Mon.Jan 09, 2017

5 Proven Steps for Sparking Insane Brand Love

Women on Business

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7 Of My Favorite Compliments I Receive as a Pastor

Ron Edmondson

Everyone loves compliments – me included. I received a compliment recently from someone who met me for the first time and it was so encouraging. I met some visitors in the hall at church one Sunday.

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18 Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Hidden Figures

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Hidden Figures is Disney’s latest release telling the story of a team of African-American women who helped NASA send astronaut John Glenn into outer space and return safely.

Book Reports on Steroids

Kevin Eikenberry

When you read the two words “book report”, it might take you back to school, in front of your fellow students, with your knees knocking, scared stiff and trying to remember the title of the book and hoping you can survive until the teacher tells you you can sit down.

Shoe Dog: How to Succeed in Business with a Little Luck

Leading Blog

P HIL KNIGHT'S memoir about creating Nike, Shoe Dog , covers the time from his “Crazy Idea” to going public in 1980. It is a down-to-earth account of the sacrifices and struggles, failures and successes of what it takes to succeed in business.

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3 Techniques to Help You Master Even the Toughest Q&A

leaderCommunicator

We all get ‘em. Difficult questions. Being prepared, and practicing three tried-and-true techniques can help you field with ease that challenging employee question (or the reporter who’s looking for a compelling angle). Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Don’t Let Your Work Speak for Itself: 3 Ways to Increase Your Visibility

Career Advancement

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.”. Anthony Robbins~. Anne asks: The people I work with on a daily basis appreciate the work I produce. But I’m having trouble expanding my reputation for high-quality work beyond them.

Dealing in Hope

Nathan Magnuson

Napoleon Bonaparte claimed, “A leader is a dealer in hope.” ” Hope is a strangely human enigma. It can’t be handled but it can be shared. It can’t create anything on its own but it can pave the way for new accomplishments.

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How to accelerate your journey to success

Lead on Purpose

One of the key objectives of Lead on Purpose is to provide ideas and motivation to my readers to help you improve your success, regardless of your area(s) of focus. When I find things that help, I share them. What … Continue reading → Knowledge Learning Purpose action commit courage discipline focus motivation persist results success

Deadly Disease of Management: Emphasis on Short-term Profits

Deming Institute

One of Dr. Deming’s 7 deadly diseases is: Emphasis on short-term profits: short-term thinking. It is easy to focus on short term goals and use a somewhat simple short term figure to measure success.

Leadership Caffeine™—Aim for the Heart

Management Excellence

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Monday Quote

General Leadership

GeneralLeadership.com and the General Leadership Foundation bring Leadership Advice from America's Most Trusted Leaders to You! Read more at [link]. “ I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure. I cannot even spell the word.

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into the HR zeitgeist of buzzwords, EQ is no fad.

Give Your Business a Competitive Advantage with this 4-Letter Word

Steve Farber

It’s just damn good business. I know this to be true. I also understand a broader reality: Many leaders don’t buy it. Even if they agree in spirit, they reject the idea in practice. They think it is idealistic, naive, and impractical. So they don’t spend much time cultivating love at work. Where do they focus? Technology.

Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much

Harvard Business Review

Juan Díaz-Faes for HBR. Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for growth, are ignoring reason and dictating growth targets so insurmountable that their employees are turning to unethical and perhaps illegal means to achieve their goals (e.g., Wells Fargo , Enron , VA ). Are you worried about something like this happening in your organization?

Give Your Business a Competitive Advantage with this 4-Letter Word

Steve Farber

It’s just damn good business. I know this to be true. I also understand a broader reality: Many leaders don’t buy it. Even if they agree in spirit, they reject the idea in practice. They think it is idealistic, naive, and impractical. So they don’t spend much time cultivating love at work. Where do they focus? Technology.

The Humans Working Behind the AI Curtain

Harvard Business Review

Just how artificial is Artificial Intelligence? Facebook created a PR firestorm last summer when reporters discovered a human “editorial team” – rather than just unbiased algorithms – selecting stories for its trending topics section.

"Nobody's Fool"

Execupundit

An R-rated clip from the marvelous film , "Nobody's Fool." The book is also great. I need to read the sequel

Discover Your One Word To Leave A Legacy

Eric Jacobson

You've likely selected your New Year's resolutions and set some goals for 2017. I have. However, I just discovered and read the new book, Life Word , and now I'm going to select my one Life Word. The one word that as the book authors say will significantly impact my life and legacy.

The Importance of Niceness

Execupundit

A classic secret of good customer service is simple: hire nice people. Although we usually think about external customers when that observation is made, the benefits also accrue to internal customers. Consider how much time is consumed when employees fail to get along.

Music Break

Execupundit

Reprise : Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks with " Never Going Back Agai n

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First Paragraph

Execupundit

The area housing the Facebook high command was a completely unexceptional cluster of desks, remarkable only for the pile of sporting equipment kept by Sam Lessin, one of Zuck's lieutenants. Similar clusterings, arranged like hedgerows, extended as far as you could see into either leg of the large L formed by Building 16 on Facebook's campus.

Quote of the Day

Execupundit

Behind every impossible achievement is a dreamer of impossible dreams. Robert K. Greenleaf