Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Henry Mintzberg’s Bedtime Stories for Managers

Leading Blog

M INTZBERG’S 20th book, Bedtime Stories for Managers , is a thought-provoking page-turner. (In In that sense I’m not sure it’s good to read just before drifting off.) The stories—a collection or repurposed blog posts —are meant to be pondered.

Making the Turn: 10 Warning Signs You aren’t Shifting from Founder to Leader

N2Growth Blog

By Thomas Brattle Gannett and Dr. Greg Giuliano. You came up with an awesome idea. Your singular focus has been to make it real. You started a company. You got funding. Maybe you’re looking for Series B or C funding now. Maybe you’re prepping for the IPO. Congratulations!

From Polio to Three Gold Medals – Wilma Rudolph

Leadership Freak

“My doctors told me I would never walk again. My mother told me I would. I believed my mother.” Wilma Rudolph. Wilma Rudolph had three strikes against her when she was four –… Continue reading → Leading

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Four Ways to Overhaul Your Company Website

Strategy Driven

If your company’s been around for a while, it’s likely that your website has been, too. If that’s the case, you may well find that design trends, features and styles have moved on from the point at which you dusted off your finished site.

Just Because

Execupundit

A few reasons to make a daily visit to A Layman's Blog

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6 Qualities of a Good Boss

Strategy Driven

It is easy to distinguish what makes a bad boss, but describing what makes a good one can be difficult, with many bosses being mediocre. Why is it important that you be a good boss, though?

Case Examples

Execupundit

I love using case examples when teaching. People like stories and the case examples permit them to see how key principles fit into the real world.

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Novels for Leaders

Execupundit

If you want a look at a very different world

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Don’t Assume the Worst

Next Level Blog

When I asked communications expert, Dr. Nick Morgan , for his one best piece of advice for anyone who wants to be a more effective virtual communicator, his answer was quick, simple and powerful, “Don’t assume the worst.” Here’s the back story on why Nick offered that advice and how you can apply it for positive outcomes.

Ethical Viewpoints & Environmental Investments: Helping Your Business Profit Emotionally (Without Wasting Profit)

Strategy Driven

For every business leader out there, it can feel like stepping into the unknown from time to time, whether we believe we are making wise investments or not. Sometimes we forge a path all of our own, but sometimes we go with the grain. As far as the modern industries are concerned, money is tight, yet we are still expected to comply with numerous rules and regulations.

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Today's Leadership Lessons

Eric Jacobson

As leaders, let's take a few minutes today to be sure we are doing all of the following: 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say "Thank You" and sincerely mean it. Show and demonstrate trust. Communicate clearly. Listen carefully. Teach something new. Work hard and lend a hand when deadlines are tight. Show respect for everyone on your team. Follow through when you say you will. Allow learning to happen when mistakes are made. Allow prudent autonomy.

Noir Break

Execupundit

The trailer for "Detour

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Start Meetings On Time

Eric Jacobson

You call a meeting. Chances are one or more people will show up late. Perhaps 10 minutes late. If there are six people waiting on the latecomers, that's 10 minutes times 6. Sixty minutes. One hour of collective wasted time. If you hold a lot of meetings that each start late, the wasted time will really add up. So, start your meetings on time.

First Paragraph

Execupundit

Whatever Mum's saying's drowned out by the grimy roar of the bus pulling away, revealing a pub called The Fox and Hounds. The sign shows three beagles cornering a fox. They're about to pounce and rip it apart. A street sign underneath says WESTWOOD ROAD. Lords and ladies are supposed to be rich, so I was expecting swimming pools and Lamborghinis, but Westwood Road looks pretty normal to me. Normal brick houses, detached or semidetached, with little front gardens and normal cars.

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Knowing When To Say Thank You To Your Customers

Eric Jacobson

In your leadership role, it's vital that your team members know how to deliver excellent customer service. Knock Your Socks Off " type service as book editor Ann Thomas and Jill Applegate would say. Part of delivering excellent customer service is saying "Thank You" to your customers and knowing when to say "Thank You". Thomas and Applegate recommend telling your customers "Thank You" during at least these nine situations : When they do business with you.every time.

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No Hubris Here

Execupundit

Because of the build-up of vast levels of personal, corporate and government debts since the 1970s, the need for redemption of these debts will be immense. After hubris must come catharsis. It is our view that societies might have to introduce a global ‘jubilee’ of debt cancellation – an extraordinary amnesty for debtors.

Weekly Round-Up: 6 Behaviors to Avoid as a Leader, What the CEO of Microsoft Pursues, How to Do Inclusion Right, Leading With an Open Mind, The Value of the Obvious

leaderCommunicator

Welcome to my weekly round-up of the best-of-the-best recent leadership and communication blog posts.

Mgr Business Process Analyst – Teva Pharmaceuticals – Bombay, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. The Corporate Systems Analyst is responsible for the successful management of existing core HR systems and related processes end-to-end from understanding. From Adicio - Fri, 08 Feb 2019 13:44:16 GMT - View all Bombay, NY jobs. Mgr Business Process Analyst - Teva Pharmaceuticals - Bombay, NY. The post Mgr Business Process Analyst – Teva Pharmaceuticals – Bombay, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

How Recruiters Can Stay Relevant in the Age of LinkedIn

Harvard Business Review

Headhunters need to find new ways to create value. Hiring Digital Article

Production Supervisor – North Country Dairy, LLC – North Lawrence, NY

HR Digest

HR Jobs. Key Responsibilities: Reports directly to Plant Manager. Manage all areas of the Packaging Department which include the following. Continuous Improvement. From North Country Dairy, LLC - Fri, 08 Feb 2019 12:57:20 GMT - View all North Lawrence, NY jobs. Production Supervisor - North Country Dairy, LLC - North Lawrence, NY. The post Production Supervisor – North Country Dairy, LLC – North Lawrence, NY appeared first on The HR Digest. Hr Jobs Hiring an HR

Neuroscience Is Going to Change How Businesses Understand Their Customers

Harvard Business Review

IKEA has used it to make decisions about its business model. Innovation Experimentation Digital Article

How Leaders Can Open Up to Their Teams Without Oversharing

Harvard Business Review

It’s all about recognizing boundaries. Leading teams Transparency Managing people Digital Article

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Getting Over Your Fear of Cold Calling Customers

Harvard Business Review

48% of B2B salespeople are afraid of cold calling. Difficult conversations Sales Digital Article

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