Mon.Oct 16, 2017

Sometimes a breath, a decision, and a stand is all you need to do to get back to you.

Anese Cavanaugh

I've been on a special type of sabbatical for the last 2 months, a "formal reboot" of sorts. A ton has happened.

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Overcoming the Tendency to Micromanage

Kevin Eikenberry

Micromanagement. The word creates emotion in most anyone who has ever worked a day in their life. Most have been micromanaged, and none liked it. Few call themselves micromanagers, and even fewer want to do it; yet they often don’t realize when they are doing it.

Leadership Lessons And Quotes From Jackie Chan’s The Foreigner

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article Jackie Chan is inspiring. At 63 years old, Chan will put younger men to shame in the action and stunts he will do in his movies. The Foreigner (based on the book The Chinaman ) is Jackie Chan’s latest U.S. release.

12 Ways to Make Yourself A Valuable Team Member

Ron Edmondson

A young man came to me once seeking advice for starting a new position. He wanted to know how he could set himself apart and make himself a valuable team member. I loved the question. It showed intentionality and purpose on his part.

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What Was Unilever Thinking?

N2Growth Blog

The PR Disaster that resulted when Unilever decided a run a Dove Soap ad on its U.S. Facebook page last Friday, that showed a black woman turning white, could have been avoided with better leadership. It’s that simple! No more discussion or debate needed.

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4 Questions in 4 Days that Strengthen Teams and Elevate Performance

Leadership Freak

It’s Monday morning in the U.S. Apologies to everyone who is a day ahead of us.) I’m posting 4 questions in four days that enable leaders to strengthen teams and elevate performance. Tantrums:… Continue reading → Feedback Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development organizational success

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Quick Look


The trailer for the Beatles documentary


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"When the Frost is on the Punkin"


This has become an Execupundit tradition: Kent Risley with a marvelous recitation of the poem


Free Advice For Uber’s New CEO

N2Growth Blog

In June, under immense pressure from incensed investors who didn’t take kindly to Uber’s unrestrained “Bro” culture, Travis Kalanick stepped down as its CEO. Able to retain his seat on the firm’s 11-member board, Kalanick was able to maintain extra voting power granted him in the Company’s original by-laws. This extra voting power could have been used to help him to control the company’s future direction.

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Great Book Titles


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Resilience in change

Lead on Purpose

Change happens. Change is one of the inevitable aspects of business and life. Some find it difficult to deal with change, and their attitude toward it limits their growth. I believe the biggest inhibitor is their inability to see past … Continue reading → Purpose business change progress resilience success

Books and Films That Become More Powerful with Time


Photo by John Mark Kuznietsov at Unsplash Name a book and/or a film that has had greater impact on you as time has passed. That may be easy or difficult to answer. In my case, these would be serious contenders: Books : "The Screwtape Letters" by C.S.

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It’s Time To Do a Better Job Telling Your Company Story – Guest Blogger Meg McSherry Breslin


Company “profiles” are everywhere today – on corporate websites, in job postings, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. With one click of the “About Us” link, anyone, anywhere can hear your company story. So why are so many stories and profiles so weak, so boring and uninspired?

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The Truck Bomb


Imagine how jarring it would be if there were a terrorist attack causing 200 or 300 casualties in Los Angeles, New York, London or Mumbai. And then read The Guardian article on the attack in Somalia

The System of Profound Knowledge Applied to Sales and Marketing

Deming Institute

Guest post by John Hunter. This webcast shows Steve Haedrich’s presentation, The System of Profound Knowledge Applied to Sales and Marketing, at the 2015 Deming Research Seminar. Steve is the President of New York Label & Box Works.

Quick Look


The trailer for " Wonderstruck


Leadership Caffeine™—Improving the Fitness of Your Cross-Functional Teams

Management Excellence

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. Leadership Leadership Caffeine Product Management Project Management Angela's Question Cross Functional Teams Cross-Functional Team Health Leading Teams

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Quote of the Day


Law is the only career I know of that has a sub-profession dedicated to helping people get out of it. - Liz Brown

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To Build Connection on Your Team, Skip Icebreakers and Talk About Photography

Harvard Business Review

Reg Speller/Getty Images. Imagine looking at a photo of a single shoe on the sidewalk, or two people embracing, or a person walking alone into a cemetery. All these images instantly ignite emotions and associations—without a written or spoken word. And because the reaction is physiological, it happens in seconds.

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How the U.S. Army Redesigned Its Mental Health System

Harvard Business Review

Istock. Leaders in today’s complex health care systems need better processes and systems for aligning day-to-day, clinical-care activities with the strategic goals of their organizations. The U.S. Army has accrued valuable experience in this area over the last decade through the design and implementation of its behavioral health system of care, its term for all of the mental health and substance-use clinical care it provides.

In the Fight Against Poverty, Work Is Our Most Powerful Weapon

Harvard Business Review

Laura Schneider for HBR. Fourteen years ago, I left suburban Los Angeles to teach English in rural Ghana. I’d expected, like so many young people with bleeding hearts and big dreams, to make a difference by donating my time as a schoolteacher for six months.

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

Harvard Business Review

CSA Images/BW Archive Collection/Getty Images. One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise. What if people complain that you’re overpriced — or, even worse, walk away from a deal with you entirely? But the answer isn’t swinging to the other extreme and asking a fee so modest you’ll ultimately resent it.