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4 Theories of How a Leader Becomes Controlling

Ron Edmondson

One of the most dangerous forms of leadership, and one of the most frustrating, in my opinion, is the controlling leader. Pride is rampant. Failure.

Finding Common Ground: Leadership and Communication Lessons in a Fractured World

Kevin Eikenberry

The current climate of politics and opinions in the United States is contentious and fractured, to say the least. Today’s […].

5 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Black History Month

Joseph Lalonde

During Black History Month, people remember the important people and events in the lives of African-Americans. Be An Advocate. Look for new solutions.

The Shape of Great Problem Solving

Lead Change Blog

In January, one Sunday afternoon I was preparing to teach an IAP course at MIT. The topic: how to solve hard problems. Yet something was nagging me.

Leading a Team may require Facing Pain

Coaching Tip

Courage is a mindset that requires grit and determination. Most organizations have a list of core values that are displayed on the wall and show up in a variety of company marketing materials, from coffee mugs to baseball caps. During orientation, many organizations train their new hires about their values and how to live them. Taking a stand.

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Will You Take These Services up on Their Offers?

Strategy Driven

In order to stay ahead of the competition your business must utilise the best options offered to it. But are there cons to utilising such services?

The Dos and Don’ts of Crowdfunding Your Company

Steve Farber

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh was spot-on when he advised entrepreneurs to “chase the vision, not the money” because by doing so “the money will end up following you.” Now, if you do it right, you can raise up to $1 million through equity crowdfunding–for anywhere from $8,000 to $15,000 in legal and setup costs.

Myron Tribus Interview of Homer Sarasohn

Deming Institute

This video shows Myron Tribus interviewing Homer Sarasohn in 1988. Obviously W. Homer focused on the communication industry. video history Japan spc

A Better Way to Set Strategic Priorities

Harvard Business Review

Smart leaders understand that their job requires them to identify trade-offs, choosing what not to do as much as what to do. Grading the importance of various initiatives in an environment of finite resources is a primary test of leadership. When I work with leaders on the crucial task of priority setting, however, I caution against rank ordering.

The Car with Turning Fenders

Execupundit

Car Style Critic has the story of the Tasco

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Big Companies Don’t Pay as Well as They Used To

Harvard Business Review

For much of the 20th century, workers at big companies were paid better than workers at small ones. It’s also a reminder that inequality is deeply intertwined with the day-to-day decisions companies make , say, about outsourcing manufacturing, or contracting with a caterer, or aiming for vertical integration, or focusing on the core.

Corporate Entrepreneurship: Turn Irony into Opportunity

In the CEO Afterlife

(This post first appeared on the Ryerson University Alumni Blog) . They’ve already heard from entrepreneurs,” he said. “I I want you for balance.

A Refresher on Discovery-Driven Planning

Harvard Business Review

You’re working on a new venture and you know you’ve got to create a plan to execute it. So you look at past projects, gather and analyze relevant market data, make predictions about how much revenue you’ll be able to generate, decide what resources you’ll need, and set milestones to reach your targets. Right? Not so fast.

12 Reasons Your Strengths Can Work Against You

ReImagine Work

Forbes, Feb. All Posts As Seen On Survive & Thrive career Forbes humans at work performance self-development

Repealing Obamacare Would Be Bad News for the Gig Economy

Harvard Business Review

The gig economy is growing and here to stay, yet the future of one key labor policy that supports it is uncertain: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare. The ACA is critical to the continued growth of the gig economy because it separates the ability to obtain health insurance from the need to hold a traditional full-time job.

How Rather Than What

Execupundit

Beware the rigidity of those who prescribe what to think as a method for dealing with what they believe will be predictable challenges.

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Q&A With Wally Bock: Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time

Michael Lee Stallard

Wally’s practical, effective advice always resonates with readers and his book addresses common leadership challenges. Q: Who should read this book?

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Musk's Thinking

Execupundit

Elon Musk's strategy for thinking about everything

Bate's 101

Execupundit

Tip: Run off Nicholas Bate's " How to Be More Intelligent 101

Making Stuff

Execupundit

It is true. Eclecticity ("Where does he find this stuff?") Light has the most satisfying video in the world

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Music Break

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Julie London : " Bye Bye Blackbird

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First Paragraph

Execupundit

A squat grey building of only thirty-two stories. Over the main entrance the words, CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a shield, the World State's motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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Quote of the Day

Execupundit

For most, success is the harmful passage from the camp of the hating to the camp of the hated, - Nassim Nicholas Taleb