How To Be A More Effective Work-From-Home Employee

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Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. Elaine Quinn Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Working From Home

Ten Types of Innovation: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs Larry Keeley with Ryan Pikkel, Brian Quinn, and Helen Walters John Wiley & Sons (2013) “Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison With regard to the Edison quotation, I agree while presuming to add, “Execution without discipline is merely activity.” ” Larry Keeley wrote this book with […].

Tim Duncan and The Importance of Servant Leadership

Your Voice of Encouragement

Today I''m featuring a guest blog post by Quinn McDowell, a colleague whose passion for developing strong leaders, parents and young people matches my own. Quinn McDowell is a writer, trainer and professional athlete.

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Thoughts That Make You Go Hmmm on…Using Feedback to Lead Forward

The Practical Leader

Why should a natural third baseman labor to develop his skills as a right fielder?” “The eye cannot see its own lashes.” ” - Chinese proverb.

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A Framework of Organizational Tensions

Leading Blog

Robert Quinn has produced a valuable tool for understanding this concept in his book The Positive Organization. It’s about emphasis —where to place the emphasis and when. * * * Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas.

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There's No Place Like Working From Home

Eric Jacobson

Author Elaine Quinn wrote the book after working as a consultant for 10 years with small business owners who struggled with organization, time management, workflow processes, productivity and related challenges. About 42 million people -- roughly one-third of the U.S.

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Workplace and Life Advice You Can Use

Leading Blog

Quinn : “Effective change leaders are not experts with a plan. You will find some very good advice in LeaderSHOP. * * * Like us on Instagram and Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. * * *.

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How to Accelerate Lerning and Change Lives

Leading Blog

In a practical way, the authors—Robert Quinn, Katherine Heynoski, Mike Thomas and Gretchen Spreitzer—have developed a framework consisting of four themes at the center of highly effective teachers'' practice. Teachers are the builders of the future.

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Time For Women to Compete

Women on Business

They tested leadership skills from development to problem solving to innovation etc. In Donald Quinns article on winning he wrote, “When winning becomes important enough to focus on, when we have the talent and skills needed we are primed to win.”

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LeadershipNow 140: April 2012 Compilation

Leading Blog

Choice Point: Do Not Let Your Culture Kill You by Robert Quinn @LeadWithLift. Like us on Facebook for additional leadership and personal development ideas. Here are a selection of tweets from April 2012 that you might have missed: The Yin and Yang of Business by @TomAsacker.

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Recommended aim, with examples

Deming Institute

Note that Deming does advocate personal growth, which I think of as development. Daniel Quinn, in the Ishmael trilogy, hinted that it’s entirely possible to create subcultures with an aim like Deming’s recommendation.

Thought-full Thursday: Purpose and Confidence


Quinn What is your leadership purpose? We partner with great leaders to help them become even greater at developing, improving, and sustaining relationships with the people who are essential to their success.

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3 Signs of a Healthy Team

Building Personal Strength

In this guest post, some insights from Quinn McDowell, a writer who knows a lot about teams. Teams are a complex web of relationships that must be nurtured and developed. Quinn McDowell is a writer, trainer and professional athlete. Is your group a strong, healthy team?

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Why More Executives Should Consider Becoming a CHRO

Harvard Business Review

Lucia Luce Quinn is Chief People Officer at Forrester Research. Earlier in her career, she left a position as SVP of business development and emerging businesses to join Boston Scientific in a senior line job. Phil Johnston, an executive search leader at Spencer Stuart, confirms that Quinn’s initial reaction wasn’t unusual: “When a CEO asks a business leader to run HR, the most frequent response is ‘What did I do wrong?’ Steven Moore for HBR.

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Morning Advantage: Female Leaders Have Tempers, Too

Harvard Business Review

It seems as though Christine Quinn, a Democratic mayoral candidate in New York City, likes to yell. And Quinn readily admits to it: “I don’t think being pushy or bitchy or tough, or however you want to characterize it, is a bad thing. The general feeling, at least if all the facts are true, is that Quinn is, well, a politician in the tradition of other scream-y politicians.

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How Damaging Is a Bad Boss, Exactly?

Harvard Business Review

To take just one example, in the first of many such studies, published more than 15 years ago in HBR, Anthony Rucci, Steven Kirn, and Richard Quinn identified "the employee-customer-profit chain" at Sears.

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Asian Leaders Value Creativity and Intuition More than Europeans Do

Harvard Business Review

Will we see a steady convergence in leadership – and toward the Western style – as developing economies mature? As one example, Harvard Business School’s Quinn Mills has made this prediction : “As Asian companies rely more on professional employees of all sorts, and as professional services become more important in Asian economies … Asian leadership will come to more resemble that of the West.”. Do leadership styles differ around the world?

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How to Negotiate Your Parental Leave

Harvard Business Review

When Cara Quinn* first joined the educational technology company where she's worked for the past three years, she didn't take note of its maternity policy. I think that first year of development and bonding is crucial," he says.

Sears Has Come Back from the Brink Before

Harvard Business Review

In a pattern that would become familiar to today’s innovation thinkers, Worthy reports, “the then managements of Sears and Wards alike failed to grasp the significance of these new developments.”. Quinn write “It is no longer news that over the past five years. It’s not been a great year for venerable retailer Sears, which is reputed to be closing 130 retail stores and laying off more than 5,000 employees.

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Planning Maternity or Paternity Leave: A Professional’s Guide

Harvard Business Review

“Think about [your leave] as an opportunity to help other people develop,” she says. Erin Quinn-Kong, the editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly , found out she was pregnant only a couple of days before her company’s new publisher started on the job.

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