Great Bosses Don’t Discount Others, They Validate Others

Great Leadership By Dan

Those conversations inspire, discount, validate, or erode others’ skills, ideas, efforts, and accomplishments - whether we’re aware of it or not. Degrading, deflating, dismissing, or discounting a person’s efforts, skills, progress, and ideas is not going to create an engaged, willing partner.

Don’t Discount God because of Circumstances

Ron Edmondson

Don’t discount God because of your circumstances. The Lord visited Sarah as he had said, and the Lord did to Sarah as he had promised. Genesis 21:1. It made no sense. Sarah was too old. Everyone was laughing.

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Modern Servant Leader

If you’re already convinced and want your discount with free download, see below. Get Your Discount & Free Download. To get the discount and free copy of Mark’s eBook, simply fill out the form at this link: [link]. I’ve just launched my new book – Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution. It’s a unique perspective on the dovetail of great leadership principles and social media.

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Just Launched – Paradigm Flip – Launch Week Discount

Modern Servant Leader

If you’re already convinced and want your discount with free download, see below. Get Your Discount & Free Download. To get the discount and free copy of Mark’s eBook, simply fill out the form at this link: [link]. I’ve just launched my new book – Paradigm Flip: Leading People, Teams, and Organizations Beyond the Social Media Revolution. It’s a unique perspective on the dovetail of great leadership principles and social media.

Leadership Lessons: When Truth is Discounted

Women on Business

In my new book in process, “ GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change ” I had to stop writing and take the temperature of my own “GUTSINESS”. Here is the story: I have always been a rebel, rebel who wants to see positive change and is willing to stand and be counted. I have done this in many instances when the risk has been to my career, reputation, and even the financial bottom line.

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Retailers’ Holiday Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be “Discount Everything”

Harvard Business Review

Analysts attribute this more than 300% increase to widespread discounting by retailers. As a result, customers have been conditioned to expect discounts. In addition to satisfying consumers’ discount desires, retailers have their own agenda to further lower prices. With roughly two months of holiday discounting, it’s confusing to know exactly when to buy. Employ Step Discounts. Instead of heaping on an extra discount (e.g.,

Holiday Discounts Are a Dangerous Drug

Harvard Business Review

Add to this the conviction that people will spend (if properly motivated) and you have the perfect recipe for a pricing disaster: all-out competition for the earliest, deepest, and most enduring discount. To understand the problem with discounting, think of a price cut as a potent drug.

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Modern Servant Leader

Resources Apology Book Discount Paradigm Flip Subscribers I’m sorry for the inconsistent posts recently. Rest assured, I haven’t been ignoring you. Instead, I’ve been working on some great content and updates.

A Discount May Devalue a Product More Than a Giveaway

Harvard Business Review

By contrast, people who were offered the bread sticks at a discounted price of 50 cents were willing to pay just $2.76 The findings suggest that a discount promotion may devalue a product in consumers'' minds, whereas a free promotion offer may not devalue a product at all.

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Krishna De

The event organisers (Media Contact, for whom I have spoken at a conference previously) reached out to me and invited me to share a deeply discounted ticket with readers of my newsletter and blog which of course I am thrilled to do.

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What Microsoft Should Have Done Instead of Discounting Windows

Harvard Business Review

To counter this sales drop, Microsoft did what I call a surgical discount strike. The caveat is that this discount is only available to manufacturers that preinstall Windows 8.1 This discount is directly targeted to tablet makers (to be more competitive against iPads) as well as notebook manufacturers (to take on rivals that use Google’s Chrome operating system). For instance, when discount airlines started entering different markets, incumbent carriers typically panicked.

When It’s Wise to Offer Volume Discounts

Harvard Business Review

Then, out of curiosity – let’s call it “research” – I asked if I was entitled to a volume discount since I was buying so much. And remember, not every customer is seeking a discount – so providing one may be costly and go unappreciated.

Are You Really Getting a Discount, or Is It Just a Pricing Trick?

Harvard Business Review

Penney’s failed attempt to wean customers off of puffed-up discounts provides further evidence. After revenue dropped by 25% in the first year of using everyday low prices, Penney fired its CEO and reverted back to boosting reference prices and the non-stop cycle of discounts.

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Restaurant Week as a Crash Course in Discounting

Harvard Business Review

Twice a year, many of the finest restaurants in the Boston area participate in a discount promotion called Restaurant Week. cities — packs restaurants and provides lessons that all businesses can learn from about discounting.

Discover How You Can Benefit from Content Marketing

Women on Business

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Walmart: A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries Bryan Roberts How and why Walmart International continues to be “the best positioned retailer in the world” KoganPage Kroger Natalie Berg Safeway Sam Walton’s leadership The first Walmart Discount City store Walmart: Key Insights and Practical Lessons from the World’s Largest Retailer Walton International

Case Study: Escaping the Discount Trap

Harvard Business Review

Augusto saw discounting as a sinkhole — just like the ones that opened up in roads all over Brazil during the rainy season, trapping cars and their drivers. For years, our sales reps have given bigger and bigger discounts to sell more products, and our prices and margins have dropped steadily. Device makers competed intensely for sales to these institutions by signing up as many customers as possible, using steep discounts if necessary to drive the competition away.

Employee Engagement and Chasing Measures

The Leadership Advisor

I’m not trying to discount the value that comes from metrics, but I do want to challenge how our response to metrics influences the quality of […]. Measuring things has been a hallmark of accountability in business for decades.

The SOBCon2010 “Blog it, Earn it” Discount- And An All-Expense.

Terry Starbucker

AND the Return of The “Blog It, Earn It&# Discount As a co-founder of SOBCon (now in our fourth year), I’m delighted to announce with my partner Liz Strauss this great offer … We had such fun last year with the SOBCon “ Blog It, Earn It ” discount.

5 Reasons Teams Lose Confidence

Let's Grow Leaders

Discounted Wins. The team has wins, but every time the leader discounts it or fails to understand it. Great leaders help teams visualize a winning future. They arm their team with the courage and audacity to remove roadblocks and galvanize people toward “impossible” feats.

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Don't only focus on "Why?" There's more to it than that.

Jason Womack

A lot of talk these days discounts the power of what, by when, and with whom. Start with "Why?" but that's not the end. Keep going, ok? When you look out and see where you are going, how you're getting. Goal setting Travel

Music and Servant Leadership — Say What?

Lead Change Blog

Make sure to read all the way through — there’s information about a unique discount at the end. The Servant Leadership Institute has offered a significant discount of $300 off the regular rate. To get the discount code, please email Becky Robinson.

Math Anxiety Affects Consumer Preferences for Discounts

Harvard Business Review

People who suffer from math anxiety prefer easier-to-process dollar discounts (" $10 off the regular price of $50") over percentage discounts (" 20% off ") and sometimes make suboptimal decisions because of that preference, says a team led by Rajneesh Suri of Drexel University.

How to Prevent Redundant Performance Improvement Conversations

Great Leadership By Dan

It's easy to discount the "reasons" why they can't improve: competing priorities; overload; mixed messages; customer angst. Guest Post from Karin Hurt: Performance improvement conversations aren’t enjoyable -- for you or for them.

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This Is How You Can Grow Your E-commerce Store

Strategy Driven

Offer Coupons And Discounts. Offer coupons and discounts for certain things. For example, signing up to your newsletter, or even birthday discounts to loyal customers. You could even offer discounts when somebody recommends a friend. If you have an E-commerce store, chances are, you’d like to expand and grow. Everybody wants to make more money and get more conversions, right?

Five Things GREAT Bosses Do Daily

Great Leadership By Dan

They might feel it’s much more likely they’ll be demeaned and discounted than trusted or respected at work that day. Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds : Every morning, your team members rally themselves to come to work. Some are enthused about what they’ll experience that day.

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2013 eBoardmember Independent Director e-Publication is Now Available

Women on Business

Discounts & Offers boardroom diversity eboardmember women on boardsThe 2013 eBoardmember Independent Director Catalog , which was discussed on Women on Business last month, has been released, and it includes profiles of qualified director candidates.

Blog World Expo 2009 20% Off Discount Code: IFROGGYVIP

Managing Communities

A few days ago, I mentioned that I would be attending Blog World Expo 2009 in Las Vegas from October 15-17. I’m happy to say that I’ve got a coupon code to share that will save you 20% off of the current rate. When purchasing through their site, use the coupon code IFROGGYVIP. Their rates [.].

Why Women Should Ask Auto-Repair Shops for Discounts

Harvard Business Review

Shops may be caught off guard when women ask for discounts on car repairs, the researchers say. Women who called auto-repair shops to inquire about getting a new radiator were quoted prices that averaged 6% higher than those offered to men, according to an experiment led by Meghan Busse of the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Yet female callers who requested a price reduction were successful about 35% of the time, compared with just 25% for men.

Reminder: The Introvert’s Guide to Success Launches Sunday

C-Level Strategies

There will be some exciting giveaways and special discounts for launch party attendees. If you can’t make it to #Blogchat, please sign up for my newsletter to get a special discount code for the launch on Monday.

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How to Not Screw Up Your Career– #WinningWell in Fast Company

Let's Grow Leaders

Also please know that CEO Reads is offering a nice discount for quantity orders. You’re working hard to build a good reputation as a manager. So you’re taking on new projects and delegating certain tasks to others.

4 Secrets to a Successful Performance Improvement Conversation

Let's Grow Leaders

It’s easy to discount the “reasons” they can’t improve: competing priorities; overload; mixed messages; customer angst. You sit down for an earnest performance improvement conversation. Things improve for a minute.

In 100 Words: What Do You See When You See People?


How often do we discount them just because we don’t see the hidden treasure within them? - – - – -. I once read a story of a boy who found a bag full of dried clay balls when he was playing in the field.

Embrace your inner leader this summer

Bud to Boss

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Deal With Workplace Bullying

Lead Change Blog

The Workplace Bullying Survey found that 72% of US employers deny, discount, encourage, rationalize or defend workplace bullying. The Aurora, Colorado city manager’s job is on the line. At issue is his purported mistreatment of female members on the city council over the past year.

The Number One Reason People Resist Change

Ron Edmondson

When a leader discounts or ignores a person’s emotions the resistance becomes more intense, because the emotions become more intense. After years of leading change I’ve discovered some things about the process. One of those discoveries is change will face resistance. All change.