Mon.Jan 07, 2019

Trade Hubris for Humility

Mills Scofield

Salko ‘21, Kyra ‘20, Jake ‘20, me, Matt ‘18.5, Nate ‘19, John ‘21, Samanee ‘19. One of the reasons I love mentoring students is because it keeps me learning, exploring , questioning and challenging my beliefs – keeping me relevant and useful to the world (I hope!).

Setting Yourself Up to Lead in 2019

Kevin Eikenberry

rThere are predictions and prognostications of all sorts at the start of a new year. If you read enough of these you will find some that completely contradict each other. I will not share either, rather I make five promises.

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From A Quiet Place

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article. I missed A Quiet Place in the theaters. After watching it this past weekend, I’m kicking myself for waiting so long to see A Quiet Place. The movie takes place sometime in the future where the world has been decimated by monsters who have hyper-sensitive hearing.

What’s Your Story?

Leading Blog

W HAT GREAT LEADERS have in common is their ability to communicate and create meaning from their words. Much of that ability speaks to the ability to listen and read between the lines to develop an understanding with those you lead. Great stories begin with great listening.

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How To Plan Your Offer Funnel Like A Pro

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Marketing marketing funnel offer funnel online marketing sales funnel

5 Tips on How to become a Better Boss

Career Advancement

“The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.”. Lee Iacocca~. Tom had been working as a manager for almost a year. He was good at evaluating people’s performance, pointing out areas for improvement, and saying “thank you” often. To him, those were the things that a good boss did.

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Things EVERY Employee Should Learn from You

Strategy Driven

If you want to be an effective business owner and manager, then you really do need to take your employees under your wing. There are numerous things that your staff need to know above and beyond their job role and any associated skills they need to do that job well.

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How To Enable Your Employees

Eric Jacobson

" Frustration in the workplace is a silent killer," claim authors Mark Royal and Tom Agnew in their terrific book, The Enemy of Engagement. Further, "in an organizational context, frustration is not as simple as failing to get something you want.

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How to Overcome the NIKE Problem

Leadership Freak

Robots don’t need reasons. The NIKE problem: You can’t run around saying, “Just do it,” and call yourself a leader. Your team needs purpose and so do you. Doing stuff – without knowing… Continue reading → Purpose Questions Growth Leadership Development organizational success

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Attn: Foodies


The trailer for "Chef." Photo by Fabrizzio Magoni at Unsplash


11 Fundamental Tips for Communicating Across Cultures


Communication Skills

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A Certain Committee


A certain committee, which shall be nameless, was quite protective of its responsibilities. Unfortunately, it was less than zealous in fulfilling them. It seldom took initiative in any particular area and instead chose to await requests for action.

Building trust with your teams

Lead on Purpose

Another key element of a successful product management organization is creating trust with your teams, the teams you work with to build your products. Creating relationships of trust sets a foundation for the work you and your teams will need … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Trust dedication global economy partnerships products

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The opening and closing scenes of "Miami Vice." Photo by Jason Briscoe at Unsplash


186: 4 Tips from Brain Science for Communications That Boost Attention and Learning from Your Workforce | with Jamie Barnes

Engaging Leader

With so many things competing for attention, leaders at many organizations struggle to get their people to pay enough attention to important communications — such as for change initiatives. And it’s an even bigger struggle to get them to take the messages/information to heart, remember them, and put them into action.

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Can Your Memory Match Mozart's?


C ultural Offering has the video. Listen and see if your ability could approach Mozart's when if comes to remembering, much less transcribing, the music

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Follow These Six Steps to Extreme Mentoring

Steve Farber

Set audacious goals, and don’t start the mentor relationship until you commit to these six steps. I recently Googled the word “ mentoring ,” and immediately noticed three things. One, it remains a trendy topic.

Offend Large Segments of Your Market


Imagine an automobile CEO telling an awards audience, "Thanks to Satan, we've figured out how to sell cars to doped-out Californians and arrogant New Yorkers." Christian Bale demonstrates his version of the technique

The Most Popular Posts on The W. Edwards Deming Institute® Blog in 2018

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter , who founded (in 1996). As our blog ages new readers often don’t go back and read through the previous posts. But those past posts include many thoughts that age well.



NEO has a "reaction video" to a song by The Righteous Brothers. It illustrates how easy it is to make assumptions. The guy's reaction to the video is both genuine and charming.] [HT: HT: Instapundit

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How the Miracle on the Hudson Showed the Importance of Training a Team

Experience to Lead

It’s been 10 years since US Airways flight 1549 made an emergency landing on New York’s Hudson River. Passenger Dick Richardson and flight attendant Sheila Dail tell how team training played a major role in saving the lives of everyone on board. It sounded like a bowling ball was thrown through the engine. Then, less [ ] The post How the Miracle on the Hudson Showed the Importance of Training a Team appeared first on Experience to Lead.

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The trailer for "Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti


When Is It Important to Change How You Lead

Lead from Within

I have a habit of reading a book a day, and my favorite subjects are history and biography. I like to study what has happened to leaders in the past and how they dealt with their own challenging times.

Good Times Ahead


The trailer for "The Strain


Leadership Caffeine™—Resilience and Courage

Management Excellence

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One of the parking lot attendants at Hazel Park Racecourse would remember the judge leaving sometime after the ninth race, about 1 A.M., and fill in the first part of what happened. With the judge's picture in the paper lately and on TV, he was sure it was Alvin Guy in the silver Lincoln Mark VI. From City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit by Elmore Leonard




Tanmay Vora and his SketchNotes had a very good 2018. Well deserved