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Addictive Personality? You Might be a Leader | NY Times []

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6 Quick-Hitting One Line Lessons For Front Line Leaders

Terry Starbucker

In today’s ultra-competitive businesses, one of the most challenging things for middle and upper level leaders is to get leadership lessons across quickly and effectively to front line supervisors, especially while they are in the thick of their hectic day to day activities.

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What if Church…

Ron Edmondson

…was not just about me? Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:4.

Cultivating Goodness


Call me naïve or unrealistic, but I believe that we get what we put out there. When our intentions are pure and meant to serve the greater good, on balance we’ve made a positive ripple in the universe that will be repaid. The best leaders don’t expect something good to come back, but it tends to happen anyway. In other words, when you sincerely express goodness, it comes back to you.



Do you like cemeteries? It was Memorial Day and I was visiting a small family cemetery in a very rural part of West Virginia. Yes, most of West Virginia is rural but this was REALLY rural. Country with a capital C. frontpage


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What Makes ABSOLUT, Absolute? | In the CEO Afterlife

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ABSOLUT Vodka's advertising campaign is one of the most successful and longest running consumer products campaigns in the history of advertising. The original concept, created by Art Director Geoff Hayes in a bathtub

Lessons in stress

Chartered Management Institute

Stress, if you ask a scientist, is easy to explain. It is the amount of force per unit area exerted on a given object. There are two ways to increase stress. One, apply more force. Two, decrease the size of the object. Ergo a common business question: how can we increase productivity and minimise resources at the same time? is, in stress terms, a perfect storm writes Tom Peck. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Use An Organizational Risk Self Assessment To Establish Your.

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Time to Hire? Six Signs to Help You Decide

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article written by Robert Hosking for Talent Management magazine. To check out all the resources and sign up for a free subscription to the TM and Chief Learning Officer magazines published by MedfiaTec, please click here. * * * Often talent managers look at external signs to determine staffing needs, but it’s [.].

Paradox of Innovation and Status Quo

Mills Scofield

As much as I love change, innovation, #RCUS (Random Collisions of Unusual Suspects per Saul Kaplan) and challenging the Status Quo, I realized how much the comfort and haven of some Status Quo means to me as we got settled at our place in Maine. The familiar faces in our littl

How to Refuel Your Own Tank

Leadership Freak

Busy people grow empty and eventually lose touch with the meaning of their busyness. Being coached may be a way for you to refuel your tank. Last week I had my first coaching session with Bob Hancox from Tekara. To be clear, he coached me, I didn’t coach him. A few days before our appointment [.]. Coaching Health Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

Book Review: What you need to know about leadership

Chartered Management Institute

This book has something for everyone, whatever level of experience. Review by Julie Hyde MIMgt. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Raise your hand, if you know what yours are

Jason Womack

How many goals do you have? Stating an intention is's s more than creating a plan, more than getting started. It's a reflection of your belief system. What you believe could happen. What goals do you have? Are they personal? Professional?

Employment MOU May Be Better Than a Contract; Or Better Than.

Michael VanBruaene


Space Shuttles Farewell


From Fast Company : A couple of brief video tributes to the space shuttle missions

Non Profits ? Amazing Organizations ? Michael VanBruaene

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Top 25 Digital HR Influencers


HR Examiner lists the Top 25 Digital Influencers in Human Resources

How To Use An Executive & Organization Advisor ? Michael.

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Stacey Allaster (the Women’s Tennis Association) in “The Corner Office”

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Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Stacey Allaster, the chairwoman and C.E.O. of the Women’s Tennis Association, who says, “When You Persevere, ‘No’ Turns to ‘Yes.’” [.].


View Jobs (Positions) Within Their Organization Context ? Michael.

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“All Together Now” with Peter Drucker

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Here is another thought-provoking article featured by the the Drucker Exchange (the Dx), a website that “hosts an ongoing conversation about bettering society through effective management and responsible leadership. It is produced by the Drucker Institute, a think tank and action tank based at Claremont Graduate University that was established to advance and build on the ideas and [.].

10 Management Principles Not Found in Books ? But Important to.

Michael VanBruaene

No-cost leadership training ideas | The Washington Post []

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Failure and Mistakes Are Good? ? Michael VanBruaene

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Leadership, Unrealized Potential and the Sad Passing of Amy Winehouse

Management Excellence

As a leader, you have a choice to search for greatness in your people. Your actions, your word….your your efforts to nudge or push or help people develop, is what you are supposed to be about. In your own small or big way, you’re supposed to be a contributor to greatness. Leadership Social Commentary Talent Management Greatness self-esteem Unrealized Potential

Creating Ownership of a Process ? Doing it Better ? Michael.

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Outsourcing ? Doing It Right ? Michael VanBruaene

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How to Write an Executive Summary for Primary Stakeholders.

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Fundamental & Essential Management Tools ? Michael VanBruaene

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Leadership and Uncertainty Go Hand-In-Hand ? Michael VanBruaene

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Planning / Managing Your Day and Week. ? Michael VanBruaene

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?Non-Rational? Decision-Making Should Be Part of the Managerial Mix

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Accept and Embrace Change and Uncertainty ? Michael VanBruaene

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Beware of Too Much Focus on Costs ? Michael VanBruaene

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