solver? But guess what? Nothing could be more detrimental to your organization.

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The Big Picture of Business – Tribute to Dick Clark

Strategy Driven

The entertainment industry is the best at being flexible, spotting new trends, changing with the times, packaging creative concepts and leading cultural charges. Be ethical. Management & Leadership Big Picture of Business budget development budgeting business big picture business communications business networking Business Tree consultant Corporate Speaker dick clark hank moore keynote speaker personal networking strategy Strategic Planning strategydriven

The Big Picture of Business: The Business Leader as Community Leader

Strategy Driven

In eras following downturns and scandals, it is incumbent upon good companies to go the extra distance to be ethical and set good examples. None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve.

How Managers Should Respond When Bribes Are Business as Usual

Harvard Business

“[Bribes] are like steroids,” one oil consultant told me. ” Companies should also explain to investors that, rather than ratcheting up their quarterly forecasts, they are smoothing them out to account for delays in avoiding kickbacks, adds Richard Bistrong, who went to jail for paying bribes around the world and now heads an anti-bribery consulting firm. International business Corporate governance Ethics Digital ArticleMirageC/Getty Images.

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

Strategy Driven

None of the limbs and twigs on each branch (staff-consultants) provide all nourishment required to breed a healthy tree (company). These keep the branches, limbs and twigs (divisions, consultants and vendors) on a growth curve. Work and abilities of your employees are diverse and creative. Ethics Statement. Evolution of Corporate Communications Activity. In many professions, the idea of full-scope, sophisticated positioning has been foreign up until now.

How Successful Leaders Use Culture To Influence Behaviour

Tanveer Naseer

Increasingly, business consultants, scholars, and executives are coming to the conclusion that culture is the prime driver of organizational performance. If the Circle were a real company, it would sit atop Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For with its platinum medical insurance, free gourmet lunches, health club, laundry service, pet sitting, luxury commuter buses, and the Menlo-like opportunity to be creative and learn on company time.