Fri.Dec 16, 2011

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Tim Tebow Mic’d for the Bears Game

Ron Edmondson

I, like many in America, am becoming a huge Tim Tebow fan. I loved this YouTube I saw my friend Jonathan Pearson tweet. Be honest, are you a Tebow fan?

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Do You Care?

Kevin Eikenberry

From Green Eggs and Ham to the Cat in the Hat, I, like many kids, grew up with Dr. Seuss. But I can’t say I really became a fan until I was an adult — reading those classics and others to my children (Horton Hatches an Egg is a favorite.) If you’re a fan too, [.].

5 Reasons Delegation Fails

Ron Edmondson

I encounter many leaders who claim to be good at delegation, but are frustrated with the results they receive on delegated projects. No related posts.

The Power of Your Word

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Barry wasn’t happy that his boss put him through the 360 evaluation process. He was even unhappier after receiving the feedback. In fact, he was shocked, angry and disbelieving. There was no way he was unethical, thoughtless or lacking in credibility and integrity. Sull HBR integrity Leadership Michael Jensen

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Ten Ways to Engage Your Workforce in 2012

Strategy Driven

As we start a new year, leaders will once again ask themselves how they can engage their people – often asking employees to do more with less.

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How Leading Changed John Maxwell

Leadership Freak

I sent a note to John Maxwell. This is part of his reply. How has leading changed you? That’s almost like asking how breathing has changed me. Leadership has impacted every aspect of my life. Early in my career, I discovered that everything rises and falls on leadership, and it changed the way I led. [.].

Assessing Risk

Chartered Management Institute

Thoughts on Assessing Risk. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

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How drunk can I get at the Holiday Office Party?

ReThink HR

It’s that time of year again! As you know your sobriety at your holiday office party is all about your level. So enjoy!

Thoughts on Competitive Intelligence

Chartered Management Institute

Some thoughts on the benefits of Competitive Intelligence. You are not watching this post, click to start watching

Lessons from Avon

Women on Business

This week Avon CEO Andrea Jung was released from her position and stock prices soared. The company is trying to find its footing and the CEO was the unequivocal target. Is that a bad thing? Is there anything that Jung can take from this experience? No woman is an island. The first thing that jumps out at me is the fact that Jung had no COO.

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Photo Inquiry Friday: How do you respond when you are wrong?

Create Learning

The students are placed on teams asked to develop an argument for what to do and what is the right thing to do. This is what work is, everyday.

Tender Collaboration - Trick or Trust?

Chartered Management Institute

Are you wanting to win more tenders? Are you unsure about working in collaboration with other businesses? If so, then read on. You are not watching this post, click to start watching. boomerang consultancy collaboration ITT PQQs Tender Tender Consultancy

Generosity of Spirit

Erika Andersen

Generous seems to be the word of the day. I just wrote a blog post at forbes.com about it, and I’ve been thinking about the fact that generosity is a core characteristic of all my favorite relationships. Maybe the best thing: I think we all mostly assume positive intent of one another. communicating Community collaboration generosity teams

Best Jobs for Women in 2012, Stress-Free Management Tips, Victoria’s Secret’s Human Trafficking Problem

Women on Business

News and Insights from Business Women (December 16, 2011). Best Jobs for Women in 2012. Jenna Goudreau of Forbes shares a list of the best jobs for women in 2012. At the top of the list is post-secondary teacher. Get the rest by following the link above. 4 Principles of Stress-Free Management. Follow the link above to learn more.

How to get 1000s of followers on Twitter

Rapid BI

How to get 1000s of followers on Twitter So just how to get 1000s of followers on Twitter. quickly? Well maybe you cannot – at least not in the way you are expecting or many spammers will have you believe is possible. One of the ways that smaller (and big) business can attract customers is [.].

Assume Good

Anese Cavanaugh

I believe that people generally come from a place of positive intention. If there is a disconnect, it often happens in their impact and the stories that get made up about their intentions. The impact of this? Assuming “bad” creates a negative and constrictive energy – no good. Why? . The solution to this? So how do you do it? .

Friday Nights

Execupundit

I discovered as a college student that the productivity of my Friday nights determined the productivity of the weekend. Old habits die hard. I still find that if I fail to make progress on at least one important item on a Friday, then the weekend suffers.

Prove yourself now

Bud to Boss

By Amy Beth Miller, editor of The Organized Executive. It would be nice to have time to settle in as a new manager, to learn about your team and your new responsibilities. But the work won’t slow down and wait for you. Your team needs answers and direction, and your boss expects results. How can I delight my boss? What does my team need from me now?

Humor Break

Execupundit

More from Steven Wright

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Christian Bale Assaulted Chinese Government Thugs

Building Personal Strength

If you like movies, I have a question for you - What do Christian Bale and Ashton Kutcher have in common? They're both actors! No, that's not it.

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Worst Case Scenario Thinking

Execupundit

Most of us who can create worst case scenarios have little difficulty doing so. The house keys were not simply misplaced, they were lost. They were not simply lost, they were found by a burglar. And then the burglar got drunk and decided to sell them to a serial killer. A gentle reminder: What are the real odds of that worst fear coming true?

Ways to Explore Cloud Computing

Harvard Business Review

video platform video management video solutions video player. Andrew McAfee , principal research scientist, MIT Center for Digital Business, offers three suggestions for experimentation. For more, go to the article What Every CEO Needs to Know About the Cloud. Information & technology

Oops

Execupundit

They were not being stubborn or difficult with one another and yet they had meeting after meeting to iron things out and each time staggered off to marvel at how obtuse the other side was. It was much later that they learned their goals were completely different

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Vora: The Quality Manifesto

Execupundit

Quality consultant Tanmay Vora's blog is always worth reading. You can get Tanmay's " The Quality Manifesto" free here

Christopher Hitchens, R.I.P.

Execupundit

Hitchens was a figure out of Shakespeare who wrote like an angel and was an independent thinker. He was gloriously wrong on some things but right on many and was always a pleasure to watch. He will be missed

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First Paragraph

Execupundit

Bystanders have no history of their own. They are on the stage but are not part of the action. They are not even audience. The fortunes of the play and of every actor in it depend on the audience whereas the reaction of the bystander has no effect except on himself. Above all, he sees differently from the way actors or audiences see. Drucker

Assignment

Execupundit

The project will demand creativity and a willingness to tackle new ideas. I'm not sending it to a committee or even a subcommittee and have to worry about the group dynamics. I know of one person who has the background and insight and who is uninhibited by old assumptions. This is going to be neat

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

You can get all A's and still flunk life. Walker Percy, The Second Coming

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