Sun.Sep 04, 2011

The September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to the September, 2011 Leadership Development Carnival - Back to School Sale! Yes, it's back to school shopping time, and this month's Carnival gives leaders and aspiring leaders a shopping cart full of leadership development supplies.

Why Great Leaders Don’t Have To Read Emily Post To Know That Manners Matter

Terry Starbucker

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.&#. “Manner is personality—the outward manifestation of one’s innate character and attitude toward life.&#.

Trending Sources

America’s Gonna Do It Again…

Ron Edmondson

I grew up and live in the South. There was, and still is for some, a lot of pride in our state and region. When I was younger there was even a song…and kind of an attitude…that “the South’s gonna do it again…&#.

In 100 Words: Who’s Responsible For Miscommunication? You Are!

Management is a Journey

If You Don’t Give People Information, They’ll Make Up Something to Fill the Void.– – Carla O’Dell There’s an old saying that information is power. Some organizational leaders misuse this saying. They adopt an authoritarian style that information is always on a need-to-know basis. They also generally believe that the less their teams know–the better. The [.]. Communication communication management people skills

To Serve One Another…

Ron Edmondson

You don’t need a position… You don’t need a title… You don’t need permission… You just need to see a need you can meet… And meet it… Related posts: Operation Serve Sign Ups This Sunday. Operation Serve 2009 Video. My Advice When Pursuing a God-given Dream. Culture Encouragement

More Trending

Is Your Message Relevant?

N2Growth Blog

By Mike Myatt , Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth. When was the last time you bothered to read, watch, or listen to a message that wasn’t relevant to your needs? Great leaders understand the power, influence, and leverage created by relevant messaging.

September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development [link] Check out the list of great posts and resources over at Dan McCarthy’s Great Leadership blog. Thirty authors make up the Leadership Back To School Sale that Dan shares. So head over and check out the great leadership content. September 2011 Leadership Development Carnival. Leadership Development blogs Carnival great leadership

Never Confuse


eloquence, complexity, style, sophistication, rebellion, cynicism, newness, conformity, caring, credentials, length, vigor, eccentricity, productivity, popularity, wit, and fame. with depth

Why Small Interactions Matter

First Friday Book Synopsis

An experienced chief executive tells leaders how to make every workplace encounter more productive and engaging. Here is an excerpt from an especially interesting and informative Gallup Management Journal Q&A with Douglas Conant, former CEO of the Campbell Soup Company and author of TouchPoints: Creating Powerful Leadership Connections in the Smallest of Moments. The interview [.].

Thoughts About Work


Starting with a great quotation about baseball , Peter Robinson is collecting thoughts about work. I'd add: The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. Richard Bach


Enrique Salem (Symantec) in “The Corner Office”

First Friday Book Synopsis

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 This interview with Enrique Salem, president and C.E.O. of Symantec, the computer security company. He says Shakespeare’s observation that “our [.]. Bob's blog entries Adam Bryant Corner Office column Dartmouth College Enrique Salem Marilynn K.

Excellence and Frank Sinatra


Cultural Offering with a reminder of why Sinatra was - and remains - great


People Who Steal Things - Random Thoughts

Building Personal Strength

Recently someone came in the night and dug up a huge landscaping plant at the entrance to our community. What am I supposed to do, put a good light on it? Give the thief the benefit of the doubt? Think that maybe he was needy and had a good use for it? What I thought was, "If they would do that, what else would they do?" A new home is being constructed on the property next to ours. When construction first started, someone came in the night and drove off with a huge earth-mover.

Happy Birthday – Freddie Mercury

ReThink HR

Today we celebrate! Freddie Mercury of Queen. You may also like the following: Don’t be a Statistic 5 reasons why HR is the New Cool Kid HRevolution: It’s an UN-conference for a reason! Personal Brand: What’s on your chalkboard? Life People Freddie Mercury Music Queen