Mon.Mar 18, 2019

Business Wisdom Learned From Bomb Squad Experts And Their Commanders

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.”

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How Big Companies Can (and do) Innovate Like a Start-Up

Leading Blog

T HE INNOVATION WE PRIZE at successful start-ups is a mindset that is brought into the start-up and not necessarily the inherent quality of every start-up. Innovation isn’t something that just happens; we create the conditions for it. Big organizations can innovate like small start-ups.

The Leader as Gardener

Lead Change Blog

“Well-oiled machine.” ” For most of the time I’ve been in business, that was the metaphor for organizations. Leaders designed machines. Other leaders operated machines. And the machines themselves? Well, they were made up of interchangeable parts. If a part broke or if a part wore out, all you had to do was replace it with another part. That metaphor comes from the early Industrial Age. It made sense then, but it makes little sense now.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Captive State

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. Captive State, directed by Rupert Wyatt, is a science fiction movie set in Chicago 10 years after an alien occupation. The citizens of Chicago (and the world) are following orders from their alien overlords. This soon begins to change as a Resistance rises up once more.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

What if critical feedback could transform your leadership?

Aspire-CS

Photo credit 123RF. The feedback the leaders I work with is almost always well balanced between the positive and the critical. Yet its common for them to get most emotional over what they view as the negative comments.

Creating a Communication Cadence

Kevin Eikenberry

As leaders, we must always be thinking about when and how and what we communicate with our team members. Finding our way here is critical to our short and long-term success as a leader.

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Take Credit for your Work

Career Advancement

“On great teams—the kind where people trust each other, engage in open conflict, and then commit to decisions—team members have the courage and confidence to confront one another when they see something that isn’t serving the team.”. Patrick Lencioni~.

Be Direct & Ask For What You Want.

Rich Gee Group

If you want something, ask for it. Pretty simple, eh? Actually, it's not. Many people run into external (and more frequently) internal obstacles. Even though more women are affected than men, it's not just a woman's thing. Many men also run into the same obstacles when direct requests are required. Why does it happen? Why do we shirk from being direct with a boss, colleague, or client? We are afraid of coming off as whining or complaining.

5 Simple Solutions That Will Make Your Business Bloom

Strategy Driven

We all know that starting a business is a big deal. It’s something that will change your life, your career, and even your bank balance. But, to get there, and to make that happen, you need to create a killer plan to get you there.

7 Guaranteed Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Lead from Within

Successful people seem to radiate confidence. It’s obvious that they feel assured about themselves and what they’re doing. But in almost every case, it’s not success that makes people confident—it’s confidence that makes them successful.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

The Shamrock System – Plus, Minus, and Equal

Leadership Freak

Frank Shamrock is one of the most successful mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters of all time. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990s by the Wrestling Observer. The Shamrock development… Continue reading → Coaching Humility Marks of leaders Mentoring Personal Growth Success Taking others higher arrogance Leadership Leadership Development

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How To Be More Productive When Working Online

Strategy Driven

Being more productive as a business online largely depends on having the right tools and the right knowledge to use them effectively. IT now lies at the core of any successful business.

New Free Ebook: Communicating With Impact Inside Healthcare Organizations

leaderCommunicator

Anyone working in healthcare today knows just how demanding and complex the industry is, with daily shifts in consumer needs, financial pressures, evolving regulations and reforms.

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Two Types of Creative’s That Bring Success to a Team

Ron Edmondson

There are two types of creatives I love to have on teams I lead. Sometimes I think we recognize the first one, but fail to appreciate the second type. Creative at shaping the vision. These people help us see where we need to go in the future. They are thought leaders and trend setters.

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

How To Become An Accountable Leader

Eric Jacobson

"Truly accountable leadership is the only way to build an organization that can survive and thrive in our increasingly complicated world," says Vince Molinaro , author of his revised and updated bestseller, The Leadership Contract. More specifically, Molinaro believes that a new set of leadership expectations is redefining how each of us will need to lead in the future.

Mike Tveite on The Role of Learning in Improving Organizations

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , who founded curiouscat.com (in 1996). Mike Tveite shared his thoughts on The Role of Learning in Improving Organizations at the 1991 Ohio Quality and Productivity Forum conference.

Making Your Employer Brand More Appealing

HR Digest

Corporate branding has gone beyond just attracting consumers, considering recent trends and business demands. Lots of companies now lay emphasis on their employer brand; it’s a great tool in attracting and retaining skilled employees. You are likely to lose the best job candidates to your competitors if they are winning the branding battle. Hence, there is a need to revamp your corporate brand, making it more appealing. Here are a few strategies to make your employer brand more appealing.

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4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential

Harvard Business Review

It takes more than talent to succeed in your career. Developing employees Talent management Digital Article

Tough Comp Conversations: A Guide For Doing Them Right

Speaker: Rusty Lindquist, VP Strategic HR Insights at Bamboo HR

Compensation can be tricky, few things carry as much emotional weight as comp. And with the increased transparency in the market, combined with our collective propensity to rate ourselves against others, the frequency of these very difficult conversations is increasing. In this webinar, we will deconstruct some of the psychology around comp. We’ll take an analytic look at comp’s role in the employee experience, and then we’ll get really tactical with guidance on very specific compensation conversations.

Stop Letting Push Notifications Ruin Your Productivity

Harvard Business Review

Do Not Disturb. Productivity Digital Article

Two Surgeries, Two Outcomes

Harvard Business Review

What Walmart’s health care program looks like from the patient’s perspective. Health Personnel policies Digital Article